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August 3, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Recreation Department Extends Summer Camps at Six Community Centers 

The Montgomery County Recreation (MCR) Department extended summer camp programs at select recreation centers to serve families that benefit from the department’s financial assistance program. Per a release from the county, the following centers will extend camps, to begin Monday, Aug. 9 and Aug. 16: East County Community Center (Silver Spring) Good Hope Community Center […]

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July 26, 2021 | Joshua Casazza

Indoor Playground Reopens at Ellsworth Place

The indoor playground at Ellsworth Place has reopened after being closed during the pandemic. The children’s play area includes two primary house structures, four activity stations, tunnels, slides and benches for parents. Located on the ground floor, the playground welcomes diminutive visitors Monday-Saturday 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Sunday 12 to 6 p.m. The […]

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July 21, 2021 | Joshua Casazza

KID Museum on the Move

Next year, the KID Museum plans to move to 3 Bethesda Metro. The move provides the museum with a chance to expand and open its doors at an easy to reach location. The museum also recently appointed new leaders who look forward to making hands on learning more accessible for Montgomery County students. The KID […]

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May 6, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Hogan Launches ‘Project Bounce Back’ to Help Youth Recover from Pandemic Effects

Gov. Larry Hogan announced a new initiative to help young Marylanders recover from the COVID-19 pandemic. “This global pandemic has been an extremely difficult time for nearly everyone. But it has been perhaps most difficult for our children,” Hogan said during a press conference Thursday. Uncertainty and isolation combined with prolonged school closures has been […]

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February 25, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Dawes Gymnastics Academy Offers Healthy, Positive Space for Kids 

The Dominique Dawes Gymnastics and Ninja Academy in Clarksburg has been open for seven months. The Olympic gold medalist and Silver Spring native said she loves that her gym is a place where children are loved, appreciated and empowered. MyMCM spoke with Dawes about how classes are going. She said many COVID-19 precautions are in place […]

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June 23, 2020 | Tori Bergel

Rockville’s In-Person Park Adventure Camps Open for Summer

Registration is now open for Rockville’s in-person, outdoors Park Adventures camps. Most activities are still closed due to COVID-19 but the City of Rockville decided to open their day camp, announcing on Thursday that registration would become accessible at the beginning of the week. Running weekdays from 9 a.m. to noon July 13 through August […]

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September 25, 2019 | Alvin Carlos, CFA, CFP®

3 Ways to Teach Our Kids About Money

District Capital’s Shanna Due shares some creative ways we can teach our kids about money.     Start talking about money with children early. Make it visual. Give them responsibility over their money.  

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July 9, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Do in Montgomery County for $10 or Less

1. Free Outdoor Concerts Dance, sway, jump, or just listen to all kinds of live music at free outdoor concerts around the county. Glen Echo Park Thursday Summer Concerts, Silver Spring Thursday Night Concerts, Friday Night Live Concerts at Rockville Town Square, Nando’s Fiery Friday Night Concerts at RIO Washingtonian, BlackRock Summer Concerts Saturdays through July 27, […]

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July 1, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Evan Glass: Kids Ride Free Bus Program is a ‘Game Changer’

Councilmember Evan Glass is really excited about the new “Kids Ride Free” transportation program that launched Monday. Now, children under the age 18 have free, unlimited access to both Ride On and Metro buses. Glass, a member of Montgomery County Council’s Transportation & Environment committee, said this change will help both parents and children save […]

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June 17, 2019 | Staff Writer

Ten Things to Do in Montgomery County for $10 or Less

Don’t miss these ten activities under $10 if you’re spending the summer in beautiful Montgomery County! 1. Dentzel Carousel Ride on Glen Echo’s historic 1921 carousel this summer, through June. The carousel operates from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays; and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. The carousel will be closed […]

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