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Jul 12 2021

Events This Week: July 12-18

It's another full week of events from our partners. You're not going to want to miss these programs, including the reopening of the Captain Avery Museum. Now there's even more to do in the Four Rivers Heritage Area. Click on the event title for more information. Virtual Lecture – Pirates of the Chesapeake Bay: The American Revolution Pirates v. Privateers Date: Tuesday, July 13 Time: 7:30 pm Location: Online Host Organization: Historic Annapolis The American Revolution is often viewed through an “us vs. them” lens in which the proud, patriotic American colonists rebelled...

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Summer Camp
Jul 08 2021

Check out a Summer Camp

Now that we are finally moving into post-pandemic recovery, summer once again means summer camps! Some of our partners offer summer camp opportunities or other events for children, and they'd love for you to join them. Summer camps at Anne Arundel County Department of Recreation and Parks are now open for registration. They offer fun and safe day camps, child care, outdoor adventure, dance, summer enrichment, aquatics and more. Choose from a variety of themed activities from Amusement Park Adventures to Mad About Movies. They also just introduced Nature Escape: Mini-Camp,...

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Jul 06 2021

Events This Week: July 6-11

Independence Day weekend may be over, but summer is still going strong! Keep busy with one of these events from our partners, from tours, seminars, to an outdoor concert. Click on the event title for more information. Guided Garden Tours Date: Tuesday, July 6 Time: 10:30 am and 11:30 am Location: William Paca House and Garden, 186 Prince George Street Host Organization: Historic Annapolis Join your guide, Pat, for a tour of a two-acre 18th century English garden nestled in the heart of our bustling city. Discover the unique native plantings and interesting...

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Fourth of July Event Schedule
Jul 01 2021

Independence Day Weekend Events Scheduled in the City of Annapolis

It's great when the holiday shapes up to be a FOUR-DAY FOURTH OF JULY IN THE FOUR RIVERS HERITAGE AREA!! Join our friends at the City of Annapolis, Historic Annapolis, the Annapolis Maritime Museum, Visit Annapolis, Art in Public Places, Greater Parole Community Association, Downtown Annapolis Partnership, National Park Service - Chesapeake, Maryland Hall, ArtFarm, Inner West Street Association, and many more for a multi-day Fourth of July celebration. Read all the details below! The City of Annapolis will play host to a variety of events to celebrate Independence Day weekend in...

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Jun 30 2021

Maryland Commission on African American History and Culture and Maryland Truth and Reconciliation Lynching Commission Announce New Partnership

[caption id="attachment_29653" align="alignleft" width="341"] MCAAHC and MLTRC Commissioners and others gathered for the Juneteenth Program at the Banneker-Douglass Museum.[/caption] We're sharing this important announcement from our partner organization, the Banneker-Douglass Museum. The Maryland Commission on African American History and Culture (MCAAHC) and the Maryland Lynching Truth and Reconciliation Commission (MLTRC) hosted a press conference to on the eve of Juneteenth to announce a partnership in which both commissions will work together to promote equity, healing, and justice in Maryland. More than 75 people attended the press conference held in the lobby of...

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Jun 28 2021

Events This Week: June 28-July 4

Summer is in full swing in the Four River Heritage Area, and we're hear to help keep the whole family busy. Check out these events as we head into the long holiday weekend, and be sure to stay tuned for further information about upcoming 4th of July celebrations! Click on the event title for more information. Mr. Paca’s Garden: Summer Storytime, “Cloudette” Date: Tuesday, June 29 Time: Program, 10 – 11 am; Garden Time, 11 – 11:30 am Location: William Paca House and Garden, 186 Prince George Street Host Organization: Historic Annapolis “Cloudette”...

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Jun 24 2021

Maryland Historical Trust Small Commercial Tax Credits Now Available

The Maryland Historical Trust's Maryland Historic Revitalization Tax Credit Program is accepting applications for small commercial projects (projects of $500,000 or less) on a first-come, first-served basis until the program cap is reached. Eligible projects may earn a state income tax credit equal to 20 percent of qualified rehabilitation expenditures. Small commercial rehabilitations are defined as projects that do not exceed $500,000 in total qualified rehabilitation expenses. The credit is capped at $50,000 in a 24-month period and must have a minimum of $5,000 of eligible expenses to qualify. Read more about...

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Pride of Baltimore
Jun 22 2021

Tall Ships are Coming to Celebrate July 4th in Annapolis

We're excited to share this news from the Annapolis Maritime Museum. Keep an eye out for more announcements regarding the upcoming 4th of July weekend in Annapolis! (Scroll down for City info and Road Closures for Parades and Fireworks.) The Annapolis Maritime Museum & Park (AMM) with support from National Park Service (NPS)-Chesapeake Chapter and City of Annapolis will bring the Tall Ships to Annapolis City Dock from Friday, July 2-Monday, July 5, 2021 in celebration of the Fourth of July and grand re-opening of Annapolis. The ships will make a...

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Jun 21 2021

Events This Week: June 21-27

Join our partners for a variety of events this week. Now that school's out, there plenty to do with the children as well! Click on the event title for more information. Mr. Paca's Garden: Summer Storytime, "Shapes in the Garden" Date: Tuesday, June 22 Time: Program, 10 - 11 am; Garden Time, 11 - 11:30 am Location: William Paca House and Garden, 186 Prince George Street Host Organization: Historic Annapolis Join Historic Annapolis on six Tuesday mornings this summer for storytime and fun activities in the William Paca Garden, a secret treasure in...

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Jun 17 2021

Join an Anne Arundel County Park Planning Town Hall

Help our Department of Recreation and Parks plan for the future of Anne Arundel County's parks and natural spaces! Anne Arundel County is updating its Land Preservation Parks and Recreation Plan (LPPRP). The updated LPPRP will serve as a guide for land conservation and parks and recreation planning, park development, program improvements, and decision making. A series of “Town Hall” sessions will offer the Department of Recreation and Parks an opportunity to collect further and evaluate information to better serve the public. The planned listening sessions are the second step in the Department’s...

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