Five Things to Know Today, Nov. 18, in Montgomery County

It is Wednesday, Nov. 18, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County:

1. Weekly COVID-19 Media Briefing: County Executive Marc Elrich, County Health Officer Dr. Travis Gayles and Emergency Management Director Dr. Earl Stoddard will hold their weekly media briefing at 12:30 p.m. You can watch live on MCM channels 21 and 995 (HD) and on Facebook and County Cable Montgomery.

2. Fenton Street Bikeway Study: Register for tonight’s Fenton Street Bikeway Study meeting at 7 p.m. The study determines potential bikeway layouts in the Fenton Street corridor between Cameron and King Streets in Silver Spring.

3. Free Food Distribution: Pick up free boxed groceries and meals from 1-3 p.m. at 31 Norwood Road in Silver Spring.

4. Strathmore Concert: At 7:30 p.m. tonight, Strathmore will put on its virtual Artist in Residence Class of 2021 debut concert.

Trailer: Fresh AIR on November 18

We're just one day away from virtual Fresh AIR, the Strathmore Artist in Residence Class of 2021 debut concert, tomorrow (Wednesday) at 7:30pm!! Featuring AIRs Ellington Carthan, Sheyda Do'a, Ceylon Mitchell, Flutist, Aaron Freeman, Rui Fu, and Becky Hill plus their mentors Warren Wolf, Seth Kibel Music, Lynn Veronneau, and Cathy Fink, directed by T.L. Benton of Mecca Filmworks. Do you have your tickets yet? ➡️

Posted by Strathmore on Tuesday, November 17, 2020

5. Free COVID-19 Testing: Montgomery County is holding eight free testing clinics today. The schedule of clinics may be found here.

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

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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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