Five Useful Things To Know Today: July 31
Five things to help you through your Tuesday.
1. High temperatures won't be so high on Tuesday, topping out around 84 degrees in Gaithersburg. A little rain might help keep temperatures down, as there is a 30 percent chance of thunderstorms during the day, increasing to 40 percent at night.
2. Join Autism Speaks and the ladies of Alpha Xi Delta at the Bohrer Water Park Wednesday from 4-7 p.m. for an autism family pool event. The first 20 families will be assigned a host buddy from the sorority.
3. Calling all college-aged actors and actresses! Head to the Arts Barn Tuesday and Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. to audition for "The Marvelous Wonderettes," a 1950's bubblegum musical by Roger Bean.
4. In case you missed it: A fire in the Montgomery Village area of Gaithersburg displaced 14 people from a townhouse complex Sunday night. Damage is estimated at around $250,000.
5. On this day in history: The first U.S. patent was issued to Samuel Hopkins of Vermont for a process of making fertilizer in 1790. Andrew Johnson, the 17th president of the United States, died in Tennessee in 1875. The U.S. space probe Ranger 7 transmitted pictures of the Moon’s surface in 1964.