Don’t Miss USG Community Day 2012!

The games, the art, the special guests and more! It’s finally here.

Join USG, our university partners, and dozens of local businesses and community organizations, this Saturday, September 22nd for USG’s Community Day – a fun-filled day of free activities for the entire family.

USG Community Day

The Universities at Shady Grove

Saturday, September 22nd

10am – 3pm (rain or shine)

9636 Gudelsky Drive, Rockville, MD 20850

Enjoy this year’s “green” theme, with a guest lecture from environmental activist and author, Mike Tidwell, and be amazed by an eco-friendly art exhibit, with pieces made entirely of recycled or repurposed materials.

Volunteers are still needed to help at Maryland’s iSchool family crafts tables.  Assist our young visitors as they create spiral snakes celebrating Janell Cannon’s Verdi, create a paper bag caterpillars celebrating Eric Carle’s The Very Hungry Caterpillar, and plant sunflower seeds celebrating Eric Carle’s The Tiny Seed.  Please contact Melissa McDonald at if you’d like to volunteer for all or part of the day.  Wear a red t-shirt to identify yourself as a University of Maryland volunteer  – we’ll have a few red and white  spiral stovepipe hats to wear, too!   We will be located in Building I, Room 109 … come out and join the fun!

For more information about the event, please visit

See you there!


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