The Capitol Steps

Tickets are on sale for a performance by the Capitol Steps, a musical-theater troupe from Washington, being held at St. John's College in Annapolis to benefit student aid. Show includes a review of songs and spoofs that ridicule public figures across party lines. The performance, followed by a reception, will be held at 8 p.m. March 3 in the Francis Scott Key Auditorium, 60 College Ave. Tickets are $55 in advance; $60 at the door ($35 tax deductible).

For tickets and more information, call 410-972-4505 or email

Luncheon series

The Captain Avery Museum's Winter Luncheon Series kicks off at 11:30 a.m. Jan. 11 at 1418 E. West Shady Side Road, with Mary Ann Jung doing her improvisation of Rosie the Riveter. Event continues on Wednesdays through Feb. 15. Cost is $85 for the series; Individual luncheons are $17. For reservations and more information, call 410-266-8846.

Theater production

The Children's Theatre of Annapolis' production of "Grease: The School Version" will take place Jan. 6-15 at 1661 Bay Head Road in Annapolis. For tickets and more information, call 410-757-2281 or go to

MLK Memorial Breakfast

The annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Breakfast will be held from 7:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. Monday, Jan. 16, at Anne Arundel Community College's Jenkins Gymnasium, 101 College Parkway in Arnold. Speaker will be U.S. Rep. Elijah E. Cummings. Tickets are $35; $350 for a table of 10. Doors open at 7:30 a.m., event begins at 8 a.m. Proceeds help to maintain the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial on the college grounds. RSVP by Jan. 6 to Eugene Peterson at 301-538-0087.

Winter registration

Registration is under way for winter session classes offered by Anne Arundel Community College at the seven senior activity centers operated by the Department of Aging and Disabilities. Classes begin the week of Jan. 9 and a variety of classes are available. For a schedule, go to the senior center you wish to attend or online at and click on a center for its list of courses.

Art exhibit and sale

"The Form and Fabric III, Artistic Gifts of the Season" group exhibit and sale is being held through Saturday, Dec. 31, in the Galleries at Quiet Waters Park, 600 Quiet Waters Park Road in Annapolis. Hours are 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. weekends. Daily vehicle fee of $6 will be charged. Information: 410-222-1777.

Baysox tickets

The Bowie Baysox offer a "Home For The Holidays" ticket package that features eight box-seat tickets and a free Zach Britton bobblehead. Package is available at until Jan. 6 for $88 and an additional $5.95 for shipping and handling. Those who wish to pick up their package at Prince George's Stadium will not be charged shipping and handling. Information: 301-464-4880.

'Operation Paperback'

This nonprofit organization collects gently used books nationwide and sends them to American troops deployed overseas. Since 1999, more than 1.3 million books have been shipped to military personnel around the world. Interested people can go to to learn more about the program. Organizing the effort in this area is Sandy Marron of Annapolis. She can be contacted at Please put "books" in the subject line.

Resource guide

The Anne Arundel Volunteer Center has released a Youth Resource Guide, which provides information about nonprofit and faith-based organizations in the county. A free copy is at Printed copies can be purchased at the center, 2666 Riva Road, Suite 130, for $5 each. Information: 410-897-9207.

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