memorial day

May 21, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Rolling Thunder Will Have Different Look, Name on Memorial Day Weekend

It won’t be as loud, but American Veterans still plan to hold their annual Memorial Day motorcycle tribute to honor prisoners of war, those missing in action and veterans whose lives were cut short due to suicide. Instead of Rolling Thunder, this year AmVets are holding a Rolling to Remember Challenge. The change was necessitated […]

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May 18, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Piscinas en Montgomery Permanecerán Cerradas para Fin de Semana Festivo

Los funcionarios de salud del condado de Montgomery anunciaron el lunes que las piscinas comunitarias privadas y públicas permanecerán cerradas durante el fin de semana festivo de “Memorial Day” o Día de los Caídos. Los funcionarios de salud dicen que esto incluye “piscinas de complejos de apartamentos y condominios y clubes privados de natación”. Tradicionalmente, […]

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May 18, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Community Pools in Montgomery County to Stay Closed Memorial Weekend

Montgomery County health officials announced Monday that private and public community pools will remain closed in the county Memorial Day weekend. Health officials say this includes “apartment and condominium complex pools, and private swim clubs.” Traditionally, outdoor pools open to the public Memorial Day weekend, but because of the coronavirus health officials say they are […]

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May 11, 2020 | Grace Mottley

Montgomery County Veterans to be Honored With Website Tribute

In honor of Memorial Day, the Montgomery County Commission on Veterans Affairs is honoring all county service members who have died in military actions in an online tribute. Due to the COVID-19 crisis, the Commission cannot hold in-person celebrations, so it has created a special section of its website dedicated to the fallen heroes of […]

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May 6, 2020 | Josalyn Perez

Virtual Memorial Day Observance to be Held in Gaithersburg on May 30

The City of Gaithersburg is inviting the community to their virtual Memorial Day Observance in honor of all who have given their lives in military service on May 30. The pre-recorded video will be shared on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube. The ceremony will include words and music to commemorate the occasion. Mayor Jud Ashman will deliver […]

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March 27, 2020 | Josalyn Perez

Rockville Cancels Hometown Holidays, Memorial Day Festivities

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak, the city of Rockville has announced that they are canceling hometown holidays and Memorial Day festivities, according to a statement from the city’s website. Rockville’s Mayor and Council came to the decision on Monday and announced it on Thursday. “This is not a decision we made lightly as we […]

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May 29, 2019 | Michelle Queen

We Love Weekends: Montgomery County Planner for May 31 – June 2

Here’s our guide to arts and entertainment in Montgomery County, May 31- June 2. Late for Supper concert: Gaithersburg’s Backyard Concert Series returns with Late for Supper. The band members include Dan Bourdeaux (bass, guitar, vocals), Vadim Levi (keyboards), Phillip Hough (guitar, percussion, vocals), Lindsay Hough (guitar, bass, vocals), and Chris Compton (drums, guitar, bass, vocals). […]

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May 28, 2019 | Staff Writer

Rolling Thunder Revs and Rolls Through Rockville

Hundreds of Rolling Thunder motorcyclists passed by the Wootton Parkway overpass on southbound I-270 in Rockville on Sunday. They were on the way to Washington DC where they congregate annually during Memorial Day weekend. Rolling Thunder is a non-profit organization with more than 90 chartered chapters throughout the United States and members abroad. Rolling Thunder […]

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May 24, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Gaithersburg Water Park Gets New Water Slide Tower

It’s shaping up to be an especially fun summer at Gaithersburg Water Park. Montgomery County Council Vice President Sidney Katz, Gaithersburg Mayor Jud Ashman and City of Gaithersburg officials unveiled a new water slide at the park on Thursday evening. Officials and their families had the opportunity to test out the new 250-foot long double-flume […]

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May 24, 2019 | Staff Writer

Flags For Our Heroes Returns to Gaithersburg’s Bohrer Park this Memorial Day Weekend

Seven hundred and fifty flags will fly at Bohrer Park to honor community heroes on Memorial Day Weekend in the annual Flags for Our Heroes event. This is the sixth year for the “Flags for our Heroes” exhibit of 8-foot tall American flags. The exhibit is organized and presented by the Rotary Clubs of Montgomery […]

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