Summer with LCHP

Two great events are planned for the next few months a beach day on August 17 at Sandy Point Park and Heritage Weekend in Lakeland, September 13 to 15.

The Lakeland Community Heritage Project remembers…. Carr’s and Sparrow’s Beach…Family, Church and friends gather for recreation and celebrations at the Beach!

For many years African American Communities in Maryland enjoyed the shores of the Chesapeake at Carr’s and Sparrow’s Beach. The beaches have long been gone but our memories are still with us. From childhood to adulthood we played, splashed and danced at the Beach!

Please join The Lakeland Community Heritage Project as we celebrate those wonderful memories of our past for “A Day at the Beach”. Celebrate with us at Sandy Point Beach, Annapolis, Maryland Saturday August 17, 2013!

Share with us your favorite Beach photos, memorabilia and most of all your stories!

Join the celebration of the history and heritage of the community of Lakeland during Lakeland Heritage Weekend 2013. Heritage Weekend is held each September during the weekend of the third Sunday. This year the event will begin on Friday, September 13 as LCHP hosts the Xtreme Teens at College Park Community Center. Lakeland Hoops Basketball will be take place on Saturday, September 14, 7 PM at College Park Community Center. During that game there will be a celebration of athletes of today and yesterday. A new addition of Lakeland Sports cards will be issued, honoring our sports heroes. Card honorees will be recognized and their accomplishments will be acknowledged that evening. Heritage Weekend will end on Sunday, September 15. On that day there will be a community worship service followed by a free meal.  For more information contact LCHP by email at ,LakelandHistory@yohoo.com . All those interested in serving as volunteers for this event may reach us in that same way.

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