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April 2013

Black and White Reception

  CalvART Galleries challenged artists to only work in black and white. See the results at the Gallery’s Black and White reception (5-8pm). Showing thru May 5. W-Su 11am-5pm at the Gallery, Prince Frederick: 410-535-9252;

Empty Bowl Supper

  Choose your handmade bowl and homemade soup and bid in a silent auction at the 13th Annual Empty Bowl Supper to benefit Project Echo, Calvert’s non-profit fighting homelessness. You keep your bowl. 4:30-8pm at St. John Vianney Church, Prince Frederick. $25 w/ rsvp discounts: 410-535-0044; 

Easter Tea

  Relax over full tea and enjoy Willow Oak Flower and Herb Garden’s scenery. 2-4pm at the Farm, 8109 Telegraph Rd., Severn. $25 rsvp: 410-551-2237; 

Portrait Workshop

  Perry Carsley teaches you how to draw a portrait with charcoal, a medium used for centuries. 1-4pm at CalvART Gallery, Prince Frederick. $25; rsvp: 410-353-9252; 

Colonial Players’ History Walk

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

Sportsman’s Bash

  Win guns, ATVs and cash at North Beach Volunteer Fire Department’s Sportsman’s Bash to benefit the firehouse. Food and drinks served. noon-6pm at 8536 Bayside Rd., Chesapeake Beach. $45; rsvp: 410-257-6564; 

Back to the Beach Art Reception • free

  Artist Julia Musengo and Kathleen Addario find endless summer inspiration in old black and white photos, sand, shells and sharks’ teeth for ArtWorks @7th exhibit Back to the Beach showcasing oil paintings, sculptures and jewelry. Come for today’s reception (1-5pm). Showing April 4 thru 28. Th-Su 11am-5pm at 9100 Bay Ave., North Beach: 410-286-5278;

Chicks on the Loose

  Ready for home-laid eggs? Meet and choose baby chicks at Homestead Gardens’ Chicks on the Loose, where you learn how to raise them into laying broods. 11am-3pm at the Gardens, Davidsonville. Event free; chicks are not; rsvp: 410-798-5000;

Terrarium Gardening Workshop

  Learn how to create a terrarium garden; green-thumbed Margaret Tearman teaches. 10:30am and 1:30pm at Greenstreet Gardens, Lothian. $35; rsvp: 410-867-9500;

Kite Day • free

  Fly your kite or build your own ($5) at Solomons Island annual Kite Day to benefit the Autism-Asperger Association of Calvert County. 10am-4pm at Calvert Marine Museum’s Glascock’s Field: 410-326-2042;