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My Maryland, My Maryland to be on display at Hospice of Chesapeake

My Maryland, My Maryland to be on display at Hospice of Chesapeake

| January 24, 2016 | 1 Comment

Thousands of people already have seen the exhibit curated by the Chesapeake Arts Center that is headed for Gallery 90. But it actually will be more accessible than it was at its previous location, BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport’s Terminal D, where one had to be a traveler or employee and pass through security to see […]

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Blackwall Hitch has special Valentine’s Day lined up, and it could be free

Blackwall Hitch has special Valentine’s Day lined up, and it could be free

| January 23, 2016 | 0 Comments

Imagine this: Valentine’s Day – you and your date in a sleek, chauffeur-driven Volvo whisking your way into historic Eastport for a dinner for two prepared by an award-winning chef at a hot, urban chic restaurant. The cost? It’s all free. This vision can be your reality. Blackwall Hitch and Annapolis Volvo will provide one […]

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Living Well With Diabetes – a FREE workshop

Living Well With Diabetes – a FREE workshop

| January 23, 2016 | 2 Comments

The Anne Arundel County Department of Aging and Disabilities and the University of Maryland Baltimore Washington Medical Center will be partnering to present free Diabetes workshops next month.  The workshops will be held at the Glen Burnie Regional Library at 1010 Eastway, Glen Burnie, MD.   The “Living Well With Diabetes” workshop is appropriate for […]

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Is Annapolis sinking?

Is Annapolis sinking?

| January 22, 2016 | 1 Comment

Annapolis Mayor Michael Pantelides will be hosting a free public lecture by John Englander, noted oceanographer, author and President of the International Sea Level Institute to hear how the global impacts of sea level rise will impact Annapolis and the greater Chesapeake region. Mr. Englander will discuss why Annapolis is leading the way in planning for the protection of […]

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Winter fun in Maryland

Winter fun in Maryland

| January 22, 2016 | 0 Comments

Temperatures are dropping, but winter activities are just heating up. From carving the slopes to spinning on the ice, fun never hibernates in Maryland. So dig out the boots, gloves and hats and throw open the door because winter is beckoning you to come out and play. “Whether it is outdoor sports for the winter […]

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Davidsonville Green Expo seeking exhibitors

Davidsonville Green Expo seeking exhibitors

| January 22, 2016 | 1 Comment

Preparations are underway for the Annual Davidsonville Green Expo scheduled for Saturday, March 12 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 environmental […]

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Annapolis Mall to welcome Cup+Cake Blvd

Annapolis Mall to welcome Cup+Cake Blvd

| January 21, 2016 | 1 Comment

Annapolis Mall is thrilled to announce local bakery, Cup+Cake Blvd as their 2015 Culinary Challenge winner. As a winner of this contest, Cup+Cake Blvd has received culinary space for 3 months rent free in the Dining Café, marketing support and the tools needed to succeed in their newest location. Opening on January 23rd, 2016 Cup+Cake […]

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Winter Storm Preparedness from Evolve Medical

Winter Storm Preparedness from Evolve Medical

| January 21, 2016 | 1 Comment

Annapolis is preparing for a major winter storm which may cripple the Mid-Atlantic beginning Friday. What do you need to do to be prepared? Evolve Medical Clinics has provided a short summary and check list of what you need to stay safe, warm and survive what may be a record setting blizzard for our area.  To safe during […]

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Abraham Lincoln’s Political Thought – A Friday night lecture at St. John’s

Abraham Lincoln’s Political Thought – A Friday night lecture at St. John’s

| January 21, 2016 | 0 Comments

George Russell, St. John’s College tutor, will investigate the political mind of Abraham Lincoln in the lecture “Was the Civil War Unjust and Lincoln’s Death Deserved? (A Consideration of Secession, Perpetual Enslavement, and Union in Lincoln’s Political Thought)” at St. John’s College. The lecture, which is free and open to the public, will be held […]

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Foster Grandparent program looking for volunteers

Foster Grandparent program looking for volunteers

| January 21, 2016 | 1 Comment

The Anne Arundel County Department of Aging and Disabilities is looking for senior volunteers capable of serving children with exceptional or special needs at various sites.  Volunteers are asked to commit to 15 hours or more per week offering mentoring, literacy help, advice, and being a special friend.  Locations include Anne Arundel County Public and […]

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Sting & Peter Gabriel: Rocks, Paper, Scissors Tour at Verizon Center in June

Sting & Peter Gabriel: Rocks, Paper, Scissors Tour at Verizon Center in June

| January 20, 2016 | 1 Comment

Two of music’s most iconic artists – Sting and Peter Gabriel – will unite this summer for a once in a lifetime concert tour. Rock Paper Scissors, produced by Live Nation Global Touring, will visit select North American cities this June and July (complete itinerary follows). Tickets will go on sale starting January 25th and […]

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Montessori International open house this weekend

Montessori International open house this weekend

| January 20, 2016 | 0 Comments

Prospective families interested in a Montessori education for their children are invited to attend the Montessori International Children’s House (MICH) Open House on Sunday, January 24th from 12noon – 2:00pm. Located at 1641 N Winchester Road, the school is conveniently located close to Route 50 and Ritchie Highway in Annapolis, Maryland. Parents and prospective students […]

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Payless Shoe Source coming to Waugh Chapel

Payless Shoe Source coming to Waugh Chapel

| January 20, 2016 | 0 Comments

Greenberg Gibbons announced today that Payless is opening a new 2,500-square-foot shoe store in March 2016 at The Village at Waugh Chapel, the mixed-use development in Gambrills, Md. Payless specializes in discounted shoes and accessories for kids and adults. The national retailer offers a wide assortment of casual, dress and athletic footwear, as well as […]

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Chesapeake Bay Trust announces 2016 award winners

Chesapeake Bay Trust announces 2016 award winners

| January 20, 2016 | 0 Comments

Last week, the Chesapeake Bay Trust  announced the recipients of its 2016 Annual Awards Program at a ceremony held in the Maryland General Assembly. During the event, more than 150 Chesapeake Bay supporters joined Maryland legislators to honor six exceptional teachers, students, and individuals for their outstanding contributions to environmental education, Bay restoration and volunteerism. Launched in […]

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Childcare and Preschool Fair this weekend

Childcare and Preschool Fair this weekend

| January 19, 2016 | 1 Comment

The Anne Arundel County Child Care Association is having a free Child Care and Preschool Fair for parents of young children on Saturday, January 23rd from 9am to 12pm. There will be more than 30 preschool and childcare programs sharing information about their programs at the fair. There will also be 3 informational mini-sessions on […]

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AJ Smith, student of Glenn Frey, releases album

AJ Smith, student of Glenn Frey, releases album

| January 18, 2016 | 1 Comment

Singer-songwriter AJ Smith brings a fresh face to 2016’s indie music scene. Smith, the first graduate of New York University’s Songwriting Masters Program and the Songwriters Hall of Fame Songwriting Scholar, has taken a rather unconventional path for a recording artist. The 25-year-old gem’s pursuit of postgraduate education enabled him to study at the elbows of songwriting greats […]

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Not too early to think about summer camps

Not too early to think about summer camps

| January 18, 2016 | 1 Comment

Find the perfect summer adventure for your camper at Chesapeake Family’s 23rd Annual Summer Camp & Activities Fairs in Annapolis and Bowie, Maryland. Local and out-of-state day and overnight camp representatives will be on hand to answer questions and provide information offering One Day Only Deals as much as 50% off! Camp Fair is free to the public. […]

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Annapolis under water. It could happen. Learn more at this free discussion

Annapolis under water. It could happen. Learn more at this free discussion

| January 18, 2016 | 1 Comment

Annapolis Mayor Michael Pantelides will be hosting a free public lecture by John Englander, noted oceanographer, author and President of the International Sea Level Institute to hear how the global impacts of sea level rise will impact Annapolis and the greater Chesapeake region. Mr. Englander will discuss why Annapolis is leading the way in planning for the protection of […]

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Jill Porter named Assistant Director of Sales for CCMIT

Jill Porter named Assistant Director of Sales for CCMIT

| January 18, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Conference Center at the Maritime Institute (CCMIT) is pleased to announce the appointment of Jill Porter as Assistant Director of Sales. She had previously been Manager of Sales for CCMIT. In her new role, Porter will support Brian Senft, Director of Sales, in the development and execution of CCMIT’s marketing strategy and in staff […]

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Anger & Your Health: MLK’s Inspiration

Anger & Your Health: MLK’s Inspiration

| January 18, 2016 | 0 Comments

Dr. Martin Luther King‘s birthday on January 15 is an excellent time to reflect on anger and how it may impact your health. Dr. King said, “I have decided to stick with love. Hate is too great a burden to bear.” Dr. King, one of the greatest nonviolent leaders in world history, recognized that to […]

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Baysox announce coaching staff for 2016

Baysox announce coaching staff for 2016

| January 17, 2016 | 1 Comment

The Bowie Baysox and the Baltimore Orioles have announced  the Baysox coaching staff for the 2016 season. Baltimore native Gary Kendall returns for his sixth season as manager to defend the team’s Eastern League Championship title. He will be joined by Pitching Coach Alan Mills, Hitting Coach Howie Clark and Field Coach Shawn McGill. Kendall, […]

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Schools to hold community forums to discuss school start/dismissal times

Schools to hold community forums to discuss school start/dismissal times

| January 17, 2016 | 1 Comment

Superintendent George Arlotto today announced that Anne Arundel County Public Schools will hold four community forums to provide information and solicit feedback regarding a proposal to shift school start and dismissal times – pending full funding and broad community support – beginning in the 2017-2018 school year. All forums are open to the public, but […]

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