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Community Impact

The goal of RIRA is to help Rumsey Island remain a safe, serene and congenial place to live through improvement initiatives and events so new & existing residents can get to know their neighbors.

The Rumsey Island Resident Association has sponsored many neighborhood events and community projects.

June 2024
Jun 20
June 20, 2024
Saproe Di Mare, 504 Joppa Farm Rd
Joppatowne, Maryland 21085 United States

Join some neighbors for good food and conversation. Rumsey Island Foodies meets every 3ed Thursday, alternating local tried and true restaurants with exploring other food establishments in neighboring towns.

May 2024
May 25
May 25, 2024

Yard Sale 9am - 1pm & Donation drop off at Copley Church 1-1:30pm Rumsey Island Community Yard Sale is coming quickly. Declutter and give your stuff a new life via […]

May 16
May 16, 2024
The Local, 1918 Belair Rd
Fallston, Maryland 21047 United States

Come enjoy some neighbors and some good food! All are welcome.

May 11
May 11, 2024

Join your neighbors to help clean-up the Rumsey Island community and adjacent Gunpowder Park trails along Shore Drive. Meet at the trail head at the corner of Shore Dr. and […]

May 04
May 04, 2024

Collect some nutritious compost for your spring gardens. If you can, lend a hand in turning the bins to keep the composting process moving along efficiently.

April 2024
Apr 18
April 18, 2024

Location: Mi Sabor Peruano, 525 Pulaski Hwy, Joppatowne Topic: Rain Water Gardens and Native Plant Landscaping; how it helps your yard and bulkheads! Guest Speaker: Claire Cambardella, a watershed restoration […]

February 2024
Feb 15
February 15, 2024

Third Thursdays enjoy a meal out with friends! Exploring a little of our region, Februbary Foodies will be meeting on 15 Feb at 6pm at the Landing Strip. Enjoy some […]

January 2024
Jan 18
January 18, 2024

Location: Sapore Di Mare(504 Joppa Farm Rd. Joppatowne, MD 21085)  Third Thursdays enjoy a meal out with friends! A chance to kick back and spend some quality social time and fun […]

December 2023
Dec 18
December 18, 2023

Expanding your cookie variety for the holidays! Bring a plate, take a plate, mix and match.

Dec 14
December 14, 2023
Sapore di Mare, 500 Joppa Farm Rd
Joppa, MD United States

ONE WEEK EARLY! December Foodies will be meeting on 14 December at 6pm at the Sapore. Enjoy some good food, kick back with some neighbors!

November 2023
Nov 16
November 16, 2023
Sunshine Grille, 12607 Fork Road
Fork, Maryland

November Foodies will be meeting on 16 November at 6pm at the Sunshine Grille in Fork MD. Enjoy some good food, kick back with some neighbors!

October 2023
Oct 14
October 14, 2023

We are EXCITED to have our first 2.5K Rumsey Island Bat House Glow Run Fundraiser on Saturday October 14, 7:00 pm. Checkin starts at sunset, 6:30pm. Festivities include race walk/run/wheel […]

September 2023
Sep 09
September 09, 2023
Rumsey Island, Island-Wide
Joppa, Maryland

The Community of Rumsey Island is having our 2023 Fall Yard Sale. The sale will take place on ALL streets of Rumsey Island beginning at 9 AM. Everyone is welcome […]