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Special Olympics to unite the USA with special torch run this summer

Special Olympics to unite the USA with special torch run this summer

| January 30, 2015 | 0 Comments

Special Olympics and Michelle Kwan announced this week on ABC’s Good Morning America that registration has opened for the first-ever Special Olympics Unified Relay Across America presented by Bank of America. The Unified Relay will give anyone in the country a chance to carry the Flame of Hope that will be lit in Athens, Greece and […]

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February events by AAACCVB

February events by AAACCVB

| January 30, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Annapolis & Anne Arundel County Conference and Visitors Bureau (AAACCVB) wants to make it easy for individuals to enjoy the many exciting events and activities that will be taking place in Annapolis and the Chesapeake Bay throughout February 2015. To assist individuals who are making advance plans for business or vacation travel, the AAACCVB […]

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Grain Surfboards coming to Annapolis and Chesapeake Light Craft

Grain Surfboards coming to Annapolis and Chesapeake Light Craft

| January 29, 2015 | 0 Comments

The soulful crew at Grain Surfboards will take their show on the road this spring with the “Right Coast Road Trip: Home Schooling the Atlantic Seaboard,” a series of six wooden board-building classes open to the public. The tour is made possible thanks to support from the forward thinking creators and innovators at Vissla. 2015 marks 10 years since […]

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CBMM to be featured on MPT’s <em>Chesapeake Collectibles</em>

CBMM to be featured on MPT’s Chesapeake Collectibles

| January 29, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum’s floating fleet of historic boats will be featured in a segment of Maryland Public Television’s February 5 broadcast of its signature series, Chesapeake Collectibles. The floating fleet is part of the museum’s collection of Chesapeake Bay watercraft, and can be seen along CBMM’s waterfront campus in St. Michaels, MD. “We […]

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Calling artists with disabilities

Calling artists with disabilities

| January 29, 2015 | 0 Comments

Artists of all ages with disabilities who reside in Anne Arundel County are invited to submit artwork to the 2015 Artists Without Limits Art Exhibit. This exhibit will feature works of art created exclusively by Anne Arundel County artists with disabilities. The exhibit will kick off with an Opening Night Reception on April 16, 2015 […]

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Children of fallen service members to experience a day in the life of a Midshipman

Children of fallen service members to experience a day in the life of a Midshipman

| January 28, 2015 | 0 Comments

On Saturday, Jan. 31, nearly 50 surviving children of America’s fallen military will experience “A Day in the Life of a Midshipman” at the U.S. Naval Academy (USNA) with the Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors (TAPS). The children, ranging from ages 4 to 19, will learn about leading and mentoring others, overcoming adversity, and being […]

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7th annual Bridges to the World International Film Festival to begin in February

7th annual Bridges to the World International Film Festival to begin in February

| January 28, 2015 | 0 Comments

World Artists Experiences and the International Division of Maryland’s Office of the Secretary of State invite the public to attend free screenings of five films in the Seventh Annual Bridges to the World International Film Festival.  The festival will run for five weeks beginning the week of February 2 and ending March 6 at five […]

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Maryland Day celebrations planned

Maryland Day celebrations planned

| January 28, 2015 | 1 Comment

For the eighth year in a row, Four Rivers: The Heritage Area of Annapolis, London Town and South County is partnering with regional heritage organizations and businesses to showcase the area’s historical, cultural and natural heritage for visitors and residents of all ages. Events and activities will take place throughout the Maryland Day Celebration weekend […]

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Free basketball clinic at Key School on Saturday

Free basketball clinic at Key School on Saturday

| January 27, 2015 | 1 Comment

Key’s Varsity Basketball Coaches are offering two instructional clinics for boys and girls in grades 1-4 on Saturday, January 31 at The Key School, 534 Hillsmere Drive, Annapolis, MD 21403. The clinics are free and open to the public. Pre-registration is required. Coach Joe Mathews, Coach Dan Mangum, their coaching staffs, and members of Key’s […]

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Rams Head On Stage adds new shows

Rams Head On Stage adds new shows

| January 27, 2015 | 0 Comments

01/27 Little River Band 01/28 Heart Brigade: A Tribute to Heart 01/29 Tiempo Libre 01/30 The Smithereens 01/31 Good Deale Bluegrass & Eastman String Band 02/02 Robert Cray Band 02/03 John C. Reilly & Friends feat. Becky Stark & Tom Brosseau 02/04 Ladysmith Black Mambazo 02/05 Minnie Driver w. Jesse Ruben 02/06 Earl Carter & […]

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Bells will be ringing on Sunday at St. John’s College

Bells will be ringing on Sunday at St. John’s College

| January 27, 2015 | 1 Comment

Every year the bell of St. John’s College’s McDowell Hall rings to mark an important rite of passage for seniors at the country’s third oldest college. Approximately 101 seniors will be allowed one celebratory peal between 12:30 and 1:30 a.m. on Sunday, February 1, commemorating the completion of the senior essay that is due earlier […]

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City prepares for Annapolis Irish Week

City prepares for Annapolis Irish Week

| January 27, 2015 | 0 Comments

Several years ago, local resident John O’Leary wondered why Annapolis never had a parade for St. Patrick’s Day. As it turned out, the City used to have one, but that tradition had somehow died.  O’Leary brought it back to life in 2013 with a vengeance the week before the Irish holiday. “The idea was to […]

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9th SOUPer Bowl planned for Sunday, February 1

9th SOUPer Bowl planned for Sunday, February 1

| January 26, 2015 | 1 Comment

Before settling in to watch the Patriots vs. Seahawks in the NFL championship game, you can score great food AND help the homeless by joining Heritage Baptist Church at the 9th Annual SOUPer Bowl Lunch for the Annapolis Light House Homeless Prevention Support Center on Sunday, February 1, from 11:30 am to 1:30 pm. Members […]

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Rotary Crab Feast date announced

Rotary Crab Feast date announced

| January 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Rotary Club of Annapolis is gearing up for its 70th annual Crab Feast scheduled for Friday, Aug. 7, 2015, from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium in Annapolis.  This special event is not only the world’s largest crab feast but also a major fund-raiser which benefits local community and cultural […]

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More than 5000 take the plunge for Special Olympics (PHOTOS)

More than 5000 take the plunge for Special Olympics (PHOTOS)

| January 25, 2015 | 1 Comment

…the land of the free and the home of the brave……… And with that 5000 seemingly sane people ran toward the frigid waters of the Chesapeake Bay yesterday afternoon at 1pm.  Some sort of religious ritual? Nope! Cult? Nope! A great cause? BINGO! It was the 19th annual Maryland State Police Polar Bear Plunge to […]

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Untold Stories at the Banneker-Douglass Museum opens February 7th

Untold Stories at the Banneker-Douglass Museum opens February 7th

| January 24, 2015 | 1 Comment

Hometown Teams, a Smithsonian Institution traveling exhibition, will begin its Maryland tour through five communities at the Banneker-Douglass Museum in Annapolis, Maryland. The museum will highlight the athletes from Maryland’s historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) in a companion exhibition titled “Untold Stories: Athletes of Maryland’s Historically Black Colleges and Universities,” running February 7 through […]

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Free kidney health screening set for March in Annapolis

Free kidney health screening set for March in Annapolis

| January 23, 2015 | 1 Comment

To celebrate World Kidney Day and encourage people to learn their risks for developing kidney disease, the National Kidney Foundation of Maryland (NKF-MD) will hold a free KEY (Kidneys: Evaluate Yours) health screening in Annapolis. The screening will take place Thursday, Mar. 12, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the Comptroller of Maryland Treasury […]

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Baysox taking a different look at Valentine’s Day

Baysox taking a different look at Valentine’s Day

| January 23, 2015 | 1 Comment

The Bowie Baysox announce today a Valentine’s Day twist for those who would rather curl up on the couch in their pajamas than celebrate the holiday. Rocko, the Baysox fish mascot with a big attitude, is tired of the same old happy, hackneyed, heart-shaped celebration. In addition to offering Louie’s tried and true Valentine’s Day ticket […]

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AACC encourages employers to sign up for April job fair

AACC encourages employers to sign up for April job fair

| January 23, 2015 | 1 Comment

Employers planning to hire workers this spring or summer should sign up now to have a booth at Anne Arundel Community College’s Spring Job Fair from noon-4 p.m. April 16, in the David S. Jenkins Gymnasium on AACC’s Arnold campus, 101 College Parkway. The fair is open to jobseekers in the Maryland-Washington, D.C. Metro area […]

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C’mon, get your plunge on with WRNR and Eye On Annapolis

C’mon, get your plunge on with WRNR and Eye On Annapolis

| January 22, 2015 | 1 Comment

The Polar Bear Plunge is only a few days away and WRNR and Eye On Annapolis have teamed up to plunge together.  But that’s not all!  We need team members too.  Join the WRNR-Eye On Annapolis team, raise some money for Special Olympics, jump in freezing cold water and feel good about it.  But we will help […]

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Joe Barsin releases Annapolis Film Festival poster for 2015

Joe Barsin releases Annapolis Film Festival poster for 2015

| January 21, 2015 | 0 Comments

The new poster art for the 2015 Annapolis Film Festival has just been released. Illustrated by the Festival’s Art Director, Joe Barsin, it has a distinctive design style. Says Festival Director, Patti White: “Joe has come up with an entertaining and new view of our City and its relationship to the festival. He has incorporated […]

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Free Seminar: Recognizing the at-risk learner

Free Seminar: Recognizing the at-risk learner

| January 21, 2015 | 1 Comment

A free seminar, Recognizing the at-risk learner, will be presented on Tuesday, February 3, 2015 from 7:00 – 8:30pm at the Crofton Community Library. Parents of kindergarten and preschool-aged children should attend to learn about early communication, behavioral, and social indicators that may predict later learning difficulties. What might you observe? How do you discuss […]

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