5 Things to Know Today, July 11, In Montgomery County

Today is Monday, July 11 and here are five things to know happening in Montgomery County today.  Here’s the 10 day weather forecast as we start the week.

1. Council President Briefing: Council President Gabe Albornoz will be joined by State’s Attorney John McCarthy and Chief of Police Marcus Jones for a media briefing today at 11 a.m. to discuss gun violence in the county and efforts to end the violence. The briefing will be streamed on the Council’s Facebook page here.

2. Council Committee Work: The Planning, Housing and Economic Development Committee (PHED) meets today at 9:30 a.m. The session will be televised live on County Cable Montgomery and streamed on YouTube. The agenda and staff reports may be found online.

3. Municipal Monday:  The Gaithersburg Mayor and Council meet tonight at 7:30 p.m. for a work session. The agenda and information packet may be found online. The Kensington Mayor and Council meet at 7 p.m. via zoom. The agenda and zoom link may be found online. The Rockville Mayor and Council meet at 7 p.m. The agenda and information may be found online.

4. Agricultural History Farm Park: Photographer Joe Ryan visited the Agricultural History Farm Park in Derwood recently. The park is located at 18400 Muncaster Road in Derwood.

A Guide to Montgomery Nature: Agricultural History Farm Park

And save the date for the Annual Farm Tour which takes place on July 23 and 24.

5. Grandreaders Program: The program is designed for children in kindergarten through third grade and will operate by pairing them with a “Grandreader” volunteer to practice reading out loud.

‘Grandreaders’ Program Aims to Improve Student Reading Comprehension

Wheaton Library – Mondays from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

And as a reminder to our loyal readers…Find the latest coronavirus news updates in Montgomery County here.

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