4th of July Parade | July Recycling & Bulk Pickup | Splash for Cash

Hello Neighbors,

Neighborhood 4th of July Parade, BBQ and Pool Party
Just a friendly reminder that the our neighborhood 4th of July Parade, BBQ and Pool Party, is tomorrow!

  1. The festivities start at 11am and continue until 4pm. Please click here for our full Schedule of Events.
  2. We are asking that families bring a side dish to share at the BBQ. The HOA will be providing burgers, dogs, sodas and desserts.
  3. A few volunteers are still needed. Please check out our sign-up genius and consider filling an empty slot. All help is greatly appreciated and will help ensure a successful event.
  4. This year’s parade route will start again at the Tot Lot near Upshire Circle and Driscoll Way, however this year the parade will mostly run along Midsummer Drive. If you happen to live along the 300, 400, and 500 blocks of Midsummer Drive, we kindly ask that you avoid on-street parking during the parade window of 11am – 12 noon, if possible. Please see below for this year’s parade route.

July Recycling & Bulk Pickup
The collection of recycled materials for residents whose regular recycling day is Wednesday, July 4, 2018, will take place on the following Saturday, July 7. This includes newspaper, mixed paper, corrugated cardboard, and commingled materials, as well as brush, branches, grass clippings, leaves and other yard trimmings, picked up by the City’s recycling contractor. Bulk pick up items will be collected the following Wednesday, July 11, 2018, for those whose bulk pick up day falls on July 4.

Swim Team “Splash-for-Cash” | Therapy Dogs at Pool
The 2nd Annual Washingtonian Woods Waves swim team “Splash for Cash” swim-a-thon is coming up next week. The beneficiary of this year’s proceeds is a non-profit organization called People Animals Love. The Board would like to let all residents know that the swim team will educating the swimmers and parents on the organization and the benefits of therapy dogs by having a few trained therapy dogs at the pool during afternoon swim practice on Thursday 7/5, and morning swim practice on Friday, 7/6. The dogs will be supervised at all times by trained staff, and will be confined to designated grassy areas.  If you are interested in learning more about the event, you can do so here:

Thank you,
Glenn Watts
Board of Directors, Washingtonian Woods HOA