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THE WRITER'S CENTER IS TEMPORARILY RELOCATING DURING OUR RENOVATIONS IN SUMMER 2018

INFORMATION ON THE NEW VENUE FOR BETHESDA WORKSHOPS

 

Workshop Venues

TEMPORARY VENUE FOR BETHESDA WORKSHOPS IN SUMMER 2018

Please note that our summer workshops in Bethesda will be held at the Bethesda-Chevy Chase Regional Services Center while The Writer's Center undergoes renovation. Please see the map to the Regional Services Center below.

Bethesda-Chevy Chase Regional Services Center
(inside the two-story County office building)
4805 Edgemoor Ln
Level 2
Bethesda MD 20814
240-777-8200
Entry from Edgemoor Lane near Geste Beer & Wine, take the elevator to Level 2.

 

DIRECTIONS

DRIVING FROM: The Writer's Center (4 mins, 0.6 miles)
1. Head west on Walsh St toward Wisconsin Ave (233 ft)
2. Turn right onto Wisconsin Ave (0.4 mi)
3. Turn left onto Old Georgetown Rd (0.1 mi)
4. Turn left onto Edgemoor Ln (174 ft)
5. Regional Services Center is on the right

WALKING FROM: Bethesda Metro (1 min, 0.1 miles)
1. Head NW on Old Georgetown Rd toward Commerce Ln (417 ft)
2. Turn left onto Edgemoor Ln (174 ft)
3. Destination will be on the right

PARKING
Parking is available in the County parking garage below the building - $1.25 per hour short-term (3 hours or less), $.75 per hour for over 3 hours, free on weekends and County holidays.

The majority workshops are held in Bethesda at our main location on Walsh Street or online. However, TWC occassionally holds workshops at other venues.

Capitol Hill

Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital
921 Pennsylvania Avenue SE
Washington, D.C. 20003

The Hill Center is just two blocks from the Eastern Market metro station on the Orange/Blue line. The entrance to the Hill Center is on the 9th Street side of the building. There is no parking lot, but limited metered street parking is available around the building.

Click here to view Capitol Hill workshops.

 

Glen Echo

Glen Echo Park
7300 MacArthur Blvd
Glen Echo, MD 20812

A free parking lot for Glen Echo Park is located just off MacArthur Boulevard on Oxford Road, across from the Glen Echo Shopping Center. From the parking lot, follow the foot-bridge across the Minnehaha Creek to enter the Park. As you enter the park, you'll walk past the carousel, and the Arcade Building will be to your left.

Click here to view Glen Echo workshops.

Directions and Parking

Bethesda

4508 Walsh St
Bethesda MD 20815
301-654-8664

GPS users please note: Enter "Chevy Chase" as our city when using GPS devices to locate us.

From Washington, D.C.

North on Wisconsin Avenue. Walsh Street is the second right off of Wisconsin north of Bradley Boulevard (Lane).

From Baltimore, MD

South on 95 to 495. West on 495 to Connecticut Avenue. South on Connecticut to Bradley (Route 191). Right and one mile to Wisconsin Ave. Right to Walsh Street (2 blocks).

From I-270

South on Wisconsin Avenue, crossing East-West Highway (410). Five blocks later, turn left on Leland. Turn right into the parking lot, and drive to the far side of the lot.

Between 4:00–6:00 P.M. only: Turn left at Willow (four blocks past East-West), right on 46th, right on Leland, and left into the parking lot.

From Silver Spring and East

Connecticut Avenue south to Bradley (route 191), right on Bradley, right on Wisconsin, and right on Walsh (2nd right).

From Chain Bridge

From MacArthur turn right at Sibley Hospital (Loughboro), left onto Dalecarlia to Westmoreland Circle; get off at Massachusetts Avenue going away from the city, right on Little Falls Parkway, right on Arlington Road, right on Bradley, left on Wisconsin Avenue (north). The second right turn is Walsh Street.

From Potomac and Virginia Beltway

South on River Road to Goldsboro Road, left on Goldsboro, which ends at Bradley, right on Bradley, left on Wisconsin Avenue. The second right is Walsh Street.

Parking

Public parking is available directly across the street from The Writer's Center in a county parking lot. The meters in this lot are effective Monday through Friday, 9:00 A.M.-10:00 P.M. and free on the weekends. The hours are strictly enforced. Meters accept quarters, or payment through the Mobile NOW! app on your smartphone. 

WMATA Metrorail Subway

Take the Red Line to the Bethesda stop, exit via the elevator, turn right (south) along Wisconsin Avenue. Cross Wisconsin (east side) when convenient. Walsh Street is less than a 10-minute walk on the left. (For Metrorail information, call 202 637-7000 or visit WMATA's website.

RIDEON Bus

Several nearby bus stops along Wisconsin Avenue are served by the RIDEON 34 route. The RIDEON system is operated by the Montgomery County DOT Division of Transit Services (Transit Information Center, call 301-217-7433 or 800-732-3327).