Veterans Day

November 14, 2017 | Michelle Queen

Silver Spring’s Tribute to Veterans Concert Tuesday

Silver Spring Town Center Inc. presents, in collaboration with the Montgomery Commission on Veterans Affairs, the 9th Annual Tribute to America’s Veterans Concert tonight from 7 – 9 p.m. in the Great Hall of the Silver Spring Civic Building, 1 Veterans Plaza, Silver Spring. The concert features band. The theme of this years concert is […]

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November 10, 2017 | Michelle Queen

Montgomery County Honors Veterans With Solemn Ceremonies, Joyous Concerts

Veterans Day is the anniversary of the signing of the armistice, which brought an end to World War I in 1918. The armistice went into effect on the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month of 1918. Veterans Day is a federal holiday to honor all veterans, particularly living veterans. This year […]

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November 9, 2017 | Staff Writer

Veterans Day Deals and Freebies

Many businesses in Montgomery County will celebrate and honor those who have served our country on Veterans Day with deals and freebies. Here is a list of places that are offering deals, below: On Friday, Nov. 10 Denny’s: From 5 a.m. to noon Friday, active, inactive and retired military personnel get a free Build Your Own […]

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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 2, 2017 | Michelle Queen

What’s Open and What’s Closed on Veterans Day in Montgomery County

UPDATE: MCPS schools observe an early release day for K-8 grades on Nov. 10. Montgomery County has posted the following holiday schedule for Friday, Nov. 10 in observance of Veterans Day: County offices – closed. Libraries – closed. County liquor stores – all retail stores are open normal hours. Recreation – aquatic and community centers […]

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November 17, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Actor Gary Sinise Attends a Homecoming for Wounded Veteran in Chevy Chase on Veterans Day (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

Actor and humanitarian Gary Sinise, who is the founder of the Gary Sinise Foundation, helped welcome home U.S. Army Captain Luis Avila and his family to their new, specially adapted smart home in Chevy Chase on Veterans Day. The house is located near Walter Reed National Medical Center where Avila is undergoing extensive treatment for […]

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November 13, 2016 | Staff Writer

Rockville Honors Veterans at Ceremony on Nov. 11 at Veterans Park (PHOTOS)

A Rockville veteran of the United States Marine Corps who now serves in the U.S. Army Reserve, Sgt. Maj. Ross Bagwell, was the featured speaker at the annual Veterans Day ceremony in Rockville on Nov. 11. The event was held at Veterans Park, and it included a wreath-laying and a military salute by the American […]

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November 11, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, Nov. 11, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Nov. 11, in Montgomery County: 1. It’s Veterans Day! Find out what’s open and what’s not in Montgomery County, here. 2. A Veterans Day ceremony is scheduled at 11 a.m. today at the City Hall Concert Pavilion in Gaithersburg. 3. A celebration of diversity, “Stand in Solidarity with […]

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November 10, 2016 | Staff Writer

photo of Ride On bus

Ride On to Operate on Holiday Schedule on Veterans Day

Ride On announced that it will operate on a holiday schedule on Veterans Day, Nov. 11th. According to a news release, since Ride On has more than 75 routes, it’s unable to publish a paper schedule for each one. This latest news replaces any previously published information about service operated on Veterans Day. Ride On noted […]

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November 10, 2016 | Staff Writer

What’s Open and What’s Closed on Veterans Day in Montgomery County

Montgomery County has posted the following holiday schedule for Veterans Day: County offices – closed. Libraries – closed. County liquor stores – all retail stores are open normal hours. Recreation – aquatic and community centers open as scheduled; classes and programs will meet as scheduled; all senior programs cancelled, and administrative offices and senior centers […]

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