Category Archives: Chevy Chase Events

The Annual Rock Creek Cleanup Was a Great Success!

I was so excited and honored to assist in cleaning up the Rock Creek Conservatory again this year. More than 420 kids, students, and adults participated in the Rock Creek Conservancy events during this year’s MLK weekend of service, making this year the most successful yet! Extreme Cleanup Our hard work paid off, as we removed […]

New Year’s Eve Events Around Chevy Chase

The end of 2013 is fast approaching. To ring in 2014, we’ve included a list of events happening in the Bethesda-Chevy Chase area. Be sure to check out what’s going on near your neighborhood.  Celebrate New Year’s Eve in Chevy Chase, MD The Chevy Chase Country Club will hold a New Year’s Eve celebration in the […]

Market-Fresh Food in Chevy Chase

Late summer is one of the best times of year to buy locally produced foods in Chevy Chase. One of the most popular of the farmers’ markets is held on Saturday mornings at Lafayette School on Broad Branch Road, NW, in Chevy Chase, D.C. The main attraction at the Lafayette market is doubtless the fresh […]

Betsy Ross Leads 4th of July in Chevy Chase

Betsy Ross and a couple of Montgomery County fire trucks led the way Thursday as the village of Chevy Chase celebrated the 4th of July with the traditional children’s parade from Village Hall  to Oliver Street Park. The kids rode bikes and scooters festooned in red, white and blue. Some were pushed in strollers and […]

Fireworks in Chevy Chase

“Technical difficulties” may have caused a long delay midway through the Chevy Chase Club’s annual Independence Day fireworks show on July 3. But they did not deter most of the crowd gathered inside and outside (above) the club. The show began on schedule at roughly 9:30 p.m. But after about ten minutes, it ground to […]

B-CC Students Fight Obesity

Cecilia Carchedi, a sophomore at Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School, is concerned about the burgeoning problem of obesity, especially among American youth. And she’s decided to do something about it. Cecilia, with the help of several B-CC classmates, has founded an organization called “Peas of Mind.” It’s intended to help people by giving them access to […]

Clean Up The Park This Weekend

With sunny days ahead of us, it’s a great time to enjoy the outdoors in Chevy Chase! This weekend, you can do just that and help out the community. The 2013 annual Rock Creek Extreme Clean Up is happening this Saturday, April 6 at 9 a.m. Where Will the Clean Up Take Place? Meadowbrook Park […]

Dance Bethesda This Weekend

The folks at Bethesda Urban Partnership have another special event planned this weekend–Dance Bethesda. Its a celebration of dance that creates opportunities to learn and enjoy all over downtown Bethesda. It includes free dance lessons and parties at Bethesda dance studios and a professional concert featuring the region’s best dance companies at the Round House theater. That’s one of […]