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Find a fun and exciting Bay-related event to attend with this list of upcoming events happening across the Chesapeake watershed. Events range from nature workshops for children and families to bird walks to restoration activities like trash clean-ups and invasive plant removals.

The Chesapeake Bay Gateways Network - a system of over 170 of the Chesapeake Bay's special places. Chesapeake Bay Gateways are the places to experience, first-hand, Chesapeake life and culture. Gateways are the Bay's hidden treasures - each communicating a unique relationship and story of the Chesapeake. Gateways are parks, wildlife refuges, maritime museums, historic sites and water trails. They are places you can go to explore, enjoy, relax, learn or simply renew your spirit. The events below are from the Chesapeake Bay Gateways Network calendar - see indivdual sites for additional details.

Solomons Maritime Festival

05/02/2015 Calvert Marine Museum (Solomons,Maryland) - Celebrate Southern Maryland heritage at the 10th annual Solomons Maritime Festival. Antique boats and motors, master maritime carvers, home crafts and cooking demonstrations, traditional music and storytelling, children's games and crafts, and boat rides

Antique Boat and Marine Engine Show

05/02/2015 Calvert Marine Museum (Solomons,Maryland) - The Antique Boat and Marine Engine Show is a popular component of the Solomons Maritime Festival. Admission to the show and museum is free. Marine engines and vintage boats from enthusiasts around the country will be on display in front of the mus

Turkey Point Fitness

05/02/2015 Elk Neck State Park (North East,Maryland) - Experience the Turkey Point Lighthouse Trail like you never have before! Enjoy a moderately paced hike out to the lighthouse and then stretch out your stress with beginner-friendly yoga. Please wear exercise appropriate clothing and bring water and a yoga

Fossil Field Experience

05/09/2015 Calvert Marine Museum (Solomons,Maryland) - Did you know that the largest exposed seam of Miocene fossils in North America is here in Calvert County at Calvert Cliffs? This explains why even the casual beach comber finds fossilized shark teeth millions of years old. Learn more about this remarkable

Frogs and Fairytales

05/09/2015 Virginia Living Museum (Newport News,Virginia) - It's B.Y.O.T. (Bring Your Own Tiara) and frog kissing is optional! In celebration of the Virginia Living Museum's newest exhibit, "Frogs: A Chorus of Colors," we invite all princesses, princes and frogs to join our very own royalty as they celebrate the s

Star Party/Laser Light Shows

05/09/2015 Virginia Living Museum (Newport News,Virginia) - Free sky observing begins at sunset at the Virginia Living Museum. Tour the current night sky in the planetarium program "Virginia Skies" at 7:30 p.m., followed by three laser-and-music shows: "Laser Mania" (family, pop hits, recommended for ages 6 and ab

Sand Dune Restoration at Virginia Beach

05/15/2015 NAS Oceana - Dam Neck Annex (Virginia Beach,Virginia) - Join the Aquarium Conservation Team to restore the dunes at Naval Air Station Oceana. We will be planting native dune grasses to stabilize the shifting dunes, which provide valuable habitat as well as protect inland areas. Personal information is

Sail on Skipjack Nathan of Dorchester

05/16/2015 Nathan of Dorchester (Cambridge,Maryland) - Enjoy a 2-Hour Sail on a traditional Chesapeake Bay skipjack on the beautiful Choptank River. Depart from Long Wharf, Cambridge. Each sail is unique depending on wind, weather, captain and crew. On most 2-hour sails we demonstrate oyster dredging. For

Sail on Skipjack Nathan of Dorchester

05/23/2015 Nathan of Dorchester (Cambridge,Maryland) - Enjoy a 2-Hour Sail on a traditional Chesapeake Bay skipjack on the beautiful Choptank River. Depart from Long Wharf, Cambridge. Each sail is unique depending on wind, weather, captain and crew. On most 2-hour sails we demonstrate oyster dredging. For

Masonville Cove Wetland Planting

05/29/2015 Masonville Cove Environmental Education Center (Baltimore,Maryland) - Join the National Aquarium Conservation Team at the Masonville Cove Environmental Education Center campus to plant wetland grasses and extend the living shoreline! This will provide habitat for wildlife as well as stabilize the shoreline.

Build Your Own Rain Barrel Workshop

05/30/2015 National Aquarium in Baltimore (Baltimore,Maryland) - Celebrate 48 Days of Blue! Join staff from Blue Water Baltimore to build your own rain barrel! Rain barrels are an easy way for you to harness stormwater, lower your water bill, and reduce pollution in our streams. All of the necessary tools and instru

Sail on Skipjack Nathan of Dorchester

05/30/2015 Nathan of Dorchester (Cambridge,Maryland) - Enjoy a 2-Hour Sail on a traditional Chesapeake Bay skipjack on the beautiful Choptank River. Depart from Long Wharf, Cambridge. Each sail is unique depending on wind, weather, captain and crew. On most 2-hour sails we demonstrate oyster dredging. For


Bay Journal is published by Chesapeake Media Service to inform the public about issues and events that affect the Chesapeake Bay. With a print circulation of 50,000, the Bay Journal is published monthly except for midsummer and midwinter and is distributed free of charge. The events below are from the Bay Journal calendar - see indivdual sites for additional details.


The Chesapeake Bay Trust believes that a heightened ethic of individual and community stewardship is essential to restoring and protecting the Chesapeake Bay. The Trust's goal is to increase stewardship through grant programs, special initiatives, and partnerships that support environmental education, on-the-ground restoration, and community engagement activities. The events below are from the Chesapeake Bay Trust calendar - see indivdual sites for additional details.

Chesapeake Bay Trust Board Meeting

When: Thu May 7, 2015 3pm to 6pm  EDT

Where: Masonville Cove Environmental Education Center -- 1000 Frankfurst Ave, Baltimore, MD 21226
Event Status: confirmed
Event Description: Thursday, May 7th - 3pm 6pm at Masonville Cove Environmental Education Center -- 1000 Frankfurst Ave, Baltimore, MD 21226

Treasure the Chesapeake Celebration

When: Fri May 29, 2015

Event Status: confirmed

Chesapeake Bay Trust Board Meeting

When: Wed Feb 11, 2015 3pm to 6pm  EST

Where: Loews Annapolis Hotel, 126 West Street, Annapolis, MD 21401, United States
Event Status: confirmed
Event Description: 3-6pm at the Loews Hotel

4th Annual 5K for the Bay

When: Sat Apr 11, 2015

Event Status: confirmed

Outdoor Health Initiative Deadline

When: Fri Mar 6, 2015

Event Status: confirmed

Green Streets-Green Jobs-Green Towns Grant Program Deadline

When: Fri Mar 13, 2015

Event Status: confirmed

Nontidal Wetlands Grant Program Deadline

When: Thu Mar 12, 2015

Event Status: confirmed

Anne Arundel County Forestry and Greening Program Deadline

When: Thu Mar 5, 2015

Event Status: confirmed

Anne Arundel County Watershed Restoration Deadline

When: Fri Feb 27, 2015

Event Status: confirmed

Environmental Education K-12 Mini Grant Deadline

When: Fri Jan 16, 2015

Event Status: confirmed

Trust Legislative Reception

When: Thu Jan 22, 2015

Event Status: confirmed

Trust Board Meeting

When: Wed Nov 12, 2014 3pm to 6pm  EST

Where: Camp Letts, 4009 Camp Letts Rd, Edgewater, MD 21037, United States
Event Status: confirmed

5K for the Bay...Part Deux

When: Sat Oct 25, 2014

Where: Seneca Creek State Park, Gaithersburg, MD
Event Status: confirmed
Event Description: Register today for the first ever 5K for the Bay...Part Deux! http://www.cbtrust.org/site/c.miJPKXPCJnH/b.9175923/k.341D/5k_for_the_BayPart_Deux.htm

Chesapeake Bay Trust Board Meeting

When: Fri Sep 12, 2014

Where: Osprey Point conference center in Royal Oak, MD
Event Status: confirmed

Watershed Assistance Grant Deadline

When: Fri Sep 5, 2014 5pm to 5pm  EDT

Event Status: confirmed
Event Description: http://www.cbtrust.org/site/c.miJPKXPCJnH/b.5457627/k.463C/Watershed_Assistance.htm

Treasure the Chesapeake

When: Fri May 30, 2014 7pm to Fri May 30, 2014 10:30pm  EDT

Where: Annapolis Marriott Waterfront, Compromise Street, Annapolis, MD, United States
Event Status: confirmed
Event Description: You are cordially invited to join us for the... 16th Annual Treasure the Chesapeake Celebration Friday, May 30, 2014 Annapolis Marriott Waterfront Enjoy an evening on the water in Annapolis filled with fantastic fare, open bar, fresh shucked oysters, casino games, dancing, a Silent Auction and more! This event SOLD OUT last year, so don't wait, RSVP today. http://www.cbtrust.org/site/c.miJPKXPCJnH/b.8005675/k.8BF9/15th_Annual_Treasure_the_Chesapeake_Celebration.htm

5K for the Bay

When: Sat Mar 29, 2014 8am to 11:30am  EDT

Event Status: confirmed

Legislative Reception and Awards Progam

When: Thu Jan 23, 2014 5:30pm to Thu Jan 23, 2014 8:30pm  EST

Where: Miller Senate Office Building, Annapolis, MD
Event Status: confirmed

Living Shorelines Grant Program Deadline

When: Fri Dec 6, 2013 5pm to 5pm  EST

Event Status: confirmed
Event Description: http://www.cbtrust.org/site/c.miJPKXPCJnH/b.5457537/k.B2A2/Living_Shorelines.htm

Environmental Education Grant Program Deadline

When: Fri Dec 6, 2013 5pm to 5pm  EST

Event Status: confirmed
Event Description: http://www.cbtrust.org/site/c.miJPKXPCJnH/b.7634923/k.7463/Environmental_Education.htm

Outreach and Community Engagement Deadline

When: Fri Dec 6, 2013 5pm to 5pm  EST

Event Status: confirmed
Event Description: http://www.cbtrust.org/site/c.miJPKXPCJnH/b.5457559/k.402C/Outreach_and_Community_Engagement.htm

Scholarship and Awards Program Deadline

When: Mon Dec 2, 2013 5pm to 5pm  EST

Event Status: confirmed
Event Description: http://www.cbtrust.org/site/c.miJPKXPCJnH/b.7956387/k.9AE2/Awards_Program.htm

No subject

When: Wed Nov 13, 2013 3pm to 6pm  EST

Where: Camp Letts, Edgewater, MD
Event Status: confirmed
Event Description: November 13th from 3:00pm – 6:00pm at Camp Letts, Edgewater, MD

Environmental Education k-12 grant deadline

When: Fri Jan 10, 2014 5pm to 5pm  EST

Event Status: confirmed

Charles County Forestry Grant Deadline

When: Mon Sep 16, 2013 5pm to 5pm  EDT

Event Status: confirmed


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