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Hunting to Help scavenger hunt – October 25

Hunting to Help scavenger hunt – October 25

| September 30, 2014 | 1 Comment

The third annual Hunting to Help scavenger hunt has been scheduled for Saturday, October 25 from 2 pm until 6 pm. This year’s event starts and ends on West Street at Rams Head Tavern. The scavenger hunt will take participants through downtown Annapolis in search of historic buildings and other markers that are revealed through […]

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Chesapeake Eye Care takes the challenge

Chesapeake Eye Care takes the challenge

| September 27, 2014 | 1 Comment

Chesapeake Eye Care and Laser Center, a full-service eye care center jumped on the  ICE BUCKET CHALLENGE craze to support ALS. They will donate $1 for every share on Facebook up to $1,000. They will be challenging another local practice of doctors to take the challenge with them. Chesapeake Eye Care’s doctors assembled in front of the […]

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BGE announces 3rd Annual Wires Down Video Challenge

BGE announces 3rd Annual Wires Down Video Challenge

| September 7, 2014 | 1 Comment

As students, teachers and parents get ready for back-to-school, Baltimore Gas and Electric Company (BGE) is pleased to announce the launch of its third annual Wires Down Video Challenge to raise awareness about the importance of electrical safety among elementary school-aged children. From Sept. 8 until Nov. 14, 2014, elementary school students (kindergarten through fifth […]

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Name the crab for the Chesapeake Bay Trust

Name the crab for the Chesapeake Bay Trust

| July 10, 2014 | 1 Comment

Do you know a great name for the blue crab on Maryland’s famed Treasure the Chesapeake license plate? Then now is the time to enter the Chesapeake Bay Trust’s “Name our Crab” competition. The Chesapeake Bay Trust, a non-profit, grantmaking organization dedicated to restoring the Chesapeake Bay and its rivers, has officially launched its “Name […]

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Design, invent, explore, discover at AACC summer camps

Design, invent, explore, discover at AACC summer camps

| May 31, 2014 | 0 Comments

The camps this summer at Anne Arundel Community College’s Kids in College program offer more opportunities for youths of all ages to see how technology can take ordinary crafts, game and design camps to a new level. AACC partner FutureMakers brings a mobile makerspace tools to reshape Lego® blocks to create customized components, design toys, […]

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Tri for the environment

Tri for the environment

| May 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Tri for the Environment has been rescheduled for Sunday September 28, 2014 at the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center in Edgewater, Md. This classic distance race is a perfect introduction for the new triathlete or a solid course for the experienced triathlete looking to race. Last years race sold out with over 200 participants, register […]

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Annapolis adult Easter egg hunt

Annapolis adult Easter egg hunt

| March 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

Annapolis Recreation and Parks will host its annual Adult Easter Egg Hunt at Night on Saturday, April 12, 2014 at 8 p.m. Hundreds of eggs filled with “eggcellent prizes”, including golden eggs worth $50, will be hidden in TruxtunPark. Participants should bring a basket and flashlight. The egg hunt will be held outside of the “Pip” Moyer Recreation Center, 273 Hilltop Lane in Annapolis. Participants […]

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The Niña & Pinta ships at CBMM in St. Michaels May 10-18

The Niña & Pinta ships at CBMM in St. Michaels May 10-18

| March 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

Replicas of two of Christopher Columbus’ ships, the Niña and Pinta, are set to dock at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum (CBMM) in St. Michaels this May 10 – 18, with boarding opportunities available to the public. The ships are operated by the Columbus Foundation out of the British Virgin Islands. The Niña is an exact replica and was built […]

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Library awards prizes to winners of short video contest

Library awards prizes to winners of short video contest

| March 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

Representatives of the Anne Arundel County Public Library will award long-awaited prizes to the winners of its January short video contest at a public event on Wednesday, March 19 at the West County Area Library. Local parents were asked to record their preschool-aged children explaining why they love the library in one minute or less. […]

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2014 Green Beer Races

2014 Green Beer Races

| March 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

The public is cordially invited to attend the 2014 Green Beer Races on Saturday, March 15th from Noon to 8pm (Rain or Shine) at the Eastport Democratic Club, 525 State Street in Annapolis. The historic private club, founded in 1929, will host 4-person (2 men, 2 women) Bar/Restaurant Relay and Children’s (Kool-Aid®) races in addition […]

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Hillsmere Elementary 5K run coming up

Hillsmere Elementary 5K run coming up

| March 9, 2014 | 1 Comment

Save March 29th on your calendar as Hillsmere Elementary School’s annual 5K and 1-Mile Fun Run/Walk, as recognized by the National Youth 5K School Series, kicks off.  The event is untimed, so every participant is a fitness winner!  There will be four individual prizes awarded to the first male and female adult and student to […]

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St. Paddy’s Day festivities in Annapolis

St. Paddy’s Day festivities in Annapolis

| March 6, 2014 | 2 Comments

St. Patrick’s Day in Annapolis is no longer a day. It has spread out to encompass two weeks! And Eye On Annapolis has the lowdown of the major events! Parade The 2nd Annual Annapolis St. Patrick’s Day Parade will kick off at 1pm on Sunday, March 9th.  The parade will feature about 100 different units […]

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Fado Annapolis to raise funds for St. Baldrick’s Foundation

Fado Annapolis to raise funds for St. Baldrick’s Foundation

| March 4, 2014 | 0 Comments

It takes a community to cure childhood cancer. The St. Baldrick’s Foundation, a volunteer-driven charity dedicated to raising money for childhood cancer research, will host one of its signature head-shaving events at Fado Irish Pub on March 8th, where more than 125 will shave their heads in solidarity with kids with cancer and raise money […]

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Annapolis Home Show Continues This Weekend

Annapolis Home Show Continues This Weekend

| February 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

The 9th annual Annapolis Home and Remodeling Expo, a one-of-a-kind  homeowners event showcasing  products and services for the home, continues this weekend, March 1-2 from 10am-6pm on Saturday and 11am-5pm on Sunday at the National Guard Armory in Annapolis. The Expo gives consumers a chance to participate in educational seminars with national and local celebrities […]

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Encore Chorale Summer Programs Announced

Encore Chorale Summer Programs Announced

| February 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

Registration is now open for Encore Chorale’s Summer Choral Institutes offering “singing summer camp” for older adults.   The Institutes are sponsored by Encore Creativity for Older Adults, the nation’s largest chorale program for adults 55+.  The institutes, now in their 7th year, will attract adult students from all over the country to learn a new […]

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Sock Burning Scheduled For March 22nd

Sock Burning Scheduled For March 22nd

| February 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

Celebrate the coming of spring at this feast of the Chesapeake’s most cherished shell fish. The fourth annual Annapolis Oyster Roast & Sock Burning, a fundraiser for the Annapolis Maritime Museum, will take place at the Museum’s waterfront campus from Noon to 4 p.m. on Saturday, March 22. Last year over 750 oyster enthusiasts from […]

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Love, Chesapeake Style

Love, Chesapeake Style

| February 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

Annapolis has been called one of the most romantic cities in the nation (Forbes 2010). That makes it the perfect getaway during the month of love. It’s often the simple things that speak to the heart and leave the most lasting impressions. Here are ten insider tips on memorable ways to celebrate love in Annapolis […]

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Friends Of Jug Bay At Greenstreet Gardens

Friends Of Jug Bay At Greenstreet Gardens

| February 7, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Friends of Jug Bay again partner with Greenstreet Gardens in Lothian, for a winter day of lively educational entertainment.  Liz Smith, of Raptor’s Eye, and Ranger Billy will present live birds , including  owls, a hawk, a kestrel, a merlin , as well as a few surprise visitors.  Kid Make-N-Take Crafts – Ongoing. Lunch […]

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Ultimate Boot Camp Challenge Scheduled For May 10th

Ultimate Boot Camp Challenge Scheduled For May 10th

| January 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

Registration is now open for the First Ultimate Boot Camp Challenge by Ignyte Fitness on May 10, 2014. This is the first time an event like this is being held in this area, and we hope to make this an annual event at Camp Letts. This unique challenge allows participants in a two hour course to test their […]

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New Book Highlights Towns Of Chesapeake

New Book Highlights Towns Of Chesapeake

| January 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

Cities and Towns of the Chesapeake, by William B. Cronin was recently released. The book pictorially tells of Maryland’s history as it unfolds along the waterways of the Chesapeake Bay, where European exploration, colonization, and commercial development of the Bay’s resources connected the cities, towns, and ports. Blockade running from three different wars brought national conflict […]

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Our Most Popular Facebook Post Of The Day

Our Most Popular Facebook Post Of The Day

| December 23, 2013 | 0 Comments

After a beautiful weekend, and a torrential Monday, we posted this to our Facebook page today and it seemed to hit a nerve with many.  While funny–it is so true!

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Cover Your Eyes, Santa Speedo Run Photos

Cover Your Eyes, Santa Speedo Run Photos

| December 22, 2013 | 0 Comments

Once again, hundreds of people poured out of the parking lot adjacent to Stan and Joe’s Saloon on West Street for a “stroll” in their “speedos!”  It’s the 5th Annual Annapolis Santa Speedo Run. This event has turned into an annual tradition brought to you by the folks who put on the Annapolis Irish Festival […]

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