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Posts tagged ‘New Germany State Park’

10
Sep

DNR to Host Day to Serve Projects September 11-28

A family particpating in last year's Day to Serve, planting trees at Patapsco ValleyState Park

A family participates in last year’s Day to Serve by planting trees at Patapsco Valley State Park

Volunteers needed to help with State Park Cleanups Sept. 27

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources is participating in the multi-state Day to Serve volunteer effort kicking off September 11. The agency is hosting a number of service projects, from a statewide food drive to State Park cleanups, giving Marylanders the opportunity to help their fellow citizens and their natural world. Read more »

22
May

New Germany State Park to Feature Greg Latta in Concert

Greg Latta Performing

Greg Latta


When:  Saturday, May 31 at 7 p.m.  
Where: New Germany State Park Lake House, 349 Headquarters Lane, Grantsville
Who: Open to the Public
Cost: Free
Contact: 301-895-5453 or park-new-germany@dnr.state.md.us
 

New Germany State Park will feature the acoustic sounds of local musician Greg Latta as he performs a combination of Appalachian, Irish, old-time and traditional music using variety of instruments at the park’s Lake House. Read more »

13
May

New Germany State Park to Host Youth Fishing Rodeo

young girl showig off her fish catch Who: Children 15 and under
When:  Saturday, May 17 from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Where: New Germany State Park, 349 Headquarters Lane, Grantsville
Cost: Free                                                                                            
Contact: 301-895-5453 or park-new-germany@dnr.state.md.us
 

Young anglers of all skill levels are invited to enjoy a morning of fun and fishing at New Germany State Park’s annual Youth Fishing Rodeo. Read more »

5
May

New Germany State Park to Host Native Plant Festival

Children enjoying the beauty of a the Cardinal flower.

Children enjoying the native Cardinal flower.


When:  Saturday, May 10 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
WhereNew Germany State Park, 349 Headquarters Lane, Grantsville (Garrett County)
Cost: Free
Who: Open to the Public
Contact: 301-895-5453 or park-new-germany@dnr.state.md.us
 

New Germany State Park is hosting a day full of fun and flora at the first annual Mountain Maryland Native Plant Festival. Perfect for the whole family, the event will feature native plants available for purchase, presentations by plant experts, as well as kid- and teen- friendly activities. Read more »

28
Apr

100 Trees Donated to New Germany State Park

Planting staff and volunteers

Savage River Watershed Association helps replace trees lost to Hurricane Sandy

Savage River Watershed Association donated more than 100 red spruce trees to New Germany State Park to replace some of the many hemlocks lost during Hurricane Sandy in 2012. The trees were planted along the banks of Poplar Lick Run, a native Brook Trout stream that flows from New Germany Lake to Savage River.  Read more »

25
Apr

New Germany to Feature Old-Time Jams

When: From 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. on Saturday:
May 3, 17
June 7 and 21
July 5 and 19
August 2, 16 and 30
Where: New Germany State Park Lake House, 349 Headquarters Lane, Grantsville
Cost: Free
Who: Open to the Public
Contact: 301-895-5453 or park-new-germany@dnr.state.md.us

Beginning in May, New Germany State Park will be hosting a summer of Old-Time Jams, providing an opportunity for musicians and spectators of all ages to share and enjoy traditional folk, bluegrass and other celebrated Appalachian music. Read more »

6
Jan

New Germany State Park to Host Bomber Down 50th Anniversary Program

When: Saturday, January 11 at 5 p.m.
Where: New Germany State Park, 349 Headquarters Lane, Grantsville
Who: Open to the Public
Cost: Free
Contact: 301-895-5453
 

New Germany State Park is hosting Bomber Down, a special anniversary program on the fascinating true story of the B-52 bomber that crashed during a severe snowstorm in January of 1964 in Savage River State Forest. Read more »

5
Dec

New Germany State Park Sign Pays Tribute to Civilian Conservation Corps

 

Park Technicians Sean Rafter (left) and Mark Beals stand beside the new sign.

Park Technicians Sean Rafter (left) and Mark Beals stand beside the new sign.

New Germany State Park has created an entrance display that fuses past and present, bolstering a brand new sign with stones hand-cut by Civilian Conservation Corps members nearly 80 years ago. This tribute is significant, as the park’s lands were once home to one of the Corps’ many nationwide camps. Read more »

15
Oct

New Germany State Park to Host Homecoming Celebration

When: Saturday, Oct.19 at 1 p.m.
Where: New Germany State Park, 349 Headquarters Lane, Grantsville
Who: Open to the Public
Cost: Free
Contact: 301-895-5453
 

New Germany State Park will be hosting its 8th-annual Homecoming and covered-dish luncheon, taking place inside the Lake House. Anyone with ties to the historic New Germany community, including former residents, students of the New Germany School, or their friends and family members are encouraged to join in on the celebration. Read more »

19
Aug

New Germany State Park to Feature Greg Latta in Concert

Greg Latta

Greg Latta

When: Saturday, August 24 at 7 p.m.
Where: New Germany State Park, 349 Headquarters Lane, Grantsville
Who: Open to the Public
Cost: Free
Contact: 301-895-5453
 

New Germany State Park will feature the acoustic sounds of local musician Greg Latta performing a combination of Appalachian, Irish, old-time and traditional music using variety of instruments, taking place at the park’s Lake House. Read more »