Loading Events
Find Events

Event Views Navigation

Upcoming Events

Events List Navigation

February 2017

Fake News: How to Spot It

February 24 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Silver Spring Library, 900 Wayne Avenue
Silver Spring, MD 20910 United States
+ Google Map

The Montgomery County Public Libraries is offering a program, "Fake News: How to Spot It." The program will help participants determine the kind of fake news that exists and provide tools to evaluate news for reliability and truth. This program is presented by Enoch Pratt Free Library, and is a free program. For any additional information, please see the website link found below.

Find out more »

History Happy Hour

February 24 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Sandy Spring Museum, 17901 Bentley Road
Sandy Spring, 20860 United States
+ Google Map

Sandy Spring Museum will host tapestry designer and historian Dirk Holger while he explores the elusive meanings attributed to the symbolism depicted in medieval tapestries.  Among them is an allegory of the five senses, a love triangle, a delicate political affair and the revelation of the mysterious “lady.”  Mr. Holger, whose work is on exhibit at the museum from January - February,  was an apprentice to Jean Lurcat. For additional information, including ticket price, please see the website link found…

Find out more »

Emancipation to Integration

February 24 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Rockville Town Square, 30 Maryland Avenue
Rockville, United States
+ Google Map

Join Peerless Rockville in honoring Black History Month with a series of lectures and an exhibit focusing on the African American experiences and advancements within Educational Equality over the last 150 years. This event will include the grand opening of the exhibit, along with a lecture given by Morgan State University Professor David Taft, PhD. Professor Taft will explain the changes, challenges and opportunities emancipation brought to daily life in Maryland. This is a free event and open to the…

Find out more »

The Underground Railroad and the C&O Canal

February 25 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Cushwa Basin Visitor Center, 205 W. Potomac Street
Williamsport, MD 21795 United States
+ Google Map

Join Carol Nase,  an experienced Canal Classroom Corps teacher and volunteer at the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park, as she will be giving a presentation on the Underground Railroad and its role in the history of the C&O Canal. The program will discuss the role that our region and the C&O Canal played in helping enslaved people escape to the North. The event is free and space is limited to the first 25 guests. If you would like…

Find out more »

A Walk in Father Henson’s Footsteps

February 25 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Josian Henson House, 11420 Old Georgetown Rd.
Rockville, MD 20852 United States
+ Google Map

Retrace the footsteps of Reverend Josiah Henson from his enslavement to escape on the Underground Railroad to freedom in Canada. Learn about his extraordinary  life, which inspired Harriet Beecher Stowe’s Landmark novel, Uncle Tom’s Cabin. Screenings of the Time Team America documentary: The Search for Josiah Henson at Noon, 1:00, 2:00, and 3:00 pm. For additional information, please see the website link found below.

Find out more »

Tower in Three by Barbara Liotta

February 25 @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd 20812 United States + Google Map

This art exhibit will be held at Glen Echo Park in the Stone Tower Gallery. This Gallery is free and open to the public during the business hours detailed below. For any additional information, including information about the artist, please see the website information found below.

Find out more »

Jim Crow Practices on Streetcars

February 25 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
National Capital Trolley Museum, 1313 Bonifant Road
Colesville, MD 20905 United States
+ Google Map

The National Capital Trolley Museum hosts Eric Madison, who will present Jim Crow Practices on Streetcars, in honor of Black History Month. This is a story of the varied regulation of and opposition efforts to end racial segregation on transit. For any additional information, please see the website link found below.

Find out more »

A Walk in Father Henson’s Footsteps

February 26 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Josian Henson House, 11420 Old Georgetown Rd.
Rockville, MD 20852 United States
+ Google Map

Retrace the footsteps of Reverend Josiah Henson from his enslavement to escape on the Underground Railroad to freedom in Canada. Learn about his extraordinary  life, which inspired Harriet Beecher Stowe’s Landmark novel, Uncle Tom’s Cabin. Screenings of the Time Team America documentary: The Search for Josiah Henson at Noon, 1:00, 2:00, and 3:00 pm. For additional information, please see the website link found below.

Find out more »

Tower in Three by Barbara Liotta

February 26 @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd 20812 United States + Google Map

This art exhibit will be held at Glen Echo Park in the Stone Tower Gallery. This Gallery is free and open to the public during the business hours detailed below. For any additional information, including information about the artist, please see the website information found below.

Find out more »

George Washington Ball

February 26 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Great Falls Tavern, 11710 Macarthur Boulevard
Potomac, MD United States
+ Google Map

The Great Falls Tavern will host the Grand George Washington Ball featuring Dr. Larry Keener Farley and his 19th-century dance ensemble. Visitors will be able to enjoy the music of Gilmore’s Light Ensemble and will be encouraged to join in the fun and dance.  Instruction will be provided, and no previous experience is required!  Light refreshments of the period will be served. For any additional information, please see the website information listed below.

Find out more »
+ Export Events