Mark the following dates on your calendar for the Water Witch Fire Company chicken barbecue: Aug. 9, Sept. 13, Oct. 11 and Nov. 8.
The Perryville Farmers Market is open every Friday from 3 to 7 p.m. at the corner of Broad Street and Roundhouse Drive in Lower Ferry Park downtown Perryville. Vendors are selling produce, crafts, baked goods and more.
Texas Hold'em is held 7 p.m. weekly on Wednesdays and Fridays at the Perryville American Legion Post 135, Cherry Street in Perryville. $10 entry. Cash prizes, food and beverages available.
An evening concert with Charlie Zahm will be held on Friday, July 25 at 7 p.m. at St. Paul's Lutheran Church, 201 Mount Royal Ave., Aberdeen. Cost is $10 with children under 14 free. For tickets mail a check to the church with a self-addressed stamped envelope. Doors open at 6 p.m. For more information check out the website, http://www.charliezah.com.
Officers of the Grand Chapter of Maryland were installed at the Hunt Valley Inn during the annual Grand Chapter sessions. Installed for the ensuing year were Worthy Grand matron Claudia A. Eaton and Worthy Grand Patron Edsel B. Crouse along with their new corps of grand officers for 2014-2015, including Associate Grand Matron Nancy L. Ford; Associate Grand Patron Randolph Geek; Grand Secretary Donna Almony; Grand Treasurer Kevin Hribar, PGP; Grand Conductress Diane J. Smith; Associate Grand Conductress Madge Jones; Grand Trustees Joan Morris, PGM, Phil Beeman, PGP, and Juniata Bowers, PGM; Grand Chaplain Gay S. Topper; Grand Lecturer Jean Chance, PGM; Grand Marshal Barbara Clark; Grand Organist D. Lynn Newman; Grand Adah Susan E. Passwaters; Grand Ruth Bunny Russell; Grand Esther Judith A. Hall; Grand Martha Brenda Compher; Grand Electa Margaret Caracciolo; Grand Warder E. Betty Jordan; and Grand Sentinel Elbert Swiney
The Perryville Railroad Museum is open every Sunday from noon to 4 p.m.
The U.S. Naval Training Center Bainbridge Museum, at 6 S. Main St. in Port Deposit, is open year-round on Saturdays and Sundays from 1 to 5 p.m. The museum houses one of the most unique naval collections in the USA and is featuring period naval uniforms. For more information check out usntcbainbridgemuseum.org.
Happy 4th of July birthday wishes are extended to Barbara Clifford.
Bud Ishbaugh is sent birthday wishes as he celebrates on June 29.
Happy July 1 birthday to Oakley Sumpter.
Happy 20th wedding anniversary to Tim and Debbie Zacharek who celebrated on June 26.
Happy anniversary to Ed and Pam Illick who will celebrate on June 27, as do Howard and Lois Wright.
Anniversary wishes also are extended to Tony and Terry Carter who will celebrate on July 2.
Get well wishes are extended to Ron and Carolyn Mathias, Mary Walter, Sharon Pryer, Marianne Pryer, Ethel Dill, June Peddicord, Chris Walz, Marianne Lilley, John and Adele Witmer, Rita and Bill Clauss, Kay Lewis, Virginia Phillips, Lynn Schweizer, Elbert Swiney, Madge Jones, Audrey Sauerhammer, Betty Terry, Carol Geck, Pat Hodgson, Ed Almony, Doris Hess, Meryl McLaughlin, Betty McFadden, Betty and Jim Fayer, Bo Sinclair, Georgia Gransky, Helen Wood Bagley, Frances Riale, Ethel Dill, Pastor Henry Schaefer, Leslie Dissek, Adam Zeller, Sandy Brooks, Nancy Quinn, Janet and Pastor Neale Wirtanen, Gisela Knapp, Kit Harris, Margaret Gosweiler, June Gangel, Joe Pacifico, Herb and Mary Lou Southall, Bonnie Donoho, Peggy Scholl, Wilbur Scholl and Edwina Ewing.
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This day in Cecil County, June 28: The first class to graduate from North East High School was on this date in 1901.
This day in U.S. history: The Treaty of Versailles was signed ending World War I in 1919.