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August 18, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Virtual Events in Montgomery County Commemorating 100 Years of Women’s Suffrage

It’s officially been 100 years since the 19th amendment was ratified in the U.S. Constitution, granting women the right to vote. Although celebrations won’t be done in person because of the coronavirus, there are a number of ways to virtually celebrate this milestone in Montgomery County. Here’s a look at physical distant-friendly ways of celebrating […]

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August 23, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for Aug. 23 in Montgomery County

We’ve finally made it to Friday and cooler temperatures! Check out the weather forecast. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County for Friday, Aug. 23. 1. Small Business Marketing Plan Workshop: The Maryland Women’s Business Center (MWBC) will hold a session to guide startups through the process to develop a marketing strategy. Workshop […]

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August 21, 2019 | Michelle Queen

We Love Weekends: Montgomery County Planner for Aug 22-25

Here’s our guide to arts and entertainment in Montgomery County, Aug. 22 – 25. One Act and More:  The Upcounty Theatre Company performs their first-ever One Act Plays festival featuring five plays, The Box, Trifles, Little Sal and Maria, Little Sal and Maria Scare Momma, and Cusumano.  Friday and Saturday, August 23 and 24 at 8 […]

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July 12, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Wheaton TGIF Summer Concert Series Open Friday with The Nighthawks

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. The park is located at 11200 […]

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June 4, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Summer Concerts Return to Rockville’s Town Square June 7

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 […]

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August 23, 2018 | Michelle Queen

MCM’s August Small Business Network: A Conversation with Commerce Secretary Mike Gill

Maryland Commerce Secretary Mike Gill was the featured guest of Montgomery Community Media’s August Small Business Network (SBN) session on Aug. 23. The series of monthly morning sessions facilitated by Kelly Leonard address topics of interest to small business owners in Montgomery County. August topic:  “A Conversation with Maryland Commerce Secretary Mike Gill.” Watch the […]

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August 23, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for Aug. 23 in Montgomery County

Here are five things you need to know today, Aug. 23, in Montgomery County: 1. Save the Date for Back-to-School Night: With school starting for students in just 12 days, parents may want to mark their calendars for Back-to-School Night. View the schedule, here. 2. Small Business Network:  Maryland Commerce Secretary Mike Gill is the featured […]

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August 22, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Montgomery Parks Closes Trails Wednesday Due to Heavy Rainfall

Heavy Rainfall Tuesday Leaves Trails Muddy and Potentially Dangerous Montgomery Parks closed all natural surface trails in local parks for 24 hours due to muddy conditions. Park officials said the excessive rain Tuesday, estimated at 2.5 inches, can create dangerous conditions for park users, and affect the integrity of the trails. Trails will reopen Thursday, Aug. 23 at […]

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August 22, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Comcast Xfinity Outdoor Film Festival to Benefit NIH Charities Starts Thursday

The 22nd annual Comcast Outdoor Film Festival runs from Thursday through Sunday, August 23 – 26 at Strathmore, 10701 Rockville Pike, North Bethesda. Enjoy four nights of music, food and children’s activities starting at 7:30 p.m. followed by the night’s movie which is screened at dusk. The free event is sponsored by Comcast.  A portion […]

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June 13, 2018 | Staff Writer

Line up of Thursday Night Summer Concerts at Glen Echo Park

Music is in the air every Thursday evening at Glen Echo Park from now through August 30th. This annual summer concert series features a different group each week and takes place at 7:30 p.m. in the Bumper Car Pavilion. The Bumper Car Pavilion is a covered, open-air pavilion. Concerts are held rain or shine. Bench […]

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