Five Things to Know for April 17 in Montgomery County

Today is Wednesday, April 17. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County.

1. MCPS Spring BreakNice weather has arrived just in time for spring break for students! MCPS students and teachers have the day off from now through Monday, April 22.

2. 4Business Public HearingCounty Executive Elrich and Council Vice President Sidney Katz are teaming up on a joint initiative called 4Business: Benchmarking to Be the Best for Business. People are invited to attend a public hearing about this on the third-floor hearing room in the Council Office Building in Rockville from 11:30 to 1 p.m. Anyone who wants to send comments about this initiative can email

3. Water Treatment Tour & Stream Clean: The City of Gaithersburg’s Student Union is hosting a tour of the Wastewater Treatment Plant in Germantown and a stream clean project at Morris Park. Students in grades 9 through 12 can earn SSL hours for this free event. The event will be from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. Those who attend need to fill out this form.

4. Takoma Park City Council MeetsThe City of Takoma Park’s City Council meets tonight from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. in the auditorium of the Takoma Park Community Center. This meeting is open to the public.

5. Podcast Jr.’s Spring Break Camp: MCM’s 1-day Podcasting – Jr. Camp has two sessions — Friday, April 19 and Monday, April 22. It’s not too late to sign up today!

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Deirdre Byrne

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Deirdre Byrne is a social media coordinator for Montgomery Community Media. She can be reached at or on twitter at @DeirdreByrneMCM.


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