June 29, 2022

Art & Lifestyle:

Walthour Brings Lessons Back to Drayden School


During a recent field trip to the Drayden African American Schoolhouse by ninth- and 10th-grade Kings Christian Academy students, Dr. Janice Walthour provided the group an arithmetic lesson.

Join Conversation at The Longest Table

Conversation The Longest Table

Tickets are now on sale for the first-ever Choose Civility: Southern Maryland Longest Table event to be held at 6 pm June 21. The public is invited to share a meal and conversation with someone they don’t know, exchange stories about life in St. Mary’s County, and discover both common ground and new ideas.

Free Disposal of Pesticide Containers Offered

Pesticide Container Recycling

The Maryland Department of Agriculture will sponsor a summer collection program for empty plastic pesticide containers according to specific guidelines. The nearest location to St. Mary’s County which accepts out-of-county pesticide containers will be the Frederick County Landfill at 9031 Reich’s Ford Road in Frederick. Collection dates will be June 19, July 24, Aug. 21 and Sept. 18, 2018.

Pax River Air Expo 2018 Schedule

NAS Patuxent River’s Air Expo 2018 two-day show is scheduled for June 2-3, 2018, and will be free and open to the public. Gates open at 8 am and performances begin at 11 am.

VA Benefits Seminar Planned June 12

VA Benefits Seminar Planned June 12

Representatives from the Veterans Administration will be in Prince Frederick to conduct a VA benefits educational seminar on Tuesday, June 12, 2018.

Paddle for Heroes Fundraiser Set

Paddle for Heroes

The second annual Paddle for Heroes Canoe, Kayak, and Paddleboard Race will be held in Leonardtown on Saturday, June 9, 2018, with a rain date of June 23.

Law Day 2018 Volunteers Honored

Law Day 2018 Volunteers Honored

The St. Mary’s County Bar Association honored volunteers who donated their time and expertise at the St. Mary’s senior centers in honor of Law Day on May 1, 2018.

Almaraz Is Regional Golden Gloves Champ

Phyllis Almaraz

Knowledge Boxing Center’s Phyllis Almaraz became a 2018 Golden Gloves Regional Champion in the 112-pound novice division in April.

Pax & Forrest Center Plant Rotary Trees

A community effort involving NAS Pax River, the Forrest Center’s natural resources students, and Lexington Park Rotary added 20 new cherry trees to the Lexington Park ArtsPark, home of the annual Cherry Blossom Festival.

County Needs Election Judges


The gubernatorial election is coming up this year, and election judges are being sought for the June 26, 2018, primary and Nov. 6, 2018, general election.