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Glass Is Always Full of Inspiration

Watercolor artist Helene Glass works in her home studio. Glass will have an exhibition at Framer’s Choice Gallery on Main Street through September. 

Photo | Mac Kennedy

Helene Glass defies the idea that time reduces creativity or productivity. And the watercolors the vital and prolific octogenarian paints are not the muted, delicate florals ageists might expect. “People and Places,” the artist’s second exhibit at Framer’s Choice Gallery…

Around Town

Doggone Good End to the Pool Season Area pools close on a paw-sitive note this Labor Day weekend. Bring the four-legged member of your family to your neighborhood pool for these annual dog swims: Kentlands dogs and their owners are…

Arts & Entertainment

‘The Seven Palettes’ Exhibit Through Sept. 5, Monday through Friday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Kentlands Mansion The Seven Palettes is a group of women who have joined together for the purpose of increasing their immersion in art. Artists include Sara Becker, Nancy…

Get Set for the Kentlands/Lakelands 5K

On your mark, get set, go! The 23rd annual Kentlands/Lakelands 5K, organized by the Kentlands Community Foundation (KCF), is Saturday, Sept. 3. Want to participate? There is still time. Just come and sign up on race day. Registration is at…

Omega Studios Records Pritchard Ensembles

Photo | Becky Pritchard

In early August, Omega Recording Studios in Rockville hosted students from Pritchard Music Academy for one of many recording sessions. Here, Pritchard students play for a sound check including (L to R) Arantza MiroQuesada, Justin Tritenger, Zack Moore, George Casper and Michael Baniak.

On Aug. 6, eight students from Pritchard Music Academy gathered at Omega Recording Studios in Rockville, a big-name studio on the recording industry scene. The brass and vocal students worked in two groups (Pritchard’s Powerhouse Brass and Vocal Ensemble), each…

The Park Pages

QOP NEWS Clubhouse Expansion to Begin Building permits have been approved by the City of Gaithersburg for expansion of the clubhouse fitness room. Ultra Company will begin construction soon. You will see preparatory work at the clubhouse between now and…

Spirits Lifted at the Flower Bar on Main Street

Brooke Schoolfield, designer at Kentlands Flowers & Bows, demonstrates the type of vase arrangement that will be covered in the “Back to School Basics” workshop on Sept. 21.

Photo | Pam Schipper

Everyone loves flowers for their color, texture and infinite variety. They brighten our landscapes and interior rooms. “They say that just looking at flowers lifts your mood,” said Brooke Schoolfield, designer at Kentlands Flowers & Bows on Main Street. Schoolfield…