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Charles County's most popular concert series is back! Come out to O'Donnell Lake every Friday evening to enjoy the bands of the Sunset Concert Festival! There's a variety of local artists and genres so there's something for everyone! When: Every Friday through August 30th, 7pm until duskWhere: O'Donnell Lake in St. Charles, the bands play in the promenade area of the boardwalk The concert is completely FREE! You're encouraged to bring blankets and chairs to sit in and you may bring a cooler but alcohol and glass containers are NOT permitted. Chic-fil-a, along with other vendors, will be there to (0 comments)
southern maryland: Lil Chefs at the St. Charles Towne Center! - 05/14/13 08:03 AM
Round up the kids and head to the St. Charles Towne Center on May 18th from 12-3pm for the Simon Kidgits Club Lil Chefs event! The hands-on event will engage both parents and children in learning about the craft of cooking and all things food. Families will be able to participate in a variety of food-focused festivities including cooking demonstrations, etiquette lessons, and craft-making with meal items. **Children are encouraged to bring in a non-perishable food item to help those in need** The Simon Kidgits Club is a fun and informative program that focuses on health, wellness, education, safety and entertainment (0 comments)
southern maryland: Solomons Maritime Festival - 05/02/13 08:17 AM
The 8th annual Solomons Maritime Festival will be this Saturday, May 4th, from 10am-5pm at the Calvert Marine Museum! The event includes The Antique Boat and Marine Engine Show which features exhibits from over 30 collectors of antique and classic boats, and vintage marine outboard and inboard engines. You will also be able to taste traditional foods, learn how to pick crabs and shuck oysters like pros, enjoy local gospel and old time music, hear world class water fowl calling, see Chesapeake Bay retriever in action, watch model boats skim the waters of the boat basin, and talk with traditional crafts people as they demonstrate (2 comments)
southern maryland: 9900 Charles Street, La Plata, MD 20646 - 05/02/13 08:12 AM
Entertainers Delight! You have found your home here at 9900 Charles Street! The first thing you'll see when pulling up to this gorgeous home, aside from the private yard, is the large front porch just asking for a couple rocking chairs. As you walk into the home you'll notice those gorgeous hardwoods that are featured in several different rooms, including the dining room which boasts a brick fireplace! The large family room is perfect for relaxing and features built-ins that give the room lots of character. 9900 Charles Street has 5 bedrooms and 4 1/2 bathrooms, great for a large (4 comments)
southern maryland: Stop Dreaming and Start Driving - Exotic Race Car Driving in Waldorf! - 05/01/13 08:41 AM
Ever dreamed of driving or riding in an exotic race car? Well, here's your chance! For only $99 you can take a three lap, highspeed ride in a Ferrari or Lamborghini or $149 to take the wheel. You can also upgrade for more laps or a video of your ride. You'll receive instruction from professional driving instructors on a real Autocross Course. Once you've been given the lowdown on high performance driving, it's time for you to put your skills to the test! The best part is that it's available right in Waldorf!! No need to travel far for this amazing opportunity! What (0 comments)
southern maryland: Superheroes Rally Against Cancer in Southern Maryland! - 04/26/13 09:07 AM
The Superheroes of Southern Maryland present their first annual Superheroes Rally Against Cancer!! This event will feature 10 Superheroes with superhero training and live performances by Sam Grow Band, Justin Crenshaw Band, and Elvis. This event will also include photo ops with the superheroes, a moon bounce, face painting, vendors, food and bake sales, brown bag auction, 50/50 raffles, and much more! **100% of the proceeds will go to benefit local children who are fighting cancer!!** When: Saturday, May 18th from 12pm-4pmWhere: Leonardtown Square Spaces are available for vendors and donations/volunteers are welcome! Have questions or need more details? Contact Kathy (0 comments)
southern maryland: Southern Maryland Blue Crabs Opening Night! - 04/24/13 11:49 AM
Exciting news for local baseball fans! This evening, April 24th, marks the opening night of the Southern Maryland Blue Crabs!They will be playing against York Revolution at 7:05 and because it's opening night, there will be post-game fireworks! Tickets: Children under 5 are FREE!Lawn Seating is $6, Bullpen level seating is $9, and Field level seating is $13. If you have never been to a Blue Crabs game, you should definitely check it out this season. It's a very family friendly stadium featuring bumper boats, a playground, and fireworks every Friday & Saturday. Come out and support the local Blue Crabs and (1 comments)
southern maryland: Gilbert Run Park Fishin' Buddies Derby - 04/15/13 10:18 AM
The first Saturday in May, Gilbert Run Park will be hosting a fishing derby for children ages 6-15! The categories are: Largest and Most Bluegill-Crappie-Bass and Special Award for Trout & Catfish.Awards will be given in 2 different age divisions and bank anglers will compete separately from those who choose to fish from boats. The entry fee is $7/team. The team consists of one child and one adult (age 21+). Pre-registration is required. For more details call 301-932-3470 or 301-870-2778. Gilbert Run Park is located at 13140 Charles Street, Charlotte Hall, MD 20622. **If you can't make it to the spring derby, (0 comments)
St. Charles High School has formally announced the upcoming high school's colors and mascot! According to a press release by the Charles County Board of Education (CCBOE), the colors will be Kelly Green, Navy Blue, and White. The mascot will be the Spartan. St. Charles High School's Principal, Richard Conley, held a focus group meeting with local parents and students to gain feedback on the selection for the new school, which is due to open in August of 2014. According to Principal Conley: "The choice of the mascot is fitting as well, as historically the Spartans were a proud and strong (0 comments)
southern maryland: Gorgeous Home in Great Neighborhood! 9660 Bergamont Court, Waldorf, MD - 01/23/13 08:37 AM
Beautiful colonial with three finished levels. Home sits in a great neighborhood with lots of community amenities including a swimming pool, playground, and tennis courts! There's a nice gas fireplace in the family room, perfect for those cold winter months in Maryland! The home also has a great kitchen with lots of storage space and energy star appliances. 4 Bedrooms and 2.5 Bathrooms. Spacious master bedroom with walk-in closet and attached master bath with soaking tub. Separate laundry room and large fully finished basement with wet bar. Tons of updates, Don't Miss Out on this Gorgeous Home!
**9660 Bergamont Court, (1 comments)
southern maryland: Little Flower School Casino Night! - 01/16/13 11:50 AM
Little Flower School will be hosting a casino night on January 26th. There will be Black Jack, Big Six Wheel, Roulette, Pull Tabs, and 50/50 Raffles. There will also be food and a cash bar available. Come out to support the school and have a great time doing it! :) When: Saturday, January 26th. Doors will open at 5:45pm and the games will begin at 6pm.Where: Little Flower School - 20410 Point Lookout Road, Great Mills, Maryland (In the school gym)Price: $5 Cash Admission **You Must Be at least 21 years old to Enter!****Cash Only** For more information call 301-994-0404 or (0 comments)
Hospice of St. Mary's is having their 18th annual Run & Fun Walk. During this event there will be a 5k run/fun walk and a 10k run. The race will begin at 8:30am on Leonard Hall Drive and take you on a mapped out course through Leonardtown. There will be medals awarded in both the 5k and 10k races to the overall male and female and to the top 3 males and females in each age category.
When: April 13th at 8:30am (The (1 comments)
southern maryland: Calvert Library Events! - 01/16/13 11:21 AM
As I've been looking for fun things to do in the area, I've noticed that the Calvert Library has a ton of events and things to do almost every night of the week. They have events for all ages, from small children, through the teens, and up to adults. And there are a wide range of events from book readings to concerts to gaming to workshops. All of these events are a great way to get the community involved and there really is something for everyone! If you're looking for something to do during the week or on the weekends be (0 comments)
southern maryland: Fantasy Night Hosted by The Mechanicsville Optimist Club! - 01/16/13 11:14 AM
The Mechanicsville Optimist Club is hosting their 28th Annual Fantasy Night! The night will consist of food, drinks, live music and dancing. There will be 25 prizes given away which total $7,400 and every 10th ticket drawn will win $125! I've been before and had a blast and I'll definitely be there again this year! Fantasy Night will be on Saturday March 9th starting at 6:30pm and will be held at the Mechanicsville Volunteer Fire Department Social Hall. Food will be catered by Rita B's Catering and the music will be No Green Jelly Beenz Wes Ryce Acoustic. Tickets for this (0 comments)
southern maryland: Bingo at the Newburg Rescue Squad and Fire Department! - 01/16/13 11:01 AM
The Newburg Volunteer Rescue Squad & Fire Department is hosting Bingo this month! Coach Purse Bingo will be held on Saturday, January 26th.The doors will open at 5:30pm, early birds start at 6:45pm, and regular games start at 7:00pm.Tickets are $20 in advance and $25 at the door. There will be a max of 250 tickets sold.Plenty of prizes will be won! Contact Andrew at (301) 751-6154 or Petey at (301) 542-4605 to purchase tickets in advance. The full kitchen will be open. If you're feeling lucky, check out this Bingo event!
(Photo courtesy of Robert Banh via Flickr cc.) (1 comments)
southern maryland: Maryland's Warrior Dash! - 01/16/13 10:49 AM
Warrior Dash is an obstacle race that takes you through the mud, in trenches, and over walls all to help raise money for St. Jude Children's Hospital. I have several friends and family members who have participated in the race in past years and they all said they would do it again and recommend it to anyone! This year's race (in MD) will be on May 18th and will take place at Budd's Creek right here in Southern Maryland! I know it's a few months away but the earlier you buy your ticket, the cheaper it will be. You also may (0 comments)
southern maryland: Animal Adoptions Throughout Southern Maryland! - 01/16/13 10:38 AM
If you have been thinking about getting a new pet, you should consider adoption. There are tons of dogs and cats that need good homes and are just waiting for someone to pick them. Here are a few places in the area where you can adopt from: http://www.humanesocietyofcalvertcounty.org/http://www.humanesocietycc.org/Home_Page.htmlhttp://www.petfinder.com/shelters/pawspet.htmlhttp://www.animalrelieffund.org/http://www.pgspca.org/http://www.aacspca.org/ If you aren't looking to adopt but still want to get involved, you can always donate or volunteer! Every animal deserves a loving home so don't rule out adoption when searching for your next pet :)
(Photo courtesy of normanack via Flickr cc.)
southern maryland: Line Dancing for Beginners in Hughesville, MD! - 01/16/13 10:17 AM
Every Wednesday night, The Boot Scooters of Southern Maryland offer FREE beginner line dancing lessons. I went to one a few weeks ago and had a really good time! The woman teaching the lesson went slow and was really helpful on the steps that some people were having trouble with. And if you aren't a huge fan of country music, that's okay, there are line dances to almost any song you can think of! We learned 2 'easy' dances that evening and were invited to stay and watch or participate in more advanced dances afterwards. Where: Hotel Charles (on Burnt Store (0 comments)
southern maryland: Don't Miss This Great Opportunity! 7080 Colonial Lane, Hughesville, MD - 01/16/13 09:49 AM
Get that great neighborhood feel while still having some space from your neighbors! Beautiful home sits on 3 acres with 4 spacious bedrooms and 2 1/2 baths. Large kitchen with stainless steel appliances, hardwood floors and room for a table. Separate dining room. The home has a large master bedroom with sitting area and attached master bathroom, complete with 2 sinks and a soaking tub. Unfinished basement can be turned into anything you want! Don't miss out on this amazing opportunity! 7080 Colonial Lane, Hughesville, MD
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