Thursday, December 6, 2012
With help from Montgomery County police, Santa will ride from Germantown to the Children’s Inn in Bethesda to deliver gifts to sick kids.
As part of a charitable effort by Montgomery County police, a motorcycle-riding St. Nick—flanked by 20 of Montgomery County’s finest—will carry donated gifts to Children’s Inn in Bethesda on Wednesday. Santa’s “sleigh” ride begins in Germantown at 10 a.m. at the District 5 station in Germantown then makes two stops — Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce on Clopper Road and Sheehy Ford on Frederick Road. Santa plans to lunch at Vince & Dominics Pizzeria in Bethesda. The motorcade is expected to reach Children’s Inn by 5:30 p.m., just in time for a party. Part of the National Institutes of Health, Children’s Inn is a nonprofit facility that offers lodging for children receiving treatment at NIH and their families. Police are still …
Friday, November 16, 2012
St. Nick's coming to Montgomery and Prince George's county malls this month and here's where you can go a snap a picture with the family and your pets, too.
It's that time of year again! Santa Claus is coming to town and he's available to take those adorable family photos with you and your children. Here's where Santa will be this holiday season. Wheaton Westfield Wheaton, 11160 Veirs Mill Rd Silver Spring, MD 20902 Santa will be perched in his chair, waiting to take a photo with your child, from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Mondays through Saturday and 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. from Nov. 17 through Dec. 24. Photo packages run between $21 and $45, and all come with a gift card to Shutterfly. Bethesda Westfield Montgomery, 7101 Democracy Blvd Bethesda, MD 20817 In Bethesda, you can have your child’s photo taken with Santa on the lower level of the mall, 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Mondays through Saturday and 11 a.m. to 6 …
The festivities take place at the City Hall Concert Pavilion in Olde Towne on Saturday, Dec. 1, 2012, beginning at 6 p.m.
- THE NEIGHBORHOOD FILES
- Greg Cohen
Friday, November 16, 2012
Santa Claus is coming to town. Gaithersburg will kick off the holiday season with Jingle Jubilee, a traditional tree lighting ceremony, with holiday music performances featuring the Gaithersburg High School Holiday Ensemble Band and Pritchard Music Academy, and a visit from Kris Kringle himself. Hot chocolate, hot apple cider, coffee and kettle corn will be sold at the event by the Gaithersburg Student Union, with proceeds benefitting Autism Speaks. The event is free to the public and starts at 6 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 1, at the City Hall Concert Pavlion. Should the event be cancelled due to inclement weather, the tree lighting only will take place on Monday, Dec. 3 at 7 p.m.