FQWP Expresses Concern Over Sediment from Parkside Preserve

See our latest letter from the Friends of Quiet Waters Park to Annapolis Mayor Buckley and Anne Arundel County Excutive Pittman regarding ongoing sediment runoff issues associated with the multi-million dollar development called Parkside Preserve is being constructed adjacent to the park.

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Quiet Waters Park 2022 Summer Concert Series Schedule is out!

Check out our concert schedule on the Events Page.

Concerts will start on July 16, Saturday Evenings at the Concert Stage. Start Times change as summer days get shorter.

We have a variety of music including Blues, Funk, Classic Rock, and Old School Country to name a few.

Season ends on September 4th with the Annapolis Symphony Orchestra.

Come early for easy parking and bring a blanket or chair.

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Entries Now Open for the 8th Annual Friends of Quiet Waters Park Photo Contest

We welcome March and the coming of spring! It’s a great time to take those special photos! The 8th Friends of Quiet Waters Park (FQWP) annual photo contest is now open! Although we are all observing social distancing, the park is open and we can enjoy its natural beauty.

Send entries to fqwpphotocontest@gmail.com.


Entries must be taken in the park during all seasons featuring nature scenes, wildlife, park events, sculpture, water views and more.

Submissions can be in color or b/w and must be jpg or tiff files.

Submitted photos should have been taken during the last 3 years. There is a limit of 3 entries per person. Each photo must include a title and its location in the park.

Send entries to fqwpphotocontest@gmail.com.

The deadline for submissions is Sept. 30, 2022. The entries will be judged by members of
the FQWP Board and Fine Arts Committee. The winners will be announced by Oct. 31, 2022.

The winning photographs will be featured in the 2023 calendar and will be announced through various social media including the Friends’ website, Facebook and Newsletter. To view the winners from last year’s contest, check out the Friends’ website at fqwp.org.

We are again looking forward to receiving your outstanding photographs of Quiet Waters Park, the “Jewel in the Crown” of Anne Arundel County!

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