Mostly sunny with a high of 48 degrees. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County for Feb. 19.
1. Goldfish Swim School Opens in Rockville: Rockville Chamber of Commerce is hosting a ribbon cutting to celebrate Goldfish Swim School opening a new location in Rockville. The ribbon cutting is from 9 to 10 a.m. and people can register to attend by doing so online.
2. Celebrate Black History Month: Montgomery County residents can celebrate Black History Month at the Long Branch Library from 3 to 4 p.m. The Montgomery County Historical Society is covering the history of the Underground Railroad in the county.
4. Early Music in Today’s World: Strathmore is offering a free AIR Workshop at its mansion at 7 p.m. At the workshop, Niccolo Seligman will talk about “Strings of Gut, Lines of Code: Early Music in Today’s World.” Register for the workshop on Strathmore’s website.
3. Celebrate FeBREWary: 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 from 5 to 7 p.m. at Denizens Brewing Company in Silver Spring.
5. Laytonsville History Lunch: The Wheaton & Kensington Chamber of Commerce is hosting a Laytonsville History Lunch from noon to 1:30 p.m. at the Crossway Community Center, located at 3015 Upton Drive in Kensington. Speakers include Jane Griffith Evans and Ann Burke Wolfe who are part of Montgomery County Historical Society. It costs $15 at the door to attend the lunch and $10 tickets are sold in advance. Register online.