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May 22nd Events

Cove Point Lighthouse will have an Open House on Monday, May 22nd from 3-7 pm. Come and tour this historic home. The Calvert Marine Museum invited you to take advantage of this rare opportunity to tour the renovated keeps home. Limited parking, carpooling is encouraged. No rsvp required.

 

 There will be an Open House at the Charles County Volunteer Rescue Squad on May 22nd from 6-9 p.m. The Rescue Squad is located at 2 Calvert Street in La Plata. Tour the building as well as all of the Emergency Apparatus.  The Ambulances will be open for you to tour and take photos with.  Also, each child guest will receive a goodie bag as a special remembrance of their visit. And a Hawaiian ice truck will be on hand so you can purchase a refreshing treat. Please come by and see us for the kick off of EMS WEEK 2017.

May 23rd Events

Pax River Youth Rugby will be kicking off the 2017 Season, beginning with practice starting on May 23, 2017.  Pax River Youth Rugby is open to boys and girls from ages 5-17.  Practices are held weekly from 6:00 p.m. to 7:15 p.m. on Tuesday's and Thursday's @ 24580 Clarkes Landing Ln, Hollywood, MD 20636.  Matches will be played on Saturday's throughout the summer season.  Details about playing, coaching, or volunteering can be found on the Pax Rugby webpage www.paxrugby.com.  More details and updates can be found on the www.somd.com sports calendar, or on the Patuxent River Youth Facebook page.

May 25th Events
You're invited to the Arc of Southern Maryland's 15th Annual Pat Collins Golf Classic fundraising event May 25th at the Chesapeake Hills Golf Club! At-the-door registration begins at 7:30 a.m., with a shotgun start at 8:30 a.m. Proceeds support The Arc in providing services to people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, helping them to reach their goals, engage in the community, find employment, and more! For more information contact Jennie Parran at The Arc of Southern Maryland at jparran@arcsomd.org or call
410-535-2413, ext. 123
May 26th Events
Come out and join the Concerned Black Men of Calvert County for their 19th Annual "Gala by the Bay" Scholarship Banquet. Celebrate the Positive! Dinner, program and Dancing at Rod and Reel Restaurant. It all happens on Saturday May 26th. Tickets are $70.00 per person. For reservations or more information contact them by phone 410-586-9124 or email. info@concernedblackmen.com; www.concernedblackmen.org
 
Hits 4 Heroes will have their Golf Classic to support local combat veterans who have suffered devasting injuries on Friday May 26th at Wicomico Shores Golf Course. $100 per player includes green fees, soft drinks, lunch and beverages. Captain's Choice with a shotgun start at 9:00 a.m. For more information or to sign up contact Kevin Hall at 301-481-6928 or email kevin@hits4heroes.org.
 
Join The Newtowne Players on a magical journey to the heart and soul of Broadway in their second annual “A Night On Broadway” musical revue that takes place May 26 – June 4. You're bound to hear many songs you know and love from your favorite musicals. Performances are held at Three Notch Theatre at 21744 S. Coral Drive in Lexington Park. Tickets are $18 for adults; $15 for seniors, students and military and $13 for children. To purchase tickets, visit www.newtowneplayers.org or call 301-737-5447. 
May 27th Events

There will be an Annual Yard Sale to benefit the Southern Maryland Compassion Center held at Grace Lutheran Church on Charles Street in La Plata, on May 27th from 8am-12pm. Please call 301-932-0963 weekdays starting May 1st through noon May 26th to reserve a space to sell your items (cost is $15/space). Donations of items for the sale will be accepted on May 26th from 5-7pm at the church.  The SMCC is a mobile trailer that provides clothing and household items for the needy at three locations in Southern Maryland.

 

Include a 5K in your Memorial Day Weekend plans. May 27th at 8 am, The 6th Annual "Life's Good in LG" 5K and Fun Run is back~last year's festive race included over 250 5K-ers and about 100 Fun Runners! All of our proceeds will go directly to the Leonardtown Volunteer Fire Department.  Over the years we have been able to support the LVFD with over $6,000.00 through this event.  So come out and enjoy our scenic and USAT&F CERTIFIED one-lap course and CHIPPED TIMING SYSTEM in the Leonard's Grant subdivision. Both the Kids' Run and the 5K will start and end at the LG Gazebo. Have fun with LVFD hook and ladder truck spray-down, Flavored Ice, a DJ and more:www.leonardsgrant5krun.com

 

The Southern Maryland Boot Scooters will be hosting a Community Yard Sale on Saturday, May 27th from 7:00 AM – 1:00 PM under Pavilion K at the Farmer’s Market in Charlotte Hall.  Tables/spaces are available for rent and this is a great location to sell your stuff!!    We will also have a bake sale with donated goods from our team members.  All proceeds from the table rentals and bake sale will go directly to the Alzheimer’s Association.  We will participate in the Walk to End Alzheimer’s in LaPlata in September.  Our goal is to raise $5000 before the Walk.   Contact Leslie Harvey at 301-290-0088 for more information on table/space rentals.  Please come out and support our yard sale.  Yeehaw!

 

The Tri County Trot will be held Saturday May 27, 2017 starting at 0830 AM from Our Lady Star of the Sea School on Solomon’s Island, MD.    The Rotary Clubs of the tri-counties will sponsor the event for the benefit of our Veterans and the Warfighter Advance Program. The Warfighter Advance program designed specifically for Warfighters coping with post deployment stress and other deployment related traumas. Cost is $25 and register online in advance at www.active.com and Search “Rotary 4 Vets.”  Or register the day of the race between 7:00AM – 8:00 AM.  Come out for a great event supporting a great cause.

May 28th Events

On Sunday May 28th, Summerseat Farms will be hosting a Memorial Day Celebration and Concert from 11 AM to 8 PM at 26655 Three Notch Road in Mechanicsville, Md.  The event will feature displays from a Sons of Confederate Veterans Civil War Encampment, Boy Scout demonstrations, local music and dance, demonstrations and fun for the whole family. The event will conclude with a performance by the Band of America's Few - a non-profit band comprised of United States Marine Corps Field Band veterans, starting at 5 pm.  The band will be performing selections honoring Naval and Marine Corps Aviators and Astronauts, as well as traditional military march selections.  Tickets are $10 per family - veteran and active duty families are free. For more information, look up Summerseat Farms and Band of America's Few on facebook or follow the links at www.summerseat.org.

 

In support of Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, the Chopticon High School football team is proud to join Touchdowns Against Cancer 2017! Touchdowns Against Cancer is important to Chopticon because childhood cancer remains the leading cause of death by disease among young Americans. This is our way of helping the 16,000 children and adolescents that will be diagnosed with cancer this year. We are challenging our fans to pledge for every touchdown we score between September 14th - 30th to benefit St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.  You can also make a 1 time donation! For more information, join the campaign, or to setup a private donation:
Please go to : https://pledgeit.org/tac17-chopticon-braves. facebook: Chopticon High School Football @chopfootball
twitter: @chopfootball. Email: bravesfootballinfo@gmail.com
 
May 29th Events
May 30th Events

The Patuxent River Sail and Power Squadron is offering the Maryland Basic Boating Course from 6:00 to 9:00 PM on 30 and 31 May and finishing on 6 June at 21541 Great Mills Road in Lexington Park.  This course leads to the boating safety education certificate required by anyone born on or after 1 July 1972 that operates a numbered or documented vessel on Maryland waters.  All ages and walk-ins are welcome.  For more information or to register call Hal Willard at (301) 904-7265.

May 31st Events

The Patuxent River Sail and Power Squadron is offering the Maryland Basic Boating Course from 6:00 to 9:00 PM on 30 and 31 May and finishing on 6 June at 21541 Great Mills Road in Lexington Park.  This course leads to the boating safety education certificate required by anyone born on or after 1 July 1972 that operates a numbered or documented vessel on Maryland waters.  All ages and walk-ins are welcome.  For more information or to register call Hal Willard at (301) 904-7265.

June 2nd Events

The Ridge Lions Club is happy to announce our 4th annual ‘Pitch Card Party’.  Come join us June 2nd for a night of fun playing ‘PITCH’ at the Knights of Columbus hall at 16441 Three Notch Road, Ridge, MD 20680.  Doors open at 6:30 pm with the games being promptly at 7:30 pm.  Beginners are always welcomed.  The Entrance Fee is $10 and includes one free hot dog and chips per person.  The event includes: Free desserts and drinks, Door Prizes, 50/50 raffle and best of all, everyone goes home with a “PRIZE”.  Proceeds are used to help those less fortunate in our community.  For additional information please go to our Facebook account at https://www.facebook.com/RidgeLionsClub.

 

The Tidewater School is celebrating 30 years of providing Montessori education for children in Calvert County with a Duck Derby fundraiser on June 2, 2017 at the Chesapeake Beach Water Park. Visit our site to purchase your duck. www.thetidewaterschool.org

 

Pets with Disabilities will be holding our 8th Annual "A Toast to Pets with Disabilities" Silent Auction Fundraiser on Friday,  June 2nd at 150 Adelina in Prince Frederick, MD. We have a fabulous Silent Auction with over 100 items which include: Sports Memorabilia, Hotel Stays, Jewelry,  airline tickets, Gift Certificates for restaurants and other adventures, original artwork, and much much more! We are also having several raffles throughout the evening. There will be entertainment and great food all at a beautiful  venue.    This is our largest fundraiser of the year and it really is so much fun.   Please come enjoy a night with family and friends  for a great cause. All proceeds benefit Pets with Disabilities.   For ticket purchase please visit www.petswithdisabilities.org.

June 3rd Events

The Calvert Animal Welfare League is a non profit, no kill of adoptable pets, 100% volunteer run animal shelter located in Calvert County.  They are inviting the community to join us for our annual Bark B Que vendor and family fun day on Saturday June 3rd from 11am-3pm at Calvert Animal Welfare League at 1040 N Prince Frederick Blvd, Prince Frederick  . There will be food, games, music, vendors, and pet exhibits!

 

Fraternal Order of Police Lodge #7 and the Lexington Park Volunteer Rescue Squad Associates will have a Brown Bag Auction and Vendor Fair at the station next to the Lexington Park Library off of Great Mills Road on Saturday June 3rd. Doors open at 12pm – Auctions begin 2pm. Tickets: $1 a piece, 6 for $5, 14 for $10, or an arm’s length for $20. Lexington Park Vol. Rescue Squad Associates will be selling food, drinks and baked goods. The Lexington Park Vol. Rescue Squad Associates will also be hosting a Vendor Fair during the auction. Bring a non-perishable donation to Lifestyles of MD in Lexington Park and receive 5 free tickets (Limit 1 per Family). Bring your address labels or name stamps to save time with your tickets! Please come out and support the FOP 7 and the Lexington Park Vol. Rescue Squad. Check out our website for more info: www.lpvSendrs.org

 

The Calvert Green Expo & Craft Fair will be held  on Saturday, June 3 from 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM at Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Center (13480 Dowell Road, Dowell, MD).  Attendees can learn to: lower energy costs, harness solar power, find green products for home and business, plant a healthier garden, compost waste, and much more. Attendees can also make a rain barrel (pre-registration is required), recycle old air conditioning units and drop off old latex paint for safe disposal / recycling (for a fee). Food and drink available for purchase. Vendor / sponsorship registration is now open. Fees are $50 for commercial entities and $10 for non profits. Sponsorship levels range from $100 - $2500 and include promotional opportunities. Organizations interested in exhibiting should have a green component. To register, go to bit.ly/CalvertGreenExpo17.

 

STATE OF MARYLAND BOATING SAFETY CLASS: Plus, Introduction to Marlinspike, Charts and VHF Radio Use. Saturdays: June 3 & June 10th. Both Classes Must Be Attended for Certification. 9:00 am to 3:00 pm at 5861 Deale-Churchton Road in Deale, Maryland. 1st Family Member - $25; Each Additional- $10 Girl, Boy or Sea Scout 18 yrs & Older - $10 FREE * to Veterans, 1st Responders & those 17 or younger Presented by: U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 23-07. Pre-registration will secure your place. Contact: Lynn Fountain-410-570-5478 or 1941Lynn@comcast.net

 

The Calvert County Sheriff’s office presents the 2nd Annual Calvert Torch Run 5K on Saturday June 3rd where participants can run a certified 5K or 1-mile course (not timed) with local Law Enforcement as they carry the actual Torch to support Special Olympics Maryland. Location: Calvert Marine Museum 14200 Solomons Island Rd S, Solomons, MD 20688. Sign up starts at 0800. Race starts at 0900. All participants will receive an official Ultra Soft Torch Run Tee Shirt showing their support of Law Enforcement and what they do for our communities.  The mission of the Law Enforcement Torch Run®, (LETR) in partnership with our communities, is to support Special Olympics Maryland through fundraising and public awareness while enhancing the quality of life of our athletes. Your $35 registration will earn you an Ultra Soft Cotton Tee Shirt.  Visit www.calvertorchrun.com to register you or your team.  Contact Sherry Drahiem 410-535-1600 x2450 or Det. Sarah Jernigan 410-535-1600 x2772 to purchase a shirt/hat or if you have any questions.
 
Explore the Trails at Jefferson Patterson Park and Museum on June 3rd from 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Prior to starting the self-guided tour, stop by the JPPM Visitor Center for a Map and Trail Guide. For the children, they have a trail exploration scavenger hunt. Scavenger hund cards are available at the visitor center. Locate all the items on the card and at teh end of the self guided tour, return to the visitor center for a prize. For more information visit www.jefpat.org.
 
The Young Life 5K Run/Walk/Have Fun will take place on June 3rd at John G. Lancaster Park in Lexington Park. Sign in at 8:30 a.m. and the run starts at 9:00 a.m. Come out to support Young Life St. Mary's and help send kids to camp.  There will be prizes for best times and best costumes. Cost: $25 online registration (May 30 deadline); $30 day-of registration. Find out more at smc.younglife.org.
 
St. George’s Episcopal Church is having their Annual Crab Cake Festival on Saturday, June 3, from 1-7pm.  The boxed meal includes crab cakes, ham, buttered potatoes, seasoned green beans, cole slaw, condiments and roll; all for $22!  Drive-through will be available.  The Festival will also feature music, drinks and outdoor games.  It’s always a good time and GREAT food!  We’re located at 19167 Poplar Hill Lane, Valley Lee, MD, and you can call (301) 994-0585 for more information.  
 
Stop by the White Plains Moose Lodge for a live concert featuring The Stone Pleasure Band featuring The Winstons on Saturday June 3rd at the lodge on Rt. 301 in White Plains. The concert takes place from 8:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m. and tickets are just $15. For more information call the lodge at 301-934-9344.
 
The Garvey Senior Activity Center Council, Inc., is sponsoring a Yard Sale and Craft Fair
Fundraiser in support of the programs, activities and special events offered at the Garvey Senior Activity Center.  Weather will not be a factor as it will be an indoor event at the Leonard Hall Drill Hall.  Please let us know if you have any items you would like to donate for this event.  We can accept and store items the week before the event (May 30-June 2).  So, when you do your spring cleaning or are preparing to move, think of those items you can donate to our yard sale.  Vendors are welcome to participate and display their crafts for a $25 fee and must provide their own table/setup.  We want to make this an annual fundraising event. Contact Margaret Forrest at 301 481 5850 or Beth Roth at 301 373 8129 for additional information.
 
The Mechanicsville Volunteer Rescue Squad will be hosting Food Truck Corrals on Saturdays June 3, 17 & July 1 from Noon - 4 at the Mechanicsville Elementary School.  Come out and try some great mobile cuisine. Tables, Chairs and entertainment will be provided.
 
Watermelon Inc., a local non-profit organization dedicated to the theatre arts and to providing a nurturing environment for original works, presents its fifth annual Watermelon One-Act Festival (WOAF). This year’s festival will be hosted by St. Mary’s College of Maryland (SMCM) on June 3-4, 2017. WOAF 2017 will feature 15 original one-act plays written and performed by local and out-of-state artists and students. Three to four plays will be performed and adjudicated by qualified professionals during each of four performance sessions on Saturday June 3, 2017. Top scoring plays will compete in the finals on Sunday June 4 at 2 PM, and the winning script, director, ensemble, and performers will receive awards during the ceremony following the finals. Ticket prices are $12 per Saturday session ($10 students/seniors) and $20 for the Sunday Finals/Awards Ceremony ($15 students/seniors; includes food and beverages). A festival pass for both days is available for $55 ($50 students/seniors). All tickets will be sold at the door and only cash and check will be accepted (no credit cards). Please visit www.watermeloninc.org for more information or email watermelon@watermeloninc.org.
 
The 12th Annual Poker Run to benefit the Burnett Calvert Hospice House will be held on June 3. Registration is from 10:30 am to 12:00 pm at a sports bar in Lusby. For details, contact Chris Bowen at 443-532-8343 or Heather Scott at 410-610-8363 or email calvertpokerrun@yahoo.com.  

 

June 4th Events

Jefferson Patterson Park and Museum in St. Leonard will be celebrating their 32nd Annual Children's Day on the Farm on Sunday, June 4th from 11 a.m. until 5 p.m. Admission is free. The whole family will love the puppet and magic shows, pony and ox cart rides, sack races, face painting, trackless train, antique tractor parade and more. For more information visit www.jefpat.org.  

 

The Animal Relief Fund will be having their Dog Days Of Summer Adopt-A-Thon and Beach Party on Sunday June 4th from Noon - 5pm. It all takes place at 85 Charles Street on Solomons Island. This is your opportunity to adopt a forever friend. There will also be live music, contests, photo booth, raffles, games and more. For more information contact Sandi at 240-925-5940 or sandrad999@yahoo.com

 

There will be a Poker Run to support Southern Maryland Vacation for Vets on Saturday June 4th.  Details can be found on the Southern Maryland Vacations for Vets on website and facebook or call 301-399-0013. This is our 10th year of providing free weekend retreats for our recovering vets. For more information call 301-904-0707.

 

Join the Southern Maryland Youth Orchestra and Choir on June 4 at 3PM, for SMYOC's Gala 'At The River'. The Gala will be held in the grounds of the Asbury Solomons Retirement Community overlooking the Patuxent River. It promises to be a wonderful afternoon and evening showcasing all of the enormous and varied talents of the more than 100 students in SMYOC in a very beautiful setting.  The afternoon’s entertainment includes: Silent auction: from interesting art to enticing opportunities, there's sure to be something here that will capture your interest. The grand Gala concert with performances by SMYOC's four choirs and two orchestras. Food and a cash bar. For more information and to purchase tickets, go to our website www.smyoc.org.
 
Patuxent Habitat for Humanity will have The Art of Recycling Art Show and Auction on Sunday, June 4th from 4:00 - 7:00 p.m. The show and auction will take place at Annmarie Sculpture Garden and Arts Center in Dowell. The proceeds support affordable housing for local families in Calvert and St. Mary's Counties. Tickets are just $35 and can be purchased online at www.patuxenthabitat.org.
 
Join The Newtowne Players on a magical journey to the heart and soul of Broadway in their second annual “A Night On Broadway” musical revue that takes place May 26 – June 4. You're bound to hear many songs you know and love from your favorite musicals. Performances are held at Three Notch Theatre at 21744 S. Coral Drive in Lexington Park. Tickets are $18 for adults; $15 for seniors, students and military and $13 for children. To purchase tickets, visit www.newtowneplayers.org or call 301-737-5447. 
June 5th Events

Providence Center, a non-profit organization that serves Anne Arundel County residents with intellectual and developmental disabilities, announced today that it will celebrate the 25th anniversary of its annual Golf Classic on June 5th at Queenstown Harbor in Queenstown.  The shotgun start begins at 10:00 AM.  For more information about the 25th Annual Golf Classic, visit www.providencecenter.com.  Sponsorships and foursomes are still available and can be purchased online. A full list of sponsors can be found at http://www.providencecenter.com/news/25th-annual-moran-golf-classic.

June 7th Events

Decoding Dyslexia of MD Charles County Group will have a  meeting on June 7th at 6:30 at La Plata Library just off Rt. 6. The meeting purpose is to advocate for families with dyslexic children and to help change the Charles county public school system. – Questions email Tracy Wolff at decodingdyslexiacharles@gmail.com

June 8th Events

Police and first responders are invited to training on "Understanding Autism and Other Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities" from noon to 4:00 pm on Thursday June 8 at St. Mary's College of Maryland. This free certified training program is open to all law enforcement, firefighters and emergency service personnel. This program satisfies the state mandate that all law enforcement be trained in the awareness of and strategies for effective interactions with individuals with disabilities by the end of 2017. The training will be conducted by Pathfinders for Autism and is being hosted by St. Mary's College and the Autism Spectrum Support Group of Southern Maryland. For more information or to register, please call 240-561-8860 or go online to http://autismsupport-somd.org.

 

Calvert Hospice announces new volunteer training June 8 - 10. We are looking for volunteers to sit with patients, help in the Calvert Hospice office, work at the Shoppe for Hospice, serve as a buddy for a child at Camp Phoenix, facilitate the Bridges support group, or assist at other special events in the community.  Pre-registration is required.  To register or receive more info, contact Amanda Peterson at 410-535-0892 or email apeterson@calverthospice.org.

June 10th Events

It's a Paddle for First Responders brought to you by the Rotary Club of Leonardtown on Saturday, June 10th at the Leonardtown Wharf. This is a timed kayak race on Breton bay and a paddle for fun race on McIntosh run with food and entertainment at the wharf at the conclusion of the races. Event registration is available on line at paddleforfirstresponders.org or at the event between 8:00 a.m. and 9:30 am. 

 

Chapter 478 of the Experimental Aircraft Association will be providing free airplane rides to youth ages 8-17 at St. Mary’s County Regional Airport on Saturday, June 10 from 9 am to 1 pm with a rain date on June 11. Registration will be conducted the day of the event.  A parent or guardian for each youth desiring to fly is required to sign the registration form.  For further information visit the Chapter 478 website at:  www.478.eaachapter.org

 

Saturday June 10th will be the Best Party Ever!! It's the Charles County Hospice Annual Luau with traditional Polynesian Pig Roast, Polynesian Dancers and musicians, silent auction, Belmont Stakes Betting, Money Wheel, DJ and more!!!  Located at Middleton Cedar Hill Farm on Legacy Farm Place in Waldorf. AND ALL TO BENEFIT HOSPICE OF CHARLES COUNTY AND THE COMMUNITY WE SERVE!!  Join us for the FUN! Get your tickets today! Tickets will be available at the door. Call 301-861-5315.

 

LOOKING FOR A GREAT LOCATION TO HAVE A YARD SALE?  Clean out your attic, basement, garage and closets!  The Hollywood Volunteer Rescue Squad Auxiliary is sponsoring a YARD SALE on Saturday, June 10, 2017 from 7 AM until 11 AM at the Rescue Squad building located at 43256 Rescue Lane, Hollywood.  Table rental is $10.00.  Coffee, donuts, and bottled water will be available for purchase.  Please e-mail auxiliary@hvrs.org or text 240-577-4163/240-298-3696 to rent a table.  

June 11th Events
Calvert Hospice announces our Butterfly Release and Memorial Service on Sunday, June 11, 2017 at 2 pm at Wisner Hall at Kings Landing Park. The event is designed for those who want to celebrate the life of a loved one. Attendance is free, however, families have the option to purchase a butterfly ahead of time in honor of a loved one. To RSVP for this event or to purchase butterflies, contact Peggy Braham at 410-535-0892 or pbraham@calverthospice.org.  
 
 
June 12th Events
The Waldorf Lions Club, in coordination with the Children’s National Hospital Blood Mobile, will hold a blood drive on Monday, June 12, from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm at 2365 Crain Highway in Waldorf.  To make a reservation call 202-476-5437 or sign up on-line at:  http://www.cnmcblooddonor.com/index.cfm?group=op&step=2&opid=4782&opidh=9F29132E6598E9F7BC53A853B9132257&idt=42844.3403588 Give the gift of life!
 
Pax River Quilters Guild June meeting will be held Monday, June 12, 2017 
at Good Samaritan Lutheran Church, 20850 Langley Rd., Lexington Park, 
MD. It's the annual silent auction and appetizer night! Come out and get 
some great bargains on fabrics, gadgets, books/magazines, patterns and 
all things sewing/quilting related. Afterwards, join in for some great 
snacking and quilt-talk. Members and Guest are welcome. It's a great 
time to join the guild. Our membership year runs from June—May.  Pax 
River Quilters Guild is a 501(c)(3) organization and is open to the 
public. Visit our website www.paxriverquiltguild.com or our group page 
on Facebook for information.
June 13th Events
Charles County Crime Solvers is hosting a golf tournament on Tuesday, June 13 at 10 a.m. at the White Plains Golf Course. The event includes breakfast, lunch and prizes and giveaways! All proceeds benefit Crime Solvers which pays cash rewards to people who help solve crimes. For more information, visit us on facebook or check out the website at www.charlescountycrimesolvers.com.
 
June 14th Events
WEDNESDAY JUNE 14 FLAG DAY CEREMONY. Stallings-Williams American Legion Post 206 will conduct its Annual Flag Day Ceremony at 6:00 p.m. at the Post, outdoors upper level Parking Lot All members and the general public are invited to attend.  For information call (410) 257-9878.  www.ALPost206.org.
 
On Wednesday, June 14th, Celebrate Flag Day with honored guest, Commander Harry Metzler with the Disabled American Veterans (DAV). Commander Metzler will share his Vietnam experiences including a powerful story called “What is a Black Lion?”, along with information about the local DAV chapter and the benefits it offers our  Southern Maryland area veterans. This event will be held at 22599 MacArthur Blvd. in California from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. and is proudly sponsored by the Chesapeake Bay Chapter of Women In Defense. Event is free for WID members, active duty military and veterans. $5 for all others. Proceeds will benefit our local scholarship fund. Dinner will be available for purchase. RSVP by Monday, June 12th to WIDchesapeakebay@gmail.com.
 
June 15th Events
Do you know if your child's car seat is safe? Find out a the Free Car Seat Checkup Event at the Dunkirk Volunteer Fire Department Co. 5 on Thursday, June 15th from 3pm — 6pm. At the checkup event, you will learn if the car seat is the correct one for your child and if it is installed properly in the vehicle. You will also learn how to harness your child into the seat correctly. Car seat technicians will review any recalls associated with the car seat, the history of the seat and the crash history of the car to ensure safety. To prepare for the checkup you must first make an appointment by contacting Shirley Ireland or Jess Jones at the Calvert County Sheriff's Office. They can be reached by calling: 410-535-2800.• Arrive with the car seat(s) already installed in the vehicle, to the best of your ability, or read through the manual of a new car seat.• Bring both the vehicle and safety seat owner's manuals with you.• Be prepared to ask questions and be involved in the seat checking process.• Bring an additional adult to supervise the child(ren), if present for the event, while you work with seat technicians.• Expect each inspection to take approximately 45 minutes. This event is a partnership of the Calvert County Sheriff's Office and the Dunkirk Volunteer Fire Department. Similar car safety seat checkups are held regularly throughout Maryland. To learn more about this event or to find one near you, call Maryland Kids in Safety Seats (KISS) at 800-370-SEAT, or visitwww.mdkiss.org. 
June 17th Events

Attention Washington and Lee High School Graduates, Classes 1969 - 1979. You are wanted for a special multi year reunion at Stratford Harbour in Montross on Saturday June 17th. The Reunion Committee is looking for W and L Alumni from those classes, as well as W and L Teachers, to get the word out on this special celebration. If you are or know an alumni from W and L in those years, please contact the committee on their Facebook Page to get your name submitted and find out all the details on this major celebration. 

 

The Mechanicsville Volunteer Rescue Squad will be hosting Food Truck Corrals on Saturdays June 3, 17 & July 1 from Noon - 4 at the Mechanicsville Elementary School.  Come out and try some great mobile cuisine. Tables, Chairs and entertainment will be provided.

June 18th Events

The Mechanicsville Lions Club will be having its 55th Annual Father's Day Chicken BBQ on June 18, 2017 from 11am until all of the Chicken Dinners are sold. Located in the median of Rt. 5 in Mechanicsville at the Pavilion. The Chicken BBQ Dinners include 1/2 BBQ Chicken, Corn on the Cob, Baked Potato, Applesauce, Rolls and Butter. Drive-Thru & Carry-Out Dinner are Available for only $15 and credit cards are accepted. Your local Lions Club supports your local community services, like the Fire Department and Rescue Squads, Hospice, Christmas in April, Youth Vision & Hearing Screening, Blood Drives, School Activities and Veterans. Support your Neighbors and treat Dad to a well-deserved Chicken BBQ.  Advanced Dinner Ticket Sales are also Available.  Ask any member of the Mechanicsville Lions Club. The Mechanicsville Lions Club - We Serve!

 

In support of Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, the Chopticon High School football team is proud to join Touchdowns Against Cancer 2017! Touchdowns Against Cancer is important to Chopticon because childhood cancer remains the leading cause of death by disease among young Americans. This is our way of helping the 16,000 children and adolescents that will be diagnosed with cancer this year. We are challenging our fans to pledge for every touchdown we score between September 14th - 30th to benefit St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.  You can also make a 1 time donation! For more information, join the campaign, or to setup a private donation:
Please go to : https://pledgeit.org/tac17-chopticon-braves. facebook: Chopticon High School Football @chopfootball
twitter: @chopfootball. Email: bravesfootballinfo@gmail.com
 
SUNDAY  JUNE 18 – SPECIAL FATHER’S DAY BREAKFAST.  Honor Dad by treating him to with a special breakfast at the American Legion  in Chesapeake Beach on Sunday June 18th, featuring the Master Chef’s Waffles with Strawberries and Cream, Sausage, Ham, Scrapple, Bacon, Scrambled Eggs, Home Fries, Biscuits, Fresh Fruit, Pastries, and Chip Beef.  Drawings for Gifts for Dad.  Hosted by the American Legion Auxiliary from 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. in the upper level Dining Hall in Chesapeake Beach on Route 260.  Open to the Public.    Adults $12; kids 6-12 $6; kids under 6 free.  Bloody Marys will be available for a nominal charge.  For information call 410-257-9878  www.ALPost206.org
 
June 24th Events

Free Concert At St. St. Paul's Episcopal Church in Prince Frederick 25 Church Street. June 24th, 2017 at 4 PM. Performing will be the The Kassia Music Collective. They areFolk-inspired music from Hungary , Romania, Georgia and Italy. The Kassia Group recently performed at The Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts and was a great hit.

June 25th Events

SMAWL, St. Mary’s Animal Welfare League, is holding a Basket & Bags Bingo Beach Party Extravaganza on Sunday, June 25th at the Hollywood Volunteer Fire Dept Social Hall. Doors open at 12:30, games start at 2pm. Over $14,000 in prizes. 100% of proceeds benefit the animals in our care. Tickets on sale now!! For more information contact info@smawl.org or check out our facebook page

June 26th Events
Now, more than ever, it is important to educate children about the harmful effects of drugs, alcohol, and violence. To assist parents and teachers in this effort, the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office is once again offering CAMP D.A.R.E, a FREE week-long workshop for upcoming 5th and 6th-grade students. Register your child NOW for the 10th Annual St. Mary’s County CAMP D.A.R.E. program, hosted by the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office, in cooperation with St. Mary’s County Public Schools. The camp will take place between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m., from June 26 - 30, 2017, at Leonardtown High School. Morning snacks, plus lunch, will be provided each day. Space is limited to 100 student participants, on a first come, first served basis. Students must be residents of St. Mary’s County. Transportation to and from the camp each day is the responsibility of each parent/guardian. Students must be signed in and out each day by an adult. Proper identification will be required. To secure a spot at CAMP D.A.R.E., visit www.firstsheriff.com for an application. Applications can be mailed, faxed, or emailed, to the following address and postmarked by June 2, 2017:
St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office
Attention: Cpl. Angela M. Delozier
23150 Leonard Hall Drive
Leonardtown, Maryland 20650
For more information about CAMP D.A.R.E., contact Corporal Angela Delozier at Angela.Delozier@stmarysmd.com or call 301-475-4200, ext. 9094.
 
Please support the Calvert Aquatics Club and enjoy a day of food, fun, and golf on June 26th 2017 at Chesapeake Hills Golf Club in Lusby Maryland.  CAC is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit year round competitive swim team located in Prince Frederick MD for swimmers 5 through 18 years of age.  We also have a USA Master’s program for those over 18 who wish to swim under a coaches instruction.  Your participation, sponsorship, or general donation will help over 140 swimmers in the southern Maryland are that swim for Calvert Aquatics Club.  For registration and sponsorship opportunities and more information please visit us at http://golf.swimcac.org or email us at golf@calvertaquaticsclub.org.
July 1st Events

The Mechanicsville Volunteer Rescue Squad will be hosting Food Truck Corrals on Saturdays June 3, 17 & July 1 from Noon - 4 at the Mechanicsville Elementary School.  Come out and try some great mobile cuisine. Tables, Chairs and entertainment will be provided.

July 6th Events

Ahoy! People don’t just build on land. They build on water, too! Set sail with the La Plata Library on July 6th at 2 p.m. for ages 6-11 It's a thrilling action-packed adventure about a crew of quirky pirates marooned on a desert island! Throughout the story, volunteers from the audience will help us explore the incredible science behind clouds, combustion, air pressure, scientific variables and more! La Plata Library, 2 Garrett Ave., La Plata, MD 20646. 301-934-9001.

July 8th Events

The Potomac Jazz & Seafood Festival is slated for Saturday, July 8 at the St. Clement’s Island Museum in Colton’s Point. This riverside event is presented by the Friends of the St. Clement's Island and Piney Point Museums and the St. Mary’s County Museum Division, takes place on the lawn of the museum overlooking historic St. Clement's Island, birthplace of Maryland.  Proceeds from this annual fundraiser benefits museum education programs, preservation projects, exhibits, matching grants, and more. This year’s lineup of jazz artists include JJ Sansaverino at 3 p.m., Urban Jazz Coalition at 5 p.m. and Paul Taylor at 7 p.m. Tickets are $65 for general public and are available for sale online now at www.facebook.com/potomacjazzandseafoodfestival and clicking the “Shop Now” link. Tickets must be purchased in advance (no sales at the gate.) Only 800 tickets are available and all sales are final. No refunds or exchanges. No rain date. Ticket price includes free parking, admission to the museum and an optional boat cruise around St. Clement’s Island State Park. Tickets can also be purchased by calling the St. Clement’s Island Museum at 301-769-2222. The St. Clement’s Island Museum is located at 38370 Point Breeze Road, Colton’s Point, MD.  The museum and grounds are handicap accessible.

July 13th Events

The Mobile Career Center offers a full array of employment, reemployment and employers services on the go. The Mobile Career Center will be at the Potomac Library in Indian Head on Thursday July 13th at 9 a.m. The Mobile Career Center contains a Greeter Workstation, a Resource Area, Employee Work space and a Confidential Interviewing Space; Computer workstations and one computer server with the ability to accommodate additional people, through the use of wireless laptops that have Internet Access. The Mobile Career Center is ADA accessible with a working wheelchair ramp providing access for those with limited mobility. Potomac Library, 3225 Ruth B. Swann Dr., Indian Head, MD 20640. 301-375-7375.

July 15th Events

St. Paul's Piney church is having a community block party on July 15th from 4pm-7pm. We will be having a moon bounce, craft tables for the kids, face painting, popcorn, hot dogs and drinks. We also will have the police and fire dept. interacting with the community. 

July 20th Events

On Thursday July 20th, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Readjustment Counseling Service Mobile Vet Center will visit the Waldorf West library to provide services for our country's veterans. Readjustment Counseling Services such as individual, family and group counseling, bereavement counseling, military sexual trauma counseling, outreach and education, substance abuse referrals, employment referrals and VBA explanation and referrals will be available to eligible vets. Stop by between 10 am and 3 pm to take advantage of the free, confidential services offered by the Mobile Vet Center. Waldorf West Library, 10405 O’Donnell Pl., Waldorf, MD 20603. 301-645-1395.

July 22nd Events
The Pax River Quilters Guild is sponsoring a trip to the "Quilt Odyssey" 
quilt show in Hersey, PA, on Saturday, July 22, 2017.  $55.00 per person 
includes bus fare, show admission and driver tip. Contact Kimberly Jones 
for registration form kimbirdyjones@me.com. Make checks payable to PRQG. 
Bring a friend! Payment is required at registration. The coach bus will 
leave the Wildewood Shopping Center promptly at 7:00 am. You may bring 
food with you. Meals not included. The bus departs from the show at 4:00 
am. Bus will return to Wildewood approximately 7:00pm. Check out our 
Facebook group page for details.
June 24th Events

The Center for Life Enrichment (TCLE) and Special Olympics of St. Mary's County are sponsoring a fundraising event on June 24, 2017 from 12pm-5pm at the Hollywood Firehouse.  The Center for Life Enrichment is a non-profit agency that provides programs and support services that increase the vocational and personal potential of individuals with disabilities.  Proceeds from the CASH BASH fundraiser will benefit individuals with disabilities at the Center for Life Enrichment and Special Olympics of St. Mary’s County.  $10,000 in cash will be given away! Gates open at 11 a.m.; this is an indoor event.  Cost is $40 per ticket and includes entry into 15 cash prize drawings.  Your ticket includes entry into the event, 15 drawings, and complimentary food, beer, wine, and soda. You do not need to be present to win the 15 cash prize drawings. There will be additional chances to win cash during the event through other games and drawings.  You MUST have your ticket and be 21 years of age to attend the event.  Purchase your tickets online at www.tcle.org by clicking on the Cash Bash 2017 icon or call 301-373-8100. 

August 26th Events

The 2nd District Volunteer Fire Department and Rescue Squad in Valley Lee will have a Yard Sale on Saturday, August 26th from 7:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.; $10.00 a space. For more information contact is Kelly @ 240-299-5261. 

 

Thomas Stone High School's Class of 1977 is celebrating its 40th reunion on Saturday, August 26th at the Holiday Inn Solomons Conference Center at 6:30 p.m.  All alumni are encouraged to email tshsclass77@gmail.com for further information.

Various Events With Ongoing Dates
The Chesapeake Beach Railway Museum in Chesapeake Beach, MD will now be open seven days a week from 11AM to 5PM, June through August. We are pleased to announce that our 2017 schedule will include expanded weekday hours in addition to our existing expanded weekend hours. The regular schedule for all other open times/months will remain the same.  Plan to drop by with family and friends sometime this year to visit the Museum or attend one of our many public free events which are co-sponsored by the Museum and the Friends of the Chesapeake Beach Railway Museum.
 
In support of Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, the Chopticon High School football team is proud to join Touchdowns Against Cancer 2017! Touchdowns Against Cancer is important to Chopticon because childhood cancer remains the leading cause of death by disease among young Americans. This is our way of helping the 16,000 children and adolescents that will be diagnosed with cancer this year. We are challenging our fans to pledge for every touchdown we score between September 14th - 30th to benefit St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.  You can also make a 1 time donation! For more information, join the campaign, or to setup a private donation:
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It's Bingo Night Every Tuesday at the Mechanicsville Moose Lodge. Doors Open at 5:30 pm. Early Birds start at 6:30 pm. Great people and Great prizes! Food and Drinks available for purchase. *The Moose Bingo night is ran by volunteers of our community, and all profits go to charity.*
 

The St. Mary’s Animal Welfare League (SMAWL), in partnership with the St. Mary’s County Health Department, offers low-cost rabies vaccinations, distemper vaccinations and microchipping to the public every month through November on the second Monday of each month from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. The clinics are held at the St. Mary’s County Fairgrounds. The vaccinations are available for ferrets, cats, dogs and horses. For more information please visit www.smawl.org.

 

The Patuxent Habitat For Humanity Restore in Lexington Park is looking for volunteers. They need cashiers, volunteer to organize, receive and help with customer service. For more information you can visit www.patuxenthabitat.org or email Laurie at Laurie@patuxenthabitat.org. 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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