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October Events and Celebrations

Crofton Maryland Residents have plenty of options for keeping busy this October 2009, if the following schedule is any indication:

 3 – Running 101 with Christine Hinton – 1st session 9:30 a.m.
 3 – Terps vs. Clemson (Byrd Stadium) 12 noon
 3 – USNA vs. Air Force (Annapolis) 3:30 p.m.
 
3Sanctuary Garden Open House (Chesapeake Bay Foundation) 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
 3–4 and every weekend in October – Fall Festival (Homestead Gardens)
 3–4 and every weekend in October – Renaissance Festival 10 a.m.-7 p.m.
 4 – Metric Marathon (Annapolis Striders Club) 8 a.m. Southern H.S.
 
5–28 – Crofton Athletic Council: Intramural basketball registration, ages 7–12, and 
 5–28 – Crofton Athletic Council:  Clinic basketball registration, ages 5–6. 
 6 – Golden Spades Meeting (Homestead Gardens) “Mulching Beds and Trees” 10 a.m.
 6 – Crofton Greenery Garden Club, 7 p.m.
 6 and 13 – Story time (Crofton Library) 1:30 and 7 p.m. 
 7 and 14 – Story time (Crofton Library) 9:30 and 10:30 a.m.
 7 – Crofton Kiwanis (Village of Waugh Chapel Community Center) every Wednesday, 7 p.m.
 7Crofton Village Garden Club 9:30 a.m.
 7 – Deadline to RSVP for Haunted Pub Crawl
Creative Commons License on Flickr - Rory Finneran 8–12 – Annapolis Sailboat Show
10 – Babies in Bloom (Crofton Library) 10 a.m.
10Haunted Pub Crawl (Annapolis) – must RSVP by 9/7/09 – $20

10 – Bay Discovery Trip (The Stanley Norman Skipjack) 11 a.m.-2 p.m. -$40
13 – Greater Crofton Council (Village of Waugh Chapel Community Center) 7 p.m.
14Moms n Tots (Anne Arundel Volunteer Fire Dept.) 10:45 a.m.
15–18 Annapolis Power Boat Show
17 – Terps vs. Virginia (Homecoming ) Time TBD
17 – Fire Prevention Open House (Arundel Volunteer Fire Dept.) 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
17 – Homeport Farm Park Tree Planting (Edgewater, MD) 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
19–24 – Teen Read Week (Crofton Library)
24 – USNA vs. Wake Forest (Annapolis) 3:30 p.m.
24CAC Bull Roast (Blue Dolphin)
25 – Kid’s Halloween Bingo (Arundel Volunteer Fire Department)
       Children under 8 must be accompanied by a parent
27 – Halloween Hullabaloo (Crofton Library) 7 p.m.
28 – Halloween Hullabaloo (Crofton Library 10 a.m.
31 – USNA vs. Temple (Annapolis) 3:30 p.m.

NOTE:  Photo by Roy Finneren on Flickr, 2007 U.S. Sailboat Show in Annapolis

All information is subject to change without notice.  Post may be edited to add other events as information becomes available. 

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Just in case you haven’t yet found enough things to do and/or celebrate this month, here’s some more information for you:

October is a month for celebrating apples, clocks, desserts, pizza, roller-skating, and stamp collecting.   And daily celebrations range from Homemade Cookie Day on the 1st to Halloween on the 31st.  What a great month!

Cookies - chocolate chip (istockphoto.com) 1 – Homemade Cookies Day
 2 –
Peanuts Comic Strip Birthday (1950)
 3 – Captain Kangaroo Day (1955)
 4 – National Golf Day
 5 – Ray Kroc’s Birthday (McDonald’s Founder)
 6 – First Motion Picture showed by Thomas Edison (1889)
 7 – American Bandstand Premiered on TV (
1957)
 9 – First 2–way Telephone Conversation (1876)
11 – Eleanor Roosevelt’s Birthday (1884)
12 – Columbus Day
13 – Margaret Thatcher’s Birthday (1925)
14 – Grover’s Birthday (Sesame Street)
15 – Poetry Day
16 – Boss’s Day
Ghost costume18 – Little Orphan Annie’s Birthday – The Comic Strip (1922)
19 – Star Spangled Banner First Performance (1814)
20 – Mickey Mantle’s Birthday (1931)
21 – Guggenheim Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art opened (1959)
22 – Nut Day
24 – Bologna Day
25 – Mother-in-Law Day, Pablo Picasso’s Birthday (1881)
26 – Theodore Roosevelt’s Birthday (1858)
28 – Statue of Liberty Birthday
29 – National Organization of Women Founded (1966)
30 – John Adams’ Birthday (1735)
31 – Halloween

 

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