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The Raptors are Back in Wheaton on Oct 15

Artist Joanne Miller, GreenWheaton and Community Partners Montgomery Parks and the Wheaton Urban District invite you to join us for a morning of photography with birds of prey. Adventures with Raptors will introduce you to live owls and hawks. Joanne will provide camera tips for photographers of all ages. Bring your camera, family and friends. Cameras will be available to use with ID.

  • Artist Talk: 9:00 AM  
  • Bird Photography: 9:00–11:00 AM 

This event is free and open to the public of all ages.

Directions and Parking: Sunday free parking in County Parking Garage 45 (located on Amherst Ave next to Veterans Park) Wheaton Metro Station one block away

Share your photographs and participate in upcoming Wheaton Community Exhibitions.

For more information about this event, how to share your pictures, photography exhibitions and future artist walks, please visit: or

Please check website in case of rain.

This project is supported in part by funding from the Montgomery County government and the Arts and Humanities Council of Montgomery County. 

Park(ing) Day in Wheaton Fri Sept 16

Join us in Wheaton on Friday, September 16th as we turn the intersection of Grandview Ave. and Reedie Dr. into an urban oasis!

Friday, September 16
9am to 3:30pm
Grandview Ave & Reedie Dr

The Wheaton sign with a graphical representation of PARK(ing) Day (An upside down car with plants)

‘Shifting the Paradigm’ designed by Maki Kawaguchi

For one day, we’re turning parking spaces into mini-parks and green spaces.  They will feature:

  • Native plants and seating (enjoy your lunchbreak outside!)
  • Kids activities
  • Displays on environmental programs like energy reduction, water protection and trees
  • Information on local groups and community resources
  • Displays on transportation alternatives

Sen. Raskin Presents Green Community Award at Gala Fri June 24

MD State Senator Jamie Raskin to present 2016 “Green  Community Award” Winners

Green Community Award winners to be recognized at GreenWheaton’s 5th year anniversary Gala.  Maryland State Senator Jamie Raskin will  present the award as GreenWheaton recognizes local citizens for their “green” efforts in the Wheaton community. For their support of Wheaton….

clean-&-safeGreenWheaton has recognized the dedicated efforts of the Wheaton Urban District’s Clean and Safe Team.  Joe Callaway and his team are being cited for their exceptional service and efforts in downtown Wheaton.


elizchaissonElizabeth Chaisson, a founding member of GreenWheaton has served as a founder, as the first president of the board and its first Executive Director, taking on many of the unglamorous but essential tasks of forming a new organization.  For her tireless and instrumental dedication to GreenWheaton and the Wheaton community she is being recognized.


Photography Exhibit capturing the beauty of nature in the Wheaton community sponsored in part by Joanne Miller Photography and the Montgomery County Arts & Humanities Council

Local Vendors, Food, Beer , Wine and More……..

Hollywood East Cafe
Green Plate Catering
The Limerick Pub
Los Chorros
Seoul Food DC
Java Nation
7 Locks Brewing
Knob Hall Winery

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Help us continue our efforts and offer more educational outreach on the importance of living and working “green,”.  It is imperative that we raise funds at events like this annual fundraising gala.  Your contributions will be invaluable in these labors.  Listed below are many of the ways in which you can provide your assistance.

Exhibitors Participation:  We still have a few exhibitor tables available for vendors to exhibit their wares and products to an audience of like-minded people.  A table is only $200.  Vendors are encouraged to provide materials to be included in the free gift bags provided to the audience. Download the exhibitor application.

Sponsorship:   Download the sponsorship document which explains the value of each sponsorship level.

Donations:  We are in need of donations of food, items for our gift bags, greenery for decorations, items for raffle and door prizes as well as others services.  If you have other ideas how you can help we would love to talk!  Purchase an extra ticket and support one of the night’s volunteers.

Volunteer: Volunteers are always needed to help setup and breakdown, stuff gift bags as well as helping at registration or the bar.  Give us some time and we’ll discount your ticket.  Let us know at