Today is Tuesday, Oct. 12, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County.
1. Council in Session: Montgomery County Council meets virtually at 9 a.m. The council will issue a proclamation recognizing Bullying Prevention Awareness Month. Tune in at 9:40 a.m. for a briefing on COVID-19. Here is a full look at the meeting’s agenda.
2. Bulb Exchange Program: Bring old incandescent and used CFL light bulbs to the Connie Morella Library in Bethesda today from 1 to 3 p.m. and receive three new energy-efficient LED light bulbs in exchange.
3. Poolesville Meets BOE: There’s a virtual Poolesville Cluster meeting with the Montgomery County Board of Education starting at 7 p.m. Here’s the agenda. The meeting will be streamed live on the MCPSTV YouTube channel here.
4. Domestic Violence Webinar: This webinar will provide an introduction to domestic violence and identify strategies to help a friend or family member who may be a victim of domestic violence. The virtual webinar takes place this evening at 6 p.m. Register here.
5. Finding Quality Child Care: The county’s early childhood services staff is holding two virtual sessions this week on finding quality and affordable child care. Tonight’s session starts at 7 p.m. and will be in English. Wednesday’s session is also at 7 p.m. and will be in Spanish.
Two upcoming Facebook Live events will help @MontgomeryCoMD parents learn about how to find quality child care & figure out how to pay for it. The sessions are planned for 7 pm Tuesday, Oct. 12, in English, and Wednesday, Oct. 13, in Spanish. More info below. pic.twitter.com/C8r6qgnroo
— Montgomery County DHHS (@MoCoDHHS) October 10, 2021
And One More Thing: Enjoy a free family movie tonight. Brookside Gardens offers a free outdoor screening of Disney Pixar’s animated fantasy film Coco. The seating starts at 6:30 p.m. and the film starts at 7 p.m. The movie will be outdoors on the lawn behind the Brookside Gardens Visitor Center.
"Coco" will be on the big screen for the FREE Movie Night in the Gardens at Brookside Gardens Tuesday, October 12.
Seating begins at 6:30 pm, and film starts at 7 pm.
— Montgomery Parks (@MontgomeryParks) October 10, 2021
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