August 23, 2019

‘Brighton Beach Memoirs’ on Stage

Brighton Beach Memoirs

The Newtowne Players will present “Brighton Beach Memoirs” from March 29 to April 14, 2019, at the Three Notch Theater at 21744 South Coral Drive in Lexington Park.

TEDx Spotlights Community Connections

Community Connections

An all-day event on March 23, 2019, will focus on the importance of Community Connections. TEDx Great Mills will offer speakers and performers who will discuss why these connections are imperative in every region from 9 am to 4 pm that day at Great Mills High School, located at 21130 Great Mills Road in Great Mills, Md.

Community Involvement Plan Gets an Update

Community Restoration Plan

The Environmental Restoration Team at Naval Air Station Patuxent River is in the process of updating the base’s Environmental Restoration Program’s Community Involvement Plan.

St. Mary’s Inventor Recognized for Work

Inventor

The founder of Jordan Research and Development and resident of St. Mary’s County was one of the 11 innovators from across the county who were recognized on Capitol Hill in February.

Pax Complex Preparing EIS; Open Houses Set

A series of public meetings will be held starting March 4 until March 7 regarding the Patuxent River Complex Testing and Training Environmental Impact Statement. The March 5 open house will be at the Southern Maryland Higher Education Center.

GM Pool to Host Mardi Gras Party

Mardi Gras Pool Party

If celebrating Mardi Gras while perfectly dry seems boring, St. Mary’s County Department of Recreation and Parks has a solution. The department is planning a Mardi Gras Pool Party from 6 to 9 pm Saturday, March 2, 2019, at the Great Mills Swimming Pool. 

Volunteers Are Needed to Deliver Meals

St. Mary’s County’s Home-Delivered Meals Program needs volunteers to serve in the Lexington Park area and the southernmost parts of the county.

Loffler Seniors Show Works at Library Gallery

Loffler Seniors Art Show at Library

There’s still time to catch the latest art installation at the Lexington Park Library art gallery. Art students from the Loffler Senior Activity Center were selected for project, and their work will be on display throughout February.

Local Skipper Helms Crew in Yacht Race

Local Skipper

While most people spend the holidays with family and friends, Local Skipper Scott “Gus” Ward checked off a bucket-list item by racing in one of the world’s most prestigious yacht races.

Lighthouse Exhibit Opens in Piney Point

Lighthouses

The “Offshore Lighthouses of the Potomac River” exhibit has opened at the Piney Point Lighthouse Museum and Historic Park in Piney Point, MD.