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College Park parkrun

College Park parkrun is a free, timed 5k run/walk held at 9am every Saturday, year-round, on the beautiful Paint Branch Trail. Participation is entirely free. One-time registration at parkrun.us/collegepark gets you a personal barcode that is your ticket to any … Continue reading

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PGRC Springburst 10K

Join the Prince Georges’ Running Club (PGRC) for Springburst’s 35th year. We have a few changes this year, including a new location (the Glenn Dale Splash Park), a new distance (10K), and a free one-mile fun run for the kids. … Continue reading

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Why Route 1 Needs Its Own Futsal Field

In most of the rest of the world, if you don’t have a field to play soccer, you play futsal. But here along the Route 1 corridor there aren’t any futsal fields, at least not yet. Derived from the Spanish fútbol … Continue reading

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Pre-Historic Party

Bring the kids to an exciting event all about dinosaurs. See puppet shows, live birds of prey, roast marshmallows at the campfire, create dino crafts, dino egg roll and other more. Bladensburg Waterfront Park, 4601 Annapolis Rd, Bladensburg, MD 20710 … Continue reading

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New Years Resolution parkrun

Celebrating healthy communities to start 2018 on the right foot. College Park parkrun, our community-led weekly 5k run/walk, is holding a special New Years Resolution parkrun. 10:30am on January 1st on the beautiful Paint Branch Trail. Walk or run. All … Continue reading

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College Park’s Solar-Powered Charging Station

If you need to charge your phone at Lake Artemesia, you’re in luck. The nature park in College Park and Berwyn Heights has a free charging station for cell phones and tablets on its northern end, although you might have … Continue reading

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How Route 1 Became a Bike Haven

Route 1 has become a great place for bicycling, with shops, trails, bike-sharing stations and strong local support. There are several locally owned bike shops: Hyattsville’s Arrow Bicycle, College Park Bicycles and Proteus Bicycles. And the Mount Rainier Bike Co-op offers free workshops on bicycle … Continue reading

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University Park to Get New Playground

University Park is adding a major new playground this fall. The town will tear up two older tennis courts near Wells Parkway and College Heights Drive and install a nature-themed playground. One section will be for children ages 2 to … Continue reading

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Hyattsville’s New Comic Hero Playground Opens

Hyattsville has a new superhero-themed playground, thanks to Landscape Architecture Supervisor Brenda Iraola and others at the Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission, which held a grand opening last week. The new Comic Hero Playground is colorfully designed in red, yellow, and … Continue reading

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Downtown Park Spruces Up

A downtown Hyattsville park just got a little nicer. The Robert J. King Memorial Park in the Historic District now boasts a new black fence along the south side of the park. This is another positive sign of change in … Continue reading

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