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Fri, Jun 23, 2017 — 4 Events

     
   Chesapeake Writers' Conference
Location: St. Mary's College of Maryland    View Map
Date: 6/23/2017
Start Time: 7:30 AM
End Time: 7:30 PM (12:00 Duration)
Posted By: Michael Bruckler
The Chesapeake Writers’ Conference hosts writers at all levels of experience for a rich week of lectures, craft talks, readings, and panel discussions, as well as daily workshops in fiction, poetry, and creative nonfiction. Workshops are led by a variety of writers at the top of their field, such as Patricia Henley, winner of the Montana First Book Award and finalist for the National Book Award; Matt Burgess, author and journalist for the UK’s Wired magazine; Elizabeth Arnold, two-time Pushcart Prize Nominee in Poetry and professor at University of Maryland; and Matthew Henry Hall, children’s book author and finalist for a Western Writer of America Storyteller award; among others. For more information, visit go.smcm.edu/cwc

College Students
Course credit for college students enrolled in a degree program is also available. College students wishing to pursue the course credit option should check the appropriate box in the application. The two-credit course has a prerequisite of a 200-level writing course or obtain permission from the instructor. St. Mary’s College students will need to sign up for the course during summer enrollment. For more information, contact Conference Director Jerry Gabriel at chesapeakewritersconference@smcm.edu.

Teachers
A teachers-only workshop functions both as its own unit for three hours a day, as well as a part of the larger Chesapeake Writers’ Conference. During the workshop, teachers will work on their own writing as well as on innovative ways of implementing creative writing into the classroom. The class will offer two graduate credits from St. Mary’s College of Maryland, which can be used toward fulfilling continuing professional development requirements in Maryland and elsewhere.

High School Students
A workshop designed for high school-aged youth will explore poetry, fiction, personal narrative, and playwriting. Students will read and write in traditional forms such as sonnets, villanelles, short stories, memoirs, and plays, as well as read and use less traditional forms and techniques, from prose poems and automatic writing to cut-ups, magical realism and first-person journalism. There will also be a focus on script-writing for television, movies, and graphic novels.
2017-06-23T07:30 2017-06-23T19:30 America/New_York Chesapeake Writers' Conference The Chesapeake Writers’ Conference hosts writers at all levels of experience for a rich week of lectures, craft talks, readings, and panel discussions, as well as daily workshops in fiction, poetry, and creative nonfiction. Workshops are led by a variety of writers at the top of their field, such as Patricia Henley, winner of the Montana First Book Award and finalist for the National Book Award; Matt Burgess, author and journalist for the UK’s Wired magazine; Elizabeth Arnold, two-time Pushcart Prize Nominee in Poetry and professor at University of Maryland; and Matthew Henry Hall, children’s book author and finalist for a Western Writer of America Storyteller award; among others. For more information, visit go.smcm.edu/cwc College Students Course credit for college students enrolled in a degree program is also available. College students wishing to pursue the course credit option should check the appropriate box in the application. The two-credit course has a prerequisite of a 200-level writing course or obtain permission from the instructor. St. Mary’s College students will need to sign up for the course during summer enrollment. For more information, contact Conference Director Jerry Gabriel at chesapeakewritersconference@smcm.edu. Teachers A teachers-only workshop functions both as its own unit for three hours a day, as well as a part of the larger Chesapeake Writers’ Conference. During the workshop, teachers will work on their own writing as well as on innovative ways of implementing creative writing into the classroom. The class will offer two graduate credits from St. Mary’s College of Maryland, which can be used toward fulfilling continuing professional development requirements in Maryland and elsewhere. High School Students A workshop designed for high school-aged youth will explore poetry, fiction, personal narrative, and playwriting. Students will read and write in traditional forms such as sonnets, villanelles, short stories, memoirs, and plays, as well as read and use less traditional forms and techniques, from prose poems and automatic writing to cut-ups, magical realism and first-person journalism. There will also be a focus on script-writing for television, movies, and graphic novels. -- Imported from So. Md. Community Calendar ( www.somd.com/calendar/ ) St. Mary's College of Maryland


   Galactic Starveyors Vacation Bible School
Location: 12140 HG Trueman Road Lusby, MD 20657    View Map
Date: 6/23/2017
Start Time: 9:00 AM
End Time: 12:30 PM (03:30 Duration)
Posted By: scbcoutreach scbcoutreach
Vacation Bible School 2017 turns your kids into Galactic Starveyors! As kids focus their telescopes on the marvels painted in the sky by the Creator, they will discover the wonder among all wonders—that the God who created everything there is—the knowable and the unknowable, the visible and the invisible-wants a personal relationship with them! Invite your kids into the clubhouse and show them the God who is over the moon in love with them.
2017-06-23T09:00 2017-06-23T12:30 America/New_York Galactic Starveyors Vacation Bible School Vacation Bible School 2017 turns your kids into Galactic Starveyors! As kids focus their telescopes on the marvels painted in the sky by the Creator, they will discover the wonder among all wonders—that the God who created everything there is—the knowable and the unknowable, the visible and the invisible-wants a personal relationship with them! Invite your kids into the clubhouse and show them the God who is over the moon in love with them. -- Imported from So. Md. Community Calendar ( www.somd.com/calendar/ ) 12140 HG Trueman Road Lusby, MD 20657


   Open Studio Art
Location: Loffler Senior Activity Center, 21905 Chancellors Run Road, Great Mills    View Map
Date: 6/23/2017
Start Time: 10:00 AM
End Time: 12 Noon (02:00 Duration)
Posted By: Sarah Miller
Jamie donates two Fridays a month so that people can enjoy practicing art for little or no fee. These classes are opportunities to learn something new ($5 fee applies) or you can bring in a project you are working on. For questions call 301-475-4200, ext. *1658. This activity is available only to registered Senior Activity Center Participants. Registration is free and the Senior Activity Centers are open to individuals ages 50+.
2017-06-23T10:00 2017-06-23T12:00 America/New_York Open Studio Art Jamie donates two Fridays a month so that people can enjoy practicing art for little or no fee. These classes are opportunities to learn something new ($5 fee applies) or you can bring in a project you are working on. For questions call 301-475-4200, ext. *1658. This activity is available only to registered Senior Activity Center Participants. Registration is free and the Senior Activity Centers are open to individuals ages 50+. -- Imported from So. Md. Community Calendar ( www.somd.com/calendar/ ) Loffler Senior Activity Center, 21905 Chancellors Run Road, Great Mills


   Tour Thomas Stone National Historic Site
Location: 6655 Rose Hill Road, Port Tobacco, MD 20677    View Map
Date: 6/23/2017
Start Time: 10:00 AM
End Time: 10:00 AM (00:00 Duration)
Posted By: David Lassman
The National Park Service invites you to learn the secrets of the Declaration of Independence at the home of one of Maryland's signers. Activities include:
• Free tours of Thomas Stone's house are normally given on demand.
• Watch a film and explore the exhibits in the Visitor Center.
• Hike over two miles of trails through forests and fields, while passing historic plantation buildings and the Stone Family Cemetery.
• Complete an assortment of Junior Ranger activities to earn badges, certificates, and other prizes.
• Collect seven different National Park Passport Stamps.
• Purchase books and souvenirs in the gift shop.

Thomas Stone National Historic Site
• Open: Thursday—Sunday, 10:00 am—4:00 pm
• 6655 Rose Hill Road, Port Tobacco, MD 20677
• Phone: Phone: 301-392-2776.
• Website: www.nps.gov/thst/index.htm
• Facebook: www.facebook.com/ThomasStoneNationalHistoricSite/
twitter.com/thomasstonenhs

You are encouraged to visit the Historic Port Tobacco Courthouse, which is located only a few minutes from Thomas Stone National Historic Site. Learn about Thomas Stone's community during the American Revolution, the Civil War, and into the 20th century.
• Open: Thursday—Sunday, 10:00 am—4:00 pm
• 8450 Commerce Street, Port Tobacco, MD 20677
• Phone: 301-392-3418
2017-06-23T10:00 2017-06-23T10:00 America/New_York Tour Thomas Stone National Historic Site The National Park Service invites you to learn the secrets of the Declaration of Independence at the home of one of Maryland's signers. Activities include: • Free tours of Thomas Stone's house are normally given on demand. • Watch a film and explore the exhibits in the Visitor Center. • Hike over two miles of trails through forests and fields, while passing historic plantation buildings and the Stone Family Cemetery. • Complete an assortment of Junior Ranger activities to earn badges, certificates, and other prizes. • Collect seven different National Park Passport Stamps. • Purchase books and souvenirs in the gift shop. Thomas Stone National Historic Site • Open: Thursday—Sunday, 10:00 am—4:00 pm • 6655 Rose Hill Road, Port Tobacco, MD 20677 • Phone: Phone: 301-392-2776. • Website: www.nps.gov/thst/index.htm • Facebook: www.facebook.com/ThomasStoneNationalHistoricSite/ • twitter.com/thomasstonenhs You are encouraged to visit the Historic Port Tobacco Courthouse, which is located only a few minutes from Thomas Stone National Historic Site. Learn about Thomas Stone's community during the American Revolution, the Civil War, and into the 20th century. • Open: Thursday—Sunday, 10:00 am—4:00 pm • 8450 Commerce Street, Port Tobacco, MD 20677 • Phone: 301-392-3418 -- Imported from So. Md. Community Calendar ( www.somd.com/calendar/ ) 6655 Rose Hill Road, Port Tobacco, MD 20677


     

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