Eunice Lewis Seagraves Portrays Underground Railroad Conductor in “Harriet Tubman: Defender” at Libraries

Montgomery County Public Libraries (MCPL) present two performances of “Harriet Tubman: Defender” during August. The 45-minute play tells the story of Harriet Tubman, a former slave who became a well-known conductor on...

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Adventure Theatre MTC’s 66th Season to Feature Judy Moody and More

Adventure Theatre MTC (ATMTC) announced its upcoming season to include five main stage productions featuring two world premieres. The children’s theater is located in Glen Echo Park. The new season kicks off with How I...

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Weekend Planner, July 21 – July 23 (VIDEO)

The 28th Annual Farm Tour and Harvest Sale celebrates Montgomery County’s agricultural heritage. Explore local farms and purchase fresh fruits, vegetables, flowers, plants and other local products. Several farms have...

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10 Photo Tips for Taking Sunflower Pics (PHOTOS)

Sunflowers. Everyone is going crazy about the sunflower bloom. In the next 14 days all focus (ahh!) will be on the McKee-Beshers Wildlife Management Area (MBWMA) in Poolesville. I got out this weekend to take a sneak peak at the...

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Aspen Hill Library Reopens After a Refresh (VIDEO)

Montgomery County officials are celebrating the grand reopening of the Aspen Hill Library branch, which reopened this past weekend. The $1.2 million refresh project took eight months to complete. Find out more in the video recap,...

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Weekend Planner, July 14 – July 16 (VIDEO)

Here are some of our picks for arts and entertainment this weekend: Art: Strathmore Mansion’s two exhibits, Colored Pencil Society of America and Blush, are on display from June 10 through August 6. Bethesda’s Gallery...

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July 3, 2017 | Staff Writer

Aspen Hill Library Branch to Reopen on July 15 (PHOTOS)

Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett is inviting residents to a grand re-opening of the newly renovated Montgomery County Libraries’ Aspen Hill Branch located at 4407 Aspen Hill Road in Rockville on July 15, according to a news release. The renovated library includes new carpeting, redesigned public restrooms to comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act […]

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July 1, 2017 | Staff Writer

Check Out: What Montgomery County Was Reading in June

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 librarians to find out. For the month of June, the most read books by genre are: Juvenile Fiction Fantastic Beasts and Where […]

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July 1, 2017 | Michelle Queen

Weekend Planner, June 30 – July 2 (VIDEO)

BlackRock summer concerts start this Saturday with the Navy’s premiere jazz ensemble, The Commodores.  The series continues with free Saturday evening concerts through July 29.  All concerts take place on the front lawn, attendees are encouraged to bring lawn chairs. The concert will move inside to the mainstage if the weather prohibits an outdoor performance. […]

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June 29, 2017 | Staff Writer

Rockville to Host Four Weeks of Free Movies in the Parks

The big screens will return to neighborhood parks in the City of Rockville in August, according to a news release. Residents are invited to bring blankets, chairs and food for an evening of family-friendly movies. Movies are free of charge and begin at dusk; approximately 8 p.m. The 2017 schedule is below: Aug. 2- “Toy Story” […]

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June 28, 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 23, 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 23, 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 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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