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Opera Comes to Kentlands Mansion Beginning this month, Kentlands Mansion hosts “First Mondays: A Cultural Collective Concert Series” presented by The American Center for Puccini Studies (ACPS). Kay Krekow, acclaimed soprano, narrator and accompanist, celebrates women’s history with “She Is…

Therapy Dogs Unleash Young Readers

Photo | Sharon Allen Gilder

Nine-year-old Luke Pratt reads to Goldendoodle Gracie at the Quince Orchard Library.

Canine tutors from National Capital Therapy Dogs, Inc. (NCTD) were at work at the Quince Orchard Library on Feb. 11, bringing new meaning to the expression “dog-eared” as the animals listened to stories read aloud to them by school-age children.…

Arts & Entertainment

‘Third Annual Art League of Germantown (ALOG) Exhibit’ Through March 20; call 301.258.6425 for viewing hours, Kentlands Mansion This exhibit features art in many media by members of ALOG. www.gaithersburgmd.gov Read to a Dog March 3, 10 and 17, 7-8:30…

Spring Brings Thoughts of Home Maintenance

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Taking care of your lawn in spring will bring rewards all summer long.

After a long, wet winter, homes need a little TLC. Spring is the perfect time to repair and refresh your home—inside and out. Here’s a checklist of spring home maintenance tasks, courtesy of Lowe’s. Indoor tasks: Test smoke and carbon…

Of Dogs, Dreams and Film

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Washingtonian Woods resident Marc Wilcox recently established 4 Pooches Pet Care & Apparel.

This is a tail in three parts. It is a walk in the park, a diversified business plan, a hopeful Hollywood hit. Meet Marc Wilcox, erstwhile downtown DC banker who left the field a year ago to pursue his dreams.…

Jason Green to Speak on QO Project

Photo | Christine Darton-Henrichsen, potshots by Christine

Visit the Gaithersburg Community Museum Feb. 21 to learn more about the history and future of the Pleasant View Historical Site, located on Darnestown Road.

QO alumnus and community force Jason Green (QOHS ‘99) will speak Feb. 21, 3 p.m. as part of the Gaithersburg Community Museum After Hours Speaker Series about the progress of the Quince Orchard Project and the Six-to-Fix program of Preservation…

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Young Artist Award Winners Announced The winners of the 13th Annual Young Artist Award will be presented in concert at the Gaithersburg Arts Barn on Friday, March 11 at 7:30 p.m. Sponsored by the City of Gaithersburg and the Kentlands Community Foundation, the…

Arts & Entertainment

‘A Grand Night for Singing’ Through Feb. 27, Fridays & Saturdays at 8 p.m. (additional 2 p.m. matinee on Feb. 20), Sundays at 2 p.m., Arts Barn In partnership with Montgomery Playhouse, Arts on the Green presents “A Grand Night…