Kensington: Edith Throckmorton Neighborhood Park Reopening Postponed Until Saturday, May 14

by MCS Staff
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POSTPONED AGAIN until Saturday, May 21, 2022, at 11am.

Due to the inclement weather, the Edith Throckmorton Neighborhood Park opening that was scheduled for Saturday, May 7, 2022, at 11 a.m. has been postponed until Saturday, May 14, 2022, at 11 a.m.

Montgomery Parks  has postponed the reopening of Edith Throckmorton Neighborhood Park(opens in a new tab) until May 14, 2022, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. The event was initially planned for May 7, 2022, from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. but has been moved to next Saturday due to rain in the forecast. The celebration of the park renovation is free and open to the public and will include a brief speaking program, ribbon-cutting ceremony, and light refreshments. The park is located at 3925 Hampden Street, Kensington, MD 20895.

The newly renovated park includes:

  • A multi-level playground and nature play area
  • Community open space
  • Boardwalk and terrace
  • Tables, chairs, and benches
  • A ping pong table, and
  • Interpretive signage about the park’s namesake, Edith Throckmorton

Edith Throckmorton Neighborhood Park was acquired by M-NCPPC in 1992. The park was dedicated to Throckmorton, a local civil rights activist, in 1982 by the Ken-Gar Civic Association.

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