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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The City of Rockville and Rockville Farmers Market will provide a dollar-for-dollar match for customers using their federal nutrition benefits during the 2021 market season. Entering its 10th year, the Eat Fresh Rockville and Maryland Market Money program removes economic barriers for food-insecure shoppers, by increasing access to fresh produce
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
No one in 1995 could have predicted that when a time capsule was buried at the Rockville Senior Center, the appointed time for unearthing would be delayed a year due to a global pandemic in 2020. Now, 26 years on, that capsule will be unearthed and its contents revealed via
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
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 email@example.com for more information. Sessions are free, and will be held from 1-2 p.m., except where noted. Herbs at a Glance Dr.
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
Monday, May 31 at 9:30 a.m. Watch on Rockville 11 (channel 11 on county cable) and at:• YouTube.com/cityofrockville.• City of Rockville Hometown Holidays Music Fest page on Facebook.• www.rockvillemd.gov/HTH. Featuring:• Music.• A presentation of colors.• A keynote address by a local veteran.• A wreath laying and an address.• An address
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,
Peerless Rockville presentations in April offer closer looks at a Rockville theater company, the city’s public art and a 19th-century newspaper editor from Rockville whose antiwar writings made him the target of mob violence. Register for the following free virtual events at www.peerlessrockville.org/events-and-programs.
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Employees of the City of Rockville will be required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by Monday, Nov. 15, unless exempt for religious or medical reasons, under a new policy adopted by the Mayor and Council. COVID-19, including the highly
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 energyefficiencyday.org. And try these ideas during Energy Action Month to get
Rockville’s Hispanic/Latino population increased by 2,533 people in the decade since the last census, from 14.3% of the city’s population in 2010 to 16.9% in 2020. Those identifying as Hispanic/Latino can be of any race. In 2010, 8,781 people of
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