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Rockville – Donna-Jo Webster

August 17, 2017

Hello, everybody! How are things in your corner of the county? Lots of fun activities are on tap, both in and around town, over the next few weeks!

Among our Rockville friends and neighbors blowing out birthday candles this week is Jerry Stone, hearing that familiar song on Aug. 21.

The Beaverdam Ruritan Club invites you to take a short drive and support a great cause at the same time. The club hosts Bingo Night to benefit Wings of Hope Ranch this Friday, Aug. 18 at 18002 Teman Road, Beaverdam. Doors open at 6 p.m., food concessions are available at 6:30 p.m., games begin at 7 p.m. Play twenty games for $16. Bring the whole family! Visit www.beaverdamruritan.com for info.

The Cochrane Rockville Library hosts Read 2 Rover this Friday, Aug. 18 at 4:30 p.m. Budding readers are invited to read aloud to certified therapy dogs, gaining confidence and building life-long skills at this fun and rewarding event. Call the branch at 749-3146 to save your child’s spot.

The Montpelier Center on Mountain Road invites all Rockville neighbors to attend their Music Under the Stars concert on Friday, Aug. 25 featuring the band East of Afton. Children’s activities begin at 6 p.m., music starts at 7 p.m. Bring a blanket or lawn chair. Sweet Frog concessions, beer and wine will be available for purchase. Call 883-7378 for details.

Field Day of the Past is gearing up for its 25th season this year and invites all Rockvillians to mark their calendars for Friday, Sept. 15 through Sunday, Sept. 17. Among the new attractions this year will be Rust and Flame, an interactive blacksmithing demonstration. Try your hand at this timeless craft! More info on Field Day is available at fielddayofthepast.net or by calling 741-8468.

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