of Events for Brookshire Cluster – 2018
For a view of calendar events by date click here
Book Club: Ongoing. Please contact
Mick & Jen for details.
First Friday Gathering: First Friday of each month. Locations to be decided.
Easter Egg Hunt: Sat, March 31st
Cluster Cleanup social: Saturday, Noon April 21st
Yard Sale: May… Brookshire#1
Relay For Life (Reston-Herndon): May 19th at South Lakes High School
Picnic: Saturday, June 30th
Halloween Party: Saturday,
Holiday Party: Saturday, December 8th
New Years Eve Party: New Year’s Eve, place tbd.
General Assembly: Tuesday,
Feb 6th 1558 7PM
Concrete Sidewalk replace: Late March – 20 feet surround cleared for work
Parking lot repaving: Early April for 3 days, no cars in lot
Cluster Cleanup Spring: Saturday April 21st Rain date Sunday 22nd.
Cluster Cleanup Fall: Saturday October 20th. Rain
date Sun 21st .
Replacing concrete path:
The entire stretch of concrete sidewalk on the back of the cluster will
be replaced in late March. For this, the
workers will need 20’ clearance surrounding the area so all cars will need to
be cleared during that time. Any additional or private concrete work can be
completed at that time – just send your request to email@example.com
Adding concrete curbs to Fire-lane
Area: In addition to the sidewalk replacement, there will be new
concrete curbs installed on either side of the firelane area in the center of
the cluster. On the right, the railway ties will be replaced by concrete. On
the left side, new concrete curbs will be installed under the barberry bushes. The
ground behind the curbs will be back-filled with soil and reseeded where
Repaving Asphalt Parking lot: The entire parking lot will be repaved in
early April. During this time, all vehicles need to be OFF the parking lot or
risk being towed at the owner’s expense. Notices will be published when the
date/time is finalized. All concrete
wheel stops will be repainted and repositioned correctly when the paving is
Mulch will be delivered the week of March 19th at $4.70 per 3
cubic foot bag of double shredded hardwood mulch. If you are interested but
have not yet signed up, please contact us Mulch
Cleaning Gutter cleaning occurs
in late May and late December. End units
are $125 and interior units are $99. The contractors will avoid the gullies,
remove debris and make minor repairs where needed. If you want to sign up for
gutter cleaning, please contact us here.
control Eight times this summer (up from 6 in 2016),
we have Mosquito Joe folks coming to spray mosquito larvae control around our
neighborhood to reduce the mosquito invasion we’re prone to have. We will announce the date of spraying so you
can keep vulnerable folks and pets inside.
Special Waste & Recycling: Select Annual listing on the drop down menu box:
Electrical equipment-TVs, PCs
Dates to be decided but it will be April-May most likely. Completing the garden
on the right side by the entrance will be completed as part of the special
Trees & Grass project. Any remaining
work will be part of the Spring Cluster Cleanup this year on April 21st.
o Seeding and Fertilization: Seedling
occurs in late winter/early spring (Feb – March) over all common grounds. Aeration
occurs in October. Fertilization will occur in late March, weather
o Mulching: Early March, swat teams will clear up the
common area gardens and mulch gardens, trees and the play area.
Cutting: Swat teams will mow all accessible cluster
property weekly over the summer 26 times altogether. They come various days during the week so the
weekends are mower-free.
Blowing: Swat teams come and remove all common area
leaves in late November, late December and Jan/Feb (thrice altogether), weather
permitting. If you move your own leaves
to a common area before leaf-blowing day, your leaves will also be removed and
made into Mulch.
Waste Pickup– Separate pickup for brush and vegetation. The trash company will come by
every Wednesday morning during growing season to pick up trees/shrubs and yard
vegetation (no solids or artificial content).
NEW: ALL yard waste either in
recyclable bags or tied with string, NO plastic bags.