Five Things to Know Today, Aug. 12, in Montgomery County

It’s Wednesday, Aug. 12 and here are five things to know in Montgomery County.

1. MCPS Discussion: Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) will have a virtual conversation about its new draft fall reopening plan at 6:30 p.m.

2. Flash Flood Watch: Montgomery County is under a Flash Flood Watch from this afternoon until this evening. Expect a lot of rain!

3. COVID-19 Testing: Montgomery County offers free, walk-up COVID-19 testing at the Plum Gar Community Center in Germantown today.

4. Grab-And-Go Food: Pick up boxed groceries and meals from 1 to 3 p.m. at 31 Norwood Road in Silver Spring.

5. Senior Planet Montgomery: Senior Planet Montgomery continues to offer free Zoom classes to senior residents. Today’s classes include “How to Choose A Computer” and “How to Spot Fake News.”

And as a reminder to our loyal readers…Find the latest coronavirus news updates in Montgomery County here.

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Maryam Shahzad

About Maryam Shahzad

Maryam is a reporter with Montgomery Community Media. She graduated from the University of Maryland in 2019 with a bachelor's degree in broadcast journalism. Previously, she was an intern with MCM. She can be reached at or on Twitter @maryam_mcm.


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