May 20, 2022

Art & Lifestyle:

Open House May 7 at One-Room Schoolhouse

Drayden Schoolhouse

The St. Mary’s County Museum Division, in partnership with the Unified Committee for Afro-American Contributions, will offer free open houses for visitors and the community at the Drayden African American Schoolhouse in Drayden. The next open house will be 11 am to 2 pm May 7.

Free Open Houses @ Drayden Schoolhouse

Schoolhouse

The St. Mary’s County Museum Division, in partnership with the Unified Committee for Afro-American Contributions, will offer free open houses for visitors and the community at the Drayden African American Schoolhouse in Drayden.

UCAC Committee to Join Sotterley Event

Civil War Sites

Historic Sotterley will present People and Perspectives on February 9, 2022, with a panel featuring the Unified Committee for Afro-American Contributions Education Committee.

Juneteenth Event to Feature Jazz Concert

Juneteenth

The Unified Committee for Afro-American Contributions’ 2021 Juneteenth celebration will be held Saturday, June 19, in Lexington Park. A jazz concert will be featured from 4 to 6 pm.

2021 Juneteenth Festival Set in Lex Park

Juneteenth

The Unified Committee for Afro-American Contributions has announced plans for a 2021 Juneteenth celebration in Lexington Park on Saturday, June 19.

Schoolhouse Offering Last Open House of the Year

Drayden Schoolhouse

The final open house this year for the Drayden African American Schoolhouse will be from 11 am to 2 pm Saturday, Oct. 5.

Weekend Gate 2 Closure Prompts Business Concerns

Pax River Gate 3 closure

The Lexington Park Business and Community Association is joined by UCAC in protesting the weekend closure of Gate 2.

First Missionary Baptist Dances and Praises

MLK is remembered at the annual meeting of the United Committee for Afro-American Contributions in dance by members of First Missionary Baptist.

U.S. Colored Troops Civil War Memorial Monument Dedicated

U.S. Colored Troops Civil War Memorial Monument

The Unified Committee for Afro-American Contributions and Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War memorialize U.S. Colored Troops of the Civil War.

UCAC Founder Explains Juneteenth

Juneteenth celebrates the emancipation of slaves in the United States. Lexington Park joins communities across the nation recognizing the holiday.