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July 22, 2020 | Emma Shuster

Council Resolution Aims to Replace Columbus Day With Indigenous Peoples’ Day

Councilmember Nancy Navarro introduced a resolution Tuesday that would officially recognize the second Monday in October as Indigenous Peoples’ Day. Currently that day on the calendar is known as Columbus Day. October 12, 2020 would officially be the first celebratory day if the bill is passed. The resolution also directs all official calendars to be […]

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October 3, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Amy Tan to be Honored at F. Scott Fitzgerald Literary Festival in Rockville

Award-winning author Amy Tan will be honored at the 23rd Annual F. Scott Fitzgerald Literary Festival in Rockville on Oct. 12. The literary festival was started in 1996 to honor the works of F. Scott Fitzgerald — who’s buried in a small Rockville cemetery with his wife, Zelda Fitzgerald — and other influential American literary […]

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October 11, 2013 | Staff Writer

Weekend Planner (Photos & Video)

Autumn celebrations are plentiful this weekend in Montgomery County. Enjoy a drive through the agricultural reserve and visit artist studios with the Countryside Artisans Studio Tour. Make sure you plan a visit to the expanded Oktoberfest at the Kentlands on Sunday. The Arts Barn will host an open house with activities for the entire family. […]

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