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Free Carseat Check In Md.

Free Carseat Check In Md.

On Sunday September 21, Certified child passenger safety technicians from Safe Kids Montgomery County will be inspecting the selection , installation and use of child safety and booster seats.

Parents will be given one-on-one instruction on how to properly use their child’s infant or booster seat.

Mitsubishi is providing Safe Kids Montgomery County a $2,000 grant to assist with the event. Safe Kids Montgomery County will also receive a $1,000 donation of infant and booster seats.

Stop by King Mitsubishi at 16160 Frederick Road in Gaithersburg, Md. from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. to get your carseat checked.

 

Thunder Burger & Bar to Hold Halloween Costume Contest

Thunder Burger & Bar to Hold Halloween Costume Contest

 

Thunder Burger & Bar, located in the heart of Georgetown, will be holding a Halloween Costume Contest, giving adults the opportunity to show off their costumes. The contest will be held on October 31, 2012, with judging taking place at 10:00 p.m. There will be one Best Male Costume award and one Best Female Costume award, with each winning a $50 Thunder Burger & Bar gift certificate.

“Kids shouldn’t be the only ones to have some fun on Halloween. This is a great opportunity to strut your stuff and have some fun,” explains Ryan Fichter, Executive Chef of Thunder Burger. “Plus, if you have a great costume, you may even be the one to win the gift certificate – an added bonus to the fun you will have.”

Over 50 D.C. Restaurants Featured In Festival This Weekend

Over 50 D.C. Restaurants Featured In Festival This Weekend

Enjoy what may be one of the last beautiful long weekends in the area at Taste of D.C.

Experience the best this area has to offer by sampling from more than 50 D.C. restaurants and food trucks this Saturday through Monday.

Located between the White House and the Capitol at Pennsylvania Ave NW from 9th-14th Streets, check out all day live performances,  30 specialty beers , and the Ben's Chilli Bowl's 2nd Annual World Chilli Eating Championship. 

All restaurants will have up to four menu items and will have at least one tasting item priced $3 or less. Make sure you bring cash as not all restaurants will be taking credit cards.

You can purchase tickets here.

For more event information visit the Taste of D.C. website.

Join WUSA-TV & Walk To End Breast Cancer

Join WUSA-TV & Walk To End Breast Cancer

 

As many of you know, October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. We all have been touched by this disease indirectly or directly including JC Hayward, and it's for this reason that WUSA-TV and JCHAYWARD.COM wants to make a difference in the community by walking towards a cure.

WUSA-TV will be walking and raising money in October for our local American Cancer Society Making Strides Against Breast Cancer event, which takes place on Saturday, October 20 at 10 a.m. at the National Sylvan Theater on the National Mall in D.C.

Walk to honor breast cancer survivors and remember our loved ones who lost their battle.

FREE Bridal Show/Cake Tasting At Occasionally Cake Oct. 14

FREE Bridal Show/Cake Tasting At Occasionally Cake Oct. 14

Occasionally Cake of Alexandria, Va. is hosting a free wedding cake tasting at their Alexandria, Va. location at 207 King Street from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Sun., Oct. 14, featuring samplings of their popular wedding cake and cupcake flavors as part of a two-hour, free Wedding/Bridal Show, co-sponsored with White Ribbon Studios Photography. Other wedding vendors will also showcase music, wedding attire, limousines, hair salons, wedding venues, restaurants and jewelry. Free two-hour parking is available, first-come, first-serve basis, a block or two north of King Street. Call (703) 647-9638 or visit www.occasionallycake.com for more information.

The event will offer Occasionally Cake cake samples, feature hair and makeup demonstrations and display a classic Bentley parked out front. Attendees will also receive gift bags.

Volunteer Victims Needed For Emergency Drill

Volunteer Victims Needed For Emergency Drill

The Virginia Railway Express (VRE) is looking for volunteer victims to help them in their yearly emergency drill.

During the drill VRE will be conducting a simulated train disaster to test its federally approved Emergency Preparedness Plan and its security preparedness. First responders from local, state and federal levels will take part in the training.

This year’s drill will take place in Alexandria, Va. on Saturday, Oct. 27. Several volunteers are needed to be victims during the simulation and should arrive at 7:30 a.m. and conclude no later than 1 p.m.

The number of participants is limited, volunteers will be taken on a first come first serve bases.  VRE is asking anyone who is interested to send an email to gotrains@vre.org. Please put Volunteer Victim in your subject line.

Happily Hungry: Smart Recipes for Kids with Cancer

Happily Hungry: Smart Recipes for Kids with Cancer

What: Kids receiving treatment for cancer help author Danielle Cook Navidi prepare recipes from her new cookbook, “Happily Hungry: Smart Recipes for Kids with Cancer,” written for them and children like them.

Who: Danielle Cook Navidi’s son Fabien was diagnosed with Hodgkin’s disease at age 11 in 2004. From his experience she wrote this thoroughly researched, beautifully photographed cookbook full of recipes that are easy on the stomach and high in nutrition.