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Free Groceries Distribution in Gaithersburg, Today, Sept. 22ndTODAY! An Upcounty food distribution event begins at 1 p.m. at South Lake Elementary School. For more food resources https://buff.ly/3lITo9b This is a Montgomery County, Maryland announcement. Please share this information with families that might be food insecure.  Rose, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, Richmond, Virginia USA IMG 1091Canon PowerShot G11 CameraPhotograph by Roy KelleyRoy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
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By Roy Kelley
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National Voter Registration Day, September 28, 2021The Montgomery County Board of Elections (BOE) will provide information tables at select branches of Montgomery County Public Libraries on Tuesday, Sept. 28, in celebration of National Voter Registration Day.The BOE seeks to create broad awareness of voter registration opportunities to reach voters who may not register otherwise and to ensure everyone can vote during next year’s primary gubernatorial elections on June 28, 2022. BOE information tables will be located at the following branches on Sept. 28:  From noon –2 p.m. Marilyn J. Praisner Library, 14910 Old Columbia Pike, Burtonsville Olney Library, 3500 Olney-Laytonsville Road, Olney Rockville Memorial Library, 21 Maryland Ave., Rockville From 5–7 p.m. Connie Morella Library (Bethe...
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By Roy Kelley
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City of Gaithersburg Committee VacanciesGet involved!Play an important role in advising the Mayor & City Council on vital issues by joining one of the volunteer committees. For more information visit: https://gburg.md/vacancies This is a City of Gaithersburg, Maryland announcement. Azalea, Kentlands Photowalk, Gaithersburg, Maryland USACanon PowerShot G11 CameraPhotograph by Roy KelleyRoy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
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Free Groceries, Germantown, Maryland, September 21, 2021Tomorrow!An Upcounty food distribution event is scheduled to begin at 2 p.m. Tuesday, September  21, 2021 at Germantown Elementary School.For more food resources: https://buff.ly/3hS0eYNThis is a Montgomery County, Maryland announcement. Please share this information with families that may be food insecure.  Rose, Longwood Gardens, Kennett Square, PA USACanon PowerShot G11 CameraPhotograph by Roy KelleyRoy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
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Car Free Day in Montgomery County, September 22, 2021Montgomery County residents are encouraged to participate in “Car Free Day” on Wednesday, Sept. 22. Car Free Day is a worldwide event that encourages traveling in ways that are greener than driving alone, such as walking, riding a bicycle, bus, in a carpool or teleworking. Each registrant also will be eligible for prizes.Car Free Day is a worldwide event that encourages greener methods of travel—meaning ways to get around other than driving alone by car. Commuter Connections hosts Car Free Day in the Washington, D.C. region to bring awareness to the benefits of travel options such as transit, bicycling and walking. The program also encourages telework for people who can work from home.Carpooling and vanpooling count toward the effort....
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Montgomery County, Maryland E-Scooter Pilot ProgramThe City is participating in the Montgomery County Dockless Vehicle-Sharing Demonstration Project. The County program allows selected companies to deploy dockless e-scooters at no cost to the municipality, while users pay a rental fee for them.In the coming weeks, e-scooters by Bird will be available in four locations: near the train stations in both Olde Towne and Metropolitan Grove, in the Kentlands commercial district, and in the vicinity of Crown and Washingtonian. Free clinics on how to ride the scooters safely are being held in September and October. Read more here. This is a City of Gaithersburg, Maryland announcement.  Dahlia, Kentlands Photowalk, Gaithersburg, Maryland USA IMG_9614Canon PowerShot G11 CameraPhotograph by Roy Kel...
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Montgomery College to require employees, students to be vaccinatedMontgomery College will require its employees and students to be vaccinated against COVID-19, according to an announcement from the school on Thursday.All employees must submit proof of being fully vaccinated by Nov. 8. Students must submit proof by Jan. 7, prior to the beginning of the spring semester.The vaccination requirement for students will apply to high school students who take dual enrollment courses at the college.Both staff members and students can apply for a medical or religious exemption to the vaccination requirement. If approved, those people would be required to be tested each week.Montgomery College employs more than 3,000 people and there are about 22,000 students.Read more at the following link: Bethes...
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International Talk like a Pirate Day in Gaithersburg, MarylandAhoy, mateys! Join t' Community Museum for a special day o' pirate-y doin's as we celebrate International Talk like a Pirate Day on Sunday, September 19 from 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Pirates of all ages are welcome to visit in full costume. Practice using pirate phrases, make an eyepatch or a hook, and listen to a pirate tale or two. Get yer details here.  This is a City of Gaithersburg, Maryland announcement.   Black-Eyed Susan, Rudbeckia hirta, Maryland State Flower, Kentlands Photowalk, Gaithersburg, Maryland USA IMG_2931 Canon PowerShot G11 Camera Photograph by Roy Kelley Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs   The Black-eyed Susan Rudbeckia hirta, (the species in the genus Rudbeckia) is the Maryland State Flower. The Black-e...
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Musica Vita Kentlands Concert, Saturday, Sept. 18, 2021Join us this Saturday, September 18, on the Kentlands Clubhouse Lawn for a wonderful concert by the Kentlands Musica Viva Orchestra. To download the program, please visit the Musica Viva page. If you are unable to attend in person, request a link to the live event. This is a Kentlands Citizens Assembly announcement.  Longwood Gardens Photowalk, Kennett Square, PA USACanon PowerShot G11 CameraPhotograph by Roy KelleyRoy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
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Gaithersburg Celebrates Hispanic Heritage MonthThe City celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month, September 15 through October 15, with educational and cultural presentations that include a Día de los Muertos Altar exhibit, a school supply collection, a Tasty Book reading, an art exhibition, an official proclamation, and more.Residents are encouraged to learn about and celebrate Hispanic culture and participate in local events and programs taking place throughout the month, many coordinated by the City’s Multicultural Affairs Committee. Learn more here. This is a City of Gaithersburg, Maryland announcement.  Longwood Gardens, Kennett Square, PA USACanon PowerShot G11 CameraPhotograph by Roy KelleyRoy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
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Free Outdoor Screening of Finding Fellowship, September 24The Kentlands Film Society and Kentlands Community Foundation New Urbanism program, in cooperation with the City of Gaithersburg, invites you to a free screening of Finding Fellowship on September 24, 2021 at 7:00 PM on the Kentlands Clubhouse Lawn. The film will be followed by a short Q&A with the film’s filmmakers. Follow @kcfnewurbanism and @KentlandsCommunityFoundation on Facebook for more event details. Learn more about the preservation of the Pleasant View Historical Site and how you can help at https://pleasantviewsite.org/donate  This is a Kentlands Citizens Assembly announcement.  Dahlias, Best Bett, Longwood Gardens, Kennett Square, PA USACanon PowerShot G11 CameraPhotograph by Roy KelleyRoy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
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New Gaithersburg Arts Barn HoursThe Arts Barn is now open to the public Tuesday through Saturday from 1 to 5 p.m. and at other times for those participating in facility programming. Visitors are welcome to make appointments for times outside of public hours by calling 301-258-6394 or sending an e-mail to artsbarn@gaithersburgmd.gov This is a City of Gaithersburg, Maryland announcement. The Arts Barn is located in Kentlands, behind the Kentlands Mansion.  Dahlia, Kentlands Photowalk, Gaithersburg, Maryland USA IMG_9404Canon PowerShot G11 CameraPhotograph by Roy KelleyRoy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
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2021 Gaithersburg, Maryland Oktoberfest CancelledDue to the prevalence of the Delta variant in our community we announce the cancellation of our annual Oktoberfest celebration scheduled for Oct 10. We are busy planning a number of smaller events that can be held safely. Stay tuned for more details! http://gburg.md/oktoberfest21This is a City of Gaithersburg, Maryland announcement. Up to 30,000 people were expected to attend this annual event in Kentlands.  Water Lily, Longwood Gardens, Kennett Square, PA USA IMG 0477Canon PowerShot G11 CameraPhotograph by Roy KelleyRoy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
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MCPS will require student athletes to be vaccinated against COVID-19Montgomery County Public Schools will require all of its student-athletes in winter or spring sports to be vaccinated against COVID-19. Many of the sports, like wrestling and basketball, are considered “high risk” of virus transition.About 28,000 middle and high school students across the district usually participate in sports throughout the year, Sullivan said.In Montgomery County, 87.2% of people 12 and older are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and 96.1% have received at least one dose of a vaccine, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.Read more in this Bethesda Magazine article by Caitlynn Peetz.   Dahlia, Kentlands Photowalk, Gaithersburg, Maryland, USA IMG 2798Canon PowerShot G11 CameraPhot...
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Gaithersburg Food Distribution Today, September 14, 2021An Upcounty drive-thru food distribution event begins at 2 p.m. today at 8921 Warfield Road. For more food resources https://buff.ly/397ZGcpThis is a Montgomery County, Maryland announcement. Please share this information with families that may be food insecure.  Princess Lily, Alstroemeria psittacina, Peruvian lily,Kentlands Photowalk, Gaithersburg, Maryland USA IMG_3515Canon PowerShot G11 CameraPhotograph by Roy KelleyRoy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
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Be Prepared: Photograph Yourself with Your PetAs part of your preparedness plans, have a current photo of you and your pet for identification purposes in case you are separated during a disaster. See more of our Pet Preparedness info: http://bit.ly/2PeZLz6This is a Montgomery County Emergency Management announcement.   Mesa Yellow Blanket Flower, Gaillardia x grandiflora, Bee, Longwood Gardens, Kennett Square, PA USA IMG_7458 Canon PowerShot G11 Camera Photograph by Roy Kelley Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
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Free Food Assistance in Montgomery County, Maryland  If you need food assistance, please call 311 and ask for the Food Access Call Center. For more information https://buff.ly/3l4teNM   This is a Montgomery County, Maryland announcement. Please share this information with families that may be food insecure.    Sweet William, Dianthus barbatus, Amazon Neon Group, Longwood Gardens, Kennett Square, PA USA IMG 0541 Canon PowerSh   Sweet William, Dianthus barbatus, Amazon Neon Group, Longwood Gardens, Kennett Square, PA USA IMG 0541 Canon PowerShot G11 Camera Photograph by Roy Kelley Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
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Montgomery  County Public Schools will use rapid COVID-19 testsMaryland’s largest school district will soon begin administering rapid-result COVID-19 tests to students who exhibit possible symptoms in an effort to avoid “excessive” quarantines.Montgomery County Public Schools officials announced the new initiative on Wednesday, less than a week after releasing updated quarantine guidelines for unvaccinated students that require them to quarantine if they had a “close contact” with anyone who exhibits symptoms that could be related to COVID-19.The students would have to stay in quarantine until the symptomatic person provided a negative coronavirus test or alternate diagnosis. Caitlynn PeetzRead more at this link: Bethesda Magazine Dahlia, Kentlands Photowalk, Gaithersburg, Maryland, USA...
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Gaithersburg 2021 Elections – Voter Guide, Candidate StatementsA comprehensive English/Spanish Voter Guide that includes candidate information and statements (also available on YouTube), vote by mail details, early voting dates, election day info and more, is being mailed to all households in Gaithersburg and will be available at most City facilities by mid-September. It is available online now. On November 2, Gaithersburg voters will cast their ballots for Mayor and two at-large members of the City Council. You’re welcome to vote early at the Activity Center at Bohrer Park on October 23 and 24. Ballots are available for those who would like to vote by mail. Find complete election information, including mail-in ballot applications, here.This is a City of Gaithersburg, Maryland announcem...
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New Online Library Catalog, Montgomery County, MarylandMontgomery County Public Libraries (MCPL) will launch a brand-new online library catalog, Aspen Discovery, on Monday, Oct. 4, 2021.  MCPL’s online catalog is the tool customers use to explore the collection and find materials they want and need.“After careful consideration, we made the decision to explore a new catalog that would offer greater customization,” said MCPL Director Anita Vassallo. “One of the most important elements is that features can be modified as MCPL changes and grows.” The new catalog will allow: Seamless integration of MCPL’s physical and digital collections to see all formats of titles Creation of usernames and passwords by customers Faster, more accurate searches Creation of reading lists and reading histories...
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