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September 2020

Kent County Public Library Board of Trustees Meeting

September 28 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 5:30 pm on day Last of the month, repeating until November 30, 2020

Virtual Event United States

Board meetings are open to the public and all are welcome. In compliance with the Maryland Open Meeting Act, the agenda for the meeting will be posted on Kent County Public Library's website at least 24 hours prior to the meeting. For details on joining this virtual meeting, visit https://kent-md.libcal.com/

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Baseball as Medidtaed Latinidad: Race, Masculinity, Nationalism, and Performance of Identity: A Talk by Jennifer Domino Rudolph

September 30 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

In celebration of Latinx Heritage Month, the Goldstein Program in Public Affairs and the Department of World Languages and Cultures invite you to a talk on Major League Baseball and Latino Identity. To attend the event, register to access the Zoom link https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJMqceCsrzstGNwG2WGclYQvBkQQKsfhQgvv

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October 2020

The Sophie Kerr Program Presents: A Conversation with Casey Cep and Elaine Weiss

Washington College concludes its celebration of the centennial of women's suffrage with a conversation between New Yorker staff writer Casey Cep and Elaine Weiss author of The Women's Hour: The Great Fight to Win the Vote. Visit the Washington College calendar page to register!

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Chestertown Environmental Committee Meeting

October 1 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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Chestertown, 21620 United States

The Chestertown Environmental Committee (CEC) meets every month on the first Thursday (changed 9/12/19) at 7:30PM in the 1st floor conference room in the Town Office.

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MassoniArt presents Marcy Dunn Ramsey | High Water

October 2 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
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MARCY DUNN RAMSEY | High Water September – October 2020 also featuring work by Michael Kahn, Rick Bisgyer and Marilee Schumann Gallery hours: Gallery open by Appointment Only. Please email or call 410-778-7330 to schedule. Masks are required.

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CANCELLED – Chestertown HP Festival

October 3
Downtown – Chestertown United States

Terrible news friends! We have just received a proclamation from the minister’s office that all festivities scheduled for the 2020 Chestertown HP Festival Weekend have been hereby canceled! All wizards and wizarding friends are encouraged to subscribe to the Chestertown HP Festival mailing list to receive any notices as they become available. Fear not! The Chestertown HP Fest committee is determined to reconvene and bring the festival back in 2021! Go to the official festival website, chestertownhpfest.org, and join our… Continue Reading CANCELLED – Chestertown HP Festival

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Chestertown Farmers Market – return to Fountain Park!

October 3 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Fountain Park United States

UPDATE 6/29/2020 - The Chestertown Farmers’ Market will move back to the heart of downtown Chestertown starting Saturday, July 4, from 8 am to noon. Please come out and support the Farm and Artisan vendors. To meet pandemic safety standards, sections of the 200 and 300 blocks of High Street will be closed to traffic, and vendors will be spread out between Spring Avenue and Court Street and along Memorial Plaza as needed. Social distancing and mask wearing will remain… Continue Reading Chestertown Farmers Market – return to Fountain Park!

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Harvest Festival at Lockbriar Farms

October 3 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
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Lockbriar Farms, 10051 Worton Road,
Worton, MD 21678 United States

Every weekend starting mid-September through October at Lockbriar! Lockbriar is officially gearing up for Harvest Festival 2020 with our annual U-Pick Pumpkin Patch, Fresh Pressed Apple Cider, Fall Celebration Ice Cream Flavors, Indian Corn, Wheat Bundles, Mix-a-Six Apple and Pear packs, Season Debut Apple Butter and Cider Sauce, fall bounty veggies, Fresh Cider Slushies, a huge variety of mums and asters… ...and of course, our famous pumpkin stacks for all your eating, crafting and decorating needs, including… Field Trips, Ironsides,… Continue Reading Harvest Festival at Lockbriar Farms

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SUSPENDED – Saturday Mornings at KidSPOT!

October 3 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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KidSPOT at RiverArts Gallery, 315 High Street Suite 104
Chestertown, MD 21620 United States

We’re busy at KidSPOT distributing craft bags to help kids in less affluent parts of our community have access to art materials and projects until we can open again. If you’re interested in supporting this initiative, please visit our website at https://chestertownriverarts.org/kidspot/ and make a donation. Thank you!

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The Joy of Visual Journaling in Nature with Kate Livie

October 3 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Sat. Sept 26,10 AM- 12 PM and Sun. Sept 27, 10 AM-12 PM Sat. Oct 3, 10 AM-12 PM and Sun. Oct 4, 10 AM-12 PM In case of class cancellation or inclement weather: Rain dates Oct 10/11, 10 AM- 12 PM Description: Classes will be held in-person and socially distanced, with masks required. Love to spend time outside? Want to cultivate a creative spark but aren’t sure where to start? Deepen your connection to the environment, hone your skills… Continue Reading The Joy of Visual Journaling in Nature with Kate Livie

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Sultana Education Foundation – Public Paddles (Full Moon)

October 3 @ 5:15 pm - 8:30 pm
Holt Education Center United States

Join our staff for a unique kayak excursion on the Captain John Smith Chesapeake National Historic Trail. Most paddles take place on Maryland’s upper Eastern Shore, and each paddle features a unique theme. During a typical voyage, participants paddle through scenic, underdeveloped portions of one of the Bay’s tributaries while learning about regional flora and fauna specific to that location. Paddles are either 2.5 hours long at $30 per person or day long at $55 per person. Day trips will… Continue Reading Sultana Education Foundation – Public Paddles (Full Moon)

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al Fresco Restaurant Dining Downtown

October 3 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Chestertown, MD 21620 United States

"Al Fresco" Nights Continue Into Fall The two restaurants will be alternating Saturdays into fall, so mark your calendars for the remaining street dining evenings. Weather permitting, they will happen … At the Kitchen at the Imperial August 22 September 5 September 19 October 3 October 17 October 31 And at Casa Carmen August  29 September 12 September 26 October 10 October 24 Visit the Main Street Chestertown website for more info!

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Chestertown Challenge – cancelled

October 4 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Wilmer Park Chestertown, MD 21620 United States

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED Event benefits Kent Association of Riding Therapy, Inc which provides horseback riding and equine activities for the special needs community. Both courses are USAFT certified. This is a TriState Events Ultimate Challenge Series Event. Awards and refreshments provided and Tech Shirts guaranteed to each participant. Police controlled roads.

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Historic District Commission Meeting

October 5 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
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Town of Chestertown, 118 N. Cross Street
Chestertown, MD 21620 United States

Meetings are held the first Monday of each month. Any member of the public wanting to join the Zoom meeting should contact Kees de Mooy at 410-778-0500 or kees@chestertown.com

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Mayor and Council Meeting

October 5 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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One event on February 18, 2020 at 7:30 pm

Chestertown Town Hall, 118 N Cross Street
Chestertown, MD 21620 United States

LINK TO LIVE FEED Any member of the public wanting to join the Zoom meeting should contact Kees de Mooy at 410-778-0500 or kees@chestertown.com

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Utilities Commission Meeting

October 5 @ 7:30 pm
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Town of Chesterotwn, 118 N. Cross Street
Chestertown, MD 21620 United States
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Unforgetting: A Memoir of Family, Migration, Gangs and Revolution in the Americas: A Talk by Robert Lovato

October 7 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

In support of Latinx Heritage Month, the Goldstein Program in Public Affairs presents Roberto Lovato, author of Unforgetting: A Memoir of Family, Migration, Gangs and Revolution in the Americas. Lovato will discuss his new book in a webinar that is open to the public but registration is required. Register in advance for this webinar: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_bNNrnexpTqOEGD3fr99iUQ ROBERTO LOVATO is an educator, journalist and writer based at The Writers Grotto in San Francisco, California. He is the author of Unforgetting: A Memoir… Continue Reading Unforgetting: A Memoir of Family, Migration, Gangs and Revolution in the Americas: A Talk by Robert Lovato

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Doodle, Write, & Play with Beth Williams

October 8 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Bring a favorite quote, poem, song lyric, or short story and let's explore doodling with it! Using your handwriting as an element in doodling can be a powerful way of telling a story and finding a voice for your art. Learn some ways of letting go of perfection in art making by playing with different techniques with no specific result in mind. We’ll also talk about the book "Wreck This Journal," a great tool for relieving yourself of perfectionism. You’ll… Continue Reading Doodle, Write, & Play with Beth Williams

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Voter Registration Deadline

October 13
Chestertown, MD 21620 United States

Check if you are registered to vote - https://voterservices.elections.maryland.gov/VoterSearch You can use Maryland's Online Voter Registration System (OLVR) or submit a voter registration application to your local board of elections or the State Board of Elections at any time. However, an application must be postmarked by the voter registration deadline in order to vote in the next scheduled election. If you submit a voter registration application during the period that registration is closed, your application will be held at the… Continue Reading Voter Registration Deadline

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Intro to Smartphone Photography with Kris Kelley

October 14 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Today, photography is more accessible than ever. Through incredible advances in technology, cameras have gone from weighing hundreds of pounds and requiring hours to develop a single photo, to being as small as a pinhead and capturing dozens of photos in an instant. Thanks to smartphones with built-in cameras, everyone has the opportunity to be a photographer! In this one hour course, learn how to use your smartphone to capture stunning photos and expand your creative horizons. You will learn… Continue Reading Intro to Smartphone Photography with Kris Kelley

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Recreation Commission Meeting

October 15 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Chestertown, 21620 United States

We meet on the third Thursday of every month at 6pm at Procolino’s in Chestertown unless otherwise noted.

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Taking Stock of the 2020 Election: How Gender, Race, and Ethnicity Will Shape the Presidential Race

October 15 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

A panel discussion with Drs. Melissa Deckman, Flavio Hickel, and Eric McDaniel. Melissa Deckman is the Louis L. Goldstein Chair of Political Science at Washington College. Flavio Hickel is Assistant Professor of Political Science at Washington College. Eric L. McDaniel is an associate professor in the Department of Government and a fellow of both the Institute for Urban Policy Research & Analysis and the Population Research Center at the University of Texas. This event is free and open to the… Continue Reading Taking Stock of the 2020 Election: How Gender, Race, and Ethnicity Will Shape the Presidential Race

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Washington College's 237th Commencement Exercises

October 17 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Virtual Event! United States

Washington College is honored and thrilled to celebrate the Class of 2020! Please visit the Washington College 2020 Commencement website for more details. https://www.washcoll.edu/calendar/commencement/2020commencement.php

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Planning Commission Meeting

October 21 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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Town of Chestertown, 118 N. Cross Street
Chestertown, MD 21620 United States

Any member of the public wanting to join the Zoom meeting should contact Kees de Mooy at 410-778-0500 or kees@chestertown.com

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Virtual Photo Club (Free!)

October 22 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Undaunted by social isolation, RiverArts Photography Club facilitator Steve Kane hosted the first meeting of a new online version of the club on Thursday, March 26, using the Zoom platform. The club normally meets the fourth Thursday of each month at the ArtsAlive Education Center from 7 to 9 pm, and provides a forum for discussion and critique. After a successful first virtual meeting, the group plans to change to weekly Thursday meetings via Zoom. This week, April 2 and for… Continue Reading Virtual Photo Club (Free!)

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4th Annual KART Klassic Golf Tournament

October 23 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Now in its 4th year, the KART Klassic Golf Tournament supports Kent Association of Riding Therapy, a non-profit dedicated to providing therapeutic riding to children and adults with special needs. Come join us for a fun afternoon of golf, in scramble format, followed by a post party at Back Creek Golf Club! Interested in participating as a player, sponsor, or volunteer? Please send an email to kentridingtherapy@gmail.comReady your foursome for this great event, supporting a great program!

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Downrigging 2020 – canceled

October 30
Chestertown, MD 21620 United States

Dear Friends of Sultana, It is with a heavy heart that we announce the cancellation of the Sultana Education Foundation’s 2020 Downrigging Weekend Festival.   Since the success of last year’s event, Sultana’s Downrigging Committee – as well as our partner Tall Ships, vendors and musicians – have been hard at work planning for this year’s festival. Not surprisingly the arrival of Covid 19 this winter has proved an insurmountable challenge.  Several alternate formats for the festival were explored, but in the… Continue Reading Downrigging 2020 – canceled

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Annual Halloween Parade – cancelled

October 31
Chestertown, MD 21620 United States

The annual Chestertown Lions Club Halloween parade in Chestertown is not happening this year. The decision was due to the continued impact of COVID-19 and for the safety consideration of local families.

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November 2020

MassoniArt presents Marc Castelli Annual Exhibit

November 1 - December 20

MARC CASTELLI / Shouting at the Wind November 1 – December 20, 2020 Collectors’ Previews may be scheduled after October 19. Thank you for supporting the Gallery in this Season of Covid 19. Marc’s annual exhibition has become synonymous with Sultana Downrigging Weekend and while we might have to wait until 2021 for the ships to return, our SHOW WILL GO ON! We are hard at work creating “virtual” experiences to showcase Marc’s 2020 collection of watercolors – Shouting at… Continue Reading MassoniArt presents Marc Castelli Annual Exhibit

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Presidential General Election

November 3
Chestertown, MD 21620 United States

Find your polling location - https://voterservices.elections.maryland.gov/PollingPlaceSearch

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Emmanuel Church Christmas Bazaar

November 21 @ 8:30 am - 2:00 pm

This popular event cannot be held this year due to Corona Virus mandates regarding events that involves crowds. Please mark your calendars for Nov. 20 2021.

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December 2020

CANCELLED – Dickens of a Christmas – Bah, Humbug!

December 4 - December 6

Bah Humbug! Main Street Chestertown Cancels 2020 “Dickens of a Christmas” Dickens of a Christmas is the Eastern Shore's only Dickens themed holiday festival. The fourth annual Dickens of a Christmas weekend kicks off during First Friday festivities throughout the Historic District, bringing carriage rides, hot beverages, fire pits, s’mores stations, and special entertainment to set the mood for a joyous holiday season.

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TOWN GOVERNMENT MEETING SCHEDULE

  • Mayor & Council Meetings: 1st & 3rd Mondays, 7:30 p.m.
  • Utilities Commission Meetings: 1st Mondays, 7:30 p.m.
  • Planning Commission Meetings: 3rd Wednesdays, 7:30 p.m.
  • Historic District Commission Meetings: 1st Wednesdays, 5:00 p.m.

TOWN TRASH & RECYCLING SERVICES

The Town will be divided into two collection areas, both of which will be serviced twice each week. Collection of garbage and trash will be conducted in one area on Monday and Thursday evenings, and the other on Sunday and Wednesday evenings; except no collection will be made on New Years’ Day, Fourth of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day or Christmas Day, but will be made on the next regular collection day after the holiday. Recycling: Paper, aluminum, household plastics picked up each Friday call 410-928-3333 (Infinity Recycling).

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