Datebook

September 17, 2010

Sunday, Sept. 19

Fund run The Victims' Fund Run will be held to raise awareness and funds for victims of crime. Run starts at 8:15 a.m. at Severna Park High School, 60 Robinson Road. Event also features awards, food and prizes. Information: 410-222-1740.

Monday, Sept. 20

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, Sept. 21

Open house The Annapolis Police Department will hold an open house for Explorer recruits from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the department, 199 Taylor Ave. Law Enforcement Exploring is a program for young men and women who may be interested in a law enforcement career and are between the ages of 14 and 20. Information: 410-268-9000.

Wednesday, Sept. 22

Oktoberfest Visitors can enjoy carnival rides, games, German food and beverages, and more at Oktoberfest being held Sept. 22 through Sept. 26 at the Fort Meade Pavilion. There will also be live music, novelty booths and special events for children. Admission is free. For directions and more information, call 301-677-3912.

Camera club The Arundel Camera Club meets at 7:30 p.m. in Room D114 of Severna Park High School, 60 Robinson Road. Steve Buchanan presents a program on "Food Photography." Information: 410-518-6876.

Thursday, Sept. 23

Painting competition Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts and the Mid-Atlantic Plein Air Painters Association hosts the ninth annual "Paint Annapolis" competition on the streets of Annapolis. This annual citywide event features 30 juried artists painting cityscapes throughout downtown for prizes. Competition takes place sunrise Thursday, Sept. 23 through sunset Saturday, Sept. 25. The Dueling Brushes-Quick Draw Painting Competition will take place from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, Sept. 25. A reception will be held from 3 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 26, at 801 Chase St., followed by the awards ceremony. Information: 410-263-5544.

Rotary Club The Annapolis Rotary Club meets at noon at the Annapolis Yacht Club, 2 Compromise St. Mayor Josh Cohen will discuss the issues surrounding the line of credit, cash flow, and budget for Annapolis and answer questions. Information: 410-353-4722 or 410-980-6115.

Young Anne Arundel Professionals Social club for single professionals meets at 6:30 p.m. at Chevy's, 2430 Solomons Island Road, Annapolis. Information: 410-336-6822.

Friday, Sept. 24

Lecture Larry Berns will deliver a lecture titled "Dialectic, Virtue and Recollection in Plato's 'Meno'" at 8:15 p.m. in St. John's College's Francis Scott Key Auditorium, 60 College Ave., Annapolis. Information: 410-263-2371.

Saturday, Sept. 25

Beach bash The Annapolis Maritime Museum will hold its annual "Boatyard Beach Bash" on Sept. 25 at the Boatyard Bar and Grill, Severn Avenue and Fourth Street, Eastport. Among the musical guests is the John Frinzi Band, along with Coral Reefer steel guitar great Doyle Grisham, Jim Morris and James "Sunny Jim" White. Tickets are $60. Information: 410-295-0104 or amaritime.org.

Crab feast The Ann Arrundell County Historical Society holds this event from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Sept. 25 at Kurtz's Beach, 2070 Kurtz Ave. in Pasadena. Menu includes all the steamed crabs you can eat, pit ham, pit beef, chicken, hamburgers, hot dogs, baked beans, salads, bread, fruits, dessert, beer, soda, iced tea and coffee. There will be live music, kids' entertainment, 50/50 raffle and cash bar. Tickets are $45; $10 for children ages 6-10. Information: 410-787-8211.

Computer club The Annapolis Apple Slice, a club for Macintosh computer owners, meets from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Severna Park Library, 45 W. McKinsey Road. Information: 410-255-1674, 301-925-7224 or go to http://www.annapolisappleslice.com.

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 also be open. Information: 410-269-7671.

Future

Reunion All Severna Park High School Marching Band and Booster Alumni from years 1968 to 2010 are invited to a reunion the weekend of Oct. 1. The event will celebrate R. Thomas Powell's 44 years of teaching and forthcoming retirement. Go to spalumniband.net for detailed information.

Concert Annapolis Maritime Museum presents Tom Lewis, "The Springsteen of Sea Chanteys," from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. Oct. 7 at 723 Second St. in Annapolis. Tickets are $15 in advance, $20 at door. Information: amaritime.org

'Choose It and Use it' Fundraiser for the Shady Side Rural Heritage Society will be offered for the first time at the society's West River Heritage/Oyster Festival. Event will be held at the Captain Salem Avery Museum, 1418 E. West Shady Side Road, on Oct. 17. Information: 410-867-0777 or 410-867-6156.

Fundraiser Anne Arundel County's fundraiser "Disco Magic" will be held from 6:30 p.m. to midnight Nov. 5 at the Hilton BWI Airport Hotel. Guests are asked to wear their best "disco" attire for this retro event. Event also features a silent and live auction, vacation getaways, the drawing for the winners of the 50/50 cash raffle. Proceeds benefit the YWCA programs for women and children who are victims of domestic violence. Information: 410-626-7800.

Events and cancellations for the Anne Arundel County datebook may be submitted by e-mail to arundel.calendar@baltsun.com. Information should be sent at least 10 days before the event.

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