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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

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


June 1-October 14 - Volksmarch
The Seneca Valley Sugarloafers Volksmarch Club announces its seasonal Silver Spring/Takoma Park Walk. dewhite1@verizon.net


June 9-25 - Dreamgirls
In partnership with Ankh Repertory Theatre and The Finest! Performance Foundation, Inc., Arts on the Green presents Dreamgirls, a groundbreaking musical that takes place during a revolutionary period in American music history. Performances are Fridays and Saturdays and are recommended for ages 12 and older. gaithersburgmd.gov


Through June 25 - Chinese Calligraphy
In celebration of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, the city of Gaithersburg presents an exhibit featuring the artwork of the Harmonious Art Group and its 22nd annual exhibition of Chinese calligraphy and brush painting at the Activity Center at Bohrer Park. gaithersburgmd.gov

Through July 7 - Gaithersburg Fine Arts
The 31st Annual Gaithersburg Fine Arts Association Juried Exhibition returns to Kentlands Mansion in Gaithersburg. Most of the artwork is for sale and all images are copyrighted by the artists. gaithersburgfinearts.org


Through July 9 - Blood Drive
The American Red Cross is holding blood drives across the county through July 9 in Damascus, Gaithersburg, Germantown, Potomac, Rockville and Silver Spring. Check the charity's website for times and locations. americanredcross.org


Through July 14 - Beyond Limits
BlackRock Center for the Arts in Germantown presents an exhibition by watercolor artist David R. Daniels. blackrockcenter.org
Through July 15 - Juried Exhibit
BlackRock Center for the Arts in Germantown presents an annual juried exhibit featuring paintings by 95 artists in the 2017
Mid-Atlantic Regional Watercolor Exhibition. blackrockcenter.org

June 20 - Yoga in the Park
The city of Gaithersburg invites you and your family to evenings of outdoor exercise at Yoga in the Park. The free, all-age classes run from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the City Hall Concert Pavilion in Olde Town. Bring a yoga mat or towel. gaithersburgmd.gov


June 22 - Free Concert
Bethesda's free Summer Concert Series runs from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. in Veterans Park with The Crimestoppers, a rock and roll and blues band. bethesda.org


June 22 - Kids Concert
The city of Gaithersburg presents its Thursday Morning Kids Concerts at 10:30 a.m. at the City Hall Concert Pavilion. Yosi in Concert is upbeat music and dance that has created various interactive and educational themed shows that entertain young children and adults. gaithersburgmd.gov 


June 22 - Free Concert
The city of Gaithersburg's free Thursday night concert series starts at 6 p.m. at the City Hall Concert Pavilion in Olde Town with Scorpion Rose, a high-energy, four-piece, country/rock band. gaithersburgmd.gov


June 22 - Free Concert
Silver Spring's free summer concert series is held Thursdays from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at Veterans Plaza at the Civic Building. The featured artist is Bobby & the Believers. montgomerycountymd.gov/rec


June 23 - Books Alive!
The city of Gaithersburg introduces "Books Alive! at Constitution Gardens," a new, free preschool program that features theater, storytelling, music, and crafts that celebrate literacy, the natural world and Gaithersburg's own unique history. Programs take place on 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. This program is recommended for ages seven and younger. gaithersburgmd.gov


June 23 - Zumba in the Park
The city of Gaithersburg invites you and your family to evenings of outdoor exercise at Zumba in the Park. The free, all-age classes run from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the City Hall Concert Pavilion in Olde Town. gaithersburgmd.gov 


June 24 - Suds & Soles
The Montgomery County Road Runners Club and the city of Rockville present Suds & Soles, a 5K run that begins and ends in Town Center. The event features a post-race party featuring live music, a kids' run and other activities. rockvillemd.gov 


June 24 - Field and Fiddle
The Montgomery Countryside Alliance is hosting a festival in Boyds to help preserve the county's Agricultural Reserve. Field and Fiddle will feature Rocklands Wine, Waredaca Brewing Company, food, hay rides, live country music, equestrian demonstrations and more. mocoalliance.org


June 24 - Star Watch
The city of Gaithersburg hosts a star gazing event at Observatory Park to explore night's dark skies, stars and Mercury from 9:00 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. gaithersburgmd.gov


June 27 - Yoga in the Park
The city of Gaithersburg invites you and your family to evenings of outdoor exercise at Yoga in the Park. The free, all-age classes run from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the City Hall Concert Pavilion in Olde Town. Bring a yoga mat or towel. gaithersburgmd.gov


June 29 - Free Concert
The city of Gaithersburg's free Thursday night concert series starts at 6 p.m. at the City Hall Concert Pavilion in Olde Town with Hayley Fahey Band, featuring singer/songwriter, multi-instrumentalist Hayley Fahey who plays country, blues and folk. gaithersburgmd.gov 


June 29 - Kids Concert
The city of Gaithersburg presents its Thursday Morning Kids Concerts at 10:30 a.m. at the City Hall Concert Pavilion. Cantare introduces wonderful Latin American music through songs and rhythms. gaithersburgmd.gov


June 29 - Free Concert
Bethesda's free Summer Concert Series runs from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. in Veterans Park with Oasis Island Sounds, a reggae band featuring steel drums, calypso, African, and soca music. bethesda.org


June 29 - Free Concert
Silver Spring's free summer concert series is held Thursdays from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at Veterans Plaza at the Civic Building. The featured artist is David Bach. montgomerycountymd.gov/rec


June 30 - Zumba in the Park
The city of Gaithersburg invites you and your family to evenings of outdoor exercise at Zumba in the Park. The free, all-age classes run from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the City Hall Concert Pavilion in Olde Town. gaithersburgmd.gov 


July 5 - Building Day
Play with Imagination Playground blocks, Lincoln Logs® and more as the Gaithersburg Community Museum introduces "Inquiring Minds," a new series featuring exploration activities for young visitors. "Inquiring Minds" runs from 10:30 a.m. to noon and is suitable for ages five and older. Admission is free, but first-come, first-served as supplies are limited. Donations to cover program costs are appreciated. gaithersburgmd.gov


July 6 - Kids Concert
The city of Gaithersburg presents its Thursday Morning Kids Concerts at 10:30 a.m. at the City Hall Concert Pavilion. Mark Rooney is a solo improvisational taiko artist who studies, performs, and teaches taiko, a dynamic form of full-body drumming based in Japanese tradition. gaithersburgmd.gov


July 6 - Free Concert
The city of Gaithersburg's free Thursday night concert series starts at 6 p.m. at the City Hall Concert Pavilion in Olde Town with Ruthie & the Wranglers, a rockin' American roots music. gaithersburgmd.gov


July 6 - Free Concert
Silver Spring's free summer concert series is held Thursdays from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at Veterans Plaza at the Civic Building. The featured artist is Moo's Got Talent. montgomerycountymd.gov/rec


July 7-23 - Dial M for Murder
In partnership with Sandy Spring Theatre Group, Arts on the Green presents Dial “M” for Murder with performances Fridays and Saturdays at 8:00 p.m. and Sundays at 2:00 p.m. at the Arts Barn in Gaithersburg. Admission is $20, $12 for youth 14 and under. This show is recommended for ages 12 and older. gaithersburgmd.gov


July 7 - Star Watch
The city of Gaithersburg hosts a star gazing event at Observatory Park to explore night's dark skies, stars and Saturn from 7:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. gaithersburgmd.gov


July 7 - Moonlight Movies
Moonlight Movies at the Mansion features free, family-fun movies starting just after sunset at the Kentlands Mansion. Movies are suitable for those eight and older. Bring a blanket, lawn chair and picnic or purchase light snacks, drinks, beer, and wine. gaithersburgmd.gov


July 7 - Zumba in the Park
The city of Gaithersburg invites you and your family to evenings of outdoor exercise at Zumba in the Park. The free, all-age classes run from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the City Hall Concert Pavilion in Olde Town. gaithersburgmd.gov 


July 11 - Yoga in the Park
The city of Gaithersburg invites you and your family to evenings of outdoor exercise at Yoga in the Park. The free, all-age classes run from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the City Hall Concert Pavilion in Olde Town. Bring a yoga mat or towel. gaithersburgmd.gov 


July 12 - Earth Science Day
Explore Earth sciences through experiments as the Gaithersburg Community Museum introduces "Inquiring Minds," a new series featuring exploration activities for young visitors. "Inquiring Minds" runs from 10:30 a.m. to noon and is suitable for ages five and older. Admission is free, but first-come, first-served as supplies are limited. Donations to cover program costs are appreciated. gaithersburgmd.gov


July 13 - Free Concert
The city of Gaithersburg's free Thursday night concert series starts at 6 p.m. at the City Hall Concert Pavilion in Olde Town with The Sidleys, an Indie rock band that has created a unique, yet universal, high-energy sound. gaithersburgmd.gov


July 13 - Kids Concert
The city of Gaithersburg presents its Thursday Morning Kids Concerts at 10:30 a.m. at the City Hall Concert Pavilion. The Russian dance and song ensemble Barynya is a world-renowned group that enjoys exalting stature as the premier Russian folk ensemble outside of Russia. gaithersburgmd.gov 


July 13 - Free Concert
Silver Spring's free summer concert series is held Thursdays from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at Veterans Plaza at the Civic Building. The featured artist is Second Wind. montgomerycountymd.gov/rec


July 14 - Moonlight Movies
Moonlight Movies at the Mansion features free, family-fun movies starting just after sunset at the Kentlands Mansion. Movies are suitable for those eight and older. Bring a blanket, lawn chair and picnic or purchase light snacks, drinks, beer, and wine. gaithersburgmd.gov


July 14 - Zumba in the Park
The city of Gaithersburg invites you and your family to evenings of outdoor exercise at Zumba in the Park. The free, all-age classes run from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the City Hall Concert Pavilion in Olde Town. gaithersburgmd.gov 


July 15 - Youth SportsFest
The 5th Annual Gaithersburg Youth SportsFest is geared towards youths kindergarten to eighth grade and features a variety of sports activities, nutrition and wellness information and demonstration and tips from leading youth sports professionals. The free event from 8:30 a.m. to noon at the Activity Center at Bohrer Park in Gaithersburg. gaithersburgmd.gov


July 18 - Yoga in the Park
The city of Gaithersburg invites you and your family to evenings of outdoor exercise at Yoga in the Park. The free, all-age classes run from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the City Hall Concert Pavilion in Olde Town. Bring a yoga mat or towel. gaithersburgmd.gov 


July 19 - Animal Day
Meet the Gaithersburg Police K-9 Unit and meet and make toys for shelter animals from the Montgomery County Humane Society as the Gaithersburg Community Museum introduces "Inquiring Minds," a new series featuring exploration activities for young visitors. "Inquiring Minds" runs from 10:30 a.m. to noon and is suitable for ages five and older. Admission is free, but first-come, first-served as supplies are limited. Donations to cover program costs are appreciated. gaithersburgmd.gov


July 20 - Free Concert
The city of Gaithersburg's free Thursday night concert series starts at 6 p.m. at the City Hall Concert Pavilion in Olde Town with The Fringe Benefits, a five-piece cover band that performs popular songs including Motown, rock, 80s,  and 90s. gaithersburgmd.gov


July 20 - Kids Concert
The city of Gaithersburg presents its Thursday Morning Kids Concerts at 10:30 a.m. at the City Hall Concert Pavilion. Mime master Mark Jaster has diverse skills, luminous imagination and world-class training ignite in unique and engaging performances. gaithersburgmd.gov 


July 20 - Free Concert
Silver Spring's free summer concert series is held Thursdays from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at Veterans Plaza at the Civic Building. The featured artist is Gary & the Groove. montgomerycountymd.gov/rec


July 21 - Moonlight Movies
Moonlight Movies at the Mansion features free, family-fun movies starting just after sunset at the Kentlands Mansion. Movies are suitable for those eight and older. Bring a blanket, lawn chair and picnic or purchase light snacks, drinks, beer, and wine. gaithersburgmd.gov
July 21 - Books Alive!
The city of Gaithersburg introduces "Books Alive! at Constitution Gardens," a new, free preschool program that features theater, storytelling, music, and crafts that celebrate literacy, the natural world and Gaithersburg's own unique history. Programs take place on 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. This program is recommended for ages seven and younger. gaithersburgmd.gov

July 21 - Zumba in the Park
The city of Gaithersburg invites you and your family to evenings of outdoor exercise at Zumba in the Park. The free, all-age classes run from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the City Hall Concert Pavilion in Olde Town. gaithersburgmd.gov 


July 25 - Yoga in the Park
The city of Gaithersburg invites you and your family to evenings of outdoor exercise at Yoga in the Park. The free, all-age classes run from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the City Hall Concert Pavilion in Olde Town. Bring a yoga mat or towel. gaithersburgmd.gov 


July 26- Shadow Day
Explore shadows through play, stories and experiments as the Gaithersburg Community Museum introduces "Inquiring Minds," a new series featuring exploration activities for young visitors. "Inquiring Minds" runs from 10:30 a.m. to noon and is suitable for ages five and older. Admission is free, but first-come, first-served as supplies are limited. Donations to cover program costs are appreciated. gaithersburgmd.gov


July 27 - Free Concert
Silver Spring's free summer concert series is held Thursdays from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at Veterans Plaza at the Civic Building. The featured artist is Rock & Roll Relics. montgomerycountymd.gov/rec


July 27 - Kids Concert
The city of Gaithersburg presents its Thursday Morning Kids Concerts at 10:30 a.m. at the City Hall Concert Pavilion. Math and science guy Billy B. uses songs, dance, theatrical backdrops, and comedy to reach and teach his audiences about how our wonderful planet works. gaithersburgmd.gov


July 27 - Free Concert
The city of Gaithersburg's free Thursday night concert series starts at 6 p.m. at the City Hall Concert Pavilion in Olde Town with East of Monroe, a bluegrass band whose music is mostly original tunes along with tasteful covers of diverse songs. gaithersburgmd.gov

July 28 - Zumba in the Park
The city of Gaithersburg invites you and your family to evenings of outdoor exercise at Zumba in the Park. The free, all-age classes run from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the City Hall Concert Pavilion in Olde Town. gaithersburgmd.gov 


August 1 - Yoga in the Park
The city of Gaithersburg invites you and your family to evenings of outdoor exercise at Yoga in the Park. The free, all-age classes run from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the City Hall Concert Pavilion in Olde Town. Bring a yoga mat or towel. gaithersburgmd.gov


August 2 - Birdwatching
Decorate binoculars, learn about local songbirds and go birdwatching as the Gaithersburg Community Museum introduces "Inquiring Minds," a new series featuring exploration activities for young visitors. "Inquiring Minds" runs from 10:30 a.m. to noon and is suitable for ages five and older. Admission is free, but first-come, first-served as supplies are limited. Donations to cover program costs are appreciated. gaithersburgmd.gov


August 3 - Free Concert
Silver Spring's free summer concert series is held Thursdays from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at Veterans Plaza at the Civic Building. The featured artist is Moxie Blues Band. montgomerycountymd.gov/rec


August 4 - Books Alive!
The city of Gaithersburg introduces "Books Alive! at Constitution Gardens," a new, free preschool program that features theater, storytelling, music, and crafts that celebrate literacy, the natural world and Gaithersburg's own unique history. Programs take place on 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. This program is recommended for ages seven and younger. gaithersburgmd.gov


August 4 - Zumba in the Park
The city of Gaithersburg invites you and your family to evenings of outdoor exercise at Zumba in the Park. The free, all-age classes run from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the City Hall Concert Pavilion in Olde Town. gaithersburgmd.gov 


August 8 - Yoga in the Park
The city of Gaithersburg invites you and your family to evenings of outdoor exercise at Yoga in the Park. The free, all-age classes run from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the City Hall Concert Pavilion in Olde Town. Bring a yoga mat or towel. gaithersburgmd.gov 


August 9 - Recycling
Montgomery County Recycling will lead hands-on activities and demonstrations (make a craft from recycled material) as the Gaithersburg Community Museum introduces "Inquiring Minds," a new series featuring exploration activities for young visitors. "Inquiring Minds" runs from 10:30 a.m. to noon and is suitable for ages five and older. Admission is free, but first-come, first-served as supplies are limited. Donations to cover program costs are appreciated. gaithersburgmd.gov


August 11 - Zumba in the Park
The city of Gaithersburg invites you and your family to evenings of outdoor exercise at Zumba in the Park. The free, all-age classes run from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the City Hall Concert Pavilion in Olde Town. gaithersburgmd.gov 


August 15 - Yoga in the Park
The city of Gaithersburg invites you and your family to evenings of outdoor exercise at Yoga in the Park. The free, all-age classes run from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the City Hall Concert Pavilion in Olde Town. Bring a yoga mat or towel. gaithersburgmd.gov


August 16 - Solar Eclipse
Learn about the August 21 eclipse and conduct related science experiments as the Gaithersburg Community Museum introduces "Inquiring Minds," a new series featuring exploration activities for young visitors. "Inquiring Minds" runs from 10:30 a.m. to noon and is suitable for ages five and older. Admission is free, but first-come, first-served as supplies are limited. Donations to cover program costs are appreciated. gaithersburgmd.gov


August 18 - Zumba in the Park
The city of Gaithersburg invites you and your family to evenings of outdoor exercise at Zumba in the Park. The free, all-age classes run from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the City Hall Concert Pavilion in Olde Town. gaithersburgmd.gov 


August 22 - Yoga in the Park
The city of Gaithersburg invites you and your family to evenings of outdoor exercise at Yoga in the Park. The free, all-age classes run from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the City Hall Concert Pavilion in Olde Town. Bring a yoga mat or towel. gaithersburgmd.gov


August 25 - Zumba in the Park
The city of Gaithersburg invites you and your family to evenings of outdoor exercise at Zumba in the Park. The free, all-age classes run from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the City Hall Concert Pavilion in Olde Town. gaithersburgmd.gov 


August 29 - Yoga in the Park
The city of Gaithersburg invites you and your family to evenings of outdoor exercise at Yoga in the Park. The free, all-age classes run from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the City Hall Concert Pavilion in Olde Town. Bring a yoga mat or towel. gaithersburgmd.gov


September 7 - Free Concert
The city of Gaithersburg's free Thursday night concert series starts at 6 p.m. at the City Hall Concert Pavilion in Olde Town with Diamond Alley, a five-piece pop/rock and variety band performing an exciting mix of contemporary and classic hits. gaithersburgmd.gov


September 9 - Parents Against Depression
In advance of World Suicide Prevention Day, Parents Against Depression (PAD) is holding a fundraising dinner and silent auction at the Bethesda North Marriott Hotel and Conference Center from 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. Proceeds from the event will benefit PAD, a 501(c)(3) organization whose mission is to reduce the number of preventable suicides among young people between 13 and 30 years old. parentsagainstdepression.org


September 14 - Free Concert
The city of Gaithersburg's free Thursday night concert series starts at 6 p.m. at the City Hall Concert Pavilion in Olde Town with Vintage #18, a dynamic soul and blues band that delivers hard-driving blues rhythms and soul grooves you can move to. gaithersburgmd.gov 


September 21 - Free Concert
The city of Gaithersburg's free Thursday night concert series starts at 6 p.m. at the City Hall Concert Pavilion in Olde Town with The Rhodes Tavern Troubadours, an award-winning rock and roll band from Washington, D.C. gaithersburgmd.gov


September 28 - Free Concert
The city of Gaithersburg's free Thursday night concert series starts at 6 p.m. at the City Hall Concert Pavilion in Olde Town with Ball in the House, a pop/rock band modeled after Boyz II Men while incorporating some Bruno Mars. gaithersburgmd.gov


October 5-8 - Ride Allegheny
Ride Allegheny is hosting a fully supported, four-day bike ride from Pittsburgh to Smokey Glen Farm in Gaithersburg to raise money for wounded veterans through Operation Second Chance (operationsecondchance.org). Last year's 310-mile ride raised $450,000. rideallegheny.org


October 8 - Ride the Reserve
Registration is now open for 10th Annual Ride the Reserve, a structured and supported 10 to 75-mile bike ride through the Montgomery County Agricultural Preserve. There are loops of 18, 26, 40, 58, and 75 miles with farm stops, gourmet picnic, live music, and more. mocoalliance.org



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