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Potomac: God and Broadway Unite at St. James.

Interaction of show tunes and religion at St. James.

Broadway songs emanated from St. James Episcopal Church on Monday, April 18, when members of the cast of the Jersey Boys National Tour and the St. James Chancel Choir came together to perform tunes from Broadway musicals.

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Potomac: Taking Pride in C&O Park

Volunteers complete clean-up.

On a rainy and cold Saturday, April 23, more than 100 volunteers braved the elements for Canal Pride Day at the C&O National Historical Park at Great Falls.

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Potomac: C&O Canal Gains New Bridge

Park staff and volunteers install replacement.

Walkers, bikers, hikers, birdwatchers — and all who love the C&O Canal Towpath — will appreciate the new bridge over the canal at Marsden Tract near the intersection of MacArthur and Brickyard roads.

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Potomac: ‘Sam’s Backyard Carnival’ Benefits Colon Cancer Alliance

Joining in a mom’s battle.

Seventh-grader Sam Benaim didn’t know a lot about colon cancer until his mom, Michelle was diagnosed with Stage 4 colon cancer. Life as the family had previously known it totally changed to focus on supporting Michelle Benaim in her fight.

Potomac Village Deli Opens in the Kentlands

Authentic Jewish-style deli returns but in new site.

“We’re back,” said Potomac Village Deli owner Adam Greenberg.

Potomac: Gathering for ‘End of an Era’ Party

Current and former members of Potomac Tennis Club share memories.

Since 1977, Potomac Tennis Club (PTC) has been teeming with enthusiastic tennis players from 6 in the morning until 10 at night — seven days a week throughout the year. Thirty-seven years of close friendships, serious competitions and meaningful memories were celebrated by more than 160 current and former members on Friday evening, April 15.

Potomac: ‘Tiger Trot’ Leaps into Action

6th annual 5K run/walk returns April 17.

Potomac will come alive on Sunday, April 17 as more than 400 runners and walkers await the starting gun and then leap forward to sprint or stroll in the 6th Annual “Tiger Trot.” The 5K run/walk, sponsored by the Connelly School of the Holy Child, benefits the Cabin John Park Volunteer Fire Department as well as the wellness and fitness programs at the school.

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Potomac: Local Artist To Participate in Sugarloaf Art Festival

Sasha Berman to display fused glass.

“Glass is interesting because it moves between liquid and solid stage and can be manipulated into beautiful pieces of art,” said Potomac’s Sasha Berman. Three years ago, she attended a class at Seattle’s Chihuly Museum in glass-blowing and became fascinated with the unique properties and malleability of glass. She spent a year experimenting with an array of methods for working with glass, choosing fused glass as the medium for her bowls and plates. Berman will exhibit her pieces this coming weekend — April 15, 16 and 17 — at the Sugarloaf Craft Festival in Gaithersburg.

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Potomac Health & Fitness: Launching Springtime Routine

10 tips for exercising after a winter’s delay.

The minute the weather edges up over the 60s and sunshine abounds, streets and sidewalks are crammed with bikers, joggers, walkers, strollers — everyone thinking about fitness and squeezing into spring clothes and swimsuits after a winter of sitting on the couch. However, to launch a springtime exercise routine, one needs to consider a number of factors.

Local Author To Discuss His Novel at Potomac Library

Neil Currie crafts “The Stanstead Incident.”

“I hated to see my words just disappear into thin air.” Neil Currie, longtime news anchor for the Voice of America, Congressional correspondent for Westinghouse Broadcasting and writer for ABC News spent his career writing for media presentations – and listening to the words he had written evaporate as soon as they were spoken.

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