7328 Carroll Avenue
March 2014 EventsSaturday, March 15, 1-4PM — Open House: "Celebrating the 100th Birthday of Girlscouting in Takoma Park." Displays, short 1917 movie, birthday cake, cookies, and more! Free.
Tuesday, March 18, 7-8:30PM — HTI Home Renovation Series: "A Case Study on Aging In Place in Takoma Park." Thirty-five tips for your home are presented by John Salmen of Universal Designers & Consultants and Carl Mahany of Macon Construction. Free. www.udconsultants.com, www.maconconstruction.com. Details
Wednesday, March 19, 7:30-9PM — "Unlocking Nature's Puzzle: How Plants Depend on One Another for Survival." Free. www.takomahort.org.
Saturday, March 22, 1-4PM — 2nd Annual Food and Public Policy Series: "Takoma Park/Silver Spring Candidates Running for County Office and their Policies on Food, Agriculture and the Environment." Free. www.tpss.coop.
Saturday, March 29, 1-4PM — 2nd Annual Food and Public Policy Series: "Progress in the Maryland General Assembly on Food, Agriculture and the Environment." Free. www.tpss.coop.
Also of Interest at Other Places:
Sunday, March 9, 4PM — Memorial Service for Kay Daniels-Cohen in the Takoma Park Community Center Auditorium.
Tuesday, March 25, 7:30-9PM — "Passenger Pigeon: What We Can Learn from a Century-Old Extinction." www.fosc.org.
Friday, March 28, 6-9PM — Montgomery Preservation's Award Ceremony for Excellence in Historic Preservation honoring the house-rescue team Sam and Eric Smith for their work on 20 Montgomery Avenue in Takoma Park. www.montgomerypreservation.org.
Saturday, March 29, 9AM-3:15PM — Symposium on "Brookeville and the Burning of Washington: a Tale of two Capitals." www.uscapitalforaday.org.
When visiting Historic Takoma, please walk, bike or take public transportation. Parking is available either in the public lot adjacent to the TPSS Coop, or in front of or behind the Carroll Avenue businesses that are accessed from Lee Avenue.
"Hula on the Radio" concert raises $2000
Joining Emma's Revolution (center) onstage for the finale were Pam Parker, Elise Bryant, plus Anna Grace, Moe Nelson and Joe Uehlein.
for Takoma Radio.
Photo by Larry Ravitz
Books from Historic Takoma
Takoma Park: Portrait of a Victorian Suburb In 1999, Historic Takoma reprinted the 1984 book Takoma Park: A Portrait of a Victorian Suburb by Ellen R. Marsh and Mary Anne O'Boyle, which contains a wealth of information and images about Takoma Park.
Images of America: Takoma ParkThis book traces the history of Takoma Park, MD and DC from the arrival of B.F. Gilbert in 1883 to the current day.
Copies can be purchased directly from Historic Takoma.