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  • Sunday, February 20, 2022

    • 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.
    • 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. and Monday nights from 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
  • Monday, February 21, 2022

    • Washington's Birthday Time: All Day Locations: All County Offices Details:
    • Early Childhood Coalition Meeting Time: 2:30pm - 3:30pm Locations: Virtual Meeting Details:

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    • Ethics Commission Contingent Meeting (only if called) Time: 4:00pm - 5:00pm 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. 
    • County Council Meeting Time: 7:00pm - 11:30pm Locations: Arundel Center - County Council Chambers, 44 Calvert Street, Annapolis, MD 21401 Details:

      An agenda and agenda packet will be available on the Council website by 6:00 p.m. on the evening of the meeting. 

      Details for watching, listening, and submitting testimony are available here.

  • Tuesday, February 22, 2022

  • Wednesday, February 23, 2022

    • Coffee with a Ranger Time: 9:00am - 10:00am Locations: Fort Smallwood Park Details: Come join a ranger at the Cedar Pavilion of Fort Smallwood Park on Wednesday's from 9-10 AM for a free cup of coffee, tea, or hot cocoa! Ask questions about the park, local flora and fauna, or simply get to know the rangers a little bit better while you enjoy a warm beverage. This is a FREE program, excluding the $6 park entrance fee. All ages welcome, no registration required.
    • 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 - 4:30pm Locations: Virtual Meeting Details:

      The Self-Insurance Fund Committee meets on the 4th Wednesday of every month at 2:30pm. 


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

      Please click the link below to join the webinar:

      Passcode: Z3b$zn1^

    • Planning Advisory Board Meeting Time: 6:00pm - 8:30pm Locations: Zoom Meeting - see details below Details:

      The Board’s tentative agenda is:

      *Call to Order
      *Approval of Agenda
      *Approval of Minutes (February 11, 2022)
      Parole Town Center Master Plan
      *Presentation from Long Range Planning Staff
      *PAB Discussion and Questions Public Hearing – Oral Testimony
      Interim Deliberations on the Capital Budget and Program FY2023-FY2028
      *PAB Deliberation
      * Indicates Planning Advisory Board discussion. No public comment will be received during these items

      You must sign up to speak

      To sign up to provide oral testimony about the Parole Town Center Master Plan please submit a request to [email protected] or call 410-222-7432 by 5 PM on Monday, February 21, 2022.

      • HOAs, groups, and representatives may speak for 5 minutes. The speaker must provide permission to speak for this organization on the organization’s letterhead.
      • Individuals may speak for 3 minutes.
      • If you have handouts, please provide a copy to the PAB secretary via [email protected] to distribute.

      How to attend this meeting:

      Please use the link below to register for the webinar. After registering to attend the Zoom, you will receive a confirmation email containing a link to join the webinar. If you require assistance registering for the Zoom, call 410-222-7432.

      Please note: registering for the webinar does not register you to provide oral testimony. Please follow the steps above if you would like to provide oral testimony.

      Zoom webinar registration link:


      Written Testimony:

      To provide written testimony for PAB consideration concerning the Parole Town Center Master Plan, email your comments to [email protected] between February 23 and 8 AM on March 9, 2022.


      For more information, please see the full Planning Advisory Board Meeting Agenda
    • Region 4 Stakeholder Advisory Committee Time: 6:00pm - 8:00pm Locations: Virtual Meeting Details:

      Meeting will be held via Zoom; please view the agenda for login details. 

      Please visit the Region Planning process website for more information and to sign up for updates.

    • 2022 Few of the Many Awards Time: 6:30pm - 7:30pm Locations: Blue Heron Center, Quiet Waters Park, 600 Quiet Waters Park Road, Annapolis Details:

      Annapolis, Md Anne Arundel County Executive Steuart Pittman and the Caucus of African American Leaders will host the third annual "Few of the Many" Awards in honor of Black History Month.


      WHO: Steuart Pittman, Anne Arundel County Executive

      Carl Snowden, Caucus of African American Leaders

      Lisa Rodvien, Anne Arundel County Councilmember

      Congressman Elijah Cummings Award recipients

      Sojourner Truth Award recipients

      View the full list of award recipients at


      WHEN: Wednesday, Feb. 23 at 6:30 pm


      WHERE: Blue Heron Center, Quiet Waters Park, 600 Quiet Waters Park Road, Annapolis


      The event will be streamed live on:

  • Thursday, February 24, 2022

    • 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 James Kitchin  at [email protected] for the meeting link and additional information.



    • Laurel Race Course Impact Fund Advisory Committee Meeting Time: 6:00pm - 7:00pm Locations: Virtual Meeting Details: Members of the public can join the webinar using this link:
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    • LPPRP Presentation Town Hall #2 Time: 6:30pm - 8:00pm Locations: Zoom Meeting - see details below Details:

      The Department of Recreation and Parks will host two virtual Town Hall meetings to present the draft 2022 Land Preservation, Parks and Recreation Plan (LPPRP) and receive citizen comments.  The Plan evaluates the demand for parklands and recreational facilities based on need, proximity, and equity and outlines goals and priorities for the next five, ten, and fifteen years. 

      The meetings are scheduled for Tuesday, February 15, and Thursday, February 24, both at 6:30 pm.  Please register to join us via Zoom using links below. Residents in attendance will be given two minutes each to share public testimony about the draft LPPRP and the future of our parks and recreation system. The draft Plan and a link to share your written comments may be found on the Parks and Rec website at

      Zoom link to register for the 2/24 meeting:

  • Friday, February 25, 2022

    • Delegation Meeting Time: 8:30am - 11:30am Locations: Virtual Meeting Details:

      Members of the Public can view and listen to the meeting on the Maryland General Assembly website.

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    • 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 and click on the event.
  • Saturday, February 26, 2022

    • Mindfulness Hike Time: 10:00am - 11:30am Locations: South River Farm Park Details: Take a moment to escape the busy work week and take a mindful hike. Slow down, breathe, and take in the beauty of South River Farms Park. To register for this program call 410-222-1978 or register online at the Program Registration Form.
    • Pysanky: Ukrainian Egg Decorating Time: 1:00pm - 4:00pm Locations: Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary Details: Create a beautiful egg in the time-honored Ukrainian tradition of Pysanky, or create a symbolic piece of art to invoke a new world vision. This workshop will explore the art in a free form, using symbolism that tells a specific story and holds a deliberate intention. Each participant will receive a Pysanky kit containing the basic tools and materials required for the class. Instructor Coreen Weilminster has been making Pysanky for over 20 years. Participants must bring an empty egg carton to transport their piece home safely and a bag lunch/ snack. Pre-registration and payment is required by February 10th to purchase kits. No refunds after February 10th. Ages: 12 and up. Maximum of 15 participants. Fee: $35/person, includes materials and Pysanky kit to keep. To register go to and click on the event.
    • Magnificent Marsh Mammals Time: 4:00pm - 6:00pm 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 and click on the event.