October 2017 - Special Events & Concerts

Then & Wow! 2017

October 1, 2017, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Presenter: Glen Echo Park Partnership for Arts and Culture

Location: Throughout the Park

Admission: Free

Contact Phone: 301-634-2222

Celebrate the Park's past and present at this annual festival! Take a ride on the Dentzel Carousel –- this is the last day of its 97th season in Glen Echo Park before closing for fall and winter –-  and enjoy other amusement rides and games for kids. Find out about the Park's arts programs and be entertained with magic shows, vintage cars, arcade games, and more! Share your Glen Echo Park stories and learn about the Park through exhibits and programs. Free admission and open to the public. Carousel, rides and games require ticket purchase.

 

For more information,

visit our event page>>

Creative Explorers Open House

Wednesday, October 4

10 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Presenter: Heidi Sohng, Glen Echo Park Partnership

Recommended Ages: Ages 3-5

Location: Crystal Pool Studio

Admission: Free, RSVP requested

Contact Email: explorers.park@gmail.com

Contact Phone: 917-748-9726

 


 

New art and play-based drop off program for 3-5 year olds! Next session starts October 23! 
Learn about new Creative Explorers 2 or 4 day morning (9:30am-12:30pm) programs at Glen Echo Park by joining us for an Open House.
 
Open House dates:  Sept. 20, Sept. 27, Oct. 4, Oct. 11 and Oct. 18, from 10am to 12pm.
 
 

Animal Storytime at the Aquarium

October 4, 2017, 11am - 1pm

1st & 3rd Wednesdays Each Month, 11am - 1pm

Glen Echo Park Aquarium

Presenter: Glen Echo Park Aquarium

Recommended Ages: Ages 2-5 with adult

Location: Glen Echo Park Aquarium

Admission: $6 admission

Contact Phone: 301.955.6256

http://www.gepaquarium.org

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Join us for Animal Storytime at the Glen Echo Park Aquarium!  On first and third Wednesdays, ages 2-5 with adult, will enjoy an aquatic themed storytime session.  Stay to explore the Aquarium exhibits and touch tank until 1pm.

 

This Week's Story: "Harry Horseshoe Crab" A Tale of Crawly Creatures, written by Suzanne Tate

 

Learn more: gepaquarium.org

 

Creative Explorers Open House

Wednesday, October 11

10 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Presenter: Heidi Sohng, Glen Echo Park Partnership

Recommended Ages: Ages 3-5

Location: Crystal Pool Studio

Admission: Free, RSVP requested

Contact Email: explorers.park@gmail.com

Contact Phone: 917-748-9726

 


 

New art and play-based drop off program for 3-5 year olds! Next session starts October 23! 
Learn about new Creative Explorers 2 or 4 day morning (9:30am-12:30pm) programs at Glen Echo Park by joining us for an Open House.
 
Open House dates:  Sept. 20, Sept. 27, Oct. 4, Oct. 11 and Oct. 18, from 10am to 12pm.
 
 

Artriculate Workshop - Prepare for Portfolio Day

Sunday, October 15, 2:00pm - 3:30pm

Arcade 301

Presenter: Glen Echo Park Partnership and ARTriculate

Location: Arcade 301

Admission: Free

Contact Email: Florence@artriculate.com

Contact Phone: 301-634-2222

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Workshop for Teen Artists:

Preparing for Portfolio Day

 

The Washington, DC National Portfolio Day is on Saturday, November 18th. Join us for an informative, hands-on workshop designed to help students interested in pursuing a degree in the visual arts prepare to attend and ge thte most out of Naational Portfolio Day this year.

 

Learn what to expect, what to bring in your portfolio and what questions you should be ready to answer and ask.

 

This free workshop will also allow you to have a mock portfolio review by a former Asst. Director of Admissions at two Colleges of Art and Design. Increase your preparedness and gain confidence to attend Portfolio Day.

 

More info and for questions: Florence@ARTriculate.com

www.ARTriculate.com

Creative Explorers Open House

Wednesday, October 18

10 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Presenter: Heidi Sohng, Glen Echo Park Partnership

Recommended Ages: Ages 3-5

Location: Crystal Pool Studio

Admission: Free, RSVP requested

Contact Email: explorers.park@gmail.com

Contact Phone: 917-748-9726

 


 

New art and play-based drop off program for 3-5 year olds! Next session starts October 23! 
Learn about new Creative Explorers 2 or 4 day morning (9:30am-12:30pm) programs at Glen Echo Park by joining us for an Open House.
 
Open House dates:  Sept. 20, Sept. 27, Oct. 4, Oct. 11 and Oct. 18, from 10am to 12pm.
 
 

Animal Storytime at the Aquarium

October 18, 2017, 11am - 1pm

1st & 3rd Wednesdays Each Month, 11am - 1pm

Glen Echo Park Aquarium

Presenter: Glen Echo Park Aquarium

Recommended Ages: Ages 2-5 with adult

Location: Glen Echo Park Aquarium

Admission: $6 admission

Contact Phone: 301.955.6256

http://www.gepaquarium.org

____________________________________________

 

Join us for Animal Storytime at the Glen Echo Park Aquarium!  On first and third Wednesdays, ages 2-5 with adult, will enjoy an aquatic themed storytime session.  Stay to explore the Aquarium exhibits and touch tank until 1pm.

 

This Week's Story: "Ellie and Ollie Eel" A Tale of Fantastic Voyage, written by Suzanne Tate

 

Learn more: gepaquarium.org

 

Artriculate Workshop - Prepare for Portfolio Day

Saturday, October 21, 2:00pm - 3:30pm

Arcade 301

Presenter: Glen Echo Park Partnership and ARTriculate

Location: Arcade 301

Admission: Free

Contact Email: Florence@artriculate.com

Contact Phone: 301-634-2222

______________________________________________

Workshop for Teen Artists:

Preparing for Portfolio Day

 

The Washington, DC National Portfolio Day is on Saturday, November 18th. Join us for an informative, hands-on workshop designed to help students interested in pursuing a degree in the visual arts prepare to attend and ge thte most out of Naational Portfolio Day this year.

 

Learn what to expect, what to bring in your portfolio and what questions you should be ready to answer and ask.

 

This free workshop will also allow you to have a mock portfolio review by a former Asst. Director of Admissions at two Colleges of Art and Design. Increase your preparedness and gain confidence to attend Portfolio Day.

 

More info and for questions: Florence@ARTriculate.com

www.ARTriculate.com

BOOQuarium at the Aquarium

October 28, 2017, 11am - 4pm

Glen Echo Park Aquarium

Presenter: Glen Echo Park Aquarium

Recommended Ages: Ages 2 and Older

Location: Glen Echo Park Aquarium

Admission: $5 admission

Contact Phone: 301.955.6256

http://www.gepaquarium.org

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Glen Echo Park Aquarium presents the first ever annual BOOQuarium! This spooky celebration will have a lot of fun activities and contests along with a whole bunch of spooky deecor.

 

Costume Contest: Open to all visitors. Prizes will be awarded for Most Fishy, Most Bay Friendly, and of course, Scariest!

Pre-Carved Pumpkin Contest:  Bring your Bay, Fish, or Ocean themed, already carved pumpkin to be displyed and judged.

 

Learn more: gepaquarium.org

 

Fall Frolic 2017

October 28, 2017, 1 – 4 p.m. 

Presenter: Glen Echo Park Partnership

Admission: Free

Contact Email: info@glenechopark.org

Contact Phone: 301-634-2222

Join us for a day of fall fun! Daytime activities for families will include pumpkin decorating ($2/ pumpkin), trick-or-treating in resident art studios and galleries, and a costume parade around the Park. Activities will run from 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.  

 

Volunteer Opportunities are available for SSL Hours. Contact kcuthbert@glenechopark.org for details.

 

For more information,

visit our event page >>