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  • Wednesday, December 1, 2021

    • Art Exhibition @ Quiet Waters Park Time: 9:00am - 4:00pm Locations: Quiet Waters Park Details:

      Form and Fabric

      The opening will be held on Nov 21 from 1:30 - 3:30 pm in the Willow Gallery of the Visitor Center. The park entrance fee will be waived for the reception only. All items may be removed upon purchase, creating an excellent opportunity for holiday shopping.

      The following artists will be participating:

      Chesapeake Weavers: textiles, dyed clothing and accessories

      Chesapeake Woodturners: handmade wooden items

      Garage Art: pottery

      Ardythe Jolliff: note cards

      Joan Machinchick: paintings, calendars and calligraphy

      Donna Schramek: soft sculpture

      Liz Sork: hand-painted glasses

      Annette Uroskie: paintings and photographs.

       
       
    • Pollinator Wednesday Time: 9:00am - 12:00pm Locations: Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary Details:

      Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary - Emory Waters Nature Preserve

      Join staff and volunteers on Wednesdays 9 am - 12 noon at the Emory Waters Nature Preserve to work in our pollinator gardens. To beat the heat we will meet 8-11 am June 21-Sept 15. See Jug Bay’s newest property and learn about native perennials that support our native butterflies, bees, and other pollinators. Volunteers will weed, mulch, prune, and plant to revive, maintain, and build pollinator gardens. Meet new friends and enjoy interesting conversations. Bring gardening gloves, your favorite tools, and plenty of drinking water. Current health guidelines will be enforced. Ages: 12 and up, minors must be accompanied by an adult. Free. Walk-ins welcome! Groups of five or more please call Debra at 410-222- 8006 to arrange. Proceed through the driveway gate about 1 mile to the second white house.

       
       
    • County Executive Pittman, Anne Arundel Connecting Together, Maryland Reentry Resource Center, Luminis Health Anne Arundel Medical Center, Arundel Community Development Services to Announce Grant Funding for Turnaround Thursday Launch Time: 6:00pm - 7:00pm Locations: Asbury United Methodist Church 87 West St, Annapolis, MD 21401 Details:

      Annapolis, Maryland (Nov. 30, 2021) – Anne Arundel County Executive Steuart Pittman, Arundel Community Development Services, Anne Arundel Connecting Together (ACT), and the Maryland Reentry Resource Center will announce grant funding tomorrow for the launch of Turnaround Thursday in Anne Arundel County at ACT’s annual meeting. The program will provide job reentry training and services for returned, unemployed, and underemployed residents.
       

      WHO: Steuart Pittman, Anne Arundel County Executive

      • Arundel Community Development Services
      • Anne Arundel Connecting Together
      • Maryland Reentry Resource Center
      • Luminis Health Anne Arundel Medical Center
      • Turnaround Tuesday Baltimore


      WHEN: Wednesday, December 1 at 6pm

      WHERE: Asbury United Methodist Church - 87 West St, Annapolis, MD 21401

      Press should RSVP to ACT directly

       
       
  • Thursday, December 2, 2021

    • Permit Center Late Opening Time: 8:00am - 10:00am Locations: Permit Center 2664 Riva Road, Annapolis, MD. 21401 Details: The Permit Center will open at 10 today for staff training. If you have questions or concerns please contact the Permit Center at (410) 222-7730.
       
       
    • Art Exhibition @ Quiet Waters Park Time: 9:00am - 4:00pm Locations: Quiet Waters Park Details:

      Form and Fabric

      The opening will be held on Nov 21 from 1:30 - 3:30 pm in the Willow Gallery of the Visitor Center. The park entrance fee will be waived for the reception only. All items may be removed upon purchase, creating an excellent opportunity for holiday shopping.

      The following artists will be participating:

      Chesapeake Weavers: textiles, dyed clothing and accessories

      Chesapeake Woodturners: handmade wooden items

      Garage Art: pottery

      Ardythe Jolliff: note cards

      Joan Machinchick: paintings, calendars and calligraphy

      Donna Schramek: soft sculpture

      Liz Sork: hand-painted glasses

      Annette Uroskie: paintings and photographs.

       
       
    • Severn River Commission Meeting Time: 4:00pm - 6:00pm Locations: Virtual Meeting Details:

       The Commission meets regularly on the first Thursday of each month at 4:00 PM. 

      The Severn River Commission is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.

      Join Zoom Meeting
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      Passcode: [email protected]
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    • Tree Lighting Ceremony Time: 5:30pm - 7:30pm Locations: Glen Burnie Town Center 101 Crain Highway North Glen Burnie, MD Details:

      Anne Arundel County Executive Steuart Pittman invites you to attend the Glen Burnie Tree Lighting on December 2, 2021 at 5:30 PM. (rain date Dec. 7th)

      • Tree Lighting Ceremony
      • Visit from Santa
      • The Groove Spot Band
      • Holiday Crafts for Kids
      • Holiday Market Vendors
      • Performance by GBHS Cheerleading

      The Anne Arundel County Police Department will be collecting unwrapped toys for Toys for Tots. Please consider bringing an unwrapped toy to donate.
       

      Thursday, December 2nd 5:30-7:30PM at the Glen Burnie Town Center. Free Parking at the Henry L. Hein Public Service Building Glen Burnie Garage - 7480 Baltimore Annapolis Blvd, Glen Burnie, MD.
       

      *Rain Date: December 7, 2021. In the event of a weather cancellation, an announcement will be posted on this page the day of the event.
       

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  • Friday, December 3, 2021

    • Criminal Justice Coordinating Council Time: 8:00am - 9:00am Locations: Virtual Meeting Details:

      The meeting dates should be posted on the County's website to conform with the Maryland Open Meetings Act. 
       

      The meetings are currently being held virtually from 8:00 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.  Matthew Power is Chairman of the Committee.


      Zoom Meeting Login

       
       
    • Art Exhibition @ Quiet Waters Park Time: 9:00am - 4:00pm Locations: Quiet Waters Park Details:

      Form and Fabric

      The opening will be held on Nov 21 from 1:30 - 3:30 pm in the Willow Gallery of the Visitor Center. The park entrance fee will be waived for the reception only. All items may be removed upon purchase, creating an excellent opportunity for holiday shopping.

      The following artists will be participating:

      Chesapeake Weavers: textiles, dyed clothing and accessories

      Chesapeake Woodturners: handmade wooden items

      Garage Art: pottery

      Ardythe Jolliff: note cards

      Joan Machinchick: paintings, calendars and calligraphy

      Donna Schramek: soft sculpture

      Liz Sork: hand-painted glasses

      Annette Uroskie: paintings and photographs.

       
       
    • Field Work Fridays Time: 9:00am - 12:00pm Locations: Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary Details: Kick off the weekend with the great feeling that comes with doing good and important work! Join our Field Work Fridays at Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary. Every Friday rain or shine, volunteers join staff naturalists to tackle a stewardship project in need of support. Projects include invasive plant removals, trash clean-ups, gardening, citizen science monitoring, and more. Volunteers are welcome to bring a bagged lunch to enjoy after our work is completed. No prior training or experience is necessary to join our Field Work Fridays! Free. Ages 8 and up, minors must be accompanied by a guardian. A notification email will be sent on Thursday to registered participants verifying the project and location. To register go to www.jugbay.org/calendar and click on the event.
       
       
  • Saturday, December 4, 2021

    • Bird Walk Time: 7:00am - 8:30am Locations: Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary Details: Join an avid Jug Bay birder to learn skills for identifying birds by sight and sound. Novice and experienced birders are welcome on this 2-3 mile walk to explore the forests and wetlands in search of the 250+ species of birds that call Jug Bay home, or migrate through. Wear comfortable walking shoes, dress for the weather, and bring a spotting scope and binoculars if you have them. Ages 12 and older. Free with $6 per vehicle park entrance fee. Gate opens at 6:45 am for a 7 am prompt start time. Current health guidelines and registration required. Space is limited. To register go to www. jugbay.org/calendar and click on the event.
       
       
    • Art Exhibition @ Quiet Waters Park Time: 10:00am - 4:00pm Locations: Quiet Waters Park Details:

      Form and Fabric

      The opening will be held on Nov 21 from 1:30 - 3:30 pm in the Willow Gallery of the Visitor Center. The park entrance fee will be waived for the reception only. All items may be removed upon purchase, creating an excellent opportunity for holiday shopping.

      The following artists will be participating:

      Chesapeake Weavers: textiles, dyed clothing and accessories

      Chesapeake Woodturners: handmade wooden items

      Garage Art: pottery

      Ardythe Jolliff: note cards

      Joan Machinchick: paintings, calendars and calligraphy

      Donna Schramek: soft sculpture

      Liz Sork: hand-painted glasses

      Annette Uroskie: paintings and photographs.

       
       
    • Jingle Bell Hayride Time: 10:00am - 12:00pm Locations: Kinder Farm Park Details:

      THIS EVENT IS FULL.

      Enjoy a festive hayride through the park complete with sleigh bells and decorated hay wagon. Following the ride warm yourself with some hot chocolate or coffee. Pre-registration is required. For more info visit www.kinderfarmpark.org.

       
       
    • Mayo Beach Park Holiday Open House Time: 11:00am - 4:00pm Locations: Mayo Beach Park Details:

      You are cordially invited to come enjoy nature themed crafts, wreath making (bring your own wire wreath and we will provide the supplies), a campfire, food and warm beverages.

      Pre-register at https://forms.gle/mcaE8LqE2GbvtAP49

      From 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM

       
       
  • Sunday, December 5, 2021

    • Community Bulletin Board Time: 12:00am - 12:30am Locations: Channel 99 Details:

      Community Bulletin Board

       
       
    • Art Exhibition @ Quiet Waters Park Time: 10:00am - 4:00pm Locations: Quiet Waters Park Details:

      Form and Fabric

      The opening will be held on Nov 21 from 1:30 - 3:30 pm in the Willow Gallery of the Visitor Center. The park entrance fee will be waived for the reception only. All items may be removed upon purchase, creating an excellent opportunity for holiday shopping.

      The following artists will be participating:

      Chesapeake Weavers: textiles, dyed clothing and accessories

      Chesapeake Woodturners: handmade wooden items

      Garage Art: pottery

      Ardythe Jolliff: note cards

      Joan Machinchick: paintings, calendars and calligraphy

      Donna Schramek: soft sculpture

      Liz Sork: hand-painted glasses

      Annette Uroskie: paintings and photographs.

       
       
    • Blacksmith Shop Workday Time: 1:00pm - 4:00pm Locations: 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. 
       
       
  • Monday, December 6, 2021

    • Electrical Board Meeting Time: 8:30am - 10:30am Locations: 2664 Riva Road, Annapolis, MD. Details: The Board of Electrical Examiners hears complaints with reference to violations of Title 11, Article 4, of the Anne Arundel County Code and advises the Director of Inspection and Permits of its findings and recommendations. They also advise on the issuance of electrician licenses.
       
       
    • Animal Matters Commission Meeting Time: 9:00am - 4:00pm Locations: Virtual Meeting Details: Open to public. 
       
       
    • Art Exhibition @ Quiet Waters Park Time: 9:00am - 4:00pm Locations: Quiet Waters Park Details:

      Form and Fabric

      The opening will be held on Nov 21 from 1:30 - 3:30 pm in the Willow Gallery of the Visitor Center. The park entrance fee will be waived for the reception only. All items may be removed upon purchase, creating an excellent opportunity for holiday shopping.

      The following artists will be participating:

      Chesapeake Weavers: textiles, dyed clothing and accessories

      Chesapeake Woodturners: handmade wooden items

      Garage Art: pottery

      Ardythe Jolliff: note cards

      Joan Machinchick: paintings, calendars and calligraphy

      Donna Schramek: soft sculpture

      Liz Sork: hand-painted glasses

      Annette Uroskie: paintings and photographs.

       
       
    • Immigrant Affairs Commission Meeting Time: 6:00pm - 8:00pm Locations: Virtual Event Details:

      Join from a PC, Mac, iPad, iPhone or Android device:
      Please click this URL to join. 

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      Meeting Documents

       
       
    • Chesapeake Forge Blacksmith Guild Meeting Time: 7:00pm - 10:00pm Locations: 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. 
       
       
  • Tuesday, December 7, 2021

    • Art Exhibition @ Quiet Waters Park Time: 9:00am - 4:00pm Locations: Quiet Waters Park Details:

      Form and Fabric

      The opening will be held on Nov 21 from 1:30 - 3:30 pm in the Willow Gallery of the Visitor Center. The park entrance fee will be waived for the reception only. All items may be removed upon purchase, creating an excellent opportunity for holiday shopping.

      The following artists will be participating:

      Chesapeake Weavers: textiles, dyed clothing and accessories

      Chesapeake Woodturners: handmade wooden items

      Garage Art: pottery

      Ardythe Jolliff: note cards

      Joan Machinchick: paintings, calendars and calligraphy

      Donna Schramek: soft sculpture

      Liz Sork: hand-painted glasses

      Annette Uroskie: paintings and photographs.

       
       
    • Fort George G. Meade, Anne Arundel County, Howard County Sign Joint Workforce Services Agreement Time: 11:00am - 12:00pm Locations: Army Community Services, Fort Meade, MD 20755 Details:

      Annapolis, Md Fort George G. Meade, Anne Arundel Workforce Development Corporation (AAWDC), and the Howard County Office of Workforce Development (HCOWD) will sign a formal partnership agreement to expand workforce services for transitioning service members, active duty spouses, and veterans attached to Fort Meade. In addition to those listed below, media will have the opportunity to speak with military spouses who are in the program as well as representatives from Fort Meade Army Community Services, which oversees the Employment Readiness Program at the garrison.

       

      WHO: Col. Christopher Nyland, Garrison Commander, Fort George G. Meade

      • Steuart Pittman, Anne Arundel County Executive
      • Dr. Calvin Ball, Howard County Executive
      • Kirkland Murray, President and CEO, Anne Arundel Workforce Development Corporation
      • Francine Trout, Director, Howard County Office of Workforce Development
      • Enlisted personnel and family members
         

      WHEN: Tuesday, Dec. 7 at 11am

      WHERE: Army Community Services, Fort Meade, MD 20755
       

      Media interesting in covering this event should RSVP by 3 p.m., Monday, December 6, 2021, to Fort Meade’s Community Relations Chief, Sherry Kuiper at [email protected] or by calling her at 240-429-4491.

       
       
  • Wednesday, December 8, 2021

    • Art Exhibition @ Quiet Waters Park Time: 9:00am - 4:00pm Locations: Quiet Waters Park Details:

      Form and Fabric

      The opening will be held on Nov 21 from 1:30 - 3:30 pm in the Willow Gallery of the Visitor Center. The park entrance fee will be waived for the reception only. All items may be removed upon purchase, creating an excellent opportunity for holiday shopping.

      The following artists will be participating:

      Chesapeake Weavers: textiles, dyed clothing and accessories

      Chesapeake Woodturners: handmade wooden items

      Garage Art: pottery

      Ardythe Jolliff: note cards

      Joan Machinchick: paintings, calendars and calligraphy

      Donna Schramek: soft sculpture

      Liz Sork: hand-painted glasses

      Annette Uroskie: paintings and photographs.

       
       
    • Pollinator Wednesday Time: 9:00am - 12:00pm Locations: Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary Details:

      Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary - Emory Waters Nature Preserve

      Join staff and volunteers on Wednesdays 9 am - 12 noon at the Emory Waters Nature Preserve to work in our pollinator gardens. To beat the heat we will meet 8-11 am June 21-Sept 15. See Jug Bay’s newest property and learn about native perennials that support our native butterflies, bees, and other pollinators. Volunteers will weed, mulch, prune, and plant to revive, maintain, and build pollinator gardens. Meet new friends and enjoy interesting conversations. Bring gardening gloves, your favorite tools, and plenty of drinking water. Current health guidelines will be enforced. Ages: 12 and up, minors must be accompanied by an adult. Free. Walk-ins welcome! Groups of five or more please call Debra at 410-222- 8006 to arrange. Proceed through the driveway gate about 1 mile to the second white house.

       
       
    • Joint Commission on the Opportunity Gap Meeting Time: 4:00pm - 6:00pm Locations: Virtual Meeting Details:

      Meetings are scheduled the second Wednesday of the month from 4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. Meetings will be held virtually until further notice, and registration links will be available to the public within one week of the meeting.
       

      Registration link  (for members of the public who wish to observe)

       

      View Meeting Documents

       
       
    • Spending Affordability Committee Meeting Time: 4:00pm - 6:00pm Locations: Virtual Meeting Details: View Meeting Documents
       
       
    • Planning Advisory Board Meeting Time: 6:00pm - 8:30pm Locations: Chesapeake Room, Second Floor, Heritage Office Complex, 2664 Riva Road, Annapolis, MD. , Zoom (link TBD) Details:

       

      The Planning Advisory Board will meet on Wednesday, December 8, 2021, at 6:00 PM in the Chesapeake Room, Second Floor, Heritage Office Complex, 2664 Riva Road, Annapolis, MD. This will be a hybrid meeting, and members of the public can attend in-person or virtually. Those who plan to attend in-person must follow County COVID guidelines, including wearing a mask. These guidelines are subject to change per County policy.

      The Board’s tentative agenda is:

      *Call to Order

      *Approval of Agenda

      *Approval of Minutes (November 10, 2021)

       

      *Administrative Update

       

      An Ordinance concerning: Capital Budget and Program – Cox Creek Dredging – Funds Transfer

      • Presentation from Office of Budget Staff
      • *PAB Deliberation and Decision

       

      Green Infrastructure Master Plan

      • *Analysis of Written Testimony from Long Range Planning Staff
      • *PAB Deliberation and Decision

      * Indicates Planning Advisory Board discussion. No public comment will be received during these items.

       

      How to attend this meeting:
      If you plan to attend in-person, please see the instructions at the top of this document.

      If you plan to attend via Zoom, please use the following link to register for the webinar. After registering to attend the Zoom, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar. If you require assistance registering for the Zoom, call 410-222-7432.
      https://aacounty.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_qDq_DIhNR9u6JpcKpnh7aQ

       

      For more details, please see the full Planning Advisory Board Agenda
       
       
    • Veteran Affairs Commission Meeting Time: 6:00pm - 7:30pm Locations: Virtual Meeting Details:

      Social gathering for the "Good of the Order"
       

      View Meeting Documents

       
       
    • Transportation Commission Meeting Time: 6:30pm - 8:00pm Locations: 2664 Riva Road, Heritage Complex, Annapolis, MD 21401 - Independence Room at 2664 Riva Road Details:
      The meetings are currently being held virtually. Login details will be posted before the meeting.
       
       
      These meetings will start at 6:30 PM until usually about 8:00 PM, unless there are a lot of agenda items or a lot of discussions, then it may go past 8:00 PM.
       
       
       
  • Thursday, December 9, 2021

    • Waterbird Survey Time: 7:30am - 9:30am Locations: Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary Details: Join a periodic survey of waterbirds on freshwater, tidal, marshes at Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary. The ornithological knowledge and collaborative attitude of our volunteer team creates a phenomenal learning experience. All of this in the beautiful early morning light of the Jug Bay Wetlands, on the Patuxent River. Ages: 12 and older. Free (entrance fee waived). Current health guidelines will be required. COVID mask, social distancing, and registration required. To register go to www.jugbay.org/calendar and click on the event.
       
       
    • Art Exhibition @ Quiet Waters Park Time: 9:00am - 4:00pm Locations: Quiet Waters Park Details:

      Form and Fabric

      The opening will be held on Nov 21 from 1:30 - 3:30 pm in the Willow Gallery of the Visitor Center. The park entrance fee will be waived for the reception only. All items may be removed upon purchase, creating an excellent opportunity for holiday shopping.

      The following artists will be participating:

      Chesapeake Weavers: textiles, dyed clothing and accessories

      Chesapeake Woodturners: handmade wooden items

      Garage Art: pottery

      Ardythe Jolliff: note cards

      Joan Machinchick: paintings, calendars and calligraphy

      Donna Schramek: soft sculpture

      Liz Sork: hand-painted glasses

      Annette Uroskie: paintings and photographs.

       
       
    • Board of Elections Meeting Time: 9:00am - 9:30am Locations: Virtual Meeting Details:

      Regular Board Meeting
       

      View Meeting Documents

       
       
    • Anne Arundel County Commission for Women Meeting Time: 7:00pm - 9:00pm Locations: Virtual Meeting Details:
      The Anne Arundel County Commission for Women meet monthly on the 2nd Thursday at 7:00 p.m. virtually. Login instructions will be posted before the meeting.


      Meeting Agenda
       
       
  • Friday, December 10, 2021

    • Art Exhibition @ Quiet Waters Park Time: 9:00am - 4:00pm Locations: Quiet Waters Park Details:

      Form and Fabric

      The opening will be held on Nov 21 from 1:30 - 3:30 pm in the Willow Gallery of the Visitor Center. The park entrance fee will be waived for the reception only. All items may be removed upon purchase, creating an excellent opportunity for holiday shopping.

      The following artists will be participating:

      Chesapeake Weavers: textiles, dyed clothing and accessories

      Chesapeake Woodturners: handmade wooden items

      Garage Art: pottery

      Ardythe Jolliff: note cards

      Joan Machinchick: paintings, calendars and calligraphy

      Donna Schramek: soft sculpture

      Liz Sork: hand-painted glasses

      Annette Uroskie: paintings and photographs.

       
       
    • Field Work Fridays Time: 9:00am - 12:00pm Locations: Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary Details: Kick off the weekend with the great feeling that comes with doing good and important work! Join our Field Work Fridays at Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary. Every Friday rain or shine, volunteers join staff naturalists to tackle a stewardship project in need of support. Projects include invasive plant removals, trash clean-ups, gardening, citizen science monitoring, and more. Volunteers are welcome to bring a bagged lunch to enjoy after our work is completed. No prior training or experience is necessary to join our Field Work Fridays! Free. Ages 8 and up, minors must be accompanied by a guardian. A notification email will be sent on Thursday to registered participants verifying the project and location. To register go to www.jugbay.org/calendar and click on the event.
       
       
    • Pension Oversight Commission Meeting Time: 9:00am - 11:00am Locations: 2660 Riva Road, Annapolis MD. 21401 Details: View Meeting Documents
       
       
  • Saturday, December 11, 2021

    • Infant and Toddler Sensory Nature Hike Time: 9:30am - 10:30am Locations: South River Farm Park Details: This hike is designed with little ones in mind. Research has shown that kids who play outside are calmer, happier, and more imaginative. What better time to introduce them to nature than in these young formative years. Please be prepared to let your little ones get wet and dirty. Bring an extra change of clothes. It's a good idea to be prepared yourself and wear shoes and clothes you don't mind getting wet and dirty. Older children are welcome when accompanying an infant or toddler! To register for this program call 410-22-1978, email [email protected], or register online at https://forms.gle/eLHSLwzVF3vjYb4o9
       
       
    • Art Exhibition @ Quiet Waters Park Time: 10:00am - 4:00pm Locations: Quiet Waters Park Details:

      Form and Fabric

      The opening will be held on Nov 21 from 1:30 - 3:30 pm in the Willow Gallery of the Visitor Center. The park entrance fee will be waived for the reception only. All items may be removed upon purchase, creating an excellent opportunity for holiday shopping.

      The following artists will be participating:

      Chesapeake Weavers: textiles, dyed clothing and accessories

      Chesapeake Woodturners: handmade wooden items

      Garage Art: pottery

      Ardythe Jolliff: note cards

      Joan Machinchick: paintings, calendars and calligraphy

      Donna Schramek: soft sculpture

      Liz Sork: hand-painted glasses

      Annette Uroskie: paintings and photographs.

       
       
    • Region Plan Kickoff Time: 10:00am - 12:00pm Locations: Virtual Event Details: On Saturday, December 11 at 10:00 AM, the County Executive will kick off the Region Plans and welcome the Stakeholder Advisory Committee members to their role. Get to know who will help amplify community voices throughout the planning process for Regions 2, 4, and 7. Tune in on Saturday, December 11 starting at 10:00 AM on Arundel TV to watch it live!
       
       
    • Santa on the Trail Time: 10:00am - 3:00pm Locations: B&A Trail Details:

      ATTENTION....Out of an abundance of caution this EVENT has been CANCELLED. Food Donations shall still be collected at the Earleigh Heights Ranger Station until December 20th.

       

      Come join in this annual tradition....Santa and his helpers will be collecting non-perishable food items to donate to the Anne Arundel Food Bank. Final details of stopping locations with times and safety precautions are tentative due to COVID-19. 

      The stops will begin at Jones Station this year.

      10:45 am - Jones Station

      11:15 am - Hatton Regester

      11:45 am - Robinson Road

      12:15 pm - Whites Road

      12:45 pm - Earleigh Heights

      1:45 pm - Jumpers Hole Shopping Center

      2:15 pm - Harundale Shopping Center

      3:00 pm - Sawmill Creek Park

       
       
    • Uncovering the History of Jug Bay's Railroad Time: 10:00am - 12:30pm Locations: Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary Details: Have you ever heard that the Chesapeake Railroad used to travel through the Sanctuary? Join Jug Bay’s Superintendent Patricia Delgado to uncover the history of Jug Bay’s railroad bed. Enjoy a hike that follows the long, lost train tracks within the Sanctuary and learn about the railroad: when it was built, where the trains traveled to and from, why, and what caused its closure. Ages 6 and up. Fee: $5 per person plus $6 per vehicle park entrance free. Registration and current health guidelines required. To register go to https://apm.activecommunities.com/ aarecparks/Home ActiveNet #26680.
       
       
    • Paws for Reading Time: 11:00am - 12:00pm Locations: Mountain Road Community Library Details:

      Children in elementary school improve reading skills while enjoying the attention of of a puppy dog tutor!  Please stop by the library or call (410) 222-6699 to reserve a 15 minute slot.
       
      More Info

       
       
    • Magnificent Marsh Mammals Time: 3:00pm - 5:00pm Locations: Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary Details: What mammals inhabit our lovely marshes at Jug Bay? Find out, and perhaps see some in person on an evening hike through the woods and along the edge of the marsh. Join Chuck Hatcher, Jug Bay’s resident expert on otters, for a 1-3 mile walk. Look and listen for signs of activity while Chuck shares interesting facts about these magnificent marsh mammals. Bring a flashlight. All ages. Free with $6 per vehicle park entrance fee. Registration and current health guidelines required. To register go to www.jugbay.org/calendar and click on the event.
       
       
  • Sunday, December 12, 2021

    • Community Bulletin Board Time: 12:00am - 12:30am Locations: Channel 99 Details:

      Community Bulletin Board

       
       
    • Art Exhibition @ Quiet Waters Park Time: 10:00am - 4:00pm Locations: Quiet Waters Park Details:

      Form and Fabric

      The opening will be held on Nov 21 from 1:30 - 3:30 pm in the Willow Gallery of the Visitor Center. The park entrance fee will be waived for the reception only. All items may be removed upon purchase, creating an excellent opportunity for holiday shopping.

      The following artists will be participating:

      Chesapeake Weavers: textiles, dyed clothing and accessories

      Chesapeake Woodturners: handmade wooden items

      Garage Art: pottery

      Ardythe Jolliff: note cards

      Joan Machinchick: paintings, calendars and calligraphy

      Donna Schramek: soft sculpture

      Liz Sork: hand-painted glasses

      Annette Uroskie: paintings and photographs.

       
       
    • Blacksmith Shop Workday Time: 1:00pm - 4:00pm Locations: 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. 
       
       
  • Monday, December 13, 2021

    • Art Exhibition @ Quiet Waters Park Time: 9:00am - 4:00pm Locations: Quiet Waters Park Details:

      Form and Fabric

      The opening will be held on Nov 21 from 1:30 - 3:30 pm in the Willow Gallery of the Visitor Center. The park entrance fee will be waived for the reception only. All items may be removed upon purchase, creating an excellent opportunity for holiday shopping.

      The following artists will be participating:

      Chesapeake Weavers: textiles, dyed clothing and accessories

      Chesapeake Woodturners: handmade wooden items

      Garage Art: pottery

      Ardythe Jolliff: note cards

      Joan Machinchick: paintings, calendars and calligraphy

      Donna Schramek: soft sculpture

      Liz Sork: hand-painted glasses

      Annette Uroskie: paintings and photographs.

       
       
    • State of the County Address Time: 10:00am - 11:00am Locations: Virtual Event Details:

      On Monday, December 13 at 10:00 a.m. County Executive Steuart Pittman's 2021 State of the County Address will air on Arundel TV and stream on social media. During the address, he will highlight the county’s progress in becoming safer, greener, and stronger.


      Tune in on December 13 at 10:00 a.m. at Facebook.com/AACoExec or Arundel TV to watch it live!

       
       
    • Ethics Commission Meeting(Cancelled) Time: 4:00pm - 6:00pm Locations: 2666 Riva Road Annapolis, MD 21401 Details:

      The Ethics Commission is regularly scheduled to meet on the second Monday of each month, beginning at 4:00 p.m., in the commission’s office, unless rescheduled by the commission.  The commission will also have a contingent meeting scheduled for the third Monday of each month. The open portion of the meeting is usually quite brief, about 5-15 minutes.  Visitors are welcome to attend the open portion of the meeting.  If a person would like to bring a matter to the commission's attention or otherwise be heard during either the open or closed portion of the meeting, that person must notify the commission at least 24 hours prior to the meeting, providing that person's name and contact information. The commission has the discretion to permit a person to address the commission during a meeting, and may limit the time for the remarks of any speaker. The commission will not respond to questions or comments during a meeting, but upon request, will respond in writing to any speaker within a reasonable time after the meeting.  

       
       
    • Chesapeake Forge Blacksmith Guild Meeting Time: 7:00pm - 10:00pm Locations: 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. 
       
       
  • Tuesday, December 14, 2021

    • Art Exhibition @ Quiet Waters Park Time: 9:00am - 4:00pm Locations: Quiet Waters Park Details:

      Form and Fabric

      The opening will be held on Nov 21 from 1:30 - 3:30 pm in the Willow Gallery of the Visitor Center. The park entrance fee will be waived for the reception only. All items may be removed upon purchase, creating an excellent opportunity for holiday shopping.

      The following artists will be participating:

      Chesapeake Weavers: textiles, dyed clothing and accessories

      Chesapeake Woodturners: handmade wooden items

      Garage Art: pottery

      Ardythe Jolliff: note cards

      Joan Machinchick: paintings, calendars and calligraphy

      Donna Schramek: soft sculpture

      Liz Sork: hand-painted glasses

      Annette Uroskie: paintings and photographs.

       
       
    • County Council Work Session Time: 9:00am - 11:00am Locations: Arundel Center - 44 Calvert Street Annapolis MD, 21401, Council Chambers Details: Worksessions are subject to change.  Please view the Printable Meeting Schedule link on the main Council web page for information on an upcoming worksession.
       
       
    • Preschool Explorers! Time: 10:00am - 11:30am Locations: Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary Details:

      Bring the little ones to explore nature! Learn about a nature topic and then head out to experience the Sanctuary. We look, feel, listen, and discover at preschooler speed. Dress for the weather – we will always try to go outside! Parents play along with their children. Ages: 3-5. Fee: $6 per child. No refunds. Register the child or children only.

      Registration and current health guidelines required. To register go to www.jugbay.org/calendar and click on the event. For questions call 410-222-8006 or email [email protected] aacounty.org

       
       
    • Bicycle Advisory Commission Meeting Time: 11:00am - 1:00pm Locations: See Below for Location Address Details: The Bicycle Advisory Commission meets on the second Tuesday of each month from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at various locations in Anne Arundel County. Bicycle Advisory Commission meeting location to be determined.
       
      Bicycle Advisory Commission 
       
       
       
    • County Executive Pittman to Provide Updates on Recent Surge in COVID Hospitalizations Time: 11:00am - 12:00pm Locations: Virtual Event Details:

      Annapolis, Md Anne Arundel County Executive Steuart Pittman will provide updates on the recent surge in COVID hospitalizations in county hospitals and on Anne Arundel County’s COVID response.

       

      WHO: Steuart Pittman, Anne Arundel County Executive

      Dr. Nilesh Kalyanaraman, Anne Arundel County Health Officer

      Trisha Wolford, Anne Arundel County Fire Chief

       

      WHEN: Tuesday, December 14 at 11am

       

      WHERE: The event will take place on Zoom. Members of the media should RSVP to Jenny Proebstle at [email protected] to receive the login information.

       

      The event will be streamed live on:

       
       
    • Spending Affordability Committee Meeting Time: 4:00pm - 6:00pm Locations: Virtual Meeting Details: View Meeting Documents
       
       
    • Liquor Board Hearing Time: 6:00pm - 10:00pm Locations: Arundel Center - 44 Calvert Street Annapolis MD, 21401, Council Chambers Details:

      ANNE ARUNDEL COUNTY BOARD OF LICENSE COMMISSIONERS

      AGENDA FOR HEARING ON DECEMBER 14, 2021

      6:00 PM

      COUNTY COUNCIL CHAMBERS

      44 CALVERT STREET

      ANNAPOLIS, MARYLAND

      Anyone wishing to speak for or against any Application should attend. Please call 410.222.1148 with any questions.

       
       
  • Wednesday, December 15, 2021

    • Art Exhibition @ Quiet Waters Park Time: 9:00am - 4:00pm Locations: Quiet Waters Park Details:

      Form and Fabric

      The opening will be held on Nov 21 from 1:30 - 3:30 pm in the Willow Gallery of the Visitor Center. The park entrance fee will be waived for the reception only. All items may be removed upon purchase, creating an excellent opportunity for holiday shopping.

      The following artists will be participating:

      Chesapeake Weavers: textiles, dyed clothing and accessories

      Chesapeake Woodturners: handmade wooden items

      Garage Art: pottery

      Ardythe Jolliff: note cards

      Joan Machinchick: paintings, calendars and calligraphy

      Donna Schramek: soft sculpture

      Liz Sork: hand-painted glasses

      Annette Uroskie: paintings and photographs.

       
       
    • Pollinator Wednesday Time: 9:00am - 12:00pm Locations: Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary Details:

      Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary - Emory Waters Nature Preserve

      Join staff and volunteers on Wednesdays 9 am - 12 noon at the Emory Waters Nature Preserve to work in our pollinator gardens. To beat the heat we will meet 8-11 am June 21-Sept 15. See Jug Bay’s newest property and learn about native perennials that support our native butterflies, bees, and other pollinators. Volunteers will weed, mulch, prune, and plant to revive, maintain, and build pollinator gardens. Meet new friends and enjoy interesting conversations. Bring gardening gloves, your favorite tools, and plenty of drinking water. Current health guidelines will be enforced. Ages: 12 and up, minors must be accompanied by an adult. Free. Walk-ins welcome! Groups of five or more please call Debra at 410-222- 8006 to arrange. Proceed through the driveway gate about 1 mile to the second white house.

       
       
    • LDC Meeting Time: 6:00pm - 7:00pm Locations: Virtual Meeting Details:

      Due to COVID-19 all meetings are being held via Zoom.
       

      If you are interested in attending, please RSVP to [email protected].
       

      Call in details will be provided upon receipt of your RSVP.

       
       
  • Thursday, December 16, 2021

    • Art Exhibition @ Quiet Waters Park Time: 9:00am - 4:00pm Locations: Quiet Waters Park Details:

      Form and Fabric

      The opening will be held on Nov 21 from 1:30 - 3:30 pm in the Willow Gallery of the Visitor Center. The park entrance fee will be waived for the reception only. All items may be removed upon purchase, creating an excellent opportunity for holiday shopping.

      The following artists will be participating:

      Chesapeake Weavers: textiles, dyed clothing and accessories

      Chesapeake Woodturners: handmade wooden items

      Garage Art: pottery

      Ardythe Jolliff: note cards

      Joan Machinchick: paintings, calendars and calligraphy

      Donna Schramek: soft sculpture

      Liz Sork: hand-painted glasses

      Annette Uroskie: paintings and photographs.

       
       
    • Rabies & Microchip Clinic Time: 12:00pm - 3:00pm Locations: 411 Maxwell Frye Road Millersville, MD 21108 Details:  

      More information

       
       
    • HRC Meeting Time: 6:00pm - 8:00pm Locations: Virtual Event Details:

      Dial (for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location):

              US: +1 301 715 8592  or +1 470 381 2552  or +1 470 250 9358  or +1 669 900 6833  or +1 669 219 2599  or 888 475 4499 (Toll Free) or 833 548 0276 (Toll Free)
       
      Meeting Documents
       
       
  • Friday, December 17, 2021

    • Art Exhibition @ Quiet Waters Park Time: 9:00am - 4:00pm Locations: Quiet Waters Park Details:

      Form and Fabric

      The opening will be held on Nov 21 from 1:30 - 3:30 pm in the Willow Gallery of the Visitor Center. The park entrance fee will be waived for the reception only. All items may be removed upon purchase, creating an excellent opportunity for holiday shopping.

      The following artists will be participating:

      Chesapeake Weavers: textiles, dyed clothing and accessories

      Chesapeake Woodturners: handmade wooden items

      Garage Art: pottery

      Ardythe Jolliff: note cards

      Joan Machinchick: paintings, calendars and calligraphy

      Donna Schramek: soft sculpture

      Liz Sork: hand-painted glasses

      Annette Uroskie: paintings and photographs.

       
       
    • Field Work Fridays Time: 9:00am - 12:00pm Locations: Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary Details: Kick off the weekend with the great feeling that comes with doing good and important work! Join our Field Work Fridays at Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary. Every Friday rain or shine, volunteers join staff naturalists to tackle a stewardship project in need of support. Projects include invasive plant removals, trash clean-ups, gardening, citizen science monitoring, and more. Volunteers are welcome to bring a bagged lunch to enjoy after our work is completed. No prior training or experience is necessary to join our Field Work Fridays! Free. Ages 8 and up, minors must be accompanied by a guardian. A notification email will be sent on Thursday to registered participants verifying the project and location. To register go to www.jugbay.org/calendar and click on the event.
       
       
    • Stream Water Chemistry Time: 9:30am - 12:00pm Locations: Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary Details:

      This is offered in three (3) separate sessions: 12/17 and 12/18 from 9:30am to 12:00pm, and 12/18 from 1:00pm to 3:30pm.

      Join our Stream Water Chemistry volunteer team to conduct field tests on dissolved oxygen content, and other parameters, at important streams feeding Jug Bay. Water samples are also collected for lab analysis. This is a great way to learn how to use professional equipment, see the park, and become involved in habitat monitoring efforts. Free. Must be 18 to volunteer without a guardian. Current health guidelines will be required. Registration required.

      To register go to www.jugbay.org/calendar and click on the event.

       
       
    • Area Agency Advisory Council on Aging Meeting Time: 10:00am - 12:00pm Locations: Virtual Event Details:

      Please click the link below to join the webinar: https://aacounty.zoom.us/j/89895570490?pwd=VVRacTdqeUJrazhVWjRMTkhDbUNDQT09

      Passcode: w2keHgk+

      Or One tap mobile : US: +13017158592,,89895570490#,,,,*57403050# or +14702509358,,89895570490#,,,,*57403050#
       

      Or Telephone: Dial(for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location): US: +1 301 715 8592 or +1 470 250 9358 or +1 470 381 2552 or +1 669 219 2599 or +1 669 900 6833 or 833 548 0276 (Toll Free) or 888 475 4499 (Toll Free)
       

      Webinar ID: 898 9557 0490
      Passcode: 57403050

       

      View Agendas

       
       
    • Holiday Crafts Time: 5:00pm - 6:30pm Locations: Quiet Waters Park Details:

      THIS PROGRAM IS FULL

      Make your own Pine Cone Bird Feeders, Tree Cookie Ornaments, and Honeysuckle Wreaths, all while enjoying holiday music, hot cocoa and cookies by the warm fire! All proceeds will go towards the Friends of Quiet Waters Park Environmental Education Initiative. $3/person or $8/family to participate. Call or email to register: 410-222-2174 or [email protected].

       
       
  • Saturday, December 18, 2021

    • Stream Water Chemistry Time: 9:30am - 12:00pm Locations: Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary Details:

      This is offered in three (3) separate sessions: 12/17 and 12/18 from 9:30am to 12:00pm, and 12/18 from 1:00pm to 3:30pm.

      Join our Stream Water Chemistry volunteer team to conduct field tests on dissolved oxygen content, and other parameters, at important streams feeding Jug Bay. Water samples are also collected for lab analysis. This is a great way to learn how to use professional equipment, see the park, and become involved in habitat monitoring efforts. Free. Must be 18 to volunteer without a guardian. Current health guidelines will be required. Registration required.

      To register go to www.jugbay.org/calendar and click on the event.

       
       
    • Animal Tracks Hike Time: 10:00am - 11:00am Locations: South River Farm Park Details: Join a ranger and learn how to track many different species of animals in the upland forests of Maryland. This is a beginner program that will introduce the novice to an age long tradition. Wear shoes you don’t mind getting muddy and dress for the weather. To register for this program call 410-22-1978, email [email protected], or register online at https://forms.gle/eLHSLwzVF3vjYb4o9
       
       
    • Art Exhibition @ Quiet Waters Park Time: 10:00am - 4:00pm Locations: Quiet Waters Park Details:

      Form and Fabric

      The opening will be held on Nov 21 from 1:30 - 3:30 pm in the Willow Gallery of the Visitor Center. The park entrance fee will be waived for the reception only. All items may be removed upon purchase, creating an excellent opportunity for holiday shopping.

      The following artists will be participating:

      Chesapeake Weavers: textiles, dyed clothing and accessories

      Chesapeake Woodturners: handmade wooden items

      Garage Art: pottery

      Ardythe Jolliff: note cards

      Joan Machinchick: paintings, calendars and calligraphy

      Donna Schramek: soft sculpture

      Liz Sork: hand-painted glasses

      Annette Uroskie: paintings and photographs.

       
       
    • Stream Water Chemistry Time: 1:00pm - 3:30pm Locations: Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary Details:

      This is offered in three (3) separate sessions: 12/17 and 12/18 from 9:30am to 12:00pm, and 12/18 from 1:00pm to 3:30pm.

      Join our Stream Water Chemistry volunteer team to conduct field tests on dissolved oxygen content, and other parameters, at important streams feeding Jug Bay. Water samples are also collected for lab analysis. This is a great way to learn how to use professional equipment, see the park, and become involved in habitat monitoring efforts. Free. Must be 18 to volunteer without a guardian. Current health guidelines will be required. Registration required.

      To register go to www.jugbay.org/calendar and click on the event.

       
       
  • Sunday, December 19, 2021

    • Community Bulletin Board Time: 12:00am - 12:30am Locations: Channel 99 Details:

      Community Bulletin Board

       
       
    • Anne Arundel Bird Club Walk Time: 8:00am - 11:00am Locations: Quiet Waters Park Details: Join Anne Arundel Bird Club Members Sue and Alan Young on a bird walk around the park. See how many resident and migrant birds you can spot! Participants should bring good walking shoes and binoculars (not required, but helpful!) Park admission fee is waived for participants. Upon arrival, inform the gate attendant that you are with the Anne Arundel Bird Club. Meet at Blue Heron Center Parking Lot.
       
       
    • Art Exhibition @ Quiet Waters Park Time: 10:00am - 4:00pm Locations: Quiet Waters Park Details:

      Form and Fabric

      The opening will be held on Nov 21 from 1:30 - 3:30 pm in the Willow Gallery of the Visitor Center. The park entrance fee will be waived for the reception only. All items may be removed upon purchase, creating an excellent opportunity for holiday shopping.

      The following artists will be participating:

      Chesapeake Weavers: textiles, dyed clothing and accessories

      Chesapeake Woodturners: handmade wooden items

      Garage Art: pottery

      Ardythe Jolliff: note cards

      Joan Machinchick: paintings, calendars and calligraphy

      Donna Schramek: soft sculpture

      Liz Sork: hand-painted glasses

      Annette Uroskie: paintings and photographs.

       
       
    • Blacksmith Shop Workday Time: 1:00pm - 4:00pm Locations: 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. 
       
       
  • Monday, December 20, 2021

  • Tuesday, December 21, 2021

    • Art Exhibition @ Quiet Waters Park Time: 9:00am - 4:00pm Locations: Quiet Waters Park Details:

      Form and Fabric

      The opening will be held on Nov 21 from 1:30 - 3:30 pm in the Willow Gallery of the Visitor Center. The park entrance fee will be waived for the reception only. All items may be removed upon purchase, creating an excellent opportunity for holiday shopping.

      The following artists will be participating:

      Chesapeake Weavers: textiles, dyed clothing and accessories

      Chesapeake Woodturners: handmade wooden items

      Garage Art: pottery

      Ardythe Jolliff: note cards

      Joan Machinchick: paintings, calendars and calligraphy

      Donna Schramek: soft sculpture

      Liz Sork: hand-painted glasses

      Annette Uroskie: paintings and photographs.

       
       
    • County Executive Pittman, Health Officer Dr. Kalyanaraman, Partners to Announce COVID Test Kit Distribution Efforts Time: 11:00am - 12:00pm Locations: See Below for Location Address Details:

      Annapolis, Md Anne Arundel County Executive Steuart Pittman, Health Officer Dr. Nilesh Kalyanaraman, and representatives from Live! Casino & Hotel Maryland and Westfield Annapolis Mall will announce COVID test kit distribution to residents in advance of the year-end holidays.

       

      WHO: Steuart Pittman, Anne Arundel County Executive

      Dr. Nilesh Kalyanaraman, Anne Arundel County Health Officer

      Anthony Faranca, Executive Vice President and General Manager, Live! Casino & Hotel Maryland

      Steve Stavropoulos, General Manager, Westfield Annapolis Mall

       

      WHEN: Tuesday, December 21 at 11am

      WHERE: Live! Casino & Hotel Maryland

      7002 Arundel Mills Cir, Hanover, MD 21076

      Podium will be set up at hotel entrance

      The event will be streamed live on:

       
       
    • Retirement and Board of Trustees Meeting Time: 12:00pm - 2:00pm Locations: Virtual Meeting Details:

      View Meeting Documents

       
       
  • Wednesday, December 22, 2021

    • Art Exhibition @ Quiet Waters Park Time: 9:00am - 4:00pm Locations: Quiet Waters Park Details:

      Form and Fabric

      The opening will be held on Nov 21 from 1:30 - 3:30 pm in the Willow Gallery of the Visitor Center. The park entrance fee will be waived for the reception only. All items may be removed upon purchase, creating an excellent opportunity for holiday shopping.

      The following artists will be participating:

      Chesapeake Weavers: textiles, dyed clothing and accessories

      Chesapeake Woodturners: handmade wooden items

      Garage Art: pottery

      Ardythe Jolliff: note cards

      Joan Machinchick: paintings, calendars and calligraphy

      Donna Schramek: soft sculpture

      Liz Sork: hand-painted glasses

      Annette Uroskie: paintings and photographs.

       
       
    • Pollinator Wednesday Time: 9:00am - 12:00pm Locations: Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary Details:

      Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary - Emory Waters Nature Preserve

      Join staff and volunteers on Wednesdays 9 am - 12 noon at the Emory Waters Nature Preserve to work in our pollinator gardens. To beat the heat we will meet 8-11 am June 21-Sept 15. See Jug Bay’s newest property and learn about native perennials that support our native butterflies, bees, and other pollinators. Volunteers will weed, mulch, prune, and plant to revive, maintain, and build pollinator gardens. Meet new friends and enjoy interesting conversations. Bring gardening gloves, your favorite tools, and plenty of drinking water. Current health guidelines will be enforced. Ages: 12 and up, minors must be accompanied by an adult. Free. Walk-ins welcome! Groups of five or more please call Debra at 410-222- 8006 to arrange. Proceed through the driveway gate about 1 mile to the second white house.

       
       
    • Self-Insurance Fund Committee Meeting Time: 2:30pm - 3:30pm Locations: Virtual Meeting Details:

      SIF Committee Meeting Notice
        

      View Meeting Documents  
       

      Note: Part of the meeting may be conducted in closed session

       
       
    • Inter-Faith Council Meeting Time: 4:00pm - 6:00pm Locations: Virtual Meeting Details:

      Please click the link below to join the webinar:


      https://aacounty.zoom.us/j/85765977393?pwd=YkpoakxkUkJjRVUwd2hzTTJ0V1A4dz09


      Passcode: Z3b$zn1^

       
       
    • Planning Advisory Board Meeting(Cancelled) Time: 6:00pm - 8:30pm Locations: Heritage Office Complex Chesapeake Rm. 2nd Fl. 2664 Riva Road Annapolis, MD 21401 Details:
      This meeting of the Planning Advisory Board has been canceled.
       
      The Planning Advisory Board (PAB) makes advisory recommendations to the Planning and Zoning Officer and the County Council relating to the Master Plan, the zoning maps, and rules and regulations relating to zoning.
       
      Planning Advisory Board Meeting Agenda
       
       
  • Thursday, December 23, 2021

    • Waterbird Survey Time: 7:30am - 9:30am Locations: Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary Details: Join a periodic survey of waterbirds on freshwater, tidal, marshes at Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary. The ornithological knowledge and collaborative attitude of our volunteer team creates a phenomenal learning experience. All of this in the beautiful early morning light of the Jug Bay Wetlands, on the Patuxent River. Ages: 12 and older. Free (entrance fee waived). Current health guidelines will be required. COVID mask, social distancing, and registration required. To register go to www.jugbay.org/calendar and click on the event.
       
       
    • Art Exhibition @ Quiet Waters Park Time: 9:00am - 4:00pm Locations: Quiet Waters Park Details:

      Form and Fabric

      The opening will be held on Nov 21 from 1:30 - 3:30 pm in the Willow Gallery of the Visitor Center. The park entrance fee will be waived for the reception only. All items may be removed upon purchase, creating an excellent opportunity for holiday shopping.

      The following artists will be participating:

      Chesapeake Weavers: textiles, dyed clothing and accessories

      Chesapeake Woodturners: handmade wooden items

      Garage Art: pottery

      Ardythe Jolliff: note cards

      Joan Machinchick: paintings, calendars and calligraphy

      Donna Schramek: soft sculpture

      Liz Sork: hand-painted glasses

      Annette Uroskie: paintings and photographs.

       
       
  • Friday, December 24, 2021

    • Animal Care & Control will be CLOSED Time: All Day Locations: 411 Maxwell Frye Road Millersville, MD 21108 Details: Animal Care & Control will be CLOSED on December 24, 2021.
       
       
    • Christmas (Observed) Time: All Day Locations: All County Offices Details:
      • All County Offices are closed
      • Landfills & Recycling Centers are closed
      • Normal collections will occur
      • All Regional Parks (Downs, Fort Smallwood, Quiet Waters, Lake Waterford, Kinder Farm, and Jug Bay), County Trails and the Quiet Waters Park Ice Rink will close at 3:30pm on Friday, December 24th. 
      • North Arundel Aquatic Center and Arundel Olympic Swim Center will be closed on Friday, December 24th.
      • North and South Recreation Centers will be closed on Friday, December 24th. 
      • Glen Burnie Ice Rink will be open from 10:00am to 5:00pm on Friday, December 24th.
       
       
    • Art Exhibition @ Quiet Waters Park Time: 9:00am - 4:00pm Locations: Quiet Waters Park Details:

      Form and Fabric

      The opening will be held on Nov 21 from 1:30 - 3:30 pm in the Willow Gallery of the Visitor Center. The park entrance fee will be waived for the reception only. All items may be removed upon purchase, creating an excellent opportunity for holiday shopping.

      The following artists will be participating:

      Chesapeake Weavers: textiles, dyed clothing and accessories

      Chesapeake Woodturners: handmade wooden items

      Garage Art: pottery

      Ardythe Jolliff: note cards

      Joan Machinchick: paintings, calendars and calligraphy

      Donna Schramek: soft sculpture

      Liz Sork: hand-painted glasses

      Annette Uroskie: paintings and photographs.

       
       
    • Field Work Fridays Time: 9:00am - 12:00pm Locations: Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary Details: Kick off the weekend with the great feeling that comes with doing good and important work! Join our Field Work Fridays at Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary. Every Friday rain or shine, volunteers join staff naturalists to tackle a stewardship project in need of support. Projects include invasive plant removals, trash clean-ups, gardening, citizen science monitoring, and more. Volunteers are welcome to bring a bagged lunch to enjoy after our work is completed. No prior training or experience is necessary to join our Field Work Fridays! Free. Ages 8 and up, minors must be accompanied by a guardian. A notification email will be sent on Thursday to registered participants verifying the project and location. To register go to www.jugbay.org/calendar and click on the event.
       
       
  • Saturday, December 25, 2021

    • Animal Care & Control will be CLOSED Time: All Day Locations: 411 Maxwell Frye Road Millersville, MD 21108 Details: Animal Care & Control will be CLOSED on December 25, 2021
       
       
    • Christmas Day Time: All Day Locations: Landfill & Recycling Centers Details:
      • Landfill and Recycling Centers will be CLOSED
      • No collection changes
      • All Regional Parks (Downs, Fort Smallwood, Quiet Waters, Lake Waterford, Kinder Farm, and Jug Bay), County Trails and the Quiet Waters Park Ice Rink will be CLOSED on Saturday, December 25th, resuming Sunday hours of operation on December 26th.
      • North Arundel Aquatic Center and Arundel Olympic Swim Center, North and South Recreation Centers, Glen Burnie Ice Rink will be CLOSED on December 25th.

      Holiday Schedule

       
       
  • Sunday, December 26, 2021

    • Community Bulletin Board Time: 12:00am - 12:30am Locations: Channel 99 Details:

      Community Bulletin Board

       
       
    • Art Exhibition @ Quiet Waters Park Time: 10:00am - 4:00pm Locations: Quiet Waters Park Details:

      Form and Fabric

      The opening will be held on Nov 21 from 1:30 - 3:30 pm in the Willow Gallery of the Visitor Center. The park entrance fee will be waived for the reception only. All items may be removed upon purchase, creating an excellent opportunity for holiday shopping.

      The following artists will be participating:

      Chesapeake Weavers: textiles, dyed clothing and accessories

      Chesapeake Woodturners: handmade wooden items

      Garage Art: pottery

      Ardythe Jolliff: note cards

      Joan Machinchick: paintings, calendars and calligraphy

      Donna Schramek: soft sculpture

      Liz Sork: hand-painted glasses

      Annette Uroskie: paintings and photographs.

       
       
    • Blacksmith Shop Workday Time: 1:00pm - 4:00pm Locations: 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. 
       
       
  • Monday, December 27, 2021

    • Animal Care & Control will be OPEN Time: All Day Locations: 411 Maxwell Frye Road Millersville, MD 21108 Details: Animal Care & Control will be OPEN on December 27, 2021.
       
       
    • Art Exhibition @ Quiet Waters Park Time: 9:00am - 4:00pm Locations: Quiet Waters Park Details:

      Form and Fabric

      The opening will be held on Nov 21 from 1:30 - 3:30 pm in the Willow Gallery of the Visitor Center. The park entrance fee will be waived for the reception only. All items may be removed upon purchase, creating an excellent opportunity for holiday shopping.

      The following artists will be participating:

      Chesapeake Weavers: textiles, dyed clothing and accessories

      Chesapeake Woodturners: handmade wooden items

      Garage Art: pottery

      Ardythe Jolliff: note cards

      Joan Machinchick: paintings, calendars and calligraphy

      Donna Schramek: soft sculpture

      Liz Sork: hand-painted glasses

      Annette Uroskie: paintings and photographs.

       
       
    • Maritime Industry Advisory Board Meeting Time: 5:00pm - 6:30pm Locations: 2660 Riva Road, Annapolis MD. 21401 Details: View Meeting Documents
       
       
    • Chesapeake Forge Blacksmith Guild Meeting Time: 7:00pm - 10:00pm Locations: 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. 
       
       
  • Tuesday, December 28, 2021

    • Art Exhibition @ Quiet Waters Park Time: 9:00am - 4:00pm Locations: Quiet Waters Park Details:

      Form and Fabric

      The opening will be held on Nov 21 from 1:30 - 3:30 pm in the Willow Gallery of the Visitor Center. The park entrance fee will be waived for the reception only. All items may be removed upon purchase, creating an excellent opportunity for holiday shopping.

      The following artists will be participating:

      Chesapeake Weavers: textiles, dyed clothing and accessories

      Chesapeake Woodturners: handmade wooden items

      Garage Art: pottery

      Ardythe Jolliff: note cards

      Joan Machinchick: paintings, calendars and calligraphy

      Donna Schramek: soft sculpture

      Liz Sork: hand-painted glasses

      Annette Uroskie: paintings and photographs.

       
       
    • County Executive Pittman to Provide Updates on COVID Response Time: 11:00am - 11:30am Locations: Zoom Details:

      Annapolis, Md Anne Arundel County Executive Steuart Pittman will provide updates on the county’s COVID response efforts. 

      WHO: Steuart Pittman, Anne Arundel County Executive

      WHEN: Tuesday, December 28 at 11am

      WHERE: The event will take place on Zoom. 

      The event will be streamed live on:

       
       
    • Odenton Town Center Advisory Committee Meeting Time: 6:30pm - 8:30pm Locations: Virtual Meeting Details:

      Provides an opportunity for the public to comment and hear the status of the Odenton Town Center project. 
       
      Meeting Agenda

       
       
  • Wednesday, December 29, 2021

    • Art Exhibition @ Quiet Waters Park Time: 9:00am - 4:00pm Locations: Quiet Waters Park Details:

      Form and Fabric

      The opening will be held on Nov 21 from 1:30 - 3:30 pm in the Willow Gallery of the Visitor Center. The park entrance fee will be waived for the reception only. All items may be removed upon purchase, creating an excellent opportunity for holiday shopping.

      The following artists will be participating:

      Chesapeake Weavers: textiles, dyed clothing and accessories

      Chesapeake Woodturners: handmade wooden items

      Garage Art: pottery

      Ardythe Jolliff: note cards

      Joan Machinchick: paintings, calendars and calligraphy

      Donna Schramek: soft sculpture

      Liz Sork: hand-painted glasses

      Annette Uroskie: paintings and photographs.

       
       
    • Pollinator Wednesday Time: 9:00am - 12:00pm Locations: Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary Details:

      Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary - Emory Waters Nature Preserve

      Join staff and volunteers on Wednesdays 9 am - 12 noon at the Emory Waters Nature Preserve to work in our pollinator gardens. To beat the heat we will meet 8-11 am June 21-Sept 15. See Jug Bay’s newest property and learn about native perennials that support our native butterflies, bees, and other pollinators. Volunteers will weed, mulch, prune, and plant to revive, maintain, and build pollinator gardens. Meet new friends and enjoy interesting conversations. Bring gardening gloves, your favorite tools, and plenty of drinking water. Current health guidelines will be enforced. Ages: 12 and up, minors must be accompanied by an adult. Free. Walk-ins welcome! Groups of five or more please call Debra at 410-222- 8006 to arrange. Proceed through the driveway gate about 1 mile to the second white house.

       
       
  • Thursday, December 30, 2021

    • Art Exhibition @ Quiet Waters Park Time: 9:00am - 4:00pm Locations: Quiet Waters Park Details:

      Form and Fabric

      The opening will be held on Nov 21 from 1:30 - 3:30 pm in the Willow Gallery of the Visitor Center. The park entrance fee will be waived for the reception only. All items may be removed upon purchase, creating an excellent opportunity for holiday shopping.

      The following artists will be participating:

      Chesapeake Weavers: textiles, dyed clothing and accessories

      Chesapeake Woodturners: handmade wooden items

      Garage Art: pottery

      Ardythe Jolliff: note cards

      Joan Machinchick: paintings, calendars and calligraphy

      Donna Schramek: soft sculpture

      Liz Sork: hand-painted glasses

      Annette Uroskie: paintings and photographs.

       
       
    • Youth Advisory Council Meeting Time: 5:00pm - 7:00pm Locations: See Description Details:

      Members of the public who are interested in observing this meeting can contact Jennifer Purcell  at [email protected] for the meeting link and additional information.

       
       
  • Friday, December 31, 2021

    • Animal Care & Control will be CLOSED Time: All Day Locations: 411 Maxwell Frye Road Millersville, MD 21108 Details: Animal Care & Control will be CLOSED on December, 31, 2021
       
       
    • New Year's Day (Observed) Time: All Day Locations: All County Offices Details:
      • All County Offices are closed.
      • Landfills & Recycling Centers are closed.
      • Normal collections will occur.
      • North Arundel Aquatic Center and Arundel Olympic Swim Center, North and South Recreation Centers will be CLOSED.
      • Animal Care & Control will be CLOSED.

      Holiday Collection Schedule

       
       
    • Art Exhibition @ Quiet Waters Park Time: 9:00am - 4:00pm Locations: Quiet Waters Park Details:

      Form and Fabric

      The opening will be held on Nov 21 from 1:30 - 3:30 pm in the Willow Gallery of the Visitor Center. The park entrance fee will be waived for the reception only. All items may be removed upon purchase, creating an excellent opportunity for holiday shopping.

      The following artists will be participating:

      Chesapeake Weavers: textiles, dyed clothing and accessories

      Chesapeake Woodturners: handmade wooden items

      Garage Art: pottery

      Ardythe Jolliff: note cards

      Joan Machinchick: paintings, calendars and calligraphy

      Donna Schramek: soft sculpture

      Liz Sork: hand-painted glasses

      Annette Uroskie: paintings and photographs.

       
       
    • Field Work Fridays Time: 9:00am - 12:00pm Locations: Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary Details: Kick off the weekend with the great feeling that comes with doing good and important work! Join our Field Work Fridays at Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary. Every Friday rain or shine, volunteers join staff naturalists to tackle a stewardship project in need of support. Projects include invasive plant removals, trash clean-ups, gardening, citizen science monitoring, and more. Volunteers are welcome to bring a bagged lunch to enjoy after our work is completed. No prior training or experience is necessary to join our Field Work Fridays! Free. Ages 8 and up, minors must be accompanied by a guardian. A notification email will be sent on Thursday to registered participants verifying the project and location. To register go to www.jugbay.org/calendar and click on the event.