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The Caper – July/August 2021 Edition

Things are finally starting to come back to “normal”. The clubhouse can now be rented at full capacity and the Strawberry Festival will come roaring into the Cape on August 28th 2021. Ahh, normal, my how we’ve missed you. We hope you’re having a great summer so far.

Don’t forget that our next Quarterly Membership Meeting will be held on Tuesday July 27th at 7:30pm. It will be virtual again, details on how to sign up to attend are right here. This summer, Goshen Farm has been doing their weekly summer concert series. The next event is scheduled for July 23rd and will feature Julie Kurzava & Diane Kinsley/24 Karat and will start at 6:30pm at Goshen Farm. See this month’s Caper for more dates on this great series. The Garden Club takes the summer off but I’m sure they will be ready to go come September. More details on when and their upcoming fall events are in this month’s Caper.

In Cape Conservation Corps news, Weed Warriors continue their work every Wednesday night from 5-7pm at the Serene Ravine. Mark your calendars for their native plant sale to be held on September 25th at the clubhouse field. More details in the Caper!

In Strawberry Festival news, the signup forms for the contests are in this Caper so don’t miss out! We can’t wait to see everyone on August 28th. More details can be found in the Caper or on their website.

See you around the Cape!

Quarterly Meeting for July 27th 2021 at 7:30pm!

Wanted to remind you that our quarterly membership meeting is set for Tuesday July 27th 2021 at 7:30pm. We’ll be discussing the upcoming Phase II of the Beach Project which is scheduled to start in November as well as details about the upcoming Strawberry Festival!

It’s all virtual so feel free to follow the link here to register and get yourself ready! The meeting notes from last time will be attached to the meeting so once you’re logged in, you can download them under handouts. We really hope to “see” you then!

Please register for Cape St. Claire Quarterly Meeting on Jul 27, 2021 7:30 PM EDT at:

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

Spring Quarterly Meeting

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The Caper – June 2021 Edition

After a bitterly cold (and record breaking) start to the summer, we think Mother Nature is ready to get back on track. Looks as though we’ll be safely leaving those temperatures in the 50’s in the rear view mirror. Let’s sure hope so. In this month’s Caper, Jeff talks about the great job our teachers have done throughout this past year. It’s been a crazy and challenging time for them and for our students. He also talks about being mindful of the Cape and Anne Arundel County rules. Have fun but be lawful and safe. Also, if you don’t use Facebook and want updates on CSCIA, please add your email address to our website. You’ll be emailed when new things are a foot! Be sure to read Jeff’s full message, it’s outstanding.

Ryan, our Town Manager, will be celebrating his three year anniversary this month. It’s hard to describe the positive impact he has had on the daily comings and goings within the Cape. In his message, as we get ready for the 4th of July, he talks about firework safety. He also wants to remind you that our quarterly membership meeting will be held on Tuesday, July 27th at 7:30pm.

In community group news, Goshen Farm is having their raffle for a chance to win 2 Daylite lifetime 8ft kayaks and paddles. The drawing will be in July. Tickets are $5 and can be purchased at The Garden club’s virtual plant sale, that was held in May, was another success. Don’t forget to visit to see what’s coming up in June and beyond. Cape Conservation Corps has another great article submitted by Stacey Wildberger on their recent Native Plant Swap. Check it out. Don’t forget that they meet every Wednesday @ 1037 Lake Claire Drive for their invasive weed pull. More details on their website:

We are excited to announce the 4th of July Parade and Celebration will resume this year! A float entry form and more details are in the Caper. Don’t forget that the Strawberry Festival is scheduled for August 28th. Signup form are in this month’s Caper so please make sure you review them and submit.

See you around the Cape!

The Caper – May 2021

That disease which must not be named has started to loosen its grip on our dailies. Jeff, in his Presidential message dives into how TDWMNBN has affected the community over the past year. We’re all looking forward to whatever the new normal can be. As we all start to get outside more and <GASP> see other humans, Jeff has a reminder to all of you on brushing up on the rules and regulations of the community, including our boat ramp and beaches. Check our site for more details.

Ryan, our Town Manager, has a great message on things in bloom and ways to improve your landscapes. Maintaining turf grass is one of the easiest ways to prevent soil erosion in your yards. The University of Maryland Extension office recommends tall fescue as the species of choice for our state. More information in this month’s Caper.

In Community group news, Goshen Farm is doing their Annual Goshen Farm kayak raffle. $5 tickets can be purchased on their website: Drawing will be in July. More details on this and their current membership drive are in this Caper. The Garden Club is running their “virtual” plant sale. Hurry now over to to order your plants. Contactless curbside pickups for your online orders will be May 13-16. More details inside on this and ways to keep those pesky mosquitos at bay.

Cape Conservation Corps has their weekly Weed Warriors event at Lake Claire Drive. They meet at 5:00 and go to 7:00 every Wednesday. Stacey has a great article on Understory trees for your home landscape so don’t miss it. Also, they announced their 2021 2nd quarter winner as EMILY BROWN. More details inside.

On May 14th and 15th from 9am to 4pm, we will be doing Cape Cleanup. There are some limitations with this year’s event so please be sure to read the article on page 11 to understand what you can and can’t bring.

The Cape St. Claire Strawberry Festival, even though it won’t be in June, will be held on August 28th. We’re so excited to have this event and we hope it will be the best yet. More details on it are in this month’s Caper.

Don’t miss the write-up on the CSC Shoreline Beach Restoration Ribbon Cutting ceremony that was held on April 13th. It was a great event held to celebrate the board’s resiliency over the past 8 years to get it done.

Bottom line, read this month’s Caper, it’s LOADED with the information you need.

See you around the Cape!