Weekend Planner, June 23 – June 25 (VIDEO)

Celebrate the history of Montgomery County this weekend at the annual Heritage Days Celebration on June 24 and June 25. This unique, countywide festival, hosted by Heritage Montgomery, provides visitors the opportunity to...

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Bethesda Blues & Jazz Youth Orchestra Prepares for First Recital (VIDEO & PHOTOS)

The sounds of young musicians will fill The Bethesda Blues & Jazz Supper Club on Monday, June 26. It will be the first public performance by the new Bethesda Blues & Jazz Youth Orchestra. The group started rehearsing at...

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What’s Open and What’s Not on the Fourth of July in Montgomery County

Montgomery County offices are closed on the Fourth of July in Montgomery County. Here’s a look at what is open and what is closed: County Offices – closed. Libraries – closed. County Liquor stores – all stores will be...

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Weekend Planner, June 16 – June 18 (VIDEO)

Sunday is Father’s Day and we found a few ways to celebrate in case you can use a few ideas. Search Open Table for a list of places in the county to treat Dad to brunch or dinner. Participate in the 4th Annual Fit...

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Thursday Night Summer Concerts at Glen Echo Park (PHOTOS)

Music is in the air every Thursday evening at Glen Echo Park from now through September 7th. This annual summer concert series features a different group each week and takes place at 7:30 p.m. in the Bumper Car Pavilion. The...

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A Guide to 2017’s Summer Festivals, Concerts and More

It’s officially that time of the year where the days are longer, warmer and sunnier.   Here’s a list of some places and activities where you, your family and friends can soak up some sun while enjoying music, food,...

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June 22, 2017 | Michelle Queen

Weekend Planner, June 23 – June 25 (VIDEO)

Celebrate the history of Montgomery County this weekend at the annual Heritage Days Celebration on June 24 and June 25. This unique, countywide festival, hosted by Heritage Montgomery, provides visitors the opportunity to explore more than 40 parks, museums, and historic sites all across the county. Special events are planned for many of the sites, including […]

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June 22, 2017 | Phyllis Armstrong

Bethesda Blues & Jazz Youth Orchestra Prepares for First Recital (VIDEO & PHOTOS)

The sounds of young musicians will fill The Bethesda Blues & Jazz Supper Club on Monday, June 26. It will be the first public performance by the new Bethesda Blues & Jazz Youth Orchestra. The group started rehearsing at the supper club in April. The Supper Club’s owner Rick Brown established a foundation to support […]

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June 17, 2017 | Michelle Queen

Weekend Planner, June 16 – June 18 (VIDEO)

Sunday is Father’s Day and we found a few ways to celebrate in case you can use a few ideas. Search Open Table for a list of places in the county to treat Dad to brunch or dinner. Participate in the 4th Annual Fit Fathers Day Celebration to join in group exercise, fitness games, healthy snacks, yoga, and […]

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June 16, 2017 | Staff Writer

Thursday Night Summer Concerts at Glen Echo Park (PHOTOS)

Music is in the air every Thursday evening at Glen Echo Park from now through September 7th. This annual summer concert series features a different group each week and takes place at 7:30 p.m. in the Bumper Car Pavilion. The Bumper Car Pavilion is a covered, open-air pavilion. Concerts are held rain or shine. Bench […]

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June 15, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Celebrate Gaithersburg street scene

A Guide to 2017’s Summer Festivals, Concerts and More

It’s officially that time of the year where the days are longer, warmer and sunnier.   Here’s a list of some places and activities where you, your family and friends can soak up some sun while enjoying music, food, art and culture. Sandy Spring Community Day, 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. June 24 at the Ross Body […]

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June 13, 2017 | Staff Writer

Summer Concert Series Lineup in Silver Spring

The 2017 Silver Spring Summer Concert Series, presented by the Montgomery County Department of Recreation, will kick off on Thursday, June 15 at 7 p.m. on Veterans Plaza at the Silver Spring Civic Building at Ellsworth Drive and Fenton Street. The free, outdoor concerts, featuring a wide range of music and musicians for the whole […]

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June 12, 2017 | Staff Writer

Gaithersburg Mayor Jud Ashman Receives EPIC Award for Education (VIDEO)

Gaithersburg Mayor Jud Ashman received the EPIC Award for Education on June 8th for his work on the Gaithersburg Book Festival. The EPIC award was presented to Ashman by bestselling author Sarah Pekkanen at The Fillmore in Silver Spring. Watch the presentation in this MyMCMedia Extra video, below: PREVIOUS POST EPIC Awards Blog (PHOTOS & […]

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June 12, 2017 | Staff Writer

MCPL Director Parker Hamilton Announces Her Retirement, Leggett Says She Will be Missed

Montgomery County Public Libraries Director Parker Hamilton is retiring, according to a Montgomery County statement. Hamilton has worked for Montgomery County for almost 37 years, and she served as director of the libraries for 12 years. In a statement, County Executive Ike Leggett described Hamilton as a “remarkable woman,” that the county “will miss terribly.” […]

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June 9, 2017 | Staff Writer

Montgomery Libraries Summer Reading Program Kicks-off Saturday

Montgomery County Public Libraries (MCPL) invites students to participate in this year’s Summer Reading program, which will run June 10 to September 10. This year’s theme is “Build a Better World.” Participants can sign up for the program and keep track of the books they read or have read to them throughout the summer. Registration is […]

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June 9, 2017 | Staff Writer

Gallery B Showcases Works From Art Competition; Katherine Tzu-Lan Mann Wins ‘Best in Show’ (PHOTO)

Paintings from the annual Bethesda Paintings Awards are on exhibit from now through July 1 at Gallery B, Bethesda. A public opening reception will be held Friday, June 9 from 6 to 8 p.m. Katherine Tzu-Lin Mann, a painter from the District won $10,000 for the best in show prize during the exhibition’s opening Wednesday. Carolyn […]

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