5 Things to Know Today, Oct. 17, In Montgomery County

Today is Monday, Oct. 17 and here are five things to know happening in Montgomery County. Here’s the 10 day weather forecast as we start the work week.

1. Council President Briefing: Council President Gabe Albornoz will hold a media briefing today at 11 a.m. The briefing will be streamed on the Council’s Facebook page here.

2. Little Falls Parkway Pilot: Phase two of the pilot project to create a park from two lanes of the four-lane road begins today. The purpose of the pilot project is to determine the feasibility of using two lanes of Little Falls Parkway between Arlington Road and Dorset Avenue for pedestrian and bike use. More information.

3. Investing and Retirement Planning:  Learn about stocks, bonds, mutual fund investing, asset allocation and diversification and the new investing platforms and apps to consider during this virtual presentation by Suzanne McGovern from the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.

4. Municipal Monday:  The Gaithersburg Mayor and Council meet tonight at 7:30 p.m. Part of the meeting will be held in closed session. The Rockville Mayor and Council meet at 7 p.m. for a regular session. The agenda and information may be found online.

5. Dog Adoption Event:  The Montgomery County Animal Adoption Center is waiving the fee to adopt dogs from now through Oct. 31. Learn more here.

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

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