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December 2012

As Seen on Pinterest

  Are your pinboards overloaded with things to try, yet you never seem to get to them? Come to the Pinterest monthly meeting to try out some of your pins. Send ideas to artlab@annmariegarden.org for the next meeting. 10am-noon at Annmarie Garden, Solomons. $7 w/discounts: 410-326-4640; www.annmariegarden.org.

KIDS Pop-Tart Christmas Houses

  Mini-architects ages 2 to 5 create a Pop-Tart house with sweet treats supplied by the center. 10-10:45am at Mt. Hope Community Center, 104 Pushaw Station Rd., Sunderland. $4; rsvp: 410-257-6770.

Winter Waterbird Walk

  Enjoy the winter morning on the Patuxent while counting waterbirds: Canada geese, harriers, eagles, herons and different kinds of ducks. Bring binoculars, a field guide and comfortable walking shoes. 7:30-9:30am at Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary, Lothian. $5 w/discounts: 410-741-9330; www.jugbay.org.

Encore Holiday Concert • free

  The Anne Arundel Community College Encore Chorale and the Southern Maryland Encore Chorale present a festive concert of secular holiday music, with the Myerberg Encore Chorale and the Indian Creek School Solo Choir joining in. 7:30pm at the Kauffman Theater, Pascal Center for the Performing Arts, Anne Arundel Community College, Arnold: 301-261-5749; www.encorecreativity.org.

BYOW Night at Annmarie ARTlab

  Ladies turn trash into treasure creating home decor, organization tools and fashion items. BYOW (wine). 5-7pm at Annmarie Garden, Solomons. $7 w/discounts: 410-326-4640; www.annmariegarden.org.

Computer Class • free

  Yes, you can use the computer. Beginners learn the basics including how to work a mouse and keyboard. 2-3pm at Twin Beaches Library, Chesapeake Beach: 410-257-2411; www.calvert.lib.md.us.

Book Talk

  Readers discuss John Green’s The Fault in Our Stars. 2-3:30pm at Fairview Library, Owings: 410-257-2101; www.calvert.lib.md.us.

KIDS Reindeer Cookie

  Ages 2 to 5 decorate a delicious reindeer cookie. 11-11:45am at Whole Foods Market, Annapolis Towne Centre at Parole. $5; rsvp: 410-224-2042; www.wholefoodsmarket.com/stores/annapolisculinary.

KIDS Picture This

  Preschoolers enjoy story times that teach art elements, styles and history. Bring home-matted artwork and an appreciation for art. 10:30-11:30am at Annmarie Garden, Solomons. $12 w/discounts; rsvp: 410-326-4640; www.annmariegarden.org.

KIDS Puddle Stompers

  Ages 3-5 learn about winter owls. 10-11am and 1:30-2:30pm at Smithsonian Environmental Research Center, Edgewater. $7 w/sibling discounts; rsvp: 443-482-2388; www.serc.si.edu.