Community Calendar

Looking for fun activities for your kids? Or how about a new wildlife documentary film screening? Or maybe, a workshop on gardening or bike repair?

Our calendar features upcoming community events for those who enjoy a mix of outdoors, activism, creativity, and learning. Make the My Green Montgomery calendar your first stop to planning your week.

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Webinar: EV Charging for Condos, Co-ops, and Townhomes

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Montgomery County’s CCOC (Commission on Common Ownership Communities) along with DEP (Department of Environmental Protection) and Montgomery County GreenBank to hold a seminar on Electric Vehicle Charging stations so you can charge at home. Montgomery County residents and businesses own an estimated 10,900 electric vehicles and 5,600 plug-in hybrids. Nearly 40 percent of all electric

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Ask An EV Owner

On the 1st Wednesday of the every month join EVADC for our on-line Ask An EV Owner event.  Are you shopping for an EV?  Do you have questions about your new EV? Or are you just curious about EVs?  If you can answer yes to any of these questions then this event is for you. Time: 7:30PM to 8:30PM Register here: 

Online Bill Pay

Never write a check to your utility company again! In this hands-on workshop, you’ll learn how to set up an online account with your utility company and explore its many advantages, including automatic bill pay and paying with a credit card or from your bank account. You’ll also learn how to better understand your bill

Free

Redesigning Our Communities for Life After Fossil Fuels

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It's time to scale way back, redesign how we're living and roll up our sleeves to restore our ecosystems, soil, biodiversity, and connections with our neighbors. As we learn and take action on how to live within the Earth's limits, it's vital that we co-invent and redesign our new lifestyles with every member of our

$25
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Recycling Empty HDPE #2 Containers (Pesticide & Fertilizer and some Paint Containers)

Green Farm Maintenance Faciliy, 8301 Turkey Thicket Drive, Gaithersburg MD 20879 8301 Turkey Thicket Drive, Gaithersburg, MD

M-NCPPC has partnered with the Maryland Department of Agriculture (MDA) for the collection and recycling of empty high-density polyethylene (HDPE #2) plastic containers that once held pesticide, fertilizer, or some paint products (this includes many of the buckets of paint purchased for ballfield lining). Park staff, the public, private industry, and other agencies/organizations are welcome

2022 WASHINGTON REGION VISION ZERO SUMMIT

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The Vision Zero Summit brings together elected officials, decision-makers, advocates, thought leaders, and the private sector to share best practices, insights and innovations to eliminate deaths and serious injuries on our region’s streets and highways. This year’s Summit will take place on Tuesday, September 13th, and will focus on Safe Streets for All: A Safe

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Environmental Fridays

ENVIRONMENTAL FRIDAYS GUEST LECTURE SERIES Seeks to: Inspire and immerse, educate and engage the next generation of youth in environmental concerns, Promote evidence-based, socially responsible critical thinking about the environment and sustainability, Create awareness around environmental justice challenges, problems, and issues, Supplement core science classes and content with real-world, environment-based examples and applications, Provide career information

Tech & Energy

Curious about which household appliances use the most energy and what you can do to reduce your energy use? In this lecture, you’ll learn about the top energy users in the home and what you can do to spend less money on energy. We’ll discuss kill-a-watt meters, which tell you how much energy a device

Free

Park(ing) Day

Montgomery Park and Planning Building 2425 Reedie Drive, Wheaton, MD

Park(ing) day is a global, public, day where people across the world temporarily repurpose curbside parking spaces and convert them into parks and social spaces to advocate for safer, greener, and more equitable streets for people. Join the Wheaton Urban District, Montgomery County Department of Environmental Protection, Montgomery County Recreation, Montgomery Parks, Montgomery Energy Connection

Park(ing) Day

Park and Planning building 2425 Reedie Drive, Wheaton, MD

Park(ing) day is a global, public, day where people across the world temporarily repurpose curbside parking spaces and convert them into parks and social spaces to advocate for safer, greener, and more equitable streets for people. Join the Wheaton Urban District, Montgomery County Department of Environmental Protection, Montgomery County Recreation, Montgomery Parks, Montgomery Energy Connection

Park(ing) Day

Park(ing) day is a global, public, day where people across the world temporarily repurpose curbside parking spaces and convert them into parks and social spaces to advocate for safer, greener, and more equitable streets for people. Join the Wheaton Urban District, Montgomery County Department of Environmental Protection, Montgomery County Recreation, Montgomery Parks, Montgomery Energy Connection

Free

MEC at Poolesville Day

Poolesville Green Booth 19942 Fisher Ave, Poolesville

Come out and enjoy good food and a fun filled day. An Energy Ambassador will be on site to exchange up to 3 light Led light bulbs for you. Stop by our booth, say high and get some great information about how to save money on your utilities at home. See you there!

Free

💡 Light Bulb Exchange

Olney Library 3500 Olney Laytonsville Rd, Olney, MD

Throughout the year, we will be partnering with community organizations to provide residents with LED lightbulbs. DEP staff host light bulb swaps at libraries and at Fall community events. During the light bulb swaps, participants are asked to bring in their old incandescent or CFL lightbulb. In exchange, we provide up to 3 free LEDs

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Makeover Montgomery 5

Registration is open for the Makeover Montgomery 5 conference scheduled for September 22 through 24; featuring keynote speaker Angela D. Brooks, President Elect of the American Planning Association, and past chair

SAPPlings Student Forum – Back to the Future!

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The SAPPlings will be kicking off the 2022-23 school year with a student forum chock full of news about how you can get involved with local environmental and sustainable activities, plus plans for workshops and events ahead.

Free

Burtonsville Day 2022

Marilyn J. Praisner (Burtonsville) Library 14910 Old Columbia Pike, Burtonsville

Discover East County and join us while the Montgomery County Department of Environmental Protection participate by having an information booth in the 31st Annual Burtonsville Day Festival on Saturday, September 24, 2022 from 11am to 3pm. A parade will start at 10am! Stop by our information booth and enjoy the activities!

Wheaton Arts Festival and Parade

Montgomery Park and Planning Building 2425 Reedie Drive, Wheaton, MD

Join the Department of Environmental Protection in participating in the annual Wheaton Arts Parade Sunday, September 25, 2022 from 10am to 5pm. More than 50 artists & arts organizations exhibiting

💡 Clean Energy Week Light Bulb Exchange 💡

Monday, September 26, 2022; 11:00 am – 1:00 pm Sandy Spring Gardens, 301 Lethbridge Ct., Ashton, MD 20861  A vegetable farm, located in suburban Montgomery County (not in the Agricultural

💡 Clean Energy Week Light Bulb Exchange 💡

Rockville Memorial

Tuesday, September 27, 2022; 3:00 – 6:00 pm Rockville Memorial Library, 21 Maryland Ave, Rockville, MD 20850 Rockville Library has solar panels on roof that provide clean, low cost energy

💡 Clean Energy Week Light Bulb Exchange 💡

Wednesday, September 28, 2022; 4:00 – 9:00 pm One Acre Farm, 18608 Wasche Road, Dickerson, MD 20842 Gaithersburg Library has solar panels on roof that provide clean, low cost energy and an excellent educational opportunity for County residents. Library visitors interested in learning more about solar panels can take out books and other learning materials,