Kenmore Club Yard Sale Fundraiser June 9
Kenmore Club, a program of the Rappahannock Area Community Services Board (RACSB), is hosting a yard sale on Saturday, June 9, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Donations are being accepting through Thursday, June 7. Kenmore Club is located at the Barbara C. Terry Building, 632 Kenmore Ave., Fredericksburg.
Funds raised through the annual yard sale support club member activities throughout the year.
Kenmore Club provides psychosocial rehabilitation services for adults with severe and persistent mental illness. The purpose of Kenmore Club is to provide citizens who are living with the effects of mental illness the chance to work and become self-supporting members of the community. Members voluntarily participate in work units of their choice that focus on the duties necessary for the daily operation of the club. Educational training and supported employment are also provided. There are nearly 100 active members.
For more information or to arrange a donation drop-off, contact Anna Loftis, Kenmore Club Advocate, at asilverbergracsb.state.va.us or 540-373-7737.
Charles County Government Improved Website
Charles County recently unveiled a new, improved Charles County Government website. The site has been completely redesigned to provide the public with better navigation and consistency across county departments. The visually appealing website has a new URL, www.charlescountymd.gov. Citizens should find it easier to locate information about Government programs and services on the new website.
O'Donnell Lake Restaurant Park Sunset Concerts
St. Charles Companies presents Free Friday Night Concerts through August 31 at O'Donnell Lake Restaurant Park in St. Charles, Md. Each Friday offers great family fun and entertainment! Concerts feature a variety of local artists and musical genres, beginning at 7 p.m. and ending at dusk. Free parking for all attendees. Bring blankets or chairs and enjoy the lakefront setting. Coolers permitted; no alcohol or glass.
The O'Donnell Lake Restaurant Park is located at the intersection of St. Patrick's Drive and Smallwood Drive West in St. Charles, across from the movie theater and St. Charles Towne Center. Sponsored by the St. Charles Companies. Learn more about the St. Charles Companies at stcharlesmd.com or facebook.com/stcharlesmd. For more information, contact Craig Renner at 301.843.8600 or crennerstcharlesmd.com. Summer Concert Schedule:
June 8 - USAF Rock Band - Max Impact - Original Rock
June 15 - The Lynn Hollyfield Band - Original Contemporary & Folk
June 22 - The Steve Cavanaugh Band - Original, Rock, Fusion & Jam
June 29 - US Navy Cruisers - Rock
July 6 - John O'Loughlin and the Blarney Stones Band - Irish Traditional
EMS for Children Day Teddy Bear Clinic
The 2012 EMS for Children Day event is scheduled for Wednesday, June 20, at 6 p.m., at Regency Furniture Stadium, 11765 St. Linus Drive, Waldorf. During this fun-filled event, the Charles County Department of Emergency Services will host its popular Teddy Bear Clinic. Children are invited to bring their sick or injured teddy bears to meet real Emergency Medical Services (EMS) team members. The team will help children fix up their favorite friend with extra special care! In addition to the Teddy Bear Clinic, the Charles County Sheriff's Office will be on hand with summer safety tips, there will be discussions on injury prevention, and there will be ambulance tours and plenty of giveaways!
For more information on this event or others offered by Charles County Government, visit our website at www.charlescountymd.gov Citizens with special needs may contact the Maryland Relay Service at 711, or Relay Service TDD: 800-735-2258.
Charles County Tourism and Recreation Expo
Charles County will hold a Tourism and Recreation Expo and Symposium on Saturday, June 23, from Noon-6 p.m. at Regency Furniture Stadium, 11765 St. Linus Drive, Waldorf. The Symposium celebrity guest speaker is Charles Mann, former Redskin and entrepreneur, and philanthropist. The Expo will feature exciting displays and information booths from local businesses in the tourism and recreation industries. Come experience great demonstrations, receive freebies, and win door prizes, all while learning about the amazing opportunities in Charles County. For more information about sponsorship opportunities or exhibiting in the event, contact Catherine Carroll at 301-396-5819 or CarrollCCharlesCounty.org.
CSM Summer Camps Programs
In the carefree days of summer, kids and teens attending College of Southern Maryland camps will be exploring their interests in writing poetry, building Lego robots, engineering and building bridges, zoology and entomology, computer illustration and art-while having fun and making new friends.
Kids' and teen college camps run June 18 through Aug. 16 at CSM's La Plata, Leonardtown and Prince Frederick campuses. Classes are full days 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. or half days from 8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. or 1 to 4:30 p.m. Kids' college programs are for children ages 5-10 years old; teen college programs are for 11- to 17-year-olds. Programs include arts and crafts, music and theater, engineering and information technology, languages and literature, math and game strategies, sports and athletics, and science. For information and schedule of classes, visit www.csmd.edu/KidsCollege.
Sotterley Plantation War of 1812 Living History
Sotterley Plantation's War of 1812 Living History "The Choice" will be part of the three year national bicentennial commemoration of this war in our region. "The Choice" will take place on June 9th, July 14th, and August 11th, with showings of the performance at 11 a.m., 12 p.m., 2 p.m. and 3 p.m. on each event date. This event is free to the public, but space is limited. Advanced reservations can be made by calling the Sotterley office at 301-373-2280.
July 4th Fun at Regency Furniture Stadium
On Wednesday, July 4, from 4:30 - 9:30 p.m., Celebrate Charles: A Fun-Filled Fourth will be held at Regency Furniture Stadium. Come and sample the "Taste of Charles County." Local restaurants and caterers will provide tasting-size portions. Live music will be provided by John Luskey, Three Sixty, and Scott's New Band. A family fun zone will be available with amusements, face painting and more. A cornhole tournament, car show, and fireworks will be part of the festivities. To register for the cornhole tournament, visit www.midatlanticcornhole.com/cornhole-tournaments/ charles-county-tournament/. For information on participating as a Taste of Charles County vendor or volunteer, contact Rachel Reynolds at 301-645-0601 or ReynoldsRCharlesCounty.org.