This past week, we lost one of the big trees in the park when the wind knocked it over. Coincidentally, the Friends of Mt Vernon Children’s Park have been wanting to purchase a big shade umbrella for the park. It … Continue reading
This event isn’t hosted at the children’s park, but is a great time for the kids in Mt Vernon. See the map and fliers below. halloween_map2017 halloween_18R
With financial support from MVBA, we planted some new shrubs (Mt. Airy) and flowers (Coneflower and Blazing Star) at the entrance of the Mt Vernon Children’s Park. These plants should attract butterflies and add some color to the green space, … Continue reading
The splash pad has been turned on for the season. Thanks to the fundraising efforts and the dedication of a knowledgeable volunteer, Steve Johnson, the fountain again operates as it was originally intended. To activate the short cycle, simply place … Continue reading
The bulbs our Hopkins volunteers planted in the fall are starting to bloom all over the park. Come see Spring in action!
With 2017 coming to an end, we are planning ahead for 2018! Please join us on Saturday, January 20th, from 4-11pm, at Homeslyce Pizza (336 North Charles Street) for a MVCP fundraiser. Homeslyce will donate 15% of the proceeds from you purchase. Just … Continue reading
Thanks to MVBA, the bulbs in the Park’s four light poles have been replaced and are brightening up the corner once again! Although the park is closed at dusk, this really makes a huge difference on the 200 East block … Continue reading
The Mount Vernon Children’s Park was lucky enough to be a host site for Johns Hopkins President’s Day of Service, on 9/23. We had a great group of volunteers and they helped us accomplish a lot on our “to do” … Continue reading
So many families came out for our September meet-up, and it was still warm enough to enjoy the fountain. Thanks for coming!