Arts & Crafts Sale for the benefit of St.Vincent de Paul FOOD PANTRY

Talbot County residents are amazing in their generosity and talent! St. Vincent de Paul in Easton recently received quite a few donations of beautiful original, matted watercolor and pastel art as well as amazing one-of-a-kind craft items from local artists. We are so thankful for these breathtaking gifts.
Combining the CDC’s relaxed guideline announcement and the improving Spring weather with our growing collection of donated artwork and craft items, SVdP is planning a special ‘Art and Crafts Show’ event.

Read more!

Chesapeake Chamber Music Festival 2021 Debuts in Ebenezer Theater in Easton

Chesapeake Music announces the 36th annual Chesapeake Chamber Music Festival will be held June 4–12, 2021 at its new permanent home, the Ebenezer Theater, at 17 South Washington Street in Easton, Maryland. The Festival’s exciting two-week program of six concerts featuring 15 artists will be presented live, in full compliance with state and local Covid-19 regulations, as well as streamed on the web. Artistic directors Marcy Rosen and Catherine Cho have created a compelling program of chamber music masterworks by Mozart, Beethoven, Schubert, Brahms, and Schumann, among others, as well as intimate duo performances of music by Joseph Bologne, William Grant Still, William Bolcom, and Amy Beach.

Read more!

Registration Opens for CBMM Summer Camps

Registration is now open for week-long summer camps at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels, Md., which begin June 28 and continue through Aug. 20. In age-appropriate Chesapeake-themed sessions for ages 4–15, campers will explore the magic of the Chesapeake Bay’s people, animals, traditions, and environment, with an emphasis on creating a fun, hands-on learning environment that includes on-the-water and environmental activities, stories, games, crafts, and other creative projects.

Read more!

Protecting Children From Online Sexual Exploitation

For All Seasons Rape Crisis Center is continually looking for ways to raise awareness about sexual assault. According to the National Sexual Violence Resource Center (NSCRC), sexual harassment, assault, and abuse can happen anywhere, including online spaces. NSCRC is educating the public about safer ways to be online today. Some of the organization’s tips relate to how we connect online, how we practice digital consent and intervening when we see harmful content or behaviors online to ensure that online spaces — whether they be workspaces, classrooms, social media platforms, or otherwise — are respectful and safe.

Read more!

HOPE Moves CASA of the Mid-Shore Forward

With National Volunteer Appreciation Month and National Child Abuse Prevention Month as a backdrop, CASA of the Mid-Shore creatively and safely thanked the many Court Appointed Special Advocate volunteers from Talbot, Dorchester, Queen Anne’s, and Kent Counties who stand against child abuse and take action by advocating for maltreated children. Wearing masks and practicing social distancing, CASA’s staff greeted CASA volunteers at outside locations to provide ‘to-go’ gourmet lunches, beautifully prepared by Gourmet by the Bay.

Read more!

Enjoying Easton’s Parks by Terry Callahan

With the arrival of warm weather comes preparation for summer outdoor activities and a busy time for those who implement community programs. For over thirteen years Lorraine Gould has been Director of the Easton Parks and Recreation Department. As such she has overseen existing facilities, implemented new programs, and adapted to the changes and challenges that have occurred with the priority of providing a safe, healthy environment for the community.

Read more!

Avalon Foundation Announces its Brand New Outdoor Music Venue, The Avalon’s Stoltz Pavilion

The Avalon Foundation announces the 2021 official opening of its brand new outdoor music venue, The Avalon’s Stoltz Pavilion. Conceived and constructed in 2020 as a means to keep music going amidst pandemic restrictions, the organization is very excited to program the space over the course of an entire spring, summer and fall. “We are going to program predominantly for the outdoors until the world gets back closer to normal,” said Suzy Moore, Artistic Director at The Avalon.

Read more!