Nov 7, 2012
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The Washington Ballet Presents: The Nutcracker 
Tickets Still Available!

WhoGirl Scouts of All Ages    


When: Sunday, December 2, 2012, 5:30 p.m.
Show run time: approximately 2 hours, including intermission 


Where: The Warner Theatre
513 13th Street NW
Washington, DC 20004    


Join hundreds of Girl Scouts for this wonderful holiday tradition as we fill the Warner Theater for this special Girl Scout-only event. This spectacular show is great for all ages.

  • Ticket cost is $34, which includes shipping and handling costs for tickets.
  • Friends and family are welcome!
  • Seating will be assigned by the Washington Ballet ticket office; we cannot take seating requests unless they are for handicap accessibility.  If you wish to be seated with another troop, we suggest purchasing your tickets as a group.
  • Girl Scouts should wear their uniform or a holiday dress.
To Register CLICK HERE! 

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Mount Vernon by Candlelight


Who: Girl Scouts of All Ages


When: November 23 - December 16, 2012
Weekends Only
5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

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


Join "Mrs. Washington" as she hosts an enchanting evening of candlelight tours, fireside caroling, and hot cider and ginger cookies. Tours include dancing, merry music, and characters from Washington's world guiding visitors through the first and second floors of the Mansion.


Fees: $20, Children (ages 11 and under):$14

To Register: Purchase tickets online at http://www.mountvernon.org/tickets or call 703-780-2000


Maryland Youth Ballet - The Nutcracker


Who: 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. 



Kellogg's Tour of USA Gymnastics


Who: Girl Scouts of All Ages


When: November 15, 2012



Where: Verizon Center
601 F Street, NW
Washington, DC  20004


The 2012 Kellogg's Tour of Gymnastics Champions, a national tour featuring Team USA's top performing gymnasts following the 2012 Olympic Games in London, is coming to Verizon Center on November 15, 2012.  2008 Olympic all-around champion Nastia Liukin will lead an impressive cast that will include members of the men's and women's 2011 World Championships and 2012 Olympic teams, along with past Olympians and U.S. medalists in men's, women's, rhythmic and acrobatic gymnastics and trampoline and tumbling.


Fees: $26


To RegisterClick Here!



Seussical - Explore Music!


Who: Girl Scout Brownies and Juniors

When: November 30, 5:15-7:30 p.m.
December 18 and January 5, 4:00-7:30 p.m.


Where: Imagination Stage
4908 Auburn Avenue 
Bethesda, MD 20814

Bring your troop to see Seussical and then participate in a corresponding music workshop. Each participant earns an Imagination Stage Music Patch!


Fees: Girl: $35.00 Adult: $14.00 Tagalong: $14.00
Patch included in price. We recommend that troops bring a snack for a short break between the performance and workshop.


To Register: Contact McKenzie Midock at groupsales@imaginationstage.org or 301-280-1664 for more information. Advance registration required.


For More Information: http://www.imaginationstage.org


Chocolate and Tea Tasting for Girl Scouts!


Who: Girl Scout Cadettes, Seniors, and Ambassadors

When: December 9, 2012, 1:00 p.m.

Where: Tudor Place
1644 31st St NW
Washington, DC 20007

Sample 18th century period teas and chocolates at a festive holiday tea!  Costumed interpreters lead participants in an informative and engaging presentation on the history of tea and chocolate.  After the tea, take a tour of the historic mansion festively decorated for the holidays.

Fees: Girl: $25, Adult: $25

To Register: call 202-965-0400 x108 or amiller@tudorplace.org


For more Information: www.tudorplace.org





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 


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


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 



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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

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday 9:00AM - 5:00PM

Thursday 9:00AM - 8:00PM

Saturday 10:00AM - 4:00PM

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




DALE CITY - Saturday, November 10, 11:00 - 1:00

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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