Five Things to Know for Aug. 6 in Montgomery County

Today is Tuesday, Aug. 6. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County.

1. National Night Out: The Montgomery County Police Department is celebrating the 36th anniversary of National Night Out today throughout the community. The campaign is intended to encourage positive relationships between neighborhoods and police officers. Check out where to celebrate:

Montgomery Police Celebrate 36th Anniversary of National Night Out

2. Noise in Bethesda: The Uniformed Services University is conducting training exercises today in Bethesda that involve yelling, loud noises, and paintball guns. Anyone living in Bethesda should expect noise.

Bethesda Residents Should Expect Noisy Days in July and August

3. Job Hunting: Looking for a job? Montgomery County Department of Recreation has a full-time open position. Apply by Wednesday.

4. Zen Leaf Ribbon Cutting: The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce is hosting a ribbon-cutting ceremony for Zen Leaf Dispensary today from 12 to 1 p.m. The dispensary is a new medical cannabis retail facility in Germantown, which will provide safe access to cannabis products. The official grand opening for the dispensary is Friday and Saturday at 10 a.m., according to the organizations Facebook page.

5. Multimedia Orientation: Montgomery Community Media is holding an orientation for our education programs tonight from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

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Deirdre Byrne

About Deirdre Byrne

Deirdre Byrne is a social media coordinator for Montgomery Community Media. She can be reached at or on twitter at @DeirdreByrneMCM.


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