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Planning Commission Mtg + News

Next meeting: Wednesday, November 7, 2018; 7:30 p.m. in the Council Room. The public is invited to attend. Building Permit Submission Deadline The deadline to submit a building permit application for approval by the Planning Commission and review by the Historic...

West Woods Workday – Sat 11.10

Saturday, November 10th we will have a Volunteer Work Day in the West Woods focusing on the identification of native plants such as spicebush and blackhaw viburnum and the manual removal of competing non-native invasive plants such as Japanese barberry and bush...

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...

Town Council Mtg + News

Next meeting: Monday, November 12, 2018; 7:30 p.m. 7:00 p.m. in the Council Room. The public is invited to attend. UPDATE – Note: Early start time (7:00 p.m.) for the November Town Council Meeting to allow time for the Woods Committee to make a presentation to...

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 less...

Refuse Collection Change

Because of the conflict with our refuse collection day and the Thanksgiving holiday, the collection that week will take place on WEDNESDAY, November 21, 2018. Please make a note of this.

Emergency Preparedness Committee

The Emergency Preparedness Committee is in the process of drafting a proposed Risk Management and Safety Procedures for the Town and would like to hear from you about any safety-related concerns. Please come to our next Committee meeting on Thursday November 29th at...

Like to Join one of these Committees ?

Emergency Preparedness Committee The Emergency Preparedness Committee is in the process of drafting a proposed Risk Management and Safety Procedures for the Town and would like to hear from you about any safety-related concerns. Please come to our next Committee...

Woods Committee Mtg + News

Next Meeting: Monday, November 5, 2018; 7:30 p.m. in the Council Room. All are welcome to attend. Meetings are on the 1st Monday of each month. The Woods Committee had a busy month in October planting new trees in the East Woods to help restore the canopy and a...

Holiday Show – Sat. 12.15 @ 7:30 PM

We’ve had the Flower Show, the 4th of July has been celebrated, the lake picnics are over for the season and something is trying to steal the happiness from Washington Grove. Those are all the hints you get about this year’s Holiday Show! So be sure to put Saturday...

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...

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,...

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 inside the...

Labor (Day) of Love

It is with sadness that we announce that Craig English has decided that this is to be his last year as Chairman of the Washington Grove Labor Day weekend activities. Craig started chairing the traditional events AND actually created the now-famous Triathlon 35 years...

Woods Committee Mtg + News

Next Meeting: Monday, October 1, 2018; 7:30 p.m. in the Council Room. All are welcome to attend. Meetings are on the 1st Monday of each month. Our November meeting will be Monday, November 5. The Woods Committee will sponsor a workday for Trail Maintenance in the East...

Planning Commission Mtg + News

Next meeting: Wednesday, October 3, 2018; 7:30 p.m. in the Council Room. The public is invited to attend. Modification to Building Permit Process The Planning Commission is changing the building permit application deadline to the 2nd Wednesday of the month prior to...

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...

The Holiday Show Needs You!

Come one, come all, to McCathran Hall! An introductory meeting for the 2018 Washington Grove Holiday Show will take place on Sunday, October 7, from 2 to 4 p.m. If you are interested in participating in any way — as an actor, singer, musician or dancer, as a...

Town Council Mtg + News

Next meeting: Monday, October 8, 2018; 7:30 p.m. in the Council Room. The public is invited to attend. Actions at the September meeting include: adoption of Resolution 2018-06; Washington Grove Dog Park Rules & Regulations. adoption of Resolution 2018-09;...

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 then...

Maple Lake Meeting

Next meeting: Thursday, October 18, 2018; 7:30 p.m. in the Council Room. All meetings are open to the public. With the end of summer, we are in a “Swim At Your Own Risk” mode until next year.

FREE PiYo Class…Get Fit….Have Fun!

October 19th at 7pm in McCathran Hall, there will be a free sample PiYo class. PiYo is a fast-paced, low impact fitness class that combines practices of pilates and yoga to help build strength, improve flexibility, lose weight and have fun doing it. Come try it out...

Streetlight Committee to Form …. Again!

Our old streetlight fixtures and bulbs are slipping into obsolescence. A Streetlight Committee will advise the Council on alternatives to our current fixtures. For more information about this group, please contact Darrell Anderson at 301-963-8555 or...

Let There Be More Dancing!

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: October 1, October 15, November 5 and November 19. We will be...

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...

Planning Commission News

Next meeting: Wednesday, September 5, 2018; 7:30 p.m. in the Council Room. The public is invited to attend. Modification to Building Permit Process The Planning Commission is changing the building permit application deadline to the 2nd Wednesday of the month prior to...

Town Council Mtg + News

Next meeting: Monday, September 10, 2018; 7:30 p.m. in the Council Room. The public is invited to attend. Actions at the August meeting include: acceptance of McCathran Hall stand-by generator proposal from Generating Power, LLC. enactment of Ordinance 2018-04; Zoning...

Historic Preservation Commission News

Next meeting: Tuesday, September 18, 2018; 7:30 p.m. in the Council Room. All meetings are open to the public. Looking For Planning Commission and Historic Preservation Commission Alternates Both the PC and HPC need a volunteer to serve as the Alternate. The Alternate...

Maple Lake News

Next meeting: Thursday, September 20, 2018; 7:30 p.m. in the Council Room. All meetings are open to the public. Swimming season continues through Labor Day Sept. 4th, but the lake is still available year around – “Swim At Your Own Risk”. Thanks to all the Lifeguards,...

WC Pot Luck Supper + Auctions

Our Pot Luck Supper, Auctions, and Other Community Outreach Programs September 21st Pot Luck Supper and Auctions at McCathran Hall This year’s Annual Pot Luck Supper will be a very special event! As part of our support for the Washington Grove Elementary School, in...

BluesOctober Fest is coming 10.13

October 13, 2018 in Zoe Wadsworth Park. More details in the next Bulletin. UPDATE – 09.28.18 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...

Border Committee Meeting

The Border Committee will meet again on Thursday, August 2, 2018 in the Council Room. Join Chair Peter Nagrod for a discussion about the conditions along our Town borders.

Woods Committee Meeting

Next Meeting: Monday, August 6, 2018; 7:30 p.m. in the Council Room. All are welcome to attend. Meetings are on the 1st Monday of each month. The Woods Committee meeting for September is subject to change because of the Labor Day holiday. The Woods Committee continues...

Forestry & Beautification Meeting

The Forestry and Beautification Committee will be meeting on August 8 at 7:30 pm in the Council Room. We will review the 2009 Master Plan Sections which relate to the Town Parks and Residential Green Spaces and discuss possible revisions if needed. Fall tree planting...

Town Council News

Next meeting: Monday, August 13, 2018; 7:30 p.m. in the Council Room. The public is invited to attend. Actions at the July meeting included: deferred action and continued public hearings on Ordinance 2018-04 and Ordinance 2018-05. approval of the installation of two...

Maple Lake News

Next meeting: Thursday, August 16, 2018; 7:30 p.m. in the Council Room. All meetings are open to the public. Combo Changed… The lake gate combination changed on July 26th because too many outsiders have discovered the combo. This does not affect the outer gate...

Emergency Preparedness Committee

Next Meeting: Thursday, August 23, 2018; 7:30 p.m. in the Council Room. All are welcome to attend. We are also looking for new committee members. If you are interested in helping the Town be prepared for emergencies, please join us! Contact the Town office if...

Join the Fun – Labor Day Weekend 2018

Athletic Competitions for All Ages • Sat., Sun. & Mon., Sept. 1, 2, & 3 2018 Labor Day Weekend Saturday September 1st 10 AM – 1 PM Field Events – Athletic Field, Grove Road Six contests for kids and adults of all ages. Registration begins promptly...
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