Chesapeake Beach Happenings May 11, 2018

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 .?
Stars & Stripes 2018 –“ Patriotism and Me” – visit the Town’s website or visit our Facebook page for more information.  To view or print a flyer of the event schedule, click here .
CONTEST!! You could be the winner of this year’s Stars and Stripes Festival’s Mystery Guest Artist Contest by guessing the name of the headline entertainer for this year’s Family Fun Day. Each week we will reveal a new clue to help you. For this week’s May 11th clue, click here .  Look for our next Clue to be revealed May 18th.  You must be present for the drawing at the Festival. The winner will receive a $500 gift package for an overnight stay at the Chesapeake Beach Resort and Spa.
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 .
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.

Help recognize May as ALS Awareness Month! Please join the Town by lending your voice to the fight against ALS as will build awareness and understanding of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis.   For more information, click here .
May 11 – RIBS & CRAB DINNER – The Sons of the American Legion Stallings Williams Post 206 are planning their popular ribs & crab dinner from 5:50 to 7:00 p.m. on May 11.  The cost of $15 includes salad, sides, roll, and beverage.  Dinner will be served  at the Post located at 3330 Chesapeake Beach Road, East on Route 260.  Questions should be directed to 410-257-9878.  Public warmly welcomed. .
May 11 – KARAOKE AT THE LEGION.  Join us for a good time from 8:00 p.m. to midnight.  at the American Legion Stallings Williams Post 206 in the Lower Level Lounge. No cover charges.  The Post is located at 3330 Chesapeake Beach Road East on Route 260 in Chesapeake Beach.  Public welcome. Questions may be directed to 410-257-9878 .
May 12 – CAStar Cheer & Tumble is holding its 21st OPEN HOUSE & SHOWCASE  at the CA Star Gym located at 871 Keith Lane in Owings, MD. Admission is FREE and Doors Open at 10:30 am & Performances begin at 11 am.  We are offering competitive cheer teams both limited & no travel options for all ages & ability levels.  CAStar also offers tumbling classes for ages 4 & up. Come by MEET OUR STAFF & ATHLETES, ASK QUESTIONS or  REGISTER. You may also visit our website .
May 12 – COUNTRY DANCE.  Come to the Country Dance at the American Legion Stallings-Williams Post 206 on Route 260 in Chesapeake Beach.  If you can’t dance, we’ll show you how.  One hour complimentary 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.  Hosted by the American Legion 206 in the upper level Ballroom in Chesapeake Beach on Route 260.   For information call 410-257-9878. Public warmly invited.  Reservations: [email protected]
May 12 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.
May 13 – MOTHERS’ DAY BREAKFAST.  Invite Mom to start out HER day with a luscious breakfast. The American Legion Auxiliary is putting its best foot forward with Gift Drawings for Mom and Belgian Waffles cooked to order by our Master Waffle Chef.  Choose from an array of toppings.  The Kitchen Cooks will also whip up Ham, Sausage, Scrapple, Bacon, Scrambled Eggs, Home Fries, Biscuits, Fresh Fruit, Chip Beef, plus some extras!   The Breakfast Buffet will be open from 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. in the upper level Dining Room in Chesapeake Beach on Route 260.  Adults $12; kids 6-12 $6; kids under 6 free.  Bloody Mary’s will be available for a nominal charge.  For information call Auxiliary President Shirl E. Hendley (202)246-3533  Public warmly invited.
May 14 at 7pm. Walkable Community Meeting in Town Hall.
May 15 – STEAK DINNER – Picky about your steak?    When you order your Steak direct from the Grill-Master Chef you get what you ordered.  The $15.00 price tag includes all the trimmings and a beverage.  From 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. hosted by the American Legion Stallings-Williams Post 206, on Route 260 in Chesapeake Beach, in the lower-level dining room.  Public welcome.  For more information, call 410-257-9878.
May 17 – 7pm – Town Council Meeting in Town Hall
May 19 – 11am – The Spring Railway Trail clean-up is scheduled for Saturday the 19th. Please join your friends and neighbors in helping to keep our public spaces healthy and litter-free.  We will meet in the Kellam’s Field parking lot at 11:00 am. Bring work gloves!
May 20  (Sunday7:30 am – 9:30 am) — Bayfront Park Nature Walk & Talk: Let’s Go Birding.  Join Mikey Lutmerding, biologist, naturalist and premier birder of the mid-Atlantic region, on a bird identification walk through Bayfront Park where he will help you see, identify and learn a little bit about the natural history of the many beautiful resident and migratory song birds that share our community park. Brought to you by the Town of Chesapeake Beach, Bayfront Park Committee.  To learn more about this free event and register to participate, click here .
May 20 from 1-4pm. Spring Family fun Day at the Northeast Community Center (4075 Gordon Stinnett Ave., Chesapeake Beach). Sponsored by the Chesapeake Beach Railway Museum and the Friends of the Chesapeake Beach Railway Museum.  Supported by the Calvert County Board of County Commissioners and the Town of Chesapeake Beach (All dates, times and activities are subject to change or cancellation) For more information, click here .
June 2 –10 AM OYSTER RELOCATION. CBOCS is moving oysters from Fishing Creek to the Chesapeake Bay. The location is Abner’s Boat Yard. Need 25+ volunteers to unload cages, count spat, scrape cages and take the oysters to the bay. GREAT 3 HOUR HIGH SCHOOL COMMUNITY SERVICE PROJECT. Pizza served as usual.


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.

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