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July 5, 2017 | Staff Writer

Residents Invited to Vietnamese American Arts Festival in Silver Spring

Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett joined Vietnamese American artists for the opening and ribbon-cutting ceremony for the County’s Vietnamese American Arts Festival on Monday. Vietnamese American Artists are displaying their artwork to the community from July 3 through 7 at the Civic Building of Silver Spring. In addition to artwork displays, there are activities for […]

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April 17, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Silver Spring Touts Highest Early Voting Turnout in State on Saturday

UPDATED More early voters cast their ballots at the Silver Spring Civic Building on Saturday than any where else in the state, according to the Montgomery County Board of Elections. A total of 935 voters cast their ballots early at the Silver Spring Civic Building on Saturday. The Lawton Community Recreation Center was the second […]

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October 2, 2015 | Aline Barros

Housing, Labor Rights, Civic Engagement: New Americans Expo Set for Sunday (VIDEO)

The New Americans Expo is scheduled to take place on Oct. 4 in Silver Spring. In this MyMCMedia Extra, organizers, county officials and residents, held a news conference to preview the event and invited residents to the Silver Spring Civic Building from noon to 6 p.m. According to organizers, the event is an informational fair to welcome […]

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September 9, 2014 | Aline Barros

County Officials Kick Off African Heritage Month (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett kicked off African Heritage Month on Monday, Sept. 8, at the Silver Spring Civic Building during a reception hosted by members of Montgomery County’s African Affairs Advisory Group. Leggett presented a proclamation in honor of African Heritage Month, and honored leaders for their contributions to the African Diaspora. Montgomery County […]

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May 12, 2014 | Valerie Bonk

Silver Spring Citizens Advisory Board Agenda May 12

The Silver Spring Citizens Advisory Board will hold its monthly meeting on Monday, May 12 at 7 p.m. in the Civic Building. Items on the agenda include a presentation on the work of the Office of Community Partnerships and a conversation with Councilmember George Leventhal. Find more information on the SSCAB on its website here. See […]

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March 12, 2014 | Valerie Bonk

Uncovering the Silver Spring Penguin Mural (Video)

It has been more than 10 years since the “penguin mural” was removed from its spot under the Silver Spring Metro Station, yet it’s still remembered by many. In this MyMCMedia report, we took a look at where the mural is being stored and what’s next for the popular art piece. Take a stroll through […]

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February 24, 2014 | Valerie Bonk

‘State of Black Montgomery’ Addresses Changing Community (Video)

It was standing room only at the first annual State of Black Montgomery forum in Silver Spring where community engagement was the topic surrounding discussions on political, economic and social justice issues close to the African American community. As residents, activists and politicians came together, the message was clear – they said there’s still a lot […]

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February 22, 2014 | Valerie Bonk

Addressing the ‘State of Black Montgomery’ (Photos)

Hundreds attend a forum hosted by the African American Democratic Club of Montgomery County and the Montgomery County Young Democrats to address the “State of Black Montgomery” at the Silver Spring Civic Building. Panel topics at the forum will include empowering and engaging youth, increasing political participation, addressing social justice issues and advancing economic power. A look […]

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August 19, 2013 | Elizabeth Ortega-Lohmeyer

Branford Marsalis at the 2013 Silver Spring Jazz Festival

Enjoy a Night Under the Stars with Grammy® Award Winning Musician Branford Marsalis at the 2013 Silver Spring Jazz Festival   Join us as we celebrate the 10th Annual Silver Spring Jazz Festival in downtown Silver Spring on Saturday, September 7, 4:30 to 10:00 p.m. The entire family will enjoy a free night of music, […]

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September 21, 2012 | Staff Writer

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“We Salute You” (Video)

Montgomery County honored dozens of local World War II vets on Sept. 19 at the Silver Spring Civic Building. Council President Roger Berliner spoke at the event. Listen to his speech. View additional video clips from this extraordinary event in which broadcast journalist Ted Koppel talks about these “Extraordinary Men and Women” and “Koppel Pays […]

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