Chesapeake Beach Happenings

State of the Town Mayoral Address, January 2018 – click here

We ask that residents join our elected officials, and the Maryland Municipal League, in petitioning our legislators to support the Highway User Revenue restoration bill during this 2018 General Assembly. Please find a 60-second Public Service Announcement (PSA) below, for further information on the need to restore funds for local roads. Please share on social media and your network to build awareness of the need to restore funds to local municipalities.

2018 HUR PSA #1

Information on how to reach our legislators:
Senator Mike Miller can be reached at 410-841-3700
Delegate Mark Fisher can be reached at 410-841-3231

January 24 & 31. Residents requesting disposal of live Christmas trees should place them out for pick up on any Wednesday in January. Trees should be placed where they are visible from the street or alley on Tuesday night to ensure pick up by our Public Works department.

BGE Highlights Options for Customers Affected by Extreme Cold Weather

Scorpion Brewing Co. is excited to invite the public to enter in an AHA (American Homebrewers Association) sanctioned Home Brew Competition. Home-brewed beer will be accepted from January 11, 2018 – March 31, 2018 and live judging of “Best in Show” will take place on Saturday, April 7, 2018 at 2:30pm at the Scorpion Brewing Co. Tap Room, located at 929 Skinners Turn Road in Owings, Maryland. Best in Show judging event on April 7 is free and open to the public.

January 22 – Economic Development Committee Meeting in Town Hall at 6:30pm.  The EDC will discuss future activities and will have a discussion with Mr. Chris Jakubiak, Planning and Zoning Administrator, on how to encourage appropriate economic development in our Town. Residents are encouraged to attend and join in the discussion.  For a printable copy of the meeting agenda, click here .

January 25 – Ethics Commission Meeting in Town Hall at 6pm.

January 25 – Green Team meeting at 7pm

January 26 from 5:30pm – 7:00pm. Mexican Fair Dinner at the American Legion Stallings-Williams Post 206, 3330 Chesapeake Beach Rd, Chesapeake Beach. http://www.alpost206.org/

January 27-28.  Students from Beach Elementary will be painting the first Chesapeake Bay Sea Life Banner at the Northeast Community Center.  The Chesapeake Beach Oyster Cultivation Society (CBOCS) is working with Tracy Bensing (Beach Elementary Art Teacher) to make this the event of the winter in Chesapeake Beach.  In addition to the painting by many students, the Beach Elementary music department and environmental club will be participating.  Besides providing support in setting up, taking down and greeting people, CBOCS will have a live oyster demonstration. This project needs a lot of help. A signup sheet is posted on the Chesapeake Beach website with assignments and times. Please be a part of this great community event.

January 31 from 6:30 – 8:30 pm – A Community Conversation: Calvert County and the Opioid Epidemic.  Join us at the Northeast Community Center, Chesapeake Beach, Md to discuss the Signs and Symptoms of Opioid Abuse, Calvert County Emerging Drug Trends, and Substance Abuse and the Family. Naloxone training and prescription drug drop-off will also be available. Anyone completing the Naloxone training will receive a free kit to take home. Light refreshments will be provided. For a printable copy of the event flyer and list of event sponsors, click here .

2018 Southern Maryland Child Car Seat Check-Up Events,  click here .

February 17 from  11:30am -4:30pm.  Beach Elementary’s chess team will host a non-rated tournament.  Non-rated means that USCF membership will not be required. For more information click here .

For more information on any of the above “Happenings,” contact Marti Gilpin (Office and Community Involvement Coordinator for the Town of Chesapeake Beach, MD)  410-257-2230  or via email  .