June 30, 2022

Art & Lifestyle:

Jazz, Seafood Fest Strikes the Right Note


A popular St. Mary’s County music festival hit the right notes at the annual Maryland Tourism & Travel Summit in November, winning a tourism award.

Innovation, Tech Group Seeks Input


Southern Maryland Innovation & Technology is looking for participant feedback through a 14-question survey.

Photography Show Runs Until Jan. 15

Out ‘N About photography show continues at the Lexington Park Library until January 15.

St. Mary’s Government Goes Tobacco Free

St. Mary’s County goes tobacco free on January 1, 2020. The county commissioners have banned the use of tobacco products on all county-owned or leased buildings and properties.

Kick Off the New Year With a Hike


Start out 2020 the right way! The Maryland Department of Natural Resources invites everyone to join a First Day Hike, Maryland’s annual tradition for a fun, healthy kickoff to the New Year.

Lex Park History to Anchor Pax Museum Exhibit

Lex Park History

St. Mary’s Community Development Corporation completes a Lexington Park history in three panels — highlighting the Flattops and Carver Heights. The storyboards are headed to the Pax River Naval Air Museum for display along with aerial photos of Lexington Park through the decades.

YMCA Youth Interest Survey


Interest is being sought about a YMCA proposed for Lexington Park. Complete a survey here about what you want in a local Y.

St. Mary’s Christmas Tree Recycling Dec. 26-Jan. 31

Trees Recycling

Christmas trees can be dropped off at the St. Mary’s County landfill and convenience centers free of charge. Undecorated trees may be placed in the designated areas at these sites beginning December 26, 2019, continuing through January 31, 2020.

Rec & Parks Seeking Community Input

Community Input Lancaster Park

St. Mary’s County Department of Recreation and Parks is accepting input from citizens as the department develops its strategic plan. Take a quick survey online.

NAS Pax Concludes Five-Year Review

project seawall

Naval Air Station Patuxent River has initiated its fifth basewide five-year review.