holiday happenings

December 21, 2015 | Sonya Burke

A Year in Review: Top Five MoCo Sports Videos

UPDATED 12.21.15 It’s been quite a year for sports in Montgomery County from Clarksburg High winning the county’s sportsmanship award to marathon swimmer Jim Clifford becoming the oldest person in the world to complete the Triple Crown of open water swimming, to Geoff Britten becoming the first American Ninja Warrior — well, the list goes on […]

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December 19, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Rockville Tree Lighting Brightens Town Square (VIDEO)

The holiday season is in full swing and the festivities included the annual lighting of the holiday tree at Rockville Town Square. Rock 11 Now has more in this report: Visit our PEG partner Rock 11 Now to view more of its programming.

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December 18, 2015 | Maureen Chowdhury

Metro Partners with MillerCoors to Offer Free Rides on New Year’s Eve (PHOTO)

In an effort to help prevent drunk driving, Metro announced its partnership with MillerCoors and will provide free rides on all Metrorail and Metrobus routes beginning on Friday Jan. 1 at midnight until 3 a.m. “I am pleased to announce this exciting new partnership with Miller Lite to support safe transportation for our customers on […]

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December 17, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Santa Runs Resume in Rockville

The Rockville Volunteer Fire Department has announced on its website that its popular Santa Runs are back. Just one day ago, the fire department notified the community, on its Facebook page, that the rides were suspended this week. The reason was because Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Chief Scott Goldstein expressed some safety concerns about […]

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December 17, 2015 | Michelle Queen

Weekend Planner, December 18 – December 20 (VIDEOS)

Here are some of our weekend picks from the MyMCMedia.org calendar: Friday, December 18 Glen Echo’s Holiday Art Show & Sale open today from 10 a.m to 2 p.m. The Puppet Co. Playhouse presents The Nutcracker for the 27th year. Performance at 10:30 a.m. in Glen Echo Park. The Visual Arts Center Program at Einstien […]

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December 17, 2015 | Maureen Chowdhury

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Montgomery County Department of Environmental Protection Offers Free Reusable Bags (PHOTO)

The Montgomery County Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) is encouraging residents to bring reusable bags when holiday shopping in an effort to reduce waste and litter in the community. According to a news release, plastic bags are one of the top four litter items found in County streams. Reusable bags are eco-friendly and are a […]

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December 16, 2015 | Maureen Chowdhury

Santa Ride Benefits The Children’s Inn at NIH (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

Santa traded in his sleigh for a new kind of ride on Dec. 16. That’s right, on this day Santa was traveling aboard a Harley to communities across Montgomery County – from Germantown to Bethesda- and he was not alone. With lights and sirens flashing, a police escort accompanied Santa as he collected gifts and donations […]

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December 15, 2015 | Maureen Chowdhury

“Star Wars” Fans May Face Costume Restrictions at Theaters (PHOTOS)

The week is finally here, “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” will premiere in theaters on Dec. 18th, and while traditionally fans have celebrated the occasion by dressing up in costumes, movie goers may have to leave their Darth Vader mask at home this time around. National movie chains have issued restrictions regarding costumes and accessories. AMC Lowes issued the […]

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December 15, 2015 | Maureen Chowdhury

“Star Wars: The Force Awakens” Opens In Theaters This Week and Fans Are Excited (VIDEO)

“Star Wars: The Force Awakens” will be released in theaters this week. In this MyMCMedia Extra video, Montgomery Community Media staff talk about what they are looking forward to in the movie. MyMCMedia would like to hear from you too,  are you excited about the new “Star Wars” movie?

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December 11, 2015 | Staff Writer

Brookside Gardens is Aglow with Lights (VIDEO)

It’s that time of year when Brookside Gardens lights up for the holidays. Walking through the enchanted gardens is a treat for the entire family. Take a look: Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.

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