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Magical Montgomery Festival

Saturday, October 9, 2010
12:00 - 6:00 pm

Silver Spring Civic Building and Veterans Plaza
One Veterans Place, Silver Spring, MD

Experience the magic of Montgomery County on Saturday October 9 when downtown Silver Spring transformed into a lively center for arts, humanities, Montgomery County history, and world cultures.

Enjoy two stages of live entertainment including entertainment from around the world and close to home.

Shop at the artists market where you can buy original paintings, pottery, textiles, jewelry, photography and more. 

Meet dancers, musicians, actors, historians, archaeologists, puppeteers, writers, and poets when you visit the community booths.

Multiple Grants Enrich Comedy of Middle Schoolers At Col. E. Brooke Lee Middle School

Wheaton.net reports that the Comedy Club at Col. E. Brooke Lee Middle School in Wheaton has received grant support from an exceptionally wide variety of sources for the school year 2006-07. Corporate, government, and community funding is enabling the Comedy Club, now in its 13th year, to provide a program for both the school's mainstream and Learning Center students. The grant funds, along with money provided by the school PTSA, pay production costs as well as stipends for professionals to conduct workshops and assist the students in creating their latest production.

The work of the Lee Comedy Club has gained notoriety throughout North America since 1995 as material from its annual shows has been published and widely performed by thousands of schools and youth groups in the US and Canada.

The 2006-2007 Comedy Club activities are being under written by five organizations as well as the school's PTSA.

Crisp Air, Fall Foliage

Take in the changing weather at free autumn tours of Brookside Gardens in Wheaton. Highly trained, knowledgeable guides will be leading free tours 2 p.m. Oct. 2 and 16 starting at the visitor's center, 1800 Glenallen Avenue in Wheaton.

No registration is required — just bring your eyes, ears and best walking shoes to the annual and perennial displays throughout the park. Can't make it either of those days? Brookside has plenty going on throughout the month of October and onward; visit www.brooksidegardens.com for a full calendar of events.

Maryland’s Biggest Consignment Sale – Tot Swap – returns to Montgomery and Frederick Counties

Thousands of items babies, kids, and teens at bargain prices; consignors make up to70% from their items

Wings of Fancy - Butterflies on a Budget!

Date: Tue, August 10th 2010 - Sun, September 19th 2010

Macy’s Honors Hispanic Heritage Month

During Hispanic Heritage Month, Macy's will host special in-store events at select stores across the nation including locations in Wheaton, MD;  Denver; Santa Ana, CA; Chicago; San Francisco; Miami; San Antonio; Houston; Los Angeles, and New York City. 

Macy's El Encanto Latino events will empower participants to live well, look fantastic and feel fabulous by creating an engaging program hosted by inspirational speakers including Barbara Trujillo Gomez, Lilly Mucarsel, Evelina Solis and Luz Maria Briseno. Each moderator will create a dialogue with participants around the importance of empowering oneself to succeed via positive thinking, fitness and maintaining a healthy lifestyle. These are all important tools that can empower the entire family unit, a central element of Latino culture.

TGIF Free Summer Concert

Friday August 27 at 7:00pm, come check out some of the best local music around.

Downtown Wheaton is hosting a summer concert that is free to the public. The concert features The Nighthawks with guest band Los Fabulocos.

The concert will be located at Wheaton Triangle (Grandview Avenue & Reedie Drive), downtown Wheaton.  One block from the Wheaton Metro.

For more information on the bands, please visit: http://www.thenighthawks.com/index.htm  and http://www.myspace.com/losfabulocos.