The Colony

The Colony was established in 1970 as the first development of the Walnut Village in Irvine. There are 475 single family homes in the community. The Colony is a family community just blocks away from Irvine School District’s Irvine High School and College Park Elementary School. Just a short walk to shopping at both Walnut Village Center and Heritage Plaza; it is a pedestrian and bike friendly location. Peter’s Canyon Bike trail and Harvard Park Athletic fields are also close by.

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Colony News

Colony Easter Egg Hunt and Colony Faire   

Colony residents were treated to an Easter Egg Hunt  bounce house on Saturday, April 8th, from 10-12 AM at the Colony park.   ​
This year we added a faire with vendors of home services giving out information and answering questions about home repairs and upgrades along with energy and water conservation, and disaster preparedness.
More Photos on the Recreation Page
​Colony Monument Signs
In response to community concern The Board of Directors has formed a committee to explore the possibility of replacing the monument signs at the two entrances to the neighborhood:  The Mall at Walnut and Scottsdale at Culver.
We had some good feedback at the first meeting  on Monday, February 13, and Tuesday, March 7, 2017 7:00 PM.  

Questions that have come up is the cost will come out of reserves and not from a special assessment, and that the designs are not final but very close to what will be proposed and that more detailed info will be coming. 
Below is a link to committee working papers for review.  Colony Sign Proposed
New Link to Colony Approved Paint Colors by Sherwin-Williams
Ready to paint your home's exterior but worry about our Association's color guidelines? Browse our HOA Color Archive to find the approved colors for your home.
Sherwin-Williams Approved Colors

Please remember to always have an approved ARC application prior to starting any changes to the exterior of your home. A new short form has been posted for making the application process easier. The ARC Guidelines are available on the Documents Page. 

Community Events

Memorial Day Ceremony
  • May 29th 10AM
The City of Irvine will host its annual Memorial Day Ceremony in the Formal Garden. Attendees will have the opportunity to memorialize our troop’s sacrifice by writing down a brief remembrance to be posted on a memory board at the event. Cards will also be available for well-wishers to send a message of appreciation and support to members of Irvine’s adopted 2/11 Marine Battalion. Colonel Bill Barber Marine Corps Memorial Park
4 Civic Center Plaza
Park in the San Juan parking lot off Harvard. 
​Studio Arts Festival
  • Saturday, June 3, 2017 - 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • ​14321 Yale Avenue Irvine, CA 92604
  • Phone: 949-724-6880
The Irvine Fine Arts Center will host the 23rd annual Studio Arts Festival. The juried festival will showcase more than 85 Southern California artists and their original works of art in ceramics, sculpture, jewelry, painting, photography, fiber and glass. The festival will also feature music, art demonstrations and food, including ice cream sundaes served in handmade collectible ceramic bowls. Admission and parking are free. Click here for more information.
​The City of Irvine Animal Care Center will host its 11th annual Super Pet Adoption
10 a.m.-4 p.m.,  Sunday, June 4.   
  •  600+ adoptable dogs, cats, rabbits and more
  •  Vendors and services for pets and their humans
  •  Silent auction and opportunity drawings
  •  Low-cost microchipping
  •  Free veterinarian advice
  •  Gourmet food trucks and bake sale
 click here for more information
​Learn the steps to remove your lawn and replace it with a drought-friendly garden. 
Sign up required here:
  • ​June 15 @ 6 to 8:30 p.m. 
Location: IRWD Main Offices 
15600 Sand Canyon Ave. 
Irvine, CA