Sunday, Jan. 4

Sunday sound Maggie Sansone & Robin Bullock will perform with guests Seth Kibel and Andrea Hoag at 5 p.m. at Rams Head on Stage, 33 West St., Annapolis. Information: 410-268-4545 or


Monday, Jan. 5

Pet project Elementary school students can practice their reading skills at the Crofton Library, 1681 Riedel Road, as Bailey or Quincy, two poodles, listen happily. Call the library at 410-222-7915 to book a 15-minute slot between 3:30 p.m. and 5 p.m.

Tuesday, Jan. 6

Movie night The Riviera Beach Library, 1130 Duvall Highway, Pasadena, will host a screening of "Despicable Me 2" at 7 p.m. as part of its First Tuesday Family Movie Night series. (Rated PG, 98 minutes). Information: 410-222-6285.

Wednesday, Jan. 7

Legislative preview The Maryland League of Conservation Voters and its Anne Arundel County Chapter will host a networking reception and discussion of coming environmental legislation for the 2015 General Assembly session, from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., at 86 Maryland Ave., Annapolis. The group will also discuss county legislation and what people can do to get involved. RSVP at

Thursday, Jan. 8

Family research The Anne Arundel Genealogical Society hosts Rebecca Kolford as she presents "Building My Own Brick Wall and the Sledgehammer of Experience" at 7 p.m. at Severna Park United Methodist Church, 731 Benfield Road. Kolford will share her experiences and mistakes and how overcoming them improved her research. She will cover such subjects as research logs, maps, and the Internet. All are welcome. Information: 410-760-9679 or go to

Friday, Jan. 9

Parker Quartet The Grammy Award-winning Parker Quartet will perform music by Franz Schubert and Gyorgy Kurtag at 8 p.m. at St. John's College's Francis Scott Key Auditorium, 60 College Ave. in Annapolis. Pianist Shai Wosner will join the quartet for this performance. Admission is free. Information:

Saturday, Jan. 10

Stream team Stream monitoring at Jug Bay Wetland Sanctuary, 1361 Wrighton Road, Lothian, will be conducted from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Learn about stream ecology and assist with research on streams flowing through the sanctuary. Hike to the stream, sample for insects then bring them back to the center by noon for sorting and identification session. For teens and adults. No experience necessary. Information: 410-741-9330 or

Noteworthy Writers in the Round, featuring Ellis Woodward, Karen Collins, Bryan Elliott, Bob Klein and Randy Goguen, will be held from 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Chesapeake Arts Center, 194 Hammonds Lane, Brooklyn Park. Four acclaimed songwriters teams up and take the stage for an evening of magic in the Studio 194 Theatre at the Chesapeake Arts Center. Tickets $10. Information: 410-636-6597.



Classical music The Anne Arundel Community Concert Association presents the Lee Trio, cellist Angela, violinist Lisa and pianist Melinda, at 7:30 p.m. Jan. 16 at Severna Park High School, 60 Robinson Road. Single tickets are $20. Season tickets for the association's four-concert series are $50, $10 for students and $110 for families. Information: 410-647-8718 or

Folk music The 333 Coffeehouse presents the Pam Ortiz Band at 7:30 p.m. Jan. 16 at the Annapolis Friends Meeting House, 351 DuBois Road in Annapolis. Admission $12, $10 for seniors, students and members. Information: 443-333-9613 or

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