Friday, October 29, 2010

Scarecrow Making and Trick-or-Treat

Enjoy all the festivities of fall in Downtown Leonardtown on Saturday, October 30th. The Southern Maryland Artisan Center is sponsoring “Scarecrow Making” on the Square from 1:00- 3:00 p.m. The cost is $8 to make your life size scarecrow and includes all supplies. For all ages. Perfect for fall decorating!

Between 3:00-4:00 p.m., children, accompanied by a parent or guardian, can dress up in their Halloween costume and walk around the Leonardtown Square “trick-or-treating” with participating downtown merchants. Bring a goodie bag for your candy and treats! This free, kid-fun activity with plenty of treats is sponsored by the Leonardtown Business Association. For more information, call the Commissioners of Leonardtown at 301-475-9791.

Tuesday, October 26, 2010

Williamsburg Condo Raffle to Benefit St. Mary's Nursing Center

The St. Mary’s Nursing Center Foundation is raffling two (2) Powhatan Plantation condos for one week in colonial Williamsburg. The condos were donated by Pam and Greg Herold. Tickets are three (3) for $5 and the drawing will be held on Thursday, December 9, 2010 at the ‘Tree of Remembrance’ celebration at the Nursing Center. Proceeds from the raffle will purchase needed items to enhance the lives of our residents. For ticket information please call 240-298-4983 or 301-481-6898.

Vacation Rental Description
Enjoy a week this spring (Friday, April 29 through Friday, May 6, 2011) with family and friends in Colonial Williamsburg, Virginia! Win two beautifully furnished two-bedroom, air-conditioned condos. Condos are equipped with cable TV, hot tub in the first floor condo, shower with steam bath, Jacuzzi tub, full kitchen, dining area, living room, washer/dryer and a patio. The condos are in a spacious 256 acre gated-community, an area steeped in history and heritage. A highlight of the resort is a furnished manor house (circa 1735) that is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Condo Rental Amenities
•Indoor, Outdoor Pools, Kiddy pools and Hot Tub
•Basketball & Tennis Courts, Playgrounds
•Fitness Center and Racquet Ball
•Mini Golf
•Bike Rentals
•Picnic area
•Movie Rentals
•Guest Services

Activities and Attractions in Williamsburg Virginia

Jamestown and Colonial Williamsburg are about ten minutes away and the Yorktown Battlefield is 15 minutes away.

Golfers will enjoy preferred rates at the Williamsburg National Golf Course - rated one of the ten best in Virginia per Golf Digest.

Busch Gardens and Water Country USA are 15 minutes away.

Canoeing is nearby.

Charter Fishing in Norfolk and Virginia Beach is about an hour away.
Outlet Malls and the Pottery are 15 minutes away

Monday, October 25, 2010

Star Ornaments from St. Mary's Nursing Center

The St. Mary’s Nursing Center Foundation is selling a five point stained glass "Star" ornament for $20. There only 200 of these exquisite ornaments made by local artist, Nancy Wathen exclusively for the Foundation. This is the last of this series. For 2010 the “Star” is teal edged in silver. Hurry and place your order before December 3rd. The Foundation’s annual ‘Tree of Remembrance’ celebration will be held on Thursday, December 9, 2010 at 5:00 p.m. at the Nursing Center. During the celebration your loved ones names are read and the ornaments are given to family members/friends. After the remembrance celebration everyone enjoys a great buffet among family and friends. If you are not able to attend the celebration, your ornament will be waiting for you at the front desk at the Nursing Center, to be picked up after December 9th. Donations in lieu of having an ornament are greatly appreciated. Your donation will go to a special fund to support projects that enhance the residents’ quality of life. If you have any questions, please call Brenda Pruett at 240-298-5019.

Thursday, October 21, 2010

Heavnely Presents Grand Opening Oct 22/23

Heavenly Presents Grand Opening Celebration is happening on Friday, October 22 and Saturday, October 23. Friday there will be music and prayer on Leonardtown Square from 6 pm until 9pm. On Saturday there will be a prayer walk starting at 9am followed by the Blessing of the store at 9am. There will be live music throughout the day, children’s story readings, book signing, refreshments, shopping and family fun! Stop by anytime Saturday between 9am and 3pm. For more information please call (301) 475-9770.

Heavenly Presents is a store ministry of the Bread of Life Center for Peace, a non-profit organization at 22697 Washington Street, Leonardtown, MD 20650. Regular store hours are Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday 10am-3pm and Friday 10am to 6pm. Store hours are extended for Grand Opening!

Thursday, October 14, 2010

Blue Grass for Hospice on Oct. 23

The 2nd Annual “Bluegrass for Hospice” music festival, food drive, and craft fair is on Saturday, October 23, 2010 from noon until 9:00 pm. The event is at Flat Iron Farm on Flat Iron Road in Great Mills, MD. All proceeds will be used for the Hospice House in St. Mary’s County. Tickets are $20.00 before October 16 and $25.00 at the gate. There will be music, a $500.00 raffle, door prizes, silent auctions, craft fair and children’s activities. Food will be available for sale by Thompson’s Catering, B.Y.O.B. Also, please bring a non-perishable food item to help replenish the Southern Maryland Food Banks.

The entertainment for the day is as follows- “The Grascals” from Nashville, TN along with locals: 12:00- 12:30- David Norris; 12:40-1:25- Joey Tippett & The California Ramblers; 1:35-2:20- Jack Tippett Band; 2:30-3:15- Bubby Abell & Spoon Creek; 3:25-4:10- Charlie Thompson & Bottom Country Bluegrass; 4:20-4:50- Gracie’s Guys and Gals Dancers; 5:00-5:45- Jay Armsworthy & Eastern Tradition; 5:55-6:40- Ken Rickett & Recent Addtion; 7:00-8:30—The Grascals! Sound will be provided by Troy Jones.

For more information visit or call 301-737-3004. If ordering your ticket in advance make checks payable to Hospice of St. Mary’s, mail a self addressed stamped envelope to P.O. Box 741, California, MD 20619. To verify this event call 301-994-3023.