Museum Mix and Mingle and 75th Anniversary Preview Coming Up!


Greenbelt pioneer Bob Sommers (fifth from the right) and others celebrate at Waldrup's at the end of World War II. Greenbelt Museum Collection.

Do you love history? The New Deal? FDR & Eleanor? Modernist architecture? Wednesday, October 12, from 5pm to 7pm come by the New Deal Cafe in historic Greenbelt to mix and mingle with the Friends of the Greenbelt Museum. Come have some food, listen to some great music and enjoy specially priced beverages.  Get to know a little bit more about what we do and see if you’d like to help us share our unique New Deal history! For more information, call 240-542-2064, or email  The New Deal Café is located in Roosevelt Center, in historic Greenbelt, MD. 

On October 18, 7:30pm, plan to attend the next Greenbelt Museum lecture when we give the floor to members of the 75th Anniversary Committee who’ll share what’s being planned for 2012—Greenbelt’s 75th anniversary year.  Hear about the exciting events and activities which include the release of a new souvenir photograph book about Greenbelt, a symposium entitled Sustaining Greenbelt’s Legacy, a new exhibition on Greenbelt history, art exhibitions, a cutting edge dance performance, a three-lake walk, an address by James Roosevelt, a glamorous dinner dance  gala in October, & more!  75th merchandise will also be for sale. For more information about the 75th Committee, visit This event is free and will take place at the Greenbelt Community Center, Room 201, 15 Crescent Road, Greenbelt Maryland 20770.



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