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March 9, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Weekend Planner for March 9-11: Guide to Arts and Entertainment in Montgomery County

Don’t forget to turn your clocks ahead an hour as Daylight Saving Time begins Sunday, March 11 at 2 a.m. It is also a good time to check your smoke alarms. The 18th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade takes place Saturday, March 10 at 10 a.m. at Rio in Gaithersburg. Free family activities and live […]

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March 5, 2018 | Michelle Queen

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Check Out: What Montgomery County Was Reading in February

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 determine the most popular titles in February. For the month of February, the most read books by genre are:   […]

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March 5, 2018 | Staff Writer

Libraries Aim to Engage Youth in Digital Technology Resources from March 4-10

Teen Tech Week programs are scheduled for multiple branches of the Montgomery County Public Libraries system the week of March 4-10. Teen Tech Week is a national initiative of the Young Adult Library Services Association with the goal to encourage teens to take advantage of the digital technology resources, programs and services at libraries. A […]

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February 28, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Weekend Planner for March 2-4: Guide to Arts and Entertainment in Montgomery County

Here’s our guide to arts and entertainment in Montgomery County, March 2-4. Friday, March 2  VisArts Art Exhibits  Artist Hsin-Hsi Chen’s ‘Liminal’ exhibit is on display in the Kaplan Gallery through April 1. Mary Anne Arntzen’s ‘Solitary Bees’ exhibit is on display in the Gibbs Street Gallery through March 18. Sobia Ahmad’s ‘Small Identities’ exhibit […]

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February 26, 2018 | Michelle Queen

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Public Libraries Celebrate Women’s History Month With Film Screenings, Presentations

March was declared as National Women’s History Month by Congress in 1987 to honor the extraordinary achievements of American women. Montgomery County Public Libraries will celebrate Women’s History Month with a series of programs to celebrate social, cultural and political achievements of women. The free programs, suitable for all ages, will take place as follows: March […]

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February 22, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Weekend Planner for Feb. 23-25: Guide to Arts & Entertainment in Montgomery County

Here’s our guide to arts and entertainment in Montgomery County, Feb. 23-25. Friday, Feb. 23  VisArts Art Exhibit Reception and Artist Talk  Artist Hsin-Hsi Chen’s ‘Liminal’ exhibit is on display in the Kaplan Gallery through April 1. Mary Anne Arntzen’s ‘Solitary Bees’ exhibit is on display in the Gibbs Street Gallery through March 18. Sobia […]

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February 16, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Weekend Planner for Feb. 16-19: Guide to Arts and Entertainment in Montgomery County

There are still numerous Black History Month events scheduled for February.  We recommend Culture Spot MC’s “Celebrate Black History Month in Montgomery County.” The Mid-Atlantic Jazz Festival will be held on February 16-18 in Rockville and includes regional and touring musicians, school jazz bands, masterclasses, workshops, and more. The lineup will feature Mid-Atlantic Collegiate Jazz Orchestra; Frankie Addison […]

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February 9, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

BlackRock’s Kay Gallery Features Turned Wood Exhibit

There’s just a few weeks left to witness the work of 53 contemporary artists and fine craft artisans who are featured in BlackRock Center for the Arts newest exhibit titled “HANDCRAFTED: Fiber Art & Turned Wood.” The exhibit, located in the center’s Kay Gallery, is the first regional juried exhibition that features turned wood, according […]

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February 7, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Weekend Planner for Feb. 9-11: Guide to Arts and Entertainment in Montgomery County

February is Maple Sugaring Month at Brookside Nature Center. Every Thursday, Saturday and Sunday during the month, visitors learn first hand the process of making maple syrup. Sap is collected into a bucket through a spile used to tap the tree, then boiled down to create maple syrup. Enjoy samples of the sap and finished […]

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February 5, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Montgomery County Woodturners Association Outreach Programs

Did you know that the Montgomery County Woodturners Association is involved in much more than creating art? The club has several outreach projects that use woodturning to help others. Related posts: Woodturning is a Hands-on Endeavor Learn the Craft of Wood Turning with the Montgomery County Woodturners Association

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