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City of Rockville Hosts Free Community Forum

The City of Rockville will host a free community forum on Human Rights and America's Changing Families Thursday, Sept. 16, at 7 p.m. at VisArts, 155 Gibbs Street.

The forum will include:

  • Guest speakers from the Human Rights Campaign and the community addressing the rights and challenges of America's changing family dynamics, including single parent homes and same-sex parents;
  • Safe, honest and open discussion; and
  • Information sharing opportunities.

The event is co-sponsored by the City of Rockville's Neighborhood Resources Division and Human Rights Commission.
For more information about the forum or the Human Rights Commission contact Janet Kelly, human rights and mediation coordinator, at jkelly@rockvillemd.gov or 240-314-8316, TTY 240-314-8137.

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Maryland’s Biggest Consignment Sale – Tot Swap – returns to Montgomery and Frederick Counties

Thousands of items babies, kids, and teens at bargain prices; consignors make up to70% from their items

Farmers Market & Music: Rick Whitehead Trio

What do you get when you combine Wednesday?s farmers? market with a live band and a lot of great places to eat? Come see at Out To Lunch Wednesdays! Located on East Montgomery Avenue. Live music from June 2 thru September 29 from 12 noon - 1:30 p.m.

Croydon Creek Nature Center Story and Hike

Saturday Story and Hike

Event Type: Recreation and Parks
Location: Croydon Creek Nature Ctr.
Date/Time: 09/25/2010 10:00 AM - 09/25/2010 11:00 AM

Stop by the Nature Center for storytime and a hike. A naturalis will read a story and lead a hike based on the story. Dress for the weather. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Advance registration required.

Event Fees: $3R/$5NR

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Car Free Day on September 22-Montgomery County Offers Tips on How You Can Participate

Montgomery County Commuter Services (MCCS) invites residents and employees to join the Washington region in celebrating Car Free Day on Wednesday, September 22.  This annual, worldwide event encourages the public to find alternatives to using cars or reduce the amount of driving that day.  Organizers promote the idea that using transit, biking, and walking – instead of driving – will reduce noise, pollution and stress.

            “People throughout the region are re-evaluating their relationship with the car,” said Montgomery County Department of Transportation Director Art Holmes.  “This is great news for transit and great news for the environment.  I encourage everyone to try transportation alternatives that will help us relieve congestion and the stress of commuting.”

Suspect Arrested for Credit Card Theft

Second District patrol officers, with the assistance from the 2nd District Investigative Section, have been investigating a felony credit card theft that occurred in Rockville. 

      On February 9, 2010, a patron at the Gold’s Gym on Randolph Road reported that three credit cards were stolen from his wallet.  The suspect then proceeded to fraudulently purchase over $1200 dollars worth of merchandise with the stolen credit cards.

Rockville 10K/5K Run

On November 7, 2010 the Rockville 10K/5K Run will be celebrating it’s 35th anniversary!

Looking to build on the return to a popular course and a record number of registrants last year, the 35th edition of the oldest continuous race in Montgomery County is striving to be the best yet!

What: 2010 Rockville 10K/5K

When: Sunday, November 7th – 8:30 AM

Where: King Farm Village Center - Rockville, MD

Register here: www.signmeup.com/71614

For more information, please contact us at rocrun@mcrrc.com.