Due to the inclement weather forecast, the Edith Throckmorton Neighborhood Park opening that was scheduled for Saturday, May 7, 2022, at 11 a.m. was initially postponed until Saturday, May 14th and has been postponed again until Saturday, May 21, 2022, at 11 a.m.
Montgomery Parks again postponed the reopening of Edith Throckmorton Neighborhood Park until May 21, 2022, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. The event was initially planned for May 7, 2022, from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. and has been postponed for the second time to Saturday, May 21, 2022, 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.