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Potomac’s Got Talent

Potomac Community Center gears up for its flagship events to start new school year.

— The Potomac Community Center will kickoff the new with Potomac’s Got Talent, a new talent show to be held in conjunction with the Potomac Family Fun Fest on Friday, Sept. 28.

“Does your family, or your child, have a talent that you'd like to show off? Our community talent show is the perfect place to try!” according to the Potomac Community Center. “We're looking for individuals and groups to show off their talents (singers, bands, musicians, anything) and compete for prizes at our talent show.”

See www.potomacsgottalent.com to sign up and describe your act.

Call the Potomac Community Center at 240-777-6960 for more information about the Potomac's Got Talent competition. Space is limited.

FAMILY FUN FEST is open to the entire community — members, non-members and families with youth or adults of all ages.

The event is scheduled for Friday, Sept. 28 from 4-9 p.m.

In addition to the Potomac’s Got Talent event and music from Electric Entertainment, Family Fun Fest at the Community Center includes carnival rides, an obstacle course and wrecking ball, the Squeals on Wheels Petting Zoo, music from Electric Entertainment and the Potomac’s Got Talent event.

The Potomac Community Center is located at 11315 Falls Road.

CLUB FRIDAY begins its 22nd year at the Community Center the next week on Oct. 5, 2012.

Activities for students in third through sixth grades include basketball, Bingo, dances, ping pong, gym hockey, soccer, crafts, movies and special theme nights.

The weekly evening event takes place from 7-9 p.m., and the center will open the snack bar at 6:30 p.m.

Club Friday runs through March 15, 2013, but will not meet on Oct. 19, Nov. 23, Dec. 21 and Dec. 28.

Online registration begins 9 a.m. on Aug. 30. The Community Center recommends this method of registration to confirm enrollment in the program.

Flyers will be emailed to Cold Spring, Potomac, Bells Mill, Wayside, Beverly Farms, Seven Locks and Stone Mill elementary PTA’s. Cabin John and Hoover middle schools will also get flyers through PTA websites.

The cost is $85, which includes guest passes.

AFTER HOURS meets the first Friday of every month from 9:15 to 11 p.m., and also runs through March 1, 2013.

The program is available for sixth through eighth grade students.

Online registration begins Aug. 30 at 9 a.m.

The cost is $25 for six sessions.