Author: Pam Schipper

Incumbents Win Reelection

Gaithersburg City Council incumbents Neil Harris, Ryan Spiegel and Robert T. Wu won reelection to the City Council on Nov. 5 in an election that first appeared uncontested but was enlivened late in the campaign season with the addition of…

A&E Briefs

Baltimore Watercolor Society Nov. 15-Jan. 13; Artists Reception Dec. 11, 7 p.m., Kentlands Mansion A juried exhibition from one of America’s oldest watercolor organizations. ‘Figuratively Speaking’ Through Nov. 18, Arts Barn This exhibit celebrates the human figure with works by…

The Park Pages

Photos | Fran Gianaris Scary and sweet, Quince Orchard Park’s youth competed for prizes for best costumes and enjoyed pizza, cake and treat bags with their families. This year’s Halloween Party, held on Oct. 26 at the Quince Orchard Park Clubhouse, was sponsored by Re/Max Metropolitan Realty. A screening of the original “Ghostbusters” (1984) followed the party in the clubhouse parking lot.

Your Input Needed on School Bus Overcrowding The Quince Orchard Park Board has created a survey to gather information on school bus overcrowding on MCPS buses that serve our community. This information will be used when the Board communicates with…

Around Town

Kentlands Downtown Update Planned The Kentlands Business Owners Facebook group, now managed by Joshua Levine of Capitol Benefits, is holding a happy hour and downtown update at Sin & Grin, 353 Main St., on Tuesday, Nov. 12 at 4 p.m.…

Arts & Entertainment Briefs

Olney Art Association Exhibition Through Nov. 12, Kentlands Mansion This group is returning for their third year at the Kentlands Mansion with a juried exhibit. ‘Figuratively Speaking’ Through Nov. 18, Arts Barn This exhibit celebrates the human figure with works…

Shop Talk

Kentlands Fall Festival a Success The second annual Kentlands Fall Festival hosted by Bella Ballet brought close to 1,000 people out on Oct. 5 to enjoy fall treats, face painting, moon bounce and more on the lawn of the Kentlands…

Around Town

Spooktacular Fun Planned Long & Foster’s Spooky House returns to 189 Kentlands Boulevard on Wednesday, Oct. 30, 3 to 5 p.m. All are invited for pumpkin painting, games, trick or treating and more. Then on Halloween, 3 to 6 p.m.,…

City Scene

Proposed FCC Small Cell Regs Could Supersede City Regs Public comment is needed on proposed FCC regulations that would allow placement, installation & configuration of small cell structures regardless of local concealment standards. The FCC is seeking public comment on…

Around Town

Arts Barn Reopens With Celebratory Drum Circle Following several weeks of closure while the roof and HVAC system were replaced, the Arts Barn reopens to the public with a celebratory drum circle on Sunday, Oct. 6, 4 to 5 p.m.…