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April 5, 2021 | Abby Espiritu

Brookside Gardens Ranks on Yelp’s Top 25 Gardens in North America

Brookside Gardens in Wheaton made Yelp’s “Top 25 gardens in North America,” their all-time list of the top botanical gardens across the United States and Canada. Brookside Gardens is an award-winning public display garden popular among Montgomery County residents for its luscious landscape. The gardens have become a local favorite destination for enjoying nature and […]

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March 30, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

5 Things to Know Today, March 30, In Montgomery County

Today is Tuesday, March 30, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Maryland Enters Vaccine Phase 2B: Maryland moves into vaccine phase 2B starting today, meaning residents ages 16+ with underlying medical conditions can sign up to preregister for the COVID-19 vaccine. 2. County COVID-19 Testing Clinics: Free COVID-19 testing is available throughout the county […]

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March 29, 2021 | Abby Espiritu

Brookside Gardens Opens Exhibit Showcasing Middle Eastern American Art

Brookside Gardens’ newest exhibit, “Middle Eastern American Artists in the Garden and Beyond” has opened for public in-person viewing from March 29 through April 25, located at the Brookside Gardens’ Visitor Center in Wheaton. In partnership with the Middle Eastern American (MEA) Advisory Group of the Office of Community Partnerships, the co-sponsored exhibit aims to […]

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March 23, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Brookside’s ‘Facets of Hope’ Exhibit Remembers Coronavirus Victims With Hanging Crystals 

Brookside Gardens in Wheaton has opened a temporary outdoor art installation to honor lives lost to COVID-19 in Montgomery County. The exhibit “Facets of Hope” hangs one strand of crystals for every resident who died from the virus. So far, more than 1,400 strands have been hung for the county’s 1,415 victims as of Tuesday. The […]

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October 16, 2020 | Reid Flumbaum

Montgomery County’s First Regional Park Turns 60

2020 marks 60 years since the Maryland-National Capital Park & Planning Commission (M-NCPPC), Montgomery County, broke ground on Wheaton Regional Park, the county’s first regional park, The M-NCPPC, alongside the Montgomery County Council, officially established the park in 1960, with a grand opening in May of 1961. The park was developed from land already owned […]

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October 5, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Wheaton Regional Park Upgrade in the Works

Wheaton Regional Park, whose 536 acres include Brookside Gardens, Wheaton Ice Rink, Wheaton Sports Pavilion, a large playground and an extensive trail system, is due for an ungrade so it can best update its master plan and make changes to some of its aging infrastructure and amenities. Residents have about two months to fill out […]

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October 1, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Five Things to Know Today, October 1, in Montgomery County

Today is Thursday, October 1 and here are five things to know in Montgomery County: 1.National Breast Cancer Awareness Month: October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, an annual campaign to increase awareness of the disease and raise funds for research into its cause, prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and cure. The campaign also offers information and support to those affected […]

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September 29, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Third Annual Active Aging Week Goes Virtual

Montgomery County’s Third Annual Active Aging Week takes place Monday, Oct. 5 through Sunday, Oct. 11. The week is part of an international initiative to promote healthy lifestyles, specifically for those 50 years and older. Many programs and opportunities to participate are available throughout the week. Events are co-sponsored by the Montgomery County Department of […]

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June 19, 2020 | Emma Shuster

Brookside Gardens Offers Online Plant Sale of Summer Annuals

Brookside Gardens is holding their online plant sale of summer annuals Saturday, June 20. Within this sale, individuals have access to pre-selected flats. All flats include 15 plants in 4” pots.  The Montgomery Parks website states, “If you don’t need 15 plants – arrange with your family or neighbors to share a flat! A flat […]

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December 20, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Five Things to Know for Dec. 20 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know in Montgomery County for Friday, Dec. 20. 1.It’s National Ugly Christmas Sweater Day! This celebration gives holiday lovers worldwide a chance to show off their most gaudy holiday sweaters. 2. Animal Encounters: This is a chance to meet an animal in the Meadowside Nature Center Lobby from 2:30 p.m. […]

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