5 Things to Know Today, Nov. 11, In Montgomery County

Today is Thursday, Nov. 11, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County.

1. Montgomery County Observes Veteran’s Day Holiday: Take a look at what’s opening and what’s closed today here.

2. Van Hollen to Keynote Veterans Day Remembrance Ceremony: At 11:00 a.m. U.S. Senator Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.) will provide keynote remarks at the Silver Spring VFW Post 2562 and American Legion Post 268’s Veterans Day Remembrance Ceremony.

3. Live Poetry Reading and Launch: Nonprofit Community Building Art Works (CBAW) celebrates the publication of its first anthology, We Were Not Alone, with a live virtual poetry reading by a selection of the book’s featured authors–most of whom are post-9/11 U.S. military veterans from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Full event information here: https://bit.ly/3C0vWdy 

4. Members of the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra Perform: Downtown Wheaton at 11 a.m. The event will be at the Wheaton Veterans Urban Park at the corner of Fern and Reedie Drive. The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra contingent is expected to play musical selections including the National Anthem and Amazing Grace. Refreshments will be served after the ceremony at 11316 Fern Street, VFW Post 2562.

5. MCPS Mental Health Awareness Week: Montgomery County School Psychologists’ Association hosts a virtual expo in honor of Mental Health Awareness Week. Today the topic is resilience. More information here. 

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

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Andrea Sarralde

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Andrea Sarralde is MyMCMedia’s bi-lingual content producer. She is a multi-media anchor, producer, and communications and social media specialist. You can reach Andrea by email at asarralde@mymcmedia.org, on Facebook @asarraldeTV, on Twitter @asarralde. Listen and subscribe to Andrea's Hola Montgomery podcast.


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