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The new QOP Clubhouse fitness room is much bigger! You can check it out mid-March when it opens.

QOP NEWS Get Pumped! Fitness Room to Reopen Mid-March On a cold day in mid-February, the Quince Orchard Park Clubhouse renovation was nearing completion. Talk centered around hardware for the new exterior doors, where to mount the exterior key fob…

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The Quince Orchard Park Clubhouse expansion is nearing completion. Ultra Company has been re-shingling the roof,
closing in walls and working on the interior of the clubhouse building in preparation for its Feb. 28 re-opening.

QOP NEWS Andrea Phipps Retires From Board Longtime QOP resident Andrea Phipps retired from the Quince Orchard Park Board at the end of 2016. Board members and the management company would like to thank her for her countless hours and…

Timeless and Timely ‘Twelve Angry Men’ Opens

Photo |Joey Rushfield

The 12 jurors in Sandy Spring Theatre Group’s production of “Twelve Angry Men” are played by Scott D’Vileskis, Stephen Swift, Micky Goldstein, Daniel Santiago, Stan Rosen, Marc Rehr, Omar LaTiri, Rob Mostow, Bob Schwartz, Phil Kibak, Jason Damaso and Jim Kitterman.

By Peggy McEwan This article was originally published by CultureSpotMC.com. It’s a classic play more than 60 years old, but Sandy Spring Theatre Group (SSTG) opens a new production of Reginald Rose’s noir courtroom drama “Twelve Angry Men” at the…

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QOP NEWS Quince Orchard Park Shines With Holiday Cheer Just before Christmas, the QOP Board selected this year’s winners of the annual Holiday Home Decorating Contest. They are 736 Summer Walk Drive (first place), 334 Winter Walk Drive (second place),…

Permit Required to Use Main Street Pavilion and Park

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This “Permit Required for Organized Programs and Activities” sign was recently posted at the Main Street Pavilion and Park.

Denise Kayser, the City of Gaithersburg Arts and Events division chief, explained the need for new signs erected at the Main Street Pavilion and Park in an email to The Town Courier. “Privately organized activities held in City parks require…

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QOP NEWS Color Me Wonderful The Quince Orchard Clubhouse renovation continues. Roof trusses should arrive near the end of the year. Upon arrival, they will be measured in place and roofing will begin. In the meantime, colors for the exterior…

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Photo | Mac Kennedy

Quince Orchard Park ponds offer a peaceful respite.

QOP NEWS Fish Are Our Friends An important measure of a pond’s health is the fish and other wildlife it supports. In Quince Orchard Park, our mature ponds are rich with fish. They are oases for residents and wildlife alike…

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QOP NEWS Status of Pond 1 Fountain The fountain at Pond 1 off Winter Walk Drive is not working because an impeller inside the motor has malfunctioned. The Board will discuss fixing or replacing the fountain at its Nov. 1…