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Week of July
August 1, 2011

Fun in Your Community This Week!

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IN THIS ISSUE
Community meeting
Go fish
Summer Breeze
Play Ball
Friday fun at Watkins
Fall registration
Turn back the clock at Henson Creek
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Envision Prince George's
Parks and Recreation live more, play more logoGreetings!

The Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission has lots for everyone to enjoy here in Prince George's County. The summer season features great recreation opportunities throughout the county. Live more, play more at the park and recreation facilities in your community.


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allentown Join us on Tuesday, August 2 at Harmony Hall Regional Center to learn more about the upcoming renovations and program changes at Allentown Splash, Tennis and Fitness Park in Fort Washington. For more information about this community meeting, click here.
Park Rangers: Fishing 101
fishing teens Have the desire to learn the proper techniques of fishing? Join the Park Rangers on Thursday, August 4 to learn all you need to know about fishing! Learn casting, handling fish, fishing ethics, safety, and fish biology. Become a pro in no time! Read more.
Concerts in the Park
summer concerts brochure Enjoy a variety of summer evening concerts that feature jazz, rock' n roll, country, soul, hip-hop and blues music at parks throughout Prince George's County. Be sure to mark your calendar for all the concerts happening this month. You won't want to miss them! Click here to download.
Fall Softball Leagues
softball game Spend this fall socializing with co-workers, family and friends; organize your own softball team and join one of our Adult Fall Men's, Women's or Co-ed Leagues. The 5-week Adult Fall Softball season begins the week of September 4. You choose the night (Sunday - Friday) and the location for play, for a total of 10 games. For more information and to register, call 301-446-6800 or click here.
Fabulous Fridays at Watkins
carousel Beginning Friday, August 5, spend Friday evenings having fun outdoors with friends and family. Enjoy unlimited rides on the train and carousel at Watkins Regional Park, as well as rounds of miniature golf, for one special price per person. Read more.
Get ready to register
SMARTlink logo Registration for fall recreation classes, programs and activities will begin at 7 am on Monday, August 15 for Prince George's residents, and on Monday, August 22 for all others. Read through the fall Guide and explore the variety of opportunities available to you and your family.
Calling all Golfers
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Enjoy your last few weeks of summer at Henson Creek Golf Course. The course is offering amazing golf specials. Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays (now through August 31), from 12 noon until 7 pm, play 9 holes - $11/per person; $9/senior and 18 holes - $15/person; $11/senior. For more information, call 301-567-4646.

 

There's always something good going on in Prince George's County. Browse www.pgparks.com to find out what's happening and where. Sign up for classes and activities using the SMARTlink system. Or check out information on parks and trails, community centers, nature centers, sports and arts facilities, and more.
 
Questions? Contact our Customer Service Help Desk at 301-699-CALL(2255) or e-mail help4smartlink@pgparks.com.
 
Have a great week!
The M-NCPPC Department of Parks and Recreation