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Peerless Rockville Presents: A Theater Company, Public Art and a Bloodthirsty Mob

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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Rockville City Academy Offers a Fresh Perspective on Rockville’s Government

The Rockville City Academy returns in May, offering community members an opportunity to better understand how the City of Rockville operates, with a closer look at city departments and services.

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Glenview Mansion Launches Podcast Series

Spring is sprouting podcasts at the historic Glenview Mansion, with thrilling mysteries and time-and-space adventures only a podcast network away.

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Heart Health, Hips and Knees, and Less Stress: What’s Virtual This Month at the Senior Center

Stay home and stay well with online seminars from the Rockville Senior Center in April. For details, visit www.rockvillemd.gov/recreation.

Register with the course number online at www.rockvillemd.gov/registration, call 240-314-8800 or email seniorcenter@rockvillemd.gov for more information.

Sessions are free, unless otherwise noted.

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Take-Back Day Offers a Way to Get Rid of Unwanted Medication

Rockville Police Offer Drive-Up and Drop-Off Collection

The Rockville City Police Department and the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office offer a safe, free and anonymous way to dispose of unwanted prescription drugs during National Drug Take-Back Day on Saturday, April 24.

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Zelda by Zoomlight Offers Movie Buffs a Fitzgerald-Themed Watch Party

Movie Buff? F. Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald Fan?

The Zelda by Zoomlight Movie Club is a virtual watch party on Zoom that will present films Zelda Fitzgerald and and her author husband, F. Scott would have enjoyed.

Participants 16 and older can join the Zoom party every other Tuesday, from April 6-May 18, from 7:30 p.m. The cost is $4 for residents, $5 for nonresidents.

Movies will include: “Oliver Twist” (April 6); “Last Time I Saw” (April 20); “From Russia With Love” (May 4); and “A Farewell to Arms” (May 18).

Jump into your PJs for a special virtual pajama party showing of “The Pajama Game,” starring Doris Day, at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, May 29.

For more info and to register, visit www.rockvillemd.gov/registration, and search “Zoomlight.”

This Way to Earth Day

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 eligible for Student Service Learning hours. Register at www.rockvillemd.gov/registration using the course numbers.

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Mayor and Council to Hold Public Hearing on Annexation

The Mayor and Council will hold a virtual public hearing, Monday, May 17, on a proposal to annex an almost 10.3-acre plot of land at 16200 Frederick Road.

The annexation was initiated through a petition to the city by Victor, Inc., the property’s owner, with a request to zone the area as mixed-use corridor district.

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Second Rockville Business Forum Will Discuss Available Resources and Offer Opportunity for Businesses to Discuss Their Needs

NOTE: This article has been updated to reflect new meeting link and contact information.

The COVID-19 pandemic has placed enormous stress on local businesses, and the City of Rockville has partnered with the Rockville Chamber of Commerce, Rockville Economic Development, Inc., and Maryland Women’s Business Center to help.

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Spring into Action with Rockville’s Spring Activities Guides

“Life in Rockville” and “Adults 60+,” the city’s guides to recreational programs, throughout Rockville, are out and packed with the promise of spring! Registration begins Thursday, March 4.

Find dozens of things to do from March to May: sports and leagues for all ages; aquatics and fitness programs; virtual events and classes; and much more.

“Adults 60+,” a publication of the Rockville Senior Center, lists programs for Rockville’s older adults, including computer classes, educational courses, arts courses and health seminars.

Proper health and safety protocols will be followed for all in-person programs.

See the guides at www.rockvillemd.gov/life. To register online for programs, courses and events, and to browse online listings of what the city has to offer, visit www.rockvillemd.gov/registration.

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