City of Glenarden, MD

Community Happenings & News: September 2023

City Information

Upcoming City Meetings

Tuesday, September 5, 2023
Council Work Session (Virtual) - 7:00PM
Join Online or Phone: 301-712-8592 |Meeting ID: 992 3939 8605 | Passcode: 086777

Tuesday, September 12, 2023
Council Public Hearing (Hybrid) - 7:00PM
In-Person (Municipal Center - Lower Level) and virtual:
Join Online or Phone: 301-712-8592 | Meeting ID: 980 2251 7451| Passcode: 934907

Monday, September 18, 2023 
Council Regular Meeting (Hybrid) - 7:30PM
In-Person (Municipal Center - Lower Level) and virtual:
Join Online or Phone: 301-712-8592 | Meeting ID: 963 4027 4371  | Passcode: 291413

See City calendar for additional meeting details and information. 

Charter Review Committee Meetings

City Charter Review Meeting will be held September 21, 2023 at 6:30PM for updates visit the committee's webpage here

For more information, email Councilwoman Erika L. Fareedmeeting dates will be announced as they become available.

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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.  

City ARPA Grant Opportunities Now Available!
The American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) of 2021, will deliver $350 billion to state, local and tribal governments to aid in recovery from the COVID-19 emergency. The City of Glenarden will receive $4 million as a part of the State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds (SLFRF) program.  City Council has designated some of those monies as grants for eligible homeowners, businesses, and non-profits. 

For more information about the programs including the applications are available and to apply click here

Glenarden Day 2023!

Join the City of Glenarden for our annual Glenarden Day! This year's theme is centered around Keeping the Tradition Alive. There will be FREE games, prizes, live music, arts & crafts, amusements and so much more! You don't want to miss this!2023 Glenarden Day Festival (Instagram Post (Square))

DATE: Saturday, September 16, 2023
LOCATION: Glenarden Municipal Center (8600 Glenarden Pkwy., Glenarden, MD 20706)
2023 Glenarden Day Festival Flyer

For more information on parking, transportation, paint & sip registration and more visit the event page

City Councilman Maurice Hairston debuts song in honor of the City of Glenarden

Councilman Maurice Hairston of Glenarden, MD. Activist & Revolutionary, a positive impact through music & servitude! Check it out here Reese Da Realist Ft. Casey Reanna- Glenarden Dreaming

Upcoming Events At Glenarden Branch Library!
Check out some exciting upcoming events for the month of September here. Learn more at Ask A Librarian a (240)455-5451 or via email.

Back To School Immunization Clinics In Prince George’s County

The Prince George's County Health Department is pleased to announce the launch of its highly anticipated back-to-school flu and immunization clinic initiative, which aims to prioritize the health and well-being of students as they prepare to return to the classroom for the upcoming school year.

The Health Department offers comprehensive services, including routine childhood immunizations to protect against childhood diseases, and COVID-19 vaccinations. Also, flu shots will be available for County residents aged six months and older. Services are offered to residents with limited or no health insurance. Additionally, the clinics operate on a sliding fee scale based on income, ensuring every child can access essential vaccines regardless of their financial situation.

The Health Department remains steadfast in ensuring every child can access the necessary vaccines for a successful school year. This year, the Health Department is offering extended weekend and evening hours for the back-to-school clinics. 

Health Department Immunization Back-to-School Clinic

1. The Cheverly Health Center (3003 Hospital Drive, Cheverly, MD 20785) offers back-to-school immunizations:

•    Mondays – Fridays
9:00 AM – 3:00 PM
•    Extended Evening Hours:
Tuesday, September 5 – Friday, September 8 
Tuesday, September 12 – Friday, September 15
4:00 PM – 7:00 PM
•    Extended Weekend Hours:
Saturday, September 9
Saturday, September 16
9:00 AM – 3:00 PM

2. The Maternal and Child Health Center at Laurel (14207 Park Center Drive, Suite 102, Laurel, MD 20707) offers back-to-school immunizations:
•    Mondays – Fridays 
10:00 AM – 2:00 PM

Health Department 2023-2024 Flu Clinic Schedule:
1.    Wednesday, October 4, 2023
St. Vincent Pallotti High School
113 St Mary’s Place, Laurel, MD 20707
9:00 AM – 5:30 PM

2.    Thursday, October 5, 2023
Greenbelt Community Center 
15 Crescent Road, Greenbelt, MD 20770
10:00 AM – 2:00 PM

3.    Thursday, October 12, 2023
Springhill Lake Recreation Center
6101 Cherrywood Lane, Greenbelt, MD 20770
1:00 PM – 7:00 PM

4.    Cheverly Health Department 
3003 Hospital Drive, Cheverly, MD 20785
Mondays – Fridays
9:00 AM – 3:00 PM

The Health Department’s back-to-school immunization clinics are by appointment only. To make an appointment, please visit the immunization clinic scheduling portal. Parents or legal guardians must bring a copy of all your child’s immunization (shots) records. For additional information, visit the Health Department website here:  

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FREE Saturday Enrichment Academy Tutoring Program

Is your child struggling academically? Could your child benefit from tutoring in a small group setting? Families sign up NOW for FREE, in-person, tutoring for Math and Reading! Do not miss out on this opportunity because there are limited seats! 

REGISTER: - In search bar type: Saturday Academy

Select the Saturday Enrichment Academy Site nearest you OR use the activity code for a center nearest you.

Contact Parks Direct Helpdesk at 301-699-2255 or if you have trouble registering!

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Save on your energy bills this winter

UCAP (United Communities Against Poverty) offers a home weatherization program that can reduce your energy costs.  By sealing gaps, adding insulation, and improving your heating and cooling system, weatherization of your home can reduce your energy consumption and lower your utility bills.  See the UCAP flyer in this newsletter for information on eligibility and how to submit an application to UCAP. Complete the application here and call 301-322-5700, ext. 162 with your questions about the program and ask for Trice Whitley who is the UCAP Weatherization Program Coordinator.  
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Elderly Property Tax Credit Program

Are you a homeowner over the age of 65? If so, you may be eligible for the County’s new Elderly Property Tax Credit program. Effective July 1, 2023, Prince George's County will provide up to a 20% credit of the County portion of the property tax bill, inclusive of any Homeowners and Homestead Credit, for up to 5 years.

Learn more information and see if you are eligible to apply at:
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You may apply online, send application via postal mail or e-mail or in-person. 

Applications must be received by October 1st of the fiscal year the credit is sought. 

See Elderly Property Tax Credit flyer for more information.

Blue Line Corridor Youth Sports Fieldhouse RFP

Prince George’s County is excited to share a new procurement opportunity for local businesses as we continue to make strides in developing new amenities for our Blue Line Corridor (BLC)! This RFP seeks a highly qualified Architecture/Engineering firm to provide the Preliminary Design Services for our Youth Sports Fieldhouse. Local, small, and minority-owned businesses are encouraged to apply. Submissions are due by October 4. Learn more about the RFP at: and and read more about the BLC at:

BLC Youth Sports Fieldhouse RFP

Alsobrooks Youth Leadership Institute

The Alsobrooks Youth Leadership Institute (AYLI) is a 21-member body of Prince George’s Proud youth from throughout the County. AYLI is a diverse group of youth (ages 14-17, grades 9-11) from different backgrounds - ethnic, economic, and social who are serious about the lives of youth in our County and interested in County government. 

The program is an intense immersion-learning opportunity in which participants are required to attend 95% of the program meetings, modules, and service activities. AYLI is looking for forward-thinking young people who want to invest in their personal and professional growth while giving back and paying it forward. 

AYLI will represent the best of our youth and those who have a desire to make a positive impact on not just Prince George’s County, but the world. Participants will receive community service hours for school credit. Transportation is not provided.

AYLI Requirements

AYLI is looking for youth with:

  • a strong interest in community service and willingness to serve as a volunteer in their community and for County government;
  • dedicated time to participate and be active in the program;
  • a willingness to develop and share creative solutions for issues involving youth;
  • a commitment to doing what is right for those in need;
  • a willingness to learn about the County and its history, culture, and operations; and
  • an interest in strengthening their leadership skills. 

Apply for the AYLI

Apply for the Alsobrooks Youth Leadership Institute.

Application Requirements

When submitting and completing your online application, please be prepared to have the following documents to attach and answer the following mandatory questions:

  • Unofficial Transcript (as of June 30, 2023)
  • Two (2) references using the official AYLI Recommendation Form
  • Why do you want to be a member of the Alsobrooks Youth Leadership Institute? (no more than 500 words)
  • One word that best describes you?
  • What issues are you passionate about in your community and why? (no more than 250 words)
  • What do you like to do in your spare time (100 words or less)
  • List of extra-circular activities
  • Completed Participant Information Packet (health/medical forms and waivers)


The application is open from September 11 to October 13, 2023, at 5:00 p.m. EST.

AYLI 2024 Flyers


Green Summit

The Department of the Environment will host its 9th Annual Green Summit on Saturday, October 21, from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM at the David C. Driskell Community Park in Hyattsville.

The summit will feature food trucks, pet adoptions, green vendors, tips and much more! Learn more information at:

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