Glencarlyn Day(s), June 7-8 2019

Our Neighborhood’s Annual Celebration of Community

Printable copy Glencarlyn Day 2019 flyer  (pdf format)  
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Webpage updated  May 25, 2019

Friday Evening, June 7th

6:00  – 9:00*  

Glencarlyn Neighborhood BBQ — Carlin Hall Grounds 5711 4th St — Kick off this Glencarlyn    Weekend with our First Annual Neighborhood BBQ.  Family friendly event!
Dinner will be provided by the GCA – suggested donation is $5 per person or $20 per family.  Fun games and activities.  FREE ICE CREAM for kids at 7:30!! Live acoustic music provided by “Chasing Autumn”. There will be 50/50 raffle with proceeds to benefit the Glencarlyn Citizens Association.

Saturday, June 8th  

8:00  – 10:00*  Pancake BreakfastRAIN OR SHINE at the shelter in park – at the bottom of the hill at the 3rd and Harrison Street entrance to the park ($5 a person – $15 maximum for families).
Remember to bring money for GCA dues $15 (July 2019 – June 2020). Checks are accepted. 
Also will be selling Glencarlyn shirts, totes, note cards and other items.
A Long Branch Park Naturalist will be there with animals from 8:30-9:30 am
10:00 – 2:30*  Hot Dog Roast   It just wouldn’t be Glencarlyn Day without having grilled hot dogs with all the fixin’s at St. John’s. They will have cold beverages too!
Pupusas and Baked Goods  Cristo Rey will be preparing home made pupusas – (stuffed corn tortillas)  baked goods and lemonade.
Both On the grounds of St John’s – 4th St near Lexington 

Glencarlyn Parade
The theme for the parade is “Story Book Characters Come to Life”

11:15 – 11:45* Parade Bike & Float Ornamentation  Colored streamers and decorations will be available for decorating your stroller, bike, trike, wagon, or even your pet on a leash. Meet on Lexington between 4th & 5th
11:45 –  12:15* Parade  – begins promptly at 11:45features lots of kids of all ages, a fire truck, police cars. Route – (below) 4th & Lexington to 3rd – 3rd to Jefferson – Jefferson to 5th – 5th to Kensington – to the Library.
12:15 – 12:45*

Story Time at Glencarlyn Library immediately following the Parade. You can also sign up for the Summer Reading Challenge in partnership with the Washington Nationals. Attend fun events and read your way to cool prizes, including tickets to a Nationals game!


David Backus Memorial Dedication 3rd St side of Library Garden – Remembering a long time resident and community leader in Glencarlyn.

12:30 – 3:00* Moon Bounce and Sno-cones Carlin Hall grounds (5711 4th St. S.)
Sno-cones will be available for $0.50  —  Moon Bounce is $0.50
12:30  – 2:00 Community Garden Tours & Plant Sale behind the Library (3rd & S. Kensington). Tours by Master Gardeners of the various gardens including native plants, those used for cooking, for fragrance or beauty of their flowers or foliage.  “Garden notecards” and some plants will be on sale. Garden questions welcomed.
1:00 – 4:00*   Historic Ball Sellers House – Open House  RAIN or SHINE  (5620 3rd St. S.)   Tour the oldest building in the county (C. 1742) and see how John Ball built his home and lived there with his wife and 5 daughters. Learn how Glencarlyn got its name.
2:00  – 4:00 Glencarlyn House ToursRAIN or SHINE  – Tour five homes built in Glencarlyn over the decades including the Historic Ball Sellers House. Information at the Barbacue, Pancake Breakfast and at Carlin Hall (12:30 – 3:00).
6:00  – 9:00*

RAIN DATE- Neighborhood BBQ — Carlin Hall Grounds —Family friendly event! Dinner provided by the GCA – suggested donation is $5 per person or $20 per family.
Fun games and activities.
FREE ICE CREAM for kids at 7:30!! Live acoustic music provided by “Chasing Autumn”.
There will be 50/50 raffle with proceeds to benefit the Glencarlyn Citizens Association.

We still need more volunteers!!
Contact Julie Lee at or call 808-384-4954.
More complete / updated info, including changes due to rain are at and at the Pancake breakfast.