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August 14, 2019 | Michelle Queen

We Love Weekends: Montgomery County Planner for Aug 15-18

Here’s our guide to arts and entertainment in Montgomery County, Aug. 15 – 18. Montgomery County Agricultural Fair:  This is the county’s 71st agricultural fair and this year’s theme is “Feed Your Senses.”  Fair hours are 10 a.m. to midnight daily through Saturday, August 17 at the Montgomery County Agricultural Fairgrounds, 501 Perry Parkway, Gaithersburg. […]

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August 12, 2019 | Phil Fabrizio

71st Annual MoCo AgFair – A Blue Ribbon Affair

It is the 71st annual Agricultural Fair in Montgomery County. Gaithersburg is home to this latest version of the Maryland country side meeting it’s urban cousin.  Pig races, fashion shows, the Queen and her court, dogs jumping and carousel rides converge for nine hot summer days within earshot of 1-270.  The crowds come for the […]

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August 9, 2019 | Andrea Sarralde

Se Esperan Cientos de Mujeres Latinas en Encuentro Nacional en Bethesda

El 29 de septiembre se llevará a cabo el 6o Encuentro Nacional de Mujeres Latinas USA en Bethesda. Según la reconocida psicóloga Claudia Campos, organizadora del evento, este año unió sus fuerzas junto a Angela Franco, quien por años presidió la Cámara de Comercio Hispana del área de Washington DC, para traer un encuentro de […]

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August 9, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Montgomery Parks Inspiring Young Girls to Learn About Nature

Montgomery Parks held their first Nature Girls Camp this week. The girl-centered camp focused on outdoor explorations in things like hiking, fishing, geocaching and boating to inspire the young girls to possibly pursue a career in nature. On Friday, the girls were at Black Hill Visitors Center in Boyds where 14 campers between the ages […]

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August 9, 2019 | Andrea Sarralde

Salvadoreños celebraron su día en Rockville

La 10o versión del Festival Salvadoreño-Americano se celebró en el campus de Rockville de Montgomery College. Cientos de salvadoreños, familiares y amigos se dieron cita el domingo 4 de agosto para celebrar el día del salvadoreño-americano, un día que quedo constituido después de que el ex Gobernador de Maryland Martín O’Malley lo otorgará por todas […]

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August 9, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

image of Night at the Fair. Bright lights attracted large crowds on the mid-way.

Montgomery County Agricultural Fair Begins

The 71st annual Montgomery County Agricultural Fair kicked off on Friday and will continue until Aug. 17. The event will be held at the Montgomery County Agricultural Center [501 Perry Parkway in Gaithersburg]. Last year more than 200,000 people attended this fair, and officials say they expect the same turnout this year. There will be […]

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August 9, 2019 | Ambika Narula

Stop the Violence Event Set for Aug. 24

Stop the Violence, Save the Youth, Unity and the Community will be Aug. 24 from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. at Plumgar Park in Germantown. The event will pay a special tribute to Estelle Martin and will include special guest speaker Councilmember Craig Rice, with guest choir by Chosen Vessel and dance performance by Kaela […]

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August 9, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

King’s Craft Beer, Wine, and Deli Opens in Rockville

King’s Craft Beer, Wine, and Deli opened in Kings Farm Village Center in Rockville on Aug. 2. The family-owned business includes a beer, wine, and deli store with 24 taps serving wine and beer. The deli serves Boar’s Head cheeses and meats. View this post on Instagram 1st day vibes! A post shared by King's […]

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August 8, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Vigil for Victims of Gun Violence Held in DC

“MOCO Students for Change” were among the many people who attended a Vigil for Victims of Gun Violence at Lafayette Square in Washington DC on Thursday evening. The student led organization stood in solidarity with Dayton, El Paso, Chicago, Gilroy and many more to demand a safer nation. MOCO Students for Change” is participating in […]

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August 8, 2019 | Staff Writer

Vigil Planned at the Flower Branch Apartments in Silver Spring

Flower Branch Community Members to Hold Vigil Friday Evening On Aug. 10, 2016, the tenants of the Flowers Branch apartments in Silver Spring woke up with an explosion that took the lives of seven people and destroyed two buildings. Three years after the tragedy, the victims continue to suffer the physical, emotional and economic consequences […]

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