Anne Arundel County digest

April 08, 2011

Classical concert

Organist Donald Sutherland, a professor at Peabody Conservatory, along with the C Street Brass Quintet and other musicians from Peabody as well as the Choirs of Woods Memorial Presbyterian Church perform at 4:30 p.m. Saturday, April 10, at the church, 611 Baltimore Annapolis Blvd. in Severna Park. Tickets are $10. Information: 410-647-2550 or woodschurch.org.

Financial workshop

The Wellness House of Annapolis and the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society present a free wellness workshop for cancer patients, "Keys to Living Well: Financial Health," from 8:30 a.m. to noon Saturday, April 16, at the Wellness House of Annapolis, 2625 Mas Que Farm Road. The workshop is to help those living with cancer navigate finances, employment rights and health insurance. Registration and information: 410-990-0941 or 410-891-1861.

'Walk a Mile in Her Heels'

Benefit event, sponsored by the YWCA of Annapolis and Anne Arundel Community College Health Services, will be held at 9 a.m. Saturday, April 16, at Anne Arundel Community College's Siegert Field, 101 College Parkway in Arnold. Men and women can don new high heels to walk a mile. Event include refreshments, games and information. Donations welcome. Information: 410-777-2480.

Earth Day

Event will be held from noon to 5 p.m. Thursday, April 14 at Fort Meade's Burba Park. Visitors can enjoy food, games, nature walks and a farmers' market. Directions and information: 301-677-9167.

Theater

The Colonial Players' production of "Company," Stephen Sondheim's musical about life and love in Manhattan, runs through Saturday, April 16, at 108 East St. in Annapolis. Show times are 8 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, with a 2 p.m. matinee Sunday. Tickets are $15 and $20, and are available at thecolonialplayers.org or 410-268-7373.

Golf tournament

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.

'Recycle Forward'

Hillsmere Elementary School in Annapolis is participating in a program that recycles used technology to raise money for new technology. There is a donation drive through the end of the school year for donations of used cell phones, inkjet and laser cartridges, laptops, PDAs, iPods, MP3 players, video games, GPS systems, DVDs, calculators, LCD monitors and digital cameras. "Recycle Forward" is a joint effort between "Cartridges for Kids," a recycling program that pays cash to schools, and Digital Wish, a nonprofit that puts technology into the hands of educators. Donations may be dropped off at the school, 3052 Arundel on the Bay Road, or picked up by contacting Kristen Kasprow at 410-990-9542 or kgkasprow@gmail.com.

Resource guide

The Anne Arundel Volunteer Center has released its 2010-2011 Youth Resource Guide, which provides information about nonprofit and faith-based organizations in the county. A free copy is at volunteerannearundel.org. A limited number of hard copies can be purchased at the center, 2666 Riva Road, Suite 130, for $5 each. Information: 410-897-9207.

Disability issues

The Anne Arundel County Commission on Disability Issues has added an email notification feature to its website that provides information on disability issues. Sign-up and information: http://www.aacounty.org/aging/disabledadults/commdis.cfm.

Youth volunteer guide

The Volunteer Opportunities for Youth Guide is available for download free on the center's website, volunteerannearundel.org. Printed copies can be ordered for $5 each. Mail checks to Volunteer Center for Anne Arundel County, 2666 Riva Road, Suite 130, Annapolis 21401, or pay at the center during business hours. Information: 410-897-9207.

Register your bike

The Annapolis Police Department sponsors a bicycle registration program. When an owner registers a bike, the owner's name, address and phone number and the bike's serial number, manufacturer and color are recorded in the Police Department's database. Any resident of Annapolis can register a bike. To schedule an appointment, contact Cpl. Craig Medley at 410-268-9000, ext. 7225, or cemedley@annapolis.gov. Owners must bring their bikes when registering. Neighborhood associations should contact Medley if they want to hold a community registration.

Law Enforcement Explorers

The Annapolis Police Department Law Enforcement Explorer Post 199 is accepting applications. Law Enforcement Exploring is a program for those who have completed eighth grade and are 14 to 20 years old. The program offers information on career activities. Meetings are 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. on the second and fourth Mondays of each month at police headquarters, 199 Taylor Ave. in Annapolis. Information: 410-268-9000 or at the office.

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