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Howard Astronomical League (HAL) Observatory at Alpha Ridge Park now open!

The HAL Observatory features a 15-foot diameter dome that houses the restored Paul S. Watson telescope, a 12-inch Newtonian telescope originally built in 1937, and a library of more than 250 donated books. The Observatory will host monthly HAL public star parties and various programs offered by the county’s Department of Recreation & Parks.
Howard Astronomical League (HAL) Observatory at Alpha Ridge Park now open! Allan H. Kittleman accepts the County Cup from the Maryland Half Marathon and 5K New bank operations center opens in Howard County Howard County Executive Allan H. Kittleman visits Cub Scout rally Howard County principal receives top honors from State of Maryland and Executive Allan H. Kittleman
  • <h2>July is “Recreation and Parks Month” in Howard County</h2><p class="quoteCreds">Since 1985, America has recognized July as Parks and Recreation Month. This month, celebrate the “dog days of summer” with our Department of Recreation &amp; Parks by getting up, getting out and getting active! From award-winning parks and facilities, to a ton of fun <a href="http://www.howardcountymd.gov/recandparksmonth" title="activities and events" target="_blank">activities and events</a>, there is something for everyone. So head outdoors and come enjoy all that Howard County has to offer. To our dedicated recreation staff and volunteers who make it all possible, we thank you!<br /> </p>

    July is “Recreation and Parks Month” in Howard County

    Since 1985, America has recognized July as Parks and Recreation Month. This month, celebrate the “dog days of summer” with our Department of Recreation & Parks by getting up, getting out and getting active! From award-winning parks and facilities, to a ton of fun activities and events, there is something for everyone. So head outdoors and come enjoy all that Howard County has to offer. To our dedicated recreation staff and volunteers who make it all possible, we thank you!
     

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