May 30, 2020

1 Show; 5 Photographers @ Lex Park Library

Reception Dec. 7, 2-4 pm featuring photos captured by local Instagram artists Jeremy Scarbrough, Jenn Dorsey, Daniel Mumbert, Wednesday Davis, and Drew Hyde while “Out & About” in St. Mary’s County. The show runs through Jan. 15, 2020.

Seussified Christmas Carol Runs Until Dec. 15

Christmas Carol

The family-friendly “A Seussified Christmas Carol” will open Friday night, November 29, and run through December 15 at Three Notch Theatre in Lexington Park.

Public Comment Sought on Solar Project Near Lex Park

Whitetail Solar Project

The Maryland Public Service Commission will hold a hearing on a request by Lightsource Renewable Energy Development LLC to build a 20 MW solar project near Lexington Park.
The hearing will be at 6 pm Monday, December 2, 2019, at the Hampton Inn at Lexington Park at 22211 Three Notch Road.

Farm Guide Just in Time for Holidays

Farm Guide

The Southern Maryland Agricultural Development Commission has released the 2019 edition of the Farm Holiday Guide, a free booklet featuring Southern Maryland farm products and events available during the holidays.

Lexington Park VA Clinic Opens

VA Clinic

The Veteran Administration’s Community-Based Outpatient Clinic in Lexington Park, MD, opens Dec. 2, 2019 at Great Mills and Chancellor’s Run roads — 45870 East Run Drive, Suite 300, Open 8 am to 4:30 pm   240-237-1625

Group Exploring YMCA for St. Mary’s to Meet

YMCA

The St. Mary’s County YMCA Exploratory Committee is scheduled to meet at 6 pm Thursday, Nov. 21, and Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2019.

County Gives Notice of Limited St. Mary’s Transit Route Operations

STS county buses

Illustration courtesy St. Mary’s Transit System During the week of November 18-22, 2019, the St. Mary’s Transit System (STS) will not operate the new Route 8 California/Great Mills public transportation service. The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) paratransit program for persons with disabilities and the Statewide Specialized Transportation Assistance Program (SSTAP) will continue to operate on a regular schedule. On Friday, November 29, 2019, STS public transportation routes will operate on the Saturday schedule: Great Mills/California (11), Leonardtown Route Northbound and Southbound (12), and County Span Northbound and Southbound with the Southern Route (7), and the Northern Route (14+ 6)….

Library to Host Parenting Workshop

Workshop

The Lexington Park Library will host a free parenting workshop titled Raising 21st Century Children, on Monday, Nov. 18.

Get Ready for a Suessified Christmas Carol

A holiday treat is in store for theatergoers at Three Notch Theatre in Lexington Park. The family-friendly “A Seussified Christmas Carol” will be performed from November 29 to December 15, 2019.

Ceremony Commemorates Emancipation Day

Emancipation Day

A soil collection ceremony was held Nov. 1 in commemoration of lynching victim Benjamin Hance. Mr. Hance was said to have died in 1887 in St. Mary’s County. The Emancipation Day ceremony was one of healing and remembrance for the only documented lynching victim in the county.