Department of Public Works Open House

Public Works Open House

We’re excited to finally welcome the Hyattsville community to the Department of Public Works on Saturday, May 21 for an open house! 

Department of Public Works Operations Center
4633 Arundel Place, Hyattsville, MD
11 a.m. - 3 p.m.

CLOSING AT 2PM DUE TO EXCESSIVE HEAT


Family-friendly activities include:

  • Building tours (offered at 11:15, 12:15, 1:15, and 2:15)
  • Truck touch of Hyattsville DPW vehicles, including Sparky, the State's first fully electric-trash truck
  • Free food! (burgers & veggie burgers)
  • Free native plants! (while supplies last, limited quantities available)
  • Entertainment 
    • Arthur Harrison of Harrison Instruments performing his Model 302 Theremin
    • Yard Dramas children's performance at 1 p.m. Celebrate the revival of the Anacostia Watershed through interactive storytelling exploring the connection between living things and the environment using “The Mountain That Loved the Bird” by Alice McLerran.
  • Information on City public works projects
  • Environmental resources from local, County, and State partners
  • Seeds for sale from the Hyattsville Horticultural Society!

On-site parking is limited. If the lot is full, overflow parking and shuttle service will be offered at the City Building, 4310 Gallatin Street. Masks are required on the shuttle bus.