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Kent County Maryland Calendar of Events- February 2023


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February 1

Kameelah Janan Rasheed Exhibition: SmooOOoOoooooOooth Operator
  • Kameelah Janan Rasheed Exhibition: SmooOOoOoooooOooth Operator

  • Wednesday,   |  Tues., Thurs., Fri., 1:30-5pm, Wed., 4-7pm, Sat., 12-3
  • This event runs January 31 to March 7
  • Location: Kohl Gallery at Washington College - Gibson Center for the Arts Washington College
  • Kohl Gallery and the Rose O’Neill Literary House present the solo exhibition "SmooOOoOoooooOooth Operator: the eternal outlays ennoble and rekindle an unlikely savior," featuring the w...

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Visit KCPL During Love Your Library Month!
  • Visit KCPL During Love Your Library Month!

  • Wednesday,   |  All Day Event
  • Location: Chestertown Branch - 408 High Street, Chestertown
  • February 1st is the beginning of Love Your Library month! Visit KCPL during Love Your Library Month and pick up a custom-made Love Your Library punch card!

    Each time you visit any library branch du...

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February 3

Meet the Director Welcome Reception, hosted by the Center for Environment & Society
  • Meet the Director Welcome Reception, hosted by the Center for Environment & Society

  • Friday,   |  4:00-6:00 p.m.
  • Location: Semans-Griswold Environmental Hall - 485 S. Cross Street - Semans-Griswold Environmental Hall - 485 S. Cross Street
  • Join CES to welcome the Center's newest director, Dr. Valerie Imbruce, at a riverfront reception held in her honor.

    Enjoy music, drinks, hors d'oeuvres, and tours of the new environmenta...

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Merging Perspectives - Opening Reception
  • Merging Perspectives - Opening Reception

  • Friday,   |  5-7 pm
  • Location: Chestertown RiverArts - 315 High St. suite 106
  • In celebration of Black History Month the February exhibit, “Merging Perspectives” will feature both local and regional black artists who work in a broad range of media. To complement the ...

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February 4

Eastern Neck Annual Winter Bird and Refuge Walk
  • Eastern Neck Annual Winter Bird and Refuge Walk

  • Saturday,   |  8:00 AM
  • Location: Eastern Neck Wildlife Refuge - Eastern Neck Island
  • Walk the refuge to see seasonal flora and fauna. Depending on the month, expect to observe wintering waterfowl and local wildlife.

    Walks are conducted in areas of Eastern Neck National Wildlife Re...

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Artist Talk: Circular Narratives by Kyle Hackett
  • Artist Talk: Circular Narratives by Kyle Hackett

  • Saturday,   |  1:00 pm
  • Location: RiverArts Gallery - 315 High St.
  • Kyle Hackett (b. Still Pond, MD) Artist, Professor, and RiverArts Board Member returns home to share the influences and autobiographical connections to his artwork and journey. Hackett will address pa...

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Happiness Hour: Creative Time for Grown-Ups - Cookies & Cards
  • Happiness Hour: Creative Time for Grown-Ups - Cookies & Cards

  • Saturday,   |  1:00pm - 2:00pm
  • Location: Chestertown Branch - 408 High Street, Chestertown
  • Happiness Hour is a time for grown-ups to explore their powers of creativity. Join us to try your hand at something new and leave a little happier than you arrived!

    Featured Project: Valentines

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February 6

Happiness Hour: Creative Time for Grown-Ups - Cookies & Cards
  • Happiness Hour: Creative Time for Grown-Ups - Cookies & Cards

  • Monday,   |  3:00pm - 4:00pm
  • Location: Rock Hall Branch - 5746 N. Main Street, Rock Hall
  • Happiness Hour is a time for grown-ups to explore their powers of creativity. Join us to try your hand at something new and leave a little happier than you arrived!

    Featured Project: Valentines

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February 7

Into the Ice, a Screening of an Environmental Documentary, Presented by WC's Center for Environment & Society
  • Into the Ice, a Screening of an Environmental Documentary, Presented by WC's Center for Environment & Society

  • Tuesday,   |  7:00 p.m.
  • Location: Washington College - Norman James Theatre
  • Join CES for a free, exclusive screening of a thrilling environmental documentary, following three scientists during their research adventures on the Greenland ice sheet. This film screening is a prec...

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February 8

Picture Book Valentines
  • Picture Book Valentines

  • Wednesday,   |  3:30pm - 4:30pm
  • Location: Chestertown Branch - 408 High Street, Chestertown
  • We've turned some of our favorite stories into crafts full of love!

    Share your love of picture books and create a unique Valentine for someone special.

    All ages welcome....

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Bird Feeder Making
  • Bird Feeder Making

  • Wednesday,   |  4:30pm - 5:30pm
  • Location: Rock Hall Branch - 5746 N. Main Street, Rock Hall
  • Make a simple bird feeder to attract the winter birds to your yard.

    All ages welcome at this family event.

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February 9

Merging Perspectives - Artists' Talk
  • Merging Perspectives - Artists' Talk

  • Thursday,   |  5:00-6:30 pm
  • Location: Chestertown RiverArts - 315 High St. suite 106
  • In celebration of Black History Month the February exhibit, “Merging Perspectives” will feature both local and regional black artists who work in a broad range of media. To complement the ...

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Happiness Hour: Creative Time for Grown-Ups - Cookies & Cards
  • Happiness Hour: Creative Time for Grown-Ups - Cookies & Cards

  • Thursday,   |  3:00pm - 4:00pm
  • Location: North County Branch - 119 N. Main Street, Galena
  • Happiness Hour is a time for grown-ups to explore their powers of creativity. Join us to try your hand at something new and leave a little happier than you arrived!

    Featured Project: Valentines

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Kameron Fields: "What's the Tea, Cis?"
  • Kameron Fields: "What's the Tea, Cis?"

  • Thursday,   |  7pm
  • Location: Washington College - Hynson Lounge, Hodson Hall Commons
  • Kameron Fields is the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Leader for the Core Technology Division at W.L Gore & Associates. He believes diversity and inclusion are essential to innovation, and he is ...

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February 10

The Garfield presents Psycho Beach Party
  • The Garfield presents Psycho Beach Party

  • Friday,
  • This event runs February 10 to February 26
  • Location: Garfield Center for the Arts at the Prince Theatre - 210 High Street
  • Directed by Michael Moore

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Chuck Redd and Nate Najar's Birthday Tribute to Charlie Byrd
  • Chuck Redd and Nate Najar's Birthday Tribute to Charlie Byrd

  • Friday,   |  8:00
  • Location: The Mainstay - 5753 N Mainstreet
  • The Mainstay is pleased to announce a rescheduled date (postponed from last September) with jazz great vibraphonist Chuck Redd in a performance he has titled “A Birthday Tribute to Charlie Byrd&...

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Couples Cheesemaking Class
  • Couples Cheesemaking Class

  • Friday,   |  5:00pm - 8:00pm
  • Location: Eastern Shore Food Lab (2nd Floor) - 236 Cannon Street
  • What a perfect way to spend Valentine’s Weekend with the one you love – making mozz and drinking wine!

    During this hands-on Friday evening class, each couple will have a bottle of wine ...

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The Page Turners
  • The Page Turners

  • Friday,   |  2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
  • Location: Rock Hall Branch - 5746 N. Main Street, Rock Hall
  • The Page Turners meet at the Rock Hall branch the 2nd Friday of the month. This group reads a mixture of fiction and nonfiction and discussions. New attendees are always welcome.

    This month, the ...

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Pizza & Make a Thing: Making Fudge!
  • Pizza & Make a Thing: Making Fudge!

  • Friday,   |  4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
  • Location: North County Branch - 119 N. Main Street, Galena
  • Let's make fudge! Join us for a special chocolatey treat at the library.

    Ages 13-17

    Space is limited. Please register!

    Pizza and Make a Thing is a program series for teens where we eat ...

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February 11

Pizza & Make a Thing: Making Fudge!
  • Pizza & Make a Thing: Making Fudge!

  • Saturday,   |  1:00pm - 2:00pm
  • Location: Chestertown Branch - 408 High Street, Chestertown
  • Let's make fudge! Join us for a special chocolatey treat at the library.

    Ages 13-17

    Space is limited. Please register!

    Pizza and Make a Thing is a program series for teens where we eat ...

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Recycle Britta filters, batteries, plastic bottlecaps, and more
  • Recycle Britta filters, batteries, plastic bottlecaps, and more

  • Saturday,   |  9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
  • Location: Farmer's Market
  • The Chestertown Environmental Committee Booth is collecting the following items for recycling during the Farmer's Market:

    • Plastic bottle caps
    • Britta filters
    • Alkaline bat...

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February 13

CINDY KING speaks about "“TAKING CARE OF AN OLDER GARDEN”
  • CINDY KING speaks about "“TAKING CARE OF AN OLDER GARDEN”

  • Monday,   |  1:30 PM
  • Location: SACRED HEART PARISH HALL - 510 HIGH STREET
  • Cindy King, Certified Professional Horticulturist at The Mill in Kingstown, MD will speak on the topic "TAKING CARE OF AN OLDER GARDEN."

    Cindy's talk will be proceeded by a 1:00 PM b...

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African-American Read-In: Community Celebration of African-American Authors
  • African-American Read-In: Community Celebration of African-American Authors

  • Monday,   |  5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
  • Location: Sumner Hall - 206 S. Queen Street, Chestertown
  • Join us at Sumner Hall for a community celebration of African-American authors!

    The National African-American Read-In is the nation’s oldest event dedicated to diversity in literature.

    Thi...

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February 16

Lori Kesner (flute) & Maria José Parker (piano)
  • Lori Kesner (flute) & Maria José Parker (piano)

  • Thursday,   |  7:30pm
  • Location: Washington College - Gibson Center for the Arts - Hotchkiss
  • The Washington College Concert Series presents Lori Kesner (flute) and Maria José Parker (piano). Daydreams of the Flute takes the audience on a musical journey of the flute fantasia repertoire...

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Washington College Film Series: Before the Flood
  • Washington College Film Series: Before the Flood

  • Thursday,   |  7:00pm
  • Location: Washington College - Norman James Theatre, William Smith Hall
  • The Communication and Media Studies Program invites you to this month's screening in the Washington College Film Series. In February, we'll be watching Before the Flood (2016). This document...

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Bird Feeder Making
  • Bird Feeder Making

  • Thursday,   |  4:30pm - 5:30pm
  • Location: North County Branch - 119 N. Main Street, Galena
  • Make a simple bird feeder to attract the winter birds to your yard.

    All ages welcome at this family event.

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February 17

4-day Intensive Cooking Class to Learn to Eat Like a Human
  • 4-day Intensive Cooking Class to Learn to Eat Like a Human

  • Friday,   |  9:00am
  • This event runs February 17 to February 20
  • Location: Eastern Shore Food Lab (2nd Floor) - 236 Cannon Street
  • You have been asking for an intensive cooking class where you can commit to learning how to eat like a human over a few days with like-minded community members focused on nutrition.

    This 4-day, 7-...

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Snack Around the World Club: Try snacks from around the globe!
  • Snack Around the World Club: Try snacks from around the globe!

  • Friday,   |  3:00pm - 4:00pm
  • Location: Chestertown Branch - 408 High Street, Chestertown
  • Have you ever wondered what kids around the world snack on?

    Join us to find out – and to try a variety of snacks!

    At this global snacking showdown we'll explore treats, share fun fac...

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Kent Attainable Housing Open House
  • Kent Attainable Housing Open House

  • Friday,   |  4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  • Location: Kent Attainable Housing Office - 114 S. Lynchburg St Suite D
  • Kent Attainable Housing, Inc. (KAH) invites you to join them for an Open
    House and Ribbon Cutting Ceremony to commemorate the opening of their
    new office location in downtown Chestertown. This event...

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February 18

Early Birds & Ducks in Water: An Intro to Birding & Avian Research
  • Early Birds & Ducks in Water: An Intro to Birding & Avian Research

  • Saturday,   |  11:00am - 12:00pm
  • Location: Chestertown Branch - 408 High Street, Chestertown
  • Maren Gimpel, Field Ecologist and Outreach Coordinator at Foreman's Branch Bird Observatory, shares the basics of backyard birding and answers your bird-related questions!

    You'll leave t...

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DINNER AT CRCC AND STAGED READING OF A BRIEF HISTORY OF MAN – A NEW PLAY BY EARL LEWIN
  • DINNER AT CRCC AND STAGED READING OF A BRIEF HISTORY OF MAN – A NEW PLAY BY EARL LEWIN

  • Saturday,   |  4pm
  • Location: Chester River Country Club - 7738 Quaker Neck Road - Chester River Country Club - 7738 Quaker Neck Road
  • BC Productions proudly announces the premiere of the staged reading of A Brief History of Man, the latest script by Chestertown playwright Earl Lewin. Chester River Country Club offers this one night ...

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February 21

Mardi Gras Celebration with James Day and the Fish Fry
  • Mardi Gras Celebration with James Day and the Fish Fry

  • Tuesday,   |  7:00
  • Location: The Mainstay - 5753 N Mainstreet
  • The Mainstay is observing the flavor and excitement of Mardi Gras on a special Fat Tuesday (February 21st) 7 P.M. show. Philadelphia-based James Day and the Fish Fry perform all styles of New Orleans ...

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February 25

Bluegrass with Ken and Brad Kolodner and their Group
  • Bluegrass with Ken and Brad Kolodner and their Group

  • Saturday,   |  8:00
  • Location: The Mainstay - 5753 N Mainstreet
  • The Mainstay is pleased to welcome the dynamic father and son team of Ken and Brad Kolodner and their quartet for a night of bluegrass, and old-timey music. Their popular performances capture a unique...

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February 28

Beginners Wheel with Chris Neiman
  • Beginners Wheel with Chris Neiman

  • Tuesday,   |  6:00-8:30 pm
  • Location: Clay Studio - 204 High St.
  • The class will be held at the Clay Studio from 6 - 8:30 pm on Tuesdays, running from February 28th through April 4th. (6 weeks)

    This course introduces basic pottery wheel techniques to beginning st...

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"Arctic Climate & Greenland Ice," a Talk with Arctic Climatologist and Glaciologist Dr. Jason Box
  • "Arctic Climate & Greenland Ice," a Talk with Arctic Climatologist and Glaciologist Dr. Jason Box

  • Tuesday,   |  7:00 p.m.
  • Location: Garfield Center for the Arts - Prince Theatre
  • He has appeared in three films (one produced by Leonardo DiCaprio), was dubbed "The Ice Maverick" by Rolling Stone Magazine, made 30 separate expeditions to Greenland, camped on the ice for ...

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