Five Things to Know for June 5 in Montgomery County

It’s Friday, June 5, also known as National Donut Day. Here are five more things to know in Montgomery County.

1. Free COVID-19 Testing: Six Flags America in Upper Marlboro is offering free COVID-19 testing today from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. No appointment is necessary.

2. Traffic Advisory: A demonstration is planned for Rockville today that will impact traffic. The protest is set to begin at 1 p.m. at the Montgomery County Judicial Center.

3. “Grab-and-Go” Food Distribution: The American Diversity Group and other organizations will host at “Grab-and-Go” grocery food distribution this Saturday, June 6 from 10 a.m. to noon at Aastha Adult Medical Day Care. The address is 12210 Plum Orchard Drive in Silver Spring.

4. Ride On Services Expand:  Beginning June 7, Ride On will open 53 new weekday routes, 49 Saturday routes and 42 Sunday routes county-wide in addition to the current 36 operating routes.

5. MCPS Class of 2020 Graduation:  More than 10,000 high school seniors will be honored in a virtual graduation ceremony Sunday, June 7 at 6 p.m. José Andrés, chef, humanitarian and founder of World Central Kitchen is the commencement speaker.

And one more thing:  Three Gaithersburg Book Festival events take place this weekend. Check out events for the last weekend here.

  • Watch TGIF Live! today at 5:30 p.m. as the Casey Cep, author of “Furious Hours: Murder, Fraud and the Last Trial of Harper Lee” talks with Eugene L. Meyer.
  • Saturday Night Premiere  June 6 at 7 p.m. features George Zaidan, author of  “Ingredients: The Strange Chemistry of What We Put in Us and on Us” in conversation with Regina Nuzzo.
  • Sunday Morning Kids June 7 at 11 a.m. features a live conversation with Linda Sue Park, author of “Prairie Lotus.”

And a second 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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