Montgomery Parks

November 9, 2017 | Staff Writer

New Park Planned Along Capital Crescent Trail

A new park will open soon along the Capital Crescent Trail, Montgomery Parks announced Thursday. The River Road Park will feature a seating area, a pergola, plantings and maps. As a welcoming gateway to the trail, the park provides a green, restful place for travelers and neighbors alike. Park construction is expected to begin in […]

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November 8, 2017 | Michelle Queen

Here Are the Events Offered by Montgomery Parks for Veterans Day Weekend

Montgomery Parks has numerous family-friendly events planned for the Veterans Day weekend and a special discount for Veterans as well as active-duty military. Friday The Montgomery Parks offices and permits offices will be closed Nov. 10. The following parks are open: Brookside Gardens—10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Locust Grove Nature Center—9 a.m. to 4 p.m. […]

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November 8, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Five Things to Know for Nov. 8 in Montgomery County

Here’s five things to know today, Nov. 8, in Montgomery County: 1. Annual Snow Summit: The Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration (MDOT SHA) will hold a press conference for its annual winter preparedness “snow show” to demonstrate the latest technologies they’re using to combat winter weather. 2. Blast in Bethesda: Weather permitting, single controlled blasts […]

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October 26, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

First Yappy Hour Comes to Bethesda (PHOTOS)

It was an evening catered to residents and their furry companions. Montgomery Parks teamed up with the Bethesda Urban Partnership Thursday evening to host the inaugural “Yappy Hour,” a pop-up dog park at Elm Street Urban Park in Bethesda. “First we wanted to help activate this park,” Rick Ammirato, executive director for the Bethesda Urban […]

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October 26, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Five Things to Know for Oct. 26 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Oct. 26, in Montgomery County, Maryland: 1. Yappy Hour: Enjoy music and food at Yappy Hour sponsored by Montgomery Parks and the Bethesda Urban Partnership. The pop-up dog park will consist of a small dog area and a large dog enclosure area for well-socialized dogs. We are howling about Yappy […]

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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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