Anne Arundel County datebook

May 29, 2010

Sunday, May 30

'Souvenir' The Bay Theatre Company presents this play about a New York socialite and tone-deaf diva who thinks she is 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 years and older. Information: 410-268-1333 or

Monday, May 31

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, June 1

Summer Twilight Concert Series The Moonlighters will perform hits from the '60s and '70s, 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. in the Gude Garden at Brookside Gardens, 1800 Glenallan Ave., Wheaton. Free. Information: 301-962-1400 or

Wednesday, June 2

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, 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. Phil Kiver of the Military Journalism School at Fort Mead will speak on "Experiences of an Embedded Reporter." Cost is $12.

Thursday, June 3

'Forever Plaid' Musical comedy written by Stuart Ross will be performed Thursdays-Sundays through June 13 at the Annapolis Summer Garden Theatre, 143 Compromise St. Shows at 8:30 p.m. Tickets are $18. Information: 410-268-9212 or

Elephant Club breakfast meeting Robert L. Hannon, president and CEO of Anne Arundel Economic Development Corp., will speak. Meeting will be 7:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. at Our Shepherd Lutheran Church, 400 Benfield Road, Severna Park. Open to public. $4 fee. Information: 410-437-2213 or

Rotary club meets The Annapolis Rotary Club meets at noon at the Annapolis Yacht Club, 2 Compromise St. Mary Jo Henrick, a licensed social worker and district director of the Anne Arundel Abuse Counseling Center, will speak. Information: 410-353-4722 or 410-980-6115.

Friday, June 4

"Dancing Through Time: A History of Dance" Ballet Theatre of Maryland presents this show at 6 p.m. Friday and noon Saturday at Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts, 801 Chase St., Annapolis. The performance will feature students from the Academy Art Museum in Easton and the Maryland Hall and Conte Lubrano locations. Tickets are $18 for adults and $15 for seniors, students and children. Tickets: 410-280-5640. Information: 410-224-5644 or

Saturday, June 5

Flea Market Anne Arundel Community College's "Big Flea Market and Community Yard Sale" will be held from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. on the Arnold campus, 101 College Parkway. Early registration for space on or before May 28, including a table, is $25; spaces with table reserved May 29-June 5 cost $30. Additional tables are $5 each. No food vendors. Information: 410-777-2614 or

Garden tour "The Secret Garden Tour" of the Hammond-Harwood House in Annapolis takes place 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and June 6. Tickets are $25 in advance and $30 on tour dates. Information and tickets: 410-263-4683, ext. 14.

Fundraiser The Arundel Volunteer Fire Department will hold a pit beef, ham and turkey sandwich sale, beginning at 10:30 a.m. Saturday and June 19, at 2380 Davidsonville Road. Sandwiches are $6. Soda, water and chips are also available. There are shaded picnic areas and visitors can take a tour of the fire station. Information:

Flea market St. Andrew's United Methodist Church holds an indoor country flea market from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays at 4 Wallace Manor Road in Edgewater. Spaces are $10; tables are $5. The thrift shop will be open. Information: 410-269-7671.


First Sunday Arts Festival Event features crafts, artists, music, street performers and sidewalk dining, noon to 5 p.m. June 6 in the first block of West Street and Calvert Street in Annapolis. Sparks, Raymond and McCoy will play at noon; New Legacy Band will play at noon as part of the Whitmore Park Swing Dances; and The Unified Jazz Ensembler will play at 3:15 p.m. Free. Information: 410-741-3267.

Composting demonstration Learn how to make compost and what native plants to grow in your garden, 11 a.m. June 9 at Quiet Waters Park at the Wildwood Trail. Participants will receive a free compost bin and goody bag. Park entrance fee of $6 applies. Information: 240-381-4174.

Musical tribute The Chesapeake Arts Center presents "Oh Boy! — A Tribute to Buddy Holly" at 8 p.m. June 12, 194 Hammonds Lane, Brooklyn Park. Tickets are $15, $12 for members. Information: 410-636-6597 or

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