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January 2013

MLK Day at Annmarie • free

  Annmarie Garden opens garden doors for free on Martin Luther King Day. 11am-4pm at Annmarie Gardens, Solomons: 410-326-4640; 

MLK Memorial Breakfast

  At Anne Arundel Community College’s 32nd MLK memorial breakfast, Pastor Jimmy Rollins speaks on the enduring debt owed to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Civic leaders and local residents who emulate the spirit of Dr. King are honored. Bring non-perishables to benefit local shelters. 7:30am at the school gymnasium, 101 College Pkwy., Arnold. $35; rsvp: 410-222-5354; 

Otter Birthday Celebration

  Calvert Marine Museum celebrates otters Bubbles and Squeak’s 10th birthday with a continental breakfast (rsvp$15), otter dance lessons, behind-the-scenes tours, raffles of original otter art and, of course, otter cake. 10am-5pm at the Museum, Solomons. $7: 410-326-2042; 

KIDS Magnificent Mammals

  Elementary schoolers learn about mammals, create furry art and conduct milk experiments. Grades K-2 session full. 9am-4pm at Annmarie Garden, Solomons. $40 w/discounts; Grade 3-5 rsvp: 410-326-4640;

Sculpture Exhibit Reception • free

  St. John’s College opens Mitchell Gallery with steel sculptures by David Hayes. Tour the exhibit, then join a hands-on workshop at today’s reception (3:30-5pm). Exhibit thru Feb. 17. Tu-Su noon-5pm at St. John’s College: 410-626-2556; 

Glass with a Past • free

  Bring shards of sea glass to discover their age and origin and hear Richard LaMotte talk about his book Pure Sea Glass. 2pm at Calvert Marine Museum, Solomons: 410-326-2042;

Girl Scouts Earn Bay Badge

  Junior girl scouts earn an In the Bay Badge. 1-3pm at Calvert Marine Museum, Solomons. $11; rsvp: 410-326-2042;

Winter Hike

  Learn to identify evergreen plants at Battle Creek’s winter hike at Flag Ponds Nature Park. noon-3pm at the Flag Pond’s Park, Lusby. $3/car entrance fee; rsvp:  410-535-5327;

Gardening for Wildlife

  Learn how to make gardens inviting to birds and other wildlife. 11am at Homestead Gardens, Davidsonville: 410-798-5000; noon at Homestead Severna Park: 410-384-7966. $5; rsvp:

Winter Wine Wonderland

  Warm up your winter at Honey’s Harvest Market & Deli food and wine party with a station-style dinner, five wine samples and music. 7-10pm at Honey’s Harvest, 7150 Lake Shore Dr., Rose Haven. $25 w/rsvp discount: 410-257-7757;