This Week in Takoma, Feb 23rd-March 5th

Thursday, February 23

Takoma Tap Takeover, 4:00 – 7:00 pm
with Manor Hill Brewing Company
TPSS Co-op, 201 Ethan Allen Avenue
http://www.mainstreettakoma.org/featured-events/takoma-tap-takeover/

Takoma Tap Takeover, 4:30 pm – close
with Jailbreak Brewing Company
Olive Lounge & Grill,7006 Carroll Ave
http://www.mainstreettakoma.org/featured-events/takoma-tap-takeover/

Community Meeting for Takoma Junction Development, 7:00-9:00 pm 
Topic: Form+Character and Market+Retail Ideas (Same agenda offered on 2/26, see below)
Location: Takoma Park Fire Station, lower level meeting room (enter through rear),7201 Carroll Avenue
http://bit.ly/2mgi9Jv

Book to Film Club, 7:00 pm
Which is better, the book or the movie? Next book/film will be Cape Fear, by John MacDonald. Popcorn will be provided. For more information: Contact  peter.sullivan@dc.gov.
Takoma Park DC Library, 416 Cedar St. NW
http://www.dclibrary.org/node/43066

Yoga & Meditation to Sustain Activism, 7:45-9:15 pm
Staying committed to change requires self-care. All-levels practice.
Willow Street Yoga, 6930 Carroll Ave
http://www.willowstreetyoga.com/class_descriptions/yoga-meditation-to-sustain-activism/

Friday, February 24

Friday CLASS at Dance Exchange, 9:30-11:15 am
Drop-in class for experienced movers, students, and those who are curious about the local dance community.
Dance Exchange, 7117 Maple Ave
http://danceexchange.org/dance-with-dx/classes/

Takoma Tap Takeover, 5:00 pm – 2:00 am
with Denizens Brewing Co.
Republic, 6939 Laurel Avenue
http://www.mainstreettakoma.org/featured-events/takoma-tap-takeover/

Food Truck Friday, 5:00-7:00 pm
With Cap Mac. Check out their menu here: http://capmacdc.com/the-truck/
City lot next to TPSS Coop, 201 Ethan Allen Avenue

Saturday, February 25

TPCDC Family Concert Fundraiser, 11:00 am
DJ and dancing plus performances by various local artists – including Mr. Gabe.
Takoma Park Child Development Center Gymnasium,310 Tulip Avenue
Ticket Required: http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/2789809

Improvisation & Dancemaking in Performance w/ Sarah Gamblin, 11:45 am – 2:00 pm
Join Sarah Gamblin, Assoc. Professor of Dance at Texas Women’s University for a workshop focused on performance improvisation. All ages and levels are welcome.
Dance Exchange, 7117 Maple Ave
http://danceexchange.org/projects/public-engagements/

Soft Sense Workshop, 12:00 -3:00 pm
A workshop that teaches you how to build soft, presence-sensing circuits and have objects respond.
Rhizome DC, 6950 Maple St NW
http://www.rhizomedc.org/new-events/2017/2/25/soft-sense-workshop

Takoma Tap Takeover, 4:30pm – close
with Waredaca Brewing Co
Roscoe’s, 7040 Carroll Avenue
http://www.mainstreettakoma.org/featured-events/takoma-tap-takeover/

Concert: Saajtak / Us, Today /Heart of the Ghost / David Shapiro,  8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Rhizome DC, 6950 Maple St NW
http://bit.ly/2lS2GA0

Sunday, February 26

Takoma Park Farmers Market, 10:00 am-2:00 pm 
Laurel Ave
http://www.takomaparkmarket.com/

Community Meeting for Takoma Junction Development, 3:30 – 5:30 pm
Topic: Form+Character and Market+Retail Ideas (same agenda as 2/23 for those who missed it)
Location: Azalea Room, City of Takoma Park Community Center, 7500 Maple Ave
http://bit.ly/2mgi9Jv

Vipassana Meditation, 7:00 – 8:30 pm
Willow Street Yoga, 6930 Carroll Ave
http://www.willowstreetyoga.com/class_descriptions/vipassana-meditation/

The People’s Open Mic with Hays Dowdy,  8:30 pm
Sign-Ups at 8:30 pm – Music at 9:00 pm – 2 Songs or 10 Minutes
Republic, 6939 Laurel Avenue
https://www.facebook.com/events/266590450440501/

Monday, February 27

Rise+Rhyme: Storytelling/Performance, 9:30-11:00 am
Featured performer: Marsha Goodman-Wood
Busboys and Poets, 235 Carroll St NW
http://bit.ly/2m56rFl

Gentle Yoga for Seniors, 4:45-6:00 pm
Willow Street Yoga, 6930 Carroll Ave, Suite 100
http://bit.ly/2kl66MW

Drum for Joy with Jaqui MacMillan, 7:00 pm
Electric Maid, 268 Carroll St
http://electricmaid.org/

Free Yoga, 7:30 pm
De-stress and come back to your natural state of balance with this restorative yoga practice
Takoma Park DC Library, 416 Cedar St. NW
http://www.dclibrary.org/node/55720

Tuesday, February 28

Bikram Yoga, 6-7:30 am
$10 Community Classes
Bikram Hot Yoga, 7324 Carroll Ave
http://www.bikramyogariveric.com/

Half Price Wine Bottles and $5 Sangria, 11:00 am-10:00 pm
Roscoe’s Neapolitan Pizzeria, 7040 Carroll Ave
roscoespizzeria.com

Taco Tuesdays, 11:00 am-10:00 pm
Two LA crispy tacos and a Mexican beer for $10
TACO-ma, 353 Cedar St NW
https://www.facebook.com/TACO-ma-Yucatan-Chicken-188191848181706/

Half Price Beer & Wine, 5:00-9:00 pm
Mark’s Kitchen, 7006 Carroll Ave
http://www.markskitchen.com

Jazz Jam Session , 7:00-10:00 pm
Takoma Station Tavern, 6914 4th St NW
http://www.takomastation.com

Salsa Classes (4 Levels) at the DC Style Salsa Academy, 7:30 – 10:30 pm
Roda Movements, 7014 Westmoreland Ave
http://rodamovements.com/schedule/

Fortnights: Reading Rhizome, 7:30-9:00 pm
We will discuss two interview-chapters that appear in Felix Guattari’s book Chaosophy – ‘Capitalism: A very Special Delirium’ and ‘Capitalism & Schizophrenia’. Everyone is welcome to attend.
Rhizome DC, 6950 Maple St NW
http://www.rhizomedc.org/new-events/2017/2/20/x85bankzcz1unp9pou73eptwiya8hp

Wednesday, March 1

Bedtime Stories & a Craft, 7:00 pm
Wear your PJs & bring a favorite lovey as we read some stories and sing some songs.
After our stories and songs, we will do a simple craft.
Takoma Park Maryland library, 101 Philadelphia Avenue
http://engagedpatrons.org/EventsExtended.cfm?SiteID=3728&EventID=72609&PK=426731

Lyrics & Libations, 7:00-11:30 pm
Takoma Station Tavern, 6914 4th street NW
http://www.takomastation.com/

Afro-Cuban Dance Class, 8:00-9:30 pm
Train with MASTER Afro-Cuban folkloric dancer and teacher, El Maestro Oscar Rousseaux Pons.
Roda Movements, 7014 Westmoreland Ave
http://dcstylesalsa.com/

Thursday, March 2

Ukulele Class: Uke Orchestra w/Maureen Andary, 7:00-8:00 pm
Note reading multi-instrumental arrangements for ukulele. Classic songs; lots of fun!
Takoma Ranch, 7408 Blair Rd NW
https://hmtrad.com/products/thursdays-starting-march-2-ukulele-orchestra-2-0-w-maureen-andary

Feminist and Progressive “Doctor Who”, 7:30-9:00 pm
City of Takoma Park Community Center, 7500 Maple Ave
https://www.facebook.com/events/808675652603824/

Friday, March 3

Friday CLASS at Dance Exchange, 9:30-11:15 am
Drop-in class for experienced movers, students, and those who are curious about the local dance community.
Dance Exchange, 7117 Maple Ave
http://danceexchange.org/dance-with-dx/classes/

Graft Cider Can Release & Tap Takeover, 5:00 pm – 2:00 am
Republic, 6939 Laurel Avenue
https://www.facebook.com/events/1894081984137349/

Karen Collins & The Backroads Band at TP VFW, 8:00 -11:00 pm
Honky tonk country music with special guests, The Crayfish Sisters.
Takoma Park VFW, 6420 Orchard Ave
http://backroads.karencollins.net

Saturday, March 4

Takoma Park MOVES, 10:00-11:30 am
A movement class series for everyone.
Dance Exchange, 7117 Maple Ave
http://danceexchange.org/dance-with-dx/classes/

Yoga Storytime for 2-4 year Olds, 10:30-11:15 am
Enjoy yoga poses, songs, and a story with your child.
Takoma Park Maryland library, 101 Philadelphia Avenue
http://engagedpatrons.org/EventsExtended.cfm?SiteID=3728&EventID=224843&PK=426732

Ukulele Classes  w/Maureen Andary, 1:00 – 3:00 pm
1:00 pm: Beginner Class, 2:00 pm: Arranging Your Song
Takoma Ranch, 7408 Blair Rd NW
https://hmtrad.com/products/saturdays-beginning-march-4-ukulele-group-classes-w-maureen-andary

Sunday, March 5

Takoma Park Farmers Market, 10:00 am-2:00 pm 
Laurel Ave
http://www.takomaparkmarket.com/

We will make it what it will be, ‘sculpture-raising’, 12:00 – 6:00 pm
Layne Garrett will facilitate a ‘sculpture-raising’. Building project, Open gallery,  Artist talk / Discussion, Group Sound/Sensory Meditation & Performance
Rhizome DC, 6950 Maple St NW
http://www.rhizomedc.org/new-events/2017/2/26/you-will-make-it-what-it-will-be

LEGO Club, 1:30 -3:00 pm
Enjoy free play and building with LEGO at our monthly LEGO Club. Ages 3-10
Takoma Park Maryland library, 101 Philadelphia Avenue
http://engagedpatrons.org/EventsExtended.cfm?SiteID=3728&EventID=205044&PK=387376

Restorative Yoga Sunday, 5:30 – 7:30 pm
Undo, unwind, let go, and experience true rest.
Willow Street Yoga, 6930 Carroll Ave, Suite 100
http://www.willowstreetyoga.com/workshops/restorative-yoga-sundays-with-tara-lemerise/