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Discover Kensington 20895

The Kensington Historical Society presents
Free Summer Concert Series 2014
Saturday from 10 am - 11 am

 

July 26 Scott & Cindy - Classical guitar & violin duo
Aug 2 Mystic Warriors - World music from the Andes
Aug 9 Side by Side (Doris Justis & Sean McGhee) - Harmonic folk music
Aug 16 Angie & Carlos Munhoz - Brazilian jazz
Aug 23 Ruthie & Greg Hardin (of Ruthie & the Wranglers) - Country
Aug 30 2nd Story Band - Folk, blues, alternative & world beat
Sept 6 GP Jams - Eclectic folk pop
Sept 13 Blue Book Value - Rhythm & blues swing band
Sept 20 Silver Creek - (the O'Malleys) - Country, Hawaiian, ragtime & fiddle
Sept 27 Dede Wyland with Ira Gitlin - Bluegrass

 

Old Town Kensington Across from the Train Station & Farmers Market
Howard Avenue Park, Howard Avenue, Kensington, MD 20895
For more information:
Kensington Historical Society: kensingtonhistory.org
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Downtown Wheaton Presents -

TGIF Summer Concerts & Movies !

Kick-off your weekend with great music or a movie in downtown Wheaton!
Enjoy live music and movies every Friday July through August.
- Concerts are scheduled for 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm.
- Movies begin at dusk.
Bring a blanket, chair, and family and friends - also enjoy one of the great local restaurants before or after the show!

Summer Series lineup:

July 25: The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (PG-13)

August 1: The Lego Movie (G)

August 8: Fast & Furious 6 (PG-13)

August 15: Grupo Latino Continental (Latin)

August 22: John Stone Reggae Band (Reggae)

August 29: The Nighthawks (Roots Rock, Blues)

Located at the Wheaton Triangle / 2424 Reedie Drive, Wheaton, MD 20902
Corner of Triangle Lane & Reedie Drive, one block from the Wheaton Metro

The TGIF Summer Series is sponsored by Westfield Wheaton

www.wheatonmd.org


 

WE are more than just the Town!

Only eight miles from the Nation’s Capitol is a place that’s a world apart: 20895 Kensington. Stroll its tree-lined streets. Explore famous Antique Row. Take in a show when one of several performing arts groups is on stage at the Kensington Town Hall, stop and visit with some of the friendliest people you’ve ever had the pleasure to meet, and imagine a time when Kensington was the place where well-to-do Washingtonians escaped the city summer for the cool countryside and the Nation's Capitol first civil servants made their homes to have an easy daily commute into the city. What else will you find here? A small town atmosphere, with everything from Main Street stores to cool, green parks, a rich history that dates back to the 17th century. Kensington offers a rare combination of big city convenience and culture and community charm along with shopping you won’t find anywhere else.

MAA Gallery August Show
Featrued Artist: Pamela Gordimer

Opening reception: Sunday, August 3 from 1 - 7 pm

Gallery Hours:
Monday thru Saturday: 11 am - 8 pm / Sunday: 11 am - 7 pm

 

 

Salvadoran American Day Festival
Sunday, August 3 - from 11 am to 6 pm

In the Wheaton Triangle at the corner of Reedie Drive and Grandview Avenue, one block north of the Wheaton Metro Station.

Salvadoran food, traditional crafts and live music by local and international artists will highlight theSalvadoran American Day Festival.
Come to enjoy and learn about the Salvadoran community in the county.

* Community services, including
* The third Latino Health Fair
* Raffle of a 2014 TOYOTA YARIS

For more information call Rhina Aranda at 202-536-0026.

 

Farmer's Market Every Saturday ALL Year-Long

THE FARMER'S MARKET IS BURSTING WITH ACTIVITY!  Every Saturday from 8 am-12 noon, the  MARC Train Station on Howard Avenue comes alive with vendors selling a wide variety of fresh produce, seafood, meat, breads, olive oil products, pickles, pizza, paella, peanuts, homemade soaps, cheeses, cut flowers, bedding plants, chocolate, cookies and other baked goods.  

for more information

 

Ribbon Cutting NeurExpand Brain Center
August 12, 2014
4:00-6:30pm Open House 4:45 Ceremony

Refreshments, tours, and opportunity to meet Dr. Fotuhi, one of the world's foremost experts on Alzheimer's and brain function.

5550 Friendship Blvd. Suite 450,
Chevy Chase, MD 20815

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