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April 2016

Annmarie After Hours Reception for Swarm Exhibit

Event Date:  May 20, 2016 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm Date(s): May 20 2016 August 12, October 7, October 28 Time(s): 6:00-9:00pm Admission: Members free; non-members $5 Annmarie After Hours Friday, May 20, 6-9pm (Adults Only Evening) Featured Exhibit: Swarm: Invasion of the Insects Appetizers by: Hardesty Haven Catering Live Music by: Tom Rohde Location Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Center 13480 Dowell Rd. Dowell, MD 20629 United States See map: Google Maps

Harwood Civic Association Annual Meeting

Event Date:  May 18, 2016 - 7:00am - 9:00am Harwood Civic Association Annual Meeting The Harwood Civic Association will hold its 2016 Annual Meeting on Wednesday May 18, 7pm at the Galesville Community Center. District 7 Councilman Jerry Walker will report on the County FY 17 budget proposal, including an update on programs and services of interest to South County residents. Walker will entertain questions from area residents. Galesville Community Center 916 Benning Rd Galesville, MD

Get a taste of the West and Rhode rivers while supporting their heath

“You couldn’t have picked a better time for a visit,” I told the friends coming our way this weekend. “This Saturday we’ll show you what Chesapeake Country is all about.”

Local lasses drawn home by the dance and the culture

The joy of Scottish Highland dance bound them together as girls coming up in Calvert County. Now they are returning from hundreds and even thousands of miles away to lead the dance events at Southern Maryland Celtic Festival and Highland Gathering at Jefferson-Patterson Park April 30.

An absurdist retelling of a surreal moment in American history

A man shows up at the White House and asks to see the president. The request gives pause to the secret service, as the man is Elvis Presley (Michael Shannon: Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice).

Your Woods & Your Wallet

Event Date:  May 3, 2016 - 7:00am - 8:30am A workshop for Maryland Landowners Where: Deale Community Library Having woods on your property benefits wildlife, the air you breathe and your local streams. Your woods can also benefit your wallet. Scenic Rivers Land Trust and the Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay are hosting a workshop to discuss the many economic incentives and opportunities available to Maryland woodland owners. Learn how to: Assess and enhance the value of your woodland Reduce property taxes Access conservation tools & financial incentive programs Select professionals to help you meet your goals Location Deale Community Library 5940 Deale-Churchton Rd United States See map: Google Maps

Your Woods & Your Wallet

Event Date:  May 3, 2016 - 7:00am - 8:30am A workshop for Maryland Landowners Where: Deale Community Library Having woods on your property benefits wildlife, the air you breathe and your local streams. Your woods can also benefit your wallet. Scenic Rivers Land Trust and the Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay are hosting a workshop to discuss the many economic incentives and opportunities available to Maryland woodland owners. Learn how to: Assess and enhance the value of your woodland Reduce property taxes Access conservation tools & financial incentive programs Select professionals to help you meet your goals

Fill Your Garden: Regional plant and flower shows, sales

Four Rivers Garden Club May Market April 29: Pre-order a May Day basket, buy one on site or join the workshop to create your own (9am, $30 advance/$35 day of) at this 71st market presented by AA County’s oldest garden club. Shop for native plants, perennials, herbs and cut flowers. 8:30am-12:30pm, Market House, Annapolis, rsvp for workshop or basket orders:  443-995-2995. National Arboretum Garden Fair

Cuba Art Reception

Meet the artists whose works, painted in Cuba, are exhibited in Cuba Today: Studies to Studio. 1-4pm, McBride Gallery, Annapolis: www.mcbridegallery.com.

Montpelier Festival of Herbs, Teas & Arts

Join in the 20th year of this family-friendly event to delight your senses with formal tea in the mansion ($13), vendors with fragrant herbs and garden-centric handmade items, live music and a gardening talk. Women’s Club of Laurel sells tea. Kids play in the hands-on history playground, make art projects and see a live animal exhibit. 10am-4pm, Montpelier Mansion, Laurel, free, rsvp for tea: 301-377-7817.