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March 29, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for March 29 in Montgomery County

Today is Friday, March 29. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Beltway Reopens at American Legion Bridge: The inner loop of the Capital Beltway on the American Legion Bridge reopened early this morning, according to WTOP News. 2. Silver Spring Metro Service Improvements: The Metro Board voted Thursday to approve their […]

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March 20, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for March 20 in Montgomery County

Happy first day of Spring! Today is Wednesday, March 20, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Networking Event: The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce is hosting an “After Five Mixer” at Ruth’s Chris Steak House in Gaithersburg from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Stop by and network with other professionals while enjoying food […]

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December 21, 2018 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for Dec. 21 in Montgomery County

It’s Friday, Dec. 21, and here are five things you need to know: 1. MCM Closed For Holidays: Today the MCM offices and facilities close at noon. We will re-open for regular hours on Jan. 2. 2. Winter Solstice Campfire: Tonight is the longest night of winter! Come celebrate at the Meadowside Nature Center from […]

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December 12, 2018 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for Dec. 12 in Montgomery County

It’s Wednesday, Dec. 12., Christmas is in 13 days, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Wondering what to do about PSAT scores?: Aaron Golumbfskie, the education director at PrepMatters is answering PSAT questions to help parents and students understand what kind of testing they need to focus on when it comes to […]

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March 30, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for March 30 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Friday, March 30 in Montgomery County: 1. Opening Day: The Nationals season opener against the Reds takes place at 4:10 p.m. at Cincinnati’s Great American Ball Park. Originally scheduled for March 29, the game was delayed for bad weather. Play ball! 2. Women’s History Month presentation: Learn about five […]

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September 8, 2017 | Michelle Queen

Silver Spring Jazz Festival Tops our Weekend Planner, Sept. 8 – 10

Silver Spring Restaurant Week continues through Sunday, providing an opportunity to explore great food in Silver Spring from more than 30 participating restaurants. The sounds of jazz will fill Veterans Plaza on Saturday, September 9 as the Silver Spring Jazz Festival returns for the 14th year. Marcus Johnson performs at 7 p.m. followed by the headliner Lao Tizer […]

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June 13, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Parks Staff Battle Poison Ivy and Rash of Other Weeds at Little Bennett Campground and Area Parks

When Florida residents Washburn and Courtney Wear pulled their motorhome into a campsite at Little Bennett Campground this past week in Clarksburg, the first thing they noticed was a large patch of poison ivy. The Wears said they were concerned about the proximity of the poison ivy to their campsite because they had their dogs […]

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September 8, 2016 | Michelle Queen

Weekend Planner, Sept. 9 – 11 (VIDEOS)

Here are some of our weekend picks from the MyMCMedia.org calendar: Friday, September 9:  Gaithersburg’s Backyard Concert features Brazilian jazz music by Encantada at 6 p.m. at Diamond Farms Park. Free. Friday Night Live Concert Series at Rockville Town Square features Ruthie & The Wranglers playing country at 6 p.m. Free. AFI Silver Screens free outdoor film […]

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March 31, 2016 | Staff Writer

Meadowside Nature Center to Distribute Free Backyard Compost Bins on April 1

Spring is in the air, and Montgomery Parks officials are celebrating by giving away backyard compost bins on Friday, April 1, from 4 – 7 p.m. at Meadowside Nature Center (while supplies last). The public can use the compost bins to combine yard trimmings such as dry leaves, wood, grass and plant clippings, with kitchen […]

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