June 2013

Summer Solstice Cruise

Cruise West and Rhode River and enjoy music by Maggie Sansone and friends to celebrate the summer solstice. Bring a picnic or rsvp for food ($15/cruiser). Beer, wine and drinks sold. 6pm at Discovery Village, 4800 Atwell Rd., Shady Side. $20 w/age discounts; rsvp: 410-867-6283; www.westrivercruises.com. 

Summer Solstice Day

Go for short hikes through fields, streams and woodlanda. Bring a picnic and your pups. 4-8pm at Bacon  Ridge Natural Area, Farm Rd., Crownsville. donations; rsvp: 410-693-8133; www.srlt.org. 

Artist’s Framers Grand Opening

Celebrate Artist’s Framer’s new show in Eastport. Refreshments served. 4-7pm at 619 Severn Ave., Ste. 103: 410-269-1229; www.artists-framer.com.

Afternoon Stitch Session • free

Bring quilting, needlework, crocheting or other art projects to work with like-minded crafters. 1-4pm at Prince Frederick Library: 410-535-0291; www.calvert.lib.md.us.

Archaeology Work Day • free

Join Jefferson Patterson Park archeologists on real excavations. Dress to get hot and dirty. 10am-3pm at the Park, St. Leonard. rsvp: 410-586-8501; www.jefpat.org.

Almost 7:30 Democratic Breakfast

Democrats break bagels and hear Kevin Hughes on the Public Service Commission. 7:30-8:45am at Eastport Democratic Club, Chester Ave. and State St., Annapolis. $6: 410-263-2022.

Colonial Players’ Taking Steps

“More than entertaining, Colonial Players’ Taking Steps addresses serious commitment issues,” says Bay Weekly reviewer Jane Elkin. “To see what they decide, you’ll have to buy a ticket. I think you’ll be glad you did,” Elkin says about a farce following two couples, a realtor and a ghost. Read the full review at www.bayweekly.com under the arts & culture tab. Showing thru June 29.

Camp Woodlands Volunteer Day

Event Date:  July 19, 2013 - 10:00am Take a break from your busy summer and come join us at the beautiful Camp Woodlands. Located along Broad Creek, this Girl Scout Camp is a true gem in our watershed. Let's help make Camp Woodlands even better by spreading woodchips to reduce erosion along the shoreline and walking paths. RSVP to Jennifer at jennifer@southriverfederation.net Location Camp Woodlands 2744 Riva Road, Annapolis United States See map: Google Maps

Annapolis Light The Night Walk

Event Date:  October 19, 2013 - 5:30pm - 9:00pm Light The Night is The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's (LLS) annual evening Walk to celebrate and commemorate lives touched by cancer. Each fall, teams of friends, families and co-workers gather in cities across America. Participants who raise $100 or more will carry special illuminated balloons, receive a t-shirt and enjoy complimentary food and entertainment. Registration begins at 5:30PM and the Walk begins at dusk. To register, please visit www.lightthenight.org/md Location Park Place 1 Park Place, Annapolis, MD 21401 United States See map: Google Maps

FREE Tai Chi/Qigong for Health Class

Event Date:  June 28, 2013 - 5:30pm - 6:30pm Get a free introduction to Tai Chi and Qigong, learn some basic movements, ask questions, and enjoy a cup of premium tea. The class is taught by experienced instructor, Shifu Billy Greer, who teaches tai chi/qigong throughout Anne Arundel County and trains with top tai chi masters from around the world. Tai Chi improves: immune system function, blood pressure, blood sugar, mood, arthritis pain, balance, bone density, strength. flexibility, and more. Wear loose, comfortable clothing that won't restrict your movement. Location Mountain Yoga Studio 4231 Postal Ct Pasadena MD 21122 www.MountYoga.com United States See map: Google Maps