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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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November 28, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Brookside Gardens Light Display in Wheaton in its 20th Year

The Garden of Lights returns to Brookside Gardens for its 20th season. This walk-through holiday light display features more than one million dazzling colorful lights shaped into hand-crafted, original art forms of flowers, animals and other natural elements. In addition to the lights, train enthusiasts will enjoy the G-Scale model trains that wind through a […]

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November 28, 2018 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for Nov. 28 in Montgomery County

It’s Wednesday, Nov. 28, and here are five things Montgomery County residents need to know: 1. See a fun holiday musical: Based on the hit Will Ferrell movie, Elf the Musical is playing at the Olney Theatre. You can buy tickets for the 2 p.m. matinee, or purchase tickets for the 8 p.m. show. You won’t want […]

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November 27, 2018 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for Nov. 27 in Montgomery County

It’s Tuesday, Nov. 27, and here are five things Montgomery County residents need to know: 1. Get to know your County Exec-elect: Marc Elrich is holding a listening session tonight at East County Community Center in Silver Spring from 7:30 – 9 p.m. 2. Council is in session: Montgomery County Council is meeting today at 2:30 p.m. The meetings […]

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November 8, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Kick off Holiday Shopping at Strathmore’s Museum Shop Holiday Market

This weekend is the perfect time for holiday shopping at Strathmore’s Museum Shop Holiday Market. More than sixteen dozen non-profit organizations bring their museum gift shops to the Mansion at Strathmore so that you can get your holiday shopping done all under one roof. The popular holiday bazaar is back for its 29th year and it […]

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