Thursday, November 21, 2013

Get Out! - The Events Column

We wanted to share some events and activities that list members might be interested in. Have a great weekend -- and week beyond, too. If you know of an event that the 13,000+ members of the Cleveland Park Listserv should know about, email us at (events @

Bill Adler and Peggy Robin
Publishers, Cleveland Park Listserv

Saturday, November 23 from 10 AM - 3 PM, The 44th Annual Fall Bazaar at Washington Waldorf School. The Bazaar will have crafts and activities for children of all ages; over 30 pottery, jewelry, and textile artisans; and beautiful items handmade by WWS parents. Have lunch in the bistro, listen to entertainment throughout the day, and enjoy delicious baked goods and coffee while you are shopping. Location: 4800 Sangamore Road,

Saturday, November 23 from 10 AM - 4 PM. Christmas Bazaar at Chevy Chase United Methodist Church, featuring: Santa photo, Children's Secret Shop, Lunch Bake Sale, Vendors, Silent Auction, Crafts, Jewelry, and much more. Chevy Chase United Methodist Church is at 7001 Connecticut Avenue, Chevy Chase, MD (across from 4-H Center).

Saturday, November 23 from 1:30 - 3 PM, Tudor Tots Thanksgiving Celebration (for children ages 4-6). Celebrate Turkey Day with active fun at Tudor Place. Children will enjoy an interactive story and then scour the historic mansion for historic games and toys. After the hunt, they make a special holiday craft to take home and finish with period dancing that will have the whole family moving. Parent/caregivers remain with children throughout. At Tudor Place Historic House and Garden, tickets: $5 - $8 at

Saturday, November 23 at 3:30 PM, Pie Talk, demonstration with samples, and book signing by Warren Brown, owner of CakeLove Bakeries. In his fourth cookbook, Warren Brown, turns his attention to pies. Brown answers every baker’s questions about making the perfect piecrust and fillings. At the Tenley-Friendship Library, 4450 Wisconsin Avenue NW,

Saturday, November 23 at 8 PM, The American University Symphonic Band’s Fall Concert.
The musical selections include: Foundry; First Suite in Eb (for Military Band); Rhosymedre; The Woodwind Quintet; Concertino for Percussion; Bravura. This should be a great event for music lovers and for those who want to learn a bit more about music. At the Katzen Arts Center Abramson Family Recital Hall, 4400 Massachusetts Avenue, NW. Tickets, $5 - $10 at:

Sunday, November 25, from 9 - 11 AM, Help save Rock Creek Park from invasive plants and shrubs. Volunteers will cut English ivy from tree trunks using hand tools. Tools, gloves, and training on how to identify and cut unwanted plants will be provided. Ages 16 and up to use tools. Location: We will be working in Melvin Hazen Park off of Quebec Street, NW on the east side of Connecticut Ave. Meet at the east end of Quebec St. Please wear long pants and a long sleeve shirt. Wear sturdy boots or sneakers, no sandals. Bring water. Tools and gloves will be provided. Feel free to bring your own tools and gloves if you have them. Students can earn SSL hours, but please bring needed forms. Please register at the Rock Creek Conservancy website,

Sunday, November 24 from 9 AM - 3 PM, Holiday Craft Fair at Temple Sinai, featuring: 30+ vendors selling clothing, pottery, glassware, jewelry, and more; homemade food, prize drawings, and kids’ games and activities. Free. Temple Sinai is at 3100 Military Road NW.

Sunday, November 24 starting at 10 AM, Chanukah Carnival at the DCJCC. Grab your socks and yarmulke, it’s time to bounce for Chanukah! This year’s rockin’ Chanukah party will feature a moon bounce, games, crafts, treats and plenty of fun for the whole family. At the DCJCC, 16th & Q Streets. Tickets, $10 - $15 at

Sunday, November 24 at 10 AM, JFK and Jackie Walking Tour led by tour guide Dwane Starlin. On this delightful meander through Georgetown discover the homes and neighborhood spots frequented by President Kennedy and Jackie during their years in Washington. See where the couple became engaged, their Georgetown home, and where Jackie stayed after JFK's assassination in 1963. Tickets $15,

Sunday, November 24 at 7:30 PM, The Mesorah DC presents a Dreidel Championship and Chanukkah Extravaganza, with a latke buffet, open bar, live music. At 6th & I Historic Synagogue, 600 I St NW. Free, but reserve your spot at

Monday, November 25 from 1 - 2 PM, Learn how to print your own money. The marriage of powerful desktop computers, photo editing software and high quality printers makes it easier than ever to print your own $20's and $100's. (Or even $5 bills if you want.) Learn how to turn your computer into your own money making machine at this free seminar sponsored by the Washington DC Tea Party. Location: DC Jail. This is seriously the weekly fake event.

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