Events With On Going Dates

The  Hughesville VFD & Rescue Squad Ladies Auxiliary will be holding a gift card raffle that will be drawn every day in the month of April. You have 30 chances to win plus your ticket could win multiple times. The proceeds of this raffle benefits the Hughesville VFD Ladies Auxiliary. ontact Barbara Canter at 301-399-9893, kim Jameson at 240-577-8596 or contact anyone with the Ladies Auxiliary. 

 

If drinking is no longer fun for you and separates you from other people. Go to an A.A. meeting – become part of the universe again. A.A. They’ve been there. Visit www.aa.org

 

The Drayden African American Schoolhouse will have open houses on select days each month through October from 11 am - 2pm. The schoolhouse is located on Cherryfield Road in Drayden. Visit one of the nation's best-preserved one-room African American schoolhouses on select days each month March 24, April 6, May 4, June 1, June 15, June 16, July 6, August 3, September 7, October 5 . Check out the renovated schoolhouse and learn about its rich history and importance in St. Mary's County. Staff will be available at the school during this time to answer any questions and provide information. The schoolhouse has been closed for several years, but with the completion of the renovations of the building in the spring of 2018, the public is now able to access this significant historic site on the 1st Saturday of each month and during periodic special event weekends. The Museum Division also offers special programs for school, bus and other tour groups who would like to visit the site. Visitors who would like to see the schoolhouse times outside open house hours can contact Piney Point to arrange a visit. Co-hosted by UCAC - Unified Committee for Afro-American Contributions and the St. Mary's County Museum Division

 

Are you looking for a unique volunteer opportunity? The St. Mary’s County Museum Division and the Unified Committee for Afro-American Contributions are seeking individuals from the public to volunteer during any of the open houses held at the Drayden African American Schoolhouse in Drayden, MD. Volunteers would assist visitors in accessing and touring the historic site, as well as answering any questions they might have during their visit. The open houses are on the first Saturday of the month and other select days, April through October. The Drayden African American Schoolhouse is one of the nation's best-preserved one-room African American schoolhouses, and its story represents a significant part of St. Mary's County’s history. The schoolhouse was closed for several years, but with the completion of extensive building renovations in the spring of 2018, the public is now able to access the site during the open houses. The St. Mary’s County Museum Division also offers special programs for school, bus and other tour groups who would like to visit the site. Visitors who would like to see the schoolhouse times outside open house hours can contact Piney Point to arrange a visit. If you would like to sign up to be a volunteer, please contact Karen Stone, Museum Division Manager, at karen.stone@stmarysmd.com or 301-769-3235. For more information, programs, admission prices and more, visit the Drayden African American Schoolhouse Facebook page at www.facebook.com/DraydenSchool or call 301-994-1471.

 

 

Looking to get more involved in the community? St. Mary’s County’s Home-Delivered Meals Program is currently seeking volunteers to serve in the Lexington Park area and the southern-most parts of the county. Drivers would pick up meals at the Loffler Senior Activity Center and pack into coolers provided to maintain a safe temperature. Volunteers are assigned to an established route and the deliver meals to homebound seniors on a weekly, bi-weekly or monthly basis. To volunteer, persons must be 21 years or older, have a valid driver’s license and reliable access to a vehicle. Driver training will be provided by the Home-Delivered Meals Program Coordinator and experienced Home-Delivered Meals volunteers. Meals are delivered Monday through Friday, 11:15 a.m. through 1:30 p.m. No meals are delivered on days the Senior Activity Centers are closed. Mileage reimbursement or income tax deductions are available for volunteers. Interested volunteers  should contact Home-Delivered Meals Program Coordinator Monika Williams at 301-45-4200, ext. 71060, or via email at Monika.Williams@stmarysmd.com.

 

The American Legion Post 255 in Ridge is having a Queen of Hearts raffle on Friday nites. Drawings are every Friday at 7pm. Ticket sales start at 4pm for QofH and 50/50 raffles. Dinner is available for purchase also. All profits are used to help veterans and our local community.

 

Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Center in Solomons, Maryland, is pleased to present an exciting new exhibit featuring the expressive voices of teens. RISE UP! A Teen Art Exhibit will run from February 15, 2019-April 14, 2019 in the Kay Daugherty Gallery. The exhibit features over 60 works from area teens and includes visual, literary, and performing art.  The exhibit explores and communicates what it means to be a teen today and span painting, drawing, mixed media, fiber, photography, printmakink, sculpture, creative writing, poetry, and performance. Caitlin Blake, Teen Programs Specialist with the National Portrait Gallery juried submissions from over 50 teens from the tri-county area of Southern Maryland exploring themes such as identity, injustice, fears, anxiety, hopes, and dreams with some everyday interests and experiences mixed in. The Kay Daugherty Gallery is open daily from 10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m., regular admission applies. This exhibit is a project of the Tom & Katie Watts Youth Fund of Annmarie Garden. Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Caenter is supported in part by the Maryland State Arts Council (msac.org). For additional information please call 410-326-4640 or visit www.annmariegarden.org.

 

The Southern Maryland Agricultural Development Commission is seeking farms, wineries and other established agritourism venues in Southern Maryland to co-host the Buy Local Challenge (BLC) Celebration, an annual event that seeks to promote Southern Maryland's agricultural community. and connect consumers with the bounty of the region's farms and food.  To learn more about additional programs and resources, contact SMADC, P. O. Box 745, Hughesville, MD 20637; phone: 301-274-1922, Ex. 1, fax: 301-274-1924; email info@smadc.com ; or visit www.smadc.com.

 

 

The Calvert County Department of General Services is coordinating the annual “On Watch” memorial brick campaign taking place now through April 30, 2019. For a limited time, the public may purchase memorial bricks to be placed at the Veterans Patio, located at the World War II “On Watch” Memorial Statue in Dowell. The bricks are available to memorialize those who served our country during World War II. The cost of each brick is $100 and all contributions are tax deductible. Bricks will be installed in fall 2019 and purchasers will be notified when the bricks are in place and available for viewing. “On Watch” applications are available at www.calvertcountymd.gov/onwatch. To learn more, call Melinda Donnelly at 410-535-1600, ext. 2565.

 

Chopticon High School Class of 1969 Chopticon High School Class of 1969 is planning it’s 50th class reunion for the fall of 2019. If you are a member or teacher of this class please contact either of the below listed members to update your contact information so you can receive all of the announcements for the festivities. Sarah Blackistone Richardson 240-925-1119 TheMightySBR@msn.com Norwood Graves 301-848-9525 Saramy1@verizon.net 

 

NAMI, the National Alliance on Mental Illness, is the Nation's largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated t building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental Illness.  NAMI SoMd provides free education and support groups for those suffering with a mental illness as well as their family members.  Family support groups meet the 3rd Tuesday in Charles County at Body of Christ Church, Waldorf; 3rd Thursday in St. Mary's at the Wildewood Community Center, and the 4th Thursday in Calvert at St. John Vianney Church.  Please contact 301.399.4148 for more information.

 

First Wednesday of every month at the Circuit Court for Charles County - Law Library from 10 AM - 1 PM the Maryland Volunteer Lawyers Service provides FREE brief legal consultations for homeowners facing foreclosure. Foreclosure Mediation Brief Advice Attorneys will: Answer questions about foreclosure mediation Give legal advice regarding your foreclosure Help you understand court papers and documents you received regarding your foreclosure Foreclosure Mediation Brief Advice Attorneys will NOT attend mediation with you, but there are other options for obtaining legal representation for your mediation. Reservations requested – please call 301-932-3322

 

 

The Charles County (Maryland) Sheriff’s Office and Charles County Crime Solvers work together to solve crimes and hold criminals accountable for their offenses. Crime Solvers offers rewards of up to $1,000 for information that leads to the arrest or indictment of a person involved in criminal activity. For more information about Crime Solvers, contact Detective Sergeant Tim Miner, Crime Solvers Coordinator for the Sheriff’s Office, at 240-216-2173. PHONE**Call 1-866-411-TIPS to report a tip** * An operator takes information about your tip. * You will receive an identification number. * Your tip is provided to the investigating officer. * You must call back later to check the status of your information, using your identification number. Or call  http://www.charlescountycrimesolvers.com/

 

 

March 21st Events

 

March 22nd Events

The Richmond, VA based trio, RESOUND, is best known for their unique and skillful a capella arrangements, performing everything from classical to gospel. RESOUND will be performing Friday March 22nd at St Charles High School at 7pm along with the school's own group, The Spartones. Tickets are $20 at the door. Go to www.facebook.com/SCHSPerformingArts to reserve your tickets in advance and save money.

 

Acoustic musicians of all skill levels are warmly welcomed to the SMTMD open mic on Friday, March 22, at Christ Church Parish Hall, 37497 Zach Fowler Rd in Chaptico.  Come out for some great music and friendship, to hone your performance skills, to meet new friends and possibly learn a few new licks. The doors open at 7:00 PM, and the music starts at 7:30. The admission is $7, and performers are admitted free.  To sign up to perform, please contact Mike Smith at smtmdmike@gmail.com. Visit www.smtmd.org for more information.  Refreshments will be available. 

March 23rd Events

The Southern Maryland Recreational Fishing Organization, Inc.  (www.smrfo.com) is sponsoring the Southern Maryland Fishing Fair and Boat Safety Exposition on March 23 and 24, 2019 at the St. Mary's County Fairgrounds from 8:00 am to 3:00 pm each day.  There will be over 100 tables of vendors selling rods, reels, lures, tackle, paintings, boats, and much more.  Speakers will address freshwater and saltwater fishing, and fishing camps for kids in Southern Maryland.  Activities will include door prizes and raffles.   There will also be boat safety and life safety training by national and local organizations.  Admission will be $4 per person and free for children 12 years and younger.

 

The Hollywood Elementary School Relay for Life will have a Vendor Fair on Saturday March 23rd from 9 am - 2 pm at the school. Come out and support small local businesses and crafters while also supporting Hollywood Elementary School's Relay for Life team. Over 50 vendors will be selling their products and crafts. Bring the kids too and they can get their face painted and visit the Easter Bunny. Then you can drop them off with our qualified childcare volunteers while you shop (donations only)! Shop for Easter, birthdays, weddings and even treat yourself! We can't wait to see you! Contact Virginia Meadows at vameadows@smcps.org if you would like information.

 

“Growing for Good” Potato Planting Day at Historic Sotterley on March 23rd.Volunteers who enjoy the great outdoors and don’t mind digging in the dirt, and want to help others are asked to join us for a day-long potato planting extravaganza at Historic Sotterley, as part of our “Growing for Good” program! On Saturday, March 23rd, we will be hosting two Potato Planting sessions: 9:00 am and 12:30 pm. Our goal is to plant a full 11 acres of potatoes.  This is a family-friendly event - we invite anyone 5 and older to help plant potatoes. Dress appropriately for this weather-dependent* event. Shoes may get muddy if plots have recently had rain. Treats provided.**Rain Date is Saturday, March 30th** RSVP’s requested. Please sign up on Historic Sotterley’s Facebook Page or on the website at www.sotterley.org. 

 

The Seventh District Volunteer Rescue Squad Auxiliary will be having a Yard Sale on Saturday, March 23 (rain or shine), from 7 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the Rescue Squad   Building, 21530 Colton Point Road in Avenue.  One man’s trash is another man’s treasure!  Accepting gently used, clean donations on Friday, March 22, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.  If you would like to rent an inside table for $20 or an outside space for $15, please contact Trisha at 301-769-3214.  Come and enjoy a day of shopping with the Seventh District Rescue Squad Community.  

 

March 24th Events

The Southern Maryland Classic is a disc golf tournament that will take place on Sunday March 24th at 21550 Willows Road in Lexington Park. This years event will benefit the Mission helping homeless men and women in the Lexington Park Community. If you would like to sponsore a hole to raise funds for the Mission contract tournament Director Noel Duke at 301-712-3197 or charlesnoelduke@gmail.com. Registration is open at www.dgscene.com/somdclassic2019

 

March 25th Events

Celebrate the founding of Maryland at the state’s birthplace at St. Clement’s Island Museum on Monday March 25th with a ceremony (2PM - 3PM) featuring guest speakers and programs. The museum and water taxi will be operating for visitors prior to and after the ceremony, 10AM-5PM. The event commemorates the first landing of the colonists on St. Clement’s Island – a significant part of the island’s, St. Mary’s County’s and the State of Maryland’s story. The help celebrate this momentous day in Maryland history, the museum will be hosting award-winning local author Amy Schisler. Looking for more Maryland Day fun? On Saturday, March 23, 2019 at 1PM, head to Maryland Day at Historic St. Mary's City where you can partake in the program. Explore the living history site from 10AM to 4PM. More info: https://www.facebook.com/events/795808524084889/

 

Celebrate Maryland in the place where it all began! Historic St. Mary’s City (HSMC) invites the community to commemorate the 385th anniversary of the founding on Saturday, March 23 by offering free admission for all! Living history sites will be open from 10:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. Plan to visit the Godiah Spray Tobacco Plantation to see heritage breed cows, pigs and chickens and the Woodland Indian Hamlet and learn about the people and culture that were here before Maryland. Step on board the Maryland Dove to imagine the risk taken on the original journey in 1634; explore the reconstructed Town Center, the place for all government business in the 1600s; and the St. John’s Site Museum, to examine what archaeology has discovered. Save time for lunch. The Maryland Day ceremony will take place at the State House (47418 Old State House Road) at 1:00 p.m. Keynote speaker Travis Parno, HSMC Director of Research and Collections. Music for the ceremony will be provided by the Southern Maryland Youth Orchestra and the Southern Maryland Gospel Choir. The program will close with the Ceremony of the Flags, a perennial crowd-pleaser, when children from across Maryland present their county colors. Historic St. Mary’s City is a museum of living history and archaeology on the site of Maryland’s first capital in beautiful, tidewater Southern Maryland. For more information about the museum contact the Visitor Center at 240-895-4990, 800-SMC-1634, or info@DigsHistory.org.

March 27th Events
Join Chesapeake Toastmasters for their Open House with inspirational guest speaker Jennifer Foxworthy on Wednesday, March 27 at 6:00 pm at the Lexington Park Public Library. (There will be light refreshments served.) Build skills to become better communicators and leaders with Toastmasters.
March 29th Events

This year, Leonardtown Middle School is putting on the production You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown. The performances are on Friday, March 29th at 7:00pm, Saturday, March 30th at 1:00 and 7:00pm, and Sunday, March 31st at 3:00pm. The admission is $5 per person. Come out and support LMS. 

 

The Newtowne Players will present Neil Simon’s Broadway hit comedy “Brighton Beach Memoirs” from March 29 to April 14. Performances will be Thursday-Saturday at 8 p.m., with Sunday matinees at 3:30 p.m. The play will be presented at the Three Notch Theatre, 21744 South Coral Drive, LexingtonPark, MD 20653. Tickets are $15 for adults; $12 for seniors, students and military; and $10 for children age 12 and under. Thursdays only, all seats are $10. All tickets may be purchased online at www.newtowneplayers.org, or by calling 301-737-5447.

 

March 30th Events

There will be a cancer benefit held at the Mechanicsville Moose Lodge on Saturday March 30th from 1-6pm. There will be a dj, cash bar, live and silent auctions. Admission (includes lunch and door prize ticket) $25/Adult and $10/child. Pay in advance via www.paypal.com/pools/c8bgGzAFXCC. 

 

On Saturday, March 30th, The Gingersnap Girls Equine Education & Rescue Foundation will hold it's 12th annual "New Day for the Horses & Ponypalooza" at Harmony Hall (Hamilton Safety Center) in Hamilton, Virginia. The Gingersnap Equine Education & Rescue Foundation is a 501 (c) (3), volunteer-based, humane rescue organization whose mission is to aid in the rescue and rehabilitation of abused, abandoned, sick and slaughter bound horses, ponies, and donkeys.  To date we have directly aided in the rescue of over 350 equines and have indirectly aided in the rescue of hundreds more.  We operate on a virtual shoestring.  This event is our major fundraiser for the year.

 

This year, Leonardtown Middle School is putting on the production You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown. The performances are on Friday, March 29th at 7:00pm, Saturday, March 30th at 1:00 and 7:00pm, and Sunday, March 31st at 3:00pm. The admission is $5 per person. Come out and support LMS. 

 

March 31st Events

 

 

April 1st Events

On Monday, April 1st, 2019, at 7:00 p.m., the Prince Frederick Coalition will hold an open community meeting at the Harriet E. Brown Community Center, 901 Dares Beach Road, Prince Frederick. The featured speakers will be Wilson Parran, Calvert County Deputy Administrator; and Wilson Freeland, Director of the Department of General Services.  The main topic will be:  "Pros/cons of Options for a New County Administrative Building in Prince Frederick", plus an update on the latest version of the county Comprehensive Plan.  For more information, contact calverkids@outlook.com.

April 4th Events
Southern Middle School presents...Little Mermaid, JR on April 4th and 5th at 6:30pm. Tickets are $5. Southern Middle School is located at 9615 H.G. Trueman Rd. Lusby, MD. 443-550-9250
April 5th Events

Fried Shrimp Dinners to go. Sponsored by Bel Alton Volunteer Fire Department Auxiliary, 9765 Bel Alton Newtown Road, Bel Alton, MD. Friday, April 5, 2019, 5:00 – 7:00 pm. $14.00. For more information, call Janet at 240-682-4840.

 

The Newtowne Players will present Neil Simon’s Broadway hit comedy “Brighton Beach Memoirs” from March 29 to April 14. Performances will be Thursday-Saturday at 8 p.m., with Sunday matinees at 3:30 p.m. The play will be presented at the Three Notch Theatre, 21744 South Coral Drive, LexingtonPark, MD 20653. Tickets are $15 for adults; $12 for seniors, students and military; and $10 for children age 12 and under. Thursdays only, all seats are $10. All tickets may be purchased online at www.newtowneplayers.org, or by calling 301-737-5447.

 

 

April 6th Events

 

On Saturday April 6th from 4 - 8 pm the St. Mary's Ryken Baseball Team will have a Shrimp and Oyster Feast Fundraiser benefitting Saint Mary's Ryken High School Baseball program. It all takes place at the Mechanicsville Moose Lodge.. $40.00/ticket, Children 7 & Under are free. Chicken, Hotdogs, Potato Salad and Beans. Other raffles and games of chance!

 

Project ECHO's 19th Annual Empty Bowl Supper is Saturday, April 6, 2019. The Empty Bowl Supper helps to fund operations of our emergency shelter throughout the entire year. Proceeds from this event help to provide shelter to a man, woman or child experiencing homelessness in this community. This is a family-friendly event with no dress-code and children under 2 are free.Parking is available at 200 Duke Street behind the State Building where free shuttle service will be provided. Advanced ticket rates are $25 now through April 3rd. Online ticket sales will end at 11:59pm April 5th. If seats are still available tickets can be bought at the door beginning at 4pm on April 6th. Purchase your tickets online now at http://www.projectecho.net and pick them up the day of the event at the Will Call table. *Tickets purchased online are not mailed or available for early pickup. If you want tickets in hand ahead of time simply send an email request to ECHOdevelopment@comcast.net.

 

April 8th Events

On Monday April  8th, the Center for Abused Persons is holding the 25th Annual Candlelight Vigil at the Charles County Circuit Court at 7 pm. This event is to raise awareness and honor victims of crime. Following the event, there will be a candlelight processional walk to the Christ Church in La Plata for the reception. 

April 9th Events

The 2019 Tri-County Job and Career Fair will take place at the College of Southern Maryland La Plata Camputs on Tuesday April 9th from 10 am - 2 pm. This is where qualified and eager job seekers meet with employers from throughout the region. This job fair is open and free to the community. For more information visit www.csmd.edu/jobfair

April 12th Events

The Newtowne Players will present Neil Simon’s Broadway hit comedy “Brighton Beach Memoirs” from March 29 to April 14. Performances will be Thursday-Saturday at 8 p.m., with Sunday matinees at 3:30 p.m. The play will be presented at the Three Notch Theatre, 21744 South Coral Drive, LexingtonPark, MD 20653. Tickets are $15 for adults; $12 for seniors, students and military; and $10 for children age 12 and under. Thursdays only, all seats are $10. All tickets may be purchased online at www.newtowneplayers.org, or by calling 301-737-5447.

April 13th Events

On Saturday, April 13 - United Way of Charles County Easter Egg-stravaganza will be held at the Charles County Fairgrounds between the hours of 10:00am and 2:00pm. Event is open to the public and is pet friendly. A FREE Easter egg hunt; featuring 25,000 EGGS. Other activities include a craft fair, a car show, food trucks and vendors, petting zoo, face painting, musical entertainment, and the Easter Bunny. For more information contact United Way of Charles County at (301)609-4844 or online at: www.unitedwaycharles.org/uwccegg 

 

Join the Maryland Chapter of Jack and Jill of America, Inc. on Saturday April 13th at 8 am for the Heart and Soul 5K Run/Walk Fundraiser at the Indian Head Rail Trail on Theodore Green Blvd in White Plains. This is an event for the whole family! The flat pavement provides the opportunity for children to ride their scooters, tricycles, skates, and bikes. Pushing strollers are allowed and highly encouraged as this is truly a family affair. Refreshments will be served at the finish line! Registration opens at 8:00 am and the race starts at 9:00 am. Cost: $30/person via check. Please mail payment to: Southern MD Chapter Jack & Jill, PO Box 324, Solomons, MD 20688 Or $33/person via online registration with Eventbrite (https://www.eventbrite.com/e/5k-fun-runwalk-tickets-58667000578). All proceeds from the "Heart & Sole" 5K Run/Walk will be donated to the National Jack and Jill of America Foundation and the Charles County Children’s Aid Society. To learn more visit, www.somdjj.org and https://www.facebook.com/SoMDJJ

 

April 13, at the Seventh District Optimist Field in Avenue, MD. No coolers will be permitted. Food, drinks and beer will be available for purchase from the Optimist Club. Prizes: Individual 1st Place will be 35% of Individual Registration Fees; Individual 2nd Place will be 15% of Individual Registration Fees. Registration will be at 2:00 p.m. to 2:45 p.m. The Random Draw Individual Tournament will begin at 3:00 p.m. with a prior registration fee of $25 per person. Immediately following the Individual Tournament, the 2-Member Team Tournament will begin with a prior registration fee of $40 per team. The 1st Place 2-Member Team will receive 50% of Team Registration Fees. There will also be raffles for a Basket of Cheer, 50/50, and Pull Tabs. For more information and registration, please call Terra at 240-925-6950. Please plan to come to the Optimist Field on the 13th of April to enjoy an evening of fellowship with friends and fun corn hole games.

 

The Benedict Fire Department Auxiliary will have a Spring Fling Easter Egg Hunt & Craft/Vendor Market on April 13th 9 am - 2pm and 14th from 10 am - 3 pm at Serenity Farm in Benedict. Day 2 of the fun! Crafter & Vendor Market Easter Bunny Photos Hay Rides & Petting Zoo Crafts & Story Time Food Trucks Food & Springtime Fun 

 

April 14th Events

The Benedict Fire Department Auxiliary will have a Spring Fling Easter Egg Hunt & Craft/Vendor Market on April 13th 9 am - 2pm and 14th from 10 am - 3 pm at Serenity Farm in Benedict. Day 2 of the fun! Crafter & Vendor Market Easter Bunny Photos Hay Rides & Petting Zoo Crafts & Story Time Food Trucks Food & Springtime Fun 

 

 

The Annual Spring Craft Show will be held at the Hollywood Volunteer Fire Department Social Hall on Sunday, April 14, 2019 located at 24801 Three Notch Road in Hollywood, MD. The Craft Show is open from 10 AM to 3 PM with free admission and parking. There are over 100 vendors featuring handmade items. The Ladies Auxiliary will have various lunch items for sale including Stuffed ham and chicken salad sandwiches as well as stuffed ham for sale by the pound. There will be a Bake Sale and a 50/50 raffle. An ATM machine will be on site. All proceeds benefit the Hollywood Volunteer Fire Department. For more information contact Leone Gatton at Craftshow@HVFD7.com.

 

14th April 2019, Sunday at the Second District Volunteer Fire Department and Rescue Squad will have a Breakfast with the Easter Bunny and Easter Egg Hunt - All-You-Can-Eat Home-Made-Home-Style, Time: 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.; MENU: Scrambled Eggs, Home Fried Potatoes, Pancakes, French Toast, Sausage Links, Ham, Bacon, Hot Biscuits, Creamed Chipped Beef, Sausage Gravy, Spiced Applesauce, & Grits; Assorted juices, milk and coffee will be available - Cost: Adults - $10.00; Children 6 - 12 - $5.00; Children 5 & under are free; For more info call: 301-994-9999

 

April 14th the Solomons Volunteer Rescue Squad and Fire Department will have Breakfast with the Easter Bunny from 9 am - 4 pm. There will be a Easter egg hunt and coloring contests.

 

The Bay District Fire Station 3 Braddock Hall on S. Shangri La Drive, Lexington Park will have an Easter Breakfast on Sunday April 14th from 8 am to noon. Price - 13 years old and older - $10.00 - Children 12 and under FREE. For more information email info@bdvfd.org. 

 

April 19th Events

The Seventh District Volunteer Fire Department Auxiliary will be having a “Drive-Thru Shrimp & Fries Dinner” on Friday, April 19, from 5:00 P.M. to 7:00 P.M. at the Seventh District Firehouse, 21660 Colton Point Rd., Avenue, MD. Included will be 8 Fried Shrimp, Fries, Cole Slaw, Roll and Dessert at a cost $12.00 per meal. Please plan to come and enjoy a delicious seafood dinner. The Auxiliary thanks you for your support.

 

The Waldorf VFD Auxiliary will be holding its 15th Annual Good Friday Fish Fry on April 19, 2019 at Waldorf Fire Department 3245 Old Washington Rd Waldorf, Md 20501 from 11-sold out. Dinners includes 3 pieces of fish, choice of two sides mac cheese, potato salad, cole slaw, green beans or corn which are $12 Sandwiches are $7. Bake Sale items will be for sale too. Delivery of 5 dinners or more in Waldorf area. Call ahead day of 301-645-3000

April 21st Events

In conjunction with the Southern Maryland Audubon Society, Historic Sotterley invites you to attend a bird-filled exploration of this scenic National Historic Landmark on the Patuxent River on Sunday April 21st from 8 am - 11 am. Usher in your Earth Day with exploration of nesting Bald Eagles, meadowlarks, woodpeckers and other waterfowl on our extensive trail system and in our wild and wonderful habitats. FREE to the public, although donations are always appreciated!  Beginners are welcome. Reservations are appreciated. If you have questions or would like to make a reservation, contact: David Moulton at 240-278-4473.

April 26th Events

April 27th Events

The Cobb Island Volunteer Fire Department and EMS Ausiliary will have a Fundraising Dinner & Silent Auction on Saturday April 27th with doors opening at 5:30 pm.. All you can eat dinner with desert and silent auction, including many certificates, furniture items and more. For information call 301-259-4375. Adults $20 each; children 6-12 $12; under 5 free.

 

27 April 2019, Saturday there will be a Spaghetti Dinner at the Second District Volunteer Fire Department and Rescue Squad in Valley Lee. All-You-Can-Eat; 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Menu: Spaghetti w/sauce or Spaghetti w/meat sauce, Green beans, Garden Salad, Bread & Butter & Homemade Dessert Table for a Donation Cost: Adults - $10.00; Children 6-12 - $5.00; Children 5 & under are free, For more info call: 301-994-9999

 

 

 

April 28th Events

On Sunday, April 28th, the Brigance Brigade Foundation, created by former NFL player O.J. Brigance and his wife, Chanda, will host the 6th annual Brigance Brigade Foundation 5.7K Championship Race & 1.57 Mile Family Run/Walk at Canton Waterfront Park in Baltimore, Md. This family-friendly event, which will celebrate the kick off of ALS Awareness Month (May) will include a timed 5.7K run, a 1.57-mile family run/walk, and a Kid's Fun Run for ages 8 and under. After the races, participants are invited to spend the morning at the event’s Celebration Village featuring a Beer Garden, music, food, a Kids' Fun Zone, harbor views, and more! *Proceeds from the event will benefit the Foundation which works to equip, encourage and empower people living with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS.) 

May 2nd Events

A Fundraiser to benefit Lions Camp Merrick located in Charles County, MD will be held at Olde Breton Inn in Leonardtown on Thursday, May 2 at 7 pm sharp. This summer camp provides vital services to children with disabilities such a impaired vision, impaired hearing, or diabetes. Guest Performing Artist, Henry Thedens, from Hamburg, Germany, will make his American debut in AN EVENING WITH MARLENE DIETRICH as he portrays the iconic diva through song, dance, drama, and a touch of history. Tickcets are $75 and include dinner, show, and a donation to Lions Camp Merrick. For more information you may contact (301)904-0432.

May 4th Events

The Seventh Annual Renaissance Festival at the College of Southern Maryland, La Plata Campus will take place on Saturday May 4th from 10 am - 4 pm and Sunday May 5th from 11 am - 4 pm on the Fine Arts Center Law. For more information visit 
www.csmd.edu/renfest. Activities are either free or priced by the vendor.

 

On May 4th, the Solomons Volunteer Rescue Squad and Fire Department will have a Vendor /Craft Fair from 9 am - 4 pm. . Come out, have fun and get you Mother's Day gifts. Vendor and crafters needed. Please contact Bettie at 443-532-6951 for table rental info. 

May 5th Events

On May 5th The East Coast Drifters Car Club will have a huge car show from 9 am to 3 pm at the Mechanicsville Moose Lodge.  All Cars/Trucks/Motorcycles are welcome. Top 60 and several other awards. First 100 receive dash plaques. Pre-registration $15 by April 26. $20 at gate. For more info call: Larry 301-266-9705 or Chuck 301-751-5602 (rain date May 19) https://www.facebook.com/eastcoast.drifters. (rain date May 19)

 

The Seventh Annual Renaissance Festival at the College of Southern Maryland, La Plata Campus will take place on Saturday May 4th from 10 am - 4 pm and Sunday May 5th from 11 am - 4 pm on the Fine Arts Center Law. For more information visit 
www.csmd.edu/renfest. Activities are either free or priced by the vendor.

 

May 11th Events

May 16th Events
Bricks and Bolts Opera Company will perform their original Opera about kids trying to build robots at the Chesapeake Public Charter School Great Mills Road in Lexington Park on May 16th.  Doors open at 6 pm and the show starting at 6:30 pm.  
Sebastian and Emma are Bricks and Bots Opera Company and they are in the 3rd grade. They made the opera because it teaches how to apply what we learn to real life. It is about kids trying to build robots. Their theme is cooperation. If you have any questions or would like any more information, please contact Ms. Erin Mallory (eamallory@smcps.org OR 240-538-3747)
May 18th Events

Relay For Life of Charles County, American Cancer Society fundraiser, will be held May 18, 2019 at Charles County Fair Grounds, LaPlata, MD. 4pm to 11:30, 2pm will be survivor reception. Join us as over 40 teams are walking to raise funds and awareness in the fight against cancer. Food, Activities, Craft Vendors, Face Painting and Entertainment by Jesse James Hanbury, John Howard, Rockin’ Elvis, Cowboy Crossing, Four of a Kind. For more information, contact Melissa Matthews at Melissa.matthews@cancer.org

 

There will be the Annual Yard Sale to benefit the Southern Maryland Compassion Center held at Grace Lutheran Church on Charles Street in La Plata, on May 18th from 8am-12pm. Please call the church (301-932-0963) weekdays starting April 22nd through noon May 17th to reserve a space to sell your items (cost is $15/space). Donations of items for the sale will be accepted on May 17th from 5-7pm at the church.  The SMCC is a mobile trailer that provides clothing and household items for the needy at three locations in Southern Maryland.

 

 

May 25th Events

May 31st Events
The 2019 Lexington Park Volunteer Rescue Squad Golf Tournament will take place Friday May 31st with registration starting at 7:45 a.m. at Cedar Point Golf Course at NAS Patuxent River. Base access is NOT required to participate in our event. Access will be arranged by the event organizers if required.  Please indicate during registration if any or all your participants will need base access for the event. Funds raised by this event will assist LPVRS in providing needed Emergency Medical Care and Services to our local and surrounding communities. Your support of our mission is greatly appreciated! Event Contact William Klee Email:golf@lpvrs.org Phone: 410-474-4328 
June 26th Events

The Prince Frederick Vol. Fire Department Annual Carnival is back. The Fireman's Carnival will take place on June 26th through June 30th at the Calvert County Fairgrounds in Barstow. 

June 28th Events

The Prince Frederick Vol. Fire Department Annual Carnival is back. The Fireman's Carnival will take place on June 26th through June 30th at the Calvert County Fairgrounds in Barstow. 

June 30th Events

The Prince Frederick Vol. Fire Department Annual Carnival is back. The Fireman's Carnival will take place on June 26th through June 30th at the Calvert County Fairgrounds in Barstow. 

September 21st Events

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