Author: Town Courier Admin

Chanukah Fire Truck Parade Returns for 16th Year

The Chanukah Fire Truck Parade made its fourth stop in Kentlands Market Square on Monday, Dec. 23, bringing live music and singing, fire jugglers and the Rockville Volunteer Fire Department fire truck decorated with a four-foot menorah. This local Chanukah…

Lady Cougars Making a Name for Themselves

Photo | Madison Hunt QO Girls Basketball is one to keep an eye on with (L to R, back) Captain Paige McNeal, Junior Captain Alex Boggs and (front) Captain Makayla Wright.

Holding a 5-4 record so far, 2-1 in their division, the Quince Orchard Lady Cougars basketball team, coached by Bobby Bishop and led by Senior Captains Paige McNeal and Makayla Wright, along with Junior Captain Alex Boggs, have high expectations…

A&E Briefs

Metro Washington Chapter of the Colored Pencil Society of America: ‘Life in Color’ Through Jan. 27, Arts Barn This juried exhibit features colored pencil artists living and working in the DC metro area. ‘Let’s Dance & Inner Visions’ Jan. 17-March…

Around Town

Photo | Alex Stavitsky-Zeineddin (L to R) Gaithersburg City Councilmembers Neil Harris and Mike Sesma, Mayor Jud Ashman, Quince Orchard High Principal Beth Thomas and QO Athletic Director Jeff Rabberman participated in the Dec. 4 Kentlands Holiday Tree & Menorah Lighting in Market Square.

GBF Launches Community-Wide Read Gaithersburg native Jeanine Cummins’ new book, “American Dirt,” will be published Jan. 21, and the Gaithersburg Book Festival (GBF) invites the entire community to participate in a first-ever “Gaithersburg Reads.” This immigrant tale, while fictional, is…

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Bella Ballet Named Small Business of the Year Bella Ballet, 347 Kentlands Boulevard, received the 13th Annual Small Business of the Year Award (SBY) on Dec. 5 at the Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) Annual Celebration Dinner & Awards Ceremony.…

A&E Briefs

Winter Lights Festival Through Dec. 31; 6-9 p.m. Mon.-Thurs., 6-10 p.m. Fri. & Sat.; closed Dec. 25, Seneca Creek State Park Take a 3.5-mile drive through more than 450 illuminated displays. Admission is $12-$20. Kentlands Christmas Light Show Created by…

The Park Pages

Brownies Donate to Little Library Three Scout troops meet each month in the QOP Clubhouse. All are working on community projects to give back to our neighborhood. Brownie Troop 33035 donated books Nov. 18 to QOP’s new Little Free Library,…

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Burtons Grill & Bar Coming to Market Square Burtons Grill & Bar is anticipated to open in Kentlands Market Square during the fourth quarter of 2020, according to Kimco, owners of the center. Burtons will occupy a 5,000-square foot corner…

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Arts Barn Hosts 15 Artists on Small Business Saturday The Nov. 30 Holiday Bazaar at the Arts Barn featured 15 local artists who offered unique gifts, jewelry, prints, pottery, candles and more. If you missed the Holiday Bazaar, you can…

A&E Briefs

Baltimore Watercolor Society Through Jan. 13; Artists Reception Dec. 11, 7 p.m., Kentlands Mansion A juried exhibition from one of America’s oldest watercolor organizations. ‘The Best Christmas Pageant Ever’ In partnership with Kensington Arts Theatre Through Dec. 15, 7:30 p.m.…