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National Night Out!

National Night Out!

 

On August 2nd, from 7 p.m. to 9.p.m., join the Greenbelt Police Department, City of Greenbelt officials and dozens of your 

Greenbelt neighbors for National Night Out 2011 on Tuesday, August 2, 2011.

Cities, towns and neighborhoods across the U.S. celebrate National Night Out with a variety 

of events and activities such as: 

• block parties, 

• cookouts, 

Rockville to Host the 2011 DARCARS Rockville Rotary Twilight Runfest

Rockville to Host the 2011 DARCARS Rockville Rotary Twilight Runfest

 

The annual Rockville Rotary Twilight Runfest, one of the most popular races of the summer, will take place on Saturday, July 16, at 8:45 p.m. at N. Washington Street and Middle Lane. The event consists of an 8K race (including wheelchair division) and a 1K fun run, followed by a free concert by the Lloyd Dobler Effect and refreshments.

 

5K for Jayna Murray Foundation

5K  for Jayna Murray Foundation

Due to the tragic incident on March 11th, 2011 at Lululemon in Bethesda, Maryland the Jayna Murray Foundation was founded. Their organization is committed to honoring the memory of their dear friend and loved one Jayna Troxel Murray. The goal is to honor and remember Jayna and support her many passions.  All proceeds from the charity will go towards scholarships and programs that were prominent in enriching Jayna’s life in the hope that they can help to better the lives of others.

Beginning and ending on Bethesda Lane, the race will cross the intersection of Elm Street and Arlington Road, and run through the neighborhood to the west. The 5K run/walk will be on Sunday, September 18, 2011 at 8 a.m. 

For more information: http://jaynamurray.bisglobal.net/

Citizen Academy Graduation

Citizen Academy Graduation

 

On Tuesday, July 5th, residents who have recently completed the Montgomery County Police Department’s Citizen Academy will graduate in a ceremony at the Public Service Training Academy, Gaithersburg.

These graduates have completed an eighteen week course that included classes on firearm safety, Maryland traffic law, investigating major crimes, drug identification, scams and fraud, prostitution, forensics/crime lab, physical/sexual child abuse, DUI/underage drinking, and the procedures of the Emergency Response Team.  Academy members also observed a canine demonstration and had the choice of touring the Montgomery County Detention Center, the Emergency Communications Center, and participating in a ride-along with a police office.

Favorite Friday's: Favorite thing to bring to a 4th of July BBQ?

Favorite Friday's: Favorite thing to bring to a 4th of July BBQ?

What better way to celebrate the 4th of July than grilling outside at a bbq with all of your friends?

If you are not celebrating Independence Day on Sunday, July 3rd at Jackie's Restaurant in Silver Spring, Md. where they will have ample patio seating and games along with a mouthwatering menu: habanera bbq ribs, smoked beer can chicken, and squash kabobs (to name a few items off the menu), then you are definitely looking for something to bring to a family or friend's gathering pre-fireworks.

If you ask men, they always say “cold beer,” which I am not opposed to (especially the Bud heavy cans which now display the American Flag), but I love to bring a fun, patriotic gift for anyone who has a sweet tooth. My favorite thing to bring to a bbq is an American Flag cake!

Consignment Sale Comes to Montgomery County!

Seasonal consignment shopping is a fast growing trend, especially for baby and children's items. Kids grow so fast, and items like clothes, strollers, car seats, cribs and toys seem barely used. It is for this reason that Tot Swap, Maryland's largest consignment sale for kids, babies, and teens, has added a new summer sale in addition to a fall and spring sale at the Montgomery County Fairgrounds in Gaithersburg.

“Families come in, they bring their merchandise and they resell it to other families who are in need of toys, shoes, bedding, DVDs, books, and clothes. We have tons of anything and everything for children at a fraction of the cost,” said Totswap’s  Robyn Rutland.

Best of Washington Happy Hour at Bethesda Row

 Best of Washington Happy Hour at Bethesda Row

Join LivingSocial on Wednesday, June 29th from 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. for the last happy hour of the best of season!

The row will be blocked off and guests will enjoy complimentary food and drink from Bethesda Row's numerous participating restaurants and shops including: Redwood, Jaleo, Mon Ami Gabi, Assaggi, Taylor Gourmet, Lebanese Taverna, Georgetown Cupcake, and Dolcezza!