News Release, St. Mary’s County NAACP

Lexington Park, MD- The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), St. Mary’s County Branch 7025 and St. Inie’s Coffee invites the entire community to the first-ever “Friday Night In The Park”. The event will be held at John G. Lancaster Park in Lexington Park, MD from 6-9PM and is free of charge. There will be a variety of games and activities, refreshments, a DJ and dance floor, Zumba fitness classes, open courts for basketball and soccer and a mobile video game station featuring an NBA 2K Tournament.

“It’s all about offering the community a fun and safe place to connect. It’s a party to kick off the summer. We’re extremely excited about all the fitness activities and I’m challenging everyone to bring their skills to the courts, fields and video game station”, said NAACP President, William ‘BJ’ Hall.

St. Inie’s Coffee is a nearby business and partner for ‘Friday Night In The Park’. Catherine Grube, the owner of St. Inie’s Coffee, added, “this truly is a family night out with activities for everyone from toddlers to adults. We hope folks will bring lawn chairs and enjoy the beauty of the park and socialize.”

Special thanks to the following businesses for offering prizes and giveaways: AMC  Lexington Park 6 Theater, Mission BBQ, Top of the Line Barbershop, Beauty by Monnie, Captain Save a Weave and  Rick’s Stylz.  Their support and sponsorship for this community event is greatly appreciated.  

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