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February 2013

Wind Ensemble Concert - Naval Academy Band

Event Date:  March 28, 2013 - 7:00pm The Naval Academy Band Wind Ensemble will perform on Thursday, March 28 at 7:00 p.m. at the Bowie Center for the Performing Arts. The Wind Ensemble, conducted by Lieutenant Commander Bruce McDonald, will present a program entitled 'Old and New' which will feature music from the baroque to the twentieth century. The concert will include Giovanni Gabrieli’s Sonata XVIII arranged by Musician First Class Christopher Buchanan, Toccata Marziale by Ralph Vaughn Williams, March, Op. 99 by Sergei Prokofiev, El Salon Mexico by Aaron Copland, and Short Ride in a Fast Machine by John Adams. Location Bowie Center for Performing Arts 15200 Annapolis Road Bowie, MD 20715 United States See map: Google Maps

Wind Ensemble Concert - Naval Academy Band

Event Date:  February 23, 2013 - 9:00am The Naval Academy Band Wind Ensemble, conducted by Lieutenant Commander Bruce McDonald will present a program on February 23 at 9 am at the Baltimore Convention Center. The program, entitled 'Old and New', will feature music from the baroque to the twentieth century. The concert will include Giovanni Gabrieli’s Sonata XVIII arranged by Musician First Class Christopher Buchanan, Toccata Marziale by Ralph Vaugh Williams, March, Op. 99 by Sergei Prokofiev, and El Salon Mexico by Aaron Copland. Location Baltimore Convention Center - MMEA 1 W Pratt Street Baltimore, MD 21201 United States See map: Google Maps

Balancing Natives and Exotics in the Garden

Event Date:  March 2, 2013 - 11:00am - 12:30pm Acclaimed designer, author, plantsman and photographer, Rick Darke, brings "liveable landscape" to Annapolis.  Please join Unity Gardens--a local non profit organization--for a presentation by Rick Darke.  Rick will draw from horticultural science, contemporary ecology and modern resource management studies to describe a balanced ethic for beautiful, functional, sustainable garden design. Rick's books will be available for purchase and signing. Register at www.unitygardens.org Cost per ticket is $55 (a portion of the ticket is tax deductible) Location The Key School 534 Hillsmere Drive Annapolis, MD 21401 United States See map: Google Maps

KIDS Times at the Library

  Annapolis Library: 410-222-1750 • 9:30am & 10:30am: Babies to 2 years hear stories and songs. • 4:30pm: Grade 2 thru 4 hear Ottoline and the Yellow Cat by Chris Riddell. Prince Frederick Library: 410-535-0291 • 9:30-9:50am: Ages up to 2 hear stories and songs;rsvp. • 10-10:30am: 2- to 3-year-olds practice listening skills and make crafts;rsvp. • 10:45-11:30am: Stories, songs and crafts for families;rsvp.

KIDS Times at the Library

  Broadneck Library: 410-222-1905 • 10am: Ages 2 thru 5 hear stories and songs. • 6:30pm: Ages 2 thru 5 make treats for Valentine’s Day. Eastport-Annapolis Neck Library: 410-222-1770 • 10am-4pm: Make Valentines. Edgewater Library: 410-222-1538 • 11am: Ages 2 to 4 hear stories. Mountain Rd. Library, Pasadena: 410-222-6699 • 9:30am: Preschoolers hear stories and make Valentines.

KIDS Times at the Library

  nnapolis Library: 410-222-1750 • 9:30am: Ages 18 months to 3 years hear stories. • 10:30am: Ages 3 to 5 years hear stories. Crofton Library:410-222-7915 • 7pm: Kids hear stories about oral health. Fairview Library, Owings: 410-257-2101 • 9:30-9:50am: Babies to 2-year-olds hear stories, songs and more;rsvp. • 10-10:30am: 2- to 3-year-olds practice listening skills and make crafts;rsvp.

KIDS Times at the Library

  Broadneck Library: 410-222-1905 • 6:30pm: Ages 2 thru 5 make treats for Valentine’s Day. Prince Frederick Library: 410-535-0291 • 10-11am: Little ones watch a movie and hear stories. • 6:30-7:30pm: Grades K thru 3 read stories;rsvp.

KIDS Times at the Library

  Eastport-Annapolis Neck Library: 410-222-1770 • 9am-3pm: Drop in to make and take a craft. Fairview Library, Owings: 410-257-2101 • 10-10:30am: Stories, songs and crafts for families;rsvp. • 10:45-11:15am: Kids up to age 5 play. Bring a battery-free toy to share. Prince Frederick Library: 410-535-0291 • 10-10:45am: Stories, songs and crafts for families;rsvp.

Civil War Roundtable • free

  R.J. Rockefeller talks about the Civil War in Chesapeake Country. 7pm at 219 Cade Center, Anne Arundel Community College, 101 College Pkwy., Arnold: 410-777-2428; www.aacc.edu. 

African American Beaches

  Hear about Margaret Brent of Maryland and Native Americans at Annapolis Maritime Museum’s winter lecture series. 7-8:30pm at the museum, Eastport. $20 w/discounts: 410-295-0104; www.amaritime.or