Category: Culture and Recreation

Independence Day Celebration Canceled

Rockville’s Independence Day Celebration, typically held each July Fourth, has been canceled due to public health concerns arising from the COVID-19 pandemic. Rockville’s event draws nearly 30,000 people and as part of the city’s ongoing efforts to slow the spread of COVID-19, staff recommended cancelling the event. The city is

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Swim Laps Outdoors at the Rockville Swim and Fitness Center

The Rockville Swim and Fitness Center has opened its fitness pool for the season for lap swimming and water walking, on a reservation-only basis, for Rockville residents and swim center members. The outdoor fitness pool has been set up for short course laps (19 lanes, each 25 meters) to accommodate

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Peerless Presents: Women – Real and Fictional – Who Lived in Frieda’s Cottage, and a Closer Look at the C&O Canal

May is Preservation Month and Peerless Rockville’s online presentations are taking a closer look at Rockville’s National Historic Landmark, the remarkable woman who lived there and the novel she inspired. June finds the Glenview Mansion and Peerless Rockville Speaker Series exploring the C&O Canal. Restoring Frieda’s Cottage: Preserving a Landmark

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Health and Wellness, Coming Up at the Senior Center

Stay home and stay well with free online seminars from the Rockville Senior Center in May and June. Register with the course number online, or call 240-314-8800 or for more information. Sessions are free, and will be held from 1-2 p.m., except where noted. Herbs at a Glance Dr.

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Memorial Day in Rockville

City government will be closed Monday, May 31 for Memorial Day. Rockville community centers will be closed. Community centers will begin offering expanded services, starting Friday, May 28. Learn more. Reservations at the Rockville Swim and Fitness Center’s outdoor fitness and recreation pools, north pool and fitness room will no

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Join the City of Rockville for a Virtual Memorial Day Ceremony

Monday, May 31 at 9:30 a.m. Watch on Rockville 11 (channel 11 on county cable) and at:•• City of Rockville Hometown Holidays Music Fest page on Facebook.• Featuring:• Music.• A presentation of colors.• A keynote address by a local veteran.• A wreath laying and an address.• An address

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City Facilities to Partly Reopen This Month

The City of Rockville partially reopened some of its facilities in April, in accordance with county and state health and safety regulations governing the COVID-19 pandemic. The eased restrictions allow park rentals, small gatherings at Glenview Mansion and social hall, rehearsals or recording sessions at the F. Scott Fitzgerald Theatre,

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Take Action for Energy Efficiency in October

Celebrate Energy Action Month in October and Energy Efficiency Day on Wednesday, Oct. 6 by doing your part to tackle climate change. Learn more about Energy Efficiency Day at And try these ideas during Energy Action Month to get

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