Category: Announcements

Meet the Author Event at College Park Library

On July 24th, Thursday, at 10:30 am – Meet the Author – Renee Domogauer College Park author of children’s book The Washington Oak Kittens. Ms. Domogauer will read from her recently published children’s picture book and share with the audience the true-to-life events behind the story. As an added treat, she will offer children a […]

Saturday July 12th, 2014 in Announcements, Library | No Comments »

College Park Prioritizes Health and Wellness, Joins the HEAL Cities & Towns Campaign

The City of College Park Council passed a resolution to join the HEAL Cities & Towns Campaign for the Mid-Atlantic, which champions local government policies that improve access to healthy foods and physical activity. Nearly two-thirds of adults and one-third of children in Maryland are overweight or obese. Overweight and obesity are among the leading […]

Tuesday July 1st, 2014 in Announcements | No Comments »

College Park Woods Swimming Pool Opens Memberships to City Residents

The College Park Woods Swim Club still has membership plans available for this summer. Located in a wooded setting at 3545 Marlbrough Way, we offer ongoing family fun. A large pool, diving area and separate very large “baby pool” are available. Picnic tables and areas, bath house, snack bar and basketball court are available. Several […]

Sunday June 29th, 2014 in Announcements | No Comments »

Town Hall Meeting on Public Safety

The Prince George’s County Council will host “Building On Our Successes: Making Prince George’s County an Even Safer Community,” a Town Hall Meeting focusing on public safety in Prince George’s County, Tuesday, July 1, 2014, 7:00 p.m. The Town Hall Meeting will be held in the Council Hearing Room, First Floor, County Administration Building, 14741 Governor […]

Thursday June 26th, 2014 in Announcements, Police, Public Safety | No Comments »

June is Flood Awareness Month

June is Flood Awareness Month and our County’s Department of Environmental Resources (DER) is working to raise awareness of flood risks and what County residents can do to protect their homes, families and personal belongings if flooding occurs. June also marks the beginning of hurricane season and severe weather conditions can cause flooding, threaten lives, […]

Sunday June 22nd, 2014 in Announcements | No Comments »

Help Flash Flood Victims in Berwyn Heights

Recent flash floods caused severe damage to the homes of many of our neighbors in Berwyn Heights. The town has created a Berwyn Heights Flood Recovery account where you may donate online to help. Donations also may be sent by check to “Town of Berwyn Heights Flood Recovery” at 5700 Berwyn Road, Berwyn Heights, MD […]

Saturday June 14th, 2014 in Announcements | No Comments »

Tonight’s NCPCA Meeting: Election, Planning Update and More..

Today is the second Thursday of June, and thus the day for our monthly NCPCA meeting. Today’s meeting is also the last meeting before the NCPCA goes to the summer recess for 2 months. Here is a brief summary of what the members will discuss. The meeting will start with a presentation by College Park […]

Thursday June 12th, 2014 in Announcements, NCPCA | No Comments »

Free Saturday Parking Starts Today

Heading Downtown on a Saturday this summer? Starting today, the City is covering the parking meters in the Downtown parking garage for the third year in a row, so take advantage of the opportunity to visit your favorite restaurant or try one of our newest additions. Two years ago, the Council authorized a pilot project […]

Saturday May 31st, 2014 in Announcements, Business | No Comments »

College Park Academy Summer Camp for Middle Schoolers

College Park Academy has launched an exciting new Summer Camp. Middle schoolers will have fun in College Park with their peers — and with University of Maryland professors and students. The Summer Camp is located at College Park Academy, 7501 Adelphi Road. There will be field trips some weeks. Summer Camp starts on June 23rd. […]

Traffic Alert on Route 1: Commencements This Week

I got this message from UMD’s Conferences & Visitor Services about a traffic alert on Route 1 due to this week’s commencement ceremonies at UMD. The ceremonies will take place Tuesday, May 27 through Friday May 30, and Monday, June 2. We are pleased to host these very special events in the lives of our neighboring […]

Wednesday May 28th, 2014 in Announcements, Traffic | 1 Comment »

Solar Bulk Purchase Workshop

Please join The Committee For A Better Environment For Another Information Meeting on Purchasing Solar Systems As A Group DATE: Monday, June 2, 2014 TIME: 7:00 p.m. LOCATION: 2nd Floor Council Chambers City Hall, 4500 Knox Road, College Park, MD 20740 Please contact Steve Beavers, Community Development Coordinator,, 240-487-3538 for more information

Saturday May 24th, 2014 in Announcements, Environment, Solar energy | No Comments »

Stamp-Out Hunger, Today!

Today, letter carriers across the country will generously donate their time to pick up donated food from individuals and businesses, so it is easy to participate! How it Works With three easy steps, you can help to feed those who suffer from hunger in the Washington metro area: paper Collect nonperishable food donations in a […]

Saturday May 10th, 2014 in Announcements | No Comments »

College Park Child Care Survey

The College Park City-University Partnership, the nonprofit local development corporation jointly sponsored by University of Maryland and the City of College Park, is considering creating new child care options for local residents and UMD faculty, staff and students. The email below provides more information. To measure demand and learn your interests, you are invited to […]

Tuesday April 29th, 2014 in Announcements | No Comments »

UMPD to Collect Prescription Drugs for National Drug Take Back Day

Tomorrow, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. the University of Maryland Police Department (UMPD) and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) participated in National Drug Take Back Day. Members of the community were provided an opportunity to dispose of any unwanted, unused, and expired prescription drugs from their homes at UMPD Headquarters. The service was free […]

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Friday April 25th, 2014 in Announcements | No Comments »