August 23, 2013
Sunday, Aug. 25
Annapolis Run About 5,000 runners will take on the Annapolis 10 Mile Run, hosted by the Annapolis Striders, starting at 7 a.m. Motorists should be on the lookout for road closures, including a closure of the Naval Academy Bridge from 7:15 a.m. until 9:30 a.m.
Canine event The SPCA of Anne Arundel County's second annual Puppy Plunge will be held noon to 4 p.m. at Camp Letts, 4009 Camp Letts Road in Edgewater. Event features live music by the Eastport Oyster Boys, food and more than 30 vendors. Tickets are $5, free for children younger than 10, and dogs. Information: aacspca.org.
Jazz The Sara Jones Quartet performs jazz standards and Brazilian jazz classics at 7 p.m. at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Annapolis, 333 Dubois Road. A free-will offering will be asked. Information: 410-266-8044 or uuannapolis.org.
Baysox Fan Appreciation Weekeknd concludes as the team take on the New Britain Rock Cats at 2:05 p.m. The first 500 fans 13 and older, will be given a Baysox tumbler. Information: 301-464-4865 or baysox.com.
Tuesday, Aug. 27
The Anne Arundel County Health Department will host a forum on health care reform and obtaining health insurance at 7 p.m. at the Broadneck Library, 1275 Green Holly Drive in Annapolis.
Wednesday, Aug. 28
Foot soldiers The March on Washington Foot Soldiers Memorial, honoring people who participated in the 1963 march, will be dedicated at 10 a.m. at Whitmore Park on the corner of Calvert and Clay streets in Annapolis.
Thursday, Aug. 29
Charity golf tourney The Arundel Federal Savings Bank's eighth annual Charity Golf Tournament will be held at the Golf Club at South River and begins with a shotgun start at 8 a.m. Event raises money for Anne Arundel Community College, benefiting students and programs. Cost is $150 for individuals and $600 for a foursome. Sponsorship opportunities are available from $125 to $1,600. To register and for more information, call 410-777-2515 or email email@example.com.
Rotary Club The Annapolis Rotary Club meets at noon at the Annapolis Yacht Club, 2 Compromise St. Journalist Steve Gunn will speak. Information: 410-956-7672.
Friday, Aug. 30
Lecture Irene Peppperberg of Harvard University's Department of Psychology will speak on, "Grey Parrott Number Acquisitions: Parrallels With and Differences from Young Children," at 8 p.m. in the college's Francis Scott Key Auditorium, 60 College Ave. in Annapolis. Free. Information: stjohnscollege.edu.
First Sunday Arts Festival Event takes place from noon to 5 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 1 and features crafts, artists, music, street performers and sidewalk dining in the first block of West Street and Calvert Street in Annapolis. Free. Information: 410-741-3267.
Fundraiser Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts will host Arts Alive, from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. Friday, Sept. 6 at 801 Chase St. in Annapolis. Event raises funds for the hall's year-round arts-related programs. This year's nautically-themed party will take place in a tent under the stars and will feature silent and live auctions of unique and rare items and live entertainment. Tasting stations featuring dishes and drinks from area restaurants, caterers and hotels will allow guests to sample food throughout the evening. Tickets $150 per person. Information: 410-263-5544, ext. 10 or marylandhall.org.
Day of remembrance The Annapolis 9/11 Day of Service and Remembrance Project will take place from 8:30 a.m. to noon Saturday, Sept. 7 at the World War II Memorial, 1920 Ritchie Highway in Annapolis, and at Jonas Green Park, 1990 Ritchie Highway in Annapolis from 9 a.m. noon. Approximately 150 volunteers, including community, youth, family volunteers and members of the Midshipman Action Group will participant. The USNA Band Ceremonial Unit and Annapolis High School JROTC Color Guard will participate. Information: 410-897-9207
Scout day The National Electronics Museum's Scout Day will be held from 10 a.m. to noon Sept. 14 at 1745 West Nursery Road in Linthicum. Event is open to Cub, Webelos and Boy Scouts. Cost is $10 per person and advanced registration is required. The project for the day is "Rockets" but due to the museum's proximity to the airport these will not be model rockets. Scouts will build their own air powered rockets and launcher, while learning about rocket design and flight principles. To register, call Kirsten Messinger at 410-765-0230 or email her at firstname.lastname@example.org. Information: nationalelectronicsmuseum.org.
Concert 333 Coffeehouse presents Coracree, a Celtic/American folk band, at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 20 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 fsgw.org/333.
Events and cancellations for the Anne Arundel County datebook may be submitted by email to email@example.com. Information should be sent at least 10 days before the event.
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