Give the Gift of Love to a Deserving Senior this Holiday Season – Be a Santa to a Senior Kicks off in Easton

The holiday season is also the season of giving and a time to share smiles with those around you. As you gather to drink hot cocoa and sing carols with family and friends, it’s important to remember there are seniors in your community who would love to celebrate, too. However, many seniors live alone, without someone to share this special time.

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ShoreRivers to Host Wild & Scenic Film Festival

This fall, ShoreRivers joins over 250 organizations across the country to showcase a suite of exceptional films that inform and inspire a deep connection to the environment. The national Wild & Scenic Film Festival is rooted in both environmental activism and an enduring love of nature. On Friday, November 15, prepare to be moved by stories of resilience, awed by nature’s beauty, and inspired by the actions of everyday people to make a difference. This event is made possible by the leadership generosity of the Dock Street Foundation, KELLY Benefit Strategies, and other kind sponsors.

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Veterans Serving Veterans By: Terry Callahan

“Preserve, Protect, Promote” – three words that Ruth Higgins has lived by, in the Navy, then as a member of Talbot Post 70 of The American Legion, where she has held many positions, including Post Commander. “I’ve always believed in service to God and Country. I firmly believe in veterans helping veterans. So many return with PTSD; not all wounds are visible on the outside.”

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34th Annual Turkey Trot Fun Run, Walk, or Jog

Join us November 23rd rain or shine for our 34th Annual Turkey Trot fun run, walk, or jog! This event is a 2-mile walk, run, or jog for all ages from Denton Elementary School to Martinak State Park and back, includes free gifts to the first 100 registrants, and everyone is entered in the free turkey raffle. Registration check-in begins at 8am and the race begins at 9am. Other events include Turkey Dinner Relay, games, crafts, and refreshments. Flyers are available on our website and our office. For more information, call Recreation & Parks at 410-479-8120.

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Christmas in Caroline Set for Dec. 7th and 8th

The 19th Annual “Christmas in Caroline” event will be held at the Caroline County 4-H Park located on Detour Road, off Route 16 West, south of Denton on Saturday, Dec. 7 from 9am to 4pm and on Sunday, Dec. 8 from 10am to 3pm. On this first weekend in December the 4-H Park is turned into a Christmas wonderland. The Main Activities Building will feature craft, collectible and gift merchandise vendors. A large array of products will be available including handcrafted wood items, home décor items, jewelry, handmade and specialty gift items and even delicious goodies to be used for those special Christmas parties. As visitors enter the building both adults and children will receive a door prize ticket. On both days door prizes are given out every half hour.

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Celebrate Christmas in St. Michaels Dec. 13-15th

Wrap plenty of holiday fun, food and family-friendly festivities into one glorious weekend at this year’s 33rd annual Christmas in St. Michaels, set for Friday, Dec. 13th through Sunday, Dec. 15th.
The small scale of this historic 19th-century village make it an ideal setting for staging holiday happening for all ages, many within walking distance of downtown St. Michaels. Popular traditions include a Tour of Homes decorated for the holidays, held on both Saturday (11am to 5pm) and Sunday (11am to 4pm); and a Friday night Yuletide Party from 6 to 9pm, held this year at The Inn at Perry Cabin. This year’s Tour will feature four homes in the historic district and three just outside of town. Shuttle service is available.

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Queen Anne’s Chorale Holiday Concert

The Holiday season is upon us and there is no better way to kick it off than with wonderful music. Queen Anne’s Chorale will be performing Christmas in the New World on December 7th in the Todd Performing Arts Center at Chesapeake College Wye Mills starting at 7pm. Selections range from Colonial times to post-Civil War and will be accompanied by chamber orchestra. “You will recognize old standards” states Robert Huntington, Artistic Director “as well as music from the Moravian tradition and spirituals, along with our traditional audience sing-along.”

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