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July 17, 2019 | Michelle Queen

We Love Weekends: Montgomery County Planner for July 18 – 21

Here’s our guide to arts and entertainment in Montgomery County, July 18 – 21. Apollo 50 Festival: The National Air and Space Museum hosts a three day festival on the National Mall to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the first moon landing. There will be 20 tented displays and a stage for live performances. Visitors […]

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July 10, 2019 | Michelle Queen

We Love Weekends: Montgomery County Planner for July 12 – 14

Here’s our guide to arts and entertainment in Montgomery County, July 12 – 14. Summer Concert at Glen Echo Park: The annual summer concert series features the award-winning reggae band I&I Riddim in the Bumper Car Pavilion Thursday, July 11 at 7:30 p.m.  Glen Echo Park. Click here for more information. Free. Peabo Bryson: With 20 albums […]

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July 3, 2019 | Michelle Queen

We Love Weekends: Montgomery County Planner for July 4 – 7

Here’s our guide to arts and entertainment in Montgomery County, July 4 – 7. Celebrate the 4th of July: Residents have numerous opportunities for celebration on Thursday, July 4th with four fireworks displays, three parades and a 5K run. Click here for our guide to the fourth. Art Walk in the Park: Glen Echo Park […]

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June 27, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

In Germantown, More Than 200 Sound off on Racial Equity

The Montgomery County-wide conversation on racial equity and social justice continued Wednesday night at the BlackRock Center for the Arts in Germantown. More than 200 people came out to share how they’ve seen inequities play out in their communities and their ideas about how county officials can create policies to address these injustices. County Executive […]

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June 26, 2019 | Michelle Queen

We Love Weekends: Montgomery County Planner for June 28 – June 30

Here’s our guide to arts and entertainment in Montgomery County, June 28 – June 30. Summer Concert at Glen Echo Park: The annual summer concert series features renowned Venezuelan musician Ramon Gonzalez performing Jazz, Brazilian Jazz, Latin Jazz, American Pop, and more. The concert is held in the Bumper Car Pavilion which is completely covered. […]

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June 19, 2019 | Michelle Queen

We Love Weekends: Montgomery County Planner for June 21 – June 23

Here’s our guide to arts and entertainment in Montgomery County, June 21 – June 23. Amplify US! Using the Arts to Build Cultural Bridges:  Artists Regie Cabico and Vijay Nathan will share their lives through documentary film, storytelling, slam poetry and visual art. Local performers, trained through Amplify US workshops will also take the stage, […]

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May 14, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for May 14 in Montgomery County

Today is Tuesday, May 14. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Council in Session: Montgomery County Council meets today at 9:30 a.m. Here’s a look at today’s agenda. 2. Fenton Street Pepco Update: Pepco is installing underground transmission lines between the Takoma and Sligo Substations. There’s construction on portions of Fenton Street […]

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April 22, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Capital Improvements Program Budget Forums in April, May

Montgomery County is hosting a series of forums for residents to provide input about the county’s “six-year capital construction budget.” The forums are hosted by local citizen advisory boards and they will “help define construction and planning priorities for the various regions in the County as officials develop the Fiscal Years 2021 to 2026 Capital […]

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March 22, 2019 | Michelle Queen

We Love Weekends: Montgomery County Planner for March 22-March 24

Here’s our guide to arts and entertainment in Montgomery County, March 22-24. Friday, March 22 Rockville International Night: The city of Rockville hosts a night of fun and entertainment to celebrate the difference cultures that make up the city. The evening will include dance performances and traditional clothing displays. Also, unique and traditional foods will […]

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March 14, 2019 | Michelle Queen

We Love Weekends: Montgomery County Planner for March 15-March 17

The Gaithersburg St. Patrick’s Day Parade takes place at Rio Washingtonian Center Saturday, March 16 from 10 a.m. to noon. Following The parade route begins at Rio Boulevard and Grand Corner and continues down Grand Corner to the Kohl’s. Following the parade there will be live entertainment at the lakefront plaza. The St. Patrick’s Outdoor Festival at the Rockville Town […]

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