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Jefferson Patterson Park and Museum (JPPM) will host the 31st Annual Children's Day on the Farm on Sunday, June 5, 2016, from 11:00 am until 5:00 pm. This is a free family event open to the public. Children's Day on the Farm features opportunities to learn about some of the traditional rural skills of Southern Maryland through hands-on activities and interactive displays from local organizations. Animal lovers will enjoy multiple petting zoos from local farms. Children and adults alike will enjoy wagon rides to the historic Smith's St. Leonard site. Oxen cart rides and milking demonstrations, pony rides and scenic train rides throughout the park will also be available. For more information about Children's Day on the Farm, contact us at 410-586-8501 or jef.pat@maryland.gov. Children's Day on the Farm will be held rain or shine.


On Monday, June 06, 2016, at 7:00 p.m., the Prince Frederick Coalition, Calvert Collaborative for Children & Youth will hold an open community meeting at the Harriet E. Brown Community Center, 901 Dares Beach Road, Prince Frederick.  For more information, contact calvertkids@outlook.com.


Spend some time with a special man in your life during Father's Day Breakfast at Loffler Senior Activity Center, Friday June 17th from 9:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m. Tickets are required. Call 301-737-5670, ext. 1658, for more information. 


Tuesday, July 12, 2016 is the Mid-Summer Celebration, have a blast at the Loffler Senior Activity Center from 12:30-2 p.m.! Grandchildren are welcome to this mid-summer celebration, featuring Sweet Frog frozen yogurt, kid-e-oke, art fun, and more. Tickets are required. Call 301-737-5670, ext. 1658, for more information.


Children of all ages are invited to a SUNDAE SUNDAY, Sunday, June 12, 1-4, at Shady Side's Captain Avery Museum. Enjoy a lazy afternoon at the museum's waterfront location.  Play lawn games,  bring a picnic, or nap on the grass. Top off the afternoon with an ice cream sundae for a small charge. See captainaverymuseum.org for more info.


The Bay Area Polocrosse Club will be hosting their annual tournament, The Blue Crab Classic, on June 25-26, 2016 at Cedar Hill Farm in Waldorf, MD. Spectators can bring a chair and watch the fierce competition of lacrosse on horseback. The event is free and open to the public. There will be a variety of vendors, food, and face painting for the kids.  For more information visit BayAreaPolox.com


The Southern Maryland Traditional Music and Dance HomeSpun CoffeeHouse will sponsor an Open Mic at the Christ Church Parish Hall, in Chaptico, MD on Friday, May 27, 2016. The doors open at 7:00 PM, and the music starts at 7:30. The admission fee for this event is only $7, and performers are admitted free. Light refreshments will be provided (donations are suggested). For additional information, or to sign up to perform, please contact John Garner at garner@wildblue.net or call John at 301-904-4987. Visit www.smtmd.org for directions and more information.


Special Olympics St. Mary’s County & The Center for Life Enrichment's 6th Annual Cash Bash will take place June 4, 2016 ~ 12 p.m. - 5 p.m. ~ Hollywood Firehouse Carnival Yard. Gate Opens at 11 a.m. ~ Rain or Shine ~ Need not be present to win. Tickets on Sale now!  $35.00. Includes 20 Raffles, Food, Beer & Soda. Additional games will take place for cash prizes. $15,000 will be given away. (10 drawings of $500 & 10 drawings of $1000) Must be 21 years of age to attend this event. Proceeds from the event benefit children and adults with physical and mental disabilities to become active community members. For more information or to purchase tickets call Laurie at 301-373-8100, ext 14. Buy Tickets online at www.tcle.org.

The Cobb Island Day Celebration on Saturday, June 11, 2016 is quickly approaching. And the celebration kicks off with the 6th Annual Cobb Island Day Parade. Since everyone loves a parade, what better way to enjoy our “small town” atmosphere then by joining your neighbors for a fun time?   Parade entries can include marching, walking, cars, trucks, bikes, motorcycles, costume characters, pets, and more…whatever your mind can conceive that is family oriented. Parade final registration and lineup is at 9:00 a.m. on Saturday, June 11, 2015.  Please arrive promptly at 9:00 a.m., so all entries can be in place and ready to go, allowing the parade to begin promptly at 10:00 a.m.  Our Parade Registration Table is at the corner of High Avenue and Main Avenue. We hope you can join us for the Annual Cobb Island Day Celebration and Parade and have some of the best “small town fun” in Charles County. Please contact Rochelle Creighton-Tompa at 301 392-6221 or 240 505-3755. 


SATURDAY JUNE 11 - COUNTRY DANCE.  For a fun time, come to the Country Dance at the American Legion Stallings-Williams Post 206 on Route 260 in Chesapeake Beach.  If you can't dance, teachers will be available to give instruction.  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. Reservations: Lbloyer@verizon.net www.ALpost206.org


TUESDAY JUNE 14 FLAG DAY CEREMONY. Stallings-Williams American Legion Post 206 will conduct its Annual Flag Day Ceremony at 7 p.m. at the Post.  All members and the general public are invited to attend.  For information call (301)855-6466.  www.ALPost206.org.  


TUESDAY JUNE 14- 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 JUNE 17- MEMBERSHIP MEETING.  All members of the American Legion Stallings-Williams Post 206 are encouraged 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


SUNDAY  JUNE 19 – SPECIAL FATHER’S DAY BREAKFAST.  Honor Dad by starting off the day with a special breakfast 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 301-855-6466.


SATURDAY JUNE 25– INSTALLATION OF OFFICERS.  Stallings-Williams American Legion Post 206 officers for the upcoming year will be installed commencing at 6:00 p.m.   All members, family, and friends are encouraged to attend. For information call (301) 855-6466. www.ALPost206.org.


Chapter 478 of the Experimental Aircraft Association will be providing free airplane rides for youth ages 8-17 on Saturday, June 4th from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM at the Terminal Building of St. Mary’s County Regional Airport.  This event is dependent on weather — the rain date is Sunday, June 5th at the same times.  Participants will receive a 20 minute flight and afterwards will be awarded a certificate and log book along with free computer access to pilot training materials.


St. Michael's Catholic School, 30th Annual Auction is planned for Saturday June 18th 2016. We will have a yard sale, silent auction and live auction with food and drinks available for purchase. The yard sale is 17 & 18 June from 7:00am - 3:00pm. The silent auction will be on Sat 18 June starting at 2:00pm and the live auction will begin at 3:00pm. For more information contact Rich Muir at 240-538-1888 to coordinate drop off or pick up. Pictures and additional info can be found at: www.stmichaelsauction.com


Newtowne Players will hold auditions for its fall production of Anita Loos’ “Gentlemen Prefer Blondes” on Friday, June 17 and Sunday, June 19. Both will be 6:30-8 p.m. at Three Notch Theatre, 21744 S. Coral Drive in Lexington Park (near the Post Office). Age ranges for both male and female parts are from 15 years to 50-plus. This is the non-musical version of “Gentlemen Prefer Blondes,” so no music preparation is necessary. Those auditioning must be at least 15 years old, and there are approximately 20 parts to be cast. Some will involve doubling in more than one role. Performances of “Gentlemen Prefer Blondes” will be weekends from September 30 to October 16. For additional information, contact director Stacey Park at (240) 925-9470 or email publicrelations@newtowneplayers.org.


New Direction Community Theater will hold auditions for its fall production of Neil Simon’s smash Broadway hit comedy “Plaza Suite” in all three sections of Calvert County. Auditions will be held Saturday, June 11, 10 a.m.-noon at the Southern Community Center, 20 Appeal Lane in Lusby; Monday, June 13, 7-9 p.m. at the Fairview Branch Library, 8120 Southern Maryland Boulevard (Route 4) in Owings; and Wednesday, June 15, 7-9 p.m. at the Prince Frederick Branch Library, 850 Costley Way in Prince Frederick. For additional information, contact director Rick Thompson at (410) 535-2144 or email marketing@ndctheater.org.


The 35th Annual Sandy Spring Museum Strawberry Festival will take place on June 4th from 10a-5p. This year’s festival will continue the tradition of a local community gathering, and feature some of the Washington area’s top musical performers. It’s an afternoon of music that you won’t want to miss. Sandy Spring Museum at 17901 Bentley Road in Sandy Spring, MD 20860 visit www.sandyspringmuseum.org/strawberryfestival


Help fuel the Flame of Hope: Join the Charles County Sheriff’s Office for the Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics Maryland on June 9 at 9 a.m. in La Plata. Hundreds of runners and walkers from the CCSO and the community are expected to join and run with dozens of special athletes and their families. Two routes – a 3.5 mile route for runners and a 3 mile route for walkers – will depart 103 Drury Dr. in La Plata. The various routes make the Torch Run suitable for all participation levels, from experienced runners to leisurely walkers with children and strollers. If you would like to make a monetary donation instead, you may mail your donation to the attention of Sergeant Proctor at the Charles County Sheriff’s Office, P.O. Box 189, La Plata, MD 20646. Checks should be made payable to Special Olympics Maryland. For more information about Special Olympics Maryland, visit www.somd.org.


The Waldorf American Legion Riders Post 293 is holding a Poker Run Saturday June 11, 2016 to support “Helping Our Healing Hero’s” Wounded Veterans Family Weekend held this August 26-28, 2016 at Lions Camp Merrick in Nanjemoy. This worthwhile event is aimed to provide recovering wounded veterans and their families a weekend away from the everyday worries, at a beautiful riverside camp. We hope that the relaxed atmosphere of Lions Camp Merrick along with activities such as canoeing, fishing, swimming, rope challenge courses, archery, camp games and crafts; will provide the participating service members and their families a reprieve from the struggles faced along the path to recovery. Please come out and support those that serve and protect this great country. Prizes for Best and Worst Hand, Door Prizes, Raffles and Food. Registration begins at 10am at the VFW located at 2310 Old Washington Rd. in Waldorf. Kickstands up at 11am. All riders are welcome!!!! For additional information please email us at ALRMDPost293@gmail.com


On Sunday June 5th the Mechanicsville Volunteer Rescue Squad Auxiliary will be having a Casino bus trip to Baltimore.  The trip is $50 which includes Coach Bus (Wi-Fi & Plugs every seat), Water, $35 Slot Play, Pull Tabs and 5 hours Gambling. The bus departs: 8:00 A.M. Mech. Rescue Squad/Charlotte Hall/ Waldorf Return: Approx. 6:30 P.M. FOR MORE INFO contact MARIE 240-298-4389.


Calvert Amateur Radio Association will be holding their annual Field Day on June 25 and 26, 2016.  This is where amateur radio operators demonstrate their skills to communicate during emergency and disaster  times.  They invite the public to attend and learn more about amateur radio and how it works.  The Field Day will be held at Drum Point Club House at the end of Overlook Drive in Lusby, MD.  Saturday 3-8P and Sunday 8AM until noon.  Contact David Hardy at 440-394-0095 or director@k3cal.org


Amateur or Ham Radio operators around the world will have their annual Field Day June 25th.  Field Day is the national open house of Amateur Radio, and you are invited. Come be part of the science, skill, and service Ham Radio brings to the community.  Join the St. Mary’s County Amateur Radio Association at the Hollywood Volunteer Fire Department on June 25th for Field Day 2016.


The Bay District Volunteer Fire Department will be having all all you can eat spaghetti dinner on June 8th from 5-7 p.m. The meal includes spaghetti, bread and salad. It will all happen at the Bay District Volunteer Fire Department Social Hall on South Shangri-La Drive in Lexington Park. $8 for Adults and $5 for children ages 5-12. To go meals are available.  Visit WWW.BDVFD.ORG for more information.


Southern Maryland’s Annual Yarn Swap. June 11, 2016, 10:00am – 12:00pm at Southern Calvert Baptist Church 12140 H.G. Trueman Road Lusby, Md 20657 Sponsored by the Flying Needles with Guest Speaker: Cindy Fehrman of Calvert County Care Net. For information contact: Wendy Mitchell 443-968-6250. Bring your unwanted stash, craft items, tools, and books.

With Flag Day on the 14th of June rapidly approaching, it is time to remind our local businesses and citizens about where to properly retire our American Flag. There is a ceremony that will be lead by Boy Scout Troop 413 at Fleet Reserve Association Branch 93 on June 14, at 6pm.  All businesses and citizens are welcome to bring their unserviceable American Flags to Branch 93 located at 21707 Three Notch Road, about ¼ mile south of PAX River NAS Gate 2 at any time during the work day, after 9am, or on weekends between 9am and 6pm.  If pick up is needed, please email to the Auxiliary Unit via fralafra93@md.metrocast.net to make arrangements.


The American Cancer Society Relay For Life of St. Mary’s County is June 4th, from 4pm until 12am, at the St. Mary’s County Fairgrounds.  Relay For Life of St. Mary’s County is an exciting 8-hour event – filled with celebrations, ceremonies, entertainment, fundraisers, food, crafts, vendors, laughter, and hope. Registration for the 2016 American Cancer Society Relay For Life of St. Mary’s County, MD is FREE and OPEN TO THE PUBLIC!  Please visit www.relayforlife.org/stmarysmd to register.  On-site registration is also available.


There will be a golf tournament to benefit the St. Mary's county Juvenile Drug Court on Friday June 17th at Cedar Point Golf Course at Pax River NAS. Check in is at 8:00 a.m. and a shotgun start at 9:00 a.m.. It's just $70 per golfer or $280 per team. This price includes green fees, cart, range balls, beverages and lunch. For more information you can call William at Phone: (301) 863-8070.


A drive thru fried chicken dinner will be hosted by the Hollywood Volunteer Rescue Squad on Sunday, June 5th from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.  The rescue squad is located at 43256 Rescue Lane in Hollywood.  The dinner includes one-half fried chicken, parsley potatoes, green beans, biscuit and cookies.  Cost is $12 (age 6 and up).  Water and sodas will also be available for purchase. The Hollywood Volunteer Rescue Squad fundraisers help pay for medical supplies and keep the ambulances on the road. 


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 4, 2016 from 7 AM until 11 AM at the Rescue Squad building located at 43256 Rescue Lane, Hollywood.  Table rental is $10.00.  Hot dogs, donuts, sodas and coffee will be available.  Please call 240-298-5019 to rent a table.


This August, for the first time in over 15 years the Maryland Dove, a recreated tall ship, is headed back to Baltimore. The ship is an important exhibit presenting the story of the first colonists of Maryland and their journey to the New World and we are excited to once again share that exhibit with the public in Baltimore. Historic St. Mary’s City will open the Dove to visitors and also host a gala on Pier One, in Baltimore’s Inner Harbor. The Dove will be docked from Friday, August 19, 2016 to Monday, August 29, 2016 and open to the general public. For more information contact George Connelly at (240) 895-4977 or georgec@digshistory.org.


Calvert Hospice announces new volunteer training June 9-11. 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.


Join the Greenwell Foundation at Greenwell State Park in Hollywood for their 5K Fun Run and Dog Walk on Saturday, June 4th! Wooded and waterfront trails provide a beautiful variety for runners and walkers. Bring your dog for a fun walk on the trail.  Pony rides, soccer, tie-dye and other camp activities will be available for families. Registration opens at 8:00 am and the event begins at 9:00 am. Register online to receive a free t-shirt. Same day registrants receive a t-shirt on a first-come, first-served basis. All proceeds benefit the Greenwell Foundation, a place where everyone participates and everyone belongs.


Leadership Southern Maryland is holding their 4th Annual LSM Golf Tournament on Friday, June 3rd, 2016 at Swan Point Yacht & Country Club.  Proceeds to benefit LSM programs including Teen Leadership Academy and others.   Shotgun start at 9 am.  There will be a hole-in-one with a chance to win a new car! Sponsors & Golfers welcome. For more information contact 240-725-5469 or visit www.leadershipsomd.org.


The Mechanicsville Optimist Club in conjunction with Corn Hole Junkeez of So. Md. would like to announce its 2nd Corn Hole Tournament event on Saturday May 21st at the Mechanicsville Moose Lodge. Come sign-up for the tournament and show off your corn hole skills!!  Come and join us in having a good time while helping to support the children of our community!! Proceed from this event go to help the local youth and community service programs. For more information or any questions contact Tim Quade at 240-577-3540.


Hits 4 Heroes who support local wounded combat veterans will be having a Co-Ed Wooden Bat Softball Tournament on July 23-24. There will be competitive and recreational brackets. Sign your team up today for a charitable donation of $150. For more information call Ricky at 301-884-3126 or Elise at 301-884-3037 or visit www.hits4heroes.org.


Leadership Southern Maryland is holding their Teen Leadership Academy  Monday, June 27, 2016 through Thursday June 30th, 2016.  The Academy will be at the College of Southern Maryland’s Prince Frederick Campus and is specifically for teens residing in Calvert, Charles and St. Mary’s County, and entering 10th, 11th and 12th grades in the fall.  The program will include a trip to the State House in Annapolis and other memorable activities to encourage leadership and community investment. For more information please visit http://www.leadershipsomd.org/programs/youth-programs/ or call 240-725-5469.


Dawkins Dreams is hosting a Color Blast 5K Fun Run/Walk on Saturday, June 11 at 9am at the Calverton School in Huntingtown. All of the proceeds will go to Dawkins Dreams Foundation (www.dawkinsdreams.com). Dawkins Dreams is a nonprofit to help families of sick children with expenses that are not reimbursable by health insurance. These items include, but are not limited to, gas for transportation to and from hospital visits, babysitting for other children while at the hospital with the ill child, food for the parents while staying in the hospital, parking, and the list goes on. Dawkins Dreams Foundation is committed to helping families focus on the treatment and healing of their child. Gather up your friends and family to run or walk, lets work together to help families of Southern Maryland heal! Register at https://www.raceentry.com/race-reviews/color-blast-5k, Adults are $25, Students are $20, and children 5 and under are FREE. This color run will be a BLAST for the whole family!


Calvert Library is breaking with tradition and offering a special “Welcome Back! Fine Forgiveness Week” to encourage long-lost customers to bring their overdue items back to the library and become active library customers again. Calvert Library customers can visit any Calvert Library location from June 6-11, 2016, ask to have their fines forgiven and card updated (bring proof of address), and the librarians will oblige with a smile and a “Welcome back!”  Your library card will be wiped clean as if brand new.  Welcome back! For more information, call Robyn Truslow at 410-535-0291.

The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Metro DC Chapter will celebrate Cystic Fibrosis Awareness Month with the Leonardtown Great Strides walk on May 21st at the Leonardtown Wharf! Great Strides is a national walk held in hundreds of cities across the country. Tens of thousands of walkers will participate in the events, which generate critical funds to fight Cystic Fibrosis, an inherited fatal disease affecting one’s ability to breathe. An estimated 30,000 adults and children in the United States and 70,000 worldwide have Cystic Fibrosis. This disease causes debilitating lung infections that lead to premature death. More than 10 million Americans are symptomless carriers of a defective CF gene. To help fight CF, get involved in Great Strides by calling the Metro DC Chapter at 301-657-8444 or by visiting http://greatstrides.cff.org.


The Young Marines is a youth service and education program for youth ages 8-18.  The program focuses on instilling the core values of Leadership, Discipline and Teamwork in its members.  The Young Marines are committed to setting the example of a healthy, drug-free lifestyle and the program is the cornerstone of the Marine Corps' youth drug demand reduction efforts. The Southern Maryland Young Marines will start its next Recruit Training class on July 25, 2016, with training sessions being held in Chesapeake Beach, MD and Lexington Park, MD.  In preparation for the start of Recruit Training, the unit will host two Open House events for parents to register children for the program.  The Open House events will be at 2275 Solomons Island Rd. Huntingtown, MD 20639 on May 14th from 9am to 12pm, and 23075 Town Creek Dr. Lexington Park, MD 20653 from 9am to 10:30am.


Auxiliary Dinner - American Legion Auxiliary of Post 82, will hold  a  Dinner Friday,  May 13, 5 - 8 p.m. -MENU:   Pork BBQ Sandwich $12 OR Fried Shrimp $15;  both with cole slaw and French fries at Harry White Wilmer American Legion Post 82, 6330 Crain Highway, La Plata. Call 301-934-8221. PUBLIC WELCOME.


United Way of Calvert County’s annual Golf to Give Tournament will take place on Friday, June 10th at Chesapeake Hills Golf Course in Lusby.  Registration begins at 7:30 am, with a Shotgun Start at 8:30 am.  Registration fees are $125 for an individual player and $450 for a foursome.  Sponsorship opportunities beginning at just $125 are also available.  The Golf to Give Tournament directly benefit 22 programs that work to improve the health, education, and financial stability of people living in Calvert County.  For more information, call (410) 535-2000 or go to unitedwaycalvert.org.


St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Now Accepting Applications for CAMP D.A.R.E.: (Drug Abuse Resistance Education in America). 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. (Drug Abuse Resistance Education) a FREE week-long workshop for upcoming 5th and 6th-grade students. Through its curriculum, and the efforts of its trained counselors, CAMP D.A.R.E. provides impressionable youth with the tools they will need to make good decisions, as they transition from tweens to teenagers. 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 July 1, 2016 http://www.firstsheriff.com/docs/CampDARE2016App.pdf Send to: 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.


The Patuxent River Naval Air Museum will be hosting a “Meet the Author” event on Sunday, May 15 from 12-4pm.  The event will include Maryland  and Regional authors of all genres.  The Authors will be onsite for readings, signings, and sales.  There will also be food for purchase, and giveaways throughout the day.  Normal Museum admission fees will be waived for the event.  For more information, visit the Patuxent River Naval Museum’s Facebook page or call the Patuxent River Naval Air Museum, 301-863-1900.


Mosquito prevention is the best defense against the spread of the Zika virus. Mosquitoes can breed in water-filled containers as small as a bottle cap. Keep mosquitoes away from your surroundings by emptying and scrubbing containers such as birdbaths, flower pots, and trash containers on a weekly basis. Make sure any damages on window and door screens are repaired.  For more information about Zika virus prevention and mosquito control measures, visit the St. Mary’s County Health Department website at http://www.smchd.org/zika


Hospice of Charles County is having a Luau Fundraiser on Saturday, June 25, 2016 from 5:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. at 13070 Legacy Farm Place, Waldorf, MD 20601 and the cost is $40.00 per person.  For more information, please contact Melissa Matthews at 301-609-1652.


Waldorf Jaycee's is hosting an Authentic Designer Bag Bingo on May 20th to raise money for Charles County Sheriff’s office K9 unit. Doors open at 7 p.m. They will also be collecting non-perishable food items at the door. The monies will purchase vest for the Charles County Sheriff's Office Canines. Buy a $25 ticket early and get 3 extra games. Contact Leesa Langley @ leesaposh@yahoo.com.


$1000 Poker Run! It's the 14th Annual Charlotte Hall Veteran’s Home Poker Run Sponsored by the U.S. Military Vets Motorcycle Club, Southern MD on  August 13th 2016. Signup:  11:00-12:15 at the Charlotte Hall Veteran’s Home at 29449 Charlotte Hall Road, Charlotte Hall, MD 20622. Last vehicle out at: 12:30. $20 donation per person. Best Hand $500  /2nd  $250 /3rd  $150 / Worst $100. ALL PROCEEDS will be used to purchase items requested by the residents of the Charlotte Hall Veteran’s Home. This is a “Rain or Shine” event however; the USMVMC So MD reserves the right to cancel in the event of severe weather conditions. For more info, contact:  burne_usmvmc@yahoo.com   Open To All Vehicles.


On Sunday May 22nd, The American Chestnut Land Trust will host their Annual Family Day.  Join ACLT for an afternoon of FREE activities celebrating the Parkers Creek Preserve! Parents and kids will enjoy nature-inspired crafts and games, live animal displays, hayrides, hands on farming and gardening fun and more! This free event will be held on May 22nd from 1-4pm at ACLT's North Side Trailhead located at 676 Double Oak Rd, in Prince Frederick! See you there!


The Dr. James A. Forrest Career and Technology is hosting their annual Senior Gala on Tuesday, May 10th from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. This Gala showcases student work within their vocational programs. The Gala is open to the public and will be held at the Forrest Center, which is located across from the St. Mary’s County Fair Grounds in Leonardtown, MD. Many of the Forrest Center programs will be participating. For more information about either event, contact the Forrest Center at 301-475-0242.


Young Life St. Mary's is hosting a 5K Run/Walk/Have Fun! to help raise money to send kids to camp.  The run/walk/have fun will be held at John G. Lancaster Park; 21550 Willows Road, Lexington Park, MD  20653.  Online registration is $25 (May 30 deadline); day-of registration is $30.  For more information or to register online go to https://smc.younglife.org/Pages/5k-2016.aspx.  You may also call Cindy Balazs at 301-866-0687.  Hope to see you there!


Join local EMS and Volunteer Firefighters in a remembrance ceremony honoring our fallen heroes on Saturday, May 21 at 10:00 AM.  The event will be held at Chesapeake Highlands Memorial Gardens located at 3270 Broomes Island Rd. Port Republic, MD 20676. Light refreshments will follow. Direct all inquiries to 410-257-0544. www.chesapeakehighlands.com


On June 11th the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office will be hosting the annual Maryland Law Enforcement Torch Run Event for Special Olympics.  This year, the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office will be hosting a PUBLIC run/walk 5K starting at the Calvert Marine Museum, Solomons, Maryland!  Law Enforcement agencies, to include Calvert County Sheriff’s Deputies, Maryland State Police Troopers, Fire Marshal’s Officers, and several others, will be running the 5K in support of the Special Olympics. Special Olympics Maryland is a year-round sports training and competition program for children and adults with disabilities.  Special Olympics serves 10,000 athletes around the state, offering over (20) different sports.  Our goal this year is to increase the public’s awareness and support of the Special Olympics. Please sign up for the run/walk 5K at www.calverttorchrun.com   You receive a Torch Run T-shirt when you register for the 5K.  However, if you would like a hat or another T-shirt to support Special Olympics, please contact Ms. Sherry Draheim at the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office (410-535-2800).


The Waldorf Lions Club, in coordination with the Anne Arundel County Blood Bus, will hold a blood drive on Monday, June 13th, from 11:30 to 4:30 at the Waldorf Volunteer Fire Department, 3245 Old Washington Road.  To make a reservation call (443) 481-4215 or sign up on-line at:  http://www.signupgenius.com/go/20f084caba92ea5fb6-waldorf    Give the gift of life!


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 21st from 8am-12pm. Spaces are available to rent for $15. Please call the church weekdays at 301-932-0963, April 25 - May 20th, to reserve a space. Donations of items for the sale will be accepted on May 20th 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.


The Fifth Annual Cruisin’ Southern Maryland for Veterans cruise will take place on Saturday May 28th, with registration starting at 8:00 am at the Charlotte Hall Park and Ride.  The 100 mile cruise through Charles, St. Mary’s, and Calvert counties includes stops in La Plata and Leonardtown, and ends at the Charlotte Hall Veterans Home.  The event is open to all makes and models of cars, trucks, and motorcycles.  The entry fee is only $30.00 per vehicle, and includes a free event t-shirt for the first 150 entries.  All proceeds benefit the Charlotte Hall Veterans Home.  For more information visit www.CruisinSoMd.com.


Did someone you know or YOU earn the Golden Eaglet, Curved Bar, First Class or Gold Award with GIRL SCOUTS?  Calvert County Association 11 in Girl Scouts are looking for all of you to invite you to our Annual Spring Meeting/Event on June 7 at 6:30 pm.  Please contact:  Veronica Phelps, Association Chair at gsleadveronica@comast.net.  We would love current leaders and girls to meet you and have you share a little about your scouting experience in earning the highest award in GIRL SCOUTS. 


On Friday, June 10th, 2016, at approximately 9:00 a.m. the annual St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics will take off from the San Souci Plaza. This is an excellent way to show your support for Special Olympics Athletes. The race course crosses the Governor Thomas Johnson Bridge and ends at the Calvert County Visitor’s Center. Accommodations will be made for strollers and similar items. For more information contact, Detective David Alexander at 301-475-4200, ext. 1954, or visit www.firstsheriff.com.

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.


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.


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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