On Sunday, September 23 at 3:00 PM come join us at Washington Brazilian Seventh Day Adventist Church (Lakeland School Site) at 8108 54th Avenue, College Park, Maryland for an easy afternoon out to benefit Lakeland Community Heritage Project. Join us for a benefit concert featuring talented local artists. The cost is just $10 a person. Help us continue the work of preserving and sharing our heritage. For tickets contact George Randall at 301-655-9153
A float and other parade decorations for the Great Lakeland Parade will be made using recycled materials. Please help by donating the items to use. As you attend summer events start gathering items including wrapping paper, playing cards, new or used gift (the bigger the better) boxes , and pie plates. Hold on to your items. A drop off location in Lakeland will be set for the week of August 26.
Register HERE and come work with LCHP members and College Park Arts Exchange build float for the Great Lakeland Parade. Work sessions will be held in Lakeland from 7:00 PM to 9:30 on Monday, September 10, Wednesday, September 12 and Thursday, September 13.
For more information email LakelandHistory@yahoo.com
Get ready and be in the Great Lakeland Parade on Saturday. September 15, 2018. Register HERE for a casual, hands on crafting time from 8 am to 11:30 and be in the parade stepping off at noon. Help will be provided by representatives of the College Park Arts Exchange. Ages 3 and up are welcome but children under age 12 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. You can bring along your bicycle, wagon to decorate for use in the parade. The place is College Park Community Center. 5051 Pierce Avenue, College Park, MD 20740. Remember the parade starts at noon.
If you have questions please call Mr. Randall at 301-655-9153
Underpass Mural – College Park City-University Partnership
— Read on collegeparkpartnership.org/underpassmural/
See information here on a project linking the Lakeland and the University of Maryland. Images from the LCHP archives are being used for inspiration. Follow the link above for updates as the project continues.
The Heritage Project is working with the Maryland Institute for Technology in the Humanities and other University of Maryland partners to do interviews and improve our digital archive. Grant funding has been secured for a group of interns to work on the project this summer. We are thrilled to have both Lakeland teens and University of Maryland students on the intern team.