July 31, 2021

Art & Lifestyle:

Register for Healthy St. Mary’s Annual Meeting -

Thursday, July 29, 2021

Entries Sought for DNR Photo Contest -

Wednesday, July 28, 2021

Poplar Hill Music Series Continues -

Tuesday, July 20, 2021

Save the Date for TPP Annual Dinner -

Thursday, July 15, 2021

Entries Sought for DNR Photo Contest

Photo Contest

Calling all shutterbugs! The 18th annual Maryland Department of Natural Resources Photo Contest is accepting entries through August 5, 2021.

Open House Set at Drayden Schoolhouse


The St. Mary’s County Museum Division, in partnership with the Unified Committee for Afro-American Contributions, will offer a free open house for visitors at the Drayden African American Schoolhouse, one Saturday a month from 11 am to 2 pm. The next open house will be Aug. 7, 2021.

Free Pesticide Container Recycling Offered

Pesticide Container Recycling

The Maryland Department of Agriculture sponsors a summer collection program for high density polyethylene pesticide containers for farmers, pesticide applicators, and others who wish to dispose of plastic pesticide containers properly.

Garden Project Honors Essential Workers


The St. Mary’s County Health Department welcomed the renovation of the health department courtyard garden at its main office in Leonardtown.

Got LEGOs? Build a Lighthouse


The Piney Point Lighthouse Museum has a challenge for LEGO enthusiasts. Create a lighthouse utilizing LEGO bricks and enter it in a competition honoring the lighthouse’s 185th anniversary.

Sign Up for CodeRED Weather Warnings


In advance of inclement weather, St. Mary’s County residents should sign up to receive email warnings, updates, and special notices, including road closures, severe weather updates, and CodeRED Weather Warnings.

Summer Grab & Go Meals Start July 7

Meal Distribution

St. Mary’s County Public Schools’ free summer Grab & Go meals program begins July 7 and runs through August 25. Meals are for children 18 and younger, free of charge.

Task Force to Study YMCA Location in Lex Park

Feasibility Study YMCA

Two volunteers are being sought for the St. Mary’s County YMCA Conceptual Design Task Force, which will begin meeting later this month.

County Government July 4 Schedule

Veterans Day

All St. Mary’s County government administrative offices will be closed Monday, July 5, 2021, in observance of Independence Day. The landfill and convenience centers will be closed July 4, but will be open for regular operations July 3 and 5.

Recreation Dept. Holding Job Fair

GM Pool

The St. Mary’s County Department of Recreation and Parks will host a job fair July 6 and 8 at the Wellness and Aquatics Center at the College of Southern Maryland’s Leonardtown Campus.