Karen Lovejoy and The Lovejoy Group will perform 7 p.m. Friday, March 22, at the Calvert Marine Museum, 14200 S. Solomons Island Road in Solomons. The concert, which is part of the Maritime Performance Series and is the first of the spring season, is a tribute to Nat King Cole that a press r…

Jim Ritter’s Creole Gumbo Jazz Band will celebrate its 10th anniversary 7:300 to 9:30 p.m. Saturday, March 16 at the Westlawn Inn, 9200 Chesapeake Ave. in North Beach. The evening will have a Mardi-Gras theme. The Creole Gumbo Jazz Band was founded in 2009 by Jim Ritter, a cornetist with a l…

Retired Lt. Col Vernon Garner was awarded a Quilt of Valor by the Faith and Freedom Chapter in celebration of his military service March 3 at Asbury Solomons. Garner shared stories about his experiences flying aircraft in Japan. After learning how to fly both the B-17s and B-29s, Garner ende…

The Calvert County 4-H Club held its Achievement Night awards Feb. 23 at the Calvert County Fairgrounds.

An Our Lady Star of the Sea School third-grade class recently made several donations to the Calvert Animal Welfare League as part of its school year-long effort to assist the local animal shelter.

Newly-elected Calvert County Senator Jack Bailey recently received some new decorations for his Annapolis office from CalvART Gallery member Steve Richardson. Above, former Calvert Arts Council Board member Linda Woods, left, and Della Stull drop off the two watercolors, which depict life on…

The College of Southern Maryland recently awarded 38 associate degree nursing candidates their nursing pins during the college’s 20th annual nursing recognition ceremony Jan. 17.

Each of Calvert County's public school libraries received a copy of Darlene Harrod's book, “Inspiring African American Men of Calvert County” Jan. 30 from Friends of Calvert Library President Martha Grahame. The book, which was edited by Shirley Knight and is sponsored by Friends of Calvert …

Greenwell Foundation was recently gifted a check for $1,255 from the MIL Cares Program Team from. The gift will be part of Greenwell’s 2019 Growing Greenwell campaign, which supports a range of Greenwell’s nature connection, including outdoors and inclusive programming for community members …

The ninth annual Pink and Blue committee presented a check to the CalvertHealth Foundation and its oncology team in the amount of $23,500 in December at Old South Country Club in Lothian.

The College of Southern Maryland will continue its free Ward Virts Concert Series when it hosts renowned pianist Sahun Hong at 3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 10, at its Prince Frederick campus.

The Harriet Elizabeth Brown Scholars Program kicked off Jan. 12 with five students, five mentors, and several parents. The pilot program is a journey for young men to find out about themselves, as they conduct DNA studies and other self-discovery activities in an effort to groom them to be w…

Maleah Smith of Huntingtown High School was recently announced as one of seven winners of the Chesapeake Bay Trust’s Annual Awards Program held Jan. 11 in the Maryland General Assembly. The program recognizes exceptional individuals and organizations for their outstanding contributions to en…