Sunday, Jan. 25
Blacksmith shop Kinder Farm Park, 1001 Kinder Farm Park Road, Millersville, will host a blacksmith shop workday from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Visitors can stop by the Kinder Farm Park Blacksmith Shop to watch the resident blacksmiths. Information: 410-222-6115.
Monday, Jan. 26
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. Don Dement will give a presentation on "Sailboat Photography." Information: 410-903-5088 or digitalphotoclub.net.
Tuesday, Jan. 27
Natural curiosity A Nature Explorer's Club for ages 7 to 11 meets at 4 p.m. at Crofton Library, 1681 Riedel Road, Crofton. Get an up-close look at a piece of the planet. Each month the club investigates an aspect of the ecosystem through presentations, conversations and hands-on activities. Registration is required and space is limited; call 410-222-7915.
Wednesday, Jan. 28
Luncheon series Colin Rees, lifelong birder and environmentalist, will speak at the Shady Side Rural Heritage Society's Winter Luncheon Series at 11:30 a.m. at the Captain Salem Avery House Museum, 1418 E. West Shady Side Road. Admission is $20. For reservations and more information, call Peggy Tucket at 410-266-8846 or go to captainaverymuseum.org.
Thursday, Jan. 29
Lecture series The Annapolis Maritime Museum's lecture series continues with William Cogar, director of the Naval Academy Museum, presenting"From Obscurity to National Prominence: How John Paul Jones Got to Annapolis." Weekly seminars take place at 7 p.m. Thursdays at the museum, 723 Second St. in Annapolis. Cost for members is $60 per person for the full series or $10 per seminar; $95 and $15 for nonmembers. Information: 410-295-0104 or amaritime.org.
Rotary Club The Annapolis Rotary Club meets at noon at the Annapolis Yacht Club, 100 Compromise St. Alice Estrada of the Annapolis Maritime Museum will speak. Information: 410-956-7672.
Saturday, Jan. 31
Lego on screen The Broadneck Library, 1275 Green Holly Drive, Annapolis, will host a free screening of "The Lego Movie," 1 p.m. Information: 410-222-1905
Coffee talk Congregation Kneseth Israel presents educational consultant Cori Dykman at 10 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 8, at 1125 Spa Road in Annapolis. Enjoy a bagel brunch and learn what you can do to prepare your child to thrive as a student. Tickets are $5 per person. To register, call 410-693-4468 or go to knesethisrael.org.
Concert R&B singer, songwriter and actor Eric Benet performs at 8 p.m. Feb. 12 at Rams Head on Stage, 33 West St. in Annapolis. Tickets are $65. Information: 410-268-4545 or ramsheadonstage.com.
Classical music Pianist Simone Dinnerstein joins the Annapolis Symphony Orchestra to perform the Piano Concerto in G major by Maurice Ravel. The program, "Dinnerstein, Ravel, and A Hero's Life," is at 8 p.m. Feb. 27-28 at Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts, 801 Chase St. in Annapolis. Tickets are $35, $10 for students. Information: 410-263-0907 or annapolissymphony.org.
Dinner and dancing The Hospice of the Chesapeake's annual gala ball will be held from 6 p.m. to midnight March 21 at the Hilton Baltimore BWI Hotel, 1739 W. Nursery Road in Linthicum. Black tie event features dinner, an open bar, silent and live auction, and a live band and dancing. Information: 443-837-1530, email email@example.com or go to hospicechesapeake.org.
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