Community

KCA Proposes Resolution on Retaining Wall

Almost three months ago, the Kentlands Citizens Assembly (KCA) asked the City of Gaithersburg to fund $900K of the Quince Orchard retaining wall remediation, citing imminent public health and safety risk. Avon Construction, which recently completed emergency repair and remediation…

Oktoberfest Celebrates Community

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The Alt-Washingtonia Bavarian dancers return again this year to Oktoberfest at the Kentlands on Sunday, Oct. 11.

Last October, Condé Nast Traveler included Oktoberfest at the Kentlands in its “10 Oktoberfests to Visit If You Can’t Make It to Munich.” This September, in the updated and reprinted article, Kentlands’ Oktoberfest is highlighted for how it “stretches across…

Around Town

Kentlands Acoustic Jam Moves to Music On Saturday, Sept. 26, the Kentlands Acoustic Jam played Wolf Trap for a second time. The group’s performance was part of the fourth annual “Let’s Move with Music at Wolf Trap!” The free, annual…

A Poignant Animal Welfare League Cat Tale

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When 23-year-old Kristopher met Trinity, an affectionate feline at the Animal Welfare League of Montgomery County, the cat adopted him.

“‘This human is under my care now,’ the cat says to the world.” —Thomas Bennett on Jackson Galaxy’s Facebook Page A poignant Animal Welfare League of Montgomery County (AWLMC) adoption story features a cat named Trinity and Kristopher, a 23-year-old…

Manhattan Short Returns

Photo | Philip Robertson

For the first time, Kosovo is represented at the Manhattan Short Film Festival. “Shok,” directed by Jamie Donoughue, is about two boys fighting to survive during the Kosovo War.

Expanding this year to two days and four showings, the popular Manhattan Short Film Festival returns to the Paragon Theaters in Kentlands. The program, showing on Sept. 27 and Oct. 1 at 4 and 7 p.m., consists of 10 short…

Arts & Entertainment

Main Street Farmers Market Oct. 3 & 10, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Main Street Pavilion Products available for purchase include a vast assortment of fruits and vegetables, jams and jellies, various herbs, cut flowers, and potted plants, baked goods, dog treats,…