5 Things to Know Today, May 18, In Montgomery County

It’s Wednesday, May 18, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County.

1. Weekly Briefing: County Executive Marc Elrich and health leaders will hold their media briefing at 12:30 p.m. Residents can watch live on MCM channels 21 and 995 (HD), County Cable Montgomery and on the county’s Facebook page and YouTube channel.

2. Food Distributions: Stop by food distributions at the Clifton Park Baptist Church from 8:30-11 a.m., The People’s Community Baptist Church from 1-3 p.m. and the East County Hub Food Distribution at Jackson Road Elementary School from 5-6:30 p.m. See more here.

3. Harriet Tubman Play: At 1 p.m., Act II of Harriet Tubman: Defender is on at the Wheaton Community Recreation Center Social Hall at 11701 Georgia Ave. Admission is free.

4. Libraries: Check out virtual and in-person programming offered today with Montgomery County Public Libraries.

5. ICYMI: The annual Gaithersburg Book Festival returns Saturday. It will be in-person for the first time since 2019.

“There’s no substitute for coming on-site, coming together, meeting authors, having some real face-time,” Gaithersburg Mayor Jud Ashman told MyMCM.

Gaithersburg Book Festival Returns In-Person Saturday

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

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