May 7, 2021

Art & Lifestyle:

Carrier Air Wing Next TPP/ANA Panel Topic

Carrier Air Wing

The Patuxent Partnership and the ANA Pax River Squadron will host the next virtual webinar, “Distributed Maritime Operations: Who You Gonna Call? The Carrier Air Wing,” on May 25, 2021.

Change in Schedule for School Meal Program

Meal Distribution

St. Mary’s County public school system announces changes in the schedule for curbside meal distribution. Meals are available for students 18 and younger. Meals can be picked up from any participating school site even if your student attends a different school.

Join SBDC Govt. Contracting Series


Join the Maryland Small Business Development Center Southern Region for its monthly Government Contracting Series from 3 to 5 pm on the first Thursday of the month. The Patuxent Partnership is helping to publicize the event.

New Hours for LifeStyle’s Food Pantry


LifeStyles of Maryland’s curbside food pantry has new hours. It will operate from 9:30 am to 5 pm on Mondays at LifeStyles’ satellite office at 21815D Three Notch Road in Lexington Park.

NAS Patuxent River’s Gate 3 to Reopen


Gate 3 at Naval Air Station Patuxent River will reopen Wednesday, May 5, 2021. Gate 3 will be open from 5:30 am to 6 pm Monday through Friday and closed on weekends and holidays.

First Friday May 7 in Leonardtown


First Fridays open up Leonardtown, MD, for a one-of-a-kind shopping and entertaining evening. This Friday the town’s business community will be open May 7 from 5 to 8 pm. 

Open Houses Begin at Drayden Schoolhouse

Drayden Schoolhouse

The next open house at the Drayden African American Schoolhouse will be Saturday, May 1, from 11 am to 2 pm.

New Library Hours Beginning May 3

3-D Printer

Starting May 3, hours at the St. Mary’s County Library branches will change. The new expanded hours will be 9 am to 8 pm Monday through Thursday and 9 am to 5 pm Friday and Saturday. The libraries will be closed on Sundays.

Noise Advisory for Practice Landings Until May 14

Night Flights

Communities surrounding the Naval Air Station Patuxent River are advised that noise-generating testing events are scheduled to take place April 27, 2021, until May 14, 2021, from 8 am to 10 pm. 

New Exhibit at Piney Point Lighthouse


Visitors can enjoy a brand-new exhibit at the Piney Point Lighthouse Museum — a replica 5th Order Fresnel Lens.