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  • Sunday, November 11, 2018

    • Maryland STEM Festival Time: All Day Locations: See Description Details:

      Maryland Stem Festival from October 26 - November 11, 2018

      From robotics and virtual reality to 3D printing, coding and more, something fun and exciting will be going on at one of our Library locations this fall. 

    • Living History Weekend - 1814: Defending Annapolis Time: Sat. 11/10 10:00am - 4:30pm Locations: Historic London Town and Gardens Details:

      Come experience Historic London Town and

      Gardens in a new light as local citizen-soldiers

      waited for a possible British attack on the

      South River and Annapolis in the War of 1812.

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

      Community Bulletin Board

    • 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, November 12, 2018

    • All Senior Centers Closed Time: All Day Locations: All Senior Centers Details: All Senior Centers will be closed today for Veterans Day.
    • Veterans Day Time: All Day Locations: All County Offices Details:
      • All county offices are closed.
      • Normal Curbside Collection Provided – All WMS Facilities Closed
      • The Yellow and Gold Routes, South County Circulator, and Zonal Services will not be operating on Monday, November 12th

      Facility & Curbside Collection Schedule

    • Veterans Day - Landfill & Recycling Centers Closed. No Collection Changes Time: All Day Locations: AACO Public Works Details:
      On Monday, November 12, 2018, Veterans Day (observed):
      • Landfill & Recycling Centers are closed
      • No collection changes

      View holiday schedule

    • Come Write In! Time: 8:00am - 8:30am Locations: Severna Park Library Details:

      Special Event - Adults


      Mondays, November 5, 12, 19, and 26, 2018 at 6:00pm

      Working on your novel for NaNoWriMo? Come take advantage of a quiet space and outlets to get your writing done! 


      Anne Arundel County Public Library

    • Crafternoon for a Cause: Cat Blankets Time: 3:00pm - 4:00pm Locations: Broadneck Library Details:

      Special Event - Teens

      Learn how to make blankets for cats in need. All products made will be donated to the SPCA of Anne Arundel County.

      Anne Arundel County Public Library

    • Ethics Commission Meeting 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.  

    • Art Collage Party Time: 6:00pm - 7:00pm Locations: Severn Library 2624 Annapolis Road, Severn, MD 21144 Details:

      Special Event - Kids

      Join us at the library for an evening of fun making collage art!

      Anne Arundel County Public Library

    • The Pioneer Infantry in WWI Time: 6:30pm - 8:30pm Locations: Odenton Library 1325 Annapolis Road, Odenton 21113 Details:

      Special Event - Adults

      In WWI, General Pershing created the Pioneer Infantry in the U.S. Army. Trained in both infantry tactics and combat engineering, these troops did work the infantry was too proud to do and the engineers were too lazy to do. Join Dr. McMahon, the author of "With Rifle and Shovel", to hear the history of the Pioneer Infantry in WWI.”

      Anne Arundel County Public Library

    • 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, November 13, 2018

    • Board Meeting Time: 9:00am - 9:30am Locations: 44 Calvert Street, Arundel Center, Annapolis in the Office of Constituent Services (4th Floor) Details: The Clergy Advisory Council is a multi-denominational Council representing faith-based groups that provides advice, counsel and support to the County on how to assist at-risk populations
    • American Red Cross Blood Drive Time: 9:30am - 10:30am Locations: Edgewater Library 25 Stepneys Lane, Edgewater, MD 21037 Details:

      Special Event - Adults/Health & Wellness

      Basic requirements for donating blood: general good health; 17 to 75 years of age (16 with written parental consent); and a weight of at least 110 pounds. Walk-in or call the American Red Cross at 1.800.733.2767 to schedule an appointment.

      Anne Arundel County Public Library

    • Therapeutic Massage Time: 10:00am - 12:00pm Locations: Pasadena Senior Activity Center 4103 Mountain Road Pasadena, MD 21122 Details: Bonnie Pavlek will demonstrate  the benefits of massage to help reduce tension and stress. Please register at the front desk.
    • 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 
    • Teen Drop-In Time: 3:00pm - 4:00pm Locations: Linthicum Library. 400 Shipley Rd, Linthicum Heights, MD 21090. Details:

      Special Event - Teens

      Tuesdays at 3:00pm

      Drop in for crafts, games, and more. 

      Anne Arundel County Public Library

    • Meals in a Mug Time: 3:30pm - 4:30pm Locations: Odenton Library 1325 Annapolis Road, Odenton 21113 Details:

      Special Event - Teens

      Nutritionist Emily Craft from Giant Foods will show how to prepare and microwave healthy, tasty foods that fit in a mug.  Registration is required two weeks prior to the program.  Bring your own mug!

      Anne Arundel County Public Library

    • STEAM Tuesday Time: 3:30pm - 4:30pm Locations: Odenton Library 1325 Annapolis Road, Odenton 21113 Details:

      Special Event - Teens

      Tuesdays, October 9 and November 13, 2018 at 3:30 pm

      Learn while enjoying a different STEAM activity each session!

      Anne Arundel County Public Library

    • Free Legal Advice: Ask a Lawyer in the Library Time: 4:30pm - 6:30pm Locations: Eastport Annapolis Neck Community Library 269 Hillsmere Drive, Annapolis, MD 21403 Details:

      Special Event - Adults
      Talk with a lawyer for up to 20 minutes about your legal issue for free. Lottery to determine time slots begins after 4:15 pm. Last clients will be seen at 6:10 pm. Lawyers can advise on all types of legal matters except criminal law. 

    • Celebrate Native American History Time: 6:00pm - 7:00pm Locations: Glen Burnie Library 1010 Eastway, Glen Burnie, MD 21060 Details:

      STEM: Special Event - Teens

      Native American Heritage Month

      Celebrate Native American History Month by playing traditional Native Indian games, exploring cultural festivals with virtual reality, and much more! 

      Anne Arundel County Public Library

    • Liquor Board Hearing Time: 6:00pm - 11:00pm Locations: THE DOUBLETREE BY HILTON ANNAPOLIS, 210 HOLIDAY COURT, IN THE COASTAL MAIN/WEST ROOM Details:

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

      Meeting Agenda

    • Ways to Pay for College with FAFSA Completion Help Time: 6:30pm - 8:30pm Locations: Crofton Library Details:

      Special Event - Teens

      Learn a step-by-step process on how to pay for college and set yourself up for financial success and get help completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Laptops provided.

  • Wednesday, November 14, 2018

    • Sawmill Workshop Time: 9:00am - 12:00pm Locations: 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

    • Gobble, Gobble for Toddlers Time: 9:30am - 10:30am Locations: Crofton Community Library 1681 Riedel Road, Crofton Details:

      Special Event - Preschoolers

      Wednesday, November 14, 2018 at 9:30 am and repeating at 10:30 am

      Celebrate Thanksgiving with songs, rhymes and stories.

    • Preschool Storytime Time: 10:30am - 11:30am Locations: Linthicum Community Library Details: Children ages three to five (with caring adult) build the early literacy skills needed for
      school readiness through engaging books, songs and activities.
    • Chef On The Go Time: 11:15am - 12:30pm Locations: Catherine L. O'Malley Senior Center 1275 Odenton Road Odenton, MD 21113 (410) 222-6227 Details: Join Chef Rosalie Falter for a Christmas Dinner sampling. Menu will feature: Antipasto Spread with Toast Points, Butternut Squash and Apple SOUP, Pork Tenderloin, mushroom gravy and Cardamom Carrots. Sign up is required along with a $3.00 supply fee.
    • Thanksgiving Luncheon Time: 12:00pm - 2:00pm Locations: South County Senior Activity Center 27 Stepneys Lane Edgewater, MD 21037 Details: Join us to give thanks for all we have at a Thanksgiving feast catered by Broadneck Grill. Cost is $10.00/person. Thank you to Friends for subsidizing the meal cost! Entertainment will be provided by Charles Taylor and The Availables. Sign up at the front desk by Wednesday, November 7th.
    • Endless Summer Show with the Pascal Go Getters Time: 12:30pm - 1:30pm Locations: Pasadena Senior Activity Center 4103 Mountain Road Pasadena, MD 21122 Details: Please join us for this lively show celebrating the music of summer. Please register by November 7th.
    • Music With Ray Apollo Time: 12:30pm - 1:00pm Locations: Annapolis Senior Activity Center 119 S. Villa Ave., Annapolis Details: A crowd favorite! Ray Apollo will be performing some hits that’ll be sure to make you tap your toes.
    • Mini Monet Time: 1:30pm - 2:30pm Locations: Riviera Beach Community Library 1130 Duvall Highway, Pasadena Details:

      Special Event - Preschoolers

      Preschoolers explore simple elements of fine art and create their own masterpieces. Please wear paint and mess friendly clothing.

    • Nature Explorers Club Time: 4:00pm - 5:00pm Locations: Crofton Community Library 1681 Riedel Road, Crofton Details:

      Special Event - Kids

      Our big world contains many small worlds. Get an up-close look at a piece of your planet by joining the Nature Explorers Club. Each month we’ll investigate an aspect of the ecosystem through presentations, conversations and hands-on activities. For ages 7-11. Call (410) 222-7915 to register.

    • AACC Science Night Time: 5:30pm - 8:30pm Locations: Anne Arundel Community College Pascal Center for Performing Arts 101 College Parkway Arnold, MD 21012 Details:

      Channel your inner scientist and join Anne Arundel Community College (AACC) for a fun, family-friendly event. AACC students and faculty present displays and hands-on activities for guests to learn more about chemistry, anatomy and physiology, physics, microbiology, zoology and more. And two (identical) science shows designed to amaze and educate the audience will be on tap at 5:30 and 7 p.m. Come see how fun science can be! For elementary and middle school students, though kids of all ages are welcome.


      The event is free and open to the public.

    • AACC Science Night Time: 5:30pm - 7:30pm Locations: Anne Arundel Community College 101 College Pkwy Arnold, MD Details:

      Special Event - Families

      Come see how fun science can be! Enjoy a science show and interactive demonstrations.

      Student Union Dining Hall, 101 College Parkway, Arnold, MD 21012-1895

    • AWC Meeting Time: 6:00pm - 8:00pm Locations: 411 Maxwell Frye Road Millersville, MD 21108 Details: The next Animal Welfare Council Meeting will be held on Wednesday, November 14, 2018 from 6:00pm - 8:00pm.
    • Planning Advisory Board Meeting Time: 6:00pm - 8:30pm Locations: Chesapeake Room, Second Floor, Heritage Office Complex, 2664 Riva Road, Annapolis, MD. Details: 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 Agenda
    • Naturally Beautiful Series Time: 6:30pm - 7:30pm Locations: Discoveries: The Library At The Mall Details:

      STEM: Naturally Beautiful Series/Special Event - Adults

      Learn about natural home & beauty care in this program series supported by 100% Pure and other local retailers. In this hands-on workshop, learn how to make your own natural, green cleaning products. 

    • Navajo Code Talkers Time: 6:30pm - 7:30pm Locations: Maryland City at Russett Community Library Details:

      Special Event - Adults

      Navajo Code Talkers are famous for using their language to protect U.S. Marines Corps radio messages during World War ll. Learn how the U.S. military took advantage of the unique languages of Native Americans to secure voice communications.

    • 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 held in the Independence Room at: 2664 Riva Road, on the first floor, Annapolis, MD 21401.
      For those of you who have not been to them, there is an outside entrance and it will have blue awnings over the door and ramp/walkway, this is the Independence Room.
      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.
    • Police Community Relations Council Meeting Time: 7:00pm - 8:30pm Locations: Police Western District Details:

      The Police Community Relations Council meetings are held on the second Wednesday of every month at 7:00 p.m.  The Anne Arundel County Police-Community Relations Council (PCRC) is a voluntary, independent, self-constituted advisory body.
      Western District

      8273 Telegraph Road
      Odenton, MD 21113
    • SoCo Grow: Orchids of North America Time: 7:00pm - 8:00pm Locations: Deale Community Library 5940 Deale-Churchton Road 20751 Details:

      Special Event - Adults/Gardening & Nature

      Dennis Whigham is a Senior Botanist at Smithsonian Environmental Research Center. In recent years, studies of interactions between orchids and fungi have lead in new and exciting directions.  He will discuss his research and current passion, to establish the North American Orchid Conservation Center (NAOCC). Walk-ins welcome.

  • Thursday, November 15, 2018

    • Board Meeting Time: 9:00am - 10:30am Locations: 1 Harry S Truman Parkway Suite 103, Annapolis, MD 21401 Details: November Board Meeting
    • Shopping Trip: “Super Walmart” Time: 10:00am - 10:30am Locations: Annapolis Senior Activity Center 119 S. Villa Ave., Annapolis Details: Sign up begins 11/1/18
    • Rabies Clinic Time: 12:00pm - 3:00pm Locations: 411 Maxwell Frye Road Millersville, MD 21108 Details:

      Due to the significant increase in positive rabies cases experienced in Anne Arundel County, Animal Control is doing its part to help protect all Anne Arundel County pets from the deadly rabies virus. 

      See Rabies/Microchip Clinic page for details on hours.

      Due to health and safety concerns for animals and humans alike, the Rabies Clinic will be canceled on any day that the anticipated heat index is above 100 degrees or if other inclement weather that could jeopardize the safety of pets and humans. 
      Be sure to bring a bowl and water for your animals to drink while you wait in line!

    • George Garris Band Time: 12:15pm - 12:45pm Locations: Catherine L. O'Malley Senior Center 1275 Odenton Road Odenton, MD 21113 (410) 222-6227 Details: Come and enjoy George and his crew, old time country favorites, a little rock and roll, along with some rhythm and blues.  Cost is donation.
    • Novelty Tunes and Commercial Jingles Time: 12:30pm - 1:00pm Locations: Pascal Senior Activity Center 125 Dorsey Road Glen Burnie, MD 21061 Details: Warning! There will be vocals  with this hilarious program. Jog your mind with some of the most recognizable TV jingles. See if you can be the first to remember the products  that were so well advertised. John Schneider performs on his keyboard in this interactive and memorable show.
  • Friday, November 16, 2018

    • Regional Conference: Contemporary Issues in Business and Law Time: 8:00am - 1:00pm Locations: Anne Arundel Community College 101 College Pkwy Arnold, MD Details:

      The School of Business and Law at Anne Arundel Community College will host its first annual Regional Conference. Anne Arundel County and the surrounding region is a vibrant economic hub with tremendous opportunities for growth.  If you want to tap into this growth, learn from the experts.  This conference will feature industry leaders sharing information about emerging trends in the ever changing fields of business and law. The future is now, join us to get ready!

      Anne Arundel Community College, 101 College Parkway, Arnold, MD 21012

      Cost $55 ($50 event fee plus $5 processing)

      More Information

    • Tuesday’s Treasures (Black Friday Sale) Time: 9:00am - 1:00pm Locations: South County Senior Activity Center 27 Stepneys Lane Edgewater, MD 21037 Details: Start the holiday shopping season early at our Black Friday Sale. We will have lots of Christmas items available plus gift items. A always, our flea market table in the back hallway has treasures for sale, so check that out.
    • Area Agency Advisory Council Time: 10:00am - 12:00pm Locations: Independence Conference Room 2664 Riva Road, Room 170, Annapolis, MD. 21401 Details: The Advisory Council members meet on the third Friday of each month with the exception of July and August at 10:00 am in the Independence Conference Room at the Heritage Office Complex, 2664 Riva Road, Suite 170, Annapolis, MD. 21401. Call (410) 222-4464 for additional information.
    • Reading Circle Time: 11:00am - 12:00pm Locations: Crofton Community Library Details:

      Special Event - Kids

      Take turns reading books and stories aloud together in our library's reading circle. For 1st through 3rd grade readers.

      More Info

    • Conversational Espanol & Brown Bag Lunch Time: 12:00pm - 1:00pm Locations: Eastport Annapolis Neck Community Library 269 Hillsmere Drive, Annapolis, MD 21403 Details:

      Special Event - Adults/Bilingual

      Fridays, June 7, June 21, July 5, July 19, August 2, August 16, and August 30, 2019 at 12:00 p.m.

      Hola! Practice and expand your Spanish speaking skills in a relaxed environment. Bring a brown bag lunch. All levels of learners and children welcome.

    • November’s Movies Time: 12:15pm - 2:45pm Locations: Pascal Senior Activity Center 125 Dorsey Road Glen Burnie, MD 21061 Details: Solo-A Star’s Story
    • World War I Centenary Film Series Time: 1:30pm - 3:30pm Locations: Eastport Annapolis Neck Community Library 269 Hillsmere Drive, Annapolis, MD 21403 Details:

      In commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the ending of World War I, join us for this series of four of the best films ever made about the conflict. Local cinemaphile Ann Glenn will introduce each movie. Screenings begin promptly at 1:30pm and will be followed by a Q&A session. 

      Friday, November 2, 2018
      All Quiet on the Western Front (1930) 
      Directed by Lewis Milestone. 133 minutes
      Friday, November 9, 2018
      Sergeant York (1941)  Directed by Howard Hawks. 134 minutes.  

      Friday, November 16, 2018
      The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp (1943) Directed by Michael Powell. 162 minutes. 
      Friday, November 30, 2018
      Grand Illusion (1937) Directed by Jean Renoir. 113 minutes. 
      More Information


  • Saturday, November 17, 2018

    • Nature Hike with Ranger Liz Time: 10:00am - 11:00am Locations: Quiet Waters Park Details:

      Join Park Ranger Liz on Saturday November 17th at Quiet Waters Park
      Meet at the Holly Pavilion - 10am

      Bring binoculars and sturdy shoes.
      Reserve your space by emailing [email protected]

    • Gardening in Winter(Cancelled)
      Gardening in Winter(Cancelled) Time: 1:00pm - 2:30pm Locations: 8311 Johns Downs Loop Pasadena, MD. Details:

      Join Elizabeth Elliott, owner of Himmel's Landscape and Garden Center, for a look at gardening in the Winter in our region. Enjoy the beauty of your winter garden!

      Improve the aesthetics of your winter garden while enhancing the habitat for birds and small wildlife. Learn winter maintenance basics that will help you prepare for spring- and your best garden ever. Finally, discover winter vegetable gardening, and seed starting for spring! This approximately 90 minute program will meet at the Downs Park Chesapeake Room.

      Park Ranger David Devault will also be on hand to talk about garden volunteer opportunities at the park. Gate fees apply, however the program is free. For more information, or to preregister (required) email [email protected], or call 410-222-6230.