Gaithersburg, MD Real Estate News

By Roy Kelley
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Rockville Farmers Market Opens Saturday, May 14, 2022 The Rockville Farmers Market ReturnsSaturday, May 14from 9 a.m.-1 p.m.Corner of Route 28 andMonroe StreetEvery week the Farmers Market transforms itself as different fruits and vegetables become available throughout the season. Your pick of farm-fresh fruits and vegetables, bedding plants, cut flowers, preserves, honey, herbs, baked goods and more. All items offered are picked fresh daily and available as supplies last.This is a City of Rockville, Maryland announcement.  Orchids, Longwood Gardens Photowalk, Kennett Square, Pennsylvania USA IMG 1259 Canon PowerShot G11 CameraPhotograph by Roy KelleyRoy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
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Free Groceries Distribution, Montgomery Village, MD, May 11, 2022 The next distribution of groceries is TOMORROW from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Watkins Mill Elementary School in Montgomery Village, Maryland. This is a Montgomery County Food Council announcement. Please share this information with families that might be food insecure.  Orchids, Longwood Gardens Photowalk, Kennett Square, Pennsylvania USA IMG 1258 Canon PowerShot G11 CameraPhotograph by Roy KelleyRoy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
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By Roy Kelley
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May is Mental Health Awareness Month: Break the Silence May is Mental Health Awareness Month. If you need to talk to someone immediately, you can call the County’s 24/7 Crisis Center at 240-777-4000. EveryMind also has a 24/7 hotline available to call or text at 301-738-2255. For more resources: http://ow.ly/8Wil50J1t36This is a Montgomery County, Maryland announcement. Longwood Gardens Photowalk, Kennett Square, Pennsylvania USA IMG 1252Canon PowerShot G11 CameraPhotograph by Roy KelleyRoy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
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Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month Celebration Celebrate AAPI Heritage Month with us on Sunday, May 22, 2022, from 11am-4pm at the Marian Fryer Town Plaza in Wheaton, MD. Enjoy cultural performances, hear remarks from local leaders, learn about County resources, and more!This is an Asian American Health Initiative announcement. Tulips, Longwood Gardens, Kennett Square, Pennsylvania USA IMG 1250Canon PowerShot G11 CameraPhotograph by Roy KelleyRoy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
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By Roy Kelley
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Free Groceries Distribution in Gaithersburg, May 10, 2022Don't miss this food distribution event happening TOMORROW! For additional resources available in Montgomery County, visit http://ow.ly/kNuN50J2PJ5This is a Montgomery County, Maryland announcement. Please share this information with families that may be food insecure.  Orchid, Longwood Gardens Photowalk, Kennett Square, Pennsylvania USA IMG 1254Canon PowerShot G11 CameraPhotograph by Roy KelleyRoy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
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Ages 50+ Online Programs, Montgomery County, May 10-12, 2022 Senior Planet Montgomery, a technology training program designed for County learners 50 and older, is offering free online classes that focus on how to thrive at home. Classes, which are offered live via video conference, enhance a wide variety of life skills. Classes for Seniors May 9-13 will include “Fitness Apps” and “Introduction to Social Media.”In addition to classes in English, two classes will be taught in Spanish, and one class will be taught in Mandarin. A variety of exercise classes also will be offered.During the fall and winter program quarters, more than 2,000 participants joined 201 virtual programs hosted by Senior Planet Montgomery. This spring, classes will cover how to use and host on Zoom, online basics, po...
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By Roy Kelley
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Book Recommendation: A Line to Kill by Anthony HorowitzI enjoyed reading A Line to Kill by novelist Anthony Horowitz and recommend it for your reading list. Click on the links to learn more about the author and this book.  Anthony Horowitz is one of the most prolific and successful writers working in the UK – and is unique for working across so many media. Anthony is a born polymath; juggling writing books, TV series, films, plays and journalism.Anthony has written over 40 books including the bestselling teen spy series Alex Rider, which he adapted into a movie that was released worldwide in 2006. The Alex Rider series is estimated to have sold 19 million copies worldwide. His highly anticipated novel, Oblivion, the epic conclusion to the Power of Five series, was published in October 2...
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By Roy Kelley
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‘Magic and Fantasy’ Will Be Celebrated May 13-15“Magic and Fantasy” will be celebrated as part of a special weekend of events hosted by Gaithersburg’s Arts on the Green May 13-15 at the Gaithersburg Arts Barn. A magician will challenge perceptions of reality, attendees can join the quest for the One Ring and should beware of Fluffy guarding the Philosopher’s Stone. The event will feature magician Adam Stone, kid-friendly music by Milkshake and showings of The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring and Harry Potter and the Sorcerers’ Stone with costume and trivia contests.The Arts Barn is located at 311 Kent Square Rd. in Gaithersburg. There are charges for the events that are part of the Magic and Fantasy weekend.The schedule of events for the weekend: Adam Stone, Magician. Frida...
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By Roy Kelley
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‘Bicycle Swag Bag’ Contest During May The Montgomery County Department of Transportation (MCDOT) is promoting this year’s Bike To Work Day with the return of the ‘Bicycle Swag Bag’ contest during the month of May. Through Saturday, May 28, bike riders are encouraged to post a picture of themselves enjoying their bike ride along any bike trail, path or bike lane in the County. For the contest, those photos posted on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram tagging @MCDOTNow along with the hashtag #MoCoBikes will be entered into that week's drawing for a ‘Swag Bag’ prize. Residents that do not use social media can email photos to commuter.services@montgomerycountymd.gov.“Bicycling is good for the health of our residents and our environment,” said County Executive Marc Elrich. “I encourage bicycling...
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By Roy Kelley
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Maryland Economic Development ‘Project of the Year’The new Marriott International Headquarters and Hotel in Downtown Bethesda was named “2022 Project of the Year” at the Maryland Economic Development Association (MEDA) Awards, a state-wide recognition of significant projects and programs that bring economic prosperity to Maryland. The Montgomery County Economic Development Corporation (MCEDC), with collaboration from the Maryland Department of Commerce, sponsored the Marriott HQ and Hotel nomination.As the world’s largest hotelier and the biggest private sector employer in Montgomery County, Marriott International will be moving into its new 785,000-square-foot, 22-story global corporate headquarters later this summer. In March, the adjacent 245-room, 12-story Marriott Bethesda Downtown...
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By Roy Kelley
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Spring Festival and Native Plant Sale, May 7, 2022  20th Annual Spring Festival and Native Plant SaleSaturday, May 7 from 10 a.m.-NoonCroydon Creek Nature Center Bring the entire family and enjoy the wonders of nature in an urban setting. Activities include woodland hikes, spring native plant sale, nature games/crafts and children’s entertainment. This is a City of Rockville, Maryland announcement. Clivia, Longwood Gardens, Kennett Square, Pennsylvania USA IMG 0995Canon PowerShot G11 CameraPhotograph by Roy KelleyRoy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
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By Roy Kelley
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Groundbreaking Ceremony Held for ‘Crossvines’ ProjectMontgomery County Executive Marc Elrich and County Council President Gabe Albornoz were among those joining the “Crossvines” development team, consisting of the Montgomery County Revenue Authority and lead developer Weller Development Company, on Thursday, April 28, to celebrate the start of construction of the new multi-purpose facility in Poolesville that will feature a custom grape-crushing facility, a casual bistro, a special events venue and a winery.The Crossvines, which is located on the Revenue Authority property that also hosts the Poolesville Golf Course, will create economic opportunities and investment in agricultural tourism and the emerging wine-making industry in the County. It will strongly support new avenues for econ...
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By Roy Kelley
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Free Food Distribution in Montgomery Village, May 6, 2022Don't miss this food distribution event by the @UpCountyHub tomorrow! For additional resources, visit  http://ow.ly/h49O50J0GnF This is a Montgomery County, Maryland announcement. Please share this information with families that may be food insecure.  Orchid, Longwood Gardens, Kennett Square, Pennsylvania USA IMG 1248Canon PowerShot G11 CameraPhotograph by Roy KelleyRoy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
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By Roy Kelley
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Kisco Donation to Gaithersburg's Benjamin Gaither CenterAt a Benjamin Gaither Center (BGC) Dancing to the Beat Party on April 28, Kisco Senior Living and its joint venture partners, Welltower® and SHA Capital Partners, presented a $50,000 donation that the Center will use for facility improvements and to expand culturally enriching programming. Kisco Senior Living broke ground last year on The Carnegie at Washingtonian Center, a seven-story community for independent living, assisted living and memory care residences. It will welcome residents in the spring of 2024. Read more here. From left to right: MJ Ritschel, chief investment officer at Kisco Senior Living, Council Member Lisa Henderson and Council Member Ryan Spiegel. Photo Credit: Kisco Senior LivingThis is a City of Gaithersburg,...
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Be Your Best Fest at Casey Community Center, Gaithersburg MD Be Your Best Fest, a free, family-friendly community event featuring performances, games, activities, crafts, giveaways, resources, and more, takes place at Casey Community Center on Saturday, May 7 from 1 to 3 p.m. Be Your Best celebrates everything that encourages us to live our best lives and be our best selves. Register for this free event hereThis is a City of Gaithersburg, Maryland announcement. Orchid, Longwood Gardens, Kennett Square, Pennsylvania USA IMG 1241Canon PowerShot G11 CameraPhotograph by Roy KelleyRoy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
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By Roy Kelley
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Active Aging Expo & Mont. Co. Commission on Aging ForumOlder Americans Month in Gaithersburg With an official proclamation, the Mayor and City Council designated May as “Older Americans Month.” The 2022 theme, "Age My Way,” encourages older adults and their communities to focus on aging in place and exploring the many ways older adults can remain and be involved in their communities.Celebrate Older Americans Month with our Active Aging Expo, a day filled with energy, educational talks, interactive demonstrations, and preventive screenings. It takes place on Thursday, May 5, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Activity Center at Bohrer Park. Our premiere sponsor is Asbury Methodist Village. This year the Expo will concurrently host a Montgomery County Commission on Aging Public Forum entitled, ...
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Gaithersburg's Bohrer Park Miniature Golf Course Opens May 7 Come play a round! The Miniature Golf Course opens for the season on Saturday, May 7, just in time for some Mother’s Day fun. Our challenging, beautifully landscaped course on the grounds of Bohrer Park at Summit Hall Farm is open weekends from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Daily hours start June 20. Check it out here. This is a City of Gaithersburg, Maryland announcement. Orchid, Longwood Gardens, Kennett Square, Pennsylvania USA IMG 1239Canon PowerShot G11 CameraPhotograph by Roy KelleyRoy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
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By Roy Kelley
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Book Recommendation: 1979 by Val McDermidDolores and enjoyed reading 1979 (2021), the latest novel by Scottish author Val McDermid. This is the first book in her new series featuring Allie Burns, an investigative reporter. Click on the links to learn more about the author and this book. Val McDermid has sold over 17 million books to date across the globe and has been translated into more than 40 languages.She is perhaps best known for her Wire in the Blood series, featuring clinical psychologist Dr Tony Hill and DCI Carol Jordan, which was adapted for television starring Robson Green and Hermione Norris. Her most recent TV series Traces aired in a BBC1 primetime slot in January of this year (2021), and a second series is currently in production, as is ITV’s adaptation of Karen Pirie, ba...
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By Roy Kelley
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Free Food Distribution in Gaithersburg, May 4, 2022The next food distribution event by the @UpCountyHub is TOMORROW! Learn more about resources available in Montgomery County, here: http://ow.ly/OPSb50IYqbVThis is a Montgomery County, Maryland announcement. Please share this information with families that may be food insecure.  Orchids, Longwood Gardens, Kennett Square, PA USA IMG 1236Canon PowerShot G11 CameraPhotograph by Roy KelleyRoy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
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By Roy Kelley
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Gaithersburg Storm Drain Art Contest Winners Storm drains in the Olde Towne area will soon be adorned with colorful and impactful messages about the importance of keeping trash out of our waterways and keeping our water clean and healthy. Six winners and five honorable mentions were announced in the G-PARC 2022 Storm Drain Art Contest. The painting is scheduled for late May. See the winning artwork and learn more about G-PARC and this art + environment initiative here. This is a City of Gaithersburg, Maryland announcement. Orchid, Longwood Gardens, Kennett Square, Pennsylvania USA IMG 1234Canon PowerShot G11 CameraPhotograph by Roy KelleyRoy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
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