Meals on Wheels of the College Park Area 9601 Rhode Island Ave, College Park, MD20740 Founded in 1974, Meals on Wheels of the College Park Area provides meals for the elderly and infirm in the College Park,…More Greenbelt, Berwyn Heights, Beltsville and Adelphi areas. For registration and volunteer information, visit the Meals on Wheels of the College Park Area website.
Formerly the Adelphi-College Parks Woods Nursery School, the College Park Nursery School and Kindergarten has existed…More in various locations since it was founded in 1966. It offers classes for children as young as age 2, and recently relaunched its licensed part-time kindergarten program.</p>
<p>College Park Nursery School is a cooperatively owned, and parents are required to perform duties which include helping in the classroom, administrative tasks, and attending membership meetings. Online registration is available.</p>
Journalism Center on Children & Families 3300 Metzerott Rd, Adelphi, MD20783 The Journalism Center on Children and Families (JCCF) is a non-profit organization dedicated to highlighting exemplary…More reporting on social issues, specifically children and families living below the poverty line. JCCF provides journalists with many of the tools necessary for effective reporting, including vetted source lists, government reports and data and story ideas. It also confers the Casey Medal for Meritorious Journalism, an award given for distinguished reporting on children, families and youth.
Friends Community School 5901 Westchester Park Dr, College Park, MD20740 Friends Community School (FCS) was founded in 1986 by Adelphi Friends Meeting, and serves grades Kingergarten through…More eight. In keeping with its Quaker foundation, the school emphasizes life-long learning, courageous risk-taking, and joyous peace-making. The current site of FCS, which it has occupied since 2007, boasts expansive natural surroundings, as well as the largest known straw bale insulated building in the world.
The National Archives at College Park (colloquially known as "Archives II") houses records that have been created or…More received by the executive, legislative and judicial branches of the Federal government.</p>
<p>After the original National Archives Building, built in 1935 in Washington D.C., reached its capacity in 1970, records were stored in rented space in Suitland, MD, until official support for a new archives site was eventually obtained in 1985. Land for the new facility was donated by the University of Maryland in 1988, but it wasn't until 1994 that the building was considered "substantially complete."</p>
<p>Today, Archives II is the largest archives building in the world, and is home to everything from architectural drawings to the official records of the Nixon administration.</p>