• By MICHAEL REID mreid@somdnews.com

After a year away from the game, John Harris was ready to return to baseball and he’ll do just that when the recently hired Southern Maryland Blue Crabs manager steps on the Regency Furniture Stadium field April 20.

  • By AJ MASON ajmason@somdnews.com

Since the club’s first pitch April 25, 2008, Southern Maryland Blue Crabs baseball has become a tradition in the community, particularly when this time of the year comes around.

Hosanna School Museum in Darlington, the first of three Freedmen’s Bureau schoolhouses in Harford County, celebrates its 150th anniversary with a 7 p.m. banquet on Friday, April 7 at APG Federal Credit Union Arena at Harford Community College.


The MidAtlantic Symphony Orchestra presents two major works for its season finale — Dvorak’s Cello Concerto and Beethoven’s Pastoral Symphony. New York Philharmonic cellist Patrick Jee will be the soloist in the Dvorak Cello Concerto, and Music Director Julien Benichou will conduct the orchestra.


Twice a month, nature lovers are invited to take a guided hike with docents of the Chesapeake Bay Environmental Center.


The atmosphere is electric each spring when hundreds of students, family members and teachers descend upon the galleries at the Academy Art Museum to view student artwork from the five Mid-Shore counties. The Museum’s annual Mid-Shore Student Art Exhibitions highlight the artistic talents of…