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October 2017

KIDS Read Local Challenge

Celebrate the start of this reading incentive program featuring local authors and illustrators with crafts, snacks and a presentation by Rebecca Evans, author of Someday I’ll Fly. 3:30pm, Eastport-Annapolis Neck Library, free: 410-222-1770.

Bird Walk

Search for migratory birds in refuge habitats on a guided hike (ages 14+). 8-10am, National Wildlife Visitor Center, Laurel, free, rsvp: 301-497-5887.

Sotterley Speaker

Hear Reisha Raney reflect on heritage, her ties to President Jefferson and her accomplishments as the leader of Daughters of the American Revolution Fort Washington Chapter. 7pm, Historic Sotterley Plantation, Hollywood, free, rsvp: 301-373-2280.

KIDS Mr. Paca’s Backyard

Take an imaginary ride on a broomstick with a witch and her cat; plus stories, crafts, songs and snack. 10am, Paca House, Annapolis, $10 w/discounts: www.annapolis.org.

Bowie-Crofton Camera Club

Ever wonder why certain club members seem to earn all the ribbons? Learn their secrets like how, when and where to photograph and what makes a winning composition. 7:30pm, All Saints Lutheran Church, Bowie, free: www.b-ccc.org

One Maryland, One Book

Discuss Purple Hibiscus by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. 6:30pm, Eastport-Annapolis Neck Library, free: 410-222-1770.

KIDS STEM Time

Middle schoolers explore science, tech, engineering and math. 3:30pm, Edgewater Library, free: 410-222-1538.

History Above Water Conference

Annapolis hosts specialists from across the country for four days of shared experiences, examined risks and debated solutions on sea level rise with practical approaches. Su public lecture features the National Trust’s coast and marine advisor Phil Dyke, with remarks by author Jeff Goodell. Lecture Su 4-6:30pm, Key Auditorium, St. John’s College, Annapolis, free, rsvp: www.historyabovewater.org.

Chesapeake Speakers Series

Hear from Kim Coble, vice president of Environmental Protection and Restoration of the Chesapeake Bay Foundation. 6pm, Calvary UMC, Annapolis, free: jgracie@brightwaterinc.com.

Hidden Beauty Reception

Tour the exhibit and join in a hands-on activity with art educator Lucinda Edinberg. 3:30-5pm, Mitchell Gallery, St. John’s College, Annapolis, free: www.sjc.edu.