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February 2017

Fossil Club

After the club meeting, George Klein discusses his new book Crocodiles and Alligators: My Perspective. 1pm, Calvert Marine Museum, Solomons, free: ­www.calvertmarinemuseum.com.

Primitive Letterpress Workshop

Learn how to design, typeset and print your own cards, flyers and posters. Noon-4pm, Maryland Hall, Annapolis, $125 w/discounts, rsvp: www.marylandhall.org.

Backyard Chickens 101

Get the low down on raising chickens. 11am-noon, Homestead Gardens, Davidsonville, free, rsvp: www.homesteadgardens.com.

Space Museum Reopens

Take a trip to the edges of the universe at this museum and planetarium. 10am-5pm, Spaceflight America Museum, Prince Frederick, $5 w/discounts: ­www.spaceflightamericamuseum.org.

Family Fun: Water and the Weather

Learn what determines whether we get rain or snow or sleet or freezing rain. Activities and crafts for all ages. 10am-1pm, National Wildlife Visitor Center, Laurel, free: 301-497-5887.

KIDS Spectacular SpaceScapes

Learn to paint an out-of-this-world scene filled with planets, stars and galaxies using unconventional tools to achieve special effects (grades 1-5). 10am-noon, Annmarie Garden, Solomons, $20 w/discounts, rsvp: 410-326-4640.

Tutor Training

Learn to become a literacy or English language instructor (also March 4). 9am-4pm, Woods Memorial Presbyterian Church, Severna Park, rsvp: [email protected]

CSA Food Fair & Pollinator Workshop

Learn how to get fresh food from local farmers and how to landscape with native species. 9am-noon, Bowie City Hall: [email protected]

Watershed Stewards Conference

Learn about the latest restoration techniques and explore community engagement. 8:30am-4pm, Lindale Middle School, Linthicum, $50, rsvp: www.aawsa.org.

Free Paper Shredding

8am-2pm, Huntingtown High School: 410-326-0210.