Saturday, March 2, 2013

St. Patty's Day Scavenger Hunt

Each year Brookside Gardens hosts the St. Patrick's Day Green and Growing Scavenger Hunt for young children (ages 2-6). Have some St. Patrick’s Day fun following the giant green leprechaun footsteps through the garden. He’s left some clues to help you through - to find where he’s going is all up to you! Along the way if it’s a nice day, leprechaun helpers will trick you into some healthy activities, all good fun in the sun, of course! This year's walk will take place on Friday, March 15th at 10:30am. All MOPS Moms and their kids are invited to attend. The event includes a walk/scavenger hunt, a craft, and a snack. Come enjoy the fun! For more information about Brookside Gardens, click here.

Date: Friday, March 15th
Time: We'll meet at 10:15AM inside the Visitors Center, and start our walk, guided by Brookside Gardens staff at 10:30AM.   
Place: Brookside Gardens (1800 Glenallen Avenue, Wheaton, MD)
Costs: $5.00/child ages 2-6 (no charge for infants, adults or children older than 6)
Special Note: Older and younger kids are welcome to attend and walk with us, they just won't be eligible for the provided snack (you can bring your own snack from home) or craft.  If you have kids that aren't yet two or older than six, come and join us for the morning free of charge (no need to register, just show up).

Want to go? Please click here now! Don't wait or you may miss out on this fun event! (You will be directed to the Montgomery County ParkPass Program website where you can add the activity to your cart and register for the event.) 

You can also register for this event by visiting:

If you don't currently have an account with Montgomery County you may open a new account by:
1. Click on the RecWeb Online Registration link.
2. Once you're on the RecWeb site, click on the Create a New Account link on the right side of the page.
3. It's free to create the account and it's fairly straightforward.

Once you have an account (or if you already have an account):
1.  Click on the link above (in the "want to go?" section)
2.  Register for course #230900
3. You will be charged the $5.00/child (ages 2-6) fee at the time of registration, so have your credit card handy.

Again, if you are at all interested in participating in this annual event register NOW or you may miss out on the fun!

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