DUNKIRK, Md. – The Calvert County Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) will hold a ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the opening of the newly constructed playground at Dunkirk District Park and invites citizens to attend. The ceremony will take place Thursday, Sept. 30, 2021 at 6:15 p.m. The park is located at 10750 Southern Maryland Blvd. in Dunkirk. Families are encouraged to bring children to enjoy the new playground equipment. Residents should social distance whenever possible per the CDC guidance on safe outdoor activities, and wear a facemask when unable to social distance to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

“It is exciting to provide the community with a new park amenity that will offer families years of enjoyment,” said Parks & Recreation Director Shannon Nazzal. “The new playground is one of many Dunkirk District Park improvement projects underway, and we look forward to celebrating the many updated and new features with the residents of Calvert County.”

The Calvert County Department of Parks & Recreation strives to enhance the health, economy and well-being of the Calvert County community through sustainable practices, leisure opportunities and environmental stewardship. For more information about Parks & Recreation facilities and programs, visit online at www.CalvertCountyMd.gov/ParksandRecreation.