Gaithersburg’s ‘Be Your Best Fest’, a Free Family Event, Takes Place on Saturday, May 6

Join the City of Gaithersburg for Casey Community Center’s Be Your Best Fest, a fun, free, family friendly community event with performances, games, activities, information tables, crafts, giveaways, and more! Be Your Best Fest celebrates everything that encourages us to live our best lives & be our best selves. There will be fun activities for the whole family. Be Your Best Fest takes place at the Casey Community Center (810 S Frederick Ave) on Saturday, May 6th from 1pm-3pm.

The Mayor & City Council, City’s Department of Public Works and Casey Community Center staff, contractors with Brawner Builders, Inc., and local residents will gather to officially open the new pedestrian bridge located at O’Neal Drive & Nancy Place. The construction contractor, Brawner Builders, Inc., demolished and removed the previous existing bridge and installed a new pre-engineered twin galvanized steel girder pedestrian bridge with galvanized steel decking, railing, and handrails. The new bridge improves safety for pedestrians & cyclists and connects local neighborhood families to the many resources and activities at Casey Community Center. Learn more about the project here.

Be Entertained: Enjoy a magic show, a performance from everyone’s favorite magical character from Columbia, a karate demonstration & a wonderful performance from ArtStream, Inc..

Be Active: Sample various recreation classes like yoga, hula, dance & essentrics. Register for your free sample fitness class below.


Be Creative: Create one of the numerous crafts available for kids & adults, participate in our community art project, and take a self a one of the many photo opportunities.

Be a Bee: Explore an exciting honeybee exhibit & do the bee waggle dance with Norma Bell, local bee expert.

Be Safe: Meet with Gaithersburg Police Officers & tour their official police vehicle.

Be Engaged: Learn more about City services & the Department of Parks Recreation & Culture. Representatives from Casey Community Center, Community Services, the Financial Empowerment Center, Aquatics, Mini Golf, Benjamin Gaither Center, Community Museum, Arts Barn, Youth Services, the City’s Multicultural Affairs Committee & Gaithersburg Book Festival Committee.

Be Informed: Meet with local organizations like Maryland Legal Aid, Montgomery County Public Libraries, the American Red Cross, EveryMind, Manna, The Basics & more.

Be Nourished: Buy some delicious tacos & treats from local Latin-American restaurant, Don Jorge’s.

Be Happy: Grab a free balloon & popcorn as you explore all of the exciting areas of Casey’s 2023 Be Your Best Fest.

Be silly, be enlightened, be bold, be creative, be informed, be active, be entertained, be engaged, be happy, be inclusive, be involved, be yourself, be everything at Casey’s Be Your Best Fest 2023!

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