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News and Articles

  • St. Michaels Community Center Gains Grant Support to Address Hunger
    The St. Michaels Community Center recently received grant funding in support of feeding people in need through the nonprofit’s food distribution program. The St. Michaels Community Center offers freshly cooked, nutritious meals and pantry bags each Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, providing for up to 250 people for each meal. Read more
  • Success! Sixty Forested Acres Added to Pickering Creek
    More than 130 people stepped forward in support of our recently concluded “More Acres, More Trails, More Space to Explore” campaign, exceeding the campaign’s 2.5 million dollar goal. This September Pickering Creek was able to acquire 63 acres of woods adjacent to the Center’s 400-acre main campus and allocate money for trail creation as well as trail maintenance and improvement across the campus. Together we were also able to add to the Center’s endowment to ensure our ability to care for these new acres and trails and seed future land protection efforts around the Center. This marks the Center’s second acquisition of land in the last ten years, preserving invaluable undeveloped land in Talbot County for the entire community to benefit from- both wild and human. Read more
  • Community Center Seeks Christmas Donations for Bay Hundred Families
    New, unwrapped toys are being sought to benefit Bay Hundred area children this holiday season, with drop-off locations including the St. Michaels Community Center, The LumberYard in St. Michaels, Perkins Family YMCA, and Fairbank Tackle. The toy drive is organized by St. Michaels Granite Lodge #177, with donated toys being accepted through Dec. 21. Read more
  • The Woman’s Club of
    St. Michaels Seeks Scholarship
    The Woman’s Club of St. Michaels has awarded scholarships to St. Michaels High School seniors for more than 40 years and this year will award a total of $10,000 to one or more students graduating from St. Michaels High School in 2023. Read more
  • First Night Talbot 2023… Back in the Heart of Historic Downtown Easton
    This will be the 29th consecutive year for First Night Talbot to present this Celebration of the Arts, based upon the original First Night held in Boston in 1974. First Night Talbot follows that original aim – an alcohol and drug-free new family tradition to welcome the New Year. The event has been the only First Night celebration in the state of Maryland for a number of years and we are excited to ring in the New Year on December 31, live and in-person, in downtown Easton, MD. Read more
  • Easton Ushers in the Holiday Season
    You and your family won’t have to travel to the North Pole to experience the magic of the holidays this year since Easton is jam-packed with everything you need for the happiest season of the year! Read more
  • Tilghman
    Museum Presents “Christmas at the Museum”
    The Tilghman Watermen’s Museum will once again be turned into a winter wonderland celebrating the wonder of “Christmas at the Museum.” The popular train garden, complete with mountain villages and animated sets has been expanded to include a water scene. The museum will feature unique crèche sets from around the world. These rare manger scenes depicting the birth of Christ bring home the real meaning of Christmas. Bring the whole family to enjoy the collection of Santas, decorated Christmas trees, and the special assembly of vintage trains. Read more
  • Easton Choral Arts Society Announces Christmas Concert
    Easton Choral Arts Society (ECAS) has announced its Christmas Concert, “Christmas Around the World,” to be held on Thursday, December 8 at 7:30pm and Sunday, December 11 at 4:00pm at Christ Church Easton. Read more
  • Metal Casting Workshop & Pour on the Shore Coming to CBMM
    The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum is offering guests the opportunity to experience traditional iron casting at its Shipyard in November, through its Metal Casting Workshop and Pour on the Shore events, presented in partnership with locally-based cast iron cookware manufacturer Butter Pat Industrie Read more
  • ShoreRivers Uses DNA Tracking to Identify Bacteria Pollution Sources
    By collecting, analyzing, and distributing data on bacteria levels in our waterways, ShoreRivers aims to provide the public with the information needed to make educated decisions about contact with the water. This year, ShoreRivers monitored bacteria levels at 45 sites around the region—a major expansion from last year's 32 sites—providing a critical public health service for communities and identifying pollution hotspots for future restoration efforts. Read more
  • UM Shore Regional Health Announces Plans For
    New Regional Medical Center in Easton
    The Board of Directors of the University of Maryland Medical System (UMMS) has approved a plan by UM Shore Regional Health (UM SRH) to submit a Letter of Intent next month to the Maryland Health Care Commission (MHCC) to construct a new Regional Medical Center in Talbot County. Read more
  • Talbot County Senior Center News
    Learn to paint! Beginners (and old hands that might be rusty) are welcome to join the Wednesday morning class under the guidance of Jane Bollman. Even though you “can’t draw a straight line with a ruler”, you will be surprised that you can learn to paint! You can give the class a try for a few weeks to see if you enjoy it. We meet between 9 am and noon, and the cost is $5 per hour. Think you might be interested? Call 410-770-8611 for more information. Read more