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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.  

Naturally Fun Campfires
Join us at Mt. Rainier Nature & Rec Center on Oct. 24 for a fun campfire for the whole family! Share stories, learn about nature, and roast marshmallows over an open campfire.           

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Farmers Markets
Looking to purchase nutritious, farm-fresh, local products? Find a wide selection of fresh produce and other products at Prince George’s County farmers markets. Click here for a list of markets in the county.

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_2 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.
 trail_fall_jug_bay_ICON 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.
 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! 
 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.
 fitness_month_2_ICON Yoga in the Parks
Take a break and join us for FREE yoga classes in the parks! Learn basic techniques and how to free your mind, body & spirit with us. Feel free to drop in for a session at any participating M-NCPPC site!  
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