Thursday, November 8, 2012
Looking for something exciting to do this weekend? Check out some of the fun things going on around town.
Each week, Patch puts together a list of local activities and events going on in your area this weekend. Check back weekly and tell us in the comments if you know of any additional activities coming up. Legally Blonde Paint Branch Perspectives Present: Harvey Rockville Town Square Ice Rink Grand Opening (RESCHEDULED from last week) Family Geocaching Adventures Register at www.ParkPASS.org. Germantown Annual Christmas Bazaar Cat Adoption Open House WinterGlow 2012 Art Show & Sale Mad Hat Dance Party at Dance Bethesda
Monday, September 26, 2011
Members of Saints Peter and Paul Antiochian Orthodox Christian Church hosted a three-day celebration of food and Middle Eastern culture.
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Monday, September 26, 2011
For the past three years Katie Kirkpatrick has looked forward to the Saints Peter and Paul Antiochian Orthodox Christian Church bazaar every September. Along with several friends, Kirkpatrick attended the Middle Eastern bazaar to enjoy her weekend with a festive flair. “The food is great, prices are reasonable, and it is a blast seeing all the Middle Eastern products for sale,” she said. “I am a big fan of the deserts—all of them—but I really am partial to the baklava and bird's nests.” This year Kirkpatrick was amused to see that younger members of the church were heavily promoting the ice cream sundaes topped with crushed up baklava. On the weekend of Sept. 23-25, the church celebrated its 28th year hosting the bazaar. Preparations began…
Tuesday, August 2, 2011
Members of Saints Peter and Paul Orthodox Church prepare baklava and maamoul, two of more than 14 desserts offered at the fall bazaar.
For many members of the Saints Peter and Paul Antiochian Orthodox Christian Church midsummer means gearing up for the annual fall bazaar. Twenty volunteers gather during the months leading up to the bazaar to make the food that will be sold to the more than 4,000 people expected to attend. "It takes a village to prepare for the bazaar," said Madelyn Nader, who is co-chair of food along with Mary Sahouri. "Today, we are making two of the 14 traditional Middle Eastern desserts. We have already prepared spinach pies and kafta, a burger-like dish," Nader said. Sahouri's mother travels all the way from Houston to help make the deserts. Originally from Palestine, Nijmeh J. Zayed has been helping out for years. According to her daughter, she is …
Monday, August 1, 2011
The planning committees began working in January for the September event.
Saints Peter and Paul Antiochian Orthodox Christian Church will hold it's annual popular Saints Peter and Paul Annual Bazaar from Sept. 23-25. But behind the scenes, months of preparation are needed to bring the event together. Last year the bazaar served over 3,000 meals. The food includes traditional foods from Eastern Europe and the Middle East including grape leaves and spinach pies. Food Chair Madelyn Nader enlists an army of volunteers to begin cooking in July to prepare for the event.
A look at the five things to know to begin your week in Potomac.
Wake up and smell the coffee—or tea—on this Monday morning. Start the week off right with these five things to know today in Potomac. 1. On this first day of August, expect mostly sunny conditions with temperatures in the mid-90s. There's a slight chance of thunderstorms both in the morning and afternoon. Let's hope the precipitation is a reality as the area is experiencing a rainfall deficit. 2. Our summer intern spent some time with the enthusiastic volunteers helping to prepare for the annual bazaar at Saints Peter and Paul Antiochian Orthodox Christian Church. Stay tuned for the video later today. The dessert prep will make your mouth water. 3. Beginning today Maryland drivers can take advantage of Washington, D.C.'s ticket amnesty …
Friday, September 24, 2010
See what's going on Sept. 24, 25 and 26.
This weekend, Potomac will have something for just about everyone, so grab your running shoes, your Bingo card, your wallet and your appetite! Friday through Sunday, St. Peter and Paul Antiochian Orthodox Church will host its annual Fall Bazaar and there is no better place to indulge in delicious Middle-Eastern treats. There will be live music, arts and crafts tables, raffles a kid's activity center and tons of food to enjoy. The event, which will take place at the church on River Road, has free admission and free parking. Does anyone have B-7? You could be a winner at Family Bingo Night at the Potomac Community Center on Friday from 7:30 p.m. until 9:30 p.m. It is $5 per Bingo booklet and prizes will include Club Friday membership. All …