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  1. Creatures in the Garden: Read, Imagined & Othersworldly @Ann Marie Sculpture Garden

    April 29, 2021, 10:00 AM - August 22, 2021, 5:00 PM @ Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Center

    Annmarie Sculpture Garden and Art Center is transforming the grounds of the 30-acre sculpture garden into a wondrous menagerie of real, imagined, and otherworldly creatures. Works will be installed amongst the woods, trails, trees, lawns, and patios of the sculpture garden.

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  2. On Paper: Printmaking, Book Art and Beyond at Annmarie Garden

    April 29, 2021, 10:00 AM - September 26, 2021, 5:00 PM @ Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Center

    The Kay Daugherty Gallery at Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Center will feature On Paper: Printmaking, Book Arts & Beyond. Selected work will highlight the expanse of printmaking and book arts as an artistic discipline. Techniques such as relief printing, etching, lithography, paper making, book binding, letterpress, collage and papercut will be explored. All works should showcase the unique process and craftsmanship that goes into each handmande paper, print, or collage. Select media welcome; small to large-scale works; indoor and outdoor works; cash awards will be presented.

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  3. ACLT's 12 Hikes in 2021 Challenge!!

    May 1, 2021 - December 31, 2021 @ American Chestnut Land Trust

    Hike at ACLT once a month every month in 2021 and win some really cool prizes! Not to mention all the great benefits to your physical and mental health and well-being! Every time you visit ACLT’s trails, use the QR code located at all trailheads to sign in to be sure your hike is counted! Everyone’s a Winner! All adults who complete the challenge win ACLT merch! Choose from water bottles, knit hats, gaiters, mugs or baseball hats! Children receive free ACLT decals and stickers. PLUS one winner will be drawn to win THE GRAND PRIZE which includes a free t-shirt from the ACLT online store and a $25 gift card to Smoothie King!

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  4. Enchanted Summer at the Garden

    May 1, 2021, 10:00 AM - September 6, 2021, 5:00 PM @ Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Center

    Join us for a magical summer in the garden! Enjoy a safe, outdoor, engaging experience during Annmarie’s Enchanted Summer at the Garden! You will find a variety of low-touch, no-touch fun along the trails and paths of the Sculpture Garden. Grab your bug spray, pack a picnic blanket or chairs, and spend your summer with us! Need some more magic? There are extra hidden things to find. Can you find the Dragon’s Nest? The three Gnome Villages? All the colorful Tree Pops? The fun and informative Nature Notes? Purchase a Sluice Kit to take home and search for gems and fossils. There’s so much to explore, you’ll want to visit often to see what’s new!

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  5. LIVE OTTER CAM at Calvert Marine Museum

    May 26, 2021 - July 31, 2021 @ Online

    Miss seeing your favorite otters at Calvert Marine Museum? Wait no longer!! You can now check in with Chumley, Calvert and Chessie Gracie on the Calvert Marine Museum's live web cams.

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  6. Virtual - Calvert Marine Museum Fieldtrip Experiences!

    May 26, 2021 - July 31, 2021 @ Online

    This school year, join CMM for a virtual fieldtrip experience! The CMM Education Team has created FIVE new and unique programs for students K-5 to engage in activities focusing on paleontology, estuarine biology, and maritime history. Each program is available to public, private, and homeschool groups. You must complete registration for your requested virtual fieldtrip experience and we will send you the corresponding website link.

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  7. Marvelous Mud Summer Camp

    June 21, 2021, 9:00 AM - June 25, 2021, 3:00 PM @ Flag Ponds Nature Park

    For children entering grades 3-5 in fall 2021. At the end of a summer day, if a child isn’t dirty, there is something missing! Dirt is teeming with life, and is often the sign of a good time. In this camp we will dig into underground ecosystems - exploring different habitats to discover who and what is underfoot. We will investigate different kinds of soil we have in the park and, of course, play in the mud!

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  8. Outdoor ArtLAB: Rube Goldberg Mazes & Machines

    June 25, 2021, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Center

    Missing the artLAB? Join us outside for a lightly guided upcycled art project! We'll guide 10 family groups through a step by step project, while being properly distanced, outdoors, and providing individual tool kits to eliminate shared materials. A great way to customize your family visit to Annmarie. Pack a picnic, search for fairy houses, and stay and play afterwards.

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  9. Guided Hiking Tour of Jefferson Patterson Park

    June 25, 2021, 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM @ Jefferson Patterson Park & Museum (JPPM)

    Nearly 70 archaeological sites document a remarkable and varied history that goes back thousands of years at JPPM. Through this special guided hike, visitors can learn about the 9,000 years of human history uncovered by the archaeology carried out on the park. Please note this is an approximately 2-hour, 2.5 mile hike on various surfaces/elevations, and can be strenuous for new hikers. Dress comfortably and bring plenty of water, as there are no fountains along hike. Groups will meet at the Visitor Center parking lot. In the event of rain, tours will be cancelled.

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  10. River Cruises on the Wm. B. Tennison

    June 25, 2021, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Wm. B. Tennison

    Enjoy a one hour cruise on the river with a relaxing sightseeing cruise. On your cruise, you will cruise the busy Solomons inner harbor, see Solomons Island and the Chesapeake Biological Laboratory, pass underneath the Governor Thomas Johnson Bridge and turn back at Pt. Patience and the Naval Recreation Center. Departures are from the Calvert Marine Museum dock. All cruises are weather permitting. Tickets are available for purchase online and at the Admissions Desk. Maximum capacity is 20 persons. Accommodations will be made for individuals with disabilities with reasonable notice. No strollers allowed. All passengers must wear a mask for this one hour cruise.

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  11. Pints and Pups at JPPM!

    June 25, 2021, 4:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Jefferson Patterson Park & Museum (JPPM)

    On the fourth Friday of the month, JPPM brings back a re-imagined version of our wildly popular Tavern Night! Our Pints and Pups series will feature the ever-popular sea shanty performers the Chanteymen, a variety of food vendors and offer tastings from local breweries, wineries, and distilleries. Each month a local animal shelter will be onsite with pets available for adoption.

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