Thursday, April 26, 2012
The event is Thursday night at the Takoma Park Community Center.
The indefinite military detention provisions of the recent National Defense Authorization Act will be the topic of discussion Thursday night when the Montgomery County Civil Rights Coalition hosts at 7:30 p.m. in the Takoma Park Community Center. The NDAA’s dangerous detention provisions would authorize the president to order the military to pick up and indefinitely imprison people captured anywhere in the world, far from any battlefield, according to a news release about the event. Montgomery County Civil Rights Coalition activists advocate a Takoma Park city council resolution urging repeal of the NDAA's indefinite detention provisions. The resolution has been endorsed by the Maryland ACLU and the Bill of Rights Defense Committee. WHEN…
Tuesday, January 31, 2012
Docs in Progress organizes documentary screening and Q & A with filmmaker.
As a part of the city’s on-going “We are Takoma” series, Silver Spring-based Docs in Progress will host a free screening of “We Are Egypt,” filmmaker Lillie Paquette’s account of democracy activists’ years of efforts to remove Egypt’s long-standing authoritarian government. This free event begins at 8:00 p.m. on February 9 at the Takoma Park Community Center Auditorium with a screening of the 85-minute film, followed by a Q & A session with Paquette. No reservations are required, and seating is available on a first-come, first-served basis.
Tuesday, December 27, 2011
Check the hours, before you go.
If you want to use the Takoma Park Community Center over the holidays, be sure to check this schedule provided by the city to see if it's open. The City of Takoma Park Community Center New Year hours are as follows: Monday, January 2nd: Closed Library Hours: Monday, January 2nd: Closed
Friday, December 9, 2011
Exhibition runs through December 30.
The Takoma Watercolor Group, a diverse group of local articts, is holding an exhibition of some of their work in the Atrium Gallery at the Takoma Park Community Center through December 30. Featuring landscapes, florals, still-lifes, urban scenes, abstracts and non-representational art, the works represent the diversity of the TWG, who since 2008 have met weekly at the Community Center to learn from one another, and enjoy the professional opinion of local watercolorist David Daniels. For more information about the exhibit, contact Michael Shibley at firstname.lastname@example.org or 301-807-6890.
Thursday, December 8, 2011
More than 30 artists will offer unique holiday gifts at the Takoma Park Community Center.
- HOLIDAY GUIDE
- Ben Gross
Thursday, December 8, 2011
Looking for something a little different this year for that person who seems to already have everything? Your quest very well may come to an end this Saturday, Dec. 10, as the 6th Annual Holiday Art Sale will sets up shop at the Takoma Park Community Center. From 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., gift-seekers can peruse and purchase from a selection of items including wearable art, glass work, pottery, paper good, prints, paintings and photography from more than 30 artists. The Holiday Art Sale is a family-friendly event, and will have art activities for the kids.
Thursday, December 1, 2011
Cathy and Marcy will be playing children's music at the Takoma Park Community Center Sunday.
The 26th annual family concert at the Takoma Park Community Center will feature Children's Music Grammy Award Winners Cathy Fink and Marcy Marxer Dec. 3 at 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. Tickets are $10 or $12 at the door. Special guests include father daughter team Anna Grace and Joe Uehlein. Cathy and Marcy play dozens of instruments from banjos to mandolins to electric guitar, steel drum and ukulele, according to a news release about the event. The due has won two Grammy Awards and 14 consecutive Grammy nominations The Washington Area Music Association has recognized Cathy and Marcy with over 50 WAMMY Awards for folk, bluegrass and children’s music, the release said.