valentine’s day

February 14, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Find Your Purr-fect Valentine at the Montgomery County Humane Society

During this season of love, 30 cats will have their adoption fees waived thanks to a generous sponsor. This is a part of the 5th Annual Bill Beckner Cat Adoption Campaign at the Montgomery County Humane Society. The campaign started on February 1st and will run through the end of the month.      

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February 14, 2019 | Staff Writer

At Home With David and Mikel Blair: a Special Valentine’s Day Feature

Montgomery Community Media is featuring power couple David and Mikel Blair at home with their family for Valentine’s Day. David, 49, is the chairman of Accountable Health Inc. and a former candidate for Montgomery County Executive. Mikel, 40, is the founder and CEO of Badlands Playspace. The Blairs were kind enough to open up their […]

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February 14, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Five Things to Know Wednesday, Feb. 14, in Montgomery County

Happy  Valentine’s Day! Here’s five things you need to know for Wednesday, Feb. 14, in Montgomery County: 1. Montgomery Food Council: Montgomery County’s Food Council will hold its environmental impact working group meeting. Learn more here. 2. Council At-Large Forum: The Greater Capital Area Association of Realtors will hold its final forum for Montgomery County Council At-large candidates. […]

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February 13, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Florists at Potomac Petals and Plants Are Getting Ready for Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is just days away and according to the National Retail Federation, consumers in the U.S. are expected to spend $ 19.6 billion this year—up from $18 billion in 2017. Florists at Potomac Petals and Plants are getting ready. “The best way I can describe the traffic is to show you the cooler,” Nancy […]

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February 14, 2017 | Staff Writer

A Reminder from Pepco on Valentine’s Day about Foil Balloons

Pepco officials are reminding residents to hold onto their foil-coated or metallic balloons when outdoors this Valentine’s Day. According to a Pepco news release,  these free flying balloons result in power outages impacting thousands of customers each year. When foil-coated balloons contact a power line or other electric equipment, their metallic properties can cause a […]

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February 14, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know Today, Feb. 14, in Montgomery County

Happy Valentine’s Day! Here are five things to know today, Feb. 14, in Montgomery County: 1. The Montgomery County Council meets today in Rockville. On its agenda are a discussion on preventing hate crimes and a follow-up on the county’s response to the Aug. 10 Silver Spring apartment fire. 2. The county Board of Education […]

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February 10, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, Feb. 10, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Feb. 10, in Montgomery County: 1. Talk of the Town: It may be two more years until a rusty bridge over Quince Orchard Road in Gaithersburg is repainted, and there have been questions about who’s responsible and what’s taking so long. 2. Street Beat: If you are commuting […]

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February 2, 2017 | Elizabeth Ortega-Lohmeyer

Montgomery County Recreation Calendar for February

February 1:  Soul Line Dancing Bauer Drive Community Recreation Center 14625 Bauer Drive, Rockville, MD 20853 240.777.6893 11:45 a.m. – 12:45 p.m. Every Wednesday until March 29. Back to the days of American Bandstand! Join in this fun, lively, rhythmic dance session that teaches the Active 55+ community all the latest and old school dances. […]

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February 15, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Local Senior Center to Hold Speed Dating Event (PHOTO)

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner, and the Holiday Park Senior Center located in Silver Spring is getting into the spirit. On Wednesday, February 17, the senior center will be hosting a speed dating event for those aged 55 and older. According to Holiday Park Senior Center Director Dolores Ustrell, the purpose of the event […]

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February 12, 2016 | Elaine Blackman

Heartfelt love songs of the Big Band Era (for the old and young alike)

For the romantic in all of us, I combined three essays my dad posted on his original blog in 2011. Then 89 years young, he publicly shared his passion and knowledge of love songs from the Big Band Era. Of course, many already knew this; as a retirement hobby, Harry recorded music collections on audio […]

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