To have an item listed free in The Potomac Almanac, send mail to 10220 River Road, Suite 303, Potomac, MD 20854, e-mail to email@example.com, or fax to 703-917-0991. Deadline is Thursday at noon for the following week’s paper. Photos and artwork encouraged. Unless otherwise noted, all events are in Potomac. If you have any questions, call Rebecca Halik at 703-917-6476.
Curves, a fitness center in Bethesda, hosts a raffle Sept. 20-30 to benefit the Make-A-Wish Foundation of the Mid-Atlantic, a non-profit organization that fulfills the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions. Tickets will cost $10 each, and each ticket gives the holder a chance to win. First prize will be a gift certificate and Curves shirts, and second and third prizes will also be awarded. Curves is located at 10319-A Westlake Drive in Bethesda. For more details, call 301-365-0795 or visit www.curves20817.com.
The Old Angler's Inn has opened its informal beer garden for canal and river lovers and is actively pursuing relationships with companies, associations, and others who are involved with canal and river activities. The Old Angler's Inn has recently agreed to open its garden Wednesday and Thursday nights to accommodate Potomac Paddle Sports and other outdoor enthusiasts from 6-10 p.m. for libations and casual fare. All are welcome.
The River Falls Seafood Company in Potomac will be taking over the Renato's reataurant which is located next door starting Sept. 1. Renato's has been in Potomac for 17 years and River Falls has been in Potomac for seven and a half years. The phone number at the restaurant will stay the same, 301-365-1900. The restaurant will be located at 10120 River Road, Potomac.
Stonehenge Gardens is a new store at 13900 Piney Meetinghouse Road in Potomac that specializes in paving stone installation. In addition, it provides professional design, installation and maintenance of all phases of landscaping, irrigation, lighting, pavers, walls, ponds, waterfalls, fountains, and outdoor fireplaces and kitchens. For more information, call general manager Mike Gregorio at 301-284-3633, or visit www.stonehengegarden.com.