Kent County Events Calendar - April 2015


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  • Garden Puppet Theatre Mini-Museum Exhibit
  • Wednesday, April 1
  • This event runs April 1-30
  • Location: Kent County Visitor Center, 122 N. Cross St. Chestertown
  • Contact: Patsy Hornaday
  • Phone: 410-778-5841
  • Email: tph203@verizon.net
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  • Ongoing exhibit throughout the year. Promoting the arts of puppetry and gardening in Kent County, and the Martha Washington garden at the Visitor Center located in Chestertown, at Cross & Maple Streets.
  • Chestertown's 1st Fridays
  • Friday, April 3   |  5-8pm
  • Location: Downtown Chestertown
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  • URL: www.kentcounty.com/artsentertainment
  • Meander the red-brick, tree-lined sidewalks of Historic Chestertown, while enjoying extended shop hours and arts and entertainment throughout Downtown. For a list of activities, please check this calendar for specific listings.
  • 12@Hotchkiss - New Morse Code, Cello and Percussion duet
  • Friday, April 3   |  12pm
  • Location: Gibson Center for the Arts–Washington College
  • Contact: Ken Schweitzer
  • Phone: 410-778-7836
  • Email: kschweitzer2@washcoll.edu
  • URL: concertseries.washcoll.edu
  • 12@Hotchkiss is a noon-hour concert series featuring acclaimed artists from the Mid-Atlantic region. Held on the first Fridays of Sep, Oct, Nov, Feb, & Apr, admission is FREE. Concerts are sponsored by the Department of Music of Washington College. New Morse Code is devoted to bold and engaging performances of music worth sharing. Omnivorous, rigorous and inventive, Hannah Collins and Michael Compitello activate the unexpected range and unique sonic world of cello and percussion.
  • "Shoot for the Stars" Casino Night
  • Saturday, April 11   |  7–11pm
  • Location: Gibson Center for the Arts–Washington College
  • Contact: Maryann Ruehrmund
  • Phone: 410-810-5660
  • Email: mruehrmund@chesterriverhealth.org
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  • Vegas-style casino night fundraiser to benefit patient and resident services at UM Shore Nursing & Rehabilitation Center at Chestertown. $125 per person; event sponsors welcome!
  • Sophie Kerr Lecture Series: “Seven Sapphos” — A Faculty Tea & Talk with Pro
  • Tuesday, April 14   |  4:30pm
  • Location: Rose O'Neill Literary House – Washington College
  • Contact: Owen Bailey
  • Phone: 410-810-5768
  • Email: obailey2@washcoll.edu
  • URL: www.washcoll.edu/centers/lithouse/details/events_c
  • Prof. Philip Walsh will discuss various translations of Sappho and the challenges of translating ancient Greek poetry, as a complement to the “What’s Found in Translation” readings at the Literary House given by Dick Davis, Diane Arnson Svarlien, and Benjamin Paloff. Before joining Washington College faculty in 2008, Prof. Walsh taught at Brown University, where he completed his Ph.D in comparative literature and was awarded the Marie J. Langlois Dissertation Prize.
  • Kent School Auction - Red White Ball
  • Saturday, April 18   |  6pm
  • Location: Kent School
  • Contact: Tricia Cammerzell
  • Phone: 410-778-4100
  • Email: tcammerzell@kentschool.org
  • URL: www.kentschool.org/auction
  • Kent School's annual auction, the Red White Ball, features a silent and live auction, cocktails and dinner followed by dancing to live music. All proceeds support student and faculty programs at Kent school.