Pull & Plant

Can you spare 2 hours???

Volunteers are needed to team up with members of River Hill’s Watershed Advisory Committee, Columbia Association, and local Weed Warriors to help pull invasives from areas along River Hill pathways and replace them with native plants. Students can earn service hours!

Saturday, September 30

Meet at Claret Hall at 10:00 a.m.

The event will last for 2 hours. All supplies/equipment/plant material will be provided. Volunteers are encouraged to wear long pants and long sleeves if weather permits.

Register yourself or a group via email to events@villageofriverhill.org by 9/25.

Master Gardeners Talks

Join us this fall for more interesting and informative talks from the Howard County Master Gardeners! The following talks will be presented via Zoom. Each talk lasts about 1 hour.

Registration for the Master Gardener Talks is via Eventbrite.

Zoom Meeting Links will be posted here a week before the talk.

  • Putting the Flower Garden to Bed for the Winter: Wednesday, October 11 at 7:00 p.m.

Come learn about late blooming flowers, shrubs, and trees that can keep your garden colorful in autumn.  Although gardening season is winding down there are still things to be done to prepare for that most glorious season: Spring!  This talk addresses the clean-up of annual beds, dividing perennials, planting bulbs, storing summer tubers for the winter, preparing roses for winter, preparing new beds for spring planting, and fall lawn care.

The presentation lasts about 30 minutes. There will be time for questions.

Presenter: Aggie Wojdon

Join Zoom Meeting

Meeting ID: 923 9348 7719
Passcode: 633548

Haunted Hallow’s Eve

Friday, October 27

6-8 p.m. at Claret Hall (6020 Daybreak Circle, Clarksville)

This eerie annual event brings thrills and chills to the community with a variety of activities and entertainment! Visit the Haunted House inside Claret Hall, play games and make Halloween-themed crafts outside of Claret Hall, and go trick-or-treating at the Village Center shops. Magician Michael Chamberlin will perform 2 shows in the Banquet Room at Claret Hall. The magic show is FREE, but a ticket is required for each person. Registration information will be posted here on October 2. Space is limited, so register early! Be sure to wear your costume for this fun-filled night of spooky tricks and treats!

5:30-8:30 p.m. Trick-or-Treating at the Village Center shops

6:00-8:00 p.m. Haunted House (indoors) crafts & games (outdoors) at Claret Hall

6:15-6:45 p.m. Magic Show with Magician Michael Chamberlin

7:00 -7:30 p.m. Magic Show with Magician Michael Chamberlin

Charcuterie Board Workshop

Thursday, November 9

7-9 p.m. at Claret Hall

Come learn something different & fun! Simply Sarah Charcuterie will teach the “Art” of Charcuterie! Part demonstration, part hands-on, and just a lot of fun! Learn how to make the famous salami rose, a boursin cheese pumpkin, how to style cheeses, and other techniques! Wine and snacks will be served and are included with your registration (ages 21+). Delight and impress your friends, family, clients and neighbors with your charcuterie skills during the upcoming holiday season!

$82 per person (for the purchase of food items that you’ll arrange on your board). Register by calling Claret Hall at 410-531-1749 before November 2. Space is limited. If you’re planning to come with a group of friends, register early.

Each guest will receive:

  • 9″ round board

  • Box to transport home

  • 2-3 Meats

  • 3-4 Cheeses

  • Seasonal Fruits and/or Veggies

  • Assorted Carbs

  • Sweets

  • 1.5 oz glass jar w/local honey

  • 1.5 oz glass jar w/homemade jam 

  • Fresh Herbs/Fresh Flowers

  • Tons of information about cheese, charcuterie, how to build a perfect board, and more!