Learn how the railroad changed Montgomery County and explore public art with Peerless Rockville in July and August. Historian Susan C. Soderberg’s illustrated presentation, “From Corn to Commuters: How the Coming of the Railroad Changed the Way of Life and the Future of Montgomery County,” explores how a branch line became
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Rockville welcomed Joyce Tian, pictured in the Mayor and Council chambers, winner of the “If I Were Mayor…” essay contest, to City Hall on May 25. Tian, a fourth-grader at Beall Elementary School, earned the right to serve as Rockville’s Mayor for a Day, doing an on-camera interview with Rockville
Rockville Musical Theatre presents “Into the Woods”8 p.m. June 30, July 1, 7, 8, 14 and 15. 2 p.m. July 9 and 16. A baker and his wife’s wish for a child lead them into the woods on a magical journey to reverse a curse. Along the way they meet
Stay healthy and informed with free seminars from the Rockville Senior Center in July and August. Register with the course number at www.rockvillemd.gov/registration. Learn about 60-plus programs, courses, activities and services at www.rockvillemd.gov/seniorcenter or by calling 240-314-8800. See the “Adults 60+” recreation guide at www.rockvillemd.gov/life for more information. Activities are
Four Movies. Four Weeks. Four Neighborhood Parks. Mark your summer entertainment calendar for Rockville’s free outdoor Movies in the Parks, on the big screen at neighborhood parks throughout the city on Wednesdays in August.
Explore the city by bike, with friends in July. The Rockville Bicycle Advisory Committee leads casual neighborhood rides of about one hour on Tuesdays throughout the summer. Routes are on paved, shared-use paths, some sidewalks and some short sections of quiet streets. The group rides at the pace of the
Join Lincoln Park Community Center, the Mayor and Council, and members of the Isreal family, from noon-4 p.m. Saturday, July 8, for a ribbon cutting to rededicate Clarence “Pint” Isreal Park, and an event to celebrate the community. The community center and Isreal Park are located at 357 Frederick Ave.
A Rockville tradition, the city’s annual Independence Day celebration, returns to King Farm on Tuesday, July 4, with music, fireworks and fun. Hosted by the Mayor and Council, the celebration will once again be held at the 26-acre Mattie J.T. Stepanek Park, 1800 Piccard Drive, in King Farm, which offers
Coming in May and June to the F. Scott Fitzgerald Theatre, 603 Edmonston Drive. Rockville Chorus presents “United in Music”7:30 p.m. Sunday, May 21.Directed by Linda Garrettson and featuring “Blues in the Night” by Mercer and Arlen; “Les Miserables” by Schonberg; “Let’s Swing It” by Schmutte; “Prayer for the Children”
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In a continuing effort to reduce the number of speeding vehicles in Rockville neighborhoods, the Rockville City Police Department is deploying a new speed monitoring system in the 2500 block of Wootton Parkway, near its intersection with Fairwood Court. RCPD is scheduled
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.
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