Sunday, Jan. 26

Theater Final performance of "Shrek the Musical" will be held at 2 p.m. at the Children's Theatre of Annapolis, 1661 Bay Head Road. Tickets are $12-$15. Information: 410-757-2281 or

Monday, Jan 27

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

Wednesday, Jan. 29

Luncheon series Sculptor Kelly Richard will speak on "Not Your Mama's Papier-Mache" at 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. For reservations and more 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 color slides and prints will be held. Visitors welcome. Information: 410-518-6876.

Thursday, Jan. 30

Lecture series The Annapolis Maritime Museum's Maritime Lecture Series continues with "The Revolution in High-Performance Yacht Design," presented by Alon Finkelstein of FARR Yacht Design. Weekly seminars take place at 7 p.m. Thursdays at the museum, 723 Second St. in Annapolis. Cost is $10 per lecture, free for members. Information: 410-295-0104 or

Rotary Club The Annapolis Rotary Club meets at noon at the Annapolis Yacht Club, 100 Compromise St. Mark Furst, CEO of United Way of Central Maryland, will speak. Information: 410-956-7672.

Saturday, Feb. 1

Birdwalk Jug Bay Wetland Sanctuary, 1361 Wrighton Road, Lothian, will host a birdwalk from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. Learn to identify birds by sight and sound. Binoculars and field guides available to borrow. Not appropriate for children younger than 12. Information: 410-741-9330 or


Luncheon The Retired Officers' Wives' Club holds a luncheon at 11 a.m. Feb. 4 at Club Meade, 6600 Mapes Road. This month's program is "Health and Wellness Options" presented by the Johns Hopkins U.S. Family Health Plan. Cost is $18. Reservations required by noon Thursday, Jan. 30. Call Betty Wade at 410-551-7082.

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 at Severna Park United Methodist Church, 731 Benfield Road. All are welcome. Refreshments follow the presentation. Information: 410-760-9679 or

Family concert The Annapolis Symphony Orchestra presents "The Lost Elephant" at 2 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. Feb. 8 at Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts, 801 Chase St. in Annapolis. Families are invited to attend "Meet the Musicians" at 1:15 p.m. or 4:30 p.m. for an interactive experience with the orchestra's musicians and their instruments. Tickets are $12. Information: 410-263-0907 or

Awards dinner The 25th annual Ed Casey Youth of the Year Awards Dinner will be held from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. April 10 at the Sheraton Hotel, 173 Jennifer Road in Annapolis. Event features dinner, cocktails, a silent auction and ceremony. Tickets are $150 per person; $1,500 for a table of 10. To register and more information, call 410-263-2542 or go to

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