Santa Visit Postponed to Sunday, 12/12 starting at 11AM!

Rain is in the forecast for Saturday the 11th, therefore Santa will come riding through the neighborhood on Sunday the 12th instead, starting around 11AM!  Look for the red vintage firetruck!  Thank you, Waters family for making this Christmas magic happen again!


Here is the route map!

Announcements for December (one involves Santa) and January!

Wishing everyone in Roland Park a festive, happy and healthy holiday season!

  • SANTA IS COMING!!!! Saturday, December 11th!!  Just like last year, he will start his rounds in the neighborhood at 11a.m.  Look for him riding on the back of a red vintage firetruck!  With big thanks to the Waters family, who are generously sponsoring this big event for the second year in a row.  You can find Santa’s route here                                                                    Note: if it rains, Santa will come on Sunday the 12th.  Same time.  Check social media (NDRP, Facebook or Instagram @rolandparkcommunity for any updates!).
  • The Meals for Meals for the Firefighters program is full!  Many thanks to all those in the community that signed up to bring lunches and dinners to the firehouse.  Contact Steve Ralston, Civic League board member and coordinator of the program with any questions: [email protected]
  • There will be no January 2022 Civic League Meeting.  The next meeting of the Civic League board will take place on February 6th at 7PM.  It will be an in-person meeting with a Zoom option.  All are welcome to attend!
  • Next in the Roland Park Civic League Speaker Series (at the Enoch Pratt Free Library on Roland Avenue) is January 6th, when we welcome Ethan Abbott , Project Manager, Baltimore Greenway Trails Network, Rails-to-Trails Conservancy. Details are here. Note you must call to reserve your space! Upcoming speakers include Dana Moore (on March 3rd) and Tony Bridges (on May 5th).
  • The Winter issue of the Roland Park News is out, and it’s spectacular!  It’s arriving in your mailboxes, or it can be accessed here on the website.



December Civic League Meeting 12/1/21 Via Zoom only

The December meeting of the Civic League takes place Wednesday, December 1st at 7PM.
Note that this meeting is via Zoom only.

You can view the meeting agenda here

Zoom link:



Holiday Meals for the Roland Park Firehouse! Sign Up is Open!

After a long hiatus due to Covid, the Civic League-sponsored Holiday Meals for Heroes program is back!

November 28- January 2 you can sign up to provide a lunch or dinner to the firefighters of our community firehouse.  This can be a fun and worthwhile activity to do with your family over the holidays!  Signing up is easy!  Just take a look at the link below to a flyer with all the details.  Thanks in advance for your generosity!

Read the flyer here



Video of Verizon 5G Discussion at November 3rd Civic League Meeting and more

Many thanks to all who attended in person and via Zoom, as well as representatives of Verizon and City Planning.

If you missed the meeting, not to worry!
You can access the video here and an Addendum to 11.3.21 Minutes which summarizes the discussion.

Verizon’s PowerPoint presentation here Verizon 5G presentation 11/3/21

Guest Speakers: Paul Plymouth of Verizon, Matt DeSantis of City Planning, Steve Witkowski and Andreas Andreou.

And as promised during the same meeting, a link to the recent Study on the Falls/No Parkway corridor pending funding


November Civic League Meeting and Discussion about Verizon Plan for 5G towers in the Community! Wednesday, November 3, 7PM.

Mark your calendars! November Civic League meeting is this Wednesday, 11/3 at 7PM!  In person at the Presbyterian Church (basement meeting space) or via Zoom link (below).  Meeting agenda is here

**Of note, there will be an important discussion about Verizon’s plan for 5G towers to be placed in the community.  Reps from Verizon and Baltimore City Planning will be present via Zoom to talk about plans and take questions.   This is our opportunity to get information and ask quesiton!  Please plan to attend and provide your input!

RPCL November Meeting 
Time: Nov 3, 2021 07:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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October Civic League Meeting Wednesday, October 6th 7-9PM

The October Civic League Meeting is tomorrow!  Join us in person in the basement meeting room at the Presbyterian Church, or if you prefer, via Zoom!  There is a lot on the agenda to discuss!

We are fortunate to have Delegates Rosenberg and Bridges as well as Senator Carter joining us.

Meeting agenda is here

Here is the Zoom link (note the password needed!):
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New RP Civic League Speaker Series Kicks Off with Dr. Paige Glotzer at the Ivy Bookshop on October 13th at 7:00PM

Join the Civic League and Greater Roland Park community on the patio at the Ivy Bookshop (5928 Falls Road) to hear Dr. Paige Glotzer talk about her book “How the Suburbs were Segregated” and engage the audience in discussions to better understand the ways in which our past shapes the present with regard to economic and social inequities.  Wednesday, October 13th at 7:00PM.

The event with Dr. Glotzer kicks off the Civic League’s new Speaker Series.  On November 4th, Chris Shorter, Baltimore’s first City Administrator will speak at the Roland Park Library.  This event begins at 6:30PM.

Information on Dr. Glotzer and the event is here


The September Socials Are Coming!

The Roland Park Civic League is excited to announce the first annual September Socials!

Outdoor gatherings will take place in each of the six Roland Park plats, all hosted by Civic League board members!  Join your neighbors and friends and toast the spirit of our community!  Here is the schedule of socials by plat:

Plat 1: 9/12, 5-7pm.  Hosted by Ann-Barron Carneal, 4717 Keswick Road.

Plat 1: 9/19 2-4pm. Hosted by Mary Kay Battafarano and Margaret Black, 4511 Roland Avenue.

Plat 2: 9/25 5-7pm. Hosted by Steve Ralston, 203 Goodwood Gardens

Plat 3: 9/26 3-5pm. Hosted by Ken Rice, 6 Longwood Road

Plat 4: 9/19 2-4pm: Hosted by Bobby Marinelli, 4328 Roland Court

Plats 5 City/County: 9/12 3-5pm: Hosted by Andy Niazy, in Centennial Park

Plat 6: 9/25 2-4pm: Hosted by David Blumberg, 5405 Falls Road Terrace

Join Us!

Soft drinks are being provided by Eddie’s of Roland Park!

Wine is being provided by The French Paradox in Stevenson!

Follow updates here on the website, or on social media (Facebook, Instagram, Next Door Roland Park)