Upcoming Events

Montgomery Community Media encourages residents and organizations to submit their events and happenings in Montgomery County. To submit an event, go to the Submit An Event page. All Events posted are moderated by MCM and we reserve the right to not post any event we deem inappropriate.

While MCM strives to maintain an accurate up to date Events Calendar, we recommend checking the individual event website to confirm dates, times, and check for changes.
Link to the Submit An Event page.

Upcoming Events Month View.

July 18, 2019
  • Apollo 50 Festival

    July 18, 2019  9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    National Mall, Washington, DC, USA

    Join the National Air and Space Museum for the Apollo 50 Festival on the National Mall, an outdoor celebration of the first Moon landing.

    The Festival will take place on the Mall between 4th Street and 7th Street on July 18 to 20. Hours:

    July 18: 9 am to 5 pm
    July 19: 9 am to 5 pm
    July 20: 9 am to 8 pm
    At the Apollo 50 Festival’s stage and 20 tented display’s visitors can enjoy:

    Hands-on exhibits and activities from exhibitors like NASA, Boeing, Raytheon, The LEGO Group, and PBS's Ready Jet Go! (map below)
    Live performances on stage by Ready, Jet, Go! featuring costumed characters

    Exciting speakers including Adam Savage, ISS astronauts, authors, and NASA scientists and engineers, with more special guests to be announced

    More information may be found, here.

  • Silver Spring Thursday Night Concert Series

    July 18, 2019  7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    Veterans Plaza, 1 Veterans Pl, Silver Spring, MD 20910, USA

    Downtown Silver Spring’s Summer Concert series returns to Veterans Plaza Thursday evenings starting June 20 and continue weekly through August 8. There will not be a concert on Thursday, July 4.

    The free outdoor concerts take place at 7 p.m. at the Plaza located at One Veterans Place in downtown Silver Spring. The concerts feature touring artists and local favorites performing a wide range of musical genres, including Motown, rock, oldies, and rhythm and blues.

    The family friendly concerts include face painting, games for children, a raffle with prizes for adults as well as toys and gifts for children. The raffle opens at 6:30 p.m. and is awarded at intermission. Free raffle tickets can be obtained at the Silver Spring tents to the right of the stage

    Concerts are canceled due to weather if it is raining at 7 p.m.

    More information, here.

  • Takoma Park Recreation Committee meeting

    July 18, 2019  7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    Hydrangea Room, Takoma Park Community Center, 7500 Maple Avenue, Takoma Park, MD 20912

    https://takomaparkmd.gov/events-and-meetings/city-calendar/

  • Apollo 50: Go for the Moon Show

    July 18, 2019  9:30 pm - 11:30 pm
    Washington Monument, 2 15th St NW, Washington, DC 20024, USA

    The Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum present a once-in-a-lifetime celebration of the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11, featuring a 363-foot Saturn V rocket projected on the east face of the Washington Monument and a special "Apollo 50: Go for the Moon" show. This presentation was conceived and commissioned by the National Air and Space Museum, and is made possible through a partnership with the U.S. Department of the Interior and 59 Productions.

    On July 16, 17, and 18 the projection will be live from 9:30 pm to 11:30 pm.

    It all builds up to July 19 and 20, when we will present "Apollo 50: Go for the Moon," a 17-minute show that will combine full-motion projection mapping artwork and archival footage to recreate the launch of Apollo 11 and tell the story of the first Moon landing. The show will unfold on the face of the Washington Monument and supporting screens, including a 40-foot-wide recreation of the famous Kennedy Space Center countdown clock.

    The free show will run at 9:30 pm, 10:30 pm, and 11:30 pm on Friday, July 19, and Saturday, July 20.

    Experience "Apollo 50: Go for the Moon" from viewing areas on the National Mall in front of the Smithsonian Castle between 9th and 12th Streets.

    Text Apollo50GO to 888777 for live updates on the days of the shows.

July 19, 2019
  • Apollo 50 Festival

    July 19, 2019  9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    National Mall, Washington, DC, USA

    Join the National Air and Space Museum for the Apollo 50 Festival on the National Mall, an outdoor celebration of the first Moon landing.

    The Festival will take place on the Mall between 4th Street and 7th Street on July 18 to 20. Hours:

    July 18: 9 am to 5 pm
    July 19: 9 am to 5 pm
    July 20: 9 am to 8 pm
    At the Apollo 50 Festival’s stage and 20 tented display’s visitors can enjoy:

    Hands-on exhibits and activities from exhibitors like NASA, Boeing, Raytheon, The LEGO Group, and PBS's Ready Jet Go! (map below)
    Live performances on stage by Ready, Jet, Go! featuring costumed characters

    Exciting speakers including Adam Savage, ISS astronauts, authors, and NASA scientists and engineers, with more special guests to be announced

    More information may be found, here.

  • Friday Night Live Summer Concert Series

    July 19, 2019  6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    Rockville Town Square, Rockville, MD 20850, USA

    Free outdoor summer concerts return to Rockville’s Town Square on select Friday evenings during the summer. The concerts offer a diverse range of music including rock, salsa, blues, folk, and reggae.

    The free concerts begin in June and take place on Friday evenings, from 6 – 9 p.m. in Rockville Town Square, located at 200 E. Middle Lane.

    Residents are invited to purchase food, beer and wine from Rockville restaurants during the concert.

    Schedule of Concerts

    June 14
    Dan Haas (Pop / Variety)

    June 21
    Unity Reggae Band (Reggae)

    June 28
    Billy Coulter Band (Americana)

    July 5
    Mambo Combo (Latin / Salsa)

    July 12
    Scott Kurt and Memphis 59 (Country)

    July 19
    The Crawdaddies (Roots / Zydeco)

    July 26
    Hustle Souls (Indie-Pop)

    August 2
    The Natty Beaux (Swing)

    August 9
    The Players Band (Ska / Reggae)

    August 16
    Guys in Thin Ties (80’s Tribute)

    August 23
    Matt Hutchison and the Big Gin (Pop / Rock)

    August 30
    Moonshine Society (Blues / Roots / Soul)

    September 6
    Will Hill (Reggae / Rock and Soul)

    September 13
    Baltimore Rockabilly (Rockabilly)

    September 20
    Justin Trawick and the Common Good (Bluegrass / Americana)

    September 27
    Mambo Combo (Latin / Salsa)

  • Moonlight Movies at the Mansion

    July 19, 2019  7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
    Kentlands Mansion, 320 Kent Square Rd, Gaithersburg, MD 20878, USA

    Grab a blanket and your kids and join us for Moonlight Movies at Kentlands Mansion. Fridays from 7:30 to 11 p.m.

    July 19th The Incredibles

    August 2nd Spaceballs;

    August 16th The Greatest Showman

    Mmovies start at sunset. Light concessions, beer, and wine for purchase (cash only, please).

    320 Kent Square Rd., Gaithersburg, MD.

    Free thanks to Cinépolis, Gaithersburg’s new luxury movie theater, opening this fall!

  • Rockville Musical Theatre presents Hairspray

    July 19, 2019  8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
    F Scott Fitzgerald Theatre, 603 Edmonston Dr, Rockville, MD 20851, USA

    In 1962 Baltimore, Tracy Turnblad has only one desire- to dance on the ‘Corny Collins Show.’ When her dreams come true, she is transformed from social outcast to sudden star. She must use her newfound power to dethrone the reigning Teen Queen, win the affections of heartthrob, Link Larkin, and integrate a TV network… all without denting her ‘do.

    Tickets: Adults $25 / Seniors (62+) and Students $23
    Call 240-314-8690 or visit https://fscottfitzgerald.showare.com/eventperformances.asp?evt=84 to purchase tickets!

  • Apollo 50: Go for the Moon Show

    July 19, 2019  9:30 pm - 11:30 pm
    Washington Monument, 2 15th St NW, Washington, DC 20024, USA

    The Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum present a once-in-a-lifetime celebration of the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11, featuring a 363-foot Saturn V rocket projected on the east face of the Washington Monument and a special "Apollo 50: Go for the Moon" show. This presentation was conceived and commissioned by the National Air and Space Museum, and is made possible through a partnership with the U.S. Department of the Interior and 59 Productions.

    On July 16, 17, and 18 the projection will be live from 9:30 pm to 11:30 pm.

    It all builds up to July 19 and 20, when we will present "Apollo 50: Go for the Moon," a 17-minute show that will combine full-motion projection mapping artwork and archival footage to recreate the launch of Apollo 11 and tell the story of the first Moon landing. The show will unfold on the face of the Washington Monument and supporting screens, including a 40-foot-wide recreation of the famous Kennedy Space Center countdown clock.

    The free show will run at 9:30 pm, 10:30 pm, and 11:30 pm on Friday, July 19, and Saturday, July 20.

    Experience "Apollo 50: Go for the Moon" from viewing areas on the National Mall in front of the Smithsonian Castle between 9th and 12th Streets.

    Text Apollo50GO to 888777 for live updates on the days of the shows.

July 20, 2019
  • Farmers Market

    July 20, 2019  9:00 am - 1:00 pm
    Kensington Train Station 3701 Howard Ave, Kensington, MD 20895, USA

    The Town of Kensington's Farmers Market is held every Saturday, year-around, at the Kensington Train Station.

  • Apollo 50 Festival

    July 20, 2019  9:00 am - 8:00 pm
    National Mall, Washington, DC, USA

    Join the National Air and Space Museum for the Apollo 50 Festival on the National Mall, an outdoor celebration of the first Moon landing.

    The Festival will take place on the Mall between 4th Street and 7th Street on July 18 to 20. Hours:

    July 18: 9 am to 5 pm
    July 19: 9 am to 5 pm
    July 20: 9 am to 8 pm
    At the Apollo 50 Festival’s stage and 20 tented display’s visitors can enjoy:

    Hands-on exhibits and activities from exhibitors like NASA, Boeing, Raytheon, The LEGO Group, and PBS's Ready Jet Go! (map below)
    Live performances on stage by Ready, Jet, Go! featuring costumed characters

    Exciting speakers including Adam Savage, ISS astronauts, authors, and NASA scientists and engineers, with more special guests to be announced

    More information may be found, here.

  • Farmers Market

    July 20, 2019  9:00 am - 1:00 pm
    Kensington Train Station 3701 Howard Ave, Kensington, MD 20895, USA

    The Town of Kensington's Farmers Market is held every Saturday, year-around, at the Kensington Train Station.

    https://tok.md.gov/events-calendar/

  • 50th anniversary of the moon landing

    July 20, 2019  6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
    Observatory Park, 100 DeSellum Avenue, Gaithersburg, MD

    Join us in commemorating the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11 landing on the Moon. Hands-on activities, telescope viewing, and more will be part of the evening festivities. Check back for more details.

    More information, here.

  • Rockville Musical Theatre presents Hairspray

    July 20, 2019  8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
    F Scott Fitzgerald Theatre, 603 Edmonston Dr, Rockville, MD 20851, USA

    In 1962 Baltimore, Tracy Turnblad has only one desire- to dance on the ‘Corny Collins Show.’ When her dreams come true, she is transformed from social outcast to sudden star. She must use her newfound power to dethrone the reigning Teen Queen, win the affections of heartthrob, Link Larkin, and integrate a TV network… all without denting her ‘do.

    Tickets: Adults $25 / Seniors (62+) and Students $23
    Call 240-314-8690 or visit https://fscottfitzgerald.showare.com/eventperformances.asp?evt=84 to purchase tickets!

  • Apollo 50: Go for the Moon Show

    July 20, 2019  9:30 pm - 11:30 pm
    Washington Monument, 2 15th St NW, Washington, DC 20024, USA

    The Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum present a once-in-a-lifetime celebration of the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11, featuring a 363-foot Saturn V rocket projected on the east face of the Washington Monument and a special "Apollo 50: Go for the Moon" show. This presentation was conceived and commissioned by the National Air and Space Museum, and is made possible through a partnership with the U.S. Department of the Interior and 59 Productions.

    On July 16, 17, and 18 the projection will be live from 9:30 pm to 11:30 pm.

    It all builds up to July 19 and 20, when we will present "Apollo 50: Go for the Moon," a 17-minute show that will combine full-motion projection mapping artwork and archival footage to recreate the launch of Apollo 11 and tell the story of the first Moon landing. The show will unfold on the face of the Washington Monument and supporting screens, including a 40-foot-wide recreation of the famous Kennedy Space Center countdown clock.

    The free show will run at 9:30 pm, 10:30 pm, and 11:30 pm on Friday, July 19, and Saturday, July 20.

    Experience "Apollo 50: Go for the Moon" from viewing areas on the National Mall in front of the Smithsonian Castle between 9th and 12th Streets.

    Text Apollo50GO to 888777 for live updates on the days of the shows.

July 21, 2019
  • Rabies Vaccination Clinic

    July 21, 2019  8:00 am - 10:00 am
    Montgomery County Animal Services and Adoption Center, 7315 Muncaster Mill Rd, Derwood, MD 20855, USA

    Montgomery County pet owners can come to the clinics to receive free and discounted rabies vaccinations for their cats and dogs.

    Here are the dates for this year’s clinics:

    • Sunday, April 28
    • Sunday, May 19
    • Sunday, June 23
    • Sunday, July 21
    • Sunday, August 25
    • Sunday, September 15

    More information, here.

  • Carifesta Music & Arts Festival

    July 21, 2019  1:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    Veterans Plaza, 1 Veterans Pl, Silver Spring, MD 20910, USA

    CARIFESTA, is a FREE Caribbean music and arts festival celebrating Caribbean-American heritage, and will feature International/Caribbean-American cuisines, an Indoor/Outdoor Beer Garden, an Exotic Craft Village, with both modern and traditional Caribbean clothing, jewelry and souvenirs.

    CARIFESTA will be the largest presentation of English, Spanish, French, and Dutch speaking Caribbean culture on the east coast. The festival will feature live bands, cultural dances, international food court, craft village, beer garden and more. It is produced by Carifesta Inc, and sponsored by Trade Center Management Associates (TCMA). With the help of supporting embassies and corporate sponsors we will continue this journey of cultural exchange and expression.

    Twenty-eight Caribbean nations will be highlighted including, Anguilla, Antigua & Barbuda, Aruba, The Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Bermuda, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Cuba, Dominica, Dominican Republican Republic, Grenada, Guadeloupe, Guyana, Haiti, Jamaica, Martinique, Montserrat, Netherland Antilles, Puerto Rico, St. Kitts & Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent, & the Grenadines, Suriname, Trinidad & Tobago, Turks & Caicos, and the US Virgin Islands.

    More information: www.carifesta.com

  • Rockville Little Theatre presents Hairspray

    July 21, 2019  2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    F Scott Fitzgerald Theatre, 603 Edmonston Dr, Rockville, MD 20851, USA

    In 1962 Baltimore, Tracy Turnblad has only one desire- to dance on the ‘Corny Collins Show.’ When her dreams come true, she is transformed from social outcast to sudden star. She must use her newfound power to dethrone the reigning Teen Queen, win the affections of heartthrob, Link Larkin, and integrate a TV network… all without denting her ‘do.

    Tickets: Adults $25 / Seniors (62+) and Students $23
    Call 240-314-8690 or visit https://fscottfitzgerald.showare.com/eventperformances.asp?evt=84 to purchase tickets!

  • World Peace Meditation Hour

    July 21, 2019  6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
    Brahma Kumaris Meditation Museums, 9525 Georgia Ave, Silver Spring, MD 20910, USA

    Join us for "World Peace Meditation Hour" an opportunity to become aware of the cosmic energies that are influencing us now and the possibilities they offer humanity for spiritual evolution. Feel the energy of peace flow through every cell of your body. Open to All!

    Sunday, July 21st, 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

    Held at the Meditation Museum, 9525 Georgia Avenue, Suite 101, Silver Spring, MD 20910. Free Event – Contributions Appreciated. RSVP at https://bit.ly/2Hw0tWr.

July 22, 2019
  • Takoma Park - Youth Council meeting

    July 22, 2019  6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
    Hydrangea Room, Takoma Park Community Center, 7500 Maple Avenue, Takoma Park, MD 20912

    https://takomaparkmd.gov/events-and-meetings/city-calendar/

July 23, 2019
  • Medical Museum Science Cafe: Exploring Emerging DNA Technologies in Identifying Historic Human Remains

    July 23, 2019  6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
    National Museum of Health and Medicine, 2500 Linden Ln, Silver Spring, MD 20910, USA

    A 1990s excavation of a grave in an 18-19th century cemetery revealed the remains of a 50-55 year old male. The skeleton had been disturbed and the skull and femur bones were placed in a "skull and cross bones" orientation sometime after decomposition was complete. "JB-55" was spelled out on the coffin lid with brass tacks. Join DNA scientists from the Armed Forces Medical Examiner System to learn how the decades-old historical archaeology case of "JB-55" has been solved using next-generation DNA technology and profiles from genealogical DNA databases. This event is free! For more information contact us at 301-319-3303 or visit our website at https://www.medicalmuseum.mil/index.cfm?p=media.events.2019.scicafe_jul2019.

July 24, 2019
  • Protecting Seniors from Fraud & Abuse

    July 24, 2019  1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    Kensington Park Senior Living, 3620 Littledale Rd, Kensington, MD 20895, USA

    Join Councilmember Andrew Friedson and Delegate Emily Shetty for a discussion on how to indentify and avoid financial scams, fraud, and abuse.

  • Takoma Park City Council meeting

    July 24, 2019  7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
    Auditorium, Takoma Park Community Center, 7500 Maple Avenue, Takoma Park, MD 20912

    https://takomaparkmd.gov/events-and-meetings/city-calendar/

July 25, 2019
  • National Merry-Go-Round Day

    July 25, 2019
    Wheaton Regional Park, 2000 Shorefield Rd, Silver Spring, MD 20902, USA

    Up and down and round and round!

    Go for one, two, or more spins on the Ovid Hazen Wells Carousel at Wheaton Train and Carousel Thursday, July 25, to celebrate National Merry-Go-Round Day.

    And, you can do it for half-price! ONLY $1.25 per ride!

    #NationalMerryGoRoundDay

  • Silver Spring Thursday Night Concert Series

    July 25, 2019  7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    Veterans Plaza, 1 Veterans Pl, Silver Spring, MD 20910, USA

    Downtown Silver Spring’s Summer Concert series returns to Veterans Plaza Thursday evenings starting June 20 and continue weekly through August 8. There will not be a concert on Thursday, July 4.

    The free outdoor concerts take place at 7 p.m. at the Plaza located at One Veterans Place in downtown Silver Spring. The concerts feature touring artists and local favorites performing a wide range of musical genres, including Motown, rock, oldies, and rhythm and blues.

    The family friendly concerts include face painting, games for children, a raffle with prizes for adults as well as toys and gifts for children. The raffle opens at 6:30 p.m. and is awarded at intermission. Free raffle tickets can be obtained at the Silver Spring tents to the right of the stage

    Concerts are canceled due to weather if it is raining at 7 p.m.

    More information, here.

July 26, 2019
  • Friday Night Live Summer Concert Series

    July 26, 2019  6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    Rockville Town Square, Rockville, MD 20850, USA

    Free outdoor summer concerts return to Rockville’s Town Square on select Friday evenings during the summer. The concerts offer a diverse range of music including rock, salsa, blues, folk, and reggae.

    The free concerts begin in June and take place on Friday evenings, from 6 – 9 p.m. in Rockville Town Square, located at 200 E. Middle Lane.

    Residents are invited to purchase food, beer and wine from Rockville restaurants during the concert.

    Schedule of Concerts

    June 14
    Dan Haas (Pop / Variety)

    June 21
    Unity Reggae Band (Reggae)

    June 28
    Billy Coulter Band (Americana)

    July 5
    Mambo Combo (Latin / Salsa)

    July 12
    Scott Kurt and Memphis 59 (Country)

    July 19
    The Crawdaddies (Roots / Zydeco)

    July 26
    Hustle Souls (Indie-Pop)

    August 2
    The Natty Beaux (Swing)

    August 9
    The Players Band (Ska / Reggae)

    August 16
    Guys in Thin Ties (80’s Tribute)

    August 23
    Matt Hutchison and the Big Gin (Pop / Rock)

    August 30
    Moonshine Society (Blues / Roots / Soul)

    September 6
    Will Hill (Reggae / Rock and Soul)

    September 13
    Baltimore Rockabilly (Rockabilly)

    September 20
    Justin Trawick and the Common Good (Bluegrass / Americana)

    September 27
    Mambo Combo (Latin / Salsa)

  • Food Matters: Food Recovery and Community Impact

    July 26, 2019  6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
    Brookside Gardens, Visitors Center, 1800, Glenallan Ave, Wheaton, MD 20902, USA

    Join Montgomery Parks for Food Matters: Food Recovery and Community Impact featuring Cheryl Kollin, Program Director for Community Food Rescue. She will talk about food recovery as a way to alleviate hunger in Montgomery County and decrease food waste at the landfill.

    Food Matters is an informative speaker series, sponsored by Montgomery Parks, that features storytelling of farmers, educators, chefs, community organizers, business professionals, and food lovers. It is an opportunity for community members to engage with experts in the regional food system. Complimentary food and beverages are provided.

  • Wheaton TGIF Summer Concert

    July 26, 2019  7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
    Wheaton Veterans Urban Park, 11200 Amherst Ave, Wheaton, MD 20902, USA

    The Wheaton outdoor summer concert series, Wheaton TGIF, is scheduled to begin July 12 with four concerts at Wheaton Veterans Urban Park. The free concerts take place at 7 p.m. on the second and fourth Fridays of July and August. Concert attendees are encouraged to bring chairs or blankets.

    More information is available, here.

July 27, 2019
  • Farmers Market

    July 27, 2019  9:00 am - 1:00 pm
    Kensington Train Station 3701 Howard Ave, Kensington, MD 20895, USA

    The Town of Kensington's Farmers Market is held every Saturday, year-around, at the Kensington Train Station.

  • Free Kidney Health Screenings

    July 27, 2019  9:00 am - 12:00 pm
    Activity Center at Bohrer Park, 506 S Frederick Ave, Gaithersburg, MD 20877, USA

    Free Kidney Health Screening
    Sat., July 27, 9am-noon

    Activity Center at Bohrer Park
    506 S. Frederick Ave.
    Gaithersburg, Md.

    1-833-KIDNEY3

    Watch this short PSA: https://youtu.be/qLnCJB02fNY

  • Farmers Market

    July 27, 2019  9:00 am - 1:00 pm
    Kensington Train Station 3701 Howard Ave, Kensington, MD 20895, USA

    The Town of Kensington's Farmers Market is held every Saturday, year-around, at the Kensington Train Station.

    https://tok.md.gov/events-calendar/

  • Bugapalooza at the Medical Museum

    July 27, 2019  10:00 am - 12:00 pm
    National Museum of Health and Medicine, 2500 Linden Ln, Silver Spring, MD 20910, USA

    Kick off the Military Health System's 2019 Bug Week by discovering which bugs are bizarre, beneficial or downright deadly. Learn how to battle the bugs or use them to your advantage. This program is free and open to the public and is recommended for all ages! Bug costumes are encourages. Call (301) 319-3312 for more information or visit our website at https://www.medicalmuseum.mil/index.cfm?p=media.events.2019.bugapalooza

  • MoCo Block Party

    July 27, 2019  11:00 am - 2:00 pm
    Waters Landing Local Park, 13701 Waters Landing Dr, Germantown, MD 20874, USA

    Free community block party for all ages as we LOVE MOCO together.

    Enjoy great food, fun games, live music, free community care, and more as we love our county.

July 31, 2019
  • Takoma Park City Council meeting

    July 31, 2019  7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
    Auditorium, Takoma Park Community Center, 7500 Maple Avenue, Takoma Park, MD 20912

    https://takomaparkmd.gov/events-and-meetings/city-calendar/

August 1, 2019
  • Silver Spring Thursday Night Concert Series

    August 1, 2019  7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    Veterans Plaza, 1 Veterans Pl, Silver Spring, MD 20910, USA

    Downtown Silver Spring’s Summer Concert series returns to Veterans Plaza Thursday evenings starting June 20 and continue weekly through August 8. There will not be a concert on Thursday, July 4.

    The free outdoor concerts take place at 7 p.m. at the Plaza located at One Veterans Place in downtown Silver Spring. The concerts feature touring artists and local favorites performing a wide range of musical genres, including Motown, rock, oldies, and rhythm and blues.

    The family friendly concerts include face painting, games for children, a raffle with prizes for adults as well as toys and gifts for children. The raffle opens at 6:30 p.m. and is awarded at intermission. Free raffle tickets can be obtained at the Silver Spring tents to the right of the stage

    Concerts are canceled due to weather if it is raining at 7 p.m.

    More information, here.

August 2, 2019
  • Friday Night Live Summer Concert Series

    August 2, 2019  6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    Rockville Town Square, Rockville, MD 20850, USA

    Free outdoor summer concerts return to Rockville’s Town Square on select Friday evenings during the summer. The concerts offer a diverse range of music including rock, salsa, blues, folk, and reggae.

    The free concerts begin in June and take place on Friday evenings, from 6 – 9 p.m. in Rockville Town Square, located at 200 E. Middle Lane.

    Residents are invited to purchase food, beer and wine from Rockville restaurants during the concert.

    Schedule of Concerts

    June 14
    Dan Haas (Pop / Variety)

    June 21
    Unity Reggae Band (Reggae)

    June 28
    Billy Coulter Band (Americana)

    July 5
    Mambo Combo (Latin / Salsa)

    July 12
    Scott Kurt and Memphis 59 (Country)

    July 19
    The Crawdaddies (Roots / Zydeco)

    July 26
    Hustle Souls (Indie-Pop)

    August 2
    The Natty Beaux (Swing)

    August 9
    The Players Band (Ska / Reggae)

    August 16
    Guys in Thin Ties (80’s Tribute)

    August 23
    Matt Hutchison and the Big Gin (Pop / Rock)

    August 30
    Moonshine Society (Blues / Roots / Soul)

    September 6
    Will Hill (Reggae / Rock and Soul)

    September 13
    Baltimore Rockabilly (Rockabilly)

    September 20
    Justin Trawick and the Common Good (Bluegrass / Americana)

    September 27
    Mambo Combo (Latin / Salsa)

  • Moonlight Movies at the Mansion

    August 2, 2019  7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
    Kentlands Mansion, 320 Kent Square Rd, Gaithersburg, MD 20878, USA

    Grab a blanket and your kids and join us for Moonlight Movies at Kentlands Mansion. Fridays from 7:30 to 11 p.m.

    July 19th The Incredibles

    August 2nd Spaceballs;

    August 16th The Greatest Showman

    Mmovies start at sunset. Light concessions, beer, and wine for purchase (cash only, please).

    320 Kent Square Rd., Gaithersburg, MD.

    Free thanks to Cinépolis, Gaithersburg’s new luxury movie theater, opening this fall!

August 3, 2019
  • Farmers Market

    August 3, 2019  9:00 am - 1:00 pm
    Kensington Train Station 3701 Howard Ave, Kensington, MD 20895, USA

    The Town of Kensington's Farmers Market is held every Saturday, year-around, at the Kensington Train Station.

  • Farmers Market

    August 3, 2019  9:00 am - 1:00 pm
    Kensington Train Station 3701 Howard Ave, Kensington, MD 20895, USA

    The Town of Kensington's Farmers Market is held every Saturday, year-around, at the Kensington Train Station.

    https://tok.md.gov/events-calendar/

August 5, 2019
  • Gaithersburg Mayor and City Council Regular Session

    August 5, 2019  7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
    Gaithersburg City Hall, 31 S Summit Ave, Gaithersburg, MD, United States

    The Mayor and City Council is scheduled to conduct a meeting. The meeting agenda will be available online prior to the meeting date. 

    The public is invited to attend and observe this session, but except in instances when the Mayor and City Council expressly invites public comments, no member of the public may participate in the discussions. The public may submit written comments to the staff liaison to be forwarded for its consideration. To confirm accessibility accommodations, please contact the staff liaison. 

    For more information on the Mayor and City Council please visit https://www.gaithersburgmd.gov/government/mayor-city-council

August 6, 2019
  • Bloom: Pop-up Stage National Night Out

    August 6, 2019  5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
    East County Regional Services Center 3300 Briggs Chaney Rd, Silver Spring, MD, USA

    Strathmore Artists-in-Residence will bring live music and diverse performances to National Night Out at the East County Regional Services Center.

    More information, here.

August 7, 2019
  • Takoma Park City Council meeting

    August 7, 2019  7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
    Auditorium, Takoma Park Community Center, 7500 Maple Avenue, Takoma Park, MD 20912

    https://takomaparkmd.gov/events-and-meetings/city-calendar/

  • Rockville’s free outdoor Movies in the Parks

    August 7, 2019  8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    1248 Gladstone Dr, Rockville, MD 20851, USA

    Mark your summer entertainment calendar for Rockville’s free outdoor Movies in the Parks, on the big screen at neighborhood parks throughout the city on Wednesdays in August.

    Bring chairs, blankets, food and beverages and enjoy four family-friendly movies at four different neighborhood parks. Movies begin at dusk (approximately 8 p.m.) and are free. Last year, more than 300 people attended each week.

    The 2019 schedule is

    “Smallfoot” (PG) on Aug. 7, at Calvin Park, 1248 Gladstone Drive.
    “The Mighty Ducks” (PG) on Aug. 14, at Woodley Gardens Park, 900 Nelson St.
    “The Little Mermaid” (G) on Aug. 21, at Maryvale Park, 812 First St.
    “Sherlock Gnomes” (PG) on Aug. 28, at Potomac Woods Park, 1380 Stratton Drive.
    Learn more at www.rockvillemd.gov/moviesintheparks.

    https://rockvillereports.com/movies-in-the-parks-four-movies-four-weeks-four-neighborhood-parks-3/ 

August 8, 2019
  • Silver Spring Thursday Night Concert Series

    August 8, 2019  7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    Veterans Plaza, 1 Veterans Pl, Silver Spring, MD 20910, USA

    Downtown Silver Spring’s Summer Concert series returns to Veterans Plaza Thursday evenings starting June 20 and continue weekly through August 8. There will not be a concert on Thursday, July 4.

    The free outdoor concerts take place at 7 p.m. at the Plaza located at One Veterans Place in downtown Silver Spring. The concerts feature touring artists and local favorites performing a wide range of musical genres, including Motown, rock, oldies, and rhythm and blues.

    The family friendly concerts include face painting, games for children, a raffle with prizes for adults as well as toys and gifts for children. The raffle opens at 6:30 p.m. and is awarded at intermission. Free raffle tickets can be obtained at the Silver Spring tents to the right of the stage

    Concerts are canceled due to weather if it is raining at 7 p.m.

    More information, here.

August 9, 2019
  • Friday Night Live Summer Concert Series

    August 9, 2019  6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    Rockville Town Square, Rockville, MD 20850, USA

    Free outdoor summer concerts return to Rockville’s Town Square on select Friday evenings during the summer. The concerts offer a diverse range of music including rock, salsa, blues, folk, and reggae.

    The free concerts begin in June and take place on Friday evenings, from 6 – 9 p.m. in Rockville Town Square, located at 200 E. Middle Lane.

    Residents are invited to purchase food, beer and wine from Rockville restaurants during the concert.

    Schedule of Concerts

    June 14
    Dan Haas (Pop / Variety)

    June 21
    Unity Reggae Band (Reggae)

    June 28
    Billy Coulter Band (Americana)

    July 5
    Mambo Combo (Latin / Salsa)

    July 12
    Scott Kurt and Memphis 59 (Country)

    July 19
    The Crawdaddies (Roots / Zydeco)

    July 26
    Hustle Souls (Indie-Pop)

    August 2
    The Natty Beaux (Swing)

    August 9
    The Players Band (Ska / Reggae)

    August 16
    Guys in Thin Ties (80’s Tribute)

    August 23
    Matt Hutchison and the Big Gin (Pop / Rock)

    August 30
    Moonshine Society (Blues / Roots / Soul)

    September 6
    Will Hill (Reggae / Rock and Soul)

    September 13
    Baltimore Rockabilly (Rockabilly)

    September 20
    Justin Trawick and the Common Good (Bluegrass / Americana)

    September 27
    Mambo Combo (Latin / Salsa)

  • Wheaton TGIF Summer Concert

    August 9, 2019  7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
    Wheaton Veterans Urban Park, 11200 Amherst Ave, Wheaton, MD 20902, USA

    The Wheaton outdoor summer concert series, Wheaton TGIF, is scheduled to begin July 12 with four concerts at Wheaton Veterans Urban Park. The free concerts take place at 7 p.m. on the second and fourth Fridays of July and August. Concert attendees are encouraged to bring chairs or blankets.

    More information is available, here.

August 10, 2019
  • Farmers Market

    August 10, 2019  9:00 am - 1:00 pm
    Kensington Train Station 3701 Howard Ave, Kensington, MD 20895, USA

    The Town of Kensington's Farmers Market is held every Saturday, year-around, at the Kensington Train Station.

  • Farmers Market

    August 10, 2019  9:00 am - 1:00 pm
    Kensington Train Station 3701 Howard Ave, Kensington, MD 20895, USA

    The Town of Kensington's Farmers Market is held every Saturday, year-around, at the Kensington Train Station.

    https://tok.md.gov/events-calendar/

  • Bloom: Josanne Francis, Steelpan Fusion

    August 10, 2019  6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
    Good Hope Community Center, 14715 Good Hope Rd, Silver Spring, MD 20905, USA

    Born and raised in the twin-island Republic of Trinidad and Tobago, Francis is an internationally known steelpan performer and educator. Her music blends influences from traditional Calypso music, jazz, Indian, funk, rock, and classical music—a unique mix not typically heard on the steelpan. Transporting audiences to new places through her unique musical fusion, Francis has performed at the Kennedy Center, Carnegie Hall, the San Juan Conservatory of Music in Puerto Rico, and the Caramoor Jazz Festival in New York.

    Admission is free and everyone is welcome! Reservations are not required, but appreciated to help us plan.

    More information and reserve free tickets, here.

August 11, 2019
  • DiVerse Gaithersburg Poetry Reading and Open Mic

    August 11, 2019  2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    Gaithersburg Library, 18330 Montgomery Village Ave, Gaithersburg, MD 20879, USA

    DiVerse Gaithersburg Poetry Reading and Open Mic kicks off its fall season at the Gaithersburg Library with featured poets Hiram Larew, Nancy Naomi Carlson, and Steven Leyva. An Open Mic follows.

    Learn more: https://diversepoetry.com/

August 14, 2019
  • Takoma Park City Council meeting

    August 14, 2019  7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
    Auditorium, Takoma Park Community Center, 7500 Maple Avenue, Takoma Park, MD 20912

    https://takomaparkmd.gov/events-and-meetings/city-calendar/

  • Rockville’s free outdoor Movies in the Parks

    August 14, 2019  8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    Woodley Gardens Park, 900 Nelson St, Rockville, MD 20850, USA

    Mark your summer entertainment calendar for Rockville’s free outdoor Movies in the Parks, on the big screen at neighborhood parks throughout the city on Wednesdays in August.

    Bring chairs, blankets, food and beverages and enjoy four family-friendly movies at four different neighborhood parks. Movies begin at dusk (approximately 8 p.m.) and are free. Last year, more than 300 people attended each week.

    The 2019 schedule is

    “Smallfoot” (PG) on Aug. 7, at Calvin Park, 1248 Gladstone Drive.
    “The Mighty Ducks” (PG) on Aug. 14, at Woodley Gardens Park, 900 Nelson St.
    “The Little Mermaid” (G) on Aug. 21, at Maryvale Park, 812 First St.
    “Sherlock Gnomes” (PG) on Aug. 28, at Potomac Woods Park, 1380 Stratton Drive.
    Learn more at www.rockvillemd.gov/moviesintheparks.

    https://rockvillereports.com/movies-in-the-parks-four-movies-four-weeks-four-neighborhood-parks-3/

August 15, 2019
  • Takoma Park Recreation Committee meeting

    August 15, 2019  7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    Hydrangea Room, Takoma Park Community Center, 7500 Maple Avenue, Takoma Park, MD 20912

    https://takomaparkmd.gov/events-and-meetings/city-calendar/

August 16, 2019
  • Friday Night Live Summer Concert Series

    August 16, 2019  6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    Rockville Town Square, Rockville, MD 20850, USA

    Free outdoor summer concerts return to Rockville’s Town Square on select Friday evenings during the summer. The concerts offer a diverse range of music including rock, salsa, blues, folk, and reggae.

    The free concerts begin in June and take place on Friday evenings, from 6 – 9 p.m. in Rockville Town Square, located at 200 E. Middle Lane.

    Residents are invited to purchase food, beer and wine from Rockville restaurants during the concert.

    Schedule of Concerts

    June 14
    Dan Haas (Pop / Variety)

    June 21
    Unity Reggae Band (Reggae)

    June 28
    Billy Coulter Band (Americana)

    July 5
    Mambo Combo (Latin / Salsa)

    July 12
    Scott Kurt and Memphis 59 (Country)

    July 19
    The Crawdaddies (Roots / Zydeco)

    July 26
    Hustle Souls (Indie-Pop)

    August 2
    The Natty Beaux (Swing)

    August 9
    The Players Band (Ska / Reggae)

    August 16
    Guys in Thin Ties (80’s Tribute)

    August 23
    Matt Hutchison and the Big Gin (Pop / Rock)

    August 30
    Moonshine Society (Blues / Roots / Soul)

    September 6
    Will Hill (Reggae / Rock and Soul)

    September 13
    Baltimore Rockabilly (Rockabilly)

    September 20
    Justin Trawick and the Common Good (Bluegrass / Americana)

    September 27
    Mambo Combo (Latin / Salsa)

  • Moonlight Movies at the Mansion

    August 16, 2019  7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
    Kentlands Mansion, 320 Kent Square Rd, Gaithersburg, MD 20878, USA

    Grab a blanket and your kids and join us for Moonlight Movies at Kentlands Mansion. Fridays from 7:30 to 11 p.m.

    July 19th The Incredibles

    August 2nd Spaceballs;

    August 16th The Greatest Showman

    Mmovies start at sunset. Light concessions, beer, and wine for purchase (cash only, please).

    320 Kent Square Rd., Gaithersburg, MD.

    Free thanks to Cinépolis, Gaithersburg’s new luxury movie theater, opening this fall!

August 17, 2019
  • Farmers Market

    August 17, 2019  9:00 am - 1:00 pm
    Kensington Train Station 3701 Howard Ave, Kensington, MD 20895, USA

    The Town of Kensington's Farmers Market is held every Saturday, year-around, at the Kensington Train Station.

  • Farmers Market

    August 17, 2019  9:00 am - 1:00 pm
    Kensington Train Station 3701 Howard Ave, Kensington, MD 20895, USA

    The Town of Kensington's Farmers Market is held every Saturday, year-around, at the Kensington Train Station.

    https://tok.md.gov/events-calendar/