Chesapeake Beach Happenings

Employment Opportunities at the Town of Chesapeake Beach:  Are you looking for an opportunity to be outside for a couple hours a day helping to keep our Town clean? The Town Beautification Seasonal / Part Time Position is now available. If you are interested in being a part of a great team please contact Town Hall at (410) 257-2230 or click here .

The Waterpark is looking for Lifeguards – The Chesapeake Beach Water Park is currently hiring Lifeguards for the 2018 Season. Being a Lifeguard at the CBWP is a wonderful way to spend your summer and we offer Lifeguard certifications through our Water Park. All Lifeguards must be 15 years old by May 26, 2018. For more information, click here .?
Fishing Creek Bridge update – The State Highway Administration (SHA) has confirmed that both southbound and northbound lanes are open for traffic. North bound traffic is running on the new bridge and south bound traffic will run on the old bridge for up to 2 more weeks. After this time period, both southbound and northbound traffic will run on the new bridge. Once all traffic is running on the new bridge, please expect the west side south bound sidewalk to be closed. SHA expects to operate under one lane intermittently during the next few weeks, but not for extended periods of time. On Monday April 9th, SHA expects to utilize one lane between the approximate hours of 8 am -11 am.
ATTENTION LOCAL ARTISTS – Town Hall is looking for local artists to display their work in the atrium.  Please contact

Marti Gilpin, Office and Community Involvement Coordinator at 410/257-2230 or mgilpin@chesapeakebeachmd.gov

On display in the atrium during April – Becky (Fulton) Ridgley is a Calvert County native. Born in 1976, she grew up in a time when farms outnumbered housing developments. As a little girl she fell in love with the natural beauty of the Earth, especially animals. Becky won multiple awards at the Calvert County Fair as an adolescent. Her high school art teacher was a huge influence in her life and along with her parents encouraged the budding artist.  For the past 15 years, Becky has been a United States Capitol Police officer. Beck currently resides in Chesapeake Beach with her husband, daughter, a Whippet and 2 Cats.  Make sure to stop in at the Town Hall atrium and see Becky’s lovely artwork. Becky works are in several mediums and varied subject matter. There is something for everyone. Thank you for sharing with us, Becky!
Taste the Beaches – For more information on the September event, visit the Town’s website or see us on  Facebook
Take the Broadband Demand Survey – The Southern Maryland Minority Chamber Foundation, in partnership with last Mile Broadband of Maryland LLC, was awarded a Rural Maryland Council grant to conduct Broadband Demand Surveys in Southern Prince George’s and in Calvert, Charles and St. Mary’s counties.  The results of the surveys will help bring affordable high-speed broadband services to your community.  The survey will take about 5 minutes to complete.

To take the Residential Survey, click here .  To take the Business Survey, click here .
Scorpion Brewing Co. is excited to invite the public to enter in an AHA (American Homebrewers Association) sanctioned Home Brew Competition.Home-brewed beer will be accepted until March 31, 2018 and live judging of “Best in Show” will take place on Saturday, April 7, 2018 at 2:30pm at the Scorpion Brewing Co. Tap Room, located at 929 Skinners Turn Road in Owings, Maryland. Best in Show judging event on April 7 is free and open to the Public.
2018 Southern Maryland Child Car Seat Check-Up Events,  click here .
Tuesdays –Bingo at the North Beach Volunteer Fire Department. $5000 jackpot. Admission is $8.00 per person.  Doors open at 5 PM and Bingo starts at7:30 PM. Food and drink will be available for purchase. For more information please call 301-855-0520.
THE FLOATING LOTUS CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) will be delivering this upcoming growing season to Chesapeake Beach.  For more information and to sign up for a vegetable share check out https://www.floatinglotusfarmstead.com .
April 6 from 5:30-7pm – Chicken & Dumplings, $12. Hosted by the American Legion Stallings-Williams Post 206, 3330 Chesapeake Beach Road East on Route 260 in Chesapeake Beach, in the lower-Level dining room. Public welcome. For more information, call (410)257-9878 or visit our website .
April 11 @ 7pm – The Planning & Zoning Commission will hold a monthly meeting in Town Hall Chambers.  For a printable copy of the agenda, click here .
April 12 @ 6pm.  The Ethics Commission will meet in Town Hall Chambers.  For a printable copy of the meeting agenda, click here .
April 13 from 5:30-7pm – Lasagna $12. Hosted by the American Legion Stallings-Williams Post 206, 3330 Chesapeake Beach Road East on Route 260 in Chesapeake Beach, in the lower-Level dining room. Public welcome. For more information, call (410)257-9878 or visit our website .
April 13 from 7-11pm – Acoustic Music w/Ross. Hosted by the American Legion Stallings-Williams Post 206, 3330 Chesapeake Beach Road East on Route 260 in Chesapeake Beach, in the upper-Level dining room. Public welcome. For more information, call (410)257-9878 or visit our website .
April 14 from 8am to 12pm and every second Saturday through October (5/12, 6/9, 7/14, 8/11, 9/8 and 10/13)  North Beach Volunteer Fire Dept. Auxiliary (NBVFDA) Clear your closets and make a few bucks! Or come and find the treasure of a lifetime at our yard sale! Tables are $15, or $25 for 2, and must be reserved in advance. To reserve a table, contact Diana after 5pm at 410-231-1775.
April 14 – Country Dance. For a fun time, come to the American Legion Country Dance in the Upper Level Ballroom at the American Legion Stallings-Williams Post 206 at 3330 Chesapeake Beach Road East on Route 260 in Chesapeake Beach.  If you can’t dance, teachers will be available to give instruction.  One hour lessons commence at 7:00 p.m. followed by dancing from 8:00 p.m. until midnight.  The Modest price of $15.00 per person includes soft drinks or draft beer and light munchies.   For information call (410)257-9878 http://www.ALpost206.org  ; Reservations at LBloyer@verizon.net
April 14 – Inspirational Children’s Film “Coco” will be shown at 4:00 pm on Saturday April 14 at the Interdenominational Union Church.  The Church is located next to the North Beach Town Hall at 8912 Chesapeake Avenue.  This free event is offered with the compliments of the Congregation.  All are cordially invited. Questions may be directed to (410)257-3555 http://www.nbuc.org .
April 17 – Steak Night, $15. Particular about your Steak? At the American Legion Stallings Williams Post 206 at 3330 Chesapeake Beach Road East on Route 260 in Chesapeake Beach, you order it directly from the Grill-Master and you get what you order. Serving from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m., the $15.00 price tag includes sides, salad, beverage, and roll. Public welcome. For more information, call (410)257-9878 or visit our website .
April 19 @ 7pm. The Mayor and Town Council will meet in Town Hall Chambers.
April 20 – Lasagna & Spaghetti, $12. Hosted by the American Legion Stallings-Williams Post 206, 3330 Chesapeake Beach Road East on Route 260 in Chesapeake Beach, in the lower-Level dining room. Public welcome. For more information, call (410)257-9878 or visit our website .
April 21 – 10am to 1pm. New date for Fishing Creek Clean-up. Meet at Kellam’s Field parking lot.
April 27 – Chili & Baked Potato bar, $12. Hosted by the American Legion Stallings-Williams Post 206, 3330 Chesapeake Beach Road East on Route 260 in Chesapeake Beach, in the lower-Level dining room. Public welcome. For more information, call (410)257-9878 or visit our website .

 

For more information on any of the above “Happenings,” contact Marti Gilpin (Office and Community Involvement Coordinator for the Town of Chesapeake Beach, MD)  410-257-2230  or via email  .

?Because late-breaking changes and additions to Chesapeake Beach Happenings sometimes occur, check the Town’s website for the most up-to-date version of Happenings.

 

Town of Chesapeake Beach, MD    410-257-2230
?info@chesapeakebeachmd.gov

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