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MTA Free Transit Day, Monday, April 22On April 22nd MTA proudly joins the global community in honoring the importance of environmental conservation by celebrating Earth Day! MTA invites riders to Free Transit Day on all modes on April 22nd. Visit https://mta.maryland.gov/articles/437 for more details.  Spring Blossoms, Kentlands Photowalk, Gaithersburg, Maryland USA IMG 2900Canon PowerShot G11 CameraPhotograph by Roy KelleyRoy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
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By Roy Kelley
(Retired)
Arab Culinary TraditionsArab-American Heritage Free Online Presentation Arab-American Heritage Month will be celebrated with a free, delicious online discussion of “Arab Culinary Traditions” starting at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, April 24. The panel will be hosted by music promoter Mary Knieser and will feature an array of community members invited to share their own family food memories.Arab Culinary Traditions is being presented by Silver Spring Town Center, Inc. To join the event via Zoom, go to Meeting Registration - Zoom.The organizers are still looking for a few more potential panelists with Arab heritage to join the discussion. Anyone who would like to share their own family culinary traditions should contact Lisa Martin at lisa@silverspringtowncenter.com.Mary Knieser grew up listening...
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By Roy Kelley
(Retired)
Turn In a Gun, Get a Food CardJoin us for a gun buyback event on April 20 at United Church of Christ of Seneca Valley. Turn in your working guns, no questions asked and receive up to $200 in Giant gift cards. Drive-thru only, 9 am-1 pm. Save lives and get rewarded! More info: https://ow.ly/ow0750Ri8OyThis is a Montgomery County, Maryland announcement.  Orchid, Longwood Gardens, Kennett Square, Pennsylvania USA IMG 4349Canon 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 )
Welcome to Gaithersburg, Maryland - a vibrant city that offers a diverse range of neighborhoods to suit every homebuyer's needs. Whether you're searching for a family-friendly community, trendy urban living, or tranquil suburbs, Gaithersburg has it all. As a seasoned buyer's agent and expert in Gaithersburg MD's real estate market, I am here to guide you through the process of finding your dream home in one of the best neighborhoods this city has to offer.In this Neighborhood Spotlight, I will take you on a virtual tour of Gaithersburg's hidden gems and prime locations. From exploring the diverse and family-friendly communities to uncovering trendy urban neighborhoods, we will discover the best areas to meet your unique preferences and lifestyle. Along the way, we'll also delve into the...
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Annual Sweeping of 4,100 Lane Miles of County Roadways The Montgomery County Department of Transportation’s (MCDOT) annual Street Sweeping Program began this week. The effort will run through June and will sweep more than 4,100 lane miles of residential roadways.Last year, more than 800 tons of debris were collected and removed by crews. Sweeping routes are prioritized based on their proximity to sensitive watershed areas that are identified by the Montgomery County Department of Environmental Protection.MCDOT will post “No Parking” signs a few days in advance of sweeping operations. Residents can find the sweeping schedule online by calling MC311 or visiting MCDOT’s Residential Street Sweeping website at montgomerycountymd.gov/DOT-Highway/streetsweep.These efforts help to promote the h...
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Gaithersburg Arts Barn Call to Artists The Arts Barn is seeking artwork for the Fiscal Year 2025 season brochure and related marketing materials. Artwork should prominently feature the diverse arts that are shared and celebrated at the Arts Barn. Submissions must be received by 5 p.m. on Friday, May 3.Learn more and apply here.This is a City of Gaithersburg, Maryland announcement. Orchids, Longwood Gardens, Kennett Square, Pennsylvania USA IMG 4341Canon PowerShot G11 CameraPhotograph by Roy KelleyRoy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
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Gaithersburg Farmers Markets, April 18 & 20CHECK OUT OUR WEBSITE!     CASEY FARMERS MARKET 810 South Frederick Ave   WINTER SEASON Select Thursday 11 AM - 2:30 PM   April 18 ____________   CURRENT CASEY MARKET VENDORS   SEE THE FULL SCHEDULE OF FOOD TRUCKS HERE!   Nomz Food Truck: Best Persian food truck in the DMV!   Black Horse Kettle Corn: The perfect salty and sweet snack.   Bread & Cupcakes: Fresh breads, hearty soups, and tasty treats.   Calypso N 'Roux: Frozen prepared chicken, meats, fish, seasonings and juices.   Gram's Jam's LLC: Homemade jams, apple butter and honey.   Izaak Walton League of America: Historic conservation organizations working to achieve practical policies that balance conservation and sustainable use of natural resources.    Saints Row Brewing: Locally craft...
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Art is Ageless Exhibit in GaithersburgCelebrate aging with the Art is Ageless juried exhibition at the Benjamin Gaither Center through June 30. This unique exhibit features 28 two-dimensional artworks by artists of all ages that raise awareness of ageism in society and advance positive age beliefs. Meet the artists at a free reception and panel discussion on positive aging on Saturday, April 27 from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Learn more here.This is a City of Gaithersburg, Maryland announcement. Lilies, Longwood Gardens, Kennett Square, Pennsylvania USA IMG 4322Canon PowerShot G11 CameraPhotograph by Roy KelleyRoy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
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Peter Chang Gaithersburg Offers Chinese-Style TapasThe region's newest Peter Chang restaurant will hold its grand opening April 18 in Gaithersburg with a Chinese tapas-style menu of small, shareable plates offered.Peter Chang Gaithersburg is located at 637 N. Frederick Ave. in what had been Ichiban RestaurantChef's special items on the Gaithersburg location's menu include: Chengdu garlic steamed pork, Xi'an cold-skin noodles, Chengdu spicy mouth-watering chicken and Sichuan beef jerky.Click here to learn more. Dahlia, National Capital Dahlia Society Show, Brookside Gardens, Wheaton, Maryland USA IMG 3065Canon PowerShot G11 CameraPhotograph by Roy KelleyRoy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
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By Roy Kelley
(Retired)
Going Solar in Montgomery County Montgomery County is going solar! We're converting facilities to clean energy thanks to a $790K state grant. Imagine reducing emissions equivalent to taking 968 cars off the road for a year! We're shining a light on sustainability this Earth Month! https://ow.ly/64AJ50RfQGkThis is a Montgomery County, Maryland announcement.  African Daisy, Arctotis, 'Kleat12610', Opera Rose, Longwood Gardens,Kennett Square, Pennsylvania USA IMG 6856Canon PowerShot G11 CameraPhotograph by Roy KelleyRoy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
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inGaithersburg Magazine – Spring Edition Focusing on life in Gaithersburg, our general interest magazine covers unique aspects of a dynamic and diverse community. In our spring edition, learn about how the City has expanded its Racial, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (REDI) work, discover ways to engage with local government, and find out how the City can help first-time homebuyers. This issue also invites you to celebrate 15 years of literary excellence with the Gaithersburg Book Festival, and you’ll get to meet Community Facility Manager Jake Hersom. Look for the magazine in your mailbox in the coming weeks, or read it now here.Read more here.This is a City of Gaithersburg, Maryland announcement. Gerbera Daisy, Tangerine, Kentlands Photowalk,Gaithersburg, Maryland USA IMG 0710Canon P...
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Gaithersburg Multifamily Investment Loan ProgramThe City’s Housing and Community Development Division has launched the new Multifamily Investment Loan (MIL) program that aims to preserve affordable housing throughout the City while enhancing energy efficiency and sustainability. The program is open to multifamily properties within the City’s corporate limits. Loans are available up to $250,000 and may be combined with other state, local, and/or utility-based programs. Types of renovations allowed include roofing, windows, appliances, masonry, HVAC, LED lighting and Energy Star fixtures, insulation, energy and water efficiency upgrades, exterior hardscaping, structural repairs, and more. Learn more and apply here.This is a City of Gaithersburg, Maryland announcement.The Multifamily Inves...
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Mills in Montgomery County Online PresentationDive into the past with Mills in Montgomery! Discover the milling industry's heritage in Montgomery County through a captivating online presentation. Start streaming April 15 and unravel history from your home! https://ow.ly/axo350RcOawThis is a Montgomery County, Maryland announcement.  Dahlia, Duet, National Capital Dahlia Society Show, Brookside Gardens,Wheaton, Maryland USA IMG 3006Canon PowerShot G11 CameraPhotograph by Roy KelleyRoy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
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Resident Input Sought on Prioritizing Key Health NeedsThe Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) will hold in-person public meetings throughout April to seek resident input to prioritize the important health needs identified in the 2023 Community Health Needs Assessment (CHNA). During these events, attendees will receive a brief presentation on the identified needs and then participate in a paper voting process to prioritize them.Registration is required to attend the meetings and can be completed online via Sign Up Genius or by calling 240-777-4385, Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Call to register if language interpretation or other assistance is needed.“It is important for our residents to be actively involved in prioritizing the important health needs identifie...
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By Roy Kelley
(Retired)
Gaithersburg Zoning Ordinance DraftThe complete draft of the comprehensive update to the City’s Zoning Ordinance, Retool Gaithersburg, is up for public review and comment. Share your thoughts at retool@gaithersburgmd.gov or join our public hearing on April 15, 7:30pm. Full document: https://gburg.md/495OSJfThis is a City of Gaithersburg, Maryland announcement. Gerbera Daisy, Watermelon, Kentlands Photowalk,Gaithersburg, Maryland USA IMG 0740Canon PowerShot G11 CameraPhotograph by Roy KelleyRoy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
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Capital Area ‘Solar Switch’ ProgramThe Montgomery County Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) is promoting another round of the successful Capital Area Solar Switch program in collaboration with Solar United Neighbors, iChoosr and other Capital Area governments including the cities of Rockville, Takoma Park and Bowie. The program's first iteration, which ran from May to August of 2023 in Washington, D.C., Maryland and Northern Virginia, was a resounding success, with almost 2,000 sign-ups across the region.Homeowners can register for free without any obligation to purchase solar panels. As part of the program, they will have the opportunity to get solar panels installed at a reduced cost. For more details and to register, go to SolarSwitch.com/CapitalArea.Since its inception in ...
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By Roy Kelley
(Retired)
April Nature Center ProgramsA Family Puzzle Palooza, a wildflower walk and a celebration of a full moon on a Friday are among the special events that Montgomery Parks will host to make April special in its nature centers.April nature center programs will include: Adaptive Recreation–Birding 101 Series. Through May 15. 4–6 p.m. Locust Grove Nature Center, 7777 Democracy Boulevard, Bethesda. Curious about birding, but not sure where to begin? This series is for you. All skills levels welcome. Ages 18 and older. Registration required (registration will close 48 hours prior to the start of each individual class). $45 per person for entire series; $15 per person per class. Online Native Plant Sale. April 8–22 (Plant pickup, April 27). | 9:30 a.m.–2:30 p.m. (Pickup). Maydale Nature Classroom,...
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Montgomery Parks April Special Events   Archaeology tours, a plant sale at Brookside Gardens and Sunday serenades are among the many special events that will be presented by Montgomery Parks in April. The schedule of programs also will include tours at Kingsley Schoolhouse and Oakley Cabin and several offerings for people ages 55-and-over.The April schedule of special events will include: Archaeology Tour. Saturdays, April 13, 20, 27. 11–11:30 a.m. Josiah Henson Museum and Park, 11410 Old Georgetown Road, North Bethesda. Learn about the features and artifacts that inform our understanding of the Rev. Josiah Henson’s life at Riley Plantation. Ages 6 and older. Tickets available at the front desk on the day of the tour. $3 per person (fee does not include museum admission). Sunday Serena...
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By Roy Kelley
(Retired)
Snapdragon Vietnamese PhoA bowl of Snapdragon Vietnamese Pho was my choice for lunch at home. This is beef flavored noodles soup. You just add water, microwave and your lunch is ready. The advice on the side of the bowl: 'Slurp like nobody's looking.' Chef Dolores usually cuts the noodles to reduce the slurping.We purchased the 9 bowl package at Costco.  Kentlands Photowalk, Gaithersburg, Maryland USA IMG 7890Canon PowerShot G11 CameraPhotograph by Roy KelleyRoy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
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By Roy Kelley
(Retired)
April is Earth Month The Montgomery County Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) will celebrate April as “Earth Month” with activities and events aimed at taking action and fostering environmental awareness and stewardship across our community.Throughout April, residents can participate in activities to promote sustainability, conservation and eco-conscious living. From educational workshops to community clean-up events, DEP is working with the community to make a positive impact on the local environment. Earth Month will cap off on April 27 with “GreenFest,” the largest annual environmental festival in the County."I encourage everyone in our community to act now and join us in celebrating Earth Month and as we renew our commitment to protecting the environment," said County Exec...
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