Five Things to Know for April 28 in Montgomery County

It’s Tuesday, April 28 and on this day in United States history in 1788, Maryland ratified the U.S. constitution. Maryland was the seventh state to do so. Now that you have a fun fact, here are five things to know in Montgomery County.

1. Council in Virtual Session: Montgomery County Council meets virtually at 9:35 a.m. Here is a look at the agenda for the meeting.

2. MCPS Seeks Ideas on Honoring Seniors: Montgomery County Public Schools is asking seniors in MCPS high schools and their parents to fill out a survey for ideas about how the Class of 2020 should be recognized. See this tweet for details:

3. Virtual Tasting: Jennifer Wall, a winemaker, is hosting a free Virtual Barefoot Seltzer Tasting at 5 p.m. After those interested register for the virtual tasting, they will receive a confirmation email with a Zoom link.

4. Upcounty Takeout Tuesday: Several restaurants in Clarksburg, Damascus, Gaithersburg, Germantown, Montgomery Village and Poolesville are committed to staying open on Tuesdays as part of Montgomery County’s “Eat Up: Upcounty Takeout Tuesday” initiative. See the following story for details:

Upcounty Restaurants to Participate in Take Out Tuesday

5. 8 Days Until MCM’s Giving Tuesday: Montgomery Community Media, like other nonprofits, is facing economic uncertainty because of the coronavirus. We are asking those who are able to make a donation to support local news and television programming.

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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Deirdre Byrne

About Deirdre Byrne

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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