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By Roy Kelley
(Retired)
SportsFest in GaithersburgExplore all things sports at SportsFest on Saturday, July 13 from 8 to 11 a.m. Youth entering grades K through 8 can test their skills in soccer, football, baseball, track and field, basketball, volleyball, and on an inflatable obstacle course. The day kicks off with a 3K Run for all ages at 8 a.m., followed by free kids’ activities from 9 to 11 a.m. The event takes place rain or shine at Bohrer Park at Summit Hall Farm.Click here for more details.This is a City of Gaithersburg, Maryland announcement. Iceland Poppies, Papaver nudicaule, Kentlands Photowalk,Gaithersburg, Maryland USA IMG 4416Canon PowerShot G11 CameraPhotograph by Roy KelleyRoy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
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By Roy Kelley
(Retired)
Skip the StrawThis is Plastic Free July. Let's "Skip the Straw" and make a difference! Protect our environment by choosing reusable, home compostable, or marine degradable alternatives. Straws are a top 10 item in beach cleanups—let's keep our oceans clean and thriving! This is a Montgomery County, Maryland announcement.  Orchids, Longwood Gardens, Kennett Square, Pennsylvania USA IMG 4343Canon PowerShot G11 CameraPhotograph by Roy KelleyRoy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
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Kentlands Mansion Mad Hatter Extravaganza Date: 07/14/2024 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM  Location: Kentlands Mansion320 Kent Square RoadGaithersburg, Maryland 20878-5726 Join the Kentlands Mansion on Sunday, July 14, 2024, for a free family friendly event from 4 - 7 p.m. Kentlands Mansion and the City are celebrating 30 years together with "Hats Off to 30 Years: A Kentlands Mansion Mad Hatter Extravaganza.”The following vendors will be joining us and we are so excited to have them:Nomz, D's SmokeHouse BBQ, Grape Escape, Pleasant Hills Farm, Rad Rebecca, 909, Great Kids Events, Carmen's Italian Ice, Bethesda Beauty Collective, Alliage Salon and Spa, Key Ingredients, and Princess Party of DC.We are delighted to host fairy hair, permanent jewelry, live music, children's entertainment, beer and wine s...
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Contemporary Conversations Series:  On Race, Class and PrivilegeRenowned anti-racism educator Tim Wise will be the featured speaker at the next event in the Montgomery County Public Libraries (MCPL) “Contemporary Conversations” series. “On Race, Class and Privilege: An Evening with Tim Wise” will take place at 6 p.m. on Thursday, July 11, at the Rockville Memorial Library.Mr. Wise will examine the connections between systemic racism, white racial privilege and America’s class system, with particular attention to the current backlash to racial justice efforts in schools and the workplace since the 2020 racial justice uprising. He is the author of several books, including his highly acclaimed memoir, White Like Me: Reflections on Race from a Privileged Son.The Rockville Memorial Library i...
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Parks Playhouse Junior - Montgomery ParksLooking for fun things to do with the kids this July? Check out Parks Playhouse Junior! Free live shows for kids 2-12 with sing-a-longs, puppets, theater and more!Dates: July 13, 15, 16, 17, 25, 26, 27, 29, 30, 31Time: 10-11 a.m.This is a Montgomery County, Maryland announcement.   Dahlia, Crazy 4 Teedy, American Dahlia Society Show, Longwood Gardens, Kennett Square, Pennsylvania USA IMG 5628Canon PowerShot G11 CameraPhotograph by Roy KelleyRoy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
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By Roy Kelley
(Retired)
Ride On Bus Courtesy Stop ProgramRide On cares about the safety of our riders! Now in effect, passengers may request a drop-off after 9 p.m. along our regular routes when and where it is safe to do so with our Courtesy Stop Program. Limitations apply.To learn more, visit https://ow.ly/ov9a50OVfLuThis is a Ride On Bus announcement.  Tulip, Longwood Gardens Photowalk, Kennett Square, Pennsylvania USA IMG 4381Canon PowerShot G11 CameraPhotograph by Roy KelleyRoy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
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Maryland's Student Loan Debt Relief Tax Credit The application for Student Loan Debt Relief Tax Credit is open NOW! Don't miss out on relief for your student loans! The deadline to apply is September 15. Apply today at https://mhec.maryland.gov/preparing/pages/studentloandebtrelieftaxcredit.aspxThis is a Comptroller of Maryland announcement.   Orchids, Longwood Gardens, Kennett Square, Pennsylvania USA IMG 7787Canon PowerShot G11 CameraPhotograph by Roy KelleyRoy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
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By Roy Kelley
(Retired)
Author Talk: Climate RestorationJoin Carole Douglis, co-author of "Climate Restoration: The Only Future That Will Sustain the Human Race" for a conversation that will transform your thinking about climate at Kensington Park Library on July 10th at 6:30 p.m..This is a Montgomery County Department of Environmental Protection announcement. Daylily, Kentlands Photowalk, Gaithersburg, Maryland USA IMG 6065Canon PowerShot G11 CameraPhotograph by Roy KelleyRoy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
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Rockville Concert Band Presents 'Summer Evening of Pops' Sunday, July 7 at 7 p.m.Rockville Town SquareThe Rockville Concert Band is back with its summer pops concert on the Rockville Town Square stage with guest conductor Jason Nissly.This is a City of Rockville, Maryland announcement. Paphiopedilum Orchid, Longwood Gardens,Kennett Square, Pennsylvania USA IMG 1288Canon PowerShot G11 CameraPhotograph by Roy KelleyRoy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
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Children’s Summer Concert Series: The BubbasThe acoustic music of The Bubbas will be featured at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, July 10, as part of the free Gaithersburg Children’s Summer Concert Series at the City Hall Concert Pavilion in Gaithersburg. All concerts will be on Wednesdays, a new day for the annual series.The Bubbas are the wife-and-husband team of Elizabeth Coyle Kominski and Philip Kominski. In addition to their performances for children, they are known to adult audiences as The Breakaways.Parking in Olde Towne is free. Limited parking is available at City Hall, the upper parking lot by Wells/Robertson House and at the Community Museum across the train tracks. Limited parking also is available in the parking garage located across Summit Avenue at 112 Olde Towne Avenue. A list...
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Mama Cozzi's Rising Crust Chicken, Spinach and Garlic Pizza For our pizza night at home, we had the Mama Cozzi's Rising Crust Chicken, Spinach and Garlic Pizza and it was delicious. Only $4.99 at our local Aldi store. It is easy to recommend this selection. Orchids, Longwood Gardens, Kennett Square, Pennsylvania USA IMG 4366Canon PowerShot G11 CameraPhotograph by Roy KelleyRoy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
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Gaithersburg Council Chambers Relocation Exciting News!We're moving to the new Gaithersburg Council Chambers at 16 S. Summit Avenue, across the street from City Hall! Join us for our inaugural meeting (Mayor and City Council Work Session) on July 8 at 7:30 p.m. We're excited to welcome you to our new space!This is a City of Gaithersburg, Maryland announcement. Poppy Anemone, Longwood Gardens Photowalk,Kennett Square, Pennsylvania USA IMG 4479Canon PowerShot G11 CameraPhotograph by Roy KelleyRoy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
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Individuals and Organizations Recognized for Exceptional Volunteer ServiceMontgomery County Executive Mark Elrich and the Montgomery County Volunteer Center on June 25 recognized individuals and organizations with the County’s highest honor for service and volunteerism at the 13th “Montgomery Serves Awards”. The awards were presented at a ceremony at the Rosborough Theater in Gaithersburg.  This year’s honorees represent volunteers dedicated to programs such as social justice and educational advocacy, safety-net healthcare services and outreach to vulnerable populations. “The Montgomery Serves Awards are the County’s highest honor for service and volunteerism,” said County Executive Elrich. “I congratulate this year’s winners and thank them for their dedication to volunteerism and the C...
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By Roy Kelley
(Retired)
Happy Independence Day I hope you are having a most enjoyable 4th of July. As we celebrate Independence Day, please keep in mind that fireworks are illegal in Montgomery County, Maryland and in many other locations. Sadly, there have been recent home fires due to the use of fireworks. Be safe and protect your family and furry friends. Iceland Poppy, Longwood Gardens,Kennett Square, Pennsylvania USA IMG 4411Canon PowerShot G11 CameraPhotograph by Roy KelleyRoy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
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Evenings in Olde Towne: La Unica Irish BandThe Irish Latin Fusion sound of La Unica will highlight the “Thursday Evenings in Olde Towne Gaithersburg” summer concert series at 6:30 p.m. on July 11. The free, family-friendly series will energize the City Hall Concert Pavilion on Thursdays throughout July and into early August.All concerts take place from 6:30-8 p.m. Concerts are weather-dependent. Check the City’s website or social media for updates.The City Hall Concert Pavilion is located at 31 South Summit Ave. in Gaithersburg.The concert series this summer is partnering with Saints Row Brewing to provide on-site beer sales and food trucks. It is suggested that attendees bring a blanket or low-back chair for lawn seating.Evenings in Olde Towne Concerts could be cancelled at the last mo...
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Kentlands 4th of July Breakfast and ParadeOne of the benefits of living in Kentlands, our home community, on Independence Day is the wonderful breakfast sponsored by the local church. After the breakfast, we can watch the preparations for the annual parade. It is a good time to spend some special moments with neighbors. Dahlia, Crazy 4 Jessie, National Capital Dahlia Society Show,Brookside Gardens, Wheaton, Maryland USA IMG 2989Canon PowerShot G11 CameraPhotograph by Roy KelleyRoy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
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Gaithersburg Parks and Recreation Month July is Parks and Recreation Month in the City of Gaithersburg, as proclaimed by the Mayor and City Council at its July 1 meeting. Using the National Recreation and Park Association theme of “Where You Belong,” the City celebrates the many ways parks and recreation fosters a sense of belonging in the community by providing welcoming and inclusive programs, essential services for all ages and abilities, and safe, accessible spaces to build meaningful connection. During Parks and Recreation Month, the City is offering a variety of opportunities to celebrate health, fitness, and cultural arts. Click here to read more.This is a City of Gaithersburg, Maryland announcement.  Daffodils and Tulips, Longwood Gardens Photowalk, Kennett Square, Pennsylvania ...
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Gaithersburg 4th of July Closures & RecyclingCity offices and most facilities will be closed on Thursday, July 4, in observance of Independence Day. The collection of recycled materials for residents whose regular recycling day is Thursday, July 4, will take place on the FOLLOWING Saturday, July 6. On-demand bulk pickup for residents whose regular recycling day is July 4 will be unavailable. The Miniature Golf Course will be open from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m., and the Water Park will be open from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. for City of Gaithersburg residents and Aquatics Members ONLY. This is a City of Gaithersburg, Maryland announcement.Read more here. Clover, Kentlands Photowalk, Gaithersburg, Maryland USA IMG 7592Canon PowerShot G11 CameraPhotograph by Roy KelleyRoy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
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New Leaf Blower and Leaf Vacuum RestrictionsStarting July 1, Montgomery County takes a step towards a greener future! Say goodbye to gas-powered leaf blowers and vacuums—sales will be officially prohibited. Get ready for quieter, cleaner neighborhoods.More details on the transition to electric:  https://ow.ly/3zeP50SqArrThis is a Montgomery County, Maryland announcement.  Oriental Trumpet Lily, Lilium, 'Tabledance', Longwood Gardens,Kennett Square, Pennsylvania USA IMG 8100Canon PowerShot G11 CameraPhotograph by Roy KelleyRoy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
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Uptick in COVID-19 Cases in Montgomery CountyAs summer travel peaks, we’re noticing an uptick in COVID-19 cases in Montgomery County. Please be cautious—mask up in crowded spaces, wash hands often, and isolate if you're feeling ill. Keeping each other safe is a community effort!This is a Montgomery County, Maryland announcement.  Miniature Rose, Longwood Gardens, Kennett Square, Pennsylvania USA IMG 8113Canon PowerShot G11 CameraPhotograph by Roy KelleyRoy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
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