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Quince Orchard Stars in Hollywood

Photo | Submitted by Adam Cuthbert

Adam Cuthbert poses with Crystal the monkey while shooting the family drama, “We Bought a Zoo” in 2010.

Adam Cuthbert, 1999 graduate of Quince Orchard High School (QO), spent much of high school on stage—on and off screen as anchor and reporter for QO’s Cougar TV, starring in theater productions, and on the soccer field as goalie. Now,…

Arts & Entertainment

Spring Swing Golf Tournament June 3, 8:30 a.m., Poolesville Golf Course, 16601 West Willard Road Proceeds from the tournament benefit the Youth Coaches Education Program, which offers training and support for coaches who work with City of Gaithersburg youth. The…

Panda Programmer Growing With Coding

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Third, fourth and fifth graders at Diamond Elementary learn coding with Panda Programmer.

Panda Programmer’s motto, “Instead of just playing video games, have your kids design and program them,” has captured the attention of parents eager for their children to learn the “joy of coding.” Panda’s founder is Kentlands resident Will Corbin who…

Skywatching Program Returns by Popular Demand

Photo | City of Gaithersburg

Last year’s inaugural Skywatching series at Observatory Park was so popular that the city has expanded the program this year to offer eight free events.

By Scott Harris This summer, Gaithersburg residents can travel across space, back in time or both. And they can do it all without leaving their city. For the second year, the Gaithersburg Community Museum will sponsor its Skywatching series, a…

The Park Pages

Photo | Pam Schipper

The QOP pool opened for the summer on Saturday, May 28, and residents enjoyed seeing the pool house makeover—no-mold Palmalite flooring, new paint, new bathroom partitions 
and more.

Clubhouse Expansion Plans on Track The City of Gaithersburg Planning Commission approved plans for the Quince Orchard Park Clubhouse expansion on Wednesday, May 18. The 782-square-foot addition to the clubhouse expands the fitness room out 17. The new outer wall…

Book Festival Coming May 21

Gaithersburg Book Festival Alexis Frederick-Frost

When coming to Gaithersburg to explore the area for a potential move from Philadelphia, children’s book author Alexis Frederick-Frost got lost downtown. “We drove directly into the traffic for the Gaithersburg Book Festival,” he said. “We parked in a parking…

Around Town

Mark Your Calendar Due to the overwhelming success and community support for this event last year, Kentlands Under the Lights returns to Kentlands Market Square on Saturday, June 18, 6 to 11 p.m. More than 3,000 people attended the inaugural…