Wednesday, January 30, 2013
Maryland staff wants to hear cawing from Six Flags' president in California, but he's planning on a 49ers win with some Kaepernicking instead.
Six Flags America in Upper Marlboro, MD, has bet Six Flags Discovery Kingdom in California that it is the Ravens, and not the 49ers, who will bring home the Lombardi trophy after Super Bowl XLVII. One of the parks is in for a big surprise, as both of their presidents are convinced of victory. "There's a lot of smack talk going on here between the two parks," said Havilah Ross, Six Flags America spokeswoman. Among other hat-eating feats, the park president whose team loses has to don the winning team's jersey and cap all day — plus lift high a large banner outside his park congratulating the winners. Convinced of victory, President Don McCoy of Six Flags Discovery Kingdom shot out an an email telling President Rick Howarth that he wanted…
Thursday, January 24, 2013
Six Flags America opens March 23 in Upper Marlboro, MD; and this year it introduces a dining pass that covers lunch and dinner.
Six Flags in Upper Marlboro will open on March 23, and this year is introducing a season dining pass, according to a company official. For the first time, patrons can pre-purchase season dining passes and get cheeseburgers, hot dogs, veggie burgers, salads, chicken strips, pizza or other select menu items—without paying more than their purchase price, no matter how many days they visit, according to Havilah Ross, Six Flags spokeswoman. For $69.99, season and gold card pass holders can purchase the dining pass and have two meals per day per visit, according to Ross. Dining pass holders can select one meal item on the attached menu for lunch and one for dinner during valid meal times, according to Ross. But they will pay $1 to $2 more if …
Monday, August 20, 2012
Interested parties can audition Monday and Tuesday evening in Upper Marlboro.
Think you look your best in makeup? Maybe as a ghoul or zombie? Well, Six Flags America in Upper Marlboro is hosting auditions for 130 positions as Fright Fest 2012 entertainers. Auditions will be held for monsters and ghouls on Monday, Aug. 20 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Dancers, actors and others interested in playing roles as ghouls or monsters can audition on Tuesday, Aug. 21 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Here's what you need to know for the auditions: For more information on Fright Fest Auditions visit www.sixflagsjobs and click to Six Flags America location.
Tuesday, July 3, 2012
Saturday, July 8 is deadline to submit original music to PG Health Department contest.
The Prince George’s County Health Department is running a “Give Drugs a Bad Rap” music contest in coordination with County Executive Rushern Baker, The Maryland Alcohol and Drug Abuse Administration, the Governor’s Office of Crime Control and Prevention and 93.9 WKYS-FM. With a top prize of having your original song professionally recorded and debuted on stage during Russ Parr’s Splash Bash at Six Flags America on August 11, the PG Health Department wants you to help “Give Drugs a Bad Name” by creating an original music video telling the world why drugs and alcohol are not part of your life. To enter the contest, people age 13-24 need to follow five steps: Prizes will be awarded to 39 entries:
Thursday, February 9, 2012
The event set for Oct. 20 near Six Flags America in Landover will include a 5K and a run for kids.
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- Tim Lemke
Thursday, February 9, 2012
Organizers who hope to have running events in every state are starting this fall with the Maryland Running Festival in Prince George’s County. Registration opened last week for a half-marathon, a 5-kilometer (5K) run and a run for kids to be held Oct. 20 near Six Flags America in Landover. Clay Anderson and Ernesto Calderon, the organizers of the running festival, said they're working to attract 7,500 runners for the half-marathon, with the Chesapeake Bay Foundation named as the chief charitable beneficiary. “We really wanted to do something special,” Calderon said. “I thought to myself, ‘What can I do as a father, as a resident of Maryland, to make things better for the next generation?’” Anderson and Calderon are partners in Siena …