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November 2013

Kids Time at the Libraries

Fairview Library, Owings: 410-257-2101: 10am stories • 10:45 playtime for up to 5 years. Prince Frederick Library: 410-535-0291: 10am stories • 11am playtime for up to 5 years. Southern Library, Solomons: 410-326-5289: 10am stories for up to 5 yrs. Twin Beaches Library: 410-257-2411: 10am stories • 10:45 playtime (up to 5 yrs.) Broadneck Branch Library: 410-222-1905: 10am LegoPalooza (all ages) & Legomania for elementary schoolers.

Meet Mary Pickersgill • free

Meet Mary Pickersgill, the flag maker who created the flag that inspired the Star Spangled Banner. 7:30pm at Montpelier Mansion, Laurel: 301-377-7817; www.pgparks.org.

Pathway to Sovereignty Workshop

Hear Fortune 500 corporate success consultant Monte explain empowering exercise to recognize redundancies as the cues for liberation to living as powerful, sovereign beings at the Pathway to Sovereignty Workshop. 7-9pm at Unity by the Bay, Annapolis. $25: 410-544-7990; www.unitybythebay.org.

Common Core Curriculum • free

Learn about what Common Core Curriculum means to your child’s education at a seminar with the Severna Park Republican Women’s Club. 7pm at St. Martin’s in-the-Field, Severna Park: www.sprwc.org/.

Bay Health • free

Chris Patrick explains his research on the Chesapeake Bay health with indicators like fish, crabs and submerged aquatic vegetation. Refreshments 6:30pm; 7-8pm lecture at Smithsonian Environmental Research Center, Edgewater: 443-482-2388; www.SERC.si.edu.

Empty Bowls for a Cause

Sample soup and bread from restaurants and take home a ceramic bowl to benefit AA County Food Bank. Story on page 7. 6-8:30pm at South River High School cafeteria, Edgewater. $20 w/discounts: 410-956-5600; http://wbake1.wix.com/emptybowls.

Girls’ Night Out

Bring snacks and wine to Annmarie’s Girls’ Night Out, where you’ll turn trash into treasure and create home décor, fashion trinkets and more. 5-7pm at Annmarie Gardens, Solomons. $7 w/discounts: 410-326-4640; www.annmariegarden.org.

T.A.C.O.S for Teens • free

Ages 13 thru 19 enjoy tacos and learn how to help Calvert Library by planning events, amping up social media presence and revamping the Teen Zone through the Teen Advisory Council of Students. 5-7pm at Prince Frederick Library: 410-535-0291; www.calvert.lib.md.us.

Manga Bento Box • free

Teens and tweens make a delicious and decorative bento box with Japanese-themed snacks and activities. 7-8pm at Twin Beaches Library, Chesapeake Beach; rsvp: 410-257-2411; www.calvert.lib.md.us.

Public Priorities Meeting • free

Meet Anne Arundel County delegates and senators in a public meeting for community groups to bring their legislative priorities to the top. 7pm in the Legislative Services Building, Annapolis: 410-841-3402; aacd@mlis.state.ms.us