City of Glenarden, MD

Community Happenings & News: May 2023

City Information

Upcoming City Meetings

Monday, May 1, 2023
Council Work Session
 (Virtual) - 7:00PM
Join Online or Phone301-712-8592 |Meeting ID992 3939 8605 | Passcode086777

Tuesday, May 9, 2023
Council Public Hearing (Hybrid) - 7:00PM
In-Person (Municipal Center - Lower Level) and virtual:
Join Online or Phone301-712-8592 | Meeting ID: 980 2251 7451Passcode934907

Monday, May 15, 2023 

Council Regular Meeting (Hybrid) - 7:30PM
In-Person (Municipal Center - Lower Level) and virtual:
Join Online or Phone301-712-8592 | Meeting ID963 4027 4371  | Passcode291413

See City calendar for additional meeting details and information. 

Charter Review Committee Meetings

The City of Glenarden will hold virtual Charter Review Committee Meetings every 3rd Thursday of the month. Please see the following meeting schedule below:

Date and Time:
  - Thursday, My 18, 2023 | 6:30PM

Join Online | Join By Phone: (301)715-8592
Meeting ID: 878 619 2046
Passcode: 670752

For more information, email Councilwoman Erika L. Fareed and please check the City calendar for updates. Meeting dates will be announced as they become available.

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.  

PGSAO & City Of Glenarden Expungement Fair

The Office of the State's Attorney for Prince George's County in partnership with the City of Glenarden will be hosting an Expungement Fair.
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DATE: Saturday, May 6, 2023
LOCATION: James R. Cousins, Jr., Municipal Center (Gold Room)
8600 Glenarden Pkwy., Glenarden, MD 20706


For more information contact, Sean Wilson, Municipal Liaison.

Glenarden Mayoral Multicultural Day and Mother's Day Tea

 Join Mayor Cashenna A. Cross for the Glenarden Mayoral Multicultural Day and Mother’s Day Tea!  Glenarden Multicultural Day-Mothers Day Tea Flyer - Copy

DATE: Saturday, May 13, 2023
TIME: 8AM-9:45AM
LOCATION: Glenarden Community Center (8615 McLain Avenue, Glenarden, MD 20706)


Additional information forthcoming; please check back for updates. 

7th Street Park Playground Townhall

Come and check out the playground design for 7th Street Park and learn more about the project! 7th Street Park Playground Townhall_05.24.23_UPDATED - Copy

DATE: Wednesday, May 23, 2023
LOCATION: James R. Cousins, Jr., Municipal Center (Gold Room)
8600 Glenarden Pkwy., Glenarden, MD 20706

or Join Zoom Meeting:

Meeting ID: 839 5314 3109
Passcode: 568780

(301) 715-8592 US
Meeting ID: 839 5314 3109
Passcode: 568780

For more information, contact the Council Clerk at (301)773-2100

Senator Tommy Broadwater Legacy Celebration

The Friends of Tommie Broadwater cordially invites you to a celebration to commemorate his legacy on:  Senator Tommie Broadwater Legacy Celebration_UPDATED 5-2-23 (002) - Copy

DATE: Friday, May 26, 2023
LOCATION: Municipal Center (Gold Room) - 8600 Glenarden Parkway, Glenarden, MD 20706

Tickets may be purchased and picked up at the Glenarden Nutrition Center (Lower Level) Tuesday, Thursday and Friday from 11AM-2PM. 

For ticket purchase, contact Ms. Joyce Butler, Committee Chair at (301) 772-1869.

Honoring Senator Tommie Broadwater Flyer (PDF)

Glenarden American Legion Memorial Day Service
Please join the Glenarden American Legion Post 275 and the City of Glenarden for a service in remembrance of our nations veterans. 

DATE: Glenarden American Legion Veterans Memorial Day Service_05292023Monday, May 29, 2023 
LOCATION: Glenarden Veterans Memorial Park
(8615 McLain Avenue, Glenarden, MD 20706)

Seating will be limited so please bring a chair if you cannot stand for long periods of time. (Weather permitting)

State Facts About Maryland, Its 235th Anniversary, and More

Saturday Enrichment Academy

Give your child(ren) a powerful edge in English Language Arts (ELA) and Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics (STEAM). In this 3-hour fun experience, instructional coaches will use creative ways to meet the learning needs and styles of participants to promote academic acceleration. Targeted learning levels: grades 1-3. Beginning March 4 from 9:30AM to 12:30PM.Saturday-Enrichment-Academy_March-2023

Register at; Activity Code: 20232

2023 Elder Abuse And Fraud Prevention Training Series


Keeping Yourself Safe Series - Providing Concrete Steps to Avoid Scams

The 2023 trainings will expand to include podcasts with the Dept. of Justice, Federal Trade Commission and Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. Other enhancements include bringing special agents from the IRS, Social Security and US Postal Service for fraud prevention training into senior activity centers to speak directly to older adults and professionals in the aging field.

Hear directly from law enforcement experts how to spot and concrete steps to avoid the newest scams, that con artists are using. Staying current about the red flags of today’s scams will help you and your loved ones avoid engaging with them from the beginning.

Dates: March 15, April 25 & May 16, 2023.

For more information and to register visit

Alsobrooks Summer Passport Experience

The Alsobrooks Summer Passport Experience is still open & accepting youth ages 12-15 FREE registration through Friday, May 19 @ 3PM.

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Set up your account to make your desired 2023 Passport course selections at

Judge Sylvania Woods Mental Health Expo
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Senior Health And Fitness Day

Get your body moving and engaged at the 2023 Senior Health and Fitness Day! Enjoy activities including Zumba, line dancing, bingo, Drum 'n Tone, swimming, a spin class, chair massages, wellness screenings, art and more! seniorHealthFitnessDayMay24

Visit and type in keyword "SHFD" or ticket code SPD-SPEC-GA-20230524A in the search box to register today! 

Prince George's County Looking For Qualified 9-1-1 Applicants!

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May MDVA News and Announcements: Memorial Day Observances, Ceremonies, Veteran Recognition Day & More

50+ Senior Job Fair

Are you a senior looking for employment? Opportunities will be available at the 50+ Senior Job Fair! 50 Plus Job Fair
DATE: Saturday, June 3, 2023
LOCATION: Fairmount Heights High School (6501 Columbia Park Road, Landover, MD 20785)

There will be workshops, free food and line dancing! You don’t want to miss this!


NAACP Working Lunch Promoting Civility

Join the NAACP for a working lunch on choosing and cultivating civility. 
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DATE: Saturday, June 10, 2023
TIME: 12PM - 2PM
LOCATION: Crowne Plaza at College Park (6400 Ivy Lane, Greenbelt, MD 20770)

If you wish to become a state partner - RSVP by May 16, 2023 and/or RSVP by June 2, 2023 for the working luncheon by emailing President Linda Thornton-Thomas at

Join By Zoom

Meeting ID: 890 7354 3858
Passcode: 180238
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