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Aidan Design Donates Kitchenette/Art Center During a Day of Service at Martha's Table

Aidan Design Donates Kitchenette/Art Center During a Day of Service at Martha's Table

Celebrating its 10th Anniversary, Aidan Design Gives Back to the Community on Friday, Dances on Saturday

by Sherry Moeller

With the 10th anniversary of Aidan Design this month, its owners Nadia Subaran and John Schmiedigen wanted to do something special for the community that has supported them the last decade. Aidan Design, a custom kitchen firm in Bethesda, Md., decided to donate a Day of Service by designing and installing a kitchenette, handwashing station and art center at Martha's Table, a Northwest DC charitable organization that provides food and education to the area's homeless.

County Executive to Host Annual Celebration To Honor Indian Cultural Heritage

 County Executive to Host Annual Celebration To Honor Indian Cultural Heritage

The following notice was sent to us by Karen Falcon:

 

Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett will host the County’s annual Diwali celebration on Tuesday, October 25, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. in honor of the most important holiday in Indian culture and to highlight one of the largest ethnic groups in Montgomery County. It is estimated that approximately 45,000 residents of Indian heritage live in Montgomery County.  The free event will be held at the Executive Office Building, Terrace Level Cafeteria, 101 Monroe St., Rockville.

Fifth-Grade Student Concerts at Strathmore Oct. 11-13

Fifth-Grade Student Concerts at Strathmore Oct. 11-13

According to the Montgomery County Public School System:

Fun Band at the Bumper Car Pavilion

Fun Band at the Bumper Car Pavilion

 

According to the Tom Cunningham Orchestra:

 

The Tom Cunningham Orchestra will make a rare appearance at Glen Echo Park's historic and Bumper Car Pavilion on Saturday night, October 22nd, from 9 p.m. to 12 midnight.  $15-adults, $8-children ages 5-13, free for children four and under. A beginners' dance lesson with the fabulous duo of Tom Koerner and Debra Sternberg, at 8:00, is included with admission.   The renowned orchestra will perform works from Glenn Miller, Count Basie, Benny Goodman, Duke Ellington, Woody Herman, Jimmie Lunceford, Tommy Dorsey, Artie Shaw, Harry James, Erskine Hawkins, Claude Thornhill, Fletcher Henderson, Billy Eckstine, and other greats of the American canon - for your dancing and listening enjoyment.

 

This event is presented in cooperation with Glen Echo Partnership for Arts and Culture Inc., the National Park Service and Montgomery County.

 

World of Montgomery Festival Features Free Health Screen

World of Montgomery Festival Features Free Health Screen

 

The following notice was sent to us by Montgomery County's Sidney Cooper:

 

Olney Farmers and Artists’ Market

Olney Farmers and Artists’ Market

 

This season, The Olney Farmers and Artists' market ramped up their offerings with 50 vendors and 15 producer-only farmers.

Stock by and stock up for Fall!

Location: Grounds of the  Montgomery General Hospital Thrift Shop
at Route 108 & Prince Philip Drive.

Dates and Time: Sundays from May 8th to November 6th , 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

 

Returning farmers include:




AvianMead Produce (fruits, vegetables, flowers, preserves)


Banner Bee Company (artisan honey, jams, beeswax candles, natural body care)


Falcon Ridge Farm (fruits and vegetables)


Farmhouse Flowers and Plants
Homestead Farm (fruits and vegetables)


Penn Farm/Norma's Produce (vegatables & produce)


Plantmasters/M&M Plants (fine flowers and plants)


Pleitez Produce (lettuce, onions, strawberries)


Sligo Creek Farm (Certified Organic assorted greens)


Abbey Road On the River

Abbey Road On the River

The World's largest Beatles inspired music festival hits National Harbor September 1st-5th.

Click here for more details!

RAIN OR SHINE

Event Hours:
After 10pm, concerts are indoors only.

Thursday 3pm to 2am
Friday 3pm to 2am
Saturday Noon to 2am
Sunday Noon to 2am
Monday Noon to 6pm

Walk-up always available.