Triathlon set April 14
The 6th Annual Emily Schindler Memorial Triathlon will be held April 14 in Severna Park.
The 800-yard swim, 91/2-mile bike ride and 3-mile run will be held at the SPY Aquatics Center, 623 Baltimore/Annapolis Blvd. and on the Baltimore/Annapolis Trail. Participants may also sign up for the "Flamingo Feat" distance of a 1,600 yard swim, 18 mile bike ride and six -mile run.
Check-in begins at 6 a.m. and the first wave of swimmers starts at 7 a.m. Fee is $50, $90 for a relay team of two and $135 for a three-person relay team.
To register and for more information, go to spyaquatics.org or active.com.
The Rotary Club of Annapolis is accepting scholarship applications from seniors graduating from Annapolis high schools, including home-schooled students.
Up to four cash scholarship awards of $1,000 each are available to area students who plan to attend an accredited college or university and who have demonstrated a commitment to community service.
Relatives of Rotary members are ineligible. Deadline for applications is April 1.
For an application and more information, email email@example.com or go to annapolisrotary.org/scholarships.
Anne Arundel Community College Theatre will hold auditions for its April production of this British comedy at 7 p.m. Monday-Tuesday, Feb. 13-14, at the Robert E. Kauffman Theater, Pascal Center for Performing Arts, 101 College Parkway. Arnold.
To audition, prepare 16 bars of music from a show other than this one, be prepared to learn a dance routine and do cold readings from the script. All roles are available, except Dr. Scott. For more information, call Lars Tatom at 410-777-7125 or email him at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Arts center gala
The Chesapeake Arts Center's annual gala will be held from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. Saturday, March 24, at the Four Points by Sheraton BWI Airport, 7032 Elm Road.
This year's theme, "Believe in Magic," is in honor of Harry Houdini's birthday. Music will be provided by the acoustic duo Rick and Regina. In addition, magician Spencer Horsman will perform a show to honor Houdini. Evening includes hors d' oeuvres, an open bar, dinner, dancing and a silent auction.
Tickets are $110 ($40 tax-deductible) or $1,000 for a table of 10 and can be purchased by calling 410-636-6597.
Human relations panel
The county Human Relations Commission is seeking applicants to fill a vacancy.
The 11-member commission is a volunteer body established to promote fairness, eliminate discrimination and harassment in both public and private sectors, and advance understanding and effective communication among people of different backgrounds and cultures.
Applicants must be at least 18, county residents and able to attend evening meetings on the third Wednesday of the month. Legal experience is preferred but not required. Interested people should send a resume and letter of intent to: Johnelka Stafford, 44 Calvert St., Room 330, Annapolis 2140.
Nominations are being accepted for the seventh annual Mentoring Awards, which recognize people who are striving to make a difference in the lives of young people.
Nominations should be submitted for the following categories: school-based; volunteer of the year; community-based; business-based; faith-based; mentor of the year; peer; and lifetime.
Nominations should be submitted by close of business on Wednesday, Feb. 29, to the Volunteer Center For Anne Arundel County, 2666 Riva Road, Suite 130, 21401. Forms can be downloaded from volunteerannearundel.org.
The awards ceremony will be held from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. March 15 at the Pip Moyer Recreation Center, 273 Hilltop Lane in Annapolis.
The Rotary Club of Annapolis is accepting grant applications until March 15 to distribute proceeds of more than $70,000 from its annual crab feast held in August.
Grant money must help the Annapolis community in some demonstrable way, such as funding specific projects and not operating expenses, result in the improvement of quality of life for the community, and touch as many people as possible.
Applicants may apply online at annapolisritary.org/application. Grant requests will be evaluated, and recipients will be notified and receive the grant funds in April and May.
Information: 410-295-3201 or go to the website.
The Maryland State Archives is accepting applications for its summer student intern program. Internships are open to high school and undergraduate- or graduate-level college students attending Maryland schools or Maryland residents attending out-of-state schools. These are paid internships that include experience and training in archival records management, digital imaging and historical research methods. The 10-week program runs June 6-Aug. 14.