Day in the Life of Montgomery County

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May 2015

Annual Caregivers Conference

Wednesday, May 6, 8:00 am - 2:30 pm
B’nai Israel Congregation,
6301 Montrose Road, Rockville, MD 20852 United States

There’s a lot of talk these days around the country about ending homelessness, hunger, and poverty. For almost two decades, we have brought frontline workers and County leaders together in May to address poverty in the County. This year, we’re taking an honest look at our responses to poverty, especially since the County’s poverty rate is going up. We are helping, supporting and sustaining our neighbors in poverty, but are we really making progress to reduce poverty? What more should…

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Winning Housing Poster Unveiling

Wednesday, May 6, 9:45 am - 10:30 am
Westover Elementary School,
401 Hawkesbury Ln, Silver Spring, MD 20904

Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett and Office of Human Rights (OHR) Director James Stowe will unveil the winning poster created at OHR’s Human Rights Youth Diversity Camp held last October at the YMCA’s Camp Letts in Edgewater, MD.  The artist of this year’s winning entry, Westover Elementary School fifth-grader Lizzy Alspach, will be present for the unveiling. Lizzy will also receive a cash award. The poster was created as part of an assignment at the camp and reflects the theme,…

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Fallen Officers Memorial

Wednesday, May 6, 10:30 am - 11:00 am

MCP Fallen Officers Memorial Service What: MCP Fallen Officers Memorial Service When: Wednesday, May 6, 10:30 a.m. Where: Public Safety Headquarters, 100 Edison Park Drive, Gaithersburg, MD 20878 The Montgomery County Police Department will hold a Memorial Service to pay tribute to and honor our fallen heroes.

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Wheaton Outdoor Living Room

Wednesday, May 6, 8:00 pm
Veterans Park – Wheaton,
Reedie Drive and Amherst Avenue, Wheaton, MD 20902 United States

Commissioned by the Arts and Humanities Council of Montgomery County and the Montgomery County Public Art Trust, MIT- trained artist Matthew Mazzotta will mount an outdoor living room in downtown Wheaton to facilitate a community conversation about Wheaton, what Wheaton means to its residents, and how the arts and humanities can reflect and uplift the community. Learn more about Matthew and the Outdoor Living Room HERE. The Outdoor Living Room is a safe and open space to discuss the realities…

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$35

MWBC: ABCs of Starting a Business

Thursday, May 7, 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Maryland Women’s Business Center,
51 Monroe Street, Suite PE - 20, Rockville, MD 20850 United States

Join us to find out what it really takes to start your own business. Learn more about the steps involved and discover the many resources available to support you. Questions about legal structures are answered by an attorney. Fee: $35 For more information visit www.marylandwbc.org.  

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5 per child per session

Gaithersburg Arts Barn: Preschool Songs & Stories

Thursday, May 7, 11:00 am - 11:45 am
Gaithersburg Arts Barn,
311 Kent Square Road , Gaithersburg,
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The Arts Barn presents an exciting and enriching cultural arts program for children. Preschool Songs and Stories gives three to five year olds and their parents or guardians the opportunity to explore the arts through singing, dancing and active listening to story books. Preschool Songs and Stories continues on the first and third Thursday of each month from 11 to 11:45 a.m. Admission is just $5 per child per session. There is no fee for adults. Payment may be made…

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Montgomery County Council Bi-County Meeting with PG County

Thursday, May 7, 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
WSSC Headquarters,
14501 Sweitzer Lane, Laurel,
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The Council generally meets on Tuesdays beginning at 9:30 a.m. The Council meets other days in committees and frequently holds public hearings and forums in the evenings. Nearly all Council meetings are open to the public. View Council Agenda & Analyst Packets (1 day prior.) View future Council Meetings.

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$70

Best of Bethesda Party 2015

Thursday, May 7, 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Pike & Rose,
11580 Old Georgetown Rd, North Bethesda, MD 20852 United States

Dine on delicious food from 14 Best of Bethesda-winning restaurants. Drink wine, cocktails and local craft beers. Listen to toe-tapping music from The 19th Street Band.  Win giveaways to local restaurants and stores. Celebrate the best the Bethesda area has to offer. Be part of the this extraordinary night of food, drink and fun. Complimentary valet parking will be provided. To purchase tickets, click here,

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