Per Montgomery County:
Montgomery County Recreation will host family-friendly events for everyone to enjoy during the fall season. From fall festivals to swimming with pumpkins, events will be hosted at community recreation centers, senior centers and aquatic facilities across the County throughout October.

Fall special events hosted by Montgomery County Recreation this year include:

  • Friday, Oct. 7. 7-9:30 p.m. Friday Night Flick. Plum Gar Community Recreation Center, 19561 Scenery Dr., Germantown. Join us for a screening of “Hocus Pocus.” Bring blankets and chairs. Popcorn and drinks will be provided.
  • Saturday, Oct. 15. Noon-3 p.m. Chevy Chase Fall Festival. Jane E. Lawton Community Recreation Center, 4301 Willow Lane, Chevy Chase. Activities include a pumpkin patch, moon bounce, face painting and games. The event is free for all ages.
  • Saturday, Oct. 22. Pumpkin Derby. A Pumpkin Derby is a unique, side-by-side race featuring handcrafted, decorated Pumpkin Racers in a funky, hilarious, suspenseful and dramatic display of ingenuity. Bring pumpkins already decorated. Registration is required with a program fee of $20. With registration, you can pick up racer kits at the Mid-County or Ross Boddy community recreation centers. Events will take place at 10 a.m. at the Mid-County Community Recreation Center, 2004 Queensguard Road, Silver Spring, and at 11:30 a.m. at the Ross Boddy Community Recreation Center, 18529 Brooke Rd., Sandy Spring.
  • Saturday, Oct. 22. 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Ross Boddy Fall Harvest Festival. Ross Boddy Community Recreation Center, 18529 Brooke Road, Sandy Spring. Event will feature crafts, games and a pumpkin derby race.
  • Saturday, Oct. 22. 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Fall Festival at North Potomac. Nancy H. Dacek North Potomac Community Recreation Center, 13850 Travilah Rd., Rockville. Registration is required.
  • Saturday, Oct. 22. 4-6 p.m. Coffield Family Fall Festival. Gwendolyn. E. Coffield Community Recreation Center, Lyttonsville Road, Silver Spring. Come dressed in Halloween costumes to win a prize. Enjoy games, a dance party and treats.
  • Saturday, Oct. 22. 4-7 p.m. Trunk or Treat at Marilyn J. Praisner Community Recreation Center, 14906 Old Columbia Pike, Burtonsville. Trick-or-treating, a costume contest, arts and crafts. Planning to decorate your vehicle? Register by Friday, Oct. 14.
  • October. Floating Pumpkin Patch. Ever picked a pumpkin in a swimming pool? For $5 per person, children ages 2-12 years will have the chance to swim around to pick a pumpkin and then decorate it. The event will take place at Martin Luther King Jr. Swim Center, 1201 Jackson Road, Silver Spring, from 4:30-6 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 22; Olney Swim Center, 16605 Georgia Ave., Olney, from 7:30-9 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 29; and at the Eunice Kennedy and Sargeant Shriver Aquatic Center, 5900 Executive Boulevard, North Bethesda from 10-11:30 a.m. on Oct. 29 and Oct. 30.
  • Friday, Oct. 28. 7 – 9:30 p.m. Upper County Costume Movie Night. Upper County Community Recreation Center, 8201 Emory Grove Road, Germantown. Join a night of fun and make sure to wear your favorite, family friendly, costume. Bring your own blanket or chair.
  • Saturday, Oct. 29. 6:30-9:30 p.m. Therapeutic Recreation Saturday Night Social: Halloween Howl Dance. Holiday Park Senior Center, 3950 Ferrara Drive, Wheaton. Annual Halloween costume extravaganza. Special event for ages 15 and up with disabilities will feature a DJ, dancing, games, pizza and other refreshments. Pre-registration is encouraged.
  • Sunday Oct 30. 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Masquerade Jazz Brunch, Bauer Drive Community Recreation Center, 14625 Bauer Drive, Rockville. Seniors can enjoy a wonderful brunch with a festive Halloween twist. Come dressed to impress and ready to dance as you will have an opportunity to enjoy the musical performance by Dick Kaufman and the Glenn Pearson Band. $25 per person.
  • Monday, Oct. 31. 5 – 7 p.m. Bette Carol Thompson Scotland. Fall Harvest Festival. 7700 Scotland Drive, Potomac. Costume contest, giveaways, arts and crafts.

Registration for events can be completed online at ActiveMONTGOMERY.org. Not all events require registration. Registration for fall programs also is currently underway.

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Per Montgomery County:
The Montgomery County Family Justice Center Foundation, in recognition of its 13 years of helping save lives, is hosting a unique 13K run/walk to help end domestic violence. The foundation is hoping participants will sign up to join the event between Saturday, Oct. 1, and Sunday, Oct. 23.

This 13K race recognizes the foundation’s 13 years raising awareness and funds in support of the work of the Rockville-based Family Justice Center and victims of domestic violence.

Participants can cover their 13k in any manner and at any time. They can run or walk individually or with others to support the event. Many entrants join as teams. The fee to enter is $35 per person, plus a $3.10 signup fee.

To sign up for the race, go to https://runsignup.com/Race/MD/Rockville/MCFJCFoundation13KtoHelpEndDomesticViolence.

The Family Justice Center co-locates multiple agencies in a safe and secure facility to provide coordinated advocacy, government, civil legal services and social services to victims of domestic violence and their children. The center is open to all and all services are free of charge. Victims can be helped in any language. Walk-ins are welcomed and no appointments are necessary.

The center, which is located at 600 Jefferson Plaza, Suite 500, in Rockville has a living room and kitchen facilities for clients, with a specially designed playroom for children.

The center provides victims with support and resources in a non-judgmental manner. Client assistants work with victims to create safety plans to protect themselves and their children. On-site therapists are available to respond to the emotional needs of victims and provide tools and support during the healing process. Counseling is also available for children who witness domestic violence.

Victims are provided with referrals to agencies that can directly assist with shelter, food, clothing and other basic needs. Attorneys provide pro bono legal assistance for protective orders and family law matters.

Police detectives and staff from the State’s Attorney’s Office assist victims seeking to file criminal charges.

More information about the Family Justice Center is available at https://www.montgomerycountymd.gov/fjc/ or by calling 240-773-0444.

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Monster Bash returns to Takoma Park on Saturday, October 29. The event begins at 1pm in the Takoma Park Middle School Parking Lot (7611 Piney Branch Rd) with a “Trunk or Treat” and magic show. A costume contest and parade will begin at 2pm that travels to the Takoma Park Community Center (7500 Maple Ave).
Full details below courtesy of takomapark.gov:

The City of Takoma Park Recreation Department will host our traditional Monster Bash on Saturday, October 29!

Please join us for the day’s event:

  • The Kickoff for Monster Bash will be in the parking lot of Takoma Park Middle School from 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM.  There will be a DJ and roving entertainment, Trunk-or-Treat and a magic show. (See below for information on our new Trunk-or-Treat component.)
  • The Costume Contest and Parade will begin lining up  at 2:00 PM  and wind down Piney Branch Road to Philadelphia Ave., traveling all the way to Maple Ave in front of the Community Center.
  • A local band will perform from 2:30 PM – 4:00 PM along with announcing the Costume Contest winners, a selfie station, games and more roving entertainment.

For additional information or if you would like to volunteer for the event, please contact John Webster at [email protected] or 301-891-7225.

Trunk-or-Treat at the Kickoff Event

New for 2022, the Recreation Department is looking for businesses/non-profits that would like to participate in a Trunk-or-Treat event as part of Monster Bash. Decorate the trunk of your vehicle or a table and hand out treats to the kids as they walk by. Set up by 12:30pm as event starts at 1pm. To reserve your space email [email protected]

 

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Per Montgomery County:
Montgomery Parks’ Agricultural History Farm Park in Derwood will host a free “Fall on the Farm” festival from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 1. The event is sponsored by the Friends of the Farm Park and will include demonstrations, opportunities to see farm animals up close, music and self-guided tours. The Farm Park is located at 18400 Muncaster Rd. in Derwood. Free parking will be available on the property.

The activities and demonstrations at the celebration will include hay rides, a sawmill demonstration, a working blacksmith demonstration, wood carvers, scarecrow making (requires a fee) and a tool museum display. There will be live music throughout the day. The park will be open for self-guided tours of the Master Gardeners’ demonstration gardens. Food from vendors will be available for purchase.Among the animals that will be at the park are pigs, goats, sheep and chickens.

The festival is sponsored by the Friends of the Farm Park and supported by Montgomery Parks of the Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission.

More information about the celebration is available at https://friendsofthefarmpark.org/harvest-festival/

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The Takoma Park Street Festival will take place Sunday, October 2, from 10am-5pm on Carroll Avenue in Takoma Park. The event will feature live music, over 150 street vendors, and food options from Takoma Park restaurants and food trucks. For the music line up and vendor list, visit the event’s website.

Per Main Street Takoma:
”The popular Takoma Park Street Festival returns for its 41st year of music, vendors, food and fun in Takoma Park. This year’s festival takes place on Sunday, October 2, 2022 from 10:00 am-5:00 pm on Carroll Avenue in Takoma Park, MD to Carroll Street, NW in Takoma, DC. Festival goers will enjoy the day exploring over 150 vendors booths, live music from 18 local bands, food trucks and more. Takoma’s unique shops, restaurants and cafes are all open and welcoming visitors.”

Per the City of Takoma Park:
The Takoma Park Street Festival is a little over a week away for its 41st year in Takoma Park on Sunday, October 2nd and will fill the streets with music, artists and makers, community groups, green companies and great food.

Local Music:
The event will kick off with a drum circle at the Gazebo Stage (all welcome to join!) and then move into 18 performances on 3 stages, offering a mix of soul, blues, roots rock, reggae, folk and more for a day of local music. For the first time in festival history, the event will kick off with a kids’ set by multiple Grammy award-winning duo, Cathy Fink and Marcy Marxer. For the entire line up check out the festival WEBSITE and the attached graphic.

Vendors:
Over 150 booths extend all along Carroll Avenue. Repeating the success from last year, booths will be on one side of the street only to create a spacious, enjoyable stroll from end-to-end. The festival starts at Eastern Avenue, NW on the Washington, DC border to Philadelphia Avenue in Takoma Park, MD with work from local artists and makers including art, jewelry, stationary, home decor, clothing, personal care products, plants, and much more. Community groups and green companies participate as well with info to share. Visitors may explore Takoma’s unique local shops along the way.

Food:
There will be many great food options from Takoma restaurants, food trucks and festival food favorites all to be enjoyed on the Takoma Streetery on Laurel Avenue. The Takoma Park Farmers Market runs during the festival with 25 additional vendors in an adjacent parking lot. Entrance to the farmers market is at 6931 Laurel Avenue.

Festival Entrances:
Entry may occur all along the festival route, but there are two main entrances at either end of the festival:

(1) Carroll Avenue at Eastern Avenue, NW: Take Metro’s Red line to the Takoma station or park in the Metro parking lot. Entrance is 3 blocks away.

(2) Carroll Avenue at Philadelphia Avenue: Free parking lot hosted by the TPSS Co-op at 201 Ethan Allen Avenue. Festival entrance is .5 block away.

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The City of Gaithersburg’s Oktoberfest celebration returns after a two-year hiatus on Sunday, October 9. The event will take place from 12-5pm in the Kentlands. Full details below from the City of Gaithersburg:

“Dust off your dirndl, grab your lederhosen and get ready to Prost! The 29th annual celebration of Oktoberfest is on Sunday, October 9, 2022, from noon to 5 p.m. The festival takes place in and around the Arts Barn, Kentlands Mansion and Kentlands Village Green and along Main Street & Market Square.”

Admission & parking are free. Free wheelchair accessible shuttle service will run regularly during festival hours to and from satellite parking at 101 Orchard Ridge Drive, just off of Quince Orchard Road.

Experience a taste of Germany right in your own backyard with performances by the ever-popular Alte Kameraden German Band & Alt-Washingtonia Bavarian Dancers. Savor traditional festival food while enjoying selections from local microbreweries.

Fall festivities include professional pumpkin carving & apple cider pressing demonstrations, fun inflatables, hands-on crafts, pumpkin & face painting, balloon twisting, bubbles, artists & crafters, family activities, and strolling entertainers. Enjoy three stages of live entertainment featuring a variety of bands, stroll through the business expo, and explore restaurants and retail establishments within the Kentlands. Please note some activities have a nominal fee.

Note that no unauthorized alcoholic beverages, scooters, skateboards, roller blades, bicycles, or weapons, real or facsimile, are permitted at the Festival. Licensed & leashed pets are permitted in the Festival but not encouraged due to large crowds & noisy environments.

Street Closures
Please note that starting at 6 a.m., City streets will be closed & will reopen at approximately 9 p.m. The following streets will be affected:

  • Main Street from Midtown to Market Street West
  • Inspiration Lane from Main Street to Golden Ash; between Briscoe & Selby – Closed
  • Inspiration Lane from Firehouse to Briscoe & Golden Ash to Selby Street – Limited access passes only access
  • Firehouse Lane from Leeks lot to Inspiration Lane – Closed
  • Kent Square: All
  • Selby Street: All
  • Kentlands Boulevard (both circles): No 360 traffic between 11:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Kentlands Boulevard (cross overs): At 7-11 & Whole Foods parking lots entrances – Closed all day
  • Hart Road between Golden Ash & Firehouse Lane – Limited access (pass only)
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Montgomery County Recreation will host family-friendly events this fall season, ranging from fall festivals to swimming with pumpkins. The October events will be hosted at community recreation centers, senior centers and aquatic facilities across the County.

Fall special events hosted by Montgomery County Recreation this fall include:

  • Saturday, Oct. 15. Noon-3 p.m. Chevy Chase Fall Festival. Jane E. Lawton Community Recreation Center, 4301 Willow Lane, Chevy Chase. Activities include a pumpkin patch, moon bounce, face painting and games. Free for all ages.
  • Saturday, Oct. 22. 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Ross Boddy Fall Harvest Festival and Pumpkin Derby. Ross Boddy Community Recreation Center, 18529 Brooke Rd., Sandy Spring. Event will feature crafts, games and a pumpkin derby race. The registration fee for the derby is $20 and includes materials and instructions.
  • Saturday, Oct. 22. 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Fall Festival at North Potomac. Nancy H. Dacek North Potomac Community Recreation Center, 13850 Travilah Rd., Rockville. Celebrate at this annual fall festival. Registration is required.
  • Saturday, Oct. 22. 4-6 p.m. Coffield Family Fall Festival. Gwendolyn. E. Coffield Community Recreation Center, Lyttonsville Road, Silver Spring. Ghouls and goblins will great attendees dressed in Halloween costumes. Prizes will be awarded. Enjoy games, a dance party and treats.
  • Saturday, Oct. 22. 4-7 p.m. Trunk or Treat. Marilyn J. Praisner Community Recreation Center, 14906 Old Columbia Pike, Burtonsville. Join trick-or-treating, a costume contest and arts and crafts. Planning to decorate your vehicle. Register by Friday, Oct. 14.
  • Various dates: Floating Pumpkin Patch. Ever picked a pumpkin in a swimming pool? For $5 per person, children ages 2-12 will have the chance to swim around to pick a pumpkin and then decorate it. Events will take place at Martin Luther King Jr. Swim Center, 1201 Jackson Rd., Silver Spring from 4:30-6 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 22; Olney Swim Center, 16605 Georgia Ave., Olney, from 7:30-9 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 29; and at the Eunice Kennedy and Sargeant Shriver Aquatic Center, 5900 Executive Blvd., North Bethesda, from 10-11:30 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 29, and Sunday, Oct. 30.
  • Saturday, Oct. 29. 6:30-9:30 p.m. Therapeutic Recreation Saturday Night Social – Halloween Howl Dance. Holiday Park Senior Center, 3950 Ferrara Dr., Wheaton. Annual Halloween costume extravaganza for ages 15-and-over with disabilities. Event will feature a DJ, dancing, games, pizza and other refreshments. Pre-registration is encouraged.

Registration for events can be completed online at ActiveMONTGOMERY.org. Not all events require registration.

Registration for fall programs is currently underway and registration for Youth Basketball will begin on Monday, Oct. 3.

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Montgomery Village’s Fall Festival will take place this year on October 8 from 11am-2:30pm at North Creek Community Center (20125 Arrowhead Road). The event will feature food trucks, games, a petting zoo, and the annual Great Pumpkin Race. The Great Pumpkin Race is a “unique side-by-side, single-elimination race featuring handcrafted, decorated pumpkin race cars, in a madcap, dramatic explosion of creative ingenuity. The referee rules the race, building excitement as registered pumpkin race car owners compete for the Pumpkin Race Championship Trophy.”

Full details courtesy of the Village News:
“Get ready. Get set. Race! Or roll straight, sideways, fast, leisurely or however gets you to the finish line first. It’s time for residents, families, neighbors, groups and organizations to begin planning their pumpkin racers for Montgomery Village’s Great Pumpkin Race, scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 8, rain or shine!

Each year the racing and the decorating become more competitive, and this year is expected to be no different. Families, individuals, local dignitaries, groups and organizations are encouraged to build a pumpkin racer for the race, which caps off the Montgomery Village Foundation (MVF) Fall Festival. Participants will have time before the single-elimination heats to test and tune their racers for optimal performance. A limited number of race kits will be available both at the MVF Office, 10120 Apple Ridge Road ($20), before race day, and at the festival on race day (limited quantities); pumpkins not supplied. For instructions on how to build a pumpkin racer, click here.

Before the races get underway, all are invited to enjoy the sights, sounds and smells of the Fall Festival, beginning at 11 a.m. in the North Creek Community Center parking lot, 20125 Arrowhead Road. Listen to music, play tailgate games, visit the petting zoo, ride the rides, try the balloon launch, visit the photo booth and purchase delicious festival food, all in one place.

Once again, a shuttle will bring festival-goers from the MVF Office and the Church of Latter Day Saints parking lots all day. Pumpkins will also be judged for Best Decoration, Most Innovative Design, Prettiest, Scariest, Best Animal Look-A-Like, Best Cartoon Character and Best Themed Pumpkin Racer and Driver Duo—creativity counts! The Frederick Keys mascot, Keyote, will be visiting again this year to take pictures with fans! And for adults 21 and older, the beer and wine garden featuring select drinks from Lone Oak Farm will be available.

Vendor spaces and sponsorship opportunities are also still available! Get your business in front of Montgomery Village residents, and join in the racing action. For more information, call 240-243-2331 or e-mail [email protected].

Join your friends and neighbors for fantastic fall fun on Saturday, Oct. 8 from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at North Creek Community Center, 20125 Arrowhead Road. For more information, call 301-948-0110 or visit www.montgomeryvillage.com.”

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Per Montgomery Parks:
Prost! Grab your steins and your lederhosen on Saturday, September 24,  11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and celebrate Oktoberfest at the hiker/biker trail parking lot of Lake Needwood,  Rock Creek Regional Park. 
True Respite Brewing will be on site offering various beers for purchase, both at the main event area AND as a refuel option at the halfway point of the hike! Satisfy all your Oktoberfest food cravings with pastrami-on-rye from Corned Beef King, sausages and hot dogs galore from Dog Haus Biergarten, and indulge in sweet AND savory crepes from Rita’s Crepes

Maryland’s own Shane Gamble and his band will be taking the stage all day to help kick off Oktoberfest the right way. With two albums already released, Shane has made a name for himself in the music industry, with a Billboard Top 40 single “Beautiful Work” and a breakout number 1 hit “Turn My Way”. He’s also been featured on Spotify’s “Fresh Finds” and “New Music Nashville” playlists.

Interested in getting a birds eye view of Lake Needwood? Bring your kids for an exciting chance to climb some trees along the lake, spotted and supported by the Parks Tree Climbing Crew. This opportunity is for children only.

To help plan your day at Parks Ale Trail, here’s a brief schedule of events:

  • 11:00 AM: Event Start
    • Vendors begin selling food and drinks
    • Tree Climbing begins
    • Trail and halfway point beer garden are open for use
  • 11:30 AM: Shane Gamble and the band liven up the park with live music
  • 2:30 PM: Enjoy your last stroll on the trail before the end of the day!
  • 3:00 PM: Event ends – and look forward to more Parks events!

This event is free, but food and drinks are available for purchase only. 

  1. Alcohol may not leave the event area. No alcohol is allowed on the trail at Lake Needwood. Drinks must be finished before hiking.  
  2. Guests under the age of 15 must be accompanied by an adult at all times.   
  3. The Westside Trail is comprised of mainly compressed gravel, so it is suitable for wheeled vehicles like strollers, walkers, and wheelchairs. The main entrance to the trail, however, is loose gravel, and on an incline, so please plan accordingly.  
  4. Guests must show valid form of identification when purchasing alcohol. Guests under 21 who attempt to purchase alcohol will be removed from the event. 
  5. Dogs are allowed at this event, and must follow all dog park rules and regulations.  
  6. Free on-site parking is available in multiple lots at Lake Needwood. Follow event signage when you arrive. 
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Pumpkin Festival returns to Butler’s Orchard (22222 Davis Mill Road, Germantown) this year from September 24th-October 30th.  Admission includes access to Pick Your Own Pumpkins, hay rides, tractor pulls, a straw maze, games, and more. The event runs each Wednesday – Friday: 1-6pm (Last entry 4:30 PM) and Saturday – Sunday, and Columbus Day: 9am-6pm (Last entry 4:30 PM).

Per Butler’s Orchard:
It’s back again for another year! The 42nd Annual Pumpkin Festival starts September 24th, 2022 and runs through October 30th.  We’ve made a few updates to improve your Festival experience, and we are so excited to have you at Butler’s, whether it’s your first visit or 42nd visit!
Note: Making a reservation ahead of time is STRONGLY ENCOURAGED. We sell out most weekend days and are not allowing walk ins unless there is ticket availability. You will not be admitted if we are sold out.

The Pumpkin Festival is a weather dependent event.  If weather is questionable, please call or visit the website before traveling.  Service animals welcome.  Comfort or emotional support animals and other non-service animals (pets) are not permitted at Butler’s Orchard.
What’s Included?
  • Admission to Pick Your Own Pumpkins (pumpkins are $0.75/lb)
  • Hayrides
  • Hilltop Hop Jump Pads
  • Jump in the Hayloft
  • Visit Barnyard Buddies
  • Twisted Corn Maze
  • Live Music*
  • Playground
  • Spiderweb
  • Play in the Corn Box
  • Straw Maze
  • Swoop down the Giant Slides
  • Corn Hole Games
  • Pedal Tractors
2022 Other Activities ($)
  • Pumpkin Cannon*, $4.00/shot,
    October 15-16, 22-23, 29-30
  • Pony Rides* (10:30 am – 4:30 pm), $6.00/ride
  • Face Painting*, $4.00 and up
  • Mini Diggers
  • Pick Your Own Pumpkins, $.75/lb
    *available weekends only
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Per Montgomery County:
For Immediate Release: Wednesday, August 31, 2022
The ninth annual Montgomery County “Friendship Picnic” will again bring people of diverse cultures and faiths together to make new friends and discuss ways to build a stronger community. The free picnic will be held from noon-5 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 18, at Wheaton Regional Park.

Wheaton Regional Park is located at located at 2000 Shorefield Rd. in Wheaton. A free satellite parking shuttle service to and from the Wheaton Ice Rink and athletic fields will be available.

This free event is an initiative of the Montgomery County Committee Against Hate/Violence (CAHV), which works to eradicate acts of hate and intimidation through community education, advocacy, collaboration and legislation.

All are welcome to the celebration, which will include traditional, Kosher, Halal and vegetarian lunch options. There will be a wide range of activities for children and adults including music, dancing, moon bounce, face painting, a petting zoo, the carousel and rides on the park’s miniature train.

Attendees do not need to bring food or drink to the event. All will be provided. There is no need to register in advance to attend.

“Our Friendship Picnic is a wonderful opportunity to come together, in the same space and place, and look at ways we can stem the tide on hate and violence, said Montgomery County Human Rights Director James Stowe.  “There will be wonderful activities for children and the entire family. It will be a marvelous day for all residents and visitors alike to be in Montgomery County.”

In addition to the recreation activities, there will be opportunities for small group conversations to discuss how to peaceably and respectfully move toward a nonviolent community. Everyone’s thoughts are valued and all will be heard.

The Friendship Picnic is endorsed and supported by the Montgomery County Office of Human Rights, the Montgomery County Human Rights Commission, the Montgomery County Office of Community Partnerships, the Faith Community Advisory Group, Montgomery Parks, Montgomery County Police and the County Fire and Rescue Service.

For more information about the Friendship Picnic, call 240-777-8450.

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