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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...

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:...

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:...

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....

Final Film Society – Sunday 03.08.20

On Sunday, March 8, the Film Society will show the last film of this season: Walk on Water. To track down a Nazi war criminal, an Israeli agent befriends his two adult grandchildren. Moving and humorous despite the subject matter, the movie reflects on issues of...

Woman’s Club Project Linus 03.19.20

For those who like to knit, crochet or work with fabric, on March 19th we’re having our annual Project Linus evening at the Clubhouse. We’ll be making fleece, knitted or crocheted throws and blankets to help give some security, warmth and comfort to...

Summer In The Parks 2020

It’s that time of year when the Town of Washington Grove announces plans for yet another exciting July full of fun and adventure! For decades, Washington Grove’s SITP program has been a unique, unparalleled camp for children to spend their summer in a...

Next Film Society – Sunday 02.09

On Sunday, February 9, escape the winter doldrums and join us for an award-winning film, Antonia’s Line. Strong-willed Antonia recalls life on her Dutch farm in the decades after World War II, recounting tales of quirky villagers and of her descendants. Magical...

Rec Committee Mtg + SITP News

Next Meeting: Thursday, February 20, 2020; 7:30 p.m. in the Council Room. Open to the public. Anyone interested in joining should come to the next meeting! SITP Survey Hi everyone! I’m trying to get an idea of how many campers we will have for SITP this year for...

Next Film Society – Sun. 01.12

On Sunday, January 12, 2020 we welcome everyone to the third movie in our 2019/2020 Film Series, Woman on the Run. Frank Johnson witnesses a gangland murder. Afraid of the gang and not trusting the police, he goes into hiding. His wife Eleanor (Ann Sheridan) searches...

Next Film Society – Sun. 01.12.20

On Sunday, January 12, we welcome everyone to the third movie in our 2019/2020 Film Series… Woman on the Run. Frank Johnson witnesses a gangland murder. Afraid of the gang and not trusting the police, he goes into hiding. His wife Eleanor (Ann Sheridan) searches...

Next Film Society – Sun. 11.17

On Sunday, November 17, we welcome everyone to the second movie in our 2019/2020 Film Series: The Children Act. Emma Thompson stars as a family court judge in London. While her marriage crumbles, she becomes entangled in a child-protection case involving a deathly ill...

Woman’s Club Final Mtg 2019

Our final meeting of 2019 is Thursday, November 21st, at 7:00 PM in the Clubhouse This meeting will be the election of next year’s Officers and brainstorming activities for the upcoming year. Our Clubhouse will soon be closed for the winter, but we will still be...

The Holiday Show Needs You!

If it’s November, we must be rehearsing for the 2019 Washington Grove Holiday Show! Wouldn’t you like to be part of the fun? We need actors, singers, musicians and backstage help with lighting, costumes, props, artwork, and sets. This year, we especially...

Bluestober Fest – Sat 10.05

The 11th Annual Washington Grove BluestoberFest is Saturday, October 5th, 2019, 6:00-10:00 p.m. Please come out and enjoy a fun musical gathering with family and friends as we celebrate the autumn season with acoustic sounds from PURYEAR, SUMMEROUR & SELBY from...

Film Society News – Sun 10.13

October kicks off our 20th year showing movies in McCathran Hall. In celebration, the Film Society is pleased to announce that ALL films in the 2019/2020 season will be FREE to all. Our first film of the season, on October 13, is A Man Called Ove. A cantankerous...

Rec Committee Mtg + News

Next Meeting: Wed., October 16, 2019; 7:30 p.m. in the Council Room. Open to the public. Anyone interested in joining should come to the next meeting! Congratulations to this year’s “Super Grove” Jude Gilmore!!

Invitation to a CEILI – Sat 10.26

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 26. What is a Ceili? Come and find out at McCathran Hall from 7 – 10:30 on Saturday, October 26. Get an early start in celebrating with the Blackthorn Ceili Dancers. Try out those dance steps while listening to live music. Don’t want to...

The Fall Games – Sept 7 & 8

Why are we changing the dates? With the changes in the MCPS school calendar year, we think a later date will increase participation. Note the date changes! See [ Labor Day Changes & Softball Game 09.01 ] Saturday September 7th 10 AM – 1 PM Field Events...

Film Society – Opens 10.13

20th Anniversary Season In celebration of our 20th year showing movies in McCathran Hall, the Film Society is pleased to announce that ALL films in the 2019/2020 season will be FREE to all. Join us for an outstanding lineup beginning on October 13, with A Man Called...

Summer Tennis

Grove Tennis Opener “Keep the Ball in Play” Doubles – Sunday June 30 – 9:30 -11 AM (Just show up) Adult Beginner – Intermediate Tune-up Call me with your availability Linda Baim – 240-997-1701 Junior Tennis Mornings: 8 – 8:45...

WG On The 4th Of July

Town of Washington Grove July 4th festivities take place on Thursday the 4th Costume judging at 11:00 AM in Woodward Park Flag raising at Noon Followed by the parade to McCathran Hall where there will be prizes, bell-ringing and singing Town Song Lyrics WASHINGTON...

Maple Lake Mtg & News

Next Meeting: Thursday, July 18, 2019; 7:30 p.m. in the Council Room. All are welcome to attend! Lake Committee Meetings are on the THIRD Thursday of each month. Maple Lake is OPEN daily with lifeguards on duty from Noon – 6:00 p.m. Swimming Lessons 1:00-1:30 pm...

Music Weekend is Coming!

(In case of rain, all events in McCathran Hall) SCHEDULE Piano Bar with Jerry Calderone Come sing along — bring your requests and your phone to look up the words! Friday, June 14, 7:30 to 10 p.m. McCathran Hall Youth Recital and Reception Come enjoy Washington...

Woman’s Club History

The Washington Grove Woman’s Club We Began in 1926 Our history with Washington Grove goes back to the Camp Meeting days, before we even were a Town. In those early days, we provided the necessities and nicities that the Camp Meeting Association could not. We...

Squeals on Wheels!!

Squeals on Wheels will be bringing a Barnyard petting zoo on Sunday April 28th from 3:00-4:30. This event includes 3 large animals (a combination of Alpaca’s and Goats), Bunnies, Ducks, Chickens, Guinea Pigs, one of our giant rabbit breeds, and a piggy. All ages...

Film Society News

Former resident Adam Booher will be returning to the Grove for a special presentation of his recently released documentary film, Give Us This Day. Following the lives of three (3) police officers and three (3) residents, the film depicts the gritty reality and hopes...

Summer In The Parks

It’s that time of year when the Town of Washington Grove announces plans for yet another exciting July full of fun and adventure! For decades, Washington Grove’s SITP program has been a unique, unparalleled camp for children to spend their summer in a...

Annual Egg Hunt & Egg Filling Night

Please join us for our Annual Egg Filling and Hunting! Thursday evening, April 18th, at 7:00 PM is our annual Egg Filling Night at the Clubhouse, and as always, we need lots of help, and many bags of small, wrapped candies (no bigger than Hershey’s kisses) to go...

Woman’s Club News

Project Linus For those who like to knit, crochet or work with fabric, this year we’re participating in Project Linus. From time to time, we’ll have get togethers at the Clubhouse, where we’ll work on no-sew fleece throws to help give some security,...

Square Dancing Resumes

Betsy and Al Taylor, Callers for Taylor Made Squares, will be calling, teaching and dancing on the first and third Monday evenings from 7:30 to 9 pm in McCathran Hall. You can come and watch for free, or join in the fun for $5 a dancer. We will be dancing April 1,...

Youth Dance Class

Youth dance class starting for 12 years old and up. Classes are Fridays at 5:30 PM. All levels of dance welcome. $7 a class. Call or text Samantha Beres for more info: 515-450-9167.

Mindfulness & Meditation in the Grove

Family friendly events scheduled once a month on a Saturday for the next three (3) months; April 13th, May 4th, and June 22, 2019. The events will go from 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM. in McCathran Hall. All are welcome. Contact Eleni Khan for further details,...

St. Patrick’s Day Ceili

Invitation To A St. Patrick’s Day Ceili Friday, March 8 What is a Ceili? Come and find out at McCathran Hall from 7 – 10:30 on Friday, March 8. Get an early start in celebrating with the Blackthorn Ceili Dancers. Try out those dance steps while listening...

Film Society – The Straight Story

On March 10, join us for The Straight Story. A creaky Midwesterner undertakes a road trip on his lawn tractor to visit his estranged and ill brother. Richard Farnsworth is indelible as 73-year old Alvin Straight, whose real-life journey inspired this warm and gentle...

Summer In The Parks 2019

It’s that time of year when the Town of Washington Grove announces plans for yet another exciting July full of fun and adventure! For decades, Washington Grove’s SITP program has been a unique, unparalleled camp for children to spend their summer in a...

Joining the Woman’s Club is Easy

Joining the Woman’s Club is Easy The Woman’s Club dues are a modest $15 per year and can be paid at any event, or by sending a check to The Woman’s Club of Washington Grove, to PO Box 354, Washington Grove, MD 20880. These dues make it possible for...

Woman’s Club – Project Linus

For those who like to knit, crochet or work with fabric, this year we’re supporting Project Linus. We’ll be making fleece, knitted or crocheted throws and blankets to help give some security, warmth and comfort to children in foster care or who are...

Film Society – Special Free Viewing

On Sunday, March 24, at 7:00 PM, we invite you to a special free viewing opportunity when we present the award-winning documentary, Where Slavery Died Hard: The Forgotten History of Ulster County and the Shawangunk Mountain Region, co-authored by WG resident and HPC...

Dancing in WG

Youth Dance Class Youth dance class starting for 12 years old and up. Classes are Fridays at 5:30 PM. All levels of dance welcome. $7 a class. Call or text Samantha Beres for more info: 515-450-9167. Square Dancing Resumes Betsy and Al Taylor, Callers for Taylor Made...

Film Society – Tulpan – Sunday 02.10

Film Society – Sunday February 10th Take your mind off the wintry weather outside your window and come to see the latest Film Society movie, Tulpan, which takes place on the harshly beautiful Kazakhstan steppe. Asa, a shepherd, must find a wife before he can...

Next Film Society – Sun. 01.13

The first movie of 2019 will be Two Days, One Night, to be shown on January 13, at 7 PM in McCathran Hall. Acclaimed French actress Marion Cotillard plays Sandra, a Belgian factory worker who must persuade her co-workers to forfeit their bonuses to save her own job....

Recreation Committee News

Next Meeting: Wed., January 16, 2019; 7:30 p.m. in the Council Room. Open to the public. The Recreation Committee would love to have more volunteers to help keep our traditions going and bring in new ones. Anyone interested in joining should come to the next...

Woman’s Club News

Woman’s Club News… The Washington Grove Woman’s Club looks back on 2018 and forward to 2019 Closing the Clubhouse for the winter is always a time to look back and look forward. And what a wonderful year of Town events and outreach programs it was!...

Next Film Society – Sun. 11.11

Our second movie of the season, The Spirit of the Beehive, will be shown on November 11, 7 PM in McCathran Hall. A seven-year old girl in a village in Spain drifts into a fantasy world after watching the movie Frankenstein. It’s 1940, and everyone around her is...

Woman’s Club Mtg + News

Final meeting of 2018 is Thursday, November 15th, at 7:00 PM in the Clubhouse What a busy, productive and fulfilling year we’ve had! Though our Clubhouse will soon be closed for the winter, we will still be working on our Community Outreach Programs to help the...

Holiday Show – Sat. 12.15 @ 7:30 PM

UPDATE – 11.28.18 /MARK YOUR CALENDARS FOR THE HOLIDAY SHOW…DECEMBER 15TH AT 7:30 PM What’s the best way to kick off the holidays? By joining us at McCathran Hall on Saturday night, December 15th at 7:30 PM…to enjoy your friends and neighbors starring in...

Recreation Committee Mtg + News

Next Meeting: Wednesday, January 16, 2019; 7:30 p.m. in the Council Room. Open to the public. The Recreation Committee would love to have more volunteers to help keep our traditions going and bring in new ones. Anyone interested in joining should come to the next...

Youth Dance Class

Youth dance class starting at 12 years old and up. We start the class with a good stretch, and do a mix of ballet, modern and jazz. The class also does a couple of Zumba dances each week, and we typically perform twice a year. Class is tentatively scheduled for...

Taylor Made Squares

Mark your calendars! Betsy and Al Taylor, callers for Taylor Made Squares, are happy to announce we have scheduled a series of dances on the First and Third Mondays. Please join us on the following dates: November 5 and November 19. We will be dancing from 7:30 to 9...

Yoga in The Grove

Ongoing Yoga Class is designed as an open/drop-in format 90 minute class for beginners to experience Hatha (poses), deep relaxation, chanting and breathing practices with an emphasis on listening to the body and stress reduction. Classes are on Tuesday nights from...

Woman’s Club News

Thanks for a successful fundraiser Once again, Washington Grove has proved itself to be the Little Town with a Big Heart! Our September Pot Luck Supper and Auctions raised over $2,000 for a Field Trip Fund to ensure that the neediest children at Washington Grove...

BluestoberFest

The 10th Annual Washington Grove BluestoberFest is on for Saturday, October 13th, 6:00 – 10:00 PM. Please come out and enjoy a fun musical; gathering with family and friends as we celebrate the autumn season with acoustic sounds from ELEANOR ELLIS from 6-7pm and...

Halloween Party and Trick or Treat!

Let’s try something new this year! Trick or treating in Town will take place on October 31 from 6:00 – 8:00 PM. A N D there will be a fire pit, s’mores and apple cider for kids and adults outside the Town Hall from 7-9:00 PM. We will also have music...

Yoga in The Grove

Ongoing Yoga Class is designed as an open/drop-in format 90 minute class for beginners to experience Hatha (poses), deep relaxation, chanting and breathing practices with an emphasis on listening to the body and stress reduction. Classes are on Tuesday nights from...
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