The City of Midlothian will host a Community Play Day! to celebrate the Grand Opening of Community Park Phase 2 on March 26, 2022, 3 to 9 p.m., 3601 S. 14th Street.
Free and open to the public, Play Day! invites attendees to sample the amenities in the new portion of the 105-acre park, including:
- sand volleyball
- wiffle ball
Equipment will be available and volunteers will be on hand to demonstrate activities and assist attendees.
Additionally, guests will be able to enjoy:
- Splash pad
- Walking trails
- Stocked fishing pond
- Free refreshments & giveaways!
Art Pierard Memorial Amphitheater Dedication Ceremony
At 6 p.m., the park's amphitheater will be dedicated in the name of late City Councilmember Art Pierard, who passed away in 2020.
Inaugural Concert & Fireworks Finale
Immediately following its dedication, the amphitheater will feature a family-friendly concert (artist to be announced) from 6 to 8 p.m., culminating in a fireworks finale.
Bonds approved by voters in 2017 and a grant from Midlothian Community Development Corporation (MCDC) funded Community Park Phase 2 construction. MCDC also funded a grant to support Play Day!
(Note: this is not a vendor opportunity event.)