Anne Arundel County datebook

Anne Arundel County datebook

May 08, 2010

Sunday, May 9

'Souvenir' The Bay Theatre Company presents this play about a New York socialite and tone-deaf diva who thought she was a great soprano, through June 5 at 275 West St., Annapolis (on the lower level of the West Garrett office building). Shows at 8 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays and 3 p.m. matinee Sundays. Tickets are $30, $25 for students with ID and seniors 65 and older. Information: 410-268-1333 or

'Color of Birds' Visitors can learn about the types of colors and patterns in birds, 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Chesapeake Bay Environmental Center, 600 Discovery Lane, Grasonville. $10, $7 for members. Information: 410-827-6694.

Jazz performance The U.S. Naval Academy's jazz ensemble, "The Next Wave," performs at 3 p.m. at Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts, 801 Chase St., Annapolis. Free. Information: 410-293-0263.

Monday, May 10

Photo club The Digital Photography Club of Annapolis meets at 7 p.m. at Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts, 801 Chase St., Annapolis. Meeting features a quest speaker followed by a tech talk. Information: 410-267-0461 or

Blacksmith group The Chesapeake Forge Blacksmith Guild meets at 7 p.m. at Kinder Farm Park, 1001 Kinder Farm Park Road, Millersville. Members learn new techniques while working on projects. No gate fees. Information: 410-222-6115.

Tuesday, May 11

Luncheon The Community Advocates for Senior Opportunities and Services celebrates its 41st anniversary with a luncheon at La Fontaine Blue, 7514 Ritchie Highway, Glen Burnie. Keynote speaker will be former Gov. Robert L. Ehrlich Jr. Menu includes Jamaican jerk chicken, Hawaiian ham, seafood Newburg and more. Tickets are $25 per person. Information: 410-789-2192 or 410-769-1769.

Wednesday, May 12

Job fair The Fort Meade Community Job Fair will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Club Meade, 6600 Mapes Road. (Those who do not have a Department of Defense ID card must enter Fort Meade via Route 175 at the Reece Road gate only). Information: 410-674-5240 or

Concert Singer/songwriter Vonda Shepard performs at 8 p.m. at Rams Head Tavern, 33 West St. in Annapolis. Tickets are $40. Information and directions: 410-268-4545.

Photographers meet The Arundel Camera Club meets at 7:30 p.m. in Room D114 at Severna Park High School, 60 Robinson Road. Guest speaker Jonathan Brunelle presents " Google Sketchup 7." Visitors welcome. Information: 410-544-1742.

Pasadena Rotarians The Lake Shore (Pasadena) Rotary Club will meet at 6 p.m. at Mount Carmel United Methodist Church, 4760 Mountain Road. Information: John Clark at 410-320-3145.

Wednesday Republican Breakfast Club Group meets at 7:30 a.m. at the Rockfish, Sixth and Severn, Eastport, for breakfast and discussion. Cost is $12.

Thursday, May 13

'The Last Five Years' The Dignity Players presents this contemporary musical, which chronicles the five-year life of a marriage, 8 p.m. Thursday through Saturday at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Annapolis, 333 Dubois Road. Tickets are $15-$20, $5 discount for seniors and students. Information: 410-266-8044 or

'Swinging Sweets' The Zonta Club of Annapolis presents its annual gala in the Blue Heron Room at Quiet Waters Park, 600 Quiet Waters Park Road in Annapolis. "Swinging Sweets" combines chocolate confections, donated by area restaurants and caterers, with premium coffees, teas and jazz music. There will also be door prizes, a silent auction and a gas raffle. Admission is $15. Raffle tickets are $5. Information: 410-267-9114.

Political club The Elephant Club will hold its regular breakfast meeting at 7:30 a.m. at Our Shepherd Lutheran Church, 400 Benfield Road in Severna Park. Speaker will be Neil Bergsman, director of the Maryland Budget & Tax Policy Institute. Cost is $5. Information: 410-437-2213.

Rotary club meets The Annapolis Rotary Club meets at noon at the Annapolis Yacht Club, 2 Compromise St. Robert Bell, chief judge of the Maryland Court of Appeals will speak. Information: 410-353-4722 or 410-980-6115.

Friday, May 14

Concert The Annapolis Chorale performs "Noteworthy Encounters: Carmina Burana Undressed," at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday at St. Anne's Parish House, 199 Duke of Gloucester St., Annapolis. Tickets are $40. Information: 410-280-5640.

'Ponds, Puddles & Creeks' Outdoor educational program will be held from 10 a.m. to noon at Sharp's at Waterford Farm, 4003 Jennings Chapel Road in Brookeville. Cost is $7 per child (ages 5-12), free for adults. Information and to register: 410-489-2572.

Saturday, May 15

Arthritis benefit Annual Annapolis Arthritis Walk takes place at Quiet Waters Park. Registration begins at 7:30 a.m., opening ceremonies start at 8 a.m. and the walk at 9 a.m. Information: 443-223-3791.

Auxiliary fundraiser The Maryland City Volunteer Fire Department holds a flea market from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at 3498 Fort Meade Road. Information and directions: 301-725-1279.


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