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SUMMER READING PROGRAM DAHLGREN
Date: June 1 – August 31, 2020
Host: Dahlgren (Military Only)
CHARLES COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY AT HOME
Host: Charles County Public Library
Details: Visit the library from the comfort of your couch. There are plenty of ways to enjoy your local library while at home or on the go. Check out the children’s section for recommended books, educational resources, activity ideas and virtual events.
Date: May- June 2020
Time: All Day
Location: Various Farms in SOMD (Charles County Shlagel)
Details: On of the great things about living in Southern Maryland is the strawberry picking opportunities. We have been picking strawberries for over 20 years in SOMD and know all the best places! See the guide for details by county. Keep in mind to check with the farm before going; especially towards the end of the season as the crop closes.
***Always check with farm before going, dates, times subject to change by weather or crop availability***
FREE TUTORING AND HOMEWORK HELP
Host: Southern Maryland Regional Library
Details: FREE tutoring and educational resources! All you need is a library card.
SCIENCE AT HOME
Host: James E Richmond Science Center
Details: Science lessons and activities for every grade level!
MEAL PICK-UP – CHARLES COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS
Time: 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Details: Effective Tuesday, March 31, staff at the 11 Charles County Public Schools (CCPS) meal distribution sites can provide parents food without their child being present. However, the pick-up person must be a child’s parent or guardian. Parents/guardians must show staff their child’s CCPS student identification (ID) badge or report card copy showing their student ID number. Parents with children not yet enrolled in school should attempt to bring some type of age verification to show to site staff, such as a copy of a birth certificate. Parents can pick up the following for their child daily: one breakfast, one lunch, one dinner and a snack. Any requests from parents asking for additional meals on the same service day at other sites will not be honored.
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