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Eastport Home & Garden Tour slated for June 12th

Eastport Home & Garden Tour slated for June 12th

| May 30, 2016 | 0 Comments

Eastport Home and Garden Tour June 12, 2016 Well-appointed, carefully tended, and compact describe the homes and gardens on this year’s Eastport Home and Garden Tour.  These small gems and hidden treasures nestled around Second and Third Streets on the Eastport peninsula are sure to delight and inspire as we move joyfully into summer.  Join […]

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Quacks for Backpacks on tap for June 5th

Quacks for Backpacks on tap for June 5th

| May 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

Rubber duck races and a family carnival, known as Quacks for Backpacks, will be held on Sunday June 5 to benefit the “Bountiful Backpack” food program that furnishes needy children with weekend food.   The fourth annual event will be held on the grounds of Homestead Gardens in Davidsonville from 11am to 4pm and is sponsored […]

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Break the Silence on Ovarian Cancer run to be held September 18th

Break the Silence on Ovarian Cancer run to be held September 18th

| May 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

The National Ovarian Cancer Coalition, Central MD Chapter’s 7th Annual 5KRun/3KWalk to Break the Silence on Ovarian Cancer will be held on Sunday, September 18th outside at Westfield Annapolis Mall. Join us for delicious food donated by local businesses, wonderful entertainment, runner’s awards for various age groups, and a very worthwhile cause! Registration: runwalk.ovarian.org/Annapolis For […]

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Oyster Recovery Partnership launches Community Supported Fishery

Oyster Recovery Partnership launches Community Supported Fishery

| May 27, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Annapolis-based Oyster Recovery Partnership today launched Old Line Fish Company, the region’s first Community Supported Fishery (CSF), to connect Annapolis residents with seafood harvested by Maryland watermen and seafood farmers.  Subscribers will receive bi-weekly deliveries consisting of three to four pounds of fresh seafood harvested the week of its delivery. “This direct-to-consumer approach is a way […]

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Get The Scoop: The Good & Bad Sunscreens

Get The Scoop: The Good & Bad Sunscreens

2016 Sunscreen Guide Summer is here! Grab your towel and your sunscreen–but first get the inside scoop on sunscreens. Did you know that SPF 100 is only 2% better than SPF 30? Did you know that ALL sunscreens wear off after 2-3 hours? Read Evolve’s quick summary to avoid turning pasty white into nuclear red. […]

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Help keep Annapolis in bloom

Help keep Annapolis in bloom

| May 27, 2016 | 0 Comments

Each year, the Annapolis Partnership coordinates the Annapolis in Bloom program. In 2015, the Partnership transformed downtown Annapolis with 50 flowering planters and 136 hanging baskets. Beautiful flowering baskets were hung on the Eastport Bridge, along City Dock, Dock Street, up Main Street, along Church and State Circles, and down Maryland Avenue as well as […]

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Partners In Care receives $1000 grant from Griswold Foundation

Partners In Care receives $1000 grant from Griswold Foundation

| May 24, 2016 | 0 Comments

Partners In Care, a local 501(c)3 nonprofit organization that offers no cost transportation and other services to help older adults in Anne Arundel County remain independent in their homes, is the recipient of a $1,000 grant from the Griswold Cares Foundation. The Griswold Cares Foundation is a private charity established by Griswold Home Care to […]

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Drowning: How to Save a Life

Drowning: How to Save a Life

Drowning is the #2 cause of accidental death in the US for kids under 15 years old and all too often, people do not recognize it when it is happening, even if the child is only a few feet away.  Why? Because drowning doesn’t look like drowning. It is silent, they do not wave for […]

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M&T Bank to sponsor the YWCA TWIN Awards

M&T Bank to sponsor the YWCA TWIN Awards

| May 23, 2016 | 0 Comments

The YWCA of Annapolis and Anne Arundel County is proud to announce M&T Bank as the lead sponsor of this year’s Tribute to Women and Industry (TWIN) Awards.  The YWCA has an excellent history of partnership with M&T Bank, who have sponsored the TWIN event every year since its inception thirty-one years ago. M&T Bank […]

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Comedy, Conflicts, and Cocktails scheduled for June 9th

Comedy, Conflicts, and Cocktails scheduled for June 9th

| May 23, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Anne Arundel Conflict Resolution Center invites you to join the “Best Comedy Show in Annapolis”, the award-winning Free Range Improv players as they consider the question: “Does all comedy come from conflict?” Our evening of Comedy, Conflict and Cocktails is on Thursday, June 9th from 6:00 to 9:30 pm at St. Philip’s Episcopal Church, […]

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Friends of the Light House 13th Annual Golf Tournament

Friends of the Light House 13th Annual Golf Tournament

| May 23, 2016 | 0 Comments

On Thursday, June 9, 2016, The Friends of The Light House will host the 13th Annual Golf Tournament at Renditions Golf Course in Davidsonville, MD.  All proceeds from the event will benefit The Light House: A Homeless Prevention Support Center in Annapolis, MD. The golf tournament will begin with a shotgun start at 8:00 AM.  […]

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Do you know more than a 6th grader?

Do you know more than a 6th grader?

| May 22, 2016 | 0 Comments

Think you know more than a 6th grader? You might be surprised. Find out if you do and become an oyster expert at this special event with educators at the Annapolis Maritime Museum and Annapolis Green. Join in for a fun and educational evening where you will learn about, dissect and taste Crassostrea Virginica, aka our […]

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Latitude Adjustment Party tickets on sale now

Latitude Adjustment Party tickets on sale now

| May 22, 2016 | 0 Comments

Tickets for the Latitude Adjustment Party, a must attend event and fundraiser, are now available at several locations in the Annapolis area: Helly Hansen on Main Street, West Marine locations in Hillsmere & Jennifer Rd, Fawcett’s on Bay Ridge and Long & Foster Eastport on Sixth St. Tickets can also be purchased online at http://eastportyc.org/buy-tickets. […]

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Local hospice shares art and joy from South African hospice

Local hospice shares art and joy from South African hospice

| May 21, 2016 | 0 Comments

Having traveled from a town west of Pretoria, South Africa, one might expect the art created by children from Brits-Hartbeespoort Hospice would look different than that created by children from Maryland. But the art that was unveiled during a reception held in the evening of April 27 on the Hospice of the Chesapeake’s John & […]

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Providence Center holds grand opening of new retail store

Providence Center holds grand opening of new retail store

| May 19, 2016 | 0 Comments

Providence Center, a non-profit organization in Anne Arundel County that serves adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities, held a ribbon cutting ceremony and Grand Opening event on Saturday, April 23, 2016 for its new Gifts that Give retail store located at its Baldwin Industries facility at 1254 Ritchie Highway in Arnold, Maryland. Gifts that Give […]

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Samaritan House raises $100K at Burritos for Beds

Samaritan House raises $100K at Burritos for Beds

| May 18, 2016 | 0 Comments

The lure of fresh breakfast burritos and a great local cause brought crowds to the Samaritan House’s 3rd Annual Burritos for Beds breakfast. During the 3-hour donation-only event at Chevys FreshMex in Annapolis, guests contributed over $50,000 which will be matched by a challenge grant from the Hanley Family Foundation, bringing the total raised to […]

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YWCA announces winners of 31st TWIN Awards

YWCA announces winners of 31st TWIN Awards

| May 18, 2016 | 0 Comments

The YWCA of Annapolis and Anne Arundel County announced the recipients for this year’s Tribute to Women & Industry (TWIN) Awards. This signature event is the most prestigious awards event in the county and recognizes the exceptional contributions of these successful women not only to their workplace, but to our community as well. Honorees are […]

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Hospice volunteer to be honored as Bowie Baysox Community Hero

Hospice volunteer to be honored as Bowie Baysox Community Hero

| May 17, 2016 | 0 Comments

Paul Mullenhoff, a Bowie man who has donated hundreds of hours in community service to Hospice of the Chesapeake, has been selected as a 2016 Bowie Baysox Community Hero. Mullenhoff will join several other local community members who also will be honored as Community Heroes at the 7:05 p.m. June 3 home game against the […]

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Anchors Aweigh: Family fun at the Annapolis Maritime Museum

Anchors Aweigh: Family fun at the Annapolis Maritime Museum

| May 16, 2016 | 0 Comments

All hands on deck for a morning of maritime fun! Join us at the Annapolis Maritime Museum on Saturday, May 21st from 10:00-11:00am to see if you have what it takes to live life out on the high seas. Use signal flags to decode messages, build a boat, dress up as a waterman, and discover […]

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Walk to Cure Arthritis on May 21st

Walk to Cure Arthritis on May 21st

| May 13, 2016 | 0 Comments

Come out and join the Central Maryland Fibromyalgia Support Group at the Arthritis Foundation, Mid-Atlantic Region’s 2016 Annapolis Walk to Cure Arthritis will be held on Saturday, May 21st at Quiet Waters Park. Come out and help the Arthritis Foundation achieve its mission. Direct Link to START YOUR TEAM: http://www.walktocurearthritis.org/annapolis Walk to Cure Arthritis is the […]

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Dirty Dozen: Foods with the Most Pesticides

Dirty Dozen: Foods with the Most Pesticides

In follow up to this week’s JAMA article linking pesticides to ALS, Evolve Medical  highlights the 2016 “Dirty Dozen” list of foods with the most pesticides.  Every year, the Environmental Working Group (EWG) produces a “Shopper’s Guide to Pesticides in Produce,” based on the US Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) sampling. The 2016 report is based on USDA inspection of 6,953 pieces […]

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ASO’s Family Concert this Saturday

ASO’s Family Concert this Saturday

| May 12, 2016 | 0 Comments

Squeaks, tweets, rattles, and honks are featured on the Annapolis Symphony Orchestra’s Family Concert on Saturday, May 14, 2016 at 2:00pm and 3:30pm at Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts.  Really Inventive Stuff brings you The Professor, a whimsical Austrian sound scientist, who travels the world with his amazing acoustical laboratory but needs the audience’s […]

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