Weekend Planner, September 4 – September 6 (VIDEO)

Here are some of our weekend picks from the MyMCMedia.org calendar: Friday, September 4 Kick your weekend off with Yoga at Rockville Town Square hosted by Gold’s Gym from 7 to 8 a.m. Pick up a free green juice from...

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Check Out: What Montgomery County Was Reading in August

Montgomery County Public Libraries (MCPL) maintain an extensive collection of materials for county residents to check out. Have you ever wondered what the county’s library visitors are reading? We turned to our county’s...

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Montgomery County Celebrates African Heritage Month in September

Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett will kick off African Heritage Month on September 2nd with a special celebration from 6 – 9 p.m. at the Silver Spring Civic Building at One Veterans Place. Did you know that...

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Five Upcoming Music Fests in Montgomery County

Summer may be winding down but there is still a lot of outdoor music on the horizon in Montgomery County. In fact, there are five upcoming music festivals planned for the next month. The Brazilian Music Fest is scheduled for Aug....

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Al Chez Headlines Silver Spring Jazz Festival

Al Chez and the Brothers of Funk Big Band is slated to headline the Silver Spring Jazz Festival on Saturday, September 12, from 3 to 10 p.m. at Veterans Plaza at the Silver Spring Civic Building. Each year, the festival has...

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70th Anniversary of WWII Victory To Be Marked With Special Tribute (VIDEO)

Japan surrendered to Allied forces on the summer of 1945, and that ended World War II. Seventy years later, local and international musicians and singers are scheduled to perform at Never Forgotten: A Musical Tribute to the End...

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August 17, 2015

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Registration Opens for Senior Spelling Bee

You can now register for the Friends of the Library’s annual Seasoned Spellers Senior Spelling Bee, which is scheduled for Saturday, October 17 at 11 a.m. at the Rockville Memorial Library, 21 Maryland Avenue. Registration at $25 per participant is open until October 12th for Montgomery County residents 55 years of age and older. To […]

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August 16, 2015

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Friends of the Library Seeks Board of Trustee Member

Friends of the Library, Montgomery County (FOLMC), the not-for-profit organization that supports Montgomery County Public Libraries (MCPL) by raising funds and awareness for the system, is accepting applications for its Board of Trustees. Board members serve one three-year term, may be reappointed for up to two additional terms and must attend quarterly meetings. They also […]

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August 14, 2015

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The Montgomery County Agricultural Fair Begins Today (VIDEO)

The Montgomery County Agricultural Fair opens its doors at 3 p.m. today. In this MyMCMedia extra video, find some of the things to see and do. The fair is open from Aug. 14 to 22. Children 11 and younger do not pay to get in. General admission to the fair is $10 for adults. Parking at […]

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August 14, 2015

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Glen Echo Summer Concert Features U.S. Air Force Strings (PHOTOS)

Enjoy an evening of great music by the U.S. Air Force Strings Thursday, August 27 at 7:30 p.m. in Glen Echo Park’s  Bumper Car Pavilion. The U.S. Air Force Strings consists of 20 active duty Airman musicians performing a wide range of musical styles, from classical symphonic selections and Broadway show tunes to classic rock, […]

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August 13, 2015

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Weekend Planner, August 14 – August 16 (VIDEO)

Here are some of our weekend picks from the MyMCMedia.org calendar: Friday, August 14 Downtown Live outdoor concert features rhythm and blues music by 8 Ohms band at Fountain Plaza in Silver Spring. Concert begins at 6:30 p.m. Gold’s Gym leads a workout at Rockville Town Square from 10 to 11 a.m. every Friday morning […]

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August 10, 2015

Joi Brown

Strathmore Names Joi Brown as New Vice President of Programming

Joi Brown has been named Strathmore‘s new vice president of programming. As part of the leadership team headed by CEO Eliot Pfanstiehl and President Monica Jeffries Hazangeles, Brown is scheduled to take the helm of Strathmore’s programming department beginning in September. With primary responsibility for conceptualizing and implementing performance programming in the 1,976-seat Music Center […]

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August 8, 2015

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Rockville ‘Movies in the Parks’ Offer Family-Friendly Films (VIDEO)

Get outside this summer and get into Rockville’s free outdoor “Movies in the Parks” on the big screen, each Wednesday from now until August 26. Bring chairs, blankets, food and beverages and enjoy family-friendly movies at different neighborhood parks throughout the city. Rockville 11’s Alex Cruz reports. Visit our PEG partner Rockville11 to view more […]

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August 7, 2015

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Weekend Planner, August 7 – August 9 (VIDEO)

Here are some of our weekend picks from the MyMCMedia.org calendar: Friday, August 7 Gold’s Gym leads a workout at Rockville Town Square from 10 to 11 a.m. every Friday morning through August. Imagination Stage presents Double Trouble at 10:30 a.m. Enjoy an evening at Glen Echo Park at the monthly Art Walk from 6 […]

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August 7, 2015

Here it Comes Around Again
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Glen Echo Park Art Gallery Exhibits Continue Through August 30 (PHOTOS)

UPDATED: The August 7 Glen Echo Park Art Walk included the opening reception for three art galleries. The exhibits continue through August 30. See photos from the exhibits below.   ORIGINAL POST: Glen Echo Park Art Walk takes place August 7th from 6 to 8 p.m. The monthly summertime event includes open art studios and […]

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August 6, 2015

Gaithersburg Arts Barn 'The Wiz'
PHOTO | City of Gaithersburg

Gaithersburg’s Arts Barn Presents The Wiz

In partnership with ANKH Repertory Theatre and The Finest! Performance Foundation, Inc., Arts on the Green presents The Wiz, a modern musical version of “The Wonderful Wizard of Oz” by L. Frank Baum. The show runs now through August 23, with performances on Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m. and Sundays at 2 p.m. at the […]

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