Five Things to Know in Montgomery County for March 1

five things to know today imageThe National Weather Service expects strong winds late Thursday night through Friday evening that may cause power outages. Here are five things you need to know today, Thursday, March 1 happening in (or near) Montgomery County:

1. Bicycle Master Plan:  The planning board meets today and will hold their third work session on the Bicycle Master Plan. A copy of their full agenda may be found here.

2. County Executive Candidates Forum: The Latino Democratic Club of Montgomery will hold a forum for county executive candidates in Silver Spring at the Civic Building, starting at 7:15 p.m. A Latino resource fair will take place prior to the forum from 6:30 to 7:15 p.m. See flyer for the Resource Fair in Spanish and English.

3. Silver Spring’s Civil Rights History Lecture: Local historian David Rotenstein will discuss the role of the Talbot Avenue Bridge and the broader history of civil rights in Silver Spring at the Takoma Park Community Center from 7:30 to 9 p.m.

4. Opioid Town Hall with Amie Hoeber:  Town Hall Panel to discuss the Opioid Epidemic and talk about solutions to defeat it at The Ranch Drug and Alcohol Addiction Treatment Center in Frederick from 7 – 9:30 p.m.

5. Consumer Protection Forum:  The Office of Consumer Protection will co-host a Consumer Protection Forum, titled “Protecting Your Consumer Rights: What You Need to Know” with Senator Chris Van Hollen and Attorney General Brian Frosh at Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.

And one more thing, meet with 4th district police officers from 8 to 10 a.m. at the Starbucks at Wheaton Mall, 11160 Veirs Mill Road.

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