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Harriet Yaffe

Community Events


May 2017

Call for Artists: Waldorf West Library Gallery Summer Show

Deadline to Submit: May 26
Delivery Date: July 8; Show Runs until October 14, 2017
"Meet the Artists" Public Reception: July 22

The Charles County Arts Alliance is now accepting submissions for the Summer Art Show, a multi-media public exhibit, to be held at the Waldorf West Library, 10405 O'Donnell Place, Waldorf, MD, from July 8, to October 14, 2017. The Library consists of four separate gallery spaces on two floors.

For more information, contact the CCAA office at 301-392-5900, or, or

June 2017

Paddle for First RespondersPADDLE FOR FIRST RESPONDERS
Saturday, June 10 at Leonardtown Wharf on Breton Bay and McIntosh Run

The Rotary Club of Leonardtown invites you to become a sponsor for our annual PADDLE FOR FIRST RESPONDERS event to raise funds for scholarship programs to benefit our St. Mary’s County First Responders, their families and our Club’s endeavors.

This exciting event will be held at the Leonardtown Wharf on Breton Bay and McIntosh Run on Saturday, June 10, 2017 (Rain Date of Saturday, June 17, 2017).  Event registration is available online or at the event between 8:00-9:30 AM. The races will start at 10:00 AM. 

The event consists of timed kayak race(s) on Breton Bay and a paddle for fun race commencing on McIntosh Run with food and entertainment at the Leonardtown Wharf at the conclusion of the races. 

Sixty percent of the profits from this event will go to scholarships at CSM for first responders and their families with the remaining forty percent going to the Leonardtown Rotary for the non-profit projects that they support.

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July 2017

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August 2017

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More Opportunities:

FREE Web-based Training:  Introduction to Proposal Writing and Introduction to Finding Grants

Completely online and self-directed, these courses put you in charge of your own learning — perfect if you can’t get to one of our in-person sessions or live webinars. 

All you need to take one of these courses is a computer or mobile device with an Internet connection. Courses feature rich multimedia content, interactive quiz questions, and useful tips to help you succeed. Upon finishing a course you have the option to print a certificate of completion.

FREE Blue Crab Tickets for Nonprofits

The Charles County Commissioners are allotted 25 regular field box seats to Blue Crab home games for non-profit agencies. If your agency would like to have all/part of this allotment and for which home game. You can also check out the time of the game specifics (time, contenders) at their website The tickets are as a first come, first serve basis.

Tickets are available for:

  1. May 22-25
  2. June 2-4
  3. June 6-8
  4. June 16-18
  5. June 23-25
  6. July 3-9
  7. July 17-19
  8. July 28-31
  9. August 1-2
  10. August 10-13
  11. August 18-20
  12. August 25-31
  13. September 5-7
  14. September 15-17

Please share this information amongst the different departments of your organization.  Contact Julie Bryson at for more information or to reserve your tickets