Five Things to Know Today, August 19, in Montgomery County

fivethingsyouneedtoknowHere are five things to know today, August 19, in Montgomery County, Maryland:

1. Montgomery County Public Schools officials are preparing to welcome 154,000 students on August 25. You can watch a welcome message here.

2. The city of Gaithersburg will hold an artists reception tonight at the Gaithersburg Arts Barn and the Kentlands Mansion.

3. The Rockville Science Center has moved its corporate offices to the campus of Johns Hopkins University in Montgomery County.

4.The city of Takoma Park is a quarterfinalist in a $5 million Georgetown University Energy Prize competition.

5. Bethesda Row is bringing back “movies under the stars” every Tuesday night, beginning tonight, with a showing of The Great Gatsby.

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Sonya Burke

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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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