Glen Haven Weekly Scoop: Week of June 10



Summer Food Service Program – The Summer Food Service Program provides free, nutritious breakfasts and lunches to children and teens in low-income areas during the summer months when they are out of school. See the link for more information


GHES Summer Playdates–  Each playdate will be at Evans Park (2001 Evans Pkwy, Silver Spring, MD 20902) from 2:00pm – 4:00pm.  This is a great opportunity to see old friends and make new ones especially for incoming kindergarten students. The playdates will be held on Saturday, June 30th; Sunday, July 15th; and Saturday, August 18th.  There are no rain dates.


Free English Class – Free English Class will meet every Thursday from 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. This class will focus on conversational English and Language skills. Please come and join us!


Help out the PTA – Box tops, Amazon Smile, Mable’s Labels, CertifiKid, eScrips, and Giant.  Please see the link below to see more information on how YOU and these organizations can help the GHES PTA. of PTAFundraisingFlyer.pdf?dl=0


This Week:

  • 6/11 – PreK Promotion/Celebration
  • 6/12 – Kindergarten Promotion/Picnic
  • 6/13 – Grades 1 & 2 Awards Assembly/Picnic
  • 6/14 – Grades 3 & 4 Awards Assembly/Picnic
  • 6/14 – PEP Promotion
  • 6/14 – Grade 5 Promotion
  • 6/15 – Last day of school for students! – Early Release Day- Students will be dismissed at 12:55pm. 


Misc/Community News

Capital’s Parade– Rock the Red and celebrate the Caps’ Stanley Cup victory! A parade will take place on Constitution Avenue, starting at 23rd Street NW and heading east to 7th Street NW. It kicks off at 11am, but get there earlier if you want to stake out a good spot to see it — optimal viewing will be between 7th & 17th Streets NW.


Twilight Concert Series – Each Tuesday evening in June at Brookside Gardens there will be a series of musical performances.  Bring your friends and family, and don’t forget your chairs or blankets (allowed in the Gardens on concert evenings ONLY). Food trucks will also be available. This is a FREE rain or shine event.


Bethesda Summer Concert Series – All ages (family-friendly event). 6 to 8 p.m. Enjoy live music that rocks Thursday nights! Bethesda restaurants will also be a part of the concert fun! Check out the schedule for more information. Entertaining tonight: Hard Swimmin’ Fish (Blues/Jazz). FREE Veterans Park, Bethesda, MD.


Kids Pajama Jam Party – Music performance on June 17th at 5:30pm featuring Secret Agent 23 Skidoo with Students from the Maryland Classic Youth Orchestra.


Washington D.C. Restaurant Week- For Kids! – From June 20 – 27, children will be the guests of honor at over 20 restaurants around the city.


MLB All Star Week – From July 13 through 17, baseball will be king in the nation’s capital.  Check out the link for the week’s schedule.


Washington Parent – Here’s a site with great articles and a calendar of events if you’re looking for activities to do with your kiddos this summer!


Kid Friendly DC –  Another website with family friendly activities in the DC Metro Area.



Silver Spring Library

English Conversation Club (6/11 11:30am – 1:00pm)


Read to a Dog (6/11 7:00pm – 8:00pm)


Libraries Rock! Dance Party (6/16 3:00pm – 4:00pm)


Lego Weekend Play (6/16 12:30pm – 5:30pm; 6/17 1:00pm – 4:30pm)



Wheaton Library

Summer Read and Learn (6/11 -6/16 All day)


Meet the Silkworms! A STEM Family Event! (6/11  6:30pm – 7:15pm)


Pajama Storytime – (6/11 6:30pm – 7:00pm)


Me and You-kulele Sing-a-long (6/14 4:00pm -4:30pm)



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