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November 2020

Oxford Walks 21654

November 14, 2020 - April 30, 2021
Virtual

Can you walk the number of miles in your zip code? Probably not, but collectively we can. The Oxford Community Center and the Oxford Volunteer Fire Company are sponsoring a virtual walk, Oxford Walks 21654, beginning on November 14 through the end of April 2021. The goal is to walk a collective 21,654 miles and to stay healthy as a community. Anyone can participate and it does not have to be in Oxford. One does not need to be a…

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April 2021

Spring Nature Play Trail Debuts

April 2 @ 7:00 am - April 18 @ 7:00 pm
Pickering Creek Audubon Center, 11450 Audubon Lane
Easton, MD 21601 United States
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Pickering Creek Audubon Center in Easton will debut its Spring Nature Play Trail on Friday, April 2. The trail begins near the Pickering Creek Welcome Center and loops through the nearby wetland boardwalk, woods, and pond loop. The trail features 14 stops that encourage kids and families to explore nature through short fun activities. The trail is self-guided, and in both English and Spanish. At each stop, learn about nests by following interactive signs with prompts like: “Many eggs are…

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Chesapeake International Chamber Music Competition for Young Professionals

April 10
www.chesapeakemusic.org

Postponed from April 2020 due to the global pandemic, this year’s rescheduled Chesapeake International Chamber Music Competition for Young Professionals will be held on-line on April 10, 2021, due to continued performance restrictions. Four ensembles will compete for the $10,000 Lerman Gold Prize and the $5,000 Silver Prize. The average age of an ensemble must be under 31, and some include members as young as 21.  The ensembles represent a wide range of instrumental combinations including winds, strings, and mixed…

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Plein Air Painting Event

April 13 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
The Foundry, 401 Market Street
Denton, MD United States
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The Plein Air Painters of the Chesapeake Bay will be having a Plein Air painting event from 10 am to 12:30 pm at the Foundry for adults from beginners to professionals. Spectators are welcome too. A friendly critique will be held afterward.

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Sense of Place: Time and Memory

April 13 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Zoom

Sense of Place: Time and Memory with Charles E. Yonkers This three-session course is an exploration of different kinds of special places in our lives: natural and geographic ones that we experience and treasure; social ones that we honor and celebrate; and subjective ones particular to our unique perceptions. A light reading list of excerpts will stimulate discussion and perhaps promote either writing or other creative expressions Charles Edward Yonkers is a former Peace Corps Country Director, lawyer (Harvard, J.D.,…

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“Normal” Aging and Life Interruptions

April 13 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Zoom

“Normal” Aging and Life Interruptions with Miranda Donnelly Aging is a natural process in human development and there are certain common features of aging that we can anticipate. But where does “normal” aging end? In our first session, we will talk about what we can expect as we age and ways to identify and prepare for interruptions to these natural processes. We will consider physical, cognitive, sensory, sexual, emotional, and social features of aging and what we can do to…

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A Journey through the Developing World

April 14 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Zoom

A Journey through the Developing World with Bruce Purdy Take a roller coaster journey through the developing world, from the Civil War in Beirut to the Velvet Revolution in Eastern Europe, and most recently, to the chaos and confusion rising out of the Arab Spring. Whether it's rebuilding trust in the financial system, investing in economic development and infrastructure, funding basic services like water and sanitation, trying to harness the massive influx of people migrating into urban areas, or grappling…

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Slavery in 19th Century Life & Literature

April 14 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Zoom

"That Peculiar Institution” on the Eastern Shore of Maryland: Slavery in 19th Century Life & Literature with Linda F. Earls, PhD From newspaper accounts to personal narratives to essays, we'll analyze the everyday lives of slaves on the Eastern Shore of Maryland in the 19th century. What harrowing and unique challenges did females face? Males? How did slaves work together and independently to outwit their masters, and at what cost? How did they endure the ever-changing and ever-unpredictable Maryland weather?…

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Bay Bridge Boat Show Announces Expanded Format

April 15 - April 18
Bay Bridge Marina, 357 Pier One Rd.
Stevensville, MD United States
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The Annapolis Boat Shows is set to combine their two spring shows into one expanded 2021 Bay Bridge Boat Show. From April 15 through 18, the Bay Bridge Marina in Stevensville will host the largest, in-water power and sailboat show in the Mid-Atlantic. Attendees will have the opportunity to climb aboard hundreds of boats, both power and sail, as well as shop the latest in marine gear, equipment, and accessories. An exciting number of educational opportunities and on-board activities will…

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Great Decisions 2020-2021 Discussion Program

April 15 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Zoom

Great Decisions 2020-2021 Discussion Program with Rich Harrison and Bob DeGour Anyone interested in expanding their knowledge of international relations and participating in active discussions of crucial global issues will find these engaging and insightful conversations of important topics of the day very interesting. Course participants will select four topics from the 2020-2021 Briefing Book to focus on this semester: The Role of International Organizations in a Global Pandemic; National Security; China and Africa; Korean Peninsula; Persian Gulf Security; Brexit…

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