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.

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CRABS at Chesapeake Marketplace

Crabs will be available again this year at the Waterfowl Festival’s Chesapeake Marketplace. Not steamed to eat, but a delicious feast for the eyes! Mosaic artist Lisa Scarbath returns with her popular steampunk and embellished crabs and other creatures. These unique works of art are created with watch parts, jewelry, charms and other found objects. Carefully composed and hand assembled, each provides the viewer something new to see every time they look.

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Towers Family to Host Festival of Trees to Benefit Compass Hospice

Compass’ Festival of Trees will be hosted December 2nd, 3rd & 4th at Bill and Gail Towers’ Towers Family Historical Museum, 26299 Sennett Road, Denton. Museum began as display of their collection of John Deere tractors, but has grown to showcase the agricultural history in Caroline County, and the past businessmen in the area. All proceeds will benefit hospice care, supportive care, and grief support services throughout Caroline County provided by Compass, the sole provider in Caroline County.

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Christmas in St. Michaels Celebrates Joy December 9-11

Christmas in St. Michaels is celebrating its 36th year of fundraising festivities with the return and expansion of its weekend of holiday events taking place on the water and in the heart of historic St. Michaels, Md. this Dec. 9-11. This year’s events include a Lighted Boat Parade and festive Talbot Street Parade; a Tour of Homes; Breakfast with Santa; Holiday Music and Meals; a Santa Dash; a Marketplace and Sweet Shoppe, and a Light up the Night drive-by house and harbor tour.
The goal for this year’s Christmas in St. Michaels events is to raise funds to distribute grants to local beneficiaries. More than 25 family services, education and child development, and community enhancement organizations depend on Christmas in St. Michaels funds to support their programs and activities.

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Mid-Shore STEM Festival

The 5th Annual Mid-Shore STEM Festival will be held on Saturday, November 5, 2022 at the Eastern Shore Higher Education Center, located on the Chesapeake College campus, in Wye Mills, Maryland. The event will be held rain or shine from 9:30am – 2:30pm and is free, open to the public, and geared toward youth ages 8-16. There are special early childhood STEM activities for youth ages 4-7 as well. The Mid-Shore STEM Festival is hosted by the University of Maryland Extension 4-H and Family & Consumer Sciences Programs and is focused on providing hands-on science, technology, engineering, and math learning for youth of all ages and their families.

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WAF Waterfowl Festival Exhibit

The Working Artist Forum is excited to be part of the 2022 Waterfowl Festival this November 10th-13th. Original art works completed in various media can be viewed and purchased on Friday & Saturday from 10-5 and Sunday 11-4. This year’s exhibit will be held at Christ Church Fellowship Hall, 111 S. Harrison St., Easton, and will be part of the ticketed Thursday VIP Premier Night 5-8pm where patrons can also meet the artists.

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