Community Calendar

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“Lighten Up” Lightbulb Exchange

Schweinhaut Senior Center 1000 Forest Glen Road, Silver Spring, MD

Montgomery Energy Connection, a program of Montgomery County is excited to bring “Lemons & LEDs” to your Senior Center. Join us on Saturday, July 31st at the Schweinhaut Senior Center to swap out your old incandescent and compact fluorescent (CFL) lightbulbs. Our motto is “lemons are sour, saving money is sweet!” Come swap your bulbs

Free

“Lighten Up” Lightbulb Exchange

White Oak Library 11701 New Hampshire Avenue, Silver Spring, MD

Montgomery Energy Connection, a program of Montgomery County is excited to bring “Lemonade & LEDs” to your Library. Join us on Wednesday, August 11th at the White Oak Library to swap out your old incandescent and compact fluorescent (CFL) lightbulbs. Our motto is “lemons are sour, saving money is sweet!” Come swap your bulbs for

Free

“Lighten Up” Lightbulb Exchange

Marilyn j. Praisner Library

Montgomery Energy Connection, a program of Montgomery County is excited to bring “Lemonade & LEDs” to your Farmers’ Market. Join us on Thursday, August 12th at the Marilyn J. Praisner Library to swap out your old incandescent and compact fluorescent (CFL) lightbulbs. Our motto is “lemons are sour, saving money is sweet!” Come swap your

Free

H2O Summit

Online

The annual H2O Summit is just around the corner, register now and join us to hear from experts on: Flooding and FEMA map updates, Lot to lot drainage and insurance Community grant projects Winter salt updates Plogging and more

FREE

Montgomery County Stream Restoration Webinar Series

Online

Join DEP for a 4 part series to discuss stream restoration and various aspects of the County’s restoration program, the techniques used in practice, and future planning efforts. The webinar series will kick off with an opportunity for residents to speak on stream restoration during a listening session on November 17, 2021 at 7pm moderated

Free

Eco Evenings – The Holiday Edition

Online

Join OMG and DEP as we prepare this season to Gift Outside the Box. This will be a fun evening of entertainment, ideas for Greener Gifting, fun interactive games and opportunities to support some local nonprofits.

Montgomery County Stream Restoration Webinar Series

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Join DEP for session #2 of a 4 part series to discuss stream restoration and various aspects of the County’s restoration program, the techniques used in practice, and future planning efforts. Session #2 of the series will discuss stream function and the science behind stream restoration along with topics raised at the listening session on

Free

Eco Evenings with DEP and OMG: Neighborhood Initiatives to Green Your Community

Online

‘Eco Evenings’: Montgomery County Department of Environmental Protection and One Montgomery Green Team start the new year of Eco Evenings with special guest David Gershon. “Eco Evenings with DEP and OMG,” a series of virtual town halls open to County residents to discuss relevant environmental topics that are important locally, will kick off for 2022

Montgomery County Stream Restoration Webinar Series

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Join DEP for a 4 part series to discuss stream restoration and various aspects of the County’s restoration program, the techniques used in practice, and future planning efforts. Session #3 of the series will discuss stream restoration techniques used in Montgomery County along with alternative perspectives and continued discussion on topics raised at the listening

Free

Montgomery County Stream Restoration Webinar Series

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DEP's 4 part series on stream restoration concludes in this session and will provide a recap of the webinar series including a discussion on what future planning efforts will be and what success may look like moving forward. The session will be recorded, and a summary will be provided to attendees.

Free

Montgomery County Climate Budget Briefing

Online

Join County Executive Marc Elrich as he highlights his recommended Fiscal Year 2023 (FY23) Operating Budget reflecting significant investments in efforts to combat climate change. County Executive Elrich recently released his recommended FY23 Operating Budget of $6.3 billion, an increase of 5.7 percent from FY22.  Racial Equity and Climate Change Lenses are reflected in decisions

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

Online

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

Free

Food Waste Policy: Pitfalls & Progress

DMV Food Recovery Week Virtual Event - Join us for a panel discussion about the local food waste policy landscape. Representatives from across the DMV will share their most impactful policies and frustrating roadblocks. Learn about innovative policies and how to advocate for the upcoming Farm Bill to expand national and local food waste programs.

Free

Clarksburg Premium Outlets Holiday Tree Lighting

22705 Clarksburg Rd, Clarksburg, MD 20871 22705 Clarksburg Rd, Clarksburg, MD

DEP will be handing out reusable bags and holding a light bulb exchange at this event.

Free

Westfield Wheaton Holiday Event

Westfield Wheaton 11160 Veirs Mill Rd, Wheaton, MD

DEP will be handing out reusable bags and holding a light bulb exchange at this event.

Free

Wheaton Holiday Market

Marian Fryer Town Plaza 2424 Reedie Drive, Wheaton, MD

Join Impact Silver Spring in celebration of the holidays and their small business training programs by participating in this Holiday Market where local entrepreneurs will sell their artisan gifts. Just in time for the holidays! Montgomery County Department of Environmental Protection will have an information table along with a lightbulb exchange.

Wheaton Holiday Market

Marian Fryer Town Plaza 2424 Reedie Drive, Wheaton, MD

Join Impact Silver Spring in celebration of the holidays and their small business training programs by participating in this Holiday Market where local entrepreneurs will sell their artisan gifts. Just in time for the holidays! Montgomery County Department of Environmental Protection will have an information table along with a lightbulb exchange.

Wheaton Holiday Market

Join Impact Silver Spring in celebration of the holidays and their small business training programs by participating in this Holiday Market where local entrepreneurs will sell their artisan gifts. Just in time for the holidays! Montgomery County Department of Environmental Protection will have an information table along with a lightbulb exchange.