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Notice: The Fairland Aquatic Facility will be closed from 6:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. on Friday, October 31 for maintenance.

Evelyn Cole Senior Activity Center will be closed on Monday, November 3 due to building maintenance.

View a full list of Maintenance Closures for the latest information regarding facility closings.

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Halloween & Fall Harvest Events
This month, Parks & Rec has a spook-tacular selection of Halloween & Fall Harvest events for the whole family! Click here to view a list of upcoming events.  

With a leaping legacy of breaking barriers and building cultural bridges, we invite you to experience the wonderment of the dance troupe Philadanco! at the Publick Playhouse on Nov. 6 & 7 (times vary).      

Jug Bay Run for Wildlife
Participate in the annual Jug Bay 10K/5K Run for Wildlife and 3K Fun Walk on November 1! Doing so will aid in conservation projects and research aimed at preserving the Patuxent River’s natural wildlife.

 building blocks ICON Building Block Training Program
Youth ages 13-17 are invited to participate in the Building Block Training Program on Monday, November 3 from 9 am-5 pm. To register, click here and enter barcode #1557417. 
CAPRA LOGO ICON M-NCPPC Among “Best of the Best” with CAPRA Reaccreditation
M-NCPPC was recently reaccredited by the Commission for Accreditation of Park and Recreation Agencies (CAPRA), receiving the maximum score in every available category during the 2014 National Recreation and Parks Association Congress in Charlotte, NC. CAPRA recognizes park & recreation agencies for excellence in operation and service. 
 needlepoint_ICON_1 Needleart Show & Exhibit
Check out this year's Needleart Exhibit at Montpelier Mansion! From November 1-30, the rooms of Montpelier will be filled with a dazzling array of stitched art, from needlepoint to ribbon work.
 wnc recycle icon Trash to Treasure Green Craft Fair
This unique craft fair will be held (rain or shine) at Watkins Nature Center on November 8. Explore handmade goods made from at least 50% recycled, organic, fair trade or sustainable materials. FREE admission for all ages! 
 Trot for a Turkey 2014 icon Festival of Lights Trot for a Turkey
Register online today for this 2nd annual event! Walk or run through the 3.1-mile Winter Festival of Lights and see dazzling displays up close. Your registration fee for the Nov. 22 event will provide a family in need with a holiday turkey.  
 gingerbread_3_ICON Calling All Gingerbread Enthusiasts!
Get ready for Darnall's Chance House Museum's annual Gingerbread House Contest and Show! From now through November 14, applications are being accepted to participate in this fun, creative contest. Prize money and ribbons will be awarded to the top 3 contestants in each division.
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