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click here for a copy of our latest newsletter February 2015 Newsletter
|P. O. Box 354
103 Railroad Avenue
St. Michaels, MD 21663
Youth Programs: 410-745-5102
Treasure Cove: 410-745-0669
The United Fund
The Bryan Foundation
St. Michaels Rotary Club
St. Michaels Bus. Assoc.
Chesapeake Bay Maritime
Talbot County YMCA
Inn At Perry Cabin
Health System, Inc
Computer Literacy for Kids.
Mid Shore Mediation
WCEI RADIO - Local Events
Talbot County P.E.A.C.E.
Mid-Shore Pro Bono, Inc.
Carpe Diem Arts
St. Michaels Studio
Phillips Wharf E. C.
|Links to our
|Many of our programs
are also partially
funded by the Talbot
Family Network and
other donors as
|We always welcome
If you'd like to join our
"family", give us a
call at 410-745-6073
or stop in to
see us !
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corner of this
|In loving memory of Avery Monique Bechtel
March 27, 1998 - August 15, 2011
|Artists, Sue Stockman and Bobby Malzone work with SMCC after school kids to create a mosaic memorial in
depicting a friendship circle of love in honor of Avery Bechtel
|At SMCC on Thursdays after school, any child
interested in learning about starting a garden,
planting seeds, tending the garden beds, harvesting
the bounty and recipes to make meals with what
we've grown is welcome to join anytime for free!
Call Trish at 410-745-6073
|The Garden Committee of
St. Michaels Community
Center, under the
leadership of Laurie Pratt,r
worked diligently for
nearly two years to
achieve the goal of
building a truly community
garden in St. Michaels.
With the help of so many,
such as Jerry Leonard,
Jack Shannahan, Frank
Hopkinson, Roger Clark,
The Rotary Club of St.
Michaels, Christmas in St.
Gardners, Volunteers from
Habitat for Humanity,
Water Boys for Jesus, The
Boy Scouts, The Town of
St. Michaels and much
more, a wonderfully
beautiful space has been
created to grow food,
|Reverand Johnson officially opening the
SMCC Community Garden
Hours: Open Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday, 10 am - 3 pm
Location: at 933 S. Talbot Street, St. Michaels
This quaint resale shop is staffed by community volunteers. Newcomers are always welcome to join us.
The Treasure Cove is always in need of clean, in season, clothing, gently used furniture and usable household goods.
We generally do not accept large appliances but will take your name and number in case we have a family in need.
Every penny we earn from your donations goes towards underwriting the programs and operating expenses of the St. Michaels Community Center.
SMCC strives to meet the unfilled needs of our community by providing low-cost merchandise that goes
back into our community. Please call 410-745-6073 if you'd like to volunteer your time or make a donation.
Thanks for your support !
|Chuck Shenk with kids
|had this to say....on Thursday, August 16, 2012
|St. MIchaels Community Center and to find out more about what we do.... Click Here: What is SMCC all about???
|Chief Tony Smith of the SMPD teamed up with Trish Payne of SMCC and through
the S.M.Y.L.E. (St. Michaels Youth and Law Enforcement) took eight children and
their parents to the Wilderness Presidential Resort in Spotsylvania, VA over a the
long Easter holiday weekend. A reward program was intiated that allowed children
to earn the opportunity to go with their families to the resort by completing
community service projects or participating in drug and alcohol prevention
classes. Chief Smith and Trish Payne intend to offer 3 - 4 trips per year to
alternating groups of local children and their families.
To see all the fun click on the link below
SMPD & SMCC, our 1st trip to Wilderness Resort, Spotsylvania, VA
|First Camp Wilderness Resort Trip
with Chief Tony Smith
|Frequently throughout the year, SMCC and S.M.Y.L.E. provide community service opportunities and/or
drug/alcohol abuse prevention programs to the youth and families of our community. The community
service activities often help our neighbor non-profits or the Town of St. MIchaels and instill a sense of
accomplishment and pride. Young participants earn eligibility to join SMCC and (sometimes
representatives of S.M.Y.L.E). on a weekend camp trip to the Wilderness Presidential Resort in
Spotsyvania (wpresort.com). Call Trish at 410-745-6073 to learn how to join us!
|SMCC and S.M.Y.L.E. join forces to inspire youth to
"Give Back to the Community"
click here to find out more: "Community Give Back"
|On October 10, the Jr. Gardeners used vegetables and herbs from our
Community Garden beds and learned to make spaghetti sauce from
scratch. It was SOOOOO good!
|The Treasure Cove Thrift Store
|Click here to view the fun!
Family Wilderness Weekend May 2014
|Visit us on Face Book at:
StMichaels CommunityCenter (only two words)
|Thank you EVERYONE
for your friendship and
your generous support !
The St. Michaels Community Center is
now accepting registrations for
the following bus trips:
Washington D.C. and Cherry Blossoms, bus trip on
Tuesday, April 7 with pick-ups in Easton and St.
Michaels. See the spectacular site of cherry blossoms in
full bloom at the Thomas Jefferson Memorial and then
enjoy the Smithsonian Museums and National Art
Gallery at your discretion along the D.C. Mall. Many
other monuments and sites within walking distance.
Lunch is on your own. Cost is $36 and includes bus fare
and tip. Call SMCC at 410-745-6073 to register or get
Radio City Rockettes, Spring Spectacular
starring Derek Hough,
2 pm show, bus trip on Wednesday, April 15 with pick-
ups in Easton and St. Michaels. See New York as you’ve
never seen it!!! Beautiful landmarks. scenery, stunning
dance numbers, 3D special effects, Dancing with the
Stars Derek Hough and celebrity cameos! Don't miss
this one!!! $155 covers the bus fare, great seats in the
first few rows of the 1st mezzanine and driver's tip. Call
Please click here for a printable schedule.
|7th Annual SMCC Tea and Fashion Show
at the Inn at Perry Cabin
On June 14, the Inn at Perry Cabin will, once again, be the gracious hosts for the
St. Michaels Community Center's 7th Annual Tea, Fashion Show and Silent
Auction. Seating is limited to 100 guests who will partake of an elegant afternoon
tea with sparkling wine and a buffet of scones, sandwiches and sweets which will
be generously provided by the Inn at Perry Cabin. Ticket price will be $55
A Fashion Show featuring clothing and accessories from local clothing and
jewelry stores and the Treasure Cove Thrift Store will mingle among the guests
throughout tea time. A Silent Auction will be on display throughout the tea as well.
Guests will be invited to bid on a wonderful array of gifts items, art, jewelry and
packages. Proceeds from this event will support the SMCC programs which
include free luncheons and activities for seniors, free holiday dinners, clothing
drives, after school programs and summer camps for children. To learn more
about SMCC, visit our website at www.stmichaelscc.org or call 410-745-6073.
|NEW WINTER/SPRING YOUTH CLASSES:
For a schedule of our A.S.K. (after school kids) classes for ages K - 5 click here:
A.S.K. Winter/Spring 2015
For a schedule of our new Middle School After School Classes click here:
Middle School Spring 2015
|SAVE THE DATE
Saturday, May 23, 2015
1st Annual SMCC Clambake in Wittman, MD
In celebration of our 25th year, SMCC will award our 1st
"Heart of the Community" award to someone who exemplifies
service to our community.
Details to follow! Stay Tuned!!
The St. Michaels Community Center is now accepting registrants for the
Beginner Tap with Sharon Gilroy, Monday evenings from 6 – 7 pm starting Feb. 23
until April 27 at SMCC at 103 Railroad Ave. in St. Michaels, MD 410-745-6073.
Class fee is $60 for the 10 weeks. Bring your own tap shoes and prepare to have lots
Scrumptious Soups & Stews with Sharon Gilroy, Tuesdays, Feb. 24 and March
3, 10 and 17 from 11:30 am to 2 pm at SMCC at 103 Railroad Ave. in St. Michaels,
MD, 410-745-6073. Class fee is $50 for 4 wks. Learn to make absolutely delicious
winter meals to share with family and friends or freeze it for later. Class size is limited
to 5 so call now 410-745-6073.
Mermaid Necklace Workshop with
Barbara Barrowcliff, March 22, 11am – 3pm
at SMCC at 103 Railroad Ave., St. Michaels.
In this class, we’ll assemble assorted
sea memorabilia to make a stunning necklace
for Spring and summer. Bring your charms,
sea glass favorites and loose pearls and your
own tools. We’ll provide the chain, wire, clasps
and assorted charms and a lot of inspiration
and design ideas. A list of tools and items to bring will be
provided at registration. Class Fee is $55. Bring your own
brown bag lunch or snacks.
|St. Michaels Community Center
1990 - 2015 and going strong!
Celebrating 25 years
of community service!
|Ongoing SMCC Programming
Every 2nd & 4th Wednesdays - Chess Club
from 1 - 3 p.m., at Railroad Avenue, no charge, everyone
welcome from novice to expert.
Every Wednesday, 6 - 8 p.m. and Sundays from Noon to 4 p.m.
Mosaics with Jen Wagner.
Stained Glass Window Project, $250 fee includes instruction,
supplies and use of tools. No time limit. Other projects priced
individually. Contact Jen at 443-521-4084.
Every Thursday, Friday & Saturday from 9 a.m. to noon,
Duck Carving Class with Master Carver, Larry Parker
Everyone welcome from novice to pro. Fee based by project.
Every Wednesday - Senior Lunch Gathering
from 10:30 - 12:30 at Railroad Avenue, no charge, donation
requested for lunch, provided by Upper Shore Aging.
Activities vary weekly. Week 1 - Bingo, Week 2 - YMCA Brain Games,
Week 3 - Art/Crafts, Week 4 - guest speaker. All are welcome.
Last Saturday of the Month, Artisan Market, at SMCC 8am to Noon,
May 30, June 27, July 25, and August 29. Tables for rent for $20 to
local hand-crafters and artists. Call 410-745-6073 to sign up.
Also, Tuesdays and Thursdays, Community Tennis,
8:30 a.m. at the courts at the St. Michaels High School.
Moderate to intermediate players are welcome to join. No charge.
Call 410-745-9589 for more information.
Click below to go directly to the SMRF site
The St. Michaels Running Festival, now in its 4th year, is one of the premier destination
races in the Mid-Atlantic. Based in one of the oldest waterfront towns on the
Chesapeake, runners will be treated to gorgeous water views, a quick mile past charming
main street shops for the 10k and half marathon and a rockin' after-party in downtown St.
Michaels. In addition to offering the flattest, fastest USATF half marathon in the region,
runners get a generous package including race shirt, finisher medal or pin, complimentary
refreshment, handmade finish line treats and so much more.
This year also includes a 1k Kids Fun Run for children ages 12 and younger. All children
will receive a race shirt, race bib and finish line food/drink! Registration fees are $25. This
is a great way for kids to be a part of the event and start learning about their own
physical fitness. The run benefits the St. Michaels Community Center and SMYLE.
Prior to the race, come to our expo on Friday for insights from the experts, live music and
great SWAG provided by our great sponsors. This event is family friendly so whether you
want to set a new PR or come out and take it easy as a family or group, you're sure to
have a wonderful time at the 4th St. Michaels Running Festival!
April 25 & 26, 2015
Noon - 5 pm
Join us at Maryland's premiere wine
event, featuring nearly 400 wines from
around the globe. Now in its 6th year,
WineFest is a streetscape event with
tasting venues located throughout the
town of St. Michaels. Wine aficionados
will experience hundreds of highly-rated
U.S., international, and Maryland wines.
Get more information and Buy Tickets at
WineFest at St. Michaels
The MRYC Foundation seeks to assure that all children
under 18 learn to swim.
The Sink or Swim (SOS) Program started in the summer of 2014
by partnering with the St. Michaels Community enter to offer
free swimming lessons for children at the Bay Hundred
Community Pool. To date, through classes at the Bay Hundred
Pool, this program has helped nearly 300 students learn to
swim. Please help support theSOS program by donating to the
at their website: mrycfoundation.donortools.com/my/funds/
|New Officers Elected and New Board Members join SMCC for the 2015/2016 term
(seated l to r) Vastine Holliday, new member Karen Shook, President Mattie Fountain, new member
(standing l to r) Harley Gates, new member and Treasurer Rene' Stevenson, Secretary,
Betsi Shays, Vice President and Richard Berntsen, new member