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Events Around Our Community

Relay Festival - Relay For Life of St. Mary's County
SAIC Parking Lot
45310 Abell House Ln
California, MD 20619

Yard Sales! Arts & Crafts! Vendor Sales! Food & Beverages! Teams from Relay For Life of St. Mary’s County will gather to conduct a variety of fundraisers benefiting the American Cancer Society (ACS) All net proceeds from participating team vendors go towards the team’s or individual’s Relay For Life fundraising effort.

For more information, please contact Jenifer Kearns fundraising@stmarysrelay.org or visit www.stmarysrelay.org.

 

St. Mary's County Department of Aging and Human Servcies - Free Movie Day
Southern Maryland Higher Education Center - Building 1 Room 133
44219 Airport Road
California, MD

This event is open to the public. Two movies will be shown. Both are true stories focusing on non-fictional characters that have disabilities who overcame obstacles and achieved their goals with hard work and determination.

Representatives from the St. Mary's County Health Department's Resource Coordination Program, Pathways Incorporated, Southern Maryland Center for Independent Living, Hearing Professionals and Southern Maryland Community Resources will also be present to share information concerning available programs and services.

Special accommodations will be made to ensure this event is accessible for those experiencing a disability. Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to contact Monika Williams, Maryland Access Point Coordinator by March 27, 2015 in order for reasonable accommodations or auxiliary services to be made.

The hope is that this event will bring the community together for disability awareness and to provide information about available services. For movie times or to make a movie reservation call Monika Williams at 301-475-4200, ext. 1057; visit www.stmarysmd.com/aging or https://eventbrite.com/event/15834626795/. * Maryland Access Point is your link to health and support services.

The St. Mary'sCounty Department of Aging and Human Services is working to provide older adults, persons experiencing a disability and caregivers with a single point of entry to: access information and referral to resources and services, provide options counselingregarding benefits and long-term care planning, connect caregivers of older adults and adults with disabilities to services, link active adults to activities and programs and to provide access to services offered by the Department of Aging and HumanServices and its partner agencies such as the Health Department, the Southern Maryland Center for Independent Living, the Department of Social Services and other community service providers.

Contact: Monika Williams
Tel: 301-475-4200, ext.1057; visit www.stmarysmd.com/aging or https://eventbrite.com/event/15834626795/

 

The Community Art Series: Book Reading and Signing
Community Bank of the Chesapeake Charlotte Hall Branch
30165 Three Notch Road
Charlotte Hall, MD 20622

Featuring the work of Christina Allen, award winning children's book illustrator and author. We invite you to be our guest at a special book reading and signing celebrating the next showcase in the Community Art Series. The series is part of a partnership with the St. Mary's County Arts Council that brings the work of local artists to our Charlotte Hall branch each quarter.

For more information, please contact Hillary Theriault at 240-427-1122 or theriaulth@cbtc.com.

 

STAFFORD HOSPITAL 5K RUN/WALK
Stafford Medical Pavilion on the campus of Stafford Hospital
125 Hospital Drive
Stafford, VA 22554

This event is a Coldwell Banker Elite Grand Prix race. Deadlines: On-line registration closes on Thursday, April 16 at 8:00 p.m. Mail-in registrations must be received by Thursday, April 16. In-person registrations will be on Friday, April 17 at VA Runner (1993 Carl D. Silver Parkway, Fredericksburg, VA 22401) from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

All proceeds benefit Stafford Hospital Foundation. Thank you for helping us meet our mission "to improve the health of the people in the communities we serve."  $25 until Friday, March 27; $30 after Friday, March 27.  http://www.racetimingunlimited.org/R/SH/Info.aspx  

Contact: (540) 741-1512 or email andrea.johnson@mwhc.com.

 

3rd Annual Walk, Run & Roll
Historic St. Mary's City, Maryland
18751 Hogaboom Lane
St. Mary's City, Maryland 20686

The 3rd Annual BAY-CSS Walk, Run & Roll will be held on Saturday, April 25, 2015 in beautiful Historic St. Mary's City, MD to benefit people with disabilities in Maryland. This is a fun event for the whole family and for every fitness level.

For more information and to register visit: www.baycss.org/walk.html Contact Brandy Blackstone, (301) 863-8870, ext. 322 or blackstoneb@baycss.org.

 

Pirates of the Chesapeake
Father Andrew White School Gymnasium
22850 Washington Street
Leonardtown, MD 20650

Annual Spring Social! Tickets are $30 per person and includes: beverages, appetizers and event glass. Entertainment by DJ Scram-Marc Shubrooks, Live & Silent Auction, Raffles and Door Prizes. Ticket Cost goes up to $40 after April 10th. You must be 21 or older to attend.

For more information, please contact Jodi Stanalonis at stanalonis6@gmail.com or call Jodi at (301) 904-8408.

 

13th Annual Plant Sale
Summerseat Farm
26655 Three Notch Rd
Mechanicsville, MD 20659

Make plans to be at Summerseat Farm for the 13th Annual Plant Sale on Saturday, May 9, 2015, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. (rain or shine). Enjoy an exciting day of activities in an historic 1678 farm setting at our huge plant sale featuring an amazing assortment of colorful annuals, perennials, herbs, vegetables, shrubs, trees, grasses, planted pots and dish gardens, hanging baskets, crafts, Mother’s Day gifts and much more. Shop till you drop! Cash/Check/Credit Card accepted.

Kids will have fun doing the various activities at the Children’s Tent and Petting Zoo. Come hungry and enjoy the tasty delights the Courtyard Café has to offer for breakfast and lunch. While you’re visiting, sit down and listen to renowned local songwriter and singer, David Norris, while he performs live at 11:00 am. He has several CDs, and you’ll be able to purchase one while you’re there. Relax while walking the lovely grounds and enjoy the sights along the way: a sparkling goldfish pond; the vivid color of the gardens; the old cemetery; then take a guided tour of the old manor house; and finally a visit to the barns to see the assortment of animals we house, including American buffalo. Remember your camera.

Summerseat is an IRS designated 501(c)3 nonprofit organization, operated by volunteers and dedicated to preserving the history, agriculture and natural resources of this property, as well as its educational programs. We’re supported by our fundraisers, donations, and memberships. Enjoy reasonable prices, plenty of free parking, and no admission fee.

For more information, please contact 301-373-6607; www.summerseat.org; or email info@summerseat.org.

 

MVMM Car and Bike Event 2015
Maryland Veterans Memorial Museum
1100 Crain Highway
Newburg, MD 20664

Registration opens at 9:00 am and closes at 12:00 pm on Saturday, (Pre-Register and save $5.00).  

Show Events: Civil War Encampment and Military Displays, Car Extrication Training Demonstration, Cornhole Tournaments (Prizes Awarded), Old School Pie Eating Contest, Local Fire and EMS Apparatus Displays, Kids Games and more!  

50/50 Raffles…Door Prizes…Silent Auction…Slow Drag Racing on Sunday! Music provided by Chillhaven with Live Performances by "Mickey & Friends" , "Outside the Wire" and "Jody's Band". The Maryland Veterans Memorial Museum will be open throughout the event, so please take the time and visit some of our nations history and take time out to Thank a Vet!

For more information, contact Rick Gentry, ECP President (240) 925-6465 or Doug Norway, ECP MD Regional Director at (301) 752-2174. Don’t forget to check us out at www.eastcoastprostreets.com for updates.

 

Christian Business Professional Network
Quality Printers
10485 Theodore Green Blvd
White Plains

Meetings are open to all and include a presentation on business topics.
 
Contact: Barry Euzent
Tel: 301-643-1175

Southern Maryland Business Network
Legends Club at Regency Furniture Stadium

For more information, visit smbn.org