The Annapolis Maritime Museum's 13th annual Summertime Maritime Concert Series, featuring Chesapeake Bay musicians and artists from across the country, continues at 7 p.m. Thursday, June 27 with the Michael McHenry Tribe in Cap'n Herbie Sadler Waterman's Park, 723 Second St. Admission is free, but a $10 donation will be accepted. Information: 410-295-0104 or amaritime.org. The following is the full schedule:
•July 11: Wayne Taylor, Mickey Basil Duo
•July 18: The Walking Sticks
•July 25: Hula Monsters
•Aug. 1: Tiki Barbarians
•Aug. 8: Raw Hands
In case of inclement weather, concerts will be moved indoors to the McNasby Oyster Company.
The Colonial Players perform Alan Ayckbourn's comedy through June 29 at 108 East St. in Annapolis. Performances are at 2 p.m. Sunday, and 8 p.m. Thursday-Saturday. Tickets are $20, $15 for seniors and students. For tickets and more information, call 410-268-7373 or go to thecolonialplayers.org.
Parade and fireworks
The annual Annapolis Fourth of July parade takes place Thursday, July 4. Parade kicks off at 6:30 p.m. at Amos Garrett Boulevard and proceeds down West Street, around Church Circle and down Main Street. Fireworks begin at approximately 9:15 p.m. The display will be launched from a barge in the harbor and can be viewed from many locations. Information: 410-263-7973.
Pasadena Theatre Company presents the musical July 5-21 at the Chesapeake Arts Center, 194 Hammonds Lane in Brooklyn Park. Shows are at 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 3 p.m. Sundays. Tickets are $20, $15 for children 12 and younger. For tickets and more information, call 410-636-6597 or go to chesapeakearts.org.
The Bowie Community Theatre presents "The Tale of the Allergist's Wife" July 12-27 at the Bowie Playhouse, 16500 White Marsh Park Drive. Show times are 8 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays with 2 p.m. Sunday matinees. Tickets are $20, $15 for seniors and students. Group rates available. For tickets and more information, call 301-805-0219 or go to bctheatre.com.
The 2013 Visitors Guide by the Annapolis and Anne Arundel County Conference and Visitors Bureau is now available. The 72-page, full-color guide contains information on things to do and see, events, dining, night life, accommodations, shopping and more. The Visitors Center is located at 26 West St. in Annapolis and is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. The guides will also be distributed from the bureau's satellite information booth at City Dock. A downloadable version is available at visitannapolis.org/visitor-guide.
Register your bike
The Annapolis Police Department is sponsoring a bicycle registration program. The owner's name, address and phone number and the bike's serial number, manufacturer and color are recorded in the department's database. Registration is available to any Annapolis resident. To schedule an appointment, contact Cpl. Craig Medley at 410-268-9000, ext. 7225, or email@example.com. Owners must bring their bikes when registering. Neighborhood associations should contact Medley if they want to hold a community registration.
This nonprofit organization collects used books nationwide and sends them to American troops deployed overseas. Since 1999, more than a million books have been shipped to military personnel around the world. Organizing the effort in this area is Sandy Marron of Annapolis. She can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org. Put "books" in the subject line. Information: operationpaperback.org.
The Annapolis Police Department offers fingerprinting services for the public from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesdays at 199 Taylor Ave. For fees and more information, call 410-268-9000 or go to http://www.annapolis.gov/police.
Fort Meade online aid
Fort Meade, in partnership with the Fort Meade Community Covenant Council, has launched a new website designed to help the community take advantage of resources in the region. For more information, go to http://www.ftmeade.army.mil/community.
Youth resource guide
The Anne Arundel Volunteer Center has released a youth resource guide, with information about nonprofit and faith-based organizations in the county. A free copy is at volunteerannearundel.org. Printed copies can be purchased at the center, 2666 Riva Road, Suite 130, for $5 each. Information: 410-897-9207.
The Anne Arundel County Commission on Disability Issues has added an email notification feature to its website that provides information on disability issues. Sign-up and information: http://www.aacounty.org/aging/disabledadults/commdis.cfm.
The Kuethe Library's Historical & Genealogical Research Center, 5 Crain Highway. SE, operated jointly by the historical society and the Anne Arundel Genealogical Society, is open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday through Saturday all year. Information: 410-760-9679.Copyright © 2014, The Baltimore Sun