If you choose to participate in trick-or-treating this year, please show your neighbors respect! Wear a cloth face covering, keep your distance from people outside your household, sanitize hands frequently, and remember that porch light off means no knocking. Montgomery County recommends against door-to-door trick-or-treating this year, so if you’re planning to give out candy, please consider an alternative to the traditional candy bowl. The goals are to keep a safe distance between trick-or-treaters and minimize high-touch surfaces; with that as your guide, let your creativity run wild! Share suggestions and inspiration for how to reduce risk while maximizing fun on the listserv and facebook page.
Neighbors – do you have the spooookiest house on the block? Maybe your kiddo carved a super cute pumpkin? Maybe YOU carved a super cute (or scary) pumpkin! Did you design a super cool candy conveyance device to deliver candy and keep everyone safe? Then YOU need to enter the ISCA virtual decorating contests! We will have prizes for:
Best house decorating
Best pumpkin (adult)
Best pumpkin (under 18)
Best candy conveyance device
Send your entries to firstname.lastname@example.org We will post them on our ISCA Facebook group for voting! Winners will receive one of these bragging rights pumpkins!!
Big thanks to our neighbors on the ISCA Halloween Committee who have given their time and talents to plan some alternatives to traditional trick-or-treating for the neighborhood to enjoy. We’re looking forward to a fun and safe Halloween!
Hello ISCA! Who is ready for round 2? Join us on Thursday, October 1 at 7:30pm for another fun round of ISCA Virtual trivia! More information and a Zoom link will be sent out soon. Please RSVP below! Make sure to include your TEAM NAME in the comments of your reservation. Each household must register.
While we know you are all spending your Sunday night meal planning and prepping for the week, we have some great news….Food Trucks are coming to ISCA for dinner!
POKE DOJO September 25 (Friday)
ASTRO CHICKEN & DONUTS September 29 (Tuesday)
TRIPPY TACOS October 5 (Monday)
POP UP POUTINE October 16 (Friday)
MONEY MUSCLE (All Set) October 21 (Wednesday)
BIG GREEK CAFE October 30 (Friday)
ASTRO CHICKEN & DONUS/SWIZZLER November 4 (Wednesday)
MEDIUM RARE Meal Drop TBD
They will be located in the parking lot at the Indian Springs Terrace Local Park activity building to allow everyone to spread out, be social, and safe. Please wear your masks while waiting in line, keep a respectful distance from others, and bring your wallets and empty tummies.
More details will be released days before each truck visit with times and any pre-order offerings on the ISCA Listserv. Please provide any constructive feedback so we can improve each following truck’s visit, and be patient and understanding as we give this new activity a go. We hope this neighborhood activity brings us some community vibes while supporting local businesses. HUGE thanks to ISCA’s Bonnie Calabria for organizing this event!
ISCA cannot wait for Carmen’s Ice Cream Truck to come see us this Sunday, Aug 30th from 12 pm – 2 pm. See below for the order of stop locations and approximate times: 1. Dearborn and Garwood Ave – 12 pm 2. Biltmore and Indian Spring – 12:10 3. Evergreen St. – 12:20 pm 4. Flower ave, closer to Franklin – 12:30 pm 5. Wire Ave, Between Indian Springs and Franklin – 12:40 6. Caroline and Brewster, 12:50 7. Leighton and Worth, 1 pm 8. Brewster Ave. and Brewster Ct., 1:10 9. Granville and Hastings cul de sac, 1:20 10. Granville and Caroline, 1:30 11. Indian Spring Terrace Park, 1:40 12. Clearview and Flower, 1:50 13. Normandy, between Wire and Caroline 2 pm We look forward to seeing you all and bringing you some joy this Sunday. Don’t forget your mask, but leave your wallet at home.
I scream, You Scream, We All Scream about Virtual Learning and Carmen’s Ice Cream Truck! When: Aug 30th from 12 – 2 pm Where: Pre-planned stops throughout the neighborhood of Indian Spring Cost: FREE! ISCA wants to bring a smile to your face and what better way than with Ice Cream. You do not need to be an ISCA member to participate, but if you aren’t an active ISCA member, please consider joining! Who: For those getting ready for school the next day, parents needing a break, and all residents of Indian Spring who love ice cream! But what about COVID? We will be spacing out stops to limit clustering, mask usage is required, and Carmen’s will be offering pre-packaged treats to speed up the time spent at the truck.
Log onto Zoom on Tuesday, July 28 at 7:00 PM to get a first-hand update from the Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration (SHA) on developments at the Hastings and 29 intersection. This moderated video conference will be jointly hosted by ISCA and NSHCCA (North Sligo Hills, our neighbors on the west side of Colesville). SHA will answer our questions and provide results on a water study.
An article on the previous SHA planning meeting is in our most recent newsletter.