Linda Read was kind enough to send me information about this season's Port Paloozas. The event is a monthly street festival, held on the first Saturday of each month from May through October. Crafters and vendors set up shop in the town square and live music is provided. This Saturday, May 5, an exhibit will be on display in the historic Bank Building from noon until 4 p.m. featuring photos from Exelon's Annual Bald Eagle Photo Contest. The photos were taken at the Conowingo Dam in December 2011. Fred Smith, Conowingo shoreline management specialist, will be on hand to answer any questions. The Port Paloozas are sponsored by the
One item I missed last week: the highlight of the Port Deposit Heritage Corporation's annual general meeting on April 19 was the impromptu talk and display of pictures by Jane Drennen Corbin on Port's Happy Valley Camp. Jane described her riding and swimming adventures and passed around fascinating pictures of camp life in the 50's. Thank you, Jane, for your interesting recollections.
Todd Duff celebrated his birthday on April 28 and our daughter-in-law, Heather, celebrated her big day on April 29 as did Lew Collins III, of
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David Barr, son of Donna and David Barr, celebrated his birthday on April 30 as did Dwayne Duff and Syndie Bare.
J.C. McCall and Tyler McCall, twin sons of Carrie and Joel McCall of Conowingo, blew out 15 candles on their birthday cakes on May 1.
Congratulations and best wishes to Rusty and Bonnie Eastridge, Colora, as they celebrated their wedding anniversary on May 2.
And Deanna and Gary Tennis, Owen's Landing, celebrated their wedding anniversary on May 2 as well.
Happy Birthday wishes are sent out to Sammy Smith, Rising Sun, as he added a year to his age on May 4.
Cecil County Relay for Life Team, "One Life at a Time" will host a Quarter Auction tonight, Friday, May 4 at 7 p.m. at the Calvert Grange Hall 2357. Paddles are $5 each and food will be available for sale. The Grange Hall is on the left, approximately 1 ¾ miles east on Route 273 (Telegraph Road) from the intersection of Route 272 and Route 273 at Calvert. For further information, call 410-287-8390.
And I heard that Sally Teague, another Relay for Lifer, will host a Variety Bingo on Sunday, May 6 with the doors opening at 1:30 p.m. at the
Perryville High School will be rootin'and tootin' next Thursday, Friday, and Saturday (May 10, 11, and 12) as "Annie Get Your Gun" takes the stage. Break a leg, all you Panther players!