It’s Friday, July 1 and the start of the Fourth of July holiday weekend. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County:
1. Return of Fireworks: Fireworks are planned in Germantown, Kensington, Gaithersburg and Rockville for the first time in several years.
2. Discounted Outdoor Pool Tickets: Tickets to the seven outdoor pools are available for county residents to purchase for Monday, July 4 at a discounted rate of $5. Today is the last day to purchase the discounted tickets.
3. Big Train Baseball: Big Train is playing three games this weekend. Today they take on the Alexander Aces at 6:30 p.m. at the Frank Mann Field in Alexandria, Va. Then on Saturday at 7 p.m. Big Train hosts the Gaithersburg Giants. Sunday, Big Train again has home field advantage as they play the D.C. Grays at 7 p.m. Check out their schedule of games in July here.
4. Weekend Roundup: Check out our roundup of 9 events happening this holiday weekend.
5. Fourth of July Closures: Check before you go Monday as many government facilities are closed. Find the schedule here.
And as a reminder to our loyal readers…Find the latest coronavirus news updates in Montgomery County here.