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Rockville – Donna-Jo Webster

October 20, 2016

Hello, everybody! I think the pages on the calendar are turning faster and faster lately. Can you believe there’s only 16 weeks to Groundhog Day?!
Among the fine folks in town blowing out their birthday candles this week are Betty Hannahs, opening presents Oct. 22 and Scott Gilman, hearing that familiar song Oct. 25.
Hearty congratulations go out to Noah Pearce of the ‘ville, named a Freshman Prince in Patrick Henry High School’s Homecoming Court this past weekend. Way to go, Noah – you’ve done the hometown proud!
AARP Hanover Chapter 5335 presents their huge Community Yard Sale Saturday, Oct. 22, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the corner of College Avenue and Route 1 in nearby Ashland. Twelve by 12-foot rental spaces for vendors are available for $15 each. Lots of fabulous items will be available! To rent a spot or for more info, contact Apphia Downing at (804) 798-1373.
Take good care of your furry friends with a low-cost Rabies Prevention Clinic sponsored by Hanover County Animal Control Saturday, Oct. 29, from 9 a.m. to noon at Western Hanover Church, 16050 Mountain Road. Rabies shots are available for both cats and dogs. Cost is $8 per animal. For more info, call (804) 365-6485.
Don’t miss the fun of Trunk or Treat at Berea Baptist Church Monday, Oct. 31, from 6 to 8 p.m. Bring the kids out for a great evening of games, candy and treats, barbecue, hot dogs, and popcorn. The event is free. Prepare to be treated. You gotta “boo” there! The church is located at the corner of Ashland and Pouncey Tract roads.
The Cochrane Rockville Library presents First Friday Films Friday, Nov. 4, at 4:30 p.m. Catch a full-length family feature, popcorn, snacks and soft drinks, all courtesy of the Friends of the Rockville Library. Call the branch at (804) 749-3146 for the film’s title.
Got news? Rockville wants to hear it! Send news and events, preferably two weeks in advance, to to see it here. Have a wonderful week!