Around Town Community Calendar

Check here often for area events sponsored by our community’s non-profit organizations. Events are listed below by date.

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Vice Admiral G. Dean Peters Commander, Naval Air Systems Command

May 30, 2019 at 11:30 AM | River's Edge Conference Center, Naval Air Station Patuxent River
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Green Living Festival and Market

June 01, 2019 at 9:00 AM | Annmarie Sculpture Garden and Arts Center, Dowell, Md.
Sponsored By: Calvert County Citizens Green Team

Start Time: 9:00 AM    |    End Time: 2:00 PM

A celebration of sustainability. Bring the entire family for a free festive day outdoors learning how to positively impact the planet.

Contact Info:
Annmarie Garden
Tel: 410-326-4640
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2019 Patriots Day Festival

June 01, 2019 at 10:00 AM | 1100 Crain Highway, Newburg, Md.
Sponsored By: Maryland Veterans Museum at Patriot Park

Start Time: 10:00 AM    |    End Time: 4:00 PM

The event will pay tribute to veterans past and present. Featured will be entertainment by local artists. Visitors can tour the museum and interact with living history groups. Admission is free.

Contact Info:
Susie Bender
Tel: 301-292-1024
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Heritage Day at St. Clement's Island Museum

June 01, 2019 at 10:00 AM | St. Clement's Island Museum
Sponsored By: St. Mary's County Museum Division

Start Time: 10:00 AM    |    End Time: 3:00 PM

Celebrate the history and heritage of St. Clement’s Island with free activities and programs for the whole family out on the island's Island. Experience a day of history, wildlife and art, and take part in activities that include, games, lighthouse tours, and traditional music. Lots of related vendors will be on hand. Visitors will be able to take free water taxi rides out to the island for all the festivities. The event encourages the public to visit St. Clement’s Island and become acquainted with the island’s past as guest presenters and interpreters share information and activities regarding the history, culture, heritage, and ecology tied to the island. Admission is free.

Contact Info:
Andrew Ponti
Tel: 301-769-2222
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Dinner and a Cruise at St. Clement's Island Museum

June 02, 2019 at 4:00 PM | St. Clement's Island Museum and Morris Point Restaurant
Sponsored By: St. Mary's County Museum Division

Start Time: 4:00 PM    |    End Time: 8:00 PM

Enjoy cool breezes during a evening of cruising on the St. Clement’s Island Water Taxi, cocktail reception at St. Clement’s Island Museum, and dinner at local waterside Morris Point Restaurant. Only 20 seats are available for the cruise.

Contact Info:
Andrew Ponti
Tel: 301-769-2222
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First Friday “Art and History”

June 07, 2019 at 6:00 PM | Port Tobacco Courthouse, 8430 Commerce Street, Port Tobacco, Md.
Sponsored By: The Society for the Restoration of Port Tobacco

Start Time: 6:00 PM    |    End Time: 8:00 PM

Two programs. Don Zimmer presents “Shores of Port Tobacco in the 1700s and the Great Mill” focusing on history and art. Charles County Arts Alliance presents local artists in the south wing of the Port Tobacco Courthouse. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Light refreshments will be available. Donations welcomed.

Contact Info:
Joyce Edelen
Tel: 301-934-9056
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6th Annual Pinot on the Potomac

June 08, 2019 at 5:00 PM | 2001 Bryan Point Road, Accokeek, Md.
Sponsored By: Alice Ferguson Foundation

Start Time: 5:00 PM    |    End Time: 9:00 PM

This event supports The Alice Ferguson Foundation and will help provide environmental education and camps at little to no cost for local students. Featured will be 30 wines to try and craft brewing products. Ticket includes access to unlimited tastings, gourmet food, live music, and a live and silent auction served in a garden-party type atmosphere beside the historic farmhouse.

Contact Info:
Cathy A Bender
Tel: 301-848-2721
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Pitch Card Party

June 08, 2019 at 7:30 AM | 1100 Crain Highway, Newburg, Md.
Sponsored By: Ridge Lions Club

Start Time: 7:30 AM    |    End Time: 10:00 PM

Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Cost is $10 per person. Included 1 free sandwich, chips, soda, coffee, tea, and dessert. Additional food available for sale, door prizes, 50/50 raffle.

Contact Info:
Bobbie Bell
Tel: 301-872-5114
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Free Estate Planning Seminar

June 12, 2019 at 5:00 PM | Charles Regional Medical Center
Sponsored By: Charles Regional Medical Center Foundation

Start Time: 5:00 PM    |    End Time: 7:00 PM

Attorney Robert M. Burke will describe how estate planning can help protect your assets and allow you to leave a legacy that provides for your family or community. Refreshments will be served. To register, call or visit the website below.

Contact Info:
Tricia Holcomb
Tel: 301-609-4132
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MVFDA Purse and Bag Bingo

June 29, 2019 at 5:00 PM | Mechanicsville Volunteer Fire Department Social Hall
Sponsored By: Mechanicsville Volunteer Fire Department Auxiliary

Start Time: 5:00 PM    |    End Time: 10:00 PM

Doors open at 5 p.m. and games start at 6 p.m. Call for advance tickets and reservations. Proceeds benefit the fire department.

Contact Info:
Elizabeth Wockenfuss
Tel: 240-925-6141
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Teen Leadership Academy

June 24, 2019 at 8:30 AM | College of Southern Maryland, Prince Frederick, Md.
Sponsored By: Leadership Southern Maryland

Start Time: 8:30 AM    |    End Time: 12:00 PM

The Teen Leadership Academy is designed to teach and develop leadership skills in a hands-on, experiential program with workshops and visits to meet with regional leaders in their workplaces throughout Southern Maryland. This year's theme is Public Safety. Rising 10th- to 12th-graders are invited to submit an application and letter of recommendation to be considered for the Academy. The application deadline is June 1. The Academy will be held June 24 to 28, 8:30 a.m to 4 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 8:30 a.m. to noon on Friday. Shuttle transportation is available from CSM La Plata and CSM Leonardtown.

Contact Info:
Denise Foster
Tel: 301-862-7663
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20th Annual Potomac Jazz and Seafood Festival

July 13, 2019 at 12:00 PM | St. Clement's Island Museum
Sponsored By: Friends of St. Clement's Island and Piney Point Museums

Start Time: 12:00 PM    |    End Time: 9:00 PM

Enjoy nationally-recognized jazz artists, Southern Maryland seafood and stunning waterside views with a variety of activities for jazz enthusiasts. The food vendors will feature seafood as well as a variety of other foods including barbecue and healthy/vegetarian options. Posters and other memorabilia will be available for purchase. Boat rides around the island, as well as free admission to St. Clement’s Island Museum, are included in your ticket. Cost is $65 in advance and $85 at the door. To celebrate the festival's 20th year, the event will include a FREE special Friday concert celebration and Sunday jazz brunches and activities in downtown Leonardtown.

Contact Info:
Andrew Ponti
Tel: 301-769-2222
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Seventh Annual Car Show

July 13, 2019 at 2:00 PM | Mt. Zion United Methodist Church, 27108 Mt. Zion Church Road (by the Apple Basket), Mechanicsville, Md.
Sponsored By: Mt. Zion United Methodist Men

Start Time: 2:00 PM    |    End Time: 7:00 PM

Cost for spectators is $3 for adults and free for children age 10 and younger. Proceeds benefit United Methodist Men's Ministries. Trophies for the top 30 and 5 specialty awards. Vehicle must be registered by 4 p.m. to be judged. Awards will be presented at 6 p.m. T-shirts to the first 20 cars, trucks, or motorcycles through the gate, dash plaques to all. DJ music, Blessing of the cars, vendors, food, pie eating contest, and more. Vehicle registration is $20 at the gate and pre-registration is $15 and must be postmarked by June 22. Interested vendors can contact Trish Herriman at 301-247-4212 to register. Forms are available at the website below.

Contact Info:
Jimmy Herriman
Tel: 301-481-0360
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Live Auction and More

July 27, 2019 at 1:00 PM | Mt. Zion United Methodist Church, 27108 Mt. Zion Church Road (by the Apple Basket), Mechanicsville, Md.
Sponsored By: Mt. Zion United Methodist Church and The United Methodist Men

Start Time: 1:00 PM    |    End Time: 6:00 PM

Doors open at noon to view items, with auction beginning at 1 p.m. Included will be Ice Cream. United Methodist Women Sarah Circle will offer Rada Cutlery Sale and Circle of Friends will offer baked goods for sale. Pinch Mascot of the Southern Maryland Blue Crabs Baseball Team will make a visit. If you have items to donate, call to schedule pickup or drop off. All donations are tax deductible.

Contact Info:
Tom Keller
Tel: 301-481-6388
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Pirates on the Potomac

July 27, 2019 at 9:00 AM | Piney Point Lighthouse Museum
Sponsored By: St. Mary's County Museum Division

Start Time: 9:00 AM    |    End Time: 4:00 PM

This event is geared for children ages 4 to 9 years old. There will be a morning session from 9 a.m. to noon and an afternoon session from 1 to 4 p.m. Advance registration is required - cost is $10 per child. Everyone is encouraged to dress as pirates for the Costume Contest. This event presents families with the opportunity to learn about Chesapeake Bay and maritime history and heritage as it relates to local pirates who operated around Piney Point.

Contact Info:
Piney Point Lighthouse Museum
Tel: 301-994-1471
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National Lighthouse Weekend at Piney Point Lighthouse

August 03, 2019 at 10:00 AM | Piney Point Lighthouse Museum
Sponsored By: St. Mary's County Museum Division

Start Time: 10:00 AM    |    End Time: 5:00 PM

Featured will be tours of the museum, the Potomac River Maritime Exhibit, lighthouse tower, and grounds. Admission is free.

Contact Info:
Andrew Ponti
Tel: 301-994-1471
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Dinner and a Cruise at St. Clement's Island Museum

August 11, 2019 at 4:00 PM | St. Clement's Island Museum and Morris Point Restaurant
Sponsored By: St. Mary's County Museum Division

Start Time: 4:00 PM    |    End Time: 8:00 PM

Enjoy cool breezes during a evening of cruising on the St. Clement’s Island Water Taxi, cocktail reception at St. Clement’s Island Museum, and dinner at local waterside Morris Point Restaurant. Only 20 seats are available for the cruise.

Contact Info:
Andrew Ponti
Tel: 301-769-2222
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Children’s Day at St. Clement’s Island Museum

August 17, 2019 at 11:00 AM | St. Clement's Island Museum
Sponsored By: St. Mary's County Museum Division

Start Time: 11:00 AM    |    End Time: 2:00 PM

Families can enjoy lots of activities including games, crafts, face painting, a bike raffle, snow cones, and balloons. Outside exhibitors include the local Fire Department and Rescue Squad.

Contact Info:
Tel: 301-769-2222
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Drayden African American Schoolhouse Open House

September 07, 2019 at 11:00 AM | Drayden African American Schoolhouse
Sponsored By: St. Mary's County Museum Division

Start Time: 11:00 AM    |    End Time: 2:00 PM

Visit one of the nation's best-preserved one-room African American schoolhouses on select days each month. Check out the renovated schoolhouse and learn about its rich history and importance in St. Mary's County. Staff will be available to answer any questions and provide information.

Contact Info:
Andrew Ponti
Tel: 301-994-1471
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Drive Thru Chicken BBQ Dinner

October 05, 2019 at 12:00 PM | Mt. Zion United Methodist Church, 27108 Mt. Zion Church Road (by the Apple Basket), Mechanicsville, Md.
Sponsored By: Mt. Zion United Methodist Church and The United Methodist Men

Start Time: 12:00 PM    |    End Time: 5:00 PM

Dinners are packaged to go but all are invited to dine in the Fellowship Hall or at picnic tables. Menu includes half a barbecue chicken, baked potato, applesauce, green beans, roll, and snack cake. Dinners are $15 each. Bake sale offered by the Girl Scouts.

Contact Info:
Mt. Zion United Methodist Church
Tel: 301-884-4132
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Dinner and a Cruise at St. Clement's Island Museum

October 13, 2019 at 2:00 PM | St. Clement's Island Museum and Morris Point Restaurant
Sponsored By: St. Mary's County Museum Division

Start Time: 2:00 PM    |    End Time: 6:00 PM

Enjoy cool breezes during a evening of cruising on the St. Clement’s Island Water Taxi, cocktail reception at St. Clement’s Island Museum, and dinner at local waterside Morris Point Restaurant. Only 20 seats are available for the cruise.

Contact Info:
Andrew Ponti
Tel: 301-769-2222

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