Chesapeake Beach and Local Happenings for March 22, 2019

News Release, Town of Chesapeake Beach

State Highway Fishing Creek Bridge Update – The State Highway Administration (SHA) notified the Town that the previously announced construction start date of March 27th is now moved to mid April due to further work on low voltage lines within the area.The Town will provide an updated notice as soon as more information is available.

March 22 – 9:00 AM-9:00 PM. Clean Water Day @ Northeast Community Center. Join in raising awareness of the importance of clean water through a bottled water drive to distribute to those in need. For more information, click here .

March 22 –  CHEF’S CHOICE DINNER. Yum is the word for this informal dinner hosted by the American Legion Stallings-Williams Post 206(Venturing Crew 429) from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m.  Come to the lower level dining room for a meal you won’t soon forget.  Cost is $12 including side, salad, and beverage.  The Post is at 3330 Chesapeake Beach Road East on Route 260 in Chesapeake Beach and questions may be directed to (410)257-9878.   Public Welcome. HTTP://www.ALpost206 .

March 23 from 10-11:30am – CBOCS Annual Meeting. Please attend the CBOCS annual meeting and learn about 2018 accomplishments and 2019 goals.  Your input is important as we finalize the projects for 2019. 9:30 for breakfast snacks and casual conversation.  To read the CBOCS 2018 Annual Report, click here .

March 23 – ACOUSTIC MUSIC – For your listening pleasure, join us in the Lower Level Lounge to hear acoustic music by Ross Crampton from 7:00 p.m. until 11:00 p.m. with the compliments of the American Legion Stallings Williams Post 206 at 3330 Chesapeake Beach Road East on Rt. 260 in Chesapeake Beach. Public welcome.  For more information, call 410-257-9878. http://www.ALPost206.org .

March 24 from 2-3pm. Mulatto, the Black History of Calvert County. Based on his book, Michael Kent will discuss a portion of the slave era and the formation of churches and schools after slavery. North Beach Town Hall (8916 Chesapeake Ave, North Beach). For a printable event flyer,click here .

March  30 – MOTOWN NIGHT What’s your favorite tune?  The Sons of the American Legion Stallings-Williams Post 206 will host a night with music by DJ Stephen Varney beginning at 7:30 p.m. until 11:30. The cost of $10 includes draft beer and sodas.  Tickets available at the door.  Public warmly welcomed.  For information call 410-257-9878 http://www.ALPost206.org

April 6  from 4-6pm @ Town Hall.  The Town of Chesapeake Beach 125th Anniversary celebration. Food sponsored by Mamma Lucia By the Bay. To view the invitation please click here .

April 7 from 8:30 am – 11am. First Sunday Breakfast in St Anthony’s Parish Padua Hall and hosted by Knights of Columbus Calvert Council, #7870

April 7 from 1-3pm. FREE ANNUAL EASTER FESTIVAL presented by the Town of Chesapeake Beach, Chesapeake Beach Waterpark, and the Calvert County Department of Parks and Recreation Northern District. Kellam’s Field (3825 Gordon Stinnett Ave., Chesapeake Beach). In case of rain or snow, the event will be moved indoors to Northeast Community Center.  EASTER EGG HUNTS, THE EASTER BUNNY, SUPERHEROES, INFLATABLES, FACE PAINTING, WORLD RECORD ATTEMPT. For a printable event flyer, click here .

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources and the Calvert Master Gardeners with its partner the America Chestnut Land Trust are offering free tree seedlings to help improve water quality in Calvert County. For more information, click here .

April 15 from 11am-7pm – Red Cross Blood Drive St Anthony’s Parish Padua Hall and hosted by Knights of Columbus Calvert Council, #7870  (walk-ins accepted or contact Dave Wilson Sr. for appointment, skinsfan49@aol.com )

April 26-29 City Nature Challenge – A combination of organized activities and self directed searching are made available throughout the area. For more information, click here .

April 27 from 10 am-1 pm Bayfront Park Community Clean-up – Join your neighbors and friends at this family-friendly community event and help keep Bayfront Park pristine and clean. We will meet at Bayfront Park parking lot.  Water, gloves, rakes, trash grabbers, and trash bags will be provided.  Dress for the weather.  If you have questions, contact Keith Pardieck

June 15 from 5 pm – 7 pm Bayfront Park Nature Walk & Talk Series: Coastal Geology of Calvert Cliffs and Bayfront Park Beach.  Join Chesapeake Beach’s own Dr. Ken Rasmussen, Professor of Geology and Oceanography at Northern Virginia Community College, as he describes the ancient past recorded in our stretch of Calvert Cliffs, and the dynamic modern-day forces that continue to shape them today. Event suitable for ages 13+, minors must be accompanied by responsible adult. No pets please. The event is free but registration is required as group size will be limited to 15 people. To register or for more information (SOLD OUT), click here .

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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 .