County Digest

July 01, 2011

Sinatra tribute

The Infinity Theatre Company presents "My Way: A Musical Tribute to Frank Sinatra" through Sunday, July 10, at Children's Theatre of Annapolis, 1661 Bay Head Road. Shows at 8 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, and 2 p.m. Saturday-Sunday. Tickets are $18-$35. Information: 877-501-8499.

Food drive

The BankAnnapolis Summer Food Drive is taking place through July 31 to support Food Link and Our Haven Shelter. Collection baskets are located at all area BankAnnapolis branches. Information: 410-224-4455 or go to bankannapolis.com.

'Li'l Abner'

The Talent Machine Company presents this foot-stomping musical opening Friday, July 8, and continuing through July 17, at St. John's College's Key Auditorium, 60 College Ave. in Annapolis. Tickets are $10, $8 for children 7 and younger. Show times vary. For tickets and more information, call 410-956-0512 or go to talentmachine.com.

Theater performance

The Annapolis Summer Garden Theatre presents "The Marvelous Wonderettes," a musical featuring girl-group songs from the 1950s and 1960s, running through July 24 at 143 Compromise St. in Annapolis. Set at the 1958 Springfield High School prom, the show features four local women as a singing group with big hopes and dreams. Show times are 8:30 p.m. Thursdays-Sundays.

Tickets $18. For tickets and more information, call 410-268-9212 or go to summergarden.com.

Dignity Players

The Dignity Players presents "Moving at the Speed of Life," a one-woman show written and performed by Kris Valerio, Thursday-Sunday, July 7-10, at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Annapolis, 333 Dubois Road. The show addresses issues including technological dependence, the current state of the service industry, modern family planning and raising children on Ritalin. Tickets are $8-$20. Information and show times: 410-266-8044, ext. 127 or dignityplayers.org.

Foreign exchange student

The Rotary Club of Annapolis seeks candidates for its International Outbound High School Foreign Exchange Student program. The opening is for a nine-month period in the fall of 2012. The student must be between ages 15 and 18 1/2 at departure for overseas. Interviews will be held Sept. 6-8. The club will consider 10 candidates on a first-come, first-served basis. Further potential interviews, including parents, will be held in early November in York, Pa. Selections will be announced Announcement of selectees will be made later in November during an overnight outing in York, which includes meeting current exchange students. Information: Jim Ludwick at 410-695-1556 or jfludwick@yahoo.com.

Ahoy!

"Pirate Adventures on the Chesapeake," a themed event for children, returns for another season in Annapolis harbor. Children can get their faces painted, dress 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 chesapeakepirates.com.

Resource guide

The Anne Arundel Volunteer Center has released a Youth Resource Guide, which provides information about nonprofit and faith-based organizations in the county. A free copy is at volunteerannearundel.org. Printed 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 is sponsoring a bicycle registration program. The owner's name, address, phone number and the bike's serial number, manufacturer and color are recorded in the department's database. Registration is available to any Annapolis resident. 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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