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Anne Arundel County Digest

Summer film series

Congregation Kneseth Israel's summer film series concludes at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 24 with "The Other Son" at 1125 Spa Road in Annapolis. Cost is $5 per person and includes popcorn and soft drinks. Information: go to

Summer concerts

The Quiet Waters Park summer concert series, featuring a variety of musical styles, takes place at 6 p.m. Saturdays at 600 Quiet Waters Park Road in Annapolis. Admission to the park is free for the concert. Concessions will be available and visitors may bring food, blankets and lawn chairs. Alcohol is not allowed. Information: call 410-222-1777.

•July 27: Kelly Bell Band

•Aug. 3: U.S. Naval Academy Electric Brigade

•Aug. 10: U.S. Naval Academy Wind Ensemble

•Aug. 17: The Crawdaddies

•Aug. 24: Naked Blue

•Aug. 31: Uncle Jack Band

•Sept. 1: Annapolis Symphony Orchestra

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 25 with the Hula Monsters in Cap'n Herbie Sadler Waterman's Park, 723 Second St. Admission is free, but a $10 donation will be accepted. Information: call 410-295-0104 or go to

•Aug. 1: Tiki Barbarians

•Aug. 8: Raw Hands

In case of inclement weather, concerts will be moved indoors to the McNasby Oyster Company.

Theater production

The Bowie Community Theatre presents "The Tale of the Allergist's Wife" through Saturday, July 27 at the Bowie Playhouse, 16500 White Marsh Park Drive. Show times are 2 p.m. Sunday and 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday. Tickets are $20, $15 for seniors and students. Group rates available. For tickets and more information, call 301-805-0219 or go to

Lighthouse tours

Tours of the Thomas Point Shoal Lighthouse will be held at 9 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. Saturdays, 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: call 415-362-7255 or email

Musical theater

The Annapolis Summer Garden Theatre presents a workshop that includes working with teens on their drama and vocal skills, monologues, cold readings, audition techniques and various styles of dance. Through theater games, scene work, movement, improvisation and imagination, students will gain a better understanding of the art of musical theater.

Sessions will take place from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 5-9 at 143 Compromise St. A final rehearsal will be held from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. Aug. 12. Workshop culminates in a Broadway-style musical revue with performances on Aug. 13-14. Prospective students must have completed the seventh grade. For registration and more information, call Sharon Cimaglia at 410-266-6872 or email her at

Wrestling night

The Bowie Baysox will hold "Legends of Wrestling Night" July 31 as they take on the New Hampshire Fisher Cats at 7:05 p.m. at Prince George's Stadium. Event features an appearance by six-time WCW/WWF World Champion Kevin Nash. Nash will throw out the ceremonial first pitch, sign autographs and pose for photos with fans during the game. Information: call 301-464-4865 or go to Parking is free.


If you are a grandparent or relative, 55 or older, and the primary caregiver for a child 18 or younger, you may be eligible for a grant program offered by the National Family Caregiver Support Program. Grants are available to assist with respite care, clothing, school supplies and activities. Contact the AAC Department of Aging & Disabilities for more information at 410-222-4464, ext. 3043.

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

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

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

Historical research

The Kuethe Library's Historical & Genealogical Research Center, 5 Crain Highway, SE Glen Burnie, 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: call 410-760-9679.

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