City of Glenarden, MD

Community Happenings & News: November 2022

City Information

City Office Closures

City administrative offices will be closed on following dates:

  • Tuesday, November 8, 2022 in observance of Election Day (Municipal Center is a polling location for residents; see flyer here for more information.)
  • Friday, November 11, 2022 in observance of Veterans Day. 
  • Thursday, November 24- Friday, November 25, 2022 in observance of Thanksgiving.
Please note: trash collections will not be impacted by the Election Day & Veterans Day holidays. Collections for the Thanksgiving holiday will not be collected on 11/24, services will resume on the next scheduled collection day. 

Upcoming City Meetings

Monday, November 7, 2022
Council Work Session
(Virtual) - 7:00PM
Join Online or Phone301-712-8592 |Meeting ID: 992 3939 8605 | Passcode: 086777

Tuesday, November 15, 2022
Council Public Hearing (Hybrid) - 7:00PM
In-Person (Municipal Center - Lower Level) and virtual:
Join Online or Phone301-712-8592 | Meeting ID: 980 2251 7451Passcode: 934907

Monday, November 21, 2022
Council Regular Meeting (Hybrid) - 7:30PM
In-Person (Municipal Center - Lower Level) and virtual:
Join Online or Phone301-712-8592 | Meeting ID963 4027 4371  | Passcode291413

See City calendar for more information. 

Annual Glenarden Harvest Day Rewind

COG-HDR Flyer (Eng)
Don't put your costumes away just yet and come celebrate welcoming the Fall season with the City of Glenarden for our Annual Harvest Day Rewind on Saturday, November 5, 2022 from 11AM-3PM. Event will be held at the Glenarden Municipal Center - Parking Lot (8600 Glenarden Parkway). 


Photos will be taken for community outreach. V
olunteer opportunities are available, each student volunteering will be afforded 4-service hours. To sign-up, email parent's name & phone, child's name, age, school & grade to



Are you interested in joining us for a festival of families. We’re excited to get the Harvest kicked off right! If you are a vendor/community partner interested in supporting and helping to make this year’s event super grand we welcome your creative support.  

This year’s theme focuses of the (strength of families and community).  

Looking forward to celebrating with you.  

Mayor Cashenna A. Cross
Moving the Mission Forward

NLT Oct 25th close of business to ensure your space!

Glenarden American Legion Veterans Day Service
Please join the Glenarden American Legion Post 275 and the City of Glenarden for a service in remembrance of our nations veterans.

Annual Veterans Day program on Friday November 11, 2022 at 11AM will be held at Glenarden American Legion Post 275 due to the rainy weather predicted. Following the program, a light lunch will be served.

Hope to see you there!

Date & Time:
Friday, November 11, 2022 

Location (CHANGED): 
Glenarden American Legion Post 275
8201 Martin Luther King Jr. Highway, Glenarden, MD 20706

7th Street Park Design Session

Join us in sharing your input as we refresh 7th Street Park to incorporate a NEW playground and more! We are seeking your help on the design and have partnered with Neighborhood Design Center to facilitate the process! Please join us and bring your kids we want to hear from them too! We look forward to seeing you there! 


Date and Time:
Saturday, November 19, 2022 
11:00 AM – 1:00 PM

City of Glenarden - Municipal Center (Gold Room)
8600 Glenarden Parkway, Glenarden, MD 20706

For more information, contact the Deputy Council Clerk at (301) 832-1963

Oh Give Thanks

Join the City of Glenarden for a pre-thanksgiving food giveaway! First come, first serve! COG OH Give Thanks 2022_Eng

Date and Time:
Tuesday, November 22, 2022
12:00 PM – 4:00 PM (until gone)

Glenarden Municipal Center
8600 Glenarden Parkway, Glenarden, MD 20706

Giving Tuesday 2022

This year's #GivingTuesday the City will contribute support to the Glenarden American Legion Post #275 in ackowledgement of our veterans!COG Giving Tuesday 2022 Posting (002)

Together we give. Learn how your generosity makes a difference on #GivingTuesday. Now more than ever we are called to make a difference. 

Distribution will be from 4PM - until gone

City Of Glenarden CodeRED Notification System


To receive emergency and important information pertaining to City of Glenarden we encourage all residents and businesses to go to our website, click on the CodeRED logo located on the homepage and enter your contact information, including additional phone numbers, and text and email addresses, or text GLENARDEN to 99411 to receive the link directly to your mobile phone and sign up from there.
If you know of anyone who did not receive this call who lives in City of Glenarden please encourage them to visit the City’s website and enter their information.
If you do not have Internet access, please contact a friend or family member to help add your contact information to the emergency database. Questions regarding this system test should be directed to City of Glenarden at (301)773-2100.

For more information visit the CodeRED page.  

Community Information

2022 Maryland General Election

The 2022 Maryland General Election is quickly approaching! Election Day is Tuesday, November 8, with early voting from Thursday, October 27 through Thursday, November 3. VoteEarly

All Prince Georgians are encouraged to register to vote by Tuesday, October 18. Residents can also vote by mail. Drop boxes are now available throughout the County. For more information on the primary election, how to register to vote, or voting by mail, contact the Board of Elections at 301-341-7300 or visit their website here:

Deeply Rooted: A Community Conversation - Maryland Emancipation Day 2022
“Deeply Rooted” explores the complexities of discovering the family lineage journey for Marylanders. This conversation led by Gwendolyn Bankins, Aisha Jenkins, Kyle Reeder, and Susan Cook invites guests to learn about their family connections to former sites of enslavement and the historic Black communities that arose from their legacies. This is a free event.MarylandEmancipation

Date and Time:
November 3, 2022
6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Ridgeley Rosenwald School
8507 Central Ave, Capitol Heights, MD 20743

PGSAO Annual Purple Bike Ride!

Join the Office of the State's Attorney for Prince George's County for their Annual PGSAO Purple Bike Ride on Saturday, November 5, 2022 from 8AM-12PM.

Register to participate by clicking here

College Application night

The Office of College Readiness is hosting their district-wide College Application Night Thursday, November 10th at Charles H. Flowers High School at 6:00 pm, 10001 Ardwick Ardmore Road, MD 20774. The goal of the event is to assist Seniors with understanding the process of going to college. The event will be an opportunity for our families to participate in FAFSA, MSFAA, and Scholarship workshops where they will learn critical steps in completing FAFSA.

Register Here:

This is an in-person event...

Out of the universities and colleges attending, there are 9 institutions that will hold onsite admissions below:

Morgan State University
Lincoln University
University of District of Columbia
Thomas Jefferson University
Harrisburg University
Washington Adventist University
Trinity Washington University
Frostburg University
Delaware State University

See flyer here for more information. 

Apply for the Prince George's County Innovation Scholarship Program (deadline: by November 14th at 6PM)

The Prince George’s County Innovation Scholarship Program, sponsored in part by the Office of Council Member At-Large Mel Franklin, awards cash scholarships to high school graduating seniors (“Innovation Scholars”) who attend school in Prince George’s County, who commit to majoring in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) fields in a 4-year or 2- year college or registered apprenticeship programs. This scholarship is for high school graduating class of 2023. To apply and for more information, go to:

MDOT Virtual Public Meeting - I-95/I-495 at Medical Center Drive Interchange Project

The Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration (MDOT SHA), in collaboration with Prince George’s County, is conducting preliminary design and an environmental inventory for potential improvements to the I-95/I-495 at Medical Center Drive (formerly Arena Drive) Interchange in Prince George’s County, Maryland.

Preliminary improvement concepts will be presented at the virtual meeting. The public is encouraged to leave comments and ask questions in an online comment form, located under Community Outreach and Newsletters on the Project Portal. The public is also encouraged to send questions and comments in advance so they may be addressed during the virtual meeting. Attendees will also be able to send questions or comments through the Q&A feature during the meeting.

Date and Time:
Thursday, November 17, 2022
6:30 PM – 8:00 PM

Virtual - Microsoft Teams
; visit link here
By Phone
(audio only) is: 667-262-2962
Phone Conference ID: 395 784 883#

See flyer here for more information. 

Stuff A Truck Holiday Food Distribution

Join Prince George's County for the Stuff A Truck Holiday Food Distribution on Friday, November 18th from 12:00 noon – 4:00 pm. You must register in advance. sat.22


Date and Time:
Friday, November 18, 2022
12:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Ebenezer AME Church
7707 Allentown Road, Fort Washington, MD 20744

Stuff A Truck 2022 (English) - PDF
Stuff A Truck 2022 (Spanish) - PDF

Turkeyball Skills Challenge

Join Maryland National Capital Park Police in a round-robin basketball skills challenge for boys and girls ages 10-17 years old. Receive a t-shirt and am opportunity to win a Thanksgiving turkey. See flyer locations and additional details here. MCPPC_Turkeyball-Skills-Challenge

Festival of Lights - bike and Lights

Registration is required!
Register through Parks Direct using Registration Code: NRLS-SPEC-GA-20221120

Date and Time:DPR_Bike and Lights
Sunday, November 20, 2022
5:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Watkins Regional Park
301 Watkins Park Drive, Upper Marlboro, MD 20774

Festival of Lights - Bike and Lights Flyer - PDF

Prince George's County Office of the Sheriff - Sheriff Melvin C. High Funeral Services
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View the full release from Prince George's County Office of the Sherriff here:

2022 virtual Snow Summit 
Join the County on November 30, 2022 from 6PM to 7PM for the 2022 Virtual Snow Summit. Information & tips will be provided in preparation for this coming winter season! Registration is required, to sign up visit:
Snow Summit 2022 Flyer _English