Mr. Paca’s Garden Storytime: Mama Seeton’s Whistle

William Paca House and Garden 186 Prince George Street , Annapolis

Mr. Paca’s Garden Storytime is a fun hour full of reading and activities in the William Paca Garden, a secret treasure in the Historic District of Annapolis. Each program is designed for little ones, 3-7 years, with a book reading, song, and craft/art project, plus time to explore the Paca Garden following the story hour. This Week’s Book: Mama Seeton’s Whistle by Jerry Spinelli Mama Seeton’s whistle to her family is heard throughout the neighborhood. Her children run home for dinner, chocolate cake, and kisses. Time passes and they travel...

FY24 African American Heritage Preservation Program (AAHPP) Grant Q&A Webinar

For the first time, AAHPP has a new annual appropriation of $5 million, up from $1 million annually! AAHPP provides grants to assist in the preservation of buildings, sites, or communities of historical and cultural importance to the African American experience in Maryland. Attend this general in-person overview to learn how to apply and more.

Decorative Arts Tour: Portraits at the Paca House

William Paca House and Garden 186 Prince George Street , Annapolis

The walls of the William Paca House are full of fine portraits and engravings, each with their own story to tell. This one-hour, curator-led tour through the house will focus on many of the fine works present and pieces that would have been hung throughout the home during the 18th century. Visitors will learn more about the artists behind the works, as well as some fascinating mysteries that are yet to be solved. Advance registration recommended; space is limited. Cost: $25 General Admission; $20 for HA Members, Military, and HA Docents