gaithersburg book festival

June 1, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

5 Things to Know Today, June 1, in Montgomery County

After a long weekend, it is the first week of June. Summer is getting closer and many high school students are already out of school. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. MCPS Superintendent Retires: Montgomery County Public Schools Superintendent Jack Smith has officially retired. Starting today Deputy Superintendent Monifa McKnight serves […]

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May 28, 2021 | Michelle Queen

5 Things to Know Today, May 28, in Montgomery County

Today is Friday, May 28, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County: 1. County Reopens: Montgomery County lifted its COVID-19 restrictions today at 6 a.m. Capacity limits are no longer in place and the county will follow any state requirements or restrictions. Face coverings must still be worn on public transportation, in […]

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May 21, 2021 | Michelle Queen

5 Things to Know Today, May 21, in Montgomery County

Today is Friday, May 21, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County: 1. COVID-19 Testing and Vaccine Clinics:  Free COVID-19 testing is available throughout the county at six testing sites today, and 10 sites this weekend. Montgomery County clinics are now vaccinating Marylanders age 12 and older. Appointments may be made online here. […]

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May 18, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

5 Things to Know Today, May 18, in Montgomery County

Today is Tuesday, May 18, and it is National HIV Vaccine Awareness Day. Learn about the HIV vaccine development on the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases’ website. In the meantime, here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Council in Virtual Session:  The Montgomery County Council meets virtually at 9 a.m. today. […]

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May 14, 2021 | Michelle Queen

5 Things to Know Today, May 14, in Montgomery County

Today is Friday, May 14, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County: 1. COVID-19 Vaccine: Montgomery County clinics are now vaccinating Marylanders age 12 and older. Appointments may be made online here. 2. County COVID-19 Testing Clinics: Free COVID-19 testing is available throughout the county at seven testing sites today, and 11 sites this […]

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May 7, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

Gaithersburg Book Festival’s ‘StoryWalks’ Get Families Outside and Reading

The Gaithersburg Book Festival is offering a way for families to enjoy children’s books by exploring five outdoor locations in the city throughout the month of May. “Gaithersburg StoryWalks” is sponsored by Nonprofit Montgomery and The Basics and will display pages of four children’s books. It will offer families the chance to take a stroll […]

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May 7, 2021 | Michelle Queen

5 Things to Know Today, May 7, in Montgomery County

Today is Friday, May 7, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County: 1. COVID-19 Vaccine: The Mass Vaccination Site at Montgomery College’s Germantown Campus is offering walk-up appointments today from 10:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Click here to make an appointment instead and avoid long wait times. 2. County COVID-19 Testing Clinics: Free COVID-19 […]

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April 30, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

Ashman Introduces Authors Featured in Virtual Gaithersburg Book Fest

Gaithersburg Mayor Jud Ashman spoke to MyMCM about the authors who are involved in the the month-long virtual Gaithersburg Book Festival. The Gaithersburg Book Festival officially kicks off Saturday and MyMCM created a guide to help you identify all of the virtual author discussions GBF has to offer. All of the author discussions will premiere […]

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April 30, 2021 | Michelle Queen

5 Things to Know Today, April 30, in Montgomery County

Today is Friday, April 30, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County: 1. Bus Stop 24213 Temporary Closure:  The Ride On bus stop on Montgomery Village Avenue at Centerway Road closes for at least five months for construction. Reminder: Ride On bus stop 24213 on Montgomery Village Ave will be deactivated for […]

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April 29, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

Guide to the 2021 Virtual Gaithersburg Book Festival

Another year, another Gaithersburg Book Festival (GBF). But for the second year in a row, the festival will operate virtually. Gaithersburg Mayor Jud Ashman, the founder of the popular event, spoke to MyMCM about what to expect at this year’s Virtual Gaithersburg Book Festival: The Virtual Gaithersburg Book Festival begins Saturday, May 1 and there […]

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