By Kerri Gaither
Each week, Patch puts together a list of local activities and events going on in your area this weekend. Check back weekly and tell us in the comments if you know of any additional activities coming up.
Adventures: Little Bennett Regional Park
Visitors are invited to learn all about the life that lives in a stream. Everyone should wear boots or closed-toe shoes that they don’t mind getting wet. Great for ages 2-12.
Where: Black Hill Visitor Center, 20926 Lake Ridge Dr., Boyds
When: Saturday, Aug. 17, 11 a.m.
Contemporary folk tunesmith Steven Gellman performs. Music lovers are invited to enjoy a free, outdoor concert of Steven's original music and summer-fun cover tunes, bring a picnic, blankets, lawn chairs, friends & family - furry friends are welcome as well.
Where: 31 S. Summit Ave, Gaithersburg
When: Saturday, Aug. 17, 6 p.m.
Comcast Outdoor Film Festival
The 17th Annual Comcast Outdoor Film Festival will include music, food, family games and amusements beginning at 5:30, movies begin at 8:30 p.m. Friday’s movie: Oz: The Great and Powerful, Saturday: Skyfall and Sunday’s movie is The Amazing Spiderman.
Where: Montgomery County Public Schools Board of Education, 850 Hungerford Drive, Rockville
When: Friday, Aug. 16 – Sunday, Aug. 18, 4:30 p.m.
My Kids Safe
Community Day: Family Fun Fair
Join My Kids Ride, Inc . and a host of community sponsors for the 2nd Annual My Kids Safe Community Day. Free Safety Inspections, Child ID Fingerprint Kits, Self Defense Demonstrations, Firehouse Tours and tons of useful giveaways for Back to School & all the other activities that come with it.
Where: 17920 Brooke Road, Sandy Spring
When: Saturday, Aug. 17, 1 p.m.
Millennium Trail Bike Ride
A 10.6-mile loop around Rockville. Rockville’s Bicycle Advisory Committee (RBAC) hosts guided bike ride for all ages. Rockville’s Millennium Trail is named in honor of the late Carl Henn, an environmental activist in Rockville who initiated RBAC to promote cycling in the Rockville community. Rain at start cancels the ride; wet pavement does not. Ride starts at Lincoln Park Community Center, 357 Frederick Ave.
Where: Lincoln Park Community Center, 357 Frederick Ave, Rockville
When: Sunday, Aug. 18, 10 a.m.