Five Things to Know for April 17 in Montgomery County

Cloudy today with a high temperature near 60 degrees. Check out the weather forecast. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County for Friday, April 17.

1. Council Tele-Town Hall: Councilmembers Gabe Albornoz, Evan Glass, Will Jawando and Hans Riemer are hosting a remote town hall today at 1 p.m. Click here to register and submit a question.

2. Helping Pets:  The Montgomery County Humane Society reminds residents who to contact if they find a stray animal or their pet is lost.

3. Clean Water Art Contest:  The Department of Environmental Protection’s annual art contest is accepting entries. Create a design that educates the connection between litter and pollution that flows through storm drains and ends up in streams, rivers and the Chesapeake Bay. Al entries must be received by 4 p.m. on Friday, April 30.

4. Make Room for Pedestrians and Cyclists:  Portions of Sligo Creek Parkway, Beach Drive, and Little Falls Parkway will be closed to vehicles from today at 9 a.m. to Sunday at 6 p.m.

5. Hey Students #4:  Hallie Wells Middle School teacher Michael Doggett sponsors the Hip Hop program at the Clarksburg school. Since March 22, he has been creating a weekly rap video titled “Hey Students.”  Check out the fourth video below (second video below).

And one more thing: Are you looking for a restaurant that is still open? Check out our restaurant lists here.

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

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