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June 2013

Volunteers Needed

Learn how to become a volunteer at Bayside History Museum. 11am at the Museum, 4025 Fourth St., North Beach: 301-855-4028; www.baysidehistorymuseum.org. 

Antique Doll Sale

This show of antique and vintage dolls and linens, patterns, accessories and materials at Partners in Care boutique sale benefits the nonprofit, which helps older adults remain independent. 10am-6pm at 6 S. Ritchie Hwy., Pasadena: 410-544-0568; www.partnersincare.org. 

Celebrate Summer Solstice

Tour Willow Oak Flower and Herb Gardens, take a hayride and bring a picnic to the Summer Solstice party and plant sale. Kids make a planter. 10am-6pm at the Garden, Severn. free admission: 410-551-2237; www.willowoakherbs.com. 

Intro to Stained Glass

Cut, shape and grind glass to create a small stained glass sun-catcher. 10am-2pm at Annmarie Garden, Solomons. $45; rsvp: 410-326-4640; 

Dragon Boat Festival

Watch Dragon Boats of 16 paddlers paddle to the beat of a drum and enjoy a festival with food and fun at End Hunger’s Dragon Boat Festival to benefit the fight to end hunger in Calvert County. 9am-3pm at North Beach Boardwalk. free to watch; 125/boater; $2,000/boat: rsvp: 410-257-5672; www.endhungercalvert.org/dragonboat. 

Fossil Field Experience

Discover and learn to identify fossils at the largest exposed seam of Miocene fossils in North America on the beach at Calvert Cliffs with a trained guide leading the way. Meet the guide back at Calvert Marine Museum to discuss your finds and explore the Paleontology Hall. 9am-2pm at Calvert Marine Museum. $20 includes free Museum admission. rsvp: 410-326-2042, x41; www.calvertmarinemuseum.com.

5K for the Bay

Take steps to raise funds for the Chesapeake Bay Trust at the first 5K for the Bay. Run or walk 3.1 miles before celebrating at a Best of the Bay party featuring free coffee from Chesapeake Bay Roasting Company, breakfast bagels from Panera and more. 8:30am at Quiet Waters Park, Annapolis. $30/runner; rsvp: www.cbtrust.org/5KfortheBay.

Garden Day • free

See 1,100 daylilies in full bloom and meander thru the garden at Fay’s Bloomers Garden day. 8am-4pm at the Garden, 3508 Foxhall Dr., Davidsonville: 410-798-9207.

Eastport A-Rockin’

Twenty-six local bands rock out on three stages while you explore displays by artisans, crafters, charities and non-profits at this music festival and craft fair. Strollers and leashed dogs welcome. 11am-8pm at end of Second St., on the Back Creek Side, Annapolis. $15 w/rsvpdiscounts: 410-916-5500; www.eastportarockin.com.

Yoga & Paddle Boarding

Explore peaceful yoga postures while balancing on a paddle board. Board rental included. 8-9:30am at Paddle or Pedal, Quiet Waters Park, Annapolis. $40; rsvp: cristalerae@massagetherapy.com; www.paddleorpedal.com.