Five Things to Know Today, Feb. 24, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Feb. 24, in Montgomery County:

1.  Councilmember Tom Hucker tried Craigslist to find a new location for a statue of a Confederate soldier in Rockville.

2. The Washington Post’s Bill Turque traces the history of the burial sites at the center of the controversy in Westbard.

3. Peerless Rockville celebrates the fight for educational equality in Rockville. February 2017 marks the 150th anniversary of a petition from 20 Rockville men pledging to fund a school and teacher to educate black children in 1867. The event is 7 p.m. at the Rockville Memorial Library.

4. Real Food for Kids Montgomery: Musical Gala & Auction will be 7:30 p.m. at the Jane E. Lawton Recreation Center, Chevy Chase. The organization is a grassroots, parent and student advocacy group working for whole, real, local, sustainable and nutrient-rich foods in the Montgomery County Public School System.

5. Bruce in The USA Tribute Show is 8 p.m. at the Bethesda Blues & Jazz Supper Club.

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Douglas Tallman

About Douglas Tallman

Reporter with 35 years experience throughout Maryland. Reach me at dtallman@mymcmedia.org or via Twitter at @MCM-Doug

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