“Bugs that Bite” Seminars Offered Throughout Columbia

Learn how to combat mosquitoes and ticks this summer. Columbia Association is hosting tick and mosquito prevention information sessions throughout Columbia this summer. Learn about ticks in the area, prevention techniques, how to spot the symptoms of Lyme disease, interesting facts about mosquitoes and how to combat mosquito breeding.

Here is the schedule for all of the Columbia Villages:

Tuesday, June 4 at 6:00 p.m. (Linden Hall in Dorsey’s Search, 4765 Dorsey Hall Drive)

Thursday, June 6 at 7:00 p.m. (Amherst House in Kings Contrivance, 7251 Eden Brook Drive)

Monday, June 10 at 7:00 p.m. (Stonehouse in Long Reach, 8775 Cloudleap Court)

Thursday, June 13 at 7:00 p.m. (The Other Barn in Oakland Mills, 5851 Robert Oliver Place)

Wednesday, July 24 at 7:00 p.m. (Historic Oakland, 5430 Vantage Point Road)

Monday, August 12 at 7:00 p.m. (Claret Hall in River Hill, 6020 Daybreak Circle)

For more information, contact Danielle Tyeryar at 410-715-3000 (ext. 2525) or email Danielle.Tyeryar@ColumbiaAssociation.org.

Annual River Hill Flea Market

Sell your stuff or shop for treasures at the Village Center parking lot on Sun., June 9 from 10 a.m.-1 p.m.

Register now at Claret Hall or print out a registration form below and bring it to Claret Hall. Spaces sell out fast! Vendor space rental (price per space which is equal to one parking spot in the lot): $10 for River Hill residents; $20 non-residents. Vendors must supply their own table if they wish to have one.

Flea Market Registration 2019

Flea Market Registration Information for Vendors

For more information, call 410-531-1749 or email events@villageofriverhill.org.

20th Annual River Hill Independence Day Parade

This year marks the 20th Annual River Hill Independence Day Parade, and it’s going to be BIG! The parade will be held on Thursday, July 4 at 9:00 a.m. along Great Star Drive in the Village of River Hill.

The Association is looking for new ideas and entries for this year’s parade. Are you in a band, on a team, or in another group that would like to participate? Below is a registration form to complete and return to Claret Hall. Parade registrations are due by Tuesday, June 25.

Parade Registration Form 2019

Questions about the parade may be directed to Leslie McDermott, Events Coordinator, by calling 410-531-1749 or emailing events@villageofriverhill.org.

Coffee with a Cop

Come to Claret Hall on Thursday, July 11 between 1-3 p.m. to meet your neighborhood police liaison and local officers. Chat it up and talk about what is going on in the community, express concerns, and ask questions. All ages are welcome! Light refreshments will be available. Pre-registration is requested. Send an email to events@villageofriverhill.org and let us know you’ll be there!

River Hill Pool Party

Mark your calendars for Friday, August 2 from 7-9 p.m. for the annual River Hill Pool Party. The event will be held at the outdoor pool in River Hill and will feature a D.J., treats and plenty of entertainment for the whole family! Open to River Hill residents only. Free tickets can be picked up at Claret Hall – exact date for when tickets are available is still TBD. Stay tuned for more information or call Claret Hall to inquire at 410-531-1749.

Village Elections

Village Elections will be held on Saturday, April 27 from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at Claret Hall. River Hill residents age 18 or older are permitted to vote for the members of the River Hill Community Association (RHCA) Board of Directors and the CA Council Representative. Residents must bring proof of person, residency and age to the poll. A Maryland driver’s license, Howard County voter registration card, passport and/or birth certificate may be used. New residents may present a deed, lease or utility bill displaying their River Hill address.

Are you unable to vote in person? Beginning on April 7, absentee ballots will be available for residents unable to cast a ballot in person. Absentee ballots may be requested in writing through April 17 or picked up at Claret Hall through April 26 at 5 p.m. All absentee ballots must be returned to Claret Hall by midnight on April 26.

A Candidates’ Forum will be held on Monday, April 22 at 7 p.m. at Claret Hall. Residents are encouraged to attend the forum to meet the candidates and learn more about their perspectives on issues.

Volunteers are still needed to assist on Election Day from 8:45 a.m.-3:15 p.m. One-hour shifts are available. Help is needed outside with shredding and inside at the polls. Please contact Susan Smith, Village Manager, at 410-531-1749 or manager@villageofriverhill.org to volunteer.