Past Events

2017 PLAY EVENTS

Indoor Splash and Play Pool Party, January 8

7th Annual Mid-Winter Play Day, February 12

Closing Montgomery Ave to Play, March 26

US Play Coalition Conference, April 2-5                                                                                               

Takoma/Langley Night Market, May 13

 

2016 play events

6th Annual Mid-Winter Play Day, February 14

2016 US Play Coalition Conference, April 5

Easter Seals Inter-Generational Play Event, April 21

National Head Start Conference, May 19

Gaithersburg Book Festival, May 21

Takoma Park's 3rd Annual Adult Play Day, June 11

8th Annual Picnic, Play, and Parade Watch, July 4

Playful Yard Sale, July 16

National Night Out, August 2

Capon Springs Play Activities, September 20 and 21

8th Annual Play Day, September 24

2016 National Character Forum Conference, October 15

Play a Game, Win a Treat, October 31

Alternative Gift Fair, December 3

 

2015 play events

Splash & Play Pool Party, January 3                                                        

5th Mid-Winter Play Day, February 8 

Closing Merwood Avenue to Play, March 28

Earth Day Mud Pies, April 19

Fun Run Play Space, May 3

Spontaneous Play Events with WTOP, May 13

2nd Adult Play Day, June 13

Picnic, Play & Parade Watch, July 4

NBC4 Playful Cookout, July 24

National Night Out, August 4

7th Annual Play Day, September 26

Play a Game, Win a Treat, October 31

Playful Dog Party, November 11

Alternative Gift Fair Play Corner, December 5

 

2014 play events

4th Mid-Winter Play Day, February 9

Closed Cedar Avenue to Play, April 4

1st Adult Play Day at VFW and Making Mud Pies at Fair Day’s Play, June 14

6th Picnic, Play and Parade Watch, July 4

National Night Out, August 5

1st Playful Adventure at Capon, September 1-5

6th Annual Play Day, September 27

 

2013 Play events

3rd Mid-Winter Play Day, February 7

Closed Willow Avenue to Play, March 24 (see Washington Post article, Having fun never has to get old)

Closed Spruce Avenue to Play, April 7, (see Voice of America video/article, ‘Play Lady’ encourages everyone to Play)

Closed Linden Circle to Play, April 14

AARP filming Seniors Playing at Fair Day’s Play, April 20

1st Splash & Play Pool Party, June 2

Pat reads her book at the National Children’s Museum, June 22

5th Picnic, Play and Parade Watch, July 4

5th Playful Yard Sale, July

National Night Out, August

5th Annual Play Day, September 28

 

2012 play events

2nd Mid-Winter Play Day, known as Zip Code Day, 2-09-12, February 9

4th Annual Picnic, Play and Parade Watch, July 4

4th Playful Yard Sale, July 21

National Night Out, August

4th Annual Play Day, September 22

 

2011 Play events

1st Mid-Winter Play Day, February 12

Play Committee and Others put up Mosaic PLAY on Takoma Park Elementary School wall next to the playground (see Takoma Voice, May 2011 article), April 30

Six theme play events at Takoma Park Playgrounds, Summer:

  • Playful Dress-up - Spring Park
  • Playing with Dinosaurs - Heffner Park
  • Playing with Chalk – Forest Park
  • Playing Board Games – Jequie Park (now called Belle Ziegler)
  • Playing Outside – Toatley-Fraser Park
  • Playing at Opal Daniels Park

3rd Picnic, Play and Parade Watch, July 4

3rd Playful Yard Sale, July

National Night Out, August

3rd Annual Play Day, September 24

 

2010 Play events

2nd Picnic, Play & Parade Watch, July 4

Traveling Playgroups, Summer:

  • July 5 - Westmoreland Park
  • July 8 - Jequie Park (now Belle Ziegler Park)
  • July 12 - Spring Park
  • July 15 - Jackson-Boyd Park
  • July 19 - Heffner Park
  • July 22 - Opal Daniels Park
  • July 26 - Sligo Creek Park
  • July 29 - Hillwood Manor Park
  • August 2 - Becca Lily Park
  • August 5 - Forest Park

2nd Playful Yard Sale, July 24

2nd Annual Play Day, September 25

 

2009 play events

Takoma Park Intergenerational Parade, Picnic, and Play, July 4

Playful Yard Sale, July

1st Play Day, September 26