News and Articles

  • Memorial Hospital Foundation Announces Plans for 6th Annual Sporting Clays Classic
    University of Maryland Memorial Hospital Foundation has announced plans for its 6th Annual Sporting Clays Classic, scheduled for Saturday, October 24, at The Point at Pintail in Queenstown. Proceeds from the event will be dedicated to the purchase of a Faxitron machine for the Clark Comprehensive Breast Center. The Faxitron is used by surgeons to evaluate an area that has been identified for removal by mammography. Read more
  • Queen Anne’s Chorale Goes Virtual Singer signups now available
    Queen Anne’s Chorale is pleased to be moving forward with the fall semester, which will culminate in a one-hour, pre-recorded radio broadcast scheduled to air five times on 96.7 WCEI between December 14 through 25. Read more
  • ShoreRivers Hosts 16th Annual Ride for Clean Rivers
    With more people and families seeking respite from the indoors, cycling has become an increasingly popular source of exercise and a welcome breath of fresh air. What better way to celebrate the outdoors than by riding on Sunday, September 20, at the 16th Annual Ride for Clean Rivers at Chesapeake College. Riders will enjoy the beautiful back roads of Talbot and Queen Anne’s Counties—or choose an alternate route to ride on your own—in support of ShoreRivers’ work for clean waterways. Staff, volunteers, and participants will be required to adhere to federal and state safety protocols on campus and at rest stops. This annual cycling event is a great way to end summer and celebrate our watershed community. Register at Read more
  • Women & Girls Fund Accepting Grant Applications for Programs Serving Needs of Mid-Shore Women and Girls
    The Women & Girls Fund of the Mid-Shore, a component fund of the Mid-Shore Community Foundation, is calling for qualified non-profit organizations whose programs address the needs of Mid-Shore women and girls to apply for a 2021 grant. Completed applications must be submitted on or before Monday, November 2, 2020. Read more
  • Pickering Presents the Language of Birds with Author Nathan Pieplow
    Pickering Creek Audubon Center is delighted to announce that Nathan Pieplow, author of the Peterson Field Guide to Bird Sounds, will provide an accessible and entertaining introduction to “The Language of Birds” during a Zoom presentation on September 9, 2020 at 7pm. All around us, birds are constantly telling us who they are and what they are doing. Nathan will unlock the secrets of their language and cue us in on what their calls and songs mean. Read more
  • Chesapeake Forum and Pickering Creek Audubon Center Join for Fall 2020
    When the Pandemic hit Talbot County, Chesapeake Forum and Pickering Creek Audubon Center both knew they needed to find new ways to offer classes and programs. Dr. Wayne Bell and Mary Helen Gillen of Pickering Creek Audubon Center put their heads together to create a ZOOM online platform for a birding class. Read more
  • Environmental Concern Announces the Eastern Shore Seed Stewards Initiative
    Environmental Concern (EC), in celebration of 48 years since the first native plant seed collection expedition, is pleased to announce the launch of the Eastern Shore Seed Stewards initiative. EC's Native Plant Nursery, operating in St. Michaels since 1972, has learned from experience that it takes more than a 'village' of experienced native plant specialists to collect enough seed to grow over 110 species of native plants. Read more
  • Climb Aboard Airship 103 with Chesapeake Forum
    Hunter Harris describes himself as a farm boy from the eastern shore with a keen interest in things mechanical and anything aviation oriented. Harris will be chronicling his adventures piloting blimps from 1986 to 1995 for McDonald’s, Sea World’s Shamu, the Met Life Snoopy Blimp, and the Pink Floyd Airship, yes, THAT Pink Floyd, that flew around the countryside promoting the Division Bell World Tour and was used for media coverage during their concerts. He has soared above major golf and tennis tournaments, NASCAR and Indy-car races, parades, Super Bowl, and World Series games, all while accumulating thousands of hours as one of only a handful of Airship pilots. Read more
  • One Maryland One Book Now Available at Library ~ The Island of Sea Women by Lisa See
    This year's One Maryland One Book selection, The Island of Sea Women by New York Times bestselling author Lisa See, is now available to check out from both the Easton and St. Michaels branches of the Talbot County Free Library. One Maryland One Book is Maryland’s only statewide community reading program - like one big book club. It’s an opportunity for people to read a good book, then come together for thoughtful discussion. Patrons can reserve a copy through the Library’s Books-to-Go Service available at Read more
  • Oxford Community Center September Events
    Saturday, September 5th, Cars and Coffee & Community “Open House”, 9-11:30am. During the amazing Cars & Coffee show, OCC hosts a Community Open House for new residents, curious Oxfordians and neighbors to meet and learn more about what Oxford has to offer. The Oxford nonprofits and some businesses will have information tables on the patio lawn. Come grab a coffee and learn all about Oxford. Sunday, September 6th, Oxford Artists, 10am-4pm. Enjoy an outdoor "Pop-Up Exhibit and Sales" show featuring the artists of Oxford. Light refreshments will be available for sale. Free. Masks and Social Distancing mandatory. Read more
  • Stand Up Against Substance Abuse this September ~ ‘Go Purple’ with Talbot Goes Purple
    Talbot County Sheriff Joe Gamble and Tidewater Rotary invite everyone to attend a virtual kick-off for Talbot Goes Purple at 7:30 p.m. on September 1. Read more
  • Chesapeake Forum’s Fall Semester
    Chesapeake Forum's fall semester is right around the corner! The semester begins in September with Wayne Bell's Birds and Birding in our Eastern Shore Backyard, and concludes in mid-November with Ron Lesher's, A Traveler's Guide to Black Holes. We will keep you in suspense regarding the rest of the curriculum, but rest assured, our fall semester courses are educational, inspirational and fun! Read more