5 Things to Know Today, Aug. 17, In Montgomery County

Today is Tuesday, Aug. 17 and it is National Black Cat Appreciation Day. So if a black cat crosses your path, perhaps that’s not bad luck and just a cat trying to get you to celebrate its holiday.

Anyway, here are five things worthy of your knowledge in Montgomery County.

1. MCM Small Business Network: Montgomery Community Media hosts a Small Business Network show from 9 to 9:30 a.m, called “Pitch Power® : How to Talk About What You Do and Attract Perfect Clients.” Award-winning business leader Kelly Leonard talks to Maggy Sterner, a brand and business coach. The show will be streamed live in the video below:

2. Music in the Garden:  Stop by Brookside Gardens in Wheaton from 6:30 to 8 p.m. for a free summer concert, featuring the Crawdaddies.

Music in the Garden: Summer Concerts Return to Brookside in August

3. Trone in Germantown: U.S. Rep. David Trone (D) who represents District 6 is visiting Montgomery County this morning to discuss infrastructure repairs for South Germantown Recreational Park.

4. Walk up Food Distribution: There are two food distribution events today: the Resurrection Baptist Church Community Care Ministry Grab & Go distribution happens from noon to 3 p.m. in Silver Spring; the Hughes UMC Mid County Hub Food Distribution happens from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. in Silver Spring See more food distribution events here.

5. Hooks ‘N Needles: Montgomery County Public Libraries is hosting a “Hooks ‘N Needles” program from 6 to 7 p.m. on Zoom. Click here to learn more about the knitting and crocheting event.

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