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Autism Awareness Glow Walk Fun Run

April 26, 2017

Autism Awareness Glow Walk Fun Run

April is Autism Awareness and Acceptance Month. Montgomery Parks invites families to celebrate National Autism Awareness Month by participating in its Glow Walk & Fun Run at Wheaton Regional Park on Friday, April 28, 2017 from 6:30 p.m. – 9 p.m.

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Take a Walk Through History: Woodlawn Manor Cultural Park

March 30, 2017

Take a Walk Through History: Woodlawn Manor Cultural Park

Nestled in Montgomery County is a historic treasure – Woodlawn Manor Cultural Park. With newly installed Woodlawn Museum exhibits located in the historic Stone Barn and Carriage House, the park provides historical interpretations of Woodlawn Manor, its outbuildings, and the popular Underground Railroad Experience Trail.

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Celebrate Earth Month in Montgomery Parks

March 27, 2017

Celebrate Earth Month in Montgomery Parks

Montgomery Parks is celebrating Earth Month with a wide variety of fun, family-friendly activities. From cleanups to tree plantings and scavenger hunts, there are plenty of opportunities to get involved.

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Woodlawn Museum Hosting Hidden Treasures Appraisals

March 2, 2017

Woodlawn Museum Hosting Hidden Treasures Appraisals

Montgomery Parks is hosting a free appraisal event at Woodlawn Manor Cultural Park’s Woodlawn Museum in Sandy Spring. The Hidden Treasures Appraisals event will take place on March 25 and 26 inside the historic Woodlawn Manor house.

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New Deal-Era Cabin in Kensington to be Revitalized with Support from The Cupid Foundation Inc.

February 23, 2017

New Deal-Era Cabin in Kensington to be Revitalized with Support from The Cupid Foundation Inc.

A donation of $150,000 from the Cupid Foundation will assist with the rehabilitation of the historic Kensington Cabin. The log cabin – initiated under the New Deal – will both retain its Kensington Cabin name and be dedicated as the Mayor Jayne H. Plank Kensington Cabin.

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A Valentine’s Day Wedding at Montgomery Parks

February 14, 2017

A Valentine’s Day Wedding at Montgomery Parks

It was no ordinary Valentine’s Day for Diana and Alex. At sunrise, the happy couple said their “I Dos” at Brookside Gardens. In the brisk, still morning on Gude Island, excitement and laughter echoed across the frosty water as about 30 family members and close friends warmed the Japanese Tea House Pavilion.

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MLK National Day of Service Draws Hundreds of Volunteers to Montgomery Parks

January 26, 2017

MLK National Day of Service Draws Hundreds of Volunteers to Montgomery Parks

From January 14-16, hundreds of volunteers participated in park and stream cleanups and Weed Warrior events around the county as part of the annual MLK National Day of Service. During MLK weekend, 480 volunteers took part in park and stream cleanups at 11 sites throughout the park system and removed nearly 20,000 pounds of litter, about 1/3 of which was recycled.

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Montgomery Parks Set to Host Volunteer Events for 2017 MLK Day of Service  

January 4, 2017

Montgomery Parks Set to Host Volunteer Events for 2017 MLK Day of Service  

Volunteers in Montgomery Parks will join thousands of people across the country honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy of service by making MLK Day a day on and not a day off. Montgomery Parks is set to host multiple volunteer events January 14-16, 2017 in conjunction with the MLK National Day of Service.

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Partner Spotlight: Q&A with Trish Heffelfinger of Maryland SoccerPlex

January 3, 2017

Partner Spotlight: Q&A with Trish Heffelfinger of Maryland SoccerPlex

Maryland SoccerPlex, one of Montgomery Parks’ partners, is a world-class soccer facility located in South Germantown Recreational Park. Trish Heffelfinger, Executive Director of SoccerPlex, took a moment out of her busy day to share her vision for the facility and describe its role in the community.

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Montgomery Parks Announces Seasonal Park Closures for Annual Winter Park Police-Based Sharpshooting Deer Population Management Operations

December 14, 2016

Montgomery Parks Announces Seasonal Park Closures for Annual Winter Park Police-Based Sharpshooting Deer Population Management Operations

Montgomery Parks will continue its deer management operations through the winter. A selection of parks will be closed from 6 p.m. – 6 a.m. (parks are not regularly open during these times) when hunts are taking place.

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