KFCA Weekly Update: Friday, September 9th, 2022

published: September 9th, 2022 by in E-Mail Blast

KFCA Weekly Update: Friday, September 9th, 2022

King Farm 25th Anniversary Celebration Tonight!!!

Come out tonight and celebrate this milestone event

Join your friends and neighbors tonight, Friday, September 9, 2022 

from 7:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. 

on the lawn at 300 Saddle Ridge Circle.  

Purchase dinner from the following food trucks 

Giacomo’s Pizza, PhoWheels, Flipside Gastro & Kona Ice,

or buy a beer from True Respite Brewing 

enjoy music from the band Vertigo Red and other fun surprises. 

We are excited to announce that a brief fireworks finale

above the Saddle Ridge Community Center will occur at dark

wind/weather permitting. 

Residents will hear a brief period of fireworks/bangs going off at the

Saddle Ridge Community Center throughout the duration of the event. 

We apologize in advance for any inconvenience! 

Important Event Reminders for Tonight!!

No Parking restrictions will be in effect from

5:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. around Saddle Ridge Circle 

Police will close roads down for traffic and pedestrian safety

beginning at 6:00 p.m. till 10:00 p.m. 

For questions please e-mail activities@kingfarm.org 

We hope to see you at the celebration! 

King Farm Summer Concert Finale – Tomorrow Night!

The King Farm Summer Concert Series finale will be held tomorrow, Saturday, September 10, 2022 from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. on the lawn at 300 Saddle Ridge Circle. The band “Thunderball” will be performing and is a community favorite!! So be sure to bring a lawn chair, some food and friends and let’s send out the summer with a rockin’ good concert. 

Observance of 9-11 – Patriot Day

Saturday, September 11th is Patriot Day and a National Day of Service and Remembrance. On this day Americans across the country are called to volunteer in their local communities in tribute to the individuals lost and injured in the attacks on Sept. 11, 2001, first responders, and the many who have risen in service to defend freedom.

September Edition of the King Farm Chronicle

The September edition of the King Farm Chronicle is here and will be delivered to your doorsteps soon! 

Click here to read the online version of the Chronicle. Please visit our website under Stay Informed / King Farm Chronicle to read past editions (https://kingfarm.org/king-farm-chronicle/). 

King Farm Board & Committee Meetings

All King Farm meetings have been held virtually since March of 2020. Residents can easily find the Zoom registration links for all upcoming King Farm Board of Trustees and Committee meetings online by visiting King Farm website under the “Board & Committees” dropdown / “Zoom Meeting Links” page (https://kingfarm.org/zoom-meeting-links/). Information about upcoming board and committee meetings can also be found in the King Farm Chronicle (https://kingfarm.org/king-farm-chronicle/). 

To attend the Zoom meetings, you must register in advance.  Each meeting will have an open forum for residents to ask questions or make comments (limited to 3 minutes speaking time per resident).  As part of the registration process, registrants must submit their contact information (name, street address, email, and phone number) and select yes or no if they would like to speak during open forum.  If you would like to speak during open forum, please provide the topic you will be speaking about.
**If you need assistance registering for a virtual meeting and for all other questions, please contact Management by phone (301) 987-0122 or by email at management@kingfarm.org

September Meeting Schedule:

  • Board of Trustees (BOT):  Wed. Sept. 21st @ 7:30 PM
  • Architectural Design Trust (ADT):   Wed. Sept. 14th @ 4:30 PM 
    • Deadline to submit completed design review applications for review is Sept. 7th.
  • Board of Code Compliance (BOCC):   Mon. Sept. 12th @ 7:00 PM

City & County Updates:

Rockville City Police Community Open House 

Tomorrow, Saturday, September 10, 2022 
11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
2 West Montgomery Avenue, Rockville, MD 20850

An open house at the city’s police station will offer an opportunity to get to know the men and women who protect and serve Rockville. The Rockville City Police Department will welcome the community to an open house from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 10, featuring vehicle and equipment displays, K-9 demonstrations, inflatables, a DJ, food, treats, information booths, a visit by McGruff the Crime Dog, and the opportunity to meet city police offers. Free parking will be available two blocks away at City Hall, 111 Maryland Ave.

City of Rockville Doggie Dip Day 

Tomorrow, Saturday, September 10, 2022
12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. 
Rockville Swim and Fitness 355 Martins Lane, Rockville, MD 20850

Dip and an afternoon of socializing! All dogs must have a current rabies certificate or letter from their Vet stating they have received their rabies vaccination in order to gain entry to the event – tags will not be accepted as proof. There is a $10.00 entry fee for each dog. 

Rockville Senior Center Fall Festival

Saturday, September 17, 2022
11:00 am to 1:00 pm
Rockville Senior Center, 1150 Carnation Drive, Rockville, MD 20850

Rockville Senior Center is hosting the First Annual Fall Festival for grandparents, grandchildren and families of all ages.  Play lawn games like Corn Hole, Jenga, Sorry, Connect Four, badminton, hula hoops and more! Create a Fall craft, dance to the live DJ, and get your face painted! Participate in fitness demonstrations including Strength Training, La Blast and Line Dancing. The “Oh Boy Pizza and Ice Cream” food truck will provide food for purchase.

The festival is free to attend,  however registration is required. Thank you to our premier sponsor Collingswood Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center. To register over the phone: Call 240-314-8800. (Course #24658) FREE.

King Farm Neighbors Village News (KFNV)

We’re Bragging! —King Farm Neighbors Village’s Services 

A testimonial from a satisfied recipient of our new community service- simple household tasks:

“Please let the King Farm Village board know how grateful I am for help in the process of donating my drop leaf table to Afghan refugees. I never could have moved the table down the stairs, out the front door, and into the car without your help. 

The friend who drove the car was impressed that we have the ability to get help from KFNV when we need it. Thank you!”

Please feel free to avail yourself of this service as well as any of the following King Farm Neighbors Village’s (KFNV) community services:

1.     Transportation to appointments,

2.     Friendly phone calls, and 

3.     Friendly visits. 

Please note that services are open to KFNV members only; however, membership is free and an easy process. See below on how to contact the KFNV to schedule any of the services or with any questions that you may have about the services as well as how to become a KFNV member. Please note that services are open to KFNV members only; however, membership is free and an easy process. See below on how to contact the KFNV to schedule any of the services or with any questions that you may have about the services as well as how to become a KFNV member. 

September KFNV Events:

1.    Highlight Event: Glen Echo Park

Unfortunately, the Glen Echo Park tour on Tuesday, September 6, 2022 had to be cancelled because of inclement weather. The KFNV hopes to be able to reschedule the event in the spring of 2023. 

2.     Book Club on Thursday, September 8, 2022 from 12:30 to 2:00 pm, Book Club participants met in the King Farm Community Center and via Zoom to discuss the novel, The Lost Apothecary by Sarah Penner.  The participants agreed with the NPR review that Ms. Penner’s novel is “A poisonously good read…Surprises right up until the final paragraph.”

3.       Coffee and Conversation on Wednesday, September 14, 2022 at 10:00 am where the topic will be: What have been your favorite travels? Participants are welcome to bring pictures to show their favorite travels.

4.      September’s 2nd Highlight Event: 10 Ways to Live a Kick-ass Life on Thursday, September 22, 2022 from 2:00 to 3:30 pm in the King Farm Community Center. Dr. Liz Wheeler, owner and CEO of Launch Physical Therapy and Fitness Coaching, located here in King Farm, will offer a presentation with Questions and Answers on how to live a full, healthy, and active life.  All members of the King Farm community are invited to this in-person event. You do not have to be a member of the KFNV to participate in this event. 

Please note that the KFNV Book Club, Movie Club, and Coffee and Conversation meet in hybrid form—both in-person and virtually. Specifically, the KFNV has reserved the King Farm Community Center, 300 Saddle Ridge Circle, Rockville, MD 20850 for these in-person meetings.  In accordance with the policy adopted by the KFNV Board of Directors, people attending KFNV sponsored, in-person events must be vaccinated per the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s COVID recommendations. Wearing a mask is optional. For those unable to join in-person, the KFNV will offer a Zoom option. Finally, the KFNV offers transportation to any of its monthly meetings for KFNV members. Please contact the operations Coordinator at kfnvinfo@gmail.com, or leave a voicemail at (301) 799-8104 to arrange for transportation.   

Contacting the KFNV

For most of the KFNV monthly events, membership is required; but membership is as easy as filling out an on-line or mail-in form. Although there is no fee to become a KFNV member, the KFNV does, 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 request a service or a ride, to become a KFNV member, or to make a donation, please contact the operations Coordinator at kfnvinfo@gmail.com, leave a voicemail at (301) 799-8104, or view the KFNV website at  www.kfnv.org.

RCPD News Report: RCPD News Report: August 30, 2022 to September 6, 2022

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