February Special Events and Programs at Montgomery Parks


Prepare your garden for spring, celebrate Black History Month, go maple sugaring or meet your own sugar daddy or sugar mama. Happy Valentine’s Day and Black History Month from
Montgomery Parks:

Montgomery Parks’ February events highlights include: 

Everything You Wanted to Know About Pruning | February 10 | 10 a.m.-12 p.m.
Brookside Gardens Online Lecture: Learn about the why, how, and when of pruning a variety of plants in the garden. Event will be held via Zoom. Ages 18 and older. Registration required. $15 per person.

GreenScapes: Innovative Designs from the Field | February 16 | 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Brookside Gardens Live Zoom Event: GreenScapes is an annual program sponsored by Brookside Gardens since 2004. The symposium explores the latest topics related to landscape sustainability and the environment. This year’s theme is “Innovative Designs from The Field.” Join industry experts as they share practical and scalable lessons on sustainable design and maintenance strategies from the field to help take your home garden or professional work to the next level. Registration required via ActiveMontgomery or call 301-962-1451. $60 per person.

55+ Nature Single’s Mingle | February 17 | 5-7 p.m. Black Hill Discovery Center, 20926 Lake Ridge Drive, Boyds: Join other mature singles to unwind and socialize with craft mocktails and snacks while enjoying the 2024 Duck Stamp gallery, unique nature displays and outdoor deck showcasing Black Hill Regional Park. Who knows, you might meet your own Golden Bachelor or Bachelorette or make a new friend! Registration required. $25 per person. 

Socials for 55+: Maple Sugaring Walk | February 29 | 2-3 p.m.
Brookside Nature Center, 1400 Glenallan Avenue, Wheaton: Hike with a naturalist to the Maple Grove and learn how sugar sap is collected and transformed into maple syrup. We will provide coffee, tea, and hot chocolate. Registration required.$7 per person.

Join us for these events to celebrate Black History Month:

Montgomery Parks is a co-sponsor of the following events taking place in parks during the month of February:

Go to Montgomery Parks event calendar for a complete list of special events and programming and to learn how to sign up using ActiveMontgomery. Visit the Winter 2024 Montgomery Parks Program Guide.

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