"We sent out 4,000 announcements and left fliers at the participating
restaurants," association board member Carol Cianfrini said. "We're
hoping for 200 guests."
The 12-member association was looking for a way to bring the community
together, Cianfrini said. With the funds generated from the event, the
association can hold even more outings in the future, she said.
The Adams Square Merchants Assn. has received a federal revitalization
grant to modernize the area. With fund-raising events, the association
hopes to speed up the landscaping process and bring more trees in to the
Tonight's event will provide a kids' zone with pony rides, assorted
vendors, a moon bounce and a climbing wall.
Dedicated shoppers can browse booths with scented soap, handcrafted
jewelry by Precious Gems, 3-D art, bridal favors, information about the
Glendale Rose Float Assn. and two floral booths with unique gifts and
flowers. A beer garden will be set up for those over 21.
IF YOU GO:
WHAT: Adams Square Merchants Assn. Night A'Faire.
WHERE: At the corner of Park Avenue, Chevy Chase Drive and Adams
WHEN: 5 to 10 tonight.