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Author:Hope Stewart

Jun 13 2022

Art Exhibition at City Hall, “The OtherSide of the Curb,” a Community Program Funded by the Governor’s Office of Crime Prevention, Youth and Victim Services with Reception from 4 to 6 p.m. on Monday, June 13, 2022 The Annapolis Police Department (APD), in partnership with VisionWorkshops, completed a youth photography and writing program funded by the Governor’s Office of Crime Prevention, Youth and Victim Services (GOCPYVS). The program, entitled, “The Other Side of the Curb,” helps build trust and positive relationships between law enforcement and the community in Annapolis. The pilot program expands APD’s community policing efforts and engagement...

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May 31 2022

The Annapolis Maritime Museum & Park (AMM) unveiled a one-of-a-kind new, permanent, Chesapeake Bay-inspired mural on the exterior wall of the Museum. The mural was painted by famed local artist Cindy Fletcher-Holden and funded by the Maryland State Arts Council and the Art in Public Places Commission (AIPPC), which is part of the Annapolis City Council.   The Annapolis Maritime Museum & Park (AMM) is a gathering place and anchor in the community where thousands of people visit annually to learn about our rich maritime heritage and the ecology of the...

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May 12 2022

The Annapolis Juneteenth Planning Committee and the City of Annapolis are hosting the second annual Juneteenth celebration with a VIP Reception and Awards Ceremony on Friday, June 17 and a parade and festival on Saturday, June 18. Traditionally, June 19 is known as Juneteenth, the oldest known celebration commemorating the end of slavery in the United States.  CITY CLOSURES: City of Annapolis offices will be closed on Monday, June 20 in recognition of Juneteenth. The Pip Moyer Recreation Center will operate on a regular schedule while the Stanton Center will be closed....

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May 03 2022

As part of Preservation Month (May 2022), the Maryland Historical Trust (MHT) will present 10 awards for noteworthy accomplishments in the preservation field, recognizing outstanding education, restoration, and revitalization projects, as well as organizational and individual leadership. The Chesapeake Crossroads Heritage Area congratulates the Preservation Award Winners from Anne Arundel County: Calvert Prize - Theodore “Ted” H. Mack (Anne Arundel County) - Recipient of MHT’s most prestigious award, Ted Mack has a lifetime of service in promoting Maryland’s African American heritage and has made a tremendous statewide impact in Maryland, particularly in...

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Apr 29 2022

As a reminder, on May 2, Visit Annapolis & Anne Arundel County will be hosting a Regional Tourism & Hospitality Job Fair. Learn more from our friends at VAAAC below. Our partners look forward to seeing you there! On Monday, May 2, 2022, Visit Annapolis & Anne Arundel County (VAAAC) – in partnership with Anne Arundel Workforce Development Corporation (AAWDC) and the Maryland Tourism Coalition (MTC) – will host the Greater Baltimore and Annapolis Hospitality & Tourism Job Fair at the BWI Airport Marriott in Linthicum Heights from 9:00 a.m....

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Apr 28 2022

The FY22 Operating Assistance Grant: Technical Assistance Grant application round is now open through Maryland's Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD). This program offers funding to support operating and technical assistance costs associated with local housing and community and economic revitalization projects and/or initiatives. Applicants must serve communities that include designated Sustainable Community areas. Eligible Applicants - Technical Assistance Grants Nonprofit organizations, local governments, local development agencies and local development corporations involved in local community and economic revitalization activities. Eligible Activities - Technical Assistance Grants Include, but are not limited to, costs associated...

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Apr 27 2022

Learn more below about the moving "Say My Name" Ceremony taking place this weekend during the Scenic Rivers Land Trust's annual Walk for the Woods. This event offers a rare occasion to honor those buried at the Crownsville Patient Cemetery and to acknowledge the dedication of those involved in preserving and documenting a crucial part of Anne Arundel County's past. The “Say My Name” Ceremony in Remembrance of the Institutionalized Patients Buried at the former Crownsville State Hospital for the Negro Insane. Saturday, April 30 10:00 AM and 12 Noon at...

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Apr 26 2022

The City of Annapolis will play host to the Annapolis Up Rigging Maritime Festival at City Dock May 13 to 15, 2022. The festival is in partnership with the Annapolis Waterfront and Sailing Center, Downtown Annapolis Partnership, Chesapeake Crossroads Heritage Area, and Visit Annapolis & Anne Arundel County. At the festival, two iconic tall ships and two inspiring sailing vessels will be moored at City Dock near the Burtis House. Some of the boats will be available for sails and/or tours.  It’s a SAIL-abration! The weekend will also include live music at...

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Apr 21 2022

You don't want to miss May Day in Annapolis. It's one of the best days of the year to visit downtown. Read more below! A springtime tradition is continuing in Annapolis! The Garden Club of Old Annapolis Towne invites Annapolis residents and businesses to join in the 67th Annual May Day celebration by displaying colorful baskets of flowers in front of their home or business on Sunday, May 1, 2022. Baskets on display in the Historic District and parts of Murray Hill will be judged with blue ribbon award winners receiving a...

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Apr 18 2022

We are sharing this news from our friends at Visit Annapolis and Anne Arundel County. Looking for employees? As important tourist attractions in Anne Arundel County, our partners are welcome to participate in an upcoming in-person or virtual job fair as an exhibitor. Visit Annapolis & Anne Arundel County and the Anne Arundel Workforce Development Corporation are teaming up with workforce development agencies and Destination Marketing Organizations from across Maryland to host in-person and virtual Hospitality & Tourism Job Fairs to support the hospitality and tourism industry with its greatest need...

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