Individuals and organizations around Rockville delivered a brighter Thanksgiving and Christmas for those in need through the 2020 Holiday Drive. This year, because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the city requested cash donations only, instead of the usual collection of food and toys, and purchased gift cards for recipients in need.
Stay home and stay well with online seminars from the Rockville Senior Center in January. For details, visit www.rockvillemd.gov/recreation. Register online, call 240-314-8800 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information. Sessions are free, unless otherwise noted, and take place from 1-2 p.m.
Rockville’s 49th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebration will take place noon-1:30 p.m. Monday, Jan. 18. The celebration, with a theme of “In Courageous Pursuit of Victory,” will be conducted online via Webex. Visit www.rockvillemd.gov/mlk to learn how to join live. Those unable to join can view a recording
Stay home but also stay well with online seminars from the Rockville Senior Center in December. For details, visit www.rockvillemd.gov/recreation. You can register online, call 240-314-8800 or email email@example.com for more information. Sessions are free unless otherwise noted. Blood Pressure Session 4: Stress Reduction. Breathing exercises and meditation can lower
Human Rights Day is Thursday, Dec. 10. The day commemorates the United Nations’ adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights on Dec. 10, 1948. The city’s Human Rights Commission is marking the day with information, at www.rockvillemd.gov/humanrights, to prompt ideas, conversation and action for upholding and respecting human rights.
Applications Accepted Starting Dec. 14 The city’s matching grant program helps neighbors work together to accomplish common goals that support the health, vitality and inclusivity of the place they call home. Community Empowerment Matching Grant applications will be accepted starting Monday, Dec. 14. The application deadline is Friday, Feb. 5.
The Rockville City Police Department invites community members for National Coffee with a Cop Day from 8-9:30 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 7 at Krispy Kreme in the Fallsgrove Village Center, 14919 Shady Grove Road. Face coverings must be worn upon entry. Chief Victor Brito, RCPD commanders and officers will be on
The city’s Human Rights Commission will offer virtual diversity and inclusion training for students living in and attending Rockville-area high schools or Montgomery College (Rockville campus) on Saturday, Oct. 17. The dynamic, interactive online training will provide students with tools to handle difficult situations with an understanding of diverse populations.
Two projects completed in the summer added sidewalks to busy roads in the city’s Lincoln Park neighborhood. One project installed approximately 1,700 linear feet of 5-foot-wide sidewalk, including some pervious concrete for stormwater management, to the southside of Southlawn Lane between Lofstrand Lane and East Gude Drive. Constructed at a
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