5 Things to Know Today, May 3, In Montgomery County

Today is Monday, May 3, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County.

1. Council Committee Work:  The Education and Culture committee meet at 1:30 p.m. to continue its work on the operating and CIP budgets. Watch the E&C meeting live here.

2. County COVID-19 Testing and Vaccine Clinics: Free COVID-19 testing is available throughout the county at seven testing sites today. Health officials continue to stress the importance of testing to prevent the spread of the coronavirus. Anyone 16 years and older is eligible for a vaccine. Pre-register online with county-run vaccine clinics or directly schedule an appointment at one of the state’s mass vaccination sites.

3. MCPS Summer Programs: Registration opens today for summer programs for elementary, middle and high school students. The programs plan to address learning loss due to the pandemic.

4. Municipal Monday: Gaithersburg’s Mayor and Council meet virtually at 7:30 p.m. for a regular session. The Poolesville Town Commissioners meet virtually at 7 p.m. and the agenda may be found online.  The Mayor and Council of Rockville meet virtually at 7 p.m. The agenda may be found here.

5. MoCo Eats Week: This is the final day to show your support for local restaurants by participating in this event coordinated by VisitMontgomery. There are more than 50 deals and discounts available throughout the county.

And One More Thing:  Montgomery Community Media and the County Council discuss microaggressions in a special presentation titled #SeeMeMontgomery: Microaggressions. A microaggression is defined as: “A statement, action or incident regarded as an instance of indirect, subtle or unintentional.” Watch the conversation here:


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