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Strathmore Goes International

 

Strathmore’s Backyard Theater provides innovative performances during Free Summer Outdoor Concerts for adults and a Backyard Theater for children, featuring international artists and musicians who bring eclectic, multicultural flavor to Strathmore’s campus through August.

Children can experience performances inspired by the cultures of Japan, Russia,India and Spain on Strathmore’s tented backyard theater stage during Backyard Theater for Children, every Thursday in July at 9:30 and 11:30 a.m. Families will see performances by Sin Miedo, Taikoza, Citydance and Barynya. Tickets are $8 for the general public, $7.20 for Strathmore Stars members and free for kids 2 years old and under.

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.

 

Happy 84th Birthday 7-Eleven!

Happy 84th Birthday 7-Eleven!

To celebrate 7-Eleven turning 84 years old on Monday, July 11th, the largest birthday bash will be held in NYC’s Times Square with a gigantic 5-foot-tall, seven-layer edible birthday cake created by TLC’s Cake Boss Buddy Valastro.  

Since 2002, millions of free Slurpees have been given away on July 11th to celebrate the most popular convenience store around the world.  Topping year’s past of 3 million giveaways, this year will be the largest yet with five million free Slurpees to hand out and birthday parties held at select stores across the country with music, entertainment, prizes, food sampling, and Slurpee-mobiles. This year they also have signature birthday donuts, 3 for $2.00 dollars!

Check out 7-eleven. com to find the closest 7-eleven to you!

 

Silver Diner Continues Fresh & Local Initiative with Local Farmer's Market

Silver Diner Continues Fresh & Local Initiative with Local Farmer's Market

This summer, enjoy fresh produce from local farmers at the Laurel Silver Diner's Local Farmer's Market!

Every Sunday, the Laurel Silver Diner will offer fresh produce from local farms at its Farmers’ Market from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

This initiative is in line with the Silver Diner's fresh and local initiative, offering traditional menu items made with healthier ingredients. Silver Diner offers menu items that are created using locally sourced ingredients, which include:

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

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!

 

Hit the Trail

Hit the Trail

What would you expect a four-and-three-quarter-year-old to say at the end of a four-and-a-half-mile hike that she just finished using her own two feet? “What a wonderful day,” Sofi announced when we walked past the old Tavern (that I was wishing was still a tavern) at Great Falls National Park.