Valentine’s Day is Wednesday, Feb. 14 and Rockville’s community centers are feeling the love with several events for you and your family to take part in, and, of course, lots of chocolate.
Key Plan Ideas to be Discussed, Input Sought
Three meetings in January will allow the public to give further feedback on draft policies and concepts of Rockville 2040, the plan that will shape the city’s future. Continue reading “Plan to Attend Rockville 2040 Open House Meetings”
Rockville’s 46th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, Jan. 15 at Richard Montgomery High School, 250 Richard Montgomery Drive.
The celebration will include multicultural performances, awards and a keynote speech by Marcia Chatelain, an associate professor of history and African-American studies at Georgetown University and the author of “South Side Girls: Growing up in the Great Migration.” The program’s theme of “Standing on the Shoulders of Giants” will reflect on how today’s community leaders demonstrate many of the characteristics of King, to confront challenges and strengthen their community. In addition to the program, there will be information booths from a variety of organizations, with activities and an opportunity to register to vote.
Continue reading “Stand ‘On the Shoulders of Giants’ This Martin Luther King Jr. Day”
Recycling and Refuse Collected a Day Later During Holiday Weeks
City Hall and all city facilities will be closed for New Year’s Day on Monday, Jan. 1. City Hall and some facilities will also be closed for Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Monday, Jan. 15. Continue reading “Rockville Facilities to Close for New Year’s and MLK Day”
Rockville’s 2017 Holiday Drive made Thanksgiving and the December holiday season special for neighbors in need. Continue reading “How You Helped the Holiday Drive, by the Numbers”
Available Jan. 12 Online and in Print
Look for Rockville’s 2018 Camp Guide, due out Friday, Jan. 12, to plan ahead for that long summer break. This year’s guide is available from City Hall, community centers and other facilities, as well as online as a PDF at www.rockvillemd.gov/recreation.
Continue reading “Plan Your Summer with the 2018 Camp Guide”
Rockville Senior Center has several presentations in January to help seniors stay happy and healthy.
All sessions are from 1-2 p.m. in the center’s Azalea Room.
Continue reading “Stay Healthy at the Senior Center this January”
The Rockville Chorus will hold auditions Monday evening, Jan. 8, in the social hall of the F. Scott Fitzgerald Theatre.
The Rockville Chorus, entertaining in and around Rockville for 45 years, is a community chorus under the direction of Bryan Seith.
“Mozart’s Sister” will be the next showing in the Glenview Mansion’s Wine and Foreign Film series.
The mansion’s doors open at 6:45 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 16. The film begins promptly at 7:15 p.m. This 21-and-older event is free, with wine on sale at $3 per glass. No tickets or reservations required.
“Variety” has called “Mozart’s Sister,” which tells the story of the composer’s talented sister, Marie Anna “Nannerl” Mozart, “lively and fascinating” and “a treat for classical music lovers and cinephiles alike.”
Glenview Mansion is located at 603 Edmonston Drive. Free, well-lit parking is available.
Your wedding is one of the most special days of your life. Make it even more so with the professional help available at Glenview Mansion’s 19th Annual Wedding Expo. Meet and connect with more than 30 vendors who can help you plan the big day.
The expo will be held from 1-4 p.m., Sunday, Jan. 28 at the mansion, located in Rockville Civic Center Park, at 603 Edmonston Drive.
The expo will feature how to create a unique, customized wedding plan using advice from experts in catering, wedding cakes, photography, musical entertainment, floral arrangements and tent options.
Continue reading “19th Annual Wedding Expo Will Help Make Your Big Day More Magical”
Rockville students — start getting your art ready! The Glenview Mansion Art Gallery is inviting you to submit drawings, paintings and sculpture to Rockville’s Annual Student Art Show.
Continue reading “Student Art Show at Glenview Mansion Gallery Seeks Entries”