Heat Alert: Heat Emergency Has Been Declared This Weekend!

Montgomery County has issued a Heat Emergency Alert beginning 12 p.m Saturday, 6/22 through 8 p.m Sunday, 6/23, 2024. Residents should prepare for heat index values to reach 105 degrees during the afternoon hours. To beat the heat, head to one of the open City Facilities!

Important Notice: Ongoing Water Leak in the 7600 block of Maple Avenue - WSSC is Scheduledfor Repairs either Tues, July 2 or Wed, July 3 - The Repair Will Shut Off Water for a Portion of the Day.

WSSC is scheduling repairs so it can provide more notice to impacted residents and avoid doing the work when the forecast calls for very hot days next week. The repair work will be done at night to reduce impacts.

Library Renovations: Update: June 5, 2024 - Summer Construction Timetable

The scheduling of demolition and construction timelines are pending weather.

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Takoma Park Festivals, Events, and Venues

Takoma Park is an artistically-minded place because of its citizens! Takoma Park artists, musicians, and performers showcase their talents at community events, such as  Art Hop, the Folk Festival, the Jazz Festival, and the Street Festival.

Residents can also share their skills and enjoy the arts and humanities at these local venues:

In addition to the Takoma Park Maryland Library, the City has 16 Little Free Libraries sponsored by several neighborhoods. These take-a-book, leave-a-book kiosks promote resident relationships and an appreciation for literature!

"A Mano," an installation by local artist Peter Bankson.
“A Mano,” an installation by local artist Peter Bankson.

Funding the Arts

Montgomery County and the state of Maryland believe in funding  the arts and humanities. Arts and Humanities Council of Montgomery County,  Maryland State Arts Council, and Maryland Humanities Council endow artists and scholars with grants each year!

The City of Takoma Park does not endorse, review, control, or recommend viewpoints, materials, or products contained in third party websites, unless noted.

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