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Looking for Early Morning Coffee in Rockville?

Dawson’s Café, which is part of Dawson’s Market, in Rockville Town Square, is now open at 7 a.m. for your early morning “getting ready for the day” needs. Just enter at the Café Door. In addition to coffee, tea and hot drinks, there is an extensive menu of juices, smoothies and other seasonal drinks. Location: 225 N. Washington St., Rockville. ... Read More »

Illuminate Mind-Body-Spirit Festivals in Maryland and Virginia

Enjoy the finest of local holistic wellness practitioners, products and amazing artisans of all kinds.  If you’ve ever wondered about trying reiki, acupuncture, massage, healing crystals, intuitive readings, astrology, essential oils or tarot (and more!), the Illuminate Festivals are a great place to start. Illuminate Annapolis will be held on July 13, Illuminate Ocean City will be held on July 27 ... Read More »

Dawson’s Market Hosts Mosaics & Music Event

All are invited to the unveiling of a five-foot long mosaic of peace and an afternoon of award-wining entertainment to raise funds for the Mattie J.T. Stepanek Foundation’s Peace Day. The event will take place from 3 to 5 p.m. on June 2. The event will be hosted by Dawson’s Market, in Rockville Town Square. The celebration honors Mattie J.T. ... Read More »

Date Night Cooking Classes Offered at Dawson’s Market

The list of events at Dawson’s Market just got a whole lot more fun. The Rockville grocery has added a series of Date Night Cooking classes to their line-up of event. They will be offering a class on California Cuisine and Wine from 7 to 9 p.m. on May 10. This class will feature simple, delicious food with helpful information ... Read More »

Natural Awakenings, D.C. Welcomes Dr. Sheri Salartash to Our Family of Advertisers

Dental Excellence Integrative Center is quickly becoming known as Alexandria’s finest comprehensive integrative dental center. Their team of highly skilled professionals specialize in cosmetic, orthodontics and general dentistry, as well as sleep solutions and airway and TMJ improvement with a whole-health approach. This family and veteran-owned practice serves the dental needs for the entire family. Leading the team is Dr. ... Read More »

Colorful Healthy Food that Supports Local Farmers

The Benefits of CSA Membership by Lucas Brownback Considering a Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) membership this spring? Hear the mutual benefits directly from a second-generation farmer who was seven years old when his family first began offering CSA membership in 1994. The CSA model works and makes farming viable for the future. The concept is simple:  it’s a relationship of ... Read More »

Illuminate Frederick Mind-Body-Spirit Festival Returns

If you’ve ever wondered about trying reiki, acupuncture, massage, healing crystals, intuitive readings, astrology, essential oils or tarot (and more!), the Illuminate Frederick Mind-Body-Spirit Festival from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on April 14 is a great place to start. Their practitioners will conduct mini-sessions on a walk-up basis. Vetted intuitive readers, angel communicators, psychic mediums and astrologers will offer their ... Read More »

Nature Play at Home Book Launch Event

NoVA Outside will hold a book launch of Nature Play at Home: Creating Outdoor Spaces that Connect Children with the Natural World from 3:30 to 6:00 p.m. on April 7, at the historic Blenheim, in Fairfax, Virginia. The event will include a networking reception, book talk and signing. The author, Nancy Striniste, serves in a leadership role for NoVA Outside, ... Read More »

The Catonsville CO-OP is Open for Business

The Catonsville Cooperative Market (CO-OP) is pleased to announce that they recently re-opened this community-owned grocery store in a newly renovated space at 1905 Edmondson Avenue, with expanded inventory and store hours to better meet the local food shopping needs of its growing membership. The market is now open four times a month: every other Tuesday from 4:30 to 8:00 ... Read More »

It’s Easy Being Green at the MoCo GreenFest

All are invited to the area’s biggest party to celebrate the environment: the Montgomery County GreenFest! This free event will be held at Brookside Gardens from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on April 28, in celebration of Earth Day.  Grab the family and explore the beautiful spring gardens and discover new and fun ways you can do your part locally, nationally ... Read More »