Datebook

May 13, 2011

Monday, May 16

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, May 17

Support group The National Family Caregivers Support Program of the Anne Arundel County Department of Aging and Disabilities holds a meeting from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Heritage Office Complex, 2666 Riva Road, Annapolis. Program provides information, respite and support to people who give care to family and friends. Information: 410-222-4464, ext. 3043.

Wednesday, May 18

Pasadena Rotarians The Lake Shore (Pasadena) Rotary Club will meet at 6 p.m. at Mount Carmel United Methodist Church, 4760 Mountain Road. Information: John Clark, 410-320-3145.

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

Thursday, May 19

Elephant Club "Pizza & Politics" will be held from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at Our Shepherd Lutheran Church, 400 Benfield Road, Severna Park. Open to the public. $5 fee. Speaker will be Jerry Walker. Information: 410-437-2213 or elephantclub.us.

Rotary Club The Annapolis Rotary Club meets at noon at the Annapolis Yacht Club, 2 Compromise St. Two members will give classification talks about their careers and their involvement in Rotary International. Information: 410-353-4722 or 410-980-6115.

Friday, May 20

Concert Sarah McQuaid takes the stage at 8 p.m. at 333 Coffeehouse, Annapolis Unitarian Universalist Church, 333 DuBois Road. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. Admission is $10, $8 for seniors and students. Information: 443-786-0463 or fsgw.org/333.

Star Trek Mania The Bowie Baysox will take on the Erie Seawolves at 7:05 p.m. at Prince George's Stadium. Event features costumed Star Trek characters, a postgame fireworks display and the opportunity for fans to pose for photos in front of a backdrop of the final frontier. Parking is free. Tickets are $6 to $14. Tickets and information: 301-464-4865 or baysox.com.

Saturday, May 21

Strawberry festival Annual strawberry festival will be 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Lutheran Church of Our Redeemer, 7606 Quarterfield Road in Glen Burnie. There will be craft tables, baked goods and a white elephant sale. Outside yard sale spaces will be available at $10 per space. Hot dogs, barbecue, salads and beverages will be available for purchase. Fresh-picked strawberries over vanilla ice cream will be the feature of the day. Proceeds benefit projects at the church. Information: 410-674-4118.

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 annapolisappleslice.com.

Future

Family fun Chabad of Anne Arundel County will host a Lag Baomer extravaganza from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Sunday, May 22, at Truxton Park, 100 Park Road in Annapolis. Event features a folk rock concert, pony rides, petting zoo and more. Information: 443-321-9859.

Tour The 11th annual Secret Garden Tour, sponsored by the Hammond-Harwood House, will take place from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. June 4-5, rain or shine. More than 10 private gardens will be on display in the neighborhood along Spa Creek. Proceeds benefit the education and restoration programs of Hammond-Harwood House. Tickets are $25 in advance, $30 day of the tour. Tickets and information: 410-263-4683, ext. 14, or hammondharwoodhouse.org.

Strawberry festival The Ann Arrundell County Historical Society will hold its annual Strawberry Festival from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 11 at the Benson-Hammond House, 7101 Aviation Blvd. in Linthicum. Activities include strawberry shortcake, bake sale, raffles, crafters, flea market tables and book sale. Information: aachs.org.

Crab feast The Rotary Club of Annapolis will hold its annual crab feast from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Aug. 5 at the Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium in Annapolis. The all-you-can-eat-and-drink affair includes large and No. 1 male crabs, Maryland vegetable crab soup, corn on the cob, beef barbecue sandwiches, hot dogs, draft beer and assorted sodas and water. A bake sale and cake raffle will also be held. Advance tickets are $60, $20 for children ages 3 to 12, and free for those younger than 3. Buy tickets via http://www.annapolistickets.com or 877-333-9667 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. Online and telephone sales end at noon on July 31. Tickets will be available at the stadium box office starting at 4 p.m. on Aug. 5, price will be $75.

Reunion The North County High School Class of 1991 is planning its 20th reunion. Send contact information to nchs91@yahoo.com.

Events and cancellations for the Anne Arundel County datebook may be submitted by email to arundel.calendar@baltsun.com. Information should be sent at least 10 days before the event.

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