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                                                       L AKELANDS

                                                       June 2005

                                                                                      Lakelands Park Middle School nears
                                                                                          completion on Main Street.
                                                                                                                                                                                                     Volume 7 Issue 6

Don’t Use those Beetle Bags!
Tips on how to beat the Beetles this
summer, on page 9

Are You WetYet?
Registration going on now for water
aerobics classes at the pool. Page 10

                                                       It’s Official!
Don’t Forget the Tour
Kentlands House & Garden Tour invites
you for a parade of homes. Page 14

Everyone’s Invited
Tickets to the Kennedy Center’s
                                                       Community Welcomes Lakelands Park Middle School
Hairspray, the Musical, on sale now,
page 15.                                                                                                                       Beall Kent, and Roscoe Nix. The majority of the committee
                                                       By Andrea Escher                                                        favored the name Lakelands Park given the school sits adjacent to

                                                                                                                               the new city of Gaithersburg Lakelands Park facility and within
Variety Show Victory                                        t has a school mascot, school colors and now it has a new name!    the Lakelands community.
Check out the photos of the Rachel                          The Montgomery County Board of Education voted and                    Members of the Board of Education stated the decision to
Carson Elementary variety show, page                        approved the official name, Lakelands Park Middle School, for      name the school Lakelands Park were based upon several factors,
                                                       the currently under construction school on Main Street in Lakelands.    including an agreement with the City of Gaithersburg to consid-
17.                                                        The decision was announced on May 10, 2005, with the major-         er the name Lakelands Park given the shared-used agreement for
                                                       ity of Board members voting for the Lakelands Park name. Board          students to utilize the city ball fields during school hours. In addi-
Its’ de Mayo on de Mews                                member Stephan Abrams was the only dissenting vote, a sup-              tion, the naming committee’s recommendation was also taken
Lake Varuna Mews knows how to host a                   porter for the name Roscoe Nix Middle School.                           into consideration and of course, the overwhelming support of
                                                           In April, the naming committee, consisting of parents, neigh-       the general community.
Cinco de Mayo party, see page 20                       bors and school staff, recommended the following three names to            To learn more about Lakelands Park Middle School, be sure to
                                                       the Board of Education for consideration: Lakelands Park, Otis          turn to page 12. L
Little Hands, Big Works of Art
Shaare Torah Nursery school presents an
Art Show, details on page 21.                            D e d i c a t i o n o f C i t y ’ s L a k e l a n d s Independence
                                                                  Park, Set for June 18                        Day Breakfast
                                                                                                               and BBQ Bash
                                                         J  oin the City of Gaithersburg as
                                                            they proudly announce the
                                                                                                                                        Photo Credit: Andrea Escher

                                                               dedication and grand opening
                              Gaithersburg, MD 20878
                              960 Main Street
                              The Lakelands Leader
                              Return Address:

                                                         of its newest facility, Lakelands Park,
                                                                                                                                                                      Come Celebrate the
                                                         on Saturday, June 18, 2005.                                                                                  4th of July at the Pool
                                                             Located at 1368 Main Street right
                                                         here in Lakelands, this new jewel fea-                                                                       By Andrea Escher

                                                         tures lighted fields for baseball, soft-
                                                         ball, soccer and other team sports, a                                                                               re you planning to be in town for the 4th of
                                                         picnic pavilion, and Billy’s                   A special feature of the day will                                    July? If so, than you
                                                         Playground, a fully handicapped-           be the Homeowners Association                                            won’t want to miss
                                                         accessible play area for young chil-       Softball Game starting at 11:45 a.m.                              celebrating Independence
                                                         dren.                                      Bring your glove and plan to spend                                Day right here in
                                                             The festivities will begin at 11:00    some time in the sun participating                                Lakelands with your
                                                         a.m. with a formal dedication of the       in a friendly competition with your                               friends and neighbors.
                                                         park and playground by the Mayor           neighbors.                                                        The Lakelands Social
                                                         and City Council and recognition of            HOA’s from all over the City of                               Committee is gearing up
                                                         local legislators, those involved with     Gaithersburg are invited to partici-                              for another fun, festive
                                                         Project Open Space, and the sup-           pate in the softball game. If you’d                               day of events in celebra-
                                                         porters of Billy’s Playground.             like to participate in the softball                               tion of the holiday.
                                                             Then from 11:30 a.m. until 2:00        game please contact Jim McGuire,                                      4th of July activities
                                                         p.m. the entire community can par-         Lifetime     Recreation      Services                             will begin at 9:00 a.m.
                                                         ticipate in face painting, moon            Director, at 301-258-6350 x122 or                                 with a continental break-
                                                         bounces, traditional family picnic         via e-mail at jmcguire@gaithers-                                  fast on the lawn adjacent
                            Permit #163

                             Dulles, VA

                                                         games like sack and three-legged  by June 7, 2005. For all                               to the Clubhouse.             Hey baby it’s the 4th of


                                                         races, interactive sports demonstra-       other information please call 301-                                Bagels, coffee, juice and     July, and the Lakelands
                                                         tions, and mementos of your visit to       258-6350, or visit the City’s website                             doughnuts will be served!      has a full day of great
                                                                                                                                                                                                       activities in store.
                                                         Lakelands Park.                            at                                       In the event of rain,
                                                                                                                                                                                             See BBQ BASH continued on page 6
2   The Lakelands Leader   June 2005
By Andrea Escher
                                                                                                 Thursday, and recycling is collected on
                                                                                                 Thursday. To obtain a recycling bin,
                                                                                                 please contact the City of Gaithersburg
                                                                                                                                           pool/fitness room is restricted and you
                                                                                                                                           must have a Datawatch access card to gain
                                                                                                                                           entry. One access card is issued to each
                                                                                                 at 301-258-6370. For more information     home in the community free of charge. If
                                                                                                 about life in Lakelands, please contact   you require additional cards or have lost
Guest Pass Not                                   park on the sidewalk near the Lakelands         the on-site management team at 240-       your card, there is a $12.00 fee. Access
Included in Mailing                              Clubhouse. In addition, residents are           631-8338.                                 cards will only be issued during normal
                                                 asked not to park on the “bulb-outs” on                                                   business hours Monday-Friday from 9:00
   A few weeks ago residents of Lakelands        community streets and in the alleyways.         Need A Pool/Guest Pass?                   a.m. to 5:00 p.m. from the management
received a mailing featuring pool related        There is always an increase in traffic in                                                 office.
information. One free guest pass was to be       Lakelands during the summer with swim              If you lost your pool pass/Clubhouse
included in the mailing, however, despite        meets and more. We seek your continued          access card or if you                     June Lakelands
an error, the guest pass was not included.       cooperation to help keep the parking            are new to the com-
On-site Community Manager Debbie                 issues to a minimum in the Lakelands,           munity, please be                         Board Meeting
Durham tells the Leader a second mailing         and remember to drive slowly and safely.        sure to stop by the                          The Lakelands Community Association
has been sent out with the guest pass. If        Be on the look out for children walking,        CMI onsite manage-                        Board of Directors will conduct their
you have not received your free guest pass       biking or on scooters, especially near the      ment office on the                        monthly meeting on Wednesday, June 22,
in the mail, please stop by the Lakelands        areas of Main Street and Chestnut Hill          2nd floor to get your                     2005 at 7:00 p.m. The meeting will take
Clubhouse. We apologize for this error.          Street adjacent to the pool, tot lot and        pass before the pool                      place on the 2nd floor of the Lakelands
                                                 basketball courts.                              opens. Access to the                      Clubhouse. We hope to see you there! L
Replace Light Bulbs Please
                                                 Block Captains Still Needed
    Summer is
almost      here                                     The Lakelands Community is in need
therefore      we                                of additional block captain volunteers to
remind         all                               distribute the monthly yellow Lakelands
Lakelands resi-                                  flyer. Areas in particular need include
dents to please                                  Chestnut Hill Street, Main Street,
replace/change                                   Gatestone Street and Cross Green Street.
the light bulbs                                  If you are interested in volunteering, please
in the rear alley-                               call 240-631-8338 or email flyer@lake-
ways and to                            
turn their front/rear lights on. This is
prime vacation time and a dark house is a        Are You New to Lakelands?
perfect place for a vandal or burglar to
strike. With the cooperation of all resi-           Welcome! Please take a moment to
dents by simply changing their burned out        stop by the Lakelands clubhouse on
bulbs, this will go a long way to help keep      Main Street to pick up your copy of the
the community well lit and crime free this       Lakelands Leader, phone directory,
summer.                                          Clubhouse access card, and any addi-
                                                 tional information you may need to
Watch Where You Park                             help you easily transition to your new
                                                 home in Lakelands. Just a quick FYI:
   We once again remind residents to not         trash is removed on Monday and

JUNE calendarofevents
JUNE 1       Community Relations Committee Meeting, 7:00 p.m., 2nd floor of the Clubhouse.
             Contact Katherine Gilbert via e-mail at for more

JUNE 2       Lakelands Playgroup, meets every Thursday 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., Green Room
             at the Lakelands Clubhouse. For more information, please contact Nora Fitzpatrick
             at or call 301-208-1632.

JUNE 6       Design Review Committee Meeting, 7:15 p.m., 2nd floor of the Lakelands
             Clubhouse. Contact Eric Kessler at for more information.

JUNE 8       Facilities Committee, 7:00 p.m. 2nd floor of Lakelands Clubhouse, contact Scott
             Fischthal at or 301-963-2308.

JUNE 10      Deadline for submissions for the Lakelands flyer. Contact

JUNE 13      Communications Committee Meeting, 7:00 p.m., 2nd floor of the Lakelands
             Clubhouse. Contact Kerri Donnelly for more information at

JUNE 15      Environmental & Beautification Committee Meeting, 7:00 p.m., 2nd floor of
             Clubhouse. Contact Bev Frey at for more information.

JUNE 21      Budget & Finance Committee Meeting, 7:00 p.m., 2nd floor of the Lakelands
             Clubhouse. Contact Peter Frey at for more information.

JUNE 22      Lakelands Board of Directors Meeting, 7:00p.m., 2nd floor of the Lakelands
             Clubhouse. Contact or 240-631-8338 for details.

JUNE 24      Deadline for Design Review Applications. Please contact the on-site management
             office at 240-631-8338 for an application.

JUNE 28      Social Committee Meeting, 7:00 p.m. 2nd floor of the Lakelands Clubhouse.
             Contact Judy Mills at or 240-683-0125.

June 2005                                                                                                                                          The Lakelands Leader           3
     The                                                                fromtheboard
        eader                                                          By Jim Wakefield, LCA President

    The Official Newspaper of Lakelands                                                        rity company to routinely patrol the com-       within the Lakelands, especially in the area
                                                                            ummer is just      munity on weekends and sporadically             of Kentlands Square. Secondly, with the
                                                                            around       the   throughout the week. There tends to be a        limited funds that we have available for
           LCA                                                              corner,     and
                                                                      soon we’ll move into
                                                                                               mixed response among homeowners
                                                                                               regarding the effectiveness of these meas-
                                                                                                                                               security in the budget, the Board approved
                                                                                                                                               contracting with a service to have off-duty
     Board of Directors                                               what is traditionally    ures. Many felt that the patrols by a private   police officers in official police cruisers
                                               our busy season in terms of community           security company were ineffective and           patrol the Lakelands. Unlike private secu-
                                               security. Not to say that all of our security   wanted to cancel the service and save the       rity companies, off-duty police can follow-
           Jim Wakefield                       issues are tied to the summer season, but       money for other initiatives while an almost     through and make arrests on the scene.
               President                       idle hands being what they are, our securi-     equal number felt that having some type of          We hope that this new service will be a
                    ty needs within the community tend to           security patrol is better than none at all.     vast improvement over the services we
                                               ramp-up in the summer season.                       So what are we doing about it? First,       received in the past and we’ll re-visit this
             Mark Ezrin                           In the past, the Lakelands Community         the Board of Directors is pressing the City     decision throughout the summer to deter-
             Vice President                    Association contracted with a private secu-     of Gaithersburg for more police patrols         mine if we’ve made the right decision. L

            Lake Coulson
               Secretary                       Landscape Awards Recognize
                                                                      Any commercial or residential property       Friday, July 1 through Tuesday, July 5.
                                               Residential, Commercial                         within the City limits may be nominated            The weekend kicks off with three
                                               Beautification Efforts                          for a Gaithersburg Beautification Award.        Starlight Concerts at the City Hall
            Pat McCalley                          The City of Gaithersburg is proud to         Forms are available at City Hall, 31 South      Concert Pavilion, 31 South Summit
               Treasurer                       announce the launch of a new program to         Summit Avenue, at the Activity Center at        Avenue in Olde Towne Gaithersburg.
                    recognize both residential and commercial       Bohrer Park, 506 South Frederick Avenue,        Enjoy classic oldies with Bad Dog on
                                                                                               and on the City’s website at www.gaithers-      Friday, July 1, M&R Project on Saturday,
            Jed Tonelson                                                              Self-nominations are wel-           July 2 and Retrospect on Sunday, July 3.
                                                                                               come.                                           The BIG 100.3 RoadShow will be provid-
            Member at Large                                                                       The City’s Beautification Committee
                                                                    members will judge nominated properties
                                                                                               during June and July. One winner will be
            MANAGEMENT                                                                         selected from each of six commercial and
                                                                                               residential categories listed on the nomi-
                CMI                                                                            nation form. Honorable mentions may be
           Debbie Durham                                                                       awarded if deemed necessary.
            240-631-8338                                                                          All nominations will be judged on the                                                                  functional and aesthetic aspect of design,
                                                                                               use of plant and hardscape materials,           ing music and entertainment starting at
      EDITOR & ADVERTISING                                                                     maintenance, and suitability of design to       5:30 p.m., including karaoke, the BIG
                                                                                               purpose.                                        prize wheel and giveaways. The concerts
            MANAGER                                                                               For more information, please call 301-258-   begin at 7 p.m.
          Andrea Escher                                                                        6330, or visit the City’s website at                The festivities reach their peak with
           301-519-1678                                                                                       Gaithersburg’s Fourth of July Fireworks
                                                                                                                                               and Concert at the Montgomery County                efforts in landscaping. The Gaithersburg                                                        Fairgrounds, 16 Chestnut Street. Gates
                                                                                               Independence Day is “Big”
                                               Beautification Awards, to be presented                                                          open at 5 p.m. Walk in at Chestnut or
       CONTRIBUTORS/WRITERS                    September 19, 2005, are designed to             in Gaithersburg                                 Dalamar Streets; the Perry Parkway
                                               honor those who value beautifully land-            Staying in town this Fourth of July?         entrance will be closed. No cars will be
              Jeff Escher                      scaped and well-maintained properties,          Join in some local fun as the City of           allowed in the Fairgrounds. BIG 100.3
             Beverly Frey                      and who work diligently to help make            Gaithersburg and BIG 100.3 FM present a         starts the night off at 6 p.m. with fun and
                                               Gaithersburg such a lovely City.                BIG Bang Independence Day Celebration           games for the whole family, followed by a
           Carrie Halpert
           Judy Hubbard
         Christopher Johnson
            Flora Kessler
              Judy Mills
           Genie Tillisch
           Lori Wakefield

The Lakelands Leader is the monthly, pub-
lished means of communicating informa-
tion of itnerest to Lakelands residents. It
does not espouse any political belief or
endorse any product or service. Articles and
letters submitted for publication must be
signed and may be edited for length and con-
tent. CMI and the LCA do not endorse the
products or services advertised herein, nor
are they responsible for any claims made by
advertisers. The Leader is published by the
Association, which is responsible for form,
content and policies.

          LAYOUT & DESIGN
           Heather Boucher
        Silver Communications

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concert featuring The Great Expectations           and Hart Streets in the Kentlands.                Canal, scenic spots along the Potomac            Cub Scout Pack 221
at 7 p.m. A special City ceremony will take            Come back to select your fresh-picked         River, the mountains of Maryland and
place at 8 p.m., during which the City will        produce every Saturday through mid-               Virginia, and all the little towns in                 The Cub Scout program is growing at
award prizes to the 2005 Little Miss and           October. The variety and quantities of pro-       between. These activities provide an             Rachel Carson Elementary School and
Little Mr. Firecracker photo contest win-          duce will increase each week as different         unusual opportunity not just for painting        boys in first-fifth grades living in the
ners. There’s more concert to follow, then         crops reach maturity. This year there will        exciting landscape scenes but more impor-        Lakelands Community are invited to join.
the moment everyone eagerly awaits – an            be five different farmers selling their local-    tantly for enjoying the camaraderie of fel-          Through Cub Scouts boys learn about
exciting fireworks display at dark. Food,          ly grown fresh fruits and vegetables              low artists and for critiquing each others’      character development, good citizenship,
blinking flags and glow sticks will be sold        throughout the season.                            work in a constructive way.                      sportsmanship and physical fitness. To
at this event. Absolutely NO alcoholic bev-            In addition, a variety of local artists and       Membership in the Society, limited to        achieve these goals, boys participate in fun
erages, glass containers, rollerblades,            crafters will join the farmers, adding to the     40 is attained through the jurying of            activities at den and pack meetings and
skates, bikes, pets, or fireworks of any kind      festive market atmosphere. These unique,          prospective members’ paintings. Many of          family outings planned throughout the
will be permitted.                                 handmade items are sure to make great             its members are professional artists whose       year. In Cub Scouts boys spend time
    The patriotic celebration continues            gifts for graduations, weddings, birthdays,       work is recognized nationally.                   together developing friendships and hav-
with a Tuesday, July 5th performance by            Father’s Day, and other occasions.                    An Artists’ Reception will be held at        ing fun with other boys.
the Maryland National Army Guard 229th             Vendors interested in participating should        the Arts Barn on Monday, June 6, 2005,               Some Cub Scout activities planned for
Band at the City Hall Concert Pavilion at          contact Nansie Wilde at 301-258-6350              from 7 to 8:30 p.m.                              the 2005-2006 school year include: an
Noon.                                              x123 or via e-mail at nwilde@gaithers-                For information and viewing hours call       October Camping trip, Horseback Riding,
    Note that in the event of rain the fireworks                                       Gallery Director Andi Rosati at 301-258-         Bowling, our Annual Holiday Dinner, a
will be held on Sunday, July 10. For more infor-                                                     6394 or visit the Arts Barn online at            Ski Trip, Pinewood Derby and much
mation please call 301-258-6350 or visit the       Arts Barn Gallery Presents                                        more!
City’s website at                                                                                                                 Come be a part of this exciting organi-
                                                   Washington Society of                                                                              zation. Registration for the 2005-2006
                                                                                                     “Laura” Brings Mystery,
                                                   Landscape Painters                                                                                 school year is Thursday, September 1st,
                                                                                                     Intrigue to Arts Barn Stage                      7:00pm at Rachel Carson Elementary
Farmer’s Market
                                                       The City of Gaithersburg presents orig-           The City of Gaithersburg, in partner-        School in the All-Purpose Room. For
Now Open in Midtown                                inal artwork by The Washington Society of         ship with Rockville Little Theatre, presents     more information about Cub Scouts con-
    The Farmer’s Market in Kentlands               Landscape Painters now through July 17,           the classic mystery, “Laura,” by Vera            tact Julie Marsh at (301) 840-0778.
Midtown located at Main Street and Hart            2005 at the Gaithersburg Arts Barn, 311           Caspary and George Sklar. The show runs
Road is providing shoppers with an abun-           Kent Square Road. The exhibit includes a          weekends, June 10 through 19, 2005 at the        Gaithersburg Area
dance of fresh fruits, vegetables, and other       variety of media including; oil, acrylic,         Gaithersburg Arts Barn, 311 Kent Square
items for purchase.                                watercolor, and pastel.                           Road. Note there will not be a show on           Newcomers Club
    With plenty of sunshine and warm weath-            Once known as the Landscape Club of           Friday, June 17.                                    WELCOME COFFEE - June 10, 2005
er on the way, fresh strawberries, lettuce, bed-   Washington, D.C., this group is one of the            A detective must determine who killed           The Gaithersburg Area Newcomers
ding plants, and                                   oldest active art organizations in the greater    a young woman – her fiancée, her mentor,         Club will hold a Luncheon for prospective
maybe even some                                    Washington area. From its inception in            or perhaps the young man attracted to her.       new members on Friday, June 10, 11:00
cucumbers and squash                               1913, members have ardently and regularly         In the process, the detective falls under the    a.m. The meeting will be held in a private
will make their debut                              pursued painting out of doors. Often              spell of Laura’s portrait. Is it merely fasci-   home in the Gaithersburg area. For infor-
at the City of                                     called ‘plein air’ painting, it continues to be   nation – or something more? Then in clas-        mation and directions, call 301 528-5139
Gaithersburg’s Main                                the primary focus of Society activities.          sic mystery form, the unexpected happens         or 301 924-3737.
Street Farmers’ Market                                 Originally a male-only organization, the      and changes everything!                             The Gaithersburg Area Newcomers
every Saturday from                                group has evolved into a gregarious group             Show times are 8:00 p.m. Friday and          Club is a non-profit social organiza-
10:00 a.m. to 2:00                                 of men and women who venture out in all           Saturdays, and 3 p.m. on Sundays. Tickets are    tion established to promote friendship
p.m. The market is                                 sorts of weather, laden with French easels,       $10 for City residents and $12 for nonresi-      and help new residents become famil-
housed in the Main                                 oils, watercolors, pastels, and other paint-      dents. For information and ticket purchase,      iar with the community. It offers a
Street Pavilion at the                             ing paraphernalia. They seek out such             please call 301-258-6394 or use RecXpress        variety of interest groups and monthly
intersection of Main                               places as the Chesapeake Bay, the C&O             online at                socials. L

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                                                                                                  residents, which ran the Cabana last year,        is a $12.00 charge for lost or extra cards.
                       managementmentions                                                         are not interested in running it again this
                                                                                                  year. If you know someone that is interest-
                                                                                                                                                        The LCA Board of Directors has
                                                                                                                                                    approved the funds to hire a security con-
                       By Debbie Durham, Community Manager                                        ed in selling snacks at the pool, please have     tractor for the summer. The contractor cho-
                                                                                                  them contact the management office.               sen is T. Cooper Security Consultants, Inc.

                                                                                                      The Environmental/Beautification              T. Cooper employs off duty Montgomery
                             pril showers        items that I noted for violation were minor.     Committee has been hard at work imple-            County police officers. The officers will be
                             bring     May           Many of the homes in the community           menting the approved landscaping                  on site a total of 88 hours over the summer
                             flowers! This       had black streaks on the gutters. Since most     upgrades in the community. The last com-          months. The patrol time will differ so that
                      popular saying was         of the homes are 6-8 years old, the wooden       pleted project was located at the common          the officers can cover variouzs times during
                      certainly true this        trim needs to be painted. I hope residents do    ground on Main Street (directly across            the day/night. The need for security is in
year. Now that all of the rain has stopped       not look at the inspection as a negative. Like   from the new city playground). If you have        the Market Street East section of the com-
and the flowers are in bloom, it is time to      most people, I am sure the Lakelands resi-       not seen the area lately, please drive by, it     munity due to the commercial establish-
enjoy summer.                                    dents go in and out of their homes daily         looks great. The next area to be upgraded         ments. This area will be monitored closely.
   For those I have not yet met – let me         without really looking around. Please use the    is the tot lot area on Kersten Street. The        Residents have also voiced concerns over
introduce myself. I am Deborah Durham,           inspection report as a reminder of things that   upgrades were to begin in mid May.                people speeding in the Mews and on Main
your new Community Manager. I started            should done each year to retain your proper-         The Facilities Committee approved the         Street at the Rout 28 entrance/exit.
managing Lakelands in February and I             ty values. If you do not receive an inspection   instillation of four (4) ceiling fans in the      Remember if you speed in these areas (or
have been very busy learning the routine. I      report, please assume that you are keeping up    fitness room. I am currently working              any other areas of the community), the secu-
must say I have never seen a community so        on the maintenance of your home.                 through costs with a contractor to get the        rity company may issue monetary citations.
involved; it is wonderful to see the volun-          Has everyone signed up for the Swim          fans installed before the heat really hits.           The Live/Work Committee has asked
teers working so hard to keep this beautiful     Team? If not, contact the management             Thank you for your patience during this           the patrol officers check the hallways at
community on track. In April, I spent the        office and I will put you in touch with          process. In addition, per resident’s sugges-      their units. A letter will go out to the
majority of my time inspecting each home         Sandy Krems to get you on the team. We           tions, I have added 8, 12 lb weights, and         Live/Work owners and tenants stating
in the community. I would like to send a         are looking forward to the trophies, rib-        another weight bench to the fitness room.         checks will be performed in hallways that
“Thank You” to Emily Steinberg and Bev           bons, and a winning season.                          Please keep the suggestions coming! The       are well lit.
Frey for their help with this project. The           At this point, the Cabana area will not      Facilities Committee discusses the merit of           In addition, I will instruct the patrol
community inspection went very well, and         be open for snack sales this summer. The         each suggestion received. The decision to         officers to approach anyone not following
                                                                                                  approve a suggestion is partially based on        the city skate board rules. On that note if
                                                                                                  how many resident the suggestion will ben-        your son or daughter has lost their skate-
 BBQ BASH Continued from page 1                  more surprises. In the event of rain, the        efit. I will post a memo stating the Facilities   board, please let me know.
 breakfast will be moved inside the Green        food and fun will be moved into the club-        Committee’s decisions regarding the sug-              I am going to add “Resident Questions”
 Room at the Clubhouse.                          house. A special thanks to this year’s 4th       gestions on the bulletin board in the             to my monthly report. If you have a ques-
     After enjoying breakfast, be sure to grab   of July party sponsor Elaine Koch of             Fitness Room. If you make a suggestion            tion, concern, idea or complement and
 your beach towels, and head to the pool         Long & Foster Realtors.                          and would like a response, please include         you think others residents would benefit
 early, the pool party and BBQ bash will            After the bash we anticipate an early         your email address on the suggestion card,        from the information, please send me
 kick off at 12:00 p.m. Egan Barbecuers will     evening of on-going alley BBQ parties            and be sure to print clearly.                     information via email at debbie@lake-
 be on site by the basketball courts from        and at dusk, Lakelanders will head out to            I have noticed a number of the people I will publish your question and
 12:00 noon till 4:00 p.m. serving up those      watch the local fireworks displays.              who use the fitness center enter by signing       my answer in the next Manager’s Mention
 delicious hot dogs, hamburgers and side            The 4th of July events are open to all        in. I would like to keep a better watch on        column. Do not worry; names and address-
 dishes. Food will be served promptly at         Lakelands residents and your Datawatch           who is using the fitness Center, so please be     es of residents will not be published!
 12:00 NOON until it’s gone, so be sure to       access card will be required to gain entry       sure to use your Datawatch access card                Please remember, I am here not only to
 get there early if you plan to eat!             to the pool. If you have any questions,          when you come to the fitness center. If you       work with the Board and the committees,
     As usual, you can also expect music,        please contact the Judy Mills at                 do not have a Datawatch card, or if you           I am here to help residents in anyway I can.
 live entertainment, games, prizes and lots L                          have lost your card, please contact the man-      Contact me at 240-631-8338 or via email at
                                                                                                  agement office to request a new card. There L

6      The Lakelands Leader                                                                                                                                                       June 2005
Social Committee Update
                                                                                               neighbors and have a great time. The
                                                                                               deadline to RSVP for this event is June 6.
                                                                                               Register today by calling the Lakelands
                                                                                               Clubhouse at 240-631-8338.
                                                                                                                                              Order advanced discount food coupons
                                                                                                                                              (save $1-2)
                                                                                                                                              $5.00 Hot dog, chips, drink
                                                                                                                                              $7.50 Chicken fingers, French fries, drink
By Judy Mills, Social Committee Chair                                                                                                         $8.50 Hamburger, cheeseburger, sausage,
                                                                                               Lakelands Community Night                      chicken, French fries, drink

                                                Lakelands Singles Night                        with the Frederick Keys
          ith the warmer weather, the                                                                                                            If you are interested in attending, please
          Lionfish swim team is busy prac-          April showers bring May flowers, but          Join us August 13, 2005 as we watch the     reserve your tickets/food orders by July 31,
          ticing and the pool is finally        what happens in June? SINGLES NIGHT            Frederick Keys baseball team take on the       2005. Registration is going on now by call-
open! A special thank you to all who            at the Clubhouse on Friday, June 10 from       Chicago White Sox Farm Team. The first         ing Lori Wakefield at 301-926-7577 or via
came out to enjoy the pool opening party!       6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Whole Foods             pitch begins at 6:35 p.m. but gates open at    email
We look forward to seeing many more res-        Market will provide delicious samplings        5:00 p.m. for general seating. Residents          As always, the Social Committee appre-
idents at the exciting events in the com-       from its catering line, and we’ll supply the   who attend may wish to bring a blanket.        ciates your participation and feedback.
ing months.                                     beer and wine. Get to know some of your        Following the game, a fireworks finale will    The Social Committee is your committee!
                                                                                               be held until 10:00 p.m. Lakelanders may       Your ideas and assistance at activities is

   environmental&beautification                                                                pay in advance for their tickets/food order.
                                                                                               The community is checking on bus rates,
                                                                                                                                              always welcome. Please email social@lake-
                                                                                                                                     with any ideas or suggestions for
   committee update By Beverly Frey, EBC Chair                                                 but residents are encouraged to carpool.
                                                                                               The cost to join the fun is:
                                                                                                                                              future events. The committee meets
                                                                                                                                              monthly on the fourth Tuesday from 7pm

                                                                                               Prices                                         - 9pm in the 2nd floor conference room at
        he EBC would like to thank everyone     is beginning the process of choosing areas     $5.75 adults (regularly $8.00)                 the Clubhouse. No invitation is required
        who helped to make the Community        for the next phase of the landscaping plan.    $3.75 kids 6-12, seniors 60+ (regularly        as your ideas and support is always appre-
        Clean-Up Day a success. To the          To inform the community of future plans,       $5.00) under 5 free                            ciated. L
 moms and dads with children, to the stu-       there will be an open forum scheduled in
 dents who earned community service             the fall to provide homeowners the oppor-
 hours, to the folks who waded through          tunity to discuss the plans and comment
 Lake Varuna, to the residents who cleared      on proposed changes.
 trees and brush…thank you! Your hard               The EBC also intends to scan and
 work is appreciated.                           post the landscape plans on the
     Volunteers removed bags of trash from      Lakelands website for all to review.
 the trails and truckloads of brush and inva-   Further information will be forthcoming.
 sive plants from the woods. In addition,           The Environmental and Beautification
 volunteers planted trees and shrubs, which     Committee is open to suggestions and com-
 will certainly help enhance the communi-       ments from all homeowners. Meetings are
 ty. Thank you to the City of Gaithersburg      scheduled for the third Wednesday of each
 for providing the plants, equipment, and       month at 7:00 pm at the clubhouse, and
 trucking away all that debris!                 agendas and meeting minutes are posted on
     As summer approaches, the EBC con-         the Lakelands website. Send questions and
 tinues with its agenda. Work is currently      concerns to the community manager at 240-
 underway at the Kersten Street Tot Lot and     631-8338 or to the EBC at
 will soon begin work at Chestnut Hill Park.         Committee volunteers spend many
 Residents in these areas have been notified    hours being involved and making decisions
 of the impending changes. Plans are avail-     that affect life in Lakelands. Your input is
 able for review at the management office in    important to the success of this committee.
 the Lakelands Clubhouse. The committee         We hope to see you at the next meeting! L

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June 2005                                                                                                                                             The Lakelands Leader              7
Japanese Beetle Management
By Deborah Smith-Fiola, Landscape IPM Enterprises
                                                                                                                                                                             These traps work
                                                                                                                                                                            very well in attract-
                                                                                                                                                                            ing beetles to your
                                                                                                                                                                             yard. In fact, they

                                                                                                                                                                             attract more bee-
      akelands looks beautiful in the            some steps to take to develop your person-     sis, cornflower, daisies, dogwood (flower-                                  tles to your proper-
                                                                                                                                                                              ty than may nor-
      spring. Flowers, shade trees, and lush     al battle plan this month:                     ing), dusty-miller, euonymus, false cypress-
                                                                                                                                                                            mally be there! So
      vegetation draw you outdoors like a                                                       es, firs, forget-me-not, forsythia, foxglove,                                   there is a net
magnet on warm, sunny days. But just             1. Inventory your landscape plants.            hemlock, hollies, hydrangeas, junipers,                                       increase in both
beneath that lovely landscape façade lies                                                       kale (ornamental), lilacs, lilies, magnolias,                                plant damage and
waiting an old foe — the Japanese beetle.        2. Plant plants unattractive to Japanese       maple (red or silver only), mulberry, nas-                                  the number of bee-
The six-legged adversary that attacked last      Beetles                                        turtium, oaks (red and white only), pines,                                    tles in your yard.
year has yet to make an appearance, but                                                         poppies, snapdragon, snowberry, speed-
don’t be lulled into denial – it will be back.      Consider replanting (where practical)       well, sweet pea, sweet-William, tuliptree,
   The Japanese beetle can be a serious          with Japanese beetle resistant plants.         violets and pansy, or yews (taxus).
problem in turf as a grub, and on shade          Adults do not like to feed on the following:
trees, flowers and vegetables. Historically,     ageratum, arborvitae, ash, baby’s breath,      3. Choose your lawn seed carefully.
the beetles will decimate the area for a few     garden balsam, begonia, bleeding heart,
years and then populations will decline.         boxwood, buttercups, caladium, carna-              If you are overseeding your lawn, dou-
What can you do to prevent the damage            tions, Chinese lantern plant, cockscomb,       ble check the label on the bag for the spe-
that occurred last year? The following are       columbine, coralbells, coralberry, coreop-     cific type of turfgrass seed you plan to use.
                                                                                                Different turfgrasses have different toler-

       Cross Green Condo News
                                                                                                ance levels to Japanese beetle grubs. Tall
                                                                                                fescue is the most grub tolerant turfgrass
                                                                                                species. Perennial ryegrass is the least tol-
                                                                                                erant.      Kentucky bluegrass may be
            Annual                               another couple of volunteers for upcom-
                                                 ing board vacancies. Whether you are
                                                                                                attacked, yet will recover from grub dam-
                                                                                                age the fastest.
           Meeting                               interested in volunteering, have ques-
                                                 tions about repairs and/or maintenance,        4. Practice good lawn management (e.g.
 By Donna Hanner,
                                                 or want an update on various associa-
                                                 tion issues, please join us for an hour or
                                                 two on the 16th. If you cannot be there,
                                                                                                proper irrigation, fertilization, mowing).
                                                                                                   Doing so will result in a vigorous lawn
 Cross Green Condominium President               be sure to fill out and sign the meeting       that has a deep, extensive root system. A
                                                 proxy that everyone will be receiving in       vigorous lawn can tolerate higher grub

                                                 the mail a few weeks prior.                    densities without showing damage.                feeding on turf grass roots. By mid May
        he Cross Green Condominium                    If you have any questions or want to                                                       grubs actually stop feeding as they pupate
        Annual Meeting will be held on           be sure your comments are discussed at         5. Hold off on grub control this month.          (e.g. start becoming adult beetles).
        Saturday, July 16, 2005, at 1:00         the meeting, please call property manag-                                                            Grubs are very difficult to kill at this
 p.m. on the “grassy knoll” at the bend          er, Glenn Loveland at Abaris Realty               Presently, the grub stage of the Japanese     time of year. Unless conditions are perfect,
 in Main Street between #659 and #705.           (301) 468-8919 x206. We look forward           beetle is active. Late stage, large, fat grubs   insecticidal control will only be fair. It’s
 It is not an election year, but we do need      to seeing you there. L                         have over wintered in the soil and are now       best to wait until later in the summer to

8      The Lakelands Leader                                                                                                                                                    June 2005
control grubs. Additionally, turf damage             Imidacloprid (sold over the counter as        cally treated foliage.                           of the beetles that the traps attract actually
at this time of year only occurs under            Bayer Advanced Tree & Shrub                            Other common, traditional adult            go into the trap. In their wake is a net
exceptionally warm and dry conditions.            Concentrate). This is a soil application         Japanese beetle insecticides will work best      increase in both plant damage and the
                                                  that needs to be made approximately 20-          next month (come June/July), when the            number of beetles in your yard.
6. Plan ahead for adult beetle control.           30 days before anticipated Japanese beetle       majority of adult beetles are active.                Disclaimer: Pesticide recommenda-
                                                  adult activity (e.g. apply by mid May). The                                                       tions are subject to change at any time.
    Adult Japanese beetles normally appear        liquid product is mixed and applied to the       9. Do NOT use Japanese beetle traps.             These recommendations are provided only
by mid June. However, the timing of adult         soil around trees and shrubs. (Note: follow                                                       as a guide. It is always the pesticide appli-
beetle activity depends upon the weather.         label directions. Locate the application            The traps work very well in attracting        cator’s responsibility, by law, to read and
Last spring, for example, the warm weather        outside of the drip line of the tree). Follow    beetles to your yard. In fact, they attract      follow all current label directions for the
pushed the beetles to emerge earlier (by the      the treatment with irrigation to wash it         more beetles to your property than may           specific pesticide being used. No endorse-
last week of May- about three weeks early).       into the soil, where it will be uptaken by       normally be there! Those who set up traps        ment is intended for products mentioned,
    It is important to kill adults as soon as     the plant roots. The product is then             will find that more beetles will feed on         nor is criticism meant for products not
they are seen. Why? Keep in mind some             translocated to the plant foliage, where it      your plants on their way to the trap.            mentioned. Landscape IPM Enterprises
beetle biology facts:                             remains for many weeks. Adult Japanese              Also consider the fact that research in       assumes no liability resulting from the use
     a) Adult Japanese beetles are attracted to   beetles are killed feeding on the systemi-       Kentucky has found that only about 54%           of these recommendations. L
damaged foliage. They actually zero in on dam-
aged leaves and then cause more damage.
    b) Adult Japanese beetles are attracted to
each other. In other words, they prefer to feed
                                                  Kentlands and Lakelands Youth Summer Basketball
                                                  Sign Up Now and Let the Summer Games Begin
with companions, in groups.
    Circumvent both of these beetle rou-          By Walt Ellenberger

tines by hand picking off any initial leaf
damage that you notice, and by hand pick-                  ust off those high tops, pull out the   July (Sunday July 10th, 17th,                                     Kentlands basketball court.
ing off the first beetles noticed. Doing so                sunscreen, and start practicing         24th and 31st). The league                                        Everyone signed up for the
can prevent this group congregation behav-                 those in-your-face, highlights-at-      will end on Sunday July 31st                                      summer league is invited to
ior, which results in damage to your plants.      11:00 playground moves that will make            with a playoff tournament                                         attend in order to participate
    Not excited about touching beetles?           you this summer’s neighborhood BBall leg-        and picnic celebration spon-                                      in the skill clinic to assess
Hold a coffee can (with an inch or so of          end. It is time once again for the               sored by Giuseppi’s Pizza                                         participants for team place-
soapy water or rubbing alcohol in it) under       Kentlands and Lakelands Youth Summer             and Whole Foods Market,                                           ment. We will also have
a branch and shake. When disturbed, the           Basketball. Just think Charles Lee Jr. of        rain date will be Labor Day.                                      some fun with prizes and
beetles fold their legs and drop into con-        Bucknell and March Madness fame                  All information (rules,                                           surprises for the event.
tainer. Monitoring and removing adult             refined his skills on the same court and         coach & team assignment,                                              Questions? Call the
beetles daily in this fashion will signifi-       coached in the same summer league pro-           schedule, standings, action                                       “Commissioners,” Walt
cantly reduce damage to your personal             gram that you can be a part of.                  shots and weather delays)                                         Ellenberger (240) 401-
landscape. Even if you can only commit to             First order of business is to sign up        will be communicated                                              4387, Dave Bitonti (301)
daily beetle removal during late May/June,        online or at your         through the basketball web              The summer season of      963-4276 or Gil Price
you should see a reduction in Japanese bee-       respective Clubhouses with your activities       site and/or coaching staff.           Kentlands/Lakelands Youth   (301) 947-1290
tles on your property.                            director. Sign up deadline is June 17th.         All games are played at the Basketball will “tip-off” June 26th.      We will see you on the
                                                      This program is for Kentlands and            Kentlands Clubhouse bas-                                          courts. We will be the ones
7. Consider treating preventatively for           Lakelands residents only, girls and boys ages    ketball court and our phi-                                        in our vintage red Chuck
adult beetles on susceptible trees and            8 through 15. The venue will be a 3 on 3-        losophy is teamwork, good sportsmanship, Taylor high tops.
shrubs.                                           playground basketball league broken down         and summer-time fun.                                    The Kentlands & Lakelands Youth
                                                  by age group teams (boys 8-10, girls 8-10 and        This year we will get things tipped of with Basketball team is an independent organi-
8. Only one insecticide product should            coed 11-15). Each team will be assigned a        a skills assessment clinic which will be held on zation for Kentlands and Lakelands resi-
                                                  coach and will play two games in their age       Sunday, June 26th, from 1:00-3:00 at the dents. L
be applied in June targeting adult
                                                  group each Sunday afternoon starting July
Japanese beetles:                                 10th and running through the month of

June 2005                                                                                                                                                    The Lakelands Leader               9
              By Bryan Jack

 T     oo old for the Lakelands
       Lionfish Swim Team but looking
       for an opportunity to improve
 your swimming technique? Well, we
 have just the class for you!
     Assistant Head Coach of the
 Lakelands Lionfish Swim Team,
 Bryan Jack, will be conducting a six-
 week clinic for adults who wish to
 improve their technique and/or
 endurance. This
 class is designed
 to accommo-
 date all skill lev-
 els; from those
 students who
 are deep water
 adjusted and
 who can use a
 kick and arm
 stroke for five
 yards, to those advanced students who
 wish to further refine technical skills
 and learn to develop their own condi-
 tioning program.
     The clinic will begin on June 20
 and will meet every Monday and
 Thursday evening from 7:00-8:00
 p.m. for six weeks. The cost for 12 ses-
 sions is only $84.00 and enrollment is
 limited to the first 12 students who
 register. If you are interested, call
 Bryan Jack at 301-758-5786. L

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                                                                                                                          Photo courtesy: Albert Krems
LAKELANDS LIONFISH                       LAKELANDS LIONFISH SWIM                   RELAY CARNIVAL WINDOW                                                                                  Way to go Lionfish! (l-r) Jen Coulson,
                                         TEAM MEETS                                June 26 - July 10, 2005                                                                                Denise McGovern, Sandy Krems and
SWIM TEAM 2005                           June 11, 2005 (Saturday)                  Location and Time TBA                                                                                  Jaymie Krems couldn’t resist showing off
Schedule                                 Time Trials, Lakelands Competition Pool                                                                                                          their Lionfish “spirit-ware” during swim
                                         WarmUps - 8:00 a.m.                       June 29, 2005 (Wednesday)
Practice Schedule                                                                                                                                                                         team registration in April.
                                         Time Trials Start - 9: a.m.               “B” meet at home v. Clopper Mill
June 1 - June 17                                                                   Lakelands Warm Up - 5:00 p.m.                                                                           July 23, 2005 (Saturday)
Monday through Friday:                   June 18, 2005 (Saturday)                  Meet Start - 6:00 p.m.                                                                                  Divisional Championship Meet
4:00 p.m.-4:30 p.m. Pre-Team             “A” meet at home v.                                                                                                                               Location and Time TBA
4:30 p.m.-5:45 p.m. 10 and under                                                   July 2, 2005 (Saturday)
                                         Washingtonian Woods                       “A” meet away v. Eldwick                                              July 13, 2005 (Wednesday)
5:45 p.m.-7:00 p.m. 11 and over          Lakelands Warm Up - 8:00 a.m.                                                                                                                     July 30, 2005 (Saturday)
                                                                                   Lakelands Warm Up - 8:30 a.m.                                         “B” meet away v. Wildwood
                                         Meet Start - 9:00 a.m.                                                                                          Lakelands Warm Up - 5:30 p.m.     MCSL All Star Relays
June 20 - July 22                                                                  Meet Start - 9:00 a.m.
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday:                                                                                                                   Meet Start - 6:00 p.m.
                                         June 22, 2005 (Wednesday)                 July 6, 2005 (Wednesday)                                                                                July 31, 2005 (Sunday)
4:00 p.m.-4:30 p.m. Pre-Team             “B” meet at home v. Rockville                                                                                   July 16, 2005 (Saturday)          MCSL All Star Individuals
                                                                                   “B” meet away v. Washingtonian Woods
4:30 p.m.-5:45 p.m. 10 and under         Lakelands Warm Up - 5:00 p.m.                                                                                   “A” meet away v. Glenmont
                                                                                   Lakelands Warm Up - 5:30 p.m.
5:45 p.m.-7:00 p.m. 11 and over          Meet Start - 6:00 p.m.                                                                                          Lakelands Warm Up - 8:30 a.m.     In addition to the aforementioned “A”
                                                                                   Meet Start - 6:00 p.m.
                                                                                                                                                         Meet Start - 9:00 .m.             and “B” meets, Lakelands will once again
Wednesday (June 22- July 20):            June 25, 2005 (Saturday)                                                                                                                          be participating in the Annual
                                                                                   July 9, 2005 (Saturday)                                               July 20, 2005 (Wednesday)         Darnestown Demon Derby Mini Meet.
8:30 a.m.-9:45 a.m. 11 and over          “A” meet away v. Norbeck Grove            “A” meet home v. Plantations                                          “B” meet home v. Damascus         Date and time TBA. Lakelands will also
9:45 a.m.-11:00 a.m. 10 and under        Lakelands Warm Up - 8:30 a.m.             Lakelands Warm Up - 8:00 a.m.                                         Lakelands WarmUp - 5:00 p.m.      be hosting a PreTeam Follies “meet” near
11:00 a.m.-11:30 a.m. Pre-Team           Meet Start - 9:00 a.m.                    Meet Start - 9:00 a.m.                                                Meet Start - 6:00 p.m.            the end of the swim season. L

June 2005                                                                                                                                                                                The Lakelands Leader                  11
                                                                                                  Drapery Depot                                         Five Guys Appearing
                                                                                                  Now Open                                              this Summer
                                                                                                      Drapery Depot is now opened at 208                    The burgers at Five Guys Burgers and
                                                                                                  Main Street. Step on in and find high-qual-           Fries have been voted the #1 burger for five
                                                                                                  ity, ready-made silk draperies. Partners              consecutive years by Washingtonian read-
                                                                                                  Jane Zhao and Dao Zhou, did a lot of                  ers. This summer you’ll be able to get one
                                                                                                  research and selected nine very high-quali-           of those burgers right here in the
                                                                                                  ty, heavy silks made specifically for them in         Kentlands Market Square. According to
                                                                                                  China. Customers can choose from                      Todd Stallings of Pyramid Enterprises, Five
                                                                                                  designs with pinch pleats, grommets, gob-             Guys will be located at 653 Centerpoint
                                                                                                  let pleats, banding and more.                         Way, next to Star Diner. Five Guys will
                                                                                                      Zhao and Zhou can help from start to              occupy the front half of the building which
                                                                       By Gina Dropik                                                                   faces the Last Mango. Stallings said, “We
                                                                                                                                                        are projecting a mid-summer opening if all
                                                                                                                                                        goes well.” The original Five Guys opened
Late-Breaking                                    was briefed at its April 28 meeting on plans                                                           in 1986 in Arlington, when Jim Murrell, a
Market Square News                               for the Corridor Cities Transitway (CCT) and
                                                 a Market Square/Kentlands Commercial
                                                                                                                                                        life-insurance salesman, gave his young
                                                                                                                                                        sons the choice of going to college or start-
By Richard L. Arkin                              District charrette. The House of                                                                       ing a hamburger business. The guys chose

                                                 Representatives has added funding for initial     Drapery Depot is sure to have just the perfect fit   the hamburger business. Together with his
          arket Square Plaza: The City of        design and engineering of the CCT to this         for your home in their showroom.                     four sons (thus the name Five Guys) he
          Gaithersburg’s plans for convert-      year’s comprehensive highway and transit bill.                                                         opened their first restaurant and the rest is
          ing the old Kentlands Ice Rink         The bill has passed the House and is now         finish, including a free in-house consulta-
into a multi-use public open space in            before the Senate for action.                    tion, help selecting fabric, measuring,
Kentlands Market Square are moving for-              The Committee was also told that a           installing, and even cleaning and mainte-
ward, according to City officials who met        charrette for the Market Square/Kentlands        nance of your new draperies. All draperies
April 28 with the Market Square Advisory         Commercial District is being penciled-in         are made with three layers and feature dou-
Committee at the Lakelands Clubhouse.            for spring 2006. The Beatty Companies            ble-turned hems, weights on every corner,
About $250,000 is expected to be budget-         have already committed to participate and        and blind stitching. Jane explained that              history. The menu is simple – hamburgers
ed in the upcoming fiscal year for the reha-     the City is talking with the other major         because they fabricate their own products             (with your choice of toppings), hot dogs
bilitation project, they said.                   property owners about their participation.       they can offer them for fifty percent less            and fries. You place your order at the
    The City intends to remove the old ice                                                        than retail stores. In many cases you will be         counter, pay and eat some peanuts while
rink and turn the space into a “magnet” for      New Market Street Tenants:                       able to take your draperies home with you             you wait. Your meal is handed to you in a
the community; the officials said. It will          Construction is now underway for the          the same day. They also offer a selection of          brown paper bag, the burger wrapped in
serve as an appropriate centerpiece for the      retail tenant spaces in the Saul Centers’        fabrics in which to make custom sheers.               aluminum foil. Then you sit down and eat
Kentlands/Lakelands commercial district          new “Kentlands Place” building on Market         Dao explained that they use plenty of fabric          the burger that critics all over the region
and will be an asset to the public who will      Street extended. Future tenants include: an      in their draperies which makes them fuller            have been raving about for years. The
use it and the surrounding businesses.           Elizabeth Arden Red Door Salon & Spa             than those you’d find elsewhere. And if               Murrells started franchising two years ago
       The City presentation, which was led by   (4,000 sq.ft.) at 62 Market Street, Fleet        they have extra fabric left over they’ll be           and went from five locations to 45 in eight-
City Council members Geri Edens and John         Feet shoes (1,410 sq.ft) at 68 Market Street,    happy to make matching pillows. The                   een months. Five Guys are showing up all
Schlichting, Director of Planning and Code       Hot Breads Bakery (1,379 sq. ft.) at 70          Drapery Depot also offers a large selection           along the eastern seaboard, from North
Administration Greg Ossont, and Director of      Market Street, the Caspian Cafe restaurant       of hardware and accessories, such as tassels,         Carolina to Delaware. Stallings said,
Parks, Recreation, and Culture Michelle          (2,564 sq. ft.) at 72 Market Street, LA Day      finials, rods, tie backs and brackets and fif-        “We’re really excited about this location. I
McGleish, focused on “place-building.” They      Spa (1,429 sq.ft.) at 78 Market Street,          teen percent off Hunter Douglas, Graeber              think it’s going to be great, especially in the
were seeking input from the two-dozen people     Jerry’s Subs and Pizza restaurant (1,408         and Levelor shades and blinds.                        summer.” L
assembled on improving the space.                sq.ft.) at 80 Market Street, and Bonefish
    Mark DePoe, the City’s Director of           Grill seafood and steak restaurant (5,000
Long-Range Planning, distributed a publi-        sq.ft.) at 82 Market Street. Office tenants
cation called “What Makes a Successful           at 60 Market Street include: Dr. Jon M.
Place?” from the Project for Public Spaces.      Sherman DPM, Morris Architects, AMG
He led the group in a brainstorming ses-         Communications, Dr. Greg Swistak,
sion. The session focused on four ele-           Washington Savings Bank FSB, Rent
ments, (1) each participant’s overall vision     Control Consultants, Dr. Chitra Ghafari
for use of the public space, (2) listing of      DDS, TRSG Inc., Lathrop Travel LLC,
desirable uses, (3) listing of undesirable       and Benefit Planning Group.)
uses, and (4) where good comparable pub-
lic spaces have already been developed.
    There seemed to be a consensus that          Tickle Your Palette
the new space should be a central gather-
ing place for the communities. It was            Festival Returns for
agreed that greenery and well-designed
street furniture, as well as a focal point or
                                                 6th Year
structure was important. The space should            The 6th annual Tickle Your Palette festi-
have comfortable seating, shelter if possi-      val will be returning to Kentlands Market
ble, and should encourage gathering,             Square on Sunday, June 5, 2005 from
lounging, easy conversation, and human           12:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. The fun-filled fam-
interaction, as well as being good for con-      ily event is sure to be bigger and better than
certs, performances, and other pro-              ever. The festival will feature a variety of
grammed public events. The most negative         street vendors, local works of art on display,
use in the minds of most participants was        wine tastings from vineyards, live music
skateboarding. Examples given of good            and entertainment from local bands, food
spaces included Washington and Union             booths and more. There is sure to be plen-
Square Parks in New York, Rittenhouse            ty of fun things to do for the whole family
Square in Philadelphia, and the lakeside         including the kids. Parking will be limited
spaces at Rio in Gaithersburg.                   and many streets in Market Square will be
    City representatives said they would be      closed down to allow for the safety of pedes-
meeting with planners prior to publishing        trian traffic. If you are planning to drive to
a request for design proposals and would         the event, you may want to consider park-
be meeting again soon with the committee,        ing across the street in the Lowes/K-Mart
with the Kentlands and Lakelands com-            lots. All proceeds from booth sales will be
munity and business associations, and with       donated to the Juvenile Diabetes
other interested groups.                         Association. The festival is sponsored
                                                     by merchants in Market Square and the
CCT and Charrette:                               Beatty Management Corporation. For
  The Market Square Advisory Committee           more information please call 301-987-8711.

12     The Lakelands Leader                                                                                                                                                             June 2005
                                     Lakelands Tennis Social 2005
                                                                                                                                                                     who’s news
                                                                                                                                                         Happy Birthday!!
                                                                                                                                                         Happy birthday to Reagan Ambrose of Still Creek
                                                                                                                                                         Lane! Reagan will celebrate her 2nd birthday on June
                                                                                                                                                         20th with a birthday party of family and friends. We
                                                                                                                                                         hope you get lots of presents Reagan and don’t forget
                                                                                                                                                         to enjoy that cake and ice cream.

                                                                                                                                                                                                Happy 2nd birthday
                                                                                                                                                                                                to Kylie Shea Parker
                                                                                                                                                                                                of Clayhall Street.
                                                                                                                                                                                                Kylie will celebrate her birthday at a pool party at her
                                                                                                                                                                                                grandparents home in Bethesda with family and
                                                                                                                                                                                                friends, including her Uncle Sean, also a Lakelands
                                                                                                                                                                                                resident. Have a great day Kylie!

                                                                                                                                                                                                                   It’s A Boy!
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Congratulations to Umang and Sara
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Modi of Market Street East upon the birth
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 of their first child, bouncing baby boy,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Kiran Isaac Modi. Kiran made his debut
Photos courtesy: Brian Fankhouser

                                                                                                                                                                                                                 on February 3, 2005 weighing 7 lbs 14 oz
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 and 20 ½ inches long. We congratulate the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Modi’s and welcome baby Kiran to

                                                                                                                                                         Lakelands Graduates!
                                                                                                                                                             Congratulations to Lakelands graduate Crystel Corinne
                                                                                                                                                         Stewart of Cross Green Street. Crystel will be graduating from
                                         Clockwise from top: These Lakelanders came out to enjoy the tennis social at the courts on May 22.              Quince Orchard High School on Monday, June 6. Crystel will
                                                         Serve it up! This Lakelands youngster has all the right tennis moves!                           be attending the University of Maryland, College Park in the
                                      It’s never too early to learn to play tennis! The Lakelands “Juniors” pose for a photo at the tennis social.
                                                                                                                                                         fall. In addition to being accepted at U of MD., Crystel’s par-
                                                                                                                                                         ents are proud to point out that she was accepted to every col-
                                    City of Gaithersburg Hosts Council in the                                                                            lege she applied to (Drexel University in Philadelphia,
                                                                                                                                                         Simmons College and Northeastern University in Boston,
                                    Communities Meeting                                                                                                  Univ. of Maryland, Baltimore County and North Carolina
                                                                                                                                                                             A&T). Crystel is interested in the fashion industry and has plans to
                                    Lakelands Residents Attend to Voice Concerns                                                                                             own and operate her own fashion boutique — perhaps in NYC!!!
                                    By Andrea Escher                                                                                                                         Congratulations Crystel, way to go!

                                                                                                                                                                                   Congratulations to Wes Adams of Lake Varuna Mews who
                                          he City of Gaithersburg hosted a                    one such citation will be heard in District                                       will graduate from Quince Orchard High in June. He will be
                                          Council in the Communities meeting                  Court later this month.                                                           attending Cornish College of the Arts in Seattle in the fall to
                                          in Lakelands on May 25, 2005. More                      Neighborhood Services Director Kevin                                          continue his studies in Jazz Guitar. L
                                    than fifty residents gathered to seek answers to          Roman reported City Code Enforcement
                                    the many hot topics surrounding life within               Inspectors regularly patrol the inside trash               Calling all Lakelands graduates! The Lakelands Leader would like to feature your preschool, kindergarten,
                                                                                                                                                         elementary, middle, high school and college graduates. To submit your graduate in next month’s edition of
                                    Gaithersburg. Conducted as an open-forum,                 receptacle on Center Point Way as well as                  the Lakelands Leader, please email or call 301-519-1678.
                                    Mayor Sidney Katz, City Council Members,                  other trash dumpsters within Market
                                    and staff representatives of the numerous City            Square. Roman says citations are issued on              5:00 p.m. Lakelands Park Middle School                                                will be installed as well as speed humps,”
                                    Departments were in attendance.                           a regular basis for restaurant and store own-           will have use of the fields for intramural                                            said Ossont.
                                        Lakelanders posed questions regarding                 ers who do not dispose of trash properly                school activities. From 5:00 p.m. to 9:15                                                 Lakelands residents are always eager to
                                    the status of issues all over Gaithersburg,               and power wash the sidewalks as needed.                 p.m. the City of Gaithersburg will host                                               request the City put in traffic calming
                                    including the problem of overcrowding at                      City Parks, Recreation and Culture                  their City sponsored sports programs.                                                 measures; however, the City reminded res-
                                                                                                                                                                                                            Photo courtesy: Debbie Durham

                                    Shady Grove Hospital, and the future of                   Director Michele McGleish advised resi-                    The park will also be in use on week-                                              idents any request for traffic calming
                                    the Satellite Germantown Emergency                        dents the Lakelands Park Dedication                     ends! Saturday’s from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00                                               devices such as STOP signs, 4-way stops,
                                    Room facility. Residents also suggested the                                                                                                                                                             and speed humps will only be considered
                                    City work closer with Montgomery County                                                                                                                                                                 if a letter is sent to the City Traffic
                                    to address traffic concerns on State high-                                                                                                                                                              Engineer by the Lakelands Board of
                                    ways and the timing of traffic lights.                                                                                                                                                                  Directors requesting such changes.
                                        The Market Square Shopping Center is                                                                                                                                                                    As the meeting winded down, Mayor
                                    always a widely discussed topic. Residents                                                                                                                                                              Sidney Katz stated Lakelands will continue
                                    commented on continuous trash build-up                                        Members of the City of Gaithersburg staff, City Council and Mayor Katz                                                    to be a particular area of interest for the
                                    and noise disturbances from the Last                                                  spoke with Lakelands residents on May 22, 2005.                                                                   City, especially with the opening of
                                    Mango Restaurant on Center Point Way.                                                                                                                                                                   Lakelands Park, the future Aquatic Center
                                    Other residents advised the City the Last                 Ceremony will be held on June 18, 2005.                 p.m. and Sunday’s from 12:00 p.m. to 5:00                                             and the possible future re-development of
                                    Mango is still operating as a “Smoking”                   Festivities will include a softball tourna-             p.m. The ball field lights will be turned off                                         the Global Exchange/National Geographic
                                    environment. Despite the City’s “No                       ment, family-games, and more. She also stat-            by 9:45 p.m. each night.                                                              property on Main Street.
                                    Smoking’ in restaurants ban, eyewitnesses                 ed the ball fields will not be programmed                  The park site proved to be a topic of                                                  The meeting proved to be an informa-
                                    stated the Last Mango is continuing to                    until this September. “We want the fields to            interest for many neighbors, but speeding                                             tive session for all in attendance. The
                                    allow restaurant patrons to smoke on the                  sit dormant this summer, but we will begin              was another issue raised by residents.                                                Lakelands Board of Directors would like
                                    upper level dining area. City of                          programming the fields for fall activities on           Ossont advised Lakelanders street resurfac-                                           the thank the City of Gaithersburg staff,
                                    Gaithersburg Planning and Code Director                   September 12,” said McGleish.                           ing and paving projects will take place on                                            Mayor and Council for taking time out of
                                    Greg Ossont stated the Last Mango has                         Once the fall arrives, the fields will be           Main Street once construction is complet-                                             their busy schedules to meet with resi-
                                    been under surveillance on several occa-                  used during the day on weekdays by                      ed on the school. “To help decrease speed-                                            dents. As always, for questions or concerns
                                    sions for violating the City Ordinance and                Lakelands Park Middle School students.                  ing on Main Street near Lakelands Park                                                regarding the City of Gaithersburg, con-
                                    citations were issued to the Last Mango,                  Also weekdays afteroons from 3:00 p.m. to               and the Middle School raised crosswalks                                               tact City Hall at 301-258-6310. L

                                    June 2005                                                                                                                                                                                                        The Lakelands Leader         13
 Kentlands House and Garden Tour                                                     ment activities and will also benefit cottages, and rental homes. Each is unique
                                                                                     Hospice Caring, Inc. of Montgomery and offers both traditional and contempo-
By Judy Hubbard & Liz Helgerson                                                      County.                                               rary living. The Gardens Apartments offer

                                                                                         The eight homes and gardens on the rentals for seniors, while live-work units
     he Kentlands community will host its   Kentlands Community Foundation and       tour provide a representative sample of offer an opportunity for owners to com-
     fourth Kentlands House and Garden      Kentlands Garden Club jointly sponsor    homes in the neighborhood, including sin- bine personal and work space.
     Tour on June 11, 2005, from 11:00      the event. Proceeds will support their   gle-family homes, a town home, a cottage,                 Kentlands also has a number of office
a.m. to 5:00 p.m., rain or shine. The       community beautification and develop-    a condominium, as well as variety of gar- and commercial developments, with more
                                                                                     den styles. Visitors will have an opportu- being planned.
                                                                                     nity to see beautifully designed and deco-                Exhibits and artist studios at the historic
                                                                                     rated homes that will appeal to lovers of Gaithersburg Arts Barn exhibits will be
                                                                                     both modern and historic styles.                      open to the public during the event. In
                                                                                         This will also be an excellent opportu- addition, buses will be available at designat-
                                                                                     nity to explore the
                                                                                     Kentlands communi-
                                                                                     ty, which is the largest
                                                                                     and best known of
                                                                                     American neighbor-
                                                                                     hoods developed in
                                                                                     accordance with the
                                                                                     principles of new
                                                                                     urbanism. Tour par-
                                                                                     ticipants will experi-
                                                                                     ence first hand the
                                                                                     pleasures of walking
                                                                                     through a community
                                                                                     designed more for
                                                                                     people than for cars.
                                                                                         What is now                Lakelands residents are invited to tour a parade of homes and gardens in
                                                                                     known as Kentlands                                   Kentlands on June 11, 2005.
                                                                                     was at one time the
                                                                                     dream of Joseph Alfandre who began to ed points within the Kentlands to transport
                                                                                     work with land planners Andres Duany visitors from one site to another. Several
                                                                                     and Elizabeth Plater-Zyberk. Duany and parking areas will also be designated.
                                                                                     Plater-Zyberk had already worked on                       Tickets may be purchased in advance for
                                                                                     Seaside—a neotraditional city in Florida. $12 online at or at the fol-
                                                                                     Alfandre hoped not only to make good use lowing Kentlands locations: Coldwell Banker
                                                                                     of the land, but also to maintain the charm – Kentlands, England Custom Furniture
                                                                                     created by its former owner, Otis Beall Direct, Long & Foster – Kentlands, Main
                                                                                     Kent. With a groundbreaking ceremony in Street Home and Garden, O’Donnell’s
                                                                                     1989, the Kentlands project was underway. Restaurant, Kentlands Clubhouse, and the
                                                                                         Sixteen years later, Kentlands is a thriv- Gaithersburg Arts Barn.
                                                                                     ing community popular for its shopping,                   The day of the tour, tickets will be avail-
                                                                                     restaurants, lovely homes and gardens and able for $15 at the Kentlands Carriage
                                                                                     desirable style of living. It offers a variety of House, the Kentlands Clubhouse, on the
                                                                                     residences—single family homes, town- Tour Bus, or in the Lobby at 120 Chevy
                                                                                     homes, carriage houses, condominiums, Chase Street. L

14       The Lakelands Leader                                                                                                                                               June 2005
Hairspray Tickets                                                                         Upcoming Events

                                                                                                                                           Coming Attractions!
                                                                                          Produced by the
Now Available to All                                                                      Lakelands
Lakelands Residents!                                                                      Social Committee
                    TICKETS FOR HAIRSPRAY (the musical)
                             Sunday, August 14
                                 7:30 p.m.
                            The Kennedy Center
                                                                                          June 2005
J    oin your friends and neighbors on
                                                                                          •   June 10th Lakelands
     Sunday, August 14, 2005 as Lakelanders                                                   Singles Night
     head to the Kennedy Center to enjoy an                                                   Clubhouse: 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
evening of Hairspray (the musical). This event
is now open to all Lakelands residents!                                                       Whole Foods Market will provide
    A group discount for tickets have been pur-                                               delicious samplings from its catering
chased with seats in Center Orchestra, rows 4                                                 line, and we’ll supply the beer and
& 5. A minimum of 20 Lakelands residents is
needed to attend. Interested residents should                                                 wine. Get to know some of your
contact        Leslie      Weightman         at                                               neighbors and have a great time. The or call 301-258-
1058 to purchase tickets.
                                                                                              deadline to RSVP for this event is
    Checks should be made payable to Leslie                                                   June 6. Register today by calling the
Weightman in the amount of $77.21 per tick-                                                   Lakelands Clubhouse at 240-631-
et and should be delivered to the Lakelands
Clubhouse or 702 Turtle Pond Lane. Please                                                     8338.
call Leslie before you bring the checks to her

                                                                                          July 2005
home or if you have any questions.
    Hairspray (the musical) is the winner of
eight 2003 Tony Awards®, including Best
Musical. As the New York Times says, “If life were everything it should be, it would be
more like Hairspray. It’s irresistible!”L

                                                                                          •   July 4th Annual
   Looking for Family Footcare?                                                               9:00a.m. This event has become a tra-
     We’re now in your neighborhood!                                                          dition as Lakelands residents meet in
                                                                                              the green area adjoining the basket-
                                                                                              ball court and munch on bagels,
                                                                                              doughnuts, coffee and juice.       We
                                                                                              hope that we’ll see you there! In case
                                                                                              of rain, we’ll head to the Clubhouse
                                                                                              Green Room. Free admission.

                                                                                          •   July 4th Party
                                                                                              12:00 – 4:00p.m. You’ll want to be
  Montgomery Foot and Ankle Associates, LLC                                                   poolside for this event. Egan
                                                                                              Barbecuers will be on-site again to
                                                                                              provide great BBQ. We have some
               Adam K. Spector, DPM                                                           great music planned and lots of enter-
                                                                                              tainment throughout the afternoon.

               Herman R. Zarate, DPM                                                          The event will be held rain or shine.
                                                                                              In the event of rain, we’ll still have the

               Sharon T. Siebold, DPM                                                         food and fun in the Clubhouse! Free
                                                                                              admission, (pool pass required).

                                                                                              Food service begins at noon until
         Specialists in the Medical and Surgical                                              its gone.
           Treatment of the Foot and Ankle                                                    Sponsored by…

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June 2005                                                                                                                       The Lakelands Leader     15
daytripper                           By Genie Tillisch

Germantown                                           You have no doubt heard of Black
                                                 Rock, but if you have not ventured out to
                                                                                                Landscapes by Lisa Egeli.” Egeli’s oil paint-
                                                                                                ings of wild and dramatic places from

                                                 see what all the excitement is about, there    Alaska to Kauai to Maryland’s Eastern
                                                 is no time like the present. Black Rock’s      shore demonstrate her ability to capture
                                                 $10 million facility at 12901 Town             intimate experiences from the natural

                                                 Commons Drive, near the intersection of        world. Beginning June 8th, the wire sculp-
        o you feel you should take in more       MD 118 and Middlebrook Road, offers            ture (“Flotsam and Jetsam”) of R.L. Croft
        culture, spend some time with the        something for anyone who has even the          and the fiber art of Elizabeth Morisette will
        arts, or perhaps expand your own         slightest interest in the wide-ranging field   go on view. Then starting July 13th, the
creative potential? If you are a parent soc-     of art. The Center includes a large muse-      gallery will feature a variety of media from
cer fields and swim teams provide undeni-        um quality gallery for the fine arts, three    artists in the Hyattstown Mill Arts Project,
able benefits to growing youngsters, but         art classrooms, a dance studio, a 150-seat     which “advocates a nature-based study of

                                                                                                                                                                                                       Photo courtesy: Genie Tillisch
you are also charged with exposing your          multi-purpose theater, a 210-seat prosceni-    the Arts.”
kids to the fine and performing arts.            um theater, and an outdoor stage. The
Moreover, despite your best intentions, is       soaring lobby welcomes visitors to the            Perhaps you would prefer to take a class
it possible that the long anticipated trip to    34,000 square foot structure with easy         once a week to enhance, brush-up, or
the Kennedy Center has not yet material-         entry from both front and rear of the          begin a new mode of your own artistic
ized? Never fear, Montgomery County has          building.                                      expression. Black Rock offers fine and per-
a cultural jewel conveniently located in                                                        formance art education for all ages.
Germantown Town Center, and it is called            On exhibit in the gallery through June      Creative arts classes from pre-K to adult
Black Rock Center for the Arts.                  3rd is “The Long View:             Recent      begin June 20th and run through August            A young thespian plays a Greek muse at Black Rock
                                                                                                5th.                                                       Center for the Arts summer camp.

                                                                                                   Dance opportunities include Creative           nary approach to the arts that will have
                                                                                                Movement (ages 3-5 and 6-8) Ballet/Tap            your young Leonardo da Lakelands paint-
                                                                                                (grades K-2), Musical Theater Dance               ing, dancing, singing, and orating the sum-
                                                                                                (grades K-2, 6-8, and 9-adult), Ballet            mer away.
                                                                                                Repertory (grades 6-12), Hip Hop (grades
                                                                                                6-8), Rhythmic Tap (grades 6-8), Urban               Adventures in the Arts for kids ages 3-4
                                                                                                Funk (grade 9–adult), Beginning Ballet            and 5-6 is a half-day program that includes
                                                                                                (adults), and Advanced Beginning Ballet           the visual arts, music, theater, and dance.
                                                                                                (adults).                                         Each one-week adventure focuses on a
                                                                                                                                                  theme such as “colors,” “sticky,” “shiny,”
                                                                                                    Other performance classes include             or “hot and cold” for the younger set and
                                                                                                Creative Drama (ages 3-5, grades 1-2 and 3-       “family,” “animals,” “bebop and boogie,”
                                                                                                5), Guitar (grades 3-5, 6-8, 9-12, and adults),   and “our amazing earth” for the older.
                                                                                                and Joy of Singing (grades 6-12 and adults).      Adventures cost $80-$110.
                                                                                                Fine arts classes offered are Drawing in
                                                                                                Nature, Developing Painting Style, Oil               Arts Camps for grades 2-8 are full day
                                                                                                painting, and Watercolor Painting and             sessions from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Each of the
                                                                                                Design (all for grade 9-adult). Classes range     three two-week camps are individually
        10% off next visit. Limit one per family.                                               in price from $36 to $252 depending on            themed: “Tales of Old,” “Arabian Nights,”
               Expires August 31, 2005.                                                         subject and number of sessions.                   and “Fractured Fairy Tales.” Black Rock’s
                                                                                                                                                  trained professionals take the campers and
                                                                                                   Also available for children and teens are      produce an original performance plus an
                                                                                                week-long workshops with selections such          art exhibit at the end of the two weeks.
                                                                                                as Animal Art, Creating with Paint,               Parents, siblings, and friends are invited to
                                                                                                Magical Mosaics, 3-D Madness, Mystery of          view the incredibly professional result,
                                                                                                Myth, Miniature Sculptures, Photo Art,            which is performed in the spectacular
                                                                                                and Bookmakers. One-day workshops                 proscenium theater with its state-of-the-art
                                                                                                geared towards adults will focus on               lighting and acoustics. If you want your
                                                                                                Acrylics from A-Z and Hairpin Laces               child to have a true theater experience,
                                                                                                (fourchetting). Workshops cost between            Black Rock offers one of the best, and the
                                                                                                $40 and $125.                                     two-week camps are a bargain at $410.

                                                                                                    Summer camp at Black Rock may be                  For more information on Black Rock Center
                                                                                                the best thing your budding artist ever           for the Arts, please visit
                                                                                                tried. These programs offer a multidiscipli-      or call 301-528-2260. L

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Quince Orchard Middle                                                                       Students who live within 1½ miles of          larity. “We already have 55 kids signed up         says, “We have a great partnership with the
School #2 83% Completed                                                                 the school will be considered walkers. All        for Chinese,” said Sacco.                          city and a very strong staff.” Look to this col-
                                                                                        others will be bused. Students will be                Currently the majority of the profes-          umn each month for progress on the school.
By Gina Dropik                                                                          allowed to ride their bikes to school, but        sional staff has been hired. From over 300

                                                                                        must wear helmets. There will be a desig-         applications, approximately thirty teaching        Rachel Carson
       onstruction of Quince Orchard                                                    nated parent drop-off area. The school day        and counseling positions have been filled.
       Middle School #2 in Lakelands is on                                              will start at 7:50 a.m. and end at 2:40 p.m.      Sacco explained that all staff has been            Celebrates the Arts!
       schedule and is currently 83 percent                                             Students will rotate through seven, 48-           hired from within the county and deci-                Don’t miss Rachel Carson’s “Celebrate
complete, according to Joseph Sacco,                                                    minute periods each day. Two 30-minute            sions were made based on interviews and            the Arts” program on Monday, June 6,
Principal. “I have no doubt the school will                                             lunch periods will be held, one for sixth         classroom observations of the applicants.          starting at 6:30 p.m. The students have
open on time,” he said. When it opens on                                                graders and one for seventh graders.                  By the first or second week of August,         been working hard, producing wonderful
August 29th approximately 575 sixth and                                                 Lunch choices will include the standard           the building should be ready for occupa-           artwork and beautiful music. Come see
seventh graders will make up the student                                                MCPS lunch menu, as well as a salad bar,          tion. A Student Orientation is tentatively         your children’s artwork, and enjoy our
body. They will be coming from Rachel                                                   and Al A Carte items such as Boardwalk            planned for August 25th. “This will give           choral and instrumental music concert.
Carson, Diamond, Darnestown, and                                                        Fries. Water and juices will be available         students an opportunity to tour the school         The spring concert will begin at 7:00 p.m.
Brown Station Elementary Schools;                                                       from vending machines.                            and get their schedules,” said Sacco.              When the concert is over, please continue
Ridgeview and Kingsview Middle Schools;                                                     Part of each student’s day will be a twen-        The excitement over the new school is          to walk through our building to observe
and Longview School. There will be no                                                   ty-minute advisory period. During this            building for students, parents, and staff. Sacco   the art displays. L
eighth grade class until the 2006-2007                                                  time students will be able to see teachers
school year. Students and families were                                                 for extra help, talk to counselors, prepare
able to vote for their choice of school col-
ors and mascots on-line at the school’s
                                                                                        for standardized tests, work on organiza-
                                                                                        tion skills, and Drop Everything And Read         Empty Nesters Upcoming Events
website. Based on those votes the school                                                (DEAR). During this time, students will
colors chosen were navy and silver and the
top choice for the mascot was a Falcon.
                                                                                        also occasionally have the opportunity to
                                                                                        view a student-produced television show.            TAKE ME OUT TO THE BALL GAME!
    This new state-of-the-art school will fea-                                              Currently on the website students can
ture two computer labs, a media center, a                                               vote for their choice of after-school activi-
digital art lab, a television studio, a full                                            ties. Some suggestions include an art club,
gymnasium, two music rooms, a cafeteria,                                                drama club, computer club, instrumental
and plenty of classrooms. The first floor of                                            jazz, and step team, which is a dance move-
the building will house the main offices,                                               ment program.
                                                                                                                                                               WHO: The Empty Nesters Club has 25 tickets for
guidance offices, cafeteria, a large comput-                                                Students interested in sports will have                            WHAT: The Nationals vs Seattle Mariners Baseball
er lab, gym, music rooms, and classrooms                                                the opportunity to play on girls’ and boys’                                        WHERE: RFK Stadium
for Special Education programs. There will                                              softball, basketball, and soccer teams, as well                          WHEN: Saturday, June 11, 2005 at 7:05 pm
be an Extensions Program for students                                                   as to participate in intramural sports such as                                       Why: To have fun!
with autism and a School Community                                                      a basketball shoot-out or a track challenge.
Based Program for students with physical                                                    “We are going to have a very strong arts           Tickets are in the lower rows of the upper deck between home plate and first base.
handicaps. The second floor will contain                                                program,” said Sacco. Students may                  The cost is $15.60 per ticket. Tickets are available during office hours at the man-
all sixth grade classrooms and the media                                                choose band, orchestra, or chorus as part           agement office at the Lakelands Clubhouse or by contacting Ron Smith at 301-947-
center. The third floor will contain all sev-                                           of their curriculum. The arts rotation elec-        7222. Please make checks payable to Ron Smith.
enth grade classrooms, as well as a smaller                                             tive will be 9-12 week courses on such top-            RFK is easily accessible by car or Metro and directions will be provided.
computer lab. All computers will have                                                   ics as web design, ceramics, television pro-           So grab your peanuts, friends, and baseball mitts and join us for a night of fun. L
access to the Internet. A baseball field and                                            duction, and more. Also offered will be
soccer field adjacent to the school will be                                             Spanish and Chinese classes. The decision
shared with the city of Gaithersburg, and                                               to offer Chinese was made based on dis-
several tennis courts are located on the                                                cussions with local high school principals
school property.                                                                        who feel that Chinese is growing in popu-

  What a Variety Show!

  T    hree cheers to all of the children
       who entertained hundreds of
       peers and family members at the
  Second Annual Rachel Carson Variety
  Show. There are some incredibly tal-
  ented students and also very talented
  and creative parents. Thank you to all
  the parents who helped their children
                                             Photos courtesy: Alan Kresse Photography

  practice and who encouraged them to
  perform. It was a fun and entertaining
  night! A special thank you to
  Kentlands resident Alan Kresse, of
  Alan Kresse Photography, for gracious-
  ly sharing the photos of the Variety
  Show. Parents who are interested in
  purchasing photos of their child,
  should log on to www.alankressepho- L

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                                                                                             Address                  Housing Type      Model            Builder        List Price

                                                                                                                                                                                       accurate, but should not be relied upon without verification. These were not listing/sold exclusively by
                                                                                             554 Helene Street        Townhouse         Turnberry II     Classic        $558,000

                                                                                                                                                                                       Listings as of 05/18/05 - This information was obtained from MRIS. Information is believed to be
                                                                                             304 Inspiration Lane     Townhouse         Dumbarton        Parkwood       $629,000
                                                                                             422 Kersten Street       Townhouse         Classic                         $589,900
                            Complied by the Prigal Brothers/Re/Max Realty                    433 Lakelands Drive      Single Family     Chesterfield     NV Homes       $924,924
FOR SALE                                                                                     601 Linslade Street      Townhouse         Georgetown       Miller & Smith $599,900
                                                                                             801 Linslade Street      Single Family     Michener         Ryan Homes     $869,000
Address                    Housing Type         Model            Builder        List Price   943 Linslade Street      Single Family     Bartholomew      NV Homes       $979,000
6209 Chestnut Hill Mews    Townhouse            Fairgate         Ryan Homes     $569,900     477 Lynette Street       Townhouse         Vanderbilt       NV Homes       $574,900
926 Featherstone Street    Townhouse            Michael Harris   $619,000                    1370 Main Mews           Townhouse                                         $578,000
657 Gatestone Square St.   Townhouse            Georgetown       Miller & Smith $575,000     623A Main Street         Condo-Townhouse   Georgetown       Ryland         $438,000
538 Helene Street          Townhouse                                            $579,000     719A Main Street         Condo-Townhouse   Georgetown       Ryland         $400,000
582 Kersten Street         Single Family                         Ryan Homes     $799,900     939 Main Street          Single Family                                     $869,900
422 Lakelands Drive        Single Family        Bartholomew      NV Homes       $955,500     504 Market Street East   Single Family     Austin           Ryan Homes     $825,000
686 Lake Varuna Mews       Single Family        Michener         Ryan Homes     $875,000     437 Placid Street        Cottage           Alcott           Main Street    $519,900
445 Leaning Oak Street     Townhouse            Turnberry II     Classic        $569,900     405 Phelps Street        Townhouse         Fairgate         Ryan Homes     $574,900
705 Linslade Street        Single Family                         Classic        $745,000     905 Rockborn Street      Single Family     Dartmouth        NV Homes       $975,000
630A Main Street           Condo-Townhouse      Georgetown       Ryland         $414,414     413 Stonemason Drive     Single Family     Michael Harris                  $912,000
1211 Main Street           Single Family        Abernathy        NV Homes       $869,869

                                                                                                                                                                                       Prigal Brothers/Re/Max Realty.
                                                                                             Address                  Housing Type      Model            Builder          List Price
Address                    Housing Type         Model            Builder        List Price   441 Clayhall Street      Townhouse         Fairgate         Ryan Homes       $579,487
526 Bright Meadow Drive    Townhouse            Michael Harris                  $599,500     646 Gatestone Street     Townhouse         Georgetown       Miller & Smith   $595,000
530 Bright Meadow Drive    Townhouse            Michael Harris                  $599,900     164 Golden Ash Way       Townhouse         Vintage          Miller & Smith   $532,000
306A Cross Green Street    Condo-Townhouse      Georgetown       Ryland         $399,000     517 Kersten Street       Townhouse         NV Homes                          $599,000
337B Cross Green Street    Condo-Townhouse      Mt. Vernon       Ryland         $435,000     410 Lakelands Drive      Single Family     Bartholomew      NV Homes         $880,000
341A Cross Green Street    Condo-Townhouse      Georgetown       Ryland         $400,000     451 Leaning Oak Street   Townhouse         Turnberry II     Classic          $572,000
603 Gatestone Street       Townhouse            Fairgate         Ryan Homes     $589,000     656A Main Street         Condo-Townhouse   Georgetown       Ryland           $402,100
814 Gatestone Street       Single Family        Bartholomew      NV Homes       $879,000     659A Main Street         Condo-Townhouse   Georgetown       Ryland           $440,000
48 Golden Ash Way          Townhouse            Vintage          Miller & Smith $539,900
92 Golden Ash Way          Townhouse            Vintage          Miller & Smith $524,900

18        The Lakelands Leader                                                                                                                                                 June 2005
Sales Underway for Newest Kentlands Condominiums
By Richard L. Arkin

                                                                                              from the living room.                              Other units include foyers, computer
          arketing began in April for the                                                         The largest unit is the 1,881-square foot   areas, second floor open lofts, ceiling fans,
          Colonnade        at     Kentlands                                                   “Luxe (C2),” which has 3 bedrooms and 3-        built-in shelving, decorator niches, and
          Condominium, a new project                                                          1/2 baths. This unit has a balcony accessi-     patios. Condominium fees have not yet
now under construction by Donohoe                                                             ble from the living room and two bed-           been determined, but agents have estimat-
Construction Inc. at Booth Street and                                                         rooms, walk-in closets, a kitchen with cen-     ed that they will run in the $300-500
Quince Orchard Road in Kentlands.                                                             ter-island workspace, a dining room with        range.
        The Colonnade at Kentlands is the                                                     built-in shelves, and a center living room         The Colonnade at Kentlands “in the
new name for Archstone-Smith’s                                                                with fireplace. The “luxury baths” include      heart of Kentlands” is “at the very center
Kentlands Village Apartments rental proj-                                                     soaking tubs, separate shower stalls, and       of the vibrant community of Kentlands,”
ect, which was marketed briefly as             Since then, additional ads have appeared       extended double vanities. The asking            according to their new website at
Westchester at Kentlands. Archstone and a      in the Times and in the Washington Post        price for this unit, as of April 24, is Sales
unit of the El Ad development group have       condominium classifieds. The response          $524,900.                                       agents can be reached at 301-840-2060 or
entered into a purchase agreement in           has been “overwhelming,” according to a            Prices have reportedly already risen        by fax at 301-215-5832. An on-site office is
which El Ad would convert the property to      representative for Builder’s 1st Choice,       since the first price sheet was published.      not yet open. L
condominium and market individual              which is marketing the project.
units. The project was developed originally       Sales agents are reportedly requiring a
by Archstone as a luxury rental develop-       $5,000 deposit for a non-binding unit
ment.                                          “reservation.” Binding contracts cannot be
    The 307-unit Colonnade at Kentlands        taken at this time because a public offering
project will, when completed, include ele-
vator buildings, garage parking, a two-level
fitness center, swimming pool, sauna, cine-    The Colonnade at Kentlands “in
ma lounge, pub, wine room, courtyard,
and first-floor retail (perhaps including       the heart of Kentlands” is “at
another restaurant). The condominium
will also enjoy the facilities at the Booth     the very center of the vibrant
Street Common with its fountain, pergola,
and seating. Archstone is building the
                                                  community of Kentlands.”
Booth Street Common on Assembly prop-
erty and all Kentlanders will be able to use
it.                                            statement is not yet available, as required
    The Archstone rental apartments were       by state law for binding condominium con-
expected to annex into Kentlands and it is     tracts. The sales agents hope to be taking
anticipated that the condominium project       contracts in June for September delivery.
will also be annexed under similar condi-          According to an April 24 price sheet,
tions, but an agreement has not yet been       asking prices for a 772-square foot “Hart
finalized. The Assembly is currently in dis-   (A1)” one bedroom, one bath unit start at
cussions with both Archstone-Smith and         $299,900. The “Hart (A1)” includes “a
El Ad.                                         large master suite,” walk-in closet.
    Marketing began in early April with a      “Luxury owner’s bath with soaking tub,”
full-page tabloid advertisement in the         a fully equipped kitchen with center
Washington Times real estate supplement.       island, and a private balcony accessed

June 2005                                                                                                                                           The Lakelands Leader              19
Living It Up on the Mews
Lake Varuna Celebrates Cinco de Mayo
By Andrea Escher

I   t has become an annual tradition for
    the residents of Lake Vaurna Drive
    and Lake Varuna Mews. What started
out a few years ago as a simple gathering of
neighbors to celebrate Cinco de Mayo, has
                                               neighbors all over Lakelands have created
                                               their own traditions; with Friday Night
                                               Happy Hours in Featherstone Mews, block
                                               parties and ice cream socials in Lane in the
                                               Woods, and a Labor Day bash hosted by
turned into a full fledge alley party, which   Kersten Street.
Lakelanders look forward to every May.            With all this partying going on, it is safe
This year was no different!                    to say there is always something happening

                                                                                                     Photos courtesy: Steve & Kathy Kim
   On Saturday, May 7, close to 100 neigh-     in Lakelands during the summer. Enjoy! L
bors filled Lake Varuna Mews, enjoying
food, music, games, lots of fun and most        Clockwise from top right: Who broke the Piñata?
of all fireworks! The Cinco de Mayo party       The children scramble to grab candy and treats.
is not just for residents of Lake Varuna
Drive or the Mews, residents from all over      The Cinco de Mayo Chefs, Jack Quintas and Kevin
the community, young and old, are invited                          Grapes.
to come out and celebrate.
   But the partying is not just confined to     Limbo, how low can you go? Apparently, this little
                                                                girl can go low!
the Lake Varuna side of the community,

20       The Lakelands Leader                                                                                                             June 2005
                                                                                                                                             What conditions                               !
                                                                                                                                                                                               Lower back pain
                                                                                                                                                  can be helped with
                                                                                                                                                  chiropractic care?                       !   Headaches         ! Chronic pain
                                                                                                                                                                                           !   Neck pain         ! Numbness and
                                                                                                                                                                                           !   Whiplash            tingling of the
                                                                                                                                                                                           !   Sports Injuries
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 ! Poor Posture

                                    Pointillism Seurat Style: The Shaare Torah
                                    students used cotton swabs to dip into
                                    tempera paint and filled in stenciled areas
                                    until each area was covered with small
                                    dots of red, yellow and orange.

                                                                                                                                               Dr. Gregory Swistak
                                   Shaare Torah Nursery                                                                                           Palmer Graduate
                                                                                                                                            60 Market Street, Suite 215
                                   School Hosts Art Show                                                                                     Gaithersburg, MD 20878
                                                                                                                                                  (301) 963-8333
                                                                                                                                                                                            Dr. Gregory Swistak & Family

                                   By Paula Fischthal
                                                                                                                                                                                               Now Open in
                                   T     here was excitement in the air
                                         Wednesday, May 11th as students
                                         rushed around hanging artwork and
                                   preparing food to nosh on for the Shaare
                                   Torah Nursery School Art Show. Monday
                                                                                           chopped liver and crackers, fresh fruit
                                                                                           salad, homemade brownies, fresh squeezed
                                                                                           lemonade and iced tea they prepared for
                                                                                           their art show.
                                                                                              Artists Ari Fischthal (Lakelands
                                                                                                                                                 SE HABLA ESPA~
                                                                                                                                                 - Most insurance plans accepted -

                                   and Wednesday afternoons throughout                     Resident), Hallie Maytin (Lakelands
                                   the winter and spring have culminated in                Resident), Jack Kahler (Kentlands
                                   this special event showcasing the work of 3             Resident), Scott Kahalas, Jake Alalouf,
                                   and 4 year old budding artists and chefs.               Sam Cogan, Jennie Weiss, Hope Rosner,
                                   These excited students are all part of the              Jessica Morissette, Avi Greenfeld, Bradley
                                   Shaare Torah Nursery School enrichment                  Pasekoff and Amy Kraft spent Wednesday
                                   program. Enrichment classes meet after                  afternoons absorbed in styles and tech-
                                   the regular nursery school day is over.                 niques taken from such great artists as
                                   Cooking meets on Mondays and Art meets                  Vincent van Gogh, George Seurat, Henri
                                   on Wednesdays.                                          Matisse, Claude Monet, Georgia O’Keefe,
                                      For the past eleven Mondays, new                     Jackson Pollack, Jasper Johns, Louise
                                   terms, techniques and safety rules have                 Nevelson, and Michelangelo Buonarroti.
                                   become household words for the children.                All students will take home a portfolio of
                                   This session offered ten nascent chefs                  their work and their very own palette.
                                   (Scott Kahalas, Jake Alalouf, Ari Fischthal,               Alfred Seurat was a good starting point
                                   Jennie Weiss, Hope Rosner, Jessica                      for the children. Seurat covered his canvas
                                   Morissette, Jack Kahler, Avi Greenfeld,                 with little brushstrokes that became
                                   Bradley Pasekoff and Amy Kraft) the                     known as pointillism. The Shaare Torah
                                   opportunity to sample Middle Eastern                    students used cotton swabs to dip into
                                   Cuisine. Blending the ingredients is food               tempera paint and filled in stenciled areas
                                   for the soul as well, and the finished prod-            until each area was covered with small dots
                                                                                                  of red, yellow and orange. Students
                                                                                                  chose the paint and stencils they
                                                                                                  wanted to use and placed them on
                                                                                                  the paper. They used pieces of green
                                                                                                  precut lily-shaped tissue paper
                                                                                                  pressed onto a wet surface to create
Photos courtesy: Paula Fischthal

                                                                                                  their versions of Claude Monet’s
                                                                                                  “Water Lilies.”
                                                                                                     Children used layers of acrylic
                                                                                                  paint to mimic the thick paint texture
                                                                                                  and yellows and oranges of Vincent
                                                                                                  Van Gogh’s “Sunflowers”, and
                                                                                                  Jackson Pollack’s violent “action
                                                                                                  painting” was lots of fun for these
                                    Layered Collages Matisse Style: The Shaare Torah Nursery young artists. They loved his process of
                                          School children debut their artistic creativity.    pouring and flinging paint and used
                                                                                              sticks to throw paint onto their canvases.
                                   ucts serve as building blocks for self-suffi-              Michaelangelo was another favorite of
                                   ciency, self-esteem, responsibility, and shar- the children’s. Teachers Audrey Rothman
                                   ing, says School Director Leslie Scharf. and Arlene Price wanted to recreate the
                                   New techniques, along with the courage to experience of painting on the ceiling, so                     of art including the art of cooking to
                                   experiment and break the mold, combine they had students lie down on the floor                          young children who have no expectation            Shaare Torah Nursery School is currently
                                   to create new taste temptations for these and use markers on paper that was taped                       of how their work should look or taste. It    meeting at the Fairhaven Church on
                                   young people. The chefs will take home a to the underside of a long table.                              is equally wonderful to teach to those who    Darnestown Road. The school plans to move
                                   cookbook containing recipes made during                    Audrey Rothman says, “It has been a          are not yet afraid that their work won’t be   to its permanent home on Main Street in the
                                   the program, including the menu of mock joy and pleasure to teach the various forms                     good enough. “                                Lakelands for the 2006/2007 school year. L

                                   June 2005                                                                                                                                                    The Lakelands Leader            21
For Sale                                         very good condition. website      $1,800. Vanity is 5’ long, has a huge          home, 2 bedrooms, sleeps 6. Incredible
                                                 may have photos. GREAT deal for $125            amount of storage and comes with a             location - one minute walk to the beach!
Custom Made Furniture For Sale:                  EACH (OBO) with immediate pickup. Call          matching custom made chair. Email sue-         Modern kitchen, off-street parking with
Practically New - Freestyle Sofa and             Kim at 301-990-8842.                                              washer & dryer. Convenient walk to
Loveseat from Danker - Sofa: 84’ x 36’;                                                                                                         shops, restaurants, etc. Now accepting
Loveseat: 62’ x 36’. Rich brown microfiber           Queen Simmons Maxipedic Mattress:           Services Needed/Available:                     Summer reservations. ($1195/week). Call
has loose pillow cushions and four coordi-       Very gently used in guest room, this like-new                                                  301 926-2819.
nating tapestry fabric pillows. An extra set     mattress comes complete with box springs            Summer Help: Needed from May 31 to
of cushions and pillows included. Please         (with different fabric) and metal frame. No     July 29 from 3:30 to 5:30 M, T, TR, and F         Bethany Beach Townhouse: 3 bed-
call (301) 330-4050. $1,750.00 o/b/o.            stains. website may have photo.   to transport children ages 9 and 6 from        rooms/2 baths, sleeps 6, 1 ½ miles from
                                                 SUPER deal for $115 (OBO) with immediate        local daycare to Lakelands swim team prac-     beach. Available this summer. $800 per
    For Sale in Lakelands:        5 piece        pickup. Call Kim at 301-990-8842.               tice. Applicants must have their own car       week. Contact Denise at 301-529-8238.
kitchen/dining room set. Table 54” x 36”                                                         and a valid driver’s license. Please call
and 4 chairs. Natural oak and French coun-          Side Table: Side table with 4 glass          Mrs. Galliani (301) 926-3885.                     Lakelands Roommate Wanted ASAP:
try blue finish. Good condition, $300.           inlets. Well-worth $15 with immediate                                                          To share large three bedroom town-
Call Elizabeth Rubin at 301.947.3115 or e-       pickup. website may have             Part-Time Nanny: Lakelands resident         house/condo (‘B’ unit) with one female.
mail at                       photo. Call Kim at 301-990-8842.                seeking part-time nanny to take care of our    Can’t pass up the features and location;
                                                                                                 2 year old daughter in our home from           must see for yourself!! Male preferred,
   Solid Oak Dresser and Chest of Drawers:          Upscale Furniture For Sale: Like New -       12:30-4:00 on Monday, Wednesday, and           Smoking and pets not allowed,
Each dresser is solid wood with solid wood       Century Dining Room set from Danker,            Friday. Looking for September 2005 start       Unfurnished bedroom with private bath,
dividers between drawer levels. Drawers are      $2,000. Set includes 84’x48’ glass top          date. Requirements: English speaking.          Rent: $750/month, Deposit: negotiable,
very sturdy with dovetail construction. Little   table, 8 chairs and marble top buffet/stor-     Non-smoker. Must have own transporta-          Lease: Six months, Kitchen: full privileges,
wear on top of each dresser, but otherwise in    age unit. Custom made woman’s vanity,           tion. CPR training a plus and early child-     Laundry: washer and dryer on bedroom
                                                                                                 hood experience preferred. Must provide        (3rd) level, Utilities (gas/electric) / cable:
                                                                                                 valid references. Call 301-926-3738 or         shared, Telephone: can establish separate
                                                                                                 email        line. Contact Karrie at
                                                                                                                                                or call 301-208-9521.
                                                                                                 For Rent:
                                                                                                                                                   SELL IT, FIND IT, SHARE
                                                                                                    For Rent: Ocean City, 17th street,
                                                                                                 stone’s throw from the ocean, sand and             IT IN THE LAKELNDS
                                                                                                 boardwalk. Spotless 1 bedroom condo 2nd
                                                                                                 floor sleeps four, outdoor swimming pool.              CLASSIFIEDS!
                                                                                                 Families only, no pets, no smoking, 3/4
                                                                                                 day mini-week and 7 days rentals call for        Community classifieds are free to all
                                                                                                 rates and dates. Great family vacation!          Kentlands and Lakelands residents ($10 fee
                                                                                                 Please call 301-528-8688.                        applied to non-residents). To place your clas-
                                                                                                    Ocean City, MD Beach Condo For
                                                                                                                                                  sified, email us at or
                                                                                                 Rent: Upscale family condo with ocean            call 301-519-1678. Deadline for the
                                                                                                 views from living room, balcony & bed-           July/August issue is July 10, 2005.
                                                                                                 room. Desirable North Ocean City

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