Friends of Riverbend Park to Host Barbeque Benefit

Friends of Riverbend Park to Host Barbeque Benefit

The Friends of Riverbend Park (FORB) is sponsoring a fundraising benefit for Riverbend Park at the Visitors’ Center, 8700 Potomac Hills Street in Great Falls, on Saturday, Sept. 22, from 6 to 9 p.m. Bring your family and come relax by the Potomac River on a late summer’s evening while supporting your favorite Fairfax County park. Enjoy a glass of wine or a bottle of beer on the deck, followed by a barbeque dinner catered by Mookie’s of Great Falls.

Explore the exhibits in the Riverbend Park Visitors’ Center, and learn about all the camps and programs Riverbend Park offers throughout the year. Boat rides on the Potomac and s’mores by a campfire will also be available. It’s a perfect opportunity for an evening of family fun while supporting a worthy cause.

Admission for adults is $50 per person ($20 tax-deductible), $25 per person for children under 21 ($10 tax-deductible), and $125 per family of three or more persons ($50 tax-deductible). Registration for the Riverbend Park Barbeque Benefit may be done online at FORB’s website ( and payments may be made by credit card or PayPal online or by checks sent to FORB, Post Office Box 1481, Great Falls VA 22066.

If you are unable to attend the Riverbend Park Barbeque Benefit, consider supporting Riverbend Park by becoming a Member of FORB or making a donation. An individual One-Year Membership is $25, a Family/Benefactor Two-Year Membership is $100, while a Three-Year Riverbend Park Supporter Membership is $500. Membership dues are all fully tax-deductible as are donations of any amount. Membership dues payments and donations may be made online at FORB’s website ( by credit card, PayPal or by checks sent to FORB, Post Office Box 1481, Great Falls, VA 22066.