Latin American Festival, Potomac Fall Bazaar, Designer Handbag Bingo and More in Montgomery County this Weekend

Looking for something exciting to do this weekend? Check out some of the fun things going on around town.

1. Saints Peter and Paul Antiochian Orthodox Christian Church Fall Bazaar

Where: Saints Peter and Paul Antiochian Orthodox Christian Church, 10620 River Rd Potomac, MD 20854

When: Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 21, 22 and 23. Times are 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday, 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday, and noon to 4 p.m. Sunday.

Description: This annual Potomac bazaar is famous for its middle eastern food, crafts, art and jewelry.

2. Latin American Film Festival

Where: 8633 Colesville Road, Silver Spring, Maryland 20910

When: Sep 20, 2012 - Oct 10, 2012

Description:  23rd Annual Afl Latin American Film Festival features 50 films from Latin America, Spain and Portugal.

Pricing: See website for film times and pricing.

3. “Be the Peace” Meditation Hour – Globally-synchronized Meditation Event

Where:  8236 Georgia Ave, Silver Spring, MD

When: Friday, September 21, 2012, 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Description:  Public meditation/prayer event includes over 380 cities worldwide.

To register:  http://www.eventbrite.com/event/4352739160?ref=ebtn

For more information about the Global “Be the
Peace” event, please visit www.BethePeace.com or view a short video about the “Be the Peace” event.   https://vimeo.com/48985098.

Pricing: Free

4. National Weather Service Forecast Office Public House

Where:  43858 Weather Service Rd, Sterling, VA 

When: Saturday, September 22, 2012, 9:00 am

Description:  An event for the whole family to learn about the weather and the science of forecasting.   Days events include a weather balloon launch, tour of the operations center, meet and greet with meteorologists, hands-on science experience and more.  For a full list of events click here:  http://­www.­erh.­noaa.­gov/­lwx/­openhouse

Pricing: Free

5. Ladies' Hike Out: Seneca Creek Greenway Trail

Where: Brookside Nature Center, 1400 Glenallan Ave, Wheaton, MD

When:  Saturday, September 22, 2012, 9:30 am

Description:  Women gather together for a 3-4 mile hike starting at the Black Rock Mill in south Germantown and heading toward the Potomac.

Register at www.ParkPASS.org.

Pricing: Free

6. Designer Handbag BINGO

Where:  19951 Father Hurley Blvd, Germantown, MD 

When:  Friday, September 21, 2012, 6:00 pm

Description:  The Knights of Columbus Council #11024 will host its second annual “Designer Handbag Bingo” fundraiser on September 21 at Mother Seton Parish located off Father Hurley Blvd, in Germantown MD.  Proceeds from the event will help fund community programs.

Pricing:  $25.00

7. Walk/Fun-Run to support Germantown HELP

Where:  17920 Germantown Park Dr, Germantown, MD

When:  Saturday, September 22, 2012, 9:00 a.m.

Description:  Fun-run/walk to support Germantown HELP.  To participate, bring donations of non-perishable food, especially peanut butter, spaghetti sauce and cereals.  Please do not bring foods with expired dates or dented cans.  Event will be held rain or shine.

Pricing:  Free

8. The Finest! presents Fathym the Rhythm of Fashion

Where:  F. Scott Fitzgerald Theatre, 603 Edmonston Dr, Rockville, MD

When:  Friday, September 21, 2012, 8:00 pm

Description:  The City of Rockville and The Finest! Performance Troupe presents a production by Kashi-Tara, Artistic Director/Choreographer/Writer and Karen Rawlins, Manager/Producer. Cosponsored by The Finest Performance Foundation, Inc.

Pricing: $10.00

9. Loide Performs at Strathmore Mansion

Where:  10701 Rockville Pike, North Bethesda, MD

When:  Wednesday, October 3, 2012, 7:30 pm

Description:  Contemporary jazz meets the rhythmic melodies of Africa in a performance by Loide.

Pricing:  $15.00



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