Arts Barn Draws Homeschoolers With Teacher Sue Kay

Arts Barn Draws Homeschoolers With Teacher Sue Kay

When Sue Kay talks about teaching, her eyes light up. A professional artist who these days concentrates on watercolors—many of Maine lighthouses and Maryland farms—Kay began her career in the arts as an illustrator, doing agency and architectural firm work.…

Fleet Feet Idol Raises Fun and Funds

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Fun and fundraising went hand in hand on Aug. 7 at the Kentlands Clubhouse. (Left to right) Lisa Kolman Wilcos, Mary Willett and Bridgette Schiefer entertain the crowd at Fleet Feet Idol.

It’s Friday night and the Kentlands Clubhouse has been transformed. Disco lights spray star shapes on the walls, couples crowd in at the photobooth, and up front there’s a stage with the words “Fleet Feet Idol” in a font reminiscent…

Kentlands Film Society Season Opens Sept. 7

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The film “Barbara,” set in 1980 East Germany, is about a Berlin doctor who applies for an exit visa. Instead of receiving approval, she is reassigned to a country medical clinic.

The 2014-15 season of the Kentlands Film Society features seven special nights. The season starts with a gala opening at the Arts Barn featuring a light French/Russian film, “The Concert,” about a hastily assembled Russian orchestra playing in Paris. With…

Around Town

Photo | Phil Fabrizio

Phil Fabrizio’s image “High Noon on the Boards” was taken in August 2012 on the boardwalk in Seaside Heights, New Jersey, some 14 months before the arrival of Hurricane Sandy that destroyed the entire boardwalk.

Plan Ahead for Race Day The Kentlands/Lakelands 5K is now the biggest race in Montgomery County. With thousands of runners expected at this year’s event, it’s important to plan ahead. Here’s what you can expect on Aug. 30. Beginning midnight…

Shop Talk

First Anniversary for The Bar Method It’s been one year since Jennifer Gawronski and Jenn Menconi first introduced The Bar Method to the Kentlands community. Since then, their studio at 189 Kentlands Blvd. has grown exponentially. The studio started out…

Kentlands Wall on the Mend

Photo | Karen O’Keefe

The permanent safety fence pictured here was installed at the top of the retaining wall on Quince Orchard Road by Aug. 4.

By the time this edition of the Town Courier is published, repairs to the failed portion of the Kentlands wall on Quince Orchard Road roughly across from Pawnee Drive should be nearly complete, according to Kentlands officials. The completed repairs…

CCT Impact for Washingtonian Woods

Photo | Maryland Transit Administration

The proposed transitway runs to the left of Great Seneca Highway at Washingtonian Woods, buffered by two 
grassy medians.

How the Corridor Cities Transitway (CCT) alignment along Great Seneca Highway will affect the Washingtonian Woods community— specifically in terms of noise level—was the focus of an Aug. 4 meeting at Lisa Cline’s home. Rick Kiegel, Maryland Transit Administration (MTA)…