Greenbelt in 2012

A photo blog about Greenbelt, Maryland in its 75th anniversary year

Labor Day Festival: Sunday Highlights

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September 2

Another busy day at Greenbelt’s Labor Day Festival.

12:32 p.m. Greg May leads a circus show on stage.

1:09 p.m. City Councilmember Rodney Roberts (left) and Tom Stutzman visit Greenbelt Museum’s new exhibit “Greenbelt: The First 75 Years 1937-2012” in the Community Center.

1:23 p.m. Randi Boule pushes her 3-month-old grandson Wolfgang Stone through the Labor Day Festival Photo Show in the Community Center.

1:47 p.m. Abbie and Ryley, both 8 and both in third grade, enjoy their sno cones.

1:57 p.m. At the Retro Town Fair, Lynne Chandler (right) and Kim Rush Lynch (center) judge vegetables as fair coordinator Sheila Maffay-Tuthill looks on.

2:34 p.m. Hannah (left) draws a portrait of Cecile in front of Lovin’ Life Ministries’ booth. A member of the organization tells me that they belong to Rev. Moon’s Unification Church, and Rev. Moon passed away minutes ago. They have just said a prayer for him.

3:03 p.m. Isaiah Lemons plays in the Talent Show on the festival stage. He is a 9th grader.

3:20 p.m. Sylvia Lewis (left) and Janet Jacobs Parker, two volunteers at the Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt Democratic Club’s booth, pose in front of the Old Glory.

3:50 p.m. Jackson Tuthill (7)’s cucumber wins the Best of the Show ribbon in the vegetable category.

4:23 p.m. Jake Transgrud (second from left) and Jan Knutson (third from left) of the RPG band pose with a group of friends after the band’s performance in the “Greenbelt Rising Stars” show in the Community Center gym.

4:53 p.m. Contestants for the Miss Greenbelt Pageant make their first appearance of the day outside the Aquatic and Fitness Center.

4:56 p.m. Little Miss Greenbelt and Junior Miss Greenbelt contestants

6:53 p.m. Two hours after the program started, Ashley Wickline is crowned Little Miss Greenbelt 2012.

7:00 p.m. Caroline Casey (left) is Junior Miss Greenbelt 2012.

7:11 p.m. Veronica Handunge is Miss Greenbelt 2012.

7:33 p.m. A view of the fairground from the top of the Ferris wheel

7:42 p.m. She has just won $219.50 at St. Hugh’s bingo.

8:51 p.m. Typhoon

8:58 p.m. Despite rain, Wicked Jezabel, an all-female party band, plays on the festival stage.


Written by eric

September 3, 2012 at 6:00 am

Posted in Annual, Festival

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  1. I’m a second generation Greenbelter (married to a second-generation Greenbelter), currently living overseas. This year I wasn’t able to make it home for Labor Day, so I am really enjoying these photographs. Thanks very much!

    Kim Kash

    September 6, 2012 at 7:42 am

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