Nov 14, 2012
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Girl Scouts Get the Scoop
Day at the Newseum


Who:Girl Scout Juniors, Cadettes, Seniors, and Ambassadors

When:Saturday, February 16. 2013
9:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m.

Where: Newseum, Washington, DC

See a section of the Berlin Wall, read the day's news on the front pages of newspapers from around the world and view a collection of Pulitzer Prize photos.  

Cost is $8 per person (several dollars less than the regular museum group rate) and includes museum entry and a pass allowing access to special tours, games, presentations and craft activities, with an emphasis on the role of women in the news, the impact of youth leaders and the Girl Scouts.

To register:Click here and enter keyword Scoop.     

If you have questions about the program, please contact dcummings@gscnc.org. For registration questions, please contact programregistration@gscnc.org.

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Sesame Street Live - Can't Stop Singing


Who: Girl Scout Daisies and Brownies

When: December 14 - 16, 2012

Where: Patriot Center
George Mason University        

Learn why it feels so good to sing a song, but why it also feels good to stop, too.  What will Elmo learn about the power of musical magic?          

Normal Price: $45, $30, $20, $15
Girl Scout Price: $45, $27, $17, $12        

To Purchase TicketsCLICK HERE!  

Maryland Youth Ballet presents
The Nutcracker

 Girl Scouts of All Ages

When: December 14-23, 2012 

Where: Robert R. Parilla Performing Arts Center
51 Mannakee St
Rockville, MD 20850

Maryland Youth Ballet's award-winning holiday classic, "THE NUTCRACKER" a full-length traditional ballet, has been thrilling audiences for 22 years with gorgeous costumes, sets, and its cast of accomplished students.  Groups of 10+ attending may have a special meet & greet with costumed ballerinas.  Reservations must be made in advance.
To register: Please call MYB at 301-608-2232 or email: info@marylandyouthballet.org for further information. 
International Spy Museum
 Girl Bond Day

Who: Girl Scout Juniors and Cadettes

When: December 8, 2012 from 10:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Where: International Spy Museum
800 F Street, NW
Washington, DC 20004

Do you have what it takes to be a spy?  Find out at Girl Bond Day at the International Spy Museum.  Your spy smarts and street savvy will be put to the test as you enter Spy School and learn the tricks of the trade. Then, your mission begins as you travel to the foreign country of Khandar in Operation Spy.  Finally become a code cracker and leave with your own code cracking kit. After the workshop, scouts are invited to visit the newly opened Exquisitely Evil: 50 Years of Bond Villains exhibition.

Fees: $25 per Girl Scout
This fee includes exclusive SPY scout patch, snack, code cracker materials kit, and museum admission!


To register: http://www.spymuseum.org/calendar/detail/the-sisterhood-of-spies-girl-bond-day/2012-12-08/ 


Christmas at Mount Vernon    

Who: Girl Scouts of All Ages

When: November 23, 2012 - January 6, 2013
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Where: George Washington's Mount Vernon
3200 Mount Vernon Memorial Highway
Alexandria, VA 22121

Mount Vernon decks the halls throughout the estate with themed trees and other holiday touches. Tour the rarely-open third floor of the Mansion, where Martha Washington retired after her husband's death. Learn how chocolate was made in the 18th century with live outdoor demonstrations. New this year: children can also hear engaging tales from Washington's time in special weekend story hours.

Fees:  Adult: $15, Youth (ages 6-11): $7, Children (ages 5 & under): Free

To Register:  Daytime admission ticket must be purchased to attend this event:http://www.mountvernon.org/tickets or call 703-780-2000.   




Dine-Around Series  


Are you working toward your Gold Award? Have you already earned your Gold Award? If so, we'd love to have you join us for one of our 

Dine-Arounds this season.


What's a Dine-Around? Dine-Arounds are informal dinners, brunches, teas or other events that are hosted by Women's Advisory Board members at their homes or businesses.  They are a unique chance to gain insight from successful women and will prove to be an amazing networking session. Please note there is no cost to attend a Dine-Around.


Dine-Around Opportunities


Let's Communicate Dine-Around

When: Wednesday, January 23, 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Where: Washington, DC

Let's Communicate hosted by Debra Silimeo, Sr. Vice President, Hager Sharp and Linda Loranger, Sr. Vice President & Director (Health Policy Team), Burness Communications


Mexican Fiesta Dine-Around

When: Sunday, January 27, 2:00-4:00 p.m.
Where: Arlington, VA

A Mexican Fiesta hosted by Karen Penn, Sodexo Health Care Market & Government Services and Kathy McKinless, Archdiocese of Washington


Securing Cyber Space Dine-Around

When: Tuesday, January 29, 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Where: Herndon, VA

Securing Cyber Space hosted by Patricia Titus, Vice President & Chief Security Information Officer, Symantec


Gift of Hearts Bake-Around

When: Sunday, February 10, 2:30-5:00 p.m.
Where: McLean, VA

Gifts of Heart Bake-Around hosted by Abby Mackness, Morpotrak and Jeri Fellerman, Wells Fargo  


English Tea Dine-Around  
When: Sunday, February 24, 2:00-4:00 p.m.

Where: Alexandria, VA

English Tea hosted by Margie Auer, Department of Veterans Affairs, Abby Mackness, Morphotrak and Marilyn Burroughs, New Leaf Collaborative Architecture & Design


Dine-Arounds are added regularly so check back often: www.gscnc.org/dine_arounds.html 


To register: email dinearounds@gscnc.org with the following information: name, girl and parent email, contact phone #, Senior or Ambassador, troop #.


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November thru December 13
CLOSED 11/21 and 11/22 for Thanksgiving
Tuesdays 10:00AM - 3:00PM

Wednesday 10:00AM - 3:00PM
Thursdays 2:00PM - 7:00PM

Directions: http://www.gscnc.org/Centreville_Mini_Shop.html



November thru December 13

CLOSED 11/21 and 11/22 for Thanksgiving
Tuesdays 3:00 - 7:00PM

Thursdays 10:00AM - 2:00PM

Directions http://www.gscnc.org/Gaithersburg_Mini_Shop.html




CLOSED 11/22 thru 11/24 for Thanksgiving

Monday - Friday 10:00AM - 4:00PM

Saturday 10:00AM - 2:00PM (11/10, 11/17, 12/1)

Directions http://www.gscnc.org/Martinsburg_Shop.html


CLOSED 11/22 thru 11/24 for Thanksgiving

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Thursday 9:00AM - 8:00PM

Saturday 10:00AM - 4:00PM

Directions http://www.gscnc.org/Directions%20to%20Main%20Office.html




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HOLLYWOOD- Saturday, November 17, 11:00 - 1:00

PRINCE FREDERICK - Friday, November 30, 11:00 - 1:00

LEESBURG - Saturday, December 1, 11:00 - 1:00

WALDORF - Friday, December 7, 11:00 - 1:00

FREDERICK - Saturday, December 8, 11:00 - 1:00


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