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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The Big Raffle

September 03, 2020 at 12:00 AM | Cedar Lane Senior Living Community
Sponsored By: Friends of Cedar Lane

Start Time: 12:00 AM    |    End Time: 12:00 AM

Featured will be $12,000 in total cash prizes. Just 400 tickets will be sold. Proceeds will benefit the residents of Cedar Lane Senior Living Community. Anyone age 18 or older can enter to win up to $12,000 in total cash prizes. Proceeds will be used to benefit Cedar Lane’s 196 residents. Tickets are $100 each. With six cash prize drawings, each week, the winning ticket is returned to the drum for a chance to be selected again. Winners need not be present to win.

  • $100 Drawing – Friday, 9/18/20
  • $150 Drawing – Friday, 9/25/20
  • $250 Drawing – Friday, 10/2/20
  • $500 Drawing – Friday, 10/9/20
  • $1,000 Drawing – Friday, 10/16/20
  • $10,000 Drawing – Friday, 10/23/20

Contact Info:
Wanda
Tel: 301-475-8966
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Pull Tab Fund-Raiser

September 20, 2020 at 2:00 AM | St. John's School, Hollywood, Md.
Sponsored By: St. John's School

Start Time: 2:00 AM    |    End Time: 5:00 AM

The school holds drive-through cash-only pull tab events each Sunday from 2 to 5 p.m. Cash prizes range from $100 to $500, plus one $5,000 prize. The school will sell a 100-winner cashboard until the final box is sold, and the $5,000 winner is drawn. Players will be required to stay in their vehicles and practice social distancing when interacting with event volunteers. Adjustments may be made dependent on weather and COVID-19.

Contact Info:
Jenn Basta
Tel: 301-373-2142
Event Details

Yard Sale

October 24, 2020 at 7:30 AM | Children's Aid Society, 3000 Huntington Circle, Waldorf, Md.
Sponsored By: Charles County Children's Aid Society

Start Time: 7:30 AM    |    End Time: 11:30 AM

This will be the society's last Yard Sale for the year. Available will be clothes, kitchen items, and Dell monitors with cords and no stands. All proceeds will help children in Charles County.

Contact Info:
Pamela Vahle
Tel: 301-908-1680
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Warrior 5K Fun Run/Walk - CANCELLED

October 24, 2020 at 8:00 AM | Solomons Island Gazebo/Pavillion
Sponsored By: Patuxent Habitat for Humanity

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

Contact Info:
Laurie Walker
Tel: 301-863-6227
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Drive-Thru Fried Chicken Dinner

October 25, 2020 at 11:00 AM | Hollywood Firehouse Main Entrance
Sponsored By: Ladies Auxiliary of the Hollywood Volunteer Fire Department

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

Cost is $12 per dinner. Menu includes Fried Chicken, Cole Slaw, Parsley Potatoes, Roll, and Dessert. Cash and checks are accepted, with an ATM on site. Advance orders are encouraged.

Contact Info:
Elaine Quade
Tel: 301-373-2695
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Pumpkin Dash Run, Walk, Bike Ride

October 24, 2020 at 10:00 AM | Virtual
Sponsored By: St. John's School

Start Time: 10:00 AM    |    End Time: 6:00 PM

The Pumpkin Dash is a virtual 5K run/walk and 10K bike ride (1-mile run/walk and 3-mile bike ride for children). Run, walk, or ride anywhere you'd like. Registration includes T-shirt, race bib, finisher medal, results posted online, and a mini-pumpkin, plus a costume contest and raffle prizes. Proceeds benefit St. John’s School and MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital Cancer Care and Infusion Services. Sign up at the website below.

Contact Info:
Michelle Connolly
Tel: 301-659-0555
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Annual Oyster and Ham Dinner: Curbside Carry-Out

November 01, 2020 at 12:00 PM | 17069 Cobb Island Road, Cobb Island, Md.
Sponsored By: Annual Oyster and Ham Dinner: Curbside Carry-Out

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

This year's dinner will be served carry-out only via curbside pick-up. Please visit www.civfd.com for more details. Dinner cost will be $28. Advanced orders are strongly encouraged.

Contact Info:
Crystal Jackson
Tel: 301-751-2885
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Craft Bazaar

November 06, 2020 at 10:00 AM | 13025 Good Samaritan Dr., Waldorf, Md.
Sponsored By: Good Samaritan Presbyterian Church

Start Time: 10:00 AM    |    End Time: 2:00 PM

The dates and hours for the bazaar are Friday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. There will be handmade crafts, cookies and a bake sale table. Crab soup and barbecue available for carryout.

Contact Info:
Alicia Barefoot
Tel: 301-645-4134
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Pre-Order Stuffed Ham and Fried Oyster

November 13, 2020 at 5:00 PM | 28165 Hills Club Road, Mechanicsville, Md.
Sponsored By: Mechanicsville Volunteer Fire Department Auxuiliary

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

Place orders by November 5. Cost is $25 per dinner. Each dinner includes Fried Oyster, Stuffed Ham, Potatoes, Green Beans, Applesauce, Roll, and Brownie.

Contact Info:
Cindy
Tel: 301-997-5722
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Mt. Zion 4th Annual Christmas Celebration

December 05, 2020 at 4:00 PM | 27108 Mt. Zion Church Road (by the Apple Basket), Mechanicsville, Md.
Sponsored By: Mt. Zion United Methodist Church

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

Rain date is December 12. Featured will be Clydesdale wagon rides, craft vendors, games, food trucks, Santa Claus, and Christmas caroling. Check the website below for updates.

Contact Info:
Ide Hill
Tel: 301-884-9539
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St. Clement’s Island Museum Christmas Doll and Train Exhibit 2020

December 01, 2020 at 12:00 PM | St. Clement’s Island Museum
Sponsored By: St. Mary's County Museum Division

Start Time: 12:00 PM    |    End Time: 4:00 PM

Enjoy a holiday exhibit of antique and collectible dolls (like Barbie, American Girl and more), classic trains and other retro toys in this holiday display inside the museum. Admission is $3 for Adults, $2 for Seniors and Military, $1.50 for Children, and free for Children age 5 and younger. Closed Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. All guests must always wear masks while in the museum building, and social distancing guidelines are encouraged outside family units. Museum staff will be wearing masks, and frequently cleaning all public contact areas and restrooms.

Contact Info:
St. Clement's Island Museum
Tel: 301-769-2222
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St. Clement’s Island Museum Holiday Open House 2020

December 06, 2020 at 12:00 PM | St. Clement’s Island Museum
Sponsored By: St. Mary's County Museum Division

Start Time: 12:00 PM    |    End Time: 4:00 PM

Enjoy the opening of the St. Clement's Island Christmas Doll and Train Exhibit 2020 inside the museum with take-home kids activities, music, and take-home refreshments. All guests must always wear masks while in the museum building, and social distancing guidelines are encouraged outside family units. Museum staff will be wearing masks, and frequently cleaning all public contact areas and restrooms. There will be individually bagged cookies and crafts for the kids to take home. Free admission and activities are available for visitors of all ages.

Contact Info:
St. Clement's Island Museum
Tel: 301-769-2222
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Appraiser Fair at St. Clement's Island Museum

January 23, 2021 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

Visit with expert appraisers as they determine the value of your possessions. Call the museum to make an appointment with individual appraisers. (Walk-ups permitted, but not guaranteed an appointment.)

Contact Info:
St. Clement's Island Museum
Tel: 301-769-2222

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