Five Things to Know Today, Dec. 21, in Montgomery County

Five Things List for featured image (4x3-version1-1200x900)Today is the first day of winter. Here are five more things to know today, Dec. 21, in Montgomery County:

1. Gift of Life: The American Red Cross is holding a blood drive in honor of fallen police officer Noah Leotta today at Public Safety Headquarters in Gaithersburg.

2. Street Beat:  The State Highway Administration is finishing up road work along a 2.3 mile stretch of Quince Orchard Road between Orchard Ridge Drive and Frederick Road in Gaithersburg.

3. Pop  Up: Montgomery Parks is bringing its mobile speed ring pump track to New Hampshire Estates Neighborhood Park today from 3 – 5 p.m. in Takoma Park.

4. A Ghost Story: Don’t miss A Christmas Carol at the Olney Theatre Center, there are two performances today.

5. Bright Lights: Enjoy the holiday lights and get into the holiday spirit as you drive thru the Winter Lights Festival at Seneca Creek State Park.

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Sonya Burke

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