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Markoff's Haunted Forest 11690
Markoff's Haunted Forest Halloween event starts on Friday the 1st of October. Get a Halloween scare early! Walk down a dimly lit forest trail and encounter the chain saw man and 12 other scenes. There are Haunted Hayrides, a Haunted Bus, Spider Walk climbing wall, Bat Flight zip line, Death Jump trapeze and bonfires & food too. Oct. 1,2,8, 9,15,16,21,22,23,28,29,30 & 31. From 6:30-9:30pm Thurs.& Sun. and 6:30-10:30pm Fri. and Sat. Go through Poolesville, MD on Route 107 and turn right onto Martinsburg Rd. Driveway is 300 yards on left. Price is $20 first 2 nights and $25 all others. See www.calleva.org for specific info. 301 216-1248. Markoff 's Haunted Forest -Best scare in the area!


MHF is in its 18th year and was rated as one of the top 13 Halloween attractions in the U.S. last year by AOL City Guide. In 2006, The Markoff's Haunted Forest was featured on the front page of the Washington Post.


Last year, we had approximately 20,000 adults and children from Metropolitan Washington walk down our scary forest trail and try our many activities in the staging area, the "circle."


As you know, we are Calleva and The Markoff's Haunted Forest is a fund raiser for our camp. We are a non-profit camp with an office in Poolesville, Maryland and our farm in Dickerson, MD.


We give youth scholarships to our camp and bring youth in the Phoenix School (drug and alcohol rehabilitation) to our camp for high adventure/esteem building activities.
Hosted By: Calleva Outdoor Adventure
Time: 100AM - 1030PM (ends on Monday, Oct 31) Cost: $25
Location: 19120 Martinsburg Rd., Dickerson, Maryland 20842
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Arts

D.C. Premiere of 13563
Pipe Dreams (USA, 2011, 40 min.) explores the controversy surrounding the proposed Keystone XL oil pipeline from Canada's tar sands through America's heartland to the Gulf Coast.Narrated by Daryl Hannah. Directed by Leslie Iwerks.
Introduced by Rep. Henry Waxman (D-Calif.) and the film's director, followed by panel discussion.
Hosted By: Environmental Film Festival in the Nation's Capital, NWF, NRDC, Sierra Club
Time: 530PM - 0830PM Cost: FREE
Location: U.S. Capitol Visitor Center Theater , Washington, District of Columbia 20510
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Business

Best of DC Series- Cause Marketing- Making the Most of Limited Budgets 13565
Nonprofits rely on the generosity of individuals, corporations, and foundations to execute their mission. Our panelists will share unique marketing strategies that increase revenue by reaching potential donors, corporate sponsors, and volunteers- all with limited funds.

For more information and to register visit: www.DCAdClub.com
Hosted By: DC Ad Club
Time: 600PM - 0800PM Cost: $25 Ad 2 DC// $30 DC Ad Club // $45 Non-members
Location: 1412 Eye Street, NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20005
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Comedy

Nick DiPaolo 13285
From "Late Show with David Letterman", "The Tonight Show", "The Sopranos," "Beer League" and Comedy Central. " He has 3 half-hour Comedy Central specials and a critically acclaimed Showtime special "Raw Nerve." Nick was also nominated twice for his writing on HBO's "The Chris Rock Show." DiPaolo is a cagey veteran who commands the room, taking you on a hilarious ride that is both edgy and unpredictable.
Hosted By: Riot Act Comedy Theater
Time: 830PM - 1030PM Cost: $17-$20
Location: 801 E Street, NW (Penn Quarter), Washington, District of Columbia 20004
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Comedian Joe Recca 13570
Grand Prize Winner of BET's "Coming to the Stage", HBO and "Showtime at the Apollo." Hosting one of its favorite comics, Joe's insight coupled with his sarcasm make him on of the funniest guys around. A veteran of "Showtime at the Apollo" and HBO's "Def Comedy Jam" Joe was also head writer for DL Hughley's "The Kings of Comedy" movie.
Hosted By: Riot Act Comedy Theater
Time: 830PM - 1030PM Cost: $15 & $17
Location: 801 E Street, NW (Penn Quarter), Washington, DC, District of Columbia 20004
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Education

Recycling Education Tour 13560
Recycling games that provide fun ways to learn about the benefits of recycling and a walk-through exhibit about the bottle recycling process, including products that can be made from recycled plastic bottles, such as clothing and household items.
Hosted By: Deer Park 100% Natural Spring Water
Time: 700AM - 0630PM Cost: FREE
Location: 72 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20002
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Galas

Build Hope: A World Habitat Day Event Recognizing Humanitarian Leadership 13280
Build Hope will bring together government officials, corporate and philanthropic leaders and other friends of Habitat for Humanity to focus attention on World Habitat Day and kick off Habitat's flagship annual event, the Jimmy & Rosalynn Carter Work Project, which in 2011 and 2012 will support Habitat's disaster response and rebuilding efforts in Haiti. Katie Couric, award-winning journalist, best-selling author and television personality, will serve as the emcee for the evening.
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Time: 600PM - 1000PM Cost: Individual Ticket: $1,500; Table sponsor: $25,000
Location: National Building Museum, 401 F Street NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20001
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2011 Red Ribbon Gala 13524
NOVAM presents its Red Ribbon Gala, an elegant evening of tributes, recognition and celebration will be led by Honorary Chair Congressman James P. Moran, 2011 Honoree, Mr. Jay Fisette, Arlington County Board Member and Keynote Speaker, Ms. Caressa Cameron, Miss America 2010, whose personal platform was HIV/AIDS.
Hosted By: Northern Virginia AIDS Ministry
Time: 630PM - 0930PM Cost: $135/ticket
Location: 9750 Meadowlark Gardens Court, Vienna, Virginia 22182
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Health

Young Peels Day 13564
October 6th Enjoy a 25% savings during our Young Peels Day for Summer Skin Rehab!

-Young Melanage $1125 (retail $1500)
-Young Mini Melanage $300 (retail $400)
-Quelage $225 (retail $300)

Call (202) 785-4187 today to reserve your appointment! This is a very popular treatment, so appointments will book quickly--don't miss out!

To enjoy this deep discount, all clients must prepay when booking appointment.
Hosted By: Ruff Plastic Surgery
Time: 830AM - 0500PM Cost: FREE
Location: 2440 M Street. NW Second Floor, Suite 200, Washington, District of Columbia
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Music

The Bangles 13290

The Bangles
7:00 PM Doors
Hosted By: 9:30 Club
Time: 700PM - 1145PM Cost: 25
Location: 815 V St. NW, Washington, District of Columbia
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Window Show with Harris Face Presents 13525
Window Show on the main street level. Come enjoy a great meal and great music with performances by Margaret Wasaff, Rachel Levitin, Adrian Krygowski, Amber Dutton & Harris Face. Age limit: 21+
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Time: 830PM - 1200AM Cost: $5
Location: Downstairs Window, 1934 9th Street NW, Washington, District of Columbia
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Shopping

Boutique Week 13403
Bethesda Row will hold its second annual Boutique Week September 30-October 7, featuring trunk shows, discounts and special events from the Row's restaurants and shops. The week will culminate with the Washington, D.C. premiere of praised fashion documentary, Dressed, the story of NAHM designer Nary Monivong's rise from homelessness to the runway. The movie will premiere on October 6 at 7:45 p.m. at Bethesda Row Cinema.
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Time: 1000AM - 0700PM Cost: FREE
Location: 4950 Elm Street, Bethesda, Maryland
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Singles

Single Tall Men and the Women Who Love 'Em!~Seated Speed Dating 13382
Professionals in the City brings you a special speed dating event filled with tall men in a casual and relaxed atmosphere. Are you specifically attracted to tall men? How would you like to spend an evening getting the chance to meet and mingle with tall men? Use Promo Code "DCPages10-6Z" in your order. The Promo Code is good for $5 off of the event only for tickets purchased in advance.
Hosted By: Professionals in the City
Time: 700PM - 0900PM Cost: $30
Location: Zen Bistro and Wine Bar 1301 South Joyce Street, Arlington, Virginia 22202
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Spiritual

Diana Veiga 13465
Join Peoples Congregational United Church of Christ on Thursday, October 6 and Friday, October 7, at 7pm for our fall revival featuring Rev. Otis Moss III. The revival is free and open to the public. Please visit our website: www.peopleschurchucc.org or call (202) 829-5511 for more information.
Hosted By: Peoples Congregational Church
Time: 700PM - 0900PM Cost: FREE
Location: 4704 13th St NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20011
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