Upper Shore Master Gardener Programs to Hold Basic Training

The Upper Shore Master Gardener Programs will hold a 9 week basic training course starting on Thursday, February 20th, 2020 at Eastern Shore Higher Education Center on the Chesapeake College Campus in Queenstown, MD. This program is intended to train Master Gardeners as volunteer representatives for the University of Maryland Extension to provide public education. Classes will run from 9am–3:30pm. every Thursday until April 23rd. This class in held in conjunction with the University of Maryland Extension in Dorchester, Talbot, Queen Anne’s, and Kent Counties.

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For All Seasons Hosts Human Trafficking Awareness and Education Workshops Across Region

Maryland has one of the highest rates of “domestic human trafficking in the nation,” according to the National Human Trafficking Hotline, and the Eastern Shore is not immune. To provide education on this important issue across the Mid Shore, For All Seasons is sponsoring regional presentations, “Open Your Eyes: Human Trafficking Awareness and Education,” in the month of January, National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month. The presentations are free and open to professionals working with the issue of human trafficking, such as social workers, healthcare workers, and law enforcement.

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For All Seasons Hosts Red Devil Moon Performance at Avalon Theatre

On Thursday, January 30, 2020 at 7pm, For All Seasons will host “Red Devil Moon,” a concert version of an original musical at the Avalon Theatre in Easton, MD. The show, with a script by Robert Earl Price and music and lyrics by Pam Oritz, is inspired by the novel, “Cane,” by Jean Toomer, originally published in 1923. Jean Toomer’s “Cane” is widely considered the first major text of the Harlem Renaissance. Price approached Pam Ortiz of Chestertown after hearing her 2012 album of original tunes, with the idea of collaborating on a new piece of musical theatre.

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Yarn Artists Invited to Participate in Adkins Yarn Storming Event

Do you have a passion for yarn artistry and a love of trees? Combine the two to create a tree “sweater” for the inaugural Yarn Storming event at Adkins Arboretum! Sponsored by the Arboretum in partnership with the Fiber Arts Center of the Eastern Shore (FACES), Yarn Storming is an opportunity to create a whimsical and exciting visual experience in the trees around the Arboretum Visitor’s Center.

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