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Rockville – Donna-Jo Webster

July 21, 2016

Hello, everybody! Been hot enough for ya lately? Honey child, it’s so toasty out, I walked through a cornfield and thought I was in a movie theatre, with all the popcorn flying about. Ooo wee!
One person keeping her cool this week is lovely birthday gal Gloria Childress, cutting a big ol’ slice of cake on July 22.
What lady doesn’t enjoy an evening of food, drinks, friends, and shopping? Our friends at the Rockville Center host a special Girls’ Night Out this Saturday, July 23, from 8 to 10 p.m. Bring your girlfriends, mom, grandma, and sisters, too for a fun night featuring 16 of your favorite home party vendors in pop-up boutiques around the pool. Event proceeds benefit the Center’s pool renovation project. For more info, drop a line to
Mark your calendars now for the huge 175th anniversary celebration at Taylorsville Baptist Church in nearby Doswell Sunday, Oct. 9, beginning at 10:30 a.m. The celebration includes a spectacular worship service with guest speakers, a luncheon and wonderful music following at 2 p.m. Some attendees will be in historic costume and children are invited to take part in games from days of yore. The church is located at 15415 Taylorsville Road. Call (804) 876-3838 for details.
The Cochrane Rockville Library welcomes the Hampstead Stage Company and their exciting live production of “Aladdin” to the branch Saturday, July 30, at 11 a.m. See the story of the poor boy who followed his dreams in a thrilling production suitable for the whole family. Call (804) 749-3146 for details.
Catch First Friday Films at the library on Friday, Aug. 5, at 4:30 p.m. Enjoy a full-length feature on the branch’s big screen complete with popcorn, snacks, and soft drinks, all courtesy of the Friends of the Rockville Library. Call the library for the film’s title.
Pint-sized Harry Potter fans are invited to the library’s big launch party for the new tale “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child” Saturday, Aug. 6, at 11 a.m. Hear excerpts from the book and make a fun Potter craft, too. Snacks will be served.
Got news to share? Rockville would love to hear it. Send your news and events, preferably at least two weeks in advance, to Stay cool and have a wonderful week!