County Briefs

August 30, 2009


* Auditions for the Children's Theatre of Annapolis' production of "The Music Man" will be held from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. today at 1661 Bayhead Road in Annapolis.

Those interested must be between the ages of 12 and 18. They will be asked to sing a prepared song, read from a script, and do a short dance, which will be taught by the choreographer. Show will be performed Jan. 8-17.

For more information, call 410-757-2281 or go to

* The Sons of the Severn, a barbershop chorus, will hold auditions for all voice parts. Auditions will take place at 7 p.m. Tuesdays in September at Annapolis High School, 2700 Riva Road. For more information, call Dave at 410-674-7165 or go to

Runners and walkers needed for 5K

The "Moving Around the World" 5K Run and Walk, sponsored by the Rotary Club of Annapolis and the Rotaract Club of Annapolis, needs runners and walkers.

Event takes place Oct. 25 and begins at Severn High School. Race packet pickup and registration is from 7 a.m. to 8 a.m. Race begins at 8:30 a.m.

Course is mostly flat, leaving from the school, then south on the Baltimore & Annapolis Trail and back to the school. Wheels, headsets, pets and baby joggers are not allowed.

Advance registration is $25, $30 day of the race. No refunds.

Registration forms and more information are available at the Web site,

County fair vendors

The Anne Arundel County Fair is accepting merchandise and service vendor applications for this year's fair, scheduled for Sept. 16-20 at the Anne Arundel County Fairgrounds in Crownsville. Fees start at $250 for outdoor and $395 for indoor space. No food vendors accepted.

For more information, call 410-923-3400 or go to and click on vendor information under quick links.

Musical director needed

Children's Theatre of Annapolis is seeking a director for its spring production of "Willy Wonka Jr.," which is scheduled to be performed in March. The age group of the performers is 8 to 14 years old. Auditions for the play will be held Dec. 12-13. Interested directors can submit their resumes online at, attention Debra Engler. Information: 410-757-2281.

Senior Olympics

The Summer Maryland Senior Olympics will be held through Nov. 1 at various locations in the area.

Included in the sports events are swimming, track and field, archery, basketball, billiards, bowling, cycling, golf, horseshoes, racquetball, softball, table tennis and volleyball. Events are scheduled in Boyds, Cambridge, Columbia, Eldersburg, Ellicott City, Gaithersburg, Landover, Laytonsville, Olney, Parkton, Rockville and Silver Spring.

Competition will be held in men's and women's divisions in these age groups: 50-54; 55-59; 60-64; 65-69; 70-74; 75-79; 80-84; 90-94 and 95 plus. If participant numbers are insufficient, groups may be combined for competition purposes. Medals will be awarded within each division and age category for the top three finishers, with ribbons for fourth to sixth place.

Participation is open only to Maryland residents ages 50 and older who live, work or own property in Maryland.

To register and more information, call 240-777-8080 or go to

Photo submissions

The deadline for photograph submissions for the show "Local Lens: Images of South County and the Bay" at the Capt. Salem Avery Museum, 1418 E. West Shady Side Road, has been extended to Sept. 13. Photographs should focus on South County or the Chesapeake Bay, be at least 8 inches in one dimension, have been taken this summer, and be framed or matted. Adults, children and professional photographers can submit up to three pictures. No fee. For details and entry forms, call 410-867-4486.

Sports fall sign-up

The Southern Athletics Association is accepting registrations for football, cheerleading and girls' softball. Call 443-336-6672 for football; 240-464-3492 for cheerleading and softball.

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