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Proposed Development Southern

By Dick Myers
Staff Writer
Concern has been raised by the mayor of would be torn down and as many as 50
Chesapeake Beach about a proposal for a residential units could be involved. He said
mixed-use development. The project would during last Novembers election the coun-
be on Chesapeake Beach Road (MD 260) cil members heard loud and clear that resi-
near its intersection with Bayside Road (MD dents wanted Chesapeake Beach to retain
261). Mayor Pat Irish Mahoney raised its small-town charm. He wondered if the
his objections at the May 18 town council proposal was consistent with that.
meeting. Mahoney was not at the planning com-
The project was given a preliminary pre- mission meeting and said he learned of it
sentation to the town planning commission only several hours before its start. Several
at its May10 meeting. It was described to of the council members who were there em-
the council in a memo from Planning and phasized that the redevelopment idea was
Zoning Administrator Christopher Jaku- just preliminary.
biak as follows: The commission heard a
presentation from a town property owner
Mahoney was particularly concerned
about the lack of notice of the meeting.
regarding the redevelopment of several lots Agendas of the plaining commission have
presently zoned Maritime and Residential not been posted on the town website. An JULY 3rd JULY 5th
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YOUR STYLE YOUR DOOR Wreaths were laid on the memorials at the Veterans Green at the Prince Frederick courthouse.

American Legion Posts Host

Memorial Day Ceremony
By Dick Myers
Staff Writer
Calvert Countys American Legion come from the fact that today only one-
posts hosted the annual Memorial Day half of one percent of the populace have
ceremony May 29 on the Veterans Green served in the military compared to 12 per-
in front of the Prince Frederick court- cent during WWII.
house. The event was sponsored by Cal- The retired Navy admiral said that
vert Post 85 in Huntingtown, Stallings- those who died for their country shouldnt
Williams Post 206 of Chesapeake Beach be forgotten. Their stories are Americas
and Arick L. Lore Post 274 in Lusby. stories. He then went on to tell the heroic
Event MC American Legion Calvert stories of several service men and women
Repairs & Installation County Commander Jay Bolles said he who gave their lives for America. Quot-
Keyless Entry Broken Springs Panel Replacement was pleased to see what he believed was ing Gen. George Patton, Belton said We
Electric Garage Door Openers Annual Maintenance Agreements an increased patriotism in the country. thank God that such men lived.
But, he also noted that some people are The posting of the colors before the cer-
Service on All Makes & Models confused with what Memorial Day is tru- emony was by the Naval Junior Reserve
ly about. He said it is honoring those who Officer Training Corps (NJROTC) cadets
have been killed in defense of our country. of the four county high schools and the
He said Veterans Day, November 11 is set Civil Air Patrol. Their representatives also
aside to honor all those who have served. gave talks on what Memorial Day meant
During the ceremony, former state to them. Belton praised the talks. I can-
senator and county commissioner Bernie not do any better than their comments, he
Fowler was presented a certificate for hav- said.
ing served 60 years as a member of the Wreaths were then laid at the monu-
American Legion. ments on the Veterans Green by the
Guest speaker for the Memorial Day NJROTC members and veterans organi-
ceremony was Maryland Department of zation representatives.
Natural Resources Secretary Mark Bel- The National Anthem was performed
ton, a retired U.S. Navy admiral. He noted by Civil Air Patrol members Abigail and
that he and Fowler had served together on Hannah Fisher. Invocation and Benedic-
the Chesapeake Bay Commission and cit- tion were given by Robert E. King of
ed Fowlers efforts to protect his precious American Legion Post 229.
Patuxent River.
Belton observed that the confusion
about the purpose of Memorial Day could

841 Keith Lane Owings, Maryland Former delegate and current Public Service Commission mem-
ber Tony ODonnell (l) chats with Calvert County Commissioner
President Tom Hejl C) and Bernie Fowler before the ceremony.
An MIA/POW flag was symbolically Fowler, a former state senator and county commissioner, was
posted on an empty chair in front of honored during the ceremony for his 60-yer membership in the
the speakers podium. American Legion.
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6 Crime The Calvert County Times Thursday, June 1, 2017

Maryland State Police Possession of Marijuana over 10 grams

and THC Wax:
On 5/29/17 at 3:09 pm, Trooper Jones

grams of marijuana and 3 grams of THC
Wax. Riyad N. Rickard, 19 of California and
Julius R. Rosales, 20 of Great Mills were

Weekly Incident Report

stopped a vehicle on Rt. 4 near Lower Marl- both arrested and incarcerated in the Calvert
boro Rd. in Owings for traffic violations. A County Detention Center.
strong odor of marijuana was emitting from
inside the vehicle. A search revealed 40.5
Theft from a Vehicle: near Dowell Rd. in Solomons for traffic vio-

Bicyclist injured After

n 5/17/17 at 9:56 am, Sergeant Bennett
O lations. Kim L. Dziergowski, 56, of Lusby
received a report of a theft of a vehicle regis- demonstrated signs of impairment. Because
tration tag. The complainant advised the tag of medical reasons, Dziergowski was un-
was removed from the vehicle parked at the able to perform a Field Sobriety Testing. A

Being Hit by Car

residence on Cassell Blvd. in Prince Freder- consent to search and seize was signed and
ick. The tag, MD 9CV4939 has been entered during the search, Alprazolam was located.
into METERS/NCIC. Ms. Dziergowski stated she did not have a
prescription for this medication. She was ar-
Possession of Cocaine: rested and incarcerated at the Calvert Coun-
On 5/22/17 at 12:17 am, Trooper First ty Detention Center. Calvert County deputies on Tuesday, May from a wooded area next to the road. The
Class Robinson responded to Project Echo 23 at approximately 4:07 p.m. were dis- vehicle struck the bicyclist before being able
in Prince Frederick for a trespassing com- Possession of Marijuana: patched to the area of Calvert Towne Way to come to a stop. As a result of the crash,
plaint. Cynthia M. Bobick, 37, of Bowie was On 5/26/17 at 9:09 pm, Trooper First Class and Calvert Towne Drive in Prince Freder- the bicyclist was ejected from the bike onto
located on the premises after being told to Matthews stopped a vehicle on Main St. in ick for a report of a juvenile bicyclist struck the roadway. The juvenile was transported
exit. Although she had left for a short time, Prince Frederick for traffic violations. The by a motor vehicle. A detailed investiga- via ambulance for minor injuries.
she returned and police arrested Bobick for occupants of the vehicle all appeared to be tion revealed a vehicle being driven by Mr. The investigation ultimately determined
trespassing. While conducting a search in- very nervous. A K-9 scan was requested and Robert Lehman, of Prince Frederick, was the juvenile was at fault in this accident.
cident to arrest, Bobick was found to be in gave a positive alert. James A. Richardson, slowing down as he was approaching the in-
possession of cocaine. She was incarcerated 18 of Prince Frederick was found to be in tersection. At the same time a 12-year-old From Calvert County Sheriffs Office.
at the Calvert County Detention Center. possession of marijuana over 10 grams and juvenile on a bicycle entered the roadway

Water Tanker Involved in Accident

was arrested. He was incarcerated at the
Concealed Weapon: Calvert County Detention Center.
On 5/25/17 at 8:46 pm, Trooper First Class
Matthews stopped a Theft of Motor Vehicle: At approximately 1:52 pm on May 23 a lot, one of which was occupied by Kelly
vehicle on Rt. 4 near Ball Rd. in St. Leon- On 5/28/17 at 1:25 pm, Trooper Backus tractor trailer with a load of water, driven by Roth of Huntingtown. The tractor trailer
ard for traffic violations. The driver was is- received a complaint of a motor vehicle James Bryan of Lexington Park, was trav- then rolled over and came to rest just east of
sued a civil citation for marijuana under 10 theft. The victim reported the vehicle break- eling eastbound on Maryland Route 231 in Home Place Hair Studio. Bryan was flown
grams. A passenger, Solomon Hernandez, ing down on the northbound side of Rt. 4 the area of Barstow Rd. At the same time by Trooper 7 to PG Shock Trauma. Mento
22 of Lusby was found to be in possession of near Calvert Cliffs Parkway. He advised a 2016 GMC, driven by Patricia Mento of and a four-year-old child were treated on the
brass knuckles and was arrested.Hernandez he made arrangements to have the vehicle Waldorf, was traveling westbound on Mary- scene and released. Roth was transported to
was incarcerated at the Calvert County De- towed toarepair shop and the tow driver re- land Route 231 when it crossed into the on- Calvert Memorial Hospital with non-life-
tention center. sponded to the scene and the vehicle was no coming lane of traffic and struck the tractor threatening injuries.
longer there. The 2013 gray Dodge Dart has trailer. The GMC came to rest on the right The accident is still under investigation
Possession of Alprazolam: been entered into MILES/NCIC. Investiga- side of the west bound lane and the trac- and charges are pending.
n 5/26/17 at 1:34 pm, Corporal Wiese-
O tion continues. tor trailer left the roadway into the parking
mann stopped a vehicle on HG Trueman Rd. lot of Home Place Hair Studio. The tractor From Calvert County Sheriffs Office.
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on another uncontrollable tangent. Grab minus an awkward primetime announce-

the stick, man! Get control of this beast! ment and arrogance-infused pep rally.
Course correct! But Im coming around. The Finals start
There we are. Kevin Durant is what this the day this hits newsstands: Cavs v. War-
is about: The man who strolled into free riors, LeBron v. Durant, Steph Curry v.
agency last summer, ignored his home- Kyrie Irving, Kevin Love v. Draymond
town Wizards, broke hearts in Oklahoma Green. Who couldnt dig that? And really,
City and signed with the Golden State is it any different than Celtics v. Lakers,
Warriors. With a single pen-stroke he so Magic v. Bird, Kareem v. Parish and Wor-
concentrated the talent in the NBA to two thy v. McHale? Frankly, it isnt.
cities Cleveland and Oakland that the Right. So heres where I am: I respect

Dodging The Darkness

regular season was rendered a tedious for- Durant for wanting to surround himself
mality. This year would end with Dubs v. with elite talent. Dont we all seek such
Cavs and, by God, here we are. situations during our professional ca-
Durant received much grief for his deci- reers? Ultimate success is the point, isnt
I owe the mens lacrosse team at Tow- The Darkness is that very real, very evil sion and the competition-neutering ripple it? Does the formula really matter? And
son University, my alma mater, an apol- force enveloping D.C. professional sports. it sent through the league. How could should a player be criticized for sacrificing
ogy. After securing the CAA conferences It is to the hopes of D.C. sports fans what he sell out like this? Why destroy all he statistics and MVP awards for champion-
automatic bid to the NCAA tournament, Round-Up is to a misplaced weed or a fam- had built in Oklahoma City? Did he not ships? Lawd, I hope not.
the Tigers went on an epic heater. ished seagull is to a Thrashers French fry care that his legacy would be reduced in In reflection, I suppose I owe Durant an
In round one, we (alumni status quali- on the Ocean City boardwalk. I thought it Golden State even if he won multiple titles apology too. Will I root for him versus the
fies for we usage, right?) laid waste to was quarantined to the D.C. area. Now Im because, well, he now should win multiple Cavs? Its doubtful. But if recent history
Penn State. The second-ranked Syracuse worried that Im Patient Zero, that Im the titles? Wouldnt championships with that serves, my alignment with the Cavs will
Orange were next. No problem: Towson curse and that I, through my fandom, in- Warriors roster equate to glorified partici- virtually guarantee Durant gets what he
10, Cuse 7. The win over Syracuse earned fected my beloved Tigers. pation trophies? went to Golden State for: a championship.
Towson its third trip to lacrosses Final And if thats possible, even probable, I initially hated Durants decision for One teams Darkness is anothers light.
Four and a date with the Ohio State Buck- whats next? With Baltimore compro- all these reasons. Hes a beloved local Send comments to
eyes last Saturday. mised, are the Ravens and Os doomed? and this just felt so LeBron-to-Miami-ish,

Covert Steers Stout New Racer

It was 7-3 Tigers at halftime and all was And what of youth sports? Could I ruin
just freak-out-splendid. Then I unknow- high school or rec-league seasons? Oh the
ingly transmitted The Darkness through kidsthe kids
the television, to Gillette Stadium in Fox-
boro, Massachusetts and into every in-
Avoid me like the next great plague.
Shutter the doors to your school gym. to Sunday Potomac Win
Clement Cops Career First in RUSH Crates
nocent soul in the Towson locker room. Establish a perimeter around local soccer
When the clock expired, the scoreboard fields. Orfeel free to buy me a drink and
chronicled the carnage: Buckeyes 11, reintroduce me to something Ive lost hold
Tigers 10. The dream was over. Dead. By Doug Watson
of - reality. As Janis Joplin said, Im feel-
The only thing left was the primal wail- Contributing Writer
ing near as faded as my jeans.
ing and the wretched prose of a madman Okay then. Enough of all that. La- Budds Creek, MD- York Haven Pa.s in the 16-lap Street Stock feature, Robbie
and 1995 Towson graduate somewhere in crosse, Towson, curses: these were unin- Jason Covert scored his second win of Kramer took his first career Potomac win
Leonardtown. tended topics. But here we are again, off the season in last Sunday nights 35-lap in the 15-lap Hobby Stock main with de-
Late Model headliner at Potomac Speed- fending U-Car champion Savannah Wind-
way. The win for Covert, worth $2500, sor claiming her 4th win of the season in
came aboard a brand new Cameron/Mann the divisions 15-lap event.
owned Rocket XR-1 chassis.
The redraw placed Jason Covert and Late Model feature finish
Nick Davis on the front row for the start 1. Jason Covert 2. Daryl Hills 3. Dale
of the event with Covert surging into the Hollidge 4. Cody Gray 5. Brent Bordeaux
race lead as the field scattered off of turn 6. Steven Axtell Jr. 7. Ross Robinson 8.
two. As Covert paced the field, the top-five Rich Marks 9. Nick Davis 10. Jamie Lath-
changed on more than one occasion, until roum 11. Amanda Whaley 12. Brandon
6th starting Daryl Hills secured second on Long 13. Kenny Moreland 14. Greg Rob-
the 21st lap. Hills chased Covert for the erson 15. Deuce Wright
duration, but was no match for Covert as
he rolled to his 12th career Potomac fea- RUSH Crate Late Model feature finish
ture win by three car lengths at the finish. 1. Ryan Clement 2. Darren Alvey 3. Lo-
We got this car finished up at 5:30 this gan Roberson 4. Matt Tarbox 5. Tyler Em-
afternoon. Covert stated in victory lane. ory 6. Jamie Sutphin 7. Mike Wharton 8.
We basically came here tonight to shake Jeff Pilkerton 9. Timmy Booth 10. Megan
it down, and to get this team a win here Mann 11. Chuck Bowie 12. Ben Bowie 13.
tonight was not what we expected, but we Darin Henderson 14. James Marshall
sure will take it. Covert was pleased at the
performance of his teams new car. This Street Stock feature finish
one is a little different than the one we to- 1. Mike Latham 2. Scotty Nelson 3.
taledat Gaffney but I felt really good in it Kyle Nelson 4. Craig Parrill 5. Mike Ra-
and I think we can get it better. Defend- leigh 6. Ed Pope Jr. 7. Jeremy Pilkerton
ing track champion Dale Hollidge took 8. Tony Archer 9. Scooter Jones 10. Lloyd
third with Cody Gray and Brent Bordeaux Deans 11. Walt Homberg
rounding out the top five. Heats went to
Jamie Lathroum and Amanda Whaley. Hobby Stock feature finish
Ryan Clement drove the race of his ca- 1. Robbie Kramer 2. Dave Adams 3.
reer to score his first ever Potomac feature Sam Raley 4. Sam Archer 5. Greg Morgan
win in the 20-lap RUSH Crate Late Model 6. Kevin Murphy 7. Ray Bucci 8. James
main. Clement, who lined up second for Rainey 9. Hilton Pickeral 10. Tommy Ran-
the start, blasted into the race lead on the dall 11. John Burch 12. Brian Lederhouse
first lap and held off the furious charge 13. Buddy Dunagan 14. Mikey Latham 15.
from eventual runner-up Darren Alvey to Jerry Deason (DQ)
score the break through win steering his
Rocket no.12. I have to thank my mom U-Car feature finish
and dad and all our sponsors. Clement 1. Savannah Windsor 2. Randy Wilkins
stated post race. I hope this is the first of 3. Ben Pirner 4. Jamie Marks 5. Kyle Ran-
For Full Schedule Go To Practice on Tuesdays Race on Sundays many to come. Defending champion Lo- dall 6. Stephen Suite 7. Rick Bowman 8.
gan Roberson took third with Matt Tarbox Richard Culton 9. Leon Stover 10. Domi-
and Tyler Emory completing the top-five. nic Silvious 11. Ryan Quade 12. Howard
Heats went to Alvey and Clement. Dunn 13. Michael Leigh 14. Larry Lamb
In support class action, Defending (DNS)
26600 BUDDS CREEK RD MECHANICSVILLE, MD 20659 track champion Mike Latham scored his
second win of the season and career 50th
Thursday, June 1, 2017 The Calvert County Times Sports 9

Tackle Box Fishing Report Miami Marlins Call Up

Former Blue Crab
By Ken and Linda Lamb
Special To The County Times
Medium sized rockfish are abundant in spot, 20 croaker, and as many as 50 rock-
the Potomac, Patuxent, and all over the bay fish of which about 9 keepers were landed.
in general. Stripers in the 20- to 30-inch Perch are plentiful there too. The Miami Marlins announced
range have been reported bytrollers, jig- Catfish are plentiful at Bushwood on Tuesday that they selected the
gers, and beach fishermen using either cut Pier in Avenue in the Potomac. The first contract of formerSouthern Mary-
bait or bloodworms. Lure casters at Goose croaker have shown up there too as well as land Blue Crabs Infielder Steve
Creek near Cedar Point on the Naval Air whiteperch. Lombardozzi. He will report to
Station caught rockfish steadily on falling Speckled sea trout continue to be caught the Miami Marlins after beginning
tides. Most of the fish were not quite the in good size in the bay and Honga River the season with the teams AAA
20-inch minimum, but there were enough and the lower Potomac. These are still rare affiliate.
in the 24- to 28-inch (4 to 6 pounds) range in the cold wet spring we are experienc- The 28-year-old infielder began
for most to get their two-fish limit. Trollers ing, but the trout and all other fish will get the 2016 season with the South-
in the lower Potomac between buoys 7 and much better with thesun and warmth the ern Maryland Blue Crabs. He ap-
9 are getting plenty of keepers. The Patux- month of June promises. peared in 40 games for the Blue
ent opens completely for rockfish catches Crabs are picking up and will have a Crabs, hitting .367, while stealing
starting Thursday, June 1. burst of activity to make up for lost time eight bases and driving in 20 runs
The Town Creek Pier is now open on when we get a couple of sunny days in for the team. His contract was pur-
weekends and fishing there has been very arow. chased by the Washington Nation-
good at twilight and into the night. Each als organization, where he spent
night this week the pier produced about 20 the remainder of the season with
the Syracuse Chiefs, their AAA Steve Lombardozzi
Lombardozzi signed with the said Blue Crabs General Manager Court-
Marlins organization for 2017 Spring ney Knichel. He was a great player for
Training and was sent to the New Orleans us, and is a great ambassador for what the
Baby Cakes, the Marlins AAA affiliate. Atlantic League and what the Blue Crabs
In 28 games with the team this season, he offer toprofessional baseball.
was hitting .250, while sitting second on Lombardozzi will become the first for-
the team in hits (29), doubles (5), and sto- mer Southern Maryland Blue Crab to ap-
len bases (5). pear in the MLB this 2017 season.
We are very excited to see Steve get
another shot in the majors this season, From Southern Maryland Blue Crabs.

Abell Fabian cast a Bass Assasian for this 21 inch Kris Kelly landed these fine white perch from Town
speckled trout near Point NO Point Creek Pier on Memeorial Day.

Blue Crabs Name Hitting Coach

TheSouthern Maryland Blue Crabsan- marily playing center field, but also made
nounced Wednesdaythat utility man Gary appearances at second base during the
Brown was promoted to player/coach, season. Brown hit towards the top of the
and will serve as the hitting coach for the lineup most of the season, hitting .249,
remainder of the teams 10thanniversary with 10 HR, 40 RBIs, and 21 stolen bases.
season. Brown resigned with the Blue Crabs for
We are honored to have Gary join the their 10thanniversary season on February
coaching staff here in Southern Maryland. 2, 2017. This season, Brown has served as
He has been great in his time here both the leadoff man in all 30 of his starts. He
with what he provides on the field, as well is currently leading the team in batting
as serving as an ambassador for the club average (.305), hits (36), stolen bases (12),
in the clubhouse and in the community, and is tied for the team lead in triples (1).
said Blue Crabs General Manager Court- We are excited to add Gary to our
ney Knichel. staff. He has expressed interest in pur-
Brown joined the Blue Crabs in the suing a coaching career after his playing
2016 season. He began the season pri- days, so this is a good first step for him,
and we believe it will benefit both him and
the club, said Field Manager John Harris.
Before joining Southern Maryland,
Brown spent six seasons playing in af-
filiated baseball. He was originally a first-
round draft pick by the San Francisco
Giants in the 2010 MLB Draft out of Cal
State Fullerton. Brown spent five seasons
in the Giants organization, reaching the
MLB in 2014, playing in seven games for
the Giants. To this point, Brown is a ca-
reer .270 hitter, with 65 HR and 340 RBIs
over eight professional seasons.
Im grateful for the opportunity
tocontinuemy work with the Blue Crabs,
said Brown. Im happy to further help
my team win in every way possible for the
remainder of this season and beyond.

From Southern Maryland Blue Crabs.

Hitting Coach Gary Brown
10 Education The Calvert County Times Thursday, June 1, 2017

Board of Education Honors

School Volunteers
By Dick Myers
Staff Writer
The Calvert County Board of Educa- Christina Council, Mutual E.S.
tion honored Volunteers of the Year at Lisa Dutton, Patuxent Appeal Campus
their May 25 meeting. Volunteers were Angela Stallings, Plum Point E.S.
recognized from each school and from the Shelby Smith, St. Leonard E.S.
Transportation Department. Jean DalBello, Sunderland E.S.
Director of Strategic Partnerships and Bonnie Robey, Windy Hill E.S.
Community Engagement Dr. Victoria Renee Stadelman, Calvert M.S.
Karol introduced the volunteers to the Lisa Anderson, Northern M.S.
board. She said, As volunteers you bring Lauren Kay Neitz, Mill Creek M.S. Natalie
a great deal to our schools with your skills, Mirtich, Plum Point M.S.
advice, experience, friendship, vision, Mary Serra, Southern M.S.
leadership, inspiration and so much more. Jennifer Knoops, Windy Hill M.S. Michelle
CSM student Wen Xing Lin demonstrates the machine to U.S. Congressman Steny Hoyer You give the most precious commodity in Osborne & Julie Tomasik, Calvert H.S.

Students Design Oyster

the universe your time. Cecelia Sulhoff, Huntingtown H.S.
2016-2017 honorees are: Cheryl Dick, Northern H.S.
Eugenia Carroll, Barstow E.S. Jennifer Youngerman, Patuxent H.S.
Dana Thingelstad, Beach E.S. Jacqueline Jerald, Calvert Country School

Counting Machine
Melissa Blake, Calvert E.S. Michael Salvagni, Transportation
Sandra Artz, Dowell E.S.
Lisa Yost, Huntingtown E.S.
Dot Gingue, Mount Harmony E.S.
True Chesapeake Oyster Co. in St. cal advocates and businesses. In addi-
Marys County has a problem. Three tion to the demonstration of the oyster
College of Southern Maryland (CSM) machine, a local farmer Susan Cox, aka
students have come up with a potential Mrs. Moo, presented an idea for expos-
solution. ing more school-age children to the reali-
True Chesapeake Oyster Co., a farm- ties and economics of farming. And CSM
raised oyster business on St. Jerome student Nicholus Steward and his wife,
Creek, is hand-counting its oysters as Alicia Steward, suggested a way to bring
they are packaged for shipment. They are high-speed broadband to rural parts of
counting out 1,000 oysters at a time, a te- Maryland.
dious and time-wasting task. Ultimately, the judges selected the Tal-
This problem was explained to students ons oyster machine and the students won
George Jenkins of La Plata, Wen Xing Lin $1,000. The invention created a great deal
of St. Leonard and Dillon Mandley of La of interest at the event, and the students
Plata, all members of the colleges com- may profit beyond their prize money.
petitive robotics team the Talons. Within There are people already interested in
a week, the three students created a ma- sponsoring them, Luginbill stated.
chine, a kind of robot utilizing conveyer Much larger machines are available that
belts, which organizes oysters into a single perform similarly to the Talons prototype
line to then pass through a laser counter. but at a cost in the tens of thousands of dol-
No human counting required. lars. Jenkins, Lin and Mandley estimate
They exceeded my wildest expecta- that their machine would cost between
tions, said Thomas Luginbill, director of $500 and $600, adding to the attraction of
CSMs Entrepreneur and Innovation Insti- their solution.
From left are Development Director Chelsea Brown, CSM Foundation Director Emeritus Steve Proctor,
tute. It was awesome, and it worked. An observer at the challenge asked if Old Line Bank CEO/President James W. Cornelsen, CSM President Dr. Brad Gottfried and CSM Foun-
The students presented the machine at the oyster machine could work for clams. dation Chair Rane Franklin.

Bank Establishes CSM

the inaugural CSM F3 Challenge on May The students were indeed able to come up
13 at College of Southern Marylands with a variation that would accommodate
Prince Frederick Campus. Billed as a that mollusk, as well.
judged, one-day technology and innova- Funds for the challenge were provided

STEP-UP Scholarship
tion hackathon, the event was a chance by the Charles County and Calvert County
for participants to suggest ways to pair departments of economic development.
agriculture with technology. Students in
high school and college were invited to From College of Southern Maryland.
take part in the challenge, as well as lo- Old Line Bank has created an annual of the first major sponsors to support the
scholarship to the College of Southern addition of the Mens Lacrosse program
Maryland as part of an $80,000 pledge to when the program launched in 2014 and
the colleges $10 million Make An Impact being a supporter of the colleges summer
Campaign. performances and the annual golf classic.
The Old Line Bank STEP-UP Pro- The CSM Foundation has launched a
gram Annual Scholarship is focused on transformative three-year outreach and
providing financial need-based scholar- fundraising effort that will culminate in
ships to students enrolled at CSM, with 2018 with the colleges 60th anniversa-
funds available to support degree-seeking ry. Make Your Impact: Invest Today to
students as well as workforce training Transform Tomorrow addresses access,
students. affordability and achievement by ensuring
Presenting the check was James W. that degree programs and career training
Cornelsen, president and chief execu- are available to everyone through scholar-
tive officer of Old Line Bank. Old Line ships, that high caliber programs, facilities
Banks business model is to invest in the and technology are accessible, and that
community, said Cornelsen. By rein- strategic partnerships and innovation are
vesting in our schools we help create the created and sustained in the community.
next generation of leaders.
Old Line Bank has been a strong sup- From College of Southern Maryland.
porter of CSM, providing an annual busi-
ness program scholarship, becoming one
From left, Wen Xing Lin and Dillon Mandley, with EII Director Thomas Luginbill. Working with fellow CSM
Talon George Jenkins (not shown) the three students designed an invention that created a lot of buzz
with the oyster people clamoring for this counting machine.
Thursday, June 1, 2017 The Calvert County Times Education 11

CSM Observes 58th Spring Commencement

College Awards 912 Degrees, Certificates
The College of Southern Maryland cel- ing in the United States. She said she en- foreman and facilities supervisor for Giant. are achieving every bit as much as the boys.
ebrated 601 candidates for 912 degrees and joyed the inexpensive and what-to her were Howard credits his wife, Mary Ellen, and Seremet credits this change with Poin-
certificates during its 58th spring com- somewhat exotic foods in the United States, his five adult children with encouraging him sett starting the Women and Math pro-
mencement ceremony held May 18 at the La especially pizza and pancakes. She also ap- to continue his education. gram, which has expanded into Women +
Plata Campus. In addition, for the first time, preciated the consistent supply of electricity He was a volunteer paramedic with the STEM, at CSM about a dozen years ago.
CSM recognized 18 apprenticeship comple- and hot water here. rescue squad as well as the Charles County Through an annual conference and other
tions who have met all requirements to sit The aspect of college that she most en- Mobile Intensive Care Unit and it was this events, the program encourages female stu-
for their journeyman license exam, includ- joyed, she said, was CSMs professors at- experience that sparked Howards interest in dents to consider all the options available to
ing 600 hours of classroom instruction and titudes toward their students success. Here medicine and patient care. When he retired them, even advanced math classes. She has
8,000 hours of on-the-job training over four they actually encourage you and help you several years ago, Howard realized he had changed the playing field, Seremet said.
years. to excel, she said, adding that the approach the chance to pursue this new career path. What shes done is help give young women
We have a lot in common, said CSM to education in her home country could be His goal is to work as a hospice care nurse. the confidence and motivation to take math.
President Dr. Brad Gottfried to the soon-to- harsh. I want to be a part of the patient/family care Nursing Recognition Ceremony
be graduates. Were both closing the chap- Gai earned an associate degree in general team that works together to provide the cli- During the nursing recognition ceremony
ter called The CSM Years. This was the studies from CSM. She intends to continue ent with the highest quality of life possible in held earlier in the day, Eileen Parry of La
last CSM graduation for Gottfried, who will her education at UMBC or the University of the time remaining to them. Plata was recognized with the Academic
retire June 30 after 11 years of leading the Maryland, studying international relations. Howard encourages other older students Achievement in Nursing Award, given to
college. He was the keynote speaker for the Success in the United States required Gai to take advantage of CSMs opportunities. the graduate with the highest grade point
event. to learn a new skill, she said. Here you have Keynote Speaker average in the nursing class.
CSM awarded 642 associate degrees and to look for opportunities and put yourself out CSM Board of Trustees Chair Dorothea Sana Qureshi of Waldorf was recognized
270 certificates: 36.9 percent of the students there. In her speech to her fellow graduates, Smith introduced Gottfried as commence- with the Achievement in Nursing Award,
receiving awards were from Charles Coun- Gai encouraged her peers to do the same ment speaker. She described his remark- presented to the graduate who demonstrates
ty, 30.4 percent from St. Marys County and as they all prepare to start new somewhere able legacy of building for the future at academic achievement, clinical competence,
25.1 percent from Calvert County with 7.5 else, whether it be a new college or new job. CSM, including his efforts to keep a CSM community service and leadership potential.
percent from outside of the region. She expressed appreciation for her experi- education affordable and accessible, his in- This springs nursing program graduated 56
Associate degrees were awarded pre- ence at CSM and how it helped prepare her terest in providing workforce development students.
dominantly in the fields of general studies, for her next step in life. My two years at and new learning programs as well as new Honors Reception
nursing, arts and sciences and business ad- CSM has validated my potential, she said. facilities and a new campus that have been At the colleges May 17 Honors Recep-
ministration, while general studies: trans- Everything is achievable. established during his time at the college. tion, Faculty Senate Scholarships were
fer, accounting: basic and advanced and Oldest Graduate Mike Howard In his keynote address, Gottfried shared awarded to Cheryl Fowler, Jerry Hollebon,
cybersecurity were the most predominant The most senior graduate is Mike How- life lessons that have served him throughout Dillon Mandley, Zachary Teston and Lily
certificates. ard, 69, of Charlotte Hall, who received his his career live life to its fullest, have the Winsted.
Youngest Graduate and Student Speaker associate degree in nursing. courage to be you and live up to your poten- The 2017 All-Maryland Community
Fanta Gai Howard is quick to point out that his age tial and live life without regret. College Academic Team was announced as
Student speaker Fanta Gai of Waldorf, and situation were more of a benefit than a Gottfried encouraged the students to be Rachel Nussberger and Kenneth Polk. Divi-
who just celebrated her 18th birthday last hindrance as he worked toward his degree. intentional about how they spend their time, sional awards were awarded to the follow-
week, is the youngest graduate at this years He noted that his younger classmates gen- select their priorities and choose to live as ing students: George Flynn Memorial Ac-
spring commencement ceremony. She was erally had to juggle multiple responsibilities they move on from CSM. counting Award, Amy Barrick; Outstanding
also the youngest graduate in her high along with the challenging coursework. As a He shared results from a study about dy- Business Administration Student, Kaylah
school class when she finished her studies in retiree, Howard had the opportunity to con- ing patients and their most common regrets. Crosier; Outstanding Computer Science
The Gambia, where she grewup. centrate solely on his studies. The most common regret of all I wish I Student, Tyler Brinkley; Outstanding Con-
Born in New York City to a mother who They are my inspiration, he said of his had the courage to live a life true to myself, struction Management Technology Student,
worked at an airline company and a father fellow nursing students. Im very, very not the life others expected of me, he said. John Flaherty; Outstanding CyberSecurity
who was from The Gambia, the family lucky to do what Im doing without having One of the most important messages that Student, Justin Dement; Outstanding Engi-
moved back to Africa when Gai was very to be overly concerned about income and I have for you is to follow your dreams, he neering Technology Student, Christopher
young, only returning to the United States raising a family. said. And dont let anything or anybody Young; Outstanding Hospitality Manage-
to visit during summer breaks. Gai excelled Howard was born in Washington, D.C., get in your way Dont live a kinda life. ment Student, Samantha Davis; Outstand-
in school, earning her high school diploma and moved to Charles County in the early Dream big. Our lives are meant to be lived ing Information Services Technology Stu-
a year early. 1970s. He was a member of the United States fully and completely, without regret. We dent, Timothy Burdeaux; Outstanding Nu-
CSM was a good match for her. I loved Naval Reserve and served on both active never know how long we have, so lets start clear Engineering Technology Student, Neal
the environment, she said. I thought I duty as well as fulfilling his Reserve obliga- living a life free ofregrets. Balaoing; Distinguished Honors in History,
would be very intimidated. As she got used tion. He has worked as a union plumber and AnnualFaculty Excellence Award Chloe Dickson; Outstanding Art Student of
to college, she was also getting used to liv- then for more than 30 years as a construction Honoring Permanent Faculty the Year, Nataline Beckley; Distinguished
TheAnnualFaculty Honors in Music, Kaitlin Stokes; Academ-
Excellence Award Hon- ic Achievement in Nursing, Eileen Parry;
oring Permanent Fac- Achievement in Nursing, Sana Qureshi;
ulty was presented to Outstanding Physical Therapist Assis-
Math Professor Sandra tant Graduate, Crystal Berry; Outstand-
Poinsett by CSM Faculty ing Massage Therapy Graduate, Samantha
Senate President Mike Zabel; John Lamiman Writing Award, Jes-
Green. sica Fulghum; Outstanding Mathematics
Prior to the May 18 Student, Megan Elliot; Outstanding Engi-
ceremony, Professor neering Student, Ashlyn Liverman; Out-
Tom Seremet, a longtime standing Physics Student, George Jenkins;
colleague, discussed Outstanding Progress in Mathematics, Mi-
ways that Poinsett has chael Bell; Outstanding Achievement in
impacted math educa- Early Childhood Development, Paula Sor-
tion at CSM. Poinsett is rells; Outstanding Achievement in Crimi-
largely responsible for nal Justice, Branson Cameron; Outstanding
a remarkable change in Achievement in Homeland Security, Sandra
higher level math classes Hawkins; Outstanding Achievement in the
at CSM, he said. Social Sciences, Caroline Foreman; and
In the past, it was Outstanding Achievement in Teacher Edu-
pretty much all boys in cation, Ethan Ropel.
the advanced math class- For photos from the ceremony, visit
es. Now theres as many
girls, Seremet said.
And with confidence From College of Southern Maryland.
The College of Southern Maryland celebrates 601 candidates for 912 degrees and certificates during its 58th spring com- and energy, those girls
mencement ceremony held May 18 at the La Plata Campus.
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Thursday, June 1, 2017 The Calvert County Times Feature Story 13

Curry Reects
on Three Years
as School
By Dick Myers
Staff Writer
Most school district superintendents get with employees. Its great, was the short
on a career path that includes time as a way Curry described the new formula.
teacher, vice principal, principal and per- The night before the interview the
haps a stint in the central ofce. Calvert school board handed out awards to vol-
County Superintendent of Schools Dr. unteers in each school. He said the level
Daniel Curry did all of that. What makes of parental involvement is high, although
it unusual was his warp speed on that path. that might not be reected in attendance Pictured Daniel Curry
He was a teacher right out of college at the at PTA meetings. Many parents commute Photo by Mike Batson
same elementary school he attended in and dont have time for meetings. Peo- school systems 15,000-plus students to be You see the best of them at high school
West Virginia, a principal at the age of 24 ple dont value paying dues and going to his own. He said he did, but then he added graduation, he said of the June 7 and 8
and a superintendent when he was 30. meetings, he said. But give them a job, that he is boring down even deeper and commencements. Whats he going to tell
Curry told the County Times in a far- and they turn out in force, he added. It taking on several Calvert Middle School the new graduates? He said his message
ranging interview May 26 that it wasnt has a lot to do with our success, Curry 7th graders and personally mentoring is going to be one of how we all need to
that he didnt like being a teacher, but he said of the parental involvement. them. He did a similar thing in Delaware be courageous. Hell talk about how they
realized from the beginning that he was Curry likes being in a school system and he intends to stay with the kids recom- need to stand up for wat they believe in
destined for a leadership position. He that isnt so large that he cant interact mended by the schools administration all and how they need to stand up for others.
found out that he had leadership ability with the students. I like to be out and the way through until they graduate.
while heading 4-H summer camps while about, he explained. The day of the inter-
in college. He likened that to running a view he had just come from several school
mini-school. functions and he noted that parents were
Curry said to get where he wanted to everywhere helping out.
g Pric
go he realized he had to get the creden- Curry is proud of the accomplishments
$219, e:
tials, which he did, and also that he had to of the school system, singling out the fact
volunteer when asked, which he also did. that Calvert is rst in the state in 10th and
His superintendency started in a small, 111th grade PARCC English scores. He IN YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD!
in Only 6 Days!
rural county in West Virginia, Pocahon- said that was accomplished due to the hard 29797 Prince Rd, Mechanicsville
tas, home of Green Bank National Ob- work of the teachers.
servatory. Later he was superintendent in The PARCC tests have been controver-
two other counties and stayed there for 15 sial, but Curry hopes they are retained
years before taking the position of super- because junking them would cause too
intendent of Lake Forest School District in much disruption, starting over again with
Felton, DE. another system. We are just beginning to
In Delaware, he became head of their understand it, he observed. He said the
Chief School Ofcers Association and tests are rigorous and that is good. He also
also was named Delaware Superintendent said teachers werent teaching to the test,
of the Year for 2011. But he was looking because no one knows what the content
for a change and looked toward Maryland will be. It is intended to measure the stu-
for that change, considering several other dents level of critical thinking.
openings before accepting the Calvert po- Curry inherited a school system that See More Fab
sition in 2014. He will have been on the job has been on a roller coaster rst with rap- Photos of Thi
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He inherited a school system in turmoil and now a leveling off. But even though
over criticism of the former superinten- the system is not growing, there are still
dent Jack Smith and a system that was
then lead by an acting superintendent. It
was in a constant state of ux, he said of
some aging schools that need to be re-
placed in order to maintain facility parity.
He said many of those schools, built in
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that. This year his staff and the staff of the
High school graduations are on the ho-
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U nde r


Crab Picking
the tamale and yellow fat in the center of Some who love a spicy bite to their crab
the crab and discard it. meat dip it in vinegar and then again in the
Others, still, eat it as a rich delicacy. spice mix.
In the underside of the top half where Some experienced crab pickers cut the
the spines are can be found fatty deposits body into quarter segments and simply
aswell. pull the meat out of the knuckle segments
Sometimes known as arm pit sand- with a slim knife.
wiches these are regarded as either repul- When it comes to the claws, the main

For The Novice

sive or a delicacy. pinchers offer succulent meat that can
The main body can then be separated to only be accessed by using a mallet, usu-
start removing the meat. ally wood, to crack them open.
Some simply crack the body in half and The smaller legs can be pulled away
pinch the main paddle leg off the back and simply cracked open and squeezed for
portion of the body. what meat is available in them.
If done correctly the meat will remain at Sometimes the meat is scant and other
By Guy Leonard, Staff Writer the top of the paddle leg and only the mem- times it is surprising how much comes out.
brane need be removed to eat themeat. Aside from the meat in crabs, many en-
With each summer comes the bounty Before eating it though, traditional con- joy steamed, spiced shrimp with the hard
of the Chesapeake Bay watershed in the Once this is done the top half of the cr-
diments include either melted butter or crab as an easier meat source.
form of blue crab to seafood houses and abs main body needs to be removed. malt or cider vinegar in which the meat Also steamed potatoes, fries and corn
picnic tables around Southern Maryland, Some people use a knife to push into the
isdipped. on the cob are popular side dishes of-
but each year someone who wants to try back of the crab where the top meets the Also the hot spices in which the crabs ten served up simply on brown paper or
the hardy crustacean is doing so for the bottom half and pry it off. are steamed can also be used as a condi- newspaper.
first time. Those who want to try and use their ment. Old Bay is popular but many crab Clean up is easy with the paper used to
While the meat of the hard crab is deli- hands can hold the crab top half up and houses use their own spice mix which is wrap up all the shell and membrane that
cious and succulent, getting to it is time using the other place a thumb underneath often stronger and much hotter. can be thrown away.
consuming for experienced crab pickers one of the large side spines and pull the
and daunting for a novice. top half off.
Its meat is held in deep crevices inside Here is where
the hard shell and stiff spines on its main many people di-
body and claws can scratch and scrape verge on how to
unexpectedly. proceed. $5.00 per person
The first step is getting a good hold on After remov- Children under 12, free! St. Marys County

Crab 32 nd
the crab, which can be difficult since they ing the lungs of Food Purchases extra
come out of the steamer piping hot and of- the crustacean,
ten loaded with spices. known as devil
Turn the crab over and remove the T- fingers, which
shaped flap that protects their reproduc- are inedible,
tive organs; remove these as well. some people
Some people simply tear these parts remove the in-
away with their hands, while others use a testinal tract Arts &
knife to remove them. known to some as
Annual Crafts
Live Music
Groove Span 12-3:30
St. Clair 4-7:30 Festival
Saturday, June 10th, 2017
Classic Car

Crab Races
Activities 11 a.m. until 8 p.m.
At the St. Marys Fairgrounds Crab
Located about 2 miles south of Leonardtown on route 5
42455 Fairgrounds Road, Leonardtown, MD
Nearly 100% of all Crab Festival Proceeds go to
Local and International Lions Club Community Service Cash Prize Winner!
Programs such as: Leader Dogs, Vision and Hearing
Support, Free Vision Screening and much more! Sponsered by Leonardtown
Lions Club Inc.
For more information visit
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By Breeze Concerts
Bayside Toyota Pavilion at St. Leonard All Bay Breeze Concerts will be held on the
Volunteer Fire Department Road Scholar Summer porch of the Railway Museum, 4155 Mears Ave.,
The venue features two major concerts this sum- Music Series Chesapeake Beach. In case of inclement weather,
mer after a one-year hiatus. They are: concerts will be held inside at the Northeast
The Calvert Marine Museum is offering
Community Center, 4075 Gordon Stinnett Ave.,
Hunter Hayes with Lindsey Erin a new music series of traditional maritime
Chesapeake Beach, MD. Here is the schedule
Saturday, June 24 at 7 p.m. music performances. Created for our
visiting Road Scholar participants, these Patty Reese Ban
Justin Moore performances began on Monday, May 22 and Tuesday, June 13 7:30pm-9:30pm
Saturday, July 22 at 7 p.m. are in the Harms Gallery starting at 7 p.m. Winner of 17 WAMMIES, Patty Reese delights
For more information and to order tickets go to Open to the public, tickets are $10 at the door audiences with her mix of blues, soul and roots rock. (cash or check). Doors open at 6 p.m. with Patty has been compared to the likes of Janis Joplin
beer and wine available for sale. and Bob Dylan. Free and open to the public.
Janie Meneely and Rob van Sante The Dixie Ramblers
Tuesday, June 13 Tuesday, July 11 7:30pm-9:30pm
Local favorites, the Dixie Ramblers, always
Simon Spalding
Southern Maryland Music Fest Tuesday, August 1
entertain their devoted fans and newcomers
alike with their syncopated rhythms of yesteryear.
Cole Ford, Joe Dife and Southern Bob Zentz Free and open to the public.
Marylands own Drivin Muzzy Tuesday, September 5
Saturday June 10 3-11 p.m. The Dave Chappell Band, Tuesday, August 8,
at Bowles Farm on Route 234 in Clemens. Rachel Eddy
Sponsored by the Seventh District Optimist Club. Tuesday, September 19
Winner of numerous WAMMIES, Dave Chappell
Contact Rick at is one of the leading guitarists in our area known
for his wide range from roots rock and blues to
rockabilly. Free and open to the public.
The Bay Breeze Concert Series is made possible
with the support of the Calvert County Board of
Downtown Tunes in Leonardtown Lil Margarets Bluegrass & County Commissioners, The Bates Foundation, The
Old Tine Music Festival HELP Association and the Friends of the Chesapeake
Various artists outside on Leonardtown Beach Railway Museum.
square Saturday, June 24, Saturday, July 22 and Aug. 11-12 Goddards Farm, 21810
Saturday, August 26, 6-9 p.m. Clay Hill Road, Leonardtown, MD 20650; Contact Correine Moore, Concert Coordinator
301-737-3004. at or 410-257-3892 for more

River Concert Series a

St. Marys College
Fridays June 23-July 21 and Saturday July 22. Rock the Docks at Chesapeake Beach Resort and Spa
7 p.m. Townhouse Green, St. Marys College Every year Chesapeake Beach Resort The Groove Spot Band and Show
of Maryland, St. Marys City, MD 20866; and Spa brings quality acts to its waterside Sun, Jul 23, 2017 4:00 p.m. 8:00 p.m.
301-895-2000. stage just about every night of the summer. The Gin Blossoms
The following is a partial list of some of Tue, Jul 25, 2017 7:00 p.m. 9:30 p.m.
the acts scheduled this year. For a complete
list and ticket information go to: https:// The Long Run, An Eagles Tribute Wed, Jul 26, 2017 7:00 p.m. 9:30 p.m.
Waterside Pavilion at Calvert The Long Run, An Eagles Tribute
Marine Museum Slippery When Wet, A Bon Jovi Tribute Thu, Jul 27, 2017 7:00 p.m. 8:30 p.m.
to count-
This outdoor concert location can always Thu, Jun 1, 2017 7:00 p.m. 9:30 p.m. The Four Tops
year is no
ed on to bring major acts to the area. This The KGB Band Tue, Aug 1, 2017 7:00 p.m. 9:30 p.m.
conc erts sche duled:
exception with the following Sun, Jun 4, 2017 4:00 p.m. 8:00 p.m. Bruce in the USA, A Bruce Springsteen
Steve Miller Band with Peter Frampton Pandoras Box, An Aerosmith Tribute Tribute
Wed nesday, June 28 at 7 p.m. Thu, Jun 8, 2017 7:00 p.m. 9:30 p.m. Thu, Aug 3, 2017 7:00 p.m. 9:30 p.m.
Thomas Rhett The English Channel, A Beatles Tribute Harold Melvins The Blue Notes
Friday July 14 at 7 p.m. Thu, Jun 15, 2017 7:00 p.m. 9:30 p.m. Sun, Aug 6, 2017 5:00 p.m. 7:30 p.m.
Brothers Osborne Ricky Skaggs Second Hand News, A Fleetwood Mac
Friday Aug ust 25 at 7 p.m. Thu, Jun 22, 2017 7:00 p.m. 9:30 p.m. Tribute
For more infor mation and tickets go to Thu, Aug 10, 2017 7:00 p.m. 9:30 p.m.
rts The Earth, Wind, and Fire Tribute Band Sun, Jun 25, 2017 4:00 p.m. 8:00 p.m. The Commodores
Tue, Aug 15, 2017 7:00 p.m. 9:30 p.m.
Zoso-A Led Zeppelin Tribute
Thu, Jun 29, 2017 7:00 p.m. 9:30 p.m. Technicolor Motor Home, A Steely Dan
An Elvis Tribute, Johnny Seaton Thu, Aug 17, 2017 7:00 p.m. 9:30 p.m.
CSM Concerts on the Lawn Mon, Jul 3, 2017 5:00 p.m. 9:00 p.m.
Various Acts; Sundays July 2-Aug. 6 The NoWhere Men
A Motown Tribute with The Winstons Sun, Aug 20, 2017 4:00 p.m. 8:00 p.m.
College of Southern Maryland Leonardtown Campus 22950 Thu, Jul 6, 2017 7:00 p.m. 9:30 p.m.
Hollywood Road, Leonardtown MD 20650; 301-934-7649. The Bird Dogs Band as The Everly
The Deloreans, An 80s Tribute Band! Brothers Experience
Thu, Jul 13, 2017 7:00 p.m. 9:30 p.m. Thu, Aug 24, 2017 7:00 p.m. 9:30 p.m.
The Spinners The NoWhere Men
Sat, Jul 15, 2017 7:00 p.m. 8:30 p.m. Sun, Sep 3, 2017 4:00 p.m. 8:00 p.m.
Potomac Jazz & Seafood Festival Carribean Chillers, A Jimmy Buffet The Eli Young Band
July 8 at noon at St. Clements Island Museum Tribute Mon, Sep 4, 2017 5:00 p.m. 7:30 p.m.
38370 Point Breeze Road Coltons Point, MD Thu, Jul 20, 2017 7:00 p.m. 9:30 p.m.
20626 3-1-769-2222.
The Calvert County Times 17
Southern Maryland Offers
Thursday, June 1, 2017 Newtown Neck State Park
Photos Courtesy of St. Marys Tourism

U nde r

Quiet Summer Spots Sun


By Guy Leonard, Staff Writer

Summer vacation means fun and sun Fossil and relic hunters can also make
and usually lots of people in close quar- nds at the St. Marys locations since
ters, but Southern Maryland offers spaces dating back nearly 3,000 years there is
for vacationers looking for more secluded evidence Indian tribes such as the Piscat-
and peaceful enjoyment. away-Conoy, Algonquins and Susquehan-
Calvert Cliffs State Park offers numer- nocks lived in the region.
ous trails for hiking through forested ar- On occasion items such as axe heads,
eas that lead out to the beachfront where arrowheads and pottery shards can still be
hikers can relax to waves and fresh winds found in elds and stream banks on the St.
St. Marys River State Paark
or search for fossils along the shore. Marys River. Photos Courtesy of St. Marys Tourism
Fossils often found include ancient Perhaps amongst the most secluded
shark teeth, whale bones and ray skeletons. sites in Southern Maryland is the New-
Trail hiking can consume an entire day town Neck State Park in Compton near
as there are a total of 13 miles of trails Leonardtown.
from which to choose. Once owned by the Society of Jesus, the
Fishing is also allowed at the park, park is now open to the public for beach
however fossil hunting in the cliff face walks and nature observation on trails.
is strictly prohibited as collapsing sands Soon to be improved for more park visi-
have been deemed a safety hazard. tors, the area is still being preserved to
Visitors are also prohibited from maintain the rural character.
walking under or on the cliffs for safety Newtown Neck is also home to St. Fran-
reasons. cis Xavier Catholic Church, one of the old-
In neighboring St. Marys County St. est parishes in the country.
Marys River State Park offers a 7-mile Access to a protected cove is available
hiking route surrounding St. Marys Lake from a natural kayak launch and seven
off of Campcosoma Road in Callaway. miles of shoreline provide opportunities
Boating and kayaking are pastimes on for shing and wading.
the lake as is freshwater shing. Since part of the park is open to sea-
Hikers on the trail can even encounter sonal hunting of deer and owl, visitors can
horse back riders as the trails are open for expect to see all sorts of wildlife including
equestrian activities. wild turkeys on the property.
Playgrounds are available at both loca-
tions for families vacationing with young
St. Marys River State Park has a sec-
ond site of 2,200 acres set aside as wild Calvert Clis State Park
lands primarily for hunting. Photos by Sarah Williams

Saturday, June 10, 2017

Check-in @ 8:30 am Race @ 10 am
Help raise funds for
Rain Date of Saturday, June 17th
scholarships to benefit Timed kayak race on Breton Bay
St.Marys Countys Paddle for fun event on McIntosh Run
First Responders, Entertainment and Food at
Leonardtown Wharf
their families and For every $1.00 participants raise in sponsorship one (1) second will be
deductedfrom their time.
Leonardtown Rotary Gold, Silver and Bronze medals will be award to the men & women in three
age groups with the fastest race times.
A trophy will be awarded to the participant with the fastest RESPONDER
time which is the racer with the lowest combined race timet of race time and
seconds off earned for each $1.00 donation credited to them.
18 The Calvert County Times Thursday, June 1, 2017
Forrest Landing in Hollywood, St. Marys County

U nde r


Waterfront Access
Available All Over Southern Maryland
By Dick Myers, Staff Writer

Public waterfront access, including public have been identied on the property, re- Lens Marina Cape St. Marys
landings boat launching ramps and piers ecting more than 8,000 years of human 8995 Broomes Island Road, Broomes Is- 27290 Holly Lane, Mechanicsville
are available throughout Southern Mary- occupation. Tour exhibits in the visitor land, MD 20615 Rt. 235 to Rt. 472 to Holly Lane,
land. The following is a listing of access center and exhibit barn, browse the gift 410-586-0077 Mechanicsville
in Calvert and St. Marys from formation shop, hike miles of trails, explore the re-
provided by the two counties. created Indian Village, launch a canoe or Lens Marina has a double wide boat ramp, Chaptico Wharf
kayak, rent the pavilion or just enjoy the so two boats may use the ramp at the same 23975 Old Chaptico Wharf Rd, Chaptico
Calvert County beautiful views. Also on the grounds is the
Maryland Archaeological Conservation
time. When using the boat ramp, Please re-
member that others are also using the ramp.
Rt. 234 to Rt. 238 to end of Chaptico Wharf
Rd., Maddox
Breezy Point Marina, Inc. Laboratory, a state-of-the-art archaeologi- Mean water level is 3.5. Available amper-
5230 Breezy Point Road, Chesapeake cal research, conservation and curation fa- age is 30, 50. Clarks Landing
Beach, MD 20732 cility. Call about scheduling a tour of the 45417 Clarkes Landing Rd., Hollywood
410-414-9292 facility. Kayak and canoe launch available Nans Cove Rt. 235 to end of Clarks Landing Road, with parking. Broomes Island Road, Broomes Island, Hollywood
Double wide boat ramp. Open Jan. 1 Dec. MD 20615
31. Fuel, bait, tackle, ice and refreshments K.B. Derr & Son Marina 410-535-5327 Forest Landing
available onsite at the Breezy Point Mari- 12565 Rousby Hall Road, P.O. Box 452, 44600 Forest Landing Rd, Hollywood
na Store and Deli. Mean water level is 4. Lusby, MD 20657; Phone: 410-326-7089 Kayak and canoe launch. Open dawn Rt. 235 to Sotterley Rd. to Forrest Landing
Available amperage is 50. to dusk. Rd., Hollywood
Mean water level is 4, available amperage
Flag Ponds Nature Park is 30. Located at the head of beautiful Mill Rod N Reel Marina West Fox Harbor Landing
1525 Flag Ponds Parkway, Lusby, Creek in Lusby, Maryland, the marina is 4055 Gordon Stinnett Avenue, Chesapeake 16490 Dunbar Lane, Ridge
MD 20657; Phone: 410-586-1477 or well-protected from mother nature. With Beach, MD 20732 Rt. 5 to Rt. 252, to Fox Harbor Road to end
410-535-5327 just over a hundred slips that range from 301-855-8450 or 800-233-2080 of Dunbar Lane, Wynne the small runabout to 37+ feet, our facil- Offering rst-class facilities and do-it-your-
Once a pound-net shing station on the ity will accommodate just about every- self capabilities that any boater will truly ap- Great Mills Canoe/Kayak Launch
Chesapeake Bay, the park displays a re- ones slip rental needs whether you are here preciate, the Rod N Reel Marina West is a 20228 Point Lookout Rd., Great Mills
markable variety of natural environments year-round or just in for the night. Services Chesapeake Beach landmark. Both annual Rt. 5 in Great Mills (near Post Ofce)
from sandy beaches to freshwater ponds include a 15-ton travel lift for hauling, full and transient slips are available, along with
and the forested heights of Calvert Cliffs. mechanical, electrical, fabricating servic- a picnic area and pump-out facilities. Ma- Paul Ellis Landing
Hiking trails, fossil hunting, observation es, berglass repair, detailing, and many rina store available. Mean water level is 4-5. 37385 Paul Ellis Rd., Avenue
platforms, wetlands boardwalk, shing others. Available amperage is 15, 20, 30. Kayak and Rt. 242, end of Paul Ellis Road, Avenue
pier, the beach and visitors center with canoe launch is available.
wildlife exhibits. Picnic tables and grills Kings Landing Park Solomons Public Boat Ramp and Fish- Piney Point Landing
are provided. No lifeguards or nettle nets. 3255 Kings Landing Road, Huntingtown, ing/Crabbing Pier 17139 Piney Point Rd., Piney Point
Swim at your own risk. Limited wheel- MD 20639 14195 S. Solomons Island Road, Solomons, Rt. 5 to Rt. 249, before the St. Georges Is-
chair access. Reservations are required for 410-535-2661 or 410-535-5327 MD 20688 land Bridge, Piney Point
groups of 30 or more. Kayak and canoe 410-326-3899
launch. This 260-acre park on the Patuxent River River Springs Landing
and Cocktown Creek offers a variety of 37250 River Spring Rd., Avenue
Hallowing Point Boat Ramp
6904 Hallowing Lane, Prince Frederick,
outdoor activities. A site for environmen-
tal education, the park features pastures,
St. Marys County Rt. 242, end of River Springs Road, Avenue

MD 20678 woodland and wetlands. Amenities include Abells Wharf St. Georges Island Landing
410-535-3382 or 301-855-1748 picnic shelters with tables and grills, wet- 21620 Abells Wharf Road, Leonardtown 16036 Thomas Rd., St. George Island lands boardwalk, shing pier, launch area Rt. 5 to Rt. 244 to Abells Wharf Road, Rt. 5, Thomas Road, St. Georges Island
Boat ramp, canoe and kayak launch. for canoes and kayaks, swimming pool ($), Leonardtown
shoreline, horse ring and Tom Wisner Hall St. Inigoes Landing
Jefferson Patterson Park & Museum (for indoor meetings and receptions). Youth Bushwood Wharf 46621 Beachville Rd., St. Inigoes
10515 Mackall Road St. Leonard, MD camping, horse ring, picnic shelters and 36803 Bushwood Wharf Road, Bushwood Rt. 5 to end of Beachville Road, South of
20685 hall require reservations. Reservations are Rt. 242 to end of Rt. 239, Bushwood St. Inigoes
410-586-8501 required for groups of 30 or more. Camp Calvert Landing
Experience, discover, learn and have fun 22530 Camp Calvert Rd., Leonardtown
at JPPM! Nearly 70 archaeological sites Rt. 5, end of Camp Calvert Road, Leonardtown
Thursday, June 1, 2017 The Calvert County Times 19

Summer Fun
at the Calvert Marine Museum
Tall Timbers Landing Port of Leonardtown Park
18521 Herring Creek Rd., Tall Timbers Rt. 5 in Leonardtown, next to KFC and
Rt. 5 to Rt. 249, end of Tall Timbers Road, Exxon
Tall Timbers Canoe/kayak launch located on McIntosh
Run; pull out at Leonardtown Wharf or
Wicomico Shores Landing Camp Calvert Landing; future site of park
35222 Army-Navy Dr., Mechanicsville and winery.
Rt. 234 to Aviation Yacht Club Road, right
turn to Golf Course, Chaptico
State Parks
County Parks Point Lookout State Park
Rt. 5 Point Lookout, Scotland Public
Myrtle Point Park beach with unsupervised swimming, sh-
Rt.4, Patuxent Boulevard, California ing and crabbing.
Public beach with unsupervised swim-
ming, shing and crabbing. St. Clements Island State Park
Piney Point Lighthouse Museum & Park
Rt. 5 to Rt. 249 Lighthouse Road, Piney
No shing or crabbing area is available at
Rt. 242 to Coltons Point Public beach
with unsupervised swimming, shing and
Aquariums Camps Sharkfest
this site; a boater/visitor pier is available. St. Marys River State Park
Rt. 5, Camp Cosoma Road, Leonardtown
River Cruises Lighthouses
Town of Leonardtown Public Landings Fishing and boating at this site.
Leonardtown Wharf Park
Rt. 5. to end of Washing Street, Leonardtown Greenwell State Park Open Daily: 10 am - 5 pm
Visit historic Leonardtown Wharf Park by Rt. 235 to Sotterley Road to Steer Horn
car or boat; docking facilities; no pier or Neck Road, Hollywood Public beach
boat ramp. with unsupervised swimming, shing and

1st Annual
June 2-4
Green Manor Bring your family and enjoy all of

Farm Show
the farm tractors and other items
that will be on display.

Antique Tractor Pull

10 am Saturday June 5
Registration starts at 8:30 am

Awards for: Garden Tractor Pull

Best In show Tractor
10 am Sunday June 4
Best In class engine/ Registration starts at 8:30 am
Best in class Antique Great Food
Truck/Car Vendors & Flea Market
For more information Find us on Facebook
or call Jeff at301-861-7738
Tractor Show in Memor y
38250 New Market Turner Rd.
of Frankie Bowles Mechanicsville, MD 20659
20 Obituaries The Calvert County Times Thursday, June 1, 2017

In Remembrance
The Calvert County Times runs complimentary obituaries as submitted by funeral homes
and readers. We run them in the order we receive them. Any submissions that come to after noon on Mondays may run in the following weeks edition.

Gladys E. Ament Known for her quick wit and funny sto- lived her whole life in Calvert County. Be- Louise Butler of Richmond, Va., Fran-
ries, she brought joy to those around her. sides her parents she was predeceased by ces later married her late husband, Wil-
She enjoyed traveling throughout her life, her husband, Edmond B. Hardesty, Sr. and liam John Rosch, on April 2, 1944.
visiting ve continents. Her travels in- son, Gary S. Hardesty; as well as her sib- They moved to Washington, D.C.,
cluded trips to Rome, Italy, where she was lings; George Wood, Carroll Wood, Ethel then to Oxon Hill, and after his death
blessed to have had two personal audienc- Marshall, Edna Erich, Garland Wood, and in 1959 she raised their four children.
es with Pope Paul VI. Mildred Carroll. She was a loving mother Frances retired as an executive secretary
Doris was preceded in death by her who enjoyed nothing more than spending at Bell Atlantic in Washington, D.C. She
parents, Eldridge and Florrie Froman, sis- time with her family and providing a fam- enjoyed spending time with friends and
ter Mary L. Donaldson and brothers Earl ily for others as a foster parent. She also family, and made friends everywhere she
and William Froman, Sr., nephews Ste- found that the secret to staying young went. Frances moved to Asbury-Solo-
ven Donaldson and Earl Froman, Jr. and was to spend as much time with little mons in 2004 and made several friends,
niece Beverly Pearl. She is survived by children, she found them to be so full of including members of the staff. It was not
nieces Lynn Kuhn and husband Charles energy and life. Some of her other inter- uncommon for Frances to start dancing
of Owings, Robin Whitman and husband ests included cooking, ower gardening, when she heard music, often encourag-
Stephen of Owings and June Bowker and shing, boating and the holiday times. ing those around her to dance with her.
husband Max of Thurmont, nephews Rob- Mrs. Hardesty is survived by her chil- She was a longtime member of Oxon
Gladys E. Ament, 96 of Solomons, MD ert Donaldson and wife Joan of Edgewa- dren Cheryl Stallings of Huntingtown, Hill Lutheran Church where she par-
passed away on Thursday, May 25, 2017 ter, Timothy Donaldson and wife Sheila of MD; Edmond Hardesty, Jr. of Lexington ticipated on the altar guild and enjoyed
at Asbury~Solomons Health Care Center, Owings and William Froman, Jr. and wife Park, MD; George M. Hardesty of Lin- taking part in charity fundraiser walks
Solomons, MD. Judy of Bishopsville. She is also survived thicum, MD; Barbara Hoydt of North along with many other church activities.
A more complete obituary is pending. by 18 great nieces and nephews and nu- Carolina; and Marsha S. Hardesty of She also enjoyed spending time with
Funeral arrangements by Rausch Fu- merous great-great nieces and nephews. Virginia Beach, VA. She is also survived her senior exercise group in Oxon Hill.
neral Home. Funeral arrangements by Rausch Fu- by 20 grandchildren, 42 great grandchil- Frances began attending Trinity Lu-
neral Homes. dren, and 2 great-great grandchildren. theran Church in Lexington Park af-
Memorial contributions may Memorial contributions may be made to ter moving to Solomons in 2004.
Doris E. Froman be made to Little Sisters of the Waters Memorial Church 5400 Mackall In addition to her parents and husband,
Poor, 4200 Harewood Road, NE Road, St. Leonard MD 20685. she is preceded in death by her broth-
Washington DC 20017, 202-269-1831 Funeral arrangements by Rausch Fu- ers, William and Nrothrop Butler.
website: neral Homes. She is survived by her son William E.
Memorial contributions may be made to Rosch and wife Arlene (Saul); daughter,
Waters Memorial UMC, 5400 Mackall Road Kathryn Phillips and husband Dennis;
Elsie Ann Hardesty St. Leonard MD 20685. son, Walter James Rosch and wife Elayne
(Ellison); son, Karl Rosch and ancee
Vanessa Javins; seven grandchildren: Mi-
Frances Adelle Rosch chelle Glodeck (Rosch), Carl Eric Rosch;
William, Jonathan and Gretchen Phillips
and Sarah and Lauren Rosch; seven great-
grandchildren and several nieces and
A Life Celebration Service will be
held Friday, June 9, 2017 2:30 p.m. at
Asbury~Solomons Auditorium, 11100 As-
Doris E. Froman, 95, passed away May bury Circle, Solomons MD 20688.
25, 2017. She was born in Washington, Burial will be at Arlington Na-
D.C. in 1921 and graduated from Roos- tional Cemetery, Memorial Drive,
evelt High School in 1940. She began her Arlington VA 22211.
career as a clerk typist with the Interna- Memorial contributions may be made to
tional Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Asbury~Solomons Benevolent Care Fund
(IBEW) at their headquarters in Washing- Elsie Ann Hardesty, 85, of Prince Fred- Attn. Patrick OToole 11100 Asbury
ton, D.C. She worked her way up to be- erick, Maryland passed away peacefully Circle, Solomons MD 20688.
come Director of Purchasing, a position on May 23, 2017 in Prince Frederick, Funeral arrangements by Rausch Fu-
she held until her retirement in 1981. Maryland. She was born on April 8, 1932 Frances Adelle Rosch, 95, of Solomons, neral Homes.
Doris never married, but was like a in Prince Frederick, Maryland to the late died May 23, 2017, at Asbury-Solomons.
mother to her many nieces and nephews. George and Mamie Wood. Mrs. Hardesty Born Nov. 3, 1921, to William and Anna

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22 In Our Community The Calvert County Times Thursday, June 1, 2017

ing someon a Happy Memorial Day and had not entered battle. Later she min-
was improper given the somber nature of istered to soldiers non-stop in two adja-
the day. But he said people shouldnt feel cent tents that required her to cross from
bad having a good time on Memorial Day one to the other in the cold of that winter
weekend, as those had at the Family Fun in France.
Day. He said, after all, those honored on. Those women surely didnt receive
Memorial Day died for their country so we equal treatment. The Army had even for-
could remain free to enjoy life. gotten to build a barracks for them and
Guest speaker at the Saturday morn- they initially stayed in a boys dormitory
ing opening ceremony bills herself as a of a former military academy and slept on
storyteller. Elloise Schoettler indeed had boys cots. At the same time the doctors
an interesting story to tell about the 64 were treated royally by comparison.
Johns Hopkins nurses who shipped out But they gladly did what they were sup-
in 1917, the year that America entered the posed to do. The young woman wrote her
war. Their destination was France and mother when she asked when she would be
their mission to take care of the sick and returning home that she was staying until
wounded of the war. the war was over because she had a job to
Schoettler said she was 81 years old do. I never felt so satisfied in my life as a
so it would be difficult for anyone to be- nurse, she reported home.
lieve telling in first person the story of a Mondays ceremony included a wreath
29-year-old nurse who was among those laying ceremony at the various memorials
who traveled across the Atlantic to serve around the Veterans Memorial Park.
Sheriff Mike Evans and MSP Prince Frederick Barrack Tpr. Backus laid wreaths at the First Responders their country. Instead, she took on the per- Throughout Saturday and Mondays
Memorial. sona of that same nurse 50 years later as ceremonies, Vince Turner, dressed as a

Town Unfurls Its

she was telling her story to someone else. World War I Doughboy was a constant
The nurses story was one of mud and backdrop and reminder of that War to
cold and at first just treating diseases such end all wars.
as scurvy because the men were training

Stars and Stripes Raytheon Named The Patuxent

Partnerships Member of the Year
By Dick Myers
The Patuxent Partnership
Staff Write
(TPP) has named Raytheon as
One hunndred years ago this year the Forest, who is an adjunct professor at the 2016 Member of the Year.
men and women of America crossed the Anne Arundel Community College and a The announcement was made at
Atlantic to participate in the War to end graduate student at Salisbury Stare Uni- TPPs May 23rd Annual Dinner to
all wars. Of the 17 million deaths in the versity, said the war for him is personal a sold-out crowd of 300 members
war, 116,516 were from the United States because he had two great-grandparents and guests.
of America. The names of 18 county resi- serve in it. Among the family heirlooms The Patuxent Partnership is
dents, including six African-Americans, he uncovered was a uniform in pristine fortunate that its member com-
are etched on the Calvert County World condition worn by one of those ancestors panies are active and engaged
War I Monument. and a helmet with a dent on the top of it. In in our community.Yet there are
On this anniversary, the town of Ches- researching the family history, he became companies that stand out in their
apeake Beach chose that war as its the interested in the war and now teaches it commitment to the work at Pax
theme for the Sixth Annual Stars and and is deeply involved in its research. River, support of STEM pro-
Stripes Festival on Memorial Day week- Family legend had it that the dent came grams, and overall support of our
end. Ceremonies were held at the towns from being shot, but Forest said his re- community.The TPP Member of Roger Budd in center receives TPP Member of the Year
waterfront Veterans Memorial Park both search showed that soldiers after the Ar- the Year has demonstrated out- Award from Ajay Sehgal on left, and Bonnie Green on right
Saturday and Monday, and a Family Fun mistice often used a hammer to dent their standing performance, shown
Day was held Sunday at Kellams Field. helmets for remembrance of what they had extraordinary support of the TPP Education Outreach programs they sup-
The Memorial Day service on Monday, been through. mission, and gone above and beyond in port in our local area. From STEM Expo
May 28 was hosted by American Legion Of those who served in WWI, he said their actions. Raytheon has done just that, to Robotics and Rocketry, Raytheon has
Post 206. Keynote speaker Kenneth Forest many left small-town America never hav- from STEM-ING to EW demonstrations, been a proactive partner with the countys
observed that World War I quickly faded ing been anywhere else and never having robotics and science fairs, Raytheon has school system and community partners.
from Americas memory as the country even seen an airplane. No one had ever been actively engaged in our community. In addition to the many educational ini-
entered the Roaring 20s and then the experienced anything like World War I. It We are honored to name Raytheon as the tiatives, Raytheon is also a proud sponsor
Great Depression. One example of that was slaughter on an industrial scale. TPP Member of the Year said Bonnie of numerous Veteran programs across the
lack of remembrance, he said, is that the The Monday events MC was Com- Green, Executive Director of The Patux- country. Locally, they have provided con-
war is the only one without a memorial on mander Elect of Post 206 Les Griffith. He ent Partnership. siderable support to programs such as Op-
the Mall in DC. noted that some had suggested that wish- The Raytheon Company is a technol- eration Tohidu, Warrior Refuge and many
ogy and innovation leader specializing in smaller community outreach programs
defense, civil government, and cybersecu- designed to provide veterans with hous-
rity solutions throughout the world. With ing, employment and other basic needs.
advancements in energetics, network en- Roger Budd, Raytheon Patuxent River
abled systems and weapons, sensor tech- Field Office Site Lead, affirms, We are
nologies as well as leaps in cybersecurity honored to have received the Member of
protection, Raytheon continues to provide the Year award. Raytheon understands
cutting technology and support to the the importance of the community on the
warfighter. overall performance of NAVAIR associ-
Raytheons corporate philosophy and ate products. We believe being an integral
values directly align with TPPs strategic part of the local community is the best
goals; from teaming with industry and way we can give back. Teaming with our
academia to support the mission at Pax industry partners as well as with the aca-
River to advancing STEM education and demic community will bring the best and
workforce development, Raytheon re- brightest ideas to bear. Budd went on to
mains a valuable leader in the community. say We also recognize the value of over-
Raytheon has been an active sponsor for all community education and investing
numerous educational and charitable pro- in the next generation of engineers and
grams and encourages their employees to scientists. We remain committed to main-
give back. Their investment in the next taining a strong technological base for our
The American flag was the backdrop for Mondays Vince Turner reenacting a WWI Doughboy at generation and future workforce remains warfighters and that often begins with the
Memorial Day Ceremony at Chesapeake Beachs Mondays ceremony. a recognized priority and company goal youngest of future leaders.
waterfront Veterans Memoria Park. and is evident through the many STEM From The Patuxent Partnership.
Thursday, June 1, 2017 The Calvert County Times In Our Community 23
Harten Named Outstanding
Geography Educator of the Year
The winner of the Maryland Geograph-
ic Alliances inaugural James B. Binko
Outstanding Geography Educator of the
Year is Tom Harten of Calvert County
Public Schools. Mr. Harten is a teacher
for CHESPAX, the school systems envi-
ronmental education program, where he is
involved in all aspects of program imple-
mentation and ensures the effective opera-
tion of CHESPAX.
Dr. Daniel D. Curry, Superintendent,
said, Tom Harten is an outstanding edu-
cator who thinks outside the box. He de-
serves this recognition.
Supervisor of Science (PreK-8th) Janel
McPhillips said, While the major focus
of his job is environmental education, Tom Harten
Tom is constantly looking for ways to in-
crease students global awareness[by] come together to reveal a picture or to tell

Southern Maryland Acoustic

pulling geography into curricular units. a story about the health of the Chesapeake
One example of Hartens innovative Bay.
work with geography has been his stu- The $500 award is named for Dr. James

Music Assembly Returns

dents use of interactive mapping tools B. Binko, a lifelong advocate for geogra-
to monitor the frog population of Cal- phy education. He has had a remarkable
vert County. CHESPAX was a part of the career as a Maryland public schoolteacher,
Maryland Amphibian and Reptile Atlas an education professor and Dean of the The public is invited to the 2nd Annual Whats in store for the day:
(MARA) project for several years.Stu- College of Education at Towson Univer- Southern Maryland Acoustic Music As-
dents in seventh grade collected record- sity, and an education consultant for the sembly to take place Saturday, June 10, 1:00-4:30pm - Song Circles & Jamming
ings and images of reptiles and amphib- National Geographic Society. 1:00-9:00pm at Annmarie Sculpture Gar- *On-going Jamming - for those who want
ians from their backyards and schoolyards The Maryland Geographic Alliance den & Arts Center in Solomons, Mary- to continue jamming past the scheduled
and shared their findings with MARA sci- (MGA) is a network of university fac- land. The event will begin with afternoon time, there are plenty of rooms!
entists, who were documenting the distri- ulty, K-12 educators, and a wide array of song circles and acoustic jamming from
bution of these animals across the state.At organizations and institutions working to 1:00-4:30pm. The circles are open to all 4:30-5:30pm - Dinner service
the end of each season, they created maps promote and enhance geographic educa- abilities and musical genres, so bring your Orderyour lasagna dinner (meat or
to illustrate the distribution of different tion across Maryland. MGA is headquar- preferred instruments and/or your favorite veggie option) in advance to ensure your
species within Calvert County.MARA of- tered at Towson University, where it is fo- songs to share or just come to listen. In place - and enjoy a discount on dinner and
ficially ended in 2015, but students contin- cused on rebuilding and strengthening its the evening, enjoy a lasagna dinner and admission! Visit www.annmariegarden.
ued to collect and submit data to the Cal- network of professional geographers and a concert jam featuring four bands Da- org to learn more about the dinner.
vert County Natural Resources Division educators. Since 1989, more than 14,000 vid Norris & Shadowbox, Kevin Herren
for two more years.Next year, the project educators have participated in profes- Group, Hangmans Faire, and Jordana Nye 5:00-7:00pm - Evening Concert
will be expanded as a part of the Maryland sional development programs that empha- & Friends. After the concert jam, stay for featuring:
Biodiversity Project. size geography content and incorporate contra dancing led by caller Greg Frock David Norris & Shadowbox
Harten sees a strong connection be- hands-on activities. Workshops, summer & The Southern Maryland Open Band. Kevin Herren Group
tween environmental science and geog- institutes, and mini courses provide spe- SMAMA is an opportunity to play, sing, Hangmans Faire
raphy. We try to engage students with a cific support for teachers of middle school dance, and hear different kinds of music Jordana Nye & Friends
sense of place, he said.I often tell the world cultures, AP human geography, and and to meet other musicians from South-
seventh graders that the data they collect geospatial technologies. ern Maryland and beyond. Come for part 7:00-9:00pm - Contra Dance
on their one-day field trip is like a piece
or all day! With caller Greg Frock and the South-
of a jigsaw puzzle.When we add their From Calvert County Public Schools. SMAMA is family-friendly, and is open ern Maryland Open Band
puzzle piece to those of other classes and
to all ages, abilities, and acoustic genres.
of other observers in the area, those pieces
Activities will be held inside and outside SMAMA is presented by Annmarie
taking full advantage of the beautiful ven- Sculpture Garden & Arts Center, Calvert
NAACP to Present Annual Family Community Day ue. In the event of rain, all activities will
be moved indoors. Light snacks, drinks,
Library, and Southern Maryland Tradi-
tional Music and Dance. The event is open
The Calvert County Branch of the ty youth teens, and adults as they compete wine, and beer will be available through- to all ages, abilities, and acoustic genres,
NAACP presents Calvert Countys for cash prizes. out the day. A lasagna dinner will be and is family-friendly. For additional in-
22nd Annual African American Family Enjoy the melodious sounds of the served in the evening; please call 410-326- formation, email or
C0mmnity Day on Saturday, June 17, 11 Hardaway Connection Band 4640 to make a reservation. Event admis- call 410-326-4640.
a.m. to 5 p.m. at Jefferson Patterson Park Use this event as a setting to hold a fam- sion, good for all day, is $5 for adults, $4
& Museum 10515 Mackall Road n St. ily summer social or picnic. for seniors & military, $3 for youth; kids From Annmarie Sculpture
Leonard. The event is free and everyone Many food vendors will be available to 5 & under are free. The event is co-hosted Garden & Arts Center
is invited. satisfy your taste for Southern, American by Annmarie Garden, Calvert Library,
Come and enjoy a day of music, dance, and International cuisine and Southern Maryland Traditional Music
rap, and food; Featuring the Hardaway Health Fair and information from the & Dance. For additional information call
Connection and Comedian Sean Sarvis. Calvert Memorial Hospital and the Health 410-326-4640.
The highlight of the afternoon entertain- Department.
ment will be a local talent show. The talent View merchandise vendors
show will have youth, teen and adult con- Day long entertainment, activities for
testants, all performing for cash prizes, up the youth moon bounce, clown, face
to $500 for 1st prize. Support and cheer for painting, bike demonstrations, fire depart-
the local talent of Calvert County. Partici- ment display.
pate in childrens activities including art, Enjoy Fun, Food, Fellowship with
storytelling, face painting, moon bounce, many residents of the Calvert County
etc. View displays and exhibits from com- community
munity businesses and organizations. African American Family Community
Qualify for door prizes and enjoy scrump- Day is sponsored by the Calvert County
tious food. Branch of the NAACP and other commu-
The annual African American Family nity organizations.
Community Day is:
Opportunity for families to enjoy river- Press Release from Calvert County
side trails and free family oriented activi- NAACP.
ties offered throughout the day.
Hear and see the talent of Calvert Coun-
24 In Our Community The Calvert County Times Thursday, June 1, 2017

PRAD Committee #calvertREADS challenge

Announces to read 30,000 books
this summer!
Grant Awards
The Patuxent River Appreciation Days community that help educate citizens
Calvert Library believes our commu-
nity can read 30,000 books this summer
and needs your help! You dont have to
read them all yourself but you do need to
Each book you read turns in to a chance
to win a $100 gift card to anywhere! There
will be one winner from each age group.
Watch the librarys social media feeds to
(PRAD) Committee is pleased to an- about the importance of the Patuxent Riv- sign up for #calvertREADS so you can log see which branchs customers are biggest
nounce the awarding of three grants aimed er and the need to protect it. The first grant your contribution to the challenge! Visit readers this summer.Audiobooks, eb-
at raising awareness and concern for the is awarded to the CHESPAX program for any Calvert Library location. ooks, downloadable audiobooks and print
productivity of the Patuxent River. The 7th graders in the Calvert County Public Dont miss our fantastic fun-filled books all countmovies do not. The li-
awards were issued to CHESPAX, His- school system. The money will be used for #calvertREADS Festival on Saturday, brary encourages everyone to share their
toric Sotterley Plantation, and the Patux- the enhancement of the CHESPAX SAV June 10, 11am to 3pm at Calvert Library challenges and successes with the hashtag
ent Riverkeeper. program and will assist in the advance- Prince Frederick. There will be gardening #calvertREADS on social media all sum-
The PRAD committee, through pro- ment of Science, Technology, Engineer- demonstrations, video games, large yard mer long.
ceeds from its annual festival held in Oc- ing and Mathematics goals for the school games, seed bombs and sling slots, a com- Even though #calvertREADS is all
tober, makes grant awards to non-profit system. Historic Sotterley has school pro- munity art project, and a paper airplane about books, the library continues to be a
organizations that either provide educa- grams that are interdisciplinary, touching contest! magical place to take the kids this sum-
tional programs or conduct research ac- on the environment, social studies, and the The #calvertREADS project is a new mer. Participate in a variety of edutain-
tivities focusing on the Patuxent River or history of the Patuxent River. The Patux- twist to the librarys usual Summer Read- ing events! There will be opportunities
Patuxent River Basin.Awards are made ent Riverkeeper works throughout the ing program and gets back to the basics to build creativity and imagination. Story-
on a competitive basis by the PRAD, Inc. Patuxent watershed to rally and engage reading! In recent years past, the library times will take place weekly so if youre
Board and do not exceed $1,000 per orga- people and communities toward the aim might have tempted you to explore your a new parent who could really use a little
nization in any one year. The PRAD, Inc. of conserving, protecting and replenishing community by giving you contest credit adult time, dont miss these events and the
Board includes members of the Calvert the Patuxent Rivers water quality. for visiting Annmarie Garden or reading chance to play at the librarys imagina-
Marine Museum, Calvert Artist Guild, These grants are made possible through to a pet. This year, you just have to read! tion station. Stop by any library branch for
American Legion Post 274, the Pa-Po- the efforts of the PRAD Inc. board mem- The library is counting every book you more details of these programs and more
Peake Shrine Club, and Calvert County bers and contributors. For more infor- readand no, sorry, just checking it out for children of all ages. For more informa-
Watermans Association. The PRAD fes- mation on PRAD grants or future grant doesnt count. tion, call Robyn Truslow at 410-535-0291.
tival is made possible by the generous sup- programs, please contact Melissa McCor-
port of the Calvert County Commissioners mick at 410-326-2042 x41.
and NRG Chalk Point Generating Station.
Funding for this years PRAD grants From PRAD.
will provide a host of programs to the

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32nd Annual Childrens Day On The Farm

Jefferson Patterson Park and Museum will be set up outside the unit. Try out the Scheduled entertainment includes: wheels donated by Sneades Ace Home
(JPPM) will host the 32nd Annual Chil- fruit and veggie riddle boxes, explore life - Calvert School of Dance -Cousins in Center. You can also purchase advance
drens Day on the Farm (CDAY) on Sun- in the soil, measure their height in horse Harmony Blue Grass Band tickets to the Bee Gees Tribute Concert
day, June 4, 2017, from 11:00 am until 5:00 hands and more. -Ray Owens Farm Heritage Show scheduled for September 9. All monies
pm. This is a free family event open to the Children and adults alike will enjoy -Blue Sky Puppet Theater raised provide continued nancial support
public. wagon rides to the historic Smiths St. -Horns Punch and Judy British Puppet for educational programs and other com-
Childrens Day on the Farm features op- Leonard site. Oxen cart rides and milk- Show munity events including Childrens Day
portunities to learn about some of the tra- ing demonstrations, pony rides and scenic -Ken the Magician on the Farm.
ditional rural skills of Southern Maryland train rides throughout the park will also be -Singer David Norris For more information about Childrens
through hands-on activities and interac- available. - Chesapeake Country Cruizers Line Day on the Farm, contact us at 410-586-
tive displays from local organizations. Antique tractors, cars, trucks, and farm Dancers 8501 or Childrens
Animal lovers will enjoy multiple petting machinery will be on display. Pedal trac- In addition to the amazing performanc- Day on the Farm will be held rain or shine
zoos from local farms. New activities this tors and small engines will complement the es and activities, food and merchandise
year include a simulated cow milking con- antique equipment. The antique tractor and will also be available for purchase from
test and a barnyard striker. car parade will take place at 2:00 pm. This numerous vendors.
Stop by the Maryland Agriculture years parade grand marshals are 11-year Visit the Friends of JPPM booth to pur-
Showcase lled with colorful displays and old CDAY Artwork Contest Winner, So- chase rafe tickets for a chance to win
interactive exhibits. Hands on activities phie Arness and a special celebrity guest. a 16-inch John Deer Bike with training

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26 Calendars The Calvert County Times Thursday, June 1, 2017

Community Calendar To submit your event listing to go in our Community Calendar,

please email with the listing details by
12p.m. on the Tuesday prior to our Thursday publication.

Thursday, June 1 Saturday, June 3

Calvert County Parks and Rec. Call 410- Calvert Animal Welfare League Bark-
257-6770 or email me at Zumbabonnie@ B-Q and Meow Mixer for more information. 1040 Prince Frederick Blvd. Prince Fred-
Summer Fun PerformanceMad Science. 2017 Calvert Co. Law Enforcement erick, MD 20678
Patuxent Appeal Campus Torch Run 5K 10:00 AM-3:00 PM
10:00 AM-11:00 AM
Things That Go Boom! This Mad Science
Friday, June 2 Calvert Marine Museum, 14200 Solomons
Island Rd. S, Solomons, MD
Fun day for the whole family! Vendors,
Bake Sale, Yard Sale, Drinks from Cal-
presentation is sure to impress! A fun, in- Leonardtown First Friday 8:00 AM vert Brewery, Auction, Games for the
teractive display of chemistry that will en- Leonardtown Square The Calvert County Sheriffs office pres- kids, Ask the trainer, and Dogs and Cats
tertain the audience with demonstrations 5:00 PM-10:00 PM ents the 2nd Annual Calvert Torch Run available for Adoption! Plus CAWLs 25th
ranging from creating and testing hydro- Join us on First Friday for an evening of 5K where participants can run a certified Anniversary celebration with cake cutting
gen balloons to rainbow reactions! Things fun, live music, art gallery receptions, 5K or 1-mile course (not timed) with lo- at 2:30.
That Go Boom also features a set of dry specials to be held at stores and restau- cal Law Enforcement as they carry the
ice experiments and a voice effects gener- rants throughout the Leonardtown area, & actual Torch to support Special Olympics Calvert Green Expo
ator that will make volunteers sound like much more! Maryland. Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts
they are from another planet! Most engag- This is a free family-friendly event, kids Sign up starts at 0800 Center
ing for ages 5 and up. Hosted by Calvert of all ages are also invited to participate Race starts at 0900 10:00 AM-4:00 PM
Library Southern Branch at Patuxent Ap- in the Wheres Crabby Scavenger Hunt. All participants will receive an official Ul- FREE COMMUNITY EVENT!
peal Campus, Appeal Building, 35 Appeal Simply stop by the Yellow Door Art Stu- tra Soft Torch Run Tee Shirt showing their Presented by the Calvert County Citizens
Lane, Lusby, 410-326-5289. calvertlibrary. dios at 22795 Washington St. to check in, support of Law Enforcement and what Green Team: Join us for Southern Mary-
info. then walk to the different businesses in they do for our communities. The mis- lands leading sustainability event, where
Historic Leonardtown to find Crabby and sion of the Law Enforcement Torch Run, you can learn how to make your life, and
Calvert Toastmasters Club Meeting take a selfie, more details about this con- (LETR) in partnership with our com- our community, healthierenvironmen-
30 Duke St, Prince Frederick, MD 20678 test and the grand prize to follow as the munities, is to support Special Olympics tally! Explore more than 100 booths and
Park behind the building and look for date gets closer! Maryland through fundraising and public talk with leaders and educators in green
signs. We are excited to announce that C Bass awareness while enhancing the quality of living, see the recent developments in
11:30 AM-12:30 PM & the Rockfish will be playing on The life of our athletes. renewable energy and green technology,
Do you want to become a confident public Squares stage in Historic Downtown! It is a year-round fundraising campaign learn how to lower home energy costs,
speaker and strong leader? If so, Toast- Band members Charley Bass, Sammy that culminates every year at the Spe- harness solar power, build a green home,
masters is the place for you. Youll find Blair, Sam Paladino, and Vince Galeano cial Olympics Maryland Summer Games plant a healthier garden, compost our
a supportive learn-by-doing environment will be entertaining the crowd with a mix in June. Whether you want to escort the waste, and so much more!
that allows you to achieve your goals at of Classic Rock, the Blues, & much more! Special Olympics Torch, the Flame of
your own pace. For more information see Come early for dinner and to browse Hope, with other civilians and Law En- Car Wash
our website at through the shops and galleries, dont for- forcement personnel on its way to the World Gym building Prince Frederick
get to bring your lawnchairs and blankets Summer Games Opening Ceremonies, or 12 Noon-4:00 PM
Zumba Gold-Toning for ALL Fitness to relax and enjoy the live music on the want to raise funds for Special Olympics, Huntingtown High School Marching Hur-
Levels grass (leashed pets are also welcome). everyone in the community is invited to ricanes will hold a by-donation car wash at
Sunderland Elementary School, 150 C participate. the World Gym building in Prince Freder-
Jones Rd, Sunderland, MD 20689 First FREE Friday Your $35 registration will earn you an Ul- ick on Saturday, June 3, between noon and
7:00 PM-8:00 PM Calvert Marine Museum, Solomons, tra Soft Cotton Tee Shirt. Visit 4 p.m. Band members are raising money
This class is Zumba Gold-Toninga Maryland to register you or your for new uniforms.
dance/fitness program specifically de- 5:00 PM-8:00 PM team. Contact Sherry Drahiem 410-535-
signed for the beginner that allows you to The museum is open and FREE to the 1600 x2450 or Det. Sarah Jernigan 410- Poker Run to Benefit Calvert Hospice
move at your own pace while working with public with docents in every gallery. En- 535-1600 x2772 to purchase a shirt/hat or Buckets Sports Bar, 12020 Rousby Hall
light weights. No experience is necessary. joy 30-minute cruises on the Tennison. if you have any questions. Rd., Lusby, MD 20657
Come see what its all about. We have a Entertainment is provided by Some As- 12 Noon-4:00 PM
great group of ladies who have a blast sembly starting at 6 p.m. in the Harms The Run starts at noon, with registra-
while growing stronger with every class. Gallery. The Drum Point Lighthouse and tion between 10:30 AM and 11:59 AM at
Registration and fee required through the Museum Store are open. Buckets Sports Bar in Lusby. Stop loca-
tions include: The Tavern, Heavy Hitters,
Seabreeze, Toots Bar, and Buckets. There
will be an after-party at Buckets starting
at 4:00 PM. It features a live auction, food,
music by DJ Rick, door prizes, raffles,
free giveaways, and beer specials.

All You Can Eat BBQ Chicken and Ribs

1250 Emmanuel Church, Rd. Hunting-
town, MD 20639
4:00 PM-7:00 PM
Emmanuel United Methodist Church lo-
cated at 1250 Emmanuel Church Road,
Huntingtown, MD 20936 will hold its an-
nual All You Can Eat BBQ Chicken and
Ribs dinner. In addition, to chicken and
ribs there will be potato salad, cold slaw,
baked beans, rolls and brownie sundaes
for dessert. Cost: adults $18:00; children
5-12 $7:00; 4 and under free. Eat in or car-
ry out. Call (410) 535-3177 for information
or to place orders

Sunday, June 4
Childrens Day on the Farm
Jefferson Patterson Park and Museum
11:00 AM-5:00 PM
Scheduled entertainment includes:
Calvert School of Dance
Cousins in Harmony
Blue Grass Band
Ray Owens Farm Heritage Show
Thursday, June 1, 2017 The Calvert County Times Calendars 27

All June
Blue Sky Puppet Theater items and turn them into works of art. Brain Games: Mahjongg, Scrabble &
Horns Punch and Judy British Puppet The Show & Auction supports Patuxent more.
Show Habitats mission of building affordable Art in the Stacks: Calvert Barn Quilts 12:00-3:00pm.
Ken the Magician housing for local families in Calvert and @Fairview. Want to learn Mahjongg? Hope to make
Singer David Norris St. Marys counties. For ticket availability Come see miniature examples of the your Scrabble skills killer? Games are a
Chesapeake Country Cruizers Line and more information visit www.patuxen- barn quilts that will be adorning Calvert great way to keep your brain sharp while
Dancers or call 301-863-6227 x19 or County this summer for the Calvert Barn having fun! Join us! Sign up to get a re-
For more information about Childrens email Quilt Trail! Sponsored by the Arts Coun- minder email. Calvert Library Prince
Day on the Farm, contact us at 410-586- cil of Calvert County, the Department of Frederick.
8501 or Childrens
Wednesday, June 7
Economic Development, and a number of
Day on the Farm will be held rain or shine. local artists and sponsors. Calvert Library
Fairview Branch.
Tuesday, June 6
Dog Days of Summer Adopt-a-Thon Free Legal Foreclosure Clinic Scams: What You Need to Know.
and Beach Party Charles County Public Law Library 200 June: Art in the Stacks: Mary A. Bowen 4:00-5:30pm.
Tiki Bar Solomons Island Charles Street La Plata Md 20646 @ Twin Beaches Branch. Learn the 8 telltale signs of a scam, popu-
12 Noon-5:00 PM 10:00 AM-11:00 AM Come and enjoy the bold and rich paint- lar scams to watch out for and how you
Please come out to support The Animal Attorneys from the Maryland Volunteer ings of Mary A. Bowen. Calvert Library can avoid becoming a victim. Presented
Relief Fund for this spectacular event! Lawyers Service will be available to an- Twin Beaches Branch. by Jeannine Robinson-Hurley, Maryland
There will be animal adoptions, contests, swer questions about the foreclosures in Attorney Generals Office, Consumer Pro-
Thursday, June 1
live music, photo booth, vendors and more. Southern Maryland. The Law Library tection Division. Co-sponsored by Calvert
Many more Southern Maryland rescues is located in the basement of the Circuit County Office on Aging. Calvert Library
will be joining us for animal adoptions. Court for Charles County at 200 Charles Rsum and Cover Letter Workshop. Prince Frederick.
Dogs up to date on vaccinations welcome! St. La Plata. The entrance to the building 1:00-3:00pm.
is on Washington Avenue. For reservations Need help with your rsum? Join job Flying Needles.
SMYOC Gala Concert and Silent and more information call 301-932-3322. counselor Sandra Holler in a small group 6:00-9:00pm.
Auction to learn what makes a strong rsum and Knitting, crocheting and portable crafting
Asbury Solomons, Asbury Circle, Solo- The Southern Maryland Job Source cover letter. If you have one started, bring group open to anyone wanting to join in
mons, MD Mobile Career Center (MCC) it with you so editing can happen on the and share talents, crafting time or learn a
3:00 PM-8:00 PM Middleham and St. Peters Parish 10210 H spot. One printed copy helps. Please regis- new skill. No registration. Calvert Library
Join us for SMYOCs big fundraising G Trueman Rd, Lusby, MD 20657 ter. Please register. Calvert Library Prince Southern Branch.
event of the year, our inaugural, semi- 10:00 AM-2:00 PM Frederick.
formal Gala At The River, to be held Share information with your neighbors. Manga Otaku Artist Nights.
in the grounds of the Asbury Solomons Come and receive information about job Gettin Crafty @ Calvert Library. 7:00-8:30pm.
Retirement Community overlooking the openings, apply for jobs and get other 6:30-8:00pm. On 1st Tuesdays and 3rd Mondays com-
Patuxent River. It promises to be a won- information at computer work stations, Relaxing, creative craft night for teens. ics and manga fans ages 10 to 17 gather
derful afternoon and evening showcasing prepare your resume, find out about train- Lots of craft supplies provided. Music, at the Twin Beaches Branch to learn the
all of the enormous and varied talents of ing opportunities. JobSource staff will be pizza and fun! Calvert Library Southern techniques of drawing for comics. Join
the more than 100 students in SMYOC in there to help you. Branch. us! Please register. Calvert Library Twin
a very beautiful setting. Heres whats in Beaches Branch.
store for you: Connect Archaeology of a Calvert County Colo-
Silent auction: from interesting art to College of Southern MarylandPrince nial Town. Writers by the Bay @ the Library.
enticing opportunities, theres sure to be Frederick, MarylandRoom 225 7:00-8:30pm. 7:00-8:30pm.
something here that will capture your 6:00 PM-7:30 PM Archaeology professor and consultant Looking for a writers group? All writers
interest. CONNECT is an 8-week grief support Dennis Pogue, PhD, will offer a presenta- and would-be writers are welcome to come
The grand Gala concert with performances program for teens. They will learn cop- tion on Colonial sites in the Chesapeake, for critique and camaraderie. No registra-
by SMYOCs four choirs and two orches- ing skills for handling their grief, learn including Calvert County. Co-sponsored tion. Calvert Library Prince Frederick.
tras, plus two guest artists, Amos Fayette to support themselves and others through by Archaeological Society of MD, Calvert
who plays his violin with a sweetness and
virtuosity not to be missed (theorchestra-
the grieving process, develop a support
system of other teens, and have the op-
County Historic Preservation and Calvert
Library. Calvert Library Prince Frederick.
Wednesday, June 7 portunity to have some fun while process- Book Discussion - (Lotus Cafe).
Friday, June 2
and guest soprano Janice Chandler-Eteme ing their feelings. Pre-Registration is re- 6:30-8:00pm.
( quired. Contact Brittanny Petrzala, Child Recurring monthly book discussion held
Pre-concert and intermission performanc- & Teen Bereavement Coordinator for On Pins & Needles. at Lotus Cafe. This months book is My
es by SMYOCs small ensembles and Am- registration at 410-535-0892 or by email 1:00-4:00pm. Bring your quilting, needle- Name is Lucy Barton, by Elizabeth
bassador Program musicians: Pops Band, work, knitting, crocheting or other proj- Strout. Calvert Library Southern Branch,
the Calvert String Trio, the Ambassador ect for an afternoon of conversation and 13920 H. G. Trueman Road, Solomons,
Program and special performance singers, Midweek Connection Wednesday Eve- shared creativity. No registration. Cal- 410-326-5289.
plus an assortment of solo vocalists and ning Series vert Library Prince Frederick, 850 Cost-
instrumentalists who will play and sing
their hearts out for you.
Middleham and St. Peters Parish 10210 H
G Trueman Rd, Lusby, MD 20657
ley Way, 410-535-0291 or 301-855-1862.
Thursday, June 8
Food and a cash bar. 7:00 PM-8:30 PM Alzheimers Caregivers Support.
Tickets available at Mid-Week Connections JobSource Mobile Career Center. 7:00-8:30pm.
In May and June, gather with Rev. Sarah 1:00-4:00pm. Get tips and support from other caregiv-
The Art of Recycling Show & Auction to listen, reflect, and learn together. Time Stop by to visit the JobSource Mobile Ca- ers. Facilitated by Jeannette Findley.
Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Cen- will be spent each week listening to por- reer Center for your job search needs! Get Please register. Calvert Library Prince
ter, 13480 Dowell Road, Dowell MD tions of some of the great storytelling pod- job counseling and rsum help, search for Frederick.
4:00 PM-11:00 PM casts available (This American Life, Snap jobs and connect with Southern Maryland
Join us for the Patuxent Habitat for Hu- Judgment, The Moth, and more). Well JobSource. No registration. Calvert Li-
manitys The Art of Recycling Show & then take time to reflect on what we heard brary Twin Beaches Branch.
Auction at Annmarie Sculpture Garden. and make connections with our own sto-
Saturday, June 3
The Show & Auction is the Green way to ries. Each week well close our time with
enjoy the talents of our favorite local Art- a brief, evening prayer liturgy.
ists as they take gently used and recycled Garden Smarter - Expand Your
Garden, Not Your Wallet Through
Learn how to start new plants from seed,
division and cuttings without the expense
of buying new plants. Calvert Library
Prince Frederick.
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n YoungatHeart
Going O Red, White and Blue
By Office of Aging Staff

Calvert Pines Senior

In Entertainment Picnic Reminder
The Red, White and Blue Picnic
Center (CPSC)
Enjoy a bowl of ice cream to cele-
will be held Wednesday, June 14. brate National Chocolate Ice Cream
As a reminder, the North Beach Day, Wednesday, June 7, 12:30 p.m.
and Southern Pines Centers will Get your thinking caps on and
be closed. Calvert Pines will be join in on the Spelling Bee, Thurs-
Thursday, June 1 Saturday, June 3 open for information and assistance day, June 8, 1 p.m.
only. Meals on Wheels will not be Summer is here! What better way
Robbie Kidwell Cowboy Crossing delivered. to celebrate than with a milkshake!
Anglers Seafood Bar & Grill, Anglers Seafood Bar & Grill, Enjoy one at Happy Hour, Friday,
6:00PM-9:00 PM
8:00 PM-Midnight
What is Elder Abuse and June 9, 12:30 p.m.
What to do if Elder Abuse
is Suspected North Beach Senior
Trivia & Karaoke Jessica St.Clair Learn about Elder Abuse and Center (NBSC)
Anthonys Bar & Grill, Dunkirk Music at Morris Point what steps to take to report inci- All men are encouraged to attend
8:30 PM 6:00 PM dents of suspected abuse. Presenta- Mens Coffee Time and Video, June tions will be held: Thursday, June 8, 7, 9 a.m. Watch a documentary se-
11:30 a.m. at Calvert Pines Senior ries on the evolution of firearms.
Its Exercise Fun Day! Bring a
Friday, June 2 Tuesday, June 6 Center (410-535-4606); Friday, June
16, 11:30 a.m. at North Beach Senior friend and have fun while exercising
Center (410-257-2549); Wednesday, Friday, June 9, 9 a.m. 12 noon.
C Bass & The Rockfish Ben Connelly Celebrate Fathers Day by wear-
First Friday Music Series Leon- Anglers Seafood Bar & Grill, June 21, 12:30 p.m. at Southern
Pines Senior Center (410-586-2748). ing your favorite tie dye shirt during
ardtown Square in the Historic Solomons Tie Dye Dads Day, Friday, June 16,
Downtown/ Arts & Entertainment 6:00-9:00 PM 12 noon. A special dessert will be
District Heart 360 Healthy Heart served. Pre-register for lunch.
6:00-8:00 PM Program
Wednesday, June 7 Health Coach, Melinda Gaines,
has new hours to assist your with
Southern Pines Senior
Karaoke Wild Card Trivia your health questions, goals and to Center (SPSC)
Anglers Seafood Bar & Grill, monitor your blood pressure. Note, The next Creative Writing class
Anglers Seafood Bar & Grill, will be held, Tuesday, June 6, 11
Solomons Solomons these hours are only until June 30.
9:00 PM-1:00 AM Southern Pines Senior Center (410- a.m.
7:00-9:00 PM Reflexologist, Sarah Strain and 586-2748), Wednesdays, 8:30 a.m.
12 noon; Calvert Pines Senior Cen- Masseuse, Joanna Graves are avail-
Audience Participation Drum & ter (410-535-4606), Wednesdays, able for appointments on Tuesdays.
Percussion Circle w/ the SoMar 12:30 4:30 p.m.; North Beach Se- Call the center for more information.
Drummers Thursday, June 8 nior Center (410-257-2549), Thurs- Celebrate Fathers Day with do-
First Friday Music Series Leon- days, 9 a.m. 2:30 p.m. nuts and coffee, Friday, June 16,
ardtown Wharf at The Gazebo Philip Parsons 9:30 a.m.
(back-up location is Leonardtown Anglers Seafood Bar & Grill,
Arts Center at 22660 Washington Solomons
St, 2nd floor if weather is inclem- 7:00-11:00 PM
ent for drumming)
8:00-10:00 pm
Instruments provided, all ages and Trivia & Karaoke
levels welcome, bring a blanket or Anthonys Bar & Grill, Dunkirk
chair to sit on. 8:30 PM

Eating Together Menu

Karaoke & DJ
The Brass Rail Sports Bar
Help Nell of Scarlet Plus Enter-
Monday, June 5
tainment, celebrate her birthday!
Its The Big 74th! Theres Karaoke Roast Beef and Swiss Cheese Thursday, June 8
& DJ all evening and Birthday Sandwich, Carrot Pineapple Slaw, Tuna Pasta Salad, Bean Soup,
Cake! Also theres plenty of Cold Fresh Orange Slices Marinated Cucumbers and Onions,
Beverages Fruit Cup
8:00 PM - Midnight Tuesday, June 6
Roast Pork with Gravy, Hot Friday, June 9
Spiced Apples, Lima Beans, Broc- Cheeseburger, Baked Beans,
coli, Cubed Cantaloupe Coleslaw, Watermelon

Wednesday, June 7
Lemon Chicken, Brown Rice,
Green Beans, Carrots,
The Calvert County Times is always looking for more local talent Fresh Orange Slices
to feature! To submit art or band information for our entertainment
section, e-mail Lunches are served to seniors, aged 60-plus, and their spouses through Title
Please submit calendar listings by noon on the Tuesday prior to our IIIC of the Older Americans Act. Suggested donation is $3. To make or cancel a
Thursday publication. reservation call: Calvert Pines Senior Center at 410-535-4606 or
301-855-1170, North Beach Senior Center at 410-257-2549, or Southern Pines
Senior Center at 410-586-2748. Lunches are subject to change.
Thursday, June 1, 2017 The Calvert County Times Games 29

CLUES ACROSS 35. Steals 3. Punish with an 29. Unfledged or
1. Sold at a higher price 38. Acts insincerely arbitrary penalty nestling hawk
8. Instill fear 39. City in Belarus 4. Household god 30. Surrenders
13. Can be domesticated 40. Anticipates (Roman) 32. Type of dessert
14. Oohed and ___ 43. Paris airport 5. Public television 34. Planted with trees
15. Make too simple 44. Deal with station 35. Washington town
19. Plutonium

45. No (Scottish) 6. __ Lilly, drug 36. Listen in
20. Necessary for 47. Opens lock company 37. Inwardly
breathing 48. Central parts 7. Degraded 38. Chinese province
21. Make happy 49. Sheep disease 8. Free from danger 40. Garrison
22. Mythological bird 50. Indicates position 9. Low bank or reef of 41. Converts thermal
23. A baglike structure 51. Doing many things coral energy to
in a plant or animal at once 10. Exclamation of mechanical work
24. Put on __ 55. Khoikhoin peoples surprise 42. Holy people
25. Type of dough 57. Informal alliance 11. Lies down in rest 44. Lowest point
26. Blushed between countries 12. Give an education to between two peaks
30. Celestial object 58. Long poems 16. Provides 46. Boundaries
31. Point __ National 59. The state of being 17. Fat from a pig 48. Utter obscenities
Seashore poorly illuminated 18. Belonging to a thing 51. ___ and cheese
32. Purplish red 22. Branches of a bone 52. Member of the
33. Towards the mouth 25. Having a cheerless cuckoo family
or oral region CLUES DOWN aspect or disposition 53. Type of microscope
34 Portuguese musical 1. Portico
27. Edema (archaic) 54. ___ and Barbie
genre 2. Delicacy
28. Bo __, 10 56. Michigan

Rearrange the letters to spell something pertaining to color

t a u s a i o t n r
Last Weeks Puzzle Solutions

Word Scramble: Spokes

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