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May 3, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Landon School Hosts Popular Azalea Festival

The Landon School in Bethesda is showing off their beautiful azaleas just in time for May. All weekend long, community members are invited to attend the free Azalea Festival at Landon’s campus. The festival doesn’t just feature gardens filled with beautiful azaleas, but there’s also carnival rides, “upscale resale,” food, live music, boutique shops, and […]

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August 9, 2018 | Staff Writer

Montgomery County Agricultural Fair Coming Friday

The countdown has begun to the Montgomery County Agricultural Fair! From Aug. 10 through Aug. 18, Gaithersburg will be full of the festive sounds and smells of good food, farm animals, games, carnival rides, shows and contests. Make sure to come with an empty belly to have room for turkey legs, pupusas, fried mac ‘n’ […]

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June 7, 2018 | Marisa Fried

Rockville Pride Festival Comes Back for a Second Year

Rockville’s Pride Festival is coming back Saturday, June 16 from 2-4 p.m. The event will take place in Town Square and in the second-floor conference room of Rockville Memorial Library, 21 Maryland Ave. The Pride Festival now has official status, since a May 14 proclamation by the Rockville Mayor and Council made June the city’s official LGBTQ Pride […]

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August 11, 2017 | Staff Writer

County Report This Week (VIDEO)

Lorna Virgili hosts the latest episode of County Report This Week, which begins with the lessons learned from the Flower Branch Apartments tragedy one year ago. There are also reports on the Zika virus, the upcoming solar eclipse and more. Watch the show in its entirety below:

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May 24, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Gaithersburg Book Festival Sets a Record for Attendance (VIDEO)

It’s official. The Gaithersburg Book Festival has set a new record for attendance. City officials estimate that 22,000 people attended the literary event this year. MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke reports. Denise Kayser, division chief of arts and events for the city of Gaithersburg, said attendance in 2017 was almost twice the size of the 2016 turnout. […]

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May 15, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Gaithesburg Book Festival Set for May 20 at City Hall (VIDEO)

The 8th annual Gaithersburg Book Festival returns to the grounds of City Hall on May 20th. Gaithersburg Mayor Jud Ashman is the founder of this literary festival and he tells MyMCMedia that this year’s lineup includes about 130 authors, and that’s a record. He is also hoping to see a record crowd in Olde Towne […]

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April 17, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Residents Celebrate Cambodian New Year in Silver Spring (VIDEO& PHOTOS)

Thousands of residents celebrated the Cambodian New Year during a two-day event at the Cambodian Buddhist Society in Silver Spring on April 15 and 16. Based on the traditional solar new year, the holiday lasts for three days and three nights. Organizers say it’s typically celebrated at the end of the harvesting season in April so […]

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April 14, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Thousands Expected to Celebrate the Cambodian New Year in Silver Spring This Weekend

Volunteers and staff from the Cambodian Buddhist Society Inc are expecting more than 3,000 residents from across Montgomery County to celebrate the Cambodian New Year on April 15 and 16 in Silver Spring. “Cambodian New Years, traditionally back at home, is celebrated for three days and three nights,” Ken Kiv, volunteer coordinator for the Cambodian Buddhist […]

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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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February 8, 2017 | Staff Writer

For the Love of Theatre (VIDEO)

Thespians and drama department students from 13 middle and high schools gathered this month at James Blake High School to hone their skills and share their talents at the sixth annual MCPS Theater Festival. MCPS-TV has the story, below:

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