Saturday, January 10th Programs at the Nature Center

pic of dog for lcasLCAS WebLoudoun County Animal Services Community Outreach Program

Ages: Adult*
Date:
Saturday, January 10th
Time:
10:00 AM- 11:00 AM
Cost: FREE
Loudoun County Animal Services is offering a community outreach program geared towards Home Owner Associations. Loudoun County citizens often have questions regarding lost animals, nuisance wildlife and commonly enforced laws. Topics to be covered are among:

  • Commonly enforced state and local laws to include: Running at large, Dog noise; Barking dog complaints, Dog waste and odor, Animals confined in a hot car, Animal cruelty/neglect
  • Nuisance Wildlife: Rabies, Wildlife response in our community
  • Overview of Animal Service’s programs and public services
  • Animal related resources
  • Open forum for questions

* Potty trained children ages 4 and up may participate in the concurrent Naturalist-Led Scavenger Hunt program without a caregiver while parents are attending the Loudoun County Animal Services program in the conference room.


Naturalist-Led Scavenger Hunt

Ages: All
Date: Saturday, January 10th
Time: 10:00 AM- 11:00 AM
Cost: $4/child pre-paid at Broadlandsnaturally.org or $5/child day on day of the event
Children of all ages and their caregivers* are invited to participate in a naturalist led, nature-themed scavenger hunt to be held in and around the Broadlands Nature Center. Remember to dress for the weather!

* Potty trained children ages 4 and up may participate in the scavenger hunt without a caregiver while parents are attending the Loudoun County Animal Services program in the conference room. Registration forms will be required and can be filled out at drop off.

Holiday Decorating Contest

Thank you to all of the submissions for the holiday decorating contest.  Judging is getting harder and harder!  Here is a list of the entries:

43326 Fullerton Street
21317 Small Branch Place
21196 Sundial Court
42702 Middle Ridge Place
21381 Glebe View Drive
21385 Glebe View Drive
21408 Glebe View Drive
21589 Burnt Hickory Court
42811 Evening Breeze Court
42810 Evening Breeze Court
21463 Tithables Circle
42956 Ellzey Drive
21579 Welby Terrace
42784 Ridgeway Drive
42973 Thornblade Circle

And the winners are:

21385 Glebe View

21589 Burnt Hickory

42810 Evening Breeze

21463 Tithables

42956 Ellzey

42784 Ridgeway

42973 Thornblade

2015 Monthly Assessment Changes Beginning January 2015

2015 Monthly Assessments Per Unit Type
• Single Family Homes on VDOT Streets – $73.00 – (no change)
• Single Family Homes on Private Streets – $90.00
• Town Homes – $88.00
• Courtyard Homes (lawn maintenance) – $128.00
• Villas (lawn maintenance) – $103.00
• Condominiums – $55.00 – (no change)

If your assessment has changed for 2015, please be certain to update your payment system to reflect the correct payment amount in order to avoid late fees. Assessment coupons will be delivered to all owners at the address on file with FirstService Residential. Please contact FirstService Residential at 703-679-1541 or broadlands.dcmetro@fsresidential.com if you have not received your coupons by December 15, 2014. If you already participate in the Direct Debit Program through FirstService Residential, you will not receive a coupon booklet and the 2015 assessments will be automatically deducted from your account.

Owners are encouraged to sign up for the Direct Debit Program through FirstService Residential. Your monthly assessment will be automatically deducted from your bank account during the first week of every month. This eliminates the possibility of a payment being missed or lost in the mail and the Association charging a late fee to your account as a result. The Automated Payment Service Authorization Form is available here: Automatic Debit Form or at the HOA office. FirstService Residential also accepts major credit cards and e-checks for assessment payments. Through PayLease, you can make a one-time e-payment or schedule recurring e-payments by visiting https://fsresidential.com/virginia/home.

Saturday Nature Programs, December 13

nature snowmanCome Saturday morning, to sign up at the Nature Center at 21907 Claiborne Parkway

Eco Elf
Date: Saturday, December 13th
Time: 10:00 AM- 11:00 AM
Cost: $5/child
Children of all ages and their caregivers can come visit our craft stations to make a gift for the birds in your yard, a gift for a loved one, an anonymous gift for someone in need, and a fun holiday decoration for the nature center. We’ll have a fire in the fire place, hot chocolate on the patio, and some festive music in the background to set the mood. Please register in person.

Drop off Nature Play & Movie for ages 4 and up. 12-3pm
Date: Saturday, December 13th
Time: 12:00 PM- 3:00 PM
Cost: $10/first child pre-paid $5/ sibling pre-paid only, written registration required
Grown ups tend to need a little extra time to catch up and get things done (or simply rest!) during this busy time of year. Drop your kids off at the nature center where they can enjoy the animals, games, crafts and a movie (Nim’s Island, rated PG) under the watchful eye of the Broadlands Naturalist and her helpers. WRITTEN REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED AND SPACE IS LIMITED. Please register in person.

Holiday Events Happening Today! Visit with Santa and Deadline to Enter Holiday Home Decorating Contest

?????????????????????????????????????Santa’s Coming to Broadlands this Evening!
Join us for Broadlands annual Visit with Santa today, December 5 from 5:30pm – 8:30pm at the new Broadlands Clubhouse, 43360 Rickenbacker Square (Located on the right side of Waxpool Road driving east just after you head over the Greenway). Light refreshments will be provided and live music performances by Eagle Ridge & Briar Woods students. We will have a TOYS FOR TOTS box to collect new unwrapped toy donations. If you have any questions, please contact Barbara van der Biezen at vanderbiezen@verizon.net.

Basic RGBBroadlands Holiday Home Decorating Contest Deadline is Today, Dec 5.
Register by 5:00 pm Today!
Decorate your home to be the brightest in Broadlands! The deadline to enter is today, December 5. Judging will take place during the evenings the week of December 8. Winning entries will be listed in the newsletter and on our website.

 

Judging will be based on the following criteria:

Creativity (originality, unique design and creative use of lights and decorations)
Arrangement (display and placement of decorations)
Special Effects (sound effects, fog, animation, etc.)
Overall Appearance (color coordination, balance, and overall attractiveness)

To Enter:
All registrations much be received 5:00 pm today. Register here: Online Form
Or please complete this form: 2014 – Holiday Home Decorating Contest Form and submit to:
Broadlands Association, Inc.
21907 Claiborne Parkway
Broadlands, VA 20148

 

Broadlands Annual Visit With Santa! Friday, December 5 from 5:30pm to 8:30pm at the Clubhouse

Visit with Santa 2014 FlyerSanta’s Coming to Broadlands!

Join Us For Broadlands Annual Visit with Santa on Friday, December 5th from 5:30pm – 8:30pm at the new Broadlands Clubhouse,
43360 Rickenbacker Square (Located on the right side of Waxpool Road driving East just after you head over the Greenway)

Light refreshments will be provided and Live Music performances by Eagle Ridge & Briar Woods students. We will have a TOYS FOR TOTS box to collect new unwrapped toy donations.  If you have any questions, please contact Barbara van der Biezen at vanderbiezen@verizon.net.

Visit with Santa 2014 Flyer

Broadlands Holiday Home Decorating Contest – Register by December 5!

 

christmas house

 

Decorate your home to be the brightest in Broadlands! Deadline to enter is December 5. Judging will take place during the evenings the week of December 8th. Winning entries will be listed in the newsletter and on our website.

Judging will be based on the following criteria:

  • Creativity (originality, unique design and creative use of lights and decorations),

  • Arrangement (display and placement of decorations),

  • Special Effects (sound effects, fog, animation, etc.) and

  • Overall Appearance (color coordination, balance, and overall attractiveness).

To Enter:

All registrations much be received by Dec 5.

To register online, please click on this link: Online Registration 

Or please complete this form:  2014 – Holiday Home Decorating Contest Form

and submit to:

Broadlands Association, Inc.

21907 Claiborne Parkway

Broadlands, VA 20148

Contest Rules

Contest is limited to what can be seen from the street side of the house at night. People or live animals are not allowed as part of the display. Participants are requested to keep their houses decorated through January 1st so that the community may view and enjoy them. Judging will take place the week of December 8th from dusk until 9:00pm. Please have your decorations turned on by 5:00pm. Winners will be notified on Wednesday, December 17th. Judges’ decisions are final.

 

 

SOLD OUT! Wines for the Holidays Wine Tasting Event – Sunday, November 16, 2:00pm-5:00pm at the Clubhouse

Wine Tasting Event Flyer - Nov 16Wine Tasting Event Flyer – Nov 16

THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT.

 

When: Sunday November 16, 2:00pm-5:00pm
Where: Clubhouse at 43360 Rickenbacker Square
What: Learn to pair the perfect wine with holiday foods & sample wines and hors d’ oeuvres prepared by Jason Bursey, Sommelier and Owner of Parallel Wine Bistro.This event is limited to 50 attendees so reserve your spot now! This event is for residents 21 years and over. No refunds.
Cost: $10.00 per person

2nd Saturday Program – BAT WORLD – November 8, 10:00-11:00am

November 2014 – 2nd Saturday program flyer

November 2014 - 2nd Saturday program flyerThis fun educational program will dispel
myths about the mysterious bat and
provide the audience with a natural history
and knowledge of these misunderstood
creatures. The presentation is followed by
live bats! Best for older children.
Come watch Sunny the albino corn snake eat his
lunch after the show between 11:00 and 11:30 am.

Cost: $4/child advance registration by Friday, November 7. $5/child at door on day of event. To register and pre-pay online, please visit: http://broadlandsnaturally.org/2014/04/19/bat-world/