Listed events are taking place in Kent County and adjoining areas. To be included, submit the event title, time and address to social@thekentcountynews.com at least one week in advance. Once submissions are approved, events will run as space allows.

THURSDAY, JUNE 20

KENT COMMUNITY BREAKFAST GROUP, 7:30 a.m., Holiday Inn Express, 105 Scheeler Road, Chestertown. Bill Herb will speak about the issues surrounding the Conowingo Dam. What can and should be done as well as what should the public expect and know about the situation. 

PRE-SCHOOL STORY TIME, 10:30 a.m., Kent County Public Library, 111-B1 N. Main St., Galena branch.

WRITERS' GROUP, 5-6:30 p.m., Kent County Public Library, 408 High St., Chestertown branch. For all writers and aspiring writers.

CARS ON HIGH, 6-8 p.m., 300 block of High Street, Chestertown. Automobile enthusiasts bring classic, antique or custom cars downtown to share with other "car-heads" and the general public. Info: find Cars on High on Facebook. 

FRIDAY, JUNE 21

COFFEE CLUB, 8:30 a.m., 110 S. Queen St., Chestertown. Discussion of current events, the economy and brainstorming with other locals and area professionals in a relaxed and informal setting. Hosted by Valliant Wealth Strategies. RSVP: Mary.Valliant@RaymondJames.com.

JUNIOR DAIRY ASSOCIATES, 7 p.m., Kennedyville United Methodist Church,12008 Augustine Herman Highway, Kennedyville.

SHORT ATTENTION SPAN THEATRE, 8 p.m., the Garfield Center for the Arts, 210 High St., Chestertown. Produced by Mark Sullivan & Diane Landskroener. Short Attention Span Theatre, the Garfield’s own 10-minute play festival, opens its 15 year. SAST features the local talents of dozens of directors, writers and actors, and is designed to hold your attention for Just. Long. Enough.

SATURDAY, JUNE 22

KARS FIELD DAY, 2 a.m.-2 p.m. Sunday, June 23; Massey Airport. The Kent Amateur Radio Society will be participating in the annual ARRL Field Day exercise. Learn how to talk to people across the country using radio instead of internet, landlines or cell phones. Info: arrl.org/field-day or k3ars.org

KIDSPOT CREATIVITY CENTER, 9 a.m.-noon, 315 High St., Suite 104, Chestertown. Variety of free arts activities for ages 2-12.

BACKYARD BASH LUAU, noon-4 p.m., Recovery in Motion, 300 Scheeler Road, Chestertown. Family friendly event. Open to the community. Free annual event to bring Kent county and it's residents together as a whole for some clean and sober recovery fun. Info: find Backyard Bash Luau event on Facebook. 

SUMMER KICK OFF PARTY, 6-10 p.m., Betterton Beach. Hosted by Betterton Volunteer Fire Company. Live music by 21 Horses, bonfire, food, drinks and raffles. Bring a chair or blanket. Proceeds to benefit BVFC. 

FRANK VIGNOLA, 7 p.m., Sumner Hall, 206 S. Queen St., Chestertown. Frank Vignola's virtuosity has allowed him to perform with many of the world’s top musicians, including Ringo Starr, Madonna, Donald Fagen, Wynton Marsalis, Tommy Emmanuel, Mark O’Connor, the Boston Pops, the New York Pops. Tickets are available online or by emailing Sumner Hall at info@sumnerhall.org.

MUSIC IN THE PARK, 7 p.m., Fountain Park, Chestertown. Annapolis Bluegrass Coalition combines close harmonies in a mixture of bluegrass standards, originals and a few "out -of-genre" tunes. 

SHORT ATTENTION SPAN THEATRE, 8 p.m., the Garfield Center for the Arts, 210 High St., Chestertown. Produced by Mark Sullivan & Diane Landskroener. Short Attention Span Theatre, the Garfield’s own 10-minute play festival, opens its 15 year. SAST features the local talents of dozens of directors, writers and actors, and is designed to hold your attention for Just. Long. Enough.

SUNDAY, JUNE 23

BAY TO BAY BIKE RIDE, ride starts at 7 a.m. Tour consists of five routes between 26 and 102 miles through the upper Eastern Shore and Delaware. Info: chestertownlions.org

MID-MONTH SOULFOOD SERVICE #2, 10:45 a.m., Bethel AME Church, 237 N. College Ave., Chestertown. The Rev. Robert N. Brown, Jr. will preach. All are welcome to worship, praise and fellowship.

FRIENDS AND FAMILY DAY, 11 a.m., Holy Trinity AME Church, Rock Hall. With the Rev. Brandon Montague of Fair Haven AME Church. At 3:30 p.m. with the Rev. Antonio Pittman of Shinning Star Baptist Church. All are welcome. 

CANAAN'S LAND, noon doors open, Marydel Volunteer Fire Company, 110 Firehouse Lane, Marydel, Del. Local musicians will play from 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. Canaan's Land will play at 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. 

JUNIOR RIFLE CLUB, 2-4 p.m., Kent Ag Center Rifle Range, 21349 Tolchester Beach Rd, Chestertown.

SHORT ATTENTION SPAN THEATRE, 2 p.m., the Garfield Center for the Arts, 210 High St., Chestertown. Produced by Mark Sullivan & Diane Landskroener. Short Attention Span Theatre, the Garfield’s own 10-minute play festival, opens its 15 year. SAST features the local talents of dozens of directors, writers and actors, and is designed to hold your attention for Just. Long. Enough.

ART IN BLOOM, 4-6 p.m., RiverArts, 315 High St., Chestertown. RiverArts Galleries will be full of floral arrangements inspired by the artworks exhibited in the June exhibit, Fine Art and Contemporary Craft, a multi-media show of paintings, fiber, ceramics and other 3D artwork. Tickets are $25. Proceeds benefit KidSPOT Summer Camp scholarships. 

MONDAY, JUNE 24

DAVID DARWIN: ONE MAN SLIDESHOW, 11 a.m. North County branch; 2:30 p.m. Rock Hall branch; 6 p.m. Chestertown branch; Kent County Public Library. Be entertained by plate spinning, unicycling, juggling, fire-eating and more. All ages. 

LIFE DRAWING, 5-8 p.m., RiverArts Education Center, 200A High St., Chestertown. Cost: $15 per session in advance, block of five tickets $75, $20 drop in. Info: chestertownriverarts.net.

CHESTER RIVER CHORALE, 6 p.m., Wesley Hall, Heron Point, 501 E. Campus Ave., Chestertown. Ages range from college student to octogenarian. Voices range from soprano to bass. No auditions required. Dues are $50 with students free as we begin to practice for the annual mid-April spring program. Chorale members can also sign up to sing Beethoven’s Mass in C with the National Musical Festival orchestra in June. Info: chesterriverchorale.org.

MAINSTAY MONDAY, 7 p.m., the Mainstay, 5753 N. Main St., Rock Hall. Host Joe Holt welcomes Peter Heck. $10. Info and tickets: mainstayrockhall.org or 410-639-9133.

TUESDAY, JUNE 25

PRE-SCHOOL STORY TIME, 10 a.m., Kent County Public Library, 408 High St., Chestertown branch.

BABY AND TODDLER TIME, 11 a.m., Kent County Public Library, 408 High St., Chestertown branch. For ages 0-2.

CHESTERTOWN ROTARY CLUB, noon, Blue Bird Tavern, 512 Washington Ave., Chestertown.

KENT NONFICTION BOOK GROUP, noon-1 p.m., Kent County Public Library, 408 High St., Chestertown branch.

ADVANCED WRITERS' CRITIQUE GROUP, 1-3 p.m., Kent County Public Library, 408 High St., Chestertown branch.

COMMUNITY CHESS CLUB, 4 p.m., Kent County Public Library, Chestertown branch, 408 High St.

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 26

NEEDLECRAFTERS GROUP, 10 a.m., Kent County Public Library, 408 High St., Chestertown branch.

PUPPY PALS DOG CLUB, 6:30 p.m., Radcliffe Creek School, 201 Talbot Blvd. Suite A, Chestertown.

OPEN MIC NIGHT, 7:30 p.m., Garfield Center for the Arts, 210 High St., Chestertown. Email Ford Schumann to request a performance slot at fordo1@aol.com. Info: garfieldcenter.org.

CHESTERTOWN LIONS CLUB, If interested in taking part in service activities that support Kent County, call 410-810-3059.

THURSDAY, JUNE 27

KENT COMMUNITY BREAKFAST GROUP, 7:30 a.m., Holiday Inn Express, 105 Scheeler Road, Chestertown. Katherine L. R. Jones specializes in assistive device which aid the disabled and the elderly to live better and easier lives. 

PRE-SCHOOL STORY TIME, 10:30 a.m., Kent County Public Library, 111-B1 N. Main St., Galena branch.

LITERATURE WITH LUNCH, noon-1 p.m., Kent County Public Library, 408 High St., Chestertown branch.

ENCORE CHORALE FINAL PERFORMANCE, 2 p.m., Decker Theatre, Gibson Center for the Arts, Washington College. Program is sponsored by Encore Creativity for Older Adults. Free and open to the public. Info: encorecreativity.org.

FUZZY TALES AND SHINY SCALES (small animal club), 6:30 p.m., Presbyterian Church of Chestertown, 905 Gateway Drive, Chestertown.

PHOTO CLUB, 7-9 p.m., KidSPOT, 315 High St., Suite 104, Chestertown. Info: chestertownriverarts.net.

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