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July 26, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for July 26 in Montgomery County

Today is Friday, July 26, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Food Recovery and Community Impact: Montgomery Parks speaker series about food continues tonight on the topic of food recovery. Cheryl Kollin talks about food recovery as a way to alleviate hunger in the county and decrease food waste at […]

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July 12, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Brookside Gardens Celebrates 50 Years

Brookside Gardens is celebrating a very big milestone! Since 1969, Brookside Gardens has grown into a place for Montgomery County residents to enjoy; a place to escape the daily hustle and bustle of life. Mindfulness, that’s what officials encouraged participants to practice while venturing around this 50-acre gem. Please watch the video for more details: […]

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July 12, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for July 12 in Montgomery County

We’ve finally made it to Friday! Here are five things to know in Montgomery County for Friday, July 12. 1.  Brookside Gardens Turns 50: It’s official — Brookside Gardens has been around for half a century. Join Montgomery Parks in celebrating Brookside Gardens’s fiftieth anniversary today at 9:30 a.m. at Brookside Gardens in Wheaton. For five […]

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April 25, 2019 | Michelle Queen

County’s 5th Annual Greenfest Planned for Sunday in Wheaton

Montgomery County’s fifth annual GreenFest will take place on April 28 at Broadside Gardens in Wheaton. This year’s event includes a full day of family activities and learning opportunities from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Brookside Gardens is located at 1800 Glenallan Avenue. Guests are advised to utilize the free parking and shuttle service that […]

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April 22, 2019 | Ashley Profitt

Environmental Outdoor Art Exhibition Hosted at Brookside Gardens

Montgomery Parks is hosting an environmental outdoor art exhibition at Brookside Gardens to shine a light on the impact consumption habits have on the natural environment. The exhibit was created by UpRooted Dance, and it features hundreds of plastic containers and bottles. The project was put in place to help bring awareness to the huge […]

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April 22, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for April 22 in Montgomery County

Today is Monday, April 22. Cross your fingers. It could be a pleasant week ahead. Here’s the forecast. 1. Municipal Monday: Gaithersburg’s Mayor and Council holds a budget hearing at 7:30 p.m. at City Hall. You can see the budget here. And here’s the agenda for the budget hearing. And Kensington holds a work session […]

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April 16, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for April 16 in Montgomery County

Today is Tuesday, April 16. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Voice Recognition Technology for Seniors: Paul Burden, founder of Our Voice, demonstrates Alexa and other voice recognition devices to assist seniors aging in place. 2. All Things Frogs:  Join county environmental protection staff for training about local frogs and toads and […]

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April 2, 2019 | Bryan Gallion

Earth Month Events Across Montgomery County

This month marks the 49th anniversary of “Earth Month,” a global campaign that stresses the importance of protecting the planet’s air, land and water. Events are scheduled throughout the month for Montgomery County residents to learn about and take part in preserving the environment. “Learn About Organic Lawn Care” at the Rock Creek Conservancy Office […]

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March 29, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Update: Local Cherry Blossom Status and Peak Bloom Dates

Local Cherry Blossoms are just about ready to bloom. That includes the ones at Brookside Gardens. Plant Collections Manager Phil Normandy says the weather has a lot to do with the process. However, it’s not just Brookside; the Kenwood area will also have a beautiful site to see very soon. Watch the video for more […]

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March 20, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

On First Day of Spring, Flowers Blooming at Brookside Gardens

Springtime is finally here, and at Brookside Gardens some flowers are starting to bloom. Kelley Heim at Brookside says although most of them haven’t fully bloomed-the buds are peaking through. There’s also something else in store, they’ve planted 50 thousand daffodils to celebrate their 50th anniversary. Watch the video for more details on when people […]

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