Stand ‘On the Shoulders of Giants’ This Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Dr. Marcia Chatelain

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.
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Sing with the Rockville Chorus

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.

Call or email Arts Program Specialist Julie Farrell to schedule your painless audition: 240-314-8682 or For more on the chorus, visit

Wine and Foreign Film Series to Show ‘Mozart’s Sister’

“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.

19th Annual Wedding Expo Will Help Make Your Big Day More Magical

Wedding Expo 2018 posterYour 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.
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