SeniorRides
     

Food, Dining and Discounts











Ongoing - Volunteers Needed
Senior Connection is looking for more volunteers to help senior neighbors get around town for a variety of needs.
Information: www:seniorconnectionmc.org


Ongoing - Volunteers Needed
The Arts Barn in Gaithersburg is acceptingapplications for spring and summer break student volunteers for 2018.  Student volunteers must be at least 14 and they will workwith highly-qualified teaching artists in a variety of disciplineswhile earning Student Service Learning (SSL) hours and valuableexperience. gaithersburgmd.gov 

Every Saturday - Kensington Farmers Market
Nearly 20 vendors provide fresh seafood, meats, waffles, pies, coffees, baked goods, cheeses, eggs and more every Saturday at the Kensington Train Station from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Information: shirley.watson@tok.md.gov


Through March 18 - Solitary Bees
VisArts in Rockville presents Mary Anne Arntzen in its Gibbs Street Gallery featuring paintings that are self-contained worlds populated with nameable and unnamable forms. visartscenter.org


Through June 2019 - World War I Exhibit
TheGaithersburgCommunity Museum is hosting an 18-month exhibit entitled "On theHomefront: Gaithersburg in World War I." The exhibit looks at the effect the war had on the Gaithersburg community. gaithersburgmd.gov


January 6 - March 3 - Artifacts of Outlander
The Gaithersburg Community Museum is hosting "The Artifacts of Outlander," a traveling exhibit from the Maryland Archaeological Conservation Laboratory which is part of Jefferson Patterson Park and Museum. It draws comparisons between the material culture of Maryland in the 1740's, and that of Scotland during the same time period. gaithersburgmd.gov 


February 9-25 - Stick Fly
In partnership with ANKH Repertory Theatre and The Finest! Performance Foundation Inc., Arts on the Green in Gaithersburg presents Stick Fly, a dramatic comedy by Lydia R. Diamond. Performances run Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays. gaithersburgmd.gov


February 9 - April 20 - Art Show
The Art League of Germantown presents its members' artwork in the city of Gaithersburg's annual invitational at the Kentlands Mansion. The theme for the exhibit is "Companions" and will be juried by noted artist and instructor Judith Ahlstrom. alog.org


February 9-April 20 - Art League of Germantown
The art league presents its members' artwork in "Companions," a juried exhibit at the Kentlands Mansion in Gaithersburg. The exhibit will be juried by Judith Ahistrom. There will be an artists' reception on February 15 at 7 p.m. alog.org


February 21 - Nutrition
Hope Connections for Cancer Support presents nutritionist Victoria Wood who will discuss which foods can turn on tumor suppressor genes at the Beaumont House at FASEB in Bethesda. hopeconnectionsforcancer.org


February 22 - Film Series
The Sandy Spring Museum in Sandy Spring presents "Hometown Habitat," a 90-minute environmental, education documentary focused on showing how and why native plants are critical to the survival and vitality of local ecosystems. sandyspringmuseum.org


February 23 - Marlow Rosado Band
The Marlow Rosado Band featured two-time Grammy Award winner Tito Puente Jr. plays at BlackRock Center for the Arts in Germantown at 8 p.m. blackrockcenter.org 

February 23-April 1 - Hsin-Hsi Chen
VisArts in Rockville presents an exhibition in its Kaplan Galleryby Hsin-Hsi Chen who known for her exquisite, illusionary
pencil drawings on unique constructed 3D forms of paper and wood. visartscenter.org


February 25 - Your Wedding Day Face
The Kentlands Mansion in Gaithersburg is hosting a series of tips, tricks and treasures for the "'Do It Yourself" bride and groom. From 1 p.m. to 3 p.m., you can learn professional makeup tips and tricks from the experts at TC Beauty. A $25 supply fee is due at the door. gaithersburgmd.gov


February 26 - Women Candidates
The League of Women Voters of Montgomery County is sponsoring a discussion a getting more women to run for political office and the challenges they face. Guest speakers include Shirley Brandman, former president of the Montgomery County Board of Education, Karen Montgomery, former Maryland state senator, and Clare Bresnahan English, executive director of She Should Run. It will be held at the Rockville Library starting at 6:45 p.m. lwvmocomd.org
February 27 - Story Time Station (B)
The city of Gaithersburg invites you and your child to explore the alphabet through monthly, 45-minute book readings during "StoryTime Station," an enriching program at the Gaithersburg Community Museum for ages 3 to 6. Readings start at 11 a.m. gaithersburgmd.gov
February 27 - County History
The Wheaton and Kensington Chamber of Commerce is hosting a luncheon featuring Bob Bachman, president of the Montgomery County Historical Society, who will discuss the county's economic boom and growth in the 1950s. wkchamber.org

February 28 - Gynecologic Cancers
Hope Connections for Cancer Support presents Stephanie Wethington, director of gynecologic oncology at Washington Hospital Center, who will discuss the importance of individualized care, specific surgeries, and targeted therapies at the Beaumont House at FASEB in Bethesda. hopeconnectionsforcancer.org


March 2 - Young Artists Perform
The winners of the 15th Annual Young Artist Awards will be presented in concert at the Gaithersburg Arts Barn in Gaithersburg at 7:30 p.m. The juried event features talented musicians between the ages of 12 and 18 and will feature winners of the piano, vocal, bowed string, plucked strings, woodwind, and brass. gaithersburgmd.gov


March 3 - Rentals Open House
Glen Echo Park is holding an open house from 1 pm to 4 pm to see why the park is an ideal place for your next event - wedding, birthday party, bar/bat mitzvahs, family reunion or corporate event. Event vendors will also be on hand. glenechopark.org


March 3 - Concert Series
Arts on the Green in Gaithersburg presents its 2017-2018 music season in the Arts Barn with Alex Peh, a renowned pianist known for his buoyancy and finesse. gaithersburgmd.gov


March 4 - Lunar New Year
Clarksburg Premium Outlets in Clarksburg is celebrating the Year of the Dog from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. with a variety of free multi-cultural activities and entertainment. premiumoutlets.com/clarksburg

March 4 - Recycled Wedding Fair
The Kentlands Mansion in Gaithersburg is hosting a series of tips, tricks and treasures for the "'Do It Yourself" bride and groom. From 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., you can shop for hidden gems or sell your gently used wedding treasures. Admission is free, but the cost for vendors ranges from $20 to $25. gaithersburgmd.gov


March 8 - Film Series
The Sandy Spring Museum in Sandy Spring presents "Generation Start Up," which captures the struggles and triumphs of six recent college graduates who put everything on the line to build startups in Detroit. sandyspringmuseum.org


March 9-11 - Peter Pan Jr.
In partnership with Kensington Arts Theatre Second Stage, Arts on the Green in Gaithersburg presents "Peter Pan Jr.", a young performer's edition of the timeless family musical. The performance is recommended for ages 7 and older. gaithersburgmd.gov


March 10-11 - Used Book Sale
The used book sale at Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School is the largest fundraiser for the PTSA and helps benefit every student. The event is looking for donations and volunteers. bccptsa.net/used-book-sale


March 16-18 - Peter Pan Jr.
In partnership with Kensington Arts Theatre Second Stage, Arts on the Green in Gaithersburg presents "Peter Pan Jr.", a young performer's edition of the timeless family musical. The performance is recommended for ages 7 and older. gaithersburgmd.gov


March 24 - Concert Series
Arts on the Green in Gaithersburg presents its 2017-2018 music season in the Arts Barn with singer-songwriter Laura Cantrell known for her country music and clear, purposeful voice. gaithersburgmd.gov


March 24 - Political Collectors
The American Items Political Collectors annual political memorabilia show and sale comes to the Rockville Hilton from 9 p.m. to 4 p.m. There will buttons, posters and political items for sale. jds15@aol.com


March 27 - Story Time Station (C)
The city of Gaithersburg invites you and your child to explore the alphabet through monthly, 45-minute book readings during "StoryTime Station," an enriching program at the Gaithersburg Community Museum for ages 3 to 6. Readings start at 11 a.m. gaithersburgmd.gov

April 7 - Concert Series
Arts on the Green in Gaithersburg presents its 2017-2018 music season in the Arts Barn with the Chris Barrick Quartet, lead by percussionist, vibraphonist, drummer, and educator Chris Barrick. gaithersburgmd.gov


April 22 - Kensington Day of the Book
The 13th annual Kensington Day of the Book Festival will be held in Old Town Kensington from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. rain or shine. The festival features more than 100 local authors, poets, publishers, children's authors, literary, and community organizations set up along three blocks of Howard and Armory Avenues. There will also be live music, cookbook demos, food trucks, crafts, and more. dayofthebook.com
April 22 - 5K and Stroller Derby
Baby's Bounty MC is holding its fourth annual fundraiser with a 5K race at 8 a.m. and a family-friendly Stroller Derby at 9 a.m. on the Rockville campus of Montgomery College. There will be prizes for both the race and derby. babysbountymc.org
April 24 - Story Time Station (D)
The city of Gaithersburg invites you and your child to explore the alphabet through monthly, 45-minute book readings during "StoryTime Station," an enriching program at the Gaithersburg Community Museum for ages 3 to 6. Readings start at 11 a.m. gaithersburgmd.gov
April 26 - Women's Health
Dr. Naga Pannala, cardiovascular specialist at Adventist HealthCare, will lead a discussion on "Women Heart and Health" at St. Mark's Episcopal/Anglican Church in Silver Spring. Dr. Pannala will discuss the basics of heart disease, and preventive measures to improve the health, cardiac risk factors, and quality of life issues of women living with heart disease. The event is free and starts at 10:30 a.m. office@stmarks-silverspring.org.

May 3 - Annual Gala
The Montgomery County Coalition for the Homeless is holding its annual gala, which this year will recognize the importance of the county's emergency responders' role in reducing homelessness. The gala will be held at the North Bethesda Marriott Hotel & Conference Center starting at 6 p.m. mcch.net


May 5 - Tour de Cookie
The Tree House CAC, which is dedicated to reducing trauma and promoting healing for child victims of physical abuse, sexual abuse, and neglect, is sponsoring Tour de Cookie - "Montgomery County's Sweetest Ride." The bike ride has distances of 12, 27 and 43 miles and includes stops at numerous cookie stands sprinkled along the bike route. treehousetourdecookie.com


May 12 - Concert Series
Arts on the Green in Gaithersburg presents its 2017-2018 music season in the Arts Barn with singer-songwriter David Olney, a master craftsman and acclaimed singer-songwriter. gaithersburgmd.gov


May 22 - Story Time Station (E)
The city of Gaithersburg invites you and your child to explore the alphabet through monthly, 45-minute book readings during "StoryTime Station," an enriching program at the Gaithersburg Community Museum for ages 3 to 6. Readings start at 11 a.m. gaithersburgmd.gov

June 2 - Concert Series
Arts on the Green in Gaithersburg presents its 2017-2018 music season in the Arts Barn with Hebret Musica led by drummer and composer Abinnet Berhanu who combines Ethiopian sounds with soulful, modern jazz. gaithersburgmd.gov

June 26 - Story Time Station (F)
The city of Gaithersburg invites you and your child to explore the alphabet through monthly, 45-minute book readings during "StoryTime Station," an enriching program at the Gaithersburg Community Museum for ages 3 to 6. Readings start at 11 a.m. gaithersburgmd.gov


July 24 - Story Time Station (G)
The city of Gaithersburg invites you and your child to explore the alphabet through monthly, 45-minute book readings during "StoryTime Station," an enriching program at the Gaithersburg Community Museum for ages 3 to 6. Readings start at 11 a.m. gaithersburgmd.gov
August 28 - Story Time Station (H)
The city of Gaithersburg invites you and your child to explore the alphabet through monthly, 45-minute book readings during "StoryTime Station," an enriching program at the Gaithersburg Community Museum for ages 3 to 6. Readings start at 11 a.m. gaithersburgmd.gov
September 25 - Story Time Station (I)
The city of Gaithersburg invites you and your child to explore the alphabet through monthly, 45-minute book readings during "StoryTime Station," an enriching program at the Gaithersburg Community Museum for ages 3 to 6. Readings start at 11 a.m. gaithersburgmd.gov
October 23 - Story Time Station (J)
The city of Gaithersburg invites you and your child to explore the alphabet through monthly, 45-minute book readings during "StoryTime Station," an enriching program at the Gaithersburg Community Museum for ages 3 to 6. Readings start at 11 a.m. gaithersburgmd.gov
November 27 - Story Time Station (K)
The city of Gaithersburg invites you and your child to explore the alphabet through monthly, 45-minute book readings during "StoryTime Station," an enriching program at the Gaithersburg Community Museum for ages 3 to 6. Readings start at 11 a.m. gaithersburgmd.gov



ADVERTISEMENT

CURRENT ISSUE // FEBRUARY - MARCH 2018

 
Montgomery Writes



WHERE ARE YOU? The rocks and rushing water should give you the general location, but you’ll need to be specific since this is probably the most photographed area of Montgomery County. Photograph by Bill Kamenjar

One winner will be randomly selected from all correct answers received by March 10.
CLICK HERE TO ENTER
CONTEST WINNER
Anita Campbell of North Potomac recognized vintage farm machinery at the Agricultural History Farm Park in Derwood. She wins the framed print.
PICK UP A FREE COPY of Montgomery Magazine at these locations