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Posted on: July 12, 2018

The Department of Parks and Recreation Upcoming Events

MEDIA CONTACT: KIRA CALM LEWIS 301-446-3327 - or - 

                                    IYANA MOORE 301-446-3313 - or – 


The Department of Parks and Recreation Upcoming Events 


Riverdale, MD – The Department of Parks and Recreation has activities for everyone in the community to enjoy this summer and into fall.

WHAT: Cedar Heights Family Day

WHEN: Saturday, July 21, 2018, from 12 PM – 6 PM

WHERE: Cedar Heights Community Center, 1200 Glen Willow Drive, Seat Pleasant, MD 20743

Audience: All ages
FREE; Registration required for guaranteed refreshments.

Celebrating 20 Years of Excellence! Come out for class demos, workshops, face painting, skating, children's games, live entertainment and much more. A ticket is required for guaranteed refreshments. Refreshments will be served while supplies last.

WHAT: Audubon Photography Awards Traveling Exhibit
Wednesday, August 1, 2018 from 8:30 AM – 5 PM

(The exhibit will be open Monday - Saturday from 8:30am-5:00 pm and Sunday from 11am-4pm beginning Wednesday, August 1 – Wednesday, August 22, 2018)
Watkins Nature Center, 301 Watkins Park Drive, Upper Marlboro, MD 20774

Audience: All ages

Walk among the winning photographs selected from more than 5,500 entries that show birdlife at its most vivid, vulnerable, formidable, and elegant form. The photographs were published in the Summer 2017 issue of Audubon Magazine after photographers from 49 states and eight Canadian provinces submitted images in three categories: professional, amateur, and youth. A panel of five judges had the daunting task of sifting through the stunning images and grading them based on technical quality, originality, and artistic merit.


WHAT: Labor Day Estate Sale
WHEN: Saturday, September 1, from 10 AM – 4 PM, and Sunday, September 2, from 12 PM – 2 PM 
Surratt House Museum James O. Hall Research Ctr, 9118 Brandywine Road, Clinton, MD 20735
All ages


Furniture, decorations, fabric, clothing, trunks and more! All priced to sell.  Come to the Surratt Museum for this limited time sale. All proceeds to benefit the preservation and programs of the Surratt House Museum.  All sales are final and please come prepared to transport your new items home with you.  See if your hidden treasure is waiting to be found!

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