Hyattsville Happenings: May 26-29

May 25, 2017

Need plans for the weekend? We’ve got you covered. Hyattsville is a happenin’ place. Friday, May 26: Ageless Grace: A seated exercise class, set to great music. Free. Offered Wednesdays and Fridays, 10-11 a.m., Hyattsville Municipal Building, 4310 Gallatin St. Storytime Pop-Up: Enjoy stories, [read more]

Summer Jam thrives thanks to many hands coming together

May 24, 2017

BY DANA PATTERSON — Summer Jam isn’t just a “big neighborhood party” planned by the city; it’s an event that serves as a testament to the city’s commitment to bring residents and local businesses together. In order to ensure the event goes off without a hitch, the city relies on groups [read more]

Hyattsville Happenings: May 19-21

May 18, 2017

Need plans for the weekend? We’ve got you covered. Hyattsville is a happenin’ place. Friday, May 19: Bike to Work Day: Bike to Work Day celebrates a cleaner, healthier, and more fun way to commute in the National Capital Region. Visit to sign up to make a pit stop in [read more]

38th Annual Historic House Tour highlights city’s hidden gems

May 18, 2017

BY MARIA D. JAMES — Whether you’ve been on the tour several times or not, the Hyattsville Preservation Association’s (HPA) 38th Annual Historic House Tour offers a new opportunity for neighbors to learn more about their community and each other. The annual event will be held on Sunday, May [read more]

HMS achieves permanent status for creative writing program

May 17, 2017

BY HEATHER WRIGHT — Starting spring 2018, applicants for the creative writing program at Hyattsville Middle School (HMS) could start hearing wishes of “Break a leg!” prior to their auditions. The HMS community successfully campaigned for the permanent reinstatement of its creative writing [read more]

Council says goodbye to two members; new council sworn in

May 17, 2017

BY KRISSI HUMBARD — The city council meetings for Monday, May 15, were bittersweet. Two councilmembers sat for their final meeting before new and returning members of the council were sworn in. Councilmembers Patrick Paschall and Ruth Ann Frazier ended their terms. Paschall served for four [read more]
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