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The Woman’s Club is Becoming Inclusive!

Thanks for All the Desserts for the Men’s Shelter Dinner! So many generous people in Town donated desserts for our Men’s Shelter Dinner that we were also able to share some with other shelters in the area. They were so grateful both for the treats and to know that...

Recreation Committee Mtg 04.21.21

Next Meeting: Wednesday, April 21, 2021. The public is invited to attend this virtual meeting via ZOOM. To join the Zoom Videoconference: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88952052869?pwd=cklnNDBUdzhOdHBPMS9hREFLRGx0QT09 Meeting ID: 889 5205 2869 Passcode: 055636 One tap...

Film Society Discussion 05.02.21

“Graduation” – Discussion on Sunday, May 2 An earnest doctor, disgusted by corruption in post-Communist Romania, resolves that his daughter will escape to a better life via a scholarship to a British university. Events threaten to derail his dreams for her, resulting...

Washington Grove Cares News

As a COVID-19 precaution, WGC suggests ways to avoid trips to the grocery store or pharmacy: We have a volunteer making a weekly shopping trip: MONDAY: (notify by Sun. 5 pm) Shopping at Whole Foods, Trader Joe’s, MOM’s or Aldi’s; text or email Caitlin Bethepu at...

Recyclable Yard Waste Collection Is Back 03.04.21

Recyclable yard waste pickup up by Potomac Disposal resumes on Thursday, March 4, 2021. Our trash contractor will pick up recyclable yard waste from your properly marked containers and/or large brown bags. You may also bundle your brush and tie it with twine. Bundles...

Recreation Committee Mtg 03.18.21

Next Meeting: Wednesday, March 18, 2021. The public is invited to attend this virtual meeting via ZOOM. To join the Zoom Videoconference: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84913516727?pwd=WnU3Uk40V2huTVJMQkZLVE1zVDE5Zz09 Or by phone: 301 715 8592 / Meeting ID: 849 1351 6727 /...

Film Society Discussion 03.21.21

“Wrestle” – Discussion on March 21 “Wrestle” is an intimate coming-of-age documentary about four members of a high school wrestling team at Huntsville’s J.O. Johnson High School, a longstanding entry on Alabama’s list of failing schools. As they fight...

Final Bulk Leaf Collection 03.26.21

Per our contract with US Lawns, the spring 2020/21 leaf pick up must be completed by close of business on Wednesday, March 26, 2021. Residents have one final opportunity to have their spring leaves picked up by the vacuum truck. Please be mindful not to block traffic...

Washington Grove Cares March News

As a COVID-19 precaution, WGC suggests ways to avoid trips to the grocery store or pharmacy: We have a volunteer making a weekly shopping trip: MONDAY: (notify by Sun. 5 pm) Shopping at Whole Foods, Trader Joe’s, MOM’s or Aldi’s; text or email Caitlin Bethepu at...

Woman’s Club March News

We are Helping Out Where SNAP Leaves Off As the desperate needs of those around us continue, we are collecting some of the much-needed items that SNAP (formerly Food Stamps) doesn’t pay for: Similac – especially the blue boxes of powder Pedialyte – any flavor Diapers...

Woman’s Club February News

Congratulations to our new 2021 Officers – Liz Robertson, President; Arlene McCrehan, Vice- President; Cynthia Werts, Treasurer; Caitlin Bethepu, Recording Secretary; and Kitty Seiferlein, Corresponding Secretary. We want to thank everyone who helped make our Virtual...

Rec Committee Mtg 02.18.21

Next Meeting: Wednesday, February 18, 2021. The public is invited to attend this virtual meeting via ZOOM. Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84913516727?pwd=WnU3Uk40V2huTVJMQkZLVE1zVDE5Zz09 Meeting ID: 849 1351 6727 Passcode: 611335 One tap mobile...

Film Society Discussion 02.21.21

“Chan is Missing” — Discussion on Sunday, Feb. 21 Chan has disappeared, along with $4,000 lent to him by Jo and Steve, Chinese American cabbies in San Francisco. Determined to track him down, they hit the streets of Chinatown, interviewing those with connections...

Hooray for the Holiday Show!

The Making of Cottage Fever: A Virtually Real Holiday Show By Judy Mroczka The Accidental Producer/Writer/Director (written at the request of the Mayor to pay tribute to all who worked on the show) It takes a village to create a holiday show. In Cottage Fever, there...

Washington Grove Cares News

As a COVID-19 precaution, WGC suggests ways to avoid trips to the grocery store or pharmacy: We have a volunteer making a weekly shopping trip: MONDAY: (notify by Sun. 5 pm) Shopping at Whole Foods, Trader Joe’s, MOM’s or Aldi’s; text or email Caitlin Bethepu at...

Leaves Are Almost Finished Falling

New and long-time residents alike are reminded of the Town contract for bulk leaf removal each autumn. The contractor, Green Earth, Inc., will make regular but unscheduled pickups of leaves raked or blown into windrows within six (6) feet of any roadway or walkway,...

Film Society is Taking a Break

The Film Society is taking a break in December from hosting a Zoom movie discussion. We plan to return in the new year with discussions of entertaining and thought-provoking movies. We thank our loyal audience for their participation in discussions this year and...

Washington Grove Cares News

As a COVID-19 precaution, WGC suggests ways to avoid trips to the grocery store or pharmacy: We have a volunteer making a weekly shopping trip: MONDAY: (notify by Sun. 5 pm) Shopping at Whole Foods, Trader Joe’s, MOM’s or Aldi’s; text or email Caitlin Bethepu at...

Bulk Trash Collection Scheduled 11.07.20

Mark your calendars! The Town has scheduled a bulk trash collection for NOVEMBER 7, 2020. Materials may include furniture, appliances (nothing with freon like air conditioning units), rugs, large toys, small auto parts, etc. Material may NOT include construction...

New Community Listserv !

Washington Grove is moving to a new community listserv. Yahoo will be ending its support for group listservs on December 15, so Shelley Winkler and Christine Dibble, who manage the WG Yahoo Group, will move the group to a Google Groups listserv to replace it. This is...

Camp Meetings

We appreciate the research of Robinson & Associates in preparation of the Updated and Expanded Washington Grove Historic District Nomination; it forms the basis of this month’s overview of the choice of camp meeting locations and their physical arrangements. While...

Film Society Discussion 11.22.20

The Film Society: “Blindspotting” Discussion on November 22, 2020. Daveed Diggs, winner of Grammy and Tony awards for his roles in ¨Hamilton,¨ and his long-time friend, Raphael Casal, wrote and superbly co-star in “Blindspotting.” A young Black man in Oakland aims to...

Virtual Holiday Show 12.12.20

Make sure to tune in on December 12th at 7:30 PM for a livestream of Cottage Fever: A Virtually Real Holiday Show! It will be like nothing you have ever seen before! For the livestream, go to www.mmctv.org and click on Watch LIVE in the upper right-hand corner....

Leaves Are Falling

New and long-time residents alike are reminded of the Town contract for bulk leaf removal each autumn. The contractor, Green Earth, Inc., will make regular but unscheduled pickups of leaves raked or blown into windrows within six (6) feet of any roadway or walkway,...

Washington Grove Cares (WGC) News

Coordinating Shopping Trips During the COVID 19 Epidemic Regularly Scheduled Grocery Trip: A volunteer is shopping at a regular time during the week. Please contact her to make arrangements by the preceding evening. MONDAY: (notify by Sun. 5 pm) Whole Foods, Trader...

Trees in the Grove – Hickories

Trees in the Grove – Hickories – Hickories are native trees important to wildlife and to humans well before the arrival of Europeans. One hickory, the pecan tree (Carya illinoensis), is one of the few commercially significant sources of food that is native...

Film Society Film Discussion 10.25.20

WG Film Society’s Ghostober Discussion Get in the mood for Halloween with the Film Society’s selection for October: The Orphanage. Atmospheric and beautifully crafted, scary but not too scary, The Orphanage may be the perfect hauntedhouse movie for Halloween....

Leaf Pickup Starting 10.31.20

New and long-time residents alike are reminded of the Town contract for bulk leaf removal each autumn. The contractor, Green Earth, Inc., will make regular but unscheduled pickups of leaves raked or blown into windrows within six (6) feet of any roadway or walkway,...

Bulk Trash Collection 11.07.20

Mark your calendars! The Town has scheduled a bulk trash collection for NOVEMBER 7, 2020. Materials may include furniture, appliances (nothing with freon like air conditioning units), rugs, large toys, small auto parts, etc. Material may NOT include construction...

Halloween in the Grove 2020

Pumpkin Carving Contest: We’ll be carving pumpkins and leaving them on our doorsteps so people can walk around Town and see the beautiful creations! Please remember to practice social distancing, and wear masks. Prizes will be awarded for the best design! Pumpkins...

The 2020 Virtual Holiday Show 12.12.20

Mark your calendars for December 12, 7:30 p.m., when you can tune in to the 2020 Washington Grove Holiday Show! DO YOU WANT TO BE PART OF IT? Musicians and singers — we are looking for you! But we are also looking for anyone who has a few hours between now and...

Recreation Committee Mtg 09.16.20

Next Meeting: Wednesday, September 16, 2020; 7:30 p.m. The public is invited to attend this virtual meeting via ZOOM. Emily Cavey is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting. Topic: Rec Committee Meeting Time: Sep 16, 2020 07:30 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada) Join...

Film Society September Discussion 09.20.20

The timely and award-winning 2016 documentary “I Am Not Your Negro” is the Film Society’s choice for September’s discussion. It is streaming at no charge across numerous platforms, including Netflix, Prime Video, Hulu, and Kanopy. All are welcome to view the film and...

Rec Committee Mtg 08.20.20 + News

Next Meeting: Wednesday, August 20, 2020; 7:30 p.m. The public is invited to attend this virtual meeting via ZOOM. Join Zoom Meeting: https://us04web.zoom.us/j/72554043850?pwd=TGlBYTJPZ2JocTMrSmM2SUpxazRVZz09 Meeting ID: 725 5404 3850 Password:...

Street Sign Project

The Street Sign Volunteers have been recognized once again for their restoration work on the Town’s historic wooden street signs. Preservation Maryland has chosen the Washington Grove Street Sign Volunteers, under the capable and energetic leadership of Susan...

Racial Equity Ad Hoc Committee Forming

In recent months, many Grovers have begun the hard work of learning and thinking about racial injustice in our country and our community. Joining a movement of communities across the country making or renewing their commitments to anti-racism, we are organizing a...

Washington Grove on the Fourth of July!

2020 Virtual Fourth of July Costume Parade and Awards Ceremony Attention all Yankee Doodle Dandies! Covid-19 won’t tread on our patriotic spirit this year: we’ll be holding our annual Fourth of July costume parade this Saturday, July 4, except it will be...

Washington Grove Cares (WGC) News

Community Outreach Project Do you have a child with a box of crayons (or a virtual classroom of children with crayons)? Do you have your own box of crayons or paints? Do you have a favorite poem? To bring some cheer to older adult residents (socially isolated because...

Film Society Continues Experiment 07.26.20

In July, the Washington Grove Film Society continues our experiment in sociable but social-distanced film appreciation and discussion via Zoom. The movie for July is The Rider. Join the fun in 3 easy steps: 1. Before Sunday, July 26, enjoy watching The Rider. After a...

Rec Committee Mtg 08.20.20

Next Meeting: Wednesday, August 20, 2020; 7:30 p.m. The public is invited to attend this virtual meeting via ZOOM. Join Zoom Meeting: https://us04web.zoom.us/j/72554043850?pwd=TGlBYTJPZ2JocTMrSmM2SUpxazRVZz09 Meeting ID: 725 5404 3850 Password:...

Trash Not Picked Up?

What do I do if my trash doesn’t get picked up? If our contractor Potomac Disposal misses your trash, please contact the Town Office 301-926-2256, or [email protected] Please don’t call Potomac Disposal directly as that can cause a duplication of...

Bulk Trash Pickup – Saturday 06.06.20

DON’T FORGET!! Materials may include furniture, appliances (nothing with freon like air conditioning units), rugs, large toys, small auto parts, etc. Material may NOT include construction by-products from your renovation projects, large automotive parts or...

Next Film Society – Sunday 06.28.20

WG Film Society Goes Virtual This month, the Washington Grove Film Society launches an experiment in sociable but social-distanced film appreciation. Join the fun in 3 easy steps: 1. Before Sunday, June 28, enjoy watching “Woman at War.” In daring solo...

Woman’s Club News

The Washington Grove Woman’s Club [ We Had a Successful Virtual Flower Show! ] Despite the pandemic, we were able to continue the long tradition of the spring Flower Show in a virtual format. If you have not had the chance to see it yet, the link is:...

Rec Committee Mtg + News

Next Meeting: Wednesday, June 3, 2020; 7:30 p.m. The public is invited to attend this virtual meeting via ZOOM. Join Zoom Meeting: https://us04web.zoom.us/j/72554043850?pwd=TGlBYTJPZ2JocTMrSmM2SUpxazRVZz09 Meeting ID: 725 5404 3850 Password:...

Washington Grove Cares News

We hope everyone is staying safe and keeping well. Read about the Masker Aider Project and see a few reminders below from Washington Grove Cares (WGC). MaskerAider Project The project to sew cloth masks by town residents for Grovers who need them has been a resounding...

2020 Census – It’s Time to Respond!

Being counted in the Census is IMPORTANT. Census data is the critical resource for the allocation of resources in the US. Census data guides how more than $675 billion in federal funding is distributed to states and communities each year. During the current pandemic,...

Summer In The Parks

We are still looking for a Director, Staff and volunteers. If you are interested, please go to the Town website to find an application and further details.

Woman’s Club News

Cancellations As we all grapple with COVID-19, the Club has made the difficult decision to cancel some of our upcoming events. This year there will be no April Egg Hunt and no May Flower Show. Project Linus This has proved to be a successful Work from Home project....

Recyclable Yard Waste Pick-Up Returned

Recyclable yard waste pick-up by Potomac Disposal resumed on Thursday, March 5, 2020. Our trash contractor will pick up recyclable yard waste from your properly marked containers and/or large brown bags. You may also bundle your brush and tie it with twine. Bundles...
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