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Spin Sheet’s crew party on April 19th is open to the public

Spin Sheet’s crew party on April 19th is open to the public

| March 25, 2015 | 0 Comments

SpinSheet, the Chesapeake Bay’s sailing magazine, hosts its Crew Party for sailors of all levels Sunday, April 19, from 4-6 p.m., with a Start Sailing Now Q&A one hour before party time from 3-4 p.m., at the Annapolis Maritime Museum (AMM). SpinSheet’s signature spring event, the Crew Party is designed as a festive “meet and […]

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4th Annual 5K for the Bay scheduled for April 11th

4th Annual 5K for the Bay scheduled for April 11th

| March 25, 2015 | 0 Comments

On Saturday, April 11, the Chesapeake Bay Trust will host its 4th Annual 5K for the Bay at Quiet Waters Park in Annapolis. This 3.1 mile run/walk, sponsored by the Chesapeake Bay Roasting Company, will start at 9:00 am with all proceeds benefitting Chesapeake Bay restoration and education. Since it launched in 2011, the 5K […]

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Chautauqua Summer Series returns to CBMM

Chautauqua Summer Series returns to CBMM

| March 25, 2015 | 0 Comments

From 7-9 p.m. on July 13, 14, and 15, the Chautauqua Summer Series returns in its second year to the waterfront campus of the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum. This Maryland Humanities Council series presents important historical figures through living history performances, and is offered free and open to the public to audiences of all ages. […]

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Arts Council hosts “Red, Winter, Pink, Spring and All the Colors in Between” exhibit

Arts Council hosts “Red, Winter, Pink, Spring and All the Colors in Between” exhibit

| March 23, 2015 | 1 Comment

“Red, Winter, Pink, Spring and All the Colors In between”, is the name of the Spring art exhibition, sponsored by the Arts Council of Anne Arundel County opening March 13th  at Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport.  The juried group show featuring the work of Anne Arundel County artists will include paintings, drawings, and photographs on […]

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Two teens succumb to injuries sustained in Saturday’s Route 50 crash in Annapolis

Two teens succumb to injuries sustained in Saturday’s Route 50 crash in Annapolis

| March 23, 2015 | 1 Comment

Two teenagers, injured Saturday when the car they were sitting in behind stopped traffic on Rt. 50 was struck, were both pronounced dead yesterday as a result of injuries sustained in the Anne Arundel County crash. The deceased are identified as Susannah Badders, 19, of Manchester, Md., and her friend, Jason Simpkins, 19, of Ellicott City, Md. […]

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Volunteers needed for Homeless Resource Day

Volunteers needed for Homeless Resource Day

| March 22, 2015 | 0 Comments

In 2014, there were over 2,000 homeless men, women, and children in Anne Arundel County.  On Saturday, March 28th, we all have the opportunity to help them.  For the 8th year in a row, the Department of Social Services, in partnership with the Anne Arundel County Volunteer Center, is hosting a Homeless Resource Day at […]

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Man shot, killed in Glen Burnie residential parking lot

Man shot, killed in Glen Burnie residential parking lot

| March 22, 2015 | 2 Comments

On Saturday, March 21, 2015 at approximately 8:57 p.m., the Anne Arundel County Police Department responded to the 400 block of Hardmoore Court, Glen Burnie, Maryland for a report of shots fired. Upon arrival officers located a male lying in the parking lot suffering from apparent gunshot wounds. The shooting victim was transported to the […]

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Fatal accident shuts Route 50 in Annapolis

Fatal accident shuts Route 50 in Annapolis

| March 21, 2015 | 2 Comments

At least one person has died in a three car accident on Route 50 eastbound in Annapolis. Shortly before 3:00pm, rescue crews were called to Route 50 east in the area of Route 665 (Aris T. Allen Blvd) exit. Three vehicles were involved and two helicopters were called to fly 2 patients in critical condition […]

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Walk & Run for the Animals scheduled for May 3rd

Walk & Run for the Animals scheduled for May 3rd

| March 20, 2015 | 0 Comments

On Sunday, May 3rd the SPCA of Anne Arundel County will celebrate its 24th annual Walk & Run for the Animals event at Quiet Waters Park from 8am to 1pm. Last year’s event saw over 2,000 participants along with their four-legged companions, and even more are expected this year to help the SPCA reach the […]

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Hospice of Chesapeake seeks volunteers

Hospice of Chesapeake seeks volunteers

| March 20, 2015 | 0 Comments

Hospice of the Chesapeake has numerous volunteer opportunities available in Anne Arundel and Prince George’s Counties. Volunteers play a vital role on the hospice team by visiting patients, supporting caregivers, serving as counselors at grief retreats, organizing fundraisers or assisting in our offices or helping at our resale shop.  Become a hospice volunteer if you […]

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Gallery 90 exhibit “Pathways” features a meet the artist reception

Gallery 90 exhibit “Pathways” features a meet the artist reception

| March 18, 2015 | 0 Comments

A new exhibit by the Maryland Federation of Art (MFA) is now in place at Hospice of the Chesapeake’s Gallery 90; the art gallery at the nonprofit’s administrative building located at 90 Ritchie Highway, Pasadena, MD.   This exhibit titled “Pathways” features artwork and photographs by Carolyn Councell, Marco Cuba-Ricsi, David Diaz, Ronaldo Dorado, Janet Ewing, Karen […]

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MD League of Conservation Voters opposes Schuh’s bill

MD League of Conservation Voters opposes Schuh’s bill

| March 17, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Anne Arundel Chapter of the Maryland League of Conservation Voters (Maryland LCV) and most local watershed organizations have sent an open letter to County Executive Steve Schuh expressing their concerns with his bill to repeal funding for the Watershed Protection and Restoration program. The full text of the letter is as follows: We who […]

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“Boats, Boats & more Boats”  opening at Annapolis Maritime Museum March 19th

“Boats, Boats & more Boats” opening at Annapolis Maritime Museum March 19th

| March 15, 2015 | 0 Comments

“Boats, Boats and more Boats” is a visually exciting art show to be unveiled at the Annapolis Maritime Museum on March 19, showcasing local artists and local boats. Everything from simple Dorys to Skipjacks to ocean going Freighters will adorn the walls of the Museum’s Bay Room during the run of the show, through April 12.  […]

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Homestead Gardens’ Spring Flower Show runs through March 22nd

Homestead Gardens’ Spring Flower Show runs through March 22nd

| March 13, 2015 | 1 Comment

Homestead Garden’s 2015 Flower and Garden show features vignettes of Maryland’s natural treasures, artfully crafted with thousands of flowers, shrubs and trees. Designed and created by Homestead Garden’s team of designers and artisans, the Maryland shoreline comes to life with flowering waves of pansies, sandy beaches and native grasses. Stroll on to the bountiful farmlands of […]

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County and City to celebrate Green Restaurant Week

County and City to celebrate Green Restaurant Week

| March 13, 2015 | 1 Comment

Anne Arundel County Executive Steve Schuh and City of Annapolis Mayor Mike Pantelides have announced that Green Restaurant Week will be held from March 16-20. Local residents are encouraged to visit restaurants that have been certified under the Annapolis and Anne Arundel County Environmental Stewardship Program. This program certifies and recognizes “green” restaurants that use locally […]

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Full Tilt Brewing brews an IPA to save the Bay

Full Tilt Brewing brews an IPA to save the Bay

| March 12, 2015 | 1 Comment

Full Tilt Brewing, a Baltimore-based brewing company known for its Maryland-themed beer, and the Chesapeake Bay Trust, a nonprofit organization that funds projects to improve local waters and the Chesapeake Bay, just announced their new partnership with the release of The Bay IPA beer.  Full Tilt Brewing has made a name for itself with its […]

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Watershed Stewards Academy offers free seedlings to AA County residents

Watershed Stewards Academy offers free seedlings to AA County residents

| March 12, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Anne Arundel Watershed Stewards Academy, located at Arlington Echo Outdoor Education Center in Millersville, MD, is offering free trees and shrubs to Anne Arundel County residents as part of the MD DNR Backyard Buffers program. Backyard Buffers can be planted near any area where rain water flows: near roadside ditches, downhill from hard surfaces […]

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Spotlight on the military: a family showcase

Spotlight on the military: a family showcase

| March 9, 2015 | 1 Comment

The Anne Arundel Volunteer Center will hold its second “Spotlight on the Military” event on Wednesday, March 18, 2015, from 12:30–2:30 PM at the “Pip” Moyer Recreation Center, 273 Hilltop Lane, Annapolis 21403. The Showcase is planned as a one-stop shop for area service members, retirees, veterans and their families looking for meaningful volunteer opportunities. […]

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Teens invited to submit for AACPL <em>Library Happenings!</em> cover contest

Teens invited to submit for AACPL Library Happenings! cover contest

| March 8, 2015 | 0 Comments

Teens ages 11 to 18 are encouraged to submit their best artwork inspired by this year’s theme, “Back to School,” in AACPL’s 5th Annual Teen Cover Art Contest. The winning artwork will grace the cover of the Fall 2015 issue of Library Happenings!, the system’s newsletter, and the artist will receive a $100 gift certificate […]

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Walk for Wishes on April 23rd

Walk for Wishes on April 23rd

| March 8, 2015 | 0 Comments

Make-A-Wish Mid-Atlantic invites individuals to participate in Walk For Wishes® taking place April 23 at the Annapolis Towne Centre in Annapolis, MD. The Maryland community is encouraged to join local wish kids for an evening of family-fun festivities and the walk around the Towne Centre to help grant the wishes of other Maryland children facing […]

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Pediatric Group provides thousands of books to promote literacy

Pediatric Group provides thousands of books to promote literacy

| March 4, 2015 | 1 Comment

The Maryland chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics (MD-AAP) reports that 20 percent of low-income children in Maryland are not ready to enter kindergarten, a statistic that the Pediatric Group is helping to change in Anne Arundel County. Last year, the Pediatric Group, with offices in Crofton, Davidsonville and Severna Park, were among the […]

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AAMC hopes to bring cardiac program to Anne Arundel County

AAMC hopes to bring cardiac program to Anne Arundel County

| March 4, 2015 | 1 Comment

Anne Arundel Medical Center is working to bring a cardiac surgery, or heart surgery, program to Anne Arundel County, in collaboration with Johns Hopkins Medicine. As it stands, Anne Arundel County is the largest county in Maryland (population 550,000-plus) without a cardiac surgery program.  Today, AAMC filed a Certificate of Need application with the Maryland […]

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