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December 2012

Best of the Bay 2012

For 15 years, we’ve asked you, our readers, to weigh in on your favorite things here in Chesapeake Country and determine the Best of the Bay.

Google Your Genes • free

  Use online databases to learn about your ancestry from the Anne Arundel Genealogical Society. 7:30pm at Severna Park United Methodist Church, 731 Benfield Rd.: 410-760-9679; 

Resume Workshop

  Learn what makes a strong resume and cover letter with job counselor Sandra Holler. Bring yours for on-the-spot editing. 10am-noon at Prince Frederick Library. rsvp: 410-535-0291;

Ballet Theatre of MD Open House

  Learn about the  Ballet Theatre of Maryland’s School of Classical and Contemporary Dance and register for the Winter/Spring semester at the Company’s open house. Take mini-classes, watch demonstrations and enjoy treats, prizes and face painting. 4:30-7:30pm at the Theatre’s Merritt Annex, 1981 Moreland Pkwy., Bldg. 4A, Annapolis: 410-224-5644; 

Free State Fly Fishers Meet • free

  Learn about trout fishing in the Rocky Mountains at the Free State Fly Fishers monthly meeting. 7:30pm at Davidsonville Family Recreation Center, Queen Anne Bridge Rd.: 301-249-6399;

Cinema Café: Peaceful Warrior

  Watch Sacred Journey of the Peaceful Warrior, an inspirational movie about an Olympic-bound gymnast’s journey after a tragic accident. Discussion follows. Lights go down at 6pm at Prince Frederick Library: 410-535-0291; 

Plunge at North Beach


Southern Maryland 5K

  Benefit the Southern Maryland Community Network’s mental health programs and scholarships at SMCN’s 5K Resolution Race. Hot soup and cider served. Bring home a goodie bag and water bottle. Runners park at World Gym. Registration 8am, race starts 9am at the main office, 305 Prince Frederick Blvd., Prince Frederick. $25: 410-535-4787 x309;

Calvert & Anne Arundel Libraries are closed today.

  Calvert & Anne Arundel Librariesare closed today. 

New Year’s Day

  Celebrate the first day of 2013 by keeping all of your resolutions — if only for the next 24 hours.