Five Things to Know Today, Oct. 5, in Montgomery County

Today is Monday, Oct. 5, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County.

1. COVID-19 Testing: Montgomery County is holding three 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. The CDC Mobile Testing Trailer will be open for testing from 1 to 5 p.m. at the Recreation Department Administrative Building in Silver Spring. More information is available here.

2. Circuit Courts Reopen:  Jury trials are back on for the first time since March. Montgomery County Circuit Court Judge Robert Greenberg spoke with MyMCMedia about the courthouse preparations:

3. Municipal Monday:  Gaithersburg’s Mayor and Council meet virtually at 7:30 p.m. Here’s the agenda and the work packet. The Rockville Mayor and Council meet virtually at 6 p.m. The agenda may be found here. The Town of Poolesville Commissioners meet virtually at 7 p.m. and the agenda includes instructions to join the meeting.

4. School Board Candidates Forum:  The League of Women Voters of Montgomery County hosts a virtual forum Monday at 7 p.m. Register to attend by clicking this webinar registration and email LWVMC with questions for the candidates.

5. Active Aging Week:  In an effort to promote healthy lifestyles for those 50 years and older, there are numerous events planned for this week.

Third Annual Active Aging Week Goes Virtual

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

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