Keep Sykesville Beautiful

The Keep Sykesville Beautiful (KSB) group is a partnership between the Clean, Green, and Safe Committee of the Downtown Sykesville Connection (a nonprofit organization administering the Main Street program in Sykesville), the Town of Sykesville Staff/Public Works Department, and Sykesville Parks & Recreation.
Together, the three partners will use the Keep America Beautiful’s framework for community education and hands-on stewardship that reduces litter and encourages recycling, promotes grassroots volunteerism, and makes sustainable improvement possible for communities of all sizes. KSB aims to improve behavior and create innovative, locally-focused programs that address the specific needs of this area and its population with the goal to reach deep into tour communities to effect meaningful, positive changes.

#DoBeautifulThings

We are proud to announce our partnership with the Trash Troopers: a group of citizens dedicated to keeping our communities clean by organizing regular trash cleanup events in Carroll and Howard County Maryland.

#DoBeautifulThings

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Calendar of events:

  • Sykesville first Plogging event: March 27th, 2021, downtown Sykesville, registration at 1 pm at the fountain park (across from the French Twist Cafe)
  • Spring cleanup: Saturday after Earth day, April 24, 2021
  • KAB National Conference: May 3 – 5, 2021 | Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center I National Harbor, MD
  • Fall cleanup, September 18, 2021
  • Cigarette Litter Prevention Program: TBD
  • Other local activities: TBD
  • Check partner’s and joined event lists on Facebook on wither of the pages of our 3 members: Town of Sykesville, DSC Green Committee, and Sykesville Parks & Recreation

Useful info and recycling drop-off sites:

Resources:

  • Town enforcement ordinances and contact: 410-795-8959

98-4 Unlawful Activities.

98-5 Presumption of responsibility for violation.

98-7 Violations and penalties.

129-16 Littering Prohibited – Penalty

129-17 Dumping on land or into container of another or on public highway.

May 27, 2020
RECORDING

Katie Joblon, Keep America Beautiful Youth & Education Programs Manager, and Sara Walters, Youth & Education Programs Manager, Keep Texas Beautiful, presented a one-hour introduction to “Waste in Place” (WIP), the curricula designed to mimic real-world experiences and presented to teach the essentials of proactive community citizenship through activities. Designed to meet national educational standards and easily adaptable to each community WIP serves as a hands-on, environmental activity guide and intended to empower generations of community and environmental stewards. View the recording to see how interactive lessons are adaptable to provide activities designed to develop awareness and knowledge about litter prevention, waste reduction, beautification, and community improvement.

Upcoming Events

May
16
Sun
2021
9:00 am Downtown Sykesville Farmers Market @ Downtown Sykesville
Downtown Sykesville Farmers Market @ Downtown Sykesville
May 16 @ 9:00 am – Oct 31 @ 1:00 pm
Downtown Sykesville Farmers Market @ Downtown Sykesville | Sykesville | Maryland | United States
Downtown Sykesville Farmers Market The Downtown Sykesville Farmers Market is very excited to prepare for its 2021 season! The 2021 market will be the best yet, with returning and new vendors. Enjoy our super cool map! Contact us: … Continue reading Downtown Sykesville Farmers Market
May
22
Sat
2021
12:00 pm 2021 Get Syked to Game on Main
2021 Get Syked to Game on Main
May 22 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
2021 Get Syked to Game on Main
The Downtown Sykesville Connection & Antwerpen Chevrolet invite you to join us on May 22, 2021, for our family-friendly event, Game On Main! This brand new event will celebrate all that makes Sykesville the Coolest … Continue reading 2021 Get Syked to Game on Main
May
23
Sun
2021
9:00 am Downtown Sykesville Farmers Market @ Downtown Sykesville
Downtown Sykesville Farmers Market @ Downtown Sykesville
May 23 @ 9:00 am – Nov 7 @ 12:00 pm
Downtown Sykesville Farmers Market @ Downtown Sykesville | Sykesville | Maryland | United States
Downtown Sykesville Farmers Market The Downtown Sykesville Farmers Market is very excited to prepare for its 2021 season! The 2021 market will be the best yet, with returning and new vendors. Enjoy our super cool map! Contact us: … Continue reading Downtown Sykesville Farmers Market
May
30
Sun
2021
9:00 am Downtown Sykesville Farmers Market @ Downtown Sykesville
Downtown Sykesville Farmers Market @ Downtown Sykesville
May 30 @ 9:00 am – Nov 14 @ 12:00 pm
Downtown Sykesville Farmers Market @ Downtown Sykesville | Sykesville | Maryland | United States
Downtown Sykesville Farmers Market The Downtown Sykesville Farmers Market is very excited to prepare for its 2021 season! The 2021 market will be the best yet, with returning and new vendors. Enjoy our super cool map! Contact us: … Continue reading Downtown Sykesville Farmers Market
Jun
6
Sun
2021
9:00 am Downtown Sykesville Farmers Market @ Downtown Sykesville
Downtown Sykesville Farmers Market @ Downtown Sykesville
Jun 6 @ 9:00 am – Nov 21 @ 12:00 pm
Downtown Sykesville Farmers Market @ Downtown Sykesville | Sykesville | Maryland | United States
Downtown Sykesville Farmers Market The Downtown Sykesville Farmers Market is very excited to prepare for its 2021 season! The 2021 market will be the best yet, with returning and new vendors. Enjoy our super cool map! Contact us: … Continue reading Downtown Sykesville Farmers Market
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