April 08, 2011

Sunday, April 10

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

Gospel music Local gospel music group Spiritual Vibrations performs at 2:30 p.m. at the Captain Salem Avery Museum, 1418 E. West Shady Side Road. Free. Information: 410-867-4486 or go to

Monday, April 11

Photo club The Digital Photography Club of Annapolis meets at 7 p.m. at Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts, 801 Chase St. Meeting includes a "member's spotlight," featuring Bill Miles, Bill Roberts and Wayne Bierbaum. Information: 410-267-0461 or

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, April 12

History lecture The Annapolis History Consortium, an organization of more than 100 professional and amateur historians who meet to discuss the history of the Annapolis area, presents "Annapolis, Awakened by War," at 8 p.m. at St. John's College, 60 College Ave., Annapolis. Costumed narrators will portray events occurring during the first year of the Civil War. Information: 410-626-2881.

Federal workers Monthly meeting of the National Active and Retired Federal Employees, Chapter 1519, will be held at 1 p.m. at the Holy Trinity Church Social Hall, 7438 Baltimore-Annapolis Blvd. in Glen Burnie. Federal employees and their spouses are invited. Information: 410-760-3750.

Wednesday, April 13

Flea market The Annapolis Senior Activity Center holds a flea market from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 13-14 at 119 S. Villa Ave. Information: 410-222-1818.

Republican Breakfast Club Group meets at 7:30 a.m. at Cafe Normandie, 185 Main St., Annapolis, for breakfast and discussion. Sen. Edward R. Reilly will speak. Cost is $12.

Thursday, April 14

Dance performance Chesapeake Arts Center hosts "Dance for Japan" at 7:30 p.m. at 194 Hammonds Lane in Brooklyn Park. Program features Adrienne Canterna and other international dance stars. There will be a free-will offering of cash for admission. Proceeds will be sent to the American Red Cross. Information: 410-636-6597.

Rotary Club The Annapolis Rotary Club meets at noon at the Annapolis Yacht Club, 2 Compromise St. John R. Griffin of the Department of Natural Resources will speak. Information: 410-353-4722 or 410-980-6115.

Friday, April 15

Garden party The Meade Area Garden Club will meet at 10 a.m. at the Jessup Community Center at Route 175 and Wigley Avenue. Joan O'Rourke will present a program titled "Container Gardening, Including Window Boxes." Refreshments will be served and no reservations are required for the last regular meeting of the club until September. Information: 410-519-6443.

Saturday, April 16

Triathlon The 5th annual Emily Schindler Memorial Triathlon will be held in Severna Park. The 800-yard swim, 91/2-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 two, and $135 for a three-person team. Registration forms at or

Reading and book signing Cathy Jones will read from her works of poetry and sign books from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Banneker-Douglass Museum, 84 Franklin St. in Annapolis. Free. Information: 410-216-6180.

Lunch with the Easter Bunny Event takes place from noon to 1 p.m. at the Odenton Volunteer Fire Company, 1425 Annapolis Road. Pre-registration required. Tickets are on sale 6 p.m.-8 p.m. Monday, April 11, and Wednesday, April 13. Information: 410-674-2438.

Computer club The Annapolis Apple Slice, a club for Macintosh computer users and owners, meets from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Severna Park Library, 45 McKinsey Road. Dave Marra, a systems engineer for Apple, will give a presentation on new Apple products. Q&A session follows. Information: 410-255-1674 or


Classical concert Dr. Christopher Dillon of Towson University plays the keyboard music of Johann Sebastian Bach at 7 p.m. Sunday, April 17, at Galilee Lutheran Church, 4652 Mountain Road in Pasadena. He will present selections from Volume II of The Well-Tempered Clavier by Bach. Concert is part of the Galilee Fine Arts Series, presented by the church's music ministry. Free. Information: 410-255-8236.

Yard sale The Shady Side Rural Heritage Society sponsors a peninsula-wide yard sale beginning at 8 a.m. on April 30. Participating communities include Idlewilde, Columbia Beach, Cedarhurst, Westelee, the Captain Salem Avery Museum and Avalon Shores. These subdivisions will have a central display area, and individual residents may choose to have their separate sales. Event takes place rain or shine. Information: 410-867-4486 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 email to Information should be sent at least 10 days before the event.

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