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May 13, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Montgomery Recreation, Parks Cancel Scheduled Summer Camps

The Montgomery County Recreation Department and the Parks Department announced in separate statements Wednesday all of its summer camps are canceled because of the coronavirus pandemic. Refunds are being processed to anyone who has registered. According to Carmen Berrios Martinez, a spokesperson for the Recreation Department, about 6,500 people had registered for 2020 summer recreation […]

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May 6, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Montgomery County Recreation Facilities Remain Closed Until Further Notice

Montgomery County Recreation facilities will remain closed until further notice. The news comes after Gov. Larry Hogan announced Wednesday some outdoor activities will resume Thursday morning. Hogan’s executive order includes the reopening of state beaches, parks, and playgrounds at the discretion of local governments. Although residents are allowed to utilize certain outdoor areas surrounding county […]

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August 7, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for Aug. 7 in Montgomery County

Today is Wednesday, Aug. 7. and it’s Lighthouse Day! Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Montgomery County Recreation Career Fair: Montgomery County Department of Recreation is hosting a career fair tonight from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the Recreation Administrative Office, at 4010 Randolph Road in Silver Spring. People should bring […]

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August 5, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Dispose of Unused Medications in Silver Spring Wednesday

Montgomery County police and the Department of Recreation are hosting a Medication Take Back Event on Wednesday from 10:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. People can drop off old and unused prescription drugs at the Mid-County Recreation Center, located at 2004 Queensguard Road in Silver Spring. Need to dispose of expired or unused medication? If so, […]

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February 16, 2018 | Staff Writer

Department of Recreation Holding Job Fair Saturday

The Montgomery County Department of Recreation is hosting a Summer Camp and Job Fair on Saturday, Feb. 17, from noon to 3 p.m. at the East County Community Recreation Center, 3310 Gateshead Manor Way, in Silver Spring. The job fair is designed to showcase summer employment opportunities. “The recreation department hires more than 3,000 seasonal […]

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January 12, 2018 | Michelle Queen

County Report This Week

Michael Bruen hosts the latest episode of County Report This Week with news and information for Montgomery County. On this episode, find reports on: Montgomery County police officers receive training of use of Narcan, Police Chief Tom Manger comments; Discovery Communications announces plans to move Silver Spring headquarters to New York; Takoma Park has a […]

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January 5, 2018 | Michelle Queen

County Report This Week (VIDEO)

Lorna Virgili hosts the latest episode of County Report This Week with news and information for Montgomery County. On this episode, find reports on: MCPS Superintendent, Dr. Jack Smith, unveils his recommended FY19 $2.50B operating budget; County Executive Ike Leggett gears up to host five FY19 Operating Budget community forums; Free tax preparation services are […]

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June 13, 2017 | Staff Writer

Summer Concert Series Lineup in Silver Spring

The 2017 Silver Spring Summer Concert Series, presented by the Montgomery County Department of Recreation, will kick off on Thursday, June 15 at 7 p.m. on Veterans Plaza at the Silver Spring Civic Building at Ellsworth Drive and Fenton Street. The free, outdoor concerts, featuring a wide range of music and musicians for the whole […]

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March 31, 2017 | Elizabeth Ortega-Lohmeyer

Montgomery County Recreation Calendar for April

April 1: Season Kick-off – Youth Flag Football League Mid County Community Recreation Center 2004 Queensguard Road, Silver Spring, MD 20906 240.777.6870 10 a.m. We will also host a free optional Football Combine for any registrant.     April 1:  Summer Camp Registration Montgomery County Recreation offers a wide variety of exciting summer programs throughout […]

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January 17, 2017 | Staff Writer

Summer Camp Registration Underway in Montgomery County (VIDEO)

It’s time to register your kids for summer camp in Montgomery County. Registration officially opened on Jan. 17. You can find out more, here. Registration is OPEN for our summer camps. Sports, arts, aquatics, STEM, Summer Fun Centers and more! Details: https://t.co/ulbB8vF7tN #MoCo pic.twitter.com/u4xd0mQO5C — Montgomery Rec (@MoCoRec) January 17, 2017

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