Parkwood Residents Association

working for our community.

Winter 2023 Meeting

The PRA Winter 2023 meeting will be held on Monday, February 27, 2023 via Zoom.

We are pleased to announce that our speaker for the PRA winter meeting will be Kate Stewart, Councilmember (CM) for District 4, which includes Parkwood, Takoma Park, Silver Spring, Montgomery Hills, Kensington, Garrett Park, parts of Chevy Chase and North Bethesda   CM Stewart is the former Mayor of Takoma Park and the incoming 2023 Chair of the Board of the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments (MWCOG). She was elected to the Montgomery County Council in November 2022 succeeding CM Andrew Friedson, who now represents District 1. You can read more about her here, which also includes a map of the council districts.

At the meeting, we will also vote on the proposed budget for 2023, forthcoming.

If you want to join this meeting, please send an email message to Jeff Griffith, PRA Vice President at   He will send you the Zoom invite and information on how to link up.  We look forward to seeing you all online.  And if you have questions for CM Stewart, send those along also in your email.

Fall 2022 Meeting

The recording of the PRA Fall 2022 Meeting on Thrive 2050 was held on Monday, October 17 via Zoom. The link to the recording of the meeting and the minutes can be found here.

Join the PRA

Membership in the Parkwood Residents Association is open to all residents of the Parkwood neighborhood located in Bethesda and Kensington, Maryland. Annual dues are just $10 per household and are put toward community activities. Full details on how to join or renew your membership can be found here.

Donate with PayPal

PRA Listserve

The email list is open to residents of Parkwood. Non-resident individuals will be considered on a case-by-case basis, based on their specific association with Parkwood. Commercial solicitations are prohibited. You can access or join the listserve here.

Alternatively, to register for the PRA listserve, please go the Google Groups website and enter “PRA-listserve” in the search box at the top of the screen. Select the PRA Listserve Group and then “Apply to be a member”. In the information box please put your name and address or, if you do not live in Parkwood, put in the reason you would like to join the group. Most requests will be approved within 48 hours. You will receive a confirmation message when your email address has been added to the group. For more information and instructions for using the listserve, download this user guide.

Contact our listserve administrators with any problems or questions at

Things of interest

The Montgomery County Police Non Emergency Number is (301) 279 8000. Please use this number to report any minor incidents you see in the neighborhood. Theft from unlocked cars constitutes the majority of incidents within our community, please remember to lock your car when you leave it.

Help keep Parkwood beautiful. You can dial 311 to request mowing of common areas, or report it to the Beautification Comittee.

Montgomery County requires that dogs are leashed when off the owner’s property and that owners clean up after their pets. To assist, the PRA maintains six litter bag dispensers in Parkwood: one at the park entrance at Saul and Parkwood, two on the KP Elementary playground (one at each backstop), one near the intersection of Wildwood and Dresden, one at the intersection of Wildwood and Parkwood Drive, and one at the easement entrance on Edgefield Road. If you notice that a dispenser is empty, please send a message noting which dispenser needs to be refilled to

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