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Posted on: August 13, 2018

Rockville Students Can Start the School Year off Right With Supply-Packed Backpacks

Donations Accepted Aug. 15-22 at City Facilities

Rockville, Maryland, Aug. 13 — The City of Rockville will hold its Annual Back to School Jam from 6-8:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 24, at the Lincoln Park Community Center, 357 Frederick Ave.

Celebrate the approaching school year with a free party featuring a DJ, prizes, food, drinks, information tables and the opportunity to meet representatives from schools serving the City of Rockville.

Any student who lives in the City of Rockville or attends a Rockville school can receive a backpack filled with supplies for $2 (with a limit of four per family). Proof of address and/or school enrollment is required.

Donations of new school supplies will be accepted from Aug. 15-22. Items including pens, pencils, crayons, glue sticks, paper and folders can be dropped off in collection boxes at the following locations:

  • Rockville City Hall, 111 Maryland Ave.
  • Lincoln Park Community Center, 357 Frederick Ave.
  • Thomas Farm Community Center, 700 Fallsgrove Drive.
  • Twinbrook Community Recreation Center, 12920 Twinbrook Parkway.
  • Rockville Swim and Fitness Center, 355 Martins Lane.
  • Rockville Senior Center, 1150 Carnation Drive.

For more details, call 240-314-8780 or email

The event is sponsored by Rockville Housing Enterprises, Linkages to Learning and the City of Rockville.

For more information, visit or call 240-314-8783.

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