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Monday: All St. Mary’s County Administrative Offices are closed for Presidents Day. Go to to view the holiday schedule of what’s open and what’s closed.

Tuesday: Commissioners of St. Mary’s County will not meet this week. Their next meeting is Tuesday, February 26 at 9 a.m.

Wednesday: St. Mary’s County Economic Development Commission holds its quarterly meeting at 6 p.m. in Leonardtown.

Thursday: St. Mary’s County Recreation and Parks Board monthly meeting. Stakeholder meeting and open forum on the Lexington Manor Concept Plan and proposed youth center for Carver Elementary School begins at 4 p.m. followed by the board’s business meeting. Meeting and forum takes place in Leonardtown. Open Forum info:

Friday: Other Post-Employment Benefits (OPEB) Trust Board and Length of Service Program (LOSAP) Trust Board meetings. OPEB meeting begins at 9:30 a.m. LOSAP meeting to begin at 10:30 a.m. Both meetings to be held in Leonardtown.

Saturday: Spirits of Maryland – Southern Maryland. Attendees can sample products from distilleries across Southern Maryland and the State. $45 per person in advance ($50 at the door). Pax River Naval Air Museum, 22156 Three Notch Rd, Lexington Park. Event info:

Sunday: Historic St. Mary’s City’s 8th Annual Bridal Show. Join them and their many vendors to help with your wedding planning. Visit with the experts – wedding planners, photographers, florists, caterers, officiants, transportation, lodging, stylists, make-up artists, DJ’s, bakeries, clothiers, jewelry designers and wedding locations to name a few. Visit our beautiful venues – The State House and lawn, The Margaret Brent Gazebo, the Inn at Brome Howard and the Maryland Dove. Plan to spend the day and register for our door prizes. Free if pre-registered by February 18. $5 at the door if not pre-registered. Historic St. Mary’s City Visitor Center, St. Mary’s City. Event info and registration form:

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