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The Pâté Painters and Glass Artist Tony Glander Jan. 31-March 23, The Arts Barn The appropriately named Pâté Painters celebrate life and friendship by enjoying fine foods and wines each time they gather to paint. Their paintings— watercolor, gouache, acrylic, pastel,…

Local Foundation Cares for Haitian Children

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After the 2010 7.0 earthquake in Haiti, Loubna Starnes and her sister Majida Zouine decided to help 30 children in Cité Soleil through their nonprofit, the KamKam Foundation.

When Loubna Starnes and her sister Majida Zouine started the KamKam Foundation, they did not plan to go to Haiti. The native Moroccans, whose family owns Pasha Land on Center Point Way, had started the foundation four-and-a–half years ago to…

Reforestation Project Grows Environmental Education

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Some 165 trees were planted behind Casey Community Center this fall.

When Michele Potter and her department, Gaithersburg’s Parks, Recreation and Culture, applied for funding from the Governor’s Stream Restoration Challenge, what stood out about their application was their excellent educational component. The city’s application was for reforestation of the Muddy…

Around Town

Gaithersburg Giants Seek Host Families The Gaithersburg Giants, playing in the Cal Ripken Collegiate Baseball League (CRCBL), are seeking host families for the 2014 season. The Gaithersburg Giants’ 40-game season is played during the months of June and July. Twenty…

Ton of Fun Fitness Tips

At Fleet Feet Sports, some 140 people have been challenged to lose—literally and collectively—a ton of weight. At press time, these Ton of Fun Challenge participants had lost a total of 602 pounds. Gaithersburg Mayor Sidney Katz and Germantown resident…

Chris Goodrich and a Life Well Versed

Photo | Mike Cuthbert

Together, Chris Goodrich and Rachel Stroud-Goodrich create a life in the arts.

Chris Goodrich has come home. Born and raised in Montgomery Village, he left many years ago to make his way in the world. He spent time in New York, widely regarded as the theatre mecca, became an actor and director,…

Arts & Entertainment

The Pâté Painters and Glass Artist Tony Glander Jan. 31-March 23; Artists’ reception, 7-8:30 p.m., The Arts Barn The appropriately named Pâté Painters celebrate life and friendship by enjoying fine foods and wines each time they gather to paint. Their paintings—watercolor,…