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Gaithersburg Farmers Markets Winter Season Casey Community Center Farmers Markets continue through the winter season on February 15, March 21, and April 18, weather permitting. The Main Street Farmers Market in Kentlands is open Saturdays year round. Stay up to date on all market news by following our Facebook page here and subscribe to our Farmers Market newsletter here.  Learn more here.This is a City of Gaithersburg, Maryland announcement. 
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By Roy Kelley
(Retired)
Summer Job & Internship Fair  Explore a variety of summer job and internship opportunities on Thursday, February 15, from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. at the Activity Center at Bohrer Park. Positions are available in Summer Camps, Aquatics, Youth Services, Recreation Services, Public Works, Skate Park, Arts Barn, Miniature Golf Course, and more. This is your chance to make this summer unforgettable while gaining valuable experience. Full details here. This is a City of Gaithersburg, Maryland announcement. Dahlia, National Capital Dahlia Society Show, Brookside Gardens,Wheaton, Maryland USA IMG 3067Canon PowerShot G11 CameraPhotograph by Roy KelleyRoy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
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60,000 Free Computers to be Distributed “Montgomery Connects,” Montgomery County’s digital equity and inclusion program, has launched a new program to distribute 60,000 free laptop computers to low-income families. There is a limit of one computer per resident. Eligible recipients must be Maryland residents, do not need to be U.S. citizens and may not have already received a computer from the County before April 2023.  Read more here. This is a Montgomery County, Maryland announcement.Residents must make an appointment online, certify that they do not have access to a computer, and appear in person to pick up the computer.Montgomery Connects received a Federal Emergency Connectivity Fund grant valued at $22.7 million to distribute 60,000 Chromebook laptops to people who do not have a co...
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Book Festival High School Poetry Contest Reminder  Calling all young poets! Submissions are being accepted for the Gaithersburg Book Festival Annual High School Poetry Contest. This year’s topic is “Envision a Better Future.” Winners will be announced during the 2024 Gaithersburg Book Festival on May 18 at Bohrer Park. Poems may be submitted online here by midnight on February 22.  Click here for details.This is a City of Gaithersburg, Maryland announcement. Blanket Flower, Gaillardia, Kentlands Photowalk, Gaithersburg,Maryland USA IMG 5553Canon PowerShot G11 CameraPhotograph by Roy KelleyRoy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
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By Roy Kelley
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The Making of a PearlThe Life of Quince Orchard Resident Ida Pearl Green Online Presentation Through daily weekday breakfasts with her grandmother, Ida Pearl Green, Kisha Davis learned stories of family and an African American community in Quince Orchard which went much deeper than the name of her school or a road named Quince Orchard. At 2 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 6, Montgomery History will host a free online presentation about how Ms. Green’s life reflects the evolving Quince Orchard community.At 105 years young, Mrs. Green is a lifelong resident of Montgomery County. Through her family’s history from slavery through integration of both schools and churches, her granddaughter—who now serves as the County health officer—shares the complex history of race relations in the County. It is a t...
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Nominations Sought for Environmental Awards  Nominations are now being accepted for the City’s 2024 Environmental Awards, an annual program that recognizes individuals and groups for their commitment to the environment. City residents, businesses, neighborhood associations, and organizations within Gaithersburg’s City limits are eligible. Schools and entities whose student body or membership is comprised of at least 10 percent City residents may also apply. Individuals or organizations that do not meet the requirements listed above but have provided a significant benefit to Gaithersburg residents are eligible for a Green Friend of Gaithersburg category of awards. Nomination forms are available online. The deadline is 5 p.m. on Friday, March 8.Learn more here.This is a City of Gaithersbu...
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The Kentlands Community, Gaithersburg, MD I frequently mention Kentlands, our home community in Gaithersburg, Maryland. We were early home owners in Kentlands, when they were still selling lots.  This is a little information about our community with the help of AI: The Kentlands Community in Gaithersburg, Maryland: A Brief Overview1. Founding and Planning: The Kentlands community is a planned neo-traditional development located in Gaithersburg, Montgomery County, Maryland. It was designed to resemble a small, self-contained town with a mix of residential, commercial, and recreational spaces. The community was planned by the architectural firm of Andres Duany and Elizabeth Plater-Zyberk, pioneers of the New Urbanism movement.2. Development Timeline: The planning and development of Kentla...
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Save the Date! Summer Camp Registration   Registration for Gaithersburg’s popular summer camp and clinic programs, held in convenient locations throughout the City, opens on February 14 for City of Gaithersburg residents. Open registration starts February 21Explore the offerings here.This is a City of Gaithersburg, Maryland announcement. Watermelon Gerbera Daisy, Kentlands Photowalk,Gaithersburg, Maryland USA IMG_0660Canon PowerShot G11 CameraPhotograph by Roy KelleyRoy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
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By Roy Kelley
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City of Gaithersburg Now Hiring Join TeamGaithersburg! We are currently hiring for the following positions: Project Engineer Landlord-Tenant Investigator Rental Housing Inspector Administrative Aide - Human Resources and many more! To apply visit: http://gburg.md/workatgburg  Dahlia, Kentlands Photowalk, Gaithersburg, Maryland, USA IMG 5474Canon PowerShot G11 Camera, f/4.0, 1/100 sec., ISO-80, 18 mm, No FlashPhotograph by Roy KelleyRoy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
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Black History Month in Gaithersburg, Maryland  The City celebrates and honors Black History Month with educational programs, exhibits and an official proclamation. Explore all programs and events here. An official proclamation designating February 2024 as “Black History Month” in the City of Gaithersburg will be presented at the February 5 Mayor and City Council meeting. The public is welcome to attend the meeting at City Hall, watch it live on YouTube or watch it via Zoom by registering here. Accepting the proclamation is Arnetta Quarles, an author, poet, lyricist, local historian and veteran who grew up in Emory Grove, near Gaithersburg. Arnetta is a member of Emory Grove United Methodist Church and seeks to preserve the church’s history. Read more here.  Learn more here.  Dahlia, Due...
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By Roy Kelley
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Foster Parenting Information Session  Open your heart to foster parenting! Join the Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services for an information session on Feb 6th at 6:30 pm via Zoom. Find out how you can make a difference in a child's life! More info: https://ow.ly/eS2l50QxeFC This is a Montgomery County, Maryland announcement. Anthurium, Longwood Gardens, Kennett Square, Pennsylvania USA IMG 8349Canon PowerShot G11 CameraPhotograph by Roy KelleyRoy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
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Gaithersburg Farmers Market in Kentlands, Sat., Feb. 3 CHECK OUT OUR WEBSITE!     CASEY FARMERS MARKET 810 South Frederick Ave T OPEN MONTHLY DECEMBER - APRIL Thursday, February 15, 2024 11 AM - 2:30 PM ____________   CURRENT CASEY MARKET VENDORS   SEE OUR FULL SCHEDULE OF FOOD TRUCKS HERE!   MAIN STREET FARMERS MARKET 301 Main Street   OPEN YEAR-ROUND Saturdays 9 AM - 1 PM ____________   CURRENT MAIN STREET MARKET VENDORS   SEE OUR FULL SCHEDULE OF ARTISTS & CRAFTERS HERE!   Black Horse Kettle Corn: The perfect salty and sweet snack!   Bread & Cupcakes: Fresh breads, hearty soups, and tasty treats.    Crepes D'Or: French-inspired prepared food and desserts.    M&M Plants: Fresh and dried cut flowers, succulents, and houseplants.   Neighbors Barista: Coffee beans roasted right here in G...
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Legacy Campaign Concert with Giampiero Bugliarello Giampiero Bugliarello shares well-loved classics and personal compositions from the Arts Barn stage in a special concert to support fundraising for a grand piano to enhance the Arts Barn Concert Series. Enjoy light refreshments and incredible music and help contribute to a grand piano and expanded music programming for the community. The event takes place on Saturday, February 3 with a reception at 7 p.m. and concert at 8 p.m.Purchase tickets here.This is a City of Gaithersburg, Maryland announcement. Lily, Kentlands Photowalk, Gaithersburg, Maryland, USA IMG 8525Canon PowerShot G11 CameraPhotograph by Roy KelleyRoy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
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By Fernando Herboso - Associate Broker MD, & VA, 301-246-0001 Serving Maryland, DC and Northern VA
(Maxus Realty Group of Samson Properties )
Nestled in the heart of Montgomery County, Gaithersburg, Maryland offers residents a gateway to vibrant living. As one of the state's largest cities, Gaithersburg boasts a rich tapestry of neighborhoods, amenities, and cultural experiences. In this blog post, we'll explore the diverse offerings that make Gaithersburg a fantastic place to call home.What Gaithersburg Offers):1. Neighborhood Diversity:From historic districts like Olde Towne to modern communities like Crown, Gaithersburg offers a wide range of neighborhoods, each with its unique character.​2. Education Excellence:  READ MORE: https://www.maxusrealtygroup.com/blog/6779/Gaithersburg%2C+Maryland%3A+Your+Gateway+To+Vibrant+Living ???Thinking of selling your home? Let Fernando take over the marketing of your property with our un...
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By Fernando Herboso - Associate Broker MD, & VA, 301-246-0001 Serving Maryland, DC and Northern VA
(Maxus Realty Group of Samson Properties )
When it comes to searching for a new home, Gaithersburg, Maryland's real estate market has much to offer. It's an exciting journey, but it can also be a daunting task. To make a well-informed decision and secure your dream home, you need to unlock the secrets of this dynamic market. In this blog post, we'll guide you through the essential factors to consider when embarking on your home search in Gaithersburg.Factors to Consider:1. Location Matters: Gaithersburg offers a rich tapestry of neighborhoods. Consider proximity to schools, work, shopping centers, and recreational areas. Choose a neighborhood that aligns with your preferences and daily routines. ​2. Housing Styles and Preferences:   READ MORE: https://www.maxusrealtygroup.com/blog/6778/Unlocking+The+Secrets+Of+The+Gaithersburg%2...
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By Roy Kelley
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Telephone Scam Warning The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office has issued a warning to citizens about a prevalent telephone scam that has been affecting residents in the area.Scammers are making calls, posing as either representatives of the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office or employees of bonding companies. The fraudulent callers target family members or friends of incarcerated individuals, claiming they need immediate funds to post bail. These scammers often provide payment options through CashApp, Zelle, Venmo, or other money transfer apps. After receiving the funds, they promptly deactivate the account and phone number used for the scam.Authorities advise anyone receiving such calls to ignore them. The genuine Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office will not make calls requesting fund t...
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Youth & Community Services Food Drive There's still time to donate to the Youth & Community Services food drive! Let's come together to make a positive impact and support our local partners Gaithersburg HELP, Manna Food Center and Seneca Creek Community Church. Every donation counts!Learn more: https://gburg.md/47vUcUzThis is a City of Gaithersburg, Maryland announcement. Scilla peruviana, Longwood Gardens,Kennett Square, Pennsylvania USA IMG 8303Canon PowerShot G11 CameraPhotograph by Roy KelleyRoy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
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Free Virtual Six-Week Diabetes Management Program The Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services’ Public Health Services, in partnership with the Maryland Living Well Center of Excellence, will offer a free community-based Diabetes Self-Management Program (DSMP) beginning Thursday, Feb. 22. The six-week program will be held virtually from 5:30-7:30 p.m. each Thursday.The DSMP was created at Stanford University and is a nationally recognized diabetes prevention and management program. The program provides education on the physical aspect of managing diabetes and the emotional aspect. It is designed to improve an individual’s average blood sugar level (A1C) and reduce complications associated with diabetes.“It is important to manage diabetes to reduce complications, and thi...
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Grand Opening of Sprouts Farmers Market Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich, County Councilmembers Evan Glass and Kristin Mink and Sprouts Farmers Market representatives joined community members on Jan. 19 at the formal ribbon cutting to mark the grand opening of Sprouts Farmers Market in Burtonsville. The project has been in the making since 2018 when County Executive Elrich engaged with community members as part of the "Build a Better Burtonsville" initiative.Also attending the ceremonies were Victor Vasquez, Sprouts 921 Store Manager; David Germakian, EDENS managing director; and Ken Flemmer, East County Citizens Advisory Board.Sprouts Farmers Market is located at 15793 Old Columbia Pike in Burtonsville.Participants gathered at the store entrance to celebrate the opening, which h...
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By Roy Kelley
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MCPL MoComCon Rescheduled The eighth annual Montgomery County Public Libraries free comic convention, MoComCon, which was originally scheduled for Saturday, Jan. 20, in Germantown, has been rescheduled for 10 a.m.-5 p.m. on Saturday, March 2. One of the largest free comic conventions in the Mid-Atlantic area, it will take place at the Germantown Library and at the BlackRock Center for the Arts.The original date was postponed due to a winter storm.The Germantown Library is located at19840 Century Blvd. in Germantown, and the BlackRock Center for the Arts is nearby at 12901 Town Commons Drive in Germantown.MoComCon is an extraordinary all-day celebration geared for all ages interested in pop culture, fandoms, comics, graphic novels and libraries. The schedule of events includes workshops,...
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