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The Raptors are Back in Wheaton on Oct 15

Artist Joanne Miller, GreenWheaton and Community Partners Montgomery Parks and the Wheaton Urban District invite you to join us for a morning of photography with birds of prey. Adventures with Raptors will introduce you to live owls and hawks. Joanne will provide camera tips for photographers of all ages. Bring your camera, family and friends. Cameras will be available to use with ID.

  • Artist Talk: 9:00 AM  
  • Bird Photography: 9:00–11:00 AM 

This event is free and open to the public of all ages.

Directions and Parking: Sunday free parking in County Parking Garage 45 (located on Amherst Ave next to Veterans Park) Wheaton Metro Station one block away

Share your photographs and participate in upcoming Wheaton Community Exhibitions.

For more information about this event, how to share your pictures, photography exhibitions and future artist walks, please visit: www.GreenWheaton.org/GreenArts or www.joannemiller-community.com

Please check website in case of rain.

This project is supported in part by funding from the Montgomery County government and the Arts and Humanities Council of Montgomery County. 

Park(ing) Day in Wheaton Fri Sept 16

Join us in Wheaton on Friday, September 16th as we turn the intersection of Grandview Ave. and Reedie Dr. into an urban oasis!

Friday, September 16
9am to 3:30pm
Grandview Ave & Reedie Dr

The Wheaton sign with a graphical representation of PARK(ing) Day (An upside down car with plants)

‘Shifting the Paradigm’ designed by Maki Kawaguchi

For one day, we’re turning parking spaces into mini-parks and green spaces.  They will feature:

  • Native plants and seating (enjoy your lunchbreak outside!)
  • Kids activities
  • Displays on environmental programs like energy reduction, water protection and trees
  • Information on local groups and community resources
  • Displays on transportation alternatives

Mid-County Sparkles – July 4th Fireworks

Montgomery County will again host an Independence Day fireworks displays on Monday, July 4 at Albert Einstein High School, 11135 Newport Road, beginning at 7:30 p.m. with a concert by Gringo Jingo performing the best of Santana. Only handicapped parking is available on-site. Fireworks begin at 9:15 pm.

Lawn chairs, blankets and coolers are welcome. Food vendors will be on site. Alcoholic beverages are not permitted. The rain date for fireworks only is July 5.

To request special accommodations, contact a recreation specialist at least 3 full business days  before the event at 240-777-6870 or rec.mainstream@montgomerycountymd.gov.

For more information and event updates text MoCoJuly4 to 888777, call MC311 at 311 or 240-777-0311 or go to www.montgomerycountymd.gov/rec

Community Meeting Wheaton Redevelopment Project on Lot 13

The Montgomery County Department of Transportation will present a panel of participants to provide a project update on the Maryland National Capital Park & Planning Commission building and the public town square to be located on parking lot 13 in Wheaton, MD. The topics to be covered are as follows:

? Project Design, Scope and

? Parking Mitigation Plan

? Traffic Improvements

? Small Business Assistance Program

SUMMER SOLSTICE SOLAR EVENT with the Sierra Club

Learn about how to go solar with the Sierra Club

There are now more ways than ever to have your home’s energy come from renewable solar energy!
Learn from the Sierra Club how going solar just became easier.
Learn about your options
•Community solar
• Rooftop installations
• Power purchase agreements
• Solar co-ops
• New government incentives
Hear from
•The Sierra Club
• Private solar contractors
• Government agencies
• Solar Cooperatives
• Subscriber Organizations

Early Bird Prices thru June 20

Celebrate 5 years of support to our Community and the Environment

Friday June 24, 2016

Brookside Gardens Visitors Center Reception Hall

1800 Glenallan Avenue Wheaton MD 20902

6PM to 9PM

Local Vendors, Food, Beer and Wine HollywoodEast

GreenPlateCatering

Sample other local favorites ….
The Limerick Pub
Los Chorros
Seoul Food DC
BeClaws
Java Nation
7 Locks Brewing
Knob Hall Winery

Act fast!  EARLY BIRD PRICE EXTENDED Friday June 20

www.greenwheatongala2016.eventbrite.com

Sponsorship and Exhibitor Information can be found here