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December 7, 2020 | Sydney Bullock

The Show Goes On: Gaithersburg Hosts 25th Winter Lights Festival (Reservation Required)

Update (Dec. 7): The City of Gaithersburg tweeted Sunday that tickets to the Winter Lights Festival must now be purchased in advance. Tickets to the festival are not available at the door any longer. ❗EVENT ALERT❗Due to the number of vehicles visiting the Winter Lights Festival, there is an excessively long wait to get in. […]

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November 23, 2020 | Nicolle Schorchit

Downtown Silver Spring Hosts S’mores Events Benefitting Manna Food Center

Downtown Silver Spring will be hosting two s’mores-making events during the holiday season. The events will take place on Veterans Plaza on Friday, Nov. 27 and Friday, Dec. 11, according to the DTSS website. All of the proceeds from these events will go to the local non-profit organization, Manna Food Center. Manna’s mission is to help end […]

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November 16, 2020 | Nicolle Schorchit

Managed Deer Hunts to Close Parts of Rockville Parks

A City of Rockville pilot archery deer-culling program will close Civic Center Park and parts of Croydon Creek Nature Center for certain periods of November, December and January, the City of Rockville announced on Monday. The organized hunts will take place in John Hayes Memorial Forest, 852 Avery Road, which incorporates all of Civic Center […]

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October 23, 2020 | Clara Longo de Freitas

North Pole Quarantine: Macy’s Announces Santa Will Not Visit Department Stores

For the first time in nearly 160 years, Santa Claus won’t be coming to town… well, more specifically, he won’t be stopping by at Macy’s department stores, including the Bethesda, Gaithersburg and Wheaton locations. Due to the coronavirus pandemic, Macy’s announced it will instead host a “virtual experience” -to preserve the safety of customers and […]

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September 25, 2020 | Reid Flumbaum

Brookside Gardens’ Light Display, Model Railway Exhibit Canceled

A Brookside Gardens tradition is feeling the impact of COVID-19 following Montgomery Parks’ decision to cancel the 2020 Garden of Lights exhibit. In a press release Friday, Brookside Gardens Director Stephanie Oberle said they decided to cancel the event after careful consideration. “The decision was based on many factors, including an overarching concern for the […]

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November 28, 2019 | Michelle Queen

What’s Open, What’s Not on Thanksgiving Day in Montgomery County

Here’s a look at what’s open and what’s not on Thanksgiving Day in Montgomery County: County Offices – closed. Libraries – closed. County Liquor stores – closed. Recreation – all programs and facilities are closed. Montgomery Parks – For holiday operating schedule on Parks’ facilities, including Brookside Gardens, ice rinks, tennis centers, trains and carousels, […]

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November 27, 2019 | Andrea Sarralde

Cierres durante el Día de Acción de Gracias en Montgomery

Aquí hay un vistazo a lo que está abierto y lo que no está abierto durante el Día de Acción de Gracias en el Condado de Montgomery: Oficinas del condado – cerradas. Bibliotecas cerradas. Tiendas de licores del condado – cerradas. Recreación: todos los programas e instalaciones están cerrados. Parques de Montgomery: para conocer el […]

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November 28, 2018 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for Nov. 28 in Montgomery County

It’s Wednesday, Nov. 28, and here are five things Montgomery County residents need to know: 1. See a fun holiday musical: Based on the hit Will Ferrell movie, Elf the Musical is playing at the Olney Theatre. You can buy tickets for the 2 p.m. matinee, or purchase tickets for the 8 p.m. show. You won’t want […]

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November 27, 2018 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for Nov. 27 in Montgomery County

It’s Tuesday, Nov. 27, and here are five things Montgomery County residents need to know: 1. Get to know your County Exec-elect: Marc Elrich is holding a listening session tonight at East County Community Center in Silver Spring from 7:30 – 9 p.m. 2. Council is in session: Montgomery County Council is meeting today at 2:30 p.m. The meetings […]

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November 26, 2018 | Staff Writer

County Offers Training on Administering Naloxone to Reverse Opioid Overdose

Montgomery County will offer free training on the prescription medication that reverses the effects of an opioid overdose known as Naloxone. Residents concerned about a friend or family member with an opioid addiction can register to attend the training to learn about reducing unintentional and life-threatening opioid overdoses. The two-hour training will be offered: Wednesday, Nov. […]

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