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September 2019 – Coming Events Calendar

Sept. 3 »  Woods Comm. 7:30 pm Council Room Sept. 4 »  Planning Comm. 7:30 pm Council Room Sept. 7 & 8 »  Fall Games See Insert Sept. 9 »  Town council 7:30 pm Council Room Sept. 10 » ...

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...

The Holiday Show Needs You!

Have you ever thought it would be fun to write a musical? Or to sing or dance or act? Is your real interest working backstage, helping with lighting, assisting with costumes, working on sets? Well, our Annual Holiday Show is your opportunity! Our Holiday Show is...

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...

Town Bulletin September 2019

[ Bulletin Archive ] TOWN COUNCIL NEWS Next meeting: Monday, September 9, 2019; 7:30 p.m. in the Council Room. The public is invited to attend. Actions at the August meeting include: Appointment of Nicho’s Trees Advisory Committee (3 members and a liaison)...

August 2019 – Coming Events Calendar

August 1 »  Swing Time Big Band Rehearsal Town Hall August 5 »  Woods Committee 7:30 p.m. Council Room August 7 »  Planning Commission 7:30 p.m. Council Room August 12 »  Town Council Meeting 7:30 p.m....

Woods Committee Mtg + Deer Info

Next Meeting: Monday, August 5, 2019; 7:30 p.m. in the Council Room. Meetings are on the 1st Monday of each month. Our September meeting will be rescheduled due to the Labor Day holiday. All are welcome to attend. The Woods Committee (WC) continues to work towards...

Town Council Mtg + News

Next meeting: Monday, August 12, 2019; 7:30 p.m. in the Council Room. The public is invited to attend. Actions at the July meeting include: Approval of Option A of the 2nd phase of road work (areas on Ridge Rd. and on Hickory Rd.). Approval of the purchase of three...

Maple Lake News + Mtg

Next Meeting: Thursday, August 15, 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. Safety at the Lake To...

Labor Day Changes & Softball Game 09.01

The traditional Labor Day athletic events have been moved to a different date. See [ Fall Games 09.07 & 09.08 ] However, on Sunday, September 1st there will be an All-Grove softball game at 1:00PM – 3:00PM and a Weeny Roast Potluck Picnic at the Maple Lake from...

Town Bulletin August 2019

[ Bulletin Archive ] TOWN COUNCIL NEWS Next meeting: Monday, August 12, 2019; 7:30 p.m. in the Council Room. The public is invited to attend. Actions at the July meeting include: Approval of Option A of the 2nd phase of road work (areas on Ridge Rd. and on Hickory...

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...

July 2019 – Coming Events Calendar

July 1 »  Woods Committee 7:30 p.m. Council Room July 1 » Summer In The Parks Starts 9:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Town Hall July 3 »  Planning Commission 7:30 p.m. Council Room July 8 »  Town Council...

Woods Committee Mtg & News

Next Meeting: Monday, July 1, 2019; 7:30 p.m. in the Council Room. Meetings are on the 1st Monday of each month. Our August meeting will be Monday, August 5th. All are welcome to attend. Thank you to all who attended our June 24 Informational Meeting on Deer...

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...

Town Bulletin July 2019

[ Bulletin Archive ] TOWN COUNCIL NEWS Next meeting: Monday, July 8, 2019; 7:30 p.m. in the Council Room. The public is invited to attend. Actions at the June meeting include: Approval of Resolution 2019-09; Budget Transfers Approval of Robert Johnson as Alternate on...

Bulk Trash Pickup 06.15.19

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...

June 2019 – Coming Events Calendar

June 2 »  “What’s My Line” Ryan Young, 3:00 p.m. Town Hall June 3, 17 »  Square Dancing 7:30 p.m. Town Hall June 3 »  Woods Committee 7:30 p.m. Council Room June 5 »  Planning Commission...

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...

Maple Lake Mtg + News

Next Meeting: Thursday, June 20, 2019; 7:30 p.m. in the Old Council Room. All are welcome to attend! Lake Committee Meetings are on the THIRD Thursday of the month. Maple Lake opens week-ends on Memorial Day and full-time on June 14, 2019. Swimming Lessons Lessons...

Speaking of Pets …

Dawgs and Kats!! Years ago, the Town of Washington Grove adopted the section of Montgomery County Code that applies to animal control. This now includes both a Pooper Scooper Law and a Leash Law (excepting neutered cats), and an owner must not allow a cat or dog to...

Town Bulletin June 2019

[ Bulletin Archive ] TOWN MEETING NEWS Mayor’s Volunteer of the Year …to Dan Tutas for his years of dedication to picking up trash on Railroad St, Washington Grove Lane, and in our woods. Preservation Award …to Judy and Ed Mroczka and their...

May 2019 – Coming Events Calendar

[ Events and Recreation News ] May 1 2019 »  Planning Commission 7:30 p.m. Council Room May 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 2019 »  Youth Dance Class 5:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m. Town Hall May 4 2019 »  Mindfulness & Meditation 11:00 a.m....

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...

Woods Committee Mtg + News

Next Meeting: Monday, May 6, 2019; 7:30 p.m. in the Council Room. Meetings are on the 1st Monday of each month. Our June meeting will be Monday, June 3rd. All are welcome to attend. The Woods and Maple Lake Committees held our annual joint spring clean-up in the West...

Town Council Mtg + News

Next meeting: Monday, May 20, 2019; 7:30 p.m. in the Council Room. This meeting is the organizational meeting for the Mayor and Council. The public is invited to attend. Actions at the April meeting include: Introduction of Ordinance 2019-05; FY 2020 Budget Approval...

Bulk Trash Pickup Saturday, June 15, 2019

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 tires. Items should not...

Maple Lake Lifeguards Needed

Next Meeting: Thursday, June 20, 2019; 7:30 p.m. in the Old Council Room. This is the first meeting of the new season. All are welcome to attend! Lake Committee Meetings are on the Third Thursday of the month (except for May when Hutch will be away). We need to plan...

Recycling Change Effective Immediately!!

Because of China’s refusal to accept material from the U.S. or any other world markets, we must STOP mixing paper with our other recyclables. Residents are asked to separate the cardboard/mixed paper from the glass, plastic, aluminum and tin. Our Contractor uses...

Town Bulletin May 2019

[ Bulletin Archive ] TOWN COUNCIL NEWS Next meeting: Monday, May 20, 2019; 7:30 p.m. in the Council Room. This meeting is the organizational meeting for the Mayor and Council. The public is invited to attend. Actions at the April meeting include: Introduction of...

April 2019 – Coming Events Calendar

[ Events and Recreation News ] April 1 2019 »  Woods Committee 7:30 p.m. Council Room April 1, 15 2019 »  Square Dance 7:30 p.m. Town Hall April 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 2019 »  Yoga 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Town Hall April 3...

Maple Lake News

Next Meeting: Thursday, April 17, 2019; 7:30 p.m. in the Old Council Room. This is the first meeting of the new season. All are welcome to attend! Maple Lake Cleanup: The annual cleanup will be on Saturday, April 27th at 10 AM. This is a joint project with the Woods...

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...

Meet the Candidates

On Saturday, May 4, 2019 one week before the Town elections, we hope to have a lively candidates’ forum in McCathran Hall at 3:00 p.m. Please join us! This is your chance to meet the candidates as well as officeholders not currently up for re-election. Come with...

Town Elections May 11

Election Day will be Saturday, May 11 this year, and will be followed by the annual Town Meeting. The office of Mayor and two Council seats will be open. NOMINATIONS CLOSE APRIL 8! Written nominations require the consent of the nominee and endorsement signatures from...

Bulk Trash Pickup » Saturday June 15

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 tires. Items should not...

Town Bulletin April 2019

[ Bulletin Archive ] TOWN COUNCIL NEWS Next meeting: Monday, April 8, 2019; 7:30 p.m. in the Council Room. The public is invited to attend. Actions at the March meeting include: Approval of Ord. (ZTA) 2019-01; Adopting Amendments to the Washington Grove Zoning...

Register Your Dog For The Dog Park!

Register Your Dog: Dog Park Registration/Application Form pdf Please print the form, complete and sign it, and deliver it to Mary Warfield by hand or snail mail. Once processed, you will receive a dog tag as acknowledgment that your dog is registered to use the Grove...

March 2019 – Coming Events Calendar

[ Events and Recreation News ] March 4, 2019 »  Woods Committee 7:30 p.m. McCathran Hall March 4, 2019 »  Square Dancing 7:30 p.m. McCathran Hall March 5, 2019 »  UMC Pancake and Sausage dinner 6:00 Methodist Church...

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...

Town Council News + Mtg

Next meeting: Monday, March 11, 2019; 7:30 p.m. in the Council Room. The public is invited to attend. Actions at the February meeting include: Approval of the Mayor’s appointments to the Board of Elections Supervisors; Margo Cavenagh, Joe Clark, and Nick Suzich....

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...

Important Message for Washington Grove Taxpayers

Maryland State Income Tax Washington Grove Subdivision Code: 1612 Every year the Town of Washington Grove receives a portion of the Maryland State income tax paid by Town residents. Because most residents do not have mail delivered to street addresses, this presents 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...

Town Elections in May

Town Election Day is Saturday, May 11, this year. Two Council seats, three-year terms, will be open. The Mayor’s office is open every year. Candidates for Council must have lived in Town for at least one year. Candidates for Mayor must have lived in Town for at...

I-495 & I-270 Managed Lanes Study

MD DOT continues its I-495 & I-270 Managed Lanes Study to evaluate congestion relief options. They released their February Newsletter, in which 7 alternative solutions have now been selected for further study (from an original 15). This Spring 2019 the public...

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...

Yard Waste & Leaf Collection

Final Bulk Leaf Collection Per our contract with US Lawns, the spring 2018/19 leaf pick up must be completed by close of business on Friday, March 29, 2019. Residents have one final opportunity to have their spring leaves picked up by the vacuum truck. Please be...

Town Bulletin March 2019

[ Bulletin Archive ] TOWN COUNCIL NEWS Next meeting: Monday, March 11, 2019; 7:30 p.m. in the Council Room. The public is invited to attend. Actions at the February meeting include: Approval of the Mayor’s appointments to the Board of Elections Supervisors;...

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...

Town Council Mtg + Awarded Contracts

Next meeting: Monday, February 11, 2019; 7:30 p.m. in the Council Room. The public is invited to attend. Actions at the January meeting include: Awarded road resurfacing contract to M.T. Laney ($22,410) and A.B. Veirs (29,181). Awarded McCathran Hall Floor Beam...

Street Sign Rehabilitation Team

The street sign rehabilitation team, under the able leadership of Susan Van Nostrand, continues to soldier on – in residents’ homes and workshops, and in welcoming camaraderie around Susan’s kitchen table. To date, 145 signs have undergone the...
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