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

​Breakfast with Santa
Bring your family down to the Colony Clubhouse to enjoy a pancake breakfast with all the fixings. There will be crafts, cookie decorating and of course the chance to ask Santa for your special Christmas wish! 
  • When: Saturday, December 10
  • Time: 10 am—12 noon
  • Where: Colony Clubhouse
​Halloween Family Fun  
The Colony Clubhouse was the scene of fun and frivolity for witches, princesses, superheroes and more!  Costumed kids and their parents played games, won prizes, and made halloween themed crafts while enjoying tasty treats.  Many thanks to all our volunteers who made the event possible. Special thanks to our recreation liaison LaDonna Bornzin and her committee Lynn O'Neil and Eileen Tsai.
Please look for more photos on the Recreation Page
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.  The ARC Guidelines are available on the Documents Page. 

Community Events

​IRWD Landscape Training
California Friendly Landscape Training Class
  • ​Wednesday, January 18 - 6 PM to 9 PM
  • ​Saturday, February 4 - 10 AM to 1 PM
  • Wednesday, February 22 - 6 PM to 9 PM Spanish
IRWD MultiPurpose Room 
15600 Sand Canyon Ave., Irvine  

Become a Waterwise Gardener. Learn six ways to make your garden California Friendly. 
  • Using a Holistic Approach to Gardening
  • Building a Living Soil Sponge
  • Rethinking Elements of Your Site
  • Right Plant, Right Place
  • Using Rainwater as a Resource
  • Managing Irrigation
Sign up to attend. 
​Orange County Mosquito and Vector Control District 
The Orange County Mosquito and Vector Control District gave a very informative presentation to Colony residents at the clubhouse on April 13th. ​We would like to thank Mary-Joy Coburn, the Public Affairs Coordinator for the district. She was very helpful in answering our questions and presenting the latest information on outside pests in our community. 

The District is asking for our help in controlling the spread of mosquitoes by reporting  ALL daytime mosquito attacks to the Orange County Mosquito & Vector Control District at: Phone: (714) 971-2421 Flyer link

The District web site, is full of information and links to reporting and educational material.   They have a number of educational pamphlets available in multi-language formats to help communicate how mosquitoes are changing our quality of life in Orange County.  Please review this informational pamphlet on INVASIVE MOSQUITO ALERT to do what you can to keep the pest away for our community