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).
All registrations much be received by Dec 5.
To register online, please click on this link: Online Registration
and submit to:
Broadlands Association, Inc.
21907 Claiborne Parkway
Broadlands, VA 20148
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.
Thank you for serving our country and protecting our freedoms!
Happy Veterans Day!
Wine 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
November 2014 – 2nd Saturday program flyer
This 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/
Oct 20 2104 meeting – Recruitment flyer
Keep Broadlands events going strong by becoming a member of the Events Committee! The next meeting will be held on Monday, October 20th, 7:00pm at the Clubhouse, 43360 Rickenbacker Square. The building is located on the right side of the road off of Waxpool Road driving East from the Dulles Greenway overpass. The committee welcomes all of our residents to attend and looks forward to hearing your great ideas and recommendations. In order to provide great events, we need help from neighbors like you. Snacks and drinks provided. For more information contact Natalie Ihanainen,
IT’S ALMOST HERE, SIGN UP NOW TO SAVE YOUR SPOT!
October 2014 Super Kicks Flyer
This event will be held at the Broadlands Clubhouse located at 43360 Rickenbacker Square. This free event is for Broadlands residents only. Only 25 spots are available for each class.
Children’s Class – starts at 11:00am
Ages 4-17 years old
40 minute session
We introduce the children to the art of American Freestyle Karate. A whole lot of fun
and a great way to introduce your child to a new activity!
There will be a snack following the lesson.
Adults’ Class – starts at noon
Adults ages 18 and up
45 minute session
We will get a great workout and learn techniques that serve as fundamental
self-defense. All skill levels encouraged to come! You will train at your pace.
Wear your gee or exercise clothing.
Hope to see you all there!
October 2014 – 2nd Saturday program flyer
Find out what all the furry, feathered and scaly friends do as the temperatures dip and the snow moves in. Learn about migration, adaptation and hibernation. Animals in this program might include opossum, rabbits, snakes, turtles and chickens. Cost is $4.00/child for advanced payment and registration made by noon on Friday, October 10, 2014. Please register here: www.Broadlandsnaturally.org. Cost is $5.00/child if paid at the door on the day of the event.
Get Ready, Get Set, Now Decorate!
Dust off your decorations, it’s time to start planning for Broadlands 2nd Annual Halloween Decorating Contest! Last fall we had 22 entries with 13 prize winners in categories such as Spookiest, Most Creative, Best Pumpkins, Zombies, and Inflatables. We hope to make this year even bigger and better. You could win a cash prize as well as bragging rights for your ghosts, ghouls, and zombies! To enter your spooktacular home online and review contest rules, please click on this link: https://www.broadlandshoa.org/halloween-decorating-contest-entry/ OR please select this Contest Form to print, complete and return to the HOA office at the Nature Center.
Entry deadline: Fri, Oct 10
Judging dates: Evenings of Oct 14 – Oct 17
Winners announced: Mon, Oct 20
Costume Swap Flyer
Broadlands Fourth Annual Green Halloween Costume Swap
Date: Saturday, October 4, 2014
Costume drop off: 9:00 – 10:00am
Costume swap: 11:00am – noon
Location: Broadlands Community Center
NEW PROCEDURE THIS YEAR…All costume drop-offs will be at the Community Center! Please drop off one or more clean, gently-used child’s costume from 9:00am – 10:00am at the Broadlands Community Center on swap day then bring your swap ticket(s) back from 11:00am to Noon to swap for “like-new” costumes! Don’t have a ticket? Costumes may be purchased for $5.00 each from 11:30 am to Noon. All proceeds will benefit the Girl Scout SHARE program.