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March 2013

KIDS Footprints

  Explorers ages 3 to 5 search for animal footprints and make a cast of a footprint. Bring mom or dad and dress for the weather. Warm treats served. 10-11:30am at Kings Landing Park, Huntingtown. $8 w/membership discounts; rsvp: 410-535-5327.

Spring Gardening • free

  Get the know-how on how to grow edibles in chilly spring weather. 10-11am at Homestead Gardens, Davidsonville: 410-798-5000: www.homesteadgardens.com. 

Stewardship Workshop • free

  Anne Arundel County businesses and restaurants learn to incorporate local food and environmental improvements at a environmental stewardship workshop. 10am and 2pm at Pip Moyer Community Recreation Center, 273 Hilltop Ln., Annapolis: 410-263-7997; www.ci.annapolis.md.us.

KIDS Loony Lawn Games

  Elementary schoolers play in outdoor activities including croquet and artsy-archery. 9am-3:30pm at Annmarie Garden, Solomons. $40; rsvp: 410-326-4640; www.annmariegarden.org.

Bowie-Crofton Camera Club • free

  See how photographers snapped Mother Nature’s portrait for February’s nature competition. Meetings open to all. 7:30pm at All Saints Lutheran Church, 16510 Mount Oak Rd., Bowie: 301-464-1867; www.b-ccc.org. 

Book Talk • free

  Readers talk Emma Donaghue’s Room.7-8:30pm at Prince Frederick Library: 410-535-0291; www.calvert.lib.md.us. 

2D Art Workshop

  Bring wine to enjoy while learning five different 2D art mediums from five different artists at five weeks of informal art sessions. This week, Barbara Boward teaches mixed-media photography. 5-7pm at Annmarie Garden, Solomons. $125 w/membership discounts; rsvp: 410-326-4640; www.annmariegarden.org.

Tweens Nature Photography

  Ages 10 to 13 capture Calvert County’s splendor and explore the outdoors at a nature photography camp. Bring a point-and-shoot camera. 2-4pm at Battle Creek Cypress Swamp Sanctuary, Prince Frederick. $8 w/discounts; rsvp: 410-535-5327; www.calvertparks.org/ Parks/CypressSwamp/CShome.htm.

KIDS Puppet Playtime

  Ages 18 months to 5 years watch a puppet play about wild cottontails and meet a real rabbit. 10-11am at Battle Creek Cypress Swamp Sanctuary, Prince Frederick. $8 w/discounts; rsvp: 410-535-5327; www.calvertparks.org. 

KIDS Otter Breakfast

  Learn about otter mischief, enrichment and habitats with a keeper behind the scenes at the otter breakfast. Then paint otter toys. Dress for a mess. 9am breakfast; 11am & 2pm craft time at Calvert Marine Museum, Solomons. $15 w/discounts; rsvp: 410-326-2042: www.calvertmarinemuseum.com.