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June 21st Event
The public is invited to attend a free screening of “Chasing the Dragon,” a 45-minute documentary about opioid and heroin addiction, on Wednesday, June 21 in the Charles County Government Building Commissioners Meeting Room (200 Baltimore Street, La Plata) at 6 p.m. 
For additional information or questions, contact Erica Rizor at RizorE@CharlesCountyMD.gov or 301-645-0553.  Citizens with special needs may contact the Maryland Relay Service at 711, or Relay Service TDD: 800-735-2258.
 
Looking for a job? Spring Dell Center, Inc. is having on-the-spot interviews! We are a human services agency dedicated to supporting people with disabilities by connecting them to the community and employment. Wednesday, June 21, 2017 from 9:30 AM to 3:00 PM
6040 Radio Station Road, La Plata, MD 20646. Visit us on social media to find out more and preregister for this event. Walk-ins welcome, but preregistered candidates will have priority. 
 Preregistration includes:
·         Filling out an application
·         Submitting your driving record
·         Providing reference information
 Resumes will be taken but not required (must fill out application in its entirety!).- Contact us at Recruiting@SpringDellCenter.org or call 301-934-4561.

 

June 22nd Events

The Mechanicsville Volunteer Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary is proud to announce that they are sponsoring Zumba Fitness Classes once again! A Fun, Energetic Aerobic work-out routine with a Latin Inspired Atmosphere. Class starts at 7:00 PM every Thursday and are $6 per class or you can purchase punch cards (6 classes for $30) No Registration Required. Get Fit while having fun and Giving Back! A portion of the proceeds go to the Mechanicsville Volunteer Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary. For More information email Mthompson@mvfd.com

June 24th Events

Free Concert At St. St. Paul's Episcopal Church in Prince Frederick 25 Church Street. June 24th, 2017 at 4 PM. Performing will be the The Kassia Music Collective. They areFolk-inspired music from Hungary , Romania, Georgia and Italy. The Kassia Group recently performed at The Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts and was a great hit.

 

Southern Maryland Sierra Club is hosting a free advance public film screening of "From the Ashes!" Saturday June 24 from 1-3 pm at the Lexington Park library- Room B. Don't miss the opportunity to attend an advanced screening of the film "From the Ashes," the groundbreaking new documentary! Presented by National Geographic, the film takes a compelling and often heartbreaking look at what’s at stake for our economy, health, and climate. Learn more about an industry on the edge and what it means for our future. Event link on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/1362680513812542/ Contact Phone Number: 240-808-4233. 
June 25th Events

SMAWL, St. Mary’s Animal Welfare League, is holding a Basket & Bags Bingo Beach Party Extravaganza on Sunday, June 25th at the Hollywood Volunteer Fire Dept Social Hall. Doors open at 12:30, games start at 2pm. Over $14,000 in prizes. 100% of proceeds benefit the animals in our care. Tickets on sale now!! For more information contact info@smawl.org or check out our facebook page

June 26th Events
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, a FREE week-long workshop for upcoming 5th and 6th-grade students. Register your child NOW for the 10th Annual St. Mary’s County CAMP D.A.R.E. program, hosted by the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office, in cooperation with St. Mary’s County Public Schools. The camp will take place between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m., from June 26 - 30, 2017, at Leonardtown High School. Morning snacks, plus lunch, will be provided each day. Space is limited to 100 student participants, on a first come, first served basis. Students must be residents of St. Mary’s County. Transportation to and from the camp each day is the responsibility of each parent/guardian. Students must be signed in and out each day by an adult. Proper identification will be required. 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 June 2, 2017:
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 newly formed Chesapeake Beach Model Railroad Club will hold a meeting at 7:00pm on June 26, 2017 in room M1 of the Northeast Community Center located at 4075 Gordon Stinnett Ave., Chesapeake Beach, MD. Topics for discussion will include club projects including a model train layout for future display. This event is free and open to the public. For more information Contact: Larry Brown, Model Railroad Club Member 301-855-7477 or lbrown9601@verizon.net
June 29th Events

The Mechanicsville Volunteer Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary is proud to announce that they are sponsoring Zumba Fitness Classes once again! A Fun, Energetic Aerobic work-out routine with a Latin Inspired Atmosphere. Class starts at 7:00 PM every Thursday and are $6 per class or you can purchase punch cards (6 classes for $30) No Registration Required. Get Fit while having fun and Giving Back! A portion of the proceeds go to the Mechanicsville Volunteer Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary. For More information email Mthompson@mvfd.com

 

Are you between the ages of six and 15 and interested in learning how to fish?  There will be free fishing classes at Gilbert Run Park at 13140 Charles Street in Charlotte Hall.  Classes are 9:30 a.m. - noon on Thursday, June 15 and Thursday, June 29. This is a great opportunity for children to learn the basics of fishing and have fun.  Prior fishing experience is not needed. Bait and tackle will be provided. Pre-registration is required and class size is limited. To register, call the Gilbert Run Park office at 301-932-1083. Citizens with special needs may contact the Maryland Relay Service at 711, or Relay Service TDD: 800-735-2258.
June 30th Events

American Legion Riders (ALR) Post 82, La Plata, MD will have a Spaghettie Dinner that's open to the public on Friday, June 30th @ 6-8PM – Cost is $10 - All you can eat! (to go orders are available) The dinner will take place at the Harry White Wilmer Post 82, 6330 N. Crain Hwy, La Plata, MD. Proceeds go the American Legion Charity Programs.  Visit https://www.legion.org/ for more information about the programs.

July 1st Events

The Mechanicsville Volunteer Rescue Squad will be hosting Food Truck Corrals on Saturdays June 3, 17 & July 1 from Noon - 4 at the Mechanicsville Elementary School.  Come out and try some great mobile cuisine. Tables, Chairs and entertainment will be provided.

July 2nd Events
The National Museum of the Marine Corps in Triangle, Virginia is offering a host of FREE events throughout the Summer of 2017.  Unless otherwise noted, all activities will be held in the Museum’s Leatherneck Gallery. Admission and parking are free. Stafford Regional Choral Society “From Sea to Shining Sea” Concert. Sunday, July 2, 2017 – 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Join us in Leatherneck Gallery for a patriotic concert by the Stafford Regional Choral Society. For more information visit http://www.usmcmuseum.com 
July 6th Events

Ahoy! People don’t just build on land. They build on water, too! Set sail with the La Plata Library on July 6th at 2 p.m. for ages 6-11 It's a thrilling action-packed adventure about a crew of quirky pirates marooned on a desert island! Throughout the story, volunteers from the audience will help us explore the incredible science behind clouds, combustion, air pressure, scientific variables and more! La Plata Library, 2 Garrett Ave., La Plata, MD 20646. 301-934-9001.

 

The Mechanicsville Volunteer Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary is proud to announce that they are sponsoring Zumba Fitness Classes once again! A Fun, Energetic Aerobic work-out routine with a Latin Inspired Atmosphere. Class starts at 7:00 PM every Thursday and are $6 per class or you can purchase punch cards (6 classes for $30) No Registration Required. Get Fit while having fun and Giving Back! A portion of the proceeds go to the Mechanicsville Volunteer Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary. For More information email Mthompson@mvfd.com

July 7th Events

FRIDAY JULY 7– ACOUSTIC MUSIC – For your listening pleasure, join us in the Lower Level Lounge to hear acoustic music by Ross Crampton from 7:00 p.m. until 11:00 p.m. with the compliments of the American Legion Stallings Williams Post 206 at 3330 Chesapeake Beach Road East on Rt. 260 in Chesapeake Beach. Public welcome.  For more information, call 410-257-9878.  http://www.ALPost206.org

July 8th Events

The Potomac Jazz & Seafood Festival is slated for Saturday, July 8 at the St. Clement’s Island Museum in Colton’s Point. This riverside event is presented by the Friends of the St. Clement's Island and Piney Point Museums and the St. Mary’s County Museum Division, takes place on the lawn of the museum overlooking historic St. Clement's Island, birthplace of Maryland.  Proceeds from this annual fundraiser benefits museum education programs, preservation projects, exhibits, matching grants, and more. This year’s lineup of jazz artists include JJ Sansaverino at 3 p.m., Urban Jazz Coalition at 5 p.m. and Paul Taylor at 7 p.m. Tickets are $65 for general public and are available for sale online now at www.facebook.com/potomacjazzandseafoodfestival and clicking the “Shop Now” link. Tickets must be purchased in advance (no sales at the gate.) Only 800 tickets are available and all sales are final. No refunds or exchanges. No rain date. Ticket price includes free parking, admission to the museum and an optional boat cruise around St. Clement’s Island State Park. Tickets can also be purchased by calling the St. Clement’s Island Museum at 301-769-2222. The St. Clement’s Island Museum is located at 38370 Point Breeze Road, Colton’s Point, MD.  The museum and grounds are handicap accessible.

 

The National Museum of the Marine Corps in Triangle, Virginia is offering a host of FREE events throughout the Summer of 2017.  Unless otherwise noted, all activities will be held in the Museum’s Leatherneck Gallery. Admission and parking are free. Family Day -- Secret Codes and Code Talkers. Saturday, July 8, 2017 – 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Marines have been using secret codes to pass communications since the beginning of the Corps. Explore the world of codes from 1775 to today.  Hands-on activities, crafts and more! For more information visit http://www.usmcmuseum.com

 

Come out and support the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation on Saturday July 8th From 11 am - 5:30 pm at Chancellor's Run Park. There will be a Family Fun Day with activities and events for everyone. There will be superheroes, K-9 Demo by the St. Mary's County Sheriff's Office, food, music and more. For more information contact Sarah Thomas at 240-538-3599.

 

Almonds, blueberries, apples, broccoli, avocadoes, strawberries, and coffee are just a few crops that rely heavily on pollination by honey bees to survive.  In fact, honey bees pollinate about one-sixth of the world's flowering plant species and some 400 of its agricultural plants. These small but mighty creatures play an import role in the world’s food chain. That’s why a steady decline in honey bee populations over the last decade has scientists worried. Learn more about these amazing insects at The Buzz about Bees family program at Calvert Library Twin Beaches Branch on Saturday, July 8, from 2-3:30pm. Our presenter, Veronica Cristo from Chesapeake’s Bounty in North Beach, will lead a family discussion on the importance of honey bees. She will offer bee-friendly gardening ideas to help increase local bee populations and lead participants in a beeswax project. A variety of honey will be available to taste. It’s sure to ‘bee’ a fun program! For more information, call Joan Kilmon at 410-257-2411 or visit the library online at calvertlibrary.info. 

 

SATURDAY JULY 8 - COUNTRY DANCE.  For a fun time, come to the Country Dance in the upper level Ballroom 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 free instruction.  One hour lessons commence at 7:00 p.m. followed by dancing to the tunes of the Southern Winds Band. from 8:00 p.m. until 11:30. The modest price of $15.00 per person includes fountain soft drinks or draft beer, pretzels, and chips.  Public Welcome.   For information call 410-257-9878. Reservations: Lbloyer@verizon.net www.ALpost206.org

July 9th Events
The 2nd District, Company 6, Valley Lee Volunteer Fire Department & Rescue Squad at 45245 Drayden Rd. in Valley Lee will have a  All-You-Can-Eat Breakfast on Sunday July 9th from 8:00 a.m. & ends at 11:00 a.m. Cost for adults is $9.00, children from age 6 – 12 is $5.00, and children 5 and under are free; Menu: Scrambled Eggs, Home Fried Potatoes, Pancakes, French Toast, Sausage Links, Ham, Bacon, Creamed Chipped Beef, Sausage Gray, Spiced Applesauce, Grits, Hot Biscuits, Assorted Juices, Milk and Coffee; For more information call 301-994-9999.
July 13th Events

The Mobile Career Center offers a full array of employment, reemployment and employers services on the go. The Mobile Career Center will be at the Potomac Library in Indian Head on Thursday July 13th at 9 a.m. The Mobile Career Center contains a Greeter Workstation, a Resource Area, Employee Work space and a Confidential Interviewing Space; Computer workstations and one computer server with the ability to accommodate additional people, through the use of wireless laptops that have Internet Access. The Mobile Career Center is ADA accessible with a working wheelchair ramp providing access for those with limited mobility. Potomac Library, 3225 Ruth B. Swann Dr., Indian Head, MD 20640. 301-375-7375.

 

The Mechanicsville Volunteer Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary is proud to announce that they are sponsoring Zumba Fitness Classes once again! A Fun, Energetic Aerobic work-out routine with a Latin Inspired Atmosphere. Class starts at 7:00 PM every Thursday and are $6 per class or you can purchase punch cards (6 classes for $30) No Registration Required. Get Fit while having fun and Giving Back! A portion of the proceeds go to the Mechanicsville Volunteer Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary. For More information email Mthompson@mvfd.com

July 15th Events

St. Paul's Piney church is having a community block party on July 15th from 4pm-7pm. We will be having a moon bounce, craft tables for the kids, face painting, popcorn, hot dogs and drinks. We also will have the police and fire dept. interacting with the community. 

 

There will be a Purse and Basket Bingo on Saturday July 15th at the Mechanicsville Volunteer Fire. Doors Open at 6pm - Game Starts at 7pm. Admission $20 Book of Regular Game $5 Extra Book & $1 Specials SPECIALS * RAFFLES * MORE. All Proceeds Benefit the Mechanicsville Volounteer Fire Dept. Ladies Auxiliary.

July 18th Events

Calvert Hospice announces an educational seminar on Understanding Hospice Care on July 18, 2017 from 12 – 1:30 pm at 96 Central Square Drive in Prince Frederick. Presenters Stephanie Carpenter, MD and Sarah Simmons from Calvert Hospice will present information on myths about hospice, the right time to call, and the hospice referral process. For more information, visit our website at http://calverthospice.org/education-seminars/ or call 410-535-0892. 

July 20th Events

On Thursday July 20th, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Readjustment Counseling Service Mobile Vet Center will visit the Waldorf West library to provide services for our country's veterans. Readjustment Counseling Services such as individual, family and group counseling, bereavement counseling, military sexual trauma counseling, outreach and education, substance abuse referrals, employment referrals and VBA explanation and referrals will be available to eligible vets. Stop by between 10 am and 3 pm to take advantage of the free, confidential services offered by the Mobile Vet Center. Waldorf West Library, 10405 O’Donnell Pl., Waldorf, MD 20603. 301-645-1395.

July 21st Events

On Friday July 21st it's KARAOKE AT THE LEGION from 8:00 p.m. to midnight at the American Legion Stallings Williams Post 206 in the Lower Level Lounge. No cover charge.  For more information visit our website at star nine eight three dot com and click on events. 

July 22nd Events
There will be a Dog Tracking Seminar at the St. Mary's County Fairgrounds on Saturday July 22nd. Teach your dog how to track! This seminar will be held in the fields. Please plan to bring appropriate clothing (including footwear). Lectures will be held in an unheated/Cooled building. Working dogs will need to have a non-restrictive body harness also please bring a 6' leash and a flat buckle collar or choke chain for your dog. If you are in the working dog group you will also need 2 scent articles of leather or fabric which will have your scent on them. Place the scent articles next to your skin prior to arriving at the seminar. You will also need lots and lots of small treats for the dog, something soft that the dog can easily eat quickly.For more information visit our website at star nine eight three dot com and click on events. For more information call Robert DeLuca at 301-448-6134.
 
 
The Pax River Quilters Guild is sponsoring a trip to the "Quilt Odyssey" 
quilt show in Hersey, PA, on Saturday, July 22, 2017.  $55.00 per person 
includes bus fare, show admission and driver tip. Contact Kimberly Jones 
for registration form kimbirdyjones@me.com. Make checks payable to PRQG. 
Bring a friend! Payment is required at registration. The coach bus will 
leave the Wildewood Shopping Center promptly at 7:00 am. You may bring 
food with you. Meals not included. The bus departs from the show at 4:00 
am. Bus will return to Wildewood approximately 7:00pm. Check out our 
Facebook group page for details.
 
The Seventh District Volunteer Rescue Squad Auxiliary will be having a “Christmas in July Yard Sale” on Saturday, July 22, 2017, from 7 a.m. to Noon at the Rescue Squad Annex Building, 21508 Colton Point Road, Avenue, MD.  Looking for Christmas items, here is the sale not to miss.  There will be trees, lights, decorations, tree skirts, cookie tins, glassware, dishes, outdoor decorations.  Other non-seasonal items will also be available.  Inside table rental is $20.00 each, and outside table rental is $15.00 each.  For more information and table rental, please call Trisha at 301-769-3214. 
June 24th Events

The Center for Life Enrichment (TCLE) and Special Olympics of St. Mary's County are sponsoring a fundraising event on June 24, 2017 from 12pm-5pm at the Hollywood Firehouse.  The Center for Life Enrichment is a non-profit agency that provides programs and support services that increase the vocational and personal potential of individuals with disabilities.  Proceeds from the CASH BASH fundraiser will benefit individuals with disabilities at the Center for Life Enrichment and Special Olympics of St. Mary’s County.  $10,000 in cash will be given away! Gates open at 11 a.m.; this is an indoor event.  Cost is $40 per ticket and includes entry into 15 cash prize drawings.  Your ticket includes entry into the event, 15 drawings, and complimentary food, beer, wine, and soda. You do not need to be present to win the 15 cash prize drawings. There will be additional chances to win cash during the event through other games and drawings.  You MUST have your ticket and be 21 years of age to attend the event.  Purchase your tickets online at www.tcle.org by clicking on the Cash Bash 2017 icon or call 301-373-8100. 

July 31st Event
National Mutt Day (Monday, July 31)
The Tri County Animal Shelter is reducing adoption fees on all marvelous mutts to $100 on this special day from noon to 5 p.m. Find an amazing mutt to add to your family. The Tri-County Animal Shelter is located at 6707 Animal Shelter Road in Hughesville. Shelter staff can be reached at 301-932-1713 or 800-903-1992. Adoption hours are Monday-Friday, noon to 5 p.m. and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. To view animals available for adoption, visit www.CharlesCountyMD.gov/ES/AnimalShelter/Tri-County-Animal-Shelter or www.petfinder.com/shelters/MD112.html to find your “purrfect” pet. Follow the Tri-County Animal Shelter on Facebook for adoptable pets, pet tips, and more at www.facebook.com/TriCountyAnimalShelterSoMD/. Citizens with special needs may contact the Maryland Relay Service at 711, or Relay Service TDD: 800-735-2258.
August 2nd Events
The National Museum of the Marine Corps in Triangle, Virginia is offering a host of FREE events throughout the Summer of 2017.  Unless otherwise noted, all activities will be held in the Museum’s Leatherneck Gallery. Admission and parking are free. MCHF Summer Concert Series featuring U.S. Navy Band's The Sea Chanters. Wednesday, August 2, 2017 -- 7:00pm-8:30pm
The Marine Corps Heritage Foundation is once again hosting a Summer Concert Series at the Museum. For more information visit http://www.usmcmuseum.com  
August 12th Events

The 15th Annual Charlotte Hall Veteran’s Home $1000 Poker Run Sponsored by the U.S. Military Vets Motorcycle Club, Southern Maryland will take place August 12th. Start time/ sign up 11:00am. Last bike out 12:15pm. End Time 6 pm. Last bike in 4pm. $20 donation per person. Food served at last stop, while it lasts. Beverages available at cash bar. Door Prizes. Live Music- Hat Trick for more info go to : www.usmvmcmd3.org Southern Maryland chapter.

 

The National Museum of the Marine Corps in Triangle, Virginia is offering a host of FREE events throughout the Summer of 2017.  Unless otherwise noted, all activities will be held in the Museum’s Leatherneck Gallery. Admission and parking are free. Family Day – Girls Make History. Saturday, August 12, 2017 – 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Spend the afternoon with Felicity, Molly, Addie and all their friends while you take a journey through Marine Corps history from 1775 to today.   Games, hands-on activities, special guests, crafts and more! For more information visit http://www.usmcmuseum.com  

August 16th Events

The National Museum of the Marine Corps in Triangle, Virginia is offering a host of FREE events throughout the Summer of 2017.  Unless otherwise noted, all activities will be held in the Museum’s Leatherneck Gallery. Admission and parking are free.  MCHF Summer Concert Series featuring the U.S. Navy Band Commodores. Wednesday, August 16, 2017 --7:00pm-8:30pm. The Marine Corps Heritage Foundation is once again hosting a Summer Concert Series at the Museum. Join us for a summer evening of great music by the U.S. Navy Band Commodores. Jazz is America’s music and the U.S. Navy Band Commodores, the Navy’s premier jazz ensemble, have been performing the very best of big band jazz for the Navy and the nation for over 40 years. Formed in 1969, this 18-member group continues the jazz big band legacy with some of the finest musicians in the world. The concert will be performed outside on the Museum's Entry Plaza.  Free Concert. For more information visit http://www.usmcmuseum.com  

August 25th Events

The National Museum of the Marine Corps in Triangle, Virginia is offering a host of FREE events throughout the Summer of 2017.  Unless otherwise noted, all activities will be held in the Museum’s Leatherneck Gallery. Admission and parking are free. MCHF Summer Concert Series featuring the Quantico Marine Corps Band. Friday, August 25, 2017 --7:00pm-8:30pm. The Marine Corps Heritage Foundation is once again hosting a Summer Concert Series at the Museum.  Join us for a summer evening of music by the Quantico Marine Corps Band. For more information visit http://www.usmcmuseum.com  

August 26th Events

The 2nd District Volunteer Fire Department and Rescue Squad in Valley Lee will have a Yard Sale on Saturday, August 26th from 7:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.; $10.00 a space. For more information contact is Kelly @ 240-299-5261. 

 

Thomas Stone High School's Class of 1977 is celebrating its 40th reunion on Saturday, August 26th at the Holiday Inn Solomons Conference Center at 6:30 p.m.  All alumni are encouraged to email tshsclass77@gmail.com for further information.

 

The 3rd Annual Hunter Bash sponsored by the Calvert County chapter of Ducks Unlimited and the St. Leonard Volunteer fire Department will take place on Saturday, August 26th at the Fire Deparment. Doors open at 11:30 a.m. Tickets are $50 and includes entry on the day of event, food, beer and main prizes. $25 General Ticket is for main event prizes only. 27 main event prizes include guns, cash and coolers. Winners are drawn every 10 minutes. An additional 20+ guns raffled and drawing in-house on day of the event.

 

The first-ever Southern Maryland Balloon Festival will be held Saturday, August 26th at Spider Hall Farm in Prince Frederick.  Festivities begin at 1pm and end that evening with fireworks and a balloon glow.  Proceeds will support United Way of Calvert County’s Community Impact & Basic Needs Grants.  For more information, visit unitedwaycalvert.org/somdballoonfest.

September 9th Events

The National Museum of the Marine Corps in Triangle, Virginia is offering a host of FREE events throughout the Summer of 2017.  Unless otherwise noted, all activities will be held in the Museum’s Leatherneck Gallery. Admission and parking are free. Family Day – Robotics. Saturday, September 9, 2017 – 12:00pm – 3:00pm. Explore the world of robotics!   Discover how Marine Corps Explosive Ordinance Disposal (EOD) robots function and try your hand at operating one. Talk to Marine Corps robotics experts. Crafts and hands-on activities will be available. For more information visit http://www.usmcmuseum.com  

September 16th Events
The National Museum of the Marine Corps in Triangle, Virginia is offering a host of FREE events throughout the Summer of 2017.  Unless otherwise noted, all activities will be held in the Museum’s Leatherneck Gallery. Admission and parking are free. "Dog Days of Summer" Event. Saturday, September 16, 2017 -- 10:00am-2:00pm. NMMC's annual event celebrating the Dog Days of Summer! Bring the kids, there will be crafts, a puppet show and an animal scavenger hunt! Inside the Museum, there will be a Bulldog "Kissing Booth" and birds of prey on display from the Raptor Conservancy of Virginia. Outside, on the grounds of the Museum, visitors will have a chance to see working dogs in action!  Dogs on leashes are welcome. For more information visit http://www.usmcmuseum.com
October 7th Events

The 1977 Bladensburg Mustangs 40 Yr. Class Reunion will take place Oct 7th in Chesapeake Beach. Please check out our website and Facebook page for more details at 1977BHSmustangs.com and on Facebook at BHS Class of 1977 40th Reunion.

Various Events With Ongoing Dates
Southern Maryland's premier women's a cappella group is holding auditions for all voice parts for participating in our fall season and Christmas program. Do you sight read? Blend? Like to sing with a group? Contact us for an audition time or with questions: patuxentvoices@gmail.com or www.patuxentvoices.org.  Rehearsals are Tuesday evenings, 7:00-9:00pm, Port Republic in Calvert County.
 
Maryland 2000 (Saturday, July 1 to Monday, July 31)
During this special month, the shelter is waiving all adoption fees for cats and kittens. The shelter has joined with other Maryland shelters with the goal to find homes for 2,000 cats or more. Find a furry friend and save a life!  The Tri-County Animal Shelter is located at 6707 Animal Shelter Road in Hughesville. Shelter staff can be reached at 301-932-1713 or 800-903-1992. Adoption hours are Monday-Friday, noon to 5 p.m. and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. To view animals available for adoption, visit www.CharlesCountyMD.gov/ES/AnimalShelter/Tri-County-Animal-Shelter or www.petfinder.com/shelters/MD112.html to find your “purrfect” pet. Follow the Tri-County Animal Shelter on Facebook for adoptable pets, pet tips, and more at www.facebook.com/TriCountyAnimalShelterSoMD/. Citizens with special needs may contact the Maryland Relay Service at 711, or Relay Service TDD: 800-735-2258.
 
The Chesapeake Beach Railway Museum in Chesapeake Beach, MD will now be open seven days a week from 11AM to 5PM, June through August. We are pleased to announce that our 2017 schedule will include expanded weekday hours in addition to our existing expanded weekend hours. The regular schedule for all other open times/months will remain the same.  Plan to drop by with family and friends sometime this year to visit the Museum or attend one of our many public free events which are co-sponsored by the Museum and the Friends of the Chesapeake Beach Railway Museum.
 
In support of Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, the Chopticon High School football team is proud to join Touchdowns Against Cancer 2017! Touchdowns Against Cancer is important to Chopticon because childhood cancer remains the leading cause of death by disease among young Americans. This is our way of helping the 16,000 children and adolescents that will be diagnosed with cancer this year. We are challenging our fans to pledge for every touchdown we score between September 14th - 30th to benefit St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.  You can also make a 1 time donation! For more information, join the campaign, or to setup a private donation:
Please go to : https://pledgeit.org/tac17-chopticon-braves. facebook: Chopticon High School Football @chopfootball
twitter: @chopfootball. Email: bravesfootballinfo@gmail.com
 
 
It's Bingo Night Every Tuesday at the Mechanicsville Moose Lodge. Doors Open at 5:30 pm. Early Birds start at 6:30 pm. Great people and Great prizes! Food and Drinks available for purchase. *The Moose Bingo night is ran by volunteers of our community, and all profits go to charity.*
 

The St. Mary’s Animal Welfare League (SMAWL), in partnership with the St. Mary’s County Health Department, offers low-cost rabies vaccinations, distemper vaccinations and microchipping to the public every month through November on the second Monday of each month from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. The clinics are held at the St. Mary’s County Fairgrounds. The vaccinations are available for ferrets, cats, dogs and horses. For more information please visit www.smawl.org.

 

The Patuxent Habitat For Humanity Restore in Lexington Park is looking for volunteers. They need cashiers, volunteer to organize, receive and help with customer service. For more information you can visit www.patuxenthabitat.org or email Laurie at Laurie@patuxenthabitat.org. 

 

 

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