Meet atKendall 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.
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.
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.
Saturday, April 20, 2024 • Locust Park Neighborhood Center (8995 Lambskin Lane)
Come out and vote—Plus enjoy these fun activities!
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.
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.
Experience yoga in a safe & supportive environment. Connect with yourself and join together in community.
Lengthen & Strengthen Muscles
Increase joint and muscle mobility
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).
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org for updates or questions.