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CSM Tony Hungerford Memorial Gallery Exhibit: Wesley Clark, “When Our Rivers Collide”

September 03, 2019 at 9:00 AM | College of Southern Maryland, La Plata Campus, Fine Arts Center (FA Building), Tony Hungerford Memorial Art Gallery, 8730 Mitchell Road, La Plata, Md.
Sponsored By: College of Southern Maryland

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

This free exhibition features the work of artist Wesley Clark, who creates pieces that explore issues related to African Americans in America and the African Diaspora.

Contact Info:
Angela Small
Tel: 301-934-7828
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Health Insurance Seminar: Navigating the Health Insurance Maze

October 09, 2019 at 5:00 PM | Nagula Conference Room, Charles Regional Medical Center, La Plata, Md.
Sponsored By: Charles Regional Medical Center Foundation

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

The seminar will be presented by Melinda Harvey, UM CRMC’s Director of Revenue Cycle, and will cover a variety of topics. This seminar will help patients and their loved ones navigate the health insurance maze, dig into the world of Medicaid, identify resources for assistance, understand benefits, and offer rules and tips to maximize coverage and minimize out-of-pocket cost. Refreshments will be served. To register, visit the website below or call the number below.

Contact Info:
Tricia Holcomb
Tel: 301-609-4132
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Re-Entry Hiring Event and Expo

October 10, 2019 at 10:30 AM | Southern MD JobSource, 175 Post Office Road, Waldorf, Md.
Sponsored By: Tri-County Council for Southern Maryland

Start Time: 10:30 AM    |    End Time: 3:30 PM

A second-chance opportunity for anyone who has trouble obtaining employment due to background checks. Meet with up to 20 local employers and learn from community partners what resources are available. Information on occupational skills training will be available.

Contact Info:
Yvette Turner, Business Engagement Specialist
Tel: 301-374-1150
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Designer Purse Bingo

October 11, 2019 at 7:00 PM | Greater Waldorf Jaycees Community Center
Sponsored By: Children's Aid Society

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

Prepaid tickets are $25 and include three extra games, reserve seating, and a special drawing to win a purse. Featured will be raffles, pull tabs, door prizes, and auction items. Refreshments will be available for purchase. Doors open at 5 p.m. and games begin at 7 p.m. Bring a new toy to participate in a special drawing.

Contact Info:
Pamela Vahle
Tel: 301-751-4399
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American Legion Bluegrass - Williamson Branch

October 13, 2019 at 2:00 PM | American Legion Post 238, Routes 381 and 231, Hughesville, Md.
Sponsored By: Sons of the American Legion

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

Williamson Branch is a high-energy family band from Nashville. Doors open at noon. Tickets are $20 per person. Food available for sale at a separate price.

Contact Info:
Jay Armsworthy
Tel: 301-737-3004
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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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Sip and Swing

October 14, 2019 at 10:30 AM | Chesapeake Hills Golf Course, Lusby, Md.
Sponsored By: Calvert County Chamber of Commerce

Start Time: 10:30 AM    |    End Time: 12:30 PM

No skill or membership required. All are welcome.

Contact Info:
Kathy
Tel: 410-610-3618
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25th Annual "When the Hammer Falls" Crab Feast

October 17, 2019 at 4:00 PM | Captain Billy's Crab House, 11495 Popes Creek Road, Newburg, Md.
Sponsored By: Charles Regional Medical Center Foundation

Start Time: 4:00 PM    |    End Time: 8:30 PM

Guests will enjoy their choice of platters or all-you-can-eat crabs while taking part in raffles and the infamous cake wheel. Children age 5 to 12 will have their choice of kids’ meals and those younger than age 5 eat for FREE. As part of UM CRMC’s 80th Anniversary Celebration, community residents turning 80 this year (2019) can receive a complimentary event ticket when they make reservations for their family/friends to participate. A cake cutting at 5 p.m. for all octogenarians will be the highlight of the festivities. Proceeds will support ongoing projects at the Medical Center to meet the growing needs of the community. Visit the website below to purchase tickets.

Contact Info:
Tricia Holcomb
Tel: 301-609-4132
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Annual Fall Craft and Vendor Show

October 19, 2019 at 8:00 AM | 17069 Cobb Island Road, Cobb Island, Md.
Sponsored By: Cobb Island Volunteer Fire Department and EMS

Start Time: 8:00 AM    |    End Time: 2:00 PM

Activities for the children include hayrides and pumpkin painting. Food for sale. Table rentals available.

Contact Info:
Lydia Oliver
Tel: 301-885-9584
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6th Annual Craft Show and Shopping Extravaganza

October 19, 2019 at 9:30 AM | Huntingtown United Methodist Church, 4020 Hunting Creek Road, Huntingtown, Md.
Sponsored By: Huntingtown United Methodist Church Knitting Group

Start Time: 9:30 AM    |    End Time: 2:30 PM

Forty craft and product vendors, free raffle tickets, concessions.

Contact Info:
Diane Reyno
Tel: 410-257-7814
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All-You-Can-Eat Italian Nite Dinner

October 19, 2019 at 4:00 PM | 73 Glymont Road, Indian Head, Md.
Sponsored By: Potomac Heights Volunteer Fire Department Auxiliary

Start Time: 4:00 PM    |    End Time: 7:00 PM

Food includes stuffed shells, pizza, multiple pastas, meats and sauces, salad, bread, water, and tea. Sodas and desserts available for purchase.

Contact Info:
Jill Tritthart
Tel: 301-743-7700
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Fall Tea with My Doll and Me

October 20, 2019 at 1:00 PM | Mechanicsville Firehouse Social Hall
Sponsored By: Mechanicsville Volunteer Fire Department Auxiliary

Start Time: 1:00 PM    |    End Time: 4:00 PM

The event is open for children age 3 to 12. There will be tea sandwiches and desserts along with iced tea, hot tea, lemonade, and water. For additional fees, there will be hairstylists for the dolls, face painting, raffles, custom doll clothes, children's books, tutu sets (child and doll), and a photo station. Also featured will be a chance auction with dolls and accessories. This is a pre-registered event and space is limited! Tickets are $25 per person. Visit the website below to purchase tickets and register.

Contact Info:
Elizabeth Wockenfuss
Tel: 240-577-0115
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Annual Fall Concert

October 26, 2019 at 8:00 PM | College of Southern Maryland Fine Arts Building, 8730 Mitchell Road, La Plata, Md.
Sponsored By: Southern Maryland Concert Band

Start Time: 8:00 PM    |    End Time: 9:30 PM

Tickets are $10 for adults and $8 for seniors, military with ID, and youth of high school age and younger. The Southern Maryland Concert Band (SMCB), under the direction of Michael Peerless, is a community-based concert band comprised of amateur and professional community musicians and CSM students.

Contact Info:
Stacey Strayer
Tel: 301-934-7828
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5th Annual STEM Festival

October 26, 2019 at 10:00 AM | St. Mary's County Fairgrounds, Leonardtown, Md.
Sponsored By: St. Mary's County Public Schools

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

The purpose of the Festival is to build awareness of STEM education and STEM-related fields and careers. The focus will be to provide hands-on STEM activities and experiences to families within St. Mary’s County. This event is free and open to the public. All ages are welcome.

Contact Info:
Jason Hayes or Colleen Gill
Tel: 301-475-5511, ext 32104
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Fall Book Sale

October 27, 2019 at 11:00 AM | Leonardtown Library
Sponsored By: Friends of the St. Mary's Library

Start Time: 11:00 AM    |    End Time: 3:00 PM

Browse a selection of gently used books and media. The fall sale is rain or shine. Cash, checks, and major credit cards accepted. All proceeds benefit the St. Mary's County Public Library.

Contact Info:
Amy Davis
Tel: 240-538-1188
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Children's Halloween Bingo

October 27, 2019 at 1:30 PM | 28165 Hills Club Road, Mechanicsville, Md.
Sponsored By: Mechanicsville Volunteer Fire Department

Start Time: 1:30 PM    |    End Time: 4:00 PM

Doors will open at 1:30 p.m. with games starting at 2 p.m. The cost will be $5 for eight games. This event is for ages 12 and younger. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Please dress in your best Halloween costume for a parade during intermission. There will be prizes and food available.

Contact Info:
Elizabeth M. Wockenfuss
Tel: 240-577-0115
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All-You-Can-Eat Spaghetti Dinner

November 01, 2019 at 5:00 PM | Hollywood Firehouse, 24801 Three Notch Road, Hollywood, Md.
Sponsored By: Ladies Auxiliary of the Hollywood Volunteer Fire Department

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

Menu includes spaghetti with plain or meat sauce, salad, bread, and iced tea. A bake table will have desserts available for sale. All proceeds benefit the fire department. Cost is $10 for adults, $5 for kids age 5 to 12, and free for kids age 4 and younger. A collection box will be available for donations of non-perishable food.

Contact Info:
Elaine Quade
Tel: 301-373-2695
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All Faith Church Annual Fall Dinner

November 02, 2019 at 12:00 PM | Mechanicsville Firehouse Social Hall
Sponsored By: All Faith Episcopal Church

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

The dinner features fried oysters, Southern Maryland stuffed ham, fried chicken, side dishes, and drinks. The dinner is $25 for adults and $12 for children 8 years old and younger. Carry-out dinners are also available for $25 each.

Contact Info:
Christine Meinhardt
Tel: 301-884-3773
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Annual Holiday Bazaar

November 02, 2019 at 9:00 AM | 13025 Good Samaritan Drive, Waldorf, Md.
Sponsored By: Good Samaritan Presbyterian Church

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

There will be handmade crafts, a cookie walk, bake sale table, White Elephant sale, and a craft area for the little ones. Crab soup, barbecue, and hot dogs will be sold for lunch.

Contact Info:
Alicia Barefoot
Tel: 301-645-4134
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Jewish Deli Night

November 02, 2019 at 6:00 PM | Congregation Sha'are Shalom 18 Henry Ford Circle, Waldorf, Md.
Sponsored By: Congregation Sha'are Shalom

Start Time: 6:00 PM    |    End Time: 9:00 PM

All-you-can-eat sandwiches: Corned Beef, Pastrami, Chopped Chicken Liver, Egg Salad, and kosher hot dogs. Sides include Potato Knishes, Cole Slaw, Green Tomatoes, Kosher Pickles, desserts, and drinks. Price is $20 for adults and $10 for children age 6 to 12, with one child per family admitted free. Reservations are due October 27.

Contact Info:
Madelene Weinberger
Tel: 301-848-4377
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Craft and Apple Dumpling Fair

November 02, 2019 at 9:00 AM | Good Shepherd United Methodist Church, 305 Smallwood Drive, Waldorf, Md.
Sponsored By: Good Shepherd United Methodist Church

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

Crafts, jewelry, baked goods, apple dumplings, and lunch.

Contact Info:
Nancy
Tel: 301-643-1160
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American Legion Bluegrass - The Grascals

November 03, 2019 at 2:00 PM | American Legion Post 238, Routes 381 and 231, Hughesville, Md.
Sponsored By: Sons of the American Legion

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

The Grascals are from the Grand Ole Opry in Nashville. Doors open at noon. Tickets are $20 per person. Food available for sale at a separate price.

Contact Info:
Jay Armsworthy
Tel: 301-737-3004
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Annual Oyster and Ham Dinner

November 03, 2019 at 12:00 PM | 17069 Cobb Island Road, Cobb Island, Md.
Sponsored By: Cobb Island Volunteer Fire Department and EMS

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

Fried oysters, stuffed ham, regular ham, parsley potatoes, sweet potatoes, and more.

Contact Info:
Cindy Pilkerton
Tel: 301-259-4375
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Mt. Zion 33rd Annual Craft Fair

November 09, 2019 at 9:00 AM | 27108 Mt Zion Church Rd (just north of the Apple Basket on Rt 235), Mechanicsville, Md.
Sponsored By: Sarah Circle, Mt. Zion United Methodist Church

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

Featured will be local crafts, vendors, Rada knives, food, bake sale, and door prizes.

Contact Info:
Church office
Tel: 301-884-4132
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Unique Boutique Fine Arts and Crafts Show of Southern Maryland

November 09, 2019 at 10:00 AM | Calvert High School
Sponsored By: Calvert Hospice

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

The show will feature artisans from the region. Free admission, free parking, door prizes. Proceeds will benefit Calvert Hospice.

Contact Info:
Nancy Parker
Tel: 301-904-4055
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Auction

November 22, 2019 at 4:00 PM | Immaculate Conception Church Parish Center, 28297 Old Village Avenue, Mechanicsville, Md.
Sponsored By: Immaculate Conception Church

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

Featured will be a live auction, silent auction, bake table, raffles, food table, and basket table. Auction items include quilts, furniture, antiques, gift sets, dinners, gift cards, sports memorabilia, and collectibles. Auctioneer will be A.J. Bussler. Food and drinks available from 4 p.m. Visa and MasterCard accepted.

Contact Info:
Rectory
Tel: 301-884-3123
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Annual Fall Craft Show

November 24, 2019 at 10:00 AM | Hollywood Firehouse, 24801 Three Notch Road, Hollywood, Md.
Sponsored By: Ladies Auxiliary of the Hollywood Volunteer Fire Department

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

More than 130 vendors offering their handmade craft items. Free admission and parking. ATM on site. The Ladies will be selling lunch items to include stuffed ham (also sold by the pound) barbecue sandwiches, homemade soup, hamburgers, hot dogs, fries, and more. Bake sale and 50/50 raffle. Handmade fire truck toy chest to be raffled. All proceeds benefit the fire department. A donation box for non-perishable items will be available.

Contact Info:
Leone Gatton
Tel: 301-373-9762
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American Legion Bluegrass - David Parmley and Cardinal Tradition

December 01, 2019 at 2:00 PM | American Legion Post 238, Routes 381 and 231, Hughesville, Md.
Sponsored By: Sons of the American Legion

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

David Parmley and Cardinal Tradition continue the tradition of the Bluegrass Cardinals. Doors open at noon. Tickets are $20 per person. Food available for sale at a separate price.

Contact Info:
Jay Armsworthy
Tel: 301-737-3004
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Holiday Exhibits - St. Clement's Island Museum and Piney Point Lighthouse Museum

December 01, 2019 at 12:00 PM | St. Clement's Island Museum and Piney Point Lighthouse Museum
Sponsored By: St. Mary's County Museum Division

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

The museums will feature family-friendly holiday exhibits. St. Clement's Island Museum will feature antique and collectible dolls, trains, and toys.

Contact Info:
St. Mary's County Museum Division
Tel: 301-769-2222 and 301-994-1471
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Holiday Open Houses - St. Clement's Island Museum and Piney Point Lighthouse Museum

December 01, 2019 at 12:00 PM | St. Clement's Island Museum and Piney Point Lighthouse Museum
Sponsored By: St. Mary's County Museum Division

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

Both museums will celebrate the opening of their holiday exhibits. Free admission and free refreshments available for visitors.

Contact Info:
St. Mary's County Museum Division
Tel: 301-769-2222 and 301-994-1471
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Holiday Bazaar

December 01, 2019 at 10:00 AM | 28165 Hills Club Road, Mechanicsville, Md.
Sponsored By: Mechanicsville Volunteer Fire Department

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

Visa, MasterCard, and Discover accepted. Interested vendors can call or e-mail.

Contact Info:
Amy Copsey
Tel: 240-249-5808
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13th Annual Christmas Market

December 14, 2019 at 10:00 AM | All Saints Episcopal Church Parish Hall, Routes 2 and 4, Sunderland, Md.
Sponsored By: All Saints Episcopal Church

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

Craftsmen with sensational gifts for your holiday giving, homemade gourmet cocoa and Glühwein, music and home-baked goods. Bring your red or green boot mug from previous years to buy beverage refills. Rain, snow, or shine. Free admission and parking. Proceeds benefit parish and community projects.

Contact Info:
Sue Pierce
Tel: 410-257-7694
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Spaghetti Dinner

December 13, 2019 at 5:00 PM | 28165 Hills Club Road, Mechanicsville, Md.
Sponsored By: Mechanicsville Volunteer Fire Department

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

Dinner will be $10 for adults, $5 for ages 6 to 10, and free for ages 5 and younger. The menu consists of spaghetti, salad, and garlic Bread, with no-meat and gluten-free options available upon request. Visa, MasterCard, and Discover accepted. All proceeds benefit the fire department.

Contact Info:
Elizabeth M Wockenfuss
Tel: 240-577-0115
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Holiday Craft Fair

December 14, 2019 at 9:00 AM | Northern High School, 2950 Chaneyville Road, Owings, Md.
Sponsored By: Northern High School Band Boosters

Start Time: 9:00 AM    |    End Time: 3:00 PM

17th Annual Holiday Craft Fair at the newly built, bigger Northern High School. More than 85 crafters and vendors, door prizes, 50/50 Raffle, and Santa's workshop with pictures with Santa. Holiday concert and caroling. Free parking and admission. Donations accepted.

Contact Info:
Kellie Mirasola
Tel: 540-728-3200
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New Year's Day 5K Run/Walk with Virtual Option

January 01, 2020 at 8:00 AM | 305 Prince Frederick Boulevard, Prince Frederick, Md.
Sponsored By: Southern Maryland Community Network Inc.

Start Time: 8:00 AM    |    End Time: 1:00 PM

Southern Maryland Community Network is a non-profit mental health agency that provides community-based services to individuals that suffer from severe mental illnesses. Proceeds from this race benefit SMCN’s community mental health programs in the tri-county area. This race is part of the Chesapeake Bay Running Club’s Grand Prix Series. A portion of the proceeds from this race benefits the Erica Weems Scholarship Fund.

Contact Info:
Corey Hilliard
Tel: 410-535-4787

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