Upcoming Events

Every Thurs 3:30pm-5:30pm - Kent Island Farmer’s Market at Cult Classic Brewery, 1169 Shopping Center Rd (old Acme parking lot) Stevensville; Must wear mask; Variety of foods, herbs and much more; Call 410-643-3283.

Every Sat 8am-12pm - Chestertown Farmer’s Market on High St. in downtown Chestertown; Fresh vegetables, fruits, eggs, herbs, breads, soaps, plants, flowers, dog treats, beef, pork, chicken, lamb, seafood, cheese, wine, butter, baked goods, berries, jam, alpaca & wool products, artisans, crafters, and much more; Masks required; www.chestertownfarmersmarket.org.

Mon-Fri - MVA Online Appointments scheduled at https://mvascheduling.mva.maryland.gov; Appointments can be scheduled for learner’s permits, commercial driving tests, non-commercial driving tests, renewing driver’s license, identification cards, title work; Operating on a limited, appointment-only basis.

UM Shore Regional Health - Accepting donations of essential supplies for front line care providers, including personal protective equipment, sanitizing items, masks, money, food, etc.; Details at www.umms.org/covidhelp.

Farmers Wagon - An online farm-to-door market that offers a fast and easy way to have products from local food producers delivered directly to your door; Place orders at www.farmerswagon.org.

Through March 8th - Registration open for Honkers Lacrosse; U8-U14 practice starts March 9th, $50/pp; Scoopers practice starts April 1st, $30/pp; Financial assistance available; All CDC guidelines for COVID-19 followed by players, coaches and attendees; Register at www.honkerslacrosse.com.

Through March 28th - “Reflections on Heroes of 2020” & “Home is Where the HeART Is” Exhibits at KIFA, 405 Main St., Stevensville; Call 410-643-7424 or 410-643-0850; www.kifa.us.

Through March 31st - Samaritan Group Emergency Winter Shelter is open with Covid-19 protocols in place to provide those without overnight shelter a place to sleep and stay warm in local churches staffed by volunteers; During the remaining 9 months of the year, emergency overnight shelter is provided at a local motel for those in need; All guests are referred by Kent County Department of Social Services and must remain drug & alcohol free during their stay in the shelter; Paid staff, volunteers and donations needed; For paid staff info email james@chestertownnazarene.org. If you know someone in need call 443-480-3564; samaritangroupkent@gmail.com; www.samaritangroupkent.org.

Through March 31st - Orders for Free Trees through Maryland Forest Service’s Backyard Buffer Program “Buffer in a Bag”; For waterfront and streamside landowners; Pickup early April; Quantities limited, reservations will be on first-come, first served basis; Order deadlines & pickup dates vary by county; Cecil Co., call 410-287-5777 or email tom.frederick@maryland.gov; Kent Co. & QA’s Co., call 410-708-4479 or 410-490-1284, email dsmall2@washcoll.edu or chip.broadwater@maryland.gov; Talbot Co., call 410-479-1623 or email jim.harris@maryland.gov; Details at www.dnr.maryland.gov/forests/Pages/publications/buffers.aspx.

Through August 20th - Send in your hunting and fishing photos for Tidewater Trader’s Hunt Issue; Waterfowl hunting, fishing trips, turkey hunting, deer hunting, youth hunter days, frog gigging, etc.; Email your favorite photo in high resolution, as a tiff or jpeg file to info@tidewatertrader.com with “hunt issue photo” in the subject line.

Wed, Feb. 24th - Preschool Storytime and Among Us with QAC Free Library; Feb. 25th The Art of Patomine; March 1st Paper Clover Wreath; March 2nd Story Time, Reunimos; March 3rd Bouncing Babies; All Programs are Virtual Online; Express Hours Mon-Fri 10am-4pm, Sat 9:30am-12:30pm; Call 410-758-0980 or 410-643-8161; 121 S. Commerce St., Centreville and 200 Liberty Circle, Stevensville; www.qaclibrary.org.

Wed, Feb. 24th - Visual Arts Studio and Pastel Painting Composition and Design at Academy Art Museum, 114 N. Washington St., Easton; Feb. 25th Painting Basics, Portraits in Three Colors; Feb. 26th Homeschool Art Class, Painting Visual Arts Studio; Through March 20th From Cassatt to Chicago: A Celebration of Women Artists in the Permanent Collection & Academy Art Museum’s Instructors’ Exhibition; Call 410-822-2787; www.academyartmuseum.org.

Thurs, Feb. 25th - Winter Cooking Demo Virtual Event with Kent County Public Library, 408 High St., Chestertown; Through March 1st Poetry Contest; Library to go Mon-Fri by appointment; Every Sat. 10am-4pm Curbside Hold Pickup; Every Tues. Storytime on Facebook; Every Wed. Virtual Book Club; No in-building services; Dial-A-Story 1-888-964-2686; Call 410-778-3636; www.kentcountylibrary.org.

Thurs, Feb. 25th - Member Night and Building and Exhibition with Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, 213 N. Talbot St., St. Michaels; Feb. 27th Steam Team Blasting Off Like NASA; Rising Tide Program for grades 6-9; $5 one day reduced admission through end of March; Call 410-745-4941; www.cbmm.org.

Thurs, Feb. 25th & Mon, March 1st 8:30am-12:30pm - Free Covid-19 Testing by appointment only at 514 Washington Ave., #5, Chestertown; Must wear a face covering; Symptoms not required; Doctors order not required for ages 18 & older; Doctors order required for under age 18; Must live or work in a Kent County, MD zip code; Testing available every Mon. & Thurs. 8:30am-12:30pm; For appointment call 410-778-1350.