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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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December 12, 2018 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for Dec. 12 in Montgomery County

It’s Wednesday, Dec. 12., Christmas is in 13 days, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Wondering what to do about PSAT scores?: Aaron Golumbfskie, the education director at PrepMatters is answering PSAT questions to help parents and students understand what kind of testing they need to focus on when it comes to […]

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July 12, 2018 | Marisa Fried

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for Renovated Kentlands Mansion

The City of Gaithersburg will unveil the renovated outdoor space at Kentlands Mansion in a free ribbon-cutting ceremony open to the public Thursday, Jul 12 at 6 p.m.  The Kentlands Gardens now have a water fountain, flowering trees and a flagstone walkway. The ribbon-cutting event will feature live painting by Michelle Izquierdo, a Murder Mystery […]

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June 20, 2018 | Marisa Fried

photo of Wheaton Sports Pavilion

World Cup Viewing Party for Saturday’s Mexico vs. South Korea FIFA Match-up

Following Mexico’s big win against Germany Sunday in the FIFA World Cup Tournament, Montgomery Parks has decided to host a free viewing party for the Mexico vs South Korea game at the Wheaton Sports Pavilion Saturday, June 23. Doors will open at 10:30 a.m. with the game scheduled to start at 11 a.m. Food trucks […]

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May 30, 2018 | Marisa Fried

Image of Lifeguard on duty in swimming pool

Water Safety Days Offer Free Swim Lessons and Safety Tips

Two Water Safety Days will offer free swim lessons, lifeguard demonstrations, and safety tips to promote water safety at the beginning of the pool season.  The first will take place Friday, June 1 from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the Water Park at Bohrer park in Gaithersburg, and the second will take place Saturday, June 2 from 5 to 7 p.m. at the […]

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March 28, 2017 | Staff Writer

Fair Housing Fair to be Held on April 20 in Gaithersburg

To celebrate Fair Housing Month in April, the Montgomery County Office of Human Rights is hosting a fair housing forum on April 20. The forum will focus on various fair housing topics such as requirements for people with disabilities, reasonable accommodations, use of service animals and new trends for a changing housing consumer base, according […]

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August 24, 2015 | Aline Barros

A Free Tour That Takes Visitors Into a Day in the Life of Children in Developing Countries (VIDEO)

UPDATED: Montgomery County residents will have a chance to immerse in the lives of children who live in places like Kenya and Philipines through Change the Story: The Compassion Experience- an interactive tour where people can see children’s homes, walk through schools, markets, and hear life-changing stories of people who live on less than $1.25 per […]

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