Calendar of events

Thursday, February 10

Winter Lecture- Blacks of the Chesapeake's Campaign to Preserve a Local Legacy: Elktonia, Carr's and Sparrow's Heritage Preservation Project

7:00 PM
Hear accounts and memories about famous beach venues owned and operated by Elizabeth Carr Smith and her sister Florence Carr Sparrow during the 1930s-1970s with a focus on music, entertainment and leisure during times of segregation. …

Thursday, February 17

Winter Lecture- Commodore Matthew C. Perry: Sailor, Diplomat, Naval Educator

7:00 PM
This presentation will discuss Commodore Matthew Perry’s early accomplishments in 1820-30s at sea fighting piracy, claiming Key West for the U.S.A., repatriating free slaves to Africa, and repressing illegal slave trade. His leadership with naval …

Thursday, February 24

Winter Lecture- Measuring Milestones and Meeting Goals: Progress in Bay Restoration

7:00 PM
This presentation focuses on the first watershed-wide EPA studies that were conducted 50 years ago to document the Chesapeake Bay’s problems. This triggered a massive restoration effort that is widely recognized among the most successful in the …

Thursday, March 3

Winter Lecture- Ospreys on the Patuxent: Their Important Role in this Ecosystem

7:00 PM
Explore osprey biology on the Patuxent River, diet behavior and threats to population. The provision of nesting platforms, re-introduction of the osprey, and the efforts to increase their numbers and increase public awareness with educational …

Sunday, May 15

Burgers and Bands for Suicide Prevention

11:00 AM
Music Festival in Severna Park raising awareness and funds for suicide prevention.