News Release, Town of Chesapeake Beach

NOTICE:The Rod and Reel parking garage project has reached a point where they will be bringing in a large crane to erect large precast concrete beams and structures. This work is Starting February 15thand continuing for 8 to 10 weeks.This will create a flagging operation on Mears Avenue as the trucks arrive and leave. There are no permanent lane closures’ scheduled. The contractor will be using flag men to stop traffic to let the trucks in and out of the project due to their size. As the contractor provides details we will continue to relay the information to residents.

SAVE THE DATE! Join us in celebration of the125th Anniversary of the incorporation of the Town of Chesapeake Beach.A celebration will be held at Town Hall on April 6 from 4:00-6:00 pm. More information to follow.

Crisis Intervention Hotlines: Help is just a phone call away. Calvert County Crisis Hotline (410)535-1121 24 hours 7 days a week National Hotlines: 1-800-SUICIDE orclick hereor 1-800-273-TALK orclick here.

February 16 11:00-5:00 pm Northeast Community Center – Free up space in your closet and provide someone with the opportunity to make a great first impression at an interview.For more information,click here.

February 18 – RED CROSS BLOOD DRIVE FROM 1 – 7 pm at St. Anthony Parish’s Padua Halland hosted by Knights of Columbus Calvert Council #7870 walk-ins accepted or contact Dave Wilson, Sr. for appointment,

February 19 from 4:00pm – 5:30pm – Northeast Community Center- Droning On and On –A co-piloted event with the Calvert Library Twin Beaches Branch.Get ready for some aerial fun learning how to fly a small drone.

February 19 at 6:00 pm – Twin Beach Opioid Abuse Awareness Coalition Meeting at Chesapeake Beach Town Hall — Business meeting of the TBOAA Committee.The public is invited to attend. If you have been affected by the opioid crisis, we want to hear your story or your ideas on how we can better help those suffering from addiction in our community. For more information about the committee and our past activities,click here.

February 19– STEAK DINNER. Particular about your Steak? At the American Legion Stallings Williams Post 206 at 3330 Chesapeake Beach Road East on Route 260 in Chesapeake Beach, you order it directly from the Grill-Master and you get what you order. Serving from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m., the $17.00 price tag includes sides, salad, beverage, and roll. Public welcome. For information call (410)257-9878.HTTP://

February 22 – CHEF’S CHOICE DINNER.This informal dinner is hosted by the American Legion Stallings-Williams Post 206(Venturing Crew 429) from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. Come to the lower level dining room for a meal you won’t soon forget. Cost is $12 including side, salad, and beverage. The Post is at 3330 Chesapeake Beach Road E on Route 260 in Chesapeake Beach and questions may be directed to (410)257-9878. Public Welcome.HTTP://

February 23 – MOTOWN NIGHT. What’s your favorite tune? The Sons of the American Legion Stallings-Williams Post 206 will host a night with music by DJ Stephen Varney beginning at 8:00 p.m. until midnight. The cost of $10 includes draft beer and sodas. Tickets available at the door. Public warmly welcomed. For information call 410-257-9878

February 26 at 7:00 pm. PUBLIC HEARING Calvert County Comprehensive Plan Approvalat Calvert Pines Community Center –For more information,click here. To view the proposed plan,click here.

February 28 at 7 pm – Green Team meets in Conference Room.

February 28 from 11:00 am-11:45am. Northeast Community Center Pre-Schoolers Fitness Trail. Every station presents an age-appropriate fitness challenge featuring running, jumping, tumbling, balancing and coordination. For ages 2-5. Pre-registration required. For more information,click here.

March 16th from 8am-12pm-Community Shredding Event– Ger ready for Spring, and get rid of old paperwork!The Town of Chesapeake Beach, Town of North Beach and the North Beach Volunteer Fire Department are holding a Community Shredding Event at the North Beach Fire Department. This is a resident-only event. More information to follow.

For more information on any of the above “Happenings,” contactMarti Gilpin (Office and Community Involvement Coordinator for the Town of Chesapeake Beach, MD)410-257-2230 or viaemail.

?Because late-breaking changes and additions to Chesapeake Beach Happenings sometimes occur, check the Town’swebsitefor the most up-to-date version of Happenings.

David M. Higgins II, Publisher/Editor

David M. Higgins was born in Baltimore and grew up in Southern Maryland. He has had a passion for journalism since high school. After spending many years in the Hospitality Industry he began working in...