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Notice: For your convenience, please check our Holiday Schedule.

Watkins Regional Park playground will be CLOSED for renovation from January 1- June 15, 2015. 

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

Sign up now for PGParks Alerts by text or e-mail to get immediate news of weather-related Parks and Recreation closures, late openings, etc.

Holiday Ornament Emporium
From now through December 23, see original, handmade ornaments in a traditional holiday setting at Montpelier Mansion/Historic Site. Shop for unique gifts and support local artists!

Holiday Trains and Planes
From December 13-20, miniature trains, villages, tunnels & depots spark the imagination and bring history to life at College Park Aviation Museum. FREE with museum admission.

Wiz-Caps Promo 2014-15
Discounted Sports Tickets
Support the Commission and the Department of Parks and Rec by purchasing discounted Wizards and Capitals tickets. All purchased tickets will benefit the "Give a Kid A Chance" fund. Click here for more information.

 fol_july_2_ICON 28th Annual Winter Festival of Lights
Enjoy your holidays with a tour of Watkins Regional Park’s spectacular drive-through displays featuring more than a million twinkling lights! The Festival of Lights will be open nightly beginning Nov. 28 through Jan. 1, from 5-9:30 pm! Don’t forget to bring canned goods for donation to area food banks and shelters.
 inter_center_basketball_2_ICON Holiday Break Camps
Register your child in M-NCPPC’s Holiday Break Camps! (See page 36 in Your Guide.) Chose from general arts and crafts, cheerleading, basketball, dance and others. Camps begin on Dec. 22. 
 fol_july_1_ICON Holiday Hayrides
Join us for a hayride through the Winter Festival of Lights! From December 5-27, enjoy spectacular drive-through displays and afterwards, refreshments next to a cozy fire. Reservations are required. 
 get to know contest ICON Get to Know Your Wild Neighbour Art Exhibition
Celebrate the artwork created by Prince George's County youth as part of the Get to Know Your Wild Neighbour Contest! This FREE exhibit features over 1,500 pieces of artwork inspired by nature. 
 gift card ICON Give the gift of recreation
Looking for the perfect gift to give this holiday season? Give the gift of recreation! Purchase M-NCPPC gift cards, tickets for concerts & special events, and unique merchandise at our online e-store. 
 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.  
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