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sercCreate your own nature adventure at the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center


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art corner

Abstract Landscape Paintings & Water Views
Through May 31
Jo Fleming Contemporary Art
37 Maryland Avenue, Annapolis

Paintings
Jo Fleming, Sigrid Trumpy
Gail Higgenbotham
Oyster Paintings
Eric Roberge
Fused Glass
Dana Sheppard

Jay Fleming

The Annapolis Maritime Museum & Park is hosting an exhibit by local Annapolis photographer, Jay Fleming through 2018 with photos of seasoned watermen, scenic seascapes, weathered workboats and bay bounty — a true and complete depiction of life on the water. Information


cartoon by Brad Knopf

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2019

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May

bicycle commuter Friday, May 17 - Bike to Work Day
morning hours - 10 locations in the Greater Annapolis Area
Bike to Work Day is a national campaign that celebrates bicycling as a healthy commuting option, while promoting public awareness of its safety and environmental benefits. Bike to Work Day helps raise awareness of the rules of the road for drivers, pedestrians and cyclists, and highlights the need to improve bicycle facilities to improve safety. Hundreds of cyclists come together each spring at dozens of events around Maryland to celebrate Bike to Work Day that coincides with National Bike Month.
Information
In Annapolis: 8 a.m., Hopkins Plaza, Market House, Annapolis Information

SRATuesday, May 21 - Severn River Association Annual Meeting
6 - 9 p.m., Hellas Restaurant and Lounge, 8498 Veterans Hwy, Millersville
Join SRA for a dinner meeting where SRA volunteers will outline highlights of efforts to protect and celebrate the Severn River. Members will also vote to approve Board Members. Featured speaker: Anne Arundel County Executive Steuart Pittman, who will offer remarks about the county’s plans to protect and celebrate the Severn River, SRA’s oyster restoration programs and all Anne Arundel County waterways. The meeting is free and open to the public. RSVP here so SRA can give Hellas a head count for the buffet.
Information

greengiveSave the Date!
Tuesday, May 28 - GreenGive Kickoff Party

5:30 p.m., Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts, 801 Chase St, Annapolis
Kicking off a 24-hour online fundraising campaign for 10 local environmental organizations, including Annapolis Green. The GreenGive is a local, environmentally-focused, online initiative designed to both raise funds and expand residents’ and businesses’ engagement with local environmental organizations, issues, projects and actions. On May 28-29, 2019, we invite the Annapolis and Anne Arundel County community to join with us to support clean water in our own communities. Through an interactive online platform, individuals and businesses are invited to invest in clean water by donating to any of the GreenGive partners. 
Information

June

master gardenersSaturday, June 1 - Composting Demonstration
10 a.m., Quiet Waters Park, 600 Quiet Waters Park Road, Annapolis
Join the Anne Arundel County Master Gardeners for a composting demonstration on the Wildwood Trail.
Information

ORPSaturday, June 1 - Get Crooked Fest
2 - 9 p.m., Anne Arundel County Fairgrounds: 1450 Generals Highway, Crownsville
Get Crooked Fest is a festival celebrating local music and beer in support of the Oyster Recovery Partnership. This event will host live performances by five bands. Crooked Crab Brewing Company will offer both year round and seasonal beers for purchase, and more beer from other Maryland breweries. In addition to beer and music there will be food, games and lots of fun.
Information

hammond-harwoodSaturday & Sunday, June 1 & 2 - Secret Garden Tour
noon - 5 p.m., Hammond-Harwood House, 19 Maryland Avenue, Annapolis
Features private gardens in the Historic District, an area that holds architectural gems from Annapolis' earliest days as well as Victorian-era and 20th century homes. Proceeds benefit the historic Hammond-Harwood House, a 1774 Anglo-Palladian home, its museum collection of paintings, furniture, and colonial decorative art..
Information & to buy tickets

green drinks annapolisannapolis summer garden theatre 50 yearsTuesday, June 4 - Green Drinks Annapolis
5:30 - 7:30 p.m., Annapolis Summer Garden Theatre, 143 Compromise Street, Annapolis
Our next Green Drinks will be held during the Annapolis Arts Week. Details to come.

citizens climate lobbySaturday, June 8 - Citizens Climate Lobby Monthly Meeting
12:30 - 3 p.m., Unitarian Universalist Church of Annapolis (Lower Level), 333 Dubois Road, Annapolis
Information | RSVP: mwcviolin@hotmail.com



master gardenersWednesday, June 19 - Composting Demonstration
11 a.m., Quiet Waters Park, 600 Quiet Waters Park Road, Annapolis
Join the Anne Arundel County Master Gardeners for a composting demonstration on the Wildwood Trail.
Information


July

master gardenersSaturday, July 6 - Composting Demonstration
10 a.m., Quiet Waters Park, 600 Quiet Waters Park Road, Annapolis
Join the Anne Arundel County Master Gardeners for a composting demonstration on the Wildwood Trail.
Information

citizens climate lobbySaturday, July 13 - Citizens Climate Lobby Monthly Meeting
12:30 - 3 p.m., Unitarian Universalist Church of Annapolis (Lower Level), 333 Dubois Road, Annapolis
Information | RSVP: mwcviolin@hotmail.com



master gardenersWednesday, July 17 - Composting Demonstration
11 a.m., Quiet Waters Park, 600 Quiet Waters Park Road, Annapolis
Join the Anne Arundel County Master Gardeners for a composting demonstration on the Wildwood Trail.
Information

August

master gardenersSaturday, August 3 - Composting Demonstration
10 a.m., Quiet Waters Park, 600 Quiet Waters Park Road, Annapolis
Join the Anne Arundel County Master Gardeners for a composting demonstration on the Wildwood Trail.
Information

citizens climate lobbySaturday, August 10 - Citizens Climate Lobby Monthly Meeting
12:30 - 3 p.m., Unitarian Universalist Church of Annapolis (Lower Level), 333 Dubois Road, Annapolis
Information | RSVP: mwcviolin@hotmail.com



master gardenersWednesday, August 21 - Composting Demonstration
11 a.m., Quiet Waters Park, 600 Quiet Waters Park Road, Annapolis
Join the Anne Arundel County Master Gardeners for a composting demonstration on the Wildwood Trail.
Information

Saturday, August 24 - Kids on the Creek
11 a.m. - 3 p.m., Truxtun Park Boat Ramp, 273 Hilltop Lane, Annapolis
The Spa Creek Conservancy invites families to learn and celebrate Spa Creek at this free community event. Free boat rides begin at 11:30 a.m. (Boat rides are for children ages 5 and up. Due to limited space only one parent allowed with children ages 5-8. No parents for children over the age of 8.) Scavenger Hunt with prizes will have kids exploring Truxtun Park and learning about the critters that live there. Seining, fish identification and counting with a fish biologist. Native plants will be available for those who want to create pollinator gardens. A limited number of boat rides available. First-come, first-serve. Free food and drink.
Information

September

master gardenersSaturday, September 7 - Composting Demonstration
10 a.m., Quiet Waters Park, 600 Quiet Waters Park Road, Annapolis
Join the Anne Arundel County Master Gardeners for a composting demonstration on the Wildwood Trail.
Information

national drive electric week
Saturday - Sunday, September 14 - 22 - National Drive Electric Week

Various events at various locations throughout the country, including in Maryland.
Information

DriveElectricSave the Date!
Saturday, September 14 - National Drive Electric Week Annapolis Showcase

11 a.m. - 5 p.m., City Dock, Annapolis
Come to the historic Annapolis harbor and learn about the fun and environmental benefits of driving electric. Presented by Annapolis Green. Come talk to enthusiastic owners of all types of electric vehicles and go for a ride! There will be seminars on various related topics. The showcase is free and open to the public.
If you have an EV and would like to share your experiences, please register by clicking here.
Details to come.

citizens climate lobbySaturday, September 14 - Citizens Climate Lobby Monthly Meeting
12:30 - 3 p.m., Unitarian Universalist Church of Annapolis (Lower Level), 333 Dubois Road, Annapolis
Information | RSVP: mwcviolin@hotmail.com



master gardenersWednesday, September 18 - Composting Demonstration
11 a.m., Quiet Waters Park, 600 Quiet Waters Park Road, Annapolis
Join the Anne Arundel County Master Gardeners for a composting demonstration on the Wildwood Trail.
Information

ORPThursday, September 19 - 9th Annual Mermaid’s Kiss Oyster Fest
6 - 9 p.m., Baltimore Museum of Industry: 1415 Key Highway, Baltimore
Whether you like them raw, fried, baked, or boozy, the fest will have oysters from all across the Chesapeake Bay region served any way you want them. Now in its 9th year, Mermaid’s Kiss is the premiere event in Baltimore to eat, drink and be merry as mermaids – all while supporting large-scale oyster restoration projects in the Chesapeake Bay. Enjoy creative small plates from some of the region’s top chefs, live music, an open bar and a plethora of local, freshly shucked oysters.
Details to come.

AllianceThursday, September 26 - Taste of the Chesapeake
6 - 9 p.m., Crown Plaza Hotel, 173 Jennifer Road, Annapolis
At this event, the Alliance f or the Chesapeake Bay recognizes environmental leadership award winners and showcases its programs and progress toward Chesapeake restoration. The Taste also helps raise critical funds to support the Alliance's mission and increase the impact of its work across the Chesapeake watershed. The event features unique Chesapeake-inspired food and drink, live music, raffles, and a silent auction.
Information

October

master gardenersSaturday, October 5 - Composting Demonstration
10 a.m., Quiet Waters Park, 600 Quiet Waters Park Road, Annapolis
Join the Anne Arundel County Master Gardeners for a composting demonstration on the Wildwood Trail.
Information

citizens climate lobbySaturday, October 11 - Citizens Climate Lobby Monthly Meeting
12:30 - 3 p.m., Unitarian Universalist Church of Annapolis (Lower Level), 333 Dubois Road, Annapolis
Information | RSVP: mwcviolin@hotmail.com



master gardenersWednesday, October 23 - Composting Demonstration
11 a.m., Quiet Waters Park, 600 Quiet Waters Park Road, Annapolis
Join the Anne Arundel County Master Gardeners for a composting demonstration on the Wildwood Trail.
Information

November

master gardenersSaturday, November 2 - Composting Demonstration
10 a.m., Quiet Waters Park, 600 Quiet Waters Park Road, Annapolis
Join the Anne Arundel County Master Gardeners for a composting demonstration on the Wildwood Trail.
Information

citizens climate lobbySaturday, November 9 - Citizens Climate Lobby Monthly Meeting
12:30 - 3 p.m., Unitarian Universalist Church of Annapolis (Lower Level), 333 Dubois Road, Annapolis
Information | RSVP: mwcviolin@hotmail.com



December

citizens climate lobbySaturday, December 14 - Citizens Climate Lobby Monthly Meeting
12:30 - 3 p.m., Unitarian Universalist Church of Annapolis (Lower Level), 333 Dubois Road, Annapolis
Information | RSVP: mwcviolin@hotmail.com



 

 

 

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