The Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) announced the winners of its 12th annual photo contest, with Santosh Shanmuga of Gaithersburg claiming top honors for his Female Red-Winged Blackbird taken at Swan Harbor Farm in Harford County. The winning images will appear in the winter edition of the agency’s seasonal magazine as well as its […]
The 24th annual celebration of Oktoberfest at the Kentlands takes place Sunday, Oct. 11 from noon to 5 p.m. The festival includes six stages of live music and entertainment, wine tastings from Maryland wineries, horse-drawn wagon...Read more
Save the date! Bestselling author Frederick Forsyth will be in Gaithersburg on Oct. 7. This is a free event and seating is limited so it will be important to get there early. The event takes place from 7-9 p.m. at the...Read more
Montgomery County Planning Department’s Historic Preservation Office is hosting a book launch event at The Writer’s Center in Bethesda Oct. 30 Bridget Schwiesow has more in this report, below, about that book...Read more
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...Read more
Montgomery County hosted the Library of the Future Summit on Sept. 24 in Silver Spring. Take a look: Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming....Read more
The Taste of Bethesda returns on Saturday, October 3 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. and this popular festival will include more than 50 restaurants and fve stages of entertainment at Bethesda’s Woodmont Triangle. For more information, visit Taste of Bethesda website.
Art lovers may want to put the Glenview Mansion on their to do list: Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.
County residents get ready for lots of making, creating and inventing. Montgomery County officials and the Kids International Discovery (KID) Museum are scheduled to host the Silver Spring Maker Faire on Sept. 20 from noon to 5 p.m. at the Silver Spring Civic Building. County Executive Isiah Leggett and County Council President George Leventhal are […]
The Mayor and Council join Maryland Public Television (MPT) President and CEO Larry Unger for the premiere of the MPT documentary “Our Town – Rockville” today at the F. Scott Fitzgerald Theatre, 603 Edmonston Drive. The MPT documentary tells Rockville’s story through the eyes of members of the community. It depicts the city’s everyday people […]
Here are some of our weekend picks from the MyMCMedia.org calendar: Friday, September 18 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 Dawson’s Market following the workout. Sandy Spring Museum’s art exhibit “Two for One: Photographic Combinations […]
The 12th Annual Silver Spring Jazz Festival took place Saturday, September 12 at Veterans Plaza despite the rainy weather. Al Chez and the Brothers of Funk Big Band headlined the free festival sponsored by Montgomery County Recreation. Also featured was local favorite Marcus Johnson performing smooth jazz with The Urban Jam Band. Scenes from the […]
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 presented a mix of many jazz genres, including straight ahead, smooth, Latin and other […]
The public is invited to submit nominations for the 2016 Charles W. Gilchrist Volunteer Award presented annually by the Friends of the Library, Montgomery County (FOLMC). The award is given in memory of former Montgomery County Executive Charles W. Gilchrist who sought to encourage community participation in the County. The annual award is presented to […]