Club

Preston Lions Club

443-786-0324

Preston Community Center, 114 Williamson St., Preston, MD 21655

Since 1917, Lions have served the world’s population through hard work and commitment to make a difference in the lives of people everywhere. Lions are recognized worldwide for their service to the blind and visually impaired.

The Preston Lions Club is a part of Lions Clubs International, a network of volunteers who work together to answer the needs that challenge communities. The Preston Lions Club supports youth and other activities, conducts vision and hearing tests in schools, and empower volunteers to serve their community.  If you are interested in renting the Preston Community Center, please call Gloria at 443-786-0324. The club meets at 6:30 p.m. on the second and fourth Thursdays of each month at Preston Community Center, 114 Williamson St., Preston, MD 21655

Tuckahoe Equestrian Center

443-521-3653

P.O. Box 251, Denton, MD 21629

The Tuckahoe Equestrian Center is a ‘Family and Youth-Oriented’ organization located on the Eastern Shore of Maryland in Tuckahoe State Park north of Route 404. We are a non-profit, 501 (c)(3) organization, actively promoting all equestrian activities such as 4-H, youth activities, games days, trail riding, driving, jousting, parades, and horse shows which include jumping, dressage, and English or Western equitation.

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Service

Tuckahoe Equestrian Center features a barn with several stalls, a clubhouse, tree-shaded picnic area, a 300′ x 150′ outdoor arena with a permanent raised announcer’s stand, lighted jousting path, permanently installed audio system which covers the entire equestrian center grounds, and 15 miles of trails throughout the state park. Color-coded trail maps and trail guides are available at the Tuckahoe State Park office on Eveland Road.

Fees

Fees are $30/year for individual membership or $40/year family membership.

Caroline County Bird Club

Caroline County Chapter of a non-profit statewide organization, the Maryland Ornithological Society (www.mdbirds.org), comprised of people who are interested in birds and nature.

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Service

Promotes the study and enjoyment of birds, knowledge about our natural resources and fosters its appreciation and conservation. Maintains a system of sanctuaries to encourage the conservation of birds and their habitats. Helps to record and publish observations of bird life. Volunteers accepted to help clean Pelot Sanctuary, go into schools and teach children about nature, and to lead bird walks. If you find an injured bird, or to find a bird rehabilitator in your area, please go to the following websites: https://tristatebird.org/ orhttp://dnr.maryland.gov/wildlife/Pages/plants_wildlife/rehabilitators.aspx. For our Facebook page please visit: https://www.facebook.com/Caroline-County-Bird-Club-138388266259687/?ref=hl

Fees

Yearly dues for members. All activities are free and open to the public.

Areas Served

Caroline County

Ages Served

All

Tuesday Night Book Club

410-479-1410

To discuss selected books reflecting topics of interest and to generate lively discussion.

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Service

Meets monthly on the 3rd Tuesday of the month at 6:30 PM at the Caroline County Public Library, 100 Market Street, Denton in the small meeting room. The club meets January-November (no mtg. in December). The discussion leader and refreshment provider rotates among attendees. Information about upcoming book discussions can be found in the monthly Caroline Review magazine.

Areas Served

Mid-Shore

Area

Denton

Scouts, BSA

302-622-3300 x205

100 W. 10th Street, Suite 915, Wilmington, MD 19801

It is the mission of the Scouts of America and the Del-Mar-Va Council to prepare young people to make ethical and moral choices over their lifetimes by instilling in them the values of the Scout oath and law.

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Service

The Scouts of America is the Delmarva Peninsula’s foremost youth program of character development and values based leadership training. In the future Scouting will continue to: Offer young people responsible fun and adventure; Instill in young people lifetime values and develop in them ethical character as expressed in the Scout Oath & Law; Train young people in citizenship, service, and leadership; Serve America’s communities and families with its quality, values-based program.

Eligibility

Cub Scouts is for boys and girls ages 5-11, Scouts is for boys and girls ages 11-18

Areas Served

Caroline, Talbot, Queen Anne’s and Dorchester Counties

Chesapeake Bay Community Band

443-995-2297

P.O. Box 601, Stevensville, MD 21666

To maintain a community band of youth and adult volunteers who provide a pleasurable musical and cultural experience through concerts for community functions in Queen Anne’s County Maryland and the surrounding Chesapeake Bay Region all the while providing a forum for band participants to continue to expand their musical training and knowledge. Our continuing goal is to grow in musical performance, experience and membership thereby enhancing the quality and ambiance of performances.

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Service

The Chesapeake Bay Community Band was formed in 1994 as the Kent Island Volunteer Marching Band and incorporated as a 501c3 Non Profit Organization. The group performs public concerts and provides musical support for community functions in Queens Anne’s County Maryland and the surrounding Chesapeake Bay Region. The band’s repertoire includes marches, classic concert band literature and Broadway favorites. The Chesapeake Bay Community Band is opened to anyone who plays a concert band instrument and has the desire to perform in a community band. We are always looking for new members.The band rehearses the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of each month at 7:00 PM atthe American Legion Post in Stevensville, MD. https://www.facebook.com/ChesapeakeBayCommunityBand/

Choptank River Heritage

CRH documents historic places, people, and events in the Choptank River watershed, with a focus on Caroline County. We share stories of Choptank River heritage sites through blogs and other social media publications. Geographic research about places, placenames, and natural and man-made features forms the basis of our storytelling. We help neighbors and visitors Stand in the Place.

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Service

We engage residents and visitors in the care and preservation of the Choptank River by identifying, documenting, mapping, and publishing information about historic sites and other cultural resources.

Denton Rotary Club

P.O.Box 293, Denton, MD 21629

Denton Rotary is an organization of professionals who are dedicated to serving their local community in providing service to others, promoting integrity, and advancing world understanding, goodwill, and peace through its fellowship of business, professional, and community leaders. (Member of Rotary International and District 7630)

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Service

Weekly Lunch meetings are held at the Chesapeake Culinary Arts Center, 513 Franklin Street in Denton Md. Lunch at 12 noon followed by brief business meeting and community speaker. Current officers include Amy Horne, President-Elect; Brian Byrnes, Treasurer; and Walt Palmer, Secretary. As a speaker, potential member, or visitor to the Club, contact current president. http://www.rotaryclubofdentonmd.com/

Membership Eligibility: An individual must be sponsored by a current member. Please contact Ann Jacobs for sponsorship 443-496-1755, or amacjacobs@gmail.com.

Denton Lions Club

410-924-7454

224 Maryland Ave, P.O. Box 124, Denton, MD 21629

Since 1917, Lions have served the world’s population through hard work and commitment to make a difference in the lives of people everywhere. Lions are recognized worldwide for their service to the blind and visually impaired.

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Service

The Denton Lions Club donates money for those that need eyeglasses. Applications for assistance purchasing eyeglasses are available at the Department of Social Services or by contacting John Nussear at 443-845-3805 or johnnussear@hotmail.com. We contribute money to the Leader Dog seeing eye dog program, Johns Hopkins Wilmer Eye Clinic, local schools, soccer teams, Girls and Boys State, and numerous community organizations. We offer two or more scholarships to graduating seniors of NCHS.

Our meetings are the 1st and 3rd Mondays at 6:30 PM at the Denton Clubhouse behind the Little League Ball Fields at 224 Maryland Ave.


Our Clubhouse is available for group meetings, baby or bridal showers, and other gatherings of 50 people or less.  There is a full kitchen and bathroom in the building with a wheelchair ramp for those with mobility needs.  Contact Carol Zinser at 410-924-7454 for more information.

Eligibility

Can be invited to join or may inquire about membership. Must be 18 years old.

Fees

$70 per year plus the cost of meals