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Correction – June 30 Issue

In the June 30 issue of the Courier, two errors ran in the article “Find Your New Beginning With Retirement Coach Fran Randolph.” Fran Randolph attended the Coaches Training Institute, where she earned a Certified Professional Co-Active Coach®  (CPCC) certification from…

Photos | Pam Schipper

Patriotism and community spirit was on display at the QOP Independence Day celebration.

QOP NEWS Community’s Annual Independence Day Celebration Shines On a beautifully sunny, if humid, Saturday, July 1, Quince Orchard Park residents turned out in force to celebrate patriotism and community spirit. After brief remarks by City Council Vice President Neil…

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Park Pages Paint Color Chart

QOP NEWS Easy Paint Color Selection Thinking of refreshing the exterior of your home? Just refer to Quince Orchard Park’s list of approved colors, including manufacturer, before you paint and take this information to the paint store. It is important…

Photo | Pam Schipper

An irrigation system around the clubhouse was installed May 31. The Board is considering new landscape design concepts for the clubhouse.

QOP NEWS QOP Independence Day Celebration Planned The community’s annual Independence Day parade and celebration is planned for Saturday, July 1. Following a parade that will include city officials, residents are invited to a cookout and party at the clubhouse.…

Gaithersburg Gets Pop-Up Poets’ Place

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Quince Orchard Park resident and poet Lucinda Marshall has organized a poetry reading for the Gaithersburg community at Chesapeake Framing and Art Gallery in Downtown Crown.

This article was originally published by CultureSpotMC.com. By Lisa Cline A different kind of imagery will fill a Downtown Crown art gallery on Sunday, June 11. This first-ever poetry reading and open mic at the Gaithersburg community’s Chesapeake Framing and…

Summer in the City

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The first-ever SummerFest on July 1 at Bohrer Park will bring together the best of two popular city events—Celebrate! Gaithersburg and the city’s annual fireworks spectacular.

School is out June 16. The joy of finishing the school year can be followed rather quickly by boredom—but not in this city! There are lots of ways to fill your summer with fun and learning right here in Gaithersburg.…

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Photo | Mac Kennedy

The Quince Orchard Park pool is open and awaiting visitors! Until school lets out, pool hours are 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Friday, and 10 a.m.to 9 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday.

QOP NEWS Make a Splash This Summer The opening of the pool on Memorial Day weekend was a splashing success—and the fun will continue all summer long. Look for this exciting series of social events: Float Days. Bring your floats…

Your Views

Kentlands Hero Remembered Kentlands lost one of its unsung heroes Thursday, April 27. John Carman was the president of Rodgers Consulting who did the civil engineering work for Kentlands and Lakelands. Before New Urbanism was called New Urbanism, John’s staff…

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Asphalt and concrete repairs and sealcoating on all common area parking spaces and alleys in Quince Orchard Park were completed May 9.

QOP NEWS Get Ready to Dive Into Fun! The opening of the pool on Saturday, May 27 at 10 a.m. kicks off a summer of fun in Quince Orchard Park. Look for this exciting series of social events at the…