Five Things to Know for Feb. 13 in Montgomery County

It is Thursday, Feb. 13 and here are five things to know in Montgomery County.

1. MCDOT Public Meeting: MCDOT will hold a public meeting to brief the community and receive feedback about two bike-way projects: the Washington Grove Connector and the Crabbs Branch Way Extension. The meeting will be held at McCathran Hall located at 300 Grove Avenue in Washington Grove from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Click here for more information.

Washington Grove Connector

2. AARP Smart Driver Class: A classroom brush-up on driving skills. Learn about new state laws in Maryland that affect driving. Some insurance companies provide a discount for those who complete this course. This will take place at the Holiday Park Senior Center [3950 Ferrara Drive in Silver Spring] from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

3. Art of Living Mindfully: Have you been interested in mindfulness and meditation but not sure how to get started? During these sessions, they will explore mindfulness as a daily practice. This will take place at Long Branch Library [8800 Garland Avenue in Silver Spring] from 6:30 p.m. to 7:45 p.m. Click here for more information.

4. Coffee Connections Workshop: The Maryland Women’s Business Center is hosting a monthly coffee connections workshop and networking opportunity. Learn from and build connections with other Maryland female entrepreneurs. This will take place at the Maryland Women’s Business Center [51 Monroe Street, Suite PE-20 in Rockville] from 8:00 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. Click here for more information.

5. FeBREWary Continues: Residents have the opportunity to save money and energy by trading in old incandescent or compact fluorescent light (CFL) bulbs for free LED light bulbs thanks to a program by local breweries and the Montgomery County Department of Environmental Protection (DEP). Participants may bring as many bulbs as they have available to receive a maximum of three or four LED bulbs for free. Today it will take place at Waredaca Brewing [4017 Damascus Road in Laytonsville] from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Click here for more details.

photo of bulbs and brews display

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