Creative Life in the Gateway Arts District

Reuse, Reduce, Recycle: Sweeping the Avenue and Clothing Swap


sweeping the avenue logo
April 13 and 14
9am – 2pm
Meet up at City Hall Plaza in Mount Rainier.
Sign up to volunteer HERE
info: 301-699-1819,

Since 2001, Joe’s Movement Emporium has led the community of Mount Rainier in a clean-up initiative that has greatly impacted the knowledge of both children and adults on the importance of reducing, reusing and recycling.

During Sweeping the Avenue, community members take part in various workshops, performances and activities related to trash reduction and also take part in cleaning up the neighborhood. As a result, the streets are trash-free and people are educated about trash reduction, making a conscious effort to reduce, reuse and recycle.

And also presenting…

clothing swap

Clothing Swap at Joe’s

April 21
3 to 5 pm
$5 donation

Bring clothes and accessories to share and reuse. Clean out your closet and inherit a new wardrobe.  Clothes can be dropped off the day of the event or at Joe’s from April 14 to 21.  All remaining clothes will be donated to the ARC Thrift Store in Beltsville that benefits programs serving adults with developmental disabilities.


About neenajoe

Joe’s Movement Emporium is a cultural arts hub that acts as a catalyst for creativity and economic opportunity for all through productions and programs in education, artist services and work readiness. Located in the town center of Mount Rainier, Maryland within the Prince George’s County Gateway Arts District, the organization supports and promotes creative projects of local artists and community groups. For additional information on programs and events, please visit

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