Tag Archives: Montgomery Parks
Comments Off on Josiah Henson in the News
Josiah Henson Park is one of the most important historical sites in the White Flint area. And Josiah Henson has been in the news lately.
First, the new Henson biography, Sharp Flashes of Lightning Come from Black Clouds: The Life of Josiah Hensonauthored by Montgomery Parks senior historian, Jamie Ferguson Kuhns – is now available!… Read More
Comments Off on Learn about Energized Public Spaces Design Guidelines
The purpose of Montgomery Parks’ Energized Public Spaces (EPS) Design Guidelines is to create energized, inviting, easily accessible, attractive, comfortable, and safe public spaces.
The EPS Design Guidelines will provide overall direction for major features of parks and public spaces design including the recommended size, type of experiences and amenities that each park type should provide.… Read More
Comments Off on Tell Montgomery Parks What You Want in Future Parks and Recreation
Montgomery Parks just launched an outreach campaign called “Parks and Rec of the Future” to solicit public input. They have a dedicated online open town hall where people can very quickly and easily submit comments and/or take a survey to let them know what people would like for their parks and recreation amenities in the future.… Read More
Comments Off on Pop Ups in the Park in the Pike District
The Pop Up in Montgomery Parks campaign is part of an ongoing “activate urban parks” initiative that was launched last year. There are two coming to the White Flint area.
Touch a Truck
Whether they are climbing into the cab of a backhoe, riding in a bucket truck or turning a police cruiser lights on children of all ages can explore and learn about the trucks that help upkeep Montgomery County’s urban parks.… Read More
Comments Off on Climb a Tree in our own Wall Park Tomorrow
Climb-A-Tree in Wall Park on Wednesday, July 6 – 9AM to Noon
Reach for the sky with Montgomery Parks arborists! Bring your kids to Climb-A-Tree, a free, fun, and safe event at Wall Park, 4901 Nicholson Lane, Rockville, MD, 20852 from 9 a.m. to noon. Our arborists will strap your child into safety gear and help him/her climb a giant tree!… Read More
Comments Off on What we discussed at this week’s White Flint 2 planning meeting
The focus of this month’s White Flint 2 Sector Plan meeting was parks and open spaces. It featured a presentation by Rachel Newhouse from Montgomery Parks and a quick summary of the Urban Land Institute Technical Assistance Program recommendations for Executive Boulevard.
You can see the full set of slides from ULI with their analysis and recommendations for Executive Boulevard here.… Read More
Don’t forget — the summer’s second fun-filled Grill Night is tomorrow, July 21 at 6pm at Wall Park by the Shiver Aquatic Center. Thanks to Gables Pike District for supplying the snacks, soft drinks, and paper products. Additional thanks to the White Flint Downtown Advisory Committee for arranging for The Crimestoppers to play again and for all those yummy s’mores fixings they’ll be bringing.… Read More
Comments Off on Time to Have S’more Fun at Grill Night at Wall Park July 21st
We’ve got the fixings for s’mores, hot grills, live music, snacks, soft drinks, and paper goods. All we need is you and your friends and family to make the summer’s second Grill Night at Wall Park as successful as last month’s fun-filled event. Let’s show everyone that we need and want our green space in the Pike District — grab something to grill and come to Wall Park next to the Shriver Aquatic Center, from 6pm to 8pm on Tuesday, July 21!… Read More