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March 2020

TO BE RESCHEDULED: Make and Take Rain Barrels

March 29 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Brookside Gardens, 1800 Glenallen
Wheaton, MD 20902 United States
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Gather and store water from your rooftop to help control the stormwater impact to your yard. Each participant will receive a rain barrel with fittings and simple instructions. Remember, you'll need a vehicle large enough to fit a 55-gallon barrel!

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TO BE RESCHEDULED: Make and Take Rain Barrels

March 30 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Brookside Gardens, 1800 Glenallen
Wheaton, MD 20902 United States
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Gather and store water from your rooftop to help control the stormwater impact to your yard. Each participant will receive a rain barrel with fittings and simple instructions. Remember, you'll need a vehicle large enough to fit a 55-gallon barrel!

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April 2020

TO BE RESCHEDULED: MoCo Made CSA Day and Happy Hour at Waredaca Brewing

April 2 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Waredaca Brewing, 4015 Damascus Rd
Laytonsville, MD 20882 United States
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Join the Montgomery County Food Council at Waredaca Brewing (4017 Damascus Rd, Laytonsville) on Thursday, April 2nd from 4-6pm for a MoCo Made CSA Day and Happy Hour! Learn more about the Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) programs offered by MoCo Made Farms while enjoying a locally made beer with fellow community members, organizational partners, and County leaders! We’ll be celebrating the launch of Waredaca’s NEW MoCo Made branded beer cans, and 10% of beer sales will be donated to the Food Council in…

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TO BE RESCHEDULED: City of Gaithersburg Green Month/Arbor Day Proclamation

April 6 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
City of Gaithersburg City Hall Council Chambers, 31 S Summit Ave
Gaithersburg, MD United States
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With an official proclamation, the Mayor and City Council will designate April as “Gaithersburg Green Month” and April 24 as “Arbor Day” in the City of Gaithersburg. Annual Environmental Awards will be presented at a special reception earlier that evening.

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CANCELED: Green Learning Series: Join the Butterfly Bandwagon! Gardening with Native Plants

April 9 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Bohrer Park Activity Center, 512 S Frederick Ave
Gaithersburg, MD 20877 United States
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This interactive workshop is designed to help you create a garden that provides habitat for our winged friends, adds beauty to your outdoor space, and protects our drinking water and waterways. Professional garden coaches will be on hand to provide planning assistance and answer questions about sustainable gardening and gardening with native plants. Seating is limited. Pre-registration is recommended. Register here.

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TO BE RESCHEDULED: Senior Planet: Make Energy Cents + Pay Your Energy Bill Online

April 11 @ 10:00 am - 12:15 pm
Silver Spring Library, 900 Wayne Avenue
Silver Spring, MD 20910 United States
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Senior Planet Montgomery is a partner of Montgomery Energy Connection. They will be providing workshops and lectures throughout the County. This session, Make Energy Cents + Pay Your Energy Bill Online is a lecture and workshop combo. Details: Looking for ways to lower your utility bill and keep money in your pocket? Come to this combined lecture and interactive workshop! The lecture will introduce the new County website, Montgomery Energy Connection your one-stop digital shop for getting tips on managing your energy…

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Gaithersburg Green Drinks

April 14 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on Tuesday, April 14, 2020 at 6:00 pm

Cinepolis Luxury Cinemas, 629 CENTER POINT WAY
Gaithersburg, MD United States
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Join those striving to live in an environmentally conscious way. Discuss and learn your way to a "greener" lifestyle and leave the planet better than you found it. Our March speaker, Lauren Hubbard, will explore Native Plants to Maryland and how to use them in your landscape.

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CANCELED: Green Learning Series: Recycling Beyond the Basics

April 16 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Benjamin Gaither Center, 80 Bureau Dr A
Gaithersburg, MD United States
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Ever wondered how (or if) recycling REALLY works? Join us to learn how what you do at home is part of a complex global industry. This presentation covers how to recycle effectively, what can (and can't) be recycled in the City of Gaithersburg (and why), the impact that “wish-cycling” of non-recyclable materials has on the program, and a brief review of measuring the sustainability of recycling via greenhouse gas emissions. We'll take a look at how your recycling gets sorted,…

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CANCELED: Gaithersburg Community Green Up Day

April 18 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Spring cleaning takes on a new meaning during this year’s Community Green Up Day. Join hundreds of volunteers as they make a difference throughout the community by cleaning up and beautifying local streams, schools, parks, and homeowner association common areas. The City is looking for volunteers. Students can earn student service learning credits by participating. If you or your organization would like more information about volunteering, please e-mail environment@gaithersburgmd.gov.

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CANCELED: GreenFest 2020

April 19 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Brookside Gardens, 1800 Glenallen
Wheaton, MD 20902 United States
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GreenFest is the County’s premier environmental festival and combines entertainment, exhibitors, dance performances, food, and workshops to provide a fun day for the whole family. Free Parking and Shuttle from the Glenmont Metro Station. For information go to the GreenFest webpage. Enjoy live music and dance performances Face painting and children’s activities Interactive drum circle Kids tree climbing Plant sale offering natives, perennials and annuals Green Arts & Crafts Fair More than 80 exhibitors featuring environmental non-profits Educational workshops Electric…

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TO BE RESCHEDULED: Environmental Film Night – 2040

April 19 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Arts Barn, 311 Kent Square Rd
Gaithersburg, MD United States
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Join us for a special free screening and exclusive premier of 2040, a hybrid feature documentary that is billed as “a story of hope that looks at the very real possibility that humanity could reverse global warming and improve the lives of every living thing in the process.” This film will be released in the U.S. in late May. Admission is free; seating is limited and registration is encouraged by calling Gaithersburg Environmental Services at 301-258-6370.

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TO BE RESCHEDULED: Lighten Up!

April 22 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Crossroads Community Farmers’ Market, Anne St
Silver Spring, MD United States
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Join us for Lighten Up! We will be at Crossroads Community Farmers' Market on Wednesday, April 22, 2020 from 10:00 am - 2:00 pm to help brighten your homes, give you tips to help lower your utility costs, and swap out your old incandescent and CFL light bulbs. 

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#HeartYourParks

April 22 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Black Hill Nature Programs, 20926 Lake Ridge Drive
Boyds,, MD 20841 United States
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Join us at the Visitor Center to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day and show what Black Hill means to you! We will be creating our very own Litter Letters, an international community art project and we need your help. First, we will work together to clean up litter in the park, then separate the recyclables from the trash to complete our giant Litter Letters art installation. Stay to unveil our art project to the community and enjoy a…

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DIY Recycle Paper

April 22 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Robertson Park Youth Center, 801 Rabbitt Rd
Gaithersburg, MD United States
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Make your very own recycled paper. Bring your junk mail, construction paper, or an arts project you are ready to part with and turn it in to a new piece of paper all over again.

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Green Learning Series: I Pay What?? A Crash Course on Your Energy Bill

April 23 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Casey Community Center, 810 S. Frederick Ave
Gaithersburg, MD United States
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When it comes to your utility bill, you may be spending more than you want to. The Montgomery County Department of Environmental Protection’s Residential Energy Program, Larissa Johnson, can help you demystify your utility bill and show you ways to save energy and money in your home. All participants leave with at least one energy saving measure for their home and tons of tips.

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TO BE RESCHEDULED: Native Plant Sale

April 25 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Bohrer Park Activity Center, 512 S Frederick Ave
Gaithersburg, MD 20877 United States
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In partnership with the Muddy Branch Alliance, the City of Gaithersburg is offering a one-stop shop for your native plant needs. After you finish recycling your light bulbs, e-waste and confidential paper during the Community Shredding &  E-Waste Recycling event, stop by the rear of the parking lot to find out about all the best things to grow in Gaithersburg.

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Community Shredding & E-Waste Recycling Event

April 25 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Bohrer Park Activity Center, 512 S Frederick Ave
Gaithersburg, MD 20877 United States
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Just in time for spring cleaning. All paper will go through a secure document destruction process and be recycled. Select electronics may also be brought to the event for recycling, and CFL and incandescent light bulbs (no LEDs) will also be accepted this year. Please note, CFL bulbs should not be put in the trash due to the release of mercury when the bulb breaks. Click here for a list of accepted materials. Event is free; food donations graciously accepted by Gaithersburg HELP…

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MOM’s Organic Market Event–“Save the Dandelions!” April 25th and 26th

April 25 @ 11:00 am - April 26 @ 3:00 pm
MOM’s organic market, 5566 Randolph Rd.
Rockville, MD 20852 United States
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Join DEP and other groups for the Save the Dandelions Event at MOM’s Organic Market in Rockville, MD! There will be fun family-friendly activities, food, wellness demonstrations, and great information about organic lawn care. 11-3 April 25 AND 11-3 April 26 5566 Randolph Rd. Rockville, MD 20852

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TO BE RESCHEDULED: Green Learning Series: Organic Lawn Care

April 30 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Gaithersburg Library, 18330 Montgomery Village Avenue
Gaithersburg, MD 20879 United States
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Join Mary Travaglini, Sustainable Landscapes Manager for the Montgomery County Department of Environmental Protection, to learn about healthy soils and tips for maintaining your lawn without synthetic fertilizers or pesticides.

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Organic Lawn Care Talk–Gaithersburg Library

April 30 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Learn about caring for soils and lawns organically! Spring is here, and grass should be green and growing. Join us for a talk by Mary Travaglini, our Sustainable Landscapes Manager, to learn about the importance of healthy soils for an organic lawn, and tips for caring for your lawn without synthetic pesticides and fertilizers. Please register using the link below so you can receive a reminder, but all are welcome even without registration. April 30th, 7:00pm, Gaithersburg Library, 18330 Montgomery…

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