Montgomery Parks

October 16, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for Oct. 16 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Oct. 16, in Montgomery County, Maryland: 1. Bethesda Booming: Weather permitting, folks in Bethesda could hear controlled blasts from 11:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. The explosions are part of the Rockville Pike Crossing Project near Walter Reed and the Medical Center Metro Station. A warning siren will sound […]

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October 13, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Five Things to Know Oct. 13 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Oct. 13, in Montgomery County, Maryland: 1. Naturalization Ceremony: Montgomery County’s Office of Community Partnerships will host a naturalization ceremony at 10 a.m. 2. Family Fun Night: Get the kids moving at Family Fun Night, Fri 7 to 9 pm, at Wheaton Sports Pavilion! Games, crafts, and more: https://t.co/CZQIXLZhtw. pic.twitter.com/RON5ZLMLmI […]

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September 2, 2017 | Staff Writer

Bike Share Program Launches in Montgomery Parks

Maryland Parks has partnered with Zagster, Inc., to launch a bike share program to connect visitors with trails, amenities and nature. The program launched earlier this week with bike stations at Black Hill Regional Park and Wheaton Regional Park, according to a news release. “There are some fantastic paved trails at these parks and through […]

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August 28, 2017 | Staff Writer

Five Things to Know Today, Aug. 28, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Aug. 28, in Montgomery County: 1.Purple Line Groundbreaking: Governor Larry Hogan and U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao will participate in a ceremonial groundbreaking for the light-rail transit line in Hyattsville at 10 a.m. as reported by Bethesda Beat. 2.Bethesda Blast: The next controlled blast for the BRAC-related Crossing […]

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August 25, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

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

Here are five things to know today, Aug. 25, in Montgomery County: 1. The National Park Service turns 101 today and entrance to all national parks today are….FREE. Celebrate @NatlParkService‘s 101st bday with free entrance to all national parks tomorrow. RT to spread the word! #FindYourPark #NPS101 pic.twitter.com/oRN6NZjvR8 — US Dept of Interior (@Interior) August […]

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August 24, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Five Things to Know Today, Aug. 24, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Aug. 24, in Montgomery County: 1. Immunization Clinics for Tdap and/or MCV: Walk in clinics for students entering 7, 8, 9 and 10th grade in need of required Tdap and/or MCV vaccinations will be given out free at the Germantown Health Center from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. 2. […]

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August 23, 2017 | Staff Writer

Five Things to Know Today, Aug. 23, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Aug. 23, in Montgomery County: 1. Movies Under the Stars: The City of Rockville’s last “Movies in the Parks” event of the summer will feature Zootopia at Calvin Park, 1248 Gladstone Drive, starting at dusk. 2. Rockwood Manor Open House: Tour Rockwood Manor Park in Potomac from 4 […]

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August 3, 2017 | Michelle Queen

Weekend Planner, August 4 – August 6 (VIDEO)

Here are some picks for arts and entertainment this weekend: Art: Artists and Makers Studios in Rockville present new exhibits. The opening reception, scheduled for August 4 at 6 p.m.,  includes open studios, demonstrations, wine and light refreshments. Strathmore Mansion’s two exhibits, Colored Pencil Society of America and Blush, are on display from now through August […]

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July 27, 2017 | Michelle Queen

Weekend Planner, July 28 – July 30 (VIDEO)

Here are some picks for arts and entertainment this weekend: Art: Strathmore Mansion’s two exhibits, Colored Pencil Society of America and Blush, are on display from now through August 6. Bethesda’s Gallery B’s July exhibit, Saffron and Tea, features mixed media paintings by Saya Behman. The exhibit continues through August 5. BlackRock Center for the […]

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July 21, 2017 | Michelle Queen

Weekend Planner, July 21 – July 23 (VIDEO)

The 28th Annual Farm Tour and Harvest Sale celebrates Montgomery County’s agricultural heritage. Explore local farms and purchase fresh fruits, vegetables, flowers, plants and other local products. Several farms have hayrides, pony rides, music, demonstrations and other fun activities for all ages. Here are some additional picks for arts and entertainment this weekend: Art: Strathmore […]

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