New Date! Sweep the Creek with your Neighbors, Oct. 1, 1:00 pm-3:00 pm

Postponed until Oct. 1st due to weather. Join your Sligo Woods neighbors to Sweep the Creek on Sunday, Oct. 1, from 1:00-3:00 pm. We will meet outside the Sligo-Dennis Community Building at 1:00 pm to grab supplies. See the Friends of Sligo Creek website for more information. Hope to see you there!

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Sligo Woods Community Yard Sale, Oct. 14, 2023

The Sligo Woods Community Yard Sale will be Saturday, October 14, 8:30am to 2:00pm (rain date October 15).

Do you have unused items in your home? Have a yard sale at your house, on the same day as your neighbors! We will advertise and offer sample price lists and other resources to help make it as easy as possible for you. We will also create a map of participating homes to distribute to shoppers.

To participate, simply email your name and address to Sangita Chari at sangitachari@hotmail.com and your house will be added to the map. This helps shoppers find your sale!

La venta de garaje comunitaria de Sligo Woods será el sábado 14 de octubre de 8:30 a. m. a 2:00 p. m. (fecha de lluvia el 15 de octubre).

¿Tienes artículos sin usar en tu casa? ¡Organiza una venta de garaje en tu casa el mismo día que tus vecinos! Anunciaremos y ofreceremos listas de precios de muestra y otros recursos para que sea lo más fácil posible para usted. También crearemos un mapa de las casas participantes para distribuirlo a los compradores.

Para participar, simplemente envíe su nombre y dirección por correo electrónico a Sangita Chari a sangitachari@hotmail.com y su casa se agregará al mapa. ¡Esto ayuda a los compradores a encontrar su oferta!

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Sligo Woods General Meeting: September 14, 2023

Free September Calendar Cliparts, Download Free September ...Our quarterly general meeting will be held this Thursday, Sept. 14th at 7:00 pm at the Sligo-Dennis Activity Building. Our speaker will be from Green Montgomery, discussing composting and yard waste & grass-cycling. We will also discuss upcoming activities such as Sweep the Creek,  the neighborhood yard sale, the Halloween parade, Halloween decorating contest, and holiday cookie exchange! Door prizes will be awarded to in person attendees. Come join us for neighborly discussion and information from the county recycling program!

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Sligo Woods Summer Picnic on Aug. 19th

A picnic for all Sligo Woods community members will be held on Saturday, Aug. 19th, from 3:00-5:00 pm at the Sligo-Dennis park! We will serve burgers and dogs (vegetarian option too!) until we run out. Please bring a dish to share and your own chairs, picnic blankets, plates, utensils, and drinks. The kids can play on the playground, and you can bring sports equipment if you want to play basketball, tennis, soccer, etc. Come spend a summer afternoon chatting with your neighbors and enjoying good food!

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Seasonal Roots Fundraiser!

Sligo Woods Civic Association (SWCA) is partnering with Seasonal Roots to bring healthy, delicious food to our community, to support local farmers and artisans, and to raise money to support SWCA programs and activities!

Seasonal Roots is an online farmers market that delivers “dirt to doorstep” to families in Maryland and Virginia. Each week the market offers more than 200 items that are all grown and produced locally, sustainably, and ethically. Market items include fruit, vegetables, meat, dairy, baked goods, prepared foods, vegan specialties and more.

To access the Seasonal Roots market, you sign-up as a member and pay an annual
membership fee. Through our collaboration, the fee is reduced by 50% – it’s just $25 for Sligo Woods families. And when you join, Seasonal Roots donates $20 to SWCA!

Once you are a member, what you order and when you order are up to you. There is no
obligation. You can select exactly what produce and extras you want, skip or pause weekly
deliveries, and cancel anytime. Our neighborhood’s online market opens Friday at 2:00PM and closes at midnight on Sunday. Orders are delivered on Wednesday.

To join Seasonal Roots and earn a $20 donation for Sligo Woods Civic Association, use promotional code SWCA at https://www.seasonalroots.com/swca.

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Sligo Woods General Meeting: June 8, 2023

The Sligo Woods Civic Association will be holding its quarterly general meeting on Thursday, June 8th at 7:00 pm in the Sligo-Dennis Ave Park Activity Building. All Sligo Woods residents are welcome to attend. We will have a speaker from the University Boulevard Bus Lane Pilot, who will speak about the changes coming to University this summer.

We are still in need of a President, Secretary, and At-Large member to serve on our board. Please consider nominating yourself or an interested candidate, and we will hold an election for those positions at this meeting. Only SWCA members can run for the board or vote in the election.

We will also discuss our upcoming activities, such as our summer picnic, fall neighborhood yard sale, and Halloween parade. Please join us for refreshments, a raffle, and neighborly chats! We will have a Zoom link to the meeting available closer to the meeting date.

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Playground Progress: Sligo-Dennis Avenue Park

The Sligo-Dennis Avenue Park Playground Project is finally underway! The current playground is still open during construction. Check out the progress the next time you head to the park and trail! More info on the project is on the Montgomery Parks website.

 

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Neighborhood Cleanup on May 20 (Rain date May 21st)

Help beautify your neighborhood! The Sligo Woods Civic Association is sponsoring our annual neighborhood cleanup on Saturday, May 20th from 9:00 am-11:00 am. We will meet on the hill on Tenbrook across from Robin Rd (aka “Sledding Hill”). The civic association will provide trash bags and gloves. Neighbors will fan out throughout the neighborhood to pick up trash. Come back to the hill to swap stories and grab a popsicle at 11:00 am. Meet your neighbors and do good! Our rain date will be May 21st.

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March 8th General Meeting Minutes and Bylaws

The Sligo Woods Civic Association held its general meeting on Wednesday, Mar. 9, 2023. Unfortunately, no one was nominated from the floor to run for President or Secretary of the the civic association. Michele Moller will continue as Vice President, and Sarah Meytin will continue as treasurer. Romy Wilson will move from her At-Large position to the role of Membership Secretary. Tim Tawney was elected as an At-Large board member. David Hollibaugh Baker will remain on the board as Past President. If you would be interested in the President or Secretary position, please email the Board at sligowoods@gmail.com.

Meeting minutes are here: 2023-03-09 Annual Meeting MM final

New bylaws are here: BYLAWS rev March-25-2023_CKSfinal_03.16.2023 (1)

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Sligo Woods General Meeting, Mar, 9, 2023

Sligo Woods Civic Association will hold its quarterly meeting on Thursday, Mar. 9, 2023, at 7:00 pm in the Sligo-Dennis Activity Building. We will be electing new board members at this meeting. The positions of President, Secretary, and one At-Large board member are open. If you would like to run for an open position, please email sligowoods@gmail.com. There will be updates on the University Blvd Corridor Plan, and we will also be discussing upcoming events like the Spring Neighborhood Clean Up, Truck Touch, and Spring Yard Sale. All attendees will be entered in a raffle, so come join the fun! A Zoom link for virtuall attendees will be added closer to the meeting date.

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