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Thursday, February 9

American Red Cross Blood Drive

12:00 PM
Power Red: A Power Red donation collects the red cells but returns most of the plasma and platelets to the donor. These donors must meet specific eligibility requirements and have type A Neg, B …

Winter Lecture- Pirates of the Chesapeake Bay: The Oyster Wars

7:00 PM
• It has been over 150 years since the establishment of Maryland’s “Oyster Navy.” Goodall’s talk will focus specifically on the Oyster Wars, which began in the 1830s and lasted until 1959 with the death of Berkeley Muse. Sponsored …

Thursday, February 16

Winter Lecture- A Cartoonist at Sea: Two Years of Sailing the World through Photographs and Cartoons

7:00 PM
• For over twenty years, Jim Toomey has been bringing the sea into the homes of millions of newspaper readers through his comic strip Sherman’s Lagoon. Jim will discuss what inspired him to draw a comic strip set under the sea, and with a …

Thursday, February 23

Winter Lecture- Deadly Gamble: The Wreck of the Levin J. Marvel

7:00 PM
• The 128’ schooner Levin J. Marvel foundered in Herring Bay in southern Anne Arundel County on August 12, 1955. The captain was returning to Annapolis from an Eastern Shore cruise with 23 passengers and 4 crew aboard when he encountered the …

Thursday, March 2

Winter Lecture- Sea Turtles and their Hunters in the Caribbean: Lessons on Sustainability from the Cayman Islands to Chesapeake Bay

7:00 PM
• In this lecture, participants will learn why the Caribbean turtle fishery ended and how efforts to save turtles reveal important lessons about sustainability for other waterscapes, including the Chesapeake Bay. Sponsored by J.P. Morgan …