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There will be a Mother's Day Breakfast at the Baden volunteer fire Department on Brandywine Road in Baden on Sunday May 8th. The breakfast will start at 7:30 a.m. and end at 10:30 a.m. Bring your family and friends, relax and enjoy your meal. Adults 12 and over are $10, children 6 to 11 are $5 and children 5 and under are free. The Baden volunteer fire Department is located at 16608 Brandywine Road in Baden. For more information call Paul at 301-751-5705.

 

The Baden Volunteer Fire and EMS Department will have their 6th Annual Car, Rat Rod, Truck and Bike Show Under The Lights on August 12th (Rain Date August 19th) from 4 pm – 9:30 pm. Registration from 4 pm – 7:30 pm. Over 50 Awards presented including Best In Show. Admission is $5, Children 12 and under are free. Registration at the gate is $20. For more information call Paul at 301-751-5705 or Roger at 301-466-7118 or Tony at 301-399-6597.

 

The Maryland Veterans Museum at Patriot Park honors America’s Heroes. Located at 11000 Crain Highway in Newburg Maryland. The museum is open Saturdays and Sundays from noon until 5:00 p.m.  and for special Events. The Museum features compelling and exciting exhibits galleries depicting events from all major wars, from the Revolutionary War to the present. Exclusive displays highlighting little known details of U.S. military life reveal a side of history seldom seen or understood. For more information call 301-932-1900 or visit www.MDvets.cc.

 

There will be a Car and Bike Event at the Maryland Veterans Museum at 11000 Crain Highway in Newburg Maryland on Saturday May 29th. The show will start at 8:00 a.m. with registration starting at 9:00 a.m. Open to all vehicles of all years, makes and models, including motorcycles and trucks. There will be trophies and Three King of the Event Title Belt awards. For more information contact Rick at 240-925-6465.

 

This year the 2016 Charles County House and Garden Pilgrimage will feature the Maryland Veterans Museum as the location center. This event will take place on Saturday, May 28th from 10 a.m. to  5 p.m. rain or shine. Travel through time in Charles County. Featuring homes and gardens from the mid-17th Century to the present. Tickets are $30 in advance at www.mhgp.org and $35 the day of the event. For additional information call 301-375-8081.

 

SUNDAY May 8– MOTHERS’ DAY BREAKFAST.  Invite Mom to start out HER day with a luscious breakfast. The American Legion Auxiliary is putting its best foot forward with Gift Drawings for Mom and Belgian Waffles cooked to order by our Master Waffle Chef.  Choose from an array of toppings.  The Kitchen Cooks will also whip up Ham, Sausage, Scrapple, Bacon, Scrambled Eggs, Home Fries, Biscuits, Fresh Fruit, Chip Beef, and some extras!   The Breakfast Buffet will be open from 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. in the upper level Dining Room in Chesapeake Beach on Route 260.  Adults $12; kids 6-12 $6; kids under 6 free.  Bloody Marys will be available for a nominal charge.  For information call 301-855-6466.  Public warmly invited.  www.ALpost206.org

 

SUNDAY MAY 8-MEETING OF THE COCOONS – The American Legion Auxiliary Juniors (Cocoons) Stallings-Williams Post 206 will hold its May meeting commencing at 2:00 p.m. in the Post upper level Meeting Hall at 3330 Chesapeake Beach Road E on Route 260.  Questions may be directed to Clarisse Choux at (443)964-5461.

 

TUESDAY May 10 – TUESDAY NIGHT FAMILY DINNER. Join us for an informal dinner from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. hosted by the American Legion Stallings Williams Auxiliary Post 206, on Route 260 in Chesapeake Beach, in the lower-level dining room.  The dinner is Pizza ($8 +for extra toppings), Chicken Fingers & Fries ($6), Fries ($2) from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m..  Call for more information (301) 855-6466.   Public invited.  www.ALpost206.org

 

TUESDAY MAY 10- SONS OF THE AMERICAN LEGION MEETING – The Members of the Sons of the American Legion Stallings Williams Post 206 will hold its monthly meeting at 7:00 p.m. in the Upper Level Meeting Hall of the Post.  All Members are urged to attend and make their voices heard.  For more information, call Commander Ward at 410-610-7217.  www.ALPost206.org 

 

FRIDAY MAY 13 –RIBS & CRAB DINNER – The Sons of the American Legion Stallings Williams Post 206 are planning their popular ribs & crab dinner from 5:50 to 7:00 p.m. on May 13.  The cost of $15 includes salad, sides, roll, and beverage.  Dinner will be served in the Lower Level Dining Room at the Post located at 3330 Chesapeake Beach Road, East on Route 260  Questions should be directed to (301)855-6466.  Public warmly welcomed. www.alPost 206.org.

 

SATURDAY May 14  - COUNTRY DANCE.  Come to the Country Dance at the American Legion Stallings-Williams Post 206 on Route 260 in Chesapeake Beach.  If you can't dance, we’ll show you how.  One hour lessons commence at 7:00 p.m. followed by dancing from 8:00 p.m. until midnight.  The Modest price of $15.00 per person includes soft drinks or draft beer and light munchies.  Hosted by the American Legion 206  in the upper level  Ballroom in Chesapeake Beach on Route 260.   For information call  301-855-6466.  Public warmly invited.  Reservations: LBloyer@verizon.net www.ALpost206.org

 

TUESDAY May 17– STEAK DINNER. Picky about your steak?    When you order your Steak direct from the Grill-Master Chef you get what you ordered.  The $15.00 price tag includes all the trimmings and a beverage.  From 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. hosted by the American Legion Stallings-Williams Post 206, on Route 260 in Chesapeake Beach, in the lower-level dining room.  Public welcome.  For more information, call (301)855-6466.  www.ALpost206.org

 

TUESDAY May 17– MEMBERSHIP AUXILIARY ELECTION MEETING.  All members of the American Legion Auxiliary Stallings-Williams Post 206  are encouraged to attend the regular meeting  and election starting at 7:00 p.m. in the Upper Level Meeting Hall at the American Legion 206 Post on Route 260 in Chesapeake Beach.  For information, call 301-855-6466. www.ALpost206.org

 

FRIDAY May 20 – LASAGNA DINNER.   Hosted by the American Legion Stallings-Williams Post 206 Auxiliary from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. this is a meal you won’t soon forget. Come to the lower level dining room.  Cost is $12 including sides and beverage.  The Post is on Route 260 in Chesapeake Beach and questions may be directed to (301)855-6466.  Public warmly invited.    www.ALpost206.org

 

FRIDAY May 20- MEMBERSHIP ELECTION MEETING.  All members of the American Legion Stallings-Williams Post 206 are encouraged to vote from 2 to 6:00 pm and to attend the regular meeting, starting at 7:00 p.m., in the Upper Level Meeting Hall at the American Legion Stallings-Williams Post 206 in Chesapeake Beach on Route 260.  For information call 301-855-6466.   www.ALpost206.org

 

SATURDAY May 21 – TEXAS HOLD ‘EM.  $100 Buy-in.  Doors open at 3:00 pm game starts at 4:00 pm.   Hosted by the American Legion Stallings Williams Auxiliary Post 206 in Chesapeake Beach on Route 260.  Food will be available for sale .  Public Welcome.  For more information, call Karen Miller  (301)855-0188.  www.ALpost206.org

 

TUESDAY May 24–  TUESDAY FAMILY DINNER Hosted by the American Legion Stallings-Williams Post 206  from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. . Come to the lower level dining room.  .  The dinner is Pizza ($8 +for extra toppings), Chicken Fingers & Fries ($6), Fries ($2)  The Post is on Route 260 in Chesapeake Beach and questions may be directed to (301)855-6466.  Public warmly invited.    www.ALpost206.org

 

FRIDAY MAY 27 – BRENDA’S SPECIAL MEMORIAL DAY PICNIC – Commencing at 5:30 till 7:00p.m. in the Lower Level Dining room of the American Legion Stallings Williams Post 206 at 3330 Chesapeake Beach Road East on Route 260 hosted by the Auxiliary for the benefit of the Southern Maryland District Children & Youth Project. -The price of $12 includes burgers, hot dogs, potato salad, baked beans, and watermelon,.  Public welcome.  Questions may be directed to (301)855-6466. www.ALpost206.org

 

SATURDAY MAY 28–OLDIES NIGHT  A 50’S 60’S 70’S Request Night– What’s your favorite tune?  The Sons of the American Legion Stallings-Williams Post 206 will host a night with music by a DJ 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 (301)855-6466.  www.ALPost206.org.

 

MONDAY May 30 – VETERANS MEMORIAL DAY CEREMONY.  Conducted by the American Legion Stallings-Williams Post 206,  Charles E. Choux, Commander, the ceremony will commence at 10:00 a.m. at Veterans Park in Chesapeake Beach.   Following this ceremony and the one at 1:00 p.m. at the Courthouse in Prince Frederick, the Commander will hold an Open House at the Post on Rt. 260 in Chesapeake Beach.  All are welcome.  301-855-6466.

 

The Second District Vol. Fire Department & Rescue Squad is hosting a Cornhole Tournament/Community BBQ on June 4, 2016. Starts @ 12 PM, cornhole starts at 1pm. Cornhole, BBQ, Kids Activites, 50/50 Raffle, bake sale and more! Contact Heather Bean @ fundraising@sdvfdrs.org to pre-register. Check out the website or facebook page for full details.

 

The Mechanicsville Vol. Fire will be hosting a BBQ Sandwich Dinner. May 13th from 6-8pm at Immaculate Conception Church Hall in Mechanicsville Maryland. Dinners are $12 each and will include your choice chicken or pork sandwich, baked beans and coleslaw. You have the option to drive up or sit down anD eat.  For more information email Mthompson@mvfd.com

 

There will be a Youth Night Out for ages elementary through middle school at the Bel Alton Volunteer Fire Department on Bel Alton Newtown Road on Friday May 20th from 7:00 p.m.-9:30 p.m. The cost is just $5 and there will be games, prizes, movies, music, food and fun!

 

The Southern Maryland Youth Orchestra and Choir (SMYOC) announces its spring concert - Homeward Bound - on Sunday, May 15, 3pm, at St. Mary's Ryken High School. SMYOC is made up of over 60 talented instrumentalists and singers from the tri-county area who range in age from 7 to 18. The concert performers were selected for membership based on auditions at the start of the season and will be performing in a wide range of styles. Admission is $5 for adults, $3 for children ages 5-12; children under 5 are free. Tickets are available at the door.

 

There will be an auction to support the Ridge Volunteer Rescue Squad on SUNDAY, MAY 22nd. Doors open at Noon and the auction starts at 1 PM. The auction will be held at the Knights of Columbus Hall, intersection of Routes 5 and 235.  Join us for an afternoon of quarter auction fun - paddles are $3 each or 2 for $5.  Bring your quarters, bring your friends!  Over 75 chances to win and over 150 prizes to pick from!

 

On July 30th at 12:45 pm at the Charlotte Hall Library meeting room, we are holding our second meeting for 'Girls on the Run -  Southern Maryland.' We are looking for volunteers and prospective council members to come out for our second community meeting as we work to start a local chapter and become officially established in fall of 2017. For questions or comments please contact GOTRsouthernMD@gmail.com.

 

Come enjoy a day of fishing and fun at St. Mary's River State Park on Saturday May 7th at 8:30 am! The Annual Youth Fishing Rodeo is a great way for children to learn how to fish and have a blast in the outdoors. This is a "catch and release" event that is free to participants. Pre-registration is required: please call 301-872-5688 to register. For children ages 15 and younger. Last year over 100 young anglers and volunteers participated. Don't miss out on this great fishing event.

 

American Legion Post 221, located at 21690 Colton Point Rd (Rt. 242), in Avenue, has a Steak, Shrimp, & Fish Dinner Night on the third Friday of every month from 5pm - 8pm. This is an excellent opportunity to get out and meet people in the community. There are several menu items for the adults and kids to enjoy at a reasonable price (http://alpost221.webs.com/steakshrimpfishmenu.htm). You can call (301) 884-4071 for further information. You can also visit our website at http://www.alpost221.webs.com/.

 

There will be an All-You-Can-Eat Mother's Day Breakfast on Sunday, May 8th, at the St. Mary's County Elks Lodge #2092, located at 45779 Fire Department Lane in California, MD.  Breakfast will be from 9am until noon and will feature made-to-order omelets, waffles, biscuits & gravy, cream chipped beef, scrambled eggs, sausage, bacon and home fries.  The cost is $10 for adults and $5 for children ages 5-10.  Kids 4 and under eat free.  There will also be a short ceremony to honor all mothers at 11:00 a.m.  All proceeds will be donated to charity.

 

Do you know if your child’s car seat is safe? Find out at a free car seat checkup event! The checkup will be held on May 14, 2016 from 10:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. at the St. Leonard Volunteer Fire Department on Calvert Beach Road. 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.

 

There will be Street of Dreams Car Show and Swap Meet and it will be held at the Calvert County Fair Grounds on Sunday May 15th from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm. Children 12 and under are free. If you have any questions call 301-481-3679.

Historic St. Mary’s City will host May Day festivities on Saturday, May 7  from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. Celebrate spring with the colonists! There will be live music, silhouette creations for you or your family,  make a vine leaf garland, blow bubbles, make your own fairy garden, or take part in the annual dance around the Maypole there will be fun for all ages throughout the ages! Bring a picnic and dine at river’s edge or purchase snack items from the museum’s Shop at Farthing’s Ordinary.  Admission is $10 for adults, $9 seniors, $6 students, and free for those 5 years and under and Friends members. For more information about the museum contact the Visitor Center at 240-895-4990, 800-SMC-1634, or info@stmaryscity.org. 

 

Join the Greenwell Foundation on Saturday, May 7, 2016 from noon — 3pm for a Mother's Day Ride! Make memories, take photos, enjoy a cakewalk on horseback, and share tea and cookies with our pony Summer. No riding experience necessary! $25 for Mom; $15 for each child (7 years or older to ride.) Younger siblings welcome to attend event and enjoy tea and cookies with Summer! Reservations not required but certainly appreciated. For more information call 301-373-9775 or visit www.greenwellfoundation.org

 

The Mechanicsville Volunteer Rescue Squad will be having a screen on the green on Saturday, May 21st.  We will be showing HOME. Movie start time is approximately 8:30 This is a free event but donations will be accepted.  Please see our facebook page for more information.

 

Wade ES Go Green is hosting a community Recycle Day at Wade on Saturday, May 14 from 9am to 1pm in the Wade Visitor Parking Lot. For more information call (301)932-4304 or email wade.gogreen@gmail.com. Please feel free to contact Suki at cell (301) 751-1329 and email at wade.gogreen@gmail.com

 

Southern Maryland Vacation for Vets is having a Poker Run on June 5th. Line up at the Hollywood Fire House at 10:00.  Following a short ceremony, the ride departs at 11:00 which ends at the Mechanicsville Moose, where a chicken dinner will be available along with raffles and door prizes.  Charlotte Hall Vets Home Residents will participate followed by a Police Escort.

Southern Maryland Vacations for Vets has provided 9 years of weekend retreats for our wounded heros. For more information about the ride, please visit our website: vac4vets.org or call Susan at 301-399-0013.

 

Special Olympics Calvert County's Inspiration Color Walk/Run 5K on Saturday, May 14, 9:00 AM 5K Run & 9:30 AM 5K Walk @ The Calverton School in Huntingtown. Please join Special Olympics Calvert County for our 13th Annual Inspiration Color Walk/Run 5K. Be a fan and come support our Special Athletes. This is a family event with fun activities! For information and to register online, please visit calvertcounty.kintera.org. Fees are $25 for Adults and $15 for Students for registrations by May 7th. Fees increase by $5 starting on May 8th. This event is for runners and walkers of all abilities. This is a full 5K cross country course. Jogging strollers are welcome. Special Olympics Calvert County is a year-round sports program that provides recreation and friendships to intellectually disabled youth and adults in our community. Please join us for this fun event and fundraiser to support this great cause. We hope to see you there!

 

The Third Annual Ridge Lions Club "Pitch Card" Parties, will take place on Friday, June 3rd, July 1st and August 5th, 2016 at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 16441 Three Notch Road, Ridge, MD 20680.  The doors will open at 6:30 PM and the card game begins promptly at 7:30 PM.  There is an Entrance Fee of $5.00 per person with everyone going home with at least one prize.  Door Prizes and a 50/50 raffle will also be available.  Food will be available for purchase, but desserts and refreshments are free.  All proceeds go to helping those in need in our community.  For more information contact: Bobbie Bell (301) 872-5114 or Terri Kaftan (240) 538-2818 or go to https://www.facebook.com/RidgeLionsClub.

State of Maryland Boating Safety Class Plus: StudentIntroduction to Marlinspike (knots), Charts and VHF Radio use. – Must Attend Both Classesfor Certification on Saturdays, May 28th and June 4th at 9:00 am to 3:00 pm at 5861 Deale-Churchton Road in Deale Maryland, 20733. 1st Family Member - $25 $10 for each additional Member Presented by: U. S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 23-07. Pre-registration will secure your place, Contact: Lynn Fountain – 410-570-5478 or lynns.mailbox@comcast.net, Chris Jensen – 410-867-8849 or christopher@jensen.org or Dawn Yoder at 410-867 2398.

 

On Saturday May 14th come together as a community to walk in honor and memory of those we have loved and lost through addiction. The entirety of this event takes place from 9:00 am - 12:00 pm at Serenity Farm, both inside of the Life Center and on the grounds of the farm. We are inviting everyone to send us photos of their lost loved ones so that they may be displayed along our walk. This event will feature a slow and serene one-mile farm walk, a sunflower seed planting, a speaker who will share her experience, strength and hope on the topic of losing a loved one and also a variety of recovery groups and non-profit organizations with information and resources for all of us whose lives have been touched by addiction. For more information see attached flyer and check out our Facebook page Tri-County Memory Walk. You may also contact us at: TriCountyMemoryWalk@gmail.com.

 

The Huntingtown Elementary School's 5th Grade Destination Imagination team has placed 2nd in the Maryland State Tournament qualifying them for a spot in the Global Finals 2016 Tournament in Knoxville, TN in May.  The team is seeking donations for the $7,000 they need to attend the tournament.  Donations can be made to the team's "HES Destination Imagination team trip to Globals" page on the Crowdrise fundraising website.

 

The Hollywood Volunteer Rescue Squad Auxiliary is having a All you can eat Mother's Day Breakfast on Sunday May 8, 2016 from 7:30 am - 11am. Cost is $12 a person 13-Adult, $6 a person for 5-12, 4 - under are Free.

 

Be a Superhero! Runners and walkers are needed for Team CASA, the official charity team of Maryland CASA Association at the 2016 Baltimore Running Festival on Saturday, October 15 at M&T Bank Stadium. Named the 2015 Charity Team of the Year, Team CASA is a group of 160+ runners and walkers who gather to raise funds and awareness of CASA’s efforts to recruit and train adult advocates for abused and neglected children. Participants can participate in either the: 5K, Team Relay, Marathon, or Half Marathon. Start times vary by race; however, the first race starts at 8 am. Every child needs a hero, but abused and neglected children need Superheroes! To learn more, or register for a race, please visit www.goteamcasa.org! Prices range from $15-105, depending on the race.

 

The Forrest Career & Technology Center is seeking golfers to participate in its 3rd Annual Golf Tournament on Saturday, May 7, 2016 at the Wicomico Shores Golf Course in Mechanicsville.  The goal of the golf tournament is to help defray costs of student participation in SkillsUSA regional, state and national competitions. To reserve a spot (foursome or individual), you need to e-mail your name and telephone number to Mike Towne at mstowne@smcps.org or Bonnie Skinner at bjskinner@smcps.org.  If you’d like information about becoming a tournament sponsor, call Mr. Towne at 301-475-0242, x28222 or Mrs. Skinner at 301-475-0242, x28201.

 

FRIDAY MAY 6, 2016 –DINNER & A MOVIE. -The interdenominational Union Church of North Beach will host a light supper and the movie “How Great is Our God” commencing at 5:00 p.m. Friday May 6, 2016.  The interdenominational Church is located next to the North Beach Town Hall at 8912 Chesapeake Avenue.   This event is provided with the compliments of the Congregation. For more information call (410)257-3555.  All are cordially invited.

 

SATURDAY MAY 14, 2016 – OLD FASHIONED CHURCH PICNIC.  The Union Church of North Beach will host an Old Fashioned Church Picnic from Noon to 4:00 p.m.  There will be food and the band All Things New   Bring the kids for fun fun fun with the Moonbounce, cornhole, etc. The interdenominational Church is located next to the North Beach Town Hall at 8912 Chesapeake Avenue.   This event is provided with the compliments of the Congregation. For more information, call (410)257-3555.  All are cordially invited.

 

Boy Scout Troop 908 will have an Antique Show & Flea Market on April 30 from 9-3 at the La Plata United Methodist Church. Featuring antiques, multi family yard sale, bake sale, home party vendors, and crafters. 

 

Calvert Hospice announces Unspoken Grief, a reflection on life after pregnancy or infant loss with Sherrye Urtz, LGPC on May 21 from 9 – 11 am at the Burnett Calvert Hospice House. Registration is free, and a light breakfast will be served. Topics will include life after loss, guilt and regret, hope, supporting others, and more. To register or receive more info, contact Melinda Ruppert at 410-535-0892 extension 2201 or email mruppert@calverthospice.org.

 

Join St. Columba Masonic Lodge #150 A.F. & A.M. for a day of golf at the 19th Annual Open Golf Tournament supporting Spring Dell Center’s programs for adults with disabilities. The tournament will take place at 9 A.M. Monday, June 6, 2016 at Wicomico Shores Golf Club, and will include a continental breakfast for players. Event activities include “Closest to the Pin” and “Longest Drive” contests, four rounds of golf, a 50/50 drawing, door prizes, food, and beverage! The pre-registration fee, effective until May 21st, is $80 per golfer or $300 per foursome. After May 21st, the fee will rise to $90 per golfer and $330 per foursome. Sponsorships packages are available beginning at $80.00. For more information or to purchase tickets/sponsorship contact Michael Porter at spikep@hotmail.com or call 240-346-6621. For more information about St. Columba Masonic Lodge #150 A.F. & A.M. visit www.stcolumba150.org.

 

Do you love to paint? Are you looking for a fun date night or friend group activity? Whether you have painted masterpieces or simply painted your house, PaintNite sponsored by the Center for Abused Persons is the place for you.  Come join us Thursday, May 26th at 7pm at 10440 O'Donnell Place in Waldorf.  Space is limited, so be sure to register by calling 301-645-8994.  The cost is 45$ per person, with all proceeds benefiting the work that the staff and volunteers of the Center for Abused Persons do 24 hours a day, every day to help victims of sexual assault and domestic violence.

 

Grower’s Weekend: April 30th and May 1st! Celebrate Spring at Sotterley! The Garden Guild is proud to invite the public to the 18th annual Plant Sale, running on April 30th from 9am to 2pm and on May 1st from noon to 3 pm! Their invaluable support keeps this wonderful National Historic Landmark open to the public and enables us to remain an important part of Southern Maryland landscape and history. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to appreciate our wonderful Garden Guild’s horticultural artistry! April 30th 9 am – 2 pm. May 1st Noon – 3 pm.

 

The Woman’s Club of St. Mary’s County will be sponsoring an Old Fashioned Tea Party on Saturday Mary 21st from 4 pm to 6 pm at 22685 Washington St. in Leonardtown. High tea delicascies such as tea sandwiches, scones and other delights as well as tea and other drinks. Bring your daughter, granddaughter, grandmother, mother, aunt or cousin. Dress is optional. Proceeds from this event will go towards the Woman’s Club of St. Mary’s County scholarship fund. For more information contact Janice at 301-994-0263 or Carole at 301-863-6969. 

The Lexington Park Volunteer Rescue Squad Associates are having a Spaghetti Dinner fundraiser at our station located at 21685 FDR Blvd. in Lexington Park on Friday, May 20th from 5:00 PM to 7:30 PM.  Adults - $8.00, Kids (12 and under) - $5.00. Dine in or carry out. Gluten free meals available upon request. More information can be found on our website: www.lpvrs.org

 

The Benedict Volunteer Fire Dept., Rescue Squad, and Auxiliary will be hosting a Buffet Style Mother's Day Breakfast on Sunday May 8, 2016 from 8am to 1pm at the Benedict Firehouse. The cost is $10 for adults, $5 for ages 6 to 10, and kids 5 and under eat free. Breakfast to include sausage, bacon, eggs, pancakes, home fried potatoes, and all the fixings.

 

The Chesapeake Bay Chapter of Women In Defense (WID) is sponsoring a 5K Run/Walk on Saturday, May 7th, 2016 at Lancaster Park on Willows Road in Lexington Park.  Check In is 6:30 – 7:45 am with the race starting at 8:00 am. Online registration is available at: http://active.com.  The registration fee is $20 for Women In Defense (WID) members; $25 for non-members. The day of the race, the walk-up fee is $30. Please come out and support our 5K on May 7th! For questions, contact WIDChesapeake@gmail.com. 

 

The Seventh District Volunteer Fire Department Auxiliary will be sponsoring an Outside Yard & Plant Sale on Saturday, May 7 (Rain Date: May 14) at the Firehouse located at 21660 Colton Point Road.  The sale will be from 7 to 11 a.m.  Tables can be rented for $10 each and $7 for additional tables.  For more information, call 301-769-2016 or 301-769-4042.

 

Historic Sotterley Plantation wouldn’t be what it is today without our faithful volunteers! Their invaluable support keeps this wonderful National Historic Landmark open to the public and enables us to remain an important part of our Southern Maryland landscape and history. To find out more about how our volunteers have become an essential part of Sotterley’s story, please contact the office at 301-373-2280 or at marketing@sotterley.org.

 

Special Olympics Calvert County's Inspiration Color Walk/Run 5K - Saturday, May 14, 9:00 AM 5K Run & 9:30 AM 5K Walk @ The Calverton School in Huntingtown. Please join Special Olympics Calvert County for our 13th Annual Inspiration Color Walk/Run 5K. Be a fan and come support our Special Athletes. This is a family event with fun activities! For information and to register online, please visit calvertcounty.kintera.org. Fees are $25 for Adults and $15 for Students (for registrations by 5/7/16; fees increase by $5 after this date.) This event is for runners and walkers of all abilities. This is a full 5K cross country course. Jogging strollers are welcome. Special Olympics Calvert County is a year-round sports program that provides recreation and friendships to intellectually disabled youth and adults in our community. Please join us for this fun event and fundraiser to support this great cause. We hope to see you there!

 

Calvert Stewards Work Days: Boardwalk Repair at Flag Ponds. Friday May 13 and Saturday May 14. Calling all volunteers who can measure, saw, and hammer to help rebuild portions of the boardwalk. We'll also need people who can help with heavy lifting to haul old wood out and new wood in. Tools and supplies will be provided, but feel free to bring along your own hand tools. This project is designed mainly for adults, though children 10+ can help out too (anyone under 16 must be with an adult). To register or for more information email your request to info@calvertparks.org

 

Starting in May, due to its huge popularity, the program “Manga Otaku Artist Nights” will expand to twice a month! We will meet both on the first Tuesday and on the third Monday of each month at Calvert Library Twin Beaches Branch. Events go from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Come on in to draw, to talk and to share your love for your favorite titles and character—and discover new ones! Be sure to register for each night, though; space is limited! For information contact McNevin Hayes at 410-257-2411.

 

Say goodbye to the clouds and hello to the sun in your best beach attire.  It’s the College of Southern Maryland’s 2nd annual Splash for Scholarships, a poolside evening of fun at the Leonardtown Campus Wellness and Aquatics Center,  Saturday, May 7th from 7 pm until 11 pm. Enjoy poolside games, music and dancing, a silent auction, seashore-inspired cuisine and umbrella drinks all for a great cause – our students! Tickets are only $50 and all proceeds will go towards student scholarship. For more information, please call 301-934-7647 that’s 301-934-7647 or visit foundation.csmd.edu/Splash.

The Newburg Volunteer Rescue Squad and Fire Department's Auxiliary will be hosting a Community Yard and Bake Sale on Saturday May 7th, 2016 from 8am - 2pm! If interested in being a vendor, table spaces are $10 each. Call Sissy Stephenson at 301-399-6845 or visit Newburg Volunteer Rescue Squad & Fire Department - Charles County, Maryland for more info!

 

Southern Maryland Community Network will be hosting our annual Golf Classic on Monday, May 9th at 11200 H G Trueman Rd in Lusby, MD.  All proceeds from this event directly benefit our Tri-County mental health programs.  9am shotgun start, registration begins at 8:00 am.  Cost is $130.00 per player or $600.00 for a team.  Sponsorship opportunities are available.  Come out and support mental health and enjoy breakfast, hot dogs, lunch, beverages, door prizes, awards, and contests!  For more information visit our website at www.somdnetwork.org or, contact Corey Hilliard at 410-535-4787 x. 309.

 

The 2016 annual Spring Fishin' Buddies Derby at Gilbert Run Park in Dentsville will take place on Saturday, May 7, from 7 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Anglers will compete by teams, which must include one adult at least 21 years of age and one child between the ages of 6 and 15.  Each team must supply their own rods and bait. Trophies will be awarded in the two age divisions.  Bank anglers will compete separately from those who fish from a boat. Local businesses have donated numerous fishing-related door prizes. All teams are eligible for the door prize drawings. Lunch will be provided to all participants. The entry fee is $7 per team.  Pre-registration is required since participation is limited. Entry forms are available at Gilbert Run Park or the main office of the Department of Public Works on Radio Station Road in La Plata, Maryland. Registration forms are due in the Department of Public Works’ main office by noon on Wednesday, May 4. For more information or to receive an entry form, call the Department of Public Works, Parks Division, at 301-932-3470 or 301-870-2778 weekdays between 7:30 a.m. and 4 p.m. Citizens with special needs may contact the Maryland Relay Service at 711, or Relay Service TDD: 800-735-2258.

 

The public is invited to the inaugural Southern Maryland Acoustic Music Assembly on Saturday, May 14, 2016, 1:00-9:00 pm at Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Center in Solomons, Maryland.  The music-filled day grows out of a popular monthly song circle at Calvert Library Southern Branch.  The event will begin with afternoon song circles and acoustic jamming from 1:00-4:30pm.  The circles are open to all abilities and musical genres, so bring your preferred acoustic instruments and/or your favorite songs to share – or just come to listen.  Snacks and drinks, including wine and beer, will be available for sale throughout the day.  Event admission is $5 for adults, $4 for seniors & military, $3 for youth, kids 5 & under are free. 

 

The Great Mills High School Class of 1976 will hold their 40 Year Reunion this summer on July 9, 2016.  If you are interested in attending and have NOT received information via email, please contact Susan Rose Hollis at gmhs76@md.metrocast.net or 240-298-2190.

 

We invite the entire Maryland community to join us for Karsyn’s Karnival on May 28, 2016 for food, games, crafts, pony rides, moon bounces, and other fun events to raise awareness about Down syndrome. The event will be held at Cove Point Park in Lusby, MD from 10am – 1:30pm. Individuals with Down syndrome are free!  Please check http://www.karsynskarnival.com for additional information.

 

The Charles County Children’s Aid Society is hosting their first annual Spring Diaper Drive. Please donate clean diapers and wet wipes to help struggling local families keep their babies clean, safe, and healthy. Any amount or size is greatly appreciated. The Children’s Aid Society will collect diapers all during the week for the entire month of May beginning Monday, May 2nd at the Children’s Aid Society office located at 3000 Huntington Circle in Waldorf, MD. Come anytime Monday thru Thursday 9am to 4pm and Fridays between 9am and 12 noon. There will also be one special Saturday drop off on Saturday, May 14th from 7 am to noon. Call (301) 645-1561 for more information.

 

Fraternal Order of Police Lodge #7 is having a Brown Bag Auction, on  Saturday May 14, 2016. Doors open at 12pm, Auction starts at 2pm. It is being held at the Lexington Park Volunteer Rescue Squad, FDR Blvd, Lexington Park. Lexington Park Vol. Rescue Squad will be having a Vendor Fair as well as selling food.  Bring a non-perishable food item for The Mission and receive 5 free tickets (Limit 1 per Family). Bring your address labels or name stamps to save time with your tickets!

 

Cedar Lane Senior Living Community in Leonardtown, MD is constantly looking for new ways to expand our senior activity program. Our programs survive on the kindness of volunteers willing to donate their time and talent to the residents living here honored with the payment of senior smiles and true appreciation. Musicians, theatrical performers, arts & craft experts, agriculture experts, or anyone who would like to brighten the day of our seniors here in any way are welcome. Sometimes just a new face to tell their stories to is all the residents really want. Volunteer hours required to graduate high school are honored here. For more information call the Office: (301) 475 - 8966 Ex: 31.

The Society for the Restoration of Port Tobacco invite residents to attend the seventh annual Port Tobacco Market Day event on Saturday, May 14 from 9 a.m.to 2 p.m. at the historic Port Tobacco Courthouse (Chapel Point Road, Port Tobacco). This event will showcase some of Southern Maryland’s local artists and vendors.  Choose from antiques, jewelry, crafts, fresh produce, and more.  The Charles County Garden Club will hold their annual plant sale.  Food, baked goods, and drinks will be available for purchase.  Step into the 18th century and tour the Port Tobacco Court House, Stagg Hall, and Burch House. Admission is free.  Rain date is Saturday, May 21. For more information, call Mary Fenton at 301-375-7892.

 

The Garvey Senior Activity Center Council, Inc. is sponsoring a Spring Festival and Craft Fair on May 7, 2016.  It will be held at the Garvey Senior Activity Center Parking Lot, Leonardtown, from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.  (located behind the Leonard Hall Military Academy and next to the Commissioner’s “Chesapeake Building”). This event will include items for sale including crafts, needlework, plants, jewelry, art, glassware, health and beauty products, baked goods, books, and many other Vendor specialty items.  There will be a Quilt Raffle!!!  If inclement weather, the Festival/Fair will be held indoors at the Garvey Senior Activity Center. For additional information, please call 1-301-848-9458, or email mud221@md.metrocast.net

 

A TOAST TO PETS WITH DISABILITIES Help us make a difference in the lives of disabled animals. Join us June 3rd at 150 Adelina Road, Prince Frederick. Enjoy an evening of fun and relaxation, wine tasting, and a tremendous silent auction - all in the spirit of saving the animals that have been thrown away just because they are living their own "normal". June 3rd - 6pm-10pm. there will be a silent auction, food and drink, raffle tickets, dessert station and more. For more information contact Pets With Disabilities at Pets with Disabilities at www.petswithdisabilities.org

 

FRA sponsors an annual essay contest to promote the spirit of Americanism and patriotism among our country’s youth. Fleet Reserve Association (FRA) Essay Contest for 2015-2016 Theme: What the United States Flag Stands For FRA's Americanism Essay Contest is open to all students, grades 7 through 12, including those who are home schooled.  Students are invited to submit a 350-word essay through an FRA member or local FRA branch before the December 1s t deadline.  Local winners are forwarded for competition at the regional level and regional winners compete for national prizes. For more information contact Shirley Vatter, LAFRA Unit President, East Coast Regional Vice President at 301-481-9655.

 

The Arc of Southern Maryland will hold its 14th Annual Pat Collins Golf Classic, May 26 at 11200 H G Trueman Rd, Lusby. It starts at 7:30 a.m. with an 8:30 a.m. shotgun start. The tournament includes a continental breakfast, buffet lunch and various putting contests with prizes. Golfers can purchase mulligans and will receive a gift bag for playing. Tournament proceeds will be used to support The Arc’s residential, community supported living, day support, employment support and respite care programs. The Arc supports individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities living in Southern Maryland. Sponsorship and team registration opportunities are still available. For information on the tournament, to register a team or sponsorship call 410-535-2413, ext. 123, or visit www.arcsomd.org.

 

The class of 2017 at Thomas Stone is having a car show on May 7th with a rain date of May 14th from 8:30 till noon.  Please contact Matt Werner at mwerner@ccboe.com for details.

 

 

On Wednesday, May 11, from 4pm-7pm the Prince Frederick Volunteer Rescue Squad will have a Hump Day Dinner Special.  While supplies last, dinner consists of ham and cabbage, boiled potatoes, and cornbread.  Adults are $12 and Children 6 and under are $6.  Eat in or take out.  Call ahead and we will have the order ready for you to pick up!  The Prince Frederick Volunteer Rescue Squad is located on Route 4 southbound.  755 Solomons Island Road, South in Prince Frederick.  Call 410.535.9836 or 443.532.9007.  Visit us on www.pfvrs.org or facebook.com/PFVRS.

 

On Saturday, June 18 from 7pm-11pm, the Prince Frederick Volunteer Rescue Squad will host a country dance with the “Country Memories” band.  Admission is $20 and includes light refreshments.  BYOB – setups are available.  The Prince Frederick Volunteer Rescue Squad is located on Route 4 southbound.  755 Solomons Island Road, South in Prince Frederick.  For more information, call 410.535.9836 or visit www.pfvrs.org or facebook.com/PFVRS.

 

 

Sending Smiles is a local charity founded by 2 sisters. Their mission is to send message of hope to sick children and their families with crazy fun postcards. The post cards are decorated with silly pictures, funny jokes, or words of encouragement about being brave and strong. They are in need of "smile makers" or post card decorators and donations to pay for postage. To get more information please go to www.sendingsmiles2sis.com or on Facebook: Sisters Sending Smiles.

 

Sample the best Patuxent Wine Trail wines AND local craft brews ($15 fee) with souvenir tasting glass at the 9th Annual Calvert Arts Festival Saturday, 14 May, 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. at All Saints' Episcopal Church. No admission fee to shop from outstanding local juried artisans. Delicious food, live entertainment, children’s crafts, raffles & more. Tour our 1692 church & labyrinth. Rain or shine! Save money; re$erve your tasting gla$ at bit.ly/CalvertArtsFestival. Age verified for wine tasting by picture ID at festival. Proceeds benefit parish & community projects. Free parking at All Saints’ Episcopal Church, Rts 2 & 4, Sunderland, MD. 

 

Calvert High School FFA will be holding a Play Day, "mini rodeo", event on June 11, 2016 at 6755 Parkers Warf Rd. St. Leonard MD 20685. There will be events including barrels, poles, key hole, and many more. Check-in starts at 10:00 am. The entry fee for each class will be $10. Food and drinks will be available for purchase. There will also be raffle tickets for sale. Western and English riders are both welcome. All proceeds will benefit Calvert High School FFA. For more information email atkinsshelby98@gmail.com.

 

SATURDAY, MAY 21st @ 8 AM - RVRS 5K RUN/WALK.  The Ridge Volunteer Rescue Squad will be hosting a 5K Run/Walk out and back course through scenic Point Lookout Park.  Awards for overall top male & female, and top three in each male and female age group.  Visit http://ridgerescuesquadauxiliary5k.eventbrite.com or call 301-904-2812 for more details.

 

The Cobb Island Vol. Fire Dept. & EMS Auxiliary will be sponsoring a Dinner & Silent Auction on Sat., May 21, 2016.  Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Auction starts at 6:00 p.m.  Advance tickets and reservations are $16; tickets at door are $20.  If you have items you would like to donate for this auction or to make a reservation or purchase tickets call 301-259-4375 or 301-259-2730.  All proceeds of this auction will go towards the purchase of a LUCAS CPR device for the fire department.

 

 

Quarter Craze Quarter Auction by North Beach VFD Auxiliary. Date: Friday May 6, 2016. Time: Doors open at 6:00pm, Auction starts at 7:00. Cost: $3.00 per paddle to bid for prizes. Food will be available for purchase. Bring your quarters and appetite for a night of fun! Proceeds benefit the North Beach Volunteer Fire Department Auxiliary. The Firehouse is located at 8536 Bayside Road, Chesapeake Beach, MD 20732. For more information, please contact dianabuck78@comcast.net.

 

The St. Mary’s County Health Department offers a FREE Overdose Response Program training to community members who may be able to save the life of someone experiencing an overdose from heroin or other opioids. Participants will learn how to recognize the signs and symptoms of an opioid overdose, the importance of calling 9-1-1 in medical emergencies, as well as how to administer naloxone and care for someone until emergency help arrives. This training has already helped save multiple lives in our community!  Visit www.smchd.org/overdose or call the St. Mary's County Health Department at 301-475-4330 for more information or to register.

 

Hits4Heroes in conjunction with American Legion Post 54, is an organization that helps support local combat veterans who, through their dedication to serve, have suffered devastating injuries. To learn about local events coming up to help Southern Maryland Veterans visit www.hits4heroes.org

Big Brothers Big Sisters has reopened in SoMD and we are working to build our presence in the community again. We are actively looking for new volunteers to match with many kids in SoMD who have been waiting more than a year for a mentor. Mentoring can have a very BIG impact with just a few LITTLE hours on a child. If you are interested in getting involved at a corporate level, please don't hesitate to contact me at any time. We have wonderful opportunities for the workplace, several programs tailored to bring your business and the community together in a partnership for youth success.  In addition, donating time and space for events is equally beneficial for our matches to come together and have community fun. Email:  khall@biglittle.org

 

The Leonardtown High School Class of 1986 would like to announce plans to hold their 30 year reunion on Saturday, May 28, 2016 at the 2nd District Fire Hall in Valley Lee, MD.   Please go to the Leonardtown Class of 1986 facebook page, or e-mail Tia Bryant @ TiaBryant.LHS30CLASSOF1986@GMAIL.COM for further information regarding this event. 

 

Singers and Musicians are being sought to join the Senior Vibes. Your are invited to join this joy-filled group of volunteers with the Retired and Senior Volunteer Program of St. Mary’s County, who provide musical entertainment and friendly visitation to residents of Charlotte Hall Veterans Home, St. Mary’s Nursing and Rehabilitation Center and Cedar Lane Senior Housing community. For more information call 301-862-2326. Help spread the joy through music.

 

Come to the 14th Annual Plant Sale at Summerseat Farm in Mechanicsville, on Saturday May 7, 2016 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. (rain or shine).  Plan on a full day of activities in an historic 1678 farm setting at this giant event featuring a marvelous assortment of vibrant annuals, perennials, herbs, vegetables, shrubs, trees, grasses, planted pots and dish gardens; garden supplies; hanging baskets; wood crafts and more. Location of the farm is 26655 Three Notch Rd, Mechanicsville, MD, southbound Rt. 235, just before the Rt. 247 intersection.  Enjoy reasonable prices, plenty of free parking, handicap access, and no admission fee.  Info 301-373-6607 or 301-643-8950; website www.summerseat.org; or email info@summerseat.org. 

 

 

Sample the best Patuxent Wine Trail wines and local craft brews ($15 fee) with souvenir tasting glass at the 9th Annual Calvert Arts Festival Saturday, 14 May, 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. at All Saints' Episcopal Church. No admission fee to shop from outstanding local juried artisans. Delicious food, live entertainment, children’s crafts, raffles & more. Tour our 1692 church & labyrinth. Rain or shine! Save money; re$erve your tasting gla$$ at https://calvertartsfestival2016.yapsody.com/event/index/21720/calvert-arts-festival-2016. Age verified for wine tasting by picture ID at festival. Proceeds benefit parish & community projects. Free parking at All Saints’ Episcopal Church, Rts 2 & 4, Sunderland, MD.

 

The Veterans Affairs (VA) Mobile Vet Center is coming to Southern Maryland.  The mobile vet center provides veterans access to VA personnel that can help them with benefit and eligibility issues as well as making appointments for counseling with local VA counselors.  This is on an experimental basis in Southern Maryland's three counties for the next few months. Get to the Mobile Vet Center early and often so we can keep this great resource for our Southern Maryland Veterans. All families of veterans are encouraged to visit the Mobile Vet Center too, on the 3rd Wednesday of every month 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM – 45485 Miramar Way California MD. The 3rd Thursday of every month 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM –  10405 O'Donnell Place Waldorf, Maryland. The 3rd Friday of every month 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM –  150 Solomons Island Rd.,  Prince Frederick

 

 

On May 13, 2016, The Promise Resource Center will host a drive-in style family movie night at the St. Mary’s County Fairgrounds in Leonardtown, MD. Enjoy music, dinner concessions, crafts and activities and a family favorite movie displayed on a 40’screen, complete with AM/FM radio transmitters for an authentic drive-in experience. Funds raised will benefit programs supporting early childhood mental health and early intervention. Reserved front row tickets are on sale now. Regular ticket sales will begin on February 15. Space is very limited so buy your tickets as soon as possible. For more information and to buy your tickets please visit thepromisecenter.org/drivein or call The Promise Resource Center at (301)-290-0040.

 

 

Pax River Quilters Guild - the next monthly meeting will be held Monday, May 9th, 6:30pm, at GoodSamaritan Lutheran Church, 20850 Langley Rd., Lexington Park, MD. This meeting features the display and voting on our President's Challenge Quilts inspired from the Emerson quote “the sky is the daily bread of the eyes”. Board elections will also be part of this meeting. New members and guest welcome. 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 guild information.

 

 







 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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