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Rockville – Donna-Jo Webster

October 12, 2017

Hello, everybody! How are things going in your corner of the county? Hard to believe that Thanksgiving and other holidays are just a few short weeks away. Time to start working on those New Year resolutions again!

Among the fine local folks blowing out birthday candles this week is Jessica Kiwak, sporting a paper party hat on Oct. 15.

The Cochrane Rockville Library has a number of fun events slated throughout the month of October and you won’t want to miss a single one. All area Pokemon enthusiasts ages 11 to 18 are invited to the branch this Saturday, Oct. 14, at 1 p.m. for a Poke Ball Habitat workshop. Create a comfy environment for your favorite character with supplies provided. Bring a friend and catch ‘em all.

Budding readers are invited to the library on Friday, Oct. 20 at 4:30 p.m. for the next installment of Read 2 Rover. Certified therapy dogs love to listen to new readers practicing their skills, providing comfort, confidence and motivation. Call the library at 749-3146 to save your child’s spot.

Little scientists ages three to ten are invited to make a splash at the library’s Water Science Workshop on Saturday, Oct. 21 at 11 a.m. Lots of hands-on water activities and science experiments will have young minds growing at this fun, educational program. Snacks will be served, courtesy of the Friends of the Rockville Library.

Our friends at Berea Baptist Church offer up some seasonal fun with their Trunk or Treat event on Tuesday, Oct. 31 from 6 to 8 p.m. Bring the kids out for an evening of safe and fun trick or treating in the church parking lot. Be warned, though: all who attend will be treated! Call 749-3597 for info.

If you have news to share or events you’d like to see in this space, send info to In the meantime, have a wonderful week!