Saturday, Nov. 17

Fundraiser The annual Cardinal Gibbons Bull Roast & "Friend" fundraiser event will be held from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. at Leadership Through Athletics, 2900 Hammonds Ferry Road in Lansdowne. Proceeds will be used for needs-based scholarships for local students. Cost is $45 per person. For tickets and more information, call 410-744-0900.


'Turkey Trot' Anne Arundel Community College's 24th annual 5K Turkey Trot, One-Mile Jaunt and Food Drive will be held Nov. 21 at Siegert Field on the Arnold campus, 101 College Parkway. Registration before Nov. 9 is $15 per person for the 5K and $10 for the one-mile jaunt; $20 and $15 after. Participants are asked to bring nonperishable food items to donate to the food pantry. For registration forms and more information, go to

'Garden of Lights' Brookside Gardens' winter walk-through holiday lights display with more than one million twinkling LED lights shaped into original art forms of flowers, animals and other natural elements opens Friday, Nov. 23, and is on view through Jan. 6 at 1800 Glenallan Ave. in Wheaton. There will also be nightly musical performances as well as refreshments and shopping. Hours are 5:30 p.m.-9 p.m. Sundays-Thursdays; 5:30 p.m. -10 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays and until 9 p.m. New Year's Eve.

Admission is $20 per car/van Monday-Thursday, and $25 per car/van Friday-Sunday. Advance tickets are $20 and good for any night. Cash only at entrance; last car admitted half-hour before closing. Group tours must book and pay in advance.

Information: 301-962-1453 or

Chamber music Celebrate the holidays with a "Candlelight Concert" of 18th-19th Century European chamber music and seasonal favorites by the Annapolis Chamber Players at 5 p.m. Dec. 1 at Charles Carroll House, 107 Duke of Gloucester St. in Annapolis. Tickets are $30 per person. Information: 410-349-1856 or

Reunion Cardinal Gibbons High School Class of 1973 will hold its 40th reunion on April 20 at Reflections Banquet Hall, 8015 Fort Smallwood Road in Pasadena. Information: 410-382-6919 or email

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