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July 2013

Brain Games • free

Get some extra practice for family game night and sharpen your mind with brain games like Scrabble and Mahjongg. noon-2pm at Prince Frederick Library: 410-535-0291; www.calvert.lib.md.us.

Macramé Workshop

Create a pot hanger using the art of macramé. Bring scissors and measuring tape. 11am-noon at Homestead Gardens, Davidsonville. $15; rsvp: 410-798-5000; www.homesteadgardens.com.

Watercolor Workshop

Pat Troianai teaches watercolor on yupo, a synthetic paper with a smooth surface that allows paint to flow with little water. Good for beginners. Bring watercolors; yupo provided. 10am-3pm at Mt. Hope Community Center, 104 Pushaw Station Rd., Sunderland. $45 w/discounts; rsvp: 410-326-7199; www.calvertartistsguild.org. 

The Benefits of Citrus

Learn the health benefits of citrus and take home two recipes and a citrus plant. 10am-noon at Willow Oak Flower and Herb Garden, Severn. $55; rsvp: 410-551-2237; www.willowoakherbs.com. 

Calvert Photo Club

Bring your favorite photograph to show-and-tell at Calvert Photography Club’s monthly meeting. Then, practice long exposure techniques. 10am at Trinity United Methodist Church, Prince Frederick: 443-295-3357; www.calvertphotographyclub.com. 

Job Interview Workshop • free

Get one-on-one training with a human resources professional to sharpen your job-interview skills. 9am-noon at Prince Frederick Library. rsvp: 410-535-0291; www.calvert.lib.md.us.

Paddle the Rhode River

Learn about the ecology, history and wildlife of the Rhode River and Muddy Creek on a guided canoe trip. Basic paddling instruction provided. Dress for the weather and bring drinking water and sunscreen. 9-11:30am at Smithsonian Environmental Research Center, Edgewater. $16 w/age discounts; rsvp: www.serc.si.edu.

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. After lunch (on your own), meet back at the Calvert Marine Museum to discuss your finds and explore the Paleontology Hall. 9am at Cove Point Lighthouse; 1pm at Calvert Marine Museum today or August 18. $20 includes free museum admission. rsvpearly: 410-326-2042 x41; www.calvertmarinemuseum.com.

Yoga & Paddle Boarding

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

1-Mile Track Run

Run a mile with Annapolis Striders in the John Wall Memorial track run. 8am at South River High School, Edgewater. $20 w/rsvp discounts: www.annapolisstriders.org.