Sunday, Feb. 17
Concert The Performing Arts Association of Linthicum sponsors Live Arts Maryland's presentation of "A Grand Night for Singing" at 3 p.m. at the Chesapeake Arts Center, 194 Hammonds Lane in Brooklyn Park. The performance includes the Annapolis Chorale and Annapolis Chamber Orchestra celebrating the music of Rodgers and Hammerstein. Tickets are $27, free for students accompanied by a paying adult or association member. Information: 410-691-9725 or paalconcerts.org.
Tuesday, Feb. 19
Film series Maryland Hall presents a screening of "Cafeteria Man" and a discussion with the director, Richard Chisolm, at 7 p.m. at 801 Chase St. in Annapolis. This screening is part of the "On Screen/In Person Independent Film Series" taking place this winter. Tickets are $10; $7 for hall members. Information: 410-280-5640 or marylandhall.orghttp://marylandhall.org.
Wednesday, Feb. 20
Seminar A discussion about the experience of love from the African-American perspective, "The Essence of Black Love," will be held at noon in Anne Arundel Community College's Student Union Room 204, 101 College Parkway in Arnold. Free. Information call 410-777-1955 or aacc.edu/events.
Photographers meet The Arundel Camera Club meets at 7:30 p.m. in Room D114 at Severna Park High School, 60 Robinson Road. David Blecman will present "The Business of Professional Photography." Visitors are welcome. Information: 410-518-6876.
Thursday, Feb. 21
Rotary Club The Annapolis Rotary Club meets at noon at the Annapolis Yacht Club, 2 Compromise St. Two club members will give classification talks. Information: 410-956-7672.
Friday, Feb. 22
Lecture Tutor Jacques Duvoisin will deliver a lecture titled, "Is the Soul a City? A Question about Aristotle's 'Nicomachean Ethics,' " at 8 p.m. at St. John's College's Francis Scott Key Auditorium, 60 College Ave. in Annapolis. Free. Information: 410-626-2539.
Saturday, Feb. 23
Folk music Singer/songwriter Tom Paxton performs at 7:30 p.m. at the Children's Theatre of Annapolis, 1661 Bay Head Road. Tickets are $35-$45. Information: 410-757-2281 or childrenstheatreofannapolis.org.
Concert The Washington Chinese Traditional Orchestra, conducted by Duke Tang, will perform at 7 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 24, in the Robert E. Kauffman Theater in the Pascal Center for Performing Arts at Anne Arundel Community College, 101 College Parkway in Arnold. In addition, the AACC Chamber Singers will perform with the orchestra, singing "A Place Far Away" and "Spring Overture." Admission is $10; $7 for seniors older than 60 and non-AACC students and groups; $5 for AACC students with valid ID. Information: 410-777-2457.
Bicycle symposium Bike Maryland will host the 16th annual Bicycle Symposium from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Feb. 27 at the Miller Senate Office Building, 11 Bladen St. in Annapolis. The event offers a chance for nonprofit, government and community leaders to learn about key bicycle issues and ways to encourage bike-friendly practices and accessibility at schools, in neighborhoods and the workplace. Information: bikemd.org.
Family movie "Wreck-It Ralph," an animated comedy, will be shown at 7 p.m. March 1 in the Kauffman Theater of the Pascal Center for Performing Arts on Anne Arundel Community College's Arnold campus, 101 College Parkway. Event is sponsored by the Student Life office. Admission is $7; $5 for students and children younger than 12; $6 for faculty and staff. Information: 410-777-2218 or aacc.edu/studentlife.
Comedy troupe The Capitol Steps, a musical-theater troupe from Washington, will perform at 8 p.m. March 2 in St. John's College's Francis Scott Key Auditorium, 60 College Ave. in Annapolis. The performance is a fundraiser to benefit student financial aid. Show includes a revue of songs and spoofs that make fun of public figures across all party lines. Tickets are $60 in advance, $65 at the door. Tickets can be purchased online at http://www.stjohnscollege.edu/events. To purchase by check, make checks payable to Caritas Society, St. John's College, P.O. Box 2800, Annapolis 21404-2800. Information: 410-972-4505 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Dance performance Footworks Percussive Dance commemorates the 200th anniversary of "The Star-Spangled Banner" with "Steps & Stripes" at 8 p.m. March 8 at Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts, 801 Chase St. in Annapolis. Tickets are $25, $20 for children and hall members. Information: 410-280-5640 or marylandhall.org.
Rotary gala The Rotary Club of Annapolis' annual Black Tie and Diamonds event will be held from 6 p.m to 11 p.m. March 9 at the Loews Annapolis Hotel on West Street in Annapolis. The gala includes a cocktail hour, silent and live auctions, a raffle, dinner and dancing to the music of NightLife. Tickets are $1,500 for a table of 10 and are on sale now. Individual tickets at $150 per person are now on sale. To purchase a full table, contact Rebecca Tingle at 410-267-7877, ext. 6; or by email at email@example.com; or call Ron Baradel at 410-268-6600. Information: 877-333-9667 or annapolisrotary.org.
Film series Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts presents a screening of "Abel Raises Cain" and a discussion with the director, Jenny Abel, at 7 p.m. March 12 at 801 Chase St. in Annapolis. Screening is part of the "On Screen/In Person Independent Film Series." Tickets are $10; $7 for hall members. Information: 410-280-5640 or marylandhall.org.
Alternative-folk band Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts' "Showcase Artist Series" continues on March 13 with the alternative-folk band the Farewell Drifters. Show is at 7:30 p.m. at 801 Chase St. in Annapolis. Tickets are $20; $15 for hall members. Information: 410-280-5640 or marylandhall.org.
Oyster roast The third annual Annapolis Oyster Roast and Sock Burning will take place from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, March 23, at the Annapolis Maritime Museum, 723 Second St. Tickets are $25; $5 for children 13-18; free for children 12 and younger. Admission for a People's Choice Package is $50 per adult and includes a commemorative T-shirt and an oyster roast ticket. Information: amaritime.org.
Reunion The Cardinal Gibbons High School Class of 1973 will hold its 40th reunion April 20 at Reflections Banquet Hall, 8015 Fort Smallwood Road in Pasadena. Information: 410-382-6919 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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