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Pick a Card: An Artful Afternoon

SUNDAY, October 3, 2010. 1-4pm. Most activities FREE
Greenbelt Community Center
15 Crescent Road, Greenbelt, MD 20770

Playing card crafts and magic tricks are featured at the Greenbelt Artful Afternoon on Sunday, October 3rd. All ages are welcome at this free event held at the Community Center located at 15 Crescent Road.

From 1:00pm-3:00pm, make your own playing card mini-notebooks with artist Mary Gawlik. Gawlik is a clay tile artist and teacher as well as a Greenbelt Artist in Residence.

American Idol-Style Competition in Greenbelt

The Greenbelt Idols competition will be held on the evening of Friday, September 3rd.

The program is taking names and phone numbers of anyone interested in participating. There will be a brief meeting prior to Friday evening for all Greenbelt Idols contestants.

Please contact greenbeltidols@yahoo.com to request more information and/or to sign up.

Coach and Vera Bradley BINGO

Get a leg up on your fall fashion by winning an authentic COACH™ or Vera Bradley purse on August 21at the Greenbelt Fire Department.

Prizes include a variety of authentic COACH™ and Vera Bradley products to include handbags, wristlets, totes, wallets and more! All proceeds will benefit the scholarship fund.

The fundraiser starts at 2pm and doors open at 1pm. Tickets are $18.

Is Your Daughter a Princess?

The Miss Greenbelt Organization presents the Greenbelt Princess Program!

Each princess (ages 2-6) will be matched with a Miss Greenbelt contestant in this program created to enhance leadership, mentorship, and fellowship.

All Miss Greenbelt Princesses will receive a tiara, a sash, appearance onstage at the Pageant, and her picture on the Miss Greenbelt website.

The opportunity to become a Miss Greenbelt Princess is $50 per Princess. All proceeds benefit the Miss Greenbelt Scholarship Fund.

To register, please visit:  www.missgreenbelt.com.

Greenbelt Forest Pumpkin Walk

Saturday, October 23, Greenbelt’s Northway Woods will be lit for one half-mile with hundreds of Jack-o-lanterns.

This 20 year tradition was created to preserve the forest, (which is one of Greenbelt’s most original designs) and to raise awareness of the beautiful trails and greens to the community.

Thanks to sponsors and active members of the community, the gorgeous pumpkins are set out on the trail at 5pm for the event.  After the event, people may retrieve their pumpkins, take home pumpkins donated by sponsors, and the rest will be composited.

Did I mention there will be free apple cider and hot cocoa? 

Please bring your own mug, cup, or thermos to savor this delicious treat and warm up while you walk the trail.

The day before the walk, there is a free carving day for the festival from 4-8pm outside the Roosevelt Center at the intersection of Crescent Road and Gardenway Road in Greenbelt MD.  The carving day includes performan