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Team Trivia Night January 28th

Trivia Night does sell out so to make sure you don’t miss out, form your team of up to eight players, and register. After a three-year hiatus, the Cabin John Trivia Night is back! This year’s Trivia Night will be held at the Clara Barton Neighborhood Recreation Center on Saturday, January 28th. A perfect way …

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Friends of Cabin John Creek Update

As part of our latest grant from the Chesapeake Bay Trust, Friends of Cabin John Creek is improving our Creek Keepers volunteer program. Friends of Cabin John Creek Needs Creek Keepers! Volunteer! See info@cabinjohncreek.org Our volunteer Creek Keepers help us monitor and maintain the health of the Cabin John Creek and its tributaries. Our Creek …

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Local Nature: A New Theme for 2023: The Little Things that Run the World – Comma Butterfly

In 1987, at the opening of the Invertebrate Exhibit at the National Zoological Park, Edward O. Wilson, one of the greatest evolutionary biologists of our time, gave the invocation address, entitled “The Little Things That Run the World (The Importance and Conservation of Invertebrates).” This defining lecture changed the course of modern conservation and refocused …

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5th Annual Cabin John Turkey Trot to be held on Nov. 24 at 10 AM

Our 5th annual, widely-attended, and FREE Turkey Trot will be held Thanksgiving (November 24) at 10:00 am. The 2.5-mile run/walk starts near the parking lot at the Cabin John Local Park and makes a loop via MacArthur Blvd., 79th St., and the canal. More precisely, it follows the bike path along MacArthur to 79th St., …

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Holiday Giving Tree 2022

2022 will be the 13th year of Cabin Johnners generously providing resources and love-in-action to the 200 families in SOME’s transitional housing, and we want to make it a lucky 13. 2021 was the best year yet, with over 100 CJ families donating a whopping $9,500, so we’ve got a challenge this year to see …

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CJCA Neighborhood Directory: Next Steps for Online Access and How to “Opt Out”

At the October CJCA meeting, the community approved allowing residents to access an online version of the CJCA Neighborhood Directory. The online system will be available in January for authorized residents to view the information. Residents will not be able to edit any information. Only individuals who are both a) in the directory currently, and …

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Beltway Expansion Project Faces Legal Challenge

Friends of Moses Hall, the Maryland Chapter of the Sierra Club, the National Trust for Historic Preservation, and the Natural Resources Defense Council filed a federal lawsuit Oct. 11 against the Maryland Department of Transportation and Federal Highway Administration.  The lawsuit seeks to stop additional action on the Beltway expansion project—including any financial commitments to …

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Local Nature: Here Comes the Coyote

“Beep, Beep!” As children, we would imitate the sound of the cartoon Road Runner, joining in utter delight as the feathered hero once again foiled the often-elaborate plans for its capture by the bird’s arch-enemy, Wile E. Coyote. And the more technologically advanced the scheme to catch Road Runner, and the more awful the outcome …

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CJCA News & Minutes from September Meeting

Agenda for the Next CJCA Meeting The next CJCA meeting will be held Wednesday, October 26, 2022, at 7:30pm at the Clara Barton Community Center.   Feel free to join remotely as well.  We will be using Google Meet to allow remote users: https://meet.google.com/fhf-grxw-ndo.  For more information on Google Meet – https://support.google.com/meet/ Agenda: Discuss possible merchandise …

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