From Mayor Fosselman – October 2013

October 21, 2013

  The redesign of Montgomery Avenue and Kensington Parkway is well underway. Thank you to the Staff and all of the Residents who participated in the design process over the last 4 years. The new intersection will slow speeders and increase the green space 300%. The Town hosted a Business Mixer for all entrepreneurs in Kensington on September 30th—over 60 attended. Also present were the Director of the Mid-County Services Center, Board Members of the Kensington Business District…

The Kensington Arts Theatre Presents: PARADE

October 8, 2013

  The tragic, true story of the trial and lynching of a man wrongly accused of murder is brought to emotional and theatrical life by acclaimed playwright Alfred Uhry (DRIVING MISS DAISY) and Jason Robert Brown, one of Broadway’s most promising young composers (SONGS FOR A NEW WORLD). In 1913, Leo Frank, a Brooklyn-raised Jew living in Georgia, is put on trial for the murder of 13-year-old Mary Phagan, a factory worker under his employ. Already guilty in the eyes of everyone around…

120th Noyes Library Birthday Party

October 7, 2013

Everyone is invited to come celebrate 120 years of Kensington’s Noyes Library for Young Children on Saturday, October 12, 2013. The event kicks off in front of Noyes Library with a medal ceremony, followed by a children’s parade that concludes with a birthday bash at Town Hall. So, grab your favorite character costume for your child and come celebrate books! This is a free event and a wonderful way to support our beloved Noyes Library. The day begins at Noyes Library for Young Children…

Meet & Greet Mixer – Town Business and Retail Property Owners

September 16, 2013

  Please join the Town of Kensington and our Business & Retail Property Owners’ for  Meet & Greet Mixer Monday, September 30, 2013, 7 pm. This is an opportunity to foster stronger relationships between the Town of Kensington, businesses and property owners through an exchange of ideas and strategies; that will promote each others’ success. The Meet & Greet is an open forum with Mayor Peter Fosselman, the Town Council, Town staff and representatives from our public…

20th Annual 8K Race

September 16, 2013

  A Kensington tradition since 1994, the 20th Annual Kensington 8K Race, 2 Mile Challenge & 1K Fun Run has something for everyone. The 8K is a challenging race combining both hills and flats through Old Town Kensington and Rock Creek Park. It’s a great training run for the experienced runner, a touchstone event for the intermediate runner, and a milestone for the beginning runner. The 2 mile challenge and 1K fun run are events that both adult and younger runners really enjoy,…

Day to Serve: Kensington’s Silver Creek Clean-Up

August 27, 2013

Please join the Town on Saturday, September 28th for our Day to Serve community event as we will be cleaning-up brush, weeds and trash along the Silver Creek beds and within the creek. Please visit for more information.  

From Mayor Fosselman - August 2013

August 13, 2013

The benefit concert for Peter Roelvink, honoring his late wife Sharon was an enormous success raising over $6,000. Thank you to Town Resident Mark Idler, Rock Creek Neighbor Michael Atkin and Town Council Member Sean McMullen for coordinating the event. Reminder that the Town listserve is separate from the Kensingtown list on In order to receive the  official messages and important information such as Town events, street repairs, snow removal, and other services, please go to…

3rd Annual Model Train Show

August 5, 2013

Please join the Town, along with Gary and Diana Ditto in hosting the 3rd Annual Model Train Show on September 7th and 8th from 11 am to 5 pm (Town Hall). The Train Show will once again benefit two local institutions: the Noyes Children’s Library Foundation, and the Kensington Historical Society. Dixieland Express will be performing on Saturday from 12 to 1 pm, while Matthew Dodd will be joining us on Sunday. A “Train Doctor” will also be around to chat about how he restores old trains….

46th Annual Labor Day Parade and Festival

July 30, 2013

Please join the Town for the 46th Annual Labor Day Parade and Festival on Monday, September 2, 2013. The Parade begins in St. Paul Park and ends at Town Hall, where the Festival is held. Please contact the Town staff for information on how to participate in either the Parade or Festival. For additional information, please visit the following page:

Paint the Town Art Show 2013

July 30, 2013

This art event includes a 3-day Art Exhibit and sale (August 31 – September 2) and a Plein Air painting contest open to both adults and children on Saturday, August 31. Show Dates & Hours – Free Admission Sat., Aug. 31st – 11:00 am – 5:00 pm (Reception held from 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm) Sun., Sept. 1st – 11:00 am – 5:00 pm Mon., Sept. 2nd – 9:30 am – 5:30 pm Art Exhibit Application – Show Registration Deadline: Fri., Aug. 23rd Plein Air Event Registration Thurs.,…

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