Events & Activities

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 or call Stonehouse at 410-730-8113.

Let’s Go Birding – April 27

Saturday, April 27 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 April 28, 2024, from 8:00 am – 10:00 am.

FREE! Register at

Sustainable Landscaping Tour – June 1

Saturday, June 1, 10am-12pm

Long Reach CARES would like to invite you to its 2024 Sustainable Landscaping Tour. This self-guided tour will feature homes in the Jeffers Hill Neighborhood of Long Reach that have employed sustainable landscaping practices. Learn about how to lower our environmental impact with rain barrels, rain gardens, lawn reduction, and more! Discover beautiful and exciting native plants and meet fellow enthusiasts! Find out about our bluebird nest box trail!

The event is scheduled for Saturday, June 1, 10am-12pm. (Rain Date – June 2, 2024, 10am-12pm)

If you are a Jeffers Hill resident and are interested in participating as a stop on the tour, please email

The event is free, but pre-registration is required. Registration is coming soon!

Questions? Please email

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

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.

Yoga For Every Body

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


  • 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:

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

Questions? Email us at

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

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 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

Paper Shredding – April 20

Saturday, April 20, 2024 · 9am – noon · Locust Park Neighborhood Center (8995 Lambskin Lane)

Safely and securely dispose of sensitive information. Residential shredding only – No business shredding.

FREE for all Long Reach residents (ID Required)
$10 for all others.

Limit 3 grocery bags/banker boxes per household. Please do not pack boxes or paper bags heavier than you can safely lift and carry from your vehicle without assistance. This is not a drive-thru event and assistance is not available.

First come, first served. The event is over once the truck is full.

Accepted Items: Don’t shred unnecessarily. Only shred documents that include (account numbers, passwords, PINs, signatures, Social Security numbers, date of birth):

  • Federal and State Tax documents
  • Credit card and other household bills
  • Medical records
  • Pay stubs
  • Mortgage documents
  • Insurance bills

Items Not Accepted:

  • Non-sensitive or non-recyclable materials such as magazines, flyers, newspapers, binders, x-rays.
  • File folders
  • Binder Clips
  • Spiral Notebooks
  • Manila folders
  • Junk mail
  • Schoolwork
  • Event programs
  • Coloring books
  • Brochures
  • Advertising
  • Magazines
  • Calendars, etc.

Game Night- Feb 8

Thursday, February 8, 6-8pm at Stonehouse

Enjoy a night of board games with family, friends, and neighbors!

Bring a board game or several if you’d like to share. All ages are welcome, but children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult. Light snacks will be provided.

Free! Pre-register at

Yoga for Golfers

Let’s get ready for the 2024 golf season!

Golf requires a combination of strength, flexibility, balance, and focus. So does Yoga. Boost your game! Explore the five parts of your golf swing through yoga movement -from backswing to impact and follow through.

Over this 8-week class, we’ll explore the five parts of a golf swing through yoga and work to lengthen and strengthen the muscles in our shoulder girdle, trunk and core, hip flexors and rotators, thigh and glute muscles as well as those in our wrists and forearms for greater mobility and stability. Taught by Kris Woodson, RYT200.

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.

8-week class schedule: Jan 25, Feb 1, Feb 8, Feb 15, Feb 22, Feb 29, March 7, March 14

Time: 6:30pm – 7:45pm

All classes are held at Stonehouse (6110 Foreland Garth, Columbia MD)

Register at

Questions? Email us at