Monday, Jan 13
Photo club The Digital Photography Club of Annapolis meets at 7 p.m. at Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts, 801 Chase St. in Annapolis. Information: 410-267-0461 or digitalphotoclub.net.
Tuesday, Jan. 14
Meeting The National Association of Retired Federal Employees, Chapter 1519, meets at 1 p.m. at Holy Trinity Parish Hall, 7436 Baltimore/Annapolis Blvd. in Glen Burnie. Information: 410-760-3750.
Wednesday, Jan. 15
Luncheon series David Gendell will be the opening speaker of the Shady Side Rural Heritage Society's Winter Luncheon Series at the Captain Salem Avery House Museum, 1418 E. West Shady Side Road. Series will continue every Wednesday at 11:30 a.m. through Feb. 19, and features a speaker on a variety of historical and cultural subjects. Admission is $90 for the series; individual luncheons are $20. Reservations and information: 410-266-8846.
Camera club The Arundel Camera Club meets at 7:30 p.m. in Room D114 at Severna Park High School, 60 Robinson Road. Monthly competitions in digital and black and white prints will be held. Visitors welcome. Information: 410-518-6876.
Thursday, Jan. 16
Lecture series The Annapolis Maritime Museum's Maritime Lecture Series kicks off with Grant Walker of the U.S. Naval Academy Museum presenting "Historic Models of Historic Ships" at 7 p.m. Weekly seminars take place Thursdays at the museum, 723 Second St. in Annapolis. Cost is $10 per lecture, free for members. Information: 410-295-0104 or amaritime.org.
Concert Anthony Kearns, soloist and founding member of the Irish Tenors, presents a program of Broadway hits, opera favorites and classic Irish songs at 7:30 p.m. at Severna Park High School, 60 Robinson Road. Tickets are $20. Information: 410-647-8718 or 410-647-8718, or go to annearundelconcerts.50megs.com.
Rotary Club The Annapolis Rotary Club meets at noon at the Annapolis Yacht Club, 100 Compromise St. Two members will give classification talks. Information: 410-956-7672.
Friday, Jan. 17
Folk music 333 Coffeehouse presents Dana and Susan Robinson in concert at 7:30 p.m. at the Annapolis Friends Meeting House, 351 DuBois Road. Admission is $12, $10 for seniors, students and members. Information: 443-333-9613 or go to fsgw.org/333.
Lecture Boston University professor Christopher Ricks presents "T.S. Eliot: More Than One 'Waste Land' " at 8 p.m. at St. John's College's Francis Scott Key Auditorium, 60 College Ave. in Annapolis. Free. Information: stjohnscollege.edu.
MLK breakfast The Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Breakfast will be held Monday, Jan. 20, in the David S. Jenkins Gymnasium at Anne Arundel Community College, 101 College Parkway in Arnold. Doors open at 7:30 a.m. The program theme is "The Role of Women in the Civil Rights Movement," with Rep. Donna F. Edwards as keynote speaker. Cost is $35. For tickets, call Eugene Peterson at 301-538-0887 or Erica Matthews at 443-761-9734. Attendees are asked to donate a nonperishable food item as part of a food drive sponsored by the Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority and Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity. Information: aacc.edu/mlk/breakfast.cfm.
Dance performance The Mongolian Dance Troupe performs "The Wedding of Ordos" at 7 p.m. Jan. 21 at the Chesapeake Arts Center, 194 Hammonds Lane in Brooklyn Park. Admission is free. Seating on a first-come basis. Information: 410-636-6597.
History program The Anne Arundel Genealogical Society hosts, "Maryland Emancipation Day — November 11, 1863," presented by Janice Hayes-Williams, an Annapolis native and descendant of slaves and free blacks in the region prior to the American Revolution, at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 6 Severna Park United Methodist Church, 731 Benfield Road. All are welcome. Refreshments and networking follows presentation. Information: 410-760-9679 or aagensoc.org.
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