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Celebrate Earth Month
April 22, 2018 is Earth Day! 

Celebrate with the City of Rockville throughout March and April with free workshops, stream cleanups and other events. 

 For activities hosted by our green partners visit MyGreenMontgomery.


Earth Day Celebration
Earth Hour and Earth Month Proclamations

March 19
Mayor and Council Chambers, City Hall

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5th Annual Montgomery County Energy Summit
April 4 from 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM in Silver Spring.
The Montgomery County Energy Summit is focused on commercial energy efficient and clean energy in the County.

Learn more at the event website.
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Learn the Three B's: Bee, Beneficials and Blooms
Glenview Mansion & Peerless Rockville Speaker Series
April 12 at 7PM
Glenview Mansion, 603 Edmonston Drive
Visit the calendar event for more details and to register.
Stream cleanup volunteers
Annual Potomac River Watershed Cleanups
April 14
*Croydon Creek Nature Center 9 AM to Noon 
*Twinbrook Community Recreation Center 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m.
*Maryvale Park 10:00 a.m. to Noon
Visit the calendar event for more details and to register.
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Rockville Science Day

April 22 from Noon to 5 PM
Montgomery College, Rockville Campus, 51 Mannakee St.

Learn why science is our future. Be sure to visit the Croydon Creek Nature Center table. Free and open to all. Visit the event website for more information.
Tree Planting Ceremony
Arbor Day Tree Planting Ceremony

April 25 at 11 a.m.
Rockmead Park, 1800 Greenplace Terrace

Join the city Forestry Division and students from Fallsmead Elementary for a tree planting in recognition of Rockville's 29th consecutive year as a “Tree City USA”. 

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Spring Festival and Native Plant Sale
April 28 from 10 AM to 2 PM
Croydon Creek Nature Center, 852 Avery Rd.

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Prescription Drug Take-Back Day
April 28 from 10 AM to 2 PM
Rockville City Police Station, 2 W. Montgomery Ave.

Drop off unused or expired medications for safe disposal.

Greenfest
Montgomery County GreenFest

May 5 from 11AM to 4PM
Jesup Blair Local Park, 900 Jesup Blair Dr, Silver Spring

A free, family-friendly festival dedicated to celebrating the people and environment of Montgomery County. 
Visit montgomerycountygreenfest.org for details.
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Invasive Plant Pull  

May 6 from 1:30 to 4:30 PM
Croydon Creek Nature Center, 852 Avery Rd.

Work with a regional expert to pull invasive plants. Gloves will be provided. No advanced registration necessary. Children under 14 must be accompanied by an adult. Call 240-314-8770 for details.
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Green Your Backyard Workshop

May 12 from 10 -11:30 AM
Croydon Creek Nature Center. 

Learn how you can green your backyard and reduce pollution. Rockville residents will be eligible to enter into a free rain barrel raffle. Visit the calendar event for details.


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Earth Day/
Arbor Day Tree Planting Ceremony
April 22 at 2PM, Beall Elementary 
Rockville will be recognized as a “Tree City USA” for the 28th consecutive year. Staff will work with students on a stream buffer planting and stream cleanup. City Forestry Division staff will visit first-grade classes in Rockville schools in late April to discuss Arbor Day and the many benefits of trees. 
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RainScapes Rewards: Green Your Backyard Workshop
May 12 from 10 a.m.-11:30 a.m.
Croydon Creek Nature Center. 
Learn about the RainScapes Rewards can help you green your backyard and reduce pollution. Rockville residents will be eligible to enter into a free rain barrel raffle. Visit the calendar event for details

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Environmental Management Division
Department of Public Works
111 Maryland Avenue
Rockville, MD 20850

Ph: 240-314-8870
Fx: 240-314-8309 
Email

Pollution Hotline
Report pollution or illegal dumping
Ph: 240-314-8348