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This week, continue your Pride Month festivities, relax in the summer weather, and celebrate Heritage Days with Montgomery Parks! Check out these activities Friday, June 24, to Sunday, June 26!

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Yoga

Stretch it out and relax with yoga classes! On Saturday, June 25, from 9:30 to 10:30 am, join us at Brookside Gardens or the free yoga session at Josiah Henson Museum and Park at 9 am.

Relaxation

Ease your mind at our Half-Day Mindfulness Retreat at Brookside Gardens on Sunday, June 26, 8:30 am to 12:30 pm. Take a journey of relaxation with gentle yoga and meditation techniques. Connect with your inner self and the nature around you as you experience the beauty of the gardens.

Pride Month

Celebrate with us at Pride in the Park: Movie Night! Enjoy a screening of the movie “Saturday Church”, a story of a teen having gender identity issues. This showing is at Jesup Blair Local Park and starts at 7 pm on Friday, June 24. Admission to this event is free!

Nature

Get outdoors and come learn about Eastern box turtles at Turtle Talk at Brookside Nature Center in Wheaton on Saturday, June 25, 10 am. Admission is free, but you must register.

Also, Brookside Gardens on Saturday, June 25, 10 am, presents a virtual talk from Dr. Desiree Narango on the ecological and evolutionary relationships between plants, pollinators, and songbirds. Admission to this event is free.

Skateboarding

Shred it at Skate Night this Friday, June 24, at Takoma-Piney Branch Local Park from 6 to 8 pm. Bring your skateboards, scooters, inline skates, and roller skates and ride with popular local skaters. There will a disc jockey and a food truck onsite. Admission to this event is free!

 

Heritage Days

Montgomery Parks is excited to be a part of Heritage Montgomery’s 2022 Heritage Days on Saturday, June 25, and Sunday, June 26! Our historic sites will be open with free admission on the following days:

Saturday, June 25

Head over to Woodlawn Museum, Woodlawn Manor Cultural Park, from 10 am to 4 pm for free admission. Visit Oakley Cabin, Oakley Cabin African American Museum and Park, from 12 pm to 4 pm for free admission. Check out the Seneca Store from 12 pm to 4 pm for free admission.

Sunday, June 26

Visit Woodlawn Museum, Woodlawn Manor Cultural Park, from 12 pm to 4 pm for free admission and stop by Josiah Henson Museum and Park from 10 am to 4 pm for free admission.

For these and other events, visit the calendar of events on our website.

Discover your happy place in Montgomery Parks.

Last Updated: June 23, 2022