Community

Senior Connection Helps Local Elderly, Needs Volunteers

Senior Connection helps local elderly residents to live an independent lifestyle. The non-profit organization ensures that seniors can travel to medical appointments, pay their bills and go grocery shopping. Senior Connection provides services free of charge through its network of…

Around Town

Lakelands Resident Sings National Anthem Josh Bernstein, a senior at Charles E. Smith Jewish Day School, sang the National Anthem at the 21st Annual Kentlands/Lakelands 5K event at the end of August. “I was a little bit nervous,” Josh said,…

Arts & Entertainment

Acrylic, Pastel Exhibit Through Oct. 10, 7-8:30 p.m., Kentlands Mansion Gaithersburg’s Arts on the Green presents an exhibit of acrylics and pastels featuring the works of Donna Baron, Peggy Dunn and Marlene Sapperstein through Oct. 10 at Kentlands Mansion. Viewing…

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…