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Jun 05 2017

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" text_align="left" box_shadow_on_row="no"][vc_column][vc_single_image image="22751" img_size="full" alignment="center" hover_animation="no"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" text_align="left" box_shadow_on_row="no"][vc_column][vc_column_text] Pop-Up Heritage is a new series of FREE special events each month in the Four Rivers Heritage Area. Join us in June for our inaugural event: "Preserving Digital Prints: Protecting Your Photos and Ink jet Documents from the 1980s to Now" with Maria Day, Director of Special Collections and Conservation at Maryland State Archives Tuesday, June 6, 3:00 p.m. Visit Annapolis and Anne Arundel County Visitors Center John C. Astle Conference Room 26 West Street, Annapolis In the 1980s, many new technologies allowed...

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May 31 2017

This Sunday, the Four Rivers Heritage Area, the Inner West Street Association and Visit Annapolis will continue to team together to let arts and culture loving visitors know when they come to town for First Sunday Arts Festivals that there is lots more to see and explore in the City and region. Four Rivers has created a flyer for visitors: “Sunday Heritage Offerings in the Four Rivers Heritage Area.” Four Rivers and colleagues will be inside the Visitors Center during the First Sunday Arts Festivals to complement the staff there as they encourage...

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May 25 2017

Memorial Day is an important holiday in the Four Rivers Heritage Area, a day for remembering and honoring all members of the armed forces who have lost their lives in service. Below are events in our area that will commemorate the day: Annapolis Memorial Day Parade Monday, May 29, 10:00 a.m. The parade follows the traditional route on West Street. It goes around Church Circle, down Main Street, and ends at City Dock. Marching bands, as well as veteran, community, and patriotic organizations will be part of the parade honoring and remembering those who...

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May 19 2017

Interest in genealogy and family history is growing. These days you can refer to a multitude of websites to help you trace your roots, or you can turn to your community as an eager and invaluable resource. Over the two Fridays, May 19 and June 9, the Galesville Community Center will be offering free Family Tree Research Workshops to the general public. These workshops are sponsored by the Four Rivers Heritage Area. They will be conducted by Lyndra Marshall (née Pratt) a genealogy expert of 55 years and Chair of the Maryland Commission...

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May 10 2017

The United States Naval Academy has long played an important role in the history and heritage of Annapolis. May particularly brings a week of tradition and ceremony as USNA celebrates its graduating class. Commissioning Week involves a full week of celebratory events beginning Friday, May 19, 2017 and culminating with graduation day at the Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium on Friday, May 26, 2017. Even if you don't know anyone graduating from the Academy this year, Commissioning Week offers a host of events, some available to the public, that provide a taste of the history and tradition of...

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Apr 28 2017

Today, the Four Rivers Heritage Area, the Inner West Street Association and Visit Annapolis area pleased to announce that our organizations have teamed together to let arts and culture loving visitors know when they come to town for First Sunday Arts Festivals that there is lots more to see and explore in the City and region. Four Rivers has created a flyer for visitors: "Sunday Heritage Offerings in the Four Rivers Heritage Area." Four Rivers and colleagues will be inside the Visitors Center during the First Sunday Arts Festivals to...

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Dec 07 2016

Are you located in a Certified Heritage Area? Are you interested in learning more about grants that are available for capital and non-capital projects relating to the preservation of historical, archeological, natural and cultural resources and heritage tourism? If so, you will want to attend one of the upcoming grant workshops or webinars that are being offered by the Maryland Heritage Areas Program. These sessions are an opportunity to learn more about the FY 2018 grant program and the online application. You will also have the chance to ask any questions you may...

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Oct 26 2016

Plan to Attend the Annual Four Rivers Heritage Awards and 15th Birthday Party! We’ll be celebrating our milestone with a birthday party atmosphere at our Annual Heritage Awards event. Please join us!    When: Thursday, November 10 from 5:00-7:00 p.m. Where: Blue Heron Room at Quiet Waters Park, Annapolis Cost: $15 per person. Use this link to get your ticket today from Eventbrite, or use this form to send a check! Please RSVP by November 7 (NEW DATE!) via email to heritage_area@aacounty.org, or call our office at 410-222-1805.  ...

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Oct 17 2016

What is “Planned Giving”? What can you do to tell potential donors about future gifts to your organization?  Four Rivers is pleased to offer an informative, FREE workshop to all our nonprofit colleagues, entitled,”Getting Started with Planned Giving.” Find out how easy it is to set up a Planned Giving program for your nonprofit, and help define the options for your potential donors! Patricia Bender has over twenty years of experience in gift planning for higher education and social service organizations. She is presently Director of Planned Giving at the U.S. Naval...

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