Anne Arundel County Digest

November 02, 2012

'Saving Hubble'

David Gaynes' documentary will be screened at 4 p.m. Nov. 14 in Anne Arundel Community College's Humanities Building Room 112, 101 College Parkway on the Arnold campus. Free event is sponsored by the college's Astronomy Club. Information: 410-777-2271.

Holiday social

Greenstreet Gardens will host a Holiday Social from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Nov. 16 at 391 W. Bay Front Road in Lothian. Vendors will offer holiday food and wines, and guests can enjoy seasonal background music. Admission is free, but there is a $10 charge for wine tasting. Event benefits the Captain Salem Avery House Museum.

Information: 410-867-4486 or

Vocal quartet performs

New York Polyphony will perform at 8:15 p.m. Nov. 16 at St. John's College's Francis Scott Key Auditorium, 60 College Ave. in Annapolis. Free. Information: 410-626-2539.


"Challenges of Making the Future: Transformation and Change in Large Bureaucracies," featuring Mark Mandeles, president of the J. deBloch Group, will be held from 1 p.m. to 1:50 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 8, at AACC's Cade Center for Fine Arts, Room 219, 101 College Parkway in Arnold. Free admission. Information: 410-777-2708 or

Craft show

A craft show with more than 50 vendors will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 10 at the Odenton Volunteer Fire Company, 1425 Annapolis Road. Information: 301-776-9372.

Theater seeks directors

The Annapolis Summer Garden Theatre is now accepting applications for directors for its season that runs Memorial Day through Labor Day. Interested persons should email Nikki Gerbasi at Application deadline is Nov. 13. Information:

Audition notice

Auditions for Anne Arundel Community College Theater's production of "The Bible: The Complete Word of God (abridged)" will be held at 7 p.m. Nov. 19-20 in the Humanities Building, Room 112, on the Arnold campus, 101 College Parkway. The play has roles for three actors of either gender, ages 18-35. They will be asked to read from the script. Actors need to possess strong comic timing and the ability to improvise and ad-lib. Show dates are Feb. 7-16. For more information, call Lars Tatom at 410-777-7125 or email him at


St. John's College will host a screening of the documentary film "Anthem" at 8 p.m. Nov. 14 in the Francis Scott Key Auditorium, 60 College Ave. in Annapolis. A Q&A session will follow the screening. This is a free event, but donations are welcome. The movie tells the story behind Francis Scott Key's creation of "The Star-Spangled Banner" and explores the role of music and patriotism during the War of 1812. Information:

'The Crucible'

Annapolis Area Christian School's drama program presents Arthur Miller's play at 7 p.m. Nov. 8, 9, and 10, at the school, 109 Burns Crossing Road in Severn. Winner of a 1953 Tony Award, Miller's play about the Salem witch trials focuses on a farmer, his wife and the Salem minister's niece who maliciously causes the wife's arrest for witchcraft. Tickets are $12; $8 for students. Information: 410-846-3541 or email


2nd Star Productions presents "Oklahoma!" Nov. 9-Dec. 8 at the Bowie Playhouse, 16500 White Marsh Park Drive. Showtimes are 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, with a 3 p.m. matinee Sundays. Tickets are $20; $17 for seniors and students. For reservations and more information, call 410-757-5700 or 301-832-4819.

Fashion show

The Republican Women of Anne Arundel County will host a pre-holiday fashion show and luncheon Nov. 14 at Chartwell Golf & Country Club, 1 Chartwell Drive in Severna Park. Doors open at 11 a.m. for shopping and cocktails. Lunch will be served at 12:30 p.m., followed by the fashion show and a raffle for a diamond pendant. Models will be wearing fashions from Alpaca International in Annapolis, and vendors will offer handbags, hand-painted silk scarfs, baskets, and other items. For reservations and more information, call 410-451-8034 or go to

Craft fair

The Pasadena Senior Activity Center holds its annual Holiday Craft Fair on Nov. 15-16 at 4103 Mountain Road. More than 20 local vendors will offer handmade crafts, needlework, jewelry, accessories and more. The event also will feature a silent auction and door prizes. Hours are 9 a.m.-2 p.m. both days. For more information or to reserve a vendor table, call 410-222-0030.


The Colonial Players present this drama with political overtones about strained family relationships through Nov. 17 at 108 East St. in Annapolis. Performances are at 8 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays, with a 7:30 p.m. show Sunday, Nov. 4. Tickets are $15 and $20. Information: 410-268-7373 or

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