Monday, January 28, 2013
The ice skating rink in downtown Silver Spring is rewarding high grades with a free skate, beginning Jan. 31.
While "Report Card Day" may be the most dreaded of school events for many students, kids who prove they've been hitting the books can spend the day ice skating for free. The Silver Spring Ice Skating Rink at Veterans Plaza is offering a free hour on the rink for students who bring a report card as proof that they made their school's Honor Roll. An employee at the rink said the free skates begin on the day report cards come out, Thursday, Jan. 31, and ends on Tuesday, March 6. Students must also bring a student ID. Regular price for two hours of skating is $7 for children 12 and under and also for people age 55 and up. Adults under 55 pay $8. The rink is open Monday through Thursday from 12 p.m. to 10 p.m., Fridays from 12 p.m. to 11 p.m…
Monday, January 14, 2013
Did you miss the winter ice show on Saturday? Enjoy these beautiful photos instead.
Students from the Wheaton Ice Skating Academy performed at the Wheaton Ice Arena in a free show Saturday night. Which photos are your favorites? Tell us in the comments.
Thursday, January 10, 2013
Looking for something exciting to do this weekend? Check out some of the fun things going on around town.
Each week, Patch puts together a list of local activities and events going on in your area this weekend. Check back weekly and tell us in the comments if you know of any additional activities coming up. To submit an event in the Patch events calendar, click on “Events” at the top of the page and then click on the green "Add an event" button on the right side of the page. Wheaton Winter Ice Show Bethesda Art Walk A Fiddler's Feast: Fraser, Haas, Ungar, Mason and Powell Farming at Metro's Edge George Li, 16-Year-Old Pianist Gaithersburg Indoor Flea Market Harmony Express Men’s Chorus Spy at Night
Figure skaters from the Wheaton Ice Skating Academy will perform at the free event on Saturday.
Want to watch some beautiful figure skating this weekend? Students at the Wheaton Ice Arena will perform in a winter ice show on Jan. 12, from 6:15-8:15 p.m. Admission is free for this family-friendly event. Donations of canned food items will be accepted. Watch the YouTube video above for a performance at last year's winter ice show.