Chesapeake Beach Current Community Happenings

News Release, Town of Chesapeake Beach

The Mayor, Town Council, and Town Staff wish Terry Shannon, Calvert County Administrator, well in her upcoming retirement and thank her for the many years of support for the citizens of the Town of Chesapeake Beach. 
COLD WEATHER NOTICES: 

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 calvertsafenights@gmail.com for more information. 

Wilson Freeland
The Mayor, Town Council, and Town Staff also wish Wilson Freeland, Calvert County Director of General Services, well in his retirement. Mr. Freeland has been instrumental in managing services to the citizens of the Town of Chesapeake Beach through the Northeast Community Center and Kellam’s complex. 
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.   December 19- Barbara “Jo” Finch Brightest Beacon on the Bay awards presentation during the Town Council Meeting starting at 7:00 pm in Town Hall chambers. 

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

LOCAL COMMUNITY HAPPENINGS:

Shop Local: Explore all that the County has to offer by viewing the 2019 Edition of Southern Maryland Agricultural Development Commission’s Farm Holiday Guide. Find local events, handmade gifts, and festive food & drinks. To view the guide please click here.

Until December 15th “Closed for the Holidays”  by the Twin Beach Players. A comedy by Flip Kobler and Cindy Marcus. To view the flyer please 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- Wreaths Across America from 10:00 am-10:00 pm at Northeast Community Center. The Community Center will be creating their own wreath wall to remember our fallen U.S. veterans, honor those who serve and teach children the value of freedom. Stop by and create a heartfelt wreath to contribute to their mission. This is a FREE Community Event. 

December 14- Winter Wildlife Series North Beach Town Hall An 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 lgarrett@northbeachmd.org.

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 LBloyer@verizon.net.  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- Sock Snowmen from 10:00-10:45 am at Northeast Community Center. The cold weather is slowly sneaking up on us so what better way to welcome it than by making sock snowmen!? Bring your preschooler and we’ll do the rest! This activity is for ages 2-5 years and requires pre-registration. Please contact the Northeast Community Center at 410-535-1600 ext. 8210 and reference Activity # 110330 for assistance. Cost $3.

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

December 17 – Steak Dinner Order your Steak direct from the Grill-Master.  The $17.00 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.http://www.MD-post206.org

December 19- National Hard Candy Day at the Northeast Community Center. Something simple, sweet and good to eat! Come by and see us to try some of our favorite hard candies and let us know what your favorite is while you’re here! This is a FREE community event. 

December 20 – Railway Museum Polar Express Reading – Two readings 5:30 & 7:00 pm.

December 20 – 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 charge.  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 http://www.MD-Post206.Org

December 23- Rudolph Treats & Stockings at Northeast Community Center. Come join us in decorating some stockings and making a treat to leave for Rudolph on Christmas Eve. Your preschooler is sure to love this activity! This activity is for ages 2-5 years and requires pre-registration. Please contact the Northeast Community Center at 410-535-1600 ext. 8210 and reference Activity # 110335 for assistance. This is a FREE community event. 

December 21 – Acoustic Music – For your listening pleasure, join us in the Lower Level Lounge to hear music from Ross Crampton from 7:00 p.m. until 10:00 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.MD-Post206.org

December 28 – Motown Music – 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.MD-Post206.org

 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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