Run for the Rock 5K Run/1 Mile Walk

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Rock Creek School is having their 2nd “Run for the Rock” 5K Run/1 Mile Walk on Saturday April 18th, 2015 at 9:00 at Baker Park in Frederick Maryland. The cost is $25.00 for the 5K and $15.00 for the 1 mile. The 5K includes a t-shirt if you register by March 27th. You can purchase a t-shirt for the 1 Mile or to just have an extra t-shirt if by March 27th.

The proceeds will be going to all of the students at Rock Creek School for technology in the classroom. Rock Creek School is a public school in Frederick, MD specially designed for students with disabilities. Help the students by registering today!

There will be children’s activities too! Balloons, face painting, and a free raffle with registration!

Register on Active.com or visit Run for the Rock’s Facebook page for more information on the event.

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Toys for Tots Collection on December 13th at Westview Promenade

Holiday traditions come in all forms around Westview Promenade, but only one brings year-round benefits: the Toys for Tots Donation Collection event on Saturday, December 13th from noon – 3:00 p.m. The Golden Gears Car Club will host the Toys for Tots collection with the U. S. Marine Corps Reserve. The mission of the U. S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots program is to collect new, unwrapped toys during October, November and December each year, and distribute those toys as Christmas gifts to less fortunate children in the community in which the campaign is conducted.

During the event, enjoy listening to the sounds of live holiday music by the popular trio Gary and the Groove. Feel free to take a selfie with Santa and Mrs. Claus, and be among the first 250 children to arrive and receive a special gift. Parents and kids will also enjoy the military vehicle that will be on display (pending availability) and the diverse Golden Gears member vehicles – historic, classic, muscle, and special interest vehicles.

This event is free to the public.

Thanks to Cheryl for sending this along.

Sophie and Madigan's Pirate and Princess 5k & Fun Run

Sophie and Madigan’s Pirate and Princess 5k & Fun Run:

Join us for some Halloween fun as Sophie and Madigan’s Playground presents the 1st annual Pirate and Princess 5k and Family Fun Run. Dress up as a princess or a pirate, or anything else that makes you smile! Bring the kids, bring the neighbors, bring the grandparents! There is something for everyone! Register by October 4th to receive an event t-shirt!

Sophie and Madigan’s Playground is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization created to honor the lives of Sophie and Madigan Lillard, who died at ages 6 and 3 as a result of a horrific house fire that occurred on January 31, 2013.

The mission of Sophie and Madigan’s Playground is to honor the lives of Sophie and Madigan Lillard by building a memorial playground and providing opportunities for children and their families to play, learn, and create lifelong memories together, and in ways that reflect the beautiful personalities and spirits of these two sisters.

The race takes place at Baker Park on October 18th.

Longaberger Basket Bingo Sunday Sept 14 2014

Come out and enjoy a day of bingo hosted by The Patty Pollatos Fund.  All baskets are filled with great prizes.  50/50 & raffles drawings.  Tickets are $20.  Doors open @ 12pm & bingo starts @ 1pm.  Food available / non smoking.

Frederick Elks Lodge                        
289 Willowdale Drive

For advanced tickets call : 301-676-2069

Frederick County 4H Therapeutic Riding Program Stampede 5K and Fun Run

What: A 5K and Fun Run to benefit the Frederick County 4H Therapeutic Riding Program Inc.

When: Saturday, November 16, 2013 @ 8:00 AM

Where: Baker Park, 121 N. Bentz St. Frederick , MD 21701 (the armory – map)

Register online!

Here is a little bit more about the Frederick County 4H Therapeutic Riding Program:

The Frederick County 4H Therapeutic Riding Program Inc. began in April 1984 as a special project under the Frederick County 4H Horse and Pony Club. We are incorporated in the state of Maryland as a non-profit 501c3 organization.

  • We provide a seven week session of riding instruction each spring and fall
  • Our 76 students ride free of charge
  • Classes are held on Tuesday and Thursday evenings and all day Saturdays.

Our program always has a waiting list of applicants, but our enrolment is limited by money and the availability of volunteers.

We are always in need of funds to maintain or replace equipment for the riders and horses. Funds are needed to care for our horses’ health, including feed, veterinarian care and hoof care.

The Frederick County 4H Therapeutic Riding Program is not funded through any Federal, State or County funds. We rely solely on private donations, local clubs, private individuals, fund raising – such as cookie sales, pizza sales etc.