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Summer film series

Congregation Kneseth Israel presents a summer film series beginning Tuesday, July 2 at 1125 Spa Road in Annapolis. Screenings at 7:30 p.m. Cost is $5 per person and include popcorn and soft drinks. Information: knesethisrael.org.

•July 2: "It Is No Dream"

•July 10: "Hitler's Children"

•July 17: "Everything Is Illuminated"

•July 24: "The Other Son"

Concert series

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, July 11 with Wayne Taylor, and the Mickey Basil Duo 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 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.

'Annie'

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.

Lighthouse tours

Tours will be held at 9 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. Saturdays, July 13, 20; Aug. 17, 24 and Sept. 14, 28. Visitors can learn about how lighthouse keepers lived, other lighthouses on the Chesapeake Bay and how many are still around. Tickets are $70 per person. Reservations required. Information: 415-362-7255 or email jeff@uslhs.org.

Auditions

The Colonial Players will hold auditions Sunday-Monday, July 14-15 for "Communicating Doors," Alan Ayckbourn's comic thriller that will be presented in September. Roles are available for three women, ages 33-55 and three men, ages 35-70. Auditions will be held at 2 p.m. July 14 and 7 p.m. July 15 with callbacks July 17 if necessary. For more information, email Michelle Bruno at communicatingdoors@thecolonialplayers.org.

Theater production

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.

Visitors guide

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 cemedley@annapolis.gov. Owners must bring their bikes when registering. Neighborhood associations should contact Medley if they want to hold a community registration.

'Operation Paperback'

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 slmmuscles1@aol.com. Put "books" in the subject line. Information: operationpaperback.org.

Fingerprinting

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.

Disability issues

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.

Historical research

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.

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