Village-Wide Yard Sale – May 4

Village-Wide Yard Sale – May 4

Saturday, May 4, 2024 · starting at 8 am

Have a sale in your own yard this fall and we’ll take care of the advertising!

Here are a few things you may want to know:

  • The start time is 8:00 am – we do not set an end time.
  • We will post on our Facebook page, website, and send out an email newsletter listing participating street names. To be included in these lists you must sign up by Wednesday, May 1, 2024.
  • You may put up signs advertising your sale and directing people to your house. Please put signs up no earlier than Friday and please REMOVE ALL SIGNS by Sunday. 
  • If you have further questions, please email events@longreach.org.

Please enter your information below if you’d like to participate in the yard sale. 

Note: In order to be included in our advertising, you must register by Wednesday, May 1, 2024.

Let’s Go Birding – Sept 30

Let’s Go Birding – Sept 30

Saturday, March 16 at 8 am

Meet at Kendall Ridge Pool Parking Lot
Join Long Reach CARES (Community Action and Resources for Environmental Stewardship) as we go birding around the neighborhood of Kendall Ridge to see what birds are traveling through our area during their spring migration.

All ages are welcome. Wear comfortable shoes and bring binoculars, if you have them. We will meet at the Kendall Ridge Pool parking lot and walk on foot through Columbia paths from there.

The rain date is March 17, 2024, from 8:00 am – 10:00 am.


FREE! Register at LRCA.eventbrite.com.

2024 Village Elections Info

2024 Village Elections Info

NOMINATIONS Open March 1—March 21

Three Village Board positions will be filled at the annual Long Reach election on Saturday, April 20, 2024.

  • Candidates must be property owners or lease-holding tenants of properties in Long Reach Village.
  • Nomination Petitions can be picked up at Stonehouse and will be available online (longreach.org) beginning 9am on March 1, 2024.
  • Candidates must file a Nomination Petition no later than March 21, 2024 at 12 noon.

The Nomination Packet is available HERE and at Stonehouse.

Questions? Email elections@longreach.org or call 410-730-8113


CANDIDATES’ NIGHT

Candidates’ Night is scheduled for Tuesday, April 2, 2024, at 7pm in-person at Stonehouse. This is a great opportunity to hear from the candidates and ask questions.


VOTING INFORMATION

Who Can Vote:

Owners and tenants of Columbia Association assessed property in Long Reach in good standing are entitled to vote. Only one vote per ownership or tenancy interest will be counted. Note: Tenants must have a copy of their current lease on file at Stonehouse.

How to Vote (three options):

Long Reach Community Association members will have three options for voting: online, by mail, or in-person on election day. Ballot Priority: If multiple ballots are submitted for a single property, the first ballot received has priority.

  • In-person: Saturday, April 20, 2024, 9:30am-12:30pm at Locust Park Neighborhood Center (8995 Lambskin Lane)
  • Online: Please follow the instructions on the Absentee Ballot, which will be mailed early April. Online voting closes at 4 pm, Friday, April 19, 2024.
  • By mail: Absentee Ballots will be mailed early April. You may vote by absentee ballot, either by returning your mailed ballot or requesting a ballot by mail or in-person from Stonehouse. All absentee ballots must be received at Stonehouse by 4 pm, Friday, April 19, 2024, or by a member of the Election Committee no later than midnight, Friday, April 19, 2024.

ELECTION RULES

View the Election Rules


ELECTION DAY ACTIVITIES

Saturday, April 20, 2024 • Locust Park Neighborhood Center (8995 Lambskin Lane)

In-person voting – 9:30am – 12:30pm

Paper Shredding – 9am – Noon: Safely and securely dispose of sensitive information. FREE for Long Reach residents (ID Required). $10 for all others. Limit 3 grocery bags/banker boxes per household. The event is over once the truck is full. This is not a drive-through event. Participants must be able to carry their shredding from their car to the shredding truck.

Native Plant Giveaway – 9:30am – Noon: Pick-up a beneficial and beautiful native plant for your garden. First-Come, first served.


Election Committee 2024

Justin Van Hassel, Chair – justin.vanhassel@gmail.com

Charlotte Dryden – cdryden4travel@gmail.com

Karen Hitcho – hitcho2@verizon.net

Kristin Shulder – klshulder@yahoo.com


Questions? Email elections@longreach.org or call 410-730-8113

Jackson Pond Dock Repairs

Jackson Pond Dock Repairs

Columbia Association conducted an annual inspection of the dock at Jackson Pond. The inspection revealed structural repairs that will need to be made to the dock.

Jackson Pond structural dock repairs are scheduled to begin on Monday, February 26th. This project should be completed within two weeks weather permitting. The dock will be closed to the public for the duration of the project. Signs have been posted on-site to notify the public of the upcoming project.

For more information, contact Columbia Association Open Space at 410-312-6330.

Yoga For Every Body

Yoga For Every Body

Experience yoga in a safe & supportive environment. Connect with yourself and join together in community.

CLASS FOCUS:

  • Improve flexibility
  • Lengthen & Strengthen Muscles
  • Increase joint and muscle mobility
  • Build Balance
  • Increase Circulation
  • Reduce the effects of Stress

Taught by Kris Woodsen, 200RYT

All levels of experience welcome. All participants will need a yoga mat, blocks, strap and a blanket. Please wear comfortable clothing and bring a water bottle. All classes are held at Phelps Luck Neighborhood Center (5355 Phelps Luck Drive, Columbia MD).

Two 8-week Sessions Available:

Thursdays 6:30 – 7:45pm Register HERE for Thursday Session
8-week session/$150
April 4 – May 23, 2024

Saturdays 9 – 10:15am Register HERE for Saturday Session
8-week session/$150
April 6 – May 25, 2024

Sign up for both sessions for only $250.00. Register HERE for Both Sessions

Questions? Email us at info@longreach.org.

Native Plant Giveaway – April 20

Native Plant Giveaway – April 20

Saturday, April 20th, 9am-Noon (or while supplies last)

As a part of Long Reach Village’s Election Day activities we will be distributing a limited number of native plants to Long Reach residents. Pick-up will be at the Locust Park Neighborhood Center (8995 Lambskin Lane) between 9am and noon.

No registration is required, but must present photo ID with your Long Reach address. One plant per residence. Supply is limited.

CARES “Trashy Hour” Days

CARES “Trashy Hour” Days

Long Reach CARES hosts “Trashy Hours” (trash clean-up days) several times a year. Residents may volunteer to pick-up trash in selected areas in Long Reach Village. It’s a great way to support your community and keep the environment safe and clean. All supplies are provided.

In the event of inclement weather, trashy hour will be cancelled. Please contact cares@longreach.org for updates or questions.

2024 Dates:

February 18, 9-10am: Meet at Phelps Luck Neighborhood Center (5355 Phelps Luck Dr)

March 17, 9-10am: Meet at Jeffers Hill Neighborhood Center (6031 Tamar Dr)

May 19, 9-10am: Meet at Kendall Ridge pool (8245 Tamar Dr)

June 16, 9-10am: Meet at Phelps Luck Neighborhood Center (5355 Phelps Luck Dr)

We look forward to seeing volunteers at CARES events this spring and will keep the community updated with any activity information. Feel free to contact the CARES committee at cares@longreach.org.

Columbia Cleans Day – April 13

Columbia Cleans Day – April 13

Saturday, April 13, 9am-11am

Help keep Long Reach beautiful!
Join fellow residents to pick up trash and debris in and around areas & pathways near the Long Reach Village Center.

All ages are welcome. Great event for troops, community service hours, & civic organizations. Gloves, grabbers, and trash bags are provided by Columbia Association. Please dress weather appropriate.

Meet at Stonehouse (6110 Foreland Garth) at 9am. Registration in advance is not required, however waivers are required for all participants.

Columbia Cleans Day Volunteer Individual Waiver

Columbia Cleans Day Volunteer Group Waiver

Questions? Email cares@longreach.org or call Stonehouse at 410-730-8113.