Last Updated on September 24, 2023
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 and NEWS for additional announcements.
Trash Pickup 3 Days a Week Beginning August 28
Beginning Monday, August 28, 2023
Trash pickups all buildings Monday, Wednesday, Friday
Recycling pickup Tuesday or Thursday
Building Exterior Window Washing Begins
Aug. 28 – Oct. 5, 2023
8 AM – 4:30 PM
Building Schedules Posted, as received
Mon. Sept. 25 1st, 2nd, 3rd & 4th fl
Tue. Sept. 26 1st, 2nd, 3rd & 4th fl
Wed. Sept. 27 3rd & 4th floors
Thur. Sept. 28 G, 1st, 2nd & 3rd fl
Fri. Sept. 29 T, G, 1st & 2nd fl
Mon. Oct. 2 T, G, 1st & 2nd fl
Fall Fun Fest Decoration Contest
Do you have a knack for decorating and want to support a community event?
This year’s Fall Fun Fest [Oct. 13 2023, 3 – 6:30 PM] has an option for you!
Community Resources is looking for creative volunteers to decorate sections of the Trackless Train Route. Riders of the Trackless Train will vote for the best display.
Contact Brittany Owens at x601-8670 for more information.
General Services Resident Town Hall
General Services Resident Town Hall Meeting
Monday, September 25, 2023
Resident Tech Bar September 28
Resident Tech Bar
Thursday, September 28, 2023
10 AM – Noon
Chesapeake Dining Room
Free walk-up services for technology devices such as laptops, tablets and cell phones.
Personal Tech Consultation
Assistance Downloading Apps
Handheld Devices Assistance
Get the Scoop with Benevolent Care
Resident Restaurant Discussion October 11
Resident Restaurant Discussion
Wednesday, October 11, 2023
Fall Fun Festival October 13
All residents, staff, and families are cordially invited to the Fall Fun Festival!
Food, Fun, & Market!
Friday, October 13, 2023
3 – 6:30 PM
Fountain Hill Courtyard
Live music and dancing, petting zoo and pony rides, vendor market, food trucks, and much more!
Visit Farmer’s Market at Charlestown Every Thursday
In Full Swing Every Thursday
10 AM – Noon
New Location: Chesapeake Lounge
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: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Archives are located in Fountain Hill, across from The Abbey.
Open for visits and/or research:
Mon. and Wed.: 9:30 AM – Noon
Tues. and Thur.: 11 AM – 2 PM
Please call to confirm at 410-737-8838, x8356 or 601-8356.
Photographers needed to document campus events to be preserved in the Archives.
You Can Help Remedy Shopping Cart Shortages!
Please remember to return all
shopping carts and wheelchairs
to your nearest front desk
Other residents will thank you!
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 A network consists of two or more computers that are linked in order to share resources (such as printers and CDs), exchange files, or allow electronic communications. The computers on a network may be linked through cables, telephone lines, radio waves, satellites, or infrared light beams. See also... READ MORE and headless devices to the Portal is a term, generally synonymous with "gateway," for a World Wide Web site that is or proposes to be a major starting site for users when they get connected to the Web or that users tend to visit as an anchor site. At Charlestown, a separate network (CCI-Portal) is used for "headless" devices ... READ MORE Network are now available on MyErickson.
READ MOREAdministration 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.