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November 15, 2017 | Michelle Queen

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Holiday Celebrations Around Montgomery County

The holiday season is here and there are numerous events happening around Montgomery County to mark the occasion. There’s everything from tree lightings, winter festivals, light displays and holiday performances. Check out a full list of events, below. Nov. 17: Tree Lighting Celebration & Fireworks at Rio Washingtonian Center, at 6 p.m. Join us on […]

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November 8, 2017 | Daryl Schultz

Sherwood High School Advances in State Volleyball Playoffs With Win Over Blair (PHOTOS)

The night began with Blair High School scoring six unanswered points on their way to taking the first game of the best three out of five Maryland State volleyball playoff match.  As the match progressed Sherwood gained the upper hand in a seesaw struggle to even the games at one a piece.  The Warriors winning […]

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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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October 31, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Five Things to Know for Oct. 31 in Montgomery County

Happy Halloween! Here’s five things to know today, Oct. 31, in Montgomery County: 1. Council Session: The Montgomery County Council will meet today at 9:30 a.m. Proclamations recognizing National Cyber Security Awareness Month and the Silver Spring Zombie Walk; confirmations of the County Executive’s appointments; and a bill that would exempt certain public pools from the […]

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October 30, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for Oct. 30 in Montgomery County

What do you need to know for Oct. 30? Here are five things: 1. Bethesda Booming: A single controlled blast is planned between 11:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. for the MD 355/Rockville Pike Crossing Project near Walter Reed and the Medical Center Metro Station in Bethesda. A warning siren will sound about five minutes before […]

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October 27, 2017 | Phil Fabrizio

County Golf Stars at State Championship (PHOTOS)

Montgomery County High Schools in the 3A/4A division took many top honors this week in the MPSSAA State Golf Championship. Over the period of three days the University of Maryland Golf Course hosted the state championship with the 3A/4A playing on Monday, 1A/2A playing on Tuesday and the top low score finishers all competing on […]

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October 27, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for Oct. 27 in Montgomery County

What do you need to know for Oct. 27? Here are five things: 1. Hate Classical Music?: Or do you just think you hate classical music? A session from 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m. at the North Potomac Senior Center, 13850 Travilah Road, Rockville. Center director TeAnna Abraham will explore the works of Mozart, Bach, […]

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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 25, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Love Fall? Here’s A Guide to Festivals and More

Love Fall? Here’s a list of some places and activities where you, your family and friends can enjoy music, food, art and culture. Maiz (Corn) Festival All Day Event, Oct. 14. The new Consulate of El Salvador, located on Philadelphia Avenue will host Maiz (Corn Festival) in Silver Spring. It’s a family event that will feature […]

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October 25, 2017 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for Oct. 25 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Oct. 25, in Montgomery County, Maryland: 1. State Golf State Finals: The last day of the State Golf Tournament takes place today at the University of Maryland College Park golf course. Good luck to Whitman, Churchill, Wootton, and Sherwood teams and the many individual players from Montgomery County. […]

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