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Hiring? AACC wants you for their job fair (May 29, 2014)

Hiring? AACC wants you for their job fair (May 29, 2014)

| April 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

Anne Arundel Community College will host its annual spring job fair from noon to 4 p.m. Thursday, May 29, in the David S. Jenkins Gymnasium on the Arnold campus. The event is open to all job seekers and typically attracts more than 1,000 students, alumni and county residents. Participating private employers and government agencies expected […]

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6-run 4th inning pushes Baysox forward

6-run 4th inning pushes Baysox forward

| April 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

Bowie scored six fourth inning runs, all of which with two men out, and hung on to upend Akron by a final score of 7-5 Sunday afternoon at Canal Park. 2B Garabez Rosa continued his torrid start with a three-run home run to break the inning open. Akron grabbed the lead early as C Alex […]

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Motown, big band, and a cappella at Maryland Hall (April 27,25 and May 10, 2014)

Motown, big band, and a cappella at Maryland Hall (April 27,25 and May 10, 2014)

| April 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts has some fantastic shows coming up later this month! Motown: Celebrating 55 Years Friday, April 25 | 7:30 pm Tickets: $25; $20 MHCA Members Link: http://www.marylandhall.org/performance-detail/11975 Enjoy a special evening that ignites images and remembrances of a musical era gone by. Featuring the music of The Temptations, Smokey Robinson, […]

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Peace and justice conference (April 25-26, 2014)

Peace and justice conference (April 25-26, 2014)

| April 13, 2014 | 1 Comment

The 29th Annual Peace, Justice, & Environment Conference, “Peace and Justice through the Generations: Passing the Torch for a Better World,” will be held Friday, April 25th at St. Philips Episcopal Church in Annapolis and Saturday, April 26th at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Annapolis. Sponsored by Maryland United for Peace and Justice/Institute for Positive […]

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Rosa rises but Baysox fall

Rosa rises but Baysox fall

| April 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

Baysox 2B Garabez Rosa matched a career-high with four hits but Bowie could not come from behind falling at Akron 6-5 on Saturday afternoon. The game got off to a tough start for Bowie as after leading 1-0 in the 2nd inning, starter Zach Davies took a line drive off the forearm of his pitching […]

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A beautiful day for the Annapolis Cup

A beautiful day for the Annapolis Cup

| April 12, 2014 | 3 Comments

Thousands gathered on the Great Lawn at St. John;s College this afternoon to partake in the 32nd Annual Annapolis Cup–a croquet battle between the St. John’s College Johnnies and the Midshipmen of the United States Naval Academy. The Annapolis Cup brings together two starkly different institutions for an event that has “no parallel in intercollegiate […]

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Cats R Us earns silver level with Guidestar Exchange

Cats R Us earns silver level with Guidestar Exchange

| April 12, 2014 | 1 Comment

Cats R Us, Inc (CRU) this week received the GuideStarExchange Silver participation level, a leading symbol of transparency and accountability provided by GuideStar USA, Inc., the premier source of nonprofit information. This level demonstrates Cats R Us’s deep commitment to nonprofit transparency and accountability. “We have worked hard to showcase our progress toward our mission […]

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Arts Council presents ‘The Sky is the Limit” at BWI (April 23, 2014)

Arts Council presents ‘The Sky is the Limit” at BWI (April 23, 2014)

| April 12, 2014 | 1 Comment

The public is invited to The Artist’s Reception of “The Sky is the Limit’ BWI exhibit on Wednesday, April 23, 2014 at 4:30 p.m.  Sponsored by the Arts Council of Anne Arundel County the juried show features the work of Anne Arundel County artists Anne C. Sieling, Carole P. Falk. Christalene Karaiskakis, Don Dement, Elizabeth […]

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Marathon duel goes to Akron

Marathon duel goes to Akron

| April 12, 2014 | 1 Comment

Three times the Baysox failed to score with multiple runners aboard in extra innings and Akron finally broke through. SS Francisco Lindor hit a solo home run to straight away centerfield and the RubberDucks defeated Bowie 2-1. The Baysox grabbed the lead in the second inning. 1B Christian Walker singled up the middle and CF […]

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How to meet a rock legend (May 9-10, 2014)

How to meet a rock legend (May 9-10, 2014)

| April 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

History has proved Bill Ward to be a renowned musician. He’s written lyrics, music scores, produced albums, and performed in front of hundreds-of-thousands of fans.  In 1987 he won his first Grammy. In 2006 he was inducted into the Rock Star Hall of Fame. Today he’s about to unveil another side of his artistic talents. […]

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SERC evening lecture series

SERC evening lecture series

| April 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Smithsonian Environmental Research Center (SERC) will be starting their lecture series on April 15th! The free events will be held  on the third Tuesday of every month through November.  One of their ecologists will discuss their research—the Bay, climate change or something unexpected. There will be time for Q&A afterwards. The link to the […]

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Chesapeake Arts Center presents Arts In The Park Festival (May 3, 2014)

Chesapeake Arts Center presents Arts In The Park Festival (May 3, 2014)

| April 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

On Saturday, May 3, 2014, artist and musicians will join forces at the “Arts in the Park Festival” at the Chesapeake Arts Center located at 194 Hammonds Lane, Brooklyn Park, Maryland 21225. Local artists will exhibit and offer their work for sale, while a festival of live music is presented from 11AM-3PM. The Chesapeake Arts […]

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Woods Church to install special Easter Cross for Easter services

Woods Church to install special Easter Cross for Easter services

| April 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

A special cross will be installed on the grassy area on the west side of Woods Memorial Presbyterian Church facing Baltimore Annapolis Blvd. Members and friends of Woods are invited to bring cut flowers from their gardens or grocery store on Easter Sunday or the week following and place them in the wet floral foam […]

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The Shindig tickets now on sale (September 27, 2014)

The Shindig tickets now on sale (September 27, 2014)

| April 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

24-7 Entertainment is thrilled to announce the return of The Shindig Music Festival to Carroll Park in Baltimore, MD on Saturday, September 27, 2014. This year’s two main stages will be anchored by alternative rock legends JANE’S ADDICTION and punk rock favorites RISE AGAINST. Adding to the eclectic festivities will be Gogol Bordello, Clutch, Fishbone, Halestorm, Lucero, J Roddy Walston & The Business, Larry and […]

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St. John’s College to ponder Bacon (April 11, 2014)

St. John’s College to ponder Bacon (April 11, 2014)

| April 11, 2014 | 1 Comment

Tobin Craig, professor, James Madison College, Michigan State University, will give a lecture titled “The Place of ‘Technology’ in Bacon’s Critique of Ancient Philosophy” at St. John’s College. The lecture, which is free and open to the public, will be held in the Francis Scott Key Auditorium on Friday, April 11 at 8 p.m. Focusing […]

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Buck bombs the ducks

Buck bombs the ducks

| April 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

After a fantastic opening day ceremony at Canal Park in Akron, Baysox 3B Buck Britton took the air out of the park with a home run on the game’s first pitch. Britton launched the first of his two home runs to right field and the Baysox were on top. Bowie would not trail in a […]

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Nashville’s own Chuck Mead coming to Metropolitan on Wednesday (April 16, 2014)

Nashville’s own Chuck Mead coming to Metropolitan on Wednesday (April 16, 2014)

| April 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

After leading several popular ‘80s cult bands in and around his hometown of Lawrence, Kansas, Chuck Mead landed on Nashville’s Lower Broadway where he co-founded the famed ‘90s Alternative Country quintet BR549. The band’s seven albums, three Grammy nominations and the Country Music Association Award for Best Overseas Touring Act would build an indelible bridge between […]

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Catherine Counts promoted to VP at Weitzman Agency

Catherine Counts promoted to VP at Weitzman Agency

| April 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

Weitzman Agency, a full-service advertising, digital, and social agency, is pleased to announce that Catherine Counts has been promoted to VP, Associate Creative Director. As a leading member of the creative team, Catherine will continue to play a key role in the planning and execution of the agency’s creative product. She will also work closely […]

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1920 buyboat Winnie Estelle joins floating fleet at CBMM

1920 buyboat Winnie Estelle joins floating fleet at CBMM

| April 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

On April 1, 2014, the historic 1920 Chesapeake Bay buyboat Winnie Estelle arrived at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum (CBMM) in St. Michaels, MD, where she will remain as the new workhorse of CBMM’s floating fleet for scenic Miles River cruises and a wide variety of on-the-water educational programs. The Winnie Estelle joins CBMM’s floating […]

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Math anxiety? AACC has you covered (April 12,15,16,17,21,24, 2014)

Math anxiety? AACC has you covered (April 12,15,16,17,21,24, 2014)

| April 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

Don’t let your math difficulties get in the way of your academic future. This spring, Anne Arundel Community College (AACC) is offering several workshops focusing on ways people can overcome their math anxieties. The two-hour workshops are free to both current students and people considering attending or returning to college. Some of the topics covered […]

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Goshen Farm Preservation Society open house and garden party (April12, 2014)

Goshen Farm Preservation Society open house and garden party (April12, 2014)

| April 9, 2014 | 1 Comment

Back in Cape St. Claire, there is a farmhouse that is being saved. The Goshen Farm. The Goshen Farm Preservation Society, Inc. was established in 2006 to safeguard and restore the historic Goshen Farm and its surrounding property for residents of the Broadneck Peninsula and Anne Arundel County. Goshen farm is currently owned by the […]

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Double plays crush Baysox

Double plays crush Baysox

| April 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Baysox (5-2) recorded a season-low seven hits and grounded into three double plays in a 5-1 loss to the Richmond Flying Squirrels (4-3) Wednesday afternoon. After scoring 35 runs in the first series of the season, the Baysox offense slowed significantly, scoring only six runs in three games against Richmond For the third straight […]

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