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PHOTOS: Hokey-Pokeying at the 2017 Parent & Child Dance Party

February 16, 2017

BY HELEN PARSHALL — The “Hokey Pokey” was a repeat hit for dancers at the Hyattsville Municipal Building on Saturday, Feb. 11. With a “Candy Land” theme, the 2017 Parent & Child Dance Party was a sweet treat for kids and parents alike. The music was provided by Entertainment With [read more]

PHOTOS: Clause Applause judging is pure delight

December 17, 2016

BY KRISSI HUMBARD — On Dec. 14, four residents and city employees — myself, included — gathered to judge the houses nominated for Claus Applause, the city’s long-standing holiday decorating contest. As a kid, my family and a neighbor family would pile into a van and drive around to [read more]

Operation Santa with a Badge spreads joy to kids near and far

December 13, 2016

BY HELEN PARSHALL — Over 100 police officers and children streamed into the Mall at Prince Georges on Dec. 10, loaded in police cars with lights and sirens blaring, eager to shop for the holidays. It was all a part of Operation Santa with a Badge, an annual Hyattsville tradition that brings [read more]

PHOTOS: Carpe Noctem at St. Jerome Academy

December 6, 2016

Over 500 guests attended Carpe Noctem at St. Jerome Academy on Dec. 3rd. The annual event invites the community to “seize the night” with unique artisan vendors, delicious food and drinks, plus live music and fun activities for the kids. This year’s event also included an expanded raffle. The [read more]

PHOTOS: Tree lighting marks start of holiday season in Hyattsville

December 5, 2016

BY KRISSI HUMBARD — Winter temperatures arrived just in time to help make the Hyattsville Tree Lighting feel even more like the start of the holiday season. Despite the chill in the air, a group of residents gathered at Magruder Park on Dec. 2 for the annual tree lighting, the unofficial start [read more]

PHOTOS: Dining with Santa a beloved tradition

December 4, 2016

BY KRISSI HUMBARD — Families gathered on Dec. 3 for one of Hyattsville’s beloved holiday traditions: Breakfast (or lunch) with Santa. Santa stopped by the Hyattsville Municipal Building to visit with local children, pass out candy canes, pose for pictures — and even snack on some [read more]
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