Five Things to Know for Sept. 6 in Montgomery County

It’s Friday, September 6 and here are five things to know in Montgomery County.

1. It’s National Read a Book Day! National Read a Book Day is the perfect opportunity to make some time in your life to read. Click here to see where your nearest public library is.

2. Gaithersburg City Elections Update: Absentee Ballot Applications for the city of Gaithersburg will be released today and will be available at City Hall during normal business hours, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.  Click here for more information.

Gaithersburg 2019 Election

3. Smoking Cessation Program Support Group: This is a FREE, 4 week class series geared around the American Cancer Society’s Freshstart program which uses self-help techniques to help smokers quit. The program provides support, education, strategies for quitting and alternatives for healthy lifestyle choices. This will take place from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Medstar Montgomery Medical Center in Olney.  Click here for more information.

4. Morning Zumba in the Park: Beat the summertime heat and join Montgomery Parks’ Activation Team for some morning Zumba in the park from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. at Argyle Local Park [ 1030 Forest Glen Road in Silver Spring] . Click here for more details.

5. Movie in the Park: Join Kensington Park Senior Living on the lawn for a free screening of The Sandlot from 7:30 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. Bring a blanket or a chair. Popcorn and refreshments will be provided. Click here for more details.

One more thing, there’s a Pooch Pool Party tomorrow [September 7]  at the Sergeant Hector I. Ayala Wheaton-Glenmont Outdoor Pool in Wheaton from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Pre-registration is required. Written proof of current rabies vaccination is required for admission. Rabies tag not accepted. Click here to register – the cost is $10.00 per dog.

Pooch Pool Party

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