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August 27, 2010 - #2
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AOTB Community Family Picnic
on the Beach

Saturday, August 28, 3 - 7 p.m.

We are short on volunteers
for the AOTB picnic!

Any chance you could donate an hour to any of the following activities between 3 and 7?

  • Set up at 2

  • Judge the kids' art contest from 3-4

  • Help set up food and charcoal fires from 3-4

  • Judge the dance contest at 5

  • Supervise water slide

  • Supervise moon bounce

  • Collect $5 and sell AOTB T-shirts etc.

  • Clean up at 7

If you attended the 1963 March on Washington please stop by the DJ tent at 3:30 pm to share your recollections of the March.

If you can help with any of the above send an email to Marc Apter at

Music   Monster Water Slide   Moon Bounce   Beer   Food   Dancing   Games

Come one, come all to the community picnic on the Magnolia Avenue beach!

Featured will be a DJ and dance contests for all ages (with great pries), a misting tent, the largest water slide in the county, a Moon Bounce, beach volleyball, and food and drink in abundance.

Contest to commemorate that the picnic falls on the Anniversary of the 1963 Civil Rights March on Washington - $75 in prizes for kids! Details below.

AOTB will provide a keg of beer and will have the beach grills fired up. Every family is asked to bring a dish to be shared based on the first letter of the last name:

    A through I should bring dessert
    J through Q should bring hors d'oeuvres
    R through Z should bring a main course
      (Hamburgers or hot dogs with buns for 10 people are suggested,
      although other main courses are welcome.)

Every family will be charged $5 for ice, glasses, plates, drinks, condiments, etc.

We will provide a port-a-potty, tables and some chairs but you are encouraged to bring your own folding chairs. We will have some tents for shade and protection fro showers. The party goes on rain or shine.

RSVP to please.

Most importantly, if you are a party person and would like to help plan games like volleyball tournaments between teams based on the street you live on, judge the March on Washington art contest, dance contests or water balloon tosses for great prizes contact Marc Apter, Social Committee Chair, 301 904-3690 or

ur community picnic is being held on the anniversary of the 1963 "March on Washington for Jobs & Freedom." It was on this day that Martin Luther King Jr. gave his famous "I have a Dream" speech on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial. AOTB is an integrated community due in large part to the events that took place that day in 1963. To honor that event and the positive changes that it brought to American society and our community we are planning to commemorate it with the following activities at the picnic.

    At 3:30 we will have those members of the AOTB community who attended the March on Washington speak to us (under 5 minutes per person).
    At 3:45 we will announce the winners of the March on Washington Contest for kids from AOTB.

"March on Washington's Impact on AOTB" Contest for Local Kids

This contest will ask those competing to come up with an art form that portrays the impact the 1963 March on Washington had on AOTB. The entry can take any of the following forms:

    A drawing
    An essay of no more than 300 words
    A PowerPoint or web presentation of no more than 300 words
    A sculpture
    A photo

Age Categories and Prizes:

Under 7 years old     Grand Prize - $25 FiveBelow gift certificate
8 to 12 years old      Grand Prize - $25 iTunes gift certificate
15 to 18 years old    Grand Prize - $25 iTunes gift certificate

All entries must e presented to the Judges at the DJ tent at the Community Picnic on Saturday, August 28th no later than 3:15 p.m. Winners will be announced at 3:45 p.m. and must be present to win