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
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New flowers and shrubs
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 Fountain is On!
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!
Park Fundraiser at Homeslyce
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
Thanks to JHU Students
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
Great Turnout for Meet-up
So many families came out for our September meet-up, and it was still warm enough to enjoy the fountain. Thanks for coming!
September Meet-up Date
Even though Summer vacation is over and school has started, we can still have fun! Let’s have one more meet-up at the park before it gets cold. Come have fun with other neighborhood families on Friday, September 22nd, at 5:30pm.
The maintenance at the park was finished last week, compliments of the Mount Vernon Belvedere Association (http://www.mvba.org/). They arranged for the park to get some needed TLC. The contractors they hired did the following: Weeded and mulched the entire park … Continue reading