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WATER’S EDGE GRAND OPENING CELEBRATION::
Saturday, April 30, 2016
We invite you to join us at WATER’S EDGE. Take a tour of the newest and final phase of development at Gibson’s Grant, an exceptional waterfront living experience
minutes from the Bay Bridge. This beautiful, family-friendly neighborhood blends stunning homes designed for modern living and the timeless beauty of the Chesapeake
Bay into a close-knit, walkable community. The newest section of the development, Water’s Edge at Gibson’s Grant, features 70 new home sites and
the many other amenities other Gibson’s Grant residents enjoy: a neighborhood pool, two miles of walking trails, parks, fishing and kayak piers, lovely brick
sidewalks and easy access to the Bay Bridge and beyond.
JOIN US FOR: FREE BARBEQUE, WATERSIDE DESSERT, LIVE MUSIC AND PRIZES, plus special tours of private residences and model homes.
For more information, contact: Carolina Barksdale, Associate Broker, Benson & Mangold Real Estate - (443) 786-0348 / firstname.lastname@example.org
GRAND OPENING CELEBRATION:
Gibson’s Grant Community Center
233 John Gibson Drive, Chester, MD 21619
Saturday, April 30, 2016
10 a.m. — 3 p.m.
Register for a chance to win an iPad.
Bring a friend.
The Chesapeake Blue Crabs Baseball Team Win Big:
Posted April 11, 2016
The Chesapeake Blue Crabs, a 9U Kent Island travel basketball team, recently won the Anne Arundel County 9U basketball championship. Congratulations to
Brett, Jacob, John, Hunter, Adam, Jake, Nate, Caleb, Tristan and coach Charles Hoffman.
Team “That’s What HE Said” Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Man of the Year campaign
May / June 2016
These are a series of events that team That’s What HE Said” is doing for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Man of the Year campaign:
May 3rd, "Shore House Gives Back", 6 p.m. to close.
Rams Head Shore House is supporting LLS Man & Woman of the Year Campaign. With each flier presented on LLS night Rams Head will donate 20% of food sales to the
organization! Get hungry and head on over to Rams Head! Included is Bingo Night with some great prizes donated by area businesses. Hosted by Team That's What
May 7th, Car Wash for LLS Charity, 9-1pm Fisherman’s Inn/Crab Deck 3116 Main Street at Kent Narrows.
May 14th, "Club One Fitness & Aerobics Aerobathon" from 8am to noon, Silent Auction and Raffle Benefiting Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Man of the Year campaign.
210 Country Day Rpad in Chester.
May 23rd, "4th Annual Shore Cure Golf Tournament", 9 am Prospect Bay Country Club, contact Kris@krisshanahan.com for details.
May 28th, "4th Annual Rockin’ for A Cure" at Red Eye’s Dock Bar 4 p.m. to Midnight.
May 29th, LLS 5K & 1 Miler in Prospect Bay, Prospect Bay Country Club, 311 Prospect Bay Drive West in Grasonville.
June 4th, "3rd Annual LLS Motorcycle Ride for Charity". Poker Run.
Kent Island Elks #2576 13th Annual Golf Scholarship:
April 28, 2016
For information and to register, call or Email: Sharon or Cleveland 443.603.2335 / Sharon.email@example.com
Or Stop By the Elks Lodge #2576 on Route 8 in Stevensville. Includes Lunch & Dinner by Adam’s Taphouse Grill at the course.
Queenstown Harbor Golf Course
Thursday April 28, 2016
Your contribution as a player, and/or sponsor, will help turn high school students into college students! In our 12 years, we have awarded over $140,000
to more than 155 local high school seniors.
Fee: $135.00 per player / $540.00 per foursome.
Free use of driving range
Best Ball Format / 18 holes
Lunch on the Course
Beverages on the course
On the Green 50/50
Longest Drive prizes
Closest to the pin prize
Door prizes & giveaways
Prizes/Awards for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place
Awards Ceremony with dinner immediately following on the course.
Flower Power: Flower Arranging with Elise Murdoch
April 26, 2016
Flower Power: Flower Arranging with Elise Murdoch is Tuesday April 26th at the Kent Island Library from 6:00pm - 7:30pm. This is a Free Event.
Registration required at http://calendar.qaclibrary.org
Join us for an evening of flower arranging. Step-by-step directions with florist's tips for creating an arrangement will be provided. Each participant will create
a floral arrangement to take home.
April 29th & April 30th 2016
April 29-30th QAC will Host a 2 Day Regional Storytelling Festival at Chesapeake College on Maryland's Eastern Shore that features national performers...
The ancient art of storytelling is a 21st Century cultural phenomenon, and Queen Anne’s County will be the newest community to join the storytelling
revival this April.
The Queen Anne's County Arts Council in partnership with Chesapeake College presents the first Queen Anne’s County Storytelling Festival on April 29 and
30 in three venues on the college’s campus. Performers will include nationally-touring, professional storytellers such as Andy Irwin and Dolores Hydock.
While storytelling events draw thousands of patrons in many areas of the country, this will be the first storytelling festival on the Eastern Shore.
Featured storyteller Andy Irwin is an actor and musician who has vast performing experience, but storytelling brings him closer to an audience than music
“Storytelling has a broad appeal because it’s an art form that connects with people in an intimate way,” said Irwin, who creates many characters from a
small Georgia town. “It doesn’t matter where you live or how old you are, the characters in stories really speak to you. I love looking out into the
audience and seeing the reactions as these stories unfold.”
The featured event line-up also includes well-known storytellers Michael Reno Harrell, Ed Stivender and Kim Weitkamp.
“Come and spend a weekend on Maryland’s Eastern Shore listening to stories of adventure and excitement. We are thrilled to be able to offer such a wide
variety of performers; sure to appeal to everyone from kids to adults. We have dedicated one theatre to highlight the heritage of the Eastern Shore. We
will feature local storytellers and demonstrations that focus on the life and history of watermen that make their living from the Chesapeake Bay”, Belinda
Cook, QAC Arts Council Executive Director said. “I am confident you will be transported to a place where memories and magic are captured and woven into
tales that will make you laugh and cry”, Cook went on to say.
With more than 900 seats in the Todd Performing Arts Center and the 120-seat Cadby Studio Theatre, Chesapeake is an ideal location for this community
arts event. Patrons will also enjoy family-friendly outdoor concerts and activities across the campus. The event will include food vendors and free
“Chesapeake College is an integral part of the arts and cultural community here on the Shore, and we’re excited to be a part of this inaugural festival,”
said Chesapeake President Dr. Barbara Viniar.
Event sponsors include: Queen Anne’s County Commissioners, Queen Anne’s County Library, Fisherman’s Inn & Crab Deck, Queenstown Bank, Kelly Distributors
and Priceless Industries.
Kent Island Day is Saturday, May 21, 2016, 10am to 4:30pm. This family friendly community festival is when the Kent Island Heritage Society sponsors the
celebration of heritage, life, and culture of Kent Island in the village of Historic Stevensville. There will be local artists, crafters, food, children’s
activities, vendors, entertainment, and an old-fashioned parade! The historic sites will be open for tours. For more
Doggie Fashion Show at Kent Island Day 2016:
May 21, 2016
Click the image for the registration form!
Applications for affordable apartment rentals at The Promenade at Red Apple Town Center:
Posted March, 2016
Applications for affordable apartment rentals at The Promenade at Red Apple Town Center are now being accepted for the 2016/2017 year under the county’s
Moderately Priced Dwelling Unit (MPDU) Rental Program. The offerings are one-bedroom apartments and it is estimated openings will become available in
This program is available to moderate income residents defined as those who make 80 percent or less of the HUD Median Family Income rates (established
yearly) for Queen Anne’s County. Current rates are set as $46,100 gross income for one person, and $52,650, gross income for a family of two.
Applicants must apply for a certificate of eligibility from the Division of Housing and Community Services. Once issued a certificate, they must contact
the apartment manager for The Promenade at Red Apple plaza for certification under their rental process. MPDU Rental applicants are awarded certificates
on a point system consisting of date of certification; residency (1 point) employment within the county (1 point); and Critical Workforce status
(2 points). Critical Workforce employees are defined as: teachers, detention center employees, volunteer fire-fighters, emergency medical technicians
and law enforcement employees.
This program was established under Article XXI: Inclusionary Housing § 18:1-108 of the Queen Anne’s County Code whereby developments subject to this
article must designate at least 10 percent of their units as Moderately Priced Dwelling Units.
To receive an application packet, please contact the Queen Anne’s County Department of Community Services, Division of Housing and Community, attention
Candice Darling, Housing Program Administrator. Applications are accepted by phone (410) 758-3977 x 2070, or by Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
"QAC’s Senior Centers Now Available to Ages 55 and Older">:
Posted March 2016
The Area Agency on Aging and Commission on Aging are pleased to announce that anyone 55 years and older may now become a member of the Queen Anne’s County
Senior Centers: Grasonville, Kent Island, and Sudlersville. The previous age to join was for those 60 and older. Now anyone 55 and older may become a
member and utilize many resources available to them at the centers. Fitness equipment, clubs, benefits counselors, and classes are just a few of what
the senior centers have to offer. There is no cost to join, although individuals ages 55-59 must pay full price when having lunch, and will pay a higher
cost to participate in Chesapeake College classes offered at the centers. For more information, visit our website www.qac.org, or contact: Annie Sparks,
Senior Center Administrator, at 410-758-0848 ext. 2715 or email@example.com.
Grow Your Business - 3 Vital Workshops for Entrepreneurs & Small Business Owners:
1. Business Planning and Funding:
Experts show you how to craft a business plan and secure financing.
March 16, 6-9 PM, Queen Anne’s County Heritage & Visitor Center.
2. Using Social Media in Small Business:
Learn from the specialist how to market your business for free while cultivating a loyal customer base using social media.
April 6, 6-9 PM, Queen Anne’s County Heritage & Visitor Center.
3. Mastering QuickBooks:
Learn how to streamline your bookkeeping, revenue, expenses, billing, receipts and taxes using QuickBooks.
May 4, 6-9PM, Queen Anne’s County Heritage & Visitor Center.
$10 per workshop or $25 for all three. Reserve by phone, 410-604-8530, or Email firstname.lastname@example.org
Sponsored and hosted by the QAC Dept. of Economic Development and the Upper Shore Chapter of SCORE.
Island Bay Day 2016:
Saturday September 24, 2016
The biggest live music event on the 'Shore is back and celebrating it's 10th Anniversary! Island Bay Day is bringing back some of their favorite bands from their 10
year history and a few new surprises too! The band lineup will be announced soon...
Island Bay Day will take place at Red Eyes Dock Bar on 8/24 from 11:30AM until Midnight. Proceeds benefit local charities. This year will be very special
for many reasons, don't miss it!
Creating Painted Mosaic Birdhouses:
April 30, 2016
Saturday April 30, 2016 3:00pm at the Kent Island Library
Creating painted mosaic birdhouses with artist Candace Liccione from Wye River design.
Free for registered children grades 2-5.
Register online at http://www.calendar.qaclibrary.org
Funded in part by the Queen Anne’s County Arts Council.
Money Talks - Free Financial Seminars for Seniors:
Money Talks: Financial Seminars for Seniors is a series of workshops offered at Grasonville Senior Center. Presented by William Caughey of Edward Jones,
these free seminars are scheduled for the second Tuesday of each month through March 2016, 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Focused on Fixed Income & Market Update explains the basics of fixed income investments, the seven characteristics of, the advantages of laddering, and
how fixed income may be part of your investment strategy. This Seminar is open to all and will take place Tuesday Jan. 12, 2016.
Interested participants may call Ann Martin (410) 827-6010 to register in advance.
Cross Island Trail extending to Grasonville:
Re-Posted January, 2016
Gov. Hogan has approved the funding as of 1/16! The Cross Island Trail will be extending to Grasonville thanks to a state grant of more than $3 million.
The connecter trail will be north of Route 50 and will be 1.2 miles long; beginning at Kent Narrows Bridge and continuing to Long Point Park in Grasonville.
The scenic trail is to be predominantly boardwalk over marshlands and water and will include observation areas.
This is a section of a Cross County Connector Trail which has a long term plan to begin at the Chesapeake Bay and end at Tuckahoe State Park.
The $3,431,084 grant is from the Maryland Department of Transportation, which also granted the county another $30,000 for boardwalk repair and sealcoating of the
Cross Island Trail.
All told, Governor Larry Hogan announced that the state was granting $14.9 million in grants statewide for bicycle, pedestrian and multi-use trails across the
Teenager Bailey Quinn Rides Cross Country to Raise Money for Cancer Charity:
Posted September 21, 2015
After completing a 70 day, 4,000+ mile bike ride from Baltimore to Seattle and raising $4,550 for a cancer charity, Stevensville native Bailey Quinn was
recognized with a proclamation by the Queen Anne’s County Commissioners August 26th.
The funds Quinn raised go to the 4K for Cancer, a program of the Ulman Cancer Fund for Young Adults, which is dedicated to changing lives by creating a
community of support for young adults, and their loved ones, as they fight cancer and embrace survivorship.
On his 4K for Cancer website Quinn explained, “Throughout my life I've seen not just my family, but others as well, cope with the loss of a loved one to
cancer. It's a devastating, helpless feeling inside that stays with a person. I've had several relatives diagnosed, from grandparents, to aunts and uncles,
and it never gets any easier. Seeing loved ones in pain, and fighting just to stay alive is an extremely humbling experience, and allows me to gain some
perspective on the big picture. We all have something to gain by finding cures to help our loved ones.”
“This is an incredible chance to not only travel across the U.S and see the nation in a different perspective, but also to contribute to a cause that is
helping cancer patients every day.,” stated Quinn,. “By raising funds for research aiming to find different cures for cancer, hopefully I can help someone
who is in this fight. Meeting those who have beaten cancer, and also those currently fighting will definitely change my outlook on things, and fuel my
desire to accomplish this cross country trip.”
Quinn departed Baltimore’s Inner Harbor on May 31, 2015 and rode into the heart of central Pennsylvania over the Appalachian Mountains. From Central
PA, he headed toward the Great Lakes and then travel north through Michigan and around the lake to Chicago. From the Windy city, he traveled west
through Wisconsin, Minnesota, and South Dakota until he reach the Badlands and Mt Rushmore. After the Badlands, he headed north through Montana to
Glacier National Park before tackling the North Cascades into Washington State and the Pacific Ocean. His ride finished up in the historic Pikes
Place Market in Seattle on August 8th.
QAC Basketball Leagues:
Posted September 21, 2015
YOUTH BASKETBALL LEAGUES, AGES 6 – 9
Leagues for Co-Rec ages 6 – 7 and boys and girls 8 – 9 are offered at four elementary schools: Sudlersville, Centreville, Grasonville and Stevensville
area. Weekday practices and Saturday games are held throughout the county. Once teams are formed, coaches will notify all players of practice times and
dates. The leagues play games from January – March, 2016. Playing ages determined as of September 1, 2015. Note: Grasonville Area – home court for games
is Stevensville Area Elementary. Registration Deadline: September 25, 2015. Registrations received after this date will be charged a $15 late fee. Cost
is $90 Please visit our website or call our office for more details….
YOUTH BASKETBALL LEAGUES, AGES 10 – 17
Boys and Girls Leagues for ages 10 – 11, 12 – 13 and 14 -17 Sign up for Sudlersville / Church Hill, Centreville, or Stevensville area. Practices start
in December at local schools; games are December – March, 2016, on Saturdays at county middle schools. Playing ages determined as of September 1, 2015.
Once teams are formed, coaches will notify all players of practice times and dates. Registration Deadline: September 25, 2015. Registrations received
after this date will be charged a $15 late fee. Cost $100. Please visit our website or call our office for more details.
104 Powell Street
Centreville, MD 21617 - 410.758.4489
Looking for something rewarding to do? Join the CARE Center's "Because We Care" Committee. The CARE Center, Queen Anne's County's child advocacy center is
seeking volunteers - parents, child advocates, community leaders, anyone wanting to make a difference - to help organize and implement fundraising events,
garner community support, and lend a hand to ensure the ongoing success of the CARE Center and its mission.
Are you creative, talented, energetic or just plain helpful to have around? Help plan and implement our next event! If you would like to join or visit with the Because We Care committee, call us at 410 758-2533.
The CARE Center coordinates the response to suspected child abuse cases by increasing communication among professional agencies. These efforts work to ensure that victims of child sexual abuse/assault and their non-offending caregivers have access to supports and services in a safe, culturally respectful environment.
To learn more about CARE, visit qaccare.org
RESET Program "early intervention" opportunity:
Posted July 29, 2015
Peer Pressure, Poor Grades, Curfew, Disrespect to Family, Friendship concerns - RESET Program offers an "early intervention" opportunity for parents of
teens/young adults between the ages of 10-24 Years.
Enrollment or additional information, please call 443-995-5367.
For more information visit: www.resetmaryland.com
KIO Owner Interviewed on QACTV Channel 7:
Posted Summer 2015
The Judy Center Happenings:
There's lots more going on at the Judy Center.....
Vocabulary Improvement and Oral Language Enrichment Through Stories (VIOLETS) is an outreach program sponsored by the Judy Center conducted two times/week
using our mobile classroom the (Judy Center) Fun Bus.
Adult Education classes are underway at Sudlersville Elementary School. These classes are possible via a collaboration with Chesapeake College,
Sudlersville Elementary School (SES), the Judy Center, and local childcare providers. These classes will be offered during the school year and follow
the Queen Anne's County School, and Chesapeake College class calendars.
Computer Literacy Series-The Judy Center, Queen Anne's County Migrant Education Dept., SES, Title I, Annette DiMaggio, SES PTA Vice President, and
local Maryland Food bank contact, and local childcare providers have collaborated to conduct a monthly computer literacy series in an effort to assist
SES students and parents learn more about technology being used in the classroom. Sean McCabe, Centreville Middle School teacher will provide
instruction to parents and children in an effort to assist all parents in becoming more informed of technology in the class, and the home. Dinner
will be provided prior to the sessions courtesy of the Judy Center, Migrant Education Dept., and Annette DiMaggio. Childcare will be provided by the
Judy Center for younger children enrolled in the Judy Center.
Social and Emotional Foundations of Early Learning (SEFEL)-The Judy Center is working with teachers, partnering staff, and parents to help promote
the utilization of SEFEL practices. Our program goal is that SEFEL practices are being used in early learning environments such as the classroom,
playgroup, and home. SEFEL lessons are also provided to partnering programs during professional development opportunities sponsored throughout the
Dolly Parton Imagination Library (Imagination Library)-The Judy Center Partnership is continuing to enroll young children in the Imagination Library
in an effort to promote school readiness for young children. This exciting new initiative allows the Judy Center Partnership to provide books to
children every month until they reach age of 5 with the hope of assisting families in building home libraries. Books are mailed to each child directly
from the publisher at a cost of $25/year, per child. Funding for this new initiative is provided by the Judy Center, the Centreville Rotary Club, and
the Educare Fund. We are pleased to announce the Children’s Council as our newest sponsor with a yearly commitment to this new initiative.
Judy Center Partnership
300 South Church Street, Sudlersville, MD 21668 - (410) 438-3887
Boating safety has become an increasingly important issue throughout Maryland waters. The Maryland Safe Boating Certification (MSBC) course covers knowledge that is
basic for recreational boat operations, and includes: State boating safety laws and regulations, basic operational concepts, navigational aids, emergency procedures,
and marine safety equipment. The instructor, a graduate of the United States Merchant Marine Academy, is a Reserve Officer with the Maryland Natural Resources Police.
Anyone born on or after 1 July 1972, when operating a boat in Maryland waters, is required to carry the Certificate that will be issued upon successful completion of
this course’s examination. Pre-registration is required. Cost $25.00.
Kramer Center (3 evenings)
Dates: Monday, Nov. 9th, Tuesday, Nov. 10th and Thursday, Nov. 12th
Times: 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
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It is with great sadness that I inform you of Larry Milanovich owner of Midadlantic dryject untimely death on 6/12/15. Larry who was only 36 is survived by his
beautiful wife Katy and new born son Samuel.
Larry and Katy live in cloverfields, Stevensville
We are all devastated by this tragic loss. As Larry and Katy just started their family, they were in the process of getting life insurance but never had a chance
to finish the paper work.
I ask you to remember Larry for his kind smile, great personality, and great dedication to his family and business Midatlanticdryject. I ask you to please help
his now widow and new born son as they try to figure out life without him. Please see the gofundme account link below to donate.
Every little bit helps.
Casey Curry (12) of Centreville crowned with a dual title in the PURE American Pageant System!:
Posted June 15, 2015
On May 2nd, 2015, Casey Curry (12) of Centreville, MD, daughter of Tiffany Curry and Jeff Burnett, was crowned with a dual title in the PURE American
Pageant System. Casey is the 2015 PURE American Young Maryland Sweetheart and 2015 PURE American Maryland Cover Model. In addition to her main titles, she
also won the following optional contests: Peoples Choice, Photogenic, Portfolio, Actress and Spokes Model. Casey is thrilled to have earned her titles and
is looking forward to representing not only Maryland, but Centreville and Queen Anne’s county at the PURE American National Pageant this July in Orlando,
Pure American Pageants strives to promote the values of good self-esteem and self-confidence in women and girls of all ages. They encourage dreams and give
their ladies the tools and opportunities needed to achieve them. They strive to teach strong professional qualities so ladies can be more effective and
efficient workers in the professional world.
By using positive words and actions, they hope to transform lives and aid individuals in their personal growth. They encourage our contestants to
"INSPIRE! LEAD! ACHIEVE!" and make their mark in life.
At Pure American Pageants every girl can be herself. They want everyone to make new friends and memories to last a lifetime! Their friendly and
courteous staff will be with the girls and ladies every step of the way--from the preliminary pageant through the national competition. Their goal
is to make a positive difference in the lives of everyone they touch. They encourage good sportsmanship and emphasize good interview and public speaking
skills while helping the contestant to learn more about her own style and fashion.
Casey has already taken away so much from this wonderful organization. She volunteers with the Chesapeake Cats & Dogs Foundation and Dandyland pet care
center on a regular basis. She has a heart for animals and taking care of them. Casey's platform is about animal advocacy and giving all pets a “fur”
ever home. Casey is using her title as the PURE American Young Maryland Sweetheart and Cover Model to help get her message out about animal advocacy,
adoption and fostering.
Please consider giving an animal a home! What you'll get in return from them is priceless!
Here's What's Happening at The Edge Training Academy:
Ongoing in 2016
Queen Anne’s County Arts Council Summer Class Schedule:
Looking for fun & creative activities the whole family can enjoy ~ Check out our summer class offerings!
Students can learn to draw, dance, paint, make jewelry, design mosaics, get fit, and much more. Talented artist instructors Steven Bleinberger, Kurt
Plenke, and Ric Conn are offering painting classes in watercolors and gouache for all ages and talent levels. Candace Liccione is again offering a
variety of one day workshops that will help you create unique works of art to display and to wear.
Want to improve your photography skills – look no farther! With the ease of smart phones and digital cameras, we can snap and share all day long! But
taking good photos is a different matter. Join New York based photographer Amanda Lessner as she takes you past the Auto Mode setting on your DSLR
camera with her “Mom Can Shoot” course! Amanda is an accomplished photographer specializing in family, child, and newborn portraits. We are also
pleased to welcome back Jay Fleming, known for his passionate photography of our Eastern Shore treasures, as he provides hands on instruction in an
Challenge your mind and body! Come and get fit and have fun every Tuesday and Thursday in our Zumba class with popular instructor Heather Efland!
Sign up to learn tools and techniques to research your genealogy with Catherine Wilson.
We’ve got something to cure the summer blues for your little ones too! We have teamed up with the Chesapeake YMCA to offer a variety of kids’
camps - Messy Masterpieces, QAC Players Theatre, and 2D Art will keep them and YOU smiling all summer long! Maria Sage is back by popular demand
with her Creativity Art Camp. Young Picassos will create a different project each day using a variety of art materials and techniques with watercolor,
tempera, and oil pastels. The projects your little artist will bring home are sure to be treasured heirlooms!
We are now offering private Birthday Paintbrush Parties for kids 8 and up! You can decorate anyway you like and party goers will each create a work
of art to take home. It’s a great way to celebrate and is perfect for ALL skill levels.
Visit http://www.queenannescountyarts.com for our full class listing. You
can register on our website or call the Arts Council at 410-758-2520. Classes
are held at the Queen Anne’s County Centre for the Arts, 206 S. Commerce Street, Centreville, MD 21617 unless otherwise noted.
Taylor's Fresh Organics Delivers:
Spring / Summer 2016
Our local family farm is dedicated to providing healthy, organic, real vegetables and fruits for your family - while building
a sustainable future together with our community. We are a certified organic fifth generation Eastern Shore farm. Get 20
weeks of locally grown produce, starting mid-May at $25 a week full share or $13.75 a week half share.
Call Madelin Berger at 443-515-0323 for farm-fresh, locally grown produce delivered every week, all season long and visit us online at:
Queen Anne’s County Arts Council Offering Wildlife and Nature Art Classes:
We have a variety of classes highlighting wildlife and the outdoors this summer. Our skilled instructors are offering classes designed to renew existing
artistic interests and develop new skills. Classes are limited in size to ensure quality individual instruction.
Some people say watercolors are difficult. Local Artist Instructor Kurt Plinke disagrees. Over 30 years of painting in this medium, he’s found that it
can be learned easily and that watercolor can be a blast. Kurt Plinke makes painting wildlife fun, easy, and understandable with simple-to-learn basic
watercolor techniques with two workshops at Centre for the Arts. Painting an Eastern Shore Landscape will be held May 30th from 11 am to 5 pm. Join
Plinke as he paints a typical Eastern Shore landscape including fields, barns and distant trees. Plinke returns to the Centre on June 27th for Painting
a Bird which will be held from 11 am to 5 pm. Plinke will also teach an 8 week course in painting Watercolors and Wildlife on Thursdays from 6-9 pm
June 11 thru July 30.
Talented Artist Instructor Ric Conn will teach beginning and advanced classes in Painting Birds in Gouache. Designed to increase technical and
compositional skills, these classes will also aid students to recognize features necessary for realistic depiction of not only birds but all wildlife.
The beginning class will run 5 weeks on Tuesdays from 10 am to 12 pm, June 2 thru 30. The advanced class will run for 6 weeks Tuesdays from 10 am to
12 pm July 7 thru August 18.
Finally, join award winning artist and instructor Steve Bleinberger for a workshop that will show you how to paint Beautiful Skies and Dramatic Clouds in
watercolor on June 3rd 10 am - 4 pm.
Receive discounts on events & classes by signing up for a yearly membership now - $25 individual/$35 family. Visit www.queenannescountyarts.com for our
full listing of classes and events. You can register on our website or call the Arts Council at 410-758-2520. Classes are held at the Queen Anne’s
County Centre for the Arts, 206 S. Commerce Street, Centreville, MD 21617 unless otherwise noted.
1st Alert CPR Training:
Ongoing in 2016
1st Alert CPR Training located near Easton, MD
We are career firemen/EMT's that know the importance of good training. As American Heart Association instructors we believe that everyone can benefit from
CPR and first aid training. 2-year certifications and we can come to you or classes in the Preston area. Call Jay 443-496-2464 or
Email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Tuesday Evenings - Harmony On The Bay:
Tuesday Evenings in 2016
Harmony on the Bay is a Sweet Adeline Chorus. New members are welcome to learn and sing popular tunes in four-part harmony.
Join us on Tuesday evenings at 7:15pm, Centreville United Methodist Church in Centreville, 608 Church Hill Road (Rt. 213)
For more information call Claudia 410-924-0013 or Joanne 410-763-7920.
The Vipers have arrived on the Eastern Shore!!:
Upcoming 2016 Season
Our youth and young adults are being offered a drug and alcohol educational experience to change their behavior and
attitudes. The RESET program is an alternative sentencing option for the judicial system. Parents may also enroll
their teenagers without an arrest taking place allowing RESET as an early intervention.
RESET serves 14 to 24 year olds who have fallen victim to drug and alcohol use or are “at risk”. The program serves as
an alternative sentencing option or condition of probation by the Courts. RESET is an early intervention education
program involving many agencies, volunteers, professionals and facilities. The program serves the upper shore
The program is presented on three Friday nights and one Saturday night, utilizing the Queen Anne’s County Sheriff’s
Office, Chester River Hospital, Queen Anne’s Circuit Courthouse and the Queen Anne’s County Detention Center. Classes
begin promptly at 5:45 pm and end at 9:00 pm. The next classes begin May 20th and conclude on June 3rd.
The September class will begin in Kent County at the 911 Center and then utilize the normal locations for conclusion of the
Adult Home Bible Study:
Ongoing in 2016
Adult Home Bible Study forming soon on Kent Island. Call 443-249-3534 for more information. Thoroughly Christian (not a
cult), just honest Bible Study for beginners through scholars alike. Come check out God’s Word!
Chesapeake Voyagers, Inc. Seeks Board of Directors Members:
Ongoing in 2016
Chesapeake Voyagers, Inc. (CVI) seeks volunteers to serve on its Board of Directors. Board members must live in the
mid-shore region and have an interest in mental health. Preference is given to applicants who are receiving or have
received mental health services. The Board of Directors, composed of both consumers of mental health services and
other residents of the region having a professional or personal interest in mental health, is responsible for the
governance of the organization.
CVI, a non-profit organization (501 (c)(3) pending), advocates for and supports consumers of mental health services
in the mid-shore region. It provides peer support through formal programs and informal group and individual
interaction at its wellness and recovery centers in the mid-shore region.
To apply for appointment to the Board of Directors, please send a letter of interest and a resume or bio to Sheila
Tolliver, President, Chesapeake Voyagers, Inc., 342-C North Aurora Street, Easton, MD 21601 by June 6, 2010 (or email
Queen Anne's County RESET Program:
Ongoing in 2016
Queen Anne's County RESET Program offers parents an opportunity to enroll their children who are "at risk" of becoming
involved or who are involved with alcohol and minor drug use. The RESET Program mission is to change attitudes and
behaviors through education. RESET serves parents, Courts, Juvenile Services, Teen Court, Board of Education, Health
Department and the State's Attorney's Office in providing an intervention education for those who have been found/suspected
of being involved in drug and alcohol related incidents. RESET conducts four classes (3 Friday nights and one Saturday
night) providing education of short term and long term effects involving alcohol, marijuana, cocaine, heroin, ecstasy and
prescription medication as well as informing the students how these drugs effect the family and the community. A visit to
the Chester River Hospital educates our students learn what occurrs from accident scene to shock trauma and how drugs and
alcohol may interfere with treatment. A visit to the Circuit Courtroom allows our students to learn the laws and penalties
involving drugs and alcohol from State's Attorney Lance Richardson and Agent Broughton from Parole and Probation. Guest
speakers also share personal experiences to provide our students with "real life" experiences from community members. A
tour of the Queen Anne's County Detention Center allows our students to understand how their lifes will change and hear
the details of prison life from the inmates. RESET involves homework and 100% involvement by the student.
Student fee: $130. Classes are from 5:45 pm until 9:00 pm. For more information: Terry Ober 443-995-5367. Classes are
conducted quarterly or as needed.
Discovery Toys are available through Barbara Thomas of Stevensville, MD:
Ongoing in 2016
Discovery Toys has offered quality educational toys and products for over 30 years, promoting learning through play. Play
is the way children learn in their early years and all of the toys are designed to promote learning and development in
infants through elementary school aged children. Host a party and earn free products or order online 24 hours a day at
www.discoverytoyslink.com/barbthomas. Discovery Toys offers great fundraising programs, especially for businesses that
need toys - daycare centers, nurseries, preschools etc. Contact Barbara for more details - email@example.com.
This is also a great opportunity to make additional income, earn money while promoting education and learning. Let me know
if you would be interested in doing what I do!
Studio 180 Dance Classes:
Ongoing in 2016
Studio 180 Dance is starting the New Year with a new semester of classes for all ages, 2-adult. To view our schedule,
please visit us at www.studio180dance.com. The Winter/Spring 2009 schedule is posted under classes, spring schedule.
Register today to get ready for our recital in June!
Among our newest classes are:
Zumba, a latin rhythm dance exercise class for adults, Wednesdays 7-8pm and Saturday 10-11am
Pre HipHop ages 4-6, Saturday, 10-10:30am
Pre Lyrical ages 4-6, Saturday, 10:30-11am
Hip Hop 1a ages 7-11, Saturday 2-2:45pm
Modern 1a ages 7-11, Saturday 2:45-3:30pm
You may purchase a 10 class card for all classes except aerial for $180 or a 15 class card for $270. Aerial class cards
are $375 for 15 classes.
The Kent Island Community Band is currently looking for new members. We are looking for musicians who play trombone,
euphonium, tuba and percussion, but all concert band instruments are welcomed. We rehearse on Tuesday evenings from 7pm
to 8:30pm in the band room of the Stevensville Middle School, 610 Main Street, Stevensville, MD 21666. For more
information, visit www.kicb.org or call Dee Dee Miller at
"Pride of the Bay Pirate Chorus:"
Ongoing in 2016
Under the direction of Tom Sterling, our local chorus includes members from all over the Eastern Shore and from other towns
over the Bay Bridge.
The chorus meets every Wednesday night at 6:30 at the Cadby Theatre in the Humanities Building at Chesapeake College in Wye
For more information please call Jack Walsh at (443) 262-9449
Sign Language Classes Offered
Ongoing in 2016
Kids Can Sign is offering sign language classes for children at the Xtreme Bounce Zone in Millersville.
Classes are geared toward Babies (ages 1-24 months) and their caregivers as well as Toddlers (ages 2-4 years). Discover
the many benefits of using American Sign Language (ASL) with children in a fun and relaxed environment. Signing provides
pre-verbal children a way to communicate, helping to avoid frustration. It increases fine motor skills, verbal skills and
literacy skills. Most of all, signing is a fun way to spend time with your child. Call today
to find out more. 410-421-5843
"I Love Someone With Lymphoma" - Supporting Sarah Meyers:
Date: Ongoing in 2016
Please help local resident Sarah Meyers!
To donate directly please send to:
Sarah Meyers Fund
P.O. Box 224
Chester, MD 21619
Thanks to everyone in the community for helping out!
-Kent Island Online
Ongoing in 2016
Community Mediation Upper Shore can help with free,
confidential mediation services in Queen Anne's, Kent and Cecil counties.
Call 410-810-9188 or E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
"Ride Share to DC"
Ongoing in 2016
Anyone interested in sharing a ride to work from Kent Island to Washington, DC on a daily basis? Share gas and expenses
and we can use the commuter two-man express lanes. I presently work in Anacostia, Bolling AFB, Washington, DC.
If interested, please call 703-643-7073.