Friday Flash
Weekly Community News Bulletin

August 12, 2016

AROUND BRAMBLETON



INSIDE BCA  

Weed Control Application Starting the Week of August 15th - Weed control will be applied to our common areas as well as townhomes with grounds maintenance. This will be a liquid application, so please wait until it dries to venture back out onto the turf. Once we have fully completed this round of treatment, we will remove the large application signs from the community.  For more information, please contact Dave Rusch, Manager of Facilities and Grounds, at Dave.Rusch@brambleton.org.


Resident Comment Period: Comprehensive Plans for Neighborhood Parks in Recreation Districts 3 & 4  Brambleton Community Association (BCA) has been working with residents, the Facilities and Grounds Committee, and landscape and land development firm Parker Rodriguez to develop comprehensive plans for neighborhood parks in Recreation Districts 3 and 4. Parker Rodriguez has created comprehensive plans based on the feedback from design charrettes, questionnaires, the Facilities and Grounds Committee, and BCA. The draft comprehensive plans are now ready for residents to review and provide comment.  Please visit our website to review the plans and learn more about the project. Please send all comments to CIP@brambleton.org by Monday, August 22, 2016. We look forward to hearing from everyone!

Development Activity Update – Brambleton’s Developer continues to perform bond release activity throughout the community. Unless otherwise specified, work may include asphalt repair, concrete marking, break and repair; marking, or digging and installation of street lights. Work typically begins in the early morning and is complete by the early afternoon. In addition to the ongoing development in the community, for the week of 8/15/16, bond release activity may occur in the following sections (see site map for locations):

  • Section 18
  • Brandt



LIFESTYLES


Get $3 Off Tickets to See Ricky Kalmon! - August 20th, 7:30 PM at Rock Ridge Performance Center.  Comedian Ricky Kalmon has made numerous special guest appearances on ESPN, Disney Channel, Hallmark Channel, Fox, FX, TV Guide and Comedy Central, and now he's bringing his family-friendly comedy/hypnosis show to Brambleton!  Through Sunday, August 14th, use promo code FLASH to get $3 off tickets.  Visit our website to buy tickets and see clips from his shows.  And tell all your friends!

Float N' Flicks - Tonight at Brambleton Corner Pool.  Don't miss the last Float N' Flicks of the summer.  We've got Shrek on deck!  Show starts at dusk. Remember to bring your pool pass!

YA Book Club - August 16th, 6:30 PM at Peet's Coffee.  Stop by the BCA office to borrow a copy of this month's selection, Forgive Me, Leanard Peacock by Matthew Quick.  No time to read?  No worries.  Just drop in to see if it's for you.

Sizzlin' Summer Concert - August 18th.  Grab your friends, bring some chairs, and join us at the Town Center as 90's tribute band Here's To The Night stops by.  Gates open at 6:00 PM.  Show starts at 7:00 PM.  Conway's BBQ will be onsite in case you get hungry. BYOB.  See you there!  Click here for more information.  


Wine 101: Around the World in 80 Minutes – August 27th, 7:00 PM. Join us at the Community Center for the 3rd part in this popular and delicious series.  Only a few tickets remain!  Click here to learn more and buy tickets.  Must be 21 or over to attend.

Save the Date: September Events
  • Doggone Wild Pool Party - September 11th, 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM at Community Center Pool.  Registration is required for each dog.  Visit our website to sign up and learn more!
  • Neighborhood Campout - September 17th.  Registration is now open for this always popular event held in Legacy Park.  Cost is $15/tent (up to six people per tent).  Visit our website to learn more and reserve your campsite today!


Register Your Kids to Train and Run a 5k! - Registration for the fall season of Brambleton Kids Run the Nation is open. Focus will be on improving personal times while increasing endurance and distance. The program culminates with group participation in the Lace Up for Learning 5k on November 12th. For more details, or to register, go to www.BrambletonKidsRuntheNation.com.  



COMMUNITY


Stone Hill Middle School Open House and Community Event - August 23rd, 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM.  Stone Hill Middle School will distribute student schedules and have the building open for students to set up their lockers. There will be music and food vendors in the cafeteria and basketball court.

Want to See Your School/Community Event in the Flash? – If you would like to get the word out about your upcoming community event, please email your information to communications@brambleton.org.  Entries should be 100 words or less and are due by Wednesday at 5:00 PM for same-week inclusion.  Entries are considered on a case-by-case basis and may be edited for content.  Visit our website for more information.

TALK OF THE TOWN CENTER


Town Center Spotlight Tenant: Insight Eye Optique - As you start to make your back-to-school checklists, don’t forget the importance of eye exams for your little bookworms.  Even those with 20/20 vision need to protect their eyes from the damage of harsh sunlight, so be sure to check out their great selection of stylish sunglasses.  And speaking of sunglasses, stop by Insight’s Spotlight Tenant table in the Welcome Center pass-through to enter to win a new pair of shades.  Call to schedule an appointment at 703-962-1010.

August Town Center Newsletter Now Available - Click here to view Brambleton Town Center’s August newsletter.  Remember to tag #Brambleton or #BramLife in your social media photo posts for a chance to be featured in our “Favorite Photos” section.

Yoga In The Park - Sundays through September 25th, come out to Legacy Park at 9:00  AM to enjoy an all-levels Vinyasa Flow Yoga practice with friends, family, and neighbors. There is no charge for this hour-long class, just a $10 suggested donation, or bring a mat for Mats for Mindfullness.  See you Sunday in the Park!

COUNTY CORNER


Board of Supervisors Adopts Amendments to County’s Noise Ordinance - The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office will begin to enforce the recent changes to the County’s noise regulations on September 1, 2016. The amendments to Chapter 654.02 of the County’s Codified Ordinances were adopted by the Board of Supervisors during its July 13, 2016 public hearing.  The amendments prohibit some noise based on time of day or duration of sound.  For more details, click here.

DMV2GO Back in Brambleton - August 23rd.  The mobile unit will be onsite at the Town Center in the Harris Teeter parking lot from 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM and available to process all DMV transactions. Click here for more information.  

MARK YOUR CALENDARS


Tuesday, August 16th

Facilities & Grounds Committee Meeting, 7:30 PM - BCA Management Office

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