Chesapeake Beach Current Community Happenings

Prevent Frozen Pipes: Don’t wait until it is too late, take a moment to review how to prevent frozen pipes in your home! Click here for more information

Calvert County’s annual Safe Nights program provides winter shelter for the homeless through March 29, 2020. Safe Nights provides winter protection for Calvert County’s homeless by offering shelter in a clean and safe environment. A one-time in-person registration is required each season. Call Safe Nights of Calvert County at 443-486-8670 or email [email protected] for more information. 

TOWN SPONSORED HAPPENINGS:

Town of Chesapeake Beach Barbara “Jo” Finch Brightest Beacon on the Bay contest judging will take place on Monday, December 16th. Please call Town Hall at 410 257-2230 to sign up for your home, boat or business. If you are a business that would like to reward participant’s please call Town Hall or EMAIL us.  

Season Passes for the Water Parkare now available for the 2020 Season!They are discounted for the Holiday and make great gifts. To make your purchase visit us atwww.chesapeakebeachwaterpark.com

LOCAL COMMUNITY HAPPENINGS:

Calvert County annual Safe Nights program provides winter shelter for the homeless through March 29, 2020. Safe Nights provides winter protection for Calvert County’s homeless by offering shelter in a clean and safe environment. A one-time in-person registration is required each season. Call Safe Nights of Calvert County at 443-486-8670 or email [email protected] for more informaiton. 

Until December 15th “Closed for the Holidays” by the Twin Beach Players. A comedy by Flip Kobler and Cindy Marcus. To view the flyerplease click here.December 3Pat Carpenter Annual Holiday Paradefrom 12:00-3:00 pm at the North Beach Boardwalk.December 6- Fried Shrimp Dinner. Join us for an informal dinner 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. The dinner includes all the trimmings, salad, and beverage for $12. Public invited. Call for more information (410)257-9878.http://www.MD-post206.org

December 7 –Children’s Christmas Bingo,sponsored by the North Beach Volunteer Fire Department’s Auxiliary, Saturday, December 7, 2019, starting at 4:00pm, at the Fire Department, 8536 Bayside Rd., Chesapeake Beach MD 20732. Doors will open at 3:00 pm.Admission is $10.00 per person. Food and refreshments will be available at an additional cost. No outside food will be permitted.Ho! Ho! Ho! Hope, to see you there!!Click here for flyer.

December 11- 11 am -12 pm -Winterfowl, Ducks on the Chesapeake Bay What birds winter here on the Chesapeake Bay?  Did you know over 20 species of ducks, swans, geese, and loons call our waterfront their wintertime home?  Come learn to identify some of these beautiful birds in this indoor program. Wednesday, December 11, 2019, from 11 am to 12 noon we will discuss how conservation efforts keep these migrants returning annually.  We will follow-up with a short Duck Walk at the boardwalk on Saturday, December 14th at 10 am.   For information or to register, please contact Lisa Garrett at 443-646-2426 or [email protected]

December 12 -Paint Party Fundraiser “Holiday Glasses”at North Beach Fire Dept. all proceeds go to North Beach FD Auxiliary doors open at 6 PM, starts at 7 PM.For more info click here.

December 13– Lasagna Dinner This tantalizing dinner with all the trimmings, including salad, and beverage will impress your taste buds. Hosted by the Sons of the American Legion Stallings-Williams Post 206 from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m.  Come to the lower level dining room for a meal you won’t soon forget.  The cost is $12.  The Post is on Route 260 in Chesapeake Beach and questions may be directed to (410)257-9878.   Public Welcome.  http:// www.MD-post206.org.

December 14- Winter Wildlife Series North Beach Town HallAn Original Duckumentary, a PBS Nature film, about all the wonders of waterfowl. Saturday, December 14, 2019 from 1pm – 2:15pm. For more information please contact Lisa Garrett at 443-646-2426 or[email protected].

December 14- Country  Dance.  For a fun time, come to the Country Dance at the American Legion Stallings-Williams Post 206 on Route 260 in Chesapeake Beach in the Upper-Level Ballroom.  If you can’t dance, teachers will be available to give instructions.  One hour lessons commence at 7:00 p.m. followed by dancing from 8:00 p.m. until 11:30. The modest price of $15.00 per person includes soft drinks or draft beer and light munchies. Public welcome.  Make reservations at [email protected].  For information call (410)257-9878.  http://www.MD-post206.org

December 15– Free Children’s Christmas Party – From 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. in the upper-level Party Hall of the American Legion Stallings-Williams Post 206 at 3330 Chesapeake Beach Road E on Route 260 in Chesapeake Beach.  Hosted by the American Legion Auxiliary.  All are welcome.  Santa may drop by to see who’s been good.  For information call (410)257-9878.  www.MD-post206.org

December 16 – Red Cross/Calvert Council Blood Drive 11 am – 7 pmin St. Anthony’s Padua Hall.

December 19- Barbara “Jo” Finch Brightest Beacon on the Bay awardspresentation during the Town Council Meeting starting at 7:00 pm in Town Hall chambers.

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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