November 2, 2021 | Travis Chase

County Announces Thanksgiving Parade Festivities

Montgomery County announced details on Tuesday for its annual Thanksgiving parade which will be held on Saturday, Nov. 20 at 10 am. The Montgomery County Thanksgiving Parade returns to Silver Spring, Saturday, Nov. 20 at 10 a.m.! 🦃 Learn more about the event ➡️ — Montgomery County MD (@MontgomeryCoMD) November 2, 2021 The […]

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October 23, 2021 | Collin Riviello

Rockville Volunteer Fire Department Celebrates 100 Years with Parade

Originally published Oct. 20 The Rockville Volunteer Fire Department is celebrating 100 years of service by hosting its 100th Anniversary Parade, Party & Muster on Sunday, Oct. 24. The parade will feature antique fire trucks and is set to begin at 11 a.m. It will start on Martins Lane and end at 850 Hungerford Drive […]

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September 29, 2021 | Ceoli Jacoby

Burtonsville Day Parade Celebrates Diversity with “Better Together” Theme

The 30th annual Burtonsville Day Parade and Festival took place on Sept. 25, according to the event’s flyer. The 29th annual Parade and Festival was held in 2019, while the 2020 Parade and Festival was cancelled due to the pandemic. Burtonsville Parade and Community Day was a hit on Saturday. The weather was great and, […]

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September 20, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Poolesville Residents ‘Really Wanted to Get Out and Enjoy’ Town’s Special Day

Residents were excited to join day-long fun and festivities at Poolesville Day 2021 on Saturday, one year after the event was canceled due to COVID-19. Previous Post: Residents Enjoy Poolesville Day 2021 After Cancellation Last Year

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September 18, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Residents Enjoy Poolesville Day 2021 After Cancellation Last Year

Poolesville Day 2021 was held Saturday by Whalen Commons, after being canceled last year due to COVID-19. This year marked the 29th annual Poolesville Day. The morning began with a parade. Vendors lined Fisher Avenue and kids played on a moonbounce and rock climbing wall. Bands performed at the commons while residents enjoyed food and […]

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August 24, 2021 | Staff Writer

Thousands of Backpacks for Schoolchildren Donated During Charity Event

The 13th annual Park Potomac Ice Cream Social for Charity featured a parade with police cars, fire engines, vintage cars, pom pon girls and former Washington Football Team great Dexter Manley as the event’s grand marshal. The goal of the event: to donate thousands of backpacks filled with school supplies for schoolchildren. Grand marshall Dexter Manley, former […]

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August 20, 2021 | Joe Yasharoff

Washington Football Great Dexter Manley Will Marshal Parade Supporting Backpack Drive for Kids

Washington Football Team legend Dexter Manley will be the Grand Marshal of a parade to kick off the 13th Annual Ice Cream Social for Charity in the Park Potomac Community on Saturday at noon. The event, made possible through the planning and support of Park Potomac residents and businesses, supports the Interfaith Works annual backpack […]

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June 21, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

‘103 Years Young’: Green Celebrates Special Day with Another Birthday Car Parade

Ida Pearl Green turned 103 years young on June 18. To put 103 years in perspective, Green has been around for two World Wars, two pandemics and seven cycles of the Brood X cicadas. The North Potomac resident celebrated with a drive-by birthday car parade at Fairhaven United Methodist Church in Gaithersburg. Green’s family and […]

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June 6, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Hundreds Show Support at Woodmoor’s First Ever Pride Parade

Several hundred people, many clad in bright pride colors and waving flags, paraded through a northern section of  Silver Spring Sunday morning during the inaugural Woodmoor Pride Parade. On June 1, the area had raised a pride flag just below its American flag pole at the Woodmoor circle only to find it missing several days […]

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October 21, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

2021 National Cherry Blossom Festival Parade Canceled 6 Months in Advance

About seven months ago, the 2020 National Cherry Blossom Festival Parade in Washington, D.C. was canceled due to COVID-19. On Tuesday the festival organization announced the cherry blossom parade is canceled for 2021, too. The cancellation comes almost six months ahead of the planned parade date, which was April 10, 2021. The festival is still […]

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