Events

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May
3
Tue
Lifetime Transitions Seminar #3: Housing
May 3 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Lifetime Transitions Seminar #3: Housing @ The Hawthorn Center | Columbia | Maryland | United States

Facing an empty nest and wondering about the future? We can help! Hickory Ridge Community Association and Nancy McCord of Long & Foster Realtors Columbia are once again hosting our popular series of seminars to help older adults plan for the transition into senior life. These informative seminars are FREE, but pre-registration is required. Register for all three events, or only the one(s) you need.

If you prefer to register by phone, call the village office at 410-730-7327. Questions about seminar content and speakers should be directed to Nancy McCord at 443-285-9209.

 

Sep
24
Sat
Shredding/E-cycling
Sep 24 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Shredding/E-cycling @ The Hawthorn Center | Columbia | Maryland | United States

We will have shredding and electronic recycling trucks in the parking lot of The Hawthorn Center from 9 am—1 pm. Village residents may bring up to 3 bags or boxes of paper for shredding. Cardboard and plastic will not be accepted. You can even watch your items being shredded on a video monitor. For electronic recycling, televisions (no projection TVs), stereo equipment, office equipment, and phones are accepted. Minimal fees required for TVs larger than 26″.  For details on acceptable and unacceptable items, visit our web site or call the village office. This event is free for Hickory Ridge residents. If you live outside of Hickory Ridge or on an outparcel (no CPRA), you will be charged a $3 shredding fee. Be prepared to show proof of address.

Nov
20
Sun
Holiday Craft Shop
Nov 20 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Holiday Craft Shop @ Columbia | Maryland | United States

Hickory Ridge will hold its annual Holiday Craft Shop on Sunday, November 20, from 2:00 – 5:00 pm in The Hawthorn Center on Sunny Spring. This is a wonderful opportunity to find unique, handcrafted gifts for your family and friends. Bring a hostess gift to Thanksgiving dinner! Find one-of-a-kind jewelry and scarves for the woman who has everything! Offerings include jewelry, scarves, photography, textiles, candies, cookies, woodcrafts, and more. All items are reasonably-priced and handmade by local artists. Admission is free, and we will be hosting over 25 individual crafters and artists. We will have something for everyone on your gift list, so please stop by! Interested in selling your handmade items? Call the village office at 410-730-7327 to find out more!

Mar
11
Sat
FREE Hands-Only CPR Training
Mar 11 @ 10:00 am – 11:45 am

Learn how to save a life for FREE! Sudden Cardiac Arrest can happen to anyone, anytime, anywhere and kills someone every two minutes in the U.S. This informal, 1 hour class teaches the simple steps of Hands-Only CPR for victims over the age of eight years old. Training will be provided by an instructor from Howard County Fire & Rescue Services. This is NOT a certification class.

Apr
1
Sat
Searching for Spring Egg Hunt
Apr 1 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am

Join us on Saturday, April 1 from 10:00 – 11:30 am for the annual “Searching for Spring” Egg Hunt. The event will be held at the Columbia SportsPark in the Harper’s Choice Village Center and will feature crafts, balloons, and a magic show by Turner, Dean of Magic. Children ages 2-8 (accompanied by an adult) should bring their own basket for the egg hunt. Free tickets are required, and are available at The Hawthorn Center during regular office hours.

 

Apr
3
Mon
Meet the Candidates
Apr 3 @ 7:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Meet the Candidates @ The Hawthorn Center | Columbia | Maryland | United States

You will have the opportunity to meet the candidates  for Village Board and Columbia Association (CA) Board on Monday, April 3 at 7:00 pm at The Hawthorn Center. Ask them all your burning questions about issues facing Columbia and enjoy free refreshments. This is your opportunity to meet the candidates face to face before you vote!

 

Apr
29
Sat
Village Election
Apr 29 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Village Election @ The Hawthorn Center | Columbia | Maryland | United States

Saturday, April 29, is Village Election Day in all ten Columbia villages. Hickory Ridge Community Association members can vote at The Hawthorn Center at 6175 Sunny Spring from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm.  We will also be holding a shredding and electronics recycling event on this date, so please join us!

A few village election rules to remember:

  • According to our legal documents, only one vote per household may be cast. The same applies for renters: one vote per lease. However, both the owner and tenant of a property may vote.
  • If your name is not listed on our official printout of property owners, please be prepared with identification that verifies your residency in our village.
  • Outstanding covenant violations on your property that have been sent to CA for legal action may impact your eligibility to vote.

 

Nov
19
Sun
Holiday Craft Shop
Nov 19 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Holiday Craft Shop @ The Hawthorn Center | Columbia | Maryland | United States

Hickory Ridge will hold its annual Holiday Craft Shop on Sunday, November 19, from 2:00 – 5:00 pm in The Hawthorn Center on Sunny Spring. This is a wonderful opportunity to find unique, handcrafted gifts for your family and friends. Bring a hostess gift to Thanksgiving dinner! Find one-of-a-kind jewelry and scarves for the woman who has everything! Offerings include jewelry, scarves, photography, textiles, candies, cookies, woodcrafts, and more. All items are reasonably-priced and handmade by local artists. Admission is free, and we will be hosting over 25 individual crafters and artists. We will have something for everyone on your gift list, so please stop by! Interested in selling your handmade items? Call the village office at 410-730-7327 to find out more!

Apr
28
Sat
Village Elections & Shredding
Apr 28 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

Saturday, April 28, is Village Election Day in all ten Columbia villages. Hickory Ridge Community Association members can vote at The Hawthorn Center at 6175 Sunny Spring from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm.  We will also be holding a shredding and electronics recycling event on this date from 9 am until noon, so please join us!

A few village election rules to remember:

  • According to our legal documents, only one vote per household may be cast. The same applies for renters: one vote per lease. However, both the owner and tenant of a property may vote.
  • If your name is not listed on our official printout of property owners, please be prepared with identification that verifies your residency in our village.
  • Outstanding covenant violations on your property that have been sent to CA for legal action may impact your eligibility to vote.

 

Nov
18
Sun
Holiday Craft Shop
Nov 18 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Holiday Craft Shop @ The Hawthorn Center | Columbia | Maryland | United States

Find creative gifts for friends and family (and yourself!) at our annual holiday craft shop. Over 25 local vendors will be selling reasonably priced, hand made goods — scarves, jewelry, greeting cards, ornaments, bath & body products, purses, home décor, children’s items, tasty treats, and much, much more! Free to shop. Don’t miss this popular event!