FSGW SummerQuest

Have you dreamed of going on a quest? Do it at this year’s Folklore Society of Greater Washington’s Online Getaway! SummerQuest is a virtual adventure with treasures, maps and group challenges. Played over the course of 3 days, SummerQuest is a free, fun and immersive activity for anyone who enjoys storytelling, role play, fantasy and … Read More

Long Branch Festival 2021!

The popular Long Branch Festival kicks off on Friday, Sept. 10, at 5 p.m. Highlights include music, dancing, two streeteries with beer and amazing food, and activities and performances for the whole family. The action will take place at and around Flower Avenue Urban Park at 8746 Flower Avenue. The chance to come out to … Read More

County Brings Back Thanksgiving Parade for 2021

Montgomery County will bring back the Thanksgiving parade on Saturday, Nov. 20 this year after canceling in 2020 due to the pandemic. The county is now accepting applications for parade participants.

RunBabyRun 5k

Register today to participate in the CCI Health & Wellness virtual Run Baby Run 5K! CCI Health & Wellness is a local community health center offering high-quality, affordable health care to all individuals. The Run Baby Run 5K brings the whole family together to strengthen CCI’s prenatal program by fundraising through sponsorships, race registrations, and … Read More

Abraca-Animals! with Mike Rose

Join magician Mike Rose as he performs impossible magic tricks and off-the-wall comedy themed around animals, in celebration of Summer Read and Learn’s theme, Tails and Tales. Virtual event. Sponsored by Friends of the Library, Silver Spring Chapter.

Corey Samuels: Lego Master – Virtual – A Summer Read and Learn Event

Learn how to build mythical creatures from Fairy Tales with Corey Samuels, from LEGO Masters and Team from Buddy vs Christmas LEGO STEM is a program that teaches students how to use LEGO to build everyday items and create stories by using their imagination. This event will take students through a magical world while demonstrating … Read More

Barry Louis Polisar – Outdoor Program at Long Branch Library

Join Barry Louis Polisar for an outdoor music concert for children and families at the Long Branch Library. Barry Louis Polisar is an author, songwriter, poet, and storyteller for children and families. A five-time Parents’ Choice Award winner, Barry is a pioneer in the world of music for children. He has recorded and shared his … Read More

Virtual Community Sing

Join us for the monthly Carpe Diem Arts-Washington Revels Community & Family Sing online! In June we welcome the official start of Summer on the Solstice and we celebrate Caribbean-American Heritage Month, Father’s Day, National Accordion Month, and Juneteenth! We’re also singing to celebrate birthdays.

Juneteenth Concert by the Washington Revels Jubilee Voices

The Washington Revels Jubilee Voices is excited to partner with the Alexandria Black History Museum to present the ensemble’s first-ever Juneteenth Celebration! Jubilee Voices will mark the date that slavery was fully abolished throughout the United States with music, stories, and cultural traditions reflected through the history of the African American experience locally and in … Read More

Drag Queen Story Hour with Drag Queen Story Hour of Montgomery County

Join us for a glamorous, imaginative, and exciting storytime presented by Drag Queen Story Hour of Montgomery County! https://mcpl.events/drag-story-hour Drag Queen Story Hour (DQSH) is just what it sounds like—drag queens reading stories to children in libraries, schools, and bookstores. Drag Queen Story Hour captures the imagination and play of the gender fluidity in childhood … Read More