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Arts Council seeks submissions for upcoming show “Reflections”

Arts Council seeks submissions for upcoming show “Reflections”

| May 8, 2015 | 0 Comments

“ Reflections ” is the theme and title of the upcoming summer/fall exhibit sponsored by the Arts Council of Anne Arundel County. The deadline for artists to submit up to three works via the digital portal on the Arts Council website acaac.org for consideration is Monday, June 29th. The juried group show is open to […]

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Early registration for Truxtun Youth Triathalon this Sunday

Early registration for Truxtun Youth Triathalon this Sunday

| May 7, 2015 | 0 Comments

Annapolis Recreation and Parks will host its 9th annual Truxtun Youth Triathlon (TYT) for Sunday, June 21. The early registration deadline is this Sunday, May 10. The TYT is an annual event that challenges kids (ages 7-17) to complete a swim, bike and run event in a highly supportive and motivating community environment. This event has grown […]

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Internship at home for at-risk women sparks donation drive at AACC

Internship at home for at-risk women sparks donation drive at AACC

| May 6, 2015 | 1 Comment

Students from the Human Services Club at Anne Arundel Community College organized a campus-wide donation drive to benefit Ruth’s Miracle Group Home, a home for at-risk women in Calvert County who are experiencing transitions in their lives and need a safe place to stay. The drive, which ran from early April through May 8, culminates […]

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BAROAK celebrating the burger until the end of June

BAROAK celebrating the burger until the end of June

| May 2, 2015 | 1 Comment

From the Boston Harbor to the shores of Santa Monica, Loews Hotels & Resorts addresses are celebrating National Burger Month with locally inspired signature burgers paired with craft beers, available through the end of June–and BAROAK is no exception!  “We’re excited to kick-off the summer season with our chefs’ mouthwatering takes on America’s favorite sandwich,” […]

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St. John’s celebrates 3 centuries of silver in Annapolis

St. John’s celebrates 3 centuries of silver in Annapolis

| May 2, 2015 | 1 Comment

In celebration of the 25th anniversary of the Mitchell Gallery at St. John’s College, the community is invited to the special event “Three Centuries of Silver in Annapolis: Creating, Collecting, Cherishing.”  Participants will explore the integral role that silver objects played in the history of our city, state, and nation—from the colonial era to American naval […]

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Classical meets jazz at Unitarian Universalist Church next Friday

Classical meets jazz at Unitarian Universalist Church next Friday

| April 18, 2015 | 1 Comment

On Friday, April 24, at 8 pm the Clazzical Project comes to Annapolis.  Pianist Brian Ganz will play classical pieces while the Clazzical Project trio then blends each classical piece with jazz renditions and humorous ?anecdotes? designed to educate and entertain.  Featured are Don Stapleson (flute), Pete Fields (guitar), Fred Lieder (cello) and guest pianist […]

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AACC truck pull coming up

AACC truck pull coming up

| April 15, 2015 | 0 Comments

Are you strong enough to pull a truck as part of a five-person team? How fast can you put together a customer’s order and get it ready for shipment? And, what’s the best way to load a truck for several deliveries? Anne Arundel Community College students, faculty and staff, high school students and members of […]

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Buy a lady a drink this Thursday at Annapolis Maritime Museum for clean water

Buy a lady a drink this Thursday at Annapolis Maritime Museum for clean water

| April 14, 2015 | 1 Comment

On April 16 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., at the beautiful vantage point of the Annapolis Maritime Museum, Annapolis Green, Katcef Brothers, and invited guests will celebrate the 45th annual Earth day, both locally and globally. Together they will launch their focus locally, about clean water and the ecology and heritage of Chesapeake country. Globally, […]

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Jonathan Shay to deliver memorial lecture at St. John’s College

Jonathan Shay to deliver memorial lecture at St. John’s College

| April 13, 2015 | 1 Comment

Jonathan Shay, MD, PhD, acclaimed author of Achilles in Vietnam  will deliver the 2015 Kristensen Memorial Lecture entitled, Homer on Military Leadership, on April 15th 2015 at 8pm in the Francis Scott Key Auditorium at St. John’s College, Annapolis, Maryland. It is free and open to the public. Dr. Shay is a forceful and passionate advocate […]

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Upcoming programs at Chesapeake Arts Center

Upcoming programs at Chesapeake Arts Center

| April 13, 2015 | 1 Comment

Have you checked out the Chesapeake Arts Center? If not, you should. It’s located right on Ritchie Highway in Brooklyn Park and a fantastic facility! Below is a list of upcoming events at the Chesapeake Arts Center. Jazz on Sundays: Quartet 122 and students Sunday, April 19, 2015 Studio 194 Theatre Doors 2:30pm | Show […]

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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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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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Register now for spring and summer classes at AACC

Register now for spring and summer classes at AACC

| March 21, 2015 | 1 Comment

Whether you are a current college student pursuing a degree, a high school student preparing for a summer job or college next fall, a professional seeking more expertise in your field or someone who is curious about a particular topic, you can find plenty of options at Anne Arundel Community College with the eight-week spring […]

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Films and personal accounts tell the stories of immigration and Islamophobia at AACC

Films and personal accounts tell the stories of immigration and Islamophobia at AACC

| March 19, 2015 | 1 Comment

Struggles of people of other cultures, whether they immigrated to the United States or were born here, is the focus of a series of free events this spring at Anne Arundel Community College. • March 25 – 2 p.m. Reyna Grande, author of “The Distance Between Us,” Robert E. Kauffman Theater in the Pascal Center for […]

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Cleo’s Fine Oils celebrates National Nutrition Month

Cleo’s Fine Oils celebrates National Nutrition Month

| March 18, 2015 | 0 Comments

Good food that is good for you…sounds simple, right? But where do you begin? Cleo’s Fine Oils and Vinegars in the Annapolis Towne Centre is celebrating March National Nutrition Month by sharing healthy recipes and educating consumers on the physical benefits of olive oil rich diet. “The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics recommends using olive oil […]

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Celebrate Maryland Day with art and history at St. John’s College

Celebrate Maryland Day with art and history at St. John’s College

| March 17, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Friends of St. John’s College invite the community to celebrate Maryland Day at St. John’s College. Visitors may take guided tours of McDowell Hall, the venue where Francis Scott Key (an alumnus of St. John’s College and author of “The Star-Spangled Banner”) attended concerts and classes, and where the Marquis de Lafayette, a French […]

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CBMM blessing of the fleet scheduled for April 22nd

CBMM blessing of the fleet scheduled for April 22nd

| March 14, 2015 | 1 Comment

Celebrate the beginning of this year’s boating season by joining the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum for an April 22 Blessing of the Fleet ceremony. The ceremony honors the museum’s floating fleet as well as other Chesapeake Bay working vessels and pleasure craft, with prayers offered for a safe and bountiful season. The event is free […]

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AACC to go smoke-free on July 1st

AACC to go smoke-free on July 1st

| March 13, 2015 | 1 Comment

The Anne Arundel Community College Board of Trustees recently passed a revised Tobacco and Smoking policy that bans the use of tobacco and tobacco substitute products as of July 1, 2015. The policy applies to all faculty, staff, students, contractors, vendors and visitors to any AACC current or future location. Included in the ban are […]

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AAMC hires new doctor for clinic at Morris Blum Apartments

AAMC hires new doctor for clinic at Morris Blum Apartments

| March 11, 2015 | 1 Comment

Kari Alperovitz-Bichell, MD, has joined Anne Arundel Medical Group. She is a primary care doctor practicing at the Anne Arundel Medical Center (AAMC) Community Clinic at the Morris Blum Senior Apartments. Dr. Alperovitz-Bichell received her medical degree from Albert Einstein College of Medicine. She is passionate about improving access to high-quality healthcare for underserved communities. […]

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Del Signore appointed to US Travel Association board of directors

Del Signore appointed to US Travel Association board of directors

| March 11, 2015 | 1 Comment

Annapolis & Anne Arundel County Conference and Visitors Bureau President and CEO Connie Del Signore will begin serving on the U.S. Travel Association’s (USTA) Board of Directors this spring. Ms. Del Signore is among nine individuals who will embark on their first two-year term as at-large directors when the USTA’s spring board meeting convenes at […]

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Love Will See You Through this Friday at ArtFarm

Love Will See You Through this Friday at ArtFarm

| March 10, 2015 | 1 Comment

Come on out on Friday, March 13th from 6:30-9PM for an Annapolis Arts District Event hosted by  Art at Large, Inc. & ArtFarm to celebrate the book release of Love Will See You Through illustrated by Annapolis artist Sally Wern Comport. Browse the exhibition (much of which will be for sale) of all of Comport’s Original Art from the book, displays of […]

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Annapolis Film Festival’s Environmental Showcase to highlight  plight of coastal towns

Annapolis Film Festival’s Environmental Showcase to highlight plight of coastal towns

| March 7, 2015 | 1 Comment

The Annapolis Film Festival’s Environmental Showcase, scheduled for Saturday, March 28 at  10:00 am at Maryland Hall, spotlights America’s coasts, where life on the edge of the rising sea has placed our towns and cities on the front lines of climate change. The Showcase, sponsored by the Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay, will feature a […]

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