Five Things to Know Today, Feb. 23, in Montgomery County
Here are your five things to know today, Feb. 23, in Montgomery County:
1. The Wheaton Redevelopment Program and the Purple Line are on the Montgomery County Council’s agenda today. The Planning Department will also demonstrate a new online map of historical African American Communities at the Council session. You can watch the session live, here.
2. A community workshop on the proposed annexation of the Johnson property is scheduled for tonight at 6:30 p.m. at the Quince Orchard High School Cafeteria, 15800 Quince Orchard Road.
3. Takoma Park is hosting a Celebration of Elders today from 10 a.m. to noon. The event is a free social to connect residents to community members and learn about the city.
4. You can play Pickleball today from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. at the Potomac Community Recreation Center.
5. Local author M.J. O’Brien will be discussing his new book “We Shall Not Be Moved: The Jackson Woolworth’s Sit-In and the Movement it Inspired,” at Gaithersburg Library tonight at 6 p.m. A book signing will following O’Brien’s talk.
In case you missed it…
- Catherine Hoggle appeared in court on Feb. 22 and the judge ordered a competency hearing in April.
- Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett, Councilmember Roger Berliner, and Councilmember Nancy Navarrvo are in Cuba this week and met with Ambassador Jeffrey Delaurentis.