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February 2013

There’s a Hoot in Your Backyard!

Event Date:  February 16, 2013 - 10:00am - 1:00pm The Friends of Jug Bay again partner with Greenstreet Gardens to bring an exciting live presentation of the owls you hear calling in your South County neighborhoods. Learn about their lives, and learn to mimic their calls and to make crafts for the birds. In addition there will be a lively dance and talk by Chief Turkey of the Piscataway tribe in southern Maryland. Bring your kids and your camera to this unique day of fun, and learn how to participate in the Great Backyard Bird Count! Location Greenstreet Gardens 391 West Bay Front Road Lothian, MD 20711 United States See map: Google Maps

6 Artists – “EQUINOX”

Event Date:  February 24, 2013 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm The Willow Gallery at Quiet Waters Park presents 6 Artists - EQUINOX. 6 Artists brings together a group of women from diverse backgrounds in harmonious collaboration in order to realize a unified body of work. All six artists have established themselves through dedication to their craft and have been recognized by the local, regional and national art communities through awards, commendations, and commissions. The six artists include Frances Borchardt, Phyllis Dixon, Carol Donahue, Patrice Drago, Gail Higginbotham, and Desiree Holmes Scherini. On view from Feb 20 through March 31. Location Quiet Waters Park 600 Quiet Waters Park Road, Annapolis, Maryland 21403 United States See map: Google Maps

Stephanie Nadolski “Evolving Layers / Monotypes and Mixed Media”

Event Date:  February 24, 2013 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm The Galleries at Quiet Waters Park presents Stephanie Nadolski's collection of original monotypes and mixed media paintings. The Maya selections are an ongoing series based on inspirations from travels to ruins in the Yucatan, Quintana Roo, and Belize. The Flora selections are semi-abstract representations influenced by trips to the jungles and rain forests from Puerto Rico, Costa Rica, Tahiti, and Hawaii. On view from Feb 20 through March 31. Location Quiet Waters Park 600 Quiet Waters Park Road, Annapolis, Maryland 21403 United States See map: Google Maps

Rain Barrel & Compost Bin Event

Event Date:  March 16, 2013 (All day) - March 17, 2013 (All day) Annual Rain Barrel & Compost Bin event sponsored by K&B True Value in partnership with Sustainable Annapolis. Learn how rain barrels and compost bins not only help protect the environment but can save money and energy. Expert advice and demonstrations as well as special pricing on rain barrels and compost bins. Location K&B TrueValue 912 Forest Drive Annapolis MD 21403 United States See map: Google Maps

Three Weeks Meditation Series: Inner Peace, Inner Balance

Event Date:  March 25, 2013 - 7:00pm - April 8, 2013 - 7:00pm Three Week Meditation Series: This series includes guided meditations and talks on how to develop inner balance which leads to inner peace. At present our mind can be like a pendulum that swings back and forth between wanting to be really close to those we feel will make us happy and trying to avoid others who seem to be interfering with out happiness. This results in inner turmoil that causes us to treat others in extreme ways. Learn how to develop a balanced, warm and friendly attitude towards everyone, bringing benefit to both ourselves and others. Location KMC- Maryland Annapolis Branch 107 Ridgely Avenue Suite 14-A. Annapolis, MD United States See map: Google Maps

Half -Day Workshop: Letting Go , Moving On : Practicing Forgiveness

Event Date:  February 16, 2013 - 10:00am - 1:00pm Half-Day Workshop : Practicing Forgiveness By dwelling on past hurt we can lock ourselves into the mental attitude of blame and resentment. In this workshop learn a Buddhist perspective on how to forgive others and ourselves, let go of what is already past, and move in the direction of health, loving relationships, and a peaceful happy life. This workshop will include guided meditations, talk on Buddhist thought and time for questions and answers. Everyone is welcome! you don't need to be a Buddhist to benefit from this workshop. This is practical advice for everyday life. Location KMC- Annapolis Branch 107 Ridgely Avenue Suite 14-A. Annapolis, MD United States See map: Google Maps

Saturday Speaker Series

Event Date:  March 9, 2013 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm Saturday Speaker Series March 9, 2013 Saturday, March 9, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. the St. Michaels branch of the Talbot County Free Library will present a discussion on ‘How Do Creative People Begin to Create?’ The speaker will be Mr. Gerald F. Sweeney, novelist and publisher. Location St Michaels Library 106 Fremont St St Michaels, MD United States See map: Google Maps

St. Mary's County Oyster Festival

Event Date:  October 19, 2013 - 10:00am - October 20, 2013 - 6:00pm The Rotary Club of Lexington Park invites you to celebrate the opening of the oyster season on the Chesapeake Bay every October when it hosts the U.S. National Oyster Shucking Championships and National Oyster Cook-Off. Music, food, carnival rides, arts, crafts and general family fun. At the St. Mary's County Fairgrounds in Leonardtown, MD. Location St. Mary's County Fairgrounds 42455 Fairgrounds Road Leonardtown, MD United States See map: Google Maps

St. Mary's Crab Festival

Event Date:  June 8, 2013 - 11:00am - 8:00pm The Crab Festival is a celebration of St. Mary's Crab Culture and Cooking, with plenty of steamed hard crabs, crab soups, crab cakes, and other seafood dishes available for purchase. Live Country Music from local legends, a craft show, and a vintage car show are all included with the price of admission. 100% of the proceeds go to Local and International Lions Club Community Service Programs such as: Leader Dogs, Vision Support, and Free Vision Screening. Gate Admission: $5.00 dollars per person. Age 11 and under, free! Food Purchases extra. Location St. Mary's County Fairgrounds 42455 Fairgrounds Road Leonardtown, MD United States See map: Google Maps

Brown Bag Lunch St. Michaels Library

Event Date:  March 4, 2013 (All day) Brown Bag Lunch St. Michaels Library Monday, March 4, 2013 at noon Lee Boynton, Plein air landscape painter Seeing the Color of Light: Stewarding the Impressionist Legacy Location St. Michaels Library 106 Fremont St, St.Michaels, MD 21663 United States See map: Google Maps