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Severna Park Community Events

Aug 01, 2011 08:15PM ● By Anonymous


Special Events for SPCC

Free PRS Guitars Clinic at SPCC!
Priddy Guitar Academy is bringing Paul Reed Smith of PRS Guitars here to SPCC to give a free clinic. There is no fee but you must pre-register with Priddy Guitar Academy by calling 443-988-3970 or e-mailing Donations will be accepted to benefit SPCC's youth programming.

Associations and Clubs

Anne Arundel County Mental Health Support Group Announces It's Meeting Schedule for the Remainder of 2011
Anne Arundel County Mental Health Support Group will be meeting on the following dates for the remainder of the 2011 year.
August 9, 23 & 30
September 13 & 27
October 11 & 25
November 8, 22 & 29
December 13 & 27
If you have any questions about the meetings, please contact 443-994-5410.

Summer Reminder from Project Linus
Don't forget that Project Linus takes a break in the summer months and will kick off a new year on Saturday, September 17, 2011, from 10am-12 noon -- the 3rd Saturday of each month through May 2012. See you in the fall!

Community Support and General Programs

Chelonia Eco-Adventures Offers a Mini Eco-Camp on August 15-16 from 9:30am-Noon
Adventure is around every corner. Discover the mysteries of the Tropical Rainforests. "Dive in" and experience the diversity of coral reefs. Learn about these endangered habitats while observing and interacting with live animals, making crafts, singing songs, and enjoying creative animal snacks. Take home an Animal Explorer Certificate to remind you of this unforgettable experience!
Contact 410-279-5416 or e-mail
Dates and Times: August 15 & 16 from 9:30am-Noon, Ages 3-6 years - must be potty trained, Cost is $60 per participant

Starfish Mediation & Anger Management Group Offers Summer Sessions of Anger Management Classes
Join this proven, well-attended, court approved group for Anger Management classes meeting on Tuesday and Thursday nights from 7-9:30pm. Cost is $21 per hour for the court-approved 12 hour course ($250 total)
August 9, 11, 16, 18 & 23 (After August 11, class is closed.)
Contact 410-987-5484 or visit to register and pay.

Kaplan Offers College Free Financial Aide & Admissions Class on August 3 at 7:00pm
Attention Parents of College-Bound High School Sophomores, Juniors and Rising Seniors!

Learn how a quality college education can be had at a reasonable price. Understand how the system works and use the rules to your advantage to getting the most for your money. Find out the facts at this class.

  • What activities can strengthen your child's resume and increase your chances to get into the college you want most?
  • How will you manage the $25,000, $45,000 or even $60,000 per year for college?
  • How can you find the best colleges for your student academically and socially (and financially for you)?

You can register for the class by calling 1-888-501-8634 or visiting

Homeschool Helping Hands Fall Schedule Will Be Available in August
The Homeschool Helping Hands Fall Schedule will be available the 2nd week of August here at the Center and at This year we have old favorites returning like Artworks, SPY Aquatics swimming and Severna Park Gymnastics. Special programs will be offered by Chelonia Eco-Adventures. Beth Weems will join us to offer some science classes and the list goes on!


Dance, Art and Music Programs

Carter School of Dance Holds Open House on Thursday, August 11, and Monday, August 29, from 4:30-7:7pm
Call Carter School of Dance at 410-431-5228 or visit Carter School of Dance is starting registration for fall programs for 3 year olds through high school ages. Call the office for the fall class schedule.

Move & Groove, Home of Music Together Chesapeake Offers a 4 Week Mini-Session on Tuesdays Beginning August 2
Enjoy the end of summer with some music-making fun! Attend a free MT demonstration class on Tuesday, August 16, at 11:11am. Attend the August mini-session offered on Tuesdays beginning August 2. Register for Fall classes starting August 1.
In addition to the musical offerings, check out the new Creative Movement classes for ages 5-7. Register, RSVP for the free demo, and learn more by visiting

Gotta Swing Invites You to Its "Good-Bye to Summer" Swing Dance on Saturday, August 20.
End your summer with the Crabtowne Combo on Saturday, August 20, by swing dancing the night away! You can stop by early for a quick lesson and join the dance for just $15. Drop-In Beginner Swing Lesson from 7:30-8pm, Dance from 8-11pm. Call 443-837-5438 or visit


Health, Exercise and Wellness Programs

RU FIT Exercise, Yoga & Pilates Starts Fall Exercise Program on August 22
RU Fit exercise classes are a wonderful way to get fit and be with the nicest group in town!

  • Mondays' Exercise Classes begin with Step Workout at 8:00am followed by Tone-Up at 8:30am finishing with Hi/Lo Aerobics at 9:00am.
  • Yoga is offered at 6:30pm at both SPCC (Level 1) and Woods Church (Level 1-2)
  • Tuesday is Body Sculpting day from 8:30-9:30am
  • Wednesday's Exercise Classes begin with Step Workout at 8:00am, Tone Up at 8:30am and Dance Aerobics at 9:00am
  • Thursday is Body Sculpting day from 8:30-9:30am
  • Friday's Exercise Class starts with Hi/Lo Aerobics at 8:30am and finishes with Tone Up at 9:10am
  • Saturday is All Level Yoga from 8-9:00am.

Questions? Contact Sheila Light at 410-437-1436 or e-ail You may join at anytime and drop-in is also available.

Biggest Loser Weight Loss Challenge Offers Convenient Tuesday Afternoon and Wednesday Evening Classes in August

Just the support you need to lose weight and enjoy greater fitness. You receive coaching, a free metabolism test, group support and a chance to win a share of $1,000 in cash and prizes. Convenient noon Tuesday and Wednesday 6:30 pm sessions. A new session begins on July 12 but you may join at any time.
Contact Pam Booth at 410-916-0588 for information.


Sports, Physical Activities and Martial Arts Programs

Severna Park Gymnastics Begins Fall Programming on August 29
Severna Park Gymnastics will begin its fall programming on August 29. Visit the website at

Pools Will Close for Annual Maintenance on Friday, August 19, and Will Open on Tuesday, September 6
Enjoy more swimming hours with the ending of camps from August 8 through August 19. Then on Friday evening, August 19, the pools will close for annual maintenance. The Pool Desk will be open during posted hours for anyone signing up for lessons or classes.

For more information, call 410-315-7779 or visit
Severna Park Community Center
623 Baltimore Annapolis Blvd
Severna Park, MD 21146
For more information, please contact:
Marion Wear, Office Assistant
phone: 410-647-5843 x202