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Lakeland Mural Update


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The mural project is still underway connecting Lakeland and the University of Maryland. This is a cooperative project of College Park City-University Partnership, Maryland National Capital Park and Planning Commission, College Park Arts Exchange.

Don’t Miss Beach Day, Saturday, August 18

Route One Corridor Heritage Celebration:
A Beach Day will be at Sandy Point State Park, 1100 East College Parkway, Annapolis, Maryland 21409 from noon to 4:00.

We have reserved the Heron Picnic Shelter! —ask at the park entrance for Lakeland group and they will direct you! We will be located steps from the parking lot, beach, and restrooms!! Pack your picnic baskets and join us for family, friends, and fun. It will be a great time to share your stories and memories of Carr’s and Sparrow’s Beach. We will have light refreshments. There is a $5 park entry fee. Contact: Violetta Sharps Jones:, 301-523-3134.

Bring your Picnic baskets, your beach photos and memories, share with us as we remember the Legacy of Carr’s and Sparrow’s Beach!

Remember these ads!!!!!Join us for a day of fun and remembrances!

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Sunday Music

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


Recycle and Reuse for the Great Lakeland Parade

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 for Parade Day Crafts Workshop Saturday, September 15, 2018

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