Tuesday, May 08, 2018


DOUBLE DUTCH performance by the Greenbelt S.I.T.Y. Stars May 19, 2018, at 1:00 pm.

The Double Dutch competition will follow:

First prize $100

Second prize $75

Third prize $50

Honorable mentioning $25 -- may have more than one, if the money is right, AND if the performance warrants it!


Remember to sign up for the competition at the Mount Rainier Day Festival. Sign up will start at 10:00 am.

Mr. "C" there are some challenges out there waiting to take YOU ON! Hope you plan to show up for this marvelous event.


May is National Bike Month/Bikeshare in Prince George’s County

Good morning!

May is National Bike Month, and Friday, May 18, 2018 is Bike to Work Day!

That day, there will be 12 registered pit stops throughout Prince George’s County.
Please join us at the first-ever Prince George’s County-hosted pit stop at the Wayne K. Curry Administration Building on McCormick Drive in Largo.

There will be giveaways, snacks, bicycle-related demonstrations, and more!

The Largo pit stop will be open from 6:30am-8:30am, and everyone is welcome – whether you’ll be biking or not.

Plus, at 9am at the Largo pit stop, a special announcement will be made regarding bikeshare in Prince George’s County!

Please see the attached flyer for more information.

We hope you’ll plan to stop by, and don’t forget to spread the word!

Courtney Ward
Community Liaison
Prince George’s County Department of Public Works & Transportation
Office of the Director
9400 Peppercorn Place
Suite 300
Largo, Maryland 20774
Main: 301-883-5600

E-mail: cnward@co.pg.md.us

Gateway's Open Studio Tours on Mount Rainier Day May 19, 2018

Gateway CDC is pleased to collaborate with Mayor Miles and the City of Mount Rainier, on May 19, for the culmination of the 14th Open Studios Tour on Mount Rainier Day.

Festivities will include:

Pan Masters Steel Band will Kick-off our festivities to welcome visitors to both events.

Creative Edge Cinema Lounge at the Mediterranean Café will feature film shorts, by local filmmakers

"The Collective," an exhibit of ArtWorks by local artists will be on display at the Gateway's 39th Street Gallery.

The Menkiti Group will open up the Historic Singer Building for performance art, and family fun activities.

Gateway's Media Arts Lab will be the home base for artists located at 3311 Rhode Island Ave.

Visitors, artists, tourists, please pick up all maps guides and all other promotional materials at 3311 Rhode Island Ave., or visit GatewayOpenStudios.org


Monday, May 07, 2018

The Mount Rainier Day Festival 2018

It is TIME to get excited about the Mount Rainier Day Festival and the Gateway Art District Open Studio Tours!

At the Committee meeting tonight, it was awesome just sitting and listening to all of the things that will be happening on Mount Rainier Day.

STAY TUNED. Start watching for the next BIG THING that will be happening in Mount Rainier on May 19, 2018.

Double Dutch is coming.

Northwestern's ROTC

Largo Marching Band

Live performances -- throughout the day at the old Urban Eats location and in the Singer Building as part of the Open Studio Tours!

There will be van transportation to all of the events all day long for the young and old!
YES, we have VENDORS -- food, jewelry, clothes, and much much more!

Did I mention that there will be a PARADE? There will be a parade, and it is growing every day.

LOOKING FORWARD to seeing all of you on Saturday, May 19, 2018, from 11:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m.

VENDING OPPORTUNITY will close at 4:30 p.m. May 11, 2018.

NEXT MEETING OF the MOUNT RAINIER DAY FESTIVAL COMMITTEE: May 14, 2018, at 7:30 p.m. Rainier Manor 1 3001 Queens Chapel Road. There is still time to volunteer.