Five Things to Know for June 15 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know for Friday, June 15, in Montgomery County:

1. R U GONNA VOTE?  Early voting continues through Thursday, June 21. Staff at MyMCMedia compiled a comprehensive look at local races and news, information and candidate statements for the upcoming Primary Elections.  More information can be found by clicking here.

2. Beltway lane closure: closed Friday nightThree lanes of the Capital Beltway will be as construction crews resurface the bridge deck over Kensington Parkway. Officials expect significant backups.

3. Juneteenth: Montgomery County’s Juneteenth Celebration starts at 6 p.m. at the BlackRock Center for the Arts in Germantown. Organizers plan an event with entertainment, inspiration, education and good food. Juneteenth commemorates the day that Union General Gordon Granger and 2,000 federal troops freed the enslaved people of Galveston, Texas on June 19, 1865. His announcement came after the official issuance of the Emancipation Proclamation by President Abraham Lincoln.

4. Father’s Day activities:  Montgomery Parks suggests Five Things to do on Father’s Day and MyMCMedia’s 5 Fun Activities this Father’s Day

5. Josiah Henson Conference:

Josiah Henson Leadership Conference Planned for June 19 at MCM Studios

 

 

 

 

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