Category: Announcements

North College Park Homeless Family Needs Support

[Credit: GoFundMe] My wife and I met this family a couple of days ago after our north College Park resident Jackie Kelly sent an email asking for help. She wrote “I met them on Tues. when they were walking in our neighborhood that day the heat index was close to 105, The father does odd […]

Friday August 26th, 2016 in Announcements | No Comments »

Yoga in the Parks, Tomorrow

What: Yoga in the Parks When: Friday, August 26, 9-10 am Where: Ellen E. Linson, 5211 Campus Drive. Join for free yoga classes in the beautiful outdoors! Learn basic yoga techniques, strengthen your body and discover how to free your mind with this popular fitness activity for men, women and children of all ages and […]

Thursday August 25th, 2016 in Announcements | No Comments »

Fox5 Zip Trip is Coming to College Park!

Join on Friday, August 26 from 6am to 11am in Downtown College Park near City Hall! We’ll have lots of special guests, live performances and so much more!

Wednesday August 24th, 2016 in Announcements | No Comments »

College Park Announces New Finance Director

COLLEGE PARK, MD, August 22, 2016 – City Manager Scott Somers announced today that Gary Fields has been selected as the next Finance Director for College Park. Fields will replace Steve Groh, who is retiring after 17 years with the City. Somers said that City staff worked together on developing the criteria for the type […]

Tuesday August 23rd, 2016 in Announcements | No Comments »

Governor’s Office Confirms Continuous Funding for the College Park Youth Program

I learned today that the Governor’s Office for Children (GOC) has agreed to release the state funding for College Park, Bowie and District Heights Youth Services Bureaus. College Park City Council expressed concerns about the possibility of funding cut a few weeks back. The Governor’s Office is holding tough and still refusing to release the […]

Thursday August 18th, 2016 in Announcements | No Comments »

Campaign Launched to Raise Kidney Funds for NCP Resident

Our very own north College Park neighbor Donna Weene is in much needed funds for her kidney transplant surgery. Donna’s daughter Rachel Elizabeth has launched a GoFundMe campaign. Here is the link to that campaign page. Rachel writes about the campaign: She has done so much for me, my family, our community, our church, as […]

Sunday August 14th, 2016 in Announcements | No Comments »

Food Truck to Launch in College Park on September 2nd

Food trucks are coming to the heart of downtown College Park, right outside of the University of Maryland! Get ready for exciting trucks and new flavors each Thursday, Friday, and Saturday evening! The food truck hub will feature the launch of Q Truck — the Fun Quesadilla Food Truck — built and owned by UMD […]

Thursday August 11th, 2016 in Announcements | No Comments »

College Park Aviation Museum Announces STEM-based, Hands-on Programs for Children

Occurs The First Saturday of every month(s) effective 7/2/2016 at 2:00 PM. Date and Time: 1st Saturday of the month, 2 pm Description: Join us the first Saturday of every month as we explore a different aviation themed topic through STEM-based, hands-on activities. Fun for children ages 6 & up! Cost: $4/person (includes museum admission […]

Wednesday August 10th, 2016 in Announcements | No Comments »

Back to School Backpack Bash

Parents – please meet former Maryland Terrapin, Grevis Vasquez, on Saturday, August 27 (10 am – 2 pm) at Duvall Field for a family-oriented event and Back-to-School give away. Please see below for details. Please share with other parents.

Friday August 5th, 2016 in Announcements | No Comments »

Top 5 Reasons to Attend Today’s National Night Out

Today, more than 16,000 communities across the country will host National Night Out events on TODAY, Aug. 2 hoping to instill confidence in their community and promote crime prevention and safety. In north College Park, the National Night Out will take place at Duvall Field at 7 pm- 9 pm. Here are the top 5 […]

NAtional Night Out Neighborhood Events

National Night Out (NNO) is a community-police partnership that provides a unique opportunity for residents to increase awareness about crime prevention and safety, get to know their neighbors, and meet local law enforcement and other public safety officers. Please turn on your porch or lamp-post lights from dusk to midnight on Aug 2! Berwyn 6:30 […]

Thursday July 28th, 2016 in Announcements | No Comments »

Free Parking in Downtown College Park

Weekdays after 5 p.m., Weekends all-day Downtown College Park Garage and City Hall lot May 28 through August 14, 2016 Your evening and weekend plans just got even better! The City of College Park is offering Free Parking in the Downtown College Park Garage and City Hall lot, weekdays after 5:00 p.m. and all day on weekends. Free Parking in Downtown College […]

Wednesday July 27th, 2016 in Announcements, Business | No Comments »

2016 Grant Application Deadline: July 31st!

The College Park Community Foundation is anxiously waiting to receive applications for our fourth year of grant-giving! Applications are due by11:59pm on Sunday, July 31st!  If you are a non-profit positively impacting the College Park community, CPCF’s  grant program may be able to provide a $250-$1,000 grant to support you! In 2015, CPCF awarded over $6,000 […]

Tuesday July 26th, 2016 in Announcements | No Comments »

Nation Night Out: Tuesday, August 2, 7:pm at Duvall Field

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Monday July 25th, 2016 in Announcements, Neighborhood Watch | No Comments »