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June 24, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Five Things to Know for June 24 in Montgomery County

Today is Wednesday, June 24, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Pride Month Contemporary Conversation Series: Montgomery County Public Libraries will have a panel discussion about LGBTQ issues tonight at 7 p.m. during its Contemporary Conversation series. 2. Historic District Commission Meeting: The City of Gaithersburg will hold a Historic […]

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June 23, 2020 | Aiesha Solomon

Senior Planet Montgomery Offering Free Online Technology Classes

With COVID-19 turning internet knowledge into a necessity, Senior Planet Montgomery is offering online technology classes for residents sixty and older. These courses are free and will focus on topics such as Google Maps, accessing online library resources and using messaging apps. “Sessions concentrate on user-friendly tools and resources and are designed to enable older […]

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June 23, 2020 | Emma Shuster

MCPL Hosting Four Week Virtual Fashion Class for Middle Schoolers

Montgomery County Public Libraries will host a four week virtual fashion program for middle schoolers. The event is sponsored by Friends of the Library, Chevy Chase. The MCPL website states: “In this four-week “glam” program for boys and girls, presented in collaboration with Spark Business Academy, students gain knowledge of the fashion industry and develop […]

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June 22, 2020 | Shauneen Miranda

MCPL Offering Virtual Career Assistance Sessions

County residents can receive career help and advice through virtual sessions from Montgomery County Public Libraries on Tuesday and Wednesday. MCPL will host a session focusing on Google Drive basics at 1 p.m. Tuesday. Residents can learn how to save, share, create and edit documents. MCPL will also offer resume help starting at 1:30 p.m. […]

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June 17, 2020 | Shauneen Miranda

Gaithersburg Book Festival Hosting Virtual Diversity Discussion

The Gaithersburg Book Festival will host a live YouTube discussion about understanding diversity through literature on June 24 at 7 p.m. As protests continue & another chapter is written in the record of US's struggle /w race relations the @GburgBookFest has put together a special panel on how books & stories from diverse voices can […]

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June 17, 2020 | Isabel Cleary

Strathmore Streaming ‘Live From the Living Room’ Concerts

Strathmore, a multi-disciplinary arts center in North Bethesda, is putting on a virtual “Live from the Living Room” concert series every Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. COVID-19 has forced many artists to cancel their concerts, but Strathmore is providing a way for people to continue enjoying live music. The artists performing include Strathmore’s Artists in Residence, […]

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June 17, 2020 | Aiesha Solomon

Shepherd’s Table Distributing Free Food Throughout June

Free prepared meals will be distributed every Monday, Wednesday and Friday for the rest of June at North Gate Local Park in Aspen Hill. The Shepherd’s Table organization, in partnership with Casa De Maryland and the Office of Councilmember Evan Glass, will distribute cooked meals to those in need during this COVID-19 pandemic. “Beyond the […]

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June 25, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for June 25 in Montgomery County

Today is Tuesday, June 25. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Council in Session: Montgomery County Council meets this morning at 9:30 a.m. Here’s the meeting’s agenda for today. 2. Free, Confidential HIV Testing: The African American Health Program (AAHP) is conducting free and confidential HIV testing at locations throughout Montgomery County. […]

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June 24, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for June 24 in Montgomery County

Today is Monday, June 24. Thunderstorms early in the week. Here’s the forecast. 1. Municipal Monday: The Rockville Mayor and Council meets at 7 p.m. at City Hall, 111 Maryland Ave. 2. School Board: The Montgomery County Board of Education meets at the Carver Educational Services Center, 850 Hungerford Drive, Rockville. The meeting will begin […]

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June 24, 2018 | Phil Fabrizio

North Potomac House Fire Consumes Garage

A quiet North Potomac neighborhood was awaken early Sunday morning at 2:15 a.m. as Montgomery County Fire and Rescue responded to a fire at 14900 Keeneland Circle.  Neighbors watched as MCFRS first responders lined up along Triple Crown Road to attend to the blaze.  Flames could be seen from two hundred yards away up and […]

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