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2015 USNA Commissioning Week Schedule

2015 USNA Commissioning Week Schedule

| April 8, 2015 | 0 Comments

The end of the year is fast approaching for the First Class Midshipmen who will be commissioned as Ensigns in the US Navy or 2nd Lieutenants in the US Marine Corps. Along with the graduation ceremony, which is by invitation only, there are a number of public events including a flight demonstration by the Blue […]

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sweetlife festival announces schedule and single day tickets

sweetlife festival announces schedule and single day tickets

| April 8, 2015 | 1 Comment

With only a limited number of two-day tickets left, sweetgreen has  announced the availability of one-day tickets to this year’s sweetlife festival, an event that brings together the best in music, food and community. One-day tickets will be available on Friday, April 10; full details are below.   Additional artists, including Banks, have been added to […]

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Quacks for Backpacks set for May 31st

Quacks for Backpacks set for May 31st

| April 7, 2015 | 1 Comment

The Rotary Club of South Anne Arundel County is sponsoring the Quacks for Backpacks event on Sunday, May 31, from 12:00-3:00 at Camp Letts – 4009 Camp Letts Rd. Edgewater, MD 21037.  100% of the proceeds will benefit the Bountiful Backpack Program, sponsored by The Rotary Club of South Anne Arundel County.  Hunger in Anne Arundel County is unfortunately a reality for many area children.  Nutritious meals are available at school; however often weekend meals are not as reliable.  In an effort to sustain […]

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Vice President Biden to speak at Naval Academy Graduation

Vice President Biden to speak at Naval Academy Graduation

| April 7, 2015 | 1 Comment

Vice President Joe Biden will deliver remarks at the graduation and commencement ceremony for the U.S. Naval Academy’s Class of 2015 Friday, May 22. This event is not open to the public. Biden, a native of Scranton, Penn., is a graduate of the University of Delaware and Syracuse Law School and served on the New Castle […]

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Chip Wade of Elbow Room and Tiny House to be at Mid Maryland Expo this weekend

Chip Wade of Elbow Room and Tiny House to be at Mid Maryland Expo this weekend

| April 7, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Mid Maryland Home Expo moves to it’s new home at the Benfield Sportscenter April 11-12, and will showcase over 80 companies with everything for the home in one place. The Expo gives consumers a chance to discover opportunities and new technologies for improving and enhancing their home, shop, compare and save with great pricing, […]

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Chesapeake Bay Blues Fest finalizes lineup

Chesapeake Bay Blues Fest finalizes lineup

| April 7, 2015 | 1 Comment

Chesapeake Bay Events has just signed the last two bands completing it’s best lineup ever. Saturday, May 16, will open with 18 year old blues sensation from South Carolina, Marcus King and his band.  Marcus’ first paying gig was at 8 years old.  He played in his father’s band at 11 and opened for Johnny […]

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Annapolis Beer Week growing again

Annapolis Beer Week growing again

| April 6, 2015 | 0 Comments

Where else can you sample over 100 different beers many of which are limited availability all the while supporting a myriad of local charities and your community? Annapolis Beer Week, April 18 – 25, is filled with a variety of events featuring high quality unique beer at numerous Annapolis area venues. The week kicks off […]

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A few tickets remain to THE party of the year

A few tickets remain to THE party of the year

| April 6, 2015 | 0 Comments

It’s all new–a gala and a bash! The AAMC Foundation’s Gala has been a much-anticipated event in this region for nearly 50 years. In 2016, we will celebrate the golden anniversary of this popular event with the aptly titled Heart of Gold Gala, celebrating cardiac care in our community. In an effort to preserve and […]

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Box of Rain Foundation to host annual Rock and Roast Fundraiser at new location

Box of Rain Foundation to host annual Rock and Roast Fundraiser at new location

| April 5, 2015 | 1 Comment

Box of Rain Foundation, the 2014 Annapolis & Anne Arundel County Chamber of Commerce Nonprofit of the Year, will host their annual Rock and Roast fundraiser on April 11 from 6-10 p.m. at the Metropolitan Kitchen & Lounge located at 169 West Street in Annapolis. The party will incorporate Lemongrass and tent the adjacent lot […]

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Artistic Flame to hold Artisan Boutique at Severna Park Community Center

Artistic Flame to hold Artisan Boutique at Severna Park Community Center

| April 5, 2015 | 1 Comment

It is with great excitement that The Artistic Flame Art Center announces their partnership with The Severna Park Community Center. The Artistic Flame will be conducting workshops, classes and art events at the Community Center. Debra Soreff, founder and executive director of The Artistic Flame, knew she wanted to be and artist at age 5 and has […]

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Anne Arundel County’s largest farmer’s market to host Grand Opening April 15th

Anne Arundel County’s largest farmer’s market to host Grand Opening April 15th

| April 5, 2015 | 0 Comments

The recently-formed Crofton Farmers Market has announced that it will officially open to the public with a Grand Opening Event on Wednesday, April 15 from 4:00-7:00 pm. The group’s organizers are pleased to note that 50 vendors are already confirmed to participate at the official location, Maryland Route 3 North and Davidsonville Road (Giant parking […]

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Ginger Cove conducts food drive

Ginger Cove conducts food drive

| April 5, 2015 | 1 Comment

Thanks to the efforts of Ginger Cove residents and employees, The Maryland Food Bank had to use a forklift to pick up barrels of donated food late last month.  What started as a food drive to collect $1,000 and 8 barrels of food, resulted in “a smashing success,” according to Ginger Cove resident and food […]

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‘Painting with Bravura’ opens at McBride Gallery

‘Painting with Bravura’ opens at McBride Gallery

| April 4, 2015 | 1 Comment

“Painting with Bravura” opens on April 12, with a reception to meet the featured artists from 1-4pm. The public is invited to participate in an artist conversation at 2:00pm about the technique of painting ‘with bravura.’ This style of painting was employed by historic artists John Singer Sargant, Sorolla, Anders Zorn and Velazquez. Their paintings […]

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Samaritan House wins award for treatment program

Samaritan House wins award for treatment program

| April 4, 2015 | 1 Comment

Samaritan House in Annapolis has received the “Outstanding Treatment Program” award from the Washington/Baltimore High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area (HIDTA) program. Samaritan House, founded in 1971, is a state-certified residential treatment facility for men who have completed detoxification but are still recovering from addiction. Samaritan House offers a full range of support services in the […]

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‘Art on Clay’ at Stanton Center April 30th

‘Art on Clay’ at Stanton Center April 30th

| April 4, 2015 | 1 Comment

Mayor Michael Pantelides invites everyone to the Stanton Community Center’s (SCC) inaugural Art on Clay art auction fundraiser. The event will raise money for after-school programs, educational programs, field trips, summer camps, sports and self-development programs for youth. The Art on Clay fundraiser will be held Thursday, April 30, from 6 to 8 p.m. in […]

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Alison Shipley receives specialized training for balance therapy

Alison Shipley receives specialized training for balance therapy

| April 3, 2015 | 1 Comment

In an effort to meet the increasing demand  for balance training and vestibular evaluation and rehabilitation a physical therapist at Fitness Forum Physical Therapy has recently completed training in the area of vestibular and balance rehabilitation. We are privileged to announce that Alison Shipley, DPT has now received specialized training in vestibular rehabilitation and balance […]

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Shindig Music Festival returning to Baltimore for 3rd year

Shindig Music Festival returning to Baltimore for 3rd year

| April 2, 2015 | 1 Comment

The Shindig, Baltimore’s Rock & Roll Festival, will return for the 3rd straight year to Carroll Park in Baltimore, MD on Saturday, September 19, 2015. The band lineup and details will be announced soon. WATCH THE SHINDIG 2014 RECAP HERE The all-day festival will feature two identical main stages with n overlapping sets of music. The […]

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Craft rum, whiskey distillery set to open one of first Maryland distilleries since prohibition

Craft rum, whiskey distillery set to open one of first Maryland distilleries since prohibition

| April 2, 2015 | 1 Comment

Lost Ark Distilling, Co. is celebrating a big move forward as the company has signed a lease securing their location and is set to begin production in Summer 2015. The owners, Brad Blackwell and Andy Debenham have been planning the distillery for over a year. After working with the Howard County Economic Development Authority and […]

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Anne Arundel County Library seeks trustees for board

Anne Arundel County Library seeks trustees for board

| April 2, 2015 | 1 Comment

Officials from Anne Arundel County Public Library (AACPL) today announced that the organization is seeking nominations to fill three vacancies on its Board of Trustees. The Board of Trustees is the governing body of AACPL. It is comprised of volunteers who reside in our county with a range of experiences and backgrounds, and a strong […]

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It’s April–time for the Annapolis Cup and croquet at St. John’s College

It’s April–time for the Annapolis Cup and croquet at St. John’s College

| April 2, 2015 | 1 Comment

Spend the afternoon in the heart of historic Annapolis for the 33rd annual Annapolis Cup—a croquet match between St. John’s College and the U.S. Naval Academy. An Annapolis tradition, the match promises superb intercollegiate competition as well as a festive lawn party where spectators don vintage-inspired attire, enjoy lavish picnics, and swing dance to live […]

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Lot’s of ‘new’ in Anne Arundel and Annapolis from VisitAnnapolis.org

Lot’s of ‘new’ in Anne Arundel and Annapolis from VisitAnnapolis.org

| April 1, 2015 | 1 Comment

There’s a lot that’s new in Annapolis and Anne Arundel County, Maryland this spring and summer. To make it easy for area residents and vacationers to be in the know, the Annapolis & Anne Arundel County Conference and Visitors Bureau (AAACCVB) has compiled a sampling of some of the latest attractions and experiences that beckon […]

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Emmy winning Chip Wade to speak at Mid Maryland Home Expo

Emmy winning Chip Wade to speak at Mid Maryland Home Expo

| April 1, 2015 | 1 Comment

The Mid Maryland Home Expo moves to it’s new home at the Benfield Sportscenter April 11-12, and will showcase over 80 companies with everything for the home in one place. The Expo gives consumers a chance to discover opportunities and new technologies for improving and enhancing their home, shop, compare and save with great pricing, […]

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