April 15, 2011

Sunday, April 17

Supper and jazz The Fab Trio — Frank Russo, Amy Shook and Bob Butta — perform from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. at the 49 West Cafe, 49 West St. in Annapolis. Music can be enjoyed with a bowl of homemade soup, salad, dessert and coffee. $20 cover. Reservations and more information: 410-626-9796.

Classical concert Dr. Christopher Dillon of Towson University plays the keyboard music of Johann Sebastian Bach at 7 p.m. 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.

Saxophone recital The U.S. Naval Academy Band's Recital Series continues at 3 p.m. at St. Martin's Lutheran Church, 1120 Spa Road in Annapolis, with a saxophone recital featuring Master Chief Musician James Rodak and Musician First Class Colin Renick, accompanied by soprano Shannon Wise and pianist Greg Pascuzzi. The public concert is free. Information: 410-293-0263 or

Monday, April 18

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 19

Film discussion Anne Arundel Community College Student Education Association will host a viewing and discussion of "Waiting for Superman," at 6 p.m. in the Pascal Center for Performing Arts on the Arnold campus, 101 College Parkway. Discussion takes place from 8:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. The documentary, released last year, follows a group of students with academic promise as they struggle in a school system that inhibits academic growth. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Information: 410-777-2222.

Meeting The League of Women Voters of Anne Arundel County sponsors a meeting from 10:30 a.m. to noon at Woods Memorial Presbyterian Church, 611 Baltimore-Annapolis Blvd. in Severna Park, to explore the facts, fantasies and future of health care reform. Goal of the meeting is to clarify some of the issues involved. Information: 410-268-5152.

Wednesday, April 20

Republican Breakfast Club Group meets at 7:30 a.m. at Cafe Normandie, 185 Main St., Annapolis, for breakfast and discussion. Councilman John J. Grasso will speak. Cost is $12.

Thursday, April 21

Concert The U.S. Naval Academy Band performs 7:30 p.m. at the Bowie Center for the Performing Arts, 15200 Annapolis Road. The band will perform arrangements from the orchestral repertoire of "The Pines of Rome" by Ottorino Resphigi and "Radetsky March" by Johann Strauss. Caroline Harper, winner of the academy's student concert competition, will join the band. Concert is free and open to the public. Information: 410-293-0263 or

Elephant Club "Pizza and Politics" meeting will be held at 7 p.m. at Our Shepherd Lutheran Church, 400 Benfield Road in Severna Park. Open to the public. $5 fee. Speaker will be Charles Faddis of Orion Strategic Services. Information: 410-437-2213 or

Saturday, April 23

Benefit Chesapeake Happenings sponsors, "6 Bands, 5 Bucks, 4 A Cause," beginning at 5 p.m. at Wild Willy's Rock House & Sports Saloon, 2072 Somerville Road in Annapolis. The Cheaters, Uncle Jack Band, Charm City Static, Mike McHenry, Ren Rick and Triax are the bands performing. Proceeds benefit Hospice of the Chesapeake. For ticket prices and more information, call 443-875-2301.


Book/media/game sale Prince of Peace Presbyterian Church in Crofton will hold this sale 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday, April 29, and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, April 30, at 1657 Crofton Parkway. Early bird fee of $10 from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. Friday, otherwise, admission is free. Information: 410-451-4295.

Bull and oyster roast The Severn River Lions Club will hold its annual Bull & Oyster Roast on Saturday, April 30, at the Columbian Center, 335 N. Ritchie Highway in Severna Park. Tickets and information: 410-647-7338, 410-544-1156, 410-647-8182 or

Spring craft festival Event takes place 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, April 30, and 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, May 1, at the Anne Arundel County Fairgrounds in Crownsville. Items offered include jewelry, flower arrangements, ceramics, wood crafts, photography, leather crafts and clothing. A Teen Idol contest takes place at 10 a.m. Saturday and a Cute Kid contest at 10 a.m. Sunday. Pre-registration required for both contests. Vendor applications and information: 410-923-3400 or

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