Category: Announcements

SMARTLEAF Wood Mulch Available for Sale

Wood mulch is available for sale from the College Park Department of Public Works. SMARTLEAF® (screened compost) is also available, while unscreened compost is unavailable. Hours for pickup are Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. The next weekend hours will be all four Saturdays in April (4th, […]

Saturday February 28th, 2015 in Announcements | No Comments »

Registration is Open for the 2nd Annual College Park 5K Race!

Runners, families, and running families are invited to join us on Sunday, May 10 at 7:30 a.m. to run or walk the five kilometer course, which starts and ends in the Hollywood Shopping Center on Rhode Island Avenue. The race features a separate start for parents with strollers as well as families racing with children. For new and lapsed runners, or anyone […]

Wednesday February 25th, 2015 in Announcements | No Comments »

Groups Announce College Park Book Festival 2015

Once again, the College Park Community Library and the College Park Lions Club will be hosting the annual College Park Book Festival. Please mark your calendar and see below for details.

Sunday February 22nd, 2015 in Announcements, Library | No Comments »

City Announces 2015 Summer Camp Scholarship

Like last year, the City pf College Park is providing scholarships to College Park students so that they can attend summer camps at the University of Maryland.The deadline is March 10. The City will be paying upto $500 to each student. Applications are available online at and at Youth and Family Services 4912 Nantucket […]

Thursday February 19th, 2015 in Announcements, Education | No Comments »

Black History Month at College Park Community Library

February is Black History Month Maryland National Capital Parks and Planning Commission (M-NCPPC) has many activities planned during the month including an African American History Tour for ages 50+ and a Black Heritage Festival for all ages.  Both events take place on Saturday February 21.  See for more information on all the events this month. Check out your […]

Saturday February 14th, 2015 in Announcements, Library | No Comments »

Group to Play ‘Taking Roots: The Vision of Wangari Mathi’

This award-winning, 80-minute film tells the inspirational story of Wangari Maathi, an environmental and political activist, who founded the Green Belt Movement in Kenya, Africa. This environmental, nongovernmental organization focused on the planting of trees, environmental conservation, and women’s rights. In 2004, Maathi became the first African woman to receive the Nobel Peace Prize for […]

Friday February 13th, 2015 in Announcements, Environment | No Comments »

Tonight: Community Meeting on Hollywood Commercial Area Streetscape Project

Tonight, at 7pm, at Davis Hall, we’ll hold a community meeting on the Hollywood Streetscape project. The architect will present lots of exciting ideas on how to improve the Hollywood commercial district around the intersection of Rhode Island avenue and Edgewood Rd. Please do not miss this opportunity. We do really need your feedback. Please […]

City to Host Public Meeting on Hollywood Commercial District Streetscape Plan

The City will host a public meeting to discuss the Hollywood Commercial District Streetscape Plan and present three conceptual design alternatives in order to garner feedback from the community. The meeting will be held at Davis Hall on Wednesday, January 28th at 7:00pm. Please see below for more details, An overview of the project, estimated schedule, […]

Saturday January 10th, 2015 in Announcements, Hollywood Streetscape | No Comments »

Neighborhood Watch to Meet Next Monday

Our Neighborhood Watch committee will be hosting a meeting next Monday at 7pm, at Davis Hall. Please see below for details. The meeting is open to all College Park citizens who have an interests in participating in their neighborhood watch program. The Neighborhood Watch committee wants to gather for a discussion about unique ‘watch’ responses […]

Friday January 2nd, 2015 in Announcements, Neighborhood Watch | No Comments »

City Offices Closed on Thursday, January 1, 2015

All City offices are closed Thursday, January 1, to observe the New Year holiday. Refuse and recycling will be collected on your regular collection day; however, special collections for electronics, brush, and bulky trash will only be scheduled for Friday, January 2. You must call 240-487-3590 or email to schedule a pickup before setting […]

Monday December 29th, 2014 in Announcements | No Comments »

Position Available: Part-time contract Secretary

Requires reliable person with strong grammar and secretarial skills to attend and record evening Board and Committee meetings, prepare meeting minutes to summarize the proceedings, make approved revisions and provide a final set of minutes in a timely manner. This assignment does not require word-for-word reporting. All meetings are conducted at public facilities in College […]

Sunday December 28th, 2014 in Announcements | No Comments »

Traffic Alert – UMD Sporting Events

Please be aware of pedestrians along city roads and expect heavier traffic throughout the day and evening for the following UMD event: • Saturday, 12/27: UM men’s basketball vs. Oakland (5:00 p.m.) • Monday, 12/29: UM women’s basketball vs. Ohio State (7:00 p.m.) • Saturday, 1/3: UM men’s basketball vs. Minnesota (12:00 p.m.) • Thursday, […]

Saturday December 27th, 2014 in Announcements | No Comments »

2015 College Park Tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr

College Park will host an event for the 2015 tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. on January 17, 2015, 2:00pm to 4:00 pm, at Kay Theatre, Clarice Smith Performance Arts Center of the University of Maryland. This year’s theme is “Our Diversity as a People, is our Strength as a Nation.” This 24th annual […]

Friday December 26th, 2014 in Announcements | No Comments »

City Offices Closed Today and Tomorrow, Last Leaf Leaf Pickups Next Week

All City offices will be closed on Thursday, December 25, and Friday, December 26, to observe the holiday, and will reopen on Monday, December 29, 2014. I hope you will all have a good time with your family friends during this holiday break. Also, City’s last pickups will be next week. The area east of […]

Thursday December 25th, 2014 in Announcements | No Comments »

Zero Waste Workshop and Discussion

The Zero Waste Prince George’s, College Park’s Committee for a Better Environment, and Community Research invite you to a presentation on an effective strategy to reduce waste, increase recycling, save money, and protect public health. Kristen Brown, a national expert and the Vice President of Municipal Partnerships for WasteZero (a Certified B Corporation), will present […]

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Wednesday December 24th, 2014 in Announcements, Environment | No Comments »