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Student artwork sought for EYC Lights Parade Poster Contest

EYC lights paradeGet out the art supplies and have the kids enter the 2016 Eastport Yacht Club Lights Parade Student Artists Poster Contest.

Students from kindergarten to 12th grade are encouraged to enter their artwork into the contest and possibly win up to $150. The winning artwork might grace the 2015 EYC Lights Parade promotional materials such as t-shirts and posters. There will be one winner in three age groups — elementary school, middle school and high school.

Explore Maryland through art in special exhibit

Swim at Own Risk by Jase AnzulisAn exhibit of artworks featuring people, scenes and ideas iconic to Maryland is now available to explore in Gallery 90 at the Hospice of the Chesapeake's administrative building in Pasadena, Md. A selection from “Maryland, My Maryland,” previously at the BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport, is on display at Gallery 90 from Jan. 22-March 24, 2016.

Local baton twirler competes in second world championship

Twirl2WBetsy Stein

Bowie teen Maddie Long has been a world champion not once, but twice in the little-known sport of baton twirling.

Twirling is not just something performed in parades; it's a competitive and challenging sport that requires artistry and athleticism. And Maddie has been to the World Baton Twirling Federation's World Championships, first in 2012 and again this past April.

Annapolis Music Together class bridges generations

By Katie Riley

On a recent morning in Annapolis, the joyful voices of both children and adults singing could be heard through the hallways of Atria Manresa, a retirement community overlooking the Severn River.

The group meets as part of Music Together's Intergenerational Music class, which aims to connect young children, parents and seniors through music. Each week, participants gather for 45 minutes of music appreciation, but it is the power of music to bridge generations that makes the experience so special.

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  1. Art museum programs that draw kids in
  2. Ellicott City teen to march at All-American Bowl Jan. 3
  3. ‘The Laramie Project’ staged by Indian Creek School this weekend
  4. Tweens/teens can enter Anne Arundel’s Library Happenings Cover Art Contest
  5. Glen Burnie student wins Aéropostale T shirt design contest
  6. Sleeping Beauty ballet on screen March 20
  7. Irish dancing steps into the mainstream in Maryland
  8. Annapolis tween wins Boat Show Poster Contest
  9. Have your kids enter Color Maryland Green contest
  10. African-American storyteller to perform at Anne Arundel libraries
  11. Forum this week on Maryland students’ access to the arts
  12. Honor MLK through art at Annmarie Sculpture Garden
  13. Annapolis High student’s art at St. John’s gallery
  14. Annapolis High School puts on modernized ‘Pride and Prejudice’
  15. No passport needed for Washington D.C.’s Kids Euro Festival
  16. Take the kids on a painted rock hunt at Annmarie Sculpture Garden
  17. When your child should start playing an instrument
  18. The bands student musicians join — Part 3: Orchestra
  19. The bands student musicians join — Part 2: Marching Band
  20. The bands student musicians join — Part 1: Rock Band
  21. By The Numbers: After School Activities: Cost and Who Isn't Playing
  22. Students create new mural at Bates Middle
  23. Enter Columbia’s Annual Umbrella Exhibit this month
  24. DNR announces winners of Color Maryland Green Art & Poetry contest
  25. Baltimore Symphony Orchestra opens Music Box Series for infants and tots
  26. Teens awarded for art in Annmarie’s 2013 Text Message exhibit
  27. Old Mill High student selected for National Youth Orchestra
  28. Anne Arundel County Libraries teen cover art contest
  29. New Annapolis Symphony initiatives reach out to children
  30. Bates Middle students create a chicken
  31. Gov. O'Malley recognized for leadership in the arts
  32. Children’s Theatre of Annapolis starts traveling troupe
  33. Ballet Theatre of Maryland’s 35th season has family flair
  34. SustainaFest to host film screenings at St. John's College
  35. New study shows correlation between participation in the arts and social responsibility
  36. CENTERSTAGE announces Young Playwrights Festival honorees
  37. Arts Programs for Kids Near Annapolis, Baltimore and Washington, DC
  38. Theater, Music and Art for Maryland Kids
  39. When to Start (and When to Quit) Music Lessons
  40. No Paintbrush Left Behind

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