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October 8—Office closed for Columbus Day

September 3—Office closed for Labor Day

October 10, 6 p.m.—COSM Working & Legislative Session

The Commissioners of St. Michaels (COSM) meet the second Wednesday of the month for a public working and legislative session and beginning at 6 p.m.

Working Sessions: The Commission may conduct public working (study) sessions on matters which are expected to come before the Commission for formal action at a legislative meeting or that otherwise need study by the Commission. These working sessions will be scheduled on an as-needed basis by the commissioners.

Legislative Sessions: The Commission will conduct public legislative sessions on the second Wednesday of each month, to handle matters which come before the Commission for formal vote. Time permitting, other items may be included on the legislative agenda, but items requiring votes of the Commission will take priority.

If you have any questions, please contact the Town Office at 410-745-9535 during regular business hours, Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Please note: All agendas are DRAFT DOCUMENTS until the day of the meeting.

August TBD, 5-8 p.m.—National Night Out


National Night Out
Tuesday, August TBD, 2019 from 5-8 p.m. Walk at 8:15 p.m.
Bay Hundred Community Pool next to St. Michaels Elementary School
This event is FREE

St. Michaels & Bay Hundred is joining communities across the USA to participate in the 2018 National Night Out, an annual community-building campaign that promotes police-community partnerships and neighborhood camaraderie to make our neighborhoods safer, more caring places to live. National Night Out provides a great opportunity to bring police and neighbors together under positive circumstances. An Inaugural St. Michaels & Bay Hundred National Night Out celebration will be held at the Bay Hundred Pool next to St. Michaels Elementary School. The event is open to the public with free hamburgers, hot dogs, beverages and cake, swimming, music by a local DJ, safety demonstrations, resource tables, youth activities, visits from Maryland Food Bank, emergency personnel, exhibits and much more. Food will be served at 5:30 p.m. Free swimming for all at the Community pool is from 6-8 p.m. Guest speakers including members of law enforcement and community leaders will start at 7 p.m. and will be followed by a cake cutting. At 8:15 p.m., all participants will take a lighted walk through the streets of St. Michaels as a show of community. Residents are asked to turn on porch lights as a show of support. For more information, call 410-745-9535.

Schedule
5 p.m. Opening Ceremonies
6 p.m. Pool opens to the public
7 p.m. Speakers
8 p.m. Pool Closes
8:30 p.m. Free light sticks for all to walk through the community

August 18, 8:30 a.m.—Conversation with a Commissioner

Conversation with a Commissioner
Saturday, August 18 at 8:30 a.m. at the Town Office

Join Commissioner Mike Bibb for coffee and discussion of current projects, ideas, and citizen concerns. Usually held on the third Saturday of each month at 8:30 a.m. in the Town Office, 300 Mill Street.

By Authority of The Commissioners of St. Michaels

September 7, 8 a.m.—Coffee with a Cop

Coffee with a Cop
Friday, September 6th at 8 a.m. at the Library
Join Chief Smith and fellow officers for coffee and discussion of public safety and other citizen concerns. Usually held on the first Friday of each month at 8 a.m. at the Library. Discussion with local officials including Johnny Mautz and Addie Eckardt regarding the debris in the Bay due to recent heavy and frequent rains and the opening of the Conowingo Dam.

By Authority of The Commissioners of St. Michaels

June TBD—Bike MS: Chesapeake Challenge

The National MS Society’s Bike MS: Chesapeake Challenge, held June TBD, offers a picturesque cycling experience for participants of all levels and abilities. It features a variety of route options winding through the flat and rural Eastern Shore of Maryland. The two-day event starts and finishes each day at the Talbot County Community Center in Easton, MD. Be sure to stick around for some festivities after you finish the ride!

Your participation will drive MS research forward faster, and deliver services to those who face the challenges of MS every day so they can live their best lives.

For more information visit the event WEBSITE.

August 20, 4 p.m.—Waterways Management Advisory Board (Rescheduled)

The Waterways Management Advisory Board (Panel) meets the second Tuesday of the month (at least once a year) at the request of the Commissioners or the Planning Commission. Meetings are held at the Town Office at 300 Mill Street.

August 20, 2018 – Waterways Management Advisory Board Meeting AGENDA

December TBD, 2-4 p.m.— Santa’s Secret Workshop at the Y

CELEBRATE THE SEASON AT THE Y! Sunday, December TBD; 2-4 pm

We’re turning the YMCA into a winter wonderland with gifts galore! Bring the kiddos to the Y where they can “shop” for a gift for that special someone. All children will be able to pick out at least one gift and our elves will gladly wrap and bag the gifts so there’s no peeking. While here, they can sit on Santa’s lap and have a picture taken with the big guy (professional photos will be available for purchase). We’ll also be offering cookies and cocoa to kids of all ages!

This FREE event is open to the ENTIRE COMMUNITY…so call the YMCA today to reserve your spot. We’ll see your family in December!

ST MICHAELS FAMILY YMCA
A Branch of the YMCA of the Chesapeake
1013 S Talbot Street, St Michaels MD 21663
410.745.5963 www.ymcachesapeake.org

March 30&31—Daffodil Festival Weekend

2nd Annual Daffodil Festival Parade
Join us for our fabulous floral festival parade! Design a float or just be a fan! Saturday, March 30 at 10 a.m. on Talbot Street! Look for exciting details for the 2019 event on the DAFFODIL FESTIVAL WEBSITE as they come in!

Daffodil Tailgate Picnic
Get creative! Prizes awarded at the end of the parade for the best daffodil decorated hat!
…after Parade Tailgate Picnic in Hollis Park
Join with friends, neighbors, and visitors for a Tailgate Picnic in Hollis Park where judging for the parade and hat contest will take place. Bring your own picnic!

Winning House, Winning Street in town with a Daffodil-inspired theme will vie for the decorating contest.

Historic Daffodil Tour
Saturday at 2:30 p.m. Meet at the St. Michaels Museum. $5 per person. Free admission to the museum.

Daffodil Festival Hat
Be the first to wear our new Daffodil Festival Hat. Get yours today at Long & Foster Real Estate office at 109 S. Talbot Street in St. Michaels. Only $20 each!

Business Window Contest
Winning Business Windows in town with a Daffodil-inspired theme will vie for the coveted window decorating contest. Buy daffodils to decorate your window!

Daffy-Dog Costume Contest
Dress your pooch in a Daffodil theme! Sunday, March 31 at 11:30 a.m. in Muskrat Park on Willow Street
Daffodil Decorating Contest

Sunday Daffodil Lunches
Participating restaurants will offer special Daffodil inspired lunches on Sunday.

If you have any questions, please contact us by email at stmichaelsinbloom@gmail.com.

Want to participate? Visit the ST. MICHAELS IN BLOOM WEBSITE! St. Michaels In Bloom is a newly formed community organization dedicated to the beautification of St. Michaels. Consisting solely of volunteers, St. Michaels in Bloom works to create a welcoming and vibrant landscape for our town through the planting colorful flowers, plants, and trees throughout our business and community districts. Part of the national organization, America in Bloom, whose vision is to have localities across the US participate in community beautification projects, the goal of St. Michaels in Bloom is to see our community bloom in many ways.

Our community project, currently underway, will be the 2018 Daffodil Festival scheduled for next April which included the planting of over 20,000 daffodils in the Fall of 2017 throughout the town of St. Michaels. Festivities are designed to encourage visitors and to benefit residents and businesses alike. St. Michaels Community groups, merchants, and residents show support through the display of daffodils and through participation in our Daffodil Festival Events.

Planned activities include a Daffodil Weekend Parade, Daffy-Dog Costume Pageant, Daffodil Garden Tours and More!