The Bethesda Urban Partnership’s annual Winter Wonderland returns this weekend, Dec. 6 and 7. Friday evening begins with the winter concert at 8 p.m. at the Imagination Stage, 4908 Auburn Avenue. The concert features professional A Capella and gospel groups, including the Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School Choir, The GW Troubadors, Capital Blend and Vox Pop. [...]
The Countryside Artisans Holiday Studio Tour runs Dec. 6 – 8 and Dec. 13 – 15 at various locations in Montgomery and Frederick counties. This is a unique, self-guided driving tour of artist studios. Admission is free. Visit www.countrysideartisans.com for a list of studios and a map. The tour occurs rain, snow or shine. Friday [...]
First Book Montgomery County is looking to change the holiday season for local children one page at a time. As shoppers wandered through aisles to pick out gifts at Barston’s Child’s Play in Rockville, volunteers greeted them at the door with free gift wrapping services, hoping to collect money for children that wouldn’t have a [...]
Manna Food Center is celebrating its 30th year in Montgomery County and employees and volunteers served a record number of people during the days leading up to Thanksgiving. MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke reports. For more info: www.mannafood.org. Related stories:
Rockville’s Annual Holiday Drive provided Thanksgiving meals for 520 households and a Thanksgiving luncheon for 103 seniors. The Holiday Drive continues this month. Rockville 11 has the story. Visit our PEG partner Rockville11 to view more of its programming. For information on giving, contact Rockville’s Community Services Division at 240.314.8310 or visit rockvillemd.gov/holidaydrive online.
Black Friday and Cyber Monday center on buying gifts and finding the best deals to kick off the holiday shopping season. But the Tuesday following the madness is focused on making someone else’s holiday shine. Part of a national effort to spread philanthropy as well as holiday cheer, Dec. 3 is deemed “Giving Tuesday” and [...]
Montgomery County Recreation is offering a wide-range of community events for the whole family to enjoy this holiday season: Holiday Magic and Fun –Dec. 6, 6:30 to 8 p.m. Good Hope Community Recreation Center, 14715 Good Hope Road, Silver Spring. Free. Celebrate the magic of the holidays with Speed, one of the East Coast’s premiere [...]
The Montgomery County Council will hold a public hearing at 1:30 p.m. on Dec. 3, regarding a special appropriation of $649,325 to the Fiscal Year 2014 County Government operating budget that would be spent by the Department of Housing and Community Affairs to find permanent supportive housing for medically vulnerable, chronically homeless individuals. Call 240.777.7910 [...]
The city of Rockville’s 64th Mayor and Council were recently sworn in at the F. Scott Fitzgerald Theatre. Rockville 11 caught up with the city’s newly elected officials to find out what some of their priorities are for the next term. Visit our PEG partner Rockville11 to view more of its programming.
The winter issue of the Montgomery County Guide for Recreation and Parks Programs is now available. Registration is open for winter programs and classes. Registration for swim lessons opens Wednesday, Dec. 11. This issue of the winter Guide features hundreds of activities and programs for all ages, interests and abilities to help keep residents active [...]