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February 2014

Friends don’t let friends date poorly

Debbie (Joy Bryant: Parenthood) and Danny (Michael Ealy: Almost Human) aren’t much for relationships. When they are brought to a bar by their friends Joan (Regina Hall: The Best Man Holiday) and Bernie (Kevin Hart: Ride Along), who have had a one-night stand, both believe they are along for moral support. In fact, Bernie and Joan are playing matchmaker to set up their best friends.

Annapolis Film Festival

Event Date:  March 27, 2014 (All day) - March 30, 2014 (All day) The Annapolis Film Festival is returning to Annapolis Thursday evening, March 27 to Sunday, March 30, 2014. All of the excitement of Hollywood on the Chesapeake comes back for a second year with more than 65 narrative and documentary films, Q&A sessions with the filmmakers and other visiting industry guests, special panels and showcases, and great parties! Location Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts 801 Chase Street, Annapolis, MD 21401 St. John's College, Compass Rose, St. Anne's Parish Hall United States See map: Google Maps

How Finance Exploits us All - A Discussion with Costas Lapavitsas

Event Date:  February 28, 2014 - 6:30am How Finance Exploits us All - A Discussion with Costas Lapavitsas Friday Feb. 28 - Doors open at 6:30 Free to All Reception and Q&A to follow Location The Real News Media Center 231 N. Holliday St. Saratoga and N. Holliday St. United States See map: Google Maps

GospelFest 2014

Event Date:  Repeats every week until Fri Feb 21 2014 . February 21, 2014 - 6:00pm GospelFest 2014 is a free family event honoring Black History Month with song at Anne Arundel Community College's Pascal Center for Performing Arts. Learn about this original American music genre through stage vignettes by Ms. Terra Green of Annapolis, MD and historical background by AACC's own Professor Dr. Thomas Edison. Enjoy performances by the Sounds of Joshua Choir, the Spirit Lifters, the Curtis Mathers Singers, and the Soul Brothers band. Location Anne Arundel Community College Pascal Center 101 College Parkway Arnold, MD United States See map: Google Maps

Tea Tasting ($10)

Event Date:  February 24, 2014 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm Go to www.JingYing.org to register. This popular, fun and informative workshop is presented by Lynayn Mielke of The East West Tea Emporium in Annapolis. Lynayn is a tea professional with a Level IV Certification from the Specialty Tea Institute. She has traveled the world in her study of tea (China, Taiwan, Japan and Sri Lanka), observing and participating in the various growing and processing methods unique to each tea’s country of origin Location Jing Ying Institute of Kung Fu & Tai Chi 1195 Baltimore Annapolis Blvd #6 Arnold MD 21012 United States See map: Google Maps

Self Defense Workshop for Women & Teen Girls ($5)

Event Date:  February 23, 2014 - 3:00pm - 4:30pm Go to www.JingYing.org to register. SNOW DATE: March 2, 3pm. This self-defense workshop will be geared for teens and adults. Learn basic skills for avoiding trouble and protecting yourself. The workshop will start with a discussion on safety to help you avoid trouble. That will be followed with a lesson on escape techniques for situations you weren't able to avoid. Finally, self-defense techniques will be covered for fighting back when you aren't able to escape easily. Location Jing Ying Institute of Kung Fu & Tai Chi 1195 Baltimore Annapolis Blvd #6 Arnold MD 21012 United States See map: Google Maps

The Therapeutic Effects of the Human-Horse Relationship (Free Workshop)

Event Date:  February 22, 2014 - 1:30pm - 2:30pm Presented by Emma Cruse of The Arion Center. Register online at www.JingYing.org SNOW DATE: March 1, 1:30pm. Location Jing Ying Institute of Kung Fu & Tai Chi 1195 Baltimore Annapolis Blvd #6 Arnold MD 21012 United States See map: Google Maps

Organizing the Feng Shui Way (Free Workshop)

Event Date:  February 18, 2014 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm SNOW DATE: February 25. Presenter: Professional Organizer, Susan von Suhrke of Timely Transitions® The practice of Feng Shui (pronounced "fung schway"), though in existence for several thousand years, is even more pertinent to modern living as we strive to achieve and maintain balance in our hectic, technology-riddled lives. One of many possible definitions of Feng Shui is “the practice of arranging one’s environment to achieve a harmonious and welcoming space”. Location Jing Ying Institute of Kung Fu & Tai Chi 1195 Baltimore Annapolis Blvd #6 Arnold MD 21012 United States See map: Google Maps

Free Tai Chi Workshop and Booksigning with Master C.P. Ong

Event Date:  February 20, 2014 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm There will be a discussion about the health benefits of tai chi and then you will have the opportunity to practice basic tai chi moves. You have the option of staying seated for all or part of the workshop. This workshop is suitable for all levels of fitness. Afterwards, you will have the opportunity to talk to Master Ong and, if you wish, have him sign a copy of his new book, Taijiquan: Cultivating Inner Strength. Location Jing Ying Institute of Kung Fu & Tai Chi 1195 Baltimore Annapolis Blvd #6 Arnold MD 21012 United States See map: Google Maps

The Mark Thomspon Show comes to Woods Memorial Church!

Event Date:  March 7, 2014 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm The Mark Thompson Show (www.markthompson.org) is coming to Woods Church! The Bible tells us to "rejoice in the Lord always," and "a joyful heart is like a medicine." Often it is humor that draws our hearts together and helps create an atmosphere that is conducive to a good learning experience. Woods is excited to bring to Severna Park, Family Entertainment Minister and Christian comedian, Mark Thompson. For decades now, Mark Thompson and his cast of wacky and zany puppet friends have been thrilling the world over with his enticing blend of ventriloquism, comedy and song. Location Woods Memorial Church 611 Baltimore Annapolis Blvd. Severna Park United States See map: Google Maps