Friday Flash
Weekly Community News Bulletin

June 21, 2019

AROUND BRAMBLETON


BCA SPOTLIGHT

Summer Concert Series - Our 2019 Summer Concert Series kicks off with Delta Spur on Thursday, June 27th from 7:30 to 9:30 PM! This free event is located on the western end of Legacy Park. Gates open at 6 PM, and kid-friendly band Rocknoceros will perform from 6:30 to 7:15 PM. Visit our website for a full summer concert schedule and more information.

Red White & BRAM - Join us for a community festival at our new location on Saturday, June 29th from 6 to 10 PM with live music, games, food trucks, beer, wine, and FIREWORKS!!! This year’s festival will be located off of Shreveport Dr near the Brambleton Barn. Click here for a map and more information. Check out our video as well!

  • Tickets will be sold at the gate. Ticket cost is $5 per person with a Bram Life Pass (pool pass) and $10 per person without a pass.


INSIDE BCA

Brambleton Bettas Swim Meet - The Brambleton Bettas will hold a swim meet on Saturday, June 22nd at the Community Center Pool. The pool will open after the meet. The anticipated opening time is 1 PM.

BCA is Hiring - BCA is seeking qualified candidates for a full-time Maintenance Laborer/Technician position. Please visit our Careers page for a job description and more information.

Brambleton Pool Lifeguards - Are you interested in lifeguarding at a Brambleton pool this year? BCA is partnering with American Pool to provide pool management at our pools. Minimum starting rate for an entry-level lifeguard is $10/hr. Click here (select “Ashburn” from the work area menu) or call 703-579-0885 to apply.


BCA EVENTS & PROGRAMMING


Teen Late Night Swim - Rising 6th-12th graders are invited to our Teen Late Night Swim at Beacon Crest Pool on Friday, June 28th from 8 to 10 PM! Bram Life Passes (pool passes) are required, and guest passes are allowed for up to four guests per household. More information can be found here.

World of Food Trucks - EatLoco's World of Food Trucks is back in Brambleton this summer! Come out to Legacy Park and Olympia Dr to find a variety of local food trucks and relax with family and friends. The next event takes place on Thursday, July 4th from 5:30 to 8:30 PM. Click here and visit www.eatloco.org/locotrucks for more information.

Soccer Shots - The summer season of Soccer Shots is already underway, but it’s not too late to register! Sessions take place on Saturday mornings from 10 AM to 2 PM at the Creighton Soccer Field. Please contact nova1@soccershots.org or 410-739-5294 for more information. Discounts are available to families that were unable to register prior to the first session on June 15th.

Teen Summer Service Days Schedule - We have just added Women Giving Back to the Teen Summer Service Days schedule on Tuesday, July 23rd! Visit our website to sign up for this and other upcoming community service opportunities.


COMMUNITY STANDARDS

Peddlers & Solicitors - There has recently been an increase in concerns related to aggressive salespeople going door-to-door in the community this summer. Solicitors are required to be licensed by Loudoun County according to Loudoun County Ordinance, Chapter 828 – Peddlers & Solicitors. Residents concerned that solicitors are not adhering to the ordinance are encouraged to contact the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office’s non-emergency phone number at 703-777-1021.

Do You Own a Portable Basketball Hoop? - Recent inspections have noted that several basketball hoop bases are being weighted down with improper material and are not being stored in the proper location. Please review the guidelines for placement and stabilization. Please contact communitystandards@brambleton.org with any questions.

Vegetable Gardens - Vegetable gardens must be located in the rear of the home. Gardens exceeding 50 square feet in area must have prior approval from the Covenants Committee. A border not to exceed 24 inches in height may be installed to provide for a raised bed. Cinderblocks and other raw building materials are not approved border materials. A “rabbit fence” or similar fence may be erected to provide for pest control but must not exceed three feet in height. No plant which exceeds three feet at maturity may be planted. Vegetable gardens must be maintained in a neat manner, and all plant debris must be removed and the soil turned at the end of the growing season. More information about vegetable gardens can be found here.


DEVELOPER NEWS

Birchwood Model Home Grand Opening - Join Van Metre Homes at the Grand Opening of their new Townes model home in Birchwood at Brambleton on Saturday, June 22nd from 12 to 3 PM. The Townes homes are two-level modern townhomes filled with luxury features and finishes and are the perfect complement to Van Metre’s many other offerings in Birchwood.

Northstar Blvd Paving - Contractors will be milling and paving asphalt on Northstar Blvd between Ryan Rd and Belmont Ridge Rd over the next month. Traffic will be temporarily impacted during this work.


TALK OF THE TOWN CENTER

Visit Loudoun's “Summer of Love” Tour Making a Stop in Brambleton - Kick off the Summer Concert Series with a throwback to 1969! Visit Loudoun's #LoCoSummerOfLove VW van will make a special appearance at the concert on Thursday, June 27th as it tours around Loudoun this summer celebrating 50 years of the iconic “Virginia is for Lovers” slogan.

Brambleton in Color Photo Contest - Have you taken your photo at the Brambleton in Color mural? Head over to the east side of the Onelife Fitness building and snap your photo, then share on social media using #BrambletoninColor for a chance to win a $100 BTC gift card. The winner will be announced next Friday, June 28th.

Vote For Your Favorite BTC Establishments Share your recommendations for your favorite Brambleton Town Center retailers in Loudoun Now’s reader poll. Voting ends Sunday, June 30th, and winners will be announced in July.

Northern Virginia Orthodontics: Summer Savings - Jump start your summer by saving $600 on full treatment now through Sunday, June 30th. NVO's flexible scheduling will accommodate busy families this summer with appointments in the early morning and late evening. Call 703-574-2174 or visit nvorthodontics.com to book your complimentary consultation and reserve your savings!


GREATER BRAMBLETON

Dulles South Food Pantry: Brambleton Food Drive - Dulles South Food Pantry is holding a food drive in the Brambleton Welcome Center until Friday, June 28th. Residents are encouraged to drop off non-perishable food donations, including rice bags, canned goods, and breakfast cereal. To learn more, please visit the Dulles South Food Pantry website at www.dsfp.org.

Crossroads Music Festival: Call for Musicians - Be a part of BENEFIT’s Crossroads Music Festival in downtown Leesburg on Saturday, September 21st and give back for a great cause! Interested musicians can register at www.benefit.live. Click here for more information about BENEFIT and the festival.


COUNTY CORNER


Loudoun HHW Collection Event - The next Loudoun County Household Hazardous Waste collection event will take place on Saturday, June 22nd at Freedom High School from 8:30 AM to 2:30 PM. Loudoun County conducts several collection events throughout the year to collect used and unwanted household hazardous materials such as gasoline and household chemicals. Visit www.loudoun.gov/hhw for more information.

Board Adopts 2019 Comprehensive Plan - The Loudoun County Board of Supervisors has adopted the 2019 Comprehensive Plan. The plan will serve as the county’s guide for land use and transportation policies that will provide a framework and implementation strategy to meet the county’s future priorities and needs. More information can be found here.


MARK YOUR CALENDARS

Sunday, June 23rd

EatLoco Brambleton Marketplace, 9 AM to 1 PM - Brambleton Plaza

Tuesday, June 25th

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

Thursday, June 27th


Summer Concert Series, 7:30 to 9:30 PM - Legacy Park & Olympia Dr


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