The Parks & People Foundation is dedicated to supporting a wide range of recreational and educational opportunities; creating and sustaining beautiful and lively parks; and promoting a healthy natural environment for Baltimore.
Help Parks & People celebrate its 30th Anniversary! Volunteer in wonderful Leakin Park along the Gwynns Falls Trail, with a BBQ to follow with food, salads, beer and other refreshing beverages, musical entertainment, and fun, hands-on environmental education offerings. Can you only make the BBQ? That works too! Click on the image above for more details and to RSVP. We look forward to celebrating with new friends, old friends, staff and volunteers!
Registration for SuperKids Camp 2014 is now OPEN! SuperKids Camp is a reading intervention and cultural enrichment camp for Baltimore City Public School students entering the 2nd, 3rd or 4th grade. Click on the image above to learn more about SuperKids Camp and how to register your child. Limited space is available, and registration is on a first come, first served basis.
Kids on spring break? Ready to ditch the cold and explore the outdoors? Introducing the One Park Scavenger Hunt Photo Contest! This fun, engaging contest is for both elementary and middle school students. Submit creative photos and upload them to Parks & People's site by Wednesday, April 23 at 5pm. The winners will receive pool passes for four from Baltimore City Recreation and Parks (middle school prize) or a Port Discovery Children's Museum Family Pass (elementary school prize)! Click on the image above for photo hunt subjects, contest details and the online photo submission form. Ready, set, GO!
FEATURED EVENTS & PROGRAMS
Stormwater Management Presentation: Practices & Benefits
Location: Parks & People Foundation, 800 Wyman Park Dr., Suite 010, Baltimore, MD 21211 Join Power in Dirt, the Department of Public Works, Parks & People and Blue Water Baltimore for a presentation on stormwater management practices that can be accomplished on vacant lots and private properties, and how these actions could help you lower ...FIND OUT MORE
Mayor's Spring Cleanup - Volunteer Event
Location: 1400 Washington Boulevard, Baltimore, MD 21230 (Parking around Carroll Park) Take part in the Mayor's Spring Cleanup with Parks & People & the Pigtown community. Pigtown and Parks & People are partnering to line the streets with trees this spring and pick up litter. Gloves and tools will be provided. Wear sturdy shoes and dr...FIND OUT MORE
GROW Workshop: Using Social Media
Location: Wyndham Baltimore Peabody Court Hotel, 612 Cathedral St., Baltimore, MD 21201 Please join us for the next GROW Workshop, hosted by the Mt. Vernon Place Conservancy. This workshop's topic will be Using Social Media: Market Your Organization and Build Its Capacity. Allison Albert, from Maryland Nonprofits will be the guest speaker, who wil...FIND OUT MORE