The New Deal Nut: A Greenbelt Nutcracker at the Greenbelt Community Center, Dec 16 & 17

The New Deal Nut: A Greenbelt Nutcracker at the Greenbelt Community Center, Dec 16 & 17

THE NEW DEAL NUT: A GREENBELT NUTCRACKER

Saturday, December 16, 2017, 3:00-4:00pm
Sunday, December 17, 2017, 3:00-4:00pm

Location: Greenbelt Community Center Gymnasium 15 Crescent Rd.

Greenbelt Dance Studio, a program of the Greenbelt Department of Recreation, presents an original production inspired by holiday favorite, The Nutcracker. Set in Greenbelt past and present, the New Deal Nut: A Greenbelt Nutcracker features a range of dance styles including ballet, jazz, tap, and contemporary, performed by a talented cast of dancers from elementary through high school.

FREE, but tickets are required. To order tickets, call or visit the Community Center
business office (301-397-2208) Monday-Friday, 9:00am-4:30pm.

Buried Treasure at the Greenbelt Community Center, Mar 4-11

Buried Treasure at the Greenbelt Community Center, Mar 4-11

The 2017 Greenbelt Winter Youth Musical:
Buried Treasure
Written and directed by Chris Cherry

Saturday, March 4, 2017, 7pm
Sunday, March 5, 2017, 3pm
Saturday, March 11, 2017, 2pm
Saturday, March 11, 2017, 7pm

Location: Greenbelt Community Center Gymnasium 15 Crescent Rd.

Josh is as brave as a lion, Harriet is as wise as an owl, and Miranda is always as good as gold – or so they think, until an adventure in the Underworld challenges their surface notions and impels the trio to a deeper understanding of courage, wisdom, and goodness. In a world where dragons and gnomes are real, can three high-school kids break a spell of ignorance and rescue Sophia, the Underworld’s rightful queen?

Tickets: $5; advance sales at 301-397-2208

Tags: Greenbelt Recreation Department, Greenbelt Maryland, Greenbelt Community Center, Camp, Teen, Greenbelt Winter Youth Musical, Chris Cherry, Buried Treasure

Beech Tree Puppets present The Hollow Stump at the Greenbelt Community Center, Feb 5 at 3pm

Beech Tree Puppets present The Hollow Stump at the Greenbelt Community Center, Feb 5 at 3pm

Location: Greenbelt Community Center Gymnasium 15 Crescent Rd.

Performance and craft workshop are free.

1-3pm: craft workshop – make a mixed media wreath with artist Karla Lawrence. Materials provided, but bring any embellishments you’d like to include.

3pm: Greenbelt’s own Beech Tree Puppets performs “The Hollow Stump”. Seven very different animals seek shelter from the winter cold and snow. Adapted from the popular folktale The Mitten, this story celebrates community as the animals learn to share one space.

1-4pm: studio open house and sale with the Community Center’s Artists in Residence. Beautiful and affordable paintings, prints, fiber arts, ceramics, funky jewelry, notecards and more!

1-4pm: visit the art gallery and the Greenbelt Museum exhibit room. Enjoy paintings by Mike McConnell and a display about Lenore Thomas Straus, the artist who created Greenbelt’s iconic Mother and Child statue.

Register for the 2017 Winter Youth Musical, Buried Treasure, with the Greenbelt Recreation Department, Dec 18-Mar 11

Register for the 2017 Winter Youth Musical with the Greenbelt Recreation Department, Dec 18-Mar 11

Greenbelt Youth Musical Grades 7-12

Location: Greenbelt Community Center Gymnasium

The 2017 Greenbelt Winter Youth Musical:
Buried Treasure
By Chris Cherry

December 18, 2016 to March 11, 2017

Come be a part of the 17th Greenbelt Youth Musical! Teen performers will present a new version of Buried Treasure, an original musical written and directed by Chris Cherry. This is an open-enrollment program, so everyone who signs up is cast in the show. Attendance is required at casting rehearsals, dress rehearsals and all performances. Participants also must generally be available for weekend rehearsals starting January 6. Visit http://www.greenbeltmd.gov/youthmusical to view the full schedule, read a description of the show, and learn about the casting and rehearsal process.

CASTING REHEARSALS:
December 18 and 19, 2016, 6:00pm-8:00pm

REGULAR REHEARSALS:
Fridays: 5:30-8:30pm
Saturdays: 2:00pm-6:00pm
Sundays: 5:00pm-7:00pm

SHOW DATES:
Saturday, March 4, 2017 at 7:00pm
Sunday, March 5, 2017 at 3:00pm
Saturday, March 11, 2017 at 2:00pm and 7:00pm

Costs: R: $173, NR: $196

Josh is as brave as a lion, Harriet is as wise as an owl, and Miranda is always as good as gold – or so they think, until an adventure in the Underworld challenges their surface notions and impels the trio to a deeper understanding of courage, wisdom, and goodness. In a world where dragons and gnomes are real, can three high-school kids break a spell of ignorance and rescue Sophia, the Underworld’s rightful queen?

To register click here.

The Snow Queen at the Greenbelt Community Center, Dec 17, 3pm

The Snow Queen at the Greenbelt Community Center, Dec 17, 3pm

Location: Greenbelt Community Center Gymnasium 15 Crescent Rd.

The Greenbelt Dance Studio, a program of Greenbelt Department of Recreation, presents an original production of Hans Christian Anderson’s The Snow Queen. The inspiration for the movie Frozen, The Snow Queen tells the story of a brave young girl who rescues her best friend from the clutches of the cold-hearted Snow Queen. Our production features a talented cast of over twenty performers ages 5 and up performing a range of dance styles including ballet, jazz, tap, contemporary and more.

Free admission.