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Photos | Pam Schipper This year, QOP’s National Night Out headed indoors to the clubhouse. Multiple downpours did not dampen community spirit, and residents enjoyed MetroTech Bomb Unit robot demonstrations once the rains cleared.

National Night Out Makes a Splash Despite waves of rain and some thunder, National Night Out (NNO) in Quince Orchard Park on Aug. 6 was a success thanks to Robert Cassels, who has organized QOP’s NNO for six years, local…

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National Night Out This Tuesday Quince Orchard Park’s National Night Out, organized by QOP resident Robert Cassels, returns on Aug. 6, 6 to 9 p.m. at the QOP Clubhouse. Come out to visit with local law enforcement, including Montgomery County…

The Kentlands Kingfish Turn 25

Photo | Phil Fabrizio, PhotoLoaf Dayna Ingrassia designed a 25th Anniversary Kentlands Kingfish float for the Kentlands Fourth of July parade.

It has been a special swim season for the Kentlands Kingfish as the organization celebrates its 25th anniversary this summer. Diane Dorney, former publisher of The Town Courier newspapers, founded the team along with Richard Swerdlow in 1994. Dorney cherishes…

A Party Fit for a ‘King’ Fish

Photo | Eileen Dougherty Kingfish alumni returned for the 25th anniversary party on June 1. Pictured are (top, L to R) Geoff Moores, Nick Hurson, Alex Moores, Sam Williams, Robert Sklodowski, Ryan Dougherty, Conor O’Brien, Jamie Schlichting, Cameron Shiner and Gregg Hurson; (bottom, L to R) Alex Cantrell, Annelise Cantrell, Maddie Dahut, Megan Dougherty, Dana Simcox, Ward Simcox, Chessie Dahut, Annarose Kennedy and Laura Luteran.

When parents Sooky McFadden and Britt Schwendinger heard that the 25th anniversary of the Kingfish was fast approaching, they joined together to throw a celebration for a squad that had given their families so much joy. “Our goal was to…

Park Pages

Mark Your Calendars for National Night Out Quince Orchard Park’s National Night Out, organized by QOP resident Robert Cassels, returns on Aug. 6, 6 to 9 p.m. at the QOP Clubhouse. Come out to visit with local law enforcement, including…

Arts and Entertainment Briefs

‘Water’ Gallery Exhibition Through July 14 • Arts Barn See paintings, mixed media, photography and glass. Gaithersburg Fine Arts Association 33rd Annual Juried Exhibition Through July 17 • Kentlands Mansion See the work of Gaithersburg Fine Arts Association members in…

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Julia Sloan and Maya Giro are enjoying their summer lifeguarding and being social with poolgoers at the Quince Orchard Park pool. Photo | Pam Schipper

The annual Summer Festival is this Saturday! Come to the QOP Clubhouse on July 6, noon to 2 p.m. for a parade, face painting, a big foam pit and a giant blow-up water slide. To keep you moving, we’ll have…

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QOP residents enjoy a Movie Night screening of “Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse.”

Best Bets for Shutter, Window Replacements Does the thought of replacing your shutters make you shudder? You’re not alone. As the community has aged, finding replacement shutters has gotten more difficult. These days, you can find the best match at…