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Centreville Block Party

DREAM IT, WORK IT, LIVE IT is this years theme for the Centreville Flashback Block Party.  Guests will be graduates of QAC High School that have made their dreams reality. Dell Foxx Company will be rocking out with live music.  The members are graduates of QAC High School and include Duan Wright, Brent Schraffenberger, Jake Shingleton, and Cody Shingleton making their dream come true.  Dell Foxx Company is an eclectic mix including pop, rock, reggae, alternative and R&B. The band is high energy and sure to put on a good show so you can dance in the street! 

This is a free family fun event. Many local businesses are pitching in to bring the community together. Bob and Niki Pino from An Optical Galleria are the coordinators.  Price and Gannon (Ace Hardware) will bring their Popcorn machine and the dunk tank for great entertainment. Bikers Against Child Abuse, Friends Of the Centreville Library, Big Brother Big Sisters will have games for kids. Mark Potter is bringing the the WCEI van and will broadcast from the event. Mr. Charles Emory will be grilling while ice cream will be provided by the Commerce St Creamery. Trusted Ink will have face painting and removable tattoos for the kids and A-Shore Out Bail Bonds is this years stage sponsor. 

Come join in the hula hoop and dance contest or simply share some laughs. Save the date. Block Party- West Water Street in front of An Optical Galleria, Friday, July 10. West Water street will be closed from 6:00-9:00 PM.  In case of inclement weather alerts will be posted on facebook and www.eyesandart.net.

This years Block Party is sponsored by An Optical Galleria, A-Shore Out Bail Bonds, Edwards Pharmacy, Price and Gannon, Bay Shore Steam Pot, Commerce St. Creamery and Doc' Riverside Grill.

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Claws for a Cause

Preparations are under way for the University of Maryland Memorial Hospital Foundation’s third annual Claws for a Cause crab feast to benefit UM Shore Emergency Center at Queenstown. 

This “Old Fashioned Eastern Shore Crab Feast” will take place from 6-9 p.m., Thursday, July 9, 2015 at Fisherman’s Crab Deck in Grasonville. Fisherman’s Crab Deck is located off Route 50, exit 42 (Kent Narrows). Ticket prices are $90 in advance; $100 at the door.

Proceeds from this year’s Claws for a Cause will be used to purchase a 12-lead EKG machine, a diagnostic tool for heart disease, heart attack and stroke, adding to the Emergency Center’s existing diagnostic imaging and laboratory services.

Located at 115 Shoreway Drive in Queenstown, the Emergency Center is a freestanding emergency facility treating patients for acute illnesses, injuries and trauma as well as minor injuries 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The Emergency Center is staffed with board certified emergency medicine physicians and nurses on all shifts.

 

Sponsorship opportunities are still available as follows:  Jumbo Blue Crab (Presenting), $10,000; Extra Large Blue Crab, $5,000; Large Blue Crab, $2,500; Medium Blue Crab, $1,000; and I Love Crab, $500.  Pier Sign sponsorships – with company name printed and displayed at the event — are available for $100.

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July 4th Fireworks at Kent Narrows

Huge 8 to 10-inch shells will be shot off a barge south Kent Narrows and the 20 minute show is scheduled to begin around 9 pm on Saturday, July 4th, Rain date is Sunday, July 5. The display is supposed to be high enough to view that it can be seen over the entire Narrows area. Kent Island Yacht Club is planning n array of family events on Saturday, before the fireworks. Also on Saturday, from 6-9 pm leading up to the fireworks, the county will offer children's activities, food concessions and music by Three Penny Opera on the grounds of the Chesapeake Heritage and Visitor Center, at Piney Narrows. Many area businesses also are planning special activities, as is the Chesapeake Bay Environmental Center, which will host family activities. Parking is at the Park and Ride lots under rt 50, on both sides, and the old outlets. 

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27th Annual Cardboard Boat Race

The 27th Annual Cardboard Boat Race in Oxford has been re-scheduled to July 11th at 9 am. Boat Entry fees: Bring it- $25; Rent it- $100; Buy it- $400. Proceeds benefit Special Olympics Maryland and the Oxford Community Center. Registration information is available at oxfordcbr.org.

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Strong Women in Business Luncheon

MCE Women's Business Center is holding it's Strong Women in Business Monthly Networking Luncheon on Wednesday, July 1st from noon to 1:15 at the Salisbury Area Chamber of Commerce at 144 E. Main Street in Salisbury. Luncheons are held the first Wednesday of every month and attendees will have the opportunity to connect with other business women and gain insight on creating a sustainable business. Bring your own lunch for or pay $7 to have your lunch provided for you. If you plan to order lunch, please contact Richele Purnell in advance at 410-546-1900 or by email at rpurnell@marylandcapital.org. You can also register online by clicking here.

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Boater Safety Certificate

Maryland DNR- approved Boater Safety courses are taking place at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum on July 15-16 and August 12-13. All ages can participate, with preregistration needed. The two evening courses take place from 6-10 pm, with participants able to receive a Maryland Boating Safety Education Certificate, which is required for anyone born on or after July 1, 1972, and who operates a numbered or documented vessel on Maryland waters. The cost is $25 per person, with space limited. Register by emailing aspeight@cbmm.org or calling 410-745-4941.

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Summer Reading at the Library

Beginning June 1st, kids, teens and adults are invited to read, win prizes and attend fun programs at the Caroline County Public Library all summer. Stop by any library location or visit our website, carolib.org for a complete list of all Summer Reading Fun. 

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The Afternoon Book Club

A new book club will be starting at the Queen Anne's County Library in May. Join the Afternoon Book Club on Thursday, May 28th at 1 pm to discuss Greg Mortenson's Three Cups of Tea and the controversy surrounding this best-selling book. You may pick up a copy of the book at the Public Service Librarian's desk in the Main Reading Room and put your name down on the list for the May meeting. Refreshments will be provided. For further notes you can go to info@qaclibrary.org.

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