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Sunday, October 16

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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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Comedy

Kaleidoscope Comedy Show 13619
Riot Act Comedy Theater and Kaleidoscope Comedy present Mark Matusof and Marcus Brown with Danny Rolando, Chipp Jones and host Irwin Loring. Enjoy a great evening of comedy as Riot Act and Kaleidoscope come together to celebrate the Release of Marcus Brown's first DVD "Marcus Brown Live at the Old Bowie Town Grille" Headliner Mark Matusof brings his special brand of clever, funny and hilarious comedy to our stage
Hosted By: Riot Act Comedy Theater
Time: 700PM - 1000PM Cost: $15
Location: 801 E Street, NW (Penn Quarter), Washington, District of Columbia 20004
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Fund Raisers

Law Enforcement Ride and Run to Remember 13200
The Law Enforcement Ride & Run to Remember is a bike ride, 5K run and family festival taking place on Sunday, October 16th at the National Law Enforcement Memorial in Washington, DC. Net proceeds benefit the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund. Law enforcement officers support us every day - and every 53 hours an officer makes the ultimate sacrifice. This event is your chance to say thank you and support them in return.
Hosted By: National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund
Time: 600AM - 0400PM Cost: $35.00
Location: E Street, between 4th and 5th Streets, NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20004
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Health

Intro to IMPACT Self Defense Workshop 13575
This workshop introduces the elements of self-defense. Students learn basic verbal and physical strategies for dealing with standing confrontations. Students have opportunities to practice use of physical and verbal skills in drills and simulated attack scenarios with a male instructor in padded gear. Open to adults and teens age 13-17 with parental permission and/or chaperone. Preregistration is required.
Register Online: http://www.dcimpact.org/register/ or Call 202-328-1203
Hosted By: DC IMPACT Self Defense
Time: 100PM - 0400PM Cost: $79 pre-paid; $89 at the door
Location: 616 H Street NW, #200, Washington, District of Columbia 20001
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Music

WPOC 93.1 Sunday in the Country 13137
WPOC 93.1 Sunday in the Country
featuring Josh Turner ‧ The Band Perry ‧ Joe Nichols ‧ Easton Corbin ‧ Frankie Ballard ‧ Hunter Hayes and more!
Merriweather Post Pavilion ‧ Columbia, MD
11:00 AM Gates
$75 & $55 Reserved Pavilion ‧ $40 Lawn

Tickets On Sale Friday, August 12th at 10 AM through Ticketfly
Hosted By: Merriweather Post Pavilion
Time: 1100AM - 1200AM Cost: FREE
Location: Merriweather Post Pavilion , Columbia, Maryland
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Sunday in the Country featuring featuring Josh Turner ⧠The Band Perry ⧠Joe Nichols ⧠Easton 13430
Tickets On Sale Now through Ticketfly
Hosted By: Merriweather Post Pavilion
Time: 1100AM - 0600PM Cost: $75 & $55 Reserved Pavilion ⧠$40 Lawn
Location: 10475 Little Patuxent Parkway , Columbia, Maryland
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Philomath, Andrea Pias, Rachel Schain , Mike Novak 13528
Live music and drink specials. Age limit:21+
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Time: 930PM - 1200AM Cost: $10
Location: Upstairs Lounge, 1934 9th Street NW, Washington, District of Columbia
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You Say France and I Whistle (free concert) - Sunday October 16th 7:30 pm @ the Swedish Embassy 13600
Join us for a concert of Swedish indie pop at its best, combining melodious upbeat pop with joyful lyrics. The musical influences are many, everything from Justice to Beach Boys. The band has three lead singers - making the music and the live shows very dynamic.

Limited seating, cash bar available
rsvp-hos@foreign.ministry.se

Hosted By: The Swedish Embassy
Time: 700PM - 0830PM Cost: FREE
Location: House of Sweden, 2900 K Street, NW, Washington D.C., District of Columbia
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Singles

Baby Boomers Seated Speed Dating ~ for People Born Between 1946 and 1964 13472
Professionals in the City invites people who were born between 1946 and 1964 to attend our Speed Dating event organized especially for you and your fellow Baby Boomer professionals! Use Promo Code DCPages10-16T in your order. The Promo Code is good for $5 off of the event only for tickets purchased in advance. The Promo Code will not be honored at the door for walk-ins.
Hosted By: Professionals in the City
Time: 730PM - 0930PM Cost: $30
Location: Tommy Joes 4714 Montgomery Lane, Bethesda, Maryland 20814
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