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June 28, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

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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 28, 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 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 21, 2017 | Staff Writer

What’s Open and What’s Not on the Fourth of July in Montgomery County

Montgomery County offices are closed on the Fourth of July in Montgomery County. Here’s a look at what is open and what is closed: County Offices – closed. Libraries – closed. County Liquor stores – all stores will be open 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Recreation – Indoor and outdoor pools are open. The Germantown […]

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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 14, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

A Night to Shine: Montgomery Community Media Hosts Inaugural EPIC Awards (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

It was night to shine for local content creators and media industry experts. Dozens gathered at the Fillmore Music Center in Silver Spring Thursday evening for Montgomery Community Media’s first annual Excellence in Programming and Innovative Content (EPIC) Awards to highlight and honor those who are at the forefront of creating innovative multimedia content on […]

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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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June 12, 2017 | Staff Writer

Gaithersburg Mayor Jud Ashman Receives EPIC Award for Education (VIDEO)

Gaithersburg Mayor Jud Ashman received the EPIC Award for Education on June 8th for his work on the Gaithersburg Book Festival. The EPIC award was presented to Ashman by bestselling author Sarah Pekkanen at The Fillmore in Silver Spring. Watch the presentation in this MyMCMedia Extra video, below: PREVIOUS POST EPIC Awards Blog (PHOTOS & […]

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June 9, 2017 | Staff Writer

Montgomery Libraries Summer Reading Program Kicks-off Saturday

Montgomery County Public Libraries (MCPL) invites students to participate in this year’s Summer Reading program, which will run June 10 to September 10. This year’s theme is “Build a Better World.” Participants can sign up for the program and keep track of the books they read or have read to them throughout the summer. Registration is […]

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