CA Monthly, the newsletter of the Columbia Association, in Columbia, MD. June is the largest issue of the year for them. It includes the Lakefront Summer Festival Supplement. I produced and printed CA Monthly for five years at Patuxent Publishing.
- 1. CA2 MONTHLYShaping CAs Future, One A Publication of the Columbia AssociationHealthy Howard and KidsDay fun 3 Tee time Q&A with Eddie Stup4JUNE2009 Be a partof yourcommunityeventsHistory Lesson at a TimePhil Nelson learns from history to help prepare for CAs future By Ashlea Leboof experienceColumbias and CAs dedication to celebrating diversity. Phil Nelsons favorite philosopher is one in planning, Much of Phil Nelsons life has been shaped byhe fondly calls P. E. Sailor: I am what I finance, the Civil War. Not only is it his favorite part ofam, he says with a smile, budgetingAmerican history, but Nelson also uses it as anexplaining Popeyes advice is something he cant and strategicillustration to demonstrate a difficult managementhelp but follow. But dont let Nelsons amiableplanning,principle: how to make two grossly divergent sides worknature and relaxed demeanor fool you. BeneathNelson together. And in a time of economic challenges andthe laid back flair lies a man that is bound and comes to changing demographicsboth of which are present in determined to enhance ColumbiasColumbia Nelsons current and past citythe biggest challenge will existing splendor, just as he did prepared tobe finding solutions that everyone can agree on.in his last city: Troy, Michigan.learn fromJust as the Civil War ended in a better, more united Forbes Magazine That mindset, to better the the past tonation, there is great opportunity for CA to improve recently ranked world and the peopleNew CA President Phil Nelson prepare for the under the experience and intuition of Phil Nelson. His Columbia #7 on its around him, has beenfuture. His plans for CA include finding out moremanagement theories are valuable and relevant; hiswith him since college. about the community and working with the Board to determination to CAs mission to improve the quality oflist of Americas His dreams ofdevelop their goalsto fit the resources Columbialife for people living or working in Columbia is evident; Top 25 Towns to becoming a history has and needs to plan for the future.and his calm urgency to prepare for the future isLive Well.teacher were cut short by a Nelson says what attracted him to Columbia was contagious. Nelson is the kind of person who fits Congratulations, restricting teaching style; the basic premise that started it; the mission that its himself into the community instead of forming the com- however, the change in major here for everyone. Coming from Troy, a city that was munity around himself. He has a vision for Columbia. And Columbia!did allow him to pursue a careerranked the second most diverse in the state, with 83 with the support of CA and all Columbia residents, hein the public sector. With 38 years dialects spoken in the schools, Nelson embraces both will, indeed, carry this vision forward. TA K E N O T EwebextrasLog on to www.CAmonthly.org for this monthsadditional features and more:this month onColumbia Columbia Matters airs Mondays at 11am, Expanded village events calendar Village election results MattersOn Junes show find out about the benefits4pm and 7pm and Saturdays at 8:30pm on Comcast channel 96 and Verizon channel 41; Nutrition Q&A: Eat your fruitsTuesdays and Thursdays at 10am, 2pm and 7pmof water aerobics; learn the history on Comcast channel 98; and Fridays at 11am,and veggies Nutrition Q&A: How much meatof The Kings Contrivance restaurant;4pm and 9pm and Saturdays and Sundays atfor great nutrition watch as the Kids on TV hosts10:30am on Comcast channel 99 and Verizon Spirit of Columbia Scholarship Winnersdiscuss The First Tee of Howardchannel 44. Bugs Bunny on Broadway contest andCounty; meet CAs new president,Visit www.ColumbiaMatters.org to watchrafflePhil Nelson; and much more.this months episode on demand.CA MONTHLY 1
2. Kickoff summer with KidsDay Get healthy at HealthyK idsDay, an event designed with Columbias youngest residents in mind, returns this summer on SATURDAY,June 20, from noon-3pm atHoward Day Get Active Howard CountySwansfield Mini-WaterPark, featuring culminates with Healthy Howardthe tallest outdoor water slide in Howard County.Children of all ages are invited to a fun-filled,Day, on SUNDAY, June 7, fromluau-themed afternoon. Among KidsDays many10am-4pm at Centennial Park.offerings, there will be family entertainment with a This free event will provide locallive disc jockey, a face painter, games, food and more.families and The concept behind KidsDay centers around businesses anone of James Rouses original visions for CA: to opportunity touplift, inspire, stimulate and develop the best inpeople, says Shelia Green, manager of the join withCommunications and Community Relations the entireDepartment at CA. community and KidsKorner, the kid-friendly section of CAs enjoy a day ofonline newsletter, www.CAmonthly.org,healthy outdoor physical activity, healthwill sponsor raffles featuring free passes to local education and important healthdestination favorites including two ticketsto Bugs Bunny on Broadway at screenings. With games, crafts andMerriweather Post Pavilion on Saturday, July 11. performances along with vital health KidsDay is a free event and is open to the public.screenings and education, HealthySwansfield Mini-WaterPark is located at 5659 Howard Day is fun for all ages. TogetherCedar Lane in Columbia. KidsDay is part of lets make Howard County healthier. VisitColumbia Associations Welcome Initiative to help www.healthyhowardday.org fornew and current residents learn more aboutKidsDay provides fun for the whole family.Columbias history and vision and encourage them more information. CA is a partner for thisto become involved in their community. For more information, please call 410-715-3104. event presented by We Promote Health. Lakefront Walking Tour ColumbiaArchives.orgExplore Columbias first village on THURSDAY, June 11, from 6-7pm at Wilde Lake Park onis HereHyla Brook Road. Columbia Archives manager Barbara Kellner will show you the 19th centuryCheck out CAs new web site for Columbia Archives,barns and houses as well as the 20th century contemporary architecture around Wilde Lake.www.ColumbiaArchives.org! Now,Discover history where you live, and learn how Columbias past has shaped Columbias future. questions about Columbia history, the ArchivesInformation: 410-715-3103. collection and much more are only a click away.Check out www.CAmonthly.org and click onKi d s K o r n er for this months fun features!L AKEFRONT W EDNESDAYSC o n t e s t : SinceNOW THROUGH WEDNESDAY, JULY 1:June is National Noon-2pm at Lake Kittamaqundi. Live music, freeFruit and Vegetablebeverages and fun by the lake ever y Wednesday. Bring a bag lunch orMonth, draw agrab a mid-day meal at area restaurants. Information: 410-715-3104.picture of your favorite fruit or vegetable and tell us why it isJune 3: 2nd Stor y Bandyour favorite and why you should eat your fruits and veggies!June 10: Project NataleYo u c o u l d w i n C A F u n P a s s e s f o r y o u a n d t h re e o fJune 17: Julie Hall Trioy o u r f r i e n d s ! Visit the KidsKorner web site for submission June 24: Alex & Zach Brown Quartetinformation. at www.CAmonthly.org/KidsKorner.July 1: Andrew McKnight2 CA MONTHLY 3. Check inside for Lakefront Concerts and Movies beginning Friday, June19! 2009 LakefrontSummerThe Columbia Associations Festival teentuesdays! Tuesday evenings, beginning Come celebrate Columbias diversity Saturday, July 18 from 12-10pm. Enjoy live music and dance, food, market place, childrens activities,lakefrontdancingEvery Friday, beginning June 26 June 23 until July 28, until September 19, free dance Merriment on the Grounds entertainment for teens by instruction with music will be held and the decorated Umbrella Art teens at the Town Center under the People Tree at Town Lakefront. Each week severalExhibition. Call 410-715-3161 or visit ColumbiaCalendar.orgCenter Lakefront, from 6:30-8pm. performances will be featured for more details.Tatia Zack will give instruction bands, individual singers orthats fun for beginners and those dancers. Hang out with friends and check out local young artists. For more information, columbia with experience! When the dancesession ends the Friday night call 410-715-3161.international daymovie begins!2009 Lakefront Summer Festival 1 4. SUNDAY MONDAY TUESDAY WEDNESDAYTHURSDAY FRIDAY SATURDAYJUNE17For more information,please visit 18lakefrontfestival.com.19MovieTransformers(PG13) 20 Deanna Bogart Band Boogie Woogie, Blues21 B.G. & 22 Movie23Teen Tuesdays24 One Flight Up 25 26 Greg Hatza 27Dancin Under the Cathy Ponton King The Mojo HandsKung Fu Panda (PG) Local Teen Bands R & B, Funk,ORGANization People Tree, 6:30-8 pm Original Blues/Sweet Texas Boogie, Swing Empty OrchestraOld SoulHammond B3 OrganBalladsMovieFolk, Country, Blues JazzMamma Mia (PG13) Baby GrandsAcoustic Pop28 29 Nighthawks Roots Rock & Blues Movie Journey to the30 1 Teen Tuesdays Local Teen Bands Center of the Earth The Get Aways (PG) Power Pop, New Wave Skye Bennett andLukas HowardSoul, Pop, FolkJULYBlue DazeBluegrass 2 Eric Copeland/ Drew Davidsen Smooth Jazz3Dancin Under thePeople Tree, 6:30-8 pmMovieGhost Town(PG13) 4 4th of July Festival Festival 5-10pm Fireworks 9:30pm Raindate July 5 For more info, howardcountymd.gov/rap or call 410-313-PARK. 5 Fireworks 6 Movie7Teen Tuesdays8Mendi Baron 9 Alex and10Dancin Under the 11 The Janglebachs RaindateHarry Potter Dance Celebration & FriendsZach Brown People Tree, 6:30-8 pm Rock from 60s-80s and the Chamber Dance FoundationRock & Folk Rock Collective of Secrets (PG) Abinaya Natya SalaMovie Jazz Martial FusionHarry Potter Josh Wheelerand the Order ofthe Phoenix (PG13)12 Jeni Hankins 13 Movie14Teen Tuesdays15Billy Coulter Band 16 17 Hot Soup Dancin Under thePeople Tree, 6:30-8 pm 18 Columbia & Billy KempInkheart (PG)Local Teen BandsAmerican RockHarmonies International Day Old Time/ Combat Funk & Roll & Humor 12-10