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Register for the Spring Adult Pickleball League Registration for the City of Gaithersburg’s Spring Adult Pickleball League is now open. Games take place on Thursdays, March 24 through May 12 from 5:45 to 7:45 p.m. at the Activity Center at Bohrer Park,…

Erin Willett Inspires Others at Fleet Feet

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Erin Willett, contestant on season 17 of the “The Biggest Loser,” did a Meet and Greet at Fleet Feet Sports Gaithersburg on March 3. The event featured a Q&A session, performance of Willett’s new single, “Out of the Darkness,” and a fun run and walk. Willett is pictured here with Emily Kramer.

Gaithersburg’s own Erin Willett entered NBC’s “The Biggest Loser” seeking not only to lose excess weight, but also to rediscover her inner strength. On March 3 at Fleet Feet Sports Gaithersburg, she shared that inner strength to inspire others on…

Arts & Entertainment

‘Third Annual Art League of Germantown (ALOG) Exhibit’ Through March 20; call 301.258.6425 for viewing hours, Kentlands Mansion This exhibit features art in many media by members of ALOG. www.gaithersburgmd.gov ‘Contemporary Quilters: A Modern View of Life’ Through April 25,…

Kentlands Mansion Showcases Happily Ever After

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The Kentlands Mansion Spring Bridal Showcase is Sunday, March 20, noon to 4 p.m.

It is the perfect fairytale setting: a Georgian Revival mansion with a romantic, flowering side garden and a second-floor balcony that is set back on a sweeping, manicured lawn. The dream continues inside with 22-foot ceilinged rooms and crystal chandeliers…

Community Considers Johnsons’ Proposal

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“SITE” denotes the location of the Johnson property at Quince Orchard and Darnestown roads.

More than 100 people attended a community workshop hosted by Russell Johnson, owner of 23 acres located at Darnestown and Quince Orchard roads, on Tuesday evening, Feb. 23. The purpose of the workshop was to gain community input on redevelopment…

Exercise in Kindness Proves a Win-Win for All

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Capitol Benefits staff Bruce Ulizio and Jacqueline Adams present a $50 bill to a Party City employee on National Random Acts of Kindness Day, Feb. 17.

On National Random Acts of Kindness Day, Joshua Lavine put his money where his mouth is. First, the president of Capitol Benefits, a Kentlands-based insurance company, gave eight of his employees a $50 bill for themselves. Then he distributed a…