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January 2013

Galesville Heritage Lecture

  Hear 12th generation Anne Arundel Countian John Colhoun speak about the founding of Anne Arundel County by Puritans expelled from Virginia who resettled on the Severn River. 2-3pm at Galesville Heritage Museum, 988 Main St., Galesville: 401-867-4731; 

Montessori Open House • free

  Parents and prospective students tour classrooms and meet teachers at Montessori International Children’s House for preschoolers and elementary schoolers. 1-3pm at the School, 1641 N. Winchester Rd., Annapolis: 410-757-7789; 

Almost 7:30 Democratic Breakfast

  Hear Stacy Mayer, the state’s chief legislative officer. 7:30-8:45am at Eastport Democratic Club, Chester Ave. and State St., Annapolis. $6: 410-263-2022.

Colonial Players Shipwrecked!


Next Wave Jazz Ensemble Concert - Naval Academy Band

Event Date:  February 5, 2013 - 7:30pm - 9:00pm The Naval Academy Band's Next Wave Jazz Ensemble will perform at Georgetown University’s Davis Center on Tuesday, February 5 at 7:30 p.m. Led by Chief Musician Joe McCarthy on drums, “Next Wave” has achieved national notoriety as one of the Navy’s two premier big bands, with its edgy, fearless, and impeccable interpretations of the most demanding repertoire written for today’s jazz ensembles. This concert is free and open to the public with no tickets required. The Davis Center is located at 37th and O Streets, NW in Washington DC. Location Davis Center, Georgetown University 37th and O Street Washington, DC 20007 United States See map: Google Maps

The Capitol Steps to Perform at St. John’s College

Event Date:  March 2, 2013 - 8:00pm The Capitol Steps return! The Capitol Steps, an irreverent musical-theater troupe from Washington, D.C., will perform in a fundraiser at St. John’s College to benefit student financial aid. The show will include a lively review of songs and spoofs that ridicule public figures across all party lines. The performance, which will be followed by a champagne reception with the performers, will be held in the Francis Scott Key Auditorium on Saturday, March 2. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. Show time is 8 p.m.

Wind Ensemble Concert - Naval Academy Band

Event Date:  February 7, 2013 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm The Naval Academy Band will return to Severn, MD to perform at the Kerr Center for the Arts on Thursday, February 7 at 7:00 p.m. Lieutenant Commander Bruce McDonald will conduct a program of well-known works for the medium, including Lincolnshire Posy by Percy Grainger, Memorial to Lidice by Bohuslav Martinu, Florentiner March by Julius Fucík, and Barnum and Bailey’s Favorite March, by Karl King, as well as a transcription from the orchestral repertoire of Ludwig van Beethoven’s Egmont Overture. Ensign Patrick Hill will conduct Four Scottish Dances by Malcolm Arnold. Location Kerr Center for the Arts, Annapolis Area Christian School 109 Burns Crossing Road Severn, MD United States See map: Google Maps

Wind Ensemble Concert - Naval Academy Band

Event Date:  January 31, 2013 - 7:30pm - 9:00pm The Naval Academy Band Wind Ensemble (formerly known as Concert Band) will kick off the 2013 concert season with a performance at Annapolis High School on Thursday, January 31 at 7:30 p.m. Location Annapolis High School 2700 Riva Road Annapolis, MD United States See map: Google Maps

Free Public Talk : Everyone Can Meditate

Event Date:  January 26, 2013 - 10:30am - 11:30am Free Public Talk: Everyone Can Meditate What is meditation and how does it work? In this talk learn everything you want to know about meditation as well as simple meditations that you can do at home. With even a few minutes of meditation, we can reduce the turbulence of our distracting thoughts and experience a clarity and stillness that naturally arises from within. This free talk will include teaching on meditation, guided meditations, and time for all of your questions. These talks are presented by senior teachers at KMC Maryland, information is below. Location Annapolis Branch Library, 1410 West St. 141o West Street , Annapolis, MD Uruguay

7th Annual Longaberger Basket Bingo Fundraiserfor The Autism Project

Event Date:  March 11, 2013 - 12:00pm - 8:00pm 7th Annual Longaberger Basket Bingo Fundraiserfor The Autism Project Sunday, March 10th 2013 the Dunkirk Volunteer Fire Department will host our 7th annual fundraiser for “The Autism Project” a non-profit 501c3 organization. Doors open at 12:00 noon and the Games will begin at 2:00pm. A delightful selection of sandwiches, snacks, sodas and desserts will be sold by the youth and teens on the autism spectrum.