Anne Arundel County Digest

April 05, 2013

Social Security's future

Ken Apfel, a former commissioner of the Social Security Administration, will present "Social Security and Its Future" at 10 a.m. Thursday, April 11, at Anne Arundel Community College's Center for Applied Learning and Technology, Room 100, 101 College Parkway in Arnold. Registration for this free event will begin at 9 a.m.. Refreshments will be served. Information: 410-777-1184.

'The Underpants'

Anne Arundel Community College's production of Carl Sternheim's comedy — about the calamities that occur when a woman's bloomers accidentally fall down when she waves at the king — runs April 11-20 in the Robert E. Kauffman Theater, 101 College Parkway in Arnold. Shows at 8 p.m. Thursday-Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are $15; $12 for seniors, outside students, AACC faculty and staff, active military and groups; and $7 for AACC students with ID. For tickets, email or call 410-777-2457.

Musical theater

The Children's Theatre of Annapolis presents Disney's "The Little Mermaid Jr." April 12-21 at 1661 Bay Head Road. Shows at 7:30 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays, with a 2 p.m. matinee Saturdays and Sundays. American Sign Language interpretation will be available at the 2 p.m. show on April 13. Tickets are $15; $12 for seniors and children 12 and younger. Information: 410-757-2281 or

Movie screening

The American Association of University Women will host a screening of the documentary "The Invisible War" at 7 p.m. April 17 at Woods Church, 611 Baltimore-Annapolis Blvd. in Severna Park. Nominated for an Academy Award, the documentary is about rape within the ranks of the United States military. Free admission, donations accepted. Information: 410-647-2550.

Dinner and auction

Annapolis Area Christian School will hold its 10th annual dinner and auction, "Viva AACS," at 6 p.m. April 20 at the Kilby Athletic Center, 109 Burns Crossing Road in Severn. The event supports a new library at the lower school, a new sound system at the middle school, a new college and career planning program with SAT preparation for the upper school and a new design lab for students to gain experience while creating marketing materials for the school.

Those attending may bid on student artwork, eight seats in an suite at FedEx Field for a Redskins-Giants game, a ride in a vintage plane, 10 days in a Montana mountain vacation home, a hot-air balloon ride for two, chartered fishing trip, four tickets to a Ravens game of choice, a handmade quilt and more. There will also be a free tuition drawing for the 2013-14 school year, with entries costing $100 each. For dinner tickets and more information, call 410-510-5300, ext. 2116, or go to

Colonial Players' '1776'

Musical about the writing of the Declaration of Independence runs through April 20 at the Colonial Players, 108 East St. in Annapolis. Shows at 8 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays with a 7:30 p.m. show on April 7 and a 2 p.m. Saturday matinee on April 13. Tickets are $15 to $20 and can be purchased at or by calling 410-268-7373.


The seventh annual Emily Schindler Memorial Triathlon will be held April 20 at the Community Center in Severna Park. The 800-yard swim, 9.5-mile bike ride and 3-mile run will be held at the SPY Aquatics Center, 623 Baltimore/Annapolis Blvd. and the Baltimore/Annapolis Trail. Participants can also sign up for the Flamingo Feat distance, consisting of a 1,600-yard swim, 18-mile bike and 6-mile run. Check in begins at 6 a.m. and the first wave of swimmers will hit the pool at 7 a.m. Cost is $50 for individuals, $90 for a relay team of two and $135 for a three-person relay team. Registration forms can be found at or at

The event is a benefit for the Emily Schindler Memorial Scholarship fund, which was established in 2004 after Emily Schindler's death in a car accident. The scholarship is awarded annually to selected graduating seniors on the SPY swim team who most exemplify Emily's qualities.

Bull, oyster roast

The Severn River Lions Club will hold its ninth annual Bull and Oyster Roast from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. April 20 at the Columbian Center, 335 Ritchie Highway in Severna Park. Menu includes pit beef, shucked oysters and fried oysters, crab soup, beef barbecue, kielbasa, fried chicken, hot dogs, vegetables, coleslaw, veggies and dip, cheeses, beer, wine, soda and desserts. Event also feature games, a raffle and a silent auction.

Tickets are $45 per person. Call 410-544-1156, 410-647-8182, 410-647-7338 or go to

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