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.
— Montgomery County MD (@MontgomeryCoMD) May 17, 2022
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.
Think you know all you need to know about abolitionist, Harriet Tubman? We guarantee you have no idea. Join us Act II of Harriet Tubman: Defender at Wheaton CRC’s Social Hall tomorrow, May 18 at 1pm. #Freedom #AmericanHistory pic.twitter.com/k5JIiJJBHK
— MoCo Rec (@MoCoRec) May 17, 2022
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.
And as a reminder to our loyal readers…Find the latest coronavirus news updates in Montgomery County here.