Category: Announcements

College Park Day, 2016

Join us at this year’s College Park Day Festival at the College Park Aviation Museum & Airport on Saturday, September 24 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. This annual free event is open to the public and will feature the best of our City! There will be 2 stages of entertainment, Marylands best Food Trucks, […]

Friday September 16th, 2016 in Announcements, CollegeParkDay | No Comments »

Group to Host Community Solar Presentation , Tomorrow

What: Community solar presentation When: Tomorrow night–Thursday, Sept 15, 7:30 pm, Where: College Park City Hall (4500 Knox Road, MD 20740) Gary Skulnik, founder of a new social enterprise called Neighborhood Sun (at, will discuss community solar, which allows you to sign up for solar power for your home, business or organization without installing any equipment […]

Wednesday September 14th, 2016 in Announcements | No Comments »

College Park Senior Center to Open Sept 28

You are cordially invited to the City of College Park’s Senior Social Center’s Grand Opening! Come join us on Wednesday, September 28th from 10:30 a.m. until noon at Youth and Family Services, located at 4912 Nantucket Road in College Park. The grand opening will feature an informational session about the center including upcoming event and […]

Friday September 2nd, 2016 in Announcements, Senior citizens | No Comments »

What is Going on with Duvall Field?

Duvall Field is currently undergoing a total makeover! A brand new Concession and Restroom building is currently being built and will provide the field with updated amenities. The plaza in front of the building is also getting some work done; soon it will be re-landscaped with new walkways, benches, plants and trees. The plaza will […]

Thursday September 1st, 2016 in Announcements | No Comments »

Region Prepares for Tropical Storm Hermine

The local utility companies (such as Pepco) are monitoring the path of Tropical Storm Hermine and taking steps to prepare in case the anticipated heavy rain and strong winds cause service interruptions. The following is an advisory from Pepco If the storm gains in strength, it could damage the electric system and cause power outages. […]

Wednesday August 31st, 2016 in Announcements, Pepco | No Comments »

North College Park Braces for Multiple Storm Water Projects

The north College Park is bracing for multiple storm water related projects. The residents will have an opportunity to hear about these projects give feedback at the upcoming NCPCA meeting on September 8, 2016. The meeting will take place at the Youth and Family Services building at 4912 Nantucket Road. The meeting will startr at […]

Tuesday August 30th, 2016 in Announcements, NCPCA, WSSC | No Comments »

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 […]

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