2021 MLK Jr. Oratorical Competition Winner

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2021 MLK Jr. Oratorical Competition Winner

  Today is our last Black History Month video highlight and although this month is coming to an end, we celebrate Black History every day.   Do you know Myles Lanier won first place at the 2021 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Oratorical Competition? Department of Parks and Recreation sat down (virtually) with local Manassas […]

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Learning about Naylor Cemetery

Did you know that near the pavilion and walking path in front of the Community Center building is a small family cemetery? The graves belong to a former slave, Samuel Naylor, who purchased his freedom from his owner during the Civil War. Samuel saved $500 and bought 50 acres in what is now present day […]

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Spotlighting Amanda Gorman and Her Acclaimed Poetry

  As we continue to celebrate Black History Month, this week we’re spotlighting Poet, Amanda Gorman!   Did you know that Amanda Gorman, 22, is the youngest inaugural poet in United States history? Amanda performed at the 2021 Presidential Inauguration and Super Bowl LV. Gorman graduated from Harvard University and is an award-winning author, activist, […]

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Arrest Made

  Our number one priority here at the Manassas Park Community Center is your safety and wellbeing. While we do not like to share things of this manner, we must remain transparent with our loyal patrons.   Thank you to the City of Manassas Park Police Department for your due diligence, quick action, and effective response. […]

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Todd Sprow’s Black History Month Art Exhibit

There’s a wealth of art to enjoy this Black History Month at the Manassas Park Community Center!   Did you know the Community Center is hosting Todd Sprow’s art exhibit in it’s front lobby for Black History Month?   Todd Sprow, local artist, is sharing with our community his popular Black History art pieces. The […]

Customer Service Representative

The City of Manassas Park is accepting applications for the position of Customer Service Representative with the Department of Parks & Recreation. The essential function of the position within the organization is to assist customers with questions, transactions and permits. Under the supervision of the Community Center Supervisor, the Customer Service Representative monitors patrons entering […]