Area celebrations offer help and entertainment

July 18, 2017 by  

There are two events taking place in the laurel area next month that will likely attract plenty of families ready to celebrate.

The first event is the 8th annual Family and Friends Fest. Free backpacks and school supplies will be handed out to young people while they last. There will also be free clothes giveaways and snacks.

For the kids, there will be moon bounces, games, and other activities. For the adults, there will be free health screenings and information about various health resources available in the area.

Organizers are still looking for volunteers to help run the event.

Later on the same day, Eco City Farms will be holding their Summer Garden Party fundraiser in Riverdale. Evan Papp will be hosting it at his home. Guests will enjoy good food, drinks, and musical entertainment. Proceeds will go to expanding their food production.

Organizers of both events will likely invest in flyer printing services to create a product that can be easily distributed in communities such as nearby Laurel.

The Family and Friends Fest will be held at Casa del Alfarero in Silver Spring on August 5 from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM. Call 301-625-4890 for more information.

The Summer Garden Party will take place in Riverdale on August 5 from 5:00 to 9:00 PM. Tickets are $20. Call 301-288-1125 to learn more.