Upcoming Events, July 5-12

Upcoming Events

Illustration from FiveStone Church Wednesday, July 5 Vietnamese American Art Festival, Silver Spring Civic Building, 1 Veterans Place, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Thursday, July 6 Vietnamese American Art Festival, Silver Spring Civic Building, 1 Veterans Place, noon-6 p.m. Jazz Jam, Levine Music, 900 Wayne Ave., $5, 6-8 p.m. Silver Spring Summer Concert Series, MoCo’s Got Talent performers, Veterans Plaza, 7-9 p.m. … Read More

Takoma Park celebration highlights Fourth of July events

Photo from Wikimedia Commons. Takoma Park’s 128th Annual Independence Day Celebration will highlight the local Fourth of July activities tomorrow. The first part of the day will be the parade, which will begin at 10 a.m. at the intersection of Carroll and Ethan Allan avenues. Participants will go south on Carroll, turn right on Maple Avenue and go to Ritchie … Read More

Closings, other scheduling for holiday announced

Photo from Wikimedia Commons. Most public offices will be closed tomorrow for the Fourth of July holiday. All county offices and libraries will be closed, as will Montgomery County schools and administrative offices. State offices and courts also will be closed. The county’s liquor stores, however, will be open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. There will be no trash … Read More

County departments unveil “I Take It Personally” campaign

The program includes ads on busses. Montgomery County photo via Flickr. The Montgomery County Police Department and Department of Liquor Control, in partnership with Dryver and Lyft, this week unveiled the “I Take It Personally” campaign. The campaign is an effort to combat drunk driving and encourage residents not to over-consumer alcohol. It also targets establishments serving alcohol to remind … Read More