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Sunday, October 30

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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

Weekend Events at River Center at Lock 8 13746
Canal Stewards 9-10:30am
Help clean-up the land&water at Lock 8 along the C&O Canal towpath. We'll provide tools & equipment.
VOR: River Stories w/ Hayden Mathews 10:30-11:30am
An entertaining & informative program about the non-living environment & the living, biological-community influence on each other.
Outdoor Safety 101: 12-2pm
FREE outdoor safety seminar. Please bring your own first-aid kits.
Hosted By: Potomac Conservancy
Time: 900AM - 0200PM Cost: FREE
Location: 7906 Riverside Drive, Cabin John, Maryland 20818
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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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Family

4th Annual Great Persons Ball 13739
Join us for an evening of dancing, games, prizes, Children's Gallery Activities, free healthy snacks and more. This is an event for the whole family! Come dressed as your favorite Great Person (Great Person is a person who has an extraordinary achievement in a field, overcome great negative social forces, or had an significant impact on history.) All proceeds will support M.O.M.I.E.'s TLC (Mentors of Minorities in Education's Total Learning Cis-tem), a D.C. nonprofit.
Hosted By: MOMIEs TLC
Time: 300PM - 0500PM Cost: $5 children & seniors; $7 adults; $25 families (5)
Location: 609 Maryland Ave, NE, Washington, District of Columbia 20002
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Halloween

Halloween: JUST for KIDS 13596
Children of all ages are invited to dress up in their favorite Halloween costume and explore the National Museum of Crime & Punishment while enjoying candy and extra festivities, such as a photo-op with McGruff the Crime Dog. Children MUST have a parent or guardian present.

Tickets and more information can be found online.
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Time: 100PM - 0600PM Cost: $10/person
Location: 575 7th Street NW, District of Columbia, District of Columbia
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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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The 4th Annual Boo Bash 13714
Entry Donation: $20 minimum
$20 includes a drink ticket and food
$60=a WBL tshirt and all of the above
$80=a WBL journal and all of the above
$100=free admission to a 2012 WBL teach-in
$500=a scholarship in your name and all of the above!
This year we will be partying with a purpose. The Boo Bash will also be a fundraiser for Words Beats & Life, Inc. A portion of the proceeds will go to towards their SCHOLARSHIP FUND!
Hosted By: Words, Beats, & Life @ The Goethe Institue
Time: 1000PM - 0100AM Cost: $20 Minimum
Location: 812 7th St. NW, Washington, District of Columbia
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BUG-O-WEEN 13743
FRIENDS OF WATKINS-BUCHANNAN
PRESENT A PETERBUG AFFAIR ALONG WITH THE SE CENTER REUNION(ARTHUR CAPPER) COMMITTEE
BUG-0-WEEN SATURDAY OCT 29 2011 8PM-1AM
EASTERN MARKET'S NORTH HALL
227-7TH ST SE
Hosted By: fRIEND OF wATKINS-bUGHANNAN
Time: 800PM - 0100AM Cost: 15.00
Location: 227 7TH ST SE, WASHINGTON, District of Columbia 20003
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Music

Arteless & guests with Dan NY 13534
Live music and drink specials. Age limit:21+
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Time: 900PM - 1200AM Cost: $10
Location: Upstairs Lounge, 1934 9th Street NW, Washington, District of Columbia
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Pets

Pet Costume Contest 13577
Show off your pet's Howl'oween flare at the Costume Contest. Giving out prizes for most unique, fan favorite etc. to include pets in the Halloween spirit. All pets will get to go home with goodies and get the opportunity to get their picture taken to appear on our famous pet wall!
Hosted By: Unleashed by Petco
Time: 300PM - 0400PM Cost: FREE
Location: 13685 Connecticut Ave Silver Spring, Silver Spring, Maryland 20906
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Howl-o-ween Bash 13578
Show off your pet's Howl'oween flare at the Costume Contest. Giving out prizes for most unique, fan favorite etc. to include pets in the Halloween spirit. All pets will get to go home with goodies and get the opportunity to get their picture taken to appear on our famous pet wall!
Hosted By: Unleashed by Petco
Time: 1000AM - 0800PM Cost: FREE
Location: 20980 Southbank Street , Sterling, Virginia 20165
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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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South Asian and Indian Professionals Ages 21-35~Seated Speed Dating 13589
If you are South Asian or Indian and looking to meet singles ages 21-35, then Professionals in the City has the event for you! This event is the opportunity for you to meet other interesting, professional and fun singles while cutting through all the hoopla of the first date scene! Use Promo Code DCPages10-30T 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: 730PM - 0930PM Cost: $30
Location: Tommy Joes 4714 Montgomery Lane, Bethesda, Maryland 20814
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