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February 4, 2016

Hello, everybody! Happy first week of February to you all. Just think–only about another month and a half until we start seeing flowers in bloom, the green, green grass of home and Memorial Day sales!
Lots of fine folks will be busy blowing out a myriad of birthday candles this week. Among them are Elizabeth Cheeley, pretty in her paper party hat Feb. 5, Jaime Saacke, cutting cake Feb. 6, and Greg Kiwak, singing along Feb. 10.
Let Lady Luck be your sweetie when you attend Rockville Ruritans’ Bingo Night Friday, Feb. 12 at the Rockville Center on Pouncey Tract Road. Doors open at 6:30 p.m., numbers start a-callin’ at 7 p.m. Kids packs of games are available, too, so make it a fun family game night. Food is available for purchase.
Join Patrick Henry High School’s Patriots Athletic Teams Supporters (PATS) for Casino Night this Saturday, Feb. 6, beginning at 6 p.m. at the Montpelier Center, 17205 Mountain Road. Tickets are $35 each or $60 per couple, available at the door, and give you an evening of Vegas-style gaming, live and silent auctions, heavy hors d’ouevres and two alcoholic beverage tickets. (Attendees must be 21 or older.) Proceeds benefit our local high school athletes!
First Friday Films plays its monthly gig at the Cochrane Rockville Library this Friday, Feb. 5, at 4:30 p.m. Enjoy a full-length family feature on the branch’s big screen while munching free popcorn, snacks and sipping soft drinks, courtesy of the Friends of the Rockville Library. Call (804) 749-3146 for the film’s title.
Bring the little ones to the library for a special Snuggle With a Book Evening Storytime in honor of the Winter Reading Program Wednesday, Feb. 17, at 6:30 p.m. Kids are encouraged to wear their pajamas and bring along a favorite plush friend for snuggly stories, songs, activities and more. The event includes a bedtime snack of cookies and milk, too.
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Have a wonderful week!