Rockville – Donna-Jo Webster

October 16, 2014


Hello, everybody! Happy middle-of-the-month to you all. Just think: six more columns, and we’ll all be sleeping off our Thanksgiving dinners!

Happy hometown birthday wishes go out this week to Terri Koci, looking festive in her paper party hat Oct. 20, Robin Orndorff, enjoying some back-home visiting Oct. 21, and to Betty Hannahs, hearing that familiar serenade Oct. 22.

There’s lots of family fun on tap when you join the Rockville Ruritans for bingo this. Friday, Oct. 17 at the Rockville Center on Pouncey Tract Road. Doors open at 6:30 p.m., games begin at 7 p.m. Food will be available for purchase. Bring a friend!

Teens and tweens are invited to the Cochrane Rockville Library this Friday, Oct. 17 for an after-hours Teen Read Week celebration, Battle of the Bristle Bots. Bring your Nerf guns and battle your friends from giant cardboard fortresses. Build cool little robots out of toothbrushes and race ‘em, too. Pizza and snacks will be served. Call (804) 749-3146 for details.

Don’t miss the inaugural Gabriel Pearce Memorial Scholarship Fundraiser at Berea Baptist Church this Saturday, Oct. 18. The event runs from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. Check put the yard sale, silent auction, bake sale, vendors, clowns, food, fun, and more. There’ll be something for everyone, and proceeds benefit a scholarship fund established for a graduating Patrick Henry High School senior who will attend Virginia Commonwealth. University.

Got news to share? Rockville would love to hear it. Send your news and events (preferably at least two weeks in advance) to or call (804) 749-3401. Have a wonderful week!

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