Chesapeake Beach Happenings

2018 Moonlight Cruises – The Town of Chesapeake Beach invites you to spend a summer evening cruising aboard “Miss Lizzy,” docked at Rod ‘N’ Reel Marina. Miss Lizzy is sixty-five feet long and carries 65 passengers.  We are offering three cruise dates for Summer 2018; Saturday, June 16 from 7 – 9 pm, Friday, July 20 from 7:30 – 9:30 pm and Friday, August 25 from 7 – 9 pm. The cost is $32 per person.   Although children are welcome, these cruises are more suited for adults. Tickets are available at Town Hall if paying with cash, check or credit card. For more information and / or to purchase tickets online, click here .

Employment Opportunities at the Town of Chesapeake Beach:  Are you looking for an opportunity to be outside for a couple hours a day helping to keep our Town clean? The Town Beautification Seasonal / Part Time Position is now available. If you are interested in being a part of a great team please contact Town Hall at (410) 257-2230 or click here .

The Waterpark is looking for Lifeguards – The Chesapeake Beach Water Park is currently hiring Lifeguards for the 2018 Season. Being a Lifeguard at the CBWP is a wonderful way to spend your summer and we offer Lifeguard certifications through our Water Park. All Lifeguards must be 15 years old by May 26, 2018. For more information, click here .

Stars & Stripes 2018 –“ Patriotism and Me” – visit the Town’s website or visit our Facebook page for more information.  To view or print a flyer of the event schedule, click here .

IMPORTANT NOTICE FOR STARS & STRIPES SUNDAY FUN DAY on May 27th. Due to the ongoing heavy rains, the Sunday events will be held in the parking lot at Kellam’s Field. Parking will be available at the North Beach Volunteer Fire Dept. with shuttle busses available between the firehouse and Kellam’s Field, as well as the Water Park.

CONTEST!! You could be the winner of this year’s Stars and Stripes Festival’s Mystery Guest Artist Contest by guessing the name of the headline entertainer for this year’s Family Fun Day. Each week we will reveal a new clue to help you. For this week’s May 18th clue, click here .  You must be present for the drawing at the Festival. The winner will receive a $500 gift package for an overnight stay at the Chesapeake Beach Resort and Spa.

Taste the Beaches – For more information on the September event, visit the Town’s website or see us on  Facebook

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

Tuesdays –Bingo at the North Beach Volunteer Fire Department. $5000 jackpot. Admission is $8.00 per person.  Doors open at 5 PM and Bingo starts at 7:30 PM. Food and drink will be available for purchase. For more information please call 301-855-0520.

Help recognize May as ALS Awareness Month! Please join the Town by lending your voice to the fight against ALS as will build awareness and understanding of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis.   For more information, click here .

May 26–Meatball Subs – Hosted by the American Legion Stallings-Williams Post 206 from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. this is a meal you won’t soon forget. Come to the lower level dining room.  Cost is $12 including sides and beverage.  The Post is on Route 260 in Chesapeake Beach and questions may be directed to 410-257-9878.  Public warmly invited.    http://www.ALpost206.org

May 27 – Stars & Stripes Family Fun Day Picnic Lunch. Provided and served with the compliments of your American Legion Stallings Williams Post 206 Family at 12:00 Noon

May 28 – Veterans Memorial Day Ceremony.  Conducted by the American Legion Stallings-Williams Post 206, Les Griffith, Commander, the ceremony will commence at 10:00 a.m. at Veterans Park in Chesapeake Beach.   Thereafter the Commander will hold an Open House at the Post on Rt. 260 in Chesapeake Beach.  All are invited.  410-257-9878 www.ALPost206.Org .  3:00 p.m. National Moment of Silence.

June 2 -10 AM OYSTER RELOCATION. CBOCS is moving oysters from Fishing Creek to the Chesapeake Bay. The location is Abner’s Boat Yard. Need 25+ volunteers to unload cages, count spat, scrape cages and take the oysters to the bay. GREAT 3 HOUR HIGH SCHOOL COMMUNITY SERVICE PROJECT. Pizza served as usual.

June 2, 5 pm – 7 pm – Bayfront Park Nature Walk & Talk Series: The Coastal Geology of Calvert Cliffs and Bayfront Park Beach (rain date, June 3, 5 – 7 pm) — Join Chesapeake Beach’s own Dr. Ken Rasmussen, Professor of Geology at Northern Virginia Community College, as he describes the dynamic geological forces that formed the cliffs and continues to shape them to this day. Event suitable for ages 13+, minors must be accompanied by responsible adult. No pets. The event is free but registration is required as group size will be limited to 15 people. To register, click here .   For questions, contact Keith Pardieck  .

June 21 – 7pm – Town Council Meeting in Town Hall.

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  .