May 17, 2022

Town’s First Friday Events Are Back

Jail Museum

The Old Jail Museum in Leonardtown will be open to the public from 5 to 8 pm July 3 for the restarted Leonardtown First Fridays.

Special Opening Weekend for Pax Museum

Pax Museum Naval Air Museum

The Pax River Naval Air Museum is excited to open its doors to the Test and Evaluation Hall this holiday weekend. Come visit and enjoy the indoor exhibits and the Flight Line.

Summer Grab & Go Meals Program Starts July 6

Meal Distribution

The St. Mary’s County free summer meals program begins Monday, July 6, at Lexington Park and Greenview Knolls elementary schools.

In Lex Park, COVID Testing Without Appointment

Walk-Up COVID Testing in Lex Park

The St. Mary’s County Health Department is offering daily appointment-free COVID-19 testing from 8 am to 11 am Monday through Friday at the health department’s Harm Reduction Program Office at 46035 Signature Lane in Lexington Park.

Criteria Changes for COVID Grant Program

COVID Grant Program

The criteria for St. Mary’s County COVID-19 Small Business and Non-Profit Relief Fund has been expanded to allow the county’s youngest businesses and non-profits to meet the eligibility requirements.

Test Pilot School Graduates Latest Class

Test Pilot

Thirty-four students in Class 157 successfully completed the US Naval Test Pilot School’s intense 11-month course of instruction.

Historic St. Mary’s City to Re-Open

St. Mary's City

Historic St. Mary’s City plans to re-open its great outdoors (and indoors) to the public beginning July 8.

Piney Point Lighthouse Kayak Launch Open

Kayak

The Kayak Launch at Piney Point Lighthouse Museum & Historic Park will now be open to interested paddlers 10 am to 5 pm Saturdays and Sundays. Those wishing to use the launch during the week will need to pre-register.

St. Mary’s Teen Court Goes Virtual

St. Mary’s County Teen Court is now one of 25 programs throughout the country hosting virtual Teen Court sessions.

Low-Band Jammer Tests on Schedule Despite Pandemic

Jammer

The Navy’s Next Generation Jammer Low Band program completed test events at two Naval Air Station Patuxent River facilities simultaneously and with limited staffing while remaining on schedule despite COVID-19 restrictions.