Category: Culture and Recreation

Celebrate Earth Day the Rockville Way

Earth Day is Thursday, April 22, and Rockville is celebrating with events all spring long, including the following free or low-cost activities that promote getting outside and helping nature. All in-person events require participants to wear a face covering and practice social distancing of at least 6 feet. Activities marked SSL are

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Aging and Nutrition, Beneficial Criticism, and Eye Health

Virtual March Programs at the Senior Center Stay home and stay well with online seminars from the Rockville Senior Center in March. For details, visit www.rockvillemd.gov/recreation. Register online, call 240-314-8800 or email seniorcenter@rockvillemd.gov for more information. Sessions are free, unless otherwise noted.

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New Bike Racks Installed in Rockville’s Parks

Eight parks in Rockville now have newly installed bicycle racks, with another installation to come soon. Dogwood, Elwood Smith, Potomac Woods, Rockcrest, Welsh, Woodley Gardens and Woottons Mill parks each have a new rack. Rockville’s newest park, RedGate, has two. A new bike rack is scheduled to be installed at

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Meet a Rockville Employee: Karen Etzel

Karen Etzel, director of Montrose Discovery Preschool, a licensed childcare program operated by the City of Rockville, marks two decades this year with the preschool. We asked her to answer a few questions to introduce this longtime employee to the community.

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A Little Piece of Land to Grow Your Own

Garden Plot Applications Being Accepted The City of Rockville has 159 garden plots, about 25-by-25 feet, now available for rent at Woottons Mill Park for growing flowers and vegetables. The cost is $80 per plot for nonresidents; Rockville residents pay $70 per plot. The season runs April 1-Nov. 14. The

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Take Care of Your Head and Heart, Virtually, with the Senior Center

Stay home and stay well with online seminars from the Rockville Senior Center in February. For details, visit www.rockvillemd.gov/recreation. Register online, call 240-314-8800 or email seniorcenter@rockvillemd.gov for more information. Sessions are free, unless otherwise noted. Healthy Heart, Healthy Brain!This class will discuss the heart and brain connection. Learn risk factors

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Rockville Cemetery Featured on Rockville 11

The Rockville Cemetery Association and its mission to maintain a crucial part of Rockville’s history will be the focus of a special Rockville 11 series, beginning this month. The series will cover the cemetery’s restoration, and history of some of the legends for whom the cemetery is the final resting

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Civil War Trail Signs Being Updated

Two new interpretive signs have been installed at the Stonestreet Museum of 19th Century Medicine and Beall-Dawson House, the first of several signs to be updated in Rockville that are part of the Civil War Trails, Inc., program. Civil War Trails, Inc., has partnered with the City of Rockville, Peerless

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Mayor and Council Approve Increases to Parking Fines

Increase Fines for Parking Near Fire Hydrants, in Fire Lanes and Handicap Spaces Motorists could face significantly higher fines for illegally parking near fire hydrants, in fire lanes or in designated handicap parking spaces after the Mayor and Council approved

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Comp Plan Discussion Continues

Adoption Planned for Early August The Mayor and Council are continuing to discuss parts of the Rockville 2040 Comprehensive Plan, leading up to its possible adoption in August.

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