Showers this afternoon. And not much rain expected for the rest of the week. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County for Dec. 2.
1. Recycled Words: Adam Ortiz, director of the county Department of Environmental Protection, will speak at noon at the Montgomery County Planning Department, 8787 Georgia Ave., Silver Spring. His topic: “Aiming for Zero Waste: The Future of Recycling and Sustainability in Montgomery County.”
2. Municipal Monday: The Gaithersburg Mayor and City Council meets at 7:30 p.m. in the Council Chambers at City Hall, 31 S. Summit Ave. The Montgomery County Planning Commission is holding a preliminary plan application community meeting in Kensington on 4000 Knowles Ave. The meeting starts at 7:30 p.m. in the 2nd Floor Map Room at Kensington Town Hall, 3710 Mitchell St.
3. Legislative Dinner: Leadership Montgomery is hosting a dinner with members of the county’s 2019 legislative delegation and County Council members. Cost is $25 for Legislative Montgomery graduates and $40 for others. The dinner starts at 5 p.m. in the County Council Office Building Cafeteria.
4. Rec News: Pickleball registration is filling up.
Registration is going fast for our Winter Adult Pickleball League. Pickleball is like a combination of tennis, ping pong, and badminton, and it is the fastest growing sport in the US. Get in on this craze before the league is all filled up! Register at https://t.co/bMQQ645aqd. 🏓 pic.twitter.com/8bLaKAFRgo
— MoCo Rec (@MoCoRec) November 27, 2019
5. ICYMI: Comptroller Peter Franchot will be convening a vaping task force this week.
And one other thing …The Festival of Lights began Friday at Brookside Gardens, 1800 Glenallan Ave., Wheaton. It continues through Dec. 31. For more information, click here.