Anne Arundel County digest

May 20, 2011

Theater production

Colonial Players' production of the comedy "Lettice and Lovage" will be presented through Saturday, May 28, at 108 East St. in Annapolis. Performances are 3 p.m. Sunday and 8 p.m. Thursday-Saturday. Tickets are $20, $15 for seniors and students. Tickets and information: 410-268-7373 or

Art show

Artists are invited to bring up to two pieces of their work art for display in "Heliotrope Bouquet 13," an open, all-media exhibit taking place June 10-July 13 at Anne Arundel Community College's Cade Center for Fine Arts Gallery, 1010 College Parkway in Arnold. There is no juror for this show and no entry fee. All work entered will be displayed. Participants should bring ready-to-display pieces of art not previously exhibited at the gallery. Artwork can be dropped off from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday-Wednesday, June 7-8. Artwork may be matted and framed. Unmatted work will be pinned to the wall. The gallery will provide pedestals for three-dimensional pieces. Gallery hours are 9 a.m.-4 p.m. weekdays. Information and entry forms:

Workshops for adults

Adults can explore their creative side in one of these one-day workshops at Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts, 801 Chase St. in Annapolis. Workshops are for a variety of skill levels.

•Introduction to Yoga: Workshop explores basic yoga breathing, physical postures and relaxation. 9 a.m.-10:30 a.m. June 11. $15 tuition, $25 membership, $10 registration.

•Precious Metal Clay: Pendants and Earrings: Workshop teaches the fundamental techniques of working in precious metals and clay while creating a custom designed pendant and a pair of earrings. 10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. June 11. $65 tuition, $25 membership, $10 registration.

•Painting with Fire: Workshop teaches techniques to make enamel beads and pendants. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. June 18. $90 tuition, $25 membership, $10 registration.

•Fused-Glass Dish: Participants learn glass-cutting and -fusing basics to create a colorful and functional glass bowl or plate. 6:45 p.m.-9:15 p.m. June 23. $35 tuition, $25 membership, $10 registration.

•Wheel Workshop: Introduction to the potter's wheel, where participants learn how to wedge and center the clay and how to throw two basic forms: the bowl and the cylinder. 10 a.m.-1 p.m. June 24. $40 tuition, $25 membership, $10 registration.

•The Clothed Figure in Pastel: Workshop focuses on the basics of capturing the attitude of the figure using pastels. Instruction covers the use of color, line and body proportion in capturing the figure. 9 a..m.-4 p.m. June 25. $90 tuition, $25 membership, $10 registration fee.

•Fused-Glass Jewelry: Teaches students how to create interesting and unique glass components for jewelry. Students make necklace pendants, earrings, bracelets, pins, rings and cabochons. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. June 25. $85 tuition, $25 membership, $10 registration.

For more information, call 410-263-5544.


"Pirate Adventures on the Chesapeake," a themed event for children, returns for another season in the Annapolis harbor. Children can get their faces painted, dress up as pirates and participate in a treasure hunt on the water. Search for sunken treasure while using water cannons in defense against enemy pirates. Schedule and information: 410-263-0002 or

Golf tournament

Archbishop Spalding High School will host the annual Lt. James H. Love Memorial Golf Tournament at the Queenstown Harbor Golf Courses on June 9. The tournament was established to honor the memory of Lt. James H. Love, a 1977 Spalding graduate and Navy pilot lost during Operation Desert Shield. Golfers can register in foursomes or individually. Cost includes greens fees, a bag filled with gifts, lunch and dinner catered by Adam's Ribs of Eastport. In addition, players have the chance to participate in longest drive, closest to the pin and hole-in-one competitions. Cost and information: the school at 410-969-9105 x 256 or

Guided arboretum walks

On Saturdays through November, visitors can explore Adkins Arboretum's diverse plant communities on a guided walk led by an arboretum naturalist. Explore the bottomland forest and upland paths, meander through beech trees, traverse the native meadows and follow the narrow Tuckahoe Creekside. The 11 a.m. walks are free for members and free with admission for the public. The hourlong tours begin at the visitors center. Information: 410-634-2847.

Vendors needed

Fort Meade's Family, Morale, Welfare and Recreation Special Events seeks food, beverage and novelty vendors to participate in its Independence Day celebration on July 4. Information: 301-677-7785 or email

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