March 14: The Chesapeake Paddlers Association will hold an "Introduction to Sea Kayaking" seminar at the West River Center in Anne Arundel County. Presentations will include how to choose the right kayaks and paddles, what equipment is needed to start paddling, the basics of safe paddling, interesting places to paddle, and other topics of interest. There will be kayaks, paddles, equipment, clothing, car racks and a variety of kayaking gear on display, and knowledgeable people will be available to discuss different aspects of kayaking. Cost is $30/person. Registration includes a light breakfast and lunch. The event runs 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. More information and the registration form are available at cpakayaker-sk101.eventbee.com, at many local outfitters, and from email@example.com. Space is limited and available on a first-come, first-serve basis. Registrations must be received by March 6.