Tuesday, June 23, 2009

Bike Raffle and Concert in the Park!

Exciting News! SOBO Sports has donated a bike for raffle to support the Friends of Carroll Park. This slick Gary Fisher bike will be auctioned at the Concert in the Park.

Tickets for the raffle can be purchased in two locations:

Light Street Cycles
1124 Light Street
Baltimore, MD 21230
through August 12, 2009


at Concert in the Park!
Wednesday August 12, 2009
Carroll Park
Washington Blvd at Bayard Street
Baltimore, MD 21230

The bike will be auctioned immediately following the Concert at 8:00PM.

Thank you SOBO Sports!

Wednesday, June 17, 2009

Images and Video from Skatepark Painting

Here are some links to pictures and a video from the Skatepark Painting Project by Diggs Johnson students!

A big Thank you from FoCP for all of their effort!

Photographs of Carroll Skate Park Painting and Cleaning on 5/13/09

Stopmotion Skate park video from 5/13/09

Monday, June 15, 2009

News Updates

"Tour dem Parks, Hon" event in Carroll Park named a CRITIC'S PICK by the Baltimore City paper

City selects developer for Pigtown project

EPA Stimulus Funds to be used in Carroll Park area of Baltimore City
Two projects in Baltimore met the initial criteria for some funding: a $230,000 project under design in the Carroll Park area of Baltimore and a $125 million project in the bidding phase at the Patapsco Wastewater Treatment Plant. The Carroll Park project will get the full amount, while $6 million is slated for Patapsco.

June 2nd Meeting Recap

SOBO Sports Fundraiser for FoCP

SOBO Sports held a fundraiser to benefit the Friends of Carroll Park on June 4, 2009 at Mad River Grille in South Baltimore. FoCP appreciates the support of SOBO Sports and their continued presence at Carroll Park. Thank you!

Walking Pigtown: Building Community Block by Block

Friends of Carroll Park is working to submit a grant application to the Parks and People Foundation. The plan is to create a walking map/plan for the Pigtown neighborhood. By connecting Carroll Park with educational, historical, cultural, social and economic opportunities in Pigtown and adjacent communities, the map/plan will serve both residents and visitors; creating a launch pad for exciting programs in the neighborhood. More details to come!

Bylaws Review/Annual Dues

A review of the Friends of Carroll Park bylaws resulted in scheduling dues collection for membership with FoCP. Dues for this year are $10.00 and will be collected at the July 7th meeting. Come out and give our park a hand! See you then!

Concert in the Park!

The Concert in the Park at Carroll Park will be held Wednesday August 12th at 7:00PM. More exciting details to come!