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The Hay-Adams Welcomes Joyce Carol Oates for its May 23rd Author Series

The Hay-Adams Welcomes Joyce Carol Oates for its May 23rd Author Series

Acclaimed writer Joyce Carol Oates will discuss her new book Mudwoman, an exploration of success and self-identity.

On Wednesday, May 23, 2012, from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.The Hay-Adams Author Series will welcome award-winning author Joyce Carol Oates, one of the most acclaimed writers in the world today, to discuss her latest novel, Mudwoman, while dining with guests at the Top of the Hay, the Hotel’s elegant rooftop spaces overlooking the White House. 

FRESHFARM Market Opening & Food Drive for The Homeless

FRESHFARM Market Opening & Food Drive for The Homeless

Looking for the perfect way to start your Saturday mornings? 

The FRESHFARM Market returns for its second season in Bethesda on Saturday, May 5th.

This market features meat, artisan cheeses, breads, pastries, pies, fresh fruits and veggies from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Norfolk Ave. at Fairmont Ave.

On Saturday, May 5, there will also be a food drive to benefit, Bethesda Cares, a community outreach organization, which addresses the problems of the homeless

Bethesda residents and shoppers can donate in one of three ways to Bethesda Cares:

  1. Bring grains, pasta or dried beans (non-perishable items).
  2. Shop at the market for fresh fruits or veggies to donate.
  3. Make a cash or check donation.

The Bethesda FRESHFARM Market opening day will also feature live music, and balloon twisting!

D.C. Food Truck Festival Comes to RFK May 5

D.C. Food Truck Festival Comes to RFK May 5

No Cinco de Mayo plans? You're in luck.

Curbside Cookoff: Trucko De Mayo is set to take place on Saturday, May 5 from noon until 9:00 p.m. on the RFK Stadium Festival Grounds. The food festival features free admission, live music, two bars and over 35 food trucks including Dangerously Delicious, Fojol, DC Slices, Curbside Cupcakes, Red Hook Lobster and more!

School of Rock, a rock band consisting of students ages 8 to 17, will perform from 4 – 6 p.m.

For more information, and a full list of participating vendors click here!

Montgomery County's Largest Dog Walk Comes to Gaithersburg

Montgomery County's Largest Dog Walk Comes to Gaithersburg

 

On April 29, from noon to 4 p.m., stop by Paws in the Park Dog Walk & Festival at the Bohrer Park Summit Hall Farm in Gaithersburg. 

This event is fun for the entire family with a mile walk, pet games, a “flealess” market for pet-friendly vendors, food, music, and prizes.

Questions: 240.401.8144 • jwillems@mchumane.org

Click here for more information!

Strathmore Goes to The Dogs With New Unleashed! Exhibition

Strathmore Goes to The Dogs With New Unleashed! Exhibition

 

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