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Aug 02 2021

Mark your calendars for this Thursday :) -- Whether you're interested in an outdoor concert, a musical reenactment, or historical drinks, our partners are giving you terrific options to choose from this week. Click on the event title for more information. Bristol County Fifes and Drums: Hear the Call! Date: Thursday, August 5 Time: 5:30-7:00 pm Location: William Paca House and Garden, 186 Prince George Street Host Organization: Historic Annapolis Historic Annapolis invites you to an evening of celebration with the Bristol County Fifes and Drums in the William Paca Garden! Meet 25...

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Jul 30 2021

Have you heard the good news? One of the sites in our heritage area is getting its own stamp! We're excited to see the Thomas Point Shoal Light House commemorated by the United States Postal Service on one of their Forever Stamps. YOU are invited to be a part of this celebration -- join the City of Annapolis, the Postmaster General for Annapolis, and the United States Lighthouse Society for a dedication of this new series of Forever postage stamps dedicated to the Mid-Atlantic Area and especially Thomas Point Shoal Lighthouse....

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Jul 27 2021

Four Rivers is looking for a dynamic self-starter to join our team! Significant potential for advancement for the right person. Heritage Programs Coordinator -- Part-time Four Rivers Heritage Area, Arundel Center, 44 Calvert Street, Annapolis, MD 21401 [email protected] Four Rivers Heritage Area (one of Maryland’s thirteen certified heritage areas), a nonprofit organization with its office in Annapolis, seeks a part-time Heritage Programs Coordinator. Excellent interpersonal, writing, and communications skills are essential. Grants, tourism, museum, nonprofit management, and preservation experience are preferred. The Heritage Programs Coordinator works under the supervision of the Executive Director. This is...

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Jul 26 2021

In a change from our customary practice, the Four Rivers Heritage Area plans a Site Directors Summit in the fall! Please save the date of Tuesday, September 21 from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. for our Site Directors Summit. This meeting will be virtual, via Zoom. Because of the many new partners, reopenings, and new exhibits and programs in the works, we think September is the perfect time to convene our group for this important exchange of information. Please save the date and watch your inbox for more details to come,...

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Jul 26 2021

Enjoy these events from our partners this week, including one of the newest sites to the Four Rivers Heritage Area. We're pleased to welcome the Odenton Heritage Society and hope you will be able to join them for their reopening celebration this coming weekend. Read more below! Click on the event title for more information. Mr. Paca's Garden: Summer Storytime, "Rainbow Fish" Date: Tuesday, July 27 Time: Program, 10 – 11 am; Garden Time, 11 – 11:30 am Location: William Paca House and Garden, 186 Prince George Street Host Organization: Historic Annapolis...

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Jul 22 2021

Be a part of Anne Arundel County's General Development Plan! The County's Office of Planning and Zoning is currently looking for participation from residents who live in Region 2 (Fort Meade, Laurel, Jessup), Region 4 (Broadneck, Arnold, Severna Park and Pasadena), and Region 7 (Annapolis Neck, Parole, Riva). If you're interested, read on! County Executive Steuart Pittman extended the application deadline for individuals interested in serving on the first round of Region Plan Stakeholder Advisory Committees, part of the County’s Plan2040 General Development Plan. Applications will now be due at midnight on Monday,...

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Jul 21 2021

[caption id="attachment_29801" align="alignleft" width="300"] Photo credit: Maryland Office of Tourism[/caption] The Maryland Office of Tourism is hoping you'll be part of  International Underground Railroad Month, read on to learn more about how your heritage site can participate! This year for International Underground Railroad Month, the Maryland Office of Tourism is developing a calendar of 30 places to visit, special events, programs, and activities enabling visitors and residents to participate every day of September in an activity to learn, visit, and honor Maryland’s Underground Railroad history. Let the Maryland Office of Tourism know...

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Jul 20 2021

Maryland Heritage Areas Authority (MHAA) Project Grants Awarded by Fiscal Year (Excludes Management and Marketing Grants) -- Scroll Down for a list Sorted By Grantee Organization FY22 – Total Grants: $264,039 Annapolis Greek Heritage Organization (AGHO) - $7,500 Annapolis Greek Heritage Project (non-capital grant - $7,500) Annapolis Maritime Museum - $95,000 Lighting the Park – A Public Safety and Accessibility Project (capital grant - $95,000) Chesapeake Arts Center - $62,750 Expanded Gallery Space and Exhibitions Program at CAC (capital grant - $62,750) Galesville Community Center - $49,500 Persistence, Purpose and Preservation: Rosenwald Schools in Anne...

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Jul 19 2021

It's a busy week of events, both virtual and in-person, so make sure to read on below about all our partners' offerings. You're sure to find happenings for all ages. And don't forget check out our Event Calendar to see what's coming in the future. Many of these programs have limited capacity and fill up quickly, and you won't want to miss out! Click on the event title for more information. Mr. Paca's Garden: Summer Storytime, "Good Morning Yoga" Date: Tuesday, July 20 Time: Program, 10 - 11 am; Garden Time, 11...

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Jul 19 2021

We have changed! (Read more about our Boundary Expansion here.) We now seek to Rebrand, to select a new name to better describe our new area. For our first step, we are soliciting ideas for names from one and all -- we call it "Rebranding Ideas from the Hive Mind." Please take a few minutes and get involved! Will YOU be the source of the perfect name? Step One -- Want some background? Check out this slide deck on the geography and character of the updated heritage area: Rebranding Briefing Step Two -- Take this...

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