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August 2013

FrankenFest 5K and Family Bash

Event Date:  October 27, 2013 - 8:00am - 12:00pm Join us for our first annual FrankenFest 5K and Family Bash! The event will take place on Sunday, October 27th, 8 AM to 12 PM at Collison Field on Pumphouse Rd, Truxtun Park. A shotgun start to the race will be at 9 AM. All proceeds will benefit the Annapolis Boys and Girls Scholarship Trust and The Annapolis Recreation and Parks Scholarship Fund. Together, we are improving the community one mile at a time! THE RUNDOWN Location Collison Field at Truxtun Park Pump House Road Annapolis, MD 21403 United States See map: Google Maps

Watercolor, Color & More Color

Event Date:  September 4, 2013 (All day) - September 5, 2013 (All day) September 4-September 5 2-class series 10:00am-3:30pm each day Member Cost: $130 Nonmember Cost: $140 Materials Fee: $15 for the instructor to provide everything, OR materials list available. Instructor: Nancy Thompson This workshop is designed to help you improve your use of color. We will create small paintings and rapid exercises as we learn to mix and make fresh colors that bring our paintings to life. Come and immerse yourself in color! Students may pay the $15 materials fee to use the instructor's materials, or a materials list will be provided at registration. Location Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Center United States See map: Google Maps

Annual Preparedness Fair

Event Date:  Repeats every year until Sat Sep 21 2013 . September 21, 2013 - 10:00am - 2:00pm Learn how to prepare yourself and your family, business or home for disasters. This free family event will include demonstrations, give-a-ways, equipment, food and drinks. Community organizations, county departments will display information on staying health, safe and prepared for emergencies. At the Lowe's parking lot at Quarterfield Road off of I-97 in Severn. Location Lowe's at Quarterfield Crossing Shopping Center, Severn 415 George Clauss Blvd, Severn United States See map: Google Maps

Second Annual Pet Memorial Sunday Ceremony -

Event Date:  September 8, 2013 - 1:00pm Title: Second Annual Pet Memorial Sunday Ceremony - September 8 Date: September 8, 2013 Venue/Place: Nicodemus Memorial Park at Baltimore Humane Society 1601 Nicodemus Road Reisterstown, MD 21136 Time: 1pm Contact: 410-833-8848 ext. 219 Price: Free Website: EMAIL: 410-833-8848 ext. 219 Description:

Folkie Friday presents The Other Band

Event Date:  September 27, 2013 - 8:00am - 10:00am The Other Band, comprising Joe Dickey on banjo, Mike Siegert on mandolin, John Shields on guitar and Steve Miller, the new guy on bass, will perform their unique brand of Americana music -- a little bit of blue grass, a little bit of country, and a little bit of other fun stuff -- at the monthly Folkie Friday concert held in the back room where limited seating fills quickly. Reservations are strongly suggested, call 410-626-9796. A cover charge of $10 per person will be added to the tab. 49 West is a full-menu restaurant located at 49 West Street, one block from Church Circle. Location 49 West Coffeehouse 49 West Street, United States See map: Google Maps

Canine Companions for Independence (CCI) Special Gold Buy Fundraising Day

Event Date:  August 24, 2013 - 10:00am - 2:00pm S M Y T H Jewelers Annapolis Towne Centre Saturday August 24th 2013 Smyth Jewelers will donate 15% of the total gold/silver purchased by Smyth to Canine Companions. Smyth appraisers will give the highest possible return for your old, broken and unwanted gold and silver jewelry and sterling silver flatware and hollowware. You must mention Canine Companions for Independence (CCI) to receive credit. SMYTH JEWELERS Since 1914 1910 Towne Centre Blvd. Annapolis, MD 21401 443-321-0300 Location Smyth Jewelers 1910 Towne Centre Blvd. Annapolis, MD 21401 United States See map: Google Maps

Superheroes Run Twice~ Run for a Reason Squared 5K

Event Date:  November 9, 2013 - 9:00am Everyone wishes that they could be some sort of Superhero. Well, now you can! Join us on November 9th at Terrapin Nature Park for our first annual "Superheroes Run Twice~ Run for a Reason Squared" 5K Run/Walk/Wheel and be a superhero for children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. The funds raised from this event will provide for children and adults who need vital medications, therapies, respite and other necessary services that will help them live the most independent and successful life possible.

Chew on these tales of bad behavior before you add a new member to your family

Through the beveled glass oval of the front door, I could see trouble. My friend and hair-stylist Kathy Burns’ brother was not making a social call. His khaki uniform meant he had come on official business. Dogcatcher business.     The dog in question, Slip Mahoney, wasn’t home. Wherever he was, he had stirred up enough commotion to bring out the dogcatcher.     “He escaped,” I said, holding up my hands in helplessness.

Drum Corps Play • free

    Listen to a preview of what’s to come at the 49th Drum Corps World Championships from Aug. 30 thru Sept. 1.  410-280-0445; Location Annapolis City Dock See map: Google Maps

Stock the Family Apothecary

    Learn to care for yourself and your family with basic remedies to prepare for cold and flu season.  $20; directions w/rsvp: 410-757-4070; Location Cape St. Claire See map: Google Maps