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April 23, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

What to Expect During Kensington’s Day of the Book Festival on April 23 (VIDEO)

What started out as a side walk display with only 11 authors in 2005 has turned into a celebration of the arts, literature and music for the community. More than 100 authors are expected to join the community and other artists for Kensington’s 12th Annual Day of the Book Festival on April 23. “It gives […]

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April 21, 2017 | Michelle Queen

Weekend Planner, April 21 – April 23 (VIDEOS)

Here are some of our picks for arts and entertainment this weekend: Art: Strathmore Mansion currently has two exhibits on display through May 21, the 31st Biennial of the Creative Crafts Council and The Space Between. Strathmore hosts two special events April 22, including a children’s talk and tour for ages 7 and up at 10:15 a.m. and a […]

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April 21, 2017 | Staff Writer

New Group Opposing Hate to Hold Its First Rally on April 23

Inspired by the recent hate-inspired threats made in the community, a coalition of organizations and leaders are coming together to launch Communities United Against Hate (CUAH) on April 23 at Bethesda Chevy Chase High School. The goal of this organization is to combat bigotry, support victims of hate and promote inclusiveness in Montgomery County, according to […]

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April 7, 2017 | Staff Writer

County Report This Week (VIDEO)

This week’s County Report This Week show begins with an update on the police body-worn cameras program. Other reports include a pool renaming ceremony for a fallen police officer, a cemetery cleanup in Tobytown, public safety awards, a Days of Remembrance ceremony, and much more. You can watch the show in its entirety, below:

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April 4, 2017 | Staff Writer

County Council Presents Proclamation Recognizing Holocaust Remembrance Day (VIDEO)

To honor the legacy and lives lost during the Holocaust, the Montgomery County Council proclaimed April 24 as Holocaust Remembrance Day in a special ceremony during the council’s meeting early Tuesday. “All residents are urged to rededicate themselves to not bear themselves silently to injustice and to always remain vigilante to the principles of a just […]

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April 21, 2016 | Michelle Queen

Weekend Planner, April 22 – 24 (VIDEOS)

Here are some of our weekend picks from the MyMCMedia.org calendar: Friday, April 22 – Earth Day Grab your phone, take a photo and send it in for our annual Day in the Life of Montgomery County event. Come back often to see the resulting crowd-sourced photo collage. New this year, $1 will be donated to Manna Food […]

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April 19, 2016 | Willie James Inman

Montgomery Blair High School Students to Compete in National Academic WorldQuest Championship (PHOTO)

A team of Montgomery Blair High School students will soon compete on the national stage in the Academic WorldQuest (AWQ) championships in Washington, D.C. on April 23. The international competition tests students on critical global issues, international affairs and current events. Vivian Tarbert, Lalise Beyene, Vivian Bauer and Ben Hardin are members of the Blair […]

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April 23, 2014 | Sonya Burke

Gaithersburg Book Festival Hands Out Free Books At Rio

World Book Night in Gaithersburg

A group of volunteers from the Gaithersburg Book Festival  (GBF) will be giving out free books as part of World Book Night on April 23 at 7 p.m. at the Washingtonian Rio (in front of Uncle Julio’s). The idea is to spread the love of reading, person to person. The volunteers will also be handing out GBF […]

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April 23, 2014 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, April 23, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, April 23, in Montgomery County: 1. Montgomery County Public Schools places 11 schools on the “Best High Schools” list. 2. Several Montgomery County Council committees are meeting today, including the Public Safety Committee, which is scheduled to review the operating budget request of the Fire and Rescue Service. […]

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April 22, 2014 | Staff Writer

photo of Hilary Hahn

Violinist Hilary Hahn Performs at Strathmore (Video)

The Washington Performing Arts Society (WPAS) presents Grammy Award-winning violinist Hilary Hahn and pianist Cory Smythe April 23 at 8 p.m. at the Music Center at Strathmore, 5301 Tuckerman Lane, North Bethesda. Hahn’s two-CD set “In 27 Pieces: The Hilary Hahn Encores,” released at the end of last year and featuring two of the works […]

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