Five Things to Know for Aug. 10 in Montgomery County

Here are five things you need to know for Friday, Aug. 10, in Montgomery County:

1. Human Trafficking: Governor Larry Hogan joined officials in Rockville Thursday, Aug. 9, to announce increase efforts to combat human trafficking in the state.

2. Fair Day: The Montgomery County Agricultural Fair opens at 3 p.m. at the fairgrounds in Gaithersburg and runs through Saturday, Aug. 18. Check out County Cable Montgomery’s scavenger hunt for a chance to win prizes.

3. AFI Screening of Josiah: The Montgomery Parks Foundation and AFI Silver Theatre present a screening of the documentary film “Josiah” followed by a question and answer session with filmmaker Jared Brock and Catherine Leggett.

4. Community Drum Circle: The Friends of Quince Orchard Library is hosting a family-friendly drum circle led by Katy Gaughan from 1:30 – 2:30 p.m. at the library. No experience is necessary. Drums are provided or bring your own. Register by 10 a.m., here.

5. Shop Maryland Tax-Free Week: Tax-Free week starts Sunday and continues through Saturday, Aug. 18.

And one more thing: Today is the two year anniversary of the fatal explosion and fire at the Flower Branch Apartments in Silver Spring. A 7:30 p.m. vigil is planned.

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One Response to “Five Things to Know for Aug. 10 in Montgomery County”

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    On August 10, 2018 at 12:00 pm responded with... #

    While tonight’s showing of “Josiah” is sold out, AFI will be doing a second showing of “Josiah” on Sunday night, August 12th. The cost is only $5 and tickets can be purchased online at silver dot afi dot com Don’t miss this new documentary about this great Maryland-born abolitionist that is narrated by Danny Glover!

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