July 20, 2002 - BlackRock Center
for the Arts Announces Summer Concert Series
The BlackRock Center for the Arts in Germantown, Maryland
recently announced the schedule for its outdoor concert series, which began in July.
The concerts are the first events at the newly constructed arts facility, which
will host its grand opening in October.
for the Arts is located in the Germantown
Summer concerts will be held at BlackRock's outdoor amphitheater. Picnicking on
the lawn is encouraged, however alcoholic beverages are prohibited.
The concerts will be held every Wednesday at 8
p.m. and Saturday at 7:30 p.m. beginning Wednesday, July 10 and running
throughout the summer. The final concert will be held Saturday, August 31. The
full schedule for the summer concert series is available at the BlackRock
website at http://www.blackrockcenter.org.
July 17, 2002 - Recycling Tours
Visit the County's Award Winning Recycling
Center! Curious to learn more about how recycling works? Free guided tours are
available at the Montgomery
County Recycling Center. For more imformation click Here.
June 11 , 2002 - Lyme Disease and the Deer
Interested in Lyme Disease and the Deer
Management Plan for our area? Get 2 for the price of 1 at a June 18 meeting
(7-10 PM, Redland
Middle School). There
will be a 45 minute presentation on Minimizing Risk from Lyme Disease by
representatives of the US Department of Agriculture Parasite Biology Laboratory
and the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene. Following that, there
will be a 30 minute review of the Montgomery County Deer Management Group's
Annual (FY 2002) Report in the Deer Management Plan and Recommendations for FY
2003. It was this group that recommended reducing the number of deer in our
area by a controlled hunt; this hunt was announced by signs posted in our area
in the recent past. Now that the hunt is completed, you may be interested in
the details and the future plans.Copies of the report and recommendations are
posted at www.mc-mncppc.org/environ/deer.
- Gary Palmer