Last Updated on December 7, 2022

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The announcements in this section are focused on events and activities that might be of interest to and/or are open (free) to the entire Charlestown Community. Make sure to also visit Department and Club/Events (Resident Activities) webpages for additional announcements.

Volunteers Needed to Decorate Holiday Trees!

Christmas Tree


Are you a Charlestown “elf” interested in decorating Christmas and holiday trees throughout the community?

Please contact Allison Chlada, Volunteer Program Coordinator at ext. 601-8133 or stop by the Community Resources Office in Brookside T-Level  to chat.

Holiday Carolers Visit Charlestown December 8

A.G.A. Dentistry Staff Carolers

Thursday, December 8, 2022

10 AM | Cross Creek Lobby

10:40 AM | Terrace Café

11:30 AM | Caton Woods

Toys for Tots Holds Toy Drive

Bring toy donations between 9 AM – 4:30 PM, November 28 – December 8, 2022 to the following office locations:

Administration – Charlestown Square | Pastoral Care – Fountain Hill
Human Resources –Patapsco Crossing | Administration Office – Wilton Overlook
Community Resources – Brookside T-Level | Resident Life – Cross Creek Lobby
Resident Services  –  St. Charles, 1st fl.

US Marine Corps will pick up the toys at NOON on
Thursday, December 8, 2022 in Cross Creek Lobby.

Arbutus Middle School Holiday Concert December 12

Annual Holiday Concert

Arbutus Middle School

Honors Orchestra | Chorus | Wind Ensemble | Jazz Band

Monday, December 12, 2022

10:30 AM

Erickson Conference Center

Come and Meet Your Resident Services Coordinator!

Robin Clay

Andrea Lanasa

Victoria Shirley

Find out what we do, how we can be of assistance and what support we can offer.


Tuesday, December 13, 2022

1 – 2:30 PM

Atrium Lounge

Charlestown’s Recorder Group Presents Holiday Concerts

Tue., Dec. 13, 2022 | 2 PM | Wilton Overlook, 4th fl.

Thu., Dec. 15, 2022 | 2 PM | Caton Woods, 1st fl.

Tue., Dec. 20, 2022 | 6:30 PM | Black Swan Lounge

~ Donations for Benevolent Care Fund gratefully accepted. ~

happy Holidays

John & Rob’s Holiday Extravaganza Concert December 13

Tuesday, December 13, 2022

7 PM


Tickets: $5

Charlestown’s own John Christensen and Rob Hunter play all of your holiday favorites in a special Concert celebrating 10 years of music at Charlestown.

~All proceeds benefit Benevolent Care~

Free Resident & Employee Electronic Recycling Event December 14

Electronic Recycling Event

Wednesday, December 14, 2022

10 AM – 1 PM

Charlestown Square Parking Lot

Charlestown ID required

If you would like items picked up from your apartment, there is a charge of $10 for 1 to 3 items and $15 for 4 items or more. This will be charged to your resident account.
For pickup please contact the General Services call center at 443-297-3783 by Monday, December 12.

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Resident Town Hall December 15

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Resident Town Hall Meeting

Thursday, December 15, 2022

10 – 11 AM

Erickson Conference Center


All residents are invited to a formal presentation by the Executive team reporting new projects, updates and areas of concern that require future action. A Q&A period follows the presentation.

Ugly Christmas Sweater Day

Friday, December 16, 2022


All residents and employees are welcomed to participate!


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Handwashing Is The Best Defense Against Flu

~ Sponsored by Resident Council Health Committee ~

Document Your Groups’ History

Janel Douglas Digital Archives will store your records

and document your history!


Regularly email your resident groups’ minutes, documents and photos.


Send your records to:

Wi-Fi Guides for Connecting to Charlestown Networks Available on MyErickson


Wi-Fi Guides for connecting Android, Apple and Windows 10 devices to the Charlestown Resident Network and headless devices to the Portal Network are now avilable on MyErickson.


Administration Updates


Tune in to Channel 972 or visit MyErickson


There will be Admin updates on TV972 on Mondays.  Broadcast at: 10 AM, Noon, 4 PM & 10 PM

Current updates are also available on MyErickson under Community Videos -> Admin Updates.

Security Reminds You to Contact Them Prior to Unregistered Visitor Arrivals

Please call Security Dispatch at x601-8806 in advance of your unregistered visitor’s arrival. Those friends and family who are registered with a window cling do not need to give advanced notice.

You will be asked to provide the following information:
• Name of the  visitor
• Approximate date/time of arrival
• Location where to direct your visitor

AARP Fraud Alert Keeps Us Informed About Current Scams

AARP periodically issues fraud and scam alerts on its website. These scams come mostly through email, phone and web and can sound very convincing. Range of schemes are wide, including such things as Medicare, Social Security, credit card, cruises, IRS, tax preparation, and debt collection. The current focus is on coronavirus-related fraud.

Bookmark the fraud and scam alerts so that you can easily check the website when you get a suspicious email or phone call or you can sign up to have the alerts send directly to you through your email account. There is also a helpline phone number to call: 877-908-3360.

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