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KCF Welcomes New Executive Director Elisabeth Monaco, known to friends and family as Liz, has joined the Kentlands Community Foundation (KCF) as executive director. She is a 25-year Kentlands resident. Former KCF Executive Director Mariann Zylstra stepped down at the…

Shop Talk

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Pritchard Music Academy musicians perform holiday classics at Washingtonian Rio.

Tommy Joe’s Closed New Year’s Day Tommy Joe’s Kentlands location went out in style with a New Year’s Eve party before closing its Kentlands location doors for good on New Year’s Day. Their Bethesda location remains open. According to Aileen…

Arts & Entertainment

Compiled by Hannah Schipper Mid-Atlantic Invitational Silverpoint Exhibition Through Jan. 8, Arts Barn Silverpoint was one of the first mediums used for fine drawing during Medieval and Renaissance times. It predates the discovery of graphite. Outsider Art: Uncommon Characters Through…

Sophie’s Little Free Library

Photo | Sally Middlebrooks
A couple and their young daughter stop to borrow books at a Little Free Library in Hyattsville.

My friend Mary has a Little Free Library in her yard, a memorial to her beloved King Charles Spaniel. His dog tags hang from the shingled roof of the birdhouse-like structure. “They’re popping up everywhere,” she said when I visited…

Pop-Up Holiday Art Market Opens

Photo | Mac Kennedy

The Holiday Art Market will be open Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays through Dec. 23 at the corner of Market Street West and Center Point Way. Opening weekend artists were (L to R) Jeanne Sullivan, collage, Roxana Rojas, collage, and Terry Lynch, carved wooden boxes.

A pop-up Holiday Art Market opened Dec. 7 at the corner of Center Point Way and Market Street West, fulfilling the vision of local shopkeepers, city staff, the Kentlands Community Foundation and Kimco Realty. My Big Finds owner Jodi Rapaport,…

Work Begins Soon in Kentlands Market Square

Photo | Brent Pernak, Cruising Altitude LLC

By November 2018, a pedestrian walkway or paseo will cut through the current Persiano Gallery space to Market Street, giving greater access to parking and activating the center with new outdoor dining options and boutiques.

The City of Gaithersburg Planning Commission approved the Amendment to Final Site Plan for the renovation of Kentlands Market Square on Dec. 6, giving owner Kimco Realty the green light on center improvements. These include renovating the theatre to accommodate…

Around Town

Give to the Village As it begins a second year of operation, the Village at Kentlands & Lakelands needs financial support. The Village’s goal is to raise $5,000 by Dec. 31 to cover basic administrative costs that support the training…

Arts & Entertainment

Letters to Santa Through Dec. 23, Casey Community Center Drop off a letter to the big man in the North Pole all this month. Mid-Atlantic Invitational Silverpoint Exhibition Through Jan. 8, Arts Barn Silverpoint was one of the first mediums…