Association News – Friday, July 29, 2022
King Farm July-August Edition of the Chronicle
The July-August edition of the King Farm Chronicle is here and will be delivered to your doorsteps soon! Please note, there were errors in the Calendar (page 3) of the Chronicle regarding the date and time for the Board of Code Compliance meetings. The Board of Code Compliance is scheduled to meet Monday August 8th and Monday, September 12th at 7:00pm. We apologize for any confusion.
Summer Board & Committee Meetings
All King Farm meetings have been held virtually since March of 2020. Residents can easily find the Zoom registration links for all upcoming King Farm Board of Trustees and Committee meetings online by visiting King Farm website under the “Board & Committees” dropdown / “Zoom Meeting Links” page (https://kingfarm.org/zoom-meeting-links/). Information about upcoming board and committee meetings can also be found in the King Farm Chronicle (https://kingfarm.org/king-farm-chronicle/).
To attend the Zoom meetings, you must register in advance. Each meeting will have an open forum for residents to ask questions or make comments (limited to 3 minutes speaking time per resident). As part of the registration process, registrants must submit their contact information (name, street address, email, and phone number) and select yes or no if they would like to speak during open forum. If you would like to speak during open forum, please provide the topic you will be speaking about.
**If you need assistance registering for a virtual meeting and for all other questions, please contact Management by phone (301) 987-0122 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Board of Trustees (BOT): *No meeting held in August*
- Architectural Design Trust (ADT): Wed. Aug. 3rd @ 4:30 PM
- Rescheduled from the original date of 8/10
- Rescheduled from the original date of 8/10
- Board of Code Compliance (BOCC): Mon. Aug. 8th @ 7:00 PM
- External Affairs: Thurs. Aug. 4th @ 7:30 PM
No Food Truck Tonight
Due to unforeseen circumstances, Bangin’ BBQ is unable to attend tonight’s Food Truck Friday event. We apologize for the inconvenience.
Food Truck Friday will take as summer break during the month of August. Thank you to all who continued to support our local food trucks for the last few months!
Mosquito Control Application Notice – August 3rd, 2022
On Wednesday, August 3rd, 2022 (weather permitting), Community Landscape Services (CLS) will be on the property for the second (2nd) application of mosquito control around the clubhouse area using ‘CedarCure‘.
SDS sheets are included in the attachment and all treated areas will be properly marked. If you have any questions regarding this service, please contact email@example.com.
The King Farm turf program has been organic since 2016. Please view the attached Application Notice for further details or visit the website under “Landscaping Updates“.
National Night Out Lawn Party – Tuesday Night
King Farm will celebrate National Night Out Against Crime with the annual community lawn party this Tuesday, August 2, 2022 from 6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. on the Saddle Ridge lawn.
National Night Out is celebrated across the Nation and is sponsored by local police departments. The purpose of National Night Out is to strengthen the community-police partnership. National Night Out gives an opportunity for King Farm residents to get to know their neighbors better and forge relationships with police that can reduce crime and improve public safety within the community.
In celebration of the event, King Farm will host a community lawn party for neighbors of all ages to enjoy! Grab your lawn chair, bring the family and your neighbors the evening will feature:
- Live music by the band Son’s of Pirates
- Food Trucks: PhoWheels DC, Traditional Authentic Mexican Food, Pop Up Poutine, Bangin BBQ & Kona Ice
- True Respite Brewing Tent
- Moonbounces, glitter tattoos, glow necklaces, giveaways and fun!
We also anticipate a special visit from McGruff the Crime Fighter, who wants you to help take a bite out of crime!
We will also welcome officers from the City of Rockville Police Department, the Montgomery County Police Department, and the City’s Mayor and Council and other special guests.
We hope to see you there!
King Farm Fall Festival Business Fair Now Accepting Vendors
The King Farm Fall Festival in Rockville will be back for 2022!! This year’s event will be held on Sunday, October 2nd, 2022 from 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. (with a rain date of Sunday, October 16, 2022).
The Fall Festival is King Farm’s biggest event of the year with thousands of people attending and this year we expect an even bigger crowd. There will be free children’s activities, live music, food vendors, horse-drawn hayrides, a pumpkin painting, scarecrow fun, inflatables for children and the popular Business Fair.
Registration is now open for your business to gain exposure to thousands of King Farm residents by taking part in the Business Fair. If you are interested in participating this year, please do not delay as there is a limited number of booth spaces this year.
Please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org for a Fall Festival Business Fair packet!
King Farm Neighbors Village News (KFNV)
The KFNV is continuing to build its community services program with:
- Transportation to appointments,
- Friendly phone calls,
- Friendly visits, and
- One new service – simple household tasks.
Please feel free to avail yourself of these KFNV services, especially the new service -simple household tasks. Examples of this service range from changing light bulbs to watering plants for a vacationing KFNV member. Please note that services are open to KFNV members only; however, membership is free and an easy process. See below on how to contact the KFNV to schedule any of the services or with any questions that you may have about the services as well as how to become a KFNV member. To schedule any of the above services or for questions, please contact KFNV or complete the online form.
The KFNV ended July with its first-ever “Bingo in the Center” yesterday in the King Farm community center. Members of the King Farm community enjoyed a fun-filled Thursday evening of bingo and camaraderie with fellow King Farmers. KFNV is hoping to sponsor more future game events. Stay tuned!
Scheduled August KFNV events are:
- On August 4, 2022, the KFNV Movie Club will meet to discuss the movie, Nomadland, a 2020 drama starring Frances McDormand that is based upon a non-fiction book that explores nomadic life in America; and
- On August 17th from 10:00 to 11:30 am, the KFNV will host its final Coffee and Conversation for the summer by discussing the topic: What was a favorite game or pastime you enjoyed as a child and/or your children enjoyed?
*Please Note: The KFNV Book Club will not meet in August; nor will there be an August highlight event. The KFNV will resume both activities in September.
Please note that the KFNV Book Club, Movie Club, and Coffee and Conversation meet in hybrid form—both in-person and virtually. Specifically, the KFNV has reserved the King Farm Community Center, 300 Saddle Ridge Circle, Rockville, MD 20850 for these in-person meetings. In accordance with the policy adopted by the KFNV Board of Directors, people attending KFNV sponsored, in-person events must be vaccinated per the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s COVID recommendations. Wearing a mask is optional. For those unable to join in-person, the KFNV will offer a Zoom option. Finally, the KFNV offers transportation to any of its monthly meetings for KFNV members. Please contact the operations Coordinator at email@example.com, or leave a voicemail at (301) 799-8104 to arrange for transportation.
Please take a look at the KFNV Blog under the News section of the KFNV website for articles about events as well as news relevant to the KFNV community. Also, both the Movie Club and Book Club welcome new members. Please see below for information on the easy process for joining the KFNV.
KFNV CONTACT INFORMATION
For most of the KFNV monthly events, membership is required; but membership is as easy as filling out an on-line or mail-in form. Although there is no fee to become a KFNV member, the KFNV does, however, accept and welcome donations; for these donations help defray the cost of KFNV services and events. For information on how to register for any of the above events, to request a service, to become a KFNV member, or to make a donation, please contact the Operations Coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org, leave a voicemail at (301) 799-8104, or view the KFNV website at www.kfnv.org.
RCPD News Report: July 19, 2022 to July 26, 2022
Click here to read the Weekly Crime Report courtesy of the Rockville City Police Department.
If you have a crime or concern to report, please contact the Rockville City Police Department at:
2 W. Montgomery Ave, Rockville, Maryland 20850
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