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Free Kazake at the National Mall: July 31, 2011 to help raise awareness for S.O.M.E.

Free Kazake at the National Mall: July 31, 2011 to help raise awareness for S.O.M.E.

Check out this event coming to the National Mall July 31, sent to us from Airi Boutcher:

 

Happy National Ice Cream Day!

Happy National Ice Cream Day!

 

There's no better way to beat the summer heat (other than a swimming pool) than a bowl of ice cream. National Ice Cream Day always falls on the third Sunday in July, today is significant because the U.S. Women's Soccer Team is in a tense battle vs. Japan for a World Cup Title which they haven't won in 12 years.

Independence Day Celebrations!

Independence Day Celebrations!

 

 

Looking for something fun to do with the family this weekend to celebrate the Fourth? Look no further!

Bell Ringing Ceremony

Celebrate the Fourth with the "Let Freedom Ring" Bell Ringing Ceremony at Veteran's Park in Bethesda. The event is hosted by the Ark and Dove Society and the Maryland Children of the American Revolution. Call 703-425-4568 for more information.

 

Germantown Glory Festival

City of Gaithersburg 4th of July Celebration

City of Gaithersburg 4th of July Celebration

 

Celebrate our nation’s independence with food, music and fireworks at the City of Gaithersburg 4th of July celebration at the Montgomery County Fairgrounds.  Gates open at 5 p.m., a lively two-hour concert with Appaloosa starts at 7 p.m., and the amazing firework spectacular launches at dusk.  The Fairgrounds are located at exit 11A off of I-270.  Admission is free. 

For information call 301-258-6350 or visit gaithersburgmd.gov/events

 

Scripps National Spelling B-E-E

Prior to The E.W. Scripps Spelling Bee Wednesday, June 1st at the National Harbor, 275 contestants took a written test that counted toward each speller's preliminary score. There were 138 boys and 137 girls who ranged in age from 8 to 15 from all over the world.

 

“This year at the Scripps National Spelling Bee we have 275 students competing and they come from all over the world. It’s not just a United States event but we draw spellers from Japan, New Zealand, and South Korea,” said  E.W. Scripps Communication’s Manager Lee Rose

 

Tee-Off US Open Week at BlackFinn Bethesda

Tee-Off US Open Week at BlackFinn Bethesda

Before the first tee shot at Congressional takes place, several of the US Open's biggest stars will converge on BlackFinn American Saloon to raise money for Caddy for a Cure.

This non profit is a unique charity that donates 100% of its proceeds to other charities while providing an ultimate in-golf experience – the opportunity to caddy for a PGA or LPGA professional during a practice or Pro-Am round of an official PGA or LPGA Tour event.

2011 National Memorial Day Parade

2011 National Memorial Day Parade

The National Memorial Day Parade will be held Monday, May 30, at 2:00 p.m. Before the parade stasrts there will be musical performances and ceremones at 1:00 p.m. held at the National Archives. The parade begins at the corner of Constitution Avenue and 7th Street and will travel along Constitution. Check out the entire parade route.