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Oktoberfest 2015 Brings Record Attendance

Photo |Pam Schipper

Main Street was busy with Birds of Chicago.

Blue skies and balmy temps drew record crowds to this year’s Oktoberfest. Michele Potter, City of Gaithersburg director of Parks, Recreation and Culture, said that an estimated 35,000 people attended on Sunday, Oct. 11, some 5,000 more than attended Oktoberfest…

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K25 and KCA Scare Up Winners for Halloween On Thursday, Oct. 29, judges Nancy Millman, Lynn Wazeter, Stasi Burke, Rachel Ringold and Tina Campbell bestowed five awards in the K25 and KCA Halloween House Decorating Contest. The Perrell family, 104…

Fashionable Fun & Creativity at PEAS

Photo | Sharon Allen Gilder

Positive Energy Art Studio (PEAS) students learned fashion illustration from instructor Teri Artino and special guest, designer Marti Horwitz. (L to r) They are Marti Horwitz, Natalie Washo, Luca Devito, Hannah Johnson, Emmie Tavel, Elesia Dell’Orfano, Teri Artino, and Josie Friedman. Fashionistas not pictured are Maddie Fulmer and Sami Kotok.

If enthusiasm is a barometer for success, then the sky’s the limit for the third and fourth grade young ladies enrolled in the Fashion Illustration Workshop sessions at Nannette Horan’s Positive Energy Art Studio (PEAS). The studio, in Horan’s converted…

Arts & Entertainment

‘Shades of Geometry’ Through Nov. 15, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Mon.-Fri., 1:30-5:30 p.m. Sat., Arts Barn This group exhibit presents the work of Shelley Sims, Lauren Kingsland and Fran Abrams, along with that of the artists of Vertical Glass—Steve Mockrin, Jane…

Tipo’s Halloween Treat

Photo | Pam Schipper

Julianne assists The Great Zucchini at Tipo’s Toy Box on Oct. 31.

Whoever said that laughter is the best medicine didn’t have it quite right. The best medicine has got to be listening to about 40 young kids giggle and then erupt into peals of laughter. This is what happened at Tipo’s…

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KCA Prepares to Welcome Colonnade, Beacon Place Residents At its Oct. 28 Board meeting, the Kentlands Citizens Assembly (KCA) will hear comments and take a vote on Resolution No. 22 concerning the use of the association’s community property by Colonnade…