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
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.
Counseling Available from Rockville’s School and Community Youth Services May is Mental Health Awareness Month, and Rockville will hold a virtual seminar focused on self-care and creating a mentally healthy lifestyle. Hosted by Jennifer Lilly, a youth and family counselor with the City of Rockville, the seminar will cover topics
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 will observe Juneteenth, Saturday, June 19, as a city holiday for the first time this year with a panel discussion and community service activities. The panel discussion will focus on racial equity, social justice and economic development as a means toward achieving equity and justice. Panelists
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.
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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