This Thursday, a bench made from the 300-year-old Linden Oak Tree will be unveiled to the public.
The bench was made from the remains of the tree, which was removed earlier this year due to declining health. The sculpture marks the final stop for the three-hundred-year-old champion tree, which experts say stood in present day Montgomery County since the founding of the nation. The tree was previously located at the juncture of Rockville Pike and Beach Drive.What: Linden Oak tree bench unveiling
When: Thursday, December 7, 2023
Where: Ken-Gar Palisades Local Park
4140 Wexford Drive
Kensington, MD 20895
(parking available in lot off Beach Drive)
The Linden Oak bench was funded through a grant from the Montgomery Parks Foundation. Artist Colin Vail used a chainsaw and other woodworking tools to transform the salvageable Linden Oak wood into a functional piece of art that represents the origin of the tree and the world it existed in 300 years ago.
The artist and Montgomery Parks officials will be available for interviews after the bench unveiling. Courtesy of Montgomery Parks
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AC Milan Academy is hosting a soccer camp at Maryland Soccerplex from March 1st through March 3rd for girls and boys aged 5 to 16 from any club who want to develop their soccer skills and learn the unique methodology of AC Milan directly from AC Milan coaches.
March 1st (Friday) 6pm-7:30pm
March 2nd (Saturday) 6pm-7:30pm
March 3rd (Sunday) 10:30am -12pm and 3:30pm-5pm
Location:18031 Central Park Cir, Boyds, MD 20841
Price: $349 + AC Milan Junior Camp Kit