Five Things to Know Today Friday, Feb. 9, in Montgomery County

It’s #NationalPizzaDay and #NationalBagelDay. Friday’s rundown of five things to know today in Montgomery County:

1. Government shutdown: According to The Washington Post, the shutdown will end today; the House passes a budget bill the President promises to sign.

2. HBCU College Fair: The 10th annual Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) College Fair takes place today at Albert Einstein High School.  The fair is open to all county students in Grades 8-12 and their families.

3. World Bazaar: This bazaar includes an international market and food, live music and dance performances at the Silver Spring Civic Building from 5 to 10 p.m. Find details, here.

4. NOAA open house: The Silver Spring Campus of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Silver Spring is scheduled to be open from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, February 10.  Meet and talk with scientists, weather forecasters, hurricane hunter pilots, and others, who work to understand our environment. Family-friendly activities including presentations, interactive exhibits and hands-on activities. Photo ID required for adults. For a full list of activities, click here.

5. Champagne & Chocolate Happy Hour: Find the perfect chocolate and champagne combination today at Dawson’s Market. There will be three tasting stations pairing a chocolate dish with champagne.

And one more thing, in case you missed Montgomery Parks live stream yesterday with master storyteller The Honorable Baba-C, here it is:

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