Rocktobierfest returns to Rockville Town Center on Saturday, Oct. 2 for a day of bands, beers and getting back to gathering together. In its fifth year, the free outdoor festival, from 11 a.m.-5 p.m., will include three stages of live music, food, beer sales by local breweries, and an artisans
Fidos and fidesses will be back on deck this month at the Rockville Swim and Fitness Center’s recreation pool. That’s right — Doggie Dip Day has returned! For only $5 per pooch, your fur baby will be able to splash around at one of the city’s most-loved events. Humans can
Montgomery County Lynching Memorial Project to Hold Remembrance Pilgrimage Walk and Soil Collection Ceremony
The Montgomery County Lynching Memorial Project invites the public to a remembrance pilgrimage walk and soil collection ceremony on Sunday, Sept. 26. The walk and ceremony will memorialize two men who were lynched in Rockville. John Diggs-Dorsey, a man in his early 20s from Darnestown, was dragged from the county
The City of Rockville’s Cultural Arts Commission wants to know how the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted the city’s arts communities and if it can help. The commission will hold a virtual listening session from 7-9 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 13. The commission wishes to hear from groups that provide arts and
The Glenview Mansion and Peerless Rockville Speaker Series will highlight the history of the Rockville Science Center in a virtual presentation at 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 9. Bob Ekman, trustee president, will take attendees on a pictorial journey through “30 years of Growth, Providing Opportunities to Engage in Science and
Stay home and stay well with free online seminars from the Rockville Senior Center in September. Register with the course number online at www.rockvillemd.gov/registration. Learn more about 60-plus programs, courses, activities and services at www.rockvillemd.gov/seniorcenter or calling 240-314-8800. Sessions are free and run from 1-2 p.m., except where noted.
The F. Scott Fitzgerald Literary Festival will honor prolific award-winning author John Edgar Wideman, on Saturday, Oct. 30, with the 2021 F. Scott Fitzgerald Award for Outstanding Achievement in American Literature. The award has been presented to some of America’s most distinguished writers, including Richard Russo, Annie Proulx, Norman Mailer,
Rockville Public Safety Awards Moves Outdoors Due to changing health conditions, the Rockville Public Safety Awards will not return to Lakewood Country Club this year, but will be held at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 8 in the plaza of the Montgomery County Executive Office Building/Montgomery County Circuit Court at 101
This article has been updated to include the extended application deadline. Rockville’s Human Rights Commission is seeking 10 students to serve as HRC Student Ambassadors in its third annual Student Ambassador Program. Ambassadors will serve as liaisons between the HRC and their high schools. The program will accept two students
Update, 4:15 p.m. Friday, Sept. 17: The Rockville City Police Department open house scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 25 has been canceled due to ongoing public health concerns related to the COVID-19 pandemic. For information about city special events scheduled for October, visit www.rockvillemd.gov/CivicAlerts.aspx?AID=1981. Original post: An open house at the
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