Anne Arundel County Datebook, May 19-25

Sunday, May 19

Concerts The Chesapeake Youth Symphony Orchestra will hold its final performances of the season at 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. Sunday, May 19, at St. John's College's Key Auditorium, 60 College Ave. in Annapolis. The 3 p.m. concert features the Preparatory Orchestra, Wind Ensemble, Jazz Ensemble and Junior Flute Ensemble. The Symphony Orchestra, Concert Orchestra, String Orchestra and Senior Flute Ensemble perform at 7 p.m. concert. Admission is free; donations will be accepted. Information:

Monday, May 20

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. A member's showcase will be held. Information: 410-267-0461 or digitalphotoclub.net

Wednesday, May 22

Photographers meet The Arundel Camera Club meets at 7:30 p.m. in Room D114 at Severna Park High School, 60 Robinson Road. Club holds its annual awards banquet. Visitors welcome. Information: 410-518-6876.


Friday, May 24

'Bellies & Baseball' An "Expectant Mother's Celebration" will be held as the Baysox play the Trenton Thunder at 7:05 p.m. For $12, expecting moms can get a reserved seat ticket, seat cushion and access to a "craving station" that include pickles, chocolate and other combinations. If ordering online at, use the offer code "Baby." Information: 301-464-4865.

Saturday, May 25

Concert The Sons of the Severn Barbershop Chorus will hold its spring concert at 6 p.m. at Trinity United Methodist Church, 1300 West St. in Annapolis. The event is open to the public, but no tickets will be sold. Instead, patrons can choose their own price of admission by contributing to a free-will offering. Proceeds benefit the church, which hosts the chorus' weekly rehearsals. A reception follows. Information:


Charity softball game The Bowie Baysox will host a charity softball game, pitting National Football League celebrities against a Wounded Warrior softball team at 7 p.m. June 1 at Prince George's Stadium. General admission is $20, and $15 for children 3-12 and military personnel. VIP tickets are $55 and include early entrance for an autograph session. Information: 301-464-4865 or

Strawberry festival The Lutheran Church of Our Redeemer holds its annual Strawberry Festival from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 8 at 7606 Quarterfield Road in Glen Burnie. Sponsored by the women of the church, the event features baked goods, a rummage sale and basket raffles. In addition, hot dogs, barbecue, salads and beverages will be available for purchase. Flea market spaces available at $10 per space. To reserve a space, call Jerry Young at 410-437-9301 or Arlyce Lohr at 410-674-4118. Information: 410-766-8778.

Festival The Ann Arrundell County Historical Society will host its 23rd annual Strawberry Festival on June 8 at the Benson-Hammond House, 7101 Aviation Blvd. in Linthicum. The festival will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and celebrates the agricultural history of Anne Arundel County in the production of strawberries for market. Hand-churned strawberry ice-cream will be made. Other highlights include freshly made strawberry shortcake and hand-dipped chocolate-covered strawberries. The society's private-label strawberry jams, strawberry butter, relishes and strawberry wine will be available. Crafters will offer their wares along with those selling home-baked goods. Music will be provided by folk singer Ed McDade. Free admission and parking. Information: 410-267-6611 or

Concert 333 Coffeehouse's Summer Solstice Concert featuring the Ocean Quartet will take place at 7:30 p.m. June 21 at the Annapolis Friends Meeting House, 351 DuBois Road in Annapolis. Admission is $10; $8 for seniors, students and members. Information: 443-333-9613 or

Rotary crab feast The Rotary Club of Annapolis will hold its 68th annual crab feast from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Aug. 2 at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium in Annapolis. Tickets are $60, $20 for children ages 3 to 12 and free for children younger than 3. Buy tickets at or call 877-333-9667 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday. Online and telephone sales end at noon Aug. 2. Tickets will be available at the stadium box office on the day of the event starting at 4 p.m.

Events and cancellations for the Anne Arundel County datebook may be submitted by email to Information should be sent at least 10 days before the event.

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