Five Things to Know Today, April 17, in Montgomery County

fiveHappy Friday! Here’s your daily rundown of the events and stories that people are talking about today, April 17, in Montgomery County:

1. Rock in Schools: This video about the Rock in Schools program at Roberto Clemente Middle School in Germantown has already received over 5,000 views since it was posted just two days ago.

2. Festival Fun: The Sugarloaf Craft Festival takes place today – Sunday at the Montgomery County Agricultural Center in Gaithersburg.

3. World Record: The St. Elizabeth School in Rockville will try to set a world record today for the most people wearing Cat in the Hat hats.

4. CDC Report: The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) reports that the use of e-cigarettes among middle and high school students has tripled in one year.

5. On Stage: Grammy award-winning musician Rosanne Cash performs at Strathmore tonight.

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Sonya Burke

About Sonya Burke

Sonya Burke is the Multimedia Manager at Montgomery Community Media (MCM). You can email story ideas at or reach her on Twitter @SonyaNBurke.


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