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Community Circles for August, 1999

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Upcoming Events

College Park Aviation Musem, 1985 Corporal Frank Scott Drive, College Park. Fun With Flight, every Tuesday until Aug. 10, 1 - 4 p.m. Soar Into Summer, every Wednesday until Aug. 18, 1 - 4 p.m. Peter Pan Club, 2nd and 4th Thursdays, 10:30 a.m. - Noon. For more information, call 301-864-6029.

Genealogy Workshop, National Archives at College Park. Thursday, August 26, 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Fee $15. Advance registration is required. For more information, call 202-219-2316.

Poetry Reading, Riverdale Bookshop & Coffee Depot, 4701 Queensbury Road. Third Tuesday of the month, 7 p.m. Open MIC format. For more information, call 301-277-8141. Summer Shakespeare in the Parks, Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission. Free. For more information, call 301-405-7847.


Riverdale Boys & Girls Club Tuesday, August 17 7:30 p.m., Riverdale Community Center, 6323 51st Avenue. Call Cindy or Tom Carpenter, 301-927-7763.

Riverdale Business Association For information, call Pete Spiropoulos, 301-277- 9271. Riverdale Lions Club Wednesday, August 25 7:30 p.m., Town Hall. Call Guy Tiberio, 301- 864-3545.

Civic Committees

Preservation Association of Riverdale Park No meetings until September 7:30 p.m., Town Hall. Call Chris Davis, 301-277-6615.

Resident's Association for Progress in the Town of Riverdale (RAPTOR) For information, call 301-927-7407.

Riversdale Historical Society For information, call Ann Ferguson, 301-927- 8230.

Traffic Study Committee For information, call Frank Randall, 301-699- 0454.

Web Site Committee For information, call Ed Joynes, 301-277-6615 or e-mail

Veterans Monument Committee For information, call Ray Badders, 301-864-8438.

Riversdale Notes

Early 19th Century Ball

Ladies and gentleman in appropriate dress will enjoy a ball in the west wing of the mansion on the evening of Saturday, August 21, 7:30 - 10:00 p.m. Early 19th century or black tie attire. Donation: $15.00. Call 301/864-0420 for information.

Tour Hours Expanded

Beginning on Friday, August 6, Riversdale will be open for tours each week on Fridays and Sundays from noon to 4:00 p.m. The addition of Fridays to the present schedule is to respond to requests from visitors who find a weekday more convenient. Residents who take out-of-town visitors to the sites in downtown are encouraged to include this significant historic site on their schedule. Admission: Adults - $3, Seniors - $2, Children - $1.

To list your organization or event, call 301-927- 6381. Deadline for the September issue is August 13.

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