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CREATE Arts to Hold First Fundraising Gala This Spring

CREATE Arts Center, the Silver Spring-based provider of arts education and therapy services, will hold its first-ever fundraising gala this spring, according to Linda Marson Cox, the group’s executive director. The “Paint the Town” gala will be held Saturday, April 27 from 7-11 p.m. to raise funds to support its programs and expand its art therapy services to veterans and their families. “We wanted to bring [supporters] together and have this opportunity to raise money to support the expansion of all of our programs,” Cox said. “We’re in the big, beautiful, new space and we have the opportunity to...

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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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