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12/4/2014 - 12.4.14 Department of Recreation & Parks Announces Additions to 2014-2015 Deer Management Program READ MORE
11/18/2014 - 11.18.14 County Executive Ken Ulman Announces that Playing Fields at Blandair Park Now Named for Delegate Frank Turner READ MORE
9/27/2014 - 09.27.14 Executive Ulman Opens Troy Park at Elkridge, Howard County’s Eighth Regional Park READ MORE
9/26/2014 - 09.26.14 Executive Ulman to Open Howard County’s Eighth Regional Park – Troy Park at Elkridge READ MORE
9/24/2014 - 09.24.14 Executive Ulman Leads Preview Tour of Troy Park at Elkridge – Howard County’s Eighth Regional Park READ MORE
9/23/2014 - 09.23.14 Department of Recreation & Parks Announces Deer Management Program for 2014-2015 READ MORE
9/6/2014 - 09.06.14 South Branch Park Set to Open in Sykesville READ MORE
9/5/2014 - Howard County Government and Town of Sykesville to Open South Branch Park Playground READ MORE
7/1/2014 - 07.01.14 Howard County Announces 2014 “Community Sports Hall of Fame” Induction Class READ MORE
6/17/2014 - 06.17.14 Howard County Recreation & Parks Opens Renovated Tennis Courts at Centennial Park READ MORE

Summer Concerts

Sunset Serenades | Traveling Bands | Sponsors 

Grab a blanket or lawn chair, bring the family, have a picnic and enjoy the sounds of summer! For information, call 410-313-4700, TTY 410-313-4665. *Schedules subject to change. For a recorded announcement about cancellation due to inclement or extreme heat related weather, call 410-313-4451 after 5 PM on the day of the performance. Refreshments available for sale. Boat Rentals available at Centennial Park - cash only. Summer concert flier coming soon.

Join us for the summer CANNED FOOD DRIVE! The Community Action Council of Howard County will be collecting non-perishable food items for the Howard County food bank at all Sunset Serenades concerts and the August 5 and 15 Traveling Bands locations. Click here for more information on the CAC.

For information on becoming a sponsor or vendor contact Karen Bradley Ehler at 410-313-4635 or kehler@howardcountymd.gov.

Sunset Serenades

Wednesdays, 7 PM
Centennial Park South
10000 Rt 108, Ellicott City
Thanks to Green Angels Landscaping for donating the landscaping around the Centennial stage.
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June 25  8 ohms Band - Horn Heavy Funk Mix
July 2  U.S. Army Field Band: The Jazz Ambassadors - Patriotic/Jazz
July 9  Barry Louis Polisar - Children’s Music
July 16  The Razors - Variety Cover Band
July 23  U.S. Naval Academy: Electric Brigade - Popular Mix
July 30  Ocho de Basto - Latin Rock
August 6  Wicked Jezebel - All female Rock 60’s-90’s
August 13  Proverbs Reggae Band - Reggae/Caribbean

Traveling Bands

Various days/locations, 7 PM.  
Fri., June 27 - East Columbia Library Park
6600 Cradlerock Way, Coumbia
Soul Island Rebels - Electric Blues Funk
Fri., July 11 - Gary J. Arthur Community Center
2400 Route 97, Cooksville
Charm City Limits - Country/Bluegrass
Fri., July 25 - Schooley Mill Park
12975 Hall Shop Road, Highland
Naked Blue - Folk Pop
Fri., Aug. 1 - Patapsco Female Institute Historic Park
3655 Church Road, Ellicott City
David Bach - Jazz
Tues., Aug. 5 - North Laurel Park*
9411 Whiskey Bottom Road
The Crime Stoppers - Classic Rock/Blues Cover
Fri., Aug. 15 - Rockburn Branch Park West
6105 Rockburn Branch Park Road, Elkridge
Bad Influence - Blues/Rock
*In partnership with the Howard County Police Department for “National Night Out.”