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UpRooted Dance to premier “The Legacy Project” at GreenFest!

The GreenFest committee is excited to welcome some special guests this year: local dance organization UpRooted Dance. Based in Montgomery County, they are preparing to premier their newest performance at GreenFest, titled “The Legacy Project.” Read on to learn about why you should check out their performance on Saturday May 5th! The article is posted […]

Registration is now open for GreenFest exhibitors and vendors

The 4th Annual Greenfest, Montgomery County’s largest environmental festival, will take place on Saturday, May 5 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Jesup Blair Local Park in Silver Spring. Online registration is open now for exhibitors and vendors interested in becoming one of the 100 groups on display during the festival. Greenfest is designed […]

GreenFest is an award winner!

The Montgomery County GreenFest has been honored with a 2017 National Association of Counties Award and a 100 Brilliant Ideas at Work Award! Congrats to all the partners who helped make our winning possible. The Montgomery County GreenFest won for the category of “County Resiliency: Infrastructure, Energy & Sustainability”.  GreenFest was selected to receive an […]

Don’t forget: Add GreenFest 2018 to your calendar

Busy schedule? We don’t want you to miss out on the County’s biggest celebration of the environment. The fourth annual GreenFest is set for Saturday, May 5th at Jesup Blair Local Park in Silver Spring.  The event is free, open to the public and has activities for all ages. Add GreenFest to your calendar and […]

GreenFest to have a Special Focus on Engaging Kids

May 6 Festival to Feature a ‘Kids Pavilion’, Art and a Stream Maze The third annual Montgomery County GreenFest is set for Saturday, May 6 at Bohrer Park located at 506 South Frederick Avenue in Gaithersburg. This festival is suited for the whole family with activities ranging from environmental films to workshops on composting, building […]

Montgomery County Celebrates Earth Month with Events Throughout April; Activities Culminate at GreenFest on May 6

To celebrate Earth Month, the Montgomery County Department of Environmental Protection, in partnership with the Department of Transportation, will host a series of events throughout the County in April. These events offer opportunities for residents and businesses to actively help make the County a greener, cleaner place. “Our County residents are our greatest partner in […]

Partnership with DC Environmental Film Festival Brings Free Documentaries to BlackRock Center for the Arts and GreenFest

As part of Earth Month, the Montgomery County Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) will partner with the Environmental Film Festival in the Nation’s Capital (DCEFF) to bring free screenings of the latest environmental documentaries to both the BlackRock Center for the Arts and the Montgomery County GreenFest.   Hometown Habitat – Stories of Bringing Nature […]

Add GreenFest 2017 to Your Calendar

Busy schedule? We don’t want you to miss out on the County’s biggest celebration of the environment. The Montgomery County GreenFest will be Saturday, May 6th, 2017 at Bohrer Park in Gaithersburg. Add GreenFest to your calendar and you won’t miss out on the fun!