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Montgomery Parks Foundation and AFI Silver Theatre Team Up to Bring Josiah Henson Documentary to the Big Screen, August 10 & 12

July 30, 2018

Montgomery Parks Foundation and AFI Silver Theatre Team Up to Bring Josiah Henson Documentary to the Big Screen, August 10 & 12

The film screenings aim to raise awareness of esteemed author, abolitionist, and minister. Narrated by Danny Glover, the film traces Josiah Henson’s harrowing journey from slavery in Maryland and Kentucky to freedom in Canada.

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Protecting Streams in Montgomery Parks and Beyond

July 12, 2018

Protecting Streams in Montgomery Parks and Beyond

Biological monitoring plays a vital role in helping to assess Montgomery County’s stream systems. By monitoring trends in water quality and supplying important data, ecologists at Montgomery Parks are helping to ensure that aquatic ecosystems thrive.

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Shakespeare in the Parks

July 2, 2018

Shakespeare in the Parks

At Montgomery Parks, you don’t have to go far for an evening filled with love and laughter at one of the two free upcoming performances of A Midsummer Night’s Dream at Brookside Gardens and Meadowside Nature Center.

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Fall in Love with Mud

June 10, 2018

Fall in Love with Mud

Mud is magic. Its mystique and charm—most often appreciated during childhood—can sometimes get lost as we grow older. This summer, let Montgomery Parks remind you of that mud magic in a whole new way.

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Five Things to do on Father’s Day

June 9, 2018

Five Things to do on Father’s Day

June 17th is approaching fast. With the weather getting warmer, we encourage you to spend Father’s Day outdoors. Whether exploring the woods at Little Bennett Campground or enjoying an evening campfire, you can make dad’s day extra special with some exciting activities in Montgomery Parks.

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Marriott Employees Roll Up Their Sleeves for Service Projects in Montgomery Parks

June 1, 2018

Marriott Employees Roll Up Their Sleeves for Service Projects in Montgomery Parks

Hundreds of employees from Marriott International descended upon parks sites for Spirit to Serve – Marriott’s global day of giving. Spirit to Serve has been celebrated by associates at Marriott International for over 20 years; and for the past 18 years, associates have tackled projects in Montgomery Parks.

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