Quince Orchard Library to Host 11th Annual Community Day - A magic show by Tom Lilly, arts and crafts, face painting, the U.S. Navy Band Woodwind Quintet and Master Gardeners are part of the family-oriented attractions of the 11th Annual Community Day to be held at the Quince Orchard Library, 15831 Quince Orchard Rd., Gaithersburg, on June 19 from 11 am to 3 pm. For more information go to: http://www.montgomerycountymd.gov/apps/News/press/PR_details.asp?PrID=6671
Foreclosures Tapped For Cheap Housing - Montgomery County, MD officials initiate a state-sponsored effort to convert foreclosed homes to affordable housing for low- to moderate-income families as part of the Obama administration's $3.9 billion Neighborhood Stabilization Program (NSP). For more information go to: http://www.hocmc.org/News/Newsroom/HousingAffairsLetternewsaboutHOCpurchaseofforeclosures.asp
Montgomery County Maryland Hiring Firefighter/Rescuer Recruits - Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service (MCFRS) is now accepting applications for the position of Firefighter/Rescuer I Recruit. Two separate recruit classes are anticipated; however both classes will be dependent on available funding. Recruit Class „A‰ is open to applicants with no previous experience or training. Recruit Class „B‰ is open to applicants that possess a specific level of training at the time of application. For more information go to: http://mcfrs.blogspot.com/2010/06/montgomery-county-maryland-hiring.html
Quality of Life Committee Meeting - The Western Montgomery County Citizens Advisory Board‚s Quality of Life Committee will meet on Friday, June 18, 2010, 9:00 am at the Bethesda-Chevy Chase Regional Services Center, 4805 Edgemoor Lane, Bethesda, MD. Topics include: Senior Services at the Bethesda-Chevy Chase Regional Services Center and the Youth Advisory Committee. If you have questions or need special accommodations contact Debra Atkins at 240-777-8200 or email her at firstname.lastname@example.org
Peeping Tom Incidents in North Bethesda - Montgomery County Police 2nd District detectives are investigating „peeping tom‰ incidents that have occurred in North Bethesda. Since April 26, 2010, there have been four reports of „peeping tom‰ activity at residential apartments which all involve a similarly described black male suspect, in his 30‚s or 40‚s. One other incident may be related, but the suspect fled before his intentions were clear. The incidents have occurred at night and during early morning hours. For more information go to: http://www.montgomerycountymd.gov/Apps/Police/News/NA_details.asp?NaID=5498
MCPL - Help us plan library programming. To participate in a short online survey go to: http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/6F7RX8S
The Master Gardener Plant Clinics are Back!
Dates: Saturdays, April - Sept, 2010. Time:10:00 AM
The Master Gardeners from Montgomery County Cooperative Extension will offer their highly popular plant clinic at the Davis Library, Saturdays, April through Sept between the hours of 10:00 am and 1:00 pm. Bring your ailing plants or any other gardening questions for expert advice. Free. No registration required.
Dates: Once per month between April - Sept 2010. Time:10:00 AM
The Master Gardeners from Montgomery County Cooperative Extension will offer their highly popular plant clinic at the Twinbrook Library, once per month from April through Sept between the hours of 10:00 am and 1:00 pm. Bring your ailing plants or any other gardening questions for expert advice. Free. No registration required.
Dates: Wednesdays, May - Sept 2010. Time:7:00 PM
The Master Gardeners from Montgomery County Cooperative Extension will offer their highly popular plant clinic at the Germantown Library, Wednesday evenings May through Sept between the hours of 7:00 pm and 8:30 pm. Bring your ailing plants or any other gardening questions for expert advice. Free. No registration required.
MCPS Has Seven Schools in Newsweek's Top 100 List - Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) has seven schools on Newsweek's list of the top 100 public high schools in the nation˜the most by one district. For more information go to: http://www.montgomeryschoolsmd.org/press/index.aspx?page=showrelease&id=2783
Rockville Science Center, Energy Savings and Reduced Environmental Impact - As part of the MC's Green Routine, the new Rockville Campus Student Services Center (scheduled to open in fall 2011) is being submitted for Gold certification under the U.S. Green Building Council's Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design(LEED) Rating System. For more information go to: http://insidemc.montgomerycollege.edu/showStory.php?id=20017
Bethesda Fresh Farm Market ˆ On Saturdays, June 19 - October 30 from 9am - 1pm, Norfolk Avenue between Fairmont & St. Elmo Aves. For more information go to: http://www.bethesda.org/bethesda/farmers-market
Public Comment Period Remains Open for Master Plan Elements Through June 16 - The City of Rockville invites comments on the proposed changes to the Master Plan for the City. Comment should focus on the addition of two new state-required elements: the Municipal Growth Element and Water Resource Element. For more information go to: http://www.rockvillemd.gov/news/2010/06-june/06-11-10b.html
Habitat for Humanity Homeowner Information Session - Learn about the Habitat homeownership model, requirements for purchasing a home, the selection process, selection criteria, etc. Will be held on June 16th from 6:30-8:30 pm at Habitat for Humanity, 9110 Gaither Road Gaithersburg, MD. For more information go to http://www.habitat-mc.org/homeownership/ or call(301) 990-0014 x26.
Western Montgomery County Citizens Advisory Board Meeting - The Western Montgomery County Citizens Advisory Board will meet on Monday June 21, 7:00 pm at the Bethesda-Chevy Chase Regional Services Center, 4805 Edgemoor Lane, Bethesda, 2nd floor. Guest speakers include Councilmembers Roger Berliner and Duchy Trachtenberg. Call Debra Atkins at 240-777-8200, if you have questions or need further information.
Catch a Movie on the Square - Movies on the Square kicks off Wednesday, June 16, with the showing of "Julie & Julia" at 8:45 pm in Rockville Town Square. Bring the family to enjoy a free outdoor movie.
2010 Brain Health Week - Join us for Brain Health Week‚s fun-filled events and activities promoting brain health awareness, education, and healthy lifestyles. Many events are free to the public; and with a majority of the activities taking place at Washingtonian Center and RIO, 9811 Washingtonian Blvd, Gaithersburg, MD. Area employers are encouraged to promote the activities amongst their staff on Sunday, June 20th through Friday, June 25th, 2010. For more information go to: http://alznca.kintera.org/faf/home/default.asp?ievent=340120