Five Things to Know for Jan. 12 in Montgomery County

Here’s five things to know today, Friday, Jan. 12, in Montgomery County:

1. Sexual Harassment in the Workplace: The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber and Launch Workplaces present a training session on sexual harassment in the workplace today at 8 a.m. The event is free to attend with advance registration at

2. Name That Park: The deadline to submit names for a new park being planned for the Chestnut Lodge neighborhood is one week from today.

3. Arts Bridge Wheaton Dance Concert: Middle school students in the  Excel Beyond the Bell afterschool program, along with their ClancyWorks Dance Company instructors present a free dance concert at 7 p.m. at Albert Einstein High School in Kensington. The performance includes original dances created during the 15 week afterschool program.

3. Preparing for Termination of TPS: The Council’s Radio America Show will focus on the recent decision by the Trump administration to end Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for El  Salvadoran, Nicaraguan and Haitian residents by the end of 2019. The guests on the show will answer questions about planning for the possibility that Congress does not intervene to extend TPS before the 2019 deadline. Read more and find a link to the show, here.

4. Art Exhibit Opening Reception: Bethesda’s Waverly Street Gallery “Going for a Walk” exhibit featuring paintings by Leni Berliner and others runs now through Feb. 3. A reception is scheduled for tonight from 6 – 9 p.m.

5. In Case You Missed It: Clarksburg High School held a day-long TED x Youth Initiative Thurday. See MyMCMedia’s Mitti Hicks story here.

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