Compass Regional Hospice Gala
The Compass Regional Hospice Annual Gala will be held at Annie's Paramount Steakhouse on Friday, April 7 from 6:30 until 10:30 p.m. Profiles of Courage will be highlighted at the event, a full dinner will be served, and a silent auction will take place.
Funds raised at this, and all Compass Regional Hospice fundraisers benefit Home, Residential and Inpatient Hospice Care, Bridges, a pre-hospice program that offers care and support for anyone who has been diagnosed with a life-limiting illness, Grief Care & Support, through the Hope & Healing Center they offer a variety of grief services, support and counseling for hospice families and anyone in the community who needs help following the death of a loved one, and Compass Kids, a family-centered program providing specialized pediatric palliative care and support programs and counseling for children and families grieving the loss of a loved one.
Tickets are $200 per person. For more information about purchasing tickets or becoming a sponsor, please contact Kenda Leager at (443) 262-4106.
Shore Kids Connection
The Shore Update's 6th Annual Shore Kids Connection is a FREE family event that is taking place on Saturday, May 3 from 11:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. at Kent Island High School. The event features activities, fun, food, education and information on camps. This event is rain or shine! Please contact Shore Update at (410) 827-9312 for more information.
Guided Hikes At The Chesapeake Bay Environmental Center
Guided hikes will lead participants on CBEC’s Lake Trail for a unique opportunity to discover several ecologically important habitats to the Chesapeake Bay watershed found on our 510-acre peninsula in Grasonville, MD. A docent will lead participants on a journey to explore topics of Hummock Succession, Oyster Reef Ecology, Salt Marsh Plants, Lake Knapp Bird Residents, and Resident Raptors all while walking a 1.5-mile flat path around the center of our 510-acre peninsula. Each month we will be announcing a specialty topic for these hikes led by a Maryland Master Naturalist, please check our calendar on our website for these announcements. Specialty topics include: Birding, Botany, Fungus, or Reptiles/Amphibians. There is a half-way rest stop with restroom accessibility. Participants are encouraged to dress for weather and bring along a water bottle, small snack, and binoculars. Duration is approximately 2 hours. Trips are subject to cancellation due to weather or low enrollment. Check-in and hike begin at the Visitor Center at 600 Discovery Lane, Grasonville, MD. Cost is FREE to CBEC Members, $5 for Non-Members
All hikes are from 1:00 p.m. until 3:00 p.m. and a schedule of 2017 hikes can be found here.