Community events happening in St. Mary’s County

Tomorrow, Friday, January 19 from 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. St. Mary’s County Health Department is sponsoring a Free Flu Vaccine Clinic for Children

Saturday, January 20 from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Heritage Chocolates is hosting Decorate a Marshmallow Snowflake. $2 each.

Next Tuesday, January 23 from 6:30 – 8 p.m. MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital is sponsoring a live interview event entitled Ask the Doc: Protecting Your Student Athlete. The event will be held at Leonardtown High School. Admission is free but you must reserve a seat in advance. Register online today: MedStarStMarys.org/AskTheDoctor

Next Wednesday, January 24 from 4 – 6:30p.m. Dr. James A. Forrest Career And Technology Center will host the annual BECA Scholarship Fair for high school seniors and their families. a great place to learn about scholarships and other financial aid.

Next Thursday, January 25 from 6 – 7:30 p.m. the St. Mary’s County Health Department is continuing their Opioid Learning Series: The Opioid Crisis in St. Mary’s County at The Lexington Park Branch of the St. Mary’s County Library.

St. Mary’s County Recreation & Parks is looking for Youth Groups to Volunteer for their Annual Easter Festival on March 24th from 11:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Duties and assignments could consist of helping with parking, handing out maps and bags to people as they enter, helping with trash, and set up, break down and even hiding eggs or being the Easter Bunny. If your organization is interested please contact Christina.bishop@stmarysmd.com or 301-475-4200 *1802.

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