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Learn more about your neighborhood and other local communities through photos from the Washington Post Extras.
 
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Learn more about your neighborhood and other local communities through photos from the Washington Post Extras
 
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Learn more about your neighborhood and other local communities through photos from the Washington Post Extras.
 
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Learn more about your neighborhood and other local communities through photos from the Washington Post Extras.
 
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Learn more about your neighborhood and other local communities through photos from the Washington Post Extras.
 
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Learn more about your neighborhood and other local communities through photos from the Washington Post Extras.
 
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Learn more about your neighborhood and other local communities through photos from the Washington Post Extras.
 
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Learn more about your neighborhood and other local communities through photos from the Washington Post Extras.
 
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Learn more about your neighborhood and other local communities through photos from the Washington Post Extras.
 
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Learn more about your neighborhood and other local communities through photos from the Washington Post Extras.
 
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Learn more about your neighborhood and other local communities through photos from the Washington Post Extras.
 
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Learn more about your neighborhood and other local communities through photos from the Washington Post Extras.
 
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Learn more about your neighborhood and other local communities through photos from the Washington Post Extras.
 
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Learn more about your neighborhood and other local communities through photos from the Washington Post Extras.
 
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Learn more about your neighborhood and other local communities through photos from the Washington Post Extras.
 
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Learn more about your neighborhood and other local communities through photos from the Washington Post Extras.
 
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Learn more about your neighborhood and other local communities through photos from the Washington Post Extras.
 
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Learn more about your neighborhood and other local communities through photos from the Washington Post Extras.
 
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Learn more about your neighborhood and other local communities through photos from the Washington Post Extras.
 
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Learn more about your neighborhood and other local communities through photos from the Washington Post Extras.
 
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Learn more about your neighborhood and other local communities through photos from the Washington Post Extras.
 
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Learn more about your neighborhood and other local communities through photos from the Washington Post Extras.
 
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Learn more about your neighborhood and other local communities through photos from the Washington Post Extras.
 
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Sunny Delight is partnering with 91 recreation centers across the country, including Allentown Fitness and Splash Park in Fort Washington, Md., to pay for kids' swimming and water-safety lessons.
 
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Dr. David Clark, director of the Loudoun Archaeological Foundation, is leading a dig at the Shafer Pottery Site in Leesburg, where it is believed that a pottery shop existed in the late 1800's and early 1900's.
 
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The Thomas Point Shoal lighthouse, a National Historic Landmark originally constructed in 1825, sits in the Chesapeake Bay just south of Annapolis, Md. A partnership including Anne Arundel County, the city of Annapolis and the Annapolis Maritime Museum is refurbishing the lighthouse so that it will be open for public tours this summer.
 
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The 13th Annual Manassas Heritage Railway Festival, held in June, includes Civil War reenactors, model train displays, fun rides and live music to celebrate the region's railway history.
 
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Experience your community and neighborhood events, captured in photos.
 
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Want to learn more about your community? Experience your neighborhood events captured in photos, through the Washington Post Community Guides.
 
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Want to learn more about your community? Experience your neighborhood events captured in photos, through the Washington Post Community Guides.
 
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Vincent Mondonedo, a U.S. Army specialist, spent part of his leave from Iraq thanking students at Glenelg Country School for the care packages sent to his unit.
 
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After 32 years in Maryland's General Assembly, Ida Ruben is adjusting to life away from Annapolis.
 
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Interfaith emergency shelter program provides a safe haven for homeless guests.
 
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A new photography exhibit showcases the work of St. Elizabeth's Hospital patients. Most of the amateur photographers suffer from schizophrenia and were sent to the Southeast D.C. hospital for committing violent crimes.
 
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Alexandria officials hoped the arrival of the massive U.S. Patent and Trademark Office would transform the Carlyle neighborhood into a major metro hub. Two years later, empty office space abounds.
 
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A spring used book sale is one of three public events organized each year by the Friends of the Library in St. Mary's County. The three-day weekend event was held at the old Lexington Park Firehouse.
 
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Howard Community College's student dance company held its inaugural show in the new Black Box Theater inside the Horowitz Visual & Performing Arts Center.
 

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