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April 2018

Mixed Medleys

Create a container of fillers, spillers and thrillers with tips from experts. 11am, Homestead Gardens, Davidsonville, $65, rsvp: www.homesteadgardens.com.

Free State Fly Fishers

Hear Joe Bruce, owner of Joe Bruce’s Custom Flies and the Fisherman’s Edge Fly Shop, speak on fishing the DMV. 7pm, Davidsonville Family Rec Center, free: 443-221-7534.

Spring Poetry & Open Mike

Share a love of poetry with readings by notable poets and with your own work. 6:30pm, Crofton Library, free: 410-222-7915.

AACC Jazz Ensemble

Hear an eclectic program of jazz standards, plus selected pieces from various genres interpreted with jazz vernacular. 7:30-10pm, Humanities Recital Hall, AACC, Arnold, $10 w/discounts: www.aacc.edu.

Meet Author Riffe

Author Jonathan Riffe signs copies of his book about serial arsonist Thomas Sweatt, who terrorized neighborhoods throughout Washington, D.C. metro area for 25 years; a portion of book sales benefits Muscular Dystrophy Association on behalf of Annapolis Fire Dept. 4-7pm, Heroes Pub, Annapolis: [email protected]

Rain Barrel Workshop

rsvp by May 1 for May 6: Learn how to install rain barrels and how they can be used to reduce the impact of runoff on local waterways; sponsored by the Calvert County Department of Public Works, the University of Maryland Extension service, the North Beach Environmental Committee and the Chesapeake Beach Green Team. 11:30am & 1pm, Northeast Community Center, Chesapeake Beach, free workshop (fee to purchase rain barrels: $30 for county residents, $75 non-resident), rsvp: www.extension.umd.edu/watershed.

KIDS Puppet Show

Follow the journey of a young whooping crane and see how the refuge has helped this magnificent bird. 11:30am, National Wildlife Visitor Center, Laurel, free: 301-497-5887.

Annapolis May Day

The 62nd year of this event, see doors and windows of residences and businesses in the Historic District and Murray Hill decorated with creative baskets of fresh flowers to be judged by the Garden Club of Old Annapolis Town. 10am, Annapolis, rsvp to be judged: [email protected]

CPR, AED & First Aid Training

5-9pm, Southern MD CPR Training, Lothian, $80, rsvp: 443-481-7796.

Inspirational Film

Watch the movie Wonder. 5pm, Union Church, North Beach, free: 410-257-3555.