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Arts Council hosts “Red, Winter, Pink, Spring and All the Colors in Between” exhibit

Arts Council hosts “Red, Winter, Pink, Spring and All the Colors in Between” exhibit

| March 23, 2015 | 1 Comment

“Red, Winter, Pink, Spring and All the Colors In between”, is the name of the Spring art exhibition, sponsored by the Arts Council of Anne Arundel County opening March 13th  at Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport.  The juried group show featuring the work of Anne Arundel County artists will include paintings, drawings, and photographs on […]

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Two teens succumb to injuries sustained in Saturday’s Route 50 crash in Annapolis

Two teens succumb to injuries sustained in Saturday’s Route 50 crash in Annapolis

| March 23, 2015 | 1 Comment

Two teenagers, injured Saturday when the car they were sitting in behind stopped traffic on Rt. 50 was struck, were both pronounced dead yesterday as a result of injuries sustained in the Anne Arundel County crash. The deceased are identified as Susannah Badders, 19, of Manchester, Md., and her friend, Jason Simpkins, 19, of Ellicott City, Md. […]

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Bike to Beer event added to Annapolis Beer Week

Bike to Beer event added to Annapolis Beer Week

| March 22, 2015 | 1 Comment

Annapolis Beer Week announced the first Annapolis Bicycle 2 Beer event will be held at the Anne Arundel County Fairgrounds in Crownsville, MD  on April 18, 2015 in conjunction with the third annual Beer Run.    Proceeds from the event will benefit the Bike Like A Girl team (www.bikelikeagirl.org ) of 8 area cyclists who will […]

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Volunteers needed for Homeless Resource Day

Volunteers needed for Homeless Resource Day

| March 22, 2015 | 0 Comments

In 2014, there were over 2,000 homeless men, women, and children in Anne Arundel County.  On Saturday, March 28th, we all have the opportunity to help them.  For the 8th year in a row, the Department of Social Services, in partnership with the Anne Arundel County Volunteer Center, is hosting a Homeless Resource Day at […]

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Man shot, killed in Glen Burnie residential parking lot

Man shot, killed in Glen Burnie residential parking lot

| March 22, 2015 | 2 Comments

On Saturday, March 21, 2015 at approximately 8:57 p.m., the Anne Arundel County Police Department responded to the 400 block of Hardmoore Court, Glen Burnie, Maryland for a report of shots fired. Upon arrival officers located a male lying in the parking lot suffering from apparent gunshot wounds. The shooting victim was transported to the […]

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Register now for spring and summer classes at AACC

Register now for spring and summer classes at AACC

| March 21, 2015 | 1 Comment

Whether you are a current college student pursuing a degree, a high school student preparing for a summer job or college next fall, a professional seeking more expertise in your field or someone who is curious about a particular topic, you can find plenty of options at Anne Arundel Community College with the eight-week spring […]

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State Police release details on fatal Route 50 accident

State Police release details on fatal Route 50 accident

| March 21, 2015 | 1 Comment

Maryland State Police troopers are continuing their investigation into an Anne Arundel County crash this afternoon involving multiple vehicles that killed one person and injured several others. The deceased is identified as Raymond W. Badders, 63, of Manchester, Md. He was pronounced dead at the scene. Raymond Badders was a passenger in the rear seat […]

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Bowie Community Theatre presents Flyin’ West

Bowie Community Theatre presents Flyin’ West

| March 21, 2015 | 1 Comment

Following the end of the Civil War, many former slaves, took advantage of The Homestead Act and went West to build new lives for themselves and their families. Many of these homesteaders were black women who overcame tremendous odds to work their own land and make a place for themselves in an often harsh and forbidding environment. We […]

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Plenty on tap at AACC this April

Plenty on tap at AACC this April

| March 21, 2015 | 0 Comments

Anne Arundel Community College offers many events open to the community that are organized or hosted by various college departments or programs. Occasionally, times, dates or places of the events change. For the most up-to-date information, visit the website listed with each event or the college’s events website at http://www.aacc.edu/events. BUSINESS Mondays through May 4 […]

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St. Anne’s Seminar: 5 skills for raising sexually healthy kids

St. Anne’s Seminar: 5 skills for raising sexually healthy kids

| March 21, 2015 | 1 Comment

As challenging as parenting may be, raising healthy children and teens is about mastering five basic parenting skills applicable to all ages and stages of development. Learn about these skills, the developmental needs they match, and how it all applies to sexuality and gender. Deborah Roffman has been a human sexuality educator (grades 4-12) at […]

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LSO to present Spring Gala on Tuesday

LSO to present Spring Gala on Tuesday

| March 21, 2015 | 1 Comment

The Londontowne Symphony Orchestra (LSO) is proud to announce that its annual fundraising gala will be held Tuesday, March 24 at 6 PM at The Byzantium banquet center in Annapolis. The LSO is raising funds to support its mission of bringing high-quality, low-cost classical music to the residents of central Maryland. The 2015 Gala will […]

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Walk & Run for the Animals scheduled for May 3rd

Walk & Run for the Animals scheduled for May 3rd

| March 20, 2015 | 0 Comments

On Sunday, May 3rd the SPCA of Anne Arundel County will celebrate its 24th annual Walk & Run for the Animals event at Quiet Waters Park from 8am to 1pm. Last year’s event saw over 2,000 participants along with their four-legged companions, and even more are expected this year to help the SPCA reach the […]

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<em>Party on the Point</em> festival scheduled for May 23rd

Party on the Point festival scheduled for May 23rd

| March 20, 2015 | 0 Comments

On May 23, the 18-acre waterfront campus of the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum will transform into festival grounds as the museum kicks off a year-long 50th anniversary celebration with Party on the Point: Celebrating 50 Years on the Bay. The festival will feature the opening of a new exhibition, A Broad Reach: 50 Years of […]

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Hospice of Chesapeake seeks volunteers

Hospice of Chesapeake seeks volunteers

| March 20, 2015 | 0 Comments

Hospice of the Chesapeake has numerous volunteer opportunities available in Anne Arundel and Prince George’s Counties. Volunteers play a vital role on the hospice team by visiting patients, supporting caregivers, serving as counselors at grief retreats, organizing fundraisers or assisting in our offices or helping at our resale shop.  Become a hospice volunteer if you […]

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Films and personal accounts tell the stories of immigration and Islamophobia at AACC

Films and personal accounts tell the stories of immigration and Islamophobia at AACC

| March 19, 2015 | 0 Comments

Struggles of people of other cultures, whether they immigrated to the United States or were born here, is the focus of a series of free events this spring at Anne Arundel Community College. • March 25 – 2 p.m. Reyna Grande, author of “The Distance Between Us,” Robert E. Kauffman Theater in the Pascal Center for […]

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Author lecture: What Though the Odds-Haley Scott’s Journey of Faith and Triumph

Author lecture: What Though the Odds-Haley Scott’s Journey of Faith and Triumph

| March 19, 2015 | 0 Comments

Join Haley DeMaria as she shares her remarkable journey. Beginning with the lessons she learned as a young swimmer, Haley chronicles her journey as told in her book, What Though the Odds – Haley Scott’s Journey of Faith and Triumph, including paralysis, six back surgeries, and the role her teammates, family and community played in her […]

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10th Annual Emily Schindler Memorial Lecture scheduled

10th Annual Emily Schindler Memorial Lecture scheduled

| March 18, 2015 | 0 Comments

Chesapeake Life Center invites the community to the 10th Annual Emily Schindler Memorial Lecture titled “Do it Well, Make it Fun. The Key to Success in Life, Death and Almost Everything in Between” presented by author and humorist Ron Culberson from 9 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. April 15 at the Conference Center at the Maritime […]

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Cleo’s Fine Oils celebrates National Nutrition Month

Cleo’s Fine Oils celebrates National Nutrition Month

| March 18, 2015 | 0 Comments

Good food that is good for you…sounds simple, right? But where do you begin? Cleo’s Fine Oils and Vinegars in the Annapolis Towne Centre is celebrating March National Nutrition Month by sharing healthy recipes and educating consumers on the physical benefits of olive oil rich diet. “The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics recommends using olive oil […]

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Gallery 90 exhibit “Pathways” features a meet the artist reception

Gallery 90 exhibit “Pathways” features a meet the artist reception

| March 18, 2015 | 0 Comments

A new exhibit by the Maryland Federation of Art (MFA) is now in place at Hospice of the Chesapeake’s Gallery 90; the art gallery at the nonprofit’s administrative building located at 90 Ritchie Highway, Pasadena, MD.   This exhibit titled “Pathways” features artwork and photographs by Carolyn Councell, Marco Cuba-Ricsi, David Diaz, Ronaldo Dorado, Janet Ewing, Karen […]

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Suspected drunk driver crashes into 2 cars at DUI checkpoint

Suspected drunk driver crashes into 2 cars at DUI checkpoint

| March 17, 2015 | 0 Comments

This information is preliminary. Tonight at approximately 8:30 officers working a DUI Saturation patrol attempted to stop a vehicle in the area of Bestgate Rd and Rt 50 in Annapolis.  The driver’s actions appeared to be consistent with someone who was operating the vehicle under the influence. The driver failed to stop for the patrol […]

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Celebrate Maryland Day with art and history at St. John’s College

Celebrate Maryland Day with art and history at St. John’s College

| March 17, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Friends of St. John’s College invite the community to celebrate Maryland Day at St. John’s College. Visitors may take guided tours of McDowell Hall, the venue where Francis Scott Key (an alumnus of St. John’s College and author of “The Star-Spangled Banner”) attended concerts and classes, and where the Marquis de Lafayette, a French […]

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Spring’s coming with Baysox Family FunFest April 4th

Spring’s coming with Baysox Family FunFest April 4th

| March 17, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Bowie Baysox announce today the 16th annual Free Family FunFest at Prince George’s Stadium Saturday, April 4, from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m.  The event occurs rain or shine and features free rides and games in Louie’s Kids Park, music and activities on the concourse and displays from local businesses and organizations.  Single game […]

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