November 04, 2011

Sunday, Nov. 6

Book sale The American Association of University Women's used-book sale concludes with a "Bargain Books by the Bag Sale" at Pasadena Shopping Center, 8151-D Ritchie Highway. Proceeds go to scholarships for women graduating from Anne Arundel Community College and moving on to a four-year university. Hours are 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Information: 443-534-3277.

Fair Fusion Ltd. holds its annual Holiday Artisans Fair from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at 1168 Mainsail Drive in Annapolis. Glassware, quilts, silk paintings and more will be on sale. There will also be door prizes donated by each vendor, and a donation will be made to the Annapolis Light House shelter. Admission is free and light refreshments will be served. Information: 410-268-5770.

Open house Montessori International Children's House will hold an open house from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at the school, 1641 N. Winchester Road in Annapolis. Prospective families are invited to tour the school, browse the materials, and meet with the teachers, administrators, and parents. Also, tours for adults only will be held at 8:45 a.m. on Wednesday. Reservations and more information: 410-757-7789.

Monday, Nov. 7

Photo club The Digital Photography Club of Annapolis will meet at 7 p.m. at Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts, 801 Chase St. Photographer Ricky Carioti will give a presentation followed by a Member's Showcase. Information: 410-267-0461 or

Blacksmith group The Chesapeake Forge Blacksmith Guild will meet 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, Nov. 8

Concert The Chesapeake Arts Center will present Colorful China, a 50-member troupe performing music and dance in a seven-part performance at 7 p.m. at 194 Hammonds Lane in Brooklyn Park. No tickets required, seating on a first-come basis. Information: 410-636-6597 or go to

Lunch meeting A networking lunch will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Bill Bateman's Bistro, 566 Ritchie Highway in Severna Park. The event is for anyone doing business in the county or the surrounding area. Directions and information: 410-315-7960.

Wednesday, Nov. 9

Residents meeting A general meeting for the Murray Hill Residents Association will be held at 7:30 p.m. at Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts, Room 205, 801 Chase St., Annapolis. Guest speaker will be Lara Fritts of the Annapolis Economic Development Corp. Membership renewals ($10 per household) can be paid at the meeting. Information:

Thursday, Nov. 10

Film screening Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts will present a screening of "In Good Time, The Piano Jazz of Marian McPartland" at 7 p.m. at 801 Chase St. in Annapolis. This is the third screening of six films as part of the On Screen/In Person Independent Film Series. Tickets are $10, $7 for hall members. Information: 410-280-5640 or Box office hours are noon to 5 p.m. weekdays.

Rotary Club The Annapolis Rotary Club will meet at noon at the Annapolis Yacht Club, 2 Compromise St. Glenn Kunkel, a spokesman for the Wounded Warrior Project, will speak. Information: 410-353-4722 or 410-980-6115.

Friday, Nov. 11

Comedy show The "Laugh Out Loud Comedy Tour" will make a stop at 8 p.m. at Club Meade, 6600 Mapes Road, Fort Meade. Show features performances by Danny Cho, A Pair of Nuts, Carson Daly and others. Tickets are $5 in advance, $8 at the door. Tickets and information: 301-677-6969 or

Saturday, Nov. 12

Social The Greenstreet Social, to benefit the Captain Salem Avery House Museum, will take place from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at Greenstreet Gardens, 391 W. Bay Front Road in Lothian. Visitors can sample local wines and food from area caterers. Tickets ($10 per person) can be purchased at the door or in advance by calling Pat Freiberg at 410-867-6156.

"Holiday Extravaganza" City Coffee Connections will present "Holiday Extravaganza" from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Knights of Pythias Lodge, 10 Pythias Road in Annapolis. There will be jewelry, gourmet food, holiday decorations, bath and body gift certificates, and a wide selection of other gift ideas. Information: 410-266-5808.

"Senior Day" The event to bring together resources and services for the community will be held from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at St. Mark United Methodist Church, 1440 Dorsey Road in Hanover. Free. Topics will include Maryland Access Point, Meals on Wheels, senior nutrition, volunteer services and the Anne Arundel Medical Center Lifeline. Refreshments will be served. Information: 410-222-6713 or 410-608-2081.

Craft and vendor show Items from more than 50 vendors will be offered from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Odenton Volunteer Fire Company, 1425 Annapolis Road. Event is sponsored by the Ladies Auxiliary. Information: 301-776-9372.

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