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QUINCE ORCHARD PARK 2017 ASPHALT AND CONCRETE REPAIR SCHEDULE Asphalt and concrete repairs and sealcoating will be completed on all common area parking spaces and alleys in Quince Orchard Park beginning on Monday, April 17. No work will be completed…

Police Blotter

Resident Charged With Impersonating Police Officer Detectives from the Montgomery County Police Department – Major Crimes Division have arrested and charged Itai Ozderman, age 35, of the 100 block of Elmira Lane in Gaithersburg, with impersonating a police officer and…

The QOP Park Pages

Photo | Mac Kennedy

Before the late winter snowstorm, cherry blossoms were blooming in Quince Orchard Park.

QOP NEWS Clubhouse Opening Delayed The Quince Orchard Park Clubhouse opening has been delayed until the end of the month because of additional work needed for the sprinkler system. When this is complete, an occupancy permit will be issued. Flooring…

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Photo |Mac Kennedy

Come see the beautifully renovated QOP Clubhouse! Fitness room access will not be possible until new flooring arrives and is installed, sometime in mid-March.

QOP NEWS Clubhouse Fitness Room Gets New Equipment The Board approved a contract with Corporate Fitness Works for supply and maintenance of new equipment for the expanded fitness room. Equipment, which includes rowing machines and weight equipment, was selected based…

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Photo | Mac Kennedy

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…

School-Based Camps Offer Experiential Learning

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Barnesville Counselor Kyle Grimm, who teaches music at Urbana Elementary School, poses for a “selfie” with his campers.

Learning doesn’t stop that day in June when kids run screaming through the halls to jump into summer. It just moves in different directions. This is especially true at area private schools that use their beautiful campuses and facilities to…

The Park Pages

Photo | Pam Schipper

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 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…

The Park Pages

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

Photo | Mac Kennedy

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…