Five Things to Know Today, July 8, in Montgomery County

Five Things List for featured image (4x3-version1-1200x900)UPDATED Here are your five things to know today, July 8, in Montgomery County:

1. The Gaithersburg-Germantown Public Safety Awards breakfast takes place today at the Montgomery County Fairgrounds. Follow @MyMCMedia on Twitter for updates from the awards ceremony.

2. Downtown Wheaton is re-designated as an Arts and Entertainment District for the next decade by the Maryland State Arts Council.

3. Some residents in Takoma Park are hoping to establish a memorial scatter garden.

4. You can watch the fireworks in Gaithersburg tonight.

5. Arts, theatre, live music: our Weekend Planner is your guide for fun in Montgomery County.

One more thing: the Montgomery County Animal Services and Adoption Center has an urgent need for towels. You can drop off towel donations today, from noon – 7  p.m., and from noon – 5 p.m. on Saturday.

Looking ahead, the Little Falls Library is closing tomorrow for a refresh project.

For the latest news and events in Montgomery County, stay with MyMCMedia. We hope you will also follow MyMCMedia on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

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Sonya Burke

About Sonya Burke

Sonya Burke is the Multimedia Manager at Montgomery Community Media (MCM). You can email story ideas at or reach her on Twitter @SonyaNBurke.


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