Five Things to Know Today, Feb. 17, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Feb. 17, in Montgomery County:

1. The Ninth Annual Historically Black Colleges and Universities Fair begins at 5 p.m. at Richard Montgomery High School. High school students and their parents can talk with dozens of colleges and universities. The event will also feature a workshop for middle school parents and students. For more information and to register, visit the MCPS website, here.

2. Celebrate FeBREWary, Maryland Craft Beer Lovers Month. From 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. at the Silver Spring Civic Center give craft brew enthusiasts a chance to chat with owners of local breweries. Tickets $50 to $65, includes Mission BBQ and music.

3. Registration opened this week for the Montgomery County Recreation Department’s Spring Adult League Basketball. For information, click here, or contact Pat Sullivan at, who can be reached by telephone at 240-777-6893.

4. Rockville is hosting a Kid’s Night at the Twinbrook Community Recreation Center. It lasts from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. and the fee ($10 for residents, $15 for nonresidents) includes pizza. Click here for more information.

5. Montgomery County Planning Director Gwen Wright says county planners share a local church’s concerns about a burial ground covered by a parking lot in the Westbard neighborhood of Bethesda. See Sonya Burke’s interview with her here.

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About Douglas Tallman

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