Did you know that walking is our official state exercise in Maryland? Join your neighbors in Long Reach to celebrate Walktober, a statewide initiative to promote walking and all of its health and wellbeing benefits. This is one of the best times of the year to appreciate how much beautiful space we have in our community. Our special guests will guide you on a one-hour walk in three different neighborhoods in Long Reach:
October 5, 10am– meet at the Kendall Ridge Pool for a walk with a member of Long Reach CARES (Community Action and Resources for Environmental Stewardship)
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 fall migration.
All ages welcome. Wear comfortable shoes and bring binoculars, if you have them. We will be meeting at the Kendall Ridge Pool parking lot and walking on foot through Columbia paths from there.
The BCV Dance Center invites you to The Columbia Chamber Ballet’s performance of The Nutcracker on Sunday, December 10, 2023 at 4pm at Stonehouse (6110 Foreland Garth)
General Admission Ticket – $15.00
Long Reach Village Resident Ticket – $10.00. Must be purchased in-person at Stonehouse at this discounted rate. Proof of residency required.
Ticket Sale Dates:
Long Reach Resident Pre-sale starts on October 10 at 9am. Tickets are available in-person only at Stonehouse. Proof of residency is required, so please bring your photo ID with your Long Reach address on it.
General Online Only Ticket Sales begin October 23 at 9am
All tickets are General Admission (Tickets are non-refundable)
Join us for a fun afternoon of holiday cheer! HCPSS schools get out early this day. Enjoy decorating gingerbread houses but leave the planning, preparing, and cleaning to us!
Each registration (up to four people) receives one gingerbread house to decorate with all the needed supplies. This activity is great for all ages – families, couples, friends, or just you! All children must be accompanied by an adult. Unfortunately, due to the nature of this program, we are unable to accommodate food allergies.
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.
Long Reach CARES would like to invite you to its 2023 Sustainable Landscaping Tour. This self guided tour will feature homes in Long Reach that have employed sustainable practices in their landscaping. Learn about how to lower our impact on the environment with rain barrels, rain gardens, lawn reduction and more! Discover beautiful and exciting native plants and meet fellow enthusiasts! Find out about our blue bird nest box trail!
The event is scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 9, 10am-12pm. The event is free, but pre-registration is required. Register online at lrca.eventbrite.com