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Today is April 25, 2015 - Clarksburg, MD 20871  

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Saturday, April 25th, 2015

  • 2015 Cure SMA Chesapeake Chapter Walk-n-Roll | Morning | Charity, Fundraiser, sma, curesma, walk-n-roll, fundraiser, maryland fundraiser, walks
    2015 Cure SMA Chesapeake Chapter Walk-n-Roll - Create your team today and start fundraising for this fun filled day to help fund a treatment and cure for spinal muscular atrophy. Join us for a 1 mile walk on the scenic and paved paths through the beautiful Old National Pike Park. You’ll also enjoy games, face painting, refreshments and the chance to connect with several SMA families throughout your area!

Saturday, May 16th, 2015

  • Gaithersburg Book Festival | 10:00am - 6:00pm | Special Interest, literary, book, festival, kid friendly, fiction, non-fiction, mystery
    Gaithersburg Book Festival - The Gaithersburg Book Festival is an annual celebration of great books and great writing that has made its mark as one of the nation’s top literary events. It takes place Saturday, May 16, 2015, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on the grounds of City Hall (31 S. Summit Ave.) in Gaithersburg, Md.

    The festival will feature more than 100 best-selling and award-winning authors who will participate in panel discussions and book signings throughout the day. Authors include:

    • Anne Enright
    • Sherrilyn Kenyon
    • Benjamin Percy
    • Marisa de los Santos

    • Chef Cathal Armstrong
    • Maureen Corrigan
    • Clarence Page
    • Nora Pouillon
    • Alexandra Robbins

    • Larry Bond
    • Jeffrey Deaver
    • James Grady

    Children’s & Middle Grade
    • Kwame Alexander
    • Jessica Day George
    • Gareth Hinds
    • Michelle Knudsen and Matt Phelan
    • Phyllis Reynolds Naylor
    • Kate Messner and Christopher Silas Neal
    • Robert Sabuda
    • Adam Rubin and Daniel Salmieri
    • Gene Leun Yang

    Other festival highlights include a hall of exhibiting authors, a Children’s Village, announcement of the high school short story contest winners, exhibitors with literary wares, Friends of the Library used book sale, and onsite new book sales by Politics & Prose. Visitors of all ages also have the opportunity to participate in free interactive, hands-on writing workshops on a variety of topics.

    The Gaithersburg Book Festival is presented in partnership with Politics & Prose, Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce, Johns Hopkins University – Montgomery County Campus, Montgomery County Public Libraries, Montgomery County Public Schools, Rio Washingtonian Center, Shout Mouse Press, The Washington Independent Review of Books, Whole Foods-Kentlands and The Writer's Center, with grant support from the Maryland State Arts Council.

    Admission, parking and handicap-accessible shuttle buses from Shady Grove Metro and Lakeforest Mall are FREE.

    Learn more at our website

    Contact: Carolyn Crosby. Phone: 301.258.6350.

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