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7/21/2015 - 07.21.15 Executive Kittleman to open Howard Astronomical League Observatory at Alpha Ridge Park READ MORE
7/10/2015 - 07.10.15 Howard County Champion Tree succumbs to Dutch elm disease at Belmont Manor and Historic Park READ MORE
7/6/2015 - 07.06.15 Executive Kittleman attends county camps to promote fitness and National Parks and Recreation Month READ MORE
7/1/2015 - 07.01.15 Howard County announces 2015 “Community Sports Hall of Fame” induction class READ MORE
6/25/2015 - 06.25.15 Executive Kittleman to open Howard Astronomical League Observatory at Alpha Ridge Park READ MORE
4/22/2015 - 04.22.15 Robinson Nature Center to celebrate International Astronomy Day READ MORE
4/10/2015 - 04.10.15 Executive Kittleman officially opens Belmont Manor & Historic Park READ MORE
3/11/2015 - 03.11.15 Howard County Robinson Nature Center celebrates Anne Robinson’s 100th birthday READ MORE
1/26/2015 - 01.26.15 Howard County’s Middle Patuxent Environmental Area to benefit from grant targeting stormwater pollution READ MORE
1/26/2015 - 01.26.15 Howard County seeks nominees for annual “Community Sports Hall of Fame” READ MORE

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Blandair Park Road Closure: Oakland Mills Road to be closed on or about June 22, click here to view the map for alternate routes to the park.

Statement from Recreation & Parks Director regarding survey for access road from Belmont Manor & Historic Park to Landing Road (3/23/15) 

Judy Center 

Outstanding Partner: The Judy Center at Cradlerock named Howard County Recreation & Parks an Outstanding Partner for providing a variety of enriching programming for preschool children and their parents at the Center. Click to read the press release and view a photo gallery.

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Tell HoCo allows County residents and visitors the ability to report non-emergency problems – such as potholes, graffiti, downed tree limbs on County property and traffic signal issues – to the appropriate county government representative, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Click the icon to Tell HoCo!

Centennial Boat Rentals are now open for the season. For more information, visit the boat rental page.

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Park Improvements (7/7 update): Centennial Park Paving - West Side Pathway Closing! Click here for an up-to-date list of park projects, including construction, improvements and closures. Now includes Alpha Ridge, Holiday Hills, Centennial, Cypressmede and Western Regional Parks.

FY2014 Annual Report: Click here to view the FY2014 annual report for Howard County Recreation & Parks.

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Howard County Recreation and Parks
7120 Oakland Mills Road
Columbia, MD 21046-1677

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