Happy Friday, Rockville!
It’s gorgeous out there again today. But the National Weather Service says we might be playing “run between the raindrops” throughout the weekend. So get out there and enjoy the sunshine while it lasts.
And now, the “Go play in the yard!” edition of “The Rundown”:
- Weather like today’s gets us thinking about getting out and getting moving—and about fall. If you’re having similar thoughts, find a recreation program or class that’s right for you.
The City of Rockville’s fall recreation guide is now available here. Registration opened on Thursday.
The Montgomery County Department of Recreation’s guide is available here. Registration for county fall recreation programs opens Monday.
- Help send Rockville students back to school with new school supplies. Drop off donations of new school supplies including pencils, pens, notebooks, rulers, glue sticks, markers and crayons at the , or community centers or at .
Donation boxes will be available through Tuesday.
The supplies will be distributed to city residents in backpacks for $1 each at the city’s Back-to-School Jam from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. on Aug. 19 at the Lincoln Park Community Center. The jam features information tables from schools and organizations and entertainment.
For more information contact Lincoln Park Community Center supervisor Yvette Yeboah at email@example.com or 240-314-8780.
- From our friends at the : The main lobby and fitness room will be closed Monday through Friday next week. During the closure, Swim and Fitness Center memberships will be honored at the , Lincoln Park, and Thomas Farm community centers for use of their exercise rooms.
The Twinbrook and centers are open 6 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. is open 9:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. The Swim and Fitness Center’s fitness room will reopen for normal hours on Aug. 20. Call 240-314-8750.
- Today we bring you a new Rundown feature. “This Week in Aggregation” will bring you the best of what our other media friends are reporting about Rockville. It’s an extension of the Rundown’s mission of bringing you This week in aggregation includes WUSA 9’s report about a gold rush at a shop on Hungerford Drive and a Washington Post story about a Rockville family that can field their own soccer team.
- We recently reported on and change August’s reputation as the deadliest month on Maryland roads. Learn more about the ongoing campaign in this public service announcement from Rockville 11.
- Be careful out there, Rockville. And be our “friend” at Rockville Patch on Facebook. Follow us @RockvillePatch on Twitter.