Weekly Newsletter - Aug. 11, 2018
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AUG. 11 - CANVASSING IN EASTON
Details: Meet at the Avalon Theater, Easton; volunteers needed from 12-2 pm. The Jesse Colvin campaign for the First District congressional race is starting to canvass in Talbot now rather than waiting until the districtwide field day later this month. Come for an hour or two.
AUG. 12 - MEET THE CANDIDATE
Details: Two events on Sunday
8-11 am, Oxford Fire Department, Oxford
Start your Sunday with the breakfast at the Oxford Fire Department. Jesse Colvin will be there at least from 9-10 am.
12-2 pm, Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum
Jesse Colvin will be
at the Watermen's Appreciation Day festivities. Grab friends and family.
AUG. 13 - VOTER OUTREACH TRAINING
Details: 2-4 pm, Democratic County HQ
The Talbot County Democrats are conducting training, so you're ready for knocking on doors, conduct phone banking and getting your neighbors to the polls.
RSVP to Judy Wixted at firstname.lastname@example.org.
SEPT. 12 - Dr. Michael Eric Dyson @ Chesapeake College
Sponsored by Queen Anne’s County Arts Council in partnership with the Frederick Douglass Honor Society, Talbot County NAACP, Temple B’nai Israel and others. Free to the Public with advance ticket.
SEPT. 22 - Frederick Douglass Day in Easton
Guest Speaker: Dr. Spencer Crew, Robinson Professor of History, George Mason University and Assistant Curator at the Smithsonian Museum of African American History and Culture. Spencer Crew has worked in public history institutions for more than twenty-five years. He served as president of the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center for six years and worked at the National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution for twenty years. Nine of those years he served as the Director of NMAH. At each of those institutions he sought to make history accessible to the public through innovative and inclusive exhibitions and public programs.
Includes Music, Food & Retail Vendors, Knowledge Village, Children’s Village and more. Sponsored by Frederick Douglass Honor Society in Partnership with the Talbot County Free Library and the Town of Easton
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