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Montgomery County Public Libraries to Host Black History Month Author Event

Montgomery County Public Libraries to Host Black History Month Author Event

The following information was sent to us by Karen Falcon:

 

Joe Torres, co-author of “News for All the People:  The Epic Story of Race and the American Media,” will be the guest speaker at a special event presented by Montgomery County Public Libraries in observance of Black History Month on February 29, beginning at 7 p.m. in the Rockville Memorial Library, 21 Maryland Ave.

Local Teen Guitar Phenom Unveils New Album At Strathmore

Local Teen Guitar Phenom Unveils New Album At Strathmore

The following information was sent to us by Michael Fila:

 

Seventeen year old soul-electric guitar virtuoso Nate Foley thrilled audiences at the Apollo Theater, wowed discriminating experts at Paul Reed Smith Guitars and will now charm attendees at two Strathmore Artist in Residence (AIR) concerts on Wednesdays, March 7 and 28, 2012 at 7:30 p.m. in the Mansion.  The Silver Spring native is adept at playing funk, blues, rock, soul, gospel and jazz, and will unveil songs from his band’s untitled forthcoming sophomore album at the concerts.  For more information or to purchase tickets, call (301) 581-5100 or visit www.strathmore.org.

Department of Permitting Services To Host Two Public Forums

Department of Permitting Services To Host Two Public Forums

The following information was sent to us by Karen Falcon:

 

Montgomery County’s Department of Permitting Services (DPS) will host, in cooperation with multiple agencies involved in the development review process, two public forums on the topic of streamlining the development process in the County.  The forums will be held on Tuesday, February 14 from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. and on Friday, March 9 from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m.  Both forums will be held in the Executive Office Building, Lobby Level Auditorium, 101 Monroe Street, Rockville.

Montgomery County Middle School Choir To Perform At National Choral Conference

Montgomery County Middle School Choir To Perform At National Choral Conference

The following information was sent to us by Mary Twillman:

 

For the first time ever a Montgomery County Public Schools choral ensemble has been selected to perform for the American Choral Directors Association (ACDA) National Middle School Choral Conference in Dallas, Texas on February 29, 2012. ACDA is the premier choral society in the United States.

Members of the auditioned Chamber Choir at A. Mario Loiederman Middle School for the Creative and Performing Arts in Silver Spring, will be flying to Texas on February 28 joining 8 other nationally selected choral ensembles performing for choral directors from across the United States.

MC311 Website Gets “Thumbs Up” in User Survey

MC311 Website Gets “Thumbs Up” in User Survey

 

The following information was sent to us by Sue Tucker:

 

Science Olympiad Invitational This Saturday

Science Olympiad Invitational This Saturday

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Maryland Students, Teachers and Community Leaders Honored for their Commitment to the Chesapeake Bay

Maryland Students, Teachers and Community Leaders Honored for their Commitment to the Chesapeake Bay

 

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