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August 16, 2021 | Michael Hernández

Rides, Food and COVID-19 Vaccines; County Agricultural Fair Opens to the Public

The annual Montgomery County Agricultural Fair opened its doors on Friday and it will run through Aug. 21. This year, the theme is “family fun for everyone” and it will feature farm animals, rides, food vendors, Monster Truck and Demolition Derby shows, and a COVID-19 vaccination clinic. MyMCM visited the fair on opening day and […]

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August 16, 2021 | Michael Hernández

Condado Ofrecerá Vacunas Gratuitas Para el Regreso a Clases

Los niños menores de 12 años aún no pueden vacunarse contra el COVID-19, pero todavía necesitan las vacunas estándares para ir a la escuela este otoño. Si su hijo/a aún no ha recibido las vacunas requeridas, el personal de salud del condado de Montgomery se las administrará de forma gratuita. MSDE & @MDHealthDept are partnering […]

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August 13, 2021 | Sarah Dilworth

County Offers Free Back to School Immunizations

Children 12 and under cannot yet get vaccinated against Covid 19. But they still need the standard immunizations to go to school this fall. If your child has not yet received the required shots, Montgomery County health staff will give them for free. MSDE & @MDHealthDept are partnering to encourage parents to get children caught […]

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August 11, 2021 | Sarah Dilworth

County Animal Services Hosts ‘Pocket Pet Palooza’

For two weeks, the Montgomery County Animal Services and Adoption Center (MCASAC) will waive adoption fees for small animals. Following the success of July’s cat adoption event which led to a record-breaking 162 adoptions, the non-profit organization Montgomery County Partners for Animal Well-Being (MCPAW) will now sponsor “Pocket Pet Palooza.” The promotional event for small […]

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August 9, 2021 | Maya Rosenberg

MCPS To Host Annual Back to School Jam Aug. 21

Montgomery County Public Schools will host its Back-to-School Jam, the annual return-to-school fair, on Saturday, Aug. 21 from 10 a.m. and 1 p.m at the Westfield Wheaton Mall. MCPS families: Join the Back-to-School Jam to kick off 2021-2022 school year! Saturday, Aug. 21, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. at Westfield Wheaton Mall (11160 Veirs Mill […]

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July 29, 2021 | Madelyn Willoughby

Pooch Pool Party Makes a Splash in Gaithersburg

Montgomery Recreation will host its annual end of summer Pooch Pool Party at the Upper County Outdoor Pool in Gaithersburg on Aug. 21 and Aug. 22. The pool will be open for dogs to play from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. To participate, dogs must have a current Montgomery County dog license and written proof […]

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July 16, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

Montgomery County Fair Returns in August With Rides, Animals, and Vaccines

The Montgomery County Agricultural Fair returns to Gaithersburg for its 72nd year of operation on Aug. 13 through Aug. 21. A Montgomery County tradition, the fair attracts more than 200,000 visitors each year. Last year, because of the coronavirus, the fair was canceled. So guests didn’t get to enjoy carnival rides, farm animals, and chocolate […]

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July 12, 2021 | Joshua Casazza

Local Parks to Host Popular ‘Paint With Your Pup’ Events

Cabin John Regional Park and Dewey Local Park will each host “Paint with your Pup” events in August. During the events, dogs and their owners will work together to create a unique piece of art. Each pet parent will receive a small canvas, paint, brushes, a gallon-size plastic bag and sunflower butter for their dog. Pet […]

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June 2, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

Montgomery County Agricultural Fair Officially Returns August 13

Get ready for chocolate-covered bacon, pig races, carnival rides, and much more. A summer tradition is returning to Gaithersburg in August, after being canceled last year because of the coronavirus. The Montgomery County Agricultural Fair, which started in 1945, will officially return for its “9 Best Days of Summer” on August 13 at 3 p.m. […]

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August 21, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Maryland’s Seven-Day COVID-19 Positivity Rate Hits New Low of 3.08%

Montgomery County COVID-19 Statistics Friday morning the Maryland Department of Health reported 19,325 cases of COVID-19 in Montgomery County, which is a 0.32% increase from the 19,264 cases reported Thursday. Since the first case in March, 775 county residents have died from COVID-19. This is an increase of one death since Thursday, according to the […]

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