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Taste of DC is Back, Bigger and Better Than Ever!

Taste of DC is Back, Bigger and Better Than Ever!

 

Taste of DC is Back, Bigger and Better Than Ever!

The Area’s Largest and Most Anticipated Food, Wine, Beer and

Music Festival Returns to Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, October 8-10

 

Three Day Columbus Day Weekend Event will showcase over 60 of DC’s finest eateries, top craft beer brewers and wine makers, live entertainment and more, for the entire family

7-Eleven Celebrates National Coffee Day With CofFREE Day Thursday September 29th

7-Eleven Celebrates National Coffee Day With CofFREE Day Thursday September 29th

According to 7-Eleven stores, as the U.S. marks National Coffee Day, Thursday, Sept. 29th, participating 7-Eleven stores will offer CofFREE Day, its own caffeinated version of a celebration.  A recent study found that 75% of coffee drinkers enjoy a cup of coffee as part of their daily routine, but on Sept. 29th between 7 and 11 a.m. everyone can make a morning stop at participating 7-Eleven stores to receive a free medium-size cup of hot coffee… or cappuccino or latte, while supplies last. 

CofFREE Day is a fresh-brewed “thank-you” to 7-Eleven customers for their year-round patronage and support. 
 

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Housing Officials Urge Residents To Seek Free Home Foreclosure Counseling

 Housing Officials Urge Residents To Seek Free Home Foreclosure Counseling

 

County Executive Isiah Leggett will join Department of Housing and Community Affairs Director Richard Nelson to urge residents to seek home foreclosure counseling at a free foreclosure prevention event on Saturday, October 1.  Leggett will also urge homeowners to protect themselves against predatory foreclosure counseling scams.

 

Warming Communities One Coat at a Time

Warming Communities One Coat at a Time

The following information was sent to us by Cpl. Larry Johnson: 

Oktoberfest comes to National Harbor

Oktoberfest comes to National Harbor

On October 24th and 25th, receive a souvenir tasting mug and enjoy Das Best Oktoberfest, Maryland's largest beer festival at National Harbor.

The show features over 200 International Beers and Wines, Oompah bands, live music, German food, German performers including cultural dancing, accordion sing-alongs and carnival games. The show has hundreds of arts, crafts and other exhibits. The two-day celebration of Germany's annual beer extravaganza offers different admission packages and specials. Two day VIP admission is $85. VIP admission is $55 on Saturday and $45 on Sunday and can be purchased in advance only.

More Than 100 Authors To Highlight 2011 National Book Festival

More Than 100 Authors To Highlight 2011 National Book Festival

 

This notice comes to us from Jennifer Clark:

An unprecedented 112 authors, poets and illustrators will speak and meet with their readers at the 2011 National Book Festival, sponsored by the Library of Congress. The event, to be held Saturday, Sept. 24 and Sunday, Sept. 25 on the National Mall – rain or shine – also will offer more authors and activities for young readers than ever before.

The event is free and open to the public. Saturday hours will be from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. and Sunday hours will be from 1 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Authors’ speaking and book-signing schedules are available on the festival website, www.loc.gov/bookfest.

Patriots Technology Training Center to Host Back to School Kick Off

"WELCOME BACK" Students, Teachers, Parents, Guidance Counselors, Principals, Superintendent and School Board Members... We have a great STEM line up for this year. We invite to you join us on Saturday, September 17th at Kenmoor Middle School, 2500 Kenmoor Drive, Landover, MD from 10am to 1pm. We have partnered with 12 middle schools that will provide a team to participate in our academic competitions. Come and check out our competitions and sign up to be in the competition of your choice. Please let us know if you are planning to join us by RSVP at info@patriots-ttc.org. We look forward to seeing you and preparing for a FANTASTIC year!