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GENERAL NEWS

Upcoming Events, March 22-30

Illustration from FiveStone Church Wednesday, March 22 ACLU Montgomery County meeting, Silver Spring Civic Building, 1 Veterans’ Place, 7-9:30 p.m. Thursday, March 23 One Montgomery Green Drinks, Lincoln’s Bar-B-Cue, 931 Ellsworth Dr., 5:30-8 p.m. Author Series, The...
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Penguin mural will return in March 29 ceremony

Detail from “Penguin Rush Hour.” Photo courtesy CultureSpotMC.com. The Silver Spring mural “Penguin Rush Hour” will return and be unveiled during a ceremony on Wednesday, March 29. The mural, featuring penguins as commuters at the Silver Spring Metro stop, was...
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Summer camp to teach girls technology, self-empowerment

Graphic courtesy MissHeard Media. Two Silver Spring small businesses will team up to offer a weeklong summer camp designed to teach girls technology skills and self-empowerment. “Girl-Powered: Changemakers” will be led by Lindsey Turnbull, owner of MissHeard Media,...
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Recreation and aquatic center planned for Silver Spring

Alex Shifflett from KGD Architecture presents the revised Elizabeth Square plan. Photo by Mike Diegel. A 120,000-square-foot regional recreation and aquatic center highlights a revised plan for a new complex in downtown Silver Spring. Elizabeth Square will be built in...
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Upcoming Events March 15-23

Illustration from FiveStone Church Wednesday, March 15 Virtual Town Hall with County Executive Leggett, 1-2 p.m. Education Programs and Budget Forum, Catherine F. Scott Building, Montgomery College Takoma Park/Silver Spring campus, 7600 Takoma Ave., Takoma Park,...
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Upcoming Events March 8-16

Illustration from FiveStone Church Wednesday, March 8 Black Feminism, Intersectionality and Building Democratic Communities, Cultural Arts Center, 7995 Georgia Ave., 6:30 p.m. LGBTQ Community Meeting with County Police, Silver Spring Civic Building, 1 Veterans’ Place,...
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COUNTY NEWS

Bus Rapid Transit to be branded “Flash,” public hearing set

Residents along the Route 29 corridor view BRT plans at a recent open house. Photo by Mike Diegel. The county’s proposed Bus Rapid Transit system will be branded with the name “Flash” following a two-month long contest during which residents could vote on three...
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ENTERTAINMENT

Fenton Street Market to host pop-up African marketplace during AFI festival

Graphic courtesy Fenton Street Market and AFI Silver Theatre. Fenton Street Market will host a pop-up African marketplace tomorrow at AFI Silver Theatre and Cultural Center in conjunction with AFI’s New African Film Festival, which opened yesterday. The marketplace...
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