Association News Friday, May 21, 2021

published: May 21st, 2021 by in E-Mail Blast

It’s Food Truck Friday Night!

It’s Food Truck Friday night and if you are in the mood for some BBQ, then head to Saddle Ridge Community Center at 300 Saddle Ridge Circle between 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Fat Pete’s BBQ truck will be parked around the Circle ready to sell and serve to you!  We ask that you social distance while standing in line and please wear your mask when placing and picking up your food order from the truck staff for their safety. 

See the list below for the upcoming schedule of when your favorite food trucks will be rolling into King Farm this month: 

Food Truck Friday Schedule  

  • Friday, May 28 – Julia’s Gourmet 
  • Saturday, May 29 – Giacomos Brick Oven Pizza

King Farm Movie Night Tomorrow Night With “Soul”

Bring a blanket or a lawn chair as King Farm movies on the lawn returns with this year’s Oscar winner for best animated film Disney’s Soul playing on the big movie screen tomorrow, Saturday, May 22, 2021 at 8:30 p.m.

Joe is a middle-school band teacher whose life hasn’t quite gone the way he expected. His true passion is jazz — and he’s good. But when he travels to another realm to help someone find their passion, he soon discovers what it means to have soul.

The movie is rated PG and will start promptly at 8:30 pm on the Saddle Ridge Circle lawn area adjacent to the Saddle Ridge Community Center. To help us follow safe COVID-19 protocols, we ask all who attend to socially distance themselves while seated on the lawn, and to avoid congregating in large groups. Attendees will be required to adhere to the local Montgomery County mandates on mask use for vaccinated and unvaccinated persons while attending all outdoor King Farm activities and events. 

King Farm Pools Open for the Season Next Saturday!!!

The King Farm pools will open for the season next Saturday, May 29, 2021. Below is some information regarding the 2021 Pool Season. We thank residents in advance for their patience as the information is subject to change as the Montgomery County Health Department continues to make updates as guidelines surrounding COVID-19 change. The pool will operate similar to last summer and the Board of Trustees and Management will continue to evaluate these protocols and procedures throughout the summer and adjust as appropriate. More information can be found on the King Farm website (https://kingfarm.org/citizens-assembly-pools/) and in the May edition of The Chronicle. We appreciate your patience while we continue to make updates.

If you have questions or concerns, please complete the Pool Inquiry Form on the King Farm website OR contact King Farm Management at management@kingfarm.org.

Open Swim Pool Hours: Daily, 11:00am – 8:30pm
Early Morning Lap Swim Hours: 6:00am – 8:00am on Tuesdays (Saddle Ridge) & Thursdays (Baileys)
Season Starts: Saturday, May 29th, 2021 (Memorial Day Weekend)
Season Ends: Monday, September, 6th, 2021 (Labor Day)


Residents will be able to use the pools by reservation ONLY, in order to adhere to mandated capacity limits. Pool reservations can be made up to 1 (one) week in advance of the booking date (starting on May 22nd). Both pools will be available daily for 2-hour reservation time slots starting at 11:00am daily. The pools will close for 30 minute increments 4 times per day in order to ensure that regular cleaning and disinfecting procedures can occur. Lap lanes will be open again this season for early morning lap swim on Tuesdays (Saddle Ridge) and Thursdays (Baileys) from 6:00am – 8:00am with 6 lap lanes available to reserve. 

Please visit the pools page or read the pool FAQ document for updated information about pool procedures this summer: https://kingfarm.org/citizens-assembly-pools/ 

FAQ – https://kingfarm.frontsteps.com/public/folders/XjxzBgDkz5RGbsp7zM9w8HNtAXPyYeHz1Qrr 

Visit the reservation page for info about pool reservations:  https://kingfarm.org/pool-reservations/ 

Complete the key fob application form if you need key fobs: https://kingfarm.org/key-fob-application-form/ 

Download and submit the liability waiver if you haven’t already done so: https://kingfarm.frontsteps.com/public/folders/hRb3Dpoc5ZExsDsTjQHHwD1YerEAMnWiwgrr 

Things to Know:

– No Guests permitted.
– ALL residents must sign and submit a waiver to access the pool – available on the website. If you signed a waiver last year it is valid for this season. 
– Reservations are required to access the pool 
– A KFCA Key Fob is required to access the pool.
– Do not enter the facility if you are feeling sick or have been exposed to someone with COVID-19.
– Please shower before entering the pool.

Volunteers Wanted for community committees! 

Volunteers are wanted for the ADT, BOCC, and EA committees! If you are interested in joining one of the King Farm committees, please fill out this online form https://kingfarm.org/committee-volunteer/. All committee volunteers are required to be appointed by the KFCA President. 

After we receive your submission, Management will contact you to let you know the next steps. To learn more about each committee, visit our website:

ADT (Architectural Design Trust) – https://kingfarm.org/architectural-design-trust/

BOCC (Board of Code Compliance) – https://kingfarm.org/board-of-code-compliance/ 

EA (External Affairs) – https://kingfarm.org/external-affairs/ 

Community Room and Fitness Center Reopening Soon

The King Farm Fitness Center and Community Room (located at 300 Saddle Ridge Circle) will be reopening for residents soon! Keep an eye out for next week’s email blast to learn more about the reopening protocols.

Organic Spring Turf Application Starts Monday

Community Landscape Services will be on the property for spring turf fertilizer applications. The turf fertilization application is scheduled to begin on Monday, May 24th through Wednesday, May 26th (contingent upon weather). All applications are organic (SDS sheets are included in the attachment) and all treated areas will be properly marked. If you have any questions regarding this service, please contact management@kingfarm.org.

The King Farm turf program has been organic since 2016. Please view the Turf Fertilization Notice attachment on the King Farm website (https://kingfarm.org/landscaping-updates/) for more information.

King Farm Swim Team is BACK this Summer and 2021 Registration is OPEN!  

We are happy to announce that the Montgomery County Swim League (MCSL) has decided to have a swim season this year.  

MCSL and Montgomery County Health Department have worked together to develop a list of protocols and procedures for this year’s swim teams to keep everyone as safe as possible.

KFST Registration is Open!  Please go to www.kingfarmswimteam.com to register or get more information on the season (practice times are posted too).

King Farm Neighbors Village News


King Farm Neighbors (KFNV) continued its May activities with its monthly virtual Coffee and Conversation held on Wednesday. There were approximately 14 participants who discussed their favorite Mother’s Day memories. The last virtual event for May will be a musical highlight event on Thursday, May 27th from 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm in which Wendy Lanxner, a professional musician, teacher, music therapist, composer, and arts-in-health practitioner, will provide the KFNV participants with an afternoon musical interlude. Ms. Lanxner ‘s virtual show will include her performance on some of the various instruments that she plays like flute, guitar, sax, and bass as well as a sing-along with songs suggested by the audience. Please join the KFNV for this musical highlight event. It will be a great and relaxing way to end the day and the month—especially with your favorite beverage of choice. Finally, please visit the KFNV website at www.kfnv.org for a list of KFNV events for June.

How to Contact KFNV:

For most of our monthly events, membership is required; but membership is free and as easy as filling out an on-line or mail-in form. We do, however, accept and welcome donations; for these donations help defray the cost of KFNV services and events. For information on how to register for any of the above events, to become a KFNV member, or to make a donation, please contact the Member Coordinators at kfnvinfo@gmail.com, leave a voicemail at (301) 799-8104, or view the KFNV website at www.kfnv.org.

Website: https://www.kfnv.org/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/kingfarmneighborsvillage 

Email: kfnvinfo@gmail.com  

Voicemail: (301) 799-8104 

City, County, and State Updates:

Maryland Residents 16-and Over Now Eligible to Receive COVID-19 Vaccinations

“All Maryland residents 16-and-over are now eligible to get a COVID-19 vaccination at all State-operated, County-operated and privately operated vaccine clinics in the State by order of Governor Larry Hogan. Eligibility does not equal an immediate appointment.

Click here to register for your COVID-19 appointment in Montgomery County. 

City of Rockville Hosts Fair and Impartial Policing Training

The Rockville City Police Department is hosting the Fair and Impartial Policing training program for Rockville residents on Saturday, June 12, 2021 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Social Hall at the F. Scott Fitzgerald Theater, 603 Edmonston Drive. The training focuses on bias-free behavior in community policing and will give community members tools to better communicate with police officers so that community members and police can work together and make their community safer and more resilient.  

FIP national instructor, Retired Chief Clarence T. Hunter, Jr. from Henrico County (VA) Police Department will lead a roundtable discussion session specifically designed for community members, covering the following topics:

  • What is implicit bias? Participants will learn about the modern science of bias and prejudice, including implicit bias.
  • How might implicit bias manifest in police and in community members
  • What can individuals and agencies do to promote bias-free behavior? Participants will learn skills for reducing and managing bias.
  • What is RCPD doing to promote fair and impartial policing?

This training is open to Rockville residents only and refreshments and breakfast fare will be served, please register here bit.ly/FIPJune2021

RCPD News Report: May 10, 2021 – May 16, 2021

Click here to read the Weekly Crime Report courtesy of the Rockville City Police Department.

If you have a crime or concern to report, please contact the Rockville City Police Department at:

Non-Emergency: 240-314-8900
Emergency: 9-1-1
2 W. Montgomery Ave, Rockville, Maryland 20850