October 24, 2018

Next Up at Three Notch, ‘God’s Favorite’

Newtowne Players Present 'God's Favorite'Three Notch

Comedy is on tap at the Three Notch Theatre in Lexington Park as the Newtowne Players present Neil Simon’s “God’s Favorite,” starting Friday, April 6, through Sunday, April 22, at the theater at 21744 South Coral Drive.

Wanted: Former Flattops, Carver Heights Residents


The second annual Lexington Park Cherry Blossom Festival will include some special guests this year. The St. Mary’s Community Development Corp. has invited former residents of Lexington Manor (aka The Flattops) and Carver Heights as special guests to the ArtsPark event April 8, 2018.

St. Mary’s Government Operations for Easter

All St. Mary’s County government administrative offices will be closed on Friday, March 30, 2018, in observance of Good Friday. All offices will reopen for normal business hours on Monday, April 2.

Engineering Camp Set at NAS Pax River

Engineering Camp

Middle school students who are hoping to some day work in the engineering fields can attend the third annual Engineering Exploration Experience summer program, offered by the Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division Educational Outreach Office at Patuxent River Naval Air Station. 

Dog License Application Process Changes

Dog License

The St. Mary’s County Animal Control Division asks citizens who need to apply or acquire a county dog license to either come into the Animal Control office in Leonardtown or submit an application (along with a copy of your dog’s current rabies vaccination certificate) by mail. Citizens are asked to not apply online for a dog license at this time.

Sheriff’s Office Honors Somerville


Maryland’s first sheriff’s office recently honored Maryland’s first African-American sheriff. On Feb. 22, 2018, the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office honored former sheriff Joseph Lee Somerville Sr., the first African-American to be elected sheriff in the state.

Maryland Day to Highlight African-American History

Maryland Day

The contributions of African-Americans will be in the spotlight during a new Maryland Day program on Sunday, March 25.

GM Pool Project Complete, Will Reopen March 19

Great Mills Pool to Close Two Days

The Great Mills Pool is scheduled to reopen to the public on Monday, March 19, 2018, at 8 am. It had been closed since March 5 to replace the inflatable bubble structure.

Be a Weather Spotter With SKYWARN

Weather Spotter for SKYWARN

St. Mary’s County Department of Emergency Services will host a SKYWARN Basics class from 6 to 9 pm Wednesday, April 11, 2018, at the Chesapeake Building at 41770 Baldridge St. in Leonardtown.

Get Along Little Doggies to the Costume Parade

Costume Parade

Returning this year to the Lex Park ArtsParks Cherry Blossom Festival on April 8 will be the popular dog costume parade. Bring Fido in his favorite outfit.