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Friday, October 28

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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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Community

Volunteers Needed - Phoenix Rising Meal Program 12005
Franconia United Methodist Church is part of a group of churches that serves a nutritious bagged meal to homeless people along the Route One corridor in Alexandria. All ages can help prepare and assemble the bag lunches and assist in delivery. We deliver the meals the fourth Friday of the month at 5:30 pm, and we prepare the meals on the day before (Thursdays) at 6:30 pm. Call 703 971-5151 or admin@franconiaumc.org.
Hosted By: Franconia United Methodist Church
Time: 630PM - 0530PM Cost: FREE
Location: 6037 Franconia Road, Alexandria, Virginia 22310
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Entertainment

ArtJamz: Creative Spirits Sessions II 13647
Forget ghosts, ghouls and apparitions, for some people just the thought of painting is enough to scare them senseless. We say embrace it. All-you-can-drink wine, beer and vitamin water for 3.5 hours, hors d'oeuvres, great music, the company of other intrepid painters, and a 22 x 28 canvas that you get to paint and keep, tickets $65. Silly Halloween costumes encouraged. Lamont Bishop Gallery.
Hosted By: ArtJamz
Time: 630PM - 1000PM Cost: $65
Location: 1314 9th Street NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20001
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Fund Raisers

DC Dance Marathon Happy Hour 13729
$5 donation at the door gets you Happy Hour prices until 11 p.m.! $4 drafts, rail drinks, and house wine. Also enter to win great prizes! Have fun and help the kids of Children's National Medical Center. And, in the Halloween spirit, Costumes are strongly encouraged.
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Time: 800PM - 1100PM Cost: $5 donation for drink specials
Location: 2447 18th St. NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20009
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Halloween

Wizards in the Kitchen Launch Party 13422
Join us at a Halloween party to be remembered as we launch the brand new magical recipe book Wizards in the Kitchen. Enjoy a FREE copy with the price of admission when arrive before 10 pm!

Come dressed as your favorite witch or wizard.
Hosted By: L2 Lounge in Georgetown
Time: 700PM - 0200AM Cost: $25
Location: 3315 Cady's Alley NW, Washington , District of Columbia
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Halloween Celebration 13604
Start your SPOOK-tacular Halloween weekend on Friday at BlackFinn !

Southern Comfort sponsored event with prizes and giveaways!
Up to $500 in Costume Prizes, $250 for best dressed!

$3 Bud Lights
$4 SoCo Limes
$5 Freddy Kruger Shooters
$5 Bloody Rum Punch .....and MORE!

Contact VIP@BlackFinnDC.com for more information to host your own VIP party for free entry!

Also, the VIP HOST with the most guests wins $100 !
Hosted By: BlackFinn American Saloon
Time: 1000AM - 0200AM Cost: FREE
Location: 1620 I Street, Washington , District of Columbia 20006
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Music

Window Show with Phoebe Novak, Mike Novak 13533
Live music and drink specials. Age limit:21+
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Time: 900PM - 1200AM Cost: FREE
Location: Downstairs Window, 1934 9th Street NW, Washington, District of Columbia
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Dvorak Te Deum and Janacek Glagolitic Mass 13556
Share an evening with the 140-voice chorus and world-class soloists singing one of D'ák's most beloved choral masterpieces and experience the rarely-performed Glagolitic Mass by Janacek. Presented as the culminating performance of the Embassy of the Czech Republic's Mutual Inspirations Festival (www.mutualinspirations.org)
Hosted By: Cathedral Choral Society
Time: 730PM - 0930PM Cost: Tickets start at $25
Location: TBD, Washington, District of Columbia
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Believe Showcase 13663
Various talents from throughout the metropolitan Washington, DC region will come together for this exceptional showcase. Complete details at: http://believeshowcase.eventbrite.com/
Hosted By: Patrick Lundy and the Ministers of Music
Time: 700PM - 0900PM Cost: $10 to $25
Location: Wesley United Methodist, 5312 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20012
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Pets

Puppy Play Time 13581
Got a new puppy in your life? It's important to get them socialized with other dogs at an early age to avoid aggression issues. At Free Puppy Play Time, your new pup will get to play and socialize with other puppies, as our in house dog trainer gives you tips on training your puppy and dealing with new issues that may arise.
Hosted By: Unleashed by Petco
Time: 800AM - 0800AM Cost: FREE
Location: 20980 Southbank Street, Sterling, Virginia 20165
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Singles

Rotating Profile Singles Dinner 13586
Join Professionals in the City for a great evening and a unique opportunity to meet your fellow single professionals. You could end up with the person of your dreams, or at least meet some interesting people. We have had hundreds of marriages through our past events. Use Promo Code DCPages10-28D 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: 600PM - 0900PM Cost: $40
Location: DISTRICT Restaurant, 2473 18th Street, NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20009
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Speakers

Relationship Tour ~ From His Lips to Her Ears 13592
This is the debut of an empowering event for the male and female. This Relationship Tour, will bridge the gap in communication between men and women. Come out and learn how to make all relationships in your life better with the art of communication.
Hosted By: Jason A. Ottley
Time: 700PM - 0900PM Cost: FREE
Location: 700 Southern Ave., SE, Washington, District of Columbia 20032
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