301-926-2256 [email protected]

Recreation Committee

While it is officially called the Recreation Committee, recreation is only part of the job description. The committee sponsors music concerts, health and exercise classes, and educational programs as well as children’s and family-friendly events and neighborly get-togethers throughout the year.

Panorama of people picnicking in front of the gazebo

People picnicking in front of the gazebo

In what other town might you get to see a reptile zoo, a magician, a mime, musicians, and classic movies?!

Among favorite town traditions are the three-day Music Weekend, culminating in Sunday’s Baroque Breakfast; Bluestoberfest; Labor Day weekend races and games; the Fourth of July costume parade and potluck; Halloween pumpkin carving, pick-up softball games, and the Summer in the Parks program, which means that town kids have an old-fashioned summer camp experience–even a sleep-out–without the bus.

The committee helps provide for maintenance of the tennis courts and playground, and also serves as a sort of town host, providing plates and utensils for receptions, wine and beer (for appropriate occasions) as well as water and lemonade, snacks, flowers, etc.

However, in classic Washington Grove style, it is an informal, all-volunteer crew (and for instance, the WG Film Society steps up to rent and arrange the film series), so all town residents are encouraged to make suggestions for programs, assist in grilling hot dogs or baking cookies, watering the tennis courts, or just helping to set up or clean up once or twice a year. That’s how the Grove grooves!

COMMITTEES
Dog Park

Christine Dibble (co-Chair)
301-869-4334
[email protected]

Mary Warfield (co-Chair)
202-421-6006
[email protected]

Forestry & Beautification

Georgette Cole, Chair
301-330-6740
[email protected]

Audrey Maskery, Council Liaison
240-205-4756
[email protected]

Woods

Patrice Klein (co-Chair)
301-926-2256
[email protected]

Joan Mahaffey (co-Chair)
240-631-8064
[email protected]

Vacant Homes Task Force

David Stopak
301-330-6446
[email protected]

Emergency Preparedness

Satoshi Amagai
301-330-1336
[email protected]

Maple Lake

John Hutchinson
240-997-5820
[email protected]

Memorials

Audrey Maskery
240-205-4756
[email protected]

Recreation

Emily Cavey
240-838-1840
[email protected]

Missy Yachup
301-947-4159
[email protected]

Intergovernmental

John Compton
240-432-5700
[email protected]

Joli A. McCathran
301-869-5358
[email protected]

CONTACTS

Emily Cavey
240-838-1840
[email protected]

Missy Yachup
301-947-4159
[email protected]

RECREATION NEWS

Film Society Kicks Off New Season on October 7th

The 19th series of the Washington Grove Film Society will begin on October 7 (see insert in this bulletin). Subscriptions go on sale at the Labor Day Weekend Field Event, Saturday, September 1, 10 AM to 1 PM. Come to the Film Society table to learn more about the...

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...

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...

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