Maryland Humanities

July 12, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for July 12 in Montgomery County

We’ve finally made it to Friday! Here are five things to know in Montgomery County for Friday, July 12. 1.  Brookside Gardens Turns 50: It’s official — Brookside Gardens has been around for half a century. Join Montgomery Parks in celebrating Brookside Gardens’s fiftieth anniversary today at 9:30 a.m. at Brookside Gardens in Wheaton. For five […]

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July 11, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Five Things to Know for July 11 in Montgomery County

It’s Thursday, July 11, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1.  Today is FREE Slurpee Day! From 11:00 AM – 7:00 PM enjoy a free small Slurpee at your local 7 Eleven. 2.  Homeless Community Memorial Service: County Executive Marc Elrich, County Councilmembers Gabe Albornoz, Tom Hucker and Will Jawando, along with […]

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July 10, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for July 10 in Montgomery County

We’ve reached this week’s halfway point! It’s Wednesday, July 10, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Community Conversation on Racial Equity, Social Justice: Tonight at 7 p.m., Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich is teaming up with Council President Nancy Navarro to host another Community Conversation on Racial Equity and Social […]

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January 31, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Poolesville High, Eastern Middle Students Honored at Maryland State House

The Maryland State House honored 10 high school and middle school students from Poolesville High School and Eastern Middle School on Monday. The students were recognized for awards and honors they received at the 2018 National History Day competition in June 2018. Last year, over 3,000 students from around the world competed in the academic competition […]

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December 10, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Jennifer Shea Joins Maryland Humanities Board of Directors

Jennifer Shea of Montgomery County was recently appointed to the Board of Directors of Maryland Humanities.  Shea joins four other new members, including Dr. Scott Casper, Howard County; Rian Hargrave, Baltimore City; Dr. Tahira Mahdi, Baltimore County; and Jeanne Pirtle, St. Mary’s County. Maryland Humanities is a statewide, nonprofit organization that creates and supports educational experiences […]

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August 9, 2017 | Staff Writer

Montgomery College Joins County Partners to Host Internationally Renowned Author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Montgomery College is teaming up with the Gaithersburg Book Festival, Montgomery County Public Libraries and Montgomery County Public Schools to host “A Conversation with Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie,” according to a news release. The event is part of the “One Maryland, One Book” program of Maryland Humanities to help bring diverse people in communities together through […]

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