January 19 - Skunk Cabbage Swamp Stomp. Volunteer Siobhan Percey has been studying skunk cabbage at Jug Bay and has learned a lot about this unusual wetland inhabitant. Join her for an off-trail adventure to visit this fascinating plant, in bloom, along the swamp edges. 1-3 p.m. at Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary in Lothian.
January 20 - Studio Classes Open registration. Art! Dance! Drama! Music! Enrollment now open for the winter session at the Charis Center for the Arts. 3 - 7 p.m. at Charis Center for the Arts in Bowie.
January 20 - MLK Day of Service Project 2013. Prince George’s county residents are invited to break bread with other residents and attend the MLK Sunday suppoer in honor of Dr. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Residents may also bring clothing donations for area homesless shelters, view a movie about non-violence, and attend a financial literacy workshop. 12-5 p.m. at Benjamin Tasker Middle School in Bowie.
January 26 - The Maryland Polar Bear Plunge. During this charity event for Special Olympics Maryland, thousands of people of all ages will take a quick dip in the firgid waters of the Chesapeake Bay. Registration required. 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. at Sandy Point State Park in Annapolis.
January 26 - Navy Men’s Basketball vs. Colgate.Take a Kid to the Game - Get a FREE youth ticket with the purchase of a full priced ($10) adult ticket. 7 p.m. at Alumni Hall USNA in Annapolis.
January 21: Inauguration of President Obama to be sworn in for the second term in the White House. For more information and details, check out the web site.