Friday Flash
Weekly Community News Bulletin

June 2, 2017

AROUND BRAMBLETON


INSIDE BCA  

DMV2GO - Today, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM.  Stop by the Harris Teeter parking lot to renew your license, update your voter registration, and more

Stay Informed - Sign up for alerts via the Notify Me feature on our website to receive community notices regarding meetings, events, and pool closures.


DEVELOPER NEWS


Active Construction Zones - Construction is underway on the active adult community and in the area immediately south of the Town Center.  Access through or in these active construction areas is prohibited.  Please use caution when traveling near these areas.

Brambleton’s Developer Continues to Perform Bond Release Activity Throughout the Community - 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 6/5/17, bond release activity may occur in the following sections (see site map for locations):

  • Section 17
  • Sections 24 & 27 - Builder to perform concrete break and replacement



LIFESTYLES

Summer Kick-Off Party - June 9th, 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM at Brambleton Corner Pool. Celebrate the beginning of summer with music, games, food, and contests!  Pool pass required.  More info here

Teen Pool Party - June 9th, 8:30 PM - 11:00 PM at Brambleton Corner Pool.  Kids in 6th - 12th grade are invited to stay late at the pool for pizza, music, and more.  Pool pass required.  More info here

Sizzlin' Summer Concerts Series is Back! - June 22nd, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM near the Town Center.  Check out free live shows every other Thursday through August. See our lineup here!

Red, White & BRAM! - June 24th, 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM.  It's back!  Tailgating, rides and games, food trucks, live music, and the best FIREWORKS show in the area!  Check it out!

Summer on the Bram Bus - We've got lots of bus trips lined up for the summer (Iron Maiden this weekend and Train next Saturday!). Check out the line-up on our website and reserve your seats on the bus today!

Basic Dog Training - Starting June 10th at Legacy Park.  This eight-week class teaches owners the basics of training dogs off all ages.  More info here.  

Teen Summer Service Days – Brambleton Kids Care is excited to offer Teen Summer Service Days for ages 12+.  Each day will be at a different local non-profit organization, where kids will help with a variety of tasks. Visit the website for more information.

COVENANTS

Highlight on Design Guidelines – Changing the color of exterior elements by staining or painting requires prior review and approval by the Covenants Committee.  The specific guidelines can be viewed under color changes on  the website

Proactive Lighting Inspections – BCA staff performs proactive inspections on a quarterly basis to ensure the proper operation of lighting fixtures that were designed to operate automatically.  The fixtures that meet this criteria vary by builder and style of home and may include carriage lamps, garage light fixtures, pendant light fixtures, and up-lighting located within landscaping.  Residents are responsible to ensure the daily operation of all such automatic lighting fixtures.  More information can be found here. Please contact the Covenants department with any questions at covenants@brambleton.org or 703-542-6263.

BCA’s Property Maintenance Standards – Turf areas on a Lot must be kept neatly mowed, trimmed, and edged to a consistent height. Turf is not to exceed six (6) inches in height at any time. For details see this page on the BCA website. Please contact our Covenants Team at 703-542-6263 if you have questions.

TALK OF THE TOWN CENTER


Lost Rhino Now Open for Lunch Seven Days a Week! - Enjoy the patio this summer and keep an eye out for new menu items!

Rhino Chasers Run Club - Tuesday nights at 6:00 PM. Go for an organized run, then meet back up to enjoy drinks, food, and camaraderie!

Van Metre Information Center Now Open - Swing by for info on their new Townhome Condominiums and Villas at Birchwood.  Their new office is located at 22855 Brambleton Plaza, Suite #108. 

BUILDER NEWS


Knutson Model Grand Opening - June 10th, 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM.  Check out their new Luna model, and sample food and drinks by Lost Rhino and Stone Tower.  RSVP here.

COUNTY CORNER


Workforce Resource Center Spotlights Veterans Employment Services - June 6th, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM.  A Virginia Employment Commission (VEC) Veteran Services representative will be onsite to provide information on employment and training assistance.

LCSO Reminds Residents to Lock Vehicles and Remove Valuables After Rash of Thefts in Area - LCSO asks residents to be vigilant following a recent increase in auto thefts, larcenies from vehicles, and other related thefts.  More info here.  


COMMUNITY RESOURCES


Personal Property Tax Information - Click here to get information on the approaching deadline as well as payment methods.


Dulles Corridor Metrorail Project - Click here to view status reports and access resources to stay up-to-date on the latest developments.


MARK YOUR CALENDARS

Tuesday, June 6th

Board of Directors Meeting, 8:15 AM - BCA Management Office


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