Community

Arts & Entertainment

Fantasy, Comedy Combine in ‘Medieval Story Land’ In partnership with Red Knight Productions, the Arts Barn presents “Medieval Story Land,” a fast-paced, action-packed comedy adventure that parodies the fantasy genre. Featuring furious swordplay, trolls, knights and wizards, the show runs…

KDP, City Plan Oktoberfest Expansion

At the latest in a series of meetings regarding the newly expanded Oktoberfest in Kentlands, city of Gaithersburg staffers met with members of the Kentlands Downtown Partnership (KDP) on July 24 to provide an update on plans and receive additional…

Seeing Double : Twins Are on the Rise

Photo | Submitted
Eleven-year-old twins Alexandra and Zachary Kramer have lived in Lakelands since they were born.

Most residents agree, the Kentlands and Lakelands communities are great for raising kids. Well-regarded schools are close by, playgrounds and green spaces are plentiful, and older kids can easily walk to the movie theatre or a restaurant with their friends.…

SHA Plans Signage Upgrades for Lakelands Entrance

The State Highway Administration (SHA) will improve signage along Great Seneca Highway near Lakelands Drive in response to a fatal accident that occurred at that intersection last September, SHA Media Relations Manager David Buck said July 18. However, after completing…

Summer Entertainment Guide

The Main Street Music Festival Aug. 1 — The Nighthawks: Legends of Blues and Roots Rock Aug. 8 — Damon Foreman and Blue Funk: Smooth R&B and Funk Music is from 6:30 – 9 p.m. on Thursday nights at the…

Around Town

Kentlands/Lakelands 5K Contest Winner Named Kentlands resident and Rachel Carson Elementary School fourth grader Emma Hinckley is the winner of the t-shirt design contest for the 20th Anniversary of the Kentlands/Lakelands 5K Run/Walk and Kids’ Fun Runs, which will take…

Community-Wide Ride Promotes Biking

On July 14, bikers took to the streets of the community for a 1.5 mile bike ride from the Lakelands Park Pavilion to SPAGnVOLA in Kentlands Downtown. The ride was organized by Bike Kentlands Lakelands, a group started by avid…

Firehouse Renovation Underway

  The Kentlands Firehouse has been a rustic relic in the Kentlands community since its construction in 1959-1961. On May 3, the Firehouse found new life when its ownership was transferred from the city of Gaithersburg to Jackie and Alexander…

At Home on the Job

Living in a planned community has many obvious benefits. The walkability, a sense of neighborliness and activities for the whole family are but a few that come to mind. In addition, many teen residents are finding an unexpected benefit —…

Summer Entertainment Guide

Get out and enjoy summer with free outdoor entertainment in your community! Here’s what’s happening nearby during the next couple of weeks. The Main Street Music Festival: July 18 — The United States Navy Commodores: Big band swing! July 25…