Five Things to Know Today, May 19, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, May 19, in Montgomery County:

1. Bike to Work Day: It’s Bike to Work Day and there are pit stops across the county, including in Bethesda, Gaithersburg, North Bethesda, Rockville and Silver Spring.

2. Community Coffee: Takoma Park Mayor Kate Stewart is holding a community coffee from 8 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. at Los Pollos restaurant at 6842 New Hampshire Avenue.

3. Gaithersburg Book Festival: The white tents are going up for the Gaithersburg Book Festival at the grounds of City Hall. The festival is scheduled for 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. on Saturday.

4. Street Beat: Commuters should note that the Department of Transportation is closing two northbound lanes of Rockville Pike (MD 355) between Woodmont Avenue and Center Drive for construction this weekend.

5. Weekend Planner:  Looking for something fun to do this weekend? Check out our weekly rundown of arts, music, sports and theater events taking place today, tomorrow and Sunday in Montgomery County.

One more thing: It’s Graduation Day at Montgomery College.

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Sonya Burke

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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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