Category: Events

Rockville Ready to Rocktobierfest Again in October

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

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Pup Misses Pool? Doggie Dip Day Returns

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

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Arts Commission to Hold Listening Session on COVID-19 Impact

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

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Speaker Series to Highlight Rockville Science Center

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

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Health and Wellness, Coming Up at the Senior Center

Stay home and stay well with free online seminars from the Rockville Senior Center in September. Register with the course number online at Learn more about 60-plus programs, courses, activities and services at or calling 240-314-8800. Sessions are free and run from 1-2 p.m., except where noted.

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John Edgar Wideman to be Honored with F. Scott Fitzgerald Award

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,

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Human Rights Commission Seeks Student Ambassadors

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

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UPDATE: City Police Community Open House Canceled

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 Original post: An open house at the

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Take Action for Energy Efficiency in October

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 And try these ideas during Energy Action Month to get

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