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August 7, 2019 | Michelle Queen

We Love Weekends: Montgomery County Planner for Aug 8-11

Here’s our guide to arts and entertainment in Montgomery County, Aug. 8 – 11. Carpe Diem! Silver Spring Dance: On the second Thursday of every month, enjoy the fun as well as the mental and physical health benefits of dancing with others. No experience required. Each session starts at 7 p.m. with a 30-minute lesson, […]

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August 5, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Flags Fly at Half-Staff for Victims of El Paso and Dayton Shootings

Flags have been lowered to half-staff as a mark of solemn respect for the victims of the mass shootings in El Paso, Texas on August 3, and in Dayton, Ohio on August 4 that left dozens dead and many more wounded. President Donald Trump ordered the United States Flag to half-staff in a proclamation Sunday […]

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June 12, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Lineup 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 29th. This annual summer concert series features a different group each week and takes place at 7:30 p.m. in the Bumper Car Pavilion. Dancers are welcome. The Bumper Car Pavilion is a covered, open-air pavilion. Concerts are held rain […]

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June 4, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Silver Spring Thursday Night Concerts Return June 20

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 […]

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August 8, 2018 | Staff Writer

Wednesday Marks Third Consecutive Day County Issues Hyperthermia Alert

For the third day in a row, Montgomery County has issued a Hyperthermia Alert for Wednesday from noon to 6 p.m. The National Weather Service expects the heat index to be above 95 degrees. Officials urge residents to take precautions to protect themselves, and their pets, against heat-related illnesses such as heat stroke and heat […]

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August 8, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for Aug. 8 in Montgomery County

Here are five things you need to know for Wednesday, Aug. 8, in Montgomery County: 1. White Investigation Continues: County Executive Ike Leggett and Police Chief Tom Manger talk about the next steps in the investigation into the death of Robert White. 2. Missing Sisters: Police are searching for two Silver Spring sisters who have been […]

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August 1, 2018 | Staff Writer

Strathmore Presents The Chuck Brown Band Wednesday, Aug. 1

No BS! Brass Band performs at Strathmore Wednesday, July 22. The free outdoor concert starts at 7 p.m.

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July 25, 2018 | Staff Writer

Rockville ‘Movies in the Parks’ Offer Family-Friendly Films

The big screens will return to neighborhood parks in the City of Rockville in August, according to a news release. Residents are invited to bring blankets, chairs and food for an evening of family-friendly movies. Movies are free of charge and begin at dusk; approximately 8 p.m. The 2018 schedule is below: Aug. 1 – “Toy […]

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July 23, 2018 | Staff Writer

Public Forum on Changes to Shady Grove Metro Station Ride On Routes Set for Aug. 8

Montgomery County will hold a public forum on proposed changes to Ride On bus routes 43, 76, and 90 on Wednesday, August 8 at the Upcounty Regional Services Center, 12900 Middlebrook Road, Germantown. The forum will begin at 6:30 p.m. and end after the last speaker presents remarks. In case of inclement weather, the public […]

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August 8, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know Today, Aug. 8, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Aug. 8, in Montgomery County: 1. Inoculations, the In Thing: The Montgomery County Health and Human Services Department is offering free vaccinations this week for children entering seventh grade. Days, places and times are listed here. 2. Environmentally Speaking: Gaithersburg’s Environment Committee meets at 7 p.m. with a […]

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