Tag: Annapolis

Battle of the Bands concludes after 17 years

Battle of the Bands concludes after 17 years

| July 27, 2015 | 0 Comments

Today, the Anne Arundel County High School Battle of the Bands has announced the conclusion of the annual Annapolis-based event, after 17 consecutive years at Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts in Annapolis. Founded by Nancy Almgren in 1999 as a way to expose County residents to talented musicians from all of the area high […]

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Evening 2 alarm fire shuts on Bay Ridge Road in Annapolis

Evening 2 alarm fire shuts on Bay Ridge Road in Annapolis

| July 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

A home believed to be unoccupied caught fire this evening in the 900 block of Bay Ridge Road in Annapolis, Upon arrival  firefighters saw flames from the dwelling and called for an immediate second alarm due to the heat conditions. Hoses were stretched across Bay Ridge Road for about an hour and police were directing traffic. […]

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United Way of Central Maryland grants $500K to area non-profits

United Way of Central Maryland grants $500K to area non-profits

| July 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

United Way of Central Maryland  yesterday announced $500,000 for programming supporting United Way’s goal of building self-sufficient families and stronger communities in Anne Arundel County. United Way’s grants will support the organization’s overall mission to stabilize families and provide all central Marylanders the opportunity to attain a quality education, financial stability and good health through […]

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Citizen input needed on Odenton Town Center, meeting on August 5th

Citizen input needed on Odenton Town Center, meeting on August 5th

| July 25, 2015 | 1 Comment

The Anne Arundel County Office of Planning and Zoning invites business leaders, stakeholders, and citizens interested in future growth of the Odenton Town Center to join staff at a meeting to discuss the Preliminary Draft OTC Master Plan.  “Public input is crucial to putting forth a long-term, sustainable plan for the Odenton Town Center,” said […]

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Community Action Agency achieves MSDE accreditation

Community Action Agency achieves MSDE accreditation

| July 24, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Anne Arundel County Community Action Agency’s six Head Start centers have all achieved accreditation by the Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE).  To be accredited means the agency’s Head Start program has achieved highest quality and reflects research-based, best practices in early childhood education.   Head Start children benefit because their learning environments are exciting, […]

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Robert Andrew to host Summer Block Party

Robert Andrew to host Summer Block Party

| July 23, 2015 | 1 Comment

Robert Andrew Salon and Spa in Gambrills, MD has partnered with WRQX 107.3 to host a huge Summer Block Party with proceeds to benefit Chrysalis House. This event will be on On July 31st from 3p-7p 107.3 Radio Personality, Sarah Fraser and the WRQX Street Team will be there partying with us from 5p-7p and Louie, The Bowie Baysox Mascot will […]

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Volunteer opportunities abound in Anne Arundel

Volunteer opportunities abound in Anne Arundel

| July 23, 2015 | 0 Comments

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 ask.aacvc@outlook.com or 410-897-9207. Check our Website: www.aacvc.org. A few current volunteer opportunities are listed below. Annapolis Youth Services Bureau This organization provides youth oriented comprehensive professional […]

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Library presents free concert at Quiet Waters Park

Library presents free concert at Quiet Waters Park

| July 22, 2015 | 1 Comment

Groove to the smooth sounds of the Caribbean with Kevin Martin & The Geckos at a free, outdoor concert. The event will provide summer fun with plenty of audience participation and entertainment for all. The park’s normal $6 entrance fee will be waived for concertgoers. Make sure to bring your lawn chairs, blankets and dance […]

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Junior League to host new member open house

Junior League to host new member open house

| July 21, 2015 | 1 Comment

Junior League of Annapolis, Inc. invites women in the community who are interested in learning more about joining the Junior League to attend their New Member Open House on August 15, 2015 from 11:30 – 1:30 p.m. in Severna Park. All women over the age of 21 years, living in Anne Arundel County and its […]

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New president for Rotary of South Anne Arundel County

New president for Rotary of South Anne Arundel County

| July 19, 2015 | 0 Comments

On June 25th 2015 the leadership of the local Rotary Club of South Anne Arundel County changed hands from Joe Van Duren to LeCates “Katie” Blyth during the 10 year anniversary dinner, which was held at the Doubletree Hotel in Annapolis. The club celebrated its ten year history of contributions to the community, both internationally […]

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Brown bag lunch tours at Hammond Harwood House every Tuesday

Brown bag lunch tours at Hammond Harwood House every Tuesday

| July 17, 2015 | 1 Comment

The Hammond-Harwood House in downtown Annapolis is pleased to announce the launch of Brown Bag Lunch Tours this spring. There will be a tour at 12:30pm lasting 20 minutes on Tuesdays. After the tour, participants are encouraged to enjoy their lunches in our gardens. Tours will be on a different topic every week ranging from decorative […]

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Anne Arundel Arts Council announces 5 new board members

Anne Arundel Arts Council announces 5 new board members

| July 17, 2015 | 1 Comment

The Arts Council of Anne Arundel County is pleased to announce that five new Board Members have taken office with the start of the 2016 fiscal year.  Anne Arundel County residents: Ellen Ambrose, Jessica Daigle, Rachelle Millison, James P. O’Hare, and Elaine Shanley will be sharing their professional expertise in the fields of finance, business, […]

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AAACCVB launches new website focusing on BWI hotels

AAACCVB launches new website focusing on BWI hotels

| July 17, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Annapolis & Anne Arundel County Conference and Visitors Bureau (AAACCVB) wants to make it easier than ever for individuals to discover the BWI region of the county. On July 7, the AAACCVB introduced a new website – TheHotelsAtBWI.com – that highlights the best of what northern Anne Arundel County has to offer visitors and […]

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Wine Tasting at Goshen Farm

Wine Tasting at Goshen Farm

| July 16, 2015 | 1 Comment

The Goshen Farm Preservation Society, Inc. will hold its annual wine tasting and silent auction on Sunday, August 16, 2015 from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m.  The event is sponsored by Bella’s Liquors in the Cape St. Claire Shopping Center and will be held at 1504 Stacy Lane, Annapolis, MD 21049 and parking is available […]

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Annapolis Police announce new neighborhood enhancement team

Annapolis Police announce new neighborhood enhancement team

| July 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Annapolis Police Department has established its third Neighborhood Enhancement Team (NET) within the City of Annapolis. The new team will be assigned to the Clay and West Street corridors. “Our officers have continued to reduce crime in the City,” said Chief Michael Pristoop. “Establishing and expanding the Neighborhood Enhancement Team is the next step […]

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Free concerts at Maryland Hall

Free concerts at Maryland Hall

| July 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

Maryland Hall’s Summer Concert series returns with another season of great music outside on our front lawn and labyrinth. Fun for all ages, bring your lawn chair or blanket and mark your calendar for our annual summer concerts! All concerts are free and no tickets are required. The Summer Concert Series is sponsored by RPH […]

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Pottery and art exhibit at Chesapeake Arts Center through July

Pottery and art exhibit at Chesapeake Arts Center through July

| July 15, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Chesapeake Arts Center Gomer Gallery (CAC) will open a unique exhibition featuring Chesapeake Arts Center’s resident ceramic artist, Joe Vitek and artist Tom Rieley on July 3rd on view until Friday, July 31, 2015. The Pottery and Art Exhibit will feature nearly 60 pieces of pottery by Tom Rieley and Joe Vitek, as well […]

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Tickets on sale for Maryland Seafood Festival with 50% discount code

Tickets on sale for Maryland Seafood Festival with 50% discount code

| July 14, 2015 | 1 Comment

The Maryland Seafood Festival is back! Enjoy a tasty variety of fresh seafood, a selection of entertaining musical talent, hands on exhibits, thrilling demonstrations and more at the 48th Annual Maryland Seafood Festival!  Come out on Sept. 12 & 13, 2015  at Sandy Point State Park in Annapolis, MD. Online tickets are on sale NOW.  Don’t […]

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Two boys missing from Odenton home

Two boys missing from Odenton home

| July 12, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Anne Arundel County Police are seeking information regarding the whereabouts of two juvenile boys, Jacob and Benjamin Molina. The brothers were last known to be in the area of Cheswick Lane in Odenton, Maryland, and were last seen around 6am on July 12, 2015. Anyone with information regarding their whereabouts is urged to contact the […]

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Annapolis extends rec center hours on Sunday

Annapolis extends rec center hours on Sunday

| July 10, 2015 | 0 Comments

Annapolis Mayor Michael Pantelides announced that the “Pip” Moyer Recreation Center (PMRC) is extending its Sunday hours. Effective immediately, Sunday hours will be from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. instead of 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. The hours for the PMRC are as follows: Monday-Thursday 6 a.m.- 9 p.m. Friday  6 a.m.- 6 p.m. Saturday-Sunday  8 a.m – 6 p.m.  The “Pip” Moyer Recreation Center, operated under the direction of the […]

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Annapolis Chamber Music Project July 12-17

Annapolis Chamber Music Project July 12-17

| July 9, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Annapolis Chamber Players are pleased to announce the launch of the Annapolis Chamber Music Project (ACMP), July 12-17, 2015. Seventeen young musicians will participate in the week-long chamber music festival of Master Classes, performance classes, lessons, small ensemble coaching sessions and recitals. Daily concerts by Guest Artists, ACMP Faculty and Students are FREE and […]

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Jarekus Singleton to perform in Annapolis

Jarekus Singleton to perform in Annapolis

| July 7, 2015 | 1 Comment

“Stinging blues guitar and potent, original songs herald the emergence of a major new talent.” –USA Today “Jarekus Singleton is an exciting new young blues guitarist with melody, hooks, swagger and a strong, original voice. His lyrics are modern, personal, acutely poetic and deeply mature.” –Washington Post Musical trailblazer Jarekus Singleton, touring in support of […]

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