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CBMM launches new boat rental program

CBMM launches new boat rental program

| March 3, 2015 | 0 Comments

This summer, the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum will bring more people out on the water with a unique boat rental program that launches June 10 and continues Wednesdays through Sundays until August 30. Built over the years in CBMM’s boatyard through the Apprentice for a Day program, the fleet of boats includes wooden kayaks, and […]

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Community Foundation grants $72K to 4 county organizations

Community Foundation grants $72K to 4 county organizations

| March 3, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Community Foundation of Anne Arundel County is proud to announce four new Ladders to Success Economic Opportunity Grants. The awards totaling $72,000 aim to improve economic outcomes for low-income adults and youth in Anne Arundel County. The Community Foundation of Anne Arundel County (CFAAC), through its grant program, Ladders to SUCCESS, has awarded more […]

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Treaty of Paris Center events this weekend

Treaty of Paris Center events this weekend

| March 2, 2015 | 0 Comments

The new Treaty of Paris Center’s next session will be on Saturday, March 7 from 11:00am – 3:30pm with a theme of “The Mount Vernon Compact Between Maryland and Virginia,” the first step toward the Constitutional Convention, featuring a lecture by noted historian and professor Dr. Russell J. Rockefeller in the Treaty of Paris Restaurant […]

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NPS surveys log bottom bugeye, Edna E. Lockwood

NPS surveys log bottom bugeye, Edna E. Lockwood

| March 2, 2015 | 1 Comment

Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum Boatshop Manager Michael Gorman, along with his apprentices and volunteers, have hauled out the 1889 nine log bottom bugeye Edna E. Lockwood this winter to make room for the National Park Service to laser scan and photograph the historic boat’s log hull. The information is being put together by NPS’s Heritage […]

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Hockey for Heroes – March 13-14

Hockey for Heroes – March 13-14

| February 26, 2015 | 1 Comment

Navy Youth Hockey Association is hosting the second annual Hockey for Heroes to honor and celebrate our American heroes — our veterans — at the USNA McMullen Ice Arena, Friday, March 13 – Saturday, March 14. The opening ceremony is Friday, March 13 at 7:00 pm. Hockey for Heroes is a 24-hour, around-the-clock hockey tournament to raise […]

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Davidsonville Green Expo (March 14th) seeking exhibitors

Davidsonville Green Expo (March 14th) seeking exhibitors

| February 25, 2015 | 0 Comments

Preparations are underway for the Sixth Annual Davidsonville Green Expo scheduled for Saturday, March 14 at Davidsonville Elementary School.  Sponsored by the Davidsonville Area Civic Association (DACA), this annual event brings together businesses and non-profits to help increase awareness about environmental issues. Currently, DACA is seeking exhibitors who offer sustainable choices or information about reducing […]

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Fundraiser for Kunta Kinte Heritage Festival

Fundraiser for Kunta Kinte Heritage Festival

| February 24, 2015 | 0 Comments

Kunta Kinte Celebrations, Inc. will be holding a spectacular fundraising event to raise funds to ensure the future preservation of the Kunta Kinte Heritage Festival.  Kunta Kinte Celebrations, Inc. is dedicated to reviving the Kunta Kinte Heritage Festival so people can be enlightened to the rich African American history of Annapolis. African Threads: Kunta Kinte […]

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Black Tie & Diamonds tickets on sale now

Black Tie & Diamonds tickets on sale now

| February 23, 2015 | 0 Comments

Tickets are on sale now for 12th annual Black Tie and Diamonds gala hosted by the Rotary Club of Annapolis. The benefit will be held from 6 to 10 p.m. Saturday, March7, 2015, at Westin Hotel, Westgate Circle, in Annapolis. This year’s beneficiary will be the Connected Warrior Foundation. Established in 2012, the foundation has […]

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World famous Comedy Pet Theater coming to Maryland Hall

World famous Comedy Pet Theater coming to Maryland Hall

| February 19, 2015 | 1 Comment

Maryland Hall presents the world famous Comedy Pet Theater on Friday, March 20 at 7:30 pm. This family-oriented theatrical circus is a blend of unique physical comedy, starring Gregory Popovich and the extraordinary talents of his rescued performing pets. Tickets are $26 for Non-Members; $21 for Maryland Hall members and $17 for children. Internationally-acclaimed award […]

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Irish Week kicks off on March 1st

Irish Week kicks off on March 1st

| February 18, 2015 | 1 Comment

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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Washington & Lee Singers to perform at Heritage Baptist

Washington & Lee Singers to perform at Heritage Baptist

| February 18, 2015 | 0 Comments

Heritage Baptist Church invites you to join the award-winning Washington and Lee University Singers under the direction of Shane M. Lynch as they perform in the church sanctuary (1740 Forest Drive, Annapolis) on Saturday, February 21 at 7:30 pm. Admission is free. The W&L University Singers, recognized as one of the finest collegiate a cappella choirs […]

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Children’s Theatre of Annapolis presents Red Carpet Comedy on February 21

Children’s Theatre of Annapolis presents Red Carpet Comedy on February 21

| February 17, 2015 | 0 Comments

Need a pick-me-up to get you through the dead of winter? Then join Children’s Theatre of Annapolis (CTA) for a night of standup and socializing at the first-ever Red Carpet Comedy event. The exciting night out at CTA, set for Saturday, February 21, will feature three back-to-back standup performances by professional artists, as well as […]

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Special Lenten services offered at Annapolis Evangelical Lutheran Church

Special Lenten services offered at Annapolis Evangelical Lutheran Church

| February 17, 2015 | 1 Comment

Annapolis Evangelical Lutheran Church is offering a special series of messages during Lent. The Midweek Worship Services are scheduled from Ash Wednesday through Maundy Thursday. These will be followed by a special Holy Week service on Good Friday and culminate on Easter Sunday. The overall theme for this Lenten Season is “The Way of a […]

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More than 30 local businesses join Plate Perks to reward Bay Plate owners

More than 30 local businesses join Plate Perks to reward Bay Plate owners

| February 15, 2015 | 0 Comments

Last year the Chesapeake Bay Trust launched “Plate Perks,” a gratuity program designed to thank Marylanders who have a Treasure the Chesapeake license plate on their cars. The program itself is pretty simple: Marylanders who own a Bay plate receive perks or rewards from participating businesses that include preferred parking and discounts on goods and […]

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Business succession & exit planning seminar

Business succession & exit planning seminar

| February 14, 2015 | 1 Comment

Building your business is a lifelong process, and deciding how or when you will sell or transition your business to a successor is one of the most important decisions you will make as a business owner. Smart business owners plan for a succession, even if they are not ready to sell in the immediate future. […]

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Annapolis Maritime Museum and AACPS sign agreement to provide environmental education

Annapolis Maritime Museum and AACPS sign agreement to provide environmental education

| February 13, 2015 | 1 Comment

In an effort to graduate environmentally literate students and meet state environmental literacy standards the Annapolis Maritime Museum (AMM) will provide high quality environmental literacy education for students pk-12 with engaging, hands-on field experiences  that are an integral part of the AACPS’s environmental literacy plan. Goals of the partnership between AMM and AACPS include: Every […]

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Quartet 122 performing Sunday at Chesapeake Arts Center

Quartet 122 performing Sunday at Chesapeake Arts Center

| February 12, 2015 | 1 Comment

The Chesapeake Arts Center is proud to announce local Jazz band, Quartet 122, in an all age concert on Sunday, February 15, 2015 at 3:00pm.The concert will be held in the Studio 194 theatre and tickets are available for purchase online at www.Chesapeakearts.org or by calling the Chesapeake Arts Center Box Office at Phone: 410-636-6597. […]

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Gumbofest this Sunday

Gumbofest this Sunday

| February 12, 2015 | 0 Comments

On Sunday, February 15, 2015, from 1 to 4pm, the Friends of The Light House will host the 10th Annual GumboFest at the DoubleTree Hotel in Annapolis.  GumboFest is a charity gumbo cook-off featuring local chefs, restaurants and caterers from Annapolis and the surrounding area.  A new category for non-professionals has been added this year. […]

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CYSO to hold fundraiser at Killarney House on February 18th

CYSO to hold fundraiser at Killarney House on February 18th

| February 11, 2015 | 1 Comment

Come to the Killarney House restaurant, in Davidsonville, MD, Wednesday night Feb. 18 to help raise money for the Chesapeake Youth Symphony Orchestra. The restaurant will give $10 to CYSO from each meal served between 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. CYSO musicians Alix Gilbert, Anna Sappington, Anne Marie Nolan, Catherine Bond and Egan O’Brien . will […]

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Gallery 90 features local artists in MFA exhibit

Gallery 90 features local artists in MFA exhibit

| February 11, 2015 | 1 Comment

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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Hospice of the Chesapeake announces sponsors for 2015’s Hospice Royale

Hospice of the Chesapeake announces sponsors for 2015’s Hospice Royale

| February 10, 2015 | 1 Comment

Hospice of the Chesapeake invites individuals and businesses to join the generous group of sponsors already involved with the 2015 Hospice Royale benefiting the nonprofit organization. The 2015 lead sponsors to date include: The Wilburn Company, Creston G. Tate & Family, Greenberg Gibbons Commercial, Craftsmen Developers & Moran Insurance, Anne Arundel Medical Center, KURE Pain […]

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A chat with a Sea Shepherd at the Ebb Tide

A chat with a Sea Shepherd at the Ebb Tide

| February 10, 2015 | 4 Comments

You never know who you will run into at the Ebb Tide Tavern in Annapolis. On Friday night, I headed over for one of their killer bacon cheeseburgers (Their food will surprise you–all of it. Try it out some time.) and some karaoke (as a spectator, not participant).  Close to midnight, a guy walked in […]

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