montgomery county recreation

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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August 14, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for Aug. 14 in Montgomery County

Today is Wednesday, Aug. 14, and it’s the 74th anniversary of the U.S. victory over Japan. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Takoma Park Meets: The City Council meets at 7:30 p.m. in the Auditorium of the Community Center, 7500 Maple Ave. 2. Disaster Loans Available: The Small Business Administration is making […]

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August 7, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for Aug. 7 in Montgomery County

Today is Wednesday, Aug. 7. and it’s Lighthouse Day! Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Montgomery County Recreation Career Fair: Montgomery County Department of Recreation is hosting a career fair tonight from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the Recreation Administrative Office, at 4010 Randolph Road in Silver Spring. People should bring […]

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August 5, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Dispose of Unused Medications in Silver Spring Wednesday

Montgomery County police and the Department of Recreation are hosting a Medication Take Back Event on Wednesday from 10:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. People can drop off old and unused prescription drugs at the Mid-County Recreation Center, located at 2004 Queensguard Road in Silver Spring. Need to dispose of expired or unused medication? If so, […]

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June 19, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Montgomery County Recreation to Extend Hours at Five Community Centers

Beginning July 5, Montgomery County Recreation is extending its Friday and Saturday hours to 11:00 pm at five community recreation centers. The centers are: East County, Good Hope, Long Branch, Plum Gar and White Oak. The extended hours will allow the community to continue gathering in safe places while enjoying the programs and activities that […]

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May 24, 2019 | Michelle Queen

County Pools Open on Memorial Day Weekend for Summer Season

Summer is nearly here and Montgomery County will offer residents a place to cool off. The County’s outdoor pools officially open at noon on Saturday, May 25th. During the pre-season from May 25 to June 14, the outdoor pools will be open on weekends and Memorial Day. The hours are noon to 6 p.m. The […]

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April 5, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

MLK Indoor Pool Will Be Closed For the Summer

Martin Luther King Jr. Indoor Pool in Silver Spring will close for mechanical work on May 20. During the closure, the pool filters will be upgraded in the facilities. According to a press release from the county, MLK Indoor will “reopen in early September.” Robin Riley, the director for Montgomery County Recreation, released a statement […]

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February 1, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Weather Closings and Cancellations on Friday

In addition to closing school early, the weather is forcing other early closings and cancellations across the county. Montgomery County aquatic, recreation and senior centers are open for drop-in sessions, but scheduled classes and programs beginning at 2 p.m. are canceled. #RECAlert: All #MoCoRec programs,classes and activities beginning at 2 p.m. or later are cancelled. Club Adventure […]

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December 19, 2018 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for Dec. 19 in Montgomery County

It’s Wednesday, Dec. 19, Christmas is six days away, and here are five things you need to know: 1. Jingle Bell Breakfast: The Long Branch Senior Center in Silver Spring has a free Jingle Bell Breakfast from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. There will also be two craft tables with supplies so seniors can make holiday […]

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August 2, 2018 | Staff Writer

Montgomery County Recreation Receives Eight NACo Awards

Montgomery County Recreation received eight awards for its programs. The awards, presented by the National Association of Counties (NACo), recognizes the efforts by local jurisdictions that promote responsible, responsive and effective county government, according to a news release. “Montgomery County Recreation is honored to receive eight NACo awards in the parks and recreation category—more than any […]

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