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2018 Fall Festival Print E-mail
Prestonwood Forest Fall Festival
 
2018 July 4th Parade and Activities Print E-mail

2018 July 4th announcement

Prestonwood Forest Residents of all ages are invited to decorate everything (and everyone) in the ‘Red, White & Blue’ to ‘Roll and Stroll’ in the Independence Day Parade, Wednesday, July 4 – and participate in neighborhood activities after the Parade!

July 4th parade route The Parade

The Parade lineup starts at 9:40 a.m. at the corner of Ravenhurst Lane at Prestonwood Forest Drive. (People-powered entries line up along Ravenhurst to West of Prestonwood Forest Drive, motorized entries and floats to the East - watch for the Parade Starter!).

We are honored to again have the Knights of Columbus Color Guard lead the Parade with the national colors - and to host our first responders from the Precinct 4 Constable’s Office and Cypress-Creek Volunteer Fire Department ( be prepared to get wet, in the CCVFD ‘street shower’ after the Parade!)

The Independence Day Parade starts rolling at 10:00 am and ends on Glencliffe Lane at the Hancock Elementary school parking lot.

Please be sure to visit the Photo Gallery for (2) great slide shows of the 2017 Independence Day activities!

July 4th Parade Street Parking / No Trash Collection Reminders

  • Residents, who live along the Parade line up area and Parade route, are respectfully asked to not park vehicles in the street (between 8 am and noon) in order to facilitate Parade activities.
  • All Residents - please note that there will be NO trash collection on Wednesday, July 4 in observance of Independence Day. (Please do not place trash or carts curbside until service resumes on Saturday, July 7.)

Swimming Pools - Special Hours and Activities

For pool access after the Parade, residents are reminded to pack their 'Recreation Access Cards', along with their swim gear - when coming to the Independence Day Activities!

  • Pool-1 – (the Clubhouse Family Pool) opens early at 10 am, until 8 pm - and will feature DJ music and lifeguard-directed activities for the children, after the Parade!
  • Pool-2 – (the ‘Other’ Family Pool) will be open from 12-noon until 7 pm and might fit the bill for those seeking more tranquility around the pool.

July 4th ‘Picnic in the Park’.

Following the Parade, Prestonwood Forest residents are invited to a traditional Independence Day picnic treat. James Coney Island will return this year, courtesy of your Prestonwood Forest Utility District and Prestonwood Forest Maintenance Association.

Please stop by the Tennis Deck starting at 10:00 for your favorite chili, cheese (or however you like it) hot dog, along chips and soda! Food services will conclude at 12:00 (or earlier if supplies are exhausted.)

Happy Independence Day!

 
2018 Easter Egg Hunt Print E-mail
Family Events
 
'Nite of Lites' Photo Gallery Print E-mail
Nite of Lites Slide Show
 
2017 ‘Nite of Lites’ Award Winners Print E-mail
Congratulations to the 2017 ‘Nite of Lites’ Awards winners!! Their hard work and efforts are evident and certain to be appreciated by all neighborhood visitors.
 
The 2017 ‘Nite of Lites’ Committee announced the following award locations:Click for Nite of Lites Winners Map
 
Best House:      8119 Roebourne
Best All Around:      8214 Coolshire
Best Mailbox:      8115 Devonwood
Best Door:      8207 Thetford
Best Lamp Post:      13911 Charlynn Oaks
Best Cul-de-sac:      8200 Fernbrook
Best Block:      8100 Dorrcrest
Runner-up Block:      8100 Devonwood
People’s Choice Award:      8130 Dorrcrest Lane
 
The popularity of the Online Voting for the ‘People’s Choice Award’ continues to increase each year – with 47 individual homes nominated and over 400 completed vote forms submitted. Congratulations to this year’s ‘People’s Choice Award’ winner for their recognition by residents and touring guests. Also a ‘hats off’ to the runner up nominee, 7503 Bairnsdale Lane, with its colorful display and placing a very close 2nd.
 
In addition, the following homes were frequently nominated: 8226 Thetford Lane, 13911 Charlynn Oaks Drive, 8118 Devonwood Lane, 8118 Wimbledon Lane, 8118 Coolshire Lane, 7514 Roebourne Lane, 8226 Brinkworth Lane, 8126 Dorrcrest Lane, and 8214 Coolshire Lane.
 
Click here for the the 2017 Nite of Lites Photo Gallery - thanks to all who shared their favorite Nite Of Lites photos, making this possible.
 
 
2017 Fall Festival Print E-mail
Prestonwood Forest Fall Festival
 
2017 July 4th Parade and Festivities Print E-mail
 

Prestonwood Forest Residents are reminded to mark their calendars for more neighborhood fun on Tuesday, July 4th with the neighborhood parade, picnic and children's pool games!

The Parade

The Parade Committee begins organizing the parade lineup at 9:40 a.m. at the corner of Ravenhurst Lane and Prestonwood Forest Drive. All residents are invited to bring their bicycles, tricycles, strollers, wagons, motorized vehicles, and decorate everything (and everyone) in the 'red, white and blue' to ‘roll and stroll’ in our wonderful neighborhood tradition!

We are pleased to again have the Knights of Columbus Color Guard leading the Parade and excited about hosting our first responders from the Precinct 4 Constable’s Office and Cypress-Creek Volunteer Fire Department (be prepared to get wet after the Parade!)

Swimmimg Pools - Special Hours and Activities

Residents are reminded to bring their 'Recreation Access Cards' to the parade for pool access!

Pool-1 - (the Clubhouse Pool) opens early at 10 am and will feature DJ music and lifeguard-directed games for the children!
Pool-2 - might fit the bill for those seeking a bit more tranquility around the pool. This beautiful pool, with the elevated covered deck, will be open from noon until 7 pm!

 
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Hurricane Season: June - November Print E-mail
Hurricane Preparedness
 
2017 ‘Easter Egg Hunt’ Thank You Print E-mail
2017 Easter Egg Hunt - Thank You!Many thanks to Beth Lewis, the ‘Easter Bunny’, the Flyers Swim Team Board, the PFMA and the many resident volunteers- for their hard work and energy to ‘make it happen’ for our Prestonwood community! The Flyers ‘Easter family-photo frame’ and piñatas for the children were wonderful additions to Prestonwood’s Easter tradition. Thanks also to Michael Droll for his generous contribution of providing the coffee for all the adults in attendance. There were many cameras and cell phone cameras – so please be sure to share some of your favorite photos and help document this year’s fun event in the ‘Prestonwood Events Photo Gallery’.

 
2017 Easter Egg Hunt Print E-mail
Family Events
 
2016 Nite of Lites Photos Print E-mail
Nite of Lites 2016 Once again, as is our December tradition, Prestonwood Forest residents displayed the magical beauty of this Holiday season; 'Nite of Lites' succeeds as a superbly creative and imaginative exhibition of Christmas spirit and a true expression of our Joy and Hope. Many Thanks to all who participate and Congratulations to the impressive Award Winners. Enjoy the slideshow - a special Thank You to Vicki Jackson, Priyanka Paurana and Mark White for taking and compiling these excellent photos!

 
2016 ‘Nite of Lites’ Award Winners Print E-mail
Congratulations to the 2016 ‘Nite of Lites’ Awards winners!! Their hard work and efforts are evident and certain to be appreciated by all neighborhood visitors.
 
The 2016 ‘Nite of Lites’ Committee announced the following award locations:
 
Best House:   8110 Fernbrook Lane
Best All Around:   8106 Schaffer Lane
Best Mailbox:   8110 Devonwood Lane
Best Door:   7610 Bideford Lane
Best Lamp Post:   8214 Coolshire Lane
Best Cul-de-sac:   8200 Middlebury Lane
Best Block:   8100 Devonwood Lane
Runner-up Block:   8100 Schaffer Lane
People’s Choice Award:   8226 Thetford Lane
 
Online voting, throughout December, was enthusiastic with forty one (41) individual Prestonwood Forest homes nominated for the “2016 People’s Choice Award” ! The runner-up homes are 13911 Charlynn Oaks Drive (2nd place) , with 8226 Brinkworth Lane and 8118 Devonwood Lane tied for 3rd place.
 
Please be sure to visit the Photo Gallery for the ‘2016 Nite of Lites Photos’ submitted by residents and guests.
 
 
Share Your Photos! Print E-mail
Photo Gallery
 
2016 Nite of Lites Announcement Print E-mail
Nite of Lites is coming!

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restonwood Forest lights up with its 39th annual ‘Nite of Lites’ Event from December 10 through December 31, 2016! Please click here for the 2016 Nite of Lites Visitors and Awards Map.
 
Prestonwood’s 785 homes participate in friendly, holiday-spirited competition for a variety of individual and block recognition categories which are awarded by a committee of guest judges. Additionally, our residents and touring guests contribute to the fun by nominating their favorite homes for the ‘People’s Choice’ award category, throughout December, using this website’s Online Voting feature!
 
December 10 is the Nite of Lites Committee’s Judging Night: A panel of independent judges tours the neighborhood and determines 2016’s “Best of” awards! The individual home award categories are: Best House, Best All-Around, Best Door, Best Mailbox, and Best Lamp Post. The group/block awards are: Best Block and Best Cul-de-sac.
 
The very popular Online Voting is open for our residents and touring guests to nominate their favorite homes for the ‘People’s Choice Award’ - throughout December! Watch for the voting link on this website!.
 
Nite of Lites photos: Residents and guests are encouraged to share their favorite Prestonwood Forest ‘Nite of Lites’ photos and videos by uploading them using the email link on this website’s ‘Event Photo Gallery’.
 
Additional resident-volunteers for ‘Nite of Lites Committee’ activities are always welcome – and appreciated. If you are interested in assisting with numerous activities in support of Prestonwood’s oldest and best-known Event, please click on this website’s ‘Contact Us’ link and contact any Board member for additional information.
 
Please visit this website often, for ‘2016 Nite of Lites’ event updates and online voting!
 
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