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July 24, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know for July 24 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, July 24, in Montgomery County: 1. Meet the Media: Council President Roger Berliner meets with reporters at 11:30 a.m. 2. County Agenda: The County Council’s Public Safety and Health and Human Services committee meet at 10:45 a.m. to receive an update on heroin, opioid and Narcan use in […]

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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 5, 2015 | Aline Barros

Discovery Wants You to Vote for Favorite Shark Week Mural

No Chompie this year, but Discovery Communications wants to know your favorite shark to take over the Discovery building during the 2015 Shark Week, which returns on July 5. Anyone can vote in their favorite design to be displayed on the exterior of the organization’s building. The mural will replace Chompie- the 446-foot long inflatable […]

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May 7, 2015 | Staff Writer

Summer Concert Series Lineup in Silver Spring

The 2015 Silver Spring Summer Concert Series, presented by the Montgomery County Department of Recreation, will kick off on Thursday, June 18 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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August 11, 2014 | Staff Writer

Shark Week Kicks Off in Silver Spring (Video)

Discovery Communications kicked off its popular Shark Week in downtown Silver Spring on August 8th and mascot Chompie was out and about to meet the fans. Take a look at some of the fun in this MyMCMedia extra:

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August 7, 2014 | Staff Writer

Discovery’s Shark Week Begins in Silver Spring on August 8

Discovery Communications will welcome area residents to downtown Silver Spring on Friday night (Aug. 8) to get in on the Shark Week fun a little early and help kick off the company’s iconic summer franchise, which airs this Sunday. Featuring an outdoor, advance screening of family-friendly Air Jaws: Fin of Fury as well as trivia […]

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September 16, 2013 | Staff Writer

Mini Maker Faire Set For Sept. 29 in Silver Spring

Montgomery County is teaming up with KID (Kids International Discovery) Museum to host the Silver Spring Mini Maker Faire Sunday, Sept. 29 from noon to 5 p.m. at the Silver Spring Civic Building, located at the corner of Ellsworth Dr. and Fenton Street in downtown Silver Spring.  The faire will feature hands-on activities and innovative […]

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August 12, 2012 | Staff Writer

Shark Week (Video)

After a cross-country trip, Chompie has returned to Silver Spring on Discovery Communications company’s headquarters at One Discovery Place in Silver Spring. CCM’s Susan Kenedy reports. In conjunction with Chompie’s return and in anticipation of the 25th annual Shark Week (premiering on Sunday, August 12 on Discovery Channel), there are several ways for neighbors in […]

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