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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


November 30-January 8 - Milana Braslavsky
The Uninvited is Milana Braslavsky's contemporary exploration of still life at the Common Ground Gallery in Rockville. Information: www.visartscenter.org


December 2-January 8 - Tracy Featherstone
Tracy Featherstone's solo exhibition, Fantastical Landscape, is on display at the Gibbs Street Gallery in Rockville. It includes mixed media sculpture, live plant elements and simple geometric shapes that explore the concept of art in South Asian culture.
Information: www.visartscenter.org


December 2 -January 15
A Cherry Blossom Fantasy

Liliane Blom transforms the Kaplan Gallery in Rockville into an immersive dreamscape of floating cherry blossoms, sound, video and digital paintings. Information: www.visartscenter.org


Through January 8 - Holiday Art Show
The annual Holiday Art Show & Sale at Glen Echo Park's Popcorn Gallery and Stone Tower Gallery features fine artwork, art glass, pottery, jewelry, photographs, paintings and more.
Information: www.glenechopark.org


January 16 - MLK Jr. Celebration
The city of Rockville is hosting its 45th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebration at Richard Montgomery High School. The celebration features diverse, interactive and multicultural performances. rockvillemd.gov 

January 20 - History Happy Hour
Sandy Spring Museum in Sandy Springs presents a unique evening with Lost Lagers: The Case for Hard Cider, An Evening of Experts and Rare Vintages. Join the museum and the founders of Lost Lagers for a lively discussion and tasting of locally-and internationally-brewed hard cider and Maryland's role in the industry. Tickets are limited. sandyspringmuseum.com 


January 22 - Dance Party
The Wild Rumpus Dance Party will benefit the Noyes Children's Library Foundation's Make MORE Noyes Campaign. Dancing geared to ages 18 months to six years old, arts and crafts and a theater show are part of the entertainment at Kensington Town Hall in Kensington. Tickets are on sale. noyeslibraryfoundation.org 


Through February 4 - Three Exhibits
BlackRock Center for the Arts in Germantown is hosting three exhibits in two of its galleries. Julia Dzikiewicz's Protest to Power, a solo exhibition of encaustic paintings of women's protest, and Linda Colsh's Seeing the Unseen, a solo exhibition of textile artworks focused on issues of aging, can be found in the Kay Gallery. In the Terrace Gallery, Michael Fischerkeller's Our State of the Union is solo exhibition of paintings highlighting social and political issues. blackrockcenter.org 


Through February 12 - Dragonfruit
Amelia Toelke's work is a combination of sculpture and installation and it can be found at the Common Ground Gallery in Rockville. visartscenter.org 


Through February 17 - Resonating Objects
Artist Margaret Noble creates interactive, multi-sensory sculptures and installations layered in sound and gesture and her work can be found at the Gibbs Street Gallery in Rockville. visartscenter.org


Through February 20 - Love and Harmony
An exhibit by seven local artists is on display at the Activity Center at Bohrer Park in Gaithersburg. Their work, Love & Harmony," features bright and vivid work with interpretations of nature, relationships, spirituality, hope and transformation through various media. gaithersburgmd.gov


Through February 25 - Blue Earth
An exhibit by Dirk Holger features pen drawings and tapestries made by the artist, weaver and last assistant to Jean Lurçat (1892-1966), the revivalist of modern tapestry, can be found at the Sandy Spring Museum in Sandy Spring. sandyspringmuseum.com


Through April 1 - Winston Harris
Winston Harris' Time Tradition and American Made Series is a multi-faceted exhibit at the Sandy Spring Museum in Sandy Spring that looks at the concept of what it means to participate fully in the American experience. sandyspringmuseum.com


Through April 14 - Cabin Fever
The Art League of Germantown is showcasing its member artists at the Kentlands Mansion in Gaithersburg with a show entitled "Cabin Fever." Information: artists@alog.org


May 6 - La Milla de Mayo
Registration is now available for the 2nd Annual La Milla de Mayo, a festive one-mile run/walk through Olde Towne in Gaithersburg. There will also be live music, food vendors, Salsa dancing, crafts, and fun activities. gaithersburgmd.gov



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CURRENT ISSUE // December/January 2017

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Occasionally around lower Montgomery County, you stumble across a peaceful setting that belies its place among the hustle and bustle of suburbia. Which one of those place is this? One winner will be randomly selected from all correct answers received by January 10.
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