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December 2020 Events at the Calvert Marine Museum

December 2020 Events at the Calvert Marine Museum

Thursday, December 3 – Sea Squirts – This program invites children 18 months to 3 years, with an adult, to discover the museum together through music, stories, and special activities. Join us for story time and a carryout craft, available while supplies last. Sessions are 15-20 minutes. Capacity limited to 12 people per session....
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Local Museums Offer Free Family Events and Special Exhibits During Holiday Season

Local Museums Offer Free Family Events and Special Exhibits During Holiday Season

The St. Mary’s County Museum Division, which oversees St. Clement’s Island Museum, the Old Jail Museum and Piney Point Lighthouse Museum, presents events and exhibits during the holiday season at each historic site. St. Clement’s Island Museum will host its annual Christmas Doll & Train Exhibit daily, Dec. 1, 2020, to Jan. 3, 2021,...
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Mechanicsville Volunteer Fire Department and Rescue Squad Announce Santa Clause Route Starting on December 3, to December 18

Mechanicsville Volunteer Fire Department and Rescue Squad Announce Santa Clause Route Starting on December 3, to December 18

The Mechanicsville Volunteer Fire Department and Rescue Squad will be bringing Santa Claus into your Neighborhood through the dates of December 3 to December 18. Santa will be riding on a big red firetruck sleigh! An Ambulance will occasionally lead, playing Christmas songs on their PA system. Santa Runs will begin between 5:30 –...
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Piney Point Lighthouse Museum to Reopen to Visitors November 13, 2020 Featuring Brand-New Exhibits

Piney Point Lighthouse Museum to Reopen to Visitors November 13, 2020 Featuring Brand-New Exhibits

Piney Point Lighthouse Museum in Piney Point, MD, will reopen its galleries, including a variety of brand-new exhibits, to visitors with pre-purchased tickets, November 13, 2020, from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. after being closed since March due to COVID-19 shutdowns. Due to COVID-19 protocols, any interested guests to Piney Point Lighthouse Museum must...
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Annual Christmas on the Square and Tree Lighting Events Cancelled, Leonardtown to Celebrate the Holidays Virtually Instead

Annual Christmas on the Square and Tree Lighting Events Cancelled, Leonardtown to Celebrate the Holidays Virtually Instead

As it is not possible to gather in Leonardtown Square for Christmas on the Square and the Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony or any of the Santa events this year due to the COVID-19 precautions, the Commissioners of Leonardtown would like to extend an invitation to you and your families to tune in for two...
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Calvert Gives Thanks” 2020 to be Held Virtually on Sunday, November 15

Calvert Gives Thanks” 2020 to be Held Virtually on Sunday, November 15

“Calvert Gives Thanks” will be held virtually Sunday, November 15th, at 4 p.m. Register at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/calvert-gives-thanks-tickets-124620945603 or for more information, email calvertinterfaith@gmail.com. Sponsored by the Calvert Interfaith Council (CIC) and the Daughters of Abraham, this year’s interfaith celebration of strength, courage, and healing will feature Calvert County choirs and inspiration from community faith traditions....
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Events at the Calvert Marine Museum in November, 2020

Events at the Calvert Marine Museum in November, 2020

October 22, 2020 – As colder weather approaches, the Calvert Marine Museum (CMM) offers activities for all ages throughout the month. Following the guidance of the CDC and State of Maryland, all guests ages five and older must wear a mask during their visit. The museum continues to operate at a limited capacity with...
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Letter to the Editor: New Community Center Needed in Calvert County, Will Provide a Safe Place for Children and Youth to Play and Be Creative

Letter to the Editor: New Community Center Needed in Calvert County, Will Provide a Safe Place for Children and Youth to Play and Be Creative

I am writing on behalf of Calvert Collaborative for Children and Youth.  There is a great need for a permanent community center in Prince Frederick to ensure that residents have recreational, community building, learning and outdoor activities that come with having a robust community.  This need has been documented over the years by Calvert...
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October Events at the Calvert County Marine Museum

October Events at the Calvert County Marine Museum

OCTOBER EVENTS AT THE CALVERT MARINE MUSEUM   SOLOMONS, MD – September 24, 2020 – This October, the Calvert Marine Museum (CMM) celebrates its 50th Anniversary! Join us for a variety of activities for all ages throughout the month. Following the guidance of the CDC and State of Maryland, all guests ages five and...
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Historic Sotterley Hosting Riverside Community Marketplace and Fall Farm Day on Saturday, October 3, and Sunday, October 4, 2020

Historic Sotterley Hosting Riverside Community Marketplace and Fall Farm Day on Saturday, October 3, and Sunday, October 4, 2020

Historic Sotterley is holding the Riverside Community Marketplace & Fall Farm Day on October 3rd and 4th to celebrate and support our local businesses during these challenging times while also providing a range of family-friendly activities and demos. Two full days of fun and experiences will showcase much of what makes Southern Maryland special. ...
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Blue Crabs Announce Halloween Event with Trick or Treating, Pumpkin Painting, and Disney’s Coco on Saturday, October 24, 2020

Blue Crabs Announce Halloween Event with Trick or Treating, Pumpkin Painting, and Disney’s Coco on Saturday, October 24, 2020

The Southern Maryland Blue Crabs announced a Halloween event scheduled for Saturday, October 24th from 1PM through 5PM at Regency Furniture Stadium. The event will follow social distancing guidelines and will feature trick or treating, Disney’s Coco, as well as a Pumpkin Patch and pumpkin painting. Tickets are $10 each, and can be purchased...
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Leonardtown Announces Launch of Welcome Back Leonardtown Campaign

Leonardtown Announces Launch of Welcome Back Leonardtown Campaign

“Leonardtown is excited to invite everyone back to Town. Our local businesses are opening their doors and are happy to safely welcome you back again!”, says Leonardtown Mayor, Daniel Burris. The Town of Leonardtown launches a Welcome Back Leonardtown Campaign, a collaborative effort from the Commissioners of Leonardtown, the Leonardtown Business Association, St. Mary’s...
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Prince Frederick Volunteer Fire Department Regrets to Announce Cancellation of Annual Carnival

Prince Frederick Volunteer Fire Department Regrets to Announce Cancellation of Annual Carnival

The Prince Frederick Volunteer Fire Department regrets to announce the cancellation of our annual carnival. We know this is a staple in our area and our supporters look forward to attending every year. This was not an easy decision, but in light of the current health crisis, we feel your safety is the number...
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2020 National Oyster Festival in St. Mary’s County Cancelled Due to COVID-19

2020 National Oyster Festival in St. Mary’s County Cancelled Due to COVID-19

For 54 years, the Rotary Club of Lexington Park has sponsored the popular National Oyster Festival in St. Mary’s County. As a caring organization, the Club has an abundance of concern for the well-being of Festival goers and volunteers during the COVID-19 pandemic. For this reason, the Club reluctantly concluded that the Oyster Festival...
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Commissioners of Leonardtown Announce Cancellation of Leonardtown Square Annual Beach Party

Commissioners of Leonardtown Announce Cancellation of Leonardtown Square Annual Beach Party

It’s with heavy hearts that we relay the Commissioners of Leonardtown have made the difficult decision to cancel the Annual Beach Party on the Square event that was scheduled for Saturday, August 8, 2020. This beloved annual event draws thousands of people to the Town Square each year to play in 40 tons of...
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2020 St. Mary’s County Fair Cancelled Due to COVID-19 Pandemic

2020 St. Mary’s County Fair Cancelled Due to COVID-19 Pandemic

The Board of Directors of the St. Mary’s County Fair Association regrets to announce the cancellation of the 2020 County Fair. After months of monitoring the COVID requirements for physical distancing, the limitations on the number of people in a social gathering, and most importantly, the significant risks to the safety and health of...
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Southern Maryland Blue Crabs to Host More Youth Baseball Day Camps Coached by MLB Veterans on July 6, and July 20, 2020

Southern Maryland Blue Crabs to Host More Youth Baseball Day Camps Coached by MLB Veterans on July 6, and July 20, 2020

The Southern Maryland Blue Crabs announced their plans to host two more Youth Baseball Day Camps, the week of July 6th, and the week of July 20th at Regency Furniture Stadium. CLICK HERE to purchase. The team’s first baseball camp was a massive success. “Not only did we have a blast with all of the kids,...
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Come Support Hollywood Volunteer Fire Department and Our Local Businesses on July 3, 2020, at the Hollywood Firehouse!

Come Support Hollywood Volunteer Fire Department and Our Local Businesses on July 3, 2020, at the Hollywood Firehouse!

The Hollywood Volunteer Fire Department is excited to announce our first of many to come “Food Truck Fridays”. This will serve as a fundraising opportunity for your local fire department along with a chance for small businesses to showcase their food. Please come support them on Friday, July 3, 2020 from 4:00 p.m., to...
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Leonardtown Arts and Entertainment Online Now Hosting New Classes and Shows

Leonardtown Arts and Entertainment Online Now Hosting New Classes and Shows

Leonardtown’s NEW virtual programming platform, Leonardtown Arts & Entertainment Online, launched dually at www.VisitLeonardtownMD.com, and the “Town of Leonardtown” Facebook page on Sunday, April 26th. Classes and workshops on a variety of subjects such as cooking, fitness, knitting and dancing and original shows were featured and also included the Leonardtown Virtual Artist Showcase and...
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Calvert Marine Museum Cancels Summer Waterside Music Series Concerts

Calvert Marine Museum Cancels Summer Waterside Music Series Concerts

Calvert Marine Museum posted the following message on their website: After considering the advice of state leaders, medical professionals, and our partners in the entertainment industry, we can now provide you with an update on our current plan for this summer. We are heartbroken to share that the museum will be unable to host...
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The Southern Maryland Blue Crabs Announce 2020 Fan Fest on Saturday, April 18th, 2020

The Southern Maryland Blue Crabs Announce 2020 Fan Fest on Saturday, April 18th, 2020

The Southern Maryland Blue Crabs will hold their 2020 Fan Fest at Regency Furniture Stadium on April 18th from 8:00 AM – 1:00 PM. Fan Fest is a free event with fun for all ages. It is our fans’ first opportunity to meet the Blue Crabs players, pick up their ticket packages, take part...
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Potomac Jazz and Seafood Festival Announces Nationally Recognized Jazz Artist Lineup for 2020 Event Weekend

Potomac Jazz and Seafood Festival Announces Nationally Recognized Jazz Artist Lineup for 2020 Event Weekend

The Potomac Jazz & Seafood Festival, one of the mid-Atlantic’s signature jazz events held along the shores of the beautiful Potomac River in St. Mary’s County, Maryland, and in the charming Town of Leonardtown, will feature a fantastic lineup of jazz artists during the three day jazz weekend in 2020. This popular, annual festival,...
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Calvert Marine Museum Events in March!

Calvert Marine Museum Events in March!

As the weather gets warmer, special events and activities for all ages can be found at the museum. For a complete listing, visit us on Facebook or at calvertmarinemuseum.com. Thursday, March 5 & March 12 – Sea Squirts – 10:15 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. FREE drop-in program for children 18 months to 3 years...
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The Black Diamond Disaster Weekend, An American Civil War Event Occurring at St. Clement’s Island Museum in April, 2020

The Black Diamond Disaster Weekend, An American Civil War Event Occurring at St. Clement’s Island Museum in April, 2020

Head to St. Clement’s Island Museum for a weekend of activities commemorating a forgotten tragedy of the American Civil War, the Black Diamond Disaster. On April 23, 1865, 87 lives were lost when the Black Diamond and the steamer Massachusetts collided in the Potomac River near St. Clement’s Island during the hunt for John...
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United Way of Calvert County’s 40 Year Anniversary

United Way of Calvert County’s 40 Year Anniversary

United Way of Calvert County is celebrating 40 years of engaging the community in making a meaningful difference to improve people’s lives. The United Way of Calvert County (UWCC) was incorporated on April 23rd, 1980. UWCC started as a group of volunteers from Baltimore Gas & Electric, supporting six local human service agencies. Since...
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