Friday Morning Music Club to feature wide variety of music

By Henry Plotkin Member, Friday Morning Music Club On Sunday evening, January 6, the Friday Morning Music Club concert will present a fun mixture of classical chamber music blended with new music (is twentieth-century music still considered new?). Sergei Prokofiev’s exciting clarinet sonata, which is one of this great Russian master’s major works from the…

Talents galore at the 2019 variety show!

By the Entertainment Presenters Group Hawaiian flame eaters! Evil Knievel motorcycle jumps! Bulgarian sword swallowers! Mark your calendar for the “must see” event of the year, the third Annual Riderwood Variety Show. Multiple juried acts of Riderwood resident and staff talent will be appear in two performances of the same show in the Encore Theater…

Week of Prayer for Christian Unity scheduled for January 18 through 25

By Bob Merikangas Resident Writer As in previous years, Christian residents of Riderwood can celebrate the annual Week of Prayer for Christian Unity, January 18 to 25, with people all over the world. The theme, “Justice, Only Justice, You Shall Pursue,” is taken from Deuteronomy 16:20. Some information from the website of the Graymoor Ecumenical…

Conversation with Administration Recap – January 2019

By Mickey Thaxton Associate Executive Director Please come and join the next “Conversation with Administration” at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, January 17, in Montgomery Station Maryland Hall.     These monthly conversations provide an opportunity for residents to share concerns and receive feedback. They also help Administration understand what we can do to improve service…

2019 Earth Day planning underway

By Ed Vilade Member, Earth Day Committee The Riderwood Earth Day Committee is already planning for activities to mark the 47th anniversary of the first Earth Day in 1970.  The theme of Riderwood’s celebration will be Protecting Species Diversity.  Proceeds will benefit the Chesapeake Bay Foundation’s educational programs. Featured events both on April 22 and…