February 10, 2013
Indoor archery Mondays, Thursdays in February, March: Vingt Neuf Bowmen, 8735 Honeygo Blvd., Perry Hall, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. $5 registration. Shoot 20 yards inside heated Maryland State Game and Fish Protective Association hall. No crossbows. Information: Call Bob at 410-746-3424. Valentine valor Saturday and next Sunday : Terrapin Adventures in Savage will host its annual Romantic Adventure. Couples can declare their love as they jump from the "Leap of Faith" 40 feet in the air, fly on the zipline, experience a giant swing and dare to climb the high tower.
January 31, 2013
You're never far from water in Maryland, with the Chesapeake Bay nearly bisecting the state. Yet for all that, there's a surprising shortage of places where people can launch a boat, cast a fishing line or wade in. A coalition of recreational enthusiasts, small businesses, local governments and civic and nonprofit groups hopes to change that. They've launched a " Freedom to Float " campaign, seeking to capitalize on the release this week of...
January 25, 2013
Leslie is appalled by the lack of gender diversity in Pawnee government. She brings it up with Chris and he agrees to go along with her Equal Gender Employment Commission idea. He puts out a memo asking each department to send a representative and is genuinely dismayed when all the people sent to the meeting are men. I loved the look of wonder and contrition as he realized, "I'm part of the problem. " Particularly problematic in terms of women hires is the Sanitation Department. Leslie points this out and the department representatives spout the "Well, it's a physically demanding job, and if a woman could do it...
January 8, 2013
We wish to recognize the leadership of U.S. Senators Barbara Mikulski and Ben Cardin on behalf of the Land and Water Conservation Fund. LWCF is the program that ensures Maryland has the resources our parks, forests, and wildlife areas need to provide opportunities for outdoor recreation and to strengthen our economy. If you enjoy visiting a neighborhood or state park, the odds are that the fund helped to make this possible. LWCF has also preserved for future generations the experiences of canoeing Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge's water trails, visiting Antietam National Battlefield, and camping at Assateague Island National Seashore.