5 Things to Know Today, June 20, In Montgomery County

Today is Monday, June 20, and here are five things to know happening in Montgomery County today.

1. County Offices Closed: Most county offices and facilities are closed today to observe Juneteenth. Here’s the schedule:

What’s Open, What’s Not for Juneteenth Holiday

2. Southbound I-270 Lanes Closed: Emergency pipe repairs continue today following last week’s sinkhole.

3. StoryWalk®Before She Was Harriet: Visit the Woodlawn Manor Cultural Park in Sandy Spring and take a walk along the grounds while reading the story about young Harriet Tubman. Families can read the book on panels placed around the grounds. The museum is closed today.

4. Car-free Streets Extended: Sections of Beach Drive and Sligo Creek Parkway will remain open to pedestrians and bicyclists through today.

5. Walk This Way Art Experience: The Kingsley Trail in Little Bennett Regional Park is a one-mile hike with an interactive art installation. Little Bennett Regional Park is located in Clarksburg. The park is open sunrise to sunset. Parking is available at the Kingsley Parking Area on Kingsley Road off Clarksburg Road.

And one more thing: An historian explains the history and significance of the Juneteenth holiday in this Vox video.

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