May 18, 2022

Art & Lifestyle:

Still Time to Enter DNR Photo Contest

DNR

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources is accepting entries for its annual photo contest. Photographers, novice or professional, can enter for the chance to win cash and other great prizes. The deadline is Aug. 31, 2020.

Brewster to Be Honored as Health Care Hero

Brewster

The Daily Record has selected Dr. Meena Brewster, St. Mary’s County health officer, to receive a 2020 Health Care Hero Award.

Stormwater Pollution Ordinance to Be Discussed

Volunteers

The St. Mary’s County commissioners will hold a hearing at 10 am Tuesday, June 9, to consider a new stormwater pollution and illicit discharge, detection and elimination ordinance.

State Offers Free Fishing Day June 6

Fisheries

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources will offer license-free fishing days June 6, June 13, and July 4 — a free option to explore Maryland’s diverse and unique fishing experiences without needing a fishing license, trout stamp, or registration.

Gallery-V Seeks ‘Quarantine’ Submissions

Gallery-V, an emerging online exhibit space, is accepting submissions for its first show, “Quarantine Dreams.” Anyone with art created during the COVID quarantine may submit now through June 26, 2020.

FDR Blvd. Monterey-Kinnegad Extension to Open

FDR

The extension of FDR Boulevard in Lexington Park — from Monterey Lane to the roundabout at the intersection of Kinnegad Drive/Castletown Way — will be open to traffic on Tuesday, June 9.

Plans Move Ahead at New Garvey Center

Garvey Center

Though the St. Mary’s County Department of Aging & Human Services senior activity centers remain closed to the public, plans are moving forward on the new Garvey center in Leonardtown.

CANCELED: YMCA Exploratory Committee to Meet June 3

Feasibility Study YMCA

The St. Mary’s County YMCA Exploratory Committee will hold a rescheduled meeting via teleconference at 6 pm Wednesday, June 3.

Libraries’ Top 10 Downloaded Books

Top 10 Downloaded Books

As Southern Marylanders practice social distancing, they are catching up on their reading lists and taking advantage of digital books offered through their public libraries. The region’s Top 10 downloaded books include memoirs, an older fantasy favorite, and recent bestselling novels.

Adopt an Egg, Help Piney Point Museum

Adopt an Egg

The Piney Point Lighthouse Museum has come up with an “egg-cellent” way to help its newest exhibit.