Chesapeake Beach Local Happenings

News Release, Town of Chesapeake Beach

Notice: Kellam’s Field has re-opened for team games.  The Tot Lot will remain closed until next weekend while repairs continue to ensure the safety of families accessing the area.
 

State Highway Fishing Creek Bridge is nearing completion: A final interruption is planned beginning Monday, April 29th as Gordon Stinnett will be closed off for road work with traffic accessing Gordon Stinnett detoured on Monday. A new traffic pattern will be in place starting Friday, May 3rd with completion work taking place until the second week of May. Beginning in mid May, final paving, striping and signage will be installed with a final traffic pattern expected to be in place by the third week of May. Final completion of the bridge is expected mid-June 2019.
 

LOCAL COMMUNITY HAPPENINGS:
 

Notice: Due to recent fire damage Kellam’s Field and the Tot Lot will remain closed until the area is cleared of debris. Updates will be provided as the area is cleaned and repaired. Thank you for your patience.
 

APRIL 26– MEATLOAF DINNER – Join us for this unforgettable 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.  Cost is $12 including 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.org
 

APRIL 26 – North Beach VFD Auxiliary – Quarter Auction Night. For more info, click here .
 

April 27 – End Hunger Bike Ride – We are expecting 700 cyclists through the Town of Chesapeake Beach. The busiest times are anticipated to be between 7:30am to 10:00am.  Please use caution and be careful when driving that day.
 

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
 

APRIL 27- 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 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 .
 

BioBlast!  Participate by following these simple steps: Download the free iNaturalist app. Select the Washington DC region. Log in and create an account. Take pictures of the plants and animals that you see. Upload the pictures to iNaturalist.  For more information, click here .
 

April 27 @ 9am.  Fishing Creek Clean-Up. Join your neighbors in celebration of Earth Day. All supplies supplied by the Town of Chesapeake Beach, event sponsored by the Green Team.  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
 

April 30 @ 7 pm. Public hearing on Calvert County Comprehensive Plan. The Calvert County Board of County Commissioners will hold a Public Hearing to consider and receive comments on the proposed adoption of the Calvert County Comprehensive Plan. The Comprehensive Plan adopted thereafter will replace the current Calvert County Comprehensive Plan, adopted in 2005 and amended in 2010 and 2017. Location: Calvert Pines Senior Center, 450 West Dares Beach Road, Prince Frederick, MD 20678.  For more information, click here .


May 2 – National Day of Prayer – 12:00 – 3:00 pm and 5:00 – 8:00 pm.  National Day of Prayer is when the Nation comes together in prayer.  Come and join us at Union Church to pray for our country, our leaders, our community, and for one another.  This is a free event.  Union Church is located at 8912 Chesapeake Avenue in North Beach next to the Town Hall.  For more information, please contact us 410-257-3555 or email us at[email protected]
 

May 7 & 8 – Calvert All Stars Cheer Teams Evaluation and Tryout clinic. If you want to be a part of this amazing, award winning and nationally recognized program join other cheer athletes on MAY  7 to learn all the audition material for their competitive teams and mark your calendar for the final evaluation and tryout on May 8th!  To register for both the clinic & evaluations/tryout, click here . Questions? Please call 410-257-2431.
 

BINGO!!! Come and join your friends and neighbors and support your local first responders at the North Beach Volunteer Fire Department. Bingo is held every Tuesday. Doors open at 6:00 and games start at 7:30. Food and drinks are available for purchase. Last game of the night is the Jackpot with possible prize of $1000. All proceeds go to support the North Beach Volunteer Fire Department.
 

North Beach VFD Auxiliary’s Yard Sale will be held from 8:00 am until 12:00pm on every 2nd Saturday of the month from April to October. Please contact Diana after 5:00pm, at 410/231-1775 to  reserve a table.
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The Beach Elementary School PTA Nominating Committee would like to inform you of the upcoming PTA officer elections and invite parents to consider becoming involved in PTA activities during the 2019-2020 school year. Our goal is to elect officers who will work to build the Beach community. The deadline for submitting applications is May 1, 2019. The nominating committee will review all applications and contact all interested parents. To nominate yourself click here .

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  

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