Special Events

  • Friday, August 6, 2021 - 8:00pm - 10:30pm

Worcester County Recreation & Parks (WCRP) invites the community to an outdoor movie, followed by an exciting laser show.

On Friday, August 6, 2021 the classic film, Sandlot will be showing on a 40-foot long tv screen. The movie will take place at Showell Park, located at 11281 Racetrack Road, Showell MD 21862. All festivities and concessions for snack and drink purchases will open at 8:00 p.m. At 8:30 p.m., there will be a ribbon cutting for the new concession stand and free popcorn will be passed out. The movie will start at 9:00 p.m.

Families are asked to bring a chair or blanket to sit in the outfield. 

For more information, contact Allen Swiger, at 410-632-2144 ext. 2520 or aswiger@marylandscoast.org. or visit www.marylandscoast.org

  • Friday, May 21, 2021 - 6:30pm - 10:30pm

Think you have what it takes to be a champion gamer? Find out by playing in our upcoming Call of Duty Warzone double elimination kill race SOLOS tournament.  

Date: Friday, May 21, 2021

Time: Games start at 6:30pm

Open to: Gamers 16 years and older

Cost: $5 per player

Prize: $50 Visa gift card to the winner

How it works:

1. Register online using the red "REGISTER HERE" button at the top right of your screen. 

2. Tournament Director Hunter Nelson will email you directions to create a free Battlefy account. This online platform is where you'll see the tournament bracket, enter the results of your matches and communicate with fellow players. 

3. Once your account in Battlefy is created, you'll recieve an invitation and rules to the tournament. 

For more information contact Hunter Nelson at 410-632-2144 x2506 or hnelson@marylandscoast.org

 

 

  • Saturday, June 19, 2021 - 10:30am - 4:00pm

Toss for Tots is our inaugural fundraiser cornhole tournament for those who want to enjoy an afternoon outside tossing bags, while supporting a great local cause. All funds collected will benefit the Worcester Youth Scholarship fund that give us the assets needed to never turn away a youth participant due to financial limitations.

20 teams will begin play at 11am (check-in 10:30am). Each team will play two random draw “speed round, high point” games that will determine seeding in a double elimination tournament.

Only $60 per team! No experience necessary but players must be 18+ to play.  This tournament is all about fun, socialization and celebrating the youth in our community. Our host, Oaked 110 in Snow Hill, MD, has been generous enough to give us exclusive access to their outdoor space for play. Drink and food specials will be available throughout the day. Staff will also be on-site selling 50/50 raffle tickets and calling numbers for prize giveaways.

Each player will be permitted to bring 1 spectator.

Tournament winners will receive the following:

1st place receives a $120 Visa Card

2nd place receives a $60 Visa Card

Questions? Contact Program Manager Hunter Nelson at hnelson@marylandscoast.org or call 410-632-2144 x 2506

Register online using the red "REGISTER HERE" button at the top right of your screen.   

  • Tuesday, April 20, 2021 - 10:00am - 1:00pm
  • Thursday, April 22, 2021 - 10:00am - 1:00pm

Watercolor painting doesn't have to be intimidating when you learn about the techniques and the supplies necessary to bring you success. Participants will explore the differences in paper, brushes, and paint that can be an important factor in the watercolor experience. This is a very basic 2-day class to get you familair with the medium. All supplies will be provided. No experience needed. 

  • Tuesday, May 4, 2021 - 10:00am - 12:00pm

Want to have fun making a unique, whimsical peice of wearable art? Then join the local artist, Dee Brua in a class making a colorful boa scarf. A boa is a great addition to your wardrobe whether it be with a tee shirt, jean's jacket, dress or a coat. You will be using acrylic and natural fiber yarns of various weights, ribbon, pompom yarn, ladder ribbon, eyelash yarn, and much more! All materials are provided. 

  • Saturday, May 29, 2021 - 9:30am - 11:30am

Days: Saturday

Dates: May 29

Times: 9:30 - 11:30 a.m. 

Location: Newtown Park Pond

Open To: Ages 15 and under

Cost: FREE

Contact: Allen Swiger for more information at 410-632-2144 x2520 or aswiger@marylandscoast.org 

Registration: All payments must be received prior to participation. Make checks payable to Worcester County.

  • Saturday, March 6, 2021 - 10:00am - 11:30am

Days: Saturday

Dates: March 6

Times: 10:00 - 11:30 a.m.

Location: Worcester County Recreation Center

Open To: Grades K-8

Cost: $5/child

Contact: Kelly Buchanan for more information at 410-632-2144 x2503 or kbuchanan@marylandscoast.org 

Registration: All payments must be received prior to participation. Make checks payable to Worcester County.

  • Wednesday, January 20, 2021 (All day)

WCRP has everything you need for the perfect day of skating with friends and family! Children under the age of 14 must be accompanied by an immediate family adult at all times. Children 6 and under are not permitted to skate without an immediate family adult on the ice with them. 

Only 15 participant timeslots available per hour. Participants must call ahead to reserve a spot. Call 410-632-2144. All members must of the party must be listed in order to be included. Spots are available on a first-call-first-serve basis.

Cost is $2 per person for all skaters and skate observers. The price includes skate rentals, 45 minutes of skate time and reserves your time slot. 

Protective masks are required at all times.

For more information contact Allen Swiger at 410-632-2144 x2520 or aswiger@marylandscoast.org

  • Sunday, December 6, 2020 (All day)

Save the date for FREE upcoming Drive In Movies and Concert.

 

12/6 - Abominable at Newtown Park (The original date of 12/5 has been changed due to the forecasted inclement weather)

12/12 - The Polar Express at Newtown Park

12/18 - The Grinch at John Walter Smith Park

12/19 - The Doo Wop Project, concert at John Walter Smith Park

 

Vehicle parking begins at 5:00 p.m. Showtime at 6:00 p.m.

 

For more information contact Allen Swiger at 410-632-2144 x2520 or aswiger@marylandscoast.org.

  • Saturday, December 12, 2020 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm
  • Saturday, December 19, 2020 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm

Save the date for FREE upcoming Drive In Movies and Concert.

 

12/5 - Abominable at Newtown Park

12/12 - The Polar Express at Newtown Park

12/18 - The Grinch at John Walter Smith Park

12/19 - The Doo Wop Project, concert at John Walter Smith Park

 

Vehicle parking begins at 6:00 p.m. Showtime at 7:00 p.m.

 

For more information contact Allen Swiger at 410-632-2144 x2520 or aswiger@marylandscoast.org.

  • Wednesday, December 9, 2020 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Join us for a free Call of Duty Warzone Tournament. The fun goes down on Wednesday, December 9 with games starting at 7:00 p.m. The deadline to register is 12/9 at 5:00 p.m. 

- All consoles and platforms welcome!

For more information contact Hunter Nelson at 410-632-2144 x2506 or hnelson@co.worcester.md.us

  • Friday, December 18, 2020 (All day)

Save the date for FREE upcoming Drive In Movies and Concert.

 

12/5 - Abominable at Newtown Park

12/12 - The Polar Express at Newtown Park

12/18 - The Grinch at John Walter Smith Park

12/19 - The Doo Wop Project, concert at John Walter Smith Park

 

Vehicle parking begins at 6:00 p.m. Showtime at 7:00 p.m.

 

For more information contact Allen Swiger at 410-632-2144 x2520 or aswiger@marylandscoast.org.

  • Friday, December 4, 2020 - 7:00am - Sunday, December 20, 2020 - 5:30pm

Complete the "Elves on the Loose Virtual 5k" anywhere in the world. The route is up to you! 

 

Register Online at www.worcesterrecandparks.org