September 4th, 2008

we can't teach what we don't know
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Activities galore! & Upcoming voting issues

Today the Prince George's County Fair started. It's Maryland's oldest running fair. It continues until Sun., Sept. 7. There are rides and lots of activities. If you're not yet registered to vote, you can register there. Rain is a possibility on Sat., but there's a lot happening under the tents. There are special days for certain populations - today is for seniors, though there are activities for all ages every day. Activities include a petting zoo, magician, pig & duck races, karaoke contest, beautiful baby contest, monster truck rides, NASCAR Simulator & Race Cars, 4-H exhibits, & more. Learn about Prince George's County & have fun while you're doing it!

The Prince George's Co. Civic Federation has postponed its back-to-school meeting from tonight to Sept. 11. Besides the fair using our civic leaders for volunteers, there are other important meetings tonight:
  • The School Board will hold their Capital Improvements Projects (CIP) public hearing on Thursday, Sept 4th at 6:00 pm at the Sasscer Administration Building in Upper Marlboro &

  • A forum/discussion on “Are Slots Right For Maryland?” sponsored by Progressive Maryland – Cheverly on Thursday, Sept 4th at 7:15 pm at the Judith Hoyer Early Education Center Cafeteria, 2300 Belleview Ave, Cheverly. Tom Perez, Maryland Secretary of Labor, Licensing and Regulation will speak in favor of slots in Maryland. Paul Pinsky, Maryland State Senator, will speak against the slots referendum.

  • Next week the civic federation, which opens its meetings to everyone, plans to discuss the upcoming election's ballot questions:Collapse )

    Check out the latest news and discussions about Prince George's County here.

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