Friday Flash
Weekly Community News Bulletin

June 23, 2017

AROUND BRAMBLETON


INSIDE BCA  

ALL THINGS RED, WHITE & BRAM!  - June 24th, 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM.  It's finally here! Tailgating, rides and games, food trucks, live music, and the best FIREWORKS show in the area!  Here's what you need to know:

  • The event will be located behind the Town Center in the parking lots facing Northstar Blvd (i.e., same place as last year!).  Click here to see event map. 
  • Both parking garages will be open.  Parking entrances are limited to Soave Dr. and Regal Wood Dr.  The back entrance to the parking lots will be closed off.
  • Gates open at 5:30 PM.  Those who do not have a reserved tailgate spot are still welcome to find an open space to set up a tent (all tents must be secured.).  However, all non-registered tailgaters will be asked to take their tents down at 9:00 PM to open the view for the fireworks.  Same rules apply to all tailgaters.
  • Admission is $5/person and includes rides, games, live music, and other fun activities.  Children 2 and under get in free.
  • Food, beer, and wine vendors will be on site.
  • Fireworks start at approximately 9:30 PM and will be launched from the area behind OneLife Fitness.


Trees in Legacy Park - Removal of dead trees impacted by the Emerald Ash Borer is scheduled to begin next week.  Work will start in Legacy Park with the removal of more than 100 dead trees.  Once Legacy Park is completed, work will shift to the northern sections of the community and proceed south towards Creighton Road.  The work may take up to 10 days.

Trash Service on July 4th - Trash collection service will not be impacted by the holiday. Containers should be placed curbside by 6:00 AM.


DEVELOPER NEWS


Construction Activity Ongoing – Blasting will take place next week south of the Town Center.  Blasts are typically preceded by a series of short warning sounds, and steps will be taken to reduce any negative impact on residents. Access through or in active construction areas is prohibited. Please click here for more information.

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 6/26/17, bond release activity may occur in the following sections (see site map for locations):

  • Section 17



LIFESTYLES

Teen Late Night Swim - Tonight, 8:00 PM - 11:00 PM at Beacon Crest Pool.  Rising 6th - 12th graders are invited to enjoy the pool all to themselves.  Don't forget your pool pass! More info here.  

Save the Date:  Float 'N' Flicks - July 7th at Brambleton Corner Pool.  Join us at sundown for our first movie of the summer, Moana!  Visit our website for more info. 

COMMUNITY


Wacky Wednesdays - June 28th, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM.  Brambleton Presbyterian Church is offering free, supervised fun for children (Pre-K – 2nd) in Legacy Park by the swings. Parents, enjoy special deals from Town Center restaurants! Contact gindarling@gmail.com.

Coffee & Conversation - July 5th, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM.  Each month, join the conversation with a community healthcare provider to learn more about healthcare topics that matter to you.  More info here

COVENANTS

BCA’s Property Maintenance Standards – Turf areas and mulched landscape beds are to be kept as weed free as reasonable. At no time shall weed cover exceed more than twenty-five percent (25%) of the total turf area or 10% of mulched areas. For details see this page on the BCA website. Please contact our Covenants Team at 703-542-6263 if you have questions.

Submit a Request - Do you have a concern that you would like to report to the Association?  Please visit our website and select "Submit a Request" to complete a short form that will be transmitted to staff for follow-up. You may also address any concerns to covenants@brambleton.org or 703-542-6263.

TALK OF THE TOWN CENTER


Jackson Clinics Open House - June 27th, 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM.  Jackson Clinics Physical Therapy at Brambleton is turning one and you are invited to celebrate. Stop by for light refreshments and door prizes.

COUNTY CORNER


Loudoun Transit Announces Bus Route Changes Effective in July - New stops have been added to several bus routes, while others will be discontinued.  Click here to see how your commute may be affected. 

Public Comment Sought on Route 15 Congestion Relief - Loudoun County is seeking public input on alternatives that have been proposed to relieve congestion on Route 15 north of Leesburg.  Click here for more info.

Envision Loudoun Online Engagement Now Open - Loudoun County is encouraging anyone who was unable to attend one of the recent “Envision the Future” workshops to participate through an online engagement tool through July 12th.


COMMUNITY RESOURCES


Lyme Disease Prevention - Click here to find County resources on prevention, signs and symptoms, and more.

County FY 2018 Budget - Learn more about the County's budget process and how dollars are allocated.



MARK YOUR CALENDARS

Tuesday, June 27th

Finance Committee Meeting, 7:30 PM - BCA Management Office


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