Chesapeake Beach and Local Happenings

B Street Slope Assessment and the Beach Boardwalk Closure – The Global Stability Analysis report for the B Street Slope has been completed.  To view the report, click here .  The Town will continue to make assessments over the coming weeks in order to reopen the boardwalk.

Calendar Pictures for 2019 – CUTOFF FOR CALENDAR PICTURE SUBMISSION IS NOVEMBER 5TH. We are accepting pictures anytime, you do not have to wait until the end of the year. The pictures must be from Chesapeake Beach.  We receive a lot of wonderful scenery pictures, but would love to see more people in them!  Please send your calendar picture submissions (in the highest resolution possible and preferably in landscape format and as a .JPG) to info@chesapeakebeachmd.gov . Thank you!

Tuesdays – Bingo at the North Beach Volunteer Fire Department. $1000 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.

October 21 – Sunday at Bayside Baptist Church  Michael O’Brien a Grammy nominated Christian Artist from Nashville and Pastor Joel Littlefield will be attending. For more information, click here .

October 21 – Sunday from  4-7pm.  Halloween Family Fun Night at North East Community Center.  The Town of Chesapeake Beach and North East Community Center invite you and your family to attend Halloween Family Fun Night at the North East Community Center. This family friendly event will be held on Sunday, October 21, 2018 at 4:00 PM.  There will be game stations, a photo opportunity station, great music and even floor shows! There will be fantasy fun rooms where children will meet special storybook characters and superheroes!  JOIN US. IT’S FUN AND IT’S FREE!!!!!! Businesses, Churches, Organizations, and Community Friends are encouraged to join the Town in handing out treats.  To reserve a table by call Town Hall at 410-257-2230 or email mgilpin@chesapeakebeachmd.gov . It’s not too late to get in on the fun.  Please be considerate of our family theme when you choose your costumes and decorations. No Raindate.  For more information, click here .

October 22 from Noon to 2:00 at the Calvert Library in Prince Frederick.  Calvert County Economic Development – The Calvert County Department of Economic Development will host a Brown Bag lunch event on Monday The topic of the brown bag lunch will be “Develop a Marketing Plan for Small Business.”  This will be an excellent opportunity for local small businesses to learn how to identify and implement critical steps to create a marketing plan that moves your business toward sustained success.  To register for this FREE event, click here .

October 23 – Calvert County Department of Economic Development Open House  – For more information on Economic Development Week, click here .

October 24 – “Turn the Beach Pink” – In support of the “Real Men Wear Pink” fight against breast cancer our “Twin Beach Deputies” will be working throughout North and Chesapeake Beach during the month of October to collect donations.  This is the first year that Calvert County has hosted a “Real Men Wear Pink” contest.  Our Chesapeake Beach Restaurants (including Mamma Lucia’s, Rod ‘N’ Reel and Trader’s) will be hosting a special event between 4 pm and 8pm including food, drink specials, raffles, fun and a chance for you to do your part in the fight against this terrible disease. They will all be donating a percentage of their profits for this great cause.  There will also be raffle tickets available through the American Cancer Society that we will have available for a 2018 Mercedes Benz 250 GLA SUV.  The drawing will be in December, and the tickets sell for $10 each.  Each $10 ticket sold can be credited to the Twin Beaches Deputies Real Men Wear Pink fundraising totals.  Stay tuned as we gather more details.  To Donate online to the Twin Beach Deputies campaign against breast cancer, click here For a printable event flyer, click here .  To view a brief guideline from the American Cancer Society on the Early Detection of Breast Cancer, click here .

October 24 from 4-7:00 p.m. at the Northeast Community Center in Chesapeake Beach. Navy to Hold Public Meeting on Environmental Investigations, Private Drinking Water Sampling Results, Proposed Plan at NRL-CBD.  The U.S. Navy is scheduled to hold a public meeting to discuss water sampling results, for wells near Naval Research Laboratory-Chesapeake Bay Detachment (NRL-CBD) in Chesapeake Beach, MD. The Navy sampled private drinking water wells near NRL-CBD for per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances due to the testing of fire-fighting agents called aqueous film forming foam at the facility. The Navy has since reported the results to individual households.  This meeting will provide an opportunity for residents to discuss their sampling results with the Navy, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and Maryland Department of the Environment officials. The meeting will also provide information on ongoing environmental investigations, a proposed plan for proposed plan for Munitions Response Site (MRS)-002, plans for a cleanup at MRS-003 and information for residents on establishing a Restoration Advisory Board.  For additional information, click here .

October 26 – NBVFD Auxiliary Quarter Auction.  For more information, click here .

October 26 – FRIED SHRIMP DINNER – Join us for an informal dinner from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. hosted by the American Legion Stallings Williams Post 206 at 3330 Chesapeake Beach Road E on Route 260 in Chesapeake Beach, in the lower-level dining room. The dinner includes all the trimmings, and beverage for $12.   Public invited.  Call for more information 410-257-9878.  http://www.ALPost206.org

October 27 – Windy Hill Middle School Craft & Vendor Fair And Parade of Pumpkins PTSA Fundraiser from 9am-2pm. This family friendly event will feature raffle prizes, concessions and great shopping featuring local crafters and vendors. It’s never too early to start thinking of shopping for the holidays! New this year is our Parade of Pumpkins contest featuring creative pumpkins decorated by the students. Vote for your favorite pumpkin with $$ and the winner will receive the cash collected for their pumpkin! All other proceeds will be donated to the PTSA.  For a printable event flyer, click here .

October 27 – Beach Elementary PTA will be hosting its 1st Annual Cornhole by the Bay Tournament!  This will be a rain or shine event held on shore of the beautiful Chesapeake Bay at Herrington Harbor South. To register, click here . For a printable event flyer, click here .  We hope to see you there!

October 27 – Prescription Take-Back Day from 10 am to 2 pm. For more information, click here .

October 27 from 3:30-5:30 pm – Annual Fall Festival at Union Church in North Beach (next to the Town Hall).  There will be games, treats, DJ, dancing, costume contest, and lots of family fun!  This is a FREE event and everyone is invited to join us!  For more information, visit www.nbuc.org or call 410-257-3555.

October 27 – MOTOWN DANCE   What’s your favorite tune?  The Sons of the American Legion Stallings-Williams Post 206 will host a night with music by DJ Stephen Varney beginning at 8:00 p.. m. until midnight. The cost of $10 includes draft beer and sodas.  Tickets available at the door.  Public warmly welcomed.  For information call 410-257-9878 http://www.ALPost206.org .

October 28– FREE CHILDREN’S COSTUME HALLOWEEN PARTY.  From 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. in the upper level hall of the American Legion Stallings-Williams Post 206 on Route 260 in Chesapeake Beach.  Hosted by the Auxiliary.  All are Welcome.  For information call 410-257-9878.  http://www.ALpost206.org

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  .