Sunday, June 17

'Baseball and Dads' The Bowie Baysox host a Father's Day celebration as the team takes on the New Hampshire Fisher Cats at 2:05 p.m. A free concert featuring the Los Angeles-based band Everest will take place on the picnic pavilion after the game. Starting at 12:30 p.m., fans will be able to go onto the field to play catch, and the Baysox players and coaches will be available around the concourse to sign autographs and pose for pictures. Tickets: $29.50; $24.50 for ticket-plan holders; $19 for children ages 6-12; $10 for children 3-5; free for children 2 and younger. Information: 301-464-4890 or

Concert Celebrate the beginning of summer at Historic London Town and Gardens' annual "Summer Solstice Concert" featuring Maggie Sansone and Company from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. at 839 Londontown Road in Edgewater. Visitors are invited to arrive early and picnic on the lawn. Wine, beer, soda and water will be available for purchase. Admission: $15; $10 for London Town Foundation members and seniors; free for children younger than 11. Information: 410-222-1919.

Wednesday, June 20

Lecture series Jeffrey Black delivers a lecture, "Everyone Sees How You Appear; Few Touch What You Are: Machiavelli on Human Nature," at 7:30 p.m. in the Great Hall at St. John's College, 60 College Ave. in Annapolis. Free. Information:

Thursday, June 21

Concert series The Annapolis Maritime Museum's annual "Summertime Maritime" concert series featuring Chesapeake Bay musicians and artists from other watersheds across the country kicks off with Mike and Kelly Lange at 7 p.m. in Cap'n Herbie Sadler Waterman's Park, 723 Second St. Admission is free, but a donation of $12 is suggested. Information: 410-295-0104 or

Rotary Club The Annapolis Rotary Club meets at noon at the Annapolis Yacht Club, 2 Compromise St. Two members will give classification talks. Information: 410-956-7672.

Saturday, June 23

Ham radio Amateur radio operators will demonstrate their emergency capabilities at the Anne Arundel Radio Club's clubhouse, 3789 Queen Anne Bridge Road in Davidsonville. The annual weekend Field Day event takes place from 2 p.m. Saturday to 2 p.m. Sunday. Ham operators using only emergency power will set up stations in parks, parking lots, fields, backyards, etc., and will demonstrate how they can send messages in many forms without the use of phone systems, Internet or other systems that can become useless during a crisis. Operators will be using the newest digital and satellite capabilities, voice communications and even Morse code. Information: 410-544-5736.


Eastport Luau The event will be held from 1 p.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday, June 30, rain or shine at the Eastport Democratic Club, 525 State St. in Annapolis. Refreshments available for purchase include slow-roasted whole pig smoked in cherry wood, jerk chicken and five-bean, bourbon baked beans. The event also features live music, children's activities and tropical fare. A portion of the proceeds benefits the Eastport Fire Department. Information: Jeni Parris Brady, 443-871-9088.

Baseball and fireworks The "Red, White and Boom All-American Independence Day Celebration" will take place Wednesday, July 4, as the Bowie Baysox take on the Harrisburg Senators at 6:05 p.m. The event includes the Independence Day Barbecue, an apple pie-eating contest and fireworks. A picnic buffet will be served from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.; the menu includes hamburgers, hot dogs, corn on the cob, barbecue baked beans, chips, watermelon and soft drinks. Tickets are $27; $22 for children ages 6-12; $10 for children 3-5; and $22 for season-ticket holders. Picnic tickets include a general admission ticket for the game, and fans can upgrade to reserved seat tickets for $4 each. Information: 301-464-4885 or

Navy boot camps The Armel-Leftwich Visitor Center of the U.S. Naval Academy holds its annual "Navy Way" boot camps July 14 and Aug. 18. Basic Boot Camp is a morning program; Advanced Boot Camp is an afternoon program. Basic Boot Camp is for recruits ages 6-12 and runs from 10 a.m. to noon. Recruits are issued a sailor's cap, learn Navy terms, march, chant, follow orders and eat in a simulated mess hall. The cost is $35 and includes a "Dixie cup" cap, camp, lunch (two slices of pizza and a soda) and a certificate of participation at graduation. Advanced Boot Camp is for graduates of Basic Boot Camp ages 9-12 and runs from 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Participants take seamanship training (tying knots), learn how to use semaphore flags and march in precision drill. The cost is $40 and includes all training materials. Graduates attain the rank of Swabbie 1st Class and receive a certificate of participation and a button for their cap at graduation. Registration and information: 410-293-8111 or

Crab feast The Rotary Club of Annapolis will hold its annual crab feast from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Aug. 3 at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium in Annapolis. The all-you-can-eat-and-drink affair includes large and No. 1 male crabs, Maryland crab soup, corn on the cob, beef barbecue, hot dogs, draft beer, sodas and water. There will be a bake sale and cake raffle. Tickets are $60; $20 for children ages 3 to 12; free for those younger than 3. Tickets are available through noon July 29 at or 877-333-9667 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. Tickets will be available for $75 at the stadium box office starting at 4 p.m. the day of the event.

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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