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October 31, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for Oct. 31 in Montgomery County

Congratulations to the Washington Nationals for winning the World Series Wednesday night against the Houston Astros! It’s Thursday, Oct. 31 and trick or treaters need to prepare for a stormy Halloween. Check the weather forecast before heading out. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Purple Line Transit Project Procurement Fair: Montgomery […]

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July 16, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for July 16 in Montgomery County

Today is Tuesday, July 16 and the heat and humidity are on the rise. Montgomery County activates the extreme heat plan from 2 to 7 p.m. today. 1. 50th Anniversary of Apollo 11: The Saturn V rocket launched 50 years ago today at 9:32 a.m. from the Kennedy Space Center. Apollo 11 carried the first […]

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March 26, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Police Seek Man Who Allegedly Exposed Himself in Silver Spring Theater

Police are asking for the public’s help in identifying a man that police say indecently exposed himself at the AFI Silver Theatre and Cultural Center in Silver Spring. According to police, the incident occurred on Friday, March 8 at around 1:30 p.m. Investigators have determined that the man “inappropriately touched himself” in front of a […]

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March 7, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for March 7 in Montgomery County

Today is Thursday, March 7. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Early Care and Education Initiative: Montgomery County leaders will introduce a four-year action plan to significantly increase the number of child care spots for infants and children up to 5 years old in the highest need areas of the County. […]

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December 18, 2018 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for Dec. 18 in Montgomery County

It’s Tuesday, Dec. 18, Christmas is a week away, and here are five things you need to know: 1. Community Tree Trim: The Kentlands Mansion has a community tree trimming this year. Stop by to make handmaid ornaments and hang them on the outdoor tree in the Mansion’s side garden. The side garden is located […]

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October 23, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Community Dialogue Follows ‘The S Word’ Film Screening at AFI Silver Thursday

Suicides are on the rise in the United States. According to a report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the suicide rates rose from 1999 to 2016 over 25% and is the second leading cause of death for people ages 15 to 24 in the United States. Montgomery County officials, area hospitals and mental […]

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September 17, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for Sept. 17 in Montgomery County

Here are five things you need to know today, Monday, Sept. 17, in Montgomery County: 1. Latin Films: The Latin American Film Festival continues at the AFI Silver Theatre in Silver Spring with The Heiresses at 5:20 p.m., Pablo’s Word at 7:20 p.m. and Djon Africa at 9:45 p.m. 2. Municipal Monday: The Rockville Mayor […]

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August 7, 2018 | Michelle Queen

AFI Silver Theatre Presents Documentary Based on Life of Josiah Henson

The Montgomery Parks Foundation and AFI Silver Theatre present two screenings of the documentary film “Josiah” on Aug. 10 and 12 at 7:30 p.m. at AFI Silver Theatre, 8533 Colesville Road in Silver Spring. Tickets to the see the film are $5 and are available on the AFI Silver Theatre website and at the AFI […]

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December 19, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for Dec. 19 in Montgomery County

Here’s five things to know today, Tuesday, Dec. 19, in Montgomery County: 1. Less Waste for the Holidays: “Holiday Waste Reduction, Reuse and Recycling Display at Brookside Gardens” takes place from 5:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Brookside Gardens 1800 Glenallan Ave., Wheaton. 2. It IS a Wonderful Life: Enjoy the timeless Christmas classic, “It’s a Wonderful Life,” […]

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October 27, 2017 | Michelle Queen

Weekend Planner, October 27-29

If your plans this weekend include a Halloween celebration with liquid spirits, remember the Washington Regional Alcohol Program’s SoberRide provides free or discounted rides home on Saturday night. Check out the post Halloween Happenings Around Town for a list of events in Montgomery County. Friday “Sent & Received” Artwork by service members, veterans and military caregivers that […]

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