Gaithersburg Parks

November 17, 2020 | Toluwa Famuyide

City of Gaithersburg Invites Residents to Help Name New Park

The City of Gaithersburg is inviting residents to help suggest names for the new city park that is scheduled to be built. The park will be constructed at the former Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) site, located at 10901 Darnestown Road. Gaithersburg residents are encouraged to complete online submissions through Dec. 7. A naming committee made […]

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September 29, 2020 | Sydney Bullock

Discovery Park Opens in Gaithersburg

Discovery Park officially opened in Gaithersburg, Sept. 25, with a ribbon cutting ceremony featuring city officials.  The project cost $1.4 million and was funded by the city’s Capital Improvement Plan. Across the new 15 acre parkland, there are five walking trails and picnic structures, with two being ADA accessible; two playgrounds; a secret garden and […]

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August 18, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Virtual Events in Montgomery County Commemorating 100 Years of Women’s Suffrage

It’s officially been 100 years since the 19th amendment was ratified in the U.S. Constitution, granting women the right to vote. Although celebrations won’t be done in person because of the coronavirus, there are a number of ways to virtually celebrate this milestone in Montgomery County. Here’s a look at physical distant-friendly ways of celebrating […]

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August 4, 2015 | Aline Barros

Five Things to Know Today, August 4, in Montgomery County

Here are your five things to know today, Aug. 4, in Montgomery County: 1. FINA World Championships: Katie Ledecky sets a new world record for the 1500 freestyle at FINA World Championships in Kazan, Russia. 2. National Night Out Against Crime: Law enforcement officials invite the community to participate at the annual National Night Out, held each […]

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