Montgomery Parks

January 22, 2021 | Jordan Lindsay

5 Things to Know Today, Jan. 22, in Montgomery County

Today is Friday, Jan. 22 and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. COVID-19 Vaccine Survey: Montgomery County would like your feedback during a continuous effort to provide residents with the most useful information and resources during the COVID-19 pandemic while developing a plan for vaccine outreach and distribution. The survey is completely […]

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January 4, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know Today, Jan. 4, in Montgomery County

Today is Monday, Jan. 4 and MyMCM is back from our hiatus, and just in time for National Spaghetti Day. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. COVID-19 Testing: Free COVID-19 testing is available throughout the county. The schedule of clinics may be found here. 2. Municipal Monday: Gaithersburg’s Mayor and Council meet […]

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December 22, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know Today, Dec. 22, in Montgomery County

Today is Tuesday, Dec. 22 and it is National Cookie Exchange Day. This is your chance to sweeten up someone’s day just three days before Christmas. In the meantime, here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. COVID-19 Testing: Free COVID-19 testing is available throughout the county at nine testing sites today. The […]

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November 25, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Outdoor Exercise Equipment Now Available at Wheaton Regional Park

Montgomery County Parks Department announced on Twitter that Wheaton Regional Park has new outdoor gym equipment. “The 1,800 square-foot station features seven pieces of equipment and an accessible walkway to the bathrooms, parking lot, playground, and Pine Lake Trail,” Montgomery Parks tweeted. In light of the coronavirus, Montgomery Park requires people to wear masks and […]

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November 20, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Dewey Local Park Gets Makeover Featuring New Street Hockey Rink

Dewey Local Park in Silver Spring has gotten a makeover for the first time since 1990. The renovations are part of Montgomery Parks’ “refresher program.” The refresher has brought several new features to the park, including an outdoor gym, a playground, picnic area, a dog park area, a “tyke track,” and a $140,000 street hockey […]

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November 20, 2020 | Reid Flumbaum

Montgomery Parks Extends Open Parkways Initiative

Montgomery Parks’ Open Parkways initiative is receiving some attention this Thanksgiving, offering up more opportunities for a walk, run, or bike ride. Beginning Wednesday Nov. 25 at noon, Montgomery Parks will be closing portions of Sligo Creek Parkway, Beach Drive, and Little Falls Parkway. These portions include: Sligo Creek Parkway: Old Carroll Avenue to Piney […]

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November 19, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Despite Concerns, Alcohol Allowance in Parks Has Led to No Negative Incidents

There have been no issues with Montgomery County’s initiative allowing alcohol in certain parts of nine parks, according to the county parks director. “We got quite a bit of public and media attention when we decided to allow alcohol in these areas. I’m very pleased to report despite a lot of concerns, we have had […]

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November 17, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Participe en el Plan Maestro del Parque Regional de Wheaton

Montgomery Parks, parte de la Comisión de la Planificación de Parques de la Capital Maryland-Nacional (M-NPCC), está actualizando el plan maestro del Parque Regional Wheaton y está pidiendo a la comunidad que compartan sus ideas. El parque, tiene 536 acres, se estableció en la década de los 60, cuando el condado era muy diferente a […]

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November 12, 2020 | Sydney Bullock

Montgomery Parks to Host Gobbler Fun Run and Walk

Looking to burn some extra calories before Thanksgiving? Montgomery Parks is hosting their first Gobbler Fun Run/Walk on Saturday, Nov. 21 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Black Hill Regional Park, according to their website. The free event is in partnership with Shepard’s Table and they will be accepting donations of canned goods to […]

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October 27, 2020 | Reid Flumbaum

Montgomery Parks Celebrates Maryland Emancipation Day

Montgomery Parks and the Prince George’s County Parks and Recreation Department are celebrating Maryland Emancipation Day with nearly a week of virtual events and in-person events leading up to the 156th anniversary of the abolishment of slavery in the state. The abolishment of slavery in Maryland was established on Nov. 1, 1864, just six months […]

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