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Jun
1
Sat
Silver Spring/Takoma Park Seasonal Walk @ Safeway, Downtown Silver Spring
Jun 1 – Oct 13 all-day

The 5km/10km Silver Spring Trails, rated 2A, are on sidewalks through downtown Silver Spring’s retail area and residential areas. The 6km/10km Takoma Park trails, rated 2A, are on sidewalks through the south end of Silver Spring and into Historic Takoma Park. The 10km has one steep hill and includes the border crossing into Washington, DC. There are 6km/10km trails along Sligo Creek Trail and back to Downtown Silver Spring. Create additional distance by combining individual loops. It is suitable for strollers and for wheelchairs.

Restrooms are available in Safeway, Whole Foods and other places noted in the walking instructions. Pets are allowed but must be leashed at all times during the walk; you must clean up after them. Pets are not allowed in the shops or other buildings unless otherwise noted.

Aug
1
Thu
Urbana, Get Your U! Seasonal Walk @ Giant Food, Villages at Urbana
Aug 1 – Dec 29 all-day

There are 5km, 6km, 10km, and 11km trails. The 5km trail (rated 2A) goes to the old part of Urbana, Urbana District Park and through some of the Villages of Urbana (celebrating their 20-year anniversary in 2019). The 10km trail (rated 2B) includes more of the Villages of Urbana and some woods walking on paved and natural surfaces and a muddy section (really hard for strollers; wear hiking boots or old tennis shoes), The 6km (rated 2A) and 11km (rated 2B) trails take you to the “site” of the old Peter Pan Restaurant, an indelible memory to all of us who lived in the general area during the 1960s and 70s.

Sep
21
Sat
Heroes Weekend at Summers Farm @ Summers Farm
Sep 21 – Sep 22 all-day
Heroes Weekend at Summers Farm @ Summers Farm

In recognition and appreciation for their service, Summers Farm is offering free admission to active duty members and veterans of the United States Armed Forces and first responders (Firefighters, EMT’s, Police) on September 21 and 22. Immediate family members are admitted at half price. Summers Farm is open 10am-10pm on Saturdays and 10am-7pm on Sundays. For more information about hours, ticket prices, and special events, visit www.summersfarm.com or call 301-620-9316.

Teachers Weekend at Summers Farm @ Summers Farm
Sep 21 – Sep 22 all-day
Teachers Weekend at Summers Farm @ Summers Farm

On the weekend of September 21-22, Teachers (with a valid school ID) and 1 guest are admitted FREE to Summers Farm. Homeschool teachers must present identification or verification to gain free admission. Fall farm attractions include a gigantic 50th Anniversary NASA-themed cornfield maze, hay rides, pick-your-own pumpkins, pig races, farm animals, apple cider donuts, and more! Summers Farm is open 10am-10pm on Saturdays and 10am-7pm on Sundays. For more information about hours, ticket prices, and special events, visit www.summersfarm.com or call 301-620-9316.

Sep
22
Sun
Sensory Friendly Hours at Summers Farm @ Summers Farm
Sep 22 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 am
Sensory Friendly Hours at Summers Farm @ Summers Farm

On September 22 and 29 from 8am to 10am, Summers Farm is open exclusively for guests on the Autism spectrum or with sensory sensitivities. All activities will be open. Spend the morning at Summers Farm and partake in fall farm attractions like hay rides, pig races, pick-your-own pumpkins, and the gigantic 50th Anniversary NASA-themed cornfield maze! Donuts and coffee will be available at the Cookies and Donuts shop. For more information about hours, ticket prices, and special events, visit www.summersfarm.com or call 301-620-9316.

Sep
28
Sat
Scouts Weekend at Summers Farm @ Summers Farm
Sep 28 – Sep 29 all-day
Scouts Weekend at Summers Farm @ Summers Farm

Are you a scout or scout leader? Wear your scout uniform, shirt, or sash to Summers Farm on September 28-29 and receive a complimentary participation patch. In addition, 1 scout leader will be admitted FREE for every 10 paid admissions. Spend the day at Summers Farm and partake in fall farm attractions like hay rides, pig races, pick-your-own pumpkins, the gigantic 50th Anniversary NASA-themed cornfield maze! For more information about hours, ticket prices, and special events, visit www.summersfarm.com or call 301-620-9316.

Sep
29
Sun
Christalis Superhero 5K @ Washington Adventist University
Sep 29 all-day
Christalis Superhero 5K @ Washington Adventist University

Grab your capes and tights and join us on Sunday, September 29, 2019 for our Superhero 5k! All runners receive a t-shirt, pre & post run snacks, goody bag, a fun warm-up and post run mini yoga session. Winner receive medals and prizes. Please visit our webpage to see the companies donating towards the winners prizes.

There will also be fun activities for Kids: Face Painting,Obstacle Course, Crafts, Kiddie Dash and Games.

All proceeds from the race go directly towards helping our kids in Uganda. Be a hero, save a child!

Sensory Friendly Hours at Summers Farm @ Summers Farm
Sep 29 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 am
Sensory Friendly Hours at Summers Farm @ Summers Farm

On September 22 and 29 from 8am to 10am, Summers Farm is open exclusively for guests on the Autism spectrum or with sensory sensitivities. All activities will be open. Spend the morning at Summer’s Farm and partake in fall farm attractions like hay rides, pig races, pick-your-own pumpkins, and the gigantic 50th Anniversary NASA-themed cornfield maze! Donuts and coffee will be available at the Cookies and Donuts shop. For more information about hours, ticket prices, and special events, visit www.summersfarm.com or call 301-620-9316.

Oct
5
Sat
Maryland Pumpkin Festival 2019 @ Summers Farm
Oct 5 – Oct 6 all-day
Maryland Pumpkin Festival 2019 @ Summers Farm

On October 5-6, Summers Farm will feature a host of special events to celebrate all things pumpkin! In addition to a gigantic cornfield maze, pumpkin patch, wagon rides, hay slides, farm animals, jumping pillows, and homemade apple cider donuts, Summers Farm will feature live entertainment, face painting, a pumpkin hunt, pumpkin donuts, and more! For more information about hours, ticket prices, and special events, visit summerfarm.com or call 301-620-9316.

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