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  • Sunday, September 16, 2018

    • Mayo Beach Park Public Open Days Time: 11:00a - 5:00p Location: Mayo Beach Park Details: Public open days, on most Sundays from Memorial Day until Labor Day, are free and open to the general public. Visitors on open days can pack a lunch, bring their canoe, kayak, windsurfer or paddle board and enjoy a beautiful afternoon. A shallow beach area is available for water play and wading.

      Mayo Beach Park
      4150 Honeysuckle Drive
      Edgewater, Maryland 21037

      Mayo Beach Park is alcohol free during public access, dog leash laws apply and there is no open grilling or fires allowed.

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    • Blacksmith Shop Workday Time: 1:00p - 4:00p Location: Kinder Farm Park Details: Stop by the Kinder Farm Park Blacksmith Shop and watch the Chesapeake Forge Blacksmith Guild members forging metal, using various tools. Stand on the sidelines and view a trade that is over 100 years old but still very much alive today at Kinder Farm Park. The Blacksmith Shop is open on Sundays from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. 
    • Family and Friends Day Time: 1:00p - 4:00p Location: Historic Hancock’s Resolution Details:

      Were you in Jacobsville Elementry School in 1958?

    • Art Reception Time: 1:30p - 3:30p Location: Quiet Waters Park Details:

      Join artist Raleigh Schein at the reception for

      her newly opened exhibit at the Galleries of

      Quiet Waters Park, on display August 29th

      through October 14th. For more information

      call (410)-222-1777 or visit

  • Monday, September 17, 2018

    • Chesapeake Forge Blacksmith Guild Meeting Time: 7:00p - 10:00p Location: Kinder Farm Park Details: The Chesapeake Forge Blacksmith Guild meets every Monday at 7:00 p.m. Members learn and practice new techniques as they work on their projects. No registration required. No gate fees. 
  • Wednesday, September 19, 2018

    • Sawmill Workshop Time: 9:00a - 12:00p Location: Kinder Farm Park Details:

      Weather permitting, Kinder Farm Park's very own Sawmill Club will be running logs through the mill. Wood milled from the sawmill can be seen around Kinder Farm park, including inside the Tobacco Barn Museum and Visitor Center.

      Antique Equipment and Sawmill Club’s mission is the restoration and display of the park’s antique farm equipment, tractors and sawmill. Our goal is to offer presentations and displays of antique farm tools and equipment so that those participating can experience farm life in historical Anne Arundel County. The lumber from the sawmill is used in many of the small barns and other structures in the park.  

      Friends of Kinder Farm Park

  • Friday, September 21, 2018

    • Fifth Annual Joshua Roach Memorial Golf Tournament Time: 7:30a - 3:00p Location: Compass Pointe Golf Course, 9010 Fort Smallwood Road, Pasadena, MD 21122 Details: Josh Roach spent most of his life as a resident of Anne Arundel County. And Anne Arundel County sports were a large part of his life. He played soccer, football, basketball and baseball for the Crofton Cardinals, with baseball being his favorite. Many of his lifelong friendships were formed on the ball fields. Josh received his degree in Sports Management from Shepherd University and after working for a short time in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, he returned home to Anne Arundel County where he worked as a Sports Supervisor for the Department of Recreation and Parks. Upon his return from North Carolina he developed a LOVE for the game of golf.

      With the Joshua Roach Memorial Golf Tournament we are honoring Josh and his memory by gathering to remember the friendships, the joy (and frustration) of the game and to help support Recreation Deeds for Special Needs. We will remember Josh. We will remember how much he loved a good day on the golf course and we will remind ourselves of all the smart aleck remarks he would make when a shot was missed. We will remember great times with a special man who left us all too soon. We know that he would not like the attention placed on him, but we also know that he would enjoy everyone being together to play his favorite sport.
  • Saturday, September 22, 2018

    • Emergency Preparedness Expo Time: 10:00a - 2:00p Location: Marley Station Mall Details:

      Join the Anne Arundel County Office of

      Emergency Management in learning about

      emergency preparedness during National

      Preparedness Month. Bring the whole family

      to enjoy children’s activities, witness live

      demonstrations, enter to win a free giveaway,

      and explore hands-on emergency equipment.

      For more information contact the Anne

      Arundel County OEM at (410)-222-0600.

    • Monarch Fiesta Time: 10:00a - 2:00p Location: Glendening Nature Preserve Details:

      Celebrate the internationally famous monarch

      butterfly migration with Jug Bay Wetlands

      Sanctuary staff and volunteers. Family fun will

      include citizen science demonstrations and

      trainings, crafts, games and of course tagged

      monarch releases!

    • Hello Fall! Time: 5:00p - 7:00p Location: Bacon Ridge Natural Area Details:

      Join a Park Ranger to welcome the 1st day

      of Fall while learning about the change of

      seasons. While on a short hike, learn about

      the changing colors of leaves, bird migration

      and much more. As sunset approaches, we

      will make s'mores by a fire and enjoy one of

      fall's most recognizable beverages, apple cider.

      Ages 8+. Children must be accompanied by

      an adult. $5 per person.