Organize Seasonal Community Events

In past years, Potomac Pointe residents have organized community picnics or potluck get-togethers at the playground to celebrate events like Halloween or the end of the school year. If you're interested in organizing such an event, please contact one of the Board members, or email

Engage on Local Development Issues

Potomac Pointe borders a number of properties that could be developed as part of the Great Seneca Science Corridor Master Plan. (These properties include Belward Farm; the previous site of Montgomery County’s Public Safety Training Academy; and areas around both Shady Grove Adventist Hospital and the Universities at Shady Grove.) There is particular opposition to developing Belward Farm, and this April 13, 2021, op-ed offers the perspective of the family that owned the farm for over 100 years.

To keep informed on Belward Farm and other development projects proposed as part of the Great Seneca Science Corridor Master Plan, including the Great Seneca Transit Network (formerly known as the Corridor Cities Transitway, visit Scale-It-Back, or follow Sensible CCT at These organizations recently merged and are working together to ensure that future growth in the area surrounding Potomac Pointe is carefully managed to prevent unacceptable levels of traffic congestion, pressure to build on ever-decreasing green spaces, and the degradation of existing communities and streams.