5 Things to Know Today, April 29, In Montgomery County

It’s Friday, April 29 and here are five things to know today in Montgomery County.

1. Washington D.C. Temple Tours:  For the first time in nearly 50 years, the Washington D.C. Temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Kensington is open to the public. Tours are available from now through June 11. Parking on-site during the open house period is limited and requires a time-entry ticket.

2. Helping Seniors Avoid Scams: The county is hosting a free seminar today to discuss common schemes, scams and other types of financial exploitation targeting seniors. This in-person event takes place at the Asbury Methodist Village in Gaithersburg from noon to 1 p.m. Learn more about ​the “Crimes Against Seniors and Vulnerable Adults (CASVA) unit of the State’s Attorney’s Office website.

3. MoCo Eats Restaurant Week:  Local Breweries, wineries, coffee shops, and restaurants are participating in the third annual county-wide restaurant week organized by Visit Montgomery. Support local businesses in the county and win a chance to win a drawing valued at $1,000. Visit Montgomery’s website includes an app with all the information needed to plan a foodie tour, click here to download from the Apple App Story or here to download from the Google Play Store.

4. Silver Spring Outdoor Happy Hour:  Join Montgomery Parks at Fairview Road Urban Park in Silver Spring from 5 to 7:30 p.m. for this family-friendly event. Craft beer and pizza will be available for purchase, and Crush Funk Brass Band will be performing live music.

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5. Bethesda Film Fest: The 10th annual Bethesda Film Fest will feature six short documentaries made by local filmmakers at screenings scheduled for Friday and Saturday, April 29-30. Screenings will be held at 7pm on Friday, April 29th and 6pm and 8:30pm on Saturday, April 30th at Imagination Stage in downtown Bethesda.


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