Puppet Making Workshop at the Greenbelt Community Center, Jan 8

Puppet Making Workshop at the Greenbelt Community Center, Jan 8

The Artful Afternoon presents:

Puppet-Making Workshop

Sunday, January 8, 2023 at 1pm and 2pm

Location: Greenbelt Community Center Gymnasium 15 Crescent Rd.

Make simple hand puppets from easy to find materials with Black Cherry Puppet Theater. All ages welcome. Materials will be provided. The workshop will take place in the Community Center’s ground floor east space; enter by the flag pole. Please dress in comfortable art-making clothing.

This workshop will occur in two shifts, 1pm – 2:00pm and 2pm – 3:00pm. Sign up below to reserve seats for yourself or for a group; please reserve enough “slots” for everyone in your party. Walk-ins also welcome as space allows.

Mask wearing is strongly recommended, but not required. Participants may be seated with other guests.

Free workshop, registration recommended. Sign up here.

Who is Making that Noise? at Joe’s Movement Emporium, Oct 23

Who is Making that Noise? at Joe’s Movement Emporium, Oct 23

Yard Dramas presents:
Who is Making that Noise?
Puppet Show

Sunday, October 23, 2022 at 2 pm

Location: Joe’s Movement Emporium.

Whom can you hear in the Anacostia Watershed? Rabbit, Bear, Wolf, Fox, Vulture, Cricket, Frog, Locust. Using stories from indigenous cultures from around the world as inspiration, and with our imaginations, we discover the rhythms and songs of nature and explore our musical gifts that are part of the living world.

Tickets: $5. Click here.

Black History Month Puppet Show at the Greenbelt Community Center, Feb 7, Online

Black History Month Puppet Show at the Greenbelt Community Center, Feb 7, Online

The Artful Afternoon presents:

Online Puppet Show and Craft-At-Home Activity

Sunday, February 7, 2021 at 2pm

Location: Greenbelt Community Center Gymnasium 15 Crescent Rd. Online.

Join us for special activities celebrating Black History Month! All ages welcome.

Puppet movies at 3pm! Sign up here to receive the link to the 3pm YouTube premiere plus a live post-show event on Zoom with the puppets and puppeteers. No passcode is needed, but we will be using the Zoom waiting room feature; please check to make sure that your screen name on Zoom matches what is listed in this sign up so that we can admit you!

Crafts to go! You can also sign up here to receive instructions and materials for an at-home paper quilt activity inspired by the celebrated African American quilters of Gee’s Bend, Alabama. Free kits will be available for pick-up at the Greenbelt Community Center starting on Friday, February 5; supplies are limited, and pre-registration through this sign-up is required. One kit per sign-up. Enjoy on your own, or meet up with fellow participants and lead artist Barbara Joann Combs at 2pm on 2/7 to craft together on Zoom!

Free workshop and performance