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Registration for Montgomery County Recreation Fall Programs The hot weather likely has most people thinking of summer activities, but for Montgomery County Recreation, it is time to start addressing cooler days, pumpkins and fall fun. Registration of County Recreation’s fall programs and activities will begin at 6:30 a.m. on Monday, Aug. 15. The list of offerings will be viewable online at ActiveMONTGOMERY.org starting at 6:30 a.m. on Friday, Aug. 5Programs and activities are tailored to a variety of interests, skill levels and ages. Fall offerings include aquatics, fitness, sports, visual and performing arts, therapeutic recreation, and adult 55-and-over programming.New this fall is that residents will be able to build their own guide with programs to fit their interests. The guide too...
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Montgomery County Preregistration Survey for Monkeypox Vaccines Monkeypox continues to be an infection of growing concern in Montgomery County and around the nation. Montgomery County has a limited supply of monkeypox vaccine and has established a new preregistration survey to identify residents who are interested in receiving a vaccination and are at risk for having been exposed to monkeypox in the previous four to 14 days.The preregistration survey is now online.Appointments to receive vaccines at Montgomery County-operated clinics are based on eligibility and vaccine supply is not guaranteed.As of Thursday, Aug. 4, there were 6,617 confirmed monkeypox cases in the United States and 157 cases in Maryland.Monkeypox is a rare disease caused by infection with the monkeypox virus. Monkeyp...
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Montgomery County Agricultural Fair, August 12-20, 2022 The annual Montgomery County Agricultural Fair will be held over nine days for Aug. 12-20 at the Montgomery County Agricultural Center fairgrounds in Gaithersburg.The fair is operated by the Montgomery County Agricultural Center Inc., which was formed as a privately operated 501(c) (3) nonprofit organization in 1949.The fairgrounds are located at 501 Perry Parkway in Gaithersburg. General admission is $15 onsite and $12 online. Children 11-and-under are free. Parking on the fairgrounds site is $10. Free parking with shuttle bus service to the fairgrounds is available from nearby Lakeforest Mall at Lost Knife Road and Odenhal Ave.Special admission days will be Senior Day on Tuesday, Aug. 16, with free admission for attendees 62-and-...
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Gaithersburg Indoor Aquatic Center Closing for Maintenance  Gaithersburg’s Indoor Aquatic Center, located at Gaithersburg Middle School, will close for annual cleaning and maintenance August 8 – September 5, 2022. Aquatic Center members can use the Water Park at Bohrer Park free of charge during this period. This is a City of Gaithersburg, Maryland announcement. Orchids, Longwood Gardens Conservatory, Kennett Square,Pennsylvania USA IMG 1447Canon PowerShot G11 CameraPhotograph by Roy KelleyRoy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
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Is Your Property Secure? Free Security Surveys in GaithersburgHeading out of town for vacation? Curious how secure your home or place of business might be? The Gaithersburg Police Department offers free-of-charge security surveys. An officer will meet with you at your home or place of business to inspect doors, windows, locks, procedures, and habits. You’ll be provided with a list of recommendations to help make your home or business a safer place. Learn more here.This is a City of Gaithersburg, Maryland announcement. Orchids, Longwood Gardens Conservatory, Kennett Square,Pennsylvania USA IMG 1446Canon PowerShot G11 CameraPhotograph by Roy KelleyRoy and Dolores Kelley Photographs 
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Gaithersburg Chorus Announces New Director Melodia Renaldi joins the Gaithersburg Chorus as its new Music Director as of August 23. She currently teaches most of the music programs at Gaithersburg Middle School and heads up the Drama Club.Melodia joins Accompanist/Co-Director Guzal Isametdinova in directing the Gaithersburg Chorus for its 35th year of providing music and entertainment for the residents of Gaithersburg. Read more here.This is a City of Gaithersburg, Maryland announcement. Orchids, Longwood Gardens Conservatory, Kennett Square,Pennsylvania USA IMG 1445Canon PowerShot G11 CameraPhotograph by Roy KelleyRoy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
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Book Recommendation: The Magnificent Lives of Marjorie Post by Allison PatakiI enjoyed reading the latest work of historical fiction, The Magnificent Lives of Marjorie Post (2022) by The New York Times Bestselling American Author Allison Pataki and highly recommend it for your reading list. Click on the links to learn more about the author and this novel. Dolores and I enjoy every visit to Hillwood Estate, Museum and Gardens in Washington, DC, the home of Marjorie Merriweather Post. Mrs. Post, the President and First Lady are here to see you. . . .So begins another average evening for Marjorie Merriweather Post. Presidents have come and gone, but she has hosted them all. Growing up in the modest farmlands of Battle Creek, Michigan, Marjorie was inspired by a few simple rules: always thi...
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Clear the Shelters: Adoption Fees Waived During August Montgomery County Animal Services and Adoption Center is again participating in the annual #ClearTheShelters adoption event. Adoption fees will be waived for ALL animals Aug. 1 - Aug. 31, 2022.For everything you need to know about adopting, visit http://ow.ly/Tvq750K7n09This is a Montgomery County, Maryland announcement. Orchids, Longwood Gardens Conservatory, Kennett Square,Pennsylvania USA IMG 1443Canon PowerShot G11 CameraPhotograph by Roy KelleyRoy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
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Sign Sweep in Montgomery County, MD on Thursday, Aug. 4, 2022 The Montgomery County Department of Permitting Services staff will conduct a “sign sweep” on Thursday, Aug. 4, 2022 to remove signs illegally placed in the public right-of-way along County-maintained roads. Questions? Call 311.http://ow.ly/UfFC50K4HTFThis is a Montgomery County, Maryland announcement. The focus of this "sign sweep" is political signs remaining from the recent primary election. Real estate agents need to be sure their signs are not on public property during this clearance.  Orchids, Longwood Gardens Conservatory, Kennett Square,Pennsylvania USA IMG 1442Canon PowerShot G11 CameraPhotograph by Roy KelleyRoy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
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Registration Open for Rockville Antique and Classic Car Show The Rockville Antique and Classic Car Show is scheduled for 11 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 15 at Rockville Civic Center Park. Registration for show cars, car sales and flea market spots is now available. Download an online registration form at Rockvillemd.gov/CarShow.This is a City of Rockville, Maryland announcement. Orchids, Longwood Gardens Conservatory, Kennett Square, Pennsylvania USA IMG 1439Canon PowerShot G11 CameraPhotograph by Roy KelleyRoy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
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Montgomery County, Maryland 'FareShare' Program Commuters working in Montgomery County can get reimbursed for up to $280 a month for using public transit or vanpooling, by asking their employers to set up a transportation benefits program. The “FareShare” program of the Montgomery County Department of Transportation (MCDOT) offers reimbursements to local businesses for their employees’ costs for commuting to work by public transit—and the money is tax-free.In addition to vanpools, the program could cover expenses incurred by commuters using Ride On bus, Metrobus, Metrorail or MARC train to commute to and from a workplace within Montgomery County.Businesses looking to implement or expand a transportation benefit program must commit to covering the first $25 per month of travel costs for ...
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Movies in the Parks Returns Wednesday Wednesday, August 3, 2022 at DuskRockville Town Center ParkBring chairs, blankets, food and nonalcoholic beverages, and enjoy a showing of The Parent Trap (1998) at Rockville Town Center Park, 30 Maryland Ave. Movies begin at dusk (approximately 8 p.m.) and are free to attend.This is a City of Rockville, Maryland announcement. Orchids, Longwood Gardens Conservatory, Kennett Square, Pennsylvania USA IMG 1438Canon PowerShot G11 CameraPhotograph by Roy KelleyRoy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
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Book Recommendation: I Must Betray You by Ruta SepetysI enjoyed reading I Must Betray You (2022) by author Ruta Sepetys and recommend it for your reading list. Click on the links to learn more about the author and this novel.  Romania, 1989. Communist regimes are crumbling across Europe. Seventeen-year-old Cristian Florescu dreams of becoming a writer, but Romanians aren’t free to dream; they are bound by rules and force.Amidst the tyrannical dictatorship of Nicolae Ceaușescu in a country governed by isolation and fear, Cristian is blackmailed by the secret police to become an informer. He’s left with only two choices: betray everyone and everything he loves—or use his position to creatively undermine the most notoriously evil dictator in Eastern Europe.Cristian risks everything to unma...
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City of Gaithersburg Mayor and City Council Summer Recess  The Mayor and City Council will be taking a brief summer recess. No Regular Meetings or Work Sessions will take place in the month of August. The next regular meeting of the Mayor and City Council will take place on TUESDAY, September 6, 2022.This is a City of Gaithersburg, Maryland announcement. Orchids, Longwood Gardens, Kennett Square, Pennsylvania USA IMG 1436Canon PowerShot G11 CameraPhotograph by Roy KelleyRoy and Dolores Kelley Photographs.
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Rental Assistance for Montgomery County, Maryland Residents The fourth phase of the #COVID19 rent relief program has reopened for applications from eligible Montgomery County renters. The program provides financial assistance for tenants that have experienced a financial hardship due to the pandemic. @MoCoDHHShttp://ow.ly/MbFn50K6hRQThe fourth phase of the COVID-19 rent relief has reopened for applications from eligible Montgomery County renters who either did not fully complete their previously submitted application or seek to submit a new application for review. The previous deadline was June 30.  The program provides financial assistance for tenants that have experienced a financial hardship due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The program is administered by the County’s Department of Healt...
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Afro Latino Festival is this Sunday, July 31, 2022 This weekend in #SilverSpring: The Afro Latino Festival is this Sunday, July 31 from 1 - 9 p.m. at Veterans Plaza! The event will feature authentic foods, music, arts, performances, salsa lessons, and more.Details http://ow.ly/YhZV50K4lAGThis is a Montgomery County, Maryland announcement. Orchids, Longwood Gardens, Kennett Square, Pennsylvania USA IMG 1433Canon PowerShot G11 CameraPhotograph by Roy KelleyRoy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
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Bon Appetit Cranberry-Cornmeal Quick Bread Recipe Chef Dolores uses the Bon Appetit Cranberry-Cornmeal Quick Bread Recipe and it has become one of our favorites. This is a recipe that you will definitely want to try. Click on the link to view and print the recipe. Hibiscus, Longwood Gardens, Kennett Square, Pennsylvania USA IMG 1426Canon PowerShot G11 CameraPhotograph by Roy KelleyRoy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
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City of Gaithersburg Labor Day Parade Group Registration After a 2 year hiatus, the ever-popular Gaithersburg Labor Day Parade returns to the streets of Olde Towne on Monday, September 5, 2022, at 1 p.m. Are you interested in participating? We are looking for community groups & other organizations to march in this historic parade. It’s a great way to be involved in the community and to get your group noticed, plus your unit might even win a special award!   Visit https://gburg.md/labordayparade to register your group today! This is a City of Gaithersburg, Maryland announcement. Orchids, Longwood Gardens, Kennett Square, Pennsylvania USA IMG 1432Canon PowerShot G11 CameraPhotograph by Roy KelleyRoy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
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Book Recommendation: Five Decembers by James KestrelDolores and I enjoyed reading Five Decembers (2021) by author James Kestrel and recommend this novel for your reading list. Click on the links to learn more about the author and this book. In this novel of World War II, an American police detective trapped while trailing a killer overseas struggles to survive with only the help of a total stranger and his daughter, who risk their lives to protect him.December 1941. America teeters on the brink of war, and in Honolulu, Hawaii, police detective Joe McGrady is assigned to investigate a homicide that will change his life forever. Because the trail of murder he uncovers will lead him across the Pacific, far from home and the woman he loves; and though the U.S. doesn't know it yet, a Japanes...
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Montgomery County Public Schools Summer Meals ProgramMontgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) and The Division of Food & Nutrition Services are providing Bulk Meal Kits to youth under the age of 18. Boxes will be distributed on Fridays from 10 a.m. to Noon at Francis Scott Key Middle School, and Richard Montgomery and Seneca Valley High Schools. Boxes are available on a first come first served basis and provide a total of five breakfasts and five lunches. The program runs through Friday, August 26, 2022.This is a City of Gaithersburg, Maryland announcement. Orchids, Longwood Gardens, Kennett Square, Pennsylvania USA IMG 1429Canon PowerShot G11 CameraPhotograph by Roy KelleyRoy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
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