September 29, 2020

Art & Lifestyle:

Hear From MD’s Adjutant General During Sept. 30 Webinar -

Monday, September 28, 2020

The Taking of Pearson: 1942 -

Monday, September 28, 2020

Reminder: Census Deadline Is Sept. 30 -

Sunday, September 27, 2020

Music Series Continues With Oct. 2-3 Events -

Friday, September 25, 2020

Hear From MD’s Adjutant General During Sept. 30 Webinar

Gowen

The Patuxent Partnership will host a virtual discussion Wednesday, September 30, with Timothy E. Gowen, the adjutant general of Maryland. The free webinar will be held from 11 am to noon.

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The Taking of Pearson: 1942

Pearson

In 1942, the US government, by its right of eminent domain, confiscated a large area of the Eighth District of St. Mary’s County, MD, to be used by the US Navy as a test facility for aircraft. The government bought 6,412 acres for $712,287 consisting of 113 land tracts and home to 230 families. Somewhere within that 6,412 acres was Pearson — but where exactly?

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Reminder: Census Deadline Is Sept. 30

Census Deadline

The 2020 Census is nearly over, and Rep. Steny H. Hoyer strongly urges all Marylanders who have not filled out their Census form to do so to ensure they are counted. The deadline to complete the Census form is Wednesday, September 30.

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Music Series Continues With Oct. 2-3 Events

The Jo Ricks Music Series continues in Southern Maryland in October with a weekend of concerts and youth-oriented events at St. George’s Episcopal Church at 19167 Poplar Hill Lane in Valley Lee.

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GM Pool to Close Temporarily for Maintenance

GM Pool

The Great Mills pool will be closed for seasonal maintenance and to replace the dome structure to convert from the outdoor to the indoor pool from September 20-25, 2020.

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‘Water Taxi’ Painting Donated to Museum

Painting

St. Mary’s County artist Nicole Stewart has donated one of her paintings to the St. Clement’s Island Museum. The oil on canvas painting is titled “Water Taxi.” It will be part of the museum’s upcoming art auction fundraiser.

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4 Drive-Thru Vaccination Clinics Planned

Vaccination Clinics

Four drive-thru clinics will offer free back-to-school vaccinations for children living in St. Mary’s County. Dates are September 18, 19, 23, and 26.

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The Rise of Lexington Park

Many residents in the north of St. Mary’s County assumed Pax River was a temporary, war-time arrangement, but Jack Daugherty, a Marine pilot stationed at the Pax at the end of the war, and other ex-Navy personnel thought otherwise, and decided to stay.

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TPP Webinar Presents Gowen, MD Adjutant General

Gowen

The Patuxent Partnership will host a virtual discussion from 11 am to noon September 30, 2020, with Timothy E. Gowen, the adjutant general of Maryland.

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New Music Series Debuts in So. MD

The Jo Ricks Music Series was created to bring acclaimed classical, jazz, and world-music artists to Southern Maryland for the artists to share their music through affordable live performances and to share their musical knowledge through educational events for children and youth.

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