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Weekend Planner, May 22 – May 24 (VIDEO)

Here are some of our weekend picks from the MyMCMedia.org calendar: Friday, May 22 Enjoy a visit to the flag display for local heroes at Gaithersburg’s Bohrer Park Enjoy an evening paddle at Seneca Creek State Park hosted...

Gaithersburg Book Festival: So Many Stories, So Little Time (VIDEO)

The 6th annual Gaithersburg Book Festival took place on the grounds of City Hall on May 16. MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke reports there was a story to tell everywhere you turned. There were some unusual challenges for the one-day...

Olney Library to Close for Repairs Over Memorial Day Weekend

Montgomery County Public Library (MCPL) officials have announced that the Olney Library will be closed from 9 p.m. on Thursday, May 21 until 9 a.m. on Tuesday, May 26 so repairs can be made to a sanitary sewer line. The bookdrop...

A Literary Party: The Gaithersburg Book Festival’s Author Reception (VIDEO)

It’s the literary party of the season: the reception for the authors attending the 6th annual Gaithersburg Book Festival. MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke reports the invite list for this special party includes not only...

A Preview of Rockville’s Hometown Holidays (VIDEO)

Are you looking ahead to Memorial Day weekend? Rockville will be hosting the Hometown Holidays Music Festival, Taste of Rockville and the annual Memorial Day parade. Rockville 11 has the story. Visit our PEG partner Rockville11...

Gaithersburg’s Arts Barn Presents Brighton Beach Memoirs

In partnership with Sandy Spring Theater Group, Arts on the Green presents Neil Simon’s Brighton Beach Memoirs, an autobiography of the writer as a young teen. The show runs now through May 24, with performances on Fridays...

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Weekend Planner, May 22 – May 24 (VIDEO)

photo of band performing at Hometown Holidays in Rockville

Here are some of our weekend picks from the MyMCMedia.org calendar: Friday, May 22 Enjoy a visit to the flag display for local heroes at Gaithersburg’s Bohrer Park Enjoy an evening paddle at Seneca Creek State Park hosted by the Maryland Department of Natural Resources. From 6 to 7:30 p.m. The Mambo Combo will play […]

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Gaithersburg Book Festival: So Many Stories, So Little Time (VIDEO)

The 6th annual Gaithersburg Book Festival took place on the grounds of City Hall on May 16. MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke reports there was a story to tell everywhere you turned. There were some unusual challenges for the one-day festival this year. First, there was the weather. It was beautiful from the start, although hot, until […]

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What’s Next for Author Kwame Alexander? (VIDEO)

A featured author at the Gaithersburg Book Festival, Newbery Medal winner Kwame Alexander tells us he has five books coming out in the next three years. Find out about his next picture book, Surf’s Up, in this MyMCMedia Extra video: Alexander has written 18 books, including The Crossover, his middle grade debut. He was a featured […]

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A Believer: David Axelrod at the Gaithersburg Book Festival (VIDEO)

In this MyMCMedia Extra video, author and political strategist David Axelrod talks about his new book, “Believer: My Forty Years in Politics.” Axelrod’s presentation was broadcast live on C-SPAN. If you missed it, can watch it here: http://www.c-span.org/video/?325695-7/david-axelrod-believer Related:

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Kwame Alexander on Life After the Newbery Medal (VIDEO)

In this MyMCMedia Extra, author Kwame Alexander tells us how his life has changed since he won the 2015 Newbery Medal for his novel, The Crossover. Alexander has written 18 books, including The Crossover, his middle grade debut. He was a featured presenter at the Gaithersburg Book Festival on May 16.   Related:

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Axelrod on the Gaithersburg Book Festival: “I Am A Total Fan” (VIDEO)

In this MyMCMedia Extra video, author and political strategist David Axelroad shares his thoughts about the Gaithersburg Book Festival. Axelrod’s book is entitled, “Believer: My Forty Years in Politics.”   Related:

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A Literary Party: The Gaithersburg Book Festival’s Author Reception (VIDEO)

It’s the literary party of the season: the reception for the authors attending the 6th annual Gaithersburg Book Festival. MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke reports the invite list for this special party includes not only authors but city officials, sponsors and the tireless volunteers who work year round on this event. You can find out more about […]

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A Preview of Rockville’s Hometown Holidays (VIDEO)

Are you looking ahead to Memorial Day weekend? Rockville will be hosting the Hometown Holidays Music Festival, Taste of Rockville and the annual Memorial Day parade. Rockville 11 has the story. Visit our PEG partner Rockville11 to view more of its programming.

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A New Children Art Studio to Open in Takoma Park

A new art studio for some serious play time is scheduled to open on May 17 in Takoma Park. Little Loft is opening its third location. Their mission, according to Lia Salza, founder and Takoma Park resident, is to make Takoma Park a destination for children interested in arts. “[Takoma Park] is also a very artistic community. […]

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County Resident Tells Silver Spring History Then and Now

Jerry McCoy is a Silver Spring resident. He is also known in the community as the founder of the Silver Spring Historical Society– a nonprofit that promotes awareness and protects historic sites, archives and structures related to downtown Silver Spring and close neighborhoods. McCoy and his wife moved to Silver Spring in 1992. He said […]

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