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Zydeco Sounds of Little Red and the RenegadesEvenings in Olde Towne Gaithersburg Concert Series on July 18The Zydeco-influenced sound of Little Red and the Renegades will highlight the “Thursday Evenings in Olde Towne Gaithersburg” summer concert series at 6:30 p.m. on July 18. 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.Tom Corradino (Little Red) has been on the Azalea City Recordings label based in Takoma Park. He has appeared with Dr. John, Buckwheat Zydeco, Nathan Williams & the Zydeco Cha-Chas,...
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Gaithersburg Farmers Markets, July 18 & 20CHECK OUT OUR WEBSITE! CASEY FARMERS MARKET 810 South Frederick Ave T OPEN MAY - NOVEMBER Thursdays 11 AM - 2:30 PM ____________   CURRENT CASEY MARKET VENDORS   SEE THE FULL SCHEDULE OF FOOD TRUCKS HERE!   Bread & Cupcakes: Fresh breads, hearty soups, and tasty treats.   D's Smokehouse BBQ: Savory and homemade Southern Style BBQ.   Izaak Walton: An organization working to achieve policies that balance conservation and sustainable use of resources.   Saints Row Brewery: Locally crafted beers and fresh roasted coffee beans produced at their Fulks Corner lab.   Scenic View Orchards: Local produce, apple cider, and honey.   Sugar Plug: Scratch based homemade desserts.   The Kernel's Pop: Locally popped fresh caramel, cheese and kettle popcorn.   Tu...
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Yappy Hour and ‘Pop Up’ Dog Park in BethesdaThe Bethesda Urban Partnership and Montgomery Parks are teaming up to welcome dog owners and their pets on select Thursday nights. The events at Elm Street Park in Bethesda will feature music and food and drinks for purchase. The next Yappy Hour will be from 6-8 p.m. on Thursday, July 18, featuring the music of Andrew O’Day.Elm Street Park is located at 4600 Elm Street in Bethesda.Future Yappy Hour events are scheduled for Thursday, Sept. 19 (6-8 p.m., featuring the music of The New Rockwells), and Thursday, Oct. 10 (5-7 p.m. with Swing5 performing).Smoke BBQ will be on site at each Yappy Hour, selling food, beer and wine.For more information on Yappy Hours, go to Yappy Hour | Bethesda Urban Partnership.This is a Montgomery County, Maryland an...
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Rockville Town Square Summer Concert SeriesSwing of ‘Natty Beaux’ Headlining on July 19Free summer concerts will be happening in Rockville Town Square from 6-9 p.m. most Friday nights through Sept. 20. The series will feature a variety of performers. The next performance will feature the Natty Beaux Swing Band on July 19.The fun-lovin', finger-snappin', hoppin' and boppin' Natty Beaux Swing Band features musicians from some of the Mid-Atlantic Region's finest groups including Billy Coulter of the Billy Coulter Band. It also has musicians who performed with local favorites The Junkyard Saints and Alexandria Kleztet.The boys in the band include Seth Kibel (sax), Brian Simms (keyboards/vocals), Billy Coulter (lead vocals), Louie Newmyer (bass), Andy Rutherford (guitar) and Andy Hamburger (...
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By Roy Kelley
(Retired)
Family Music of Munit and Z LovebugsChildren’s Summer Concert Series on Wednesday, July 17The family music of Munit and Z Lovebugs will be featured at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, July 17, 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.Munit and Z Lovebugs are a family music group that performs songs to learn, dance and have fun for all ages.The Lovebugs feature Annie Patterson and Peter Blood, who developed and edited “Rise Up Singing: The Group Singing Songbook,” published by Sing Out Publications in 1988. Their sequel second songbook “Rise Again” was published by Hal Leonard in 2015. They have led hundreds of singalong concerts and workshops across Nor...
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By Roy Kelley
(Retired)
Phone Down. Eyes Up.Did you know? July is National Cell Phone Courtesy Month. The biggest courtesy you can do is not touching your phone when behind the wheel. Be the focused driver - it's never okay to drive distracted.This is a Maryland Department of Transportation Alert  Lupine, Longwood Gardens Photowalk,Kennett Square, Pennsylvania USA IMG 4513Canon PowerShot G11 CameraPhotograph by Roy KelleyRoy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
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Refresh with Cool Summer Art: A Virtual Community Art ShowArtists of all abilities from every visual medium are being invited by Silver Spring Town Center, Inc. to share their work inspired by the summertime from 7-8:30 p.m. on Monday, July 22, in the online event “Refresh with Cool Summer Art: A Virtual Community Art Show.”The free show, presented by Silver Spring Town Center, Inc. (SSTCI), will be hosted by artist Marcie Wolf-Hubbard.Artists who would like to participate can submit up to three images by Friday, July 19 to marcieplusart@gmail.com..Others are invited to join us as spectators only, but everyone is required to register in advance.Marcie Wolf-Hubbard received her B.A. from the University of Maryland in Studio Art and studied Fine Art and Illustration at the Maryland Instit...
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Free Sunset Tuesdays in Silver SpringAfro-Latin Dance Party on July 16Sunset Tuesdays in Silver Spring from 7-9 p.m. on July 16 will feature the free “Afro-Latin Dance Party” on Veterans Plaza. The event will feature the sounds of Bachata, Salsa, Merengue, Kizomba and more.Veterans Plaza is located at 1 Veterans Pl. in Silver Spring.The event will be hosted by Silver Spring Town Center, Inc. board member and dancer Djanira Murchison, with rotating guest DJs and instructors. Those who arrive at 6:30 p.m. will be able to participate in a 30-minute lesson to learn the different dance-style featured each month. Sunset Tuesdays are featured on the third Tuesday of each month.This is a Montgomery County, Maryland announcement. Dahlia, National Capital Dahlia Society Show, Brookside Gardens, W...
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Montgomery County Heat Emergency AlertMontgomery County has issued a Heat Emergency Alert for Monday, July 15th at 12:00 pm through Wednesday, July 17th at 8:00 pm.  Residents should prepare for heat index values to reach 105º F during the afternoon hours. These dangerously hot temperatures and heat index values could cause heat-related illness such as heat exhaustion or heat stroke.Residents are urged to take precautions to protect themselves, their loved ones, and their pets, against heat-related illnesses such as heat stroke and heat exhaustion. Try to stay in an air-conditioned location. Take extra precautions if you work or spend time outdoors. Stay hydrated, even if you do not feel thirsty. When possible, take frequent breaks in a cool, shaded area.  County facilities, including l...
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By Roy Kelley
(Retired)
Summer in GaithersburgSummer is in full swing in the City of Gaithersburg! Enjoy fresh produce at our two weekly Farmers Markets, cool off at our Water Park, play a round of Miniature Golf, and take in a free outdoor concert at the City Hall Concert Pavilion.Farmers MarketsOur two Farmers Markets welcome the summer season with fresh local produce, baked goods, deliciously prepared foods, and locally crafted spirits. The year-round Main Street Farmers Market is open Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The Casey Farmers Market is open Thursdays from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.Water ParkLooking for a neighborhood pool – with waterslides? The Water Park is Gaithersburg’s family swimming pool with a variety of affordable memberships to choose from. Swim and play in the resort-style main pool, race down...
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Summer Meals Program for Ages 18 and UnderMontgomery County kids, don't miss out on FREE nutritious meals this summer! Our Summer Meals Program serves healthy lunches to children 18 and under at 120 locations. No appointment needed, just drop by Monday -Friday!Info: https://ow.ly/sqBQ50SxxkMThis is a Montgomery County, Maryland announcement.  Ctenanthe burle-marxii, Fishbone Prayer Plant,Longwood Gardens, Kennett Square, Pennsylvania USA IMG 1384Canon PowerShot G11 CameraPhotograph by Roy KelleyRoy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
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Montgomery Parks Special Events and Programs in July Concerts in parks, puppets and West Africa Food Crops in the garden are among the program highlights for the Montgomery Parks special events and programs being offered in July.The July schedule of special events will include:Parks Summer Thursday Concert Series. Thursdays, July 18 and 25. 6–8 p.m. Series of free musical performances by local acts at different parks around the County. Bring chairs, blankets and picnics. Food and refreshments will be available for purchase at some events. All ages. Free. July 18, Loose Ties (pop/rock). North Four Corners Local Park, 315 University Boulevard West, Silver Spring. July 25. Juliet Lloyd (folk/pop). Cabin John Regional Park, 7400 Tuckerman Lane, Bethesda. Parks Playhouse Junior. July 13, 15,...
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By Roy Kelley
(Retired)
Fight the BiteWarmer temps signal the return of some of the most annoying pests: mosquitos and ticks.Learn about mosquito prevention and illnesses at: https://tinyurl.com/46j3abckLearn about ticks and Lyme disease at: https://tinyurl.com/2s4ary7dThis is a Montgomery County, Maryland announcement.  Orchid, Longwood Gardens, Kennett Square, Pennsylvania USA IMG 1383Canon PowerShot G11 CameraPhotograph by Roy KelleyRoy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
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New Fire Chief of the Montgomery County Fire & Rescue ServiceThe Montgomery Council confirmed the Executive's nominee for Fire Chief of the Montgomery County Fire & Rescue Service Corey Smedley. With more than 33 years of public safety experience, Chief Smedley served as fire/EMS chief in the City of Alexandria before coming to Montgomery County.This is a Montgomery County, Maryland announcement.  Lily, Longwood Gardens, Kennett Square, Pennsylvania USA IMG 4326Canon PowerShot G11 CameraPhotograph by Roy KelleyRoy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
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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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By Roy Kelley
(Retired)
Make Better Cup ChoicesMake better cup choices effortlessly! Keep a reusable cup in your kit, car, bag, or desk for a sustainable coffee fix. Choose ceramic ware at coffee shops - it's a simple change with a huge impact. Does your favorite spot offer ceramic cups?This is a Montgomery County Department of Environmental Protection announcement. Peony, Kentlands Photowalk, Gaithersburg, Maryland USA IMG 1999Canon PowerShot G11 CameraPhotograph by Roy KelleyRoy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
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Montgomery County Rustic Roads Program Rustic Roads ProgramAn initiative of the Montgomery County Council, the Rustic Roads program ensures the stories of our oldest roads are preserved. One hundred fourteen roads have been designated as Rustic Roads or Exceptional Rustic Roads through this program, meaning they have been recognized for historic and scenic characteristics reflecting their rural origins and the agricultural landscape of the county. The majority of the Rustic Roads lie in the Agricultural Reserve.You can learn more about the Rustic Roads program on page 8 of the newest issue of Plenty Magazine, which hit newsstands this past weekend.Click here to learn more.This is a Montgomery County, Maryland announcement. Gerbera Daisy, 'Watermelon', Longwood Gardens Conservatory,Kenne...
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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 )
Are you planning to sell your home? It's important to know about the costly repairs sellers often face. These issues can lower your home's value and make selling harder. This guide will cover the top expensive repairs, offer tips to avoid them, and explain how a realtor can help you sell your home smoothly.Key Takeaways​ Identify the most costly home repairs that can impact your selling profits Learn practical tips to prevent and address these expensive issues Discover how a realtor's expertise can help you navigate the home selling process Understand the importance of pre-sale home improvements for maximizing your property's value Explore real estate expert advice on home repair prevention and trusted contractor referrals ​Foundation Issues: A Costly NightmareFoundation problems can be...
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