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September 2013

Kids Time at the Libraries

Annapolis Library: 9:30am: 18-months to 3-year-olds enjoy stories, songs and finger plays • 10:30am: Two- to 5-year-olds enjoy stories, songs and finger plays: 410-222-1750. Severna Park: Two- to 5-year-olds enjoy stories, songs and finger plays: 410-222-6285. Fairview Library: 9:30-9:50am: Babies to two-year-olds hear short stories and songs • 10-10:30am: Two- to 3-year-olds hear stories and make a craft • 11-11:45am & 1-1:45pm: Babies to 5-year-olds enjoy stories, songs and crafts: 410-257-2101.

Kids Time at the Libraries

Prince Frederick Library: 10-11am: Babies to 5-year-olds watch a movie and hear a story • 6:30-7:30pm: Grades K-3 explore worlds of reading, science and culture with this week’s interactive theme, Puffing Up Popcorn: 410-535-0291. Southern Library, Solomons: 10-10:30am: Two- to 3-year-olds hear stories and make a craft • 6:30pm: Babies to 5-year-olds hear a story and make a craft: 410-326-5289.

Kids Time at the Libraries

Crofton Library: 9:30am: 18-months to 3-year-olds enjoy stories, songs and finger plays • 10:30am: Two- to 5-year-olds enjoy stories, songs and finger plays: 410-222-7915. Twin Beaches Library: 6:30-7:30pm: 4th-6th graders play Code Name 4-5-6, the first of a new tween series of reading play with hands-on activities: 410-257-2411.

Anne Arundel County Fair

Celebrate the county fair’s 61st year with a weekend of music, food, fun, rides and much more. Every day is different. Wednesday includes a jousting tournament, fair queen contest and pig races. Thursday starts the Arundel Idol contest, horse pulling show, tractor parade and a genius contest. Friday Chris Higbee performs and plenty of contests and races fill the day. Saturday features cutest-kid, pie-eating and hog-calling contests and performances by Arundel Idol finalists. Sunday brings more contests, demonstrations and music by Chesapeake Steel Drum Band.

Grandparents Day at Rod ‘N’ Reel

Spoil Grandma and Grandpa at Chesapeake Beach Resort and Spa’s breakfast buffet. Enjoy the water view while sharing breakfast with the family. Grandparents toasted with complimentary mimosas. 8am-1pm at the Rod ‘N’ Reel: 410-257-2735; wwwcbresortspa.com.

Russ and Ocie at Happy Harbor

Hear Russ and Ocie from 4-8pm at Happy Harbor, Deale: 410-867-0949; www.happyharbordeale.com.

John Luskey at Calypso Bay

John Luskey plays from 4-8pm at Calypso Bay, Tracys Landing: 410-867-9787; www.CBonthebay.com.

Guided Canoe Trip

You’ll get good exercise in this guided three-hour paddle on Parker’s Creek; in fact, you may be carrying your canoe for a quarter-mile portage. Dress to be outdoors and bring water and protection from sun and bugs. 3:30-6:30pm from Warrior’s Rest, Prince Frederick. $15; rsvp: 410-414-3400; info@acltweb.org.

Southern Maryland Blues Festival

Enjoy a two-day festival featuring 10 musicians, food, wine, beer, a crafter village and kids’ activities to benefit End Hunger in Calvert County. Sa 11am-9pm, Su noon-8pm at the Calvert County Fairgrounds, Prince Frederick: 410-257-7413; www.somdblues.org.

Southern Maryland Blues Festival

Southern Maryland Blues Festival Enjoy a two-day festival featuring 10 musicians, food, wine, beer, a crafter village and kids’ activities to benefit End Hunger in Calvert County. Sa 11am-9pm, Sa noon-8pm at the Calvert County Fairgrounds, Prince Frederick: 410-257-7413; www.somdblues.org.