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Gaylord National Introduces Family Fun Night with Shrek & Friends

Gaylord National Introduces Family Fun Night with Shrek & Friends

The AAA Four-Diamond Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center on the banks of the Potomac River at National Harbor is offering a DreamWorks Experience package for the whole family to enjoy.

"We're thrilled to continue the DreamWorks Experience and introduce families to even more unique, interactive fun," said Bob Moore, Vice President and Hotel Manager of Gaylord National.  "The special up-close-and-personal interactions with the DreamWorks characters, coupled with our own enthusiasm for quality entertainment, makes for a getaway that will be packed with memories to last a lifetime." 

Family Fun Night with Shrek & Friends is the perfect family getaway featuring movies, dancing, scavenger hunts, crafts, and special treats with your favorite DreamWorks characters: Shrek, Fiona, and Puss in Boots on selected nights in February and March where kids stay free and adults pay $99 or $125 per night.

The one-night package includes:

Emergency Alert System Established in Prince George's County

 Emergency Alert System Established in Prince George's County

Prince George’s County citizens and residents will now be able to receive emergency notifications and alerts via email, text message, and pager through a new alert system, NotifyMe Prince George’s, which launched, Wednesday.

Administered by the Prince George’s County Office of Emergency Management and Homeland Security, NotifyMe Prince George’s, allows enrolled county citizens and residents to be informed of real time events taking place such as amber alerts, severe weather, school and government delays and closings, severe traffic, utility interruptions and emergency preparedness measures.

January is Open Enrollment For Child-Only Health Insurance Policies in Maryland

January is Open Enrollment For Child-Only Health Insurance Policies in Maryland

The following information was sent to us by Betsy Charlow:

 

Policies Available for Children 18 and Under With No Exclusions for Preexisting Conditions

January is open enrollment for CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield and Kaiser Foundation Health Plan of the Mid-Atlantic States individual health insurance policies for children.  During January, these two companies will offer policies for children age 18 and under with no exclusions for preexisting conditions.  This is an opportunity for those families that do not have access to family policies to find coverage for their children. 

Launch Zone Presents Holidays Around The World: Pancha Ganapati

Launch Zone Presents Holidays Around The World: Pancha Ganapati

 

The following information was sent to us by National Harbor's the Launch Zone:

On Saturday, December 31, from 11 am to 4 pm,  the Launch Zone is celebrating winter holidays around the world.  Come in and learn all about Pancha Ganapati, a Hindu festival celebrating Ganesa. The festival focuses on love, harmony, and the importance of a new beginning. Kids can make traditional greeting cards decorated with Hindu art and verses, as well as participate in activities focusing on the holiday’s values.  Additionally, in honor of the fourth day of Pancha Ganapati (celebrating the arts), be sure to stop in at noon for a special variety show performance by students from Fran's Dance Studio!

Fire Safety Tips This Holiday

Decorating your home is a long-standing tradition around the holiday season, and unfortunately these same decorations may increase your chances of a fire. 

Mark E. Brady, Chief spokesperson of The Prince George's County Fire Department gave us a few helpful reminders this holiday season to ensure the safety of our family and friends.

The Mall at Prince George's Presents Breakfast With Santa

The Mall at Prince George's Presents Breakfast With Santa

This Saturday, December 3, from 9am - 10:30am - Bring the kids to The Mall at Prince George's for breakfast from McDonald's and a visit from Santa! 

Enjoy face painting, balloon twisters, a strolling magician plus, treats for the kids, while supplies last. Admission is an unwrapped gift for a child on the Angel Tree in Center Court or $5.00/child. 

RSVP at Customer Service (301) 559-8845.