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March 2013

But it takes science for it to work

Gardening is the most popular of all hobbies. In addition to giving you hours of relaxation, it is good exercise. Gardening forces you to go outside, bringing you closer to nature. Whether you are growing vegetables, flowers or woody plants, gardening provides great satisfaction.     Dorothy Frances Gurney says it all:     The kiss of the sun for pardon;     The song of the birds for mirth;

Get Into Revolutionary History with Colonial Players

Colonial Players invite you to join a walking tour of Annapolis with the cast of 1776 and colonially attired guides from Annapolis Tours by Watermark. The 90-minute tour begins at 1pm: $13w/age discounts: 410-268-7601 x100; www.annapolistours.com.

Gerard Butler is an army of one in this problematic action flick

Secret Service agent Mike Banning (Gerard Butler: Movie 43) was a beloved guardian of President Asher’s (Aaron Eckhart: Erased) family. When danger struck, his snap decision lead to tragedy and exile from the personal protection detail.

See a Congress of courage and passion, theater of vision and great musical entertainment

In 1969, Peter Stone and Sherman Edwards created 1776, a compelling historical musical. (Have those three descriptive words ever before been used together?) Their play depicts the debates, passions and courage it took to craft the Declaration of Independence and start along the path to creating this new country, the United States of America.

DNR is planning a trophy ­fishery for specs

The fish hit my Clouser streamer fly as it sank at the end of a long cast. I was waist deep, wading off Thomas Point and had not seen any action that evening. Surprised, I cinched the fish up and had it quickly on the reel. The rascal realized its predicament and began to take drag as it made its first run.     I judged it was a rockfish. But this fish acted differently. There was not a lot of head-shaking, just a firm surging run, first in one direction, then another.

SOMD Bachelor Auction benefiting the Wounded Warrior Project

Event Date:  April 27, 2013 - 11:45am - 1:00pm The SOMD Bachelor Auction benefiting the Wounded Warrior Project will take place during the SOMD Women's Show on April 27th starting at 11:45am. This charity event will "auction" a collection of eligible bachelors - including local firemen, emergency workers, military members, professional community members, and a very handsome wounded warrior - and some spectacular date packages, all in the name of charity. All proceeds from the SOMD Bachelor Auction will go directly to the Wounded Warrior Project and assist service members who have been injured in the line of duty. Location SMHEC 44219 Airport Road California, MD United States See map: Google Maps

SOMD Women's Show & Kids' Expo

Event Date:  April 27, 2013 - 10:00am - 3:00pm 2013 SOMD Women's Show & Kids' Expo We've gathered the best women-friendly businesses in Southern Maryland under one roof for a fun-filled day. From healthcare to healthy food, funky jewelry to fabulous fashion, everything to make you feel and look good. And MOMS, don't forget to stop by the Kids' Expo - find everything you'll need for your children including camp information and other products/services. Other activities include: a Fashion Show, Fitness Demos, Healthcare Suite, Kid's Activity Rooms, and a Bachelor Auction benefiting the Wounded Warrior Project. Location SMHEC 44219 Airport Road California, MD United States See map: Google Maps

7th Annual Wheels from the Past Charity Car Show

Event Date:  August 31, 2013 - 9:00am - 2:00pm 7th Annual Wheels from the Past Charity Car Show Saturday, Aug 31 9:00a to 2:00p The Greene Turtle Edgewater, MD A local Edgewater Labor Day favorite returns again this year at Greene Turtle in Edgewater, MD! Join 100’s of classic cars from gorgeous T-Buckets, Street Rods, Hot Rods, Pre and Post War classics, Muscle, and ‘60s and ‘70s models, all to benefit the “Connected Warrior Foundation” to improve the quality of life for wounded veterans by facilitating increased connection to their families, friends, community and the world. Location The Greene Turtle 3213 Solomons Island Road Edgewater, MD 21037 United States See map: Google Maps

Nature Happens Every Day at Quiet Waters Park

Event Date:  April 7, 2013 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm Explore your natural world through a Quiet Waters Park environmental exhibit, “Nature Happens Every Day at Quiet Waters Park.” The exhibit will showcase local habitat and wildlife displays that visitors can both see and touch, focusing on the Park’s streams, birds, trees, fish, and animals. Displays will be located in the Willow and Garden Galleries from April 4 through May 11, 2013. Location The Galleries at Quiet Waters Park 600 Quiet Waters Park Road Annapolis, MD 21401 United States See map: Google Maps

“Saltwater Surf Art “by Sheila Faye at 49 West

Event Date:  April 7, 2013 - 5:00pm - 7:00pm 49 West will host Sheila Faye’s “Saltwater Surf Art” from April 7 through May 1. Saltwater Surf Art is the name of Sheila’s Myrtle Beach, SC gallery. She is an Annapolis native who grew up surfing and spending summers in Fenwick Island, DE. She now lives in South Carolina as a recent graduate from Coastal Carolina University with a Bachelor of Science in Marine Science. The ocean and nature inspires her art as well as her life. She tries to capture its energy and movement in all of her pieces. She uses Uni Posca Paint Pens, acrylic paint, ink, and spray paint to create her surf art. Location 49 West 49 West Street Annapolis, MD 21401 United States See map: Google Maps