March 25, 2011

Sunday, March 27

'Artfest' Event will be held from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts, 801 Chase St. in Annapolis, and includes performances, art demonstrations, hands-on projects and gallery events. Free. Information: 410-263-5544 or

Concert Balladeer Tom Kastle performs at 7 p.m. at the Annapolis Maritime Museum, 723 Second St. Show begins at 7 p.m. $15 suggested donation at the door. Information: 410-295-0104 or

Navy band The U.S. Naval Academy's Brass Quintet performs at 7 p.m. at Galilee Lutheran Church, 4652 Mountain Road in Pasadena. The music of Eric Ewazen, Jan Koestler and Anthony Plog, as well as Mozart, Duke Ellington and others will be featured. Free. Information: 410-255-8236.

Monday, March 28

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

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.

Wednesday, March 30

Workshop Amy Rubino presents a workshop, "Will Somebody Please Explain What Medicare Covers," as part of the "The Future Is Now! Are You Ready?" series. Workshop is presented by the county Department of Aging and Disabilities from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Pascal Senior Activity Center, 125 Dorsey Road in Glen Burnie. Free. Information: 410-222-4464, ext. 3094 or

'The Music of China' Performance and lecture on the music and culture of China takes place at noon in AACC's Cade Center for Fine Arts, Room 224, 101 College Parkway in Arnold. It features guest artists and visiting scholar Jonathan McCollum. Free. Information: 410-777-7019.

Republican Breakfast Club Group meets at 7:30 a.m. at Cafe Normandie, 185 Main St., Annapolis, for breakfast and discussion. Mark Hyman, host of Fox 45 TV's "Behind the Headlines," will speak. Cost is $12.

Thursday, March 31

Elephant Club Breakfast meeting from 7:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. at Our Shepherd Lutheran Church, 400 Benfield Road, Severna Park. Open to the public. $4 fee. Information: 410-437-2213 or

Rotary Club The Annapolis Rotary Club meets at noon at the Annapolis Yacht Club, 2 Compromise St. Rachel Wohl, executive director of the Maryland Mediation and Conflict Resolution Office, will speak. Information: 410-353-4722 or 410-980-6115.


Open house YMCA Camp Letts, 4003 Camp Letts Road in Edgewater, will host an open house from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, April 3, for its summer camp day and residential sessions, and for information on coming special events, family camps and the year-round Retreat Center. Refreshments will be served. Registration and information: 410-919-1410, 866-963-6000 or

Dance performance "Footworks: Steps and Stripes," will be held at 8 p.m. Saturday, April 9, at Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts, 801 Chase St., Annapolis. Event commemorates the 200th anniversary of the writing of "The Star-Spangled Banner." Performance celebrates the multicultural history of Maryland and include Irish and African music and dance. Tickets are $25; $20 for hall members and children. Tickets and information: 410-280-5640 or

Sea music concert The Annapolis Maritime Museum presents Seamus Kennedy at 7 p.m. April 10 at 723 Second St. in Annapolis. Tickets are $15 in advance, $20 at the door. Information: 410-295-0104 or

Business breakfast Jay Perman, president of the University of Maryland, Baltimore, will be the featured speaker at the BWI Business Partnership's April Signature breakfast at 7:45 a.m. at the Holiday Inn Baltimore BWI Airport, 890 Elkridge Landing Road in Linthicum. Advance registration is required by Friday, April 8. Cost is $50, free for partnership members or $30, depending on membership level. Registration and information: 410-859-1000 or

Triathlon The 5th annual Emily Schindler Memorial Triathlon will be held April 16 in Severna Park. The 800-yard swim, 9 1/2-mile bike ride and 3-mile run will be held at the SPY Aquatics Center, 623 Baltimore-Annapolis Blvd. Check-in begins at 6 a.m., with the first wave of swimmers starting at 7 a.m. Registration fee is $50, $90 for a relay team of 2, and $135 for a 3-person relay team. Registration forms can be found at or

Reunion The North County High School Class of 1991 is planning its 20th reunion. Send contact information to

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

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