Fashionable Fun & Creativity at PEAS

Photo | Sharon Allen Gilder

Positive Energy Art Studio (PEAS) students learned fashion illustration from instructor Teri Artino and special guest, designer Marti Horwitz. (L to r) They are Marti Horwitz, Natalie Washo, Luca Devito, Hannah Johnson, Emmie Tavel, Elesia Dell’Orfano, Teri Artino, and Josie Friedman. Fashionistas not pictured are Maddie Fulmer and Sami Kotok.

If enthusiasm is a barometer for success, then the sky’s the limit for the third and fourth grade young ladies enrolled in the Fashion Illustration Workshop sessions at Nannette Horan’s Positive Energy Art Studio (PEAS). The studio, in Horan’s converted…

Arts & Entertainment

‘Shades of Geometry’ Through Nov. 15, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Mon.-Fri., 1:30-5:30 p.m. Sat., Arts Barn This group exhibit presents the work of Shelley Sims, Lauren Kingsland and Fran Abrams, along with that of the artists of Vertical Glass—Steve Mockrin, Jane…

Tipo’s Halloween Treat

Photo | Pam Schipper

Julianne assists The Great Zucchini at Tipo’s Toy Box on Oct. 31.

Whoever said that laughter is the best medicine didn’t have it quite right. The best medicine has got to be listening to about 40 young kids giggle and then erupt into peals of laughter. This is what happened at Tipo’s…

Around Town

KCA Prepares to Welcome Colonnade, Beacon Place Residents At its Oct. 28 Board meeting, the Kentlands Citizens Assembly (KCA) will hear comments and take a vote on Resolution No. 22 concerning the use of the association’s community property by Colonnade…

MOMS Builds Membership in Kentlands

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This Back-to-School Picnic is one of many activities held each week by MOMS North Potomac-Muddy Branch Chapter.

The North Potomac-Muddy Branch Chapter of MOMS (Moms Offering Moms Support) has grown recently with new members from the Kentlands area. “We serve a large area,” said Deborah Ruddy, vice president of administration for the chapter. “We focus (our activities)…

The Intriguing Frederick Forsyth

Photo | Sharon Allen Gilder

D.L. Wilson, known for his bestselling thrillers, interviewed British author and bestselling suspense novelist Frederick Forsyth on Oct. 7 as part of the Gaithersburg Book Festival’s Author Series.

English author Frederick Forsyth, the bestselling and award-winning master of thrilling suspense novels, spoke on Oct. 7 at the Gaithersburg Library and regaled attendees with stories from his remarkable life that has spawned 15 novels, two short story collections, and…