5 Things to Know Today, July 23, in Montgomery County

Today is Friday, July 23, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County:

1. Olympic Games: The Tokyo Olympic games open today with precautions to prevent the spread of COVID-19. No one, other than local residents, will be allowed to attend the events. Here is some information about local athletes participating in the Olympics:

2. Kids Tree Climbing:  As part of the Latino Conservation Week, Montgomery Parks’ arborists will be at Long Branch-Arliss Neighborhood Park today from 10 a.m. to noon to help kids learn to climb a tree. The arborists will provide safety gear, assistance and encouragement as they provide kids the opportunity to participate in rope-assisted climbing and experience trees from a whole new perspective. Registration is not required.

3. Remember the Titans Screening:  Enjoy a free outdoor movie at the Jesup Blair Local Park on the sports field behind the historic building tonight at 8 p.m. The park is located at 900 Jusup Blair Drive in Silver Spring.

Local Parks Host Return of ‘Movies in the Parks’

4. Need a Furry Friend?  The county animal services center is waiving the fees for cats and kittens through the end of the month.

County Animal Services Waives Fees for Cat Adoptions Throughout July

5. Children’s Theatre:  Adventure Theater presents a digital reading of the original work entitled The Truth About Krampus by Chalotte La Nasa Sunday at 3 p.m.

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