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More Than 110 Units Set to March in Thanksgiving Parade

More than 110 units will participate in the annual Montgomery County Thanksgiving Parade in Silver Spring Saturday, Nov. 17, from 10 a.m.-noon. The marchers will begin at the corner of Ellsworth Drive and Fenton Street, continue down Ellsworth to turn south on Georgia Avenue, and end at Silver Spring Avenue. Units will include college and high school marching bands, Thanksgiving- and Christmas-themed floats, performances by the Maryland Youth Ballet and Princess Mhoon Dance Institute, South American musical groups and 12-foot inflatables, including a turkey, a dinosaur and a penguin. Others participating the parade include motorcycle-riding and horse-mounted police, pageant winners,...

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Gandhi Brigade to Premiere Newest Student-Produced Documentary

Gandhi Brigade Youth Media will present the world premiere of the organization’s latest student-produced documentary, which looks youth activism and is titled “We Are Now.” The free showing will be held Wednesday, Oct. 17 at 7:30 p.m. in the Montgomery College Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus Cultural Arts Center at 7995 Georgia Ave. During a five-week period over the past summer, eight high school students conceived, planned and produced the film. The production took students from a hearing at Gaithersburg City Hall on immigration rights to the Capitol Hill office of U.S. Rep. John Lewis (D-Georgia), a youth leader in...

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KIDfest from KID Museum Set for Sept. 23 at Civic Building

KIDfest, a free event from KID Museum, will be held Sunday, Sept. 23 from noon to 5 p.m. in the Silver Spring Civic Building. The festival features hands-on activities and demonstrations of robotics, engineering, biotechnology and other subjects that give attendees a look at the future. The event also includes two stages with live music, talks by local inventors, and other activities and demonstrations including: Pet PARO, an advanced therapeutic robot, which looks like a baby seal and can respond to voices or touch A portable, inflatable planetarium to investigate the night sky and constellations. Alexander Kao-Sowa, a teenage...

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Upcoming Events July 18-26

Illustration from FiveStone Church Wednesday, July 18 Free Speaker Series: The 11th Street Bridge Park and the Restoration of the Anacostia Watershed, 8787 Georgia Ave., noon-2 p.m., preregister for free boxed lunch Long Branch Book Discussion: Isadora by Amelia Gray, Long Branch Library, 8800 Garland Ave., 2 p.m. Thursday, July 19 Virtual Town Hall with County Executive Ike Leggett, 1-2 p.m. Volunteer Park Cleanup, Long Branch Garland Neighborhood Park, 8601 Garland Ave., 9-11 a.m. Sweet Saludos, Veterans Plaza, 7-9 p.m. Fundamentals of Drawing and Painting: Watercolors, CREATE Arts Center, 914 Silver Spring Ave., $45, 7-9 p.m. Friday, July 20...

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Fireworks Show to Close Takoma Park Independence Day Celebration

Photo from Wikimedia Commons A fireworks show at Takoma Park Middle School will close the 129th Takoma Park Independence Day celebration tomorrow. The school at 7611 Piney Branch Rd. is also the site of the evening program that starts at 7 p.m. The celebration will include performances from Elena & Los Fulanos (a bilingual folk-rock band), AcroAirs from Washington Adventist University and the Takoma Park Community Band conducted by Marcia Diehl. Weather permitting, the fireworks will start at about 9:30 p.m. (rain date is the first clear evening after tomorrow). The celebration will start with the annual parade at 10 a.m....

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