The Mid-Atlantic Symphony Orchestra resumes its “Season Reimagined” on March 4 with a performance of Joseph Boulogne’s Violin Concerto, a work that brought critical acclaim to the talented son of an African slave.Read more!
Talbot Goes Purple this week announced the winners of the substance abuse prevention student video contest that ended Dec. 31 in Talbot County.
Long-time Talbot Goes Purple (TGP) supporter Spring & Associates sponsored the contest, which ran from Sept. 1 through Dec. 31, 2020. Open to all Talbot County students, the project involved the creation of a short video about substance use prevention. The first-place winner receives a $500 gift card, second place a $300 gift card and $200 for third place.
Talbot County Empty Bowls is a local grassroots organization that, over 12 years, has distributed more than $230,000 to local organizations that feed the hungry.Read more!
The Memorial Hospital Auxiliary Volunteers have contributed more than two million hours of service to the hospital. Created in 1947 by fifteen civic-minded women, the Auxiliary’s current membership includes 140 dedicated men and women. This non-profit organization supports the hospital, nursing programs, and raises funds for the hospital and its needs.Read more!
CASA of the Mid Shore is a private, non-profit organization whose mission is to provide Court Appointed Special Advocates to all children who are under court protection in Talbot, Dorchester, Queen Anne’s or Kent Circuit Court due to abuse, neglect, abandonment, or their parents’ inability to safely care for them. CASA volunteers come from all walks of life, varied backgrounds and professions, and are at least 21 years of age. After completing the application and screening process, individuals participate in pre-service training before being sworn in as an officer of the court. Once appointed to a child’s case, each CASA provides assessments and recommendations to the judge regarding the best interest of his or her appointed child.Read more!
There will be an Indoor Craft & Yard Sale on Saturday, March 27 from 8am to 2pm at the Caroline County 4-H Park, 8230 Detour Road, Denton, MD to benefit the Caroline County 4-H Program.Read more!
Pickering Creek’s great line up of engaging online programs to keep you sane during the pandemic continues in February. The month’s highlights include webinars by science writer and cartoonist Rosemary Mosco and environmental educator and scientist Samara Ocher.Read more!
The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels, Md., will begin its annual winter speaker series on Wednesday, Feb. 3, and continue on select Wednesdays through March 17. All sessions will be held virtually, and advance registration is required.Read more!
Chesapeake Music in Easton, Maryland is pleased to present four exciting, young classical musicians in a free virtual concert on Saturday, February 13 at 7:30 p.m., to be streamed at www.chesapeakemusic.org. The concert will be available online afterward for one week.Read more!
Fifteen University of Maryland Shore Regional Health (UM SRH) frontline health care workers from throughout the hospital system’s five-county region were vaccinated today with the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine. Those vaccinated included employees from emergency departments throughout the Shore, COVID units and infectious disease departments, as well as respiratory therapists, nursing staff, environmental services team members and security personnel.Read more!