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Around Town: 10/8 – 10/14

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Saturday, October 08, 2016

Urban Wild: Rock Creek Conservancy Gala

Urban Wild, Rock Creek Conservancy’s Gala, will be held on October 8, 2016 at the Embassy of Italy in Washington, D.C., overlooking Rock Creek Park. The evening will feature food tastings from guest chefs from some of DC’s finest restaurants in addition to live music and entertainment. Event proceeds will support the ongoing efforts of the Rock Creek Conservancy to protect the lands and waters of Rock Creek and revitalize Rock Creek Park for people to treasure and enjoy.

When: Sat Oct 8 2016 (7:00 PM)
Where: Embassy of Italy 3000 Whitehaven St NW, Washington DC 20008
Fee – $250 per entry ticket
Contact: Maddie Freburger, (301) 579-3105

Sunday, October 09, 2016

JCADA 5K Event: A Run, A Walk, AWARE with Jewish Coalition Against Domestic Abuse

Join JCADA?for their 5K Event: A Run, A Walk, AWARE on Sunday, October 9th, at the Berman Hebrew Academy in Rockville! Run or walk with JCADA to promote healthy relationships and help end domestic and dating abuse. Register at Proceeds from the JCADA 5K Event support the critical, life-saving services JCADA provides for the Greater Washington community. JCADA delivers comprehensive services to victims of domestic and dating abuse while simultaneously working to break the cycle of abuse in future generations through community education and prevention initiatives. All of their clinical services are free to ensure fewer barriers to victims seeking help. They invite community members of any age to join them! The JCADA 5K Event will feature a morning of family friendly activities that promote healthy relationships, empowerment and confidence inspired by AWARE, JCADA’s dating abuse prevention initiative.

When: Sun Oct 9 2016 (08:30 AM – 11:00 AM)
Where: Melvin J. Berman Hebrew Academy, 13300 Arctic Avenue, Rockville, MD 20853
Fee – Early bird: $36; Regular: $40; Kids 10 & under free
Volunteer Info: Registration and course set-up; water station; course clean up.
Contact: Kira Doar, (301) 315-8040
For more information: click here

Tuesday, October 11, 2016

Fall Pre-service Training with Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA)/Prince George’s County

Apply now for the CASA Pre-Service Training that begins Tuesday October 11th and runs Tuesdays and Thursdays until Tuesday November 15th. Participants will learn best practices when advocating for a youth in foster care and will continue on their way to becoming a CASA volunteer and making a difference in our Community.

When: Tue Oct 11 2016 (6:00 PM – 9:00 PM)
Where: Hyattsville Administrative Building 4310 Gallatin St, Hyattsville, MD 20781
Fee: None
Volunteer Info: Volunteers attend pre-service training in order to prepare to be a Court Appointed Special Advocate. Must apply and be accepted in order to attend training
Contact: Keyanna McGriff, (301) 209-0491
For more information: click here

Thursday, October 13, 2016

Pink & Green Party with Girls on the Run of Northern Virginia

The Board of Directors of Girls on the Run of NOVA invites you to the Pink & Green Party! Enjoy exciting auction items, a wonderful crowd, delicious culinary creations, premium beverages, and music in a beautiful venue. Kathrine Switzer, the first woman to officially enter the Boston Marathon when it was considered a men’s-only race, will be joining as the keynote speaker. All funds raised will provide resources for those girls and families who struggle to afford participation in the Girls on the Run program. Help GOTR to ensure that NOVA’s girls grow into strong women.

When: Thu Oct 13 2016 (6:30 PM – 9:30 PM)
Where: Davis Estate, 10560 Main Street, Suite 514, McLean, VA 22030
Fee – $99
Contact: Emily Davis, (703) 273-3153
For more information: click here

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