Flag Day Event
6 p.m. June 14
Governmental Center Lawn, Leonardtown
The event features a procession by various color guards and veterans groups. Formal ceremony and pause for the Pledge of Allegiance follows the procession. At the conclusion, members of the American Legion Post in Avenue will demonstrate the dignified and proper method of disposing of worn, torn and tattered flags. Refreshments provided. Free handheld flags distributed.
Young Eagles Rally
9 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 15
St. Mary’s Airport Terminal building
EAA Chapter 478 of Southern Maryland will be holding the annual Young Eagles Rally. Free airplane rides are provided to youths 8 to 17 years of age. Preregister at https://youngeaglesday.org/ by searching on zip code 20636 for EAA Chapter 478. More information on EAA Chapter 478 can be found at https://www.478.eaachapter.org/.
American Legion Post Sandwich Sale
11 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 15 and 16
American Legion Post 221 pork loin and beef sandwich sale. Pork loin, sliced roast beef, and BBQ beef sandwiches will be sold at 21690 Colton’s Point Rd (Rt. 242), in Avenue. Cost $7 each. Call (301) 884-4071 for further information.
Father’s Day Free Admission
10 a.m. to 5 p.m. June 16
On Father’s Day, all dads can enjoy free admission to both St. Clement’s Island Museum and Piney Point. Others in party must pay regular admission prices. More Info, visit https://www.facebook.com/events/936191189884803/
St. Mary’s County Summer Reading Program
June 17 through Aug. 17
Join the St. Mary’s County Library for ‘A Universe of Stories’ Summer Reading program. All ages are invited to complete challenges to earn a free glow-in-the-dark t-shirt (sizes start with baby onesies through adult XXXL). For your second, third and fourth completed challenges, choose a free book to take home. All completed challenges give you an entry into our Amazon gift card drawings at the end of the summer. To register, either go to https://stmalib.beanstack.org or download the Beanstack app. More information is available on www.stmalib.org.
Sotterley Speaker Series
7 p.m. June 19
Presentation by Robert Parkinson, historian, author and associate professor as he speaks on “The Common Cause: Creating Race and Nation in the American Revolution.” Free. Due to limited seating, please sign up on our website or call 301-373-2280 for reservations.
The Longest Table Tickets on Sale Now
6 p.m. June 21
County Government Center
23145 Leonard Hall Dr., Leonardtown
Join the St. Mary’s County for a community conversation over a family-style meal. Tickets are $10 and available for sale through the St. Mary’s County Library website, www.stmalib.org. The event will be held on the front lawn at the St. Mary’s County Government Center. During the meal, participants will discuss how to choose civility in their everyday interactions. In the event of rain, dinner will be held inside the Leonard Hall Recreation Center. Share a meal and conversation with someone you don’t know, exchange stories about life in St. Mary’s County, and discover both common ground and new ideas.
AAO Highway Cleanup
9:30 a.m.June 22
The Association of Aviation Ordnancemen Chapter 22 cordially invites you to attend its quarterly highway 235 clean up. We will meet up just south of Pax River’s Gate 3 at the entrance to the Farmers Market. For more information contact Victor at email@example.com or 559-572-7701.
Drama Ministry’s Dinner Theater
4 p.m. June 22
First Missionary Baptist Church
You are cordially invited to a presentation of “The Church Meeting” Dinner Theatre, a “hilarious one act stage comedy showing how sometimes the best members become different people when they participate in the regular business meetings of the church.” Adult-only tickets are available for $25 per person. Seating limited. For additional information, contact First Missionary Baptist Church at 301-863-8388.
St. Mary’s County Camera Club
All visitors welcome. The St. Mary’s County Camera Club meets on a Thursday twice a month at various locations depending on the topic of the meeting, e.g., critiques of photos and suggestions as to how to improve them, competitions, how-to programs with guest speakers, or workshops. Check out our website for details at www. smccc.org or email questions to firstname.lastname@example.org.