Five Things to Know Today, Oct. 12, in Montgomery County

Today is Monday, Oct. 12, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County.

1. COVID-19 Testing: Montgomery County is holding four free testing clinics today. From 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. testing is available at the Wheaton Library and Community Recreation Center and in Germantown at the parking garage behind the Regal Cinemas. From 7 to 9:30 a.m. and 4 to 6:30 p.m. testing is available at the Angarai Testing Center in Silver Spring. And from 8:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. the Proyecto Salud Clinic in Silver Spring will be providing testing. More information is available here.

2. Food Recovery Week: Numerous free and mostly virtual events are scheduled this week to learn ways to reduce food waste. Manna Food Center and DC Food Recovery Working Group co-host the events.

3. Gaithersburg Mayor and Council Meeting:  Gaithersburg’s Mayor and Council meet virtually for a work session at 7:30 p.m. Here’s the agenda and the work packet.

4. Election Information:  The League of Women Voters host a webinar at 7 p.m. focused on the upcoming election. Dr. Gilberto Zelaya from the Board of Elections will cover important information about the process of voting. Then Diane Hibino, the League Co-President, will review the six ballot questions and suggest pros and cons for each.  The virtual webinar is scheduled for 7 p.m. Register here and email suggestion questions to

5. Video Editing Class:  There is still time to register for MCMC’s Beginner Editing with Adobe Premiere Pro Class which starts tonight at 6 p.m. Register by 1 p.m.

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

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