Thursday May 23

The weather today will be partly sunny with a high near 72 and a low around 57. Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 3pm. West wind 13 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Large hail and damaging wind can be threats this afternoon / evening.

This morning’s sunrise courtesy of the Railey Realty camera at the Lakeside Creamery:

Railey Realty Webcam at Lakeside Creamery at Deep Creek Lake, MD

Have a HART Guest Bartender Challenge is tonight at Dutch’s at Silver Tree — HART hosts take your bar and food orders and their tips support our homeless animals. Plus silent auctions, 50/50 drawing and lots of fun!

Tomorrow, early, is Birding at Sang Run. Learn tips to birding by ear and listen for distinctive songs, as we stroll through Friends Delight. Meet at the kayak launch. Bring binoculars and wear waterproof hiking boots. Walk is of medium difficulty and will begin at 8am and last approximately 2 ½ hours.

From the Southern Garrett Athletic Association: Congratulations to Josiah Hebb (High Jump), Mike Leydig (High Jump), Aiden Schwab (300 Meter Hurdles), Tia DeGiovanni (Long and Triple Jump), Heidi Nelson (Pole Vault) and Makayla Maule (Discus and High Jump) for qualifying for the State Track and Field Meet this Thursday and Saturday!

The Deep Creek Lake Discovery Center is celebrating 20 Years of “Bringing People and Natural Resources Together” this summer! Stay tuned for special events throughout the summer to celebrate.

The 2019 Graduation ceremony for both Northern and Southern Garrett High Schools will take place at the CARC at Garrett College on Saturday, June 1, 2019. More specific information for Southern can be found here.

A local 11-year-old child, Aaron Ashby, needs help to fight his leukemia. Cindy’s Fund is holding a chicken bbq and blood drive on Friday, June 7, at the Oakland American Legion and they are looking for a  bone marrow match. If you’re a match, they are looking for donations. More details can be found at the link above.