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June 13, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, June 13, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, June 13, in Montgomery County: 1. Heat Wave: It’s going to be another hot day in Montgomery County. Here are some tips to keep cool. 2. On the Agenda: The Montgomery County Council meets today and one of the items on the agenda is the preferred Bus Rapid […]

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June 8, 2017 | Michelle Queen

Weekend Planner, June 9 – June 11 (VIDEO)

The Silver Spring Blues Festival kicks off Sunday, June 11 at El Golfo Restaurant, continues Monday through Friday with nightly performances at Veterans Plaza, and culminates in a day of entertainment on two-stages Saturday, June 17. Here are some of our picks for arts and entertainment this weekend: Art: Strathmore Mansion hosts two new exhibits […]

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June 1, 2017 | Michelle Queen

photo volunteers preparing strawberry shortcake

Weekend Planner, June 2 – June 4 (VIDEO)

Here are some of our picks for arts and entertainment this weekend: Art: Strathmore Mansion’s current exhibition, Drawing for Art, is on display from now through June 6. This exhibit has a twist, buy a ticket for a drawing on June 6 and go home with an original piece of artwork. The Rockville Art League […]

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April 17, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Picture Perfect Weekend at Brookside Gardens (PHOTOS)

It was a busy weekend at Brookside Gardens, where thousands of visitors stopped by to take photographs of the spring flowers and gardens. Parks Spokesperson Melissa Chotiner said the information desk counted about 1,837 people on Easter Sunday and she said the actual number was probably double that because the staff only counts from 9 […]

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March 31, 2017 | Elizabeth Ortega-Lohmeyer

Montgomery County Recreation Calendar for April

April 1: Season Kick-off – Youth Flag Football League Mid County Community Recreation Center 2004 Queensguard Road, Silver Spring, MD 20906 240.777.6870 10 a.m. We will also host a free optional Football Combine for any registrant.     April 1:  Summer Camp Registration Montgomery County Recreation offers a wide variety of exciting summer programs throughout […]

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November 26, 2016 | Sonya Burke

County Report This Week (VIDEO)

Watch County Report This Week for coverage of the Stand Up for the Montgomery Way rally, an update on taser use by the Montgomery County Police Department, and more:

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November 22, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Go Behind the Scenes of the Garden of Lights at Brookside Gardens (VIDEO)

The Garden of Lights returns for its 19th year at Brookside Gardens in Wheaton. The display is open from Nov. 25 – Jan. 1, except on the nights of Dec. 24 and Dec. 25. Go behind the scenes of this popular holiday event in this MyMCMedia Extra video, below:

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October 25, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Five Things to Know Today, Oct. 25, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Oct. 25, in Montgomery County: 1. The Montgomery County Council meets today and on the agenda; a resolution to support restoration of State funding for the Corridor Cities Transitway (CCT). 2. Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett is scheduled to host an online interactive forum with residents today at […]

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September 16, 2016 | Michelle Queen

photo of Historic Great Falls Tavern

Weekend Planner, Sept. 16 – 18 (VIDEOS)

Here are some of our weekend picks from the MyMCMedia.org calendar: Friday, September 16:  Friday Night Live Concert Series at Rockville Town Square features Dan Haas Band playing pop and rock  country at 6:30 p.m. Free. Celebrate Latino Heritage Month at the Silver Spring Civic Building with cultural exhibits, music and performances at 7 p.m. Round […]

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September 8, 2016 | Staff Writer

Brookside Gardens Butterfly Exhibit Closing Early Thursday

The Brookside Gardens Wings of Fancy Butterfly Exhibit will close early today. According to the Montgomery Parks Twitter page, the last tickets will be sold at noon and the exhibit will close at 1 p.m. due to high temperatures and humidity. According to the National Weather Service, temperatures are expected to hit highs well above […]

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