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The Gaithersburg Book Festival is a celebration of the written word and its power to enrich the human experience. Our mission is to foster an interest in reading, writing and literary conversation. Since its inception in 2010, the Festival has quickly become one of the nation’s top literary events, attracting hundreds of award-winning and best-selling […]
Find out everything you need to know about applying for jobs with Montgomery County Government. Don't miss this opportunity to learn what it takes to apply for jobs with Montgomery County. A recruiter from the Office of Human Resources will provide an overview of Montgomery county's job application process. For security reasons, this program session […]
Discover a new angle of storytelling through stop motion animation. We'll learn the stop motion app, create storyboards/set, and editing. Click the link below to register. An email with the Zoom login information will be sent the day of the program. https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScSPQnK5tTs4Ie9TBHMT-2ZXduUc5xqMXr5lE2cEGxp6hWtTg/viewform?usp=sf_link
BD Wong will be in conversation about his career. Award-winning actor BD Wong is one of America’s most versatile performers. BD has been on screens big and small for the last 20 years, appearing in such hits as Law & Order: SVU, Oz, Gotham, Jurassic Park, and Jurassic World. He received an Emmy nomination for his role as whiterose and Minister Zhang in […]
Teens, ages 13 and up, are invited to join us as we write and workshop poetry. It's always more fun to write with friends! If you like to play with ideas, the sounds of words, the way writing looks on a page, join us for the journey as we explore, write and workshop poetry. It's […]
Justin Fenton will be in conversation about his book, We Own This City: A True Story of Crime, Cops, and Corruption. In this urgent book, award-winning investigative journalist Justin Fenton distills hundreds of interviews, thousands of court documents, and countless hours of video footage to present the definitive account of the entire scandal of the Gun […]
Chinatown Home: A conversation with Wah Luck House residents about preserving community connections, affordable housing, health and aging, and combating anti-Asian racism during the global pandemic. In the midst of neighborhood gentrification, D.C.’s Wah Luck House has remained an affordable home and community anchor for generations of Chinatown residents, with ties throughout Montgomery County and […]
Though self-publishing and book promotion are becoming common, poetry remains a niche market. Even bookstores will typically just sell acknowledged classics, academic anthologies, and a few books by today’s most famous poets. How does a poet become successful and increase book sales since poetry has its own unique nuances and requirements for promotion. Cherrie Woods […]
Text below from the MCPS News article 'MCPS Sustainability Symposium Set for May 26' (April 28, 2021). Secondary school students and staff are invited to join the first MCPS Sustainability Symposium at 11:15 a.m. on Wednesday, May 26. During the event, attendees will hear feedback from the Climate Youth Town Hall held in February; learn […]
Dance Bmore's FazaFam brings together music, dancing, and games that inspire good times for young and old. FazaFam's original music takes you back to old school grooves with new school moves from Pop to R&B, Salsa and Neo Soul. CJay and Team FazaFam create a playful interactive dance party that brings the whole family together […]
Silver Spring Civic Building
1 Veterans Place, Silver Spring
Description NOTE: Event was originally scheduled for 9/26/2020, but has been rescheduled for 9/25/2021. (Via Eventbrite) Griot Con fuses the excitement and spectacle of a comic convention with the cinematic experience of an independent film festival. (Via Facebook) Afrofuturism Network and MisterDuke Productions, LLC present Griot Con, an all-day, family-friendly event that fuses the excitement […]