🍦Children's business fair

Single game Blues tickets, new Ledo's, volunteers needed for Annapolis Cup...


Good morning, Annapolis. Send us your best solar eclipse pictures! We’ll feature them in tomorrow’s Scoop :)

In today’s Naptown Scoop:

  • Single-game Annapolis Blues tickets

  • New Ledo’s Pizza

  • Volunteers needed: Annapolis Cup

Let’s get to it.

— Lauren Burke Meyer, Dylan Roche, & Ryan Sneddon

P.S. Happy birthday Kim Piasecki! 🍰


Are you looking for a profitable, lifelong career? Would you thrive on a team that challenges you to be your best at a family -owned company that is founded on growth, stability, and the idea that “nothing is impossible”? 84 Lumber is hiring at its Annapolis location and has the career for you!

 84 Lumber is the nation’s largest privately held supplier of building materials, manufactured components and industry - leading services for single and multi -family residences and commercial buildings. With over 310 facilities and plans for even more locations, the opportunities to learn and grow with the company are endless. 

84 Lumber is always looking for future leaders and takes pride in promoting nearly 100% from within. You can control your own destiny at 84 Lumber. If you invest in yourself, we will invest in you! 

To learn more or apply, visit www.84lumber.com/careers and build your career with 84 Lumber.


Total amount: $129,103.92


Annapolis Blues single-game tickets on sale now ⚽

If you can’t make every Annapolis Blues game and haven’t already grabbed season tickets, good news. Single-game tickets just went on sale. The Blues have 5 home games and the Community Shield pre-season game between May 15 and July 6. Check out the schedule and grab tickets.

⚽ Never heard of the Blues? They’re the semi-pro soccer team that took Annapolis (and their league) by storm in last year’s inaugural season. They play at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium.

Luminis Health’s new CFO

Pardon the pun, but it’s fair to say Stephanie Schnittger brings a wealth of knowledge to her new job. Luminis Health’s new chief financial officer comes to the nonprofit health system after 25 years in healthcare finance. She previously worked at Sentara Health and Inova Health System. In her new role, Stephanie will oversee the many financial aspects of Luminis as it serves Anne Arundel County, Prince George’s County, and the Eastern Shore.

2 AACPS teachers up for national awards 🌟🌟

AACPS has something to brag about. Four Seasons ES teacher Christine Baker and Hillsmere ES teacher Jessica Owens are both finalists for the Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching. No other Maryland school system has more than 1 finalist! Christine is among 3 math finalists and Jessica is 1 of 3 science finalists. Up to 2 teachers from each state receive the award. Keep your fingers crossed for Christine and Jessica! ($)

Madison Harris: 2x poetry winner 🏆 🏆

For the second year in a row, Indian Creek student Madison Harris earned the title of state champion in Maryland State Arts Council’s Poetry Out Loud. Think of it kind of like a spelling bee for poetry in which Madison bested the competition through recitation. She now proceeds to the POL National Finals in Washington DC at the end of the month where she’ll go up against finalists from other states at the end of the month. She’s already received $1,200 for her state title and has the opportunity to win $20,000 if she becomes the national champion.

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New Ledo’s in Severna Park 🍕

You know who never cuts corners? Ledo Pizza. Sure, the pizza’s square, but it’s more than that. Ledo’s has been a staple in our community since 1998. They’re adding a new location at 342B Ritchie Hwy in Severna Park not too far from Joe’s Seafood. Join the ribbon cutting on Thursday (4/11) from 4­–5:30 PM. Meet owner Martin Gorman and hear his plans for the new spot. Our guess is there will be plenty of pizza. Register here.

4 spots left in the Children’s Business Fair

Calling all young entrepreneurs! Or at least 4 of them. The Children’s Business Fair Annapolis is approaching and only 4 spots remain. On April 27 from 1–4 PM, kids ages 5–16 will open for customers at a one-day marketplace in the parking lot of Gloria Dei Lutheran Church (461 College Pkwy in Arnold). Current entrants include everything from driftwood sailboats to 3D-printed toys. Full details.

Nothing in this section is sponsored. They're just the things you need to know. I'll always let you know when something's sponsored.

Take control of your health

Are you tired of feeling like a number in the healthcare system? Warrior Medical is the solution. With their Direct Primary Care (DPC) services, you get a personalized approach to healthcare and that puts you and your family first.

DPC emphasizes efficient, empathetic care between you and Warrior’s care team – with no burdensome insurance companies or hospital administrators in the way. For an affordable monthly fee, you get unprecedented access to your care team for primary care, wellness visits, chronic disease management, and much more.

It’s time to move beyond the traditional healthcare system. Find out if DPC is the right solution for you.


Volunteers needed for Annapolis Cup

Want to get into the St. John’s-USNA croquet match without a ticket? Consider volunteering. Perks of volunteering include free admission before/after your shift and a meal credit. Speaking of which, we just got the list of vendors and it’s a good one:

  • Boatyard Bar & Grill 🐟

  • Forward Brewing 🍺

  • Annapolis Oyster Company 🦪

  • Bread & Butter Kitchen 🥖🧈

  • Timber Pizza 🍕

  • Rasa Juice Shop 🧃

  • Buddy's Crabs and Ribs 🦀

  • Always Ice Cream 🍨

  • Oscar's Coffee ☕

Interested? Sign up here.

Theater Talk Tuesday

Classic Theatre of Maryland presents Gypsy
This classic musical about the world’s most aggressive stage mama opens this week and runs through April 28 at Classic Theatre of Maryland — 1804 West Street, Annapolis, MD 21401.

25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee at Compass Rose Theatre
An eclectic assortment of kids (and some audience members) vie for the title of spelling bee champ in this Tony-winning comedic musical through April 28 – 801 Chase Street, Annapolis, MD 21401.

AUDITIONS: Alice in Wonderland
Compass Rose Theater has auditions for its youth production (ages 8–17) of Alice in Wonderland on April 13 (11 AM–2 PM) and April 17 (5–8 PM). All roles are open and unpaid. Auditionees must book times in advance. The show runs weekends July 19–28. Auditions and performances are at Maryland Hall — 801 Chase Street, Annapolis, MD 21401.

AACC presents Little Shop of Horrors
Things are getting a little mean and green at AACC this month with this musical comedy about the bloodthirsty monstrous plant Audrey II, opening April 12 and running through April 21 — 101 College Parkway, Arnold, MD 21012.

KICK GAS! Annapolis EV Showcase and Earth Day Celebration ⚡🚗

The 15th KICK GAS! Annapolis EV Showcase is this Sunday (4/14) from 2–5 PM on West Street. Annapolis Green is hosting a day for private EV owners, dealerships, and vendors to showcase their vehicles and products to inform the general public about living a greener, more sustainable life. Note: This will shut down traffic on West Street between Calvert Street and Church Circle.

⁉️ Have an EV to show off? Sign up to bring it!

Featured Fundraisers 🥃 🌸 🎨

Love a party that gives back? Here are two fundraisers to get on your radar, both on May 4:

  • Bourbon & Blossoms: This Spring soirée in Crownsville benefits Maryland Therapeutic Riding, a nonprofit connecting human and horse to conquer life’s challenges. Enjoy dinner, drinks, auctions, bourbon tasting, live music, and dancing. Get tickets.

  • Paint the Town: This evening with the arts is at Live! Casino & Hotel Maryland. Proceeds will empower The Arts Council of Anne Arundel County to continue its three-decade legacy of supporting our local artists and arts organizations. Witness a showcase of local talent, plus auction items donated by local artists, arts organizations, and businesses. Get tickets.

Nothing in this section is sponsored. They're just the things you need to know. I'll always let you know when something's sponsored.


Time to collect those Chromebooks 💻

AACPS has a big project due before the next school year: collect its Chromebooks for refurbishing. ICYMI, AACPS will issue Chromebooks differently next year. They’ll be available for students who need one at home, but they won’t be issued automatically. Instead, students will use Chromebooks at school and personal computers at home. AACPS has contracted DALY Computers to refurbish the Chromebooks who plans to hire up to 40 students. ($)

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70 🌡️ 59 | ⛅ | 16% | 💨 SE 7 mph (6 knots)


71 🌡️ 59 | ☁️ | 24% | 💨 SSW 8 mph (7 knots)

💧🌡️ Water temperature = 51ºF
Temperature readings taken from the mouth of the Severn River the night before publication



49 West | Unified Jazz Ensemble | 7–9:30 PM
The Point | Kavoossi | 5–8 PM
Rams Head On Stage | Richard Thompson | 7:30 PM | Tickets
Reynolds Tavern | b.en | 7 PM


Brian Boru | Larry Lay | 6–9 PM
Dark Horse | Nate & Jim | 9 PM
Galway Bay | Irish Trad Music Session | 8 PM
Killarney House | Jason Bishop | 6–10 PM
Middleton Tavern | Ryan Kozel | 6–9 PM
Mother's Peninsula Grille | Mixed Business | 7–10 PM
Pirates Cove | Loose Change | 6–9 PM
The Point | Jordan | 5–8 PM
Rams Head On Stage | Shovels & Rope w/ Al Olender | 7:30 PM | Tickets
Reynolds Tavern | TBA | 7 PM
Stan & Joe’s Saloon | Rhythm and Screaming | 9 PM

Upcoming games & matches

Baseball (19-13)
4/10 vs University of Maryland Eastern Shore | 5 PM

Women's Tennis (20-6)
4/10 vs Morgan State | 3 PM

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