Village News

The Montgomery Village News is the official newsletter of the Montgomery Village Foundation, Inc., and its Board of Directors. Its purpose is to disseminate news and information in accordance with the MVF Editorial Policy.

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Work is progressing on the Apple Ridge Pool Renovation. The site has been regraded and pool walls have been shaped with forms. Underground piping and other work is being set before the pool is ready for concrete. Concrete work is expected to be finished before the end of the year.

Montgomery Village Foundation (MVF) Board President Pete Young, MVF Board member Jim Marsh and Montgomery Village Sports Association President David Jacobs joined Senator Nancy King, District 39 Delegates Charles Barkley and Kirill Reznik, Kevin Mack from Congressman John Delaney’s office and...

The Annual MVF Great Pumpkin Race and Fall Festival is right around the corner.  Prepare to race your pumpkin for a chance at the Championship trophy and celebrate fall on Saturday, Oct. 15 with games, rides, food, a petting zoo, tennis ball target practice and local vendors and businesses. Get...

Girl Scout Cadet Troop 4206 volunteered time and talent at the 50th Anniversary Nature Center Celebration. The Girl Scouts created and ran a nature scavenger hunt, helped visitors dissect owl pellets and worked with MVF staff to host a successful event. Cadet Troop 4206 has made Montgomery...

The Whetstone faithful took their annual end of summer Cannonball Contest on the road to neighboring Stedwick Pool before most pools closed for the season. Families, friends and neighbors made quite a splash, and a great time was had by all.

Residents enjoyed the last swim of summer at the Apple Ridge pool before its closing on Aug. 14. The renovation will begin in the next few weeks, and the new Apple Ridge Pool is scheduled to reopen for the 2017 pool season. Visit www.montgomeryvillage...

80’s tribute band The Reagan Years rocked the Apple Ridge Recreation Area on Saturday, July 23 with crowd-pleasing favorites like Footloose and Hit Me With Your Best Shot. The 50th Anniversary concert included a misting tent, food trucks and t-shirts launched into the audience with a slingshot....

Lake Marion Pool is one hot spot to cool off this summer! Enjoy all of the Montgomery Village pools and don’t miss special events like Chillin’ Ice Cream Treats at the Pool— 3 p.m. on Saturdays July 23 (North Creek Pool) and July 30 (Watkins Mill Pool)—and Raft and Noodle Fun Days (see pools for...

The Lake Marion Lasers got sharky with their Jaws float in the MVF Independence Day Parade celebrating “A 50th Fourth.” Residents also enjoyed this year’s 5K Race, 1-Mile Fun Run and midway amusements. For more pictures from the event, parade contest results and 5K and Fun Run race results, see...

Tiny Feet Campers enjoyed a fun morning of singing and dancing with award winning author Valerie Smalkin and her pet Silly Goose! Other fun activities this week have included daily swim lessons, ocean crafts and lots of playground fun.

Send your child to Splash Down Water Park or Six...

On May 2, the Watkins Mill Jazz Ensemble combined their talents with the Montgomery Blue Notes, (an offshoot of the Montgomery Village Community Band) to perform a concert of jazz favorites.  Pictured is a rehearsal of both bands preparing for the concert. Catch the Montgomery Blue Notes at Art...

Boy Scouts from Troop 1988 were up bright and early Saturday, May 14 serving up sweets to Spring Flea Market shoppers and vendors alike. And you couldn’t miss their call, “DEVIL DOG!” anytime someone ordered their special of the day. See more photos of recent MVF events on page 8.

Members of the MVF Board of Directors, MVF staff, the Committee on the Environment, Girl Scouts and The Brickman Group planted a Yellowwood tree at North Creek Lake Park during the 50th Anniversary Arbor Day Celebration. Other activities at North Creek Community Center included Red Bud and White...

Creative Playtime 3s and 4s had a special visit on Wednesday from Officer C. Stuckey of the Montgomery County Police Department! Students got to talk with the officer about safety and the appropriate times to call 9-1-1. The kids got to try on a bullet proof vest, see the squad car and even hold...

MVF Board President John Driscoll (center) welcomes newly elected Board members Laura Franke (left) and Jim Marsh (right) to at the Montgomery Village Foundation Annual Meeting on Thursday, March 31. Franke and Marsh were elected to serve a three-year term on the Board, along with Scott Dyer,...

Dyer, Franke and Marsh elected to 2016 MVF Board of Directors

Representatives from homes corporations and condominium associations, as well as Village residents in attendance at the 50th Anniversary Kickoff Celebration, took part in a living community timeline, which gave a physical dimension to when each part of Montgomery Village was established over the...

More than 65 girls and their dads (or grandads) had a sweetheart of a time at the 8th Annual Daddy-Daughter Valentines Dance on Friday, Feb. 12 at North Creek Community Center. See more photos on our facebook page at www.facebook....

MVF Board Candidates voiced their views on current issues and answered questions from residents who attended the Candidates’ Forum on Tuesday evening. A video of the forum will be available online at www.montgomeryvillagefoundation.com...

Check out the new camps in Montgomery Village this summer, as well as your favorites from past years! Between the special guests, exciting trips and specialty activities, there are plenty of opportunities for kids of all ages to stay active this summer! Don’t delay—register by Sunday, April 10...

The 8th Annual Daddy-Daughter Valentine’s Dance is the perfect place for some special family bonding time. Don’t miss out on this popular event – register today at www.montgomeryvillage.com. For more details on this special event, see page 21.

Breakfast with Santa was a success again this year as delighted children had the opportunity to tell Santa Claus exactly what they were hoping to receive for Christmas this year! In addition to one-on-one time with St. Nick, families enjoyed a breakfast buffet, crafts and a photo station for the...

Members of the Watkins Mill High School Chamber Choir sang holiday tunes as members of the Montgomery Village Foundation (MVF) Board of Directors, the Montgomery Village Community Band and MVF staff joined Village families at the annual Community Christmas Tree Lighting on December 2. The tree...

Approximately 70 new residents enjoyed meeting representatives from some of Montgomery Village’s local businesses and Montgomery County’s 6th District Police Department. Board President John Driscoll, EVP Dave Humpton, as well as Board Vice President Pete Young and Board Member Dennis Clark and...

Former Montgomery County 6th District Police Commander Willie Parker-Loan was honored for his service to the community at the October 22 MVF Board meeting. As of October 18, Parker-Loan became the Director of the Internal Affairs Division under the Office of the Chief.

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