What’s Happening This Weekend: Jan 16 – 19


Looking for something to do this weekend? Check out some of these family fun events and more!

January 16th

Target $2 Family Fun Night

Join us on the 3rd Friday of every month for Target $2 Family Fun Night from 4pm until 8pm. General admission is just $2 per person after 4pm. Tickets must be purchased at the door. Tickets cannot be purchased in advance or combined with any other discounts or coupons.

Tonight’s special activities include:

  • Bike Rodeo and Safety Demonstration: 4:30pm, 5:30pm & 6:30pm
  • Family crafts: 4:30pm – 6:30pm
  • Once Upon a Doorstep: 6pm & 7pm


national-aquarium“Fridays After Five” at the National Aquarium

Every Friday evening, those entering the National Aquarium between 5 p.m. and 8 p.m. (exploring until 9:30 p.m.) will enjoy a low admission price of $12. For more info vist: National Aquarium.


Lions Blood Drive

The College Park Lions Club is sponsoring a Blood Drive with the Anne Arundel Medical Center Blood Mobile on Wednesday, January 7, 2015 in College Park, from 1:00 pm – 6:00 pm. All donors in January will be entered for a chance to win a 50” flat screen TV! January is National Blood Donor Month! Give the gift of life! For more info visit: College Park Lions Club.

Dates: Wednesday, January 7, 2015 – Saturday, January 17, 2015
Time: 1:00 pm – 6:00 pm


 January 17th

Lewis Black: The Rant is Due Part Deux

Bringing his renowned mix of anger and disillusionment, comedian Lewis Black will return to Baltimore as part of his “The Rant is Due Part Deux” tour.  Show time is 8PM at the Patricia & Arthur Modell Performing Arts Center at The Lyric.
For more info and to buy tickets visit: Lyric Opera House.


Diva Central: Dress Drive for Prom

RCC is collecting the following for Diva Central: Formal Dresses, Shoes, Jewelry, Handbags, Scarves and Shawls, Accessories.

Donations are tax-deductible and may be dropped off Monday – Saturday, 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m., at Reston Community Center Hunters Woods from January 2 to March 6. For more info visit: Reston Community Center.


 January 18th

Mystery Dinner Theater

Murder on Main Street – Olive a Murder! Tickets are $35 for general admission. Includes Show, Buffet Appetizers, Buffet Dinner, Beverages (Cash Bar available.) Must Purchase Tickets by 12 noon on Saturday, January 17th, 2015.

For more info visit: Laurel Mill Playhouse.




mlk-dayThis weekend you can celebrate the life of one of America’s most influential civil rights, political, and social icons.


MLK Jr. Children’s Day Celebration
Enjoy a screening of the children’s video, March On! The Day My Brother Martin Changed the World to learn about the March on Washington.  Participate in singing freedom songs and games about tolerance with storyteller Janice the Griot.
Date: January 17, 2015
Time: 2pm
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MLK Days
Celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King with a community art activity!  Each year, Annmarie invites guests to help create a community art installation  in honor of a dream. The projects vary from year to year, but they are always inspiring and appropriate for all ages and  backgrounds.  Reservation are not required – just drop in!
Dates: January 18-19, 2015
Time: 11am – 4pm
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Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Parade
Steps off at Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard and Eutaw Street, and travels south on Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard.
Date: January 19, 2015
Time: Noon
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City of Rockville MLK Day
The Mayor and Council of Rockville and the Rockville Human Rights Commission will celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s Birthday with a special program at Richard Montgomery High School. The program theme is courage through the years.
Richard Montgomery High School
Date: January 19, 2015
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Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Breakfast Celebration
Annual Kent County Celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King will feature speaker Joseph E. Morse, founder and editor of Delmarva African American Pride Magazine and singing groups: The Sensational Stars & The New Gospelites as well as Youth Musicians from Kent County Schools Tickets $10.
Rock Hall Fire Hall
Date: January 19, 2015
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