Category archives for: Communities

Farming Conference in Rockville

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Maryland’s agricultural interests met last weekend to discuss environmental and economic challenges in the industry’s future. Read More >>

Public Hearing with worker Safety & Health Commission

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At Silver Spring Civic Building Ellsworth Drive and Fenton Street, Downtown Silver Spring Opening Remarks by  County Executive Isiah Leggett, Councilmembers Valerie Ervin, George Leventhal, and Nancy Navarro. Hear testimony by County immigrant workers and also by authorities on occupational safety and health.

Happy Birthday Montgomery County!

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Montgomery County, Maryland was created on September 6, 1776.  Each year the Historical Society, joined by many other historical and cultural groups from around the area, celebrates the founding of the county with a FREE birthday party! Join us on Sunday, September 9, 2012 as we wish Montgomery County a happy 236th birthday!

Silver Spring Jazz Festival

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Sergio Mendez headlines the 9th Annual Silver Spring Jazz Festival. Featured acts: Marcus Johnson, the Bruce Swaim Quartet, and Elliot Levine.

ATMTC Student Auditions- The Little Mermaid Jr.

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Go under the sea with Adventure Theatre MTC’s Academy! ATMTC offers students the experience of performing in fully produced student productions, ensemble showcases and recitals. These intensive performance and training opportunities are for motivated and talented musical theater students.

Gaithersburg HSU allows Pets at Work

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Instead of “Take your Kids to Work Day”, the Gaithersburg Humane Society has a “Pets in the Workplace” program. The organization is allowing employees to bring dogs and small animals to work. They claim it increases productivity and creates a better work environment. Read More>>

Vinyassa Yoga Flow

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Vinyassa Flow Yoga is for beginning and advanced practitioners alike, and includes centering, pranayama (breathwork), flowing sequences of yoga poses that can get a heart pumping and muscles and tendons stretching, seated poses to cool down and savasana, a pose of deep relaxation and rest. The practice is done in a calm atmosphere with soft, [...]

Chevy Chase Moms Make College Visit App

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Two local moms have developed an iphone/ipod app that allows users to find information about interviews, tours, parking and other details about 74 colleges in the U.S. They aim to add 300 more colleges next month. The company they started to launch the product of the same name is called Quad2Qaud.

The Comedy and Magic Society

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Astounding magic and slight of hand with interactive theatre and hillarious fun. Ages 10 and up.

Woman With Mental Disorder Invents

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Lisa Daly, a Congressional attorney, suffers from sensory processing disorder. This makes it difficult for her to sit near other people in public transportation. To remedy this she has developed the Sensory Shield, a portable device about the size of a laptop that telescopes into a partition several feet high. Daly was named as a [...]

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