Gelston Park: A Butterfly Garden to Honor Our Nation’s Veterans

Today we celebrated the mid-project groundbreaking of a butterfly garden at Gelston Park with The Edmondson Village Community Association and in partnership with the City of Baltimore, Department of Planning's INSPIRE program. This flowering butterfly garden is dedicated…

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Urban Farm Project Announced

We are thrilled to announce our next project! A vacant lot in West Baltimore's Rosemont community will soon host a pilot urban farm project from Parks & People, the state of Maryland, Baltimore City, Maryland Institute…

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Picnic in the Park 2018

Picnic in the Park

What a night! Our eighth annual Picnic in the Park brought a sold-out crowd of more than 450 friends and supporters to our campus. Our largest annual fundraiser of the year raised more than $250,000…

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“Everyone Deserves a Park” Video Premiere

“I want the next generation of young people to know that the people before them did care; that we left a legacy, that we left a footprint of something productive that they can build off…

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Middle Branch Area Events

Visit the following pages for calendars of events or to sign up to learn more about activities occurring on and around the Middle Branch waterfront. Baltimore City Department of Recreation & Parks Greater Baybrook Coalition…

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Sally J. Michel, founder of Parks & People Foundation, dies

Simply put, there would no Parks & People Foundation without Sally Michel. Sally had a vision for a Baltimore where everyone is connected to their community and each other through vibrant parks and green spaces.…

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Youth Sports Program featured in Aspen Institute Report

Honored to be featured in Aspen Institute Project Play's 'State of Play: Baltimore' report! The report shared 40 findings on the East Baltimore community’s youth sports. You can read the full report here: Download Report

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SuperKids Camp featured in The Baltimore Sun

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Fall 2017 Internships Available! Apply Today

Fall 2017 Internships available through the Urban Resources Initiative -- a partnership between Parks & People and the Baltimore City Department of Recreation & Parks. Projects cover a wide range of topics from urban forestry…

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Welcoming the Jean and Sidney Silber Center to Campus!

On June 14th, Parks & People celebrated the newest addition to its campus - the Jean and Sidney Silber Center! Friends, supporters and project partners gathered to honor the generosity of Jean and Sidney Silber.…

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