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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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Montgomery Parks Celebrates Black History Month

January 31, 2017

Montgomery Parks Celebrates Black History Month

Montgomery Parks will celebrate Black History Month during the last weekend in February with free, educational events that highlight the stories, struggles, and successes of African Americans.

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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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Lights, Camera, Skate! Wheaton’s Popular Theatre On Ice Sets The Stage

January 17, 2017

Lights, Camera, Skate! Wheaton’s Popular Theatre On Ice Sets The Stage

The growing popularity of Theatre on Ice has hit Montgomery Parks. For an enthusiastic group of skaters, aged as young as 5 to those in their 60s, the Wheaton Ice Theatre Team combines a love for the ice and a love for theater. And, all skating abilities are welcome!

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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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