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I'm looking for an experienced cold-water paddler to lead the Annual Meeting Paddle on November 1 at 9 AM from the Philip Merrill Environmental Center beach. This would be a short paddle (ending at about 11:30 so folks can change for the meeting) and could, depending on conditions, travel out to the Thomas Point Lighthouse or explore Fishing Creek or Lake Ogleton. November is cold water paddling, so participants should have at least a wet suit (dry suits preferred) and be familiar with...

Now is the time to vote CPA Officers. In addition to balloting at the Annual Meeting on Sunday, November 1, there is an online mechanism for voting.

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CPA Annual Meeting: Election of CPA Officers
The Annual Meeting, on Sunday, November 1 this year is at a great location: The Philip Merrill Environmental Center, Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF) headquarters at 6 Herndon Avenue Annapolis, MD. The Annual Meeting Paddle will launch from the beach here at 9 AM. I am looking for a leader for this cold-water paddle, so please contact me if you are interested. Festivities for the Annual Meeting begin at NOON with pizza and your contributions (salads and desserts). This will be followed by the business meeting, awards, and the election of officers. [More]

On Sun Oct 4th, 2015: Sunrise is at 7:06 AM EDT, Sunset is at 6:47 PM EDT
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Upcoming Events

October  3 2015 12:00 AM to October  5 2015 12:00 AM
Led by Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum 410-745-2916
Small craft (canoe/kayak/sailboat) Festival at Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels Md.
October  5,  2015 (Monday)
Led by  410-562-3466
Paddle the Patuxent from The Patuxent River Keeper HQ at Nottingham, MD
October  6,  2015 (Tuesday)
Led by  443-962-7612,   301-395-6822
Pirates of B'More Paddlers—A roving piracy exploring the rivers and creeks around Baltimore
October  7,  2015 (Wednesday)
Led by  443-306-1801
Wednesday after work paddle - Roving Arundell county launches , Annapolis MD
October  7,  2015 (Wednesday)
Led by  703-624-6007
Join us Wednesdays from Belle Haven Marina, Alexandria, VA
October  8 2015 12:00 AM to October 11 2015 12:00 AM
Led by  302-542-0818
Delmarva is an instructional event for seakayakers with a strong emphasis on kayaking’s traditional origins. Beginners to expedition kayakers will find the experience fun and rewarding.
October  8,  2015 (Thursday)
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Havre de Grace
October  8,  2015 (Thursday)
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PoG launches weekly at 6:30 PM from Columbia Island Marina
October 10,  2015 (Saturday)
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I need YOUR help for my 2016 PaddleFest effort for the Special Olympics ! This year not only am i doing the Super Plunge (24 frosty dips in 24 hours), I'm hoping to rally as many kayakers as I can to participate in PaddleFest !
October 11,  2015 (Sunday)
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Paddle the next to last leg of our passage down the Potomac NOTE: Rescheduled from Sunday September 27

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