On Your Own: Celebrate Food Day 2014 with ECO City Farms, Oct 25

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ECO City Farms is hosting Food Day 2014 on Saturday, October 25, 2-5PM at the Edmonston Farm, 4913 Crittenden Street, Edmonston, MD 20781

Food Day is a nationwide celebration and a movement for healthy, affordable, and sustainable food. This event allows visitors to experience an urban farm to understand where food comes from, find out about local, affordable produce, and learn about healthy eating and active living.

ECO-city-farms-logo-mediumThey’ll have live music, farm tours, yoga, face and pumpkin painting and other activities for kids, cooking demonstrations/tastings and our famous smoothie bike. Not to mention free t-shirts! This event is free.

If you are interested in volunteering, please send an e-mail to kayla@ecocityfarms.org.

Visit ecocityfarms.org for more information about this event.

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Wear Mix-Match Socks to the Troop Meeting This Friday, Oct 24

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October is National Bullying Prevention Month. Celebrate differences and take a stand to #StopBullying by wearing mix match socks to the October 24 troop meeting this Friday, October 24, 2013, 6 – 7:30PM, inshaAllah.

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Troop 3480 meets every other Friday. Take a little time to note in your calendar the troop meetings for the rest of 2014:

Nov. 7
Dec. 5
Dec. 19

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Cadette Media Journey Overnight at Gadsby’s Tavern Museum, Apr 24-25

cadetteMediaJourneyMedia is an unavoidable part of life, but are you controlling it or is it controlling you? Girls will use the collection of the Stabler-Leadbeater Apothecary Museum to examine types of media, persuasion techniques, and stereotypes. Then, using their new media savvy, they’ll take action and create a Public Service Announcement to get the real message about a topic that’s important to them. Saturday morning, the Cadettes will show their PSAs to the Junior Girl Scouts at the overnight and ask their survey questions. By the end of the overnight, girls will have completed all of the steps for the It’s Your Story—Tell It: Media leadership journey for Cadette Girl Scouts. Only 8 spaces are available on a first-come first-served basis. Payment due at the October 24, 2014 troop meeting.

NOTE: Adult chaperones for this overnight trip have been designated; additional adults will not be able to participate due to limited space. No tag-a-longs. No refunds. If there are spaces available for this event we will try to get additional tickets.

QUICK RECAP
What: Media Journey Overnight
Who: Cadettes
When: April 24-25, 2015
Where: Gadsby’s Tavern Museum, 138 North Royal Street, Alexandria VA
Cost: $35 (cash only)
Form: Cadette Media Journey Overnight Parental Permission Form

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