Wednesday March 7

Mar 7, 2018

 

Fortunately, the potential ice accumulations from yesterday never materialized! Now we are facing new snow accumulation: a low of 17 and high of near 33 today with a total of about 4-6 inches of snow through the overnight.

I just attended the “Dinner Party: Making Waves, Making History” that runs through March 29th in room 620A at Garrett College. The exhibit celebrates contributions from women throughout history. It’s free and all will enjoy.

It’s Wet-n-Wild Wednesday at the CARC this evening. See our events listing for more details.

The Board of Garrett County Commissioners has announced that they have joined Montgomery, and other counties in Maryland, in litigation seeking compensation for the damage caused by the production and distribution of opioids.

Coming up this weekend is something really neat: The DCL Discovery Center is holding S.T.E.M. Like a Girl event this Saturday, March 10th. Join the Discovery Center at 1pm to celebrate Henrietta Leavitt (main character of the recent “Silent Sky” play at Our Town Theatre) and other women of science in making crafts and doing experiments.

Lt. Col. Robert Turbyfill, retired US Federation Orienteering Coach, will speak to the general public on Adventure Orienteering Coaching, as part of the Adventure Sports Colloquium Series on Tuesday, March 13th at 7 p.m.  His presentation, ‘Where Does Life Take You’, will be held in Room 1013 in the CAOS building on the GC campus in McHenry. Contact the Adventure Sports office at 301-387-3330 for more information.

While we sometimes battle invasive grasses in Deep Creek Lake, the Chesapeake Bay actually needed additional grasses to help its ecosystem. It appears that due to limited nutrient runoff there is an unprecedented growth of the needed aquatic vegetation in the bay.

Americans consume over 16 billion jelly beans on Easter.  Based on a recent study, licorice is the favorite flavor in the country.  Want to know Maryland’s favorite? Click here.

A Community Arts Development Coordinator position is open until March 16, 2018!
Click to see the entire ad.Garrett County Arts Council Position