“Building Bridges in a Diverse Society,” a dynamic, highly interactive diversity leadership workshop offered by the city’s Human Rights Commission, returns in April.
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“Streamlining the Permitting Process” will be the topic for a stakeholders’ forum, held by Rockville’s Inspection Services Division, this month at City Hall.
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Rockville’s Recreation and Parks Department will bring home two prestigious accolades from this year’s Maryland Recreation and Parks Association annual awards. The MRPA’s “Celebration of Excellence” was held March 1 in Baltimore.
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The Rockville Senior Center is challenging its members to take part in an eight-week fitness challenge that will begin Monday, March 19. Prizes will be awarded for the three senior center members who exercise the greatest number of minutes. An organizational meeting will be held at 2 p.m. Monday, March 12, for participants to receive the challenge packet and to review the program’s guidelines. Registration is required for this free program. Register by March 19 with course #4784 at www.rockvillemd.gov/registration. Must be a senior center fitness member.
A work of art in an underpass? Rockville, CSX Transportation and the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority’s Art in Transit Program are offering the right artist $100,000 to make that happen at the Park Road underpass.
The underpass is near two residential neighborhoods, East Rockville and Lincoln Park, and is close to Rockville Town Center. The project will encompass concrete walls on each side of the underpass, each of which is composed of two sections, one owned by WMATA and the other by CSXT. The city owns the lights and conduits in the underpass. Beautifying the underpass is among the Mayor and Council’s priority initiatives for Rockville.
The deadline for submissions is 11:59 p.m. Friday, March 30. Details about this nationwide call for artists, with requirements for submissions, can be found at www.rockvillemd.gov/AIPP. For more information, contact arts programs supervisor Betty Wisda at 240-314-8681 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Rockville’s 74th Annual Memorial Day Parade will march through Rockville Town Center with a variety of marching bands, drill and pompom units, floats and other displays at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, May 28.
Organizations or individuals interested in participating in the parade should apply by Friday, April 6.
For parade rules and regulations, and to download an application, visit www.rockvillemd.gov/HTH.
“The World of Nature” premieres at the Glenview Mansion Art Gallery with an opening reception at 1:30 p.m. Sunday, March 25.
See Vicky Arana’s tree paintings, mixed-media assemblage by Lisa A. Tayerle and Lynda Andrews-Barry’s new media installation.
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The 29th annual Rockville Science Day offers a chance to experience science hands-on, with exhibits from over 90 local organizations and businesses. The event features animals, astronomy, biology, chemistry, the environment, robotics and rockets.
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Four Stages of Music, Local Food Favorites and Kids Fun Return May 26-27
The Hometown Holidays Music Fest will feature more than 25 local, regional and national performing artists and the best local food around on Saturday, May 26 and Sunday, May 27 in Rockville Town Center.
The 30th annual Memorial Day weekend music festival is a destination for music lovers, featuring performances on four stages across six city blocks.
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Rockville will turn out the lights in observance of Earth Hour, an international effort in support of climate change action. Earth Hour encourages people to turn off all non-essential lights in their homes and businesses for one hour, from 8:30-9:30 p.m. on Saturday, March 24. The city will participate by turning off all non-essential lights at the city’s Gude maintenance facility. Learn more and find ways to take part in Earth Hour every day at www.earthhour.org/blog/10-ways-celebrate-earth-hour-daily.