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?
Or Land Trust of North Alabama
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!