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Author:Hope Stewart

Jan 25 2021

The best thing about virtual events is you can still attend them, even if there's a threat of winter weather this week! We hope you enjoy these offerings from our partners while you stay safe and warm. Click on the event title for more information. Virtual Event - Coffee with Ken! Arts in Service: Broadening the Mission Date: Tuesday, January 26 Time: 9:00 am Location: Online Host Organization: Maryland State Arts Council Join Ken and guests Rina Thaler of the Art League of Ocean City and Allison Weiss of the Sandy Spring Museum...

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Jan 23 2021

Although most of our heritage partners are nonprofits, many of our community supporters are local businesses, and so we wanted to share this special grant opportunity from BGE with our valued friends. BGE Energizing Small Business Grants Program Eligible businesses located in BGE's service area have three opportunities to apply for BGE Energizing Small Business Grants of up to $20,000. To be eligible, a business must have between two and 25 employees, less than $7 million in annual revenue, a demonstrated need for support, a strong plan for moving forward, and be...

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Jan 19 2021

Even with the short week, if you're looking for education and entertainment there's still a variety of events to explore! From lectures on colonial history, early Maryland drinks, and shipbuilding, to a training on marketing, we're sure you'll enjoy theses offerings from our partners. Click on the event title for more information. Virtual Lecture – Planting an Empire  Date: TODAY, Tuesday, January 19 Time: 7:00 pm Location: Online Host Organization: Historic Annapolis Planting an Empire is the only modern, comprehensive history of the Chesapeake colonies, but writing it wasn’t a simple task. While two...

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Jan 15 2021

This upcoming three-day weekend honors Martin Luther King Jr. and his role as a prominent leader in the American civil rights movement. Join some of our partners to mark the occasion and learn more about how you can help continue his legacy of activism. First, visit Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts (801 Chase St, Annapolis) to view their new exhibit "The Art of Activism." Maryland Hall, in partnership with the Banneker Douglass Museum and Maryland Commission on African American History and Culture, invited Maryland-based Black artists, whose work encapsulates activism and...

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Jan 14 2021

Recent announcements about new COVID-19 federal aid packages might sound promising to your organization, but there is still a lot understand. How do you know what relief programs are right for you? How do you determine what grants to apply for? Here are some webinars to help you make sense of current relief packages and potential grant opportunities. Click on the webinar title for more details and registration information. Shuttered Venue Operators Grant Webinar NOTE: This webinar is apparently FULL. Watch for information, a second webinar may be scheduled! Thursday, January 14 at 3:00...

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Jan 11 2021

From history to nature, we hope you enjoy this week's offering of events from our partners, including the new year's relaunch of the "Lunch and Learn" series from the Maryland State Archives. Click on the event title for more information. Virtual Lecture - The Present Discontents: News from 1770 Annapolis Date: Tuesday, January 12 Time: 7:00 pm Location: Online Host Organization: Historic Annapolis Two hundred fifty years ago, Annapolis had been Maryland's capital for 75 of the province's 136 years. No one knew it yet, but the countdown was already on to the...

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Jan 08 2021

Did you know that the Anne Arundel County Public Library is celebrating its 100th birthday today? And of course the occasion will be marked with special presentations on the Anne Arundel County Public Library Facebook page throughout the day, including the following events: 10:30 am - Birthday Party Storytime Celebrate AACPL's 100th anniversary! Bring your party hat and join the fun with stories, songs and rhymes that build early literacy skills. 11:15 am - Anniversary Message by Library CEO, Skip Auld View a special message from Library CEO Skip Auld commemorating the 100th anniversary...

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Jan 04 2021

A new year means new opportunities to take advantage of all that the partners in our heritage community have to offer. Start your new year off right with a special event! Click on the event title for more information. Virtual Event: The Thomas Point Shoal Lighthouse: A Chesapeake Bay Icon in Annapolis Date: Thursday, January 7 Time: 7:00-8:30 pm Location: Online Host Organization: Annapolis Maritime Museum David Gendell, Author, Sailor, and Co-founder of SpinSheet and PropTalk Magazines will discuss the history of Thomas Point Shoal Lighthouse (TPSL) including the rise of the port...

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Dec 17 2020

With new retail restrictions in place in Anne Arundel County as of yesterday, it's more important to shop local this season than ever before -- especially for holiday gift-giving. One way you can do this is to take advantage of tonight's Eleventh Hour Shopping in downtown Annapolis. During this last night of Midnight Madness, many stores will remain open later than their normal hours. Look for the Open Late Flags. If the new restrictions make you nervous about shopping in-person, as a reminder, these heritage partners are offering the opportunity to shop online: ...

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