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
Forestry & Beautification

Audrey Maskery
301-977-0582
[email protected]

Woods Committee

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

Patrice Klein (co-Chair)
301-977-8985
[email protected]

Vacant Homes Task Force

David Stopak
301-330-6446
[email protected]

Emergency Preparedness Committee


Satoshi Amagai
[email protected]

Lake Committee

John Hutchinson
301-926-8767

Memorials

Audrey Maskery
301-977-0582
[email protected]

Recreation Committee

Emily Cavey
240-838-1840
[email protected]

Missy Yachup
301-947-4159
[email protected]

Election Committee

Meredith Horan, Supervisor of Elections
Nick Suzich
Joe Clark
Margo Cavenagh (Observer)

CONTACTS

Emily Cavey
240-838-1840
[email protected]

Missy Yachup
301-947-4159
[email protected]

RECREATION NEWS

July 4th Festivities Schedule

Wednesday, July 4th: - 11:00 a.m., Costume Judging in Woodward Park - Noon, Flag Raising and Parade to McCathran Hall; prizes, popsicles, bell-ringing, singing Sat. July 7th: - Baseball game 10:00AM Woodward Park - 4:00 – 10:00pm Lake picnic; burgers, dogs and fries...

Annual Progressive Porch Party

Saturday, June 23rd is the date. Mark your calendars! Once again, we need volunteers to host this event on your porches. If you can help us with this, please contact Sylvia Appleby at [email protected] or...

REPTILES ALIVE!

SUNDAY, APRIL 15, 2018; 2:00 PM McCATHRAN HALL Colorful and exotic live animals presented by fun and friendly wildlife educators.

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