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‘Modern Surrealists’ Through July 4, Arts Barn Three very talented artists, Marco Cuba-Ricsi, John Duke and Thomas Germer, share their unique visions. www.gaithersburgmd.gov 31st Annual Gaithersburg Fine Arts Association Juried Exhibition Through July 7, Kentlands Mansion This juried mixed-media exhibit features…

Summer in the City

Photo | City of Gaithersburg

The first-ever SummerFest on July 1 at Bohrer Park will bring together the best of two popular city events—Celebrate! Gaithersburg and the city’s annual fireworks spectacular.

School is out June 16. The joy of finishing the school year can be followed rather quickly by boredom—but not in this city! There are lots of ways to fill your summer with fun and learning right here in Gaithersburg.…

The Park Pages

Photo | Mac Kennedy

The Quince Orchard Park pool is open and awaiting visitors! Until school lets out, pool hours are 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Friday, and 10 a.m.to 9 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday.

QOP NEWS Make a Splash This Summer The opening of the pool on Memorial Day weekend was a splashing success—and the fun will continue all summer long. Look for this exciting series of social events: Float Days. Bring your floats…

Mike at the Movies

Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales (PG-13) **** Another in the somewhat predictable series starring Johnny Depp as Sparrow (all but unintelligible thanks to some accent he tries in these films). This one features several villains, led…

Swan Song

The pond is almost at the far end of our retirement community. A small dock enables an occasional fisherman to cast a line into the still water. He or she may actually bring in a bass big enough to keep,…

QO Community Mourns Loss: Photo Essay

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Quince Orchard High School student Austin Cohen passed away on May 5, 2017 after a long battle with osteosarcoma. Students from QO took to the walls of their school to create a memorial after his passing. Here are just a…