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Jan. 10, Thurs­day

— Chestertown Chris­tian Academy open house — 2-6 p.m., 401 Morgnec Road, Chestertown. Learn more about the school and its of­fer­ings.

— The Cu­rate Shake­speare ‘As You Like It’ — 8 p.m., Fri­days and Satur­days, 3 p.m., Sun­days; Garfield Cen­ter for the Arts; 210 High St., Chestertown. Writ­ten by Don Ni­gro and di­rected by Earl Lewin. Com­edy about the tri­als and pit­falls of an itin­er­ant band of down-and-out am­a­teur thes­pi­ans, led by a dotty cleric, in their at­tempt to present Shake­speare’s As You Like It. Info: box­of­[email protected]­cen­ter.org or 410-810-2060.

— Foot­ball pageant — 4 p.m., Mt. Olive AME Life Cen­ter, 24840 Lambs Meadow Road, Wor­ton. Come dressed in your fa­vorite team ap­parel and talk about your team. En­joy chicken wings, hot dogs, French fries, potato chips and so­das. Do­na­tion is $10. Spon­sored by the Men of Mt. Olive.

Jan. 11-20 Jan. 12, Satur­day Jan.

— Spring Show­case — 4 p.m., Hotchkiss Hall, Gib­son Cen­ter for the Arts, Wash­ing­ton Col­lege cam­pus. In­struc­tors with Wash­ing­ton Col­lege-Academy of Life­long Learn­ing will give brief pre­sen­ta­tions about their cour­ses, fol­lowed by re­fresh­ments. Free and open to the pub­lic. Info: wash­coll.edu.

— Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Break­fast — 7-8 a.m., break­fast with pro­gram to fol­low; Rock Hall fire­hall, 21500 Rock Hall Ave., Rock Hall. With speaker Wil­liam W. Davis Jr., Ce­cil County Cir­cuit Court Judge. Mu­sic by the Kent County High School Jazz En­sem­ble and lo­cal mu­si­cal groups. Tick­ets are $15 at the door or from any Ch­ester Val­ley Min­is­ters’ As­so­ci­a­tion mem­ber. Spon­sored by CVMA and sup­ported by the Kent County Arts Coun­cil.

Jan. 21, Mon­day Jan. 15, Art & Mu­sic 2-27 Tues­day

— RiverArts Mem­bers’ Show — 5-8 p.m., RiverArts, 315 High St. in the breeze­way, Chestertown. The an­nual RiverArts Mem­bers’ Show aims to high­light the qual­ity and di­ver­sity of the arts com­mu­nity. This ex­hibit in­cludes pho­tog­ra­phy, paint­ing and pas­tels, draw­ings, ceram­ics, jew­elry, sculp­ture and fiber arts. The show will run from Jan. 2 through Jan.

27. The ex­hibit will be in both the Main and Stu­dio Gal­leries. Open Re­cep­tion: Fri­day, Jan.

4. Artists’ and Cu­ra­tors’ Talk: Thurs­day, Jan. 10.

Jan. 10, Thurs­day

— Gallery Talk — 5:30-7 p.m., RiverArts, 315 High St., Chestertown. RiverArts’ Mem­bers Show.

Jan. 13, Sun­day

— Tim­mons Fam­ily —1 p.m., Mary­del fire hall, 110 Fire­house lane, Mary­del, Del. Ad­mis­sion is $10 for mem­bers and $15 for non­mem­bers. Re­fresh­ments sold by the Mary­del Ladies Aux­il­iary. Info: 410-648-5366 or 609-4724288.

Jan. 13, Sun­day

— Res­o­nance cham­ber mu­sic con­cert — 3 p.m., St. Paul’s Kent, 7579 Sandy Bot­tom Road, Chestertown. The Na­tional Mu­sic Fes­ti­val presents Kas­sia Mu­sic in an in­ti­mate, fire­side con­cert of “new mu­sic with a tra­di­tional twist” fea­tur­ing a string quar­tet with pi­ano and clar­inet. Light re­fresh­ments at in­ter­mis­sion. $20 adults; $5 stu­dents with ID and chil­dren un­der 14. na­tional­mu­sic.us or 443-480-8291 for tick­ets or more in­for­ma­tion. Pro­gram: Prokofiev: Over­ture on He­brew themes and string quar­tet no. 2; Sam Post: clar­inet quin­tet; Bernard Val­land­ing­ham: Taran­tella for Vi­o­lin, vi­ola, clar­inet and pi­ano and sex­tet for clar­inet, strings and pi­ano.

Mon­days be­gin­ning Jan. 14

— Ch­ester River Cho­rale — 6 p.m., Wes­ley Hall, Heron Point, Chestertown. Ages range from col­lege stu­dent to oc­to­ge­nar­ian. Voices range from so­prano to bass. No au­di­tions re­quired. Dues are $50 with stu­dents free as we be­gin to prac­tice for the an­nual midApril spring pro­gram. Cho­rale mem­bers can also sign up to sing Beethoven’s Mass in C with the Na­tional Mu­si­cal Fes­ti­val orches­tra in June. Visit, chester­river­chorale.org for more in­for­ma­tion.

— Eastern Shore Wind En­sem­ble — 7-8:30 p.m., band room (no. 116), Gib­son Cen­ter for the Arts, Wash­ing­ton Col­lege. The ESWE is the all-ages com­mu­nity con­cert band based in Chestertown. Mem­bers range from school stu­dents to re­tirees. The band al­ways wel­comes new mem­bers, with­out au­di­tion, fee, or sec­tion lim­its. The last con­cert of the sea­son will be May 19. Info: 410-778-2829; 410-8101834 or face­book.com/EasternShoreWindEnsem­ble. ESWEe­[email protected]­hoo.com.

— Life Draw­ing — 5-8 p.m., RiverArts Ed­u­ca­tion Cen­ter, 200A High St., Chestertown. Cost: $15 per ses­sion in ad­vance, block of five tick­ets $75, $20 drop in. Info: www.ch­ester town­river­arts.net.

Mon­days Mon­days Mon­days

— Ch­ester River Cho­rale — 7 p.m., Heron Point, Chestertown. Ninety-plus mem­ber cho­rale. No au­di­tions re­quired. Dues are $50 with stu­dents free. Info: chester­river­chorale.org or 410-928-5566.

— Har­mony on the Bay — 7 p.m., Ruths­burg Com­mu­nity Hall, 105 Dam­son­town Road, Queen Anne. All-women Sweet Ade­line’s Int’l. cho­rus singing four-part har­monies. New mem­bers wel­come from all area coun­ties. Info: Clau­dia at 410-9240013 or Dale at 301-512-3288.

— RiverArts KidSPOT Cre­ativ­ity Cen­ter — 9 a.m.-noon, KidSPOT, 315 High St., Suite 104, Chestertown. Va­ri­ety of free arts ac­tiv­i­ties for ages 2-12.

Tues­days Satur­days Church

Jan. 13, Sun­day — An­nual SOA NFL Sun­day Fel­low­ship — 1 p.m., Bethel AME Church, 237 N. Col­lege Ave., Chestertown. The Pa­tri­ots play at 1:05 p.m. The Saints play at 4:40 p.m. It is to be de­cided who the op­pos­ing teams will be. Wear your fa­vorite

4-H clubs: Archery

— First and third Sun­days, 2 p.m., Cy­press Creek Archery, Milling­ton.

Bits & Bri­dles Horse Club

— Third Satur­days, 1 p.m., Run­ning W Ken­nel, Wor­ton.

Kent 4-H Triple Shots Shoot­ing Sports-Shot­gun

— Sec­ond and fourth Sun­days, 2 p.m., al­ter­nat­ing be­tween the Kent County Gun Club and Sudlersville Skeet Club.

Fuzzy Tales and Shiny Scales (small an­i­mal club)

— Fourth Thurs­days, 6:30 p.m., Pres­by­te­rian Church of Chestertown.

Ju­nior Dairy As­so­ci­ates

— Third Fri­days, 7 p.m., Kennedyville United Methodist Church.

Ju­nior Ri­fle Club

— Sec­ond and fourth Sun­days, 2-4

For in­for­ma­tion about events of­fered by the Kent County Pub­lic Li­brary, call 410-778-3636

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