Category: Announcements

Mark Your Calendar! May 3rd Hollywood Clean-up

On Saturday, May 3, the City Committee for a Better Environment will be hosting a neighborhood cleanup!  Details below: When:  Saturday, May 03, 2014 Time and Place to Meet:  9:30 am at Hollywood Park (on 53rd Avenue, by the Metro) The City Committee for a Better Environment will be hosting a neighborhood cleanup on On Saturday, May […]

New Registration for City Residents to Get UMD Emergency Alerts

The University of Maryland Police Department is asking College Park residents to register to receive relevant updates at the following address, especially during emergency situations that may occur on UMD’s campus: This link only applies to those residents who not affiliated with the University. The UMD Alert system is the channel the UMD Police […]

Thursday April 17th, 2014 in Announcements, University of Maryland | No Comments »

College Park Connected – Sign up to Get City Updates!

The City of College Park is launching an email listserv to make it easy for residents to automatically receive information about City government, events, new development, and other activities in the City. To sign-up, go to, and click on the “Sign Up” button under Latest News. Receive the latest information in these categories: City […]

Friday April 11th, 2014 in Announcements | No Comments »

Budget Town Hall Meeting: April 23, 2014

Please mark your calendar. Council members from District 1 and 4 will be hosting a public forum on the FY15 budget on April 23, Wednesday, 7-9 pm at Davis Hall. Please mark your calendar. See you all there.

Sunday April 6th, 2014 in Announcements, Budget | No Comments »

Guest Column: Want to Go Solar? Join Us!

[The following is a guest post by Anthony Morley, who volunteers with Community Power Network, a nonprofit that helps MD, DC, and VA residents go solar and save money on their electricity bills.] Interested in going solar but not sure where to start? Join us! Members of the UMD and College Park community are organizing […]

Friday March 28th, 2014 in Announcements, Environment, Solar energy | No Comments »

Good Neighbor Day Sustainability Summit and Discussion

Good Neighbor Day is coming up on March 29 from 9 am – 1:30 pm — and we still have spaces for you and your family to sign up to participate in some exciting Cultural and Wellness Workshops – College Park Sustainability Summit. The University of Maryland’s Environmental Sciences Department, Environmental Science and Policy Program, […]

Thursday March 27th, 2014 in Announcements, Good Neighbor Day | No Comments »

Pepco to Provide 2,000 Free Trees to its Customers

Pepco is providing 2,000 free trees to customers in Maryland and the District of Columbia through the Energy-Saving Trees program. Launched as a pilot initiative in 2011, the Energy-Saving Trees program helps customers conserve energy and reduces household electricity bills through strategic tree planting. Pepco customers can reserve their free trees today at or […]

Saturday March 22nd, 2014 in Announcements, Pepco | No Comments »

Group to Host College Park 5K Run

The Prince George’s Running Club will be hosting the first Mothers Day 5K (3.1 mile) race on Sunday , May 11. The race will begin @ 7:00 am. Start and Finish at the Hollywood Shopping Ctr (9800 Block of Rhode Island Avenue) There will be Prizes from REI. Please see the attached flyer for more […]

Tuesday March 18th, 2014 in Announcements | No Comments »

Greenbelt Metro Station Closed this Weekend

Due to the reconstruction of the Metrorail system, the Greenbelt station will be closed  this Saturday and Sunday. Shuttle buses will take commuters to the College Park station. According to Metro, trains on the Orange, Blue, Yellow and Green lines will operate at regular weekend intervals, except at two stations: Greenbelt Station on the Green […]

Friday March 14th, 2014 in Announcements, Metro | No Comments »

College Park Book Festival – March 22

The College Park Community Library and College Park Lions will co sponsor their Second Annual Book Festival March 22nd from 2-4:00 at the Hollywood United Methodist Church 9601 Rhode Island. With a few of my Council colleagues and others, I plan to be there to read books to our young residents. Join the fun and […]

Wednesday March 12th, 2014 in Announcements | No Comments »

Upcoming Events at the College Park Community Center

Here is a list of upcoming events at the College Park Community Center. The Community Center is located at 5051 Pierce Avenue. Here is the direction:         March 2014 3/19 Meet Me at the Movies-Wednesday, March 19, 12-4 pm Come travel with us to the Regal Theater in Hyattsville; enjoy lunch on […]

Tuesday March 11th, 2014 in Announcements | No Comments »

Groups to Screen Movie on Healthy Diet

This Saturday (March 1), 1pm the College Park Community Library (CPCL) and the Committee for a Better Environment (CBE) will screen the movie Forks Over Knives (2011) at the City Hall chamber. The movie is 96 minutes long. There is no fee to watch the movie. Please RSVP if you plan to watch (for planning […]

Wednesday February 26th, 2014 in Announcements, Environment | No Comments »

City Announces Summer Camps Scholarships

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 14. The City will be paying upto $500 to each student. Applications are available online at and at Youth and Family Services 4912 Nantucket […]

Saturday February 22nd, 2014 in Announcements, Education | No Comments »

College Park Seeking Farmers Market Master for Downtown and Hollywood

This is an excellent opportunity to support City’s one or both farmers markets in the upcoming 2014 market season and get paid. which mainly include spending 4-5 hours every market day and interact with your neighbors and other customers and vendors. The City of College Park is seeking bids from qualified firms or individuals to […]

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