July 11, 2020

Art & Lifestyle:

Webinar: Contributing & Connecting to Community


The smART Collaboration Working Group is planning the last webinar in its three-part series from 11:30 am to 12:30 pm Tuesday, July 14. July 14 topic — Contributing & Connecting to Community in Crisis. Share your action group’s accomplishment. The series has been organized by the smART Collaboration Working Group comprised of members representing government, industry, academia, and non-profits. In response to COVID-19, self-forming teams in Southern Maryland are demonstrating the spirited collaboration and adaptive thinking that are hallmarks of innovative communities. Join the webinar that takes lessons from these teams to unleash the talent and resources of all who…

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Browse Airport Farmers Market July 12

farmers market

St. Mary’s County Regional Airport will again host a farmers market in partnership with Historic Sotterley from 9 am to 1 pm July 12.

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Special Opening Weekend for Pax Museum

Pax Museum Naval Air Museum

The Pax River Naval Air Museum is excited to open its doors to the Test and Evaluation Hall this holiday weekend. Come visit and enjoy the indoor exhibits and the Flight Line.

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Summer Grab & Go Meals Program Starts July 6

Summer Meals

The St. Mary’s County free summer meals program begins Monday, July 6, at Lexington Park and Greenview Knolls elementary schools.

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In Lex Park, COVID Testing Without Appointment

Walk-Up COVID Testing in Lex Park

The St. Mary’s County Health Department is offering daily appointment-free COVID-19 testing from 8 am to 3 pm Monday through Friday at the health department’s Harm Reduction Program Office at 46035 Signature Lane in Lexington Park.

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PTLT: Green Space Is Just What the Doctored Ordered

Green Space

The Patuxent Tidewater Land Trust promotes the many benefits of preserving open spaces in Southern Maryland — environmental, economic, historical, and aesthetic. Then there’s the mostly unsung benefit of improved mental health. As pandemic stay-at-home restrictions ease, taking advantage of this free natural resource may be just what the proverbial doctor ordered.

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Gerstman Wins 5th District Art Competition


Elizabeth Gerstman, a rising senior at North Point High School, won the 2020 5th District Congressional Art Competition.

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Pax’s Cold War Warriors Remembered

Pax Cold War Warriors

St. Mary’s County Historical Society and the Patuxent River Naval Air Museum bring “Pax River’s Forgotten Cold War Warriors” to video to inaugurate the society’s Historically Speaking series.

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Webinar to Explore Lessons Learned During Pandemic


The smART Collaboration Working Group is planning the second webinar in its three-part series June 16. Takes lessons from groups that unleashed their talent and resources to help Southern Maryland thrive in this crisis and beyond it.

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Library Outlines Reopening Plans


The St. Mary’s County Library has announced its Phase 1 reopening plans. The book drops at all three library locations — Charlotte Hall, Leonardtown, and Lexington Park — will be opened to receive checked out materials June 17. All three locations will start curbside pickup of reserved materials June 22.

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