City of Glenarden, MD

Community Happenings & News: November 2023

City Information

Upcoming City Meetings

Monday, November 6, 2023
Council Work Session (Virtual) - 7:00PM
Join Online or Phone: 301-712-8592 |Meeting ID: 992 3939 8605 | Passcode: 086777

Tuesday, November 14, 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, November 20, 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 November 16, 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

United Healthcare Medicare Advantage Plan

You're invited on November 14, 2023 from 11 AM to 1 PM for an educational event brought to you by UnitedHealthcare, offering Medicare Advantage plans for those who qualify for Medicaid.
Discover Your Options: Get valuable health information and compare all available plan choices. 
Maximize Your Benefits: Find out if you're missing important health benefits that could improve your quality of life.
Don't miss this opportunity to make informed decisions about your healthcare. We're here to help you every step of the way!

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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 (Weather permitting). pexels-kevin-mccartney-774316

Seating will be limited, please bring a chair if you are unable to stand for long periods of time. 

Date & Time:
Friday, November 11, 2023 

Glenarden Veterans Memorial Park
8615 McLain Avenue, Glenarden, MD 20706

If you have any questions call Robin Bailey-Walls, Council Clerk at (301)322-1473

City of Glenarden Thanksgiving Luncheon

Join Us for a Heartwarming Thanksgiving Luncheon!
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Date: Saturday, November 18, 2023
Time: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Contact the Council Clerk at 301-322-1473 or Michelle Cheek at 202-794-4241 to inquire about obtaining your tickets!

See link for more information. 

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City Of Glenarden Forever Grand Travelers Are Hitting The Road!

Call all Glenarden’s 60+ Mayor Cashenna Cross working with the Maryland Parks strive to provide affordable exciting senior citizens experiences to our community. The group affectionately called the City of Glenarden Forever Grand Travelers will be hitting the road. Touring Maryland’s greatest treasurers and building community unity and reconnecting with friends.COG Mayoral Forever Grand Travelers Flyer_English - Copy

Mayor Cashenna A. Cross will serve as Tour sponsor so get ready to ride. Welcome age 60+ to join the City of Glenarden Forever Grand Travelers as we take to the streets to explorer and celebrate living the “good ageless life.” Are you ready I hope you are!

WE'RE HITTING THE ROAD! Here are the trips:

  • Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad State Park (November 30, 2023)
ADDRESS: 4068 Golden Hill Rd, Church Creek, MD 21622
MUST be a Glenarden resident. Responses due by November 22, 2023 from Glenardeners as registration will be extended to the senior citizens of any Prince George’s municipality.

  • Sight and Sound Theatres: DANIEL Live! (December 14, 2024)
Embark on an unforgettable journey with the Glenarden Grand Travelers! Join us for a spectacular trip to Sight and Sound Theatres: DANIEL Live! in Ronks, PA on December 13, 2024. Don't miss out on this incredible experience. The all-inclusive package covers travel, meals, and the show, all for just $150 per attendee. Hurry and secure your seat before November 17, 2023. With only 50 seats available, act fast to reserve your spot!

MARCH 14, 2024
JUNE 20, 2024
OCTOBER 17, 2024

Please send your: name - telephone number -address - email (if available) to; and call 571-719-8784 for more information.

See upcoming event flyers here

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

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 - or more information visit:

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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Glenarden Bulldogs: Glenarden Family Day - POSTPONED
For updates, visit the Glenarden Bulldogs (Instagram: @bagcglenarden) social media page here
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Introducing Thrive Prince George's Guaranteed Basic Income Program

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In partnership with The Greater Washington Community Foundation, and the Meyer Foundation, The Prince George's County Council are thrilled to announce the launch of Thrive Prince George's, a 2-year $4 million guaranteed income pilot program that seeks to economically stabilize the county residents while promoting upwards mobility for more Prince Georgian families. This Guaranteed Basic Income Program was made possible through council resolution CR-018-2023 which was championed by Councilmember Krystal Oriadha. For more information on how to apply, click here to fill out the Interest Form.

FY2024 Community Partnership Grants

The Office of the County Executive is now accepting applications for our Community Partnership Grant Program! Non-profit organizations that provide community-based services in Prince George’s County are encouraged to apply. The deadline to apply is Friday, November 10, at 5:00 PM. Learn more and find the application here:

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