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Friends of Annapolis Symphony to host Champagne Sunday on April 23rd

Friends of Annapolis Symphony to host Champagne Sunday on April 23rd

| April 12, 2017

The Friends of the Annapolis Symphony (FASO) will hold its annual Champagne Sunday at the William Paca House and Gardens on Sunday, April 23, 2017 at 4pm. The public is invited to welcome spring with champagne and hors d’oeuvres and enjoy the lovely historic Paca House and Garden tours. Tickets are $50 per person and […]

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Five-Run Fourth Lifts Bowie to Road Win

Five-Run Fourth Lifts Bowie to Road Win

| April 12, 2017

The Bowie Baysox (4-3) erased an early three-run deficit en route to an 8-6 victory over the Erie Seawolves (4-2) in the series finale on Wednesday afternoon at UPMC Park in Erie. Bowie took control of the game with a five-run fourth inning in which the Seawolves committed four errors. Audry Perez reached on an […]

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Made in Maryland Festival

Made in Maryland Festival

| April 12, 2017

Not only is Maryland beautiful, it’s filled with character, charm, and plenty of endearing quirks. On Sunday, May 7, the Made In Maryland Festival will celebrate all the unique offerings of our marvelous state. From artisans, crafters, food vendors, wineries, breweries, live entertainment and beyond, this exciting Maryland-themed afternoon along the Chesapeake Bay will feature […]

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Annapolis Summer Garden tickets now on sale

Annapolis Summer Garden tickets now on sale

| April 12, 2017

Tickets for the 2017 season at Annapolis Summer Garden Theatre (ASGT) are on sale, for what is expected to be a popular line up. Fresh out of their 50th anniversary season, ASGT patrons can expect high-profile changes this season, which includes three musicals that have each made a splash on Broadway. The season promises a […]

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Baysox stifled by SeaWolves once again

Baysox stifled by SeaWolves once again

| April 12, 2017

The Baysox got a strong start from Matthew Grimes and another home run from Aderlin Rodriguez but they fell short in Erie 4-2 Tuesday night. Bowie will have a chance for a winning road trip as they attempt to avoid a sweep Wednesday afternoon. Bowie got out to an early lead again as Cedric Mullins […]

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Bowen Foundation for Autism raises the bar once again with football bash

Bowen Foundation for Autism raises the bar once again with football bash

| April 11, 2017

Last Friday night, the movers and shakers in Annapolis came together to settle the score–on the football field…under the lights…to raise money for Autism awareness!  The Bowen Foundation for Autism brought together 4 teams of area leaders to raise much needed funds for research and understanding of Autism. Senators, Delegates, Mayors, business leaders, charity champions and […]

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Travis Manion Foundation teams up with Mills-Parole ES to help kids in need

Travis Manion Foundation teams up with Mills-Parole ES to help kids in need

| April 11, 2017

The Travis Manion Foundation is seeking volunteers from the Annapolis community to donate a book, read to a student, and plant flowers at Walter S. Mills-Parole Elementary School from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, April 29, as part of the Foundation’s Operation Legacy community service initiative. “We are asking members of the Annapolis […]

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Atlanta’s The Head to make Annapolis debut at Metropolitan this weekend

Atlanta’s The Head to make Annapolis debut at Metropolitan this weekend

| April 11, 2017

Atlanta based rock trio, The Head are set to release their full-length album, Space on August 4th and they’re playing Metropolitan Kitchen & Lounge in Annapolis on April 15th! Impose Magazine recently reviewed their video for the first single “Tea Colored Radio” calling it “dark aesthetically but playful in terms of the band’s sound” and added “The Head make feel good indie rock that […]

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Annapolis’ Sally Wern Comport wins

Annapolis’ Sally Wern Comport wins

| April 11, 2017

Illustrator Sally Wern Comport, Annapolis, Md. and author Susan Hood, Southport, Conn. have won a Christopher Award for “Ada’s Violin: The Story of the Recycled Orchestra of Paraguay,” (Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers/ Simon & Schuster). Sally wanted you to know. Written for children aged 8 and up, it  is one of 12 […]

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O’s On Top of AL East After First Week of Season

O’s On Top of AL East After First Week of Season

| April 11, 2017

The Baltimore Orioles (4-1) are in 1st place after week one of the 2017 MLB season, winning their first two games of the season against the Blue Jays and taking 2-3 from the Yanks. The O’s continue their AL East battle on the road against the Boston Red Sox (3-3) before traveling north to face […]

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Anne Arundel County Library, a great place to check out <strike>books</strike> fishing poles

Anne Arundel County Library, a great place to check out books fishing poles

| April 11, 2017

Just in time for summer, anglers are invited to tackle fishing skills on the Chesapeake Bay with poles that can be checked out like library books. The Anne Arundel County Public Library, in partnership with the Department of Natural Resources, will soon begin loaning fishing poles for public use. Fishing poles can only be checked […]

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Late Erie rally foils Baysox big start

Late Erie rally foils Baysox big start

| April 10, 2017

For the second time in as many days, the Baysox lost a multi-run, late-inning lead as the Baysox dropped a 9-8, ten-inning contest after leading by seven runs early. A two-out rally in the tenth inning lifted Erie to the victory. After an infield single and a walk set the table, Gabriel Quintana provided his […]

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Keith Murphy at 333 Coffeehouse

Keith Murphy at 333 Coffeehouse

| April 10, 2017

The 333 Coffeehouse, Annapolis’ monthly listening space for folk and acoustic music, is pleased to present the singer and guitarist Keith Murphy. Keith Murphy is a renowned folksinger, guitarist, composer and arranger. His traditional song repertoire is based in his native Newfoundland, Eastern Canada and Québec as well as his current home, Vermont. He revisits […]

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Chrysalis House hosting “In Full Bloom” open house and luncheon on May 13th

Chrysalis House hosting “In Full Bloom” open house and luncheon on May 13th

| April 10, 2017

Have you ever wondered who lives in that cluster of white buildings on Crownsville Road with the butterfly sign out front? Come find out on Saturday, May 13, when Chrysalis House, Inc. will host “In Full Bloom,” an open house and luncheon. Guests will enjoy hors d’oeuvres, lunch, and dessert, and have the opportunity to […]

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Toad The Wet Sprocket returning to Rams Head On Stage

Toad The Wet Sprocket returning to Rams Head On Stage

| April 10, 2017

Rams Head On Stage is a little taste of Nashville, New Orleans, and Austin all rolled up in one!  A small, intimate venue where no seat is more than 68 feet from the stage. A small venue that packs a big punch with top national acts 364 days a year.  Check out the latest shows […]

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Rodriguez drives Baysox to double-header split

Rodriguez drives Baysox to double-header split

| April 9, 2017

After losing a late lead in the opener, the Baysox left nothing to chance in game two. Bowie bludgeoned Akron to the tune of a 9-1 final to take three of four in the seasons opening series from Canal Park. In game two the Baysox jumped out to an early lead with RBI-doubles from Audry […]

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Champion Realty celebrating 30 years of service to community

Champion Realty celebrating 30 years of service to community

| April 9, 2017

Champion Realty, launched in 1987 to serve residential and commercial buyers and sellers in Maryland’s Chesapeake Bay region, is celebrating its 30-year anniversary with a series of events showcasing the company’s history and successes. In January, Champion held a 30th “Birthday Party” in the same ballroom where the company was launched, attended by 200 Champion […]

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Free diabetes workshops scheduled in Glen Burnie

Free diabetes workshops scheduled in Glen Burnie

| April 9, 2017

The Anne Arundel County Department of Aging and Disabilities will offer a free Diabetes workshop this month at the Glen Burnie Regional Library at 1010 Eastway, Glen Burnie, MD. The program, “Living Well with Diabetes” is appropriate for participants with pre-diabetes, or Type 2 diabetes.  This program teaches participants how to manage their blood sugar level as […]

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Tiny Explorers: A free workshop at Key School

Tiny Explorers: A free workshop at Key School

| April 9, 2017

Free and open to the public, Tiny Explorers at Key School is a workshop series designed to engage children, between 2.5 and 4 years of age, and their parents in authentic, hands-on exploratory work, making use of the resources available in Key School’s Certified Nature Explore Classroom.  Guided by Key faculty members, parents and children […]

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Go…Volunteer….

Go…Volunteer….

| April 8, 2017

Many Volunteer positions are available through the Anne Arundel County Volunteer Center. If you do not see an opportunity below that fits your needs, contact the Volunteer Center at [email protected] or 410-897-9207. Check our Website: www.aacvc.org. A few current volunteer opportunities are listed below. Annapolis Summer Garden Theatre Annapolis Summer Garden Theatre (ASGT) is an […]

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Chesapeake Bay Trust to host 19th Annual Treasure the Chesapeake on May 4th

Chesapeake Bay Trust to host 19th Annual Treasure the Chesapeake on May 4th

| April 8, 2017

The Chesapeake Bay Trust’s Annual Treasure the Chesapeake Celebration will take place on Thursday, May 4, 2017 from 6:00 to 9:30 PM at the Baltimore Museum of Industry. Last year more than 400 Chesapeake Bay friends, colleagues and supporters joined us for a night to remember and helped raise $93,000 to fund the Trust’s restoration, education and […]

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MUSIC REVIEW: New Found Glory takes over Baltimore

MUSIC REVIEW: New Found Glory takes over Baltimore

| April 8, 2017

On March 22nd, New Found Glory took over the Baltimore Soundstage and rocked out to a very excited audience. The sold out show brought hundreds of pop-punk fans together to celebrate New Found Glory’s 20 years of pop-punk. We first started the night with an incredible U.K. band called Trash Boat. Admittedly, when I first […]

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