Around Town

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…

MOMS Builds Membership in Kentlands

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This Back-to-School Picnic is one of many activities held each week by MOMS North Potomac-Muddy Branch Chapter.

The North Potomac-Muddy Branch Chapter of MOMS (Moms Offering Moms Support) has grown recently with new members from the Kentlands area. “We serve a large area,” said Deborah Ruddy, vice president of administration for the chapter. “We focus (our activities)…

The Intriguing Frederick Forsyth

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D.L. Wilson, known for his bestselling thrillers, interviewed British author and bestselling suspense novelist Frederick Forsyth on Oct. 7 as part of the Gaithersburg Book Festival’s Author Series.

English author Frederick Forsyth, the bestselling and award-winning master of thrilling suspense novels, spoke on Oct. 7 at the Gaithersburg Library and regaled attendees with stories from his remarkable life that has spawned 15 novels, two short story collections, and…

Arts & Entertainment

Main Street Farmers Market Oct. 24 & 31, 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,…

Raising the Bar for Cancer Research

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Shari Segal credits the community and workout at The Bar Method North Potomac for helping her to recover from 
breast cancer.

This month, Jenn Menconi and Jennifer Gawronski, owners of The Bar Method North Potomac at 189 Kentlands Boulevard, and their clients, who are predominantly women, are raising the bar for cancer research. “Because breast cancer is the most prevalent cancer…

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…