FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 6, 2022
Media Contact: Angel Waldron, 301-446-3311
Throughout July, “Rise Up for Parks and Recreation” with M-NCPPC, Department of Parks and Recreation in Prince George’s County
Riverdale, Md. – This July, join M-NCPPC, Department of Parks and Recreation in Prince George’s County for National Park and Recreation Month, as we celebrate how Prince George’s is stronger, more vibrant, and more resilient because of parks and recreation.
The Department invites the Prince George’s County community to share their experiences, memories, and stories about what parks and recreation means to them. With everything from free outdoor concerts and movies, Senior Line Dance Party, and the Safe Summer program for teens - there are plenty of ways that you can celebrate too.
Arts on the Waterfront -Bladensburg Waterfront Park
Sundays, 6 pm
July 10: Eclipse International Band/ Reggae
July 17: The Exclusives/ Motown, Dance
July 24: The Gayle Harrod Band/ Blues, Soul
July 31: The Brian Cunningham Project/ Jazz, R&B
Movies in the Park – Watkins Regional Park
Wednesdays, 7 pm
July 6: Ghostbusters Afterlife
July 13: The Boss Baby – Family Business
July 20: Little Giants
Senior Line Dance Party
July 22, 9 am – 12 pm
Participants must register on pgparksdirect.com
“Parks and recreation is a vital part of our community. We help preserve and protect more than 28,000 acres of parkland, strive to keep our community healthy, and provide quality programs for people of all ages,” said Bill Tyler, Director of the Department of Parks and Recreation, Prince George’s County. “We’re excited to celebrate our impact in Prince George’s County.”
On July 15, Park and Recreation Professionals Day, the Department will celebrate its employees for their hard work and dedication to building stronger and healthier communities. Join us in showing your appreciation.
National Park and Recreation month is an initiative of the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA). To learn more, visit pgparks.com.
About the Department
The M-NCPPC, Department of Parks and Recreation delivers an award-winning park system through progressive, innovative leadership and a commitment to the community and the environment in Prince George’s County. For more on the Department of Parks and Recreation, visit www.pgparks.com and stay connected on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. The Department of Parks and Recreation encourages and supports the participation of individuals with disabilities in all programs and services. Register at least a minimum of two weeks in advance of the program start date to request and receive a disability accommodation.