Five Things to Know Today, Oct. 8, in Montgomery County

Today is Thursday, Oct. 8, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County

1. Virtual Regional Forum: Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich will hold a series of virtual budget forums about the Fiscal Year 2022 (FY22) Operating Budget and the Capital Improvements Program (CIP) priorities. One of the  regional forums will be held today with the Mid-County Citizens Advisory Board at 7:00 p.m. Click here for additional details.

2. Free COVID-19 Testing: Montgomery County is hosting three free testing clinics today in Germantown, White Oak, and Rockville. Click here for more details about specific locations and times.


3. Bethesda Restaurant Week: “Savor Bethesda” Restaurant Week is still going on until Sunday, October 11. Participating downtown Bethesda restaurants offer lunch, dinner, and special treat menus for dine-in and take-out customers. Take-out customers may also enjoy their meals at the Bethesda Streetery with locations on Norfolk, Cordell, and Woodmont Avenues. Click here for a list of participating restaurants and more information.


4. Rental Assistance: The COVID-19 Rent Relief Program provides short-term rental assistance to eligible households who have lost income due to the COVID-19 pandemic and caused them to fall behind on their rent. While funds are available, the program will provide up to $4,000 to eligible households. Click here to learn more.

5. Montgomery County Digital Guide: Montgomery County Recreation’s digital Guide for the fall is available. There are outdoor and virtual classes for everyone. Click here to check it out.

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