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D.C. Food Truck Festival Comes to RFK May 5

D.C. Food Truck Festival Comes to RFK May 5

No Cinco de Mayo plans? You're in luck.

Curbside Cookoff: Trucko De Mayo is set to take place on Saturday, May 5 from noon until 9:00 p.m. on the RFK Stadium Festival Grounds. The food festival features free admission, live music, two bars and over 35 food trucks including Dangerously Delicious, Fojol, DC Slices, Curbside Cupcakes, Red Hook Lobster and more!

School of Rock, a rock band consisting of students ages 8 to 17, will perform from 4 – 6 p.m.

For more information, and a full list of participating vendors click here!

DC Charity Hosts 5K Race To Benefit Homeless Children

DC Charity Hosts 5K Race To Benefit Homeless Children

To meet the needs of the most vulnerable children and their families in the area, a local non-profit, Bright Beginnings,will hold a 5K race on Saturday, May 12 at Hains Point in D.C.

All proceeds from the race will directly benefit homeless children and their families in an effort to help them get back on their feet.

Prince George’s County Celebrates Asian Pacific American Heritage Month

Prince George’s County Celebrates Asian Pacific American Heritage Month

 

The following information was sent to us by Christy A. Lipscomb:

In recognition of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, the Office of the County Executive, Asian-American Heritage Month Committee, Prince George’s County Council, Maryland – National Capital Park & Planning Commission, Prince George’s County Public School System and Prince George’s Office of Community Relations will jointly host this upcoming celebration.

 

“On the Right Road to STEM CAREERS” Science • Technology • Engineering • Math - May 4th & 5th

“On the Right Road to STEM CAREERS” Science • Technology • Engineering • Math - May 4th & 5th

 Patriots 15th Annual Youth Summit on Technology

“On the Right Road to STEM CAREERS”

Science • Technology • Engineering • Math

Bowie State University

14000 Jericho Park Road
Bowie, MD 20715

This year Patriots 15th Annual Youth Summit is a two day event May 4th & 5th 2012.  The purpose of the Summit is to get students excited about the possibility of college, study and careers in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.

REGISTRATION

You can register on line at http://patriots-ttc.org, stop by the

Prince George's County 13th Annual Harlem Renaissance Festival

Prince George's County 13th Annual Harlem Renaissance Festival

 

Stop by the annual Prince George’s County Harlem Renaissance Festival on Saturday, May 5 where Chuck Brown’s band will be performing a musical tribute in his honor.

The family oriented festival will occur at the Columbia Park/Kentland Community Center located at 2411 Pinebrook Avenue in Landover. Others headlining this year’s celebrity performances include DC’s favorite funk/rock band, “Mother’s Finest, and Comedian/Social Activist Dick Gregory .

The festival serves as a cultural enrichment and educational venue that allows families and students to learn more about the Harlem Renaissance Era. Kids can enjoy fun activities such as moon bounces, flag football, derby racing, a skating rink, and pony rides.

Inside the Community Center there will also be educational displays, county students’ artwork, and over 60 food and craft vendors!

County Executive Baker Participates in VisionWalk for Foundation Fighting Blindness

County Executive Baker Participates in VisionWalk for Foundation Fighting Blindness

 

The following informationa was sent to us by Scott Peterson: Prince George’s County Executive Rushern L. Baker, III joined State’s Attorney Angela Alsobrooks, Del. Michael Summers and approximately 1,000 students on Thursday from Gwynn Park High School, Gwynn Park Middle School, Baden Elementary School, and Brandywine Elementary School to support a fellow student, Bjorn Brooks, who is legally blind from a rare genetic disease. A ribbon-cutting ceremony kicked off the event at Gwynn Park High School, and students walked on behalf of Brooks to boost awareness and generate funds for the Foundation Fighting Blindness’ research efforts for sight-robbing retinal diseases. R&B recording artist Ginuwine, Big Tigger, and 95.5 WPGC-FM radio personalities Free and Herkules also participated in this event. 

County Executive Baker Participates in VisionWalk for Foundation Fighting Blindness

County Executive Baker Participates in VisionWalk for Foundation Fighting Blindness

 

The following informationa was sent to us by Scott Peterson: Prince George’s County Executive Rushern L. Baker, III joined State’s Attorney Angela Alsobrooks, Del. Michael Summers and approximately 1,000 students on Thursday from Gwynn Park High School, Gwynn Park Middle School, Baden Elementary School, and Brandywine Elementary School to support a fellow student, Bjorn Brooks, who is legally blind from a rare genetic disease. A ribbon-cutting ceremony kicked off the event at Gwynn Park High School, and students walked on behalf of Brooks to boost awareness and generate funds for the Foundation Fighting Blindness’ research efforts for sight-robbing retinal diseases. R&B recording artist Ginuwine, Big Tigger, and 95.5 WPGC-FM radio personalities Free and Herkules also participated in this event.