Ten Things to Know for Sunday’s FutureFest in Downtown Silver Spring

FutureFest comes to the Silver Spring Civic Building this Sunday. Here are 10 things to know about the family festival. 1. What is FutureFest? FutureFest is one of the DC region’s largest family festivals where kids can spark...

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We Love Weekends: Montgomery County Planner for Sept 12-15

Here’s our guide to arts and entertainment in Montgomery County, Sept. 12-15. Wings and Wine:  Enjoy exclusive evening access to Montgomery Parks’ Wings of Fancy butterfly exhibit and learn more about the Lepidoptera...

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Gallery B Showcases Works From Visual Art Competition; Oletha DeVane Wins ‘Best in Show’

Artwork from the annual Bethesda Contemporary Art Awards are on exhibit from now through September 28 at Gallery B, Bethesda. A public opening reception will be held Friday, September 13 from 6 to 8 p.m. Oletha DeVane, an artist...

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Friendship Picnic in Wheaton: Fun, Food and Free For All

The seventh annual Montgomery County Friendship Picnic will be held on Sunday, September 22 from noon to 5 p.m. at the Wheaton Regional Park, located at 2000 Shorefield Road. The picnic brings together people of diverse cultures...

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Festivals You Don’t Want to Miss This September

If you are looking to attend some fun events, this is the right time of year. Several festivals are coming up this September in Montgomery County. Here is a list of some of our favorite festivals where you, your family and...

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Maggie Rose Performing at Grand Ole Opry Tonight

Nashville recording artist and Potomac native Maggie Rose continues to make waves in the world of country music. Tonight, she performs at the Grand Ole Opry, Nashville’s iconic venue and long-running show. You can hear the...

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September 16, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Montgomery County Libraries Offer Workshops for Job Seekers

Montgomery County Public Libraries (MCPL) offer workshops to help those looking for employment. The topics include strategies for job searches, using LinkedIn to identify jobs and attract the attention of recruiters, and guidance to apply for jobs with Montgomery County Government. Job Search Strategies: The Fall Job Search Strategies Workshops @ MCPL helps job seekers learn strategies […]

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September 13, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Ten Things to Know for Sunday’s FutureFest in Downtown Silver Spring

FutureFest comes to the Silver Spring Civic Building this Sunday. Here are 10 things to know about the family festival. 1. What is FutureFest? FutureFest is one of the DC region’s largest family festivals where kids can spark their imagination and families can celebrate their collective power to invent the future. FutureFest, presented by KID […]

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September 11, 2019 | Michelle Queen

We Love Weekends: Montgomery County Planner for Sept 12-15

Here’s our guide to arts and entertainment in Montgomery County, Sept. 12-15. Wings and Wine:  Enjoy exclusive evening access to Montgomery Parks’ Wings of Fancy butterfly exhibit and learn more about the Lepidoptera family. Sample several wine varieties and enjoy light refreshments as butterflies and music swirl around you in the tropical conservatory. Thursday, September […]

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September 5, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Gallery B Showcases Works From Visual Art Competition; Oletha DeVane Wins ‘Best in Show’

Artwork from the annual Bethesda Contemporary Art Awards are on exhibit from now through September 28 at Gallery B, Bethesda. A public opening reception will be held Friday, September 13 from 6 to 8 p.m. Oletha DeVane, an artist from Ellicott City, Maryland won $10,000 for the best in show prize during the exhibition’s opening […]

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September 5, 2019 | Staff Writer

Festivals You Don’t Want to Miss This September

If you are looking to attend some fun events, this is the right time of year. Several festivals are coming up this September in Montgomery County. Here is a list of some of our favorite festivals where you, your family and friends can enjoy food, music, art and culture: PawPaw Festival   Noon to 4 p.m. […]

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September 4, 2019 | Joe Yasharoff

Maggie Rose Performing at Grand Ole Opry Tonight

Nashville recording artist and Potomac native Maggie Rose continues to make waves in the world of country music. Tonight, she performs at the Grand Ole Opry, Nashville’s iconic venue and long-running show. You can hear the performance live by going to the website around 8 pm: https://www.opry.com/tunein  (Just click the “Listen Arrow” on the screen) […]

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September 4, 2019 | Michelle Queen

We Love Weekends: Montgomery County Planner for Sept 5-8

Here’s our guide to arts and entertainment in Montgomery County, Sept. 5-8. Marcia Ball:  Pianist and songwriter Marcia Ball brings her signature swampy, bluesy, boogie-woogie roadhouse sound to AMP. The 2018 Texas State Musician of the Year has achieved global acclaim for her ability to ignite a full-scale roadhouse rhythm and blues party every time she […]

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August 31, 2019 | Staff Writer

Ethiopian Festival Returns to Silver Spring

The Ethiopian Festival returns on Sunday, September 1 from 1 to 9 p.m. at Veterans Plaza, located at Fenton Street and Ellsworth Drive in downtown Silver Spring. The festival is an opportunity to share and celebrate the Ethiopian cultural heritage. There will be a full lineup of musical performances including traditional and modern Ethiopian music, a […]

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August 28, 2019 | Michelle Queen

We Love Weekends: Montgomery County Planner for Aug 29-Sept 2

Here’s our guide to arts and entertainment in Montgomery County, Aug. 29 – Sept. 2. Flow-Verse Open Mic :  BlackRock presents a monthly open mic for performers under 25. Artists perform with professional equipment and technicians in front of a positive and supporting audience.  Thursday, August 29 at 7 p.m. Note: performance sign up opens […]

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August 26, 2019 | Joe Yasharoff

That’s a Wrap: International Film Festival Closes Out in Style

The very first Montgomery International Film Festival concluded Sunday night with with an awards ceremony, closing and gala dinner. Directors, actors and many others from the film industry came from all over the globe to attend Montgomery County’s only international film festival. Here’s a list of all the winner’s from Sunday’s awards gala at Rio […]

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