January 11, 2013

Sunday, Jan. 13

Concert The annual "Lift Every Voice" concert, featuring the All Children's Chorus of Annapolis, Singing Sensations Youth Choir and others, will be held at 4 p.m. in the Francis Scott Key Auditorium at St. John's College, 60 College Ave. in Annapolis. Free admission. Information:

Wednesday, Jan. 16

Photographers meet The Arundel Camera Club meets at 7:30 p.m. in Room D114 at Severna Park High School, 60 Robinson Road. "Table Top Photography" is the theme of this week's meeting. Visitors are welcome. Information: 410-518-6876.

Thursday, Jan. 17

Lecture series The Annapolis Maritime Museum's annual winter lecture series kicks off at 7 p.m. with "What Are Chesapeake Maritime Collectibles Worth?" A panel of experts, comprised of Jane Campbell-Chambliss, Tom Dodson, Fred Hecklinger and Jeff Schaub, will appraise a variety of pre-selected nautical antiques and artifacts provided by members of the audience. Weekly seminars take place on Thursdays at the museum, 723 Second St. in Annapolis. Advance tickets are $17.50; $12.50 for members; $20 at the door. Information:

Rotary Club The Annapolis Rotary Club meets at noon at the Annapolis Yacht Club, 2 Compromise St. Two members will give classification talks. Information: 410-956-7672.

Friday, Jan. 18

Acoustic music The 333 Coffeehouse presents Small Potatoes in concert at 7:30 p.m. at the Annapolis Friends Meeting House, 351 DuBois Road. Admission is $10; $8 for seniors, students and members. Doors open at 7 p.m. Information: 443-333-9613 or

Lecture Tutor Michael Grenke will speak on "What Will Heaven Be Like?" at 8 p.m. at St. John's College's Francis Scott Key Auditorium, 60 College Ave., in Annapolis. Free. Information: 410-626-2539.

Garden club The Meade Area Garden Club meets at 10 a.m. at the Jessup Community Hall at Route 175 and Wigley Avenue. Sharon Hyde will present the program, "Hydroponic Gardening in Small to Medium Spaces." Refreshments will be served. Information: 410-519-6443 or 410-761-5019.


Annual breakfast Anne Arundel Community College hosts the 32nd annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Breakfast beginning at 8 a.m. Monday, Jan. 21, in the David S. Jenkins Gymnasium on the Arnold campus, 101 College Parkway. The event honors community members who emulate King's vision and schoolchildren in the Visionary Kids Contest. Tickets are $35 and may be purchased by calling Eugene Peterson at 301-538-0887, Dianne Williams at 410-222-5354 or Darlene Robinson at 410-481-1961.

Concert Pianist Fredric Chiu presents "The Piano: Invention and Transformation" at 8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 25, in St. John's College's Francis Scott Key Auditorium, 60 College Ave. in Annapolis. Program include the music of Chopin, Liszt, Debussy, Ravel and Prokofiev, and concludes with Liszt's arrangement for piano of Beethoven's Symphony No. 51. Free. Information: 410-626-2539.

Book sale The Parole Rotary Books for International Goodwill Project will hold a book sale from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 26, at 2000 Capital Drive in Annapolis. More than 80,000 new and used books of all kinds will be on sale. Prices are $1.50 for hardbacks, $1 for paperbacks, or fill a grocery bag for $30. Free cookbooks. Information: 410-293-6865 or

'An Evening of Jazz Violin: Live & On Film' Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts' ongoing showcase artist series continues with jazz violinist Aaron Weinstein at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 6 at 801 Chase St. in Annapolis. Tickets are $15; $10 for hall members. Information: 410-280-5640 or

Acrobats The Peking Acrobats perform at 7 p.m. Feb. 7 at Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts, 801 Chase St. in Annapolis. The troupe consists of tumblers, contortionists, jugglers, cyclists and gymnasts from China, and the performance is accompanied by musicians playing traditional Chinese instruments. Tickets are $30; $18 for children and hall members. Information: 410-280-5640 or

Reunion The Cardinal Gibbons High School Class of 1973 will hold its 40th reunion April 20 at Reflections Banquet Hall, 8015 Fort Smallwood Road in Pasadena. Information: 410-382-6919 or email

Events and cancellations for the Anne Arundel County datebook may be submitted by email to Information should be sent at least 10 days before the event.

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