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Fire Department completes mobile tablet initiative

Fire Department completes mobile tablet initiative

| October 21, 2014 | 1 Comment

The Anne Arundel County Fire Department is in the final phases of outfitting all of its engines and staff vehicles with mobile technology. Following two trials in which Apple iPads proved superior in functionality, usability in the field and cost over Panasonic Toughbooks, 64 iPads are projected to be installed by the end of the […]

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Slippery, slimey, yuckky educational programs at Annapolis Maritime Museum

Slippery, slimey, yuckky educational programs at Annapolis Maritime Museum

| October 21, 2014 | 1 Comment

Slippery, slimy, and scale-less, American eels are amazing animals. The Annapolis Maritime Museum announces a new educational program for families: Amazing American eels, who are native to the Chesapeake Bay, scheduled from 10:00-11:00am on Saturday October 25th.  Come to our Back Creek location for a hands-on exploration of eel habitats and even meet live eels! […]

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Madden brothers returning to DC roots at 930 Club in November

Madden brothers returning to DC roots at 930 Club in November

| October 21, 2014 | 1 Comment

The Madden Brothers, comprised of multi-platinum selling recording artists Joel and Benji Madden, will play special live shows in select cities across the United States that will include a stop at the 930 Club in DC. These select live shows will include music from their acclaimed debut album Greetings From California, which was released on September 16th […]

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Build a half-hull model at CBMM November 8, 9

Build a half-hull model at CBMM November 8, 9

| October 21, 2014 | 1 Comment

The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum’s Model Guild is hosting a two-day model-building workshop from 9-5 pm. on Saturday, November 8 and Sunday, November 9 in the museum’s Bay History building. Participants will create a half-hull model of the Pride of Baltimore II, a reproduction of an 1812-era topsail schooner privateer. Band sawed from a block […]

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Storms of the Chesapeake explored at CBMM

Storms of the Chesapeake explored at CBMM

| October 21, 2014 | 1 Comment

Join Great Storms of the Chesapeake author David Healey at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum on Thursday, October 30 beginning at 5 p.m. as he shares the history of the Chesapeake Bay region’s hurricanes, blizzards, fogs and freezes over the last four centuries. Space is limited, with advanced registration needed. Before John Smith’s crew weathered […]

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Spirit of Entrepreneurship Award nominees sought

Spirit of Entrepreneurship Award nominees sought

| October 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

Entrepreneur’s Exchange (EE) has announced it is now accepting nominations for its annual Spirit of Entrepreneurship Awards.  The Spirit of Entrepreneurship Awards are designed to recognize local entrepreneurial business leaders who exemplify tenacity, creativity, and integrity. There are 3 award categories: Member, Non-Member, and Rising Star (in business less than 3 years). Ann Alsina, chairman […]

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3 County employees disciplined after displaying noose

3 County employees disciplined after displaying noose

| October 21, 2014 | 2 Comments

County Executive Laura Neuman hosted a press conference yesterday to stress the important role cultural sensitivity plays in the diverse workforce that composes Anne Arundel County government. Spurred by a recent isolated incidence of racial and cultural insensitivity – in which three employees were disciplined for fashioning and displaying a noose and exchanging inappropriate jokes […]

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AACC awarded Military Friendly School designation for 6th year

AACC awarded Military Friendly School designation for 6th year

| October 20, 2014 | 1 Comment

Anne Arundel Community College has been named to the Military Friendly School® list for the sixth consecutive year by Victory Media, a media organization for military personnel transitioning into civilian life. The honor recognizes the top 20 percent of colleges, universities and trade schools in the country that are doing the most to help military […]

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Christ Church ham & oyster dinner

Christ Church ham & oyster dinner

| October 20, 2014 | 1 Comment

Join your neighbors at the 96th annual Homecoming Dinner Saturday, Nov. 1st from 1-5 PM at Christ Church Parish Hall in Owensville. The menu is fried Chincoteague oysters, country and baked ham, home made potato salad & applesauce, succotash, bread and dessert.   Outside will be a cookout with hamburgers and hot dogs and a moon […]

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CTA opens 56th season with “The Canterville Ghost”

CTA opens 56th season with “The Canterville Ghost”

| October 20, 2014 | 1 Comment

Get ready for a somewhat spooky, wholly hilarious production just in time for Halloween! Children’s Theatre of Annapolis (CTA) will soon open its 56th season with Oscar Wilde’s “The Canterville Ghost,” a ghoulish comedy that’s appropriate and fun for the entire family. Directed by Joe Thompson of Annapolis and featuring the talents of more than […]

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Dixie Longate brings her comedy to benefit Equality Maryland

Dixie Longate brings her comedy to benefit Equality Maryland

| October 20, 2014 | 2 Comments

This ain’t your momma’s Tupperware party. Join international celebrity comedienne Dixie Longate for an evening of comedy, laughter, and interlocking lids. Whether you need something to store those Thanksgiving leftovers or are just looking for a howling good show, Dixie never disappoints! Tickets are limited in each location, so get yours before they sell out. […]

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CBMM offers intermediate carving workshop

CBMM offers intermediate carving workshop

| October 19, 2014 | 3 Comments

The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum is offering a four-session intermediate carving workshop with craftsman John Garlick from 5-9 pm. beginning on Tuesday, October 28, and continuing on October 30, November 4 and November 6. Participation is limited, with advanced registration needed. Participants will learn the techniques and artistry necessary to produce a carved eagle with […]

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Golden Dragon Acrobats coming to Maryland Hall

Golden Dragon Acrobats coming to Maryland Hall

| October 19, 2014 | 2 Comments

Award-winning acrobatics, traditional dance, spectacular costumes, and ancient and contemporary music are featured in the award-winning Golden Dragon Acrobats family show at Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts on Sunday, November 16 at 4 pm. Tickets are $21 for non-members, $16 for Maryland Hall members and $12 for children (plus ticket fees).  The Golden Dragons […]

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Art of the Forest in West Annapolis

Art of the Forest in West Annapolis

| October 19, 2014 | 1 Comment

“Trees are poems the earth writes upon the sky.”  – Kahlil Gibran West Annapolis Artworks presents an exhibit of art work that reflects the splendor and poetry of trees.  This all media exhibit includes paintings, jewelry, wood turnings and ceramics by more than 15 artists from Annapolis, Baltimore, the Eastern Shore, Washington D.C. and Virginia.  […]

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Nancy Hammond Editions releases 2015 poster

Nancy Hammond Editions releases 2015 poster

| October 18, 2014 | 2 Comments

Nancy Hammond is back in Annapolis with her 2015 Limited Edition Annual Poster Opening on Saturday, October 25, 2014. The new poster opening will be held at the location of her new gallery, Nancy Hammond Editions, at 192 West Street, Annapolis, MD. The poster, Rookery for Two,  was unveiled this afternoon. Since the new gallery is still […]

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Austrian strings come to Key Auditorium at St. John’s

Austrian strings come to Key Auditorium at St. John’s

| October 18, 2014 | 2 Comments

A concert of classical music by the Austrian string trio, ALEA-Ensemble, will be presented free of charge at 7 p.m. Oct. 28 in the Francis Scott Key Auditorium at St. John’s College. The musical group, composed of Sigrid Praesent and Igmar Jenner, violinists and Tobias Stosiek, cello, will combine traditional and contemporary selections in a […]

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Chesapeake Life Center offers holiday grief counseling

Chesapeake Life Center offers holiday grief counseling

| October 18, 2014 | 1 Comment

Chesapeake Life Center is offering two Hope Full Holidays seminars to offer support to those in the community who are experiencing grief during the holidays. Led by hospice bereavement counselors, the Hope Full Holidays seminars are for adults, ages 18 and older and will be held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 22 […]

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Sustainafest – October 25th

Sustainafest – October 25th

| October 18, 2014 | 2 Comments

Join an ongoing celebration – and conversation – around what we can all do to create a healthier, more prosperous and sustainable Chesapeake Bay region. Through a regular and on-going series of events and activities culminating in an annual film festival, SustainaFest leverages the power of art and entertainment to spark dialogue and drive direct […]

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3 rescued from Harbor House apartment fire in Annapolis

3 rescued from Harbor House apartment fire in Annapolis

| October 18, 2014 | 2 Comments

On Saturday, October 18, 2014, at 0248 am, Annapolis Fire Department units were dispatched for a reported “Apartment Fire”, in the 1200 block of Madison Street in Eastport. Fire crews arrived in approximately three (3) minutes, and found smoke coming from the 3rd floor of a middle of the group, garden style apartment. Bystanders reported […]

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Carrie Weedon Science Center gala scheduled for November 1

Carrie Weedon Science Center gala scheduled for November 1

| October 17, 2014 | 1 Comment

The Carrie Weedon Science Center of southern Anne Arundel County is raising funds to support ongoing operations and local scholarships. Please join your neighbors for a Gala and Auction of a range of items donated by businesses and friends and supporters in the local community. Tickets:       $35 in advance, or $40 at the door Ticket price covers […]

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Full November calendar at AACC

Full November calendar at AACC

| October 17, 2014 | 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 at http://www.aacc.edu/events. Mondays – 7-8 p.m. Narcotics Anonymous meetings, Student Union building Room 102, AACC Arnold […]

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National Book Award winner to speak at St. John’s tonight

National Book Award winner to speak at St. John’s tonight

| October 17, 2014 | 2 Comments

David Ferry, winner of the 2012 National Book Award for Poetry, will present a reading and translation of his poetry at St. John’s College. The lecture, which is free and open to the public, will be held in the Francis Scott Key Auditorium on Friday, October 17 at 8 p.m. Ferry if a professor emeritus […]

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