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Weekend Planner, April 17 – April 19 (VIDEO)

Montgomery Community Media is once again hosting “Day in the Life of Montgomery County” April 22nd. Please capture what your day is like in Montgomery County and send us your photos. It’s easy, email photos to...

Author Jeffery Deaver Headlines Literary Evening in Bethesda (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

Bestselling author Jeffery Deaver visited the Bethesda Library on April 16 to talk about his new book and the business of writing a book. MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke reports. ORIGINAL POST Bestselling and award-winning author...

Olney Theatre Presents Carousel (VIDEO)

Olney Theater’s production of Carousel runs from April 15 through May 10 on the main stage. Performances are Wednesday through Saturday at 8 p.m. with matinees on Sunday at 2 p.m. Tickets range from $38 to $75 and are...

Noyes Library for Young Children to Close April 21 – May 5

The Noyes Library for Young Children in Kensington will be closed from Tuesday, April 21 until Tuesday, May 5 while the building’s exterior is re-painted as part of an abatement program to address the presence of lead-based...

Julie Andrews to Headline Strathmore’s 10th Anniversary Gala

Actor and entertainer Julie Andrews is scheduled to appear at Strathmore’s 10th anniversary Spring Gala at 9 p.m. on April 25. Moderated by The Washington Post Theater critic Peter Marks, Andrews will share highlights from her...

Berliner Announces Earth Day Art Contest

Montgomery County Councilmember Roger Berliner has announced his first ever Earth Day Art Contest for students in third through eighth grades. The theme of the contest is “making a difference.” According to the rules,...

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Weekend Planner, April 10 – April 12 (VIDEO)

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Here are some of our weekend picks from the MyMCMedia.org calendar: Friday, April 10 Adventure Theatre-MTC presents The Wonderful Wizard of Oz at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. in Glen Echo Park Young children ages 1-5 will enjoy Blue, an interactive theater experience at Imagination Stage at 11:15 a.m. Enjoy a special night hike on […]

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National Philharmonic: Bach’s St. John Passion at Strathmore

The National Philharmonic orchestra and chorale led by Victoria Gau will perform Bach’s St. John’s Passion April 11 at 8 p.m. at the Music Center at Strathmore, 5301 Tuckerman Lane, North Bethesda. A free pre-concert lecture will be offered in the Concert Hall at 6:45 p.m. Bach’s St. John Passion remains one of the most […]

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Silver Spring Library Book Drop to Close on April 12

In preparation for opening the new Silver Spring Library, the former library site will close its book drop on Sunday, April 12. Because there is no book drop available at the new Silver Spring Library location until the facility opens, materials can be returned to any other Montgomery County Public Libraries (MCPL) branch. For assistance […]

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Documentary Films by Paul Fiesta Featured at BlackRock (VIDEO)

BlackRock Center for the Arts’ On Screen/In Person film series for the 2014-15 season final screening takes place April 11 at 8 p.m. with two shorts by internationally-acclaimed director Paul Festa, Tie It Into My Hand and The Glitter Emergency. Both films are experimental in nature and follow the story of an artist who can […]

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Julie Andrews to Headline Strathmore’s 10th Anniversary Gala

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Actor and entertainer Julie Andrews is scheduled to appear at Strathmore’s 10th anniversary Spring Gala at 9 p.m. on April 25. Moderated by The Washington Post Theater critic Peter Marks, Andrews will share highlights from her award-winning, decades-spanning career. According to a note on the Strathmore website, the legendary Andrews will not be singing at […]

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Berliner Announces Earth Day Art Contest

Montgomery County Councilmember Roger Berliner has announced his first ever Earth Day Art Contest for students in third through eighth grades. The theme of the contest is “making a difference.” According to the rules, submission must be two-dimensional, on paper, no bigger than 17 x 24 and no smaller than 8 1/2 x 11 and […]

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History in the Parks Season Opens

Make your weekend historic by taking part in one or several Montgomery Parks opening weekend activities on April 10 – 12. Special events and tours are scheduled throughout the weekend at historic signature sites. “We are always excited about opening weekend. It’s a great way to get an introduction to a life-long lesson in culture, […]

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Artists Reception at Kentlands Mansion on April 7 (PHOTOS)

The 29th annual Gaithersburg Fine Arts Association (GFAA) Juried Art Exhibition, featuring a collection of multimedia works, is now on display at the Kentlands Mansion until May 22. You can meet the GFAA artists at a free reception on April 7 from 7-8:30 p.m. at the Kentlands Mansion. In case you are wondering, most of […]

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Brookside Gardens Creating a Parking Garden for Visitors (VIDEO)

Bulldozers and excavators are making way for a new parking area for Brookside Gardens in the Wheaton Regional Park that won’t be your typical asphalt lot. The more than $4 million project includes about 60 additional spaces for the cars plus about four acres of new plantings and water features. It’s all  part of a larger master […]

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Weekend Planner, April 3 – April 5 (VIDEO)

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Here are some of our weekend picks from the MyMCMedia.org calendar: Friday, April 3 Visit Strathmore Mansion for a crafting workshop, reception and tour at the Art & Wine Night at 7 p.m. Adventure Theatre-MTC presents The Wonderful Wizard of Oz at 7 p.m. in Glen Echo Park Take a dance lesson and join in […]

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