Anne Arundel County digest

March 11, 2011

Summer internship program

The Maryland State Archives is accepting applications for its summer student intern program that is open to high school and undergraduate or graduate students attending Maryland schools or Maryland residents attending out-of-state schools. These are paid internships that include experience and training in archival records management, digital imaging and historical research methods.

The 10-week program runs from June 8 through Aug. 16. Qualifications for applicants include academic excellence, preferably with an interest in history, archival science, library science, computer science, American studies or related fields. The application process is competitive and details can be accessed on the organization's website at msa.md.gov/msa/educ/html/interns.html. Applications must be postmarked on or before April 5. Applicants will be notified of decisions by April 29.

Information: Emily Oland Squires, director of research and student outreach, Maryland State Archives, 350 Rowe Boulevard, Annapolis, 21401 or by email at emilyo@mdsa.net.

Theater

The Colonial Players' production of "Company," Stephen Sondheim's musical about life and love in Manhattan, begins Friday, March 18, and runs through April 16, at 108 East St. in Annapolis. Show times are 8 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays, with 2 p.m. matinees on Sundays. Tickets are $15 and $20, and are available at thecolonialplayers.org or 410-268-7373. For the first weekend, patrons can buy one ticket at half price for each full-price ticket purchased.

Spring event

Archbishop Spalding High School holds its annual "Spalding Spring Sensation," a benefit auction and dinner at 6 p.m. March 26 in the school's athletic center, 8080 New Cut Road in Severn. The event, "African Safari," feature a catered buffet, an open bar, and a live and silent auction. In addition, raffle tickets are available for $100 with a chance to win $6,000 cash or free tuition for the 2011-2012 school year. Tickets are $75 per person. Reservations recommended. For more information, to donate an auction item, purchase raffle tickets or make reservations, call 410-969-9105, ext 243 or go to archbishopspalding.org.

Open house for Wellness House

The Wellness House of Annapolis will hold an open house from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, March 20, for community members interested in learning more about the organization and its support programs for families, children, patients, survivors and caregivers. Staff and volunteers will answer questions at the center, 2625 Mas Que Farm Road. Information: 410-990-0941.

Golf tournament for Maryland Hall

Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts will host a best-ball-format golf tournament, "Chip in for the Arts," on April 28 at Compass Pointe Golf Course in Pasadena. Each player on the first-place team will receive a round of golf, a gift certificate to the Compass Pointe Pro Shop and a championship plaque. Prizes will also be awarded for second- and third-place finishes.

Cost is $150 per person or $500 for a foursome. Information: 410-263-5544, ext. 25.

Rotary 5k run/walk

Registration is open for the April 9 "Moving Around the World" 5K Run and Walk sponsored by the Rotary Club of Annapolis and the Rotaract Club of Annapolis. Event will be held in Quiet Waters Park's Sassafras Pavilion off Hillsmere Drive in Annapolis. Advance registration is $25; $30 on day of event; free for children 12 and younger. Sign-in and race packet pickup is from 8:45 a.m. to 9:45 a.m., with runners beginning at 10 a.m., followed by the walkers. Advance registration must be made by April 1. Information: 443-837-3105 or movingaroundtheworldrun.com.

Rotary grant applications

The Rotary Club of Annapolis is accepting grant applications until Tuesday, March 15, to distribute the proceeds from its annual crab feast in August.

Applicants may apply for a grant online at annapolisrotary.org or by mail using the online application as your template. Mailing address: Grants Committee, Annapolis Rotary Club, P.O. Box 603, Annapolis 21404. Requests will be evaluated and recipients will be notified and receive the funds during April and May. Information: annapolisrotary.org or contact the grants chairman at vern.cunningham1@gmail.com or vernon.cunningham@pnc.com.

Winter golf at Fort Meade

Active-duty, retired military and civilian guests can play 18 holes of golf and get use of a cart for $25 during this winter special. Prices are available 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays-Fridays and after noon on Saturdays, Sundays and holidays. Directions and information: 301-677-5326.

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