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January 2014

Community Chorus Seeks Singers

Join the all-volunteer Chesapeake Community Chorus and perform concerts to benefit local charities; no auditions required. Practice 2-4pm at Huntingtown United Methodist Church: 301-855-7477; lbrown9601@verizon.net.

Maple Syrup Campfire

Ages 6-9 turn maple sap into syrup over a campfire; then hike with a naturalist to learn about how to get sap. 2-3:30pm at Kings Landing Park, Huntingtown. $8 w/discounts; rsvp: 410-535-5327; www.calvertparks.org.

Skunk Cabbage Stomp Swamp

Ages 8+ join Siobhan Percey for World Wetlands Day and Jug Bay’s second annual off-trail adventure to see skunk cabbage in bloom along the swamp edges. Wear waterproof boots. 1-3pm at Jug Bay Sanctuary, Lothian. $5 w/discounts: 410-741-9330; www.jugbay.org.

SOUPer Bowl Lunch • free

Score big with great food and help the homeless at the 8th annual SOUPer Bowl Lunch for the Annapolis Light House Shelter; donations benefit the shelter. 11:30am-1:30pm at Heritage Baptist Church, Annapolis: 410-263-6680; www.heritagebaptistonline.com.

Bake Bread with Chef Tom

Learn to bake breads including sweet yeast rolls, cinnamon rolls, breakfast breads and scones with hands-on baking alongside Chef Tom. 10:30am-2:30pm at Herrington on the Bay, Rose Haven. $75; rsvp: 410-741-5101; www.herringtononthebay.com.

Morning Run • free

Meet like-minded people, run or jog the Critical Area Driving Tour and learn about the Merkle Wildlife Sanctuary as you go. Wear running shoes and warm clothes. 10-11am at Visitor Center, Upper Marlboro; rsvp: 301-888-1377; kjarboe@dnr.state.md.us.

Gypsy Faire Sale

Shop furniture, garden antiques, accessories and more at Gypsy Faire’s monthly bazaar, 1306 Mt. Zion Marlboro Rd., Lothian. Sa 8-5, Su 10am-3pm: www.gypsyfaire.com.

Gypsy Faire Sale

Shop furniture, garden antiques, accessories and more at Gypsy Faire’s monthly bazaar, 1306 Mt. Zion Marlboro Rd., Lothian. Sa 8-5, Su 10am-3pm: www.gypsyfaire.com.

Anne Arundel Astronomy Club • free

Join the monthly meeting at Anne Arundel Community College’s Astronomy Observatory. Bring your own telescope and binoculars (weather permitting). 7:30pm at Anne Arundel Community College, Arnold Campus: 410-777-2260; www.aacc.edu/science/observatory.

Singing Bowls Meditation & Chakra

Join Monte Hansen and Liz Miller for a relaxing meditation. 7:30-8:30pm at Unity by the Bay, Severna Park; donations: 410-544-7990; www.unitybythebay.org.