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January 4, 2019

Dear Friends,

Happy New Year!  We have seen a lot of new establishments open in College Park over the last year.  January is often a little slower around College Park.  Be sure to take advantage of this time and visit a new restaurant, see a show at Milkboy Arthouse, take a yoga or fitness class, get your own workspace at WeWork, or visit one of our local bicycle shops! 
 
Here are some of the businesses that have opened (or relocated to larger spaces) in College Park in 2018 - please check them out if you haven't yet!: Taqueria Habenero, SeoulSpice, Wings Over, Milk and Honey, Cava, Frutta Bowls, Red Boat, Qu Japan, WeWork, MOM's Organic Market, Proteus Bicycles, Posh Cycling and Fitness, College Park Grill, Red Door Spa, and Vigilante Coffee

The application period for the lottery to attend College Park Academy is open now until January 29th

Looking for opportunities to volunteer in the community? UMD's Office of Community Engagement has a variety of service opportunities for the upcoming weeks listed in their newsletter. Sign up for the newsletter here

Please read below to find out what other news and events are going on in College Park and stay up to date throughout the week by connecting with us on FacebookTwitter, and Instagram. 

Sincerely,


Eric Olson
Executive Director
College Park City-University Partnership
eolson@collegeparkpartnership.org
#CollegeParkScene profiles local independent businesses, places to visit and things to do in College Park! Here are some of the latest posts on the site: Visit #CollegeParkScene and scroll through to learn more about these fascinating businesses and places in College Park!
Recent News
Culture 
Is College Park’s Quantum Computer the Best?
The Hyattsville Wire I January 3, 2019
While tech giants like Google and IBM compete to build the next generation of supercomputers, a startup in College Park has gone a different route to build one that’s receiving praise.
 
Resources 
Revitalization Resources
Find useful College Park and University resources for our community.
Local Job Opportunities and Resources
Learn about job opportunities in the College Park area. 
Upcoming Events
Happy Hour at College Park Grill!
Mondays - Saturdays 4 p.m - 7 p.m
JOIN US FOR OUR NEW HAPPY HOUR! In the bar only. $2.00 off all Beer and Wine by the glass. Discounted pricing on
select Appetizers and Pizzas.
MilkBoy ArtHouse
Upcoming shows include CIVILIZED PRESENTS: UMBRELLA PARTY FT. TRE' AMANI Splash Media Entertainment, $tak, Geetchie Tay, Ayce The Indigo, HAVMERCY, MinoPARAGON REUNION NIGHT! and HAINT BLUE with Geraldine, Moose Jaw Bluegrass
Youth@Work
The Prince George’s County Youth@Work/Summer Youth Enrichment Program (SYEP) provides an opportunity for young people across the County to participate in career development, life-skills training and summer employment opportunities.Courses meet Saturdays at area high schools, January-March, 2019. Get a summer job hiring preference! REGISTER starting December 1, 2018
 
Alloy by Alta
Alloy by Alta is now leasing!
Adult Beginner Tennis Lessons
JTCC 5200 Campus Drive, College Park, MD 20740
Session Dates: January 7 - 27 and March 4- 24
Learn to be a tennis player with JTCC in three weeks and have lots of fun at the same time! 
 
Howard Lane: A New Neighborhood in Old Town College Park
Looking for a new, custom home in The City of College Park, MD? Check out the new pocket neighborhood in College Park's Old Town Historic District neighborhood. Four lots are sold or under contract, 3 lots remain. Convenient walk to University of Maryland, College ParkCollege Park MetroTrolleyTrail, restaurants, and more.
Specialty Programs, Career Academies, and Charter School Application Process
Apply for Specialty Programs, Career Academies, and Charter Schools in Prince George's County at PGCPS's website 
Women's Choir in College Park
The choir sings 3-5 part music for women, with an emphasis on female composers and arrangers.  Rehearsing once a week on Mondays from 8 to 9:15pm in College Park at the Old Parish House
District Trivia at MilkBoy ArtHouse
Tuesdays at 7:30 
MilkBoy ArtHouse, 7416 Baltimore Avenue
District Trivia is your neighborhood pub trivia game done right. The best hosts, the best format and the best prizes combine to give the people of the DC Metro area the best trivia experience anywhere in the city. Take note: we thrive on creating organized chaos and our main goal is to entertain the crowd. We know that some people take trivia very seriously, we are not those people.
Reconnect with Prince George's County Public Schools and learn more about Prince George's County alumni! Register as an alumni to receive news and updates 
Movies @Hope
Friday, January 4, 2018 7:30 p.m
Hope Lutheran Church
Movies @hope commemorates the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday with the acclaimed 2018 documentary, King in the Wilderness.  Veteran civil rights activist Garland Yates will introduce this moving depiction of the great leader's difficult final 18 months
 
The Community Yoga
Saturday, January 5
Old Parish House, 4711 Knox Rd, College Park
Two classes are offered:
Beginners yoga from 8:30 a.m - 9:30 a.m.
Gentle yoga from 9:45 - 10:45 a.m.
College Park parkrun
Saturday, January 5, 9:00 a.m.
Paint Branch Trail, 4289 Metzerott Road, College Park, MD 20740
Join over 1000 people who have already taken part in College Park’s free, community-led 5k run/walk. Followed by coffee at The Board and Brew
Using Music to Create an Intention for 2019
Saturday, January 5, 2019 1:30 p.m - 3:00 p.m
Old Parish House, 4711 Knox Rd
Join CPAE for a meditative music workshop with Jael Patterson. “Mindful Music” will allow participants an opportunity to use music as a container to place affirmations and hopes for themselves for the new year.
 
Tuning Mediation
Tuesday, January 8, 2019 p.m
Old Parish House, 4711 Knox Rd
Led by Allison Hughes, singers create a moving and delightful music improvisation, inspired by the work of avant garde composer Pauline Oliveros.
 
Bamburia Concert - rescheduled!
Friday, January 18, 2019 7:30 p.m - 9:30 p.m
Old Parish House, 4711 Knox Rd
Enjoy the beautiful tones of men’s voices performing renaissance and early music, along with today’s contemporary classics – all a capella!
Dark Side of the Moon Tribute Concert
Thursday, January 31, 2019 7:30 p.m
Old Parish House, 4711 Knox Rd
Dark Side of the Moon Tribute Concert,  Featuring young musicians from College Park’s Calvert Hills neighborhood,  Hosted by Eric Maring “Mr. M”
 
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College Park City-University Partnership is the nonprofit local development corporation jointly supported by the City of College Park and the University of Maryland. The Partnership's mission is to promote and support the economic welfare of College Park and the University of Maryland through activities including commercial revitalization, community development, and quality housing opportunities consistent with the interests of the City of College Park and the University of Maryland.

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