UPDATE, 7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 21: The City of Rockville’s distribution of free, rapid at-home COVID-19 test kits at Mt. Calvary Baptist Church for Friday, Jan. 21 has ended for the day. ORIGINAL POST, 11 a.m. Friday, Jan. 21: The City of Rockville will distribute a limited number of free, rapid at-home COVID-19
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Rockville has outstanding kids, and every T-E-R-R-I-F-I-C kid needs a bike. How do you prove you’re TERRIFIC? Show us you’re Trustworthy, Earnest, Respectful, Responsible, Involved, Fair, Industrious and Caring! The TERRIFIC challenge gives free bikes to Rockville residents in grades 1-5 who fulfill six good deeds, such as volunteering with
Rockville prides itself on being a community of good neighbors — we need your help in finding them. The city is seeking nominations, through 5 p.m. Friday Feb. 25, for its Good Neighbor Awards. The program recognizes community members who are unselfishly giving back and improving quality of life in
For a fifth consecutive year, and for the 10th anniversary of the Human Rights Campaign’s Municipal Equality Index, Rockville has scored perfect marks for the city’s commitment to the health, welfare, safety and equality of its lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer community. Rockville scored a perfect 100 out of 100,
Donations are being accepted for the 2021 Holiday Drive, Rockville’s annual push to help the community’s hundreds of children and families in need. This year, with the need greater than ever, the drive will continue, albeit with minor changes to keep everyone healthy and safe.
The City of Rockville provides grants annually to local organizations that partner with the city to enhance quality of life of Rockville residents. Nonprofits supporting the advancement of education and community engagement are welcome to apply. Applications are being accepted for Fiscal Year 2023 (July 1, 2022-June 30, 2023). To
Stay home and stay healthy with free online seminars from the Rockville Senior Center in December. Register with the course number online at www.rockvillemd.gov/registration. Learn more about 60-plus programs, courses, activities and services at www.rockvillemd.gov/seniorcenter or by calling 240-314-8800. Stress Reduction/Meditation: Focus, relax and come to a more peaceful sense
Applications Accepted Starting Dec. 10 The city’s matching grant program helps neighbors work together to accomplish common goals that support the health, vitality and inclusivity of the place they call home. Community Empowerment Matching Grant applications will be accepted starting Friday, Dec. 10. The application deadline is Friday, Feb. 4,
Celebrate Rockville’s Asian cultures with performances, to-go activities and snacks at the city’s Lunar New Year celebration. The annual celebration will be held from 6-8 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 10, at the F. Scott Fitzgerald Theatre at Rockville Civic Center Park, 603 Edmonston Drive. Multicultural performances begin at 6:15 p.m. Admission
Rockville honors Martin Luther King Jr.’s life and legacy in January as the city holds its 50th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebration with a virtual ceremony on Monday, Jan. 17 and a week of service activities.
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Community members are encouraged to apply to serve on the city’s Community Policing Advisory Board. The board provides recommendations to the Mayor and Council on how to support Rockville City Police Department programs, training, and professional development, and crime and
The City of Rockville is moving forward with the search for its next city manager. The Mayor and Council are interested in hearing community members’ opinions and feedback about the traits needed for someone to be successful in this role.
Candidates, Treasurers Encouraged to Take Part The City of Rockville Board of Supervisors of Elections will host its second post-election forum to discuss Rockville’s 2023 vote-by-mail election. This in-person-only forum will be held in the Mayor and Council chambers at
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