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June 19, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Eighth Annual Bethesda Film Fest Goes Virtual

The eighth annual Bethesda Film Fest will be virtual.  The festival features four mini-documentaries from regional filmmakers. The films can be viewed for free online using the password “bup456.” You can only watch until the day of the film fest, Thursday, June 25 at 7 p.m. At that time, the filmmakers will hold an online discussion […]

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June 10, 2019 | Sara Chernikoff

Blair Witch Video Game To Be Released in August

A ‘Blair Witch’ inspired game is coming to Xbox One and PC Aug. 30. The 1999 horror film, Blair Witch Project was shot at Seneca Creek State Park in Montgomery County as well as in Burkittsville, a historic town in Frederick County. “This brand new first-person psychological horror game will return players to the dreadful […]

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May 3, 2019 | Carolyn Raskauskas

Local Avengers: Endgame Fans Try to Avoid Spoilers (NO SPOILERS HERE)

A week and a half since its release, Avengers: Endgame continues to shatter box office records around the world. While millions have flocked to theaters to see the blockbuster, many folks have not had a chance yet to see the latest Marvel movie. The challenge for those people has been avoiding spoilers which – because […]

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February 22, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Establishments That Served the Black Community in Montgomery County in 1958

Montgomery County wasn’t featured in a historical Green Book publication, but according to Montgomery County Historical Society, in 1958, there was a list of safe places in the county for the black community to visit. The organization sent MCM a document compiled by the NAACP’s Montgomery County Branch in May 1958 that showed places that […]

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August 11, 2017 | Staff Writer

Summer Outdoor Film Festival Begins Friday in Silver Spring

The American Film Institute of Silver Spring kicks off its second, annual Silver Screens outdoor film festival this Friday at Veterans Plaza. The movie, Back to the Future Part II, begins at 8 p.m., rain or shine, and movie goers should bring their own seats. “Thanks to the generosity of our own American Film Institute, […]

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August 4, 2017 | Sonya Burke

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

Here are five things to know today, Aug. 4, in Montgomery County: 1. SUV Concerns: The Montgomery County Department of General Services is monitoring the county’s fleet of Ford Explorers for cracked manifolds. 2. Pesticide Ban: Montgomery County Circuit Court Judge Terrence McGann has ruled against Montgomery County’s pesticide ban. 3.  Library News: Meet Anita Vassallo, the […]

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July 19, 2017 | Staff Writer

Coming in 2019 to Kentlands Market Square: Cinépolis USA

Movie buffs are getting a new theatre at Kentlands Market Square in Gaithersburg. Kimco Realty officials announced today that it has signed a lease with Cinépolis USA, a leading world-class cinema exhibitor. The 34,000 square foot movie theatre is scheduled to open in 2019, and will include 540 fully reclining leather seats, an upscale lounge-style […]

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August 27, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Silver Screen Series Returns to Silver Spring on Friday Nights (VIDEO)

UPDATED A series of free Friday outdoor movies shown on a large screen on Veterans Plaza in downtown Silver Spring will continue on Sept. 9, with the showing of Paris Blues. Montgomery County Councilmember Tom Hucker is one of the sponsors of the “Silver Screen,” series. “Free outdoor movies have popped up all across the […]

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May 3, 2016 | Elizabeth Ortega-Lohmeyer

Montgomery County Recreation: Upcoming Events for May

May 4:  Mini Trip to National Arboretum Holiday Park Senior Center 3950 Ferrara Drive Wheaton, MD 20906 240.777.4999 9:45 a.m. – 2 p.m. STOP! It’s time to smells the flowers. Spring has sprung and the azaleas are blooming. Join us for a trip to the National Arboretum. You will view the beautiful azalea collection, smell […]

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January 6, 2016 | Elizabeth Ortega-Lohmeyer

January Happenings in Montgomery County Recreation

Upcoming Events January 2016   January 7:  Summer Camp Guide arrives at Montgomery County libraries, County Recreation Centers, County government offices, and Recreation headquarters. For more information, call 240.777.6840. January 8:  Basic Spanish Class at Damascus Community Recreation Center 1 p.m. – 2 p.m.  This class will have a small fee to cover the purchase […]

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