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Date Event Description Time / Location
7/24

Hagerstown Airport Block Party

FREE food, ice cream, games, music and a chance at 2-round trip tickets to Florida? Hagerstown Regional Airport is having a block party and you're invited on June 24!

HGR wants to send two lucky folks round trip to Orlando Sanford International Airport (SFB) courtesy of Allegiant. All you have to do is join them on July 24, 5-8 pm at Hagerstown Regional Airport for a Block Party! FREE food, carnival games and craft activities for the kids, music and more.

You can also win $15 vouchers to be used on future flights for the first 100 attendees! Learn more about how HGR can deliver you to your next destination.

INFO 5pm to 8pm, Hagerstown Regional Airport-Showalter Road
7/26

Troop 17 Car Show

Our Car Show is being held Saturday, July 26, 2014 at Byron Memorial Park in Williamsport, MD. Registration is $15 and begins at 9 am near the band shell. We will have Trophies in several categories, dash plaques to the first 75, vendors, a DJ and the Williamsport Blue Band will be selling food. Registration is $15 and all proceeds will benefit Troop 17.

We are hosting this car show to benefit our Troop in this, our centennial year. Troop 17 started in May 1914 at Williamsport Episcopal Methodist Church and is still affiliated with that same church, now known as Williamsport United Methodist Church. Troop 17 is the oldest continuously chartered Boy Scout Troop in Maryland and is hoping to connect with Troop alumni and families to help us celebrate. 100 years is a great run for a Boy Scout Troop and we are a very active group in our community.

Williamsport is such a traditional town, it is great that we have been active there for a century now. Our boys perform service projects, participate in Town activities and have fun camping and doing the usual Scout activities.

INFO 9am, Byron Memorial Park-Williamsport
7/26

Pet Adoption Event

North Frederick Petsmart and Friends for Life Cat Rescue 1st Anniversary Adoption event Saturday, July 26th 11 am-4 pm There will be many different rescue groups there with lots of animals up for adoption including Tara's house and Foxie G. Foundation. Information will be available for Tnring and many great programs offered through the Frederick County Humane Society and the Frederick County Animal Shelter Banfield pet hospital will be present to tell the public about their services Mencie's will be passing out free samples of frozen

INFO 11am to 4pm, North Frederick PetSmart
7/27

Third Annual Booty Crab Festival

On Sunday, July 27th, the Bethesda Edge Cycling Club and Social & Scientific Systems are hosig the Third Annual Booty Crab Festival to raise mney to help fight cancer. 

 

Tickets are $65 per adult and include all -you-can-eat Crabs, beer, wine and sides.  Tickets are $20 for kids 12 and under.    Proceeds from the Booty Crab Festival will support local cancer charities including the Seventh Annual 24 Hours of Booty Columbia.  The Seventh Annul Hours of Booty Columbia; charity non-competitive bicycling event for all ages will be held on Sunday August 24th at 2pm at the Columbia Gateway Business Park loop. 

 

The THird Annual Booty Crab Festival will require an RSVP.  Please contact Kevin Beverly at KBeverly@s-3.com

 

INFO 12pm-6pm, Battery Park Clubhouse 7904 Glenbrook Road, Bethesda, Maryland
8/1

On Your Mark, Get Set, GLOW

This unique 5K run, 2 mile walk GLOW event is an entertaining-fitness activity done in the dark! The glow lit park trails will lead you through the woods and paved road of Halfway Park, with some surprises along the way. We want you to SHOW YOUR GLOW! Wear your favorite glow-in-the-dark gear, fluorescent colors and fun accessories. Volunteers will be available at registration to provide glow-in-the-dark face painting. (Donations will be accepted). All registrants will receive a fun light-up safety armband. So bring your friends, kids and dogs on leash, the paths will accommodate that stroller or wagon. Proceeds will benefit Brook Lane Health Services.Remember: The early bird gets the worm! Registrations made on or before July 18 will receive an early-bird discount of $5.00. But most of all you will have a great time while supporting a great cause. There will be many surprises along the paths of the course, music and fun for all. You don't want to miss this unique event.

INFO 8pm, Marty Snook Park-Hagerstown
8/2

Bikers & Belly Dancers Ride

The "Believe in Izaiah" Bikers & Belly Dancers Ride will kick off from Harley Davidson of Frederick at 12noon.  Registration begins at 10:30am.  Registration is $20 for Riders/$15 for Passenger.  It will end at Crusaders at 2pm where from 2 to 6pm there will be Belly Dancers, a buffet dinner, soft drinks, a DJ and more.  Cost is $10 for the Buffet dinner if you don't join the ride.

INFO 12noon, Harley Davidson of Frederick
8/2

Believe in Izaiah Ride

the ride will became at Frederick Harley Davidson sige up start at 1030 am and kick stand up at noon the ride will be about 100 mile long with one stop for gass and drank then we will head out to crusaders sport bar were there will be food and dank we will have 50/50 and door prices we will be having BELLY DANCER look us up on Facebook under believe in izaiah chairty ride

INFO 12noon, Frederick Harley Davidson
8/2

St. Jude 5k Run/Walk for the Cure

The third St. Jude Run/Walk For The Cure is being held on August 2nd.

The run is going to be a scenic 5k loop around Baker Park starting promptly at 8am and is open to the general public. Music will be playing the entire time to help get you pumped up, and to keep you pushing all the way through to the finish line, where there will be delicious refreshements waiting for you!! Every runner and walker will also receive a raffle ticket for a chance to win some exciting prizes!!!

Strollers and Headphones are welcome however, no pets will be allowed along the route.

Entry Fees

Adults 18+ - $20 Now till July 2nd and $25 from July 3rd till race day

Youth 11-17 $15 Now till July 2nd and $20 from July 3rd till race day

Youth 10 and under FREE

TO REGISTER HEAD TO stjude5k.yolasite.com

 

INFO 8am, 121 N Bentz Street Frederick, MD 21701 (Baker Park)
8/5

National Night Out

the Frederick Police Department celebrates community through free activities including safety information, K-9 demonstration, giveaways, children's activities, family activities, face painting, sports contests, food, police displays, local community vendors with freebies, helicopter flyover (based on availability), and so much more! Come on out and enjoy this evening sponsored by the police in conjunction with Neighborhood Advisory Council 10, South End Baptist Church, and other community and civic organizations! Hope to see you there!

INFO 6pm to 9pm, Carrollton Park, 455 Center Street, Frederick MD
8/8

Meritus Blood Blitz

The American Red Cross has partnered with Meritus Health System for Hagerstown's largest Red Cross blood drive in recent years!  Blood and platelet donations are badly needed.  Please consider donating!  The Robinwood Professional Center is at 11110 Medical Campus Drive, Suite 142.

INFO 9:30am to 7pm, Robinwood Professional Center
8/9

5th Annual Identity Crisis

Dress as any era music-inspired character and support local cancer programs!  Check out www.facebook.com/IdentityCrisisWV for details as they shape up!

INFO tbd, Shepherdstown, WV
8/9

Chicken Bar-B-Q

1/2 Chicken $5.00Chicken dinner including 1/2 chicken, baked beans, applesauce and a roll $6.50

INFO 10am, Maugansville Fire Company
8/9

Rock to Victory Concert

INFO 3pm to 7pm, 1100 Business Center Drive; Hagerstown
8/10

Cuts for a Cause

Stylists from the Valley Mall are coming together for "Cuts for a Cause--Horses with Hearts" and will provide $10 haircuts in front of JC Penney and Hair Cuttery.  Horses with Hearts have a mission to meet th eneeds of individuals of all ages with all types of special needs.

INFO 12pm to 4pm, Valley Mall Hagerstown
8/16

Praise Fest

at 5608 Bartonsville Road in Frederick....live music, food, dunking booth, moon bounce, community yard sale and so much more!  Featuring local recording artists Calvarys Redemption.  Admission is $4 for adults, $2 for children under 10 and $10 for a family four-pack.  For info, check out www.frederickcogop.com

INFO 12pm to 6pm, Church of God of Prophecy
8/16

The Frederick Clustered Spires High Wheel Race

Come watch America’s only High-Wheel (Penny Farthing) bike race in historic downtown Frederick. This will be a unique 1-hour race featuring riders of antique or replica high wheel bicycles that were popular in the 19th century. Come and celebrate the history of bicycles! Event includes an antique bicycle display. Free and fun for all ages. Sat 3-5:30pm. Race begins at 4pm in front of Brewers Alley Restaurant & Bar. For more info see www.highwheelrace.com.

INFO 3pm to 5:30pm, Downtown Frederick
8/228/24

8th Annual African Diaspora International Film Festival

The African Diaspora International Film Festival (ADIFF) is back in Washington D.C. at the Goethe Institute for it's 8th annual edition. 

Presented by the film marketing and distributing company, Artmattan Productions, ADIFF-DC will present 8 documentary and fiction films beginning Friday August 22nd through Sunday August 24th. These films will transport audiences overseas to Egypt, Madagascar, Puerto Rico, Cuba, Brazil, Argentina and Uruguay.

In addition to screening fascinating, critcally- acclaimed films, the festival will also include two catered receptions and Q & A sessions with filmmakers after selected screenings.

Pricing is as follows:  Opening Night is $20, General Admission is $12,  students and seniorsare $10.  

For more information visit nyadiff.org/adiff-dc-2014

INFO Friday 6pm, Saturday 1pm, Sunday 1pm, Goethe Institute 812 Seventh Street, NW Washington D. C.
8/29

Charity Masquerade Ball

World renowned R&B artist Howard Hewett will be the headliner for this event and Jazz Saxophonist Philip Doc Martin will be the opening act.

The “For the Lover in You” concert will be Alesia Parson-McBean’s 50th Birthday Charity Fundraiser for the Doleman Black Heritage Museum, Inc. (DBHM)and the Robert W. Johnson Community Center (RWJCC). 

VIP TABLE SPONSOR TICKETS $750 (These tickets can only be purchased through email atalesiaparsonmcbean@verizon.net. No service charge applied using this method.)

VIP Includes table seating for 10guests, three beverage tickets, one 5x7 professional photographs, and food for each guest as well as your company logo on our event poster, program, and marketing materials. 

For more details, visit the RWJCC Website.

INFO 8pm - 12am, Hager Hall Event Center
9/6

Bikers Against Heroin - 2nd Annual Motorcycle Run & Music Festival

Registration from 10:00-11:00AM @ Jackman's Custom Cycles 1539 Tilco Dr. #103 Frederick, MD 21704. Kickstands up @ 11:30AM (route map to come) Stopping at RUBES CRAB SHACK Ending at Venue around 1:30PM Buckeystown Pub 6803 Michaels Mill Road, Buckeystown, MD Ph: (301)-662-9465 $20.00 per person and $30.00 per couple at registration $10.00 per person for music festival only.All Bikers and vehicles are welcome to participate for the above price! Maps and information TBAWatch www.facebook.com/groups/BikersAgainstHeroin/ for future details Music festival starts at 1:30pmâ™ĞMusic Festival line up: EVER RISE J.R.COUNTRY EVERY MOTHERS SON POVERTY RIDGE NO SHAME RO XALL proceeds go to the cause/ Speacial Rate $89.00 – 2 Queen Beds - $10.00 per Additional Guest. A Block of 15 Rooms Available.Must be booked by 7/31/14 ~Comfort Inn ~ 7300 Executive Way, Frederick, MD 21704 (301) 668-7272 This hotel and others are within 5 miles of ending venue.

INFO 10am, Jackman's Custom Cycles-Frederick
9/14

4th Annual Relentless Golf Classic Benefiting Leukemia and Lymphoma Society

 

Help Sponsor the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society!

On Friday, September 12, 2014, the 4th Annual Relentless Golf Classic will be held at The Links at Challedon. This is a 4 person scramble of 18 holes of golf.  The cost is $80 per person or $320 per foursome.

There will be an open driving range before te-off. Donuts, bagles and coffee during registration (beginning at 7:30am). Hot dogs will be avialabe at the turn.

1st and 2nd place teams; 4 closest to the pins; and 2 longest drives, will be given prizes.

There will also be a raffle where you can enter to win great prizes as well as a 50/50 putting contest which the winner will erceive 50% of the putting contest entry fee.The Cost to enter the putting contest is $5.

To enter: Make checks payable to:

Mitch Berger.

9139 Belvedere Drive

Frederick, MD, 21704

Deadline to enter is August 31st 2014. All checks must be recieved by this deadline.

 

**Sponsorship**

Hole Sponsors- $100 Sign will be on the tee box of a designated hole and you will be listed in the brochure.

Beverage Sponsor- $150 Sign will be placed on one of the beverage carts and you will be listed in the brochure

Putting Contest Sponsor- $200 Sign will be placed at the putting green and you will be listed in the brochure.

Tent Sponsor- $250 Sign will be placed outside the luncheon and awards tent and you will be listed in the brouchure.

Corporate Sponsor -$600+ Sign will be placed at registration table and will be listed in broucher.  you will also receive a free foursome in the outings.

** All Sponsor will be recognized during the awards banquet**

Make your sponsorship check payable to : LLZ and send to:

Mitch Berger

9139 Belvedere Drive

Frederick, MD, 21704

For more information contact Mitch Berger at 301-874-0592, mtazberger@comcast.net

INFO 7:30am (registration), The links at Challedon, Mt Airy Maryland.
9/189/20

Mid- Atlantic Nostalgia Convention

Come enjoy three days of celebrities, vendors and films honoring the good old days.  Celebrities Piper Laurie, Vernoica Cartwright and Angela Cartwright.  

INFO until 5pm Everyday, Hunt Valley Wyndham Hotel
9/21

5K Walk to STOMP out Epilepsy and SUDEP

5K walk to raise awareness about Epilepsy and SUDEP (Sudden Unexpected Death with Epilepsy).Registration of individuals and teams at www.ChelseasSTOMP.orgAdditional questions Steven at SPShafran@gmail.com

INFO 8am, Museum of the Shenandoah Valley, 901 Amherst Drive Winchester, VA