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October 8, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for Oct. 8 in Montgomery County

Today is Tuesday, Oct. 8 and people of the Jewish faith are celebrating Yom Kippur, which is known as the Day of Atonement. It’s considered the holiest day of the year for Jewish people. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Nuts & Bolts of Starting a Business: Maryland Small Business Development […]

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September 11, 2019 | Michelle Queen

We Love Weekends: Montgomery County Planner for Sept 12-15

Here’s our guide to arts and entertainment in Montgomery County, Sept. 12-15. Wings and Wine:  Enjoy exclusive evening access to Montgomery Parks’ Wings of Fancy butterfly exhibit and learn more about the Lepidoptera family. Sample several wine varieties and enjoy light refreshments as butterflies and music swirl around you in the tropical conservatory. Thursday, September […]

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March 27, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for March 27 in Montgomery County

Today is Wednesday, March 27. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Education Budget Meeting: Montgomery County Council Education Committee Chair Craig Rice, Montgomery County Public Schools Superintendent Jack Smith, and Montgomery College President DeRionne Pollard are bringing their education budget meeting to Montgomery College Takoma Park Campus tonight from 6:30 to 8:30 […]

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September 18, 2017 | Staff Writer

Montgomery Arts Infusion: Montgomery County Music Scene (VIDEO)

Michael Bobbitt hosts this episode of Montgomery Arts Infusion which focuses on the Montgomery County music scene and the musicians who call the county home. The first report goes behind-the-scenes with the Wammy Award-winning band Ruthie and the Wranglers as they record an original song for Takoma Park Radio. Next, meet The Sidleys, a Bethesda-based […]

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March 30, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Spelling Bee Puts Competitors in non-English Speakers’ Shoes

It’s an annual fundraiser where native English speakers put themselves in the shoes of those who are not.  The Montgomery Coalition for Adult English Literacy is hosing their fourth annual Grown-up Spelling Bee on April 5. “Learning and mastering English is a life-long process,” Monica Buitrago, community outreach coordinator for Montgomery Coalition for Adult English Literacy […]

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July 19, 2016 | Staff Writer

Designing Montgomery (PHOTO)

The winners of the first Montgomery County Planning Department’s Design Excellence Award were honored by the Montgomery County Council on July 12 for their projects in architecture, landscape architecture and urban design. At the ceremony in Rockville were, left to right: Ernie Lunsford and Greg Ossont of the Department of General Services for representing for […]

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April 20, 2016 | Staff Writer

MCAEL’s Third Annual Adult Spelling Bee Sure to Create Buzz

Montgomery Coalition for Adult English Literacy (MCAEL) will hold their third annual spelling bee today. The “Grown-Up Spelling Bee for Adult Literacy,” event is set to take place at the Montgomery College Cultural Arts Center in Silver Spring. The event is designed to raise money for and awareness about English literacy in Montgomery County. “This […]

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February 9, 2016 | Willie James Inman

Montgomery College to Host Discussion on Legacy of Malcolm X with Ilyasah Shabazz

Montgomery College will host an event to discuss the legacy of Malcolm X on Thursday February 11 at 2 p.m. The event will take place at the Cultural Arts Center in Theater One on the Takoma Park/Silver Spring campus of Montgomery College which is located at 7955 Georgia Avenue.  The theme, “Education, Activism & The Legacy […]

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December 5, 2015 | Staff Writer

The 14th Annual County Executive’s Awards for Excellence in the Arts and Humanities

The 14th Annual County Executive’s Awards for Excellence in the Arts and Humanities was held Oct. 26th at Montgomery College’s Cultural Arts Center in Silver Spring. The ceremony paid tribute to nine individuals that made significant contributions to Montgomery County through the arts and humanities. Nine people were celebrated on October 26th at the 14th […]

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November 2, 2015 | Maureen Chowdhury

14th Annual County Executive’s Awards For Excellence in the Arts and Humanities (VIDEO)

Nine people were celebrated on October 25th at the 14th Annual County Executive’s Awards for Excellence in the Arts and Humanities. To find out more about the awards, you can visit the Arts & Humanities Council of Montgomery County website.

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