March 20th Events

TUESDAY MARCH 20 – STEAK DINNER.  Particular about your Steak? At the American Legion Stallings Williams Post 206 at 3330 Chesapeake Beach Road East on Route 260 in Chesapeake Beach, you order it directly from the Grill-Master and you get what you order.  Serving from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m., the $15.00 price tag includes sides, salad, beverage, and roll.  Public welcome.  For information call (410)257-9878.   HTTP://

March 21st Events

Celebrate ART at Homeschool Day in Solomons on Wednesday, March 21 at the Calvert Marine Museum (CMM) and Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Center (AMG). Homeschooled students are invited to participate from 10 a.m. – 12 noon at the Calvert Marine Museum and 1 – 3 p.m. at Annmarie Garden. This program is ideal for children in 5th – 8th grade, but all ages can discover something new. Pick up an interactive BINGO card at CMM, complete 5 tasks at both sites to earn BINGO, and turn it in at AMG for the chance to win prizes. Cost for this educational and fun program is regular admission at each location. Families are welcome to pack a picnic lunch to enjoy at either site. For more information about Homeschool Day at the Calvert Marine Museum and Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Center, visit the websites at and


Parents Affected by Addiction. PABA’S March Meeting on Wednesday, March 21st from 6pm to 7:45pm at the Calvert Substance Abuse on 280 Stafford Road
Barstow. Calvert County States Attorney will be the guest speaker. Brain storming session for idea's of how to continue getting the word out in the community of support .. and idea's of prevention through education. Update on the Hope Trailer and Memory Walk @ Serenity Farms. For more information call PABA 301-848-6449 / or email.
March 23rd Events

FRIDAY MARCH 23 PULLED PORK SANDWICH DINNER Yum is the word for this informal dinner hosted by the American Legion Stallings-Williams Post 206(Venturing Crew 429) from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m.  Come to the lower level dining room for a meal you won’t soon forget.  Cost is $12 including side, salad, and beverage.  The Post is at 3330 Chesapeake Beach Road East on Route 260 in Chesapeake Beach and questions may be directed to (410)257-9878.   Public Welcome.  HTTP://www.ALpost206.

March 24th Events


The 2nd District, Company 6 aka Valley Lee Volunteer Fire Department & Rescue Squad will have a Craft and Vendor Fair, March 24th, Saturday – Time: 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.; Reserve a space $25.00 / For more information: Call Darlene at 240-434-1095 After 4:00 p.m  


The Calvert Egg Drop will take place on March 24th from 10:30am-1:00pm at Patuxent High School in Lusby. 15,000 eggs filled with candy and prizes will be dropped out of a helicopter. There will also be pictures with the Easter Bunny, face painting, inflatables and outdoor activities. Local vendors will be onsite for drinks and snacks to purchase. Registser online at or call 240-925-8787 for more information.





In celebration of National Agriculture Week, the Calvert County Farm Bureau will hold its fourth annual Farm to Table Breakfast at the Calvert County Fairgrounds on Saturday, March 24th from 7:00 am to 10:30 am. Proceeds from the event support the Calvert County Farm Bureau Scholarship Fund and the Young Farmer Leadership Program. Tickets are $15 at the door and kids 6 and under are free. Visit for more details or connect with Calvert County Farm Bureau on Facebook.


Celebrate Maryland's 384th anniversary on Saturday, March 24, 2018 in the city where it all began.  Join us by gathering at the Inn at Brome Howard for our annual ceremony at  11:00 a.m. featuring local dignitaries, and students from each of the 23 counties in Maryland, and Baltimore City.   The inn is located at 18281 Rosecroft Road, just a mile past the Visitor Center at Historic St. Mary’s City.  For information, contact 240-895-4990 or  All sites are open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Start your visit at the HSMC Visitor Center (18751 Hogaboom Lane).  


Training for dog lovers interested in volunteering with Golden Retriever Rescue of Southern Maryland is being offered on Saturday, March 24th at the Charlotte Hall Library.  Volunteers are needed to transport dogs, to do home visits with prospective adopters and to provide short or long term care for golden retrievers until they are adopted. Attend all three sessions or attend just the sessions which you are interested in volunteering. 
Transport Training
12:30 pm - 1:15 pm
Saturday, March 24th
Charlotte Hall Library
Home Visitor Training
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Saturday, March 24th
Charlotte Hall Library
Foster Home Training
2:45 pm - 4:30 pm
Saturday, March 24th
Charlotte Hall Library
To register, or for more information about Golden Retriever Rescue of Southern Maryland go to or call 855.477.3728.
The Ridge Volunteer Fire Department (VFD)  Auxiliary will have a Brown Bag Auction on Saturday March 24, 2018 at the Ridge Volunteer Fire House.  Browsing is from 11:00am - 1:00pm and the auction begins promptly at 1:00pm.  Baked goods and drinks will be available for sale.  Tickets will be 10 for $10 or 25 for $20.   There will also be a 50/50 raffle.  All proceeds benefit Ridge VFD Auxiliary Campaign Fund.  If you would like to donate, please contact Jessica Snyder 240-925-7114 or Debbie Fairfax 301-904-9829. Tax Deduction provided.
March 25th Events

The Lexington Park Volunteer Rescue Squad (LPVRS) will have Breakfast with the Easter Bunny on Sunday March 25th from 9 am - 11 am. All you can eat breakfast buffet, Adults: $8, Kids 5-12: $5, Under 5: Free Come out and meet the Easter Bunny at our Station located at 21685 FDR Blvd in Lexington Park, MD. 


There will be a Quarter and Silent Auction at the Newburg Volunteer Fire and Rescue Department on Sunday March 25th sponsored by Charles County Relay For Life Team: Family & Friends Fighting Together from Noon until 5 p.m.  A quarter auction and silent auction in one location. $3 for one paddle $5 for two paddles. Food will be on site for purchase. Easter Egg Hunt: $5 per egg. Everyone who buys an egg is guaranteed a prize.


The Ladies Auxiliary of the Hollywood Volunteer Fire Department, Inc. is sponsoring their Annual Spring Craft Show on Sunday, March 25, 2018 from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 the Hollywood Volunteer Fire Department Social Hall located at 24801 Three Notch Road, Hollywood, MD. Admission and parking is FREE. Over 90 craft vendors with a variety of handmade merchandise available (floral, ceramics, pottery, glass, jewelry, wood, paintings, photography, baskets, quilts, crochet, paper, wrought iron, doll clothing, bath and body, embroidery, hair accessories, candles, NFL, home décor, pet accessories, jelly, honey, jerky, cupcakes and much more. Lunch items for sale in our Kitchen. We are selling stuffed ham and chicken salad by the pound till sold out! There will be Bake table and a $300 Gift Card Raffle table. Mobile ATM on site. Come and join us! Bring your friends!! For further information, please visit Hollywood Volunteer Fire Department's website at or the Ladies Auxiliary’s Facebook page


The American Legion Post 238 will have a Bluegrass show featuring Donna Uisse and the Poor Mountain Boys along with 15 Strings on Sunday March 25th. Doors open at Noon, show starts at 2:00 pm American Legion Post 238, MD Rt. 381 & 231, Hughesville, MD Tickets: $20.00 per person Food available for sale for separate price For more info, call 301-737-3004 or 


Support the Mechanicsville Volunteer Rescue Squad Auxiliary at their Drive thru chicken Dinner on Sunday March 25th from noon – 4 p.m. at the Rescue Squad on Old Flora Corner Road in Mechanicsville. Dinner includes: 2 pieces of chicken, mashed potatoes, gravy, green beans, coleslaw, applesauce and a roll just $10.


Relay for Life of Charles County Team Family and Friends Fighting Together will have a Quarter & Silent Auction at the Newburg Volunteer Fire and Rescue Department on March 25th from Noon until 5 pm. Raise money for cancer research. $3 for one paddle, $5 for two paddles. Food will be available for purchase. Purchase an Easter Egg for $5 for our Easter Egg Hunt, you'll be guranteed a prize.

March 26th Events
Join The Calvert County Sheriff's Office and Attend A Community Public Safety Forum on Monday March 26th at 6:30 p.m. at Huntingtown High School Auditorium. This is an oportunity to discuss the opiod epidemic, crime and other community concerns. For more information please contact: F/Sgt. Hollinger, Calvert County Sheriff’s Office or 410-535-2800
March 29th Events
There will be a seminar called "Effective Communication Strategies" on March 29 at 2 p.m. at Waldorf West Library, at O’Donnell Place, in Waldorf. This event is Free. For more information and/or to register, call the Alzheimer's Association 24/7 Helpline at 800-272-3900. Communication is more than just talking and listening – it’s also about sending and receiving messages through attitude, tone of voice, facial expressions and body language. As people with Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias progress in their journey and the ability to use words is lost, families need new ways to connect. Join the Alzheimer's Association for this free workshop. Topics covered include:
• How communication takes place when someone has Alzheimer’s disease
• Learn how to decode the verbal and behavioral messages delivered by someone with dementia
• Identify strategies to help you connect and communicate at each stage of the disease
March 30th Events

SPAGHETTI DINNER “ALL YOU CAN EAT” – OPEN TO THE PUBLIC (hosted by American Legion Post 82 Riders) on Friday, March 30th from 5:30-7:30pm. Free to Children 5yrs and under. $10 for all other attendees. Orders to go are available. Harry White Wilmer Post 82, 6330 N. Crain Hwy, La Plata, MD. Proceeds go the American Legion Charity Programs. Visit for more information about the programs.


Shrimp and Fries Drive Thru Dinner will take place at the 7th District Firehouse on Friday March 30th from 5-7:30 pm. There will be Fried Shrimp, Fries, Cole Slaw, Roll and Dessert, 12.00 {Shrimp in meal}. Carryout Only. Sponsored By the:7th District VFD Auxiliary
The Waldorf Volunteer Fire Department Auxiliary is having it 14th Annual Good Friday Fish Fry on March 30, 2018 from 11-6 or we sell out. The dinner cost is $10 for 3 whitening filets and choice of 2 sides. Sandwiches are $6.00. Bake Sale items will be for sale.  Orders can be called in the day of the event at 301-645-3000 ext 21. Delivery of 5 or more orders in the Waldorf Area.  The flyer is attached.  Thanks for all you do to help advertise local events.
Mechanicsville Volunteer Rescue Squad is hosting an American Red Cross Blood Drive on March 30th, between 12:30 & 6 p.m. in our bays to say thank you for blood one of our members needed and increase their after an aeortic dissection.  Ryan Myers is also a member of the Hughesville Volunteer Fire Department.  Appointments can be made by calling  1-800-733-2767, or go to 
March 31st Events

SATURDAY MARCH 31 - MOTOWN NIGHT   What’s your favorite tune?  The Sons of the American Legion Stallings-Williams Post 206 will host a night with music by DJ Stephen Varney beginning at 7:30 p.m. until 11:30. The cost of $10 includes draft beer and sodas.  Tickets available at the door.  Public warmly welcomed.  For information call 410-257-9878


The City of Bowie Arts Committee will hold their first Spring Art/Craft Market at the Bowie Center for the Performing Arts on Saturday, March 31, 2018 from 9 am to 2 pm. Vendors will be selling a variety of Art and Craft items in the center’s lobby and Recital Hall. There will be short performances in the Main Hall by various performing groups from Bowie. Vendor Registration Forms will be accepted until March 16 and are available online at 15200 Annapolis Rd, Bowie, MD 20715 Route 450 Bowie, MD 20715 For more information contact: Neil Norris, City of Bowie Community Outreach Specialist email: phone: 240-544-5601 


The St. Leonard Volunteer Fire Department will have a breakfast with the Easter Bunny on Saturday March 31st from 8 am until 11 am. By donation. 



April 2nd Events

On Monday, April 2, 2018 at 7:00 p.m., the Prince Frederick Coalition will hold an open community meeting at the Harriet E. Brown Community Center, 901 Dares Beach Road, Prince Frederick.  For more information, contact 

April 4th Events
Get legal advice about foreclosure process and paperwork by video chat quickly and easily on the First Wednesday of each month at the Charles County Public Law Library on Charles Street in La Plata from 10 am - 1 pm. This service is provided by the Maryland volunteer Lawyers Service. Lawyers will NOT represent you in court or at mediation and cannot help you if you already have a lawyer representing you. To reserve a space, call the Law Library at: 301-932-3322. If you need a lawyer, you can call Maryland Volunteer Lawyers Service at (800) 510-0050 between 9 am - 12pm, Monday - Thursday, for free or low cost legal services. You can also apply online at:
April 5th Events

The North Point High School PTSO and the Nonprofit Institute present the Annual Volunteer Fair on Thursday, April 5, 2018, 6pm - 8pm, at the North Point High School Gymnasium, 2500 Davis Road, Waldorf, MD 20603. Always wanted to volunteer but weren't sure where to look? Looking to give back to your community? Always wanted to volunteer but weren't sure where to look? Look no more! Come to the Annual Volunteer Fair and meet with local nonprofit and service organizations and see how you can get involved. Tri-county organizations will be represented as well as many from Charles County. Nonprofit and service organizations are welcome to participate as vendors at the Annual Volunteer Fair. is event. There is no fee to participate.  Reserve your spot as a vendor: For more information contact:


The Spring Musical from Chopticon High School is Seven Brides For Seven Brothers. 6pm on April 5th , 6pm on April 6th, 1pm on April 7th (families are invited to stay after the Matinee for the Family Harvest Social until 4pm) and 6pm on April 7th. Order tickets: Join us! Act One runs 50-55 min.  Intermission is 15 minutes.  Act Two Runs about 45 minutes.  Total running time of about two hours.

April 6th Events

The Spring Musical from Chopticon High School is Seven Brides For Seven Brothers. 6pm on April 5th , 6pm on April 6th, 1pm on April 7th (families are invited to stay after the Matinee for the Family Harvest Social until 4pm) and 6pm on April 7th. Order tickets: Join us! Act One runs 50-55 min.  Intermission is 15 minutes.  Act Two Runs about 45 minutes.  Total running time of about two hours.

April 7th Events

American Legion Post 227 will have a Bull and Oyster Roast with a Silent Auctyion on Saturday April 7th at the Post on 13505 CherryTree Crossing Road in Brandywine from 3:00 - 6:00pm. It's the Spring Bull & Oyster Roast along with a silent auction to benefit veterans and community activities. Tickets entitle you to all you can eat bull & oysters (raw, steamed and fried), side dishes, desserts, tea, water & draft beer. $35 Advance sales thru Apr 5th $45 at the door for adults. $10 for children thru age 15.


"The MD Natural Resources Police Reserve Officers and the US Coast Guard Auxiliary will be presenting the Maryland Safe Boating Course from 9 am to 1 pm on April 7th and 8th at the Solomons Volunteer Fire department in Solomons, MD.  The class will be given in conjunction with the MSSA Fishing Fair and Safety Expo. Students must attend both the Saturday and Sunday sessions and, upon successful completion of the final test, will receive the Maryland Safe Boating Education Certificate.  All persons born after July 1971 must possess this certificate to operate a registered vessel in Maryland waters. Students must preregister by calling MD NRP at 410-643-8502 extension 2941 and leaving a message.”




The Southern Maryland Mustang Club will be hosting their 12th annual “Spring Fling” ALL FORD car and truck show on Saturday, April 7th, 2018 (rain date April 14th ) from 9am – 3pm. The show will be held at Patuxent High School, located at 12485 Southern Connector Blvd, Lusby, MD and is a Ford powered and bodied only show. Pre-registration forms are available at or on our club Facebook page event. Pre-registration is $15 or $20 to register on the day of the event, registration begins at 9am and ends at 11:30am. No early birds please. Come out and help us support the Patuxent High School Orchestra and various other local charities. Vendor spaces also available. More information can be found on the club website at


The Greenview Knolls Elementary School PTA will hold a Brown Bag Auction to raise funds to replace aging teaching resources within classrooms on April 7th from 11 am to 1 pm. Vendors and crafters will be present, as well as food and drink available for purchase. Drawing at 1pm; must be present to win or designate a representative present on the winning ticket drawn.


The Spring Musical from Chopticon High School is Seven Brides For Seven Brothers. 6pm on April 5th , 6pm on April 6th, 1pm on April 7th (families are invited to stay after the Matinee for the Family Harvest Social until 4pm) and 6pm on April 7th. Order tickets: Join us! Act One runs 50-55 min.  Intermission is 15 minutes.  Act Two Runs about 45 minutes.  Total running time of about two hours.

April 8th Events
The Great Mills High School Marching Band will again open the Lex Park ArtsPark Cherry Blossom Festival, Sunday, April 8, 2018, at noon, entering the park from the United States Colored Troops Memorial entrance and marching up Coral Drive through the park. There will again be free Frisbees, while they last. The Festival is free to attend. Music and other entertainment will be performed all day. Tickets for activities are sold for $1 each and various activities will charge between 1 and 10 tickets to participate. Vendors at the festival do not accept tickets for their food or wares. Artists and performers interested in a vendor, performance, or activity spot at the Cherry Blossom Festival – 2018 should contact Carly Stoliker at as soon as possible. The same goes for interested food, and non-art vendors, as well as community organizations interested in having a table at the festival. To leave a voicemail call 301-863-7700.
The Charlotte Hall & Leonardtown Rotary Clubs will host a basket/designer purse bingo to benefit the 2018 BECA Scholarship Program & Community Projects on Sunday, April 8 at the Hollywood Volunteer Fire Department Social Hall. Doors open at 12:30....please call 240-298-3885 for more information.


April 10th Events

Calvert Hospice announces an educational seminar called Family Caregiving: Here and There on April 10, 2018 from 1 – 2:30 pm at 96 Central Square Drive in Prince Frederick. Amy Szatanek, Director of Patient and Family Services for Calvert Hospice will explore family dynamics, legal concerns, resources, and self-care and will share tips and strategies for saving money, time, and heartache. For more information, visit our website at or call 410-535-0892.

April 12th Events

 The Family Services Office of the Calvert County Circuit Court is hosting a Family Law for the People Seminar on Thursday, April 12, 2018, from 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm in the Duke Room at 30 Duke Street, Prince Frederick, MD. This is a free seminar for individuals interested in learning about common family law issues and court procedures. The seminar is presented by local family law attorneys and will cover topics including: child custody and support; divorce; starting a case; trial process and procedures; finding and working with an attorney; and alternatives to trial. Register by phone: 410-535-1600, Ext. 2516 or 2524. Walk-ins also welcome. No child care is available.


Chopticon High School is extending this invitation to the middle and high school students of the tri-county area for the 2018 College Knowledge Night. Stop by April 12th from 5:00 to 8:00 pm and meet with over 75 representatives from universities, private colleges, trade schools and more. Last year's event was very successful. We are dedicated to organizing and promoting this important event because we value making a college education possible for all students. We take pride and pleasure in providing this forum in which students can become more familiar with the educational and cultural opportunities offered. The evening will begin with offering numerous formal presentations to students and parents regarding course selection, college admissions, athletic recruiting and NCAA Clearinghouse, SAT/ACT, Financial Aid and much more. The second portion of the evening is a traditional college fair. Students will have an opportunity to meet with over 75 representatives from universities, private colleges, trade schools and much more.
April 14th Events

There will be a 5k Run/Walk to help raise money for Guide Dogs of America on Saturday, April 14 from 8:00am – 12:00pm at the William W. Winpisinger Education & Technology Center in Hollywood. Guide Dogs of America, helps blind men and women regain their independence. Guide Dogs of America provides professionally trained guide dogs, and instruction in their use, free of charge to blind and visually impaired individuals across the U.S. and Canada. All proceeds will go to Guide Dogs of America.


Join us for the 23rd Annual Run and Fun Walk for Hospice. This 5K and 10K run and Fun Walk will benefit Hospice of St. Mary's. Hospice on saturday April 14th in front of the St. Mary's County Governmental Center in Leonardtown. This Annual Run and Fun Walk for Hospice helps provides end-of-life care to anyone in St. Mary's County who is facing a life-limiting illness, and provides support to those that are caring for them. This care is provided regardless of ability to pay. All monies raised from this event go directly to Hospice of St. Mary's. For more information visit




Come and join the Chesapeake Choral Arts Society as they commemorate the End of the Great War and explore what music and culture were like before the war, during the war and after the war. Concerts will be held at the Port Tobacco Players Theater (508 Charles St., La Plata, MD) on Saturday, April 14th at 7:30pm and Sunday, April 15th at 3:30pm. They will present old favorites from the happy days before the war – “Shine On, Harvest Moon”, “Paddlin’ Madeline Home” and “By the Light of the Silvery Moon”. And we’ll showcase some of the music that told of the yearning for home by the soldiers – “Keep the Home Fires Burning” and “There’s a Long, Long Trail”. Patriotic songs like “Over There” to rally the troops and anti-war songs including the mother’s lament “I Didn’t Raise My Boy to Be a Soldier” will round out the war years. Tickets can be purchased on line at Click on the poster of the concert and it will take you to the area to purchase tickets. Tickets will also be available at the door on the days of the concerts. Ticket prices are $15 for adults, and $12 for students, seniors, and military.


The Seventh District Volunteer Rescue Squad Auxiliary will be having an “Inside Yard Sale Fundraiser” on Saturday, April 14, from 7:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. at the Auxiliary Annex Building, 21506 Colton Point Road, Avenue, MD. Donations of clean, gently used items can be brought to the building on Friday, April 13, from 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Table rental is $20.00 each. For more information, contact Trisha at 301-769-3214.


Join us for the 12th Annual National Walk for Epilepsy on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. on April 14, 2018. Come meet Green Bay Packers QB Brett Hundley, Rick Harrison from “Pawn Stars”, and “Food Network Star” finalist and “Cutthroat Kitchen” champion Chris Kyler. Special guest DJ NonChalant with her hit single “5 O’Clock” will keep the event jumping as she spins on the 1s and 2s. The 5K Walk is one of the Epilepsy Foundation’s largest events, which brings participants from across the country together to help fundraise and spread awareness about epilepsy and seizures. Money raised supports research, programs, services and education for people living with epilepsy and their families. To register for the National Walk for Epilepsy, please visit

April 15th Events

The Seventh District Volunteer Fire Department Auxiliary will be having a trip to Harrington Raceway & Casino on Sunday, April 15, 2018, on a first come/first served basis.  The cost will be $45.00 per person, with payment in advance.  Price includes: Water, Snacks, $15 in Free Slot Play and $7 Buffet Credit.  We will depart from the Seventh District Fire House at 8:00 a.m. with a stop at 8:30 a.m. in Charlotte Hall.  For a reservation or more information, please call 301-769-2016, 301-769-4042 or 301-769-2654.  If there is no answer, please leave a message and we will return the call ASAP.  Come and enjoy a fun-filled day at Harrington Raceway & Casino with friends and support a fundraiser for the Auxiliary.


The Southern Maryland Young Marines is recruiting for their upcoming recruit class. They will be hosting an Open House at American Legion Post 274 in Lusby, MD on Sunday April 15th from 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM. We are a national non-profit 501c(3) youth education and service program for boys and girls, age eight through the completion of high school. For more information and applications contact: Jerry (Jake) Kepich Unit Executive Officer; Southern Maryland Young Marines Battalion Commander; 2nd Battalion; Maryland Regiment 301-379-1557


The Bay District Volunteer Fire Department will be having a spring breakfast on April 15th from 8:00-11:00 am at the Lexington Park station - 46900 S. Shangri La Dr. The price is $10 for adults with children 12 and under free.


The Mechanicsville Volunteer Fire Department will be hosting a recruitment open house providing station tours and giving information about the benefits and requirements to become a volunteer cadet, junior or active firefighter, as well as an administrative or auxiliary member on Sunday April 15th from Noon until 4 pm. It's Maryland Statewide Volunteer Recruitment Day, so stop by and see how you can volunteer with your local fire department. 
April 18th Events

The United Way of Charles County 21st Annual Back to Back Golf Tournament at Swan Point Yacht & Country Club on Wednesday, April 18th at 8:30 am 11550 Swan Point Blvd Issue Maryland 20645 TEE TIMES: 8:30 am and 1:30pm Visit for Sponsorship opportunities, foursome sign up and Tee Sign advertising pricing

April 19th Events

The Waldorf Lions Club, in coordination with the Children’s National Hospital Blood Mobile, will hold a blood drive on Monday, April 9, 2018 from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm at Sam’s Club parking lot, 2365 Crain Highway, Waldorf, MD 20601. To make a reservation call 202-476-5437 or sign up on-line at:  Give the gift of life!

April 20th Events


April 21st Events

The 2nd District, Company 6 Valley Lee Volunteer Fire Department & Rescue Squad will have a Spaghetti Dinner Saturday April 21st. All-You-Can-Eat; Time: 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. – Cost for adults $10.00; children from age 6 – 12 - $5.00, and children 5 and under are free; Menu: Spaghetti w/sauce or Spaghetti w/meat sauce, Green beans, Garden Salad, Bread & Butter & Homemade Dessert Table for a Donation.


The Coastal Arts Market reopens for their fourth season April 21st. Located at the Leonardtown Wharf, in Leonardtown. Come shop the Coastal Arts Market where you will find local artists, crafters, makers, and growers selling unique handcrafted products. Hours are 9:00 to 3:00 


The Huntingtown High School's Marching Hurricanes will have a Bowl-a-thon on Saturday April 21st at Lord Calvert Bowl in Huntingtown from 3-5 pm. 
The Bowl-a-thon to raise funds the award winning Huntingtown HS Marching Hurricanes band. There will also be many raffles towards prizes valued at $150 and up, and a wheel of prizes to spin for others. Proceeds to go towards purchase of new uniforms for the band, travel expenses, and equipment. Portion of proceeds goes to all of the HS's music programs.
Flea Market & Vendor Sale to Benefit Cub Scout Pack 16 at Kenwood Presbyterian Church 4601 Fullerton Ave. Baltimore on Saturday April 21st. Cub Scout Pack 16 invites you to the biggest shopping event of the year! The Cub Scouts will be selling lots of great items donated by our friends, families and community. If you have any items you wish to donate bring them with you to the sale. There will be fun for the kids! A fantastic silent auction with items you have to see to believe. Delicious food concessions! A Free Yoga class at 10:30am and a Spaghetti Dinner from 4pm-8pm in the School Hall. Plus over 50 vendors and families selling yard sale items. For more information visit
April 28th Events

The Cobb Island Vol. Fire Dept. & EMS Auxiliary will be having a Dinner and Silent Auction on Sat., April 28, 2018.  Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Auction and dinner start at 6:00 p.m.  Advance tickets are $18 and tickets at the door $20.  Dinner includes appetizers, dinner and desert. For Information & Tickets Please Call: 301-259-4375


The Center For Children will have a Poker Run Biker Ride on Saturday April 28th. Registration starts at 10:00 am at the Center for Children on Radio Station Road in La Plata and the Ride begins at 11:00 am. $50 a bike with 2 riders, $30 a bike with 1 rider. Includes a long sleeve T-shirt and a post ride party. For more information visit 

April 29th Events

The American Legion Post 238 in Hughesville will have a Bluegrass Show on Sunday April 29th. The show starts at 2pm, doors open at noon. Performers will be The Karl Shiflett and Big Country. Tickets: $20.00 per person Food available for sale for separate price For more info, call 301-737-3004 or

May 2nd Events
Get legal advice about foreclosure process and paperwork by video chat quickly and easily on the First Wednesday of each month at the Charles County Public Law Library on Charles Street in La Plata from 10 am - 1 pm. This service is provided by the Maryland volunteer Lawyers Service. Lawyers will NOT represent you in court or at mediation and cannot help you if you already have a lawyer representing you. To reserve a space, call the Law Library at: 301-932-3322. If you need a lawyer, you can call Maryland Volunteer Lawyers Service at (800) 510-0050 between 9 am - 12pm, Monday - Thursday, for free or low cost legal services. You can also apply online at:
May 5th Events

Join Bay Community Support Services for their 6th Annual Walk, Run, & Roll Event on May 5th at Greenwell State Park! This family fun event supports Bay Community Support Services, Inc. (Bay-CSS) and our mission to enrich the lives of individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities. Whether you are looking to break your last 10K record, test yourself on your first 5K, or enjoy a scenic walk with your kids and dog on our Fun Run/Walk/Roll Course, this is the event for you! Every dollar we raise supports our programs to enrich the lives of individuals with disabilities. To become a sponsor or register, please visit  For more information or to become a sponsor visit: 


The Crossroads of Hughesville Garden Club will have their Annual Plant and Yard Sale on Saturday May 5th from 8 am until 2 pm at Maxwell Hall on Teaques Point Road in Hughesville. Description of the event - Annual Plant and Yard Sale. This year the sale is in a new location and has been expanded to include, independent vendors selling a variety of items and Events: 10 am: "How to Plant a Large Container" 11 am - Living on a Farm in the early 1900s presented by the book's author Louise Webb 12 noon "How to make a Garden Whimsy" 


Annual Yard Sale to benefit the Southern Maryland Compassion Center will be held at Grace Lutheran Church, 1200 Charles Street in La Plata, on May 5th from 8am-12pm. Please call the church (301-932-0963) weekdays starting April 9th through noon May 4th to reserve a space to sell your items (cost is $15/space). Donations of items for the sale will be accepted on May 4th 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.

May 6th Events

May 13th Events

The Ridge Volunteer Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary will have a Mother’s Day Breakfast at the Firehouse in Ridge, MD on Sunday, May 13, 2018.  Time: 8:30 am - 11:30 am, menu includes: Sausage, Bacon, Scrambled  Eggs, Pancakes, Fried Potatoes, Fruit, Coffee, Tea, and Juice.  Cost: $12/ person, $6/ages 4-8, Kids 3 and under free.  No Carry Outs.

May 19th Events

Girls on the Run Southern Maryland will host a celebratory 5K on Saturday, May 19, 2018 to celebrate the achievements of our 3rd-8th graders. on Saturday, May 19th at 9am at St. Mary's Ryken High School. We encourage the community to come out and support them. There are volunteer opportunities as well.


The Ridge Volunteer Rescue Squad Association will host a 5K Run/Walk out and back course through scenic Point Lookout State Park at 8 am. 5K Run Awards include overall top male & female, and top three in each male and female age group under 16, 16-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60+. Prizes and baked goods will be provided!

May 26th Events

The Rotary of Lexington Park will sponsor the Tri-County Trot 5-10K run walk on Solomons Island on Saturday May 26th starting at 8:30 a.m.. Funds being raised to support the Warfighter Advance 7 day program for returning veterans Register online at Search “Rotary 4 Vets” Solomons Island, MD Register day of race 7 a.m. - 8 a.m.

June 8th Events

The St. Mary’s County Crime Solvers Golf Tournament will take place on Friday June 8th at the Wicomico Shores Golf Course in Mechanicsville. There will be $1000s in Prizes. Entry fee is just $80. Included are lunch, entries for prizes and giveaways valued over $1,000, all mini game entries, starter bags with light snack. Registration begins at 8:00 am, Shotgun start at 9:00 am. Sign up at For questions contact Ryan Goldsborough at

June 16th Events
The Unified Committee for Afro-American Contributions will have their Juneteenth Celebration at John G Lancaster Park in Lexington Park on Saturday June 16th. UCAC commemorates Juneteenth through a day of education and affirmation which will includes poetry, Gospel music, African dancers, local musicians, nationally recognized jazz musician, Art Sherrod, special guests Stacy Lattisaw and Latrice Carr, face painting, storytelling, crafts, pony rides, and a moon bounce for the children!  FREE For more information visit
August 12th Events
The Annual Forget Me Not Brunch, Silent Auction and Car Show to benefit the Alzheimer’s Association  will be held at the Olde Breton Inn in Leonardtown on Sunday, August 12 from 10 am to 1 pm.  Tickets for the brunch may be purchased in advance for $20 or at the door for $25.  For more information, you can call 240-298-3122 or e-mail
October 20th Events

The Lexington Park Volunteer Rescue Squad is hosting our annual indoor Fall Vendor and Craft Event on October 20th from 11-2 ! Bring your family to browse and shop the area’s most popular vendors and crafters with their unique items and find lots of treasures for the gift-gifting season in one place! Shop, stay for lunch, take a station tour, have fun, all while supporting your local volunteer rescue squad! Vendor list pending. Interested Crafters and Vendors need to download and send in their completed the registration form and fee to P.O. Box 902, Lexington Park, MD 20653. For more details or to register please check us out our website: or email: 


Celebrate the opening of oyster season on the Chesapeake Bay and take part in the annual U.S. Oyster Festival featuring the U.S. National Oyster Shucking Championships and National Oyster Cook-Off on Saturday and Sunday October 20th and 21st at the St. Mary's County Fairgrounds. Known for its exquisite range of seafood and exhibition of cultural activities surrounding oysters & the waterman's way of life in St. Mary's County, this annual festival also includes live music, local foods, arts, crafts, craft beer tasting, and general family fun. Sponsored by the Rotary of Lexington Park, the National Shucking Championship includes competitors from all over the United States competing for the title of U.S. Oyster Shucking Champion. The U.S. winner then goes on to compete in Galway, Ireland for the World Shucking Championship. Admission at the door. 100% of the profits go to help local and Rotary assistance programs. 10am-6pm Saturday, 11am - 6pm Sunday. Brought to you by the Rotary of Lexington Park MD



Various Events With Ongoing Dates
There will be bingo every Friday Night at the St. Leonard Volunteer Fire Department. Doors open at 6 pm and Early Birds start at 7 pm. Jackpot at $5,000. 
Do you know someone who has committed a crime in Charles County? Do you want to report them but remain anonymous? You can do that by calling Crime Solvers at 1-866-411-TIPS. If your tip leads to an arrest of the suspect, you are eligible for a cash reward.  You never have to give your name and you are assigned a code number when you call. Help make a difference and turn criminals in! Charles County Crime Solvers is a non-profit overseen by a board of directors comprised of community and business members who volunteer their time to raise reward monies and promote awareness of the program. To learn more, visit
The Southern Maryland Volunteer Firemen’s association is currently holding a fundraiser and raffling off a fishing trip. 20.00 a ticket the winner an 9 friends go fishing out of Solomon’s Island. If the winner does not want to go fishing they will receive cash value of trip drawing March 31. You go fishing April 28th. Please contact JW King for tickets at 240-427-7593 or 
The annual “On Watch” memorial brick campaign taking place now through April 28, 2018. For a limited time, the public may purchase memorial bricks to be placed at the Veterans Patio, located at the World War II “On Watch” Memorial Statue in Dowell. The bricks are available to memorialize those who served our country during World War II. The cost of each brick is $100 and all contributions are tax deductible. Purchasers will be notified when the bricks are in place and available for viewing. An “On Watch” application is available at the  online to To learn more, call Melinda Donnelly at 410-535-1600, ext. 2565. The “On Watch” Memorial Statue is an 8-foot-tall bronze statue unveiled in 2007 by Maryland artist Antonio Tobias Mendez. The statue commemorates the people and work at the Solomons Amphibious Training Base, the nation’s first, during World War II. Between 1942 and 1945, around 68,000 sailors, marines, coast guardsmen and soldiers trained to make beach landings; these forces had major roles at landings in Guadalcanal, North Africa, Sicily, Normandy and the Pacific Solomons Islands.
CASA of Southern Maryland will hold information sessions for interested volunteers to learn about the Court Appointed Special Advocate Program in Charles, Calvert and St. Mary’s Counties Southern Maryland to providing support to abused and neglected children in foster care, and to be their voice within the Social Services and Court Systems. Not only does a CASA have the opportunity to form a meaningful relationship with a child, but they will also get to know the child’s case and offer valuable input to the court for the best interest of the child. “Advocates don’t need any previous experience or training to volunteer. Our volunteers participate in a 32 hour training program that is a combination of online and classroom learning that will prepare them to carry out their duties as CASA.”, says Tonya Kennerly, CASA of Southern Maryland Program Manager. Interested? Stop by an information session in your county to learn more about the CASA program, how to get involved, and even participate in on-the-spot interviews. Contact Jodie Taylor at or 410-535-3047 for more information. Calvert County-January 9, 2018 from 5-7:30 Calvert County Central Library-Prince Frederick 850 Costley Way Prince Frederick, MD 20678 St. Mary’s County-January 16, 2018 from 5-7:30 Leonardtown Library 23250 Hollywood Rd Leonardtown MD 20650 Charles County-January 23, 2018 from 5-7:30 Waldorf West Library 10405 O’Donnell Pl Waldorf, MD 20603
Do you live in the Tri-County Area of Southern Maryland? If Yes!! Then this message is for you. The Charles County Department of Social Services, Calvert County Department of Social Services and St Mary’s County Department of Social Services are looking for individuals like you to become foster parents to children in the tri-county area. Foster parents offer temporary/short-term care and supportive services to children who are unable to live at home due to abusive and/or neglectful situations. Each Local Department of Social Service (DSS) depends on foster parents to carry out the day-to-day parenting for these children by opening their homes and providing emotional wellness and enrichment activities until they can either return safely to their own homes or until the children are adopted. Each local Department of Social Service will provide the training and resources you need to be a successful foster parent.  For more information on how to become a foster parent, please contact the Tri-County Recruiter at 301-392-6727 or via email at
Remember, we are counting on you Southern Maryland to help the children in your county.