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For tickets to the
60th Anniversary
Dinner-Dance

Contact the Greenbelt
Recreation Department
301-397-2200
$35.00 / ticket
Purchase deadline
Friday, October 10

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POSTER CONTEST
for all kids (K-6) who live in Greenbelt. Entry deadline 6:00pm, Friday, October 10

Contest prizes will be
awarded October 17 at the
60th Anniversary opening ceremonies.

Visit Greenbelt Lions Club
or call PJ Siegel at
301-474-2324
for more information.

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City of Greenbelt
60th Anniversary Celebration
October 17-19, 1997

Schedule of Events

October 16 (THU) 7:30pm -
Historic slide lecture.
By Cathy Knepper. Sponsored by Friends of the Greenbelt Museum. Greenbelt Community Center, 25 Crescent Road.

October 17 (FRI) 1:00-3:00pm -
Speaker series.
"Greenbelt's History: Accessible Sources", by Pat Unger. Explorations Unlimited. Senior Classroom, Greenbelt Community Center, 25 Crescent Road. Call 301-397-2208 for information.

October 17 (FRI) 7:00pm -
Opening ceremony.
Greenbelt Community Center, 25 Crescent Road. Contact the Greenbelt Recreation Department at 301-397-2200 for information.

  • Color Guard
  • National Historic Landmark plaque
  • ERHS Brass Quintet
  • Maryland Boys Choir
  • Roving Candid Camera
  • Poster Contest prizes
  • Light refreshments

October 17 (FRI) 7:00-10:00pm -
Special museum exhibit.
"Ideal Places, Personal Spaces". Sponsored by the Friends of the Greenbelt Museum. First floor Museum Room, Greenbelt Community Center, 25 Crescent Road.

October 17 (FRI) 7:00-10:00pm -
Poster / photo exhibit.
Sponsored by Greenbelt churches. Photos by Ru Yang will also be exhibited. Gallery, Greenbelt Community Center, 25 Crescent Road.

October 18 (SAT) 8:00am- 3:00pm -
Three 10k walks.
Simultaneous recreational walks in Old Greenbelt, Greenbelt East and Greenbelt West. Sponsored by the Greenbelt Walking Club. Register at Greenbelt Community Center or Youth Center until 12:00 noon. Call Paul Sabol at 301-345-2830 for information.

October 18 (SAT) 9:00am-Noon -
GHI reception.
Greenbelt Homes, Hamilton Place. Contact Pat Adelaide at 301-441-9512 for information.

  • Continental breakfast
  • GHI House and Garden Tour -- fifty-seven pioneer families will visit their original homes
  • Southern Maryland Antique Model "A" Car Club exhibit

October 18 (SAT) 9:00am-10:00pm -
Poster / photo exhibit.
Sponsored by Greenbelt churches. Photos by Ru Yang will also be exhibited. Gallery, Greenbelt Community Center, 25 Crescent Road.

October 18 (SAT) 10:00am-Noon -
Museum open.
Greenbelt Museum, 10-B Crescent Road. Contact Sandy Lange at 301-577-3686 for information.

October 18 (SAT) 10:00am-2:00pm -
Continuous film showing.
"The City", a Greenbelt documentary filmed for the 1939 New York World's Fair. Greenbelt Library, 11 Crescent Road. Contact Honore Francois at 301-345-5800 for information.

October 18 (SAT) 10:30-11:30am -
Lake dedication.
Greenbrook Lake in Schrom Hills Park, Greenbelt East.

October 18 (SAT) 10:30am-2:00pm -
Five-and-ten cent sale.
Novel Endings Bookstore, Greenbelt Library, 11 Crescent Road. Contact Honore Francois at 301-345-5800 for information.

October 18 (SAT) Noon-4:00pm -
Luncheon.
Pioneer Family Luncheon. By invitation only. Greenbelt American Legion Post 136, 6900 Greenbelt Road. Contact the Greenbelt Recreation Department at 301-397-2200 for information.

October 18 (SAT) Noon-4:00pm -
Family Fun Day.
Clown show, pony rides, moon bounce, ball crawl & trackless train. Snack served between 2:30-4:00pm. Front lawn, Greenbelt Community Center, 25 Crescent Road.

October 18 (SAT) 3:00pm -
Reception.
For Sally Davies, children's author and illustrator. Greenbelt Library, 11 Crescent Road.

October 18 (SAT) 4:00-5:00pm -
Band concert.
Greenbelt Concert Band. Greenbelt Community Center, 25 Crescent Road. Contact the Greenbelt Recreation Department at 301-397-2200 for information.

October 18 (SAT) 7:00-11:00pm -
Happy Days Sock Hop.
Music by "House Party Rock and Soul Review". Greenbelt Community Center, 25 Crescent Road. For all ages. Open to the public. Contact the Greenbelt Recreation Department at 301-397-2200 for information.

October 18 (SAT) 8:00pm -
Live performance.
"Maryland Special Project #1 - 'The Greenbelt Story' ". Greenbelt Arts Center, 123 Centerway. Reservations required. Contact Marie Tousignant at 301-441-1033 for tickets and information.

October 19 (SUN) 8:00am-3:00pm -
Three 10k walks.
Simultaneous recreational walks in Old Greenbelt, Greenbelt East and Greenbelt West. Sponsored by the Greenbelt Walking Club. Register at Greenbelt Community Center or Youth Center until 12:00 noon. Call Paul Sabol at 301-345-2830 for information.

October 19 (SUN) 1:00-5:00pm -
Museum open.
Greenbelt Museum, 10-B Crescent Road. Contact Sandy Lange at 301-577-3686 for information.

October 19 (SUN) 2:00-7:00pm -
Anniversary dinner-dance.
Martin's Crosswinds Restaurant, 7400 Greenway Center Drive. Ticket holders only. Contact the Greenbelt Recreation Department at 301-397-2200 for tickets and information.

  • Color Guard
  • Invocation by retired Pastor Edward Birner
  • Entertainment by Trux Baldwin and the Starlite Orchestra

October 19 (SUN) 7:00pm-10:00pm -
Poster / photo exhibit.
Sponsored by Greenbelt churches. Photos by Ru Yang will also be exhibited. Gallery, Greenbelt Community Center, 25 Crescent Road.

 

    

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