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Tidewater Trader September 8, 2021 Page 38 Facts The United States Flag, adopted on June 14, 1777, is the fourth oldest national flag in the world. Denmark’s flag, adopted in 1219, is the oldest. • A flag expert is called a “vexillologist.” • The blue field on the U.S. Flag is called the “union.” • OnMemorial Day (the last Monday inMay), to honor all who died in battle, the flag should be displayed at half-staff until noon only, then raised to the top of the staff for the remainder of the day. • Since 1834, the U.S. Flag has flown continuously next to the grave of the RevolutionaryWar hero, the Marquis de Lafayette, near Paris, France. • June 14 was proclaimed Flag Day by PresidentWoodrowWilson in 1916. While Flag Day was a popular celebration in scores of communities for many years afterWilson’sproclamation,itdidn’treceiveitsofficialCongressionaldesignation until 1949. The United States Flag should always be treated with the utmost care and respect. Remember, the flag represents a living country, and as such, is considered a living thing. • Always display the flag with the blue union field up – never display the flag upside down, except as a distress signal. • It is the universal custom to display the flag only from sunrise to sunset on buildings and on stationary flag staffs in the open. However, when a patriotic effect is desired, the flag may be displayed twenty-four hours a day if properly illuminated during the hours of darkness. • Always hold the flag carefully – never let it touch anything beneath it: the ground, the floor, water or merchandise. • Always keep the flag aloft and free – never carry it flat or horizontally. • Always keep the flag clean and safe – never let it become torn, soiled or damaged. • Always dispose of a flag properly, preferably through veterans’ organizations. • Always treat the flag with respect. Where’s WHERE Last Issue: Chester River Seafood, Rock Hall, Maryland. Winner: Karen Beall, Chestertown, Maryland. Correctly identify the Where’s Where photo and be entered in a drawing for a fantastic prize! A Tidewater Trader T-Shirt Call Tidewater Trader at 410-778-1262 ext. 2001 or email billing@tidewatertrader.com with the correct answer for Where’s Where before Friday at 4:00pm and be entered in the random drawing for the prize; please include the name of the town in which you live. Answer and winner’s name will be published in the next issue of Tidewater Trader. QAC Thursdays in the Park Concert Series Finishes Season with September 9 th Concert Queen Anne’s County’s Arts Council’s Thursdays in the Park summer free con- cert series continues on Thursday, September 9 th with local favorites Jason Mor- ton & Chesapeake Sons performing at the Cascia Winery on Thompson Creek Road in Stevensville. Influenced by the Black Crowes, guys have opened for ZZ Top and Lynyrd Sky- nyrd. With deep roots here on the Shore, they will deliver energetic show with a something to get everyone’s toes tap- ping. Bring your blankets, chairs, food, and drink, family, friends, and neighbors. Concerts are, as always, free and fam- ily friendly. Donations are welcome, and contributions go a long way! These concerts are sponsored by Priceless Industries, An Optical Galleria, and QAC Tourism. For more information, please visit www.queenannescountyarts. com/summer-free-concert-series.html. Level: 1 2 3 4 © 2021 The Mepham Group. Distributed by Tribune Media Services. All rights reserved. 9/8/21 Complete the grid so each row, column and 3-by-3 box (in bold borders) contain every digit, 1 to 9. For strategies on how to solve Sudoku, visit www. sudoku. org.uk SOLUTION TO LAST WEEK’S PUZZLE Sudoku on your cell phone. Enter 783658.com in your mobile Web browser. Get a free game! Mon, Sept. 13th 7pm-9pm - Queen Anne’s Chorale rehearsals begin at Centreville UM Church, 608 Church Hill Rd., Centreville; Registration 6:30pm; www.qachorale.org; artisticdirector@qachorale.org. Tues, Sept. 14th - That Takes Guts at Kent County Public Library, 408 High St., Chestertown; Sept. 15th Free Covid Vac- cine Clinic; Sept. 24th Closed; Sept. 29th George Takei Virtual Event; Every Wed. Dial-A-Story 1-888-964-2686; Every Tues. Storytime; Call 410-778-3636; Visit www.kentcountylibrary.org. Tues, Sept. 14th 10am - Broadneck Land- ing Public Paddle with Sultana Founda- tion; Kayaks, paddles & lifejackets pro- vided on site; $30/pp, ages 12 & up; For more information call 410-778-5954 or visit www.sultanaeducation.org/public-programs. Tues, Sept. 14th 7pm - Fun With Fermenta- tion Virtual Class via Zoom; 908-627-1573; www.modernstoneagekitchen.com. Wed, Sept. 15th 12pm-2pm - Washing- ton College Academy of Lifelong Learning Learn at Lunch with FCC Chair Al Sikes at Chester River Yacht & Country Club, 7738 Quaker Neck Rd., Chestertown; Must register by Sept. 9th; Call 410-778-7221; www.washcoll.edu/offices/wc-all/. Wed’s, Sept. 15th-Oct. 6th 7pm-8pm - Be- ginner East Coast Swing at QAC Centre for the Arts, 206 S. Commerce St., Centreville; No dance experience or partner needed; $50/non-member, $45/member includes 4 weeks of classes; No masks required for fully vaccinated people with proof of vac- cination; To register, call 410-758-2520; www.queenannescountyarts.com. Thurs, Sept. 16th6pm-8pm-CarsonHighon the 300 block of High St., downtown Ches- tertown; Antique, exotic, classic and cus- tom autos; Masks required; Weather permit- ting; www.facebook.com/carsonhighstreet. Fri, Sept. 17th - Italian Dinner at Elks Lodge #2474, 8631 Bell Rose Lane, off Rt. 20, Chestertown; Call for time 410-778-6370. Sat, Sept. 18th 8pm - Ellen Cherry at The Mainstay, 5753 Main St., Rock Hall; $20/ ticket online, $25/ticket at door; Call 410-639-9133; www.mainstayrockhall.org. Sat, Sept. 18th 10am - Chester River Public Sail with Sultana Foundation; 2 hour Ecolo- gy Sail, departs & returns from Chestertown; $30/pp ages 12 & up, $15/under age 12; 410-778-5954; www.sultanaeducation.org/ public-programs.

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