Community

Lazy, Hazy Days

Kentlands residents biked and walked down Tschiffely Square Road as part of their parade.

Summer is in full swing, so it’s time to get out into the community! Sure, there are lots of events, festivals, concerts, etc. to enjoy in Washington, D.C., but why go so far afield? The city of Gaithersburg and our…

Free July Entertainment

The Main Street Music Festival July 4 — No show; go enjoy the fireworks! July 11 — Ruthie and The Wranglers: Rockin’ American Roots Music July 18 — The United States Navy Commodores: Big band swing! Music is from 6:30…

KCF Meeting Celebrates Progress

The Kentlands Community Foundation (KCF) held its annual meeting at the Kentlands Clubhouse on June 20, taking the opportunity to discuss and reflect upon the progress of the organization over the past year, as well as to recognize those whose…

Bears, Bears, Everywhere!

Black bears have been spotted throughout the area over the past few weeks, including in Kentlands and Lakelands. Most recently, the Washington Humane Society oversaw the capture and relocation of a bear roaming through Northwest Washington, D.C., on June 26.…

Making the Senior Connection

Every day, volunteers for Senior Connection, a local nonprofit, help drive the elderly who are need of transport and other assistance to doctors’ appointments, therapy visits, and even grocery trips throughout Montgomery County. Senior Connection was founded when the Seniors’…

Plans Underway for New Lakelands Park Field

A June 10 city of Gaithersburg work session on the progress of an artificial turf soccer field planned for 1.5 acres of Lakelands Park generated much discussion and many questions. Construction is anticipated to begin this fall on the 60-by-120-yard…

Swimming for a Cause

Local swim teams have hit a stroke of genius by incorporating a fundraising swim-a-thon into a daily practice session, putting all those laps to good use. The Kentlands Kingfish work with the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society (LLS), a cause that…

Nora Palka: Destined to Perform

At the age of 5, most children concern themselves with determining which snack to trade at lunchtime. Nora Palka, however, had already determined her destiny: to become an actress and singer. “I like to say that I was sort of…