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Saturday, October 29

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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

Out of the Darkness Walk in Washington DC 12675
Join us for the 5th Annual Out of the Darkness Walk on the National Mall. Proceeds benefit the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP). AFSP is a non-profit organization dedicated to research and prevention programs.

Register online at http://afsp.donordrive.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=donorDrive.eventDetails&eventID=1418&destination=E
Hosted By: American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
Time: 530PM - 0800PM Cost: FREE
Location: Sylvan Theater, Washington DC, District of Columbia
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Bulb Bash 13677
Join us for our annual Bulb Bashes on Saturday, October 29th at Girard Children's Community Garden and another on November 19th at Marion Street Intergenerational Garden (1519 Marion St. NW, WDC 20001), 2-4pm! City Blossoms encourages folks of all ages to participate in these days of beautification and celebration. Enjoy food, drink, and live music as we contribute towards planting a whole bunch of bulbs!
Hosted By: City Blossoms
Time: 200PM - 0400PM Cost: FREE
Location: 1480 Girard Street, Washington, District of Columbia 20009
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Dancing

Halloween Thriller Dance Workshop 13588
Join Professionals in the City tonight for a fun and fast-paced lesson of the infamous Michael Jackson Thriller dance. Then get FREE admission to our Mayhem and Madness Halloween Bash! You do not need to have any dance experience whatsoever to participate in this amazing event. Use Promo Code DCPages10-29D 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 - 0800PM Cost: $15
Location: DC Dance Collective, 4908 Wisconsin Avenue, NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20016
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Education

Life Coaching Crash Course 13474
The Life Coaching Crash Course is a 2 day workshop that introduces you to a full set of tools to design your life through interactive dialogue, small team exercises, group and individual coaching. Our highly trained life coaches will teach the process and how to remove the most frequent obstacles people face.
Hosted By: The Handel Group
Time: 900AM - 0400PM Cost: $400
Location: Source, 1835 14th St. NW, Washington DC, District of Columbia 20009
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Newhouse Master's Programs Information Session 13732
Syracuse University's S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications is hosting a graduate and professional master's information session. Come to the information session to learn how a degree from Newhouse can help you find the skills you are looking for to start your career. Speak with alumni and representatives.
Hosted By: S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications
Time: 200PM - 0400PM Cost: FREE
Location: 2301 Calvert Street NW, Washington DC, District of Columbia
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Entertainment

Read, Eat & Give with Chef Johnny Mo 13357
Join FOLMC and renowned Chef Johnny Mo after hours at the Rockville Memorial Library for a cooking demonstration and music performance by the chef.
All proceeds benefit Friends of the Library.
Hosted By:
Time: 730PM - 0900PM Cost: $50
Location: Rockville Memorial Library, 21 maryland Avenue, Rockville , Maryland 20850
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Family

Falloween 13638
Bring the whole family out for a day of fall fun at Market Common Clarendon. Kids will enjoy trick or treating at local shops and taking part in a children's costume parade, a petting zoo, face painting, strolling entertainment, and much more! Enjoy the beautiful pedestrian walkways, fountains, and scenery of Market Common Clarendon throughout the duration of the event. Free admission! Please call 703.785.5634 or visit www.marketcommonclarendon.net for more information.
Hosted By: Market Common Clarendon
Time: 1000AM - 0200PM Cost: FREE
Location: 2700 Clarendon Blvd., Arlington, Virginia 22201
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Halloween

Fall Festival 13418
Franconia United Methodist Church invites parents and children to our free Fall Festival Oct 29, 5-7 PM. Enjoy games, prizes, crafts, food, and Haunted Hallway, all in a wholesome safe environment. Costumes are welcome. We are located at the corner of Beulah and Franconia, next to the Franconia Elementary School, convenient to the Fairfax Connector routes 231, 232, and 310. Call 703 971-5151 or admin@franconiaumc.org.
Hosted By: Franconia United Methodist Church
Time: 500PM - 0700PM Cost: FREE
Location: 6037 Franconia Road, Alexandria, Virginia 22310
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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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Spirit of Washington Halloween Boo Cruise 13615
Come one, come all, and join us in your scariest Halloween garb for a spooky cruise event out on the Potomac!


Spirit Cruises' Halloween "Boo" cruise is a Halloween party unlike any other. We've got food, entertainment and haunting late-night views of DC beneath the moon. All for one frighteningly low price!
Hosted By: Spirit Cruises
Time: 930PM - 1200AM Cost: From $44.90 per adult.
Location: 600 Water Street SW, Washington, District of Columbia 20024
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Artomatic Surreal DC Halloween Masquerade 13642
Revel in mayhem this Halloween with Artomatic, Nagaa Events & iStrategylabs at SurrealDC!
This year's party will be a massive blast! LiveMusic. Performances. Art.Dance.Costume Contest. SurrealDC is lookin' for the scariest, craziest, sexiest, most creative & original Halloween dressers of the year!
Tickets: $25 Open Bar (beer & wine) till 10pm and treats 21 & Over Only. Buy your tickets now! http://bit.ly/pOzduZ. Tickets will not be sold at the door




Hosted By: Artomatic, istrategy labs, Naaga Events
Time: 800PM - 0200AM Cost: $25
Location: 3050 K Street NW, DC at Washington Harbour, Georgetown, District of Columbia 20007
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Health

Timeout for Veteran's Health with the Washington Redskins 13520
Free Health Screenings and Educational Event in recognition of Veterans Day!

The event is open and free to the public. Screenings will be made available to all over the age of 18.

Register today: http://www.redskinshealthandwellness.com/events.html
Hosted By: Washington Redskins, Men's Health Network, GlaxoSmithKline
Time: 1000AM - 0200PM Cost: FREE
Location: FedExField, 1600 FedEx Way, Landover, Maryland 20785
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Museums

Late Fall Exhibitions Open at American University Museum 13501
Saturday, October 29 - Wednesday, December 14
American University Museum
Admission is free.

The American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center opens Courtney Smith: Insatiable Spaces and Nicole Eisenman: Works on Paper.
Hosted By: American University Museum
Time: 1100AM - 0400PM Cost: FREE
Location: 4400 Massachusetts Ave NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20016
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Music

Little Dragon 13292

Little Dragon
Early Show! 7:00 PM Doors
Hosted By: 9:30 Club
Time: 700PM - 1145PM Cost: $20
Location: 815 V St. NW, Washington, District of Columbia
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Arteless & guests with Dan NY 13534
Live music and drink specials. Age limit:21+
Hosted By:
Time: 900PM - 1200AM Cost: $10
Location: Upstairs Lounge, 1934 9th Street NW, Washington, District of Columbia
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Flory Jagoda and Friends in Concert at EWI 13557
Flory Jagoda and Friends perform traditional Sephardic music from the former Yugoslavia and other parts of the world.

All proceeds from the concert benefit EWI's entrepreneurial programs for immigrant, refugee and low-income women.

Concert starts 5pm followed by reception
Tickets $25 (in advance); $30 (at the door)
Special early offer:Tickets for Two only $45!
Hosted By: Empowered Women International
Time: 500PM - 0700PM Cost: $25 (advance); $30 (door); Early offer: 2 for $45
Location: Convergence, 1801 N. Quaker lane, Alexandria, VA 2, Alexandria, District of Columbia 22302
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Singles

Singles Seated Speed Dating and Halloween Party - Mayhem and Madness Halloween Bash 13587
Professionals in the City invites you to our HUGE Halloween Bash, the most spooky and spectacular party in the area. Hundreds of people attend our Monstrous Bash every year! This option to our Halloween Party will begin with a Singles Seated Speed Dating. We encourage you to wear a costume! Use Promo Code DCPages10-29K 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 - 0200AM Cost: $30
Location: kstreet lounge 1301 K Street NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20005
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Sports

Ghost, Goblins & Ghouls Spooktacular 5k 13159
Join in the Halloween fun and run the second running of the Ghost, Goblins & Ghouls Spooktacular 5k and Scarecrow Sprint Fun Run! Runners are encouraged to run in costume and enter the costume contest! Kids!! Be sure get signed up for the Scarecrow Sprint Fun Run! Register on-line at www.ghost5k.com
Hosted By: Village at Leesburg
Time: 500PM - 0700PM Cost: $28 registration
Location: 1601 Village Market Blvd, Leesburg, Virginia 20175
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