Tips for Settling in to Your New Community
If you recently moved to the area because of a new job – congratulations and welcome! Having done this myself, I can tell you that while it’s exciting, change can be stressful. Sure, you accepted the new job because it was more challenging, more interesting or more financially rewarding – but the process of moving and getting settled in to a new community has its ups and downs.
How do you connect with people and build a new life outside of work?
Here are some tips:
If you want to know who, around you, shares the same interests and lifestyle that you do, here are some web pages that may be of interest:
Like to bike? http://www.springcity.org
Are you a star-gazer? http://www.vbas.org
If you have children, you might like this local mom’s blog about Huntsville: https://www.rocketcitymom.com/
You don’t have to be a gardener to enjoy all that the Huntsville Botanical Gardens can offer: https://hsvbg.org
Looking to enjoy the free hiking and biking trails in the area?
Interested in Madison County’s newest sports team? Check out the Rocket City Trash Pandas: https://www.milb.com/rocket-city
Looking for a running partner? Check out the Huntsville Track Club: http://huntsvilletrackclub.org/
If you are still staying close to home, there are still plenty of options for virtual events: Huntsville Virtual Activities
If you want to see the latest events (and sign up for a weekly email of weekend events), CLICK HERE to visit Huntsville.org.
Once you’ve had a chance to settle into your new home you’ll probably be thinking about places to eat! In light of recent current events, you may be thinking take-out or delivery sounds good. Here’s a local Facebook page that specifically promotes Huntsville area take out and delivery options:
There’s lots more to do – but this should give you a variety of things to choose from as you start exploring. So, get out and enjoy the community and, as always, we look forward to seeing you around town!