Monday, June 7, 2010

A Call To Participate! – Join us in celebrating our new Civic Building at Veterans Plaza

GRAND OPENING JULY 8th

The Grand Opening for the Silver Spring Civic Building at Veterans Plaza is Thursday, July 8th. Together with Silver Spring Town Center, Inc., we’ve planned for a joyous, wonderful community celebration starting in the late afternoon, followed by the opening ceremony led by our County Executive at 6:30 p.m., and capped by our first Silver Spring Swings Summer Concert with the Fabulous Bel Airs from 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m…. Please join us!

A SPECIAL CALL TO PARTICIPATE


For the subsequent four Thursdays after the Grand Opening (July 15, 22, 29, and August 5) we will be having a series of Community Celebrations to accompany the Concert Series. Each Celebration will have a different theme highlighting different aspects of our community.

Tables will be made available on Veterans Plaza to organizations, institutions, businesses, and entrepreneurs that want to share information with the community relevant to the Community Theme for the week. (There is no cost for this. We will provide the tables.)

Additionally, the first fifteen (15) groups that sign up for each Celebration will have the opportunity to share their own fun, engaging 60-second “infomercial” with the concert audience at intermission.

So, pick the Celebration Theme that best fits you and let us know your interest by simply e-mailing:
CBatVP@MontgomeryCountyMD.gov
[You must "cut-and-paste" above link to send e-mail.]

COMMUNITY CELEBRATIONS THEME & CONCERT ACTS*

July 15
Celebration of our vibrant Youth and Sports communities

Bruce Ewan "The Red Harmonica King" featuring Steve "Baby Jake" Jacobs (blues )

July 22
Celebration of our Neighborhoods, Community Associations, and Civic Organizations

Second Wind (rock & roll covers)

July 29
Appreciation of our Community’s Businesses & Entrepreneurial Spirit

Patrick Alban & Noche Latina (latin/rock)

August 5
Celebration of the Arts, Non-Profits, Charities, and Faith Communities

The David Bach Consort (world jazz)

*Note: Recognizing and encouraging our vast diversity, the Community Celebration Theme and the Concert Act type purposely do not match.

A SPECIAL CLOSURE

Our last Community Celebration, on Thursday, August 12 featuring music by Elliot Levine (R&B, funk) will be a reunion of the Silver Spring Redevelopment Committee & friends… More info to follow soon.

Comments? Ideas?... PLEASE chime in!... And, become a ‘follower’ of this blog so you get future postings.

DON’T FORGET TO e-MAIL
CBatVP@MontgomeryCountyMD.gov
In your e-mail, please indicate for which community celebration you want a table; and, make sure you include your full contact info!

1 comment:

Marilyn said...

Wow ! This is so exciting! I can't believe this is finally really happening-
our own Silver Spring Civic Center will be OPEN in 16 days.

I love all the special events that celebrate many facets of our community.

Many thanks to all who help make this dream a reality.

Marilyn Seitz
former SS Advisory Board member,
manager of Pennyworth Shop - last thrift shop in downtown SS
and long time activist from Woodside Park

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