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

Parks Suspends Alcohol in Parks Pilot Program Effective Today

Montgomery Parks has suspended the park pilot program allowing alcohol consumption without a permit in 13 county parks, effective today (July 1), officials announced. The action is due to the governor lifting the Maryland state of emergency declared in reaction to the COVID–19 pandemic. That also takes effect today.

Montgomery Parks Announces New Selfie Stands on National Selfie Day

Montgomery Parks is marking National Selfie Day today by announcing that staff has placed new selfie stands in 13 different parks around the county. The stands are wooden and include ledges at two different heights where park visitors can place their phones for individual or group shots.

Montgomery Plogs Challenge!

In celebration of Storm Water Awareness Week, October 18-24, 2020, Montgomery Energy Connection will launch the #MontgomeryPlogs Challenge in partnership with the Montgomery County Watershed Restoration, a program of Montgomery County Department of Environmental Protection. Plogging is a wacky way of saying “pick up litter while you jog or walk”. Our social media campaign, #MontgomeryPlogs … Read More

Nolte Park Activity Building Gone; Community Garden Planned

The activity building at Nolte Local Park has been taken down and its foundation will serve as the base for a new community garden, according to plans from Montgomery Parks. In March of last year, the Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission issued a Request for Proposals for the adaptive reuse of the building, located at … Read More

WSSC Work, Park Improvements to Affect Access to Two Four Corners Parks

The park entrance from University Boulevard, the lot and the ball field seen beyond, will close this month for improvement work. Photo by Mike Diegel. Improvements scheduled to begin this month will affect users’ access to two parks in the Four Corners area of Silver Spring, according to announcements from the county’s Parks Department. WSSC … Read More