A little extra time at home could be rewarding for Rockville high school students with a creative take on human rights. The city’s Human Rights Commission has extended the deadline for entries for its Multimedia Scholarship Competition through Friday, May 29. Formerly known as the Multimedia Contest, the revamped annual
Category: Culture and Recreation
Rockville is looking for professional artists for two major projects — one to beautify the recently renovated Rockville Swim and Fitness Center; the other for a gateway art project on a highly visible site near Thomas Farm Community Center. The Rockville Swim and Fitness Center recently celebrated completion of a lobby
The COVID-19 emergency forced the cancellation of the Hometown Holidays Music Fest and Memorial Day Ceremony and Parade, but the city is determined to keep calm and party on by changing up the plan in order to safely carry on this Rockville tradition. The revamped festival, dubbed Festing in Place,
A statue of Walter “Big Train” Johnson, one of the most accomplished pitchers of all time, now stands as a centerpiece to Dogwood Park in a replica ballfield that represents his more than two-decade career on the mound with the Washington Senators.
“Images of America: Rockville,” a pictorial history book covering the 250-year span of Rockville’s development, from preservation nonprofit Peerless Rockville, will be released in April. Containing many vintage images and some never-before-published photos, the book, part of Arcadia Publishing’s extensive “Images of America” series, follows Rockville’s growth from a tiny
While City of Rockville parks will remain open, as a safety precaution, the use of playground equipment in city parks is now prohibited. Signs have been posted at playgrounds throughout City of Rockville parks.
The parks are open, but lights at City of Rockville outdoor courts and sports fields will remain off during evening and nighttime hours, beginning Saturday, March 21.
Community concerns about the new coronavirus have led to the cancellation of the March 20 International Night and postponement of the Rockville Creative Summit, scheduled for March 22.
UPDATE, Saturday, March 14: Due to ongoing concerns regarding COVID-19, these events have been cancelled. Find out more about your brain’s inner workings and your memory, as well as good nutrition and heart health, this month at the Rockville Senior Center. Register at the senior center’s information desk by calling
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Rockville’s Climate Action Plan should focus on reducing greenhouse gas, addressing racial equity and protecting future generations, respondents to a recent city survey said. The city received 525 responses to the Climate Action Plan survey conducted in late 2020. Highlights
The Mayor and Council will receive a report at their Monday, April 26 meeting on a recent managed deer culling pilot program, held in the John G. Hayes Forest Preserve. All told, 21 deer in total were culled without incident
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