Montgomery County Seeking Home for KID Museum (Video)

Local leaders are supporting efforts to find a permanent home in Montgomery County for the Kids International Discovery KID Museum. Museum volunteers with the help of county officials and local businesses recently held a mini-maker faire that attracted thousands of people of all ages to Silver Spring. Officials applauded KID Museum. The Museum is also co-hosting World of Montgomery Festival Oct. 20.

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Weekend Planner, Oct. 13-15

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UPDATED: Fall festivals are all over the county. Friday The 2017 Pacific Miss Asian American Pageant The Pacific Miss Asian American Beauty Pageant is the largest and most influential beauty pageant on the East Coast. Since its inception, the pageant has been dedicated to embracing Asian cultural heritage and encouraging cultural awareness and community pride. 7:30 […]

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Gilchrist Center Changes Name on 15th Anniversary

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The Charles W Gilchrist Center, the County’s immigrant resource center, celebrated its 15th anniversary at the World of Montgomery Festival on Oct. 16 at the Rockville Campus of Montgomery College, according to a news release from the center. As part of the anniversary celebration, in order to better reflect the center’s work over the last […]

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Celebrate Diversity at World of Montgomery Festival in Rockville

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It’s a celebration of diversity. The eighth annual World of Montgomery Festival is happening Oct. 16 at Montgomery College in Rockville. “One-third of the population is foreign born,” said Kaori Hirakawa, program coordinator for Gilchrist Center. “This is a way for the county government to celebrate our diversity.” The World of Montgomery Festival is held […]

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County Report This Week (VIDEO)

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Lorna Virgili hosts the latest episode of County Report This Week, which begins with a report on Noah’s Law. Watch the show in its entirety, below:

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Save the Date for the World of Montgomery Festival (VIDEO)

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The World of Montgomery returns to the Rockville campus of Montgomery College from noon to 4 p.m. on Oct. 16. Find out more in this report, below: Visit our PEG partner MCTV10 (Montgomery College Television program schedule) to see more Montgomery College Television.

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Fall Festivals in Montgomery County (VIDEOS)

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Montgomery County is the place to be for fall festivals and celebrations. Here’s the scoop on just a few: 1. Butler’s Orchards 36th annual Pumpkin Festival, takes place weekends in October,  from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. in Germantown. The family-friendly festival includes hayrides to the pumpkin fields, learning stations, giant slides, barnyard animals, straw […]

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Watch Montgomery Week in Review (VIDEO)

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Don Mooers hosts the latest episode of Montgomery Week in Review. His guests include Zaida Arguedas, Stuart Rosenthal, Jane de Winter, and Carolina Galeano. Topics discussed this week include the upcoming election, the League of Women Voters of Montgomery County, the latest issue of The Beacon Newspaper, the county schools and the upcoming World of […]

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Save the Date: World of Montgomery Festival at Montgomery College Oct. 16 (VIDEO)

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The World of Montgomery Festival takes place Sunday Oct. 16th from noon to 4 p.m. at the Rockville campus of Montgomery College. The free festival showcases the counties diverse communities through music, food, dance, traditional arts and hands-on projects for children and families. Take a look: Ride On is offering free shuttles from locations around […]

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Five Things to Know About the World of Montgomery Festival (VIDEO)

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You don’t have to drive far to see the world when you can experience the rich cultures represented in Montgomery County at this year’s World of Montgomery Festival. MCTV’s Carolina Galeano has a preview. Visit our PEG partner MCTV10 (Montgomery College Television program schedule) to see more Montgomery College Television.

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When Baseball Meets Mariachi, Martial Arts, and Henna Tattoos in Bethesda (VIDEO)

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Baseball fans had a chance to learn about Montgomery County’s diverse population at a baseball game on July 20 where the Bethesda Big Train played the Vienna River Dogs. This multicultural was a preview of the upcoming World of Montgomery Festival and included presentations from places such as China, El Salvador, and India. Don’t miss the World […]

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Aline Barros

About Aline Barros

Aline Barros is a multimedia reporter and community engagement specialist with Montgomery Community Media. She can be reached at Abarros@mymcmedia.org and on Twitter at @AlineBarros2.

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