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

Here are five things to know today, May 8, in Montgomery County:

1. Meeting the press: County Council President Roger Berliner holds his weekly meeting with reporters at 11:30 a.m.

2. Staying active: The Active Aging Expo runs from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Activity Center at Bohrer Park, 506 S. Frederick Ave., Gaithersburg. Put on by Asbury Methodist Village, the event is free. Here is the schedule of events.

3. Housing: The Gaithersburg Mayor and Council has a worksession on its Housing Initiative Fund starting at 7:30 p.m.

4. How green was my soccer field: A new exhibit at the Maryland Soccerplex in Boyds provides all you need to know to keep your grass its greenest.

5. Honoring Leotta: The second-annual Montgomery County Public Safety Mayday Event starts at 5:30 p.m. at the Fillmore Silver Spring. The event honors the memory of Police Officer Noah Leotta, who was only 24 when he was struck and killed by a drunken driver while on duty. Tickets $25 in advance, $30 at the door.

Save the date: On June 8, Montgomery Community Media recognizes and celebrates outstanding multimedia content in the first ever EPIC Awards. The awards ceremony takes place at The Fillmore in Silver Spring.

If you didn’t see it, the promotional video for the Gaithersburg Book Festival is a real treat. Here it is:

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Douglas Tallman

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