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Compass Regional Hospice Hosts Candlelight Remembrance Service in Kent County

By shoreupdate | Nov 20, 2017 | 0 Comments

Compass Regional Hospice’s Hope & Healing Center will host the Candlelight Remembrance Service in Kent County on Sunday, December 3. The service begins at 4:00 p.m. at the Emmanuel Episcopal Church, 101 N. Cross Street in Chestertown. The service is free and open to the public. The centerpiece of the Candlelight Remembrance Service is the reading of the names of Compass Regional Hospice patients who have died in the past 13 months. Members of the community are also invited to bring the names of their loved ones whom they would like to be remembered during the holiday season. For more […]

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Ring in the Yuletide Dec. 9 at Adkins Arboretum’s Candlelit Caroling Celebration

By shoreupdate | Nov 20, 2017 | 0 Comments

Ring in the holiday season with an evening of music, light and merriment when Adkins Arboretum hosts its annual Candlelit Caroling Celebration on Sat., Dec. 9 from 5 to 8 p.m. At the Visitor’s Center, enjoy seasonal live music in the gallery by Chestertown performers Dovetail and Nevin Dawson, along with hors d’oeuvres and a cash wine bar. Take a candlelit walk along the woodland paths, stopping along the way to sing carols and roast marshmallows over a roaring bonfire. Join Delmarva Stargazers in the meadow to view the winter sky, and top off the evening with a winter tram […]

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‘Be a Santa to a Senior’ Program Provides Comfort, Companionship and Cheer to Easton Seniors

By shoreupdate | Nov 20, 2017 | 0 Comments

EASTON, Md. – While many seniors enjoy being able to live independently, the holidays can be a difficult time for those who are unable to spend them with friends or loved ones. In fact, isolated seniors are at greater risk for loneliness, anxiety and depression. This is why the local Home Instead Senior Care® office serving Queen Anne’s, Talbot, Dorchester, Kent and Caroline counties is inviting the community to come together to bring some comfort and holiday cheer to area seniors through its Be a Santa to a Senior® program. “Research suggests that feelings of loneliness can have a real […]

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Environmental Concern Workshops

By shoreupdate | Nov 19, 2017 | 0 Comments

Join Environmental Concern Inc. for upcoming workshops located on our campus at 201 Boundary Lane in St. Michaels, MD. Pre-registration is required a week before event as space is limited. For more information call 410-745-9620 or visit our website at www.wetland.org. 7 December Wetlands of the World 6:30-7:30 $15.00 Wetlands are located across the world, on every continent but Antarctica. Participants will view and explore the wonders of wetlands and how they are used across the world.  9 December Gardening for Winter Interest  10:00-12:00 $20.00 Participants will gain inspiration to enhance an existing garden or create new gardens that incorporate […]

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CBMM’s Holiday Open House is December 6

By shoreupdate | Nov 19, 2017 | 0 Comments

On Wednesday, December 6 from 4 to 7:00 p.m., the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels, Md. is inviting the public to celebrate the holidays with an open house that includes caroling, children’s holiday crafts, light refreshments, store discounts, and more. Free children’s craft activities will be offered in the Welcome Center throughout the event, with carolers greeting participants inside the Museum Store. While children are enjoying these activities, parents, grandparents and all adults are invited to shop in the Museum Store, enjoy a wine bar, light refreshments, and free gift wrapping. During the event, CBMM members will receive […]

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QAC Commissioners Seeking Citizens to Serve on the Economic Development Commission

By shoreupdate | Nov 18, 2017 | 0 Comments

CENTREVILLE – The Queen Anne’s County Commissioners are looking for county citizens to serve on the Economic Development Commission. The deadline for applications is November 30, 2017. The Economic Development Commission (EDC) meets the 4th Wednesday of every month and members serve a three-year-term. The purpose of the commission is to develop a vibrant economy with the necessary human and business resources to provide the highest quality of life for all residents, while preserving the county’s distinctive cultural and environmental heritage. The EDC investigates and assembles information pertaining to economic resources, industrial sites and opportunities and disseminates this information by […]

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Wye River Upper School Explores the Benefits of Mindfulness in Education

By shoreupdate | Nov 18, 2017 | 0 Comments

The work and mission of Wye River Upper School will be strengthened as the school partners with the WRUS Parent’s Association to provide training for faculty and staff in the Neurobiology of Stress Management, Mindfulness and Meditation Tools for Resilience. Monica Jordan of Annapolis, is leading the on-site training.  Jordan holds a Master of Education (M.Ed.), and a Master’s Certificate in Mind, Brain and Teaching (MCMBT) from Johns Hopkins University.  Jordan’s research focuses on the consequences of stress overload on the nervous system, mood, learning, behavior, executive function, and overall wellbeing. Her research also encompasses the effectiveness of Mindfulness as […]

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Academy Art Museum Announces December Events

By shoreupdate | Nov 17, 2017 | 0 Comments

EXHIBITIONS Exhibitions are generously supported by the Maryland State Arts Council, the Talbot County Arts Council and the Star Democrat. David Driskell: Renewal and Form, Recent Prints Through December 31, 2017 Noted artist and scholar, David Driskell, PhD, (1931) is widely respected as an artist, curator, educator, and scholar of African-American art. The exhibition comes to Easton from the Center for Maine Contemporary Art, in Rockland, ME, and was curated by Greenhut Galleries in Portland, ME. The Caprichos: Goya and Lombardo Through February 25, 2018 The Caprichos by Emily Lombardo is a series of etchings which are in direct conversation […]

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Call for Artists: Adkins Arboretum to Sponsor 2018 Juried Art Show

By shoreupdate | Nov 16, 2017 | 0 Comments

Adkins Arboretum in Ridgely, Md., will sponsor its nineteenth annual Juried Art Show, to exhibit in February and March 2018. The theme of the show—Discovering the Native Landscapes of Maryland’s Eastern Shore—celebrates the Arboretum’s mission of conservation. Named in honor of the Arboretum’s first benefactor, the Leon Andrus Awards for first and second places will be awarded. The juried show is open to original two- and three-dimensional fine arts in all mediums, including outdoor sculpture and installations. It will be juried by Benjamin T. Simons, director of the Academy Art Museum in Easton. Simons previously worked for the Smithsonian American […]

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Bosom Buddies Charities to Honor Faces of Courage at 2018 Ball

By shoreupdate | Nov 16, 2017 | 0 Comments

Stevensville, MD: Bosom Buddies Charities is dedicating its annual Bosom Buddies Ball to individuals who have demonstrated courage as they battled breast cancer. The 2018 Faces of Courage Ball will be held on Saturday, January 13, at the Westin Annapolis Hotel. Bosom Buddies Ball Chair Biana Arentz explained, “We are asking people to submit names of those who have bravely faced the challenges of breast cancer and have been an inspiration to those around them.” She said the committee will be sharing the photos and the inspirational stories on the Bosom Buddies Charities (BBC) website and social media, as well […]

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