Sunday, Feb. 8

Coffee talk Congregation Kneseth Israel presents educational consultant Cori Dykman at 10 a.m. 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


Monday, Feb. 9

Memorial service The Maryland Network Against Domestic Violence will hold its 27th annual Domestic Violence Memorial Service at 7 p.m. in the Joint Hearing Room of the Legislative Services Building, 90 State Circle in Annapolis. Service will remember the women, men, and children who died as a result of domestic violence during the past year, celebrate the survivors, and focus attention on changing laws to reduce domestic violence, improve victim safety, and provide greater abuser accountability. Public officials and a domestic violence survivor will speak. Information: 301-429-3601.


Tuesday, Feb. 10

Meeting The National Association of Retired Federal Employees, Chapter 1519, meets at 1 p.m. at Holy Trinity Parish Hall, 7436 Baltimore/Annapolis Blvd. in Glen Burnie. Amy Rubino, Director of the State Health Insurance Assistance Program will speak. Information: 410-760-3750.

Wednesday, Feb. 11

Luncheon series John Bacon of the Chesapeake Beach Oyster Cultivation Society 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

Thursday, Feb. 12

Concert R&B singer, songwriter and actor Eric Benet performs at 8 p.m. at Rams Head on Stage, 33 West St. in Annapolis. Tickets are $65. Information: 410-268-4545 or

Lecture series The Annapolis Maritime Museum's lecture series continues with Edwin Berkinshaw presenting "Flowers to Honey: Just How Cool is the Honey Bee." 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

Rotary Club The Annapolis Rotary Club meets at noon at the Annapolis Yacht Club, 100 Compromise St. Kyung Pak will speak about Korean culture and history. Information: 410-956-7672.


Friday, Feb. 13

'Broadway in Annapolis' Live Arts Maryland presents "Fiddler on the Roof" at 7:30 p.m. today and 3 p.m. and 8 p.m. Saturday at Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts, 801 Chase St. Production feature the Annapolis Chorale and Annapolis Chamber Orchestra under the direction of J. Ernest Green. For ticket prices and more information, call 410-280-5640 or go to

Saturday, Feb. 14

Farm house tours Kinder Farm Park, 1001 Kinder Farm Park Road, Millersville, will host tours of the Farm House Museum from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Stop by for a trip back in time. Information: 410-222-6115.


Concert Jazz on Sunday presents Quartet 122 at 3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 15, at the Chesapeake Arts Center, 194 Hammonds Lane in Brooklyn Park. Admission is $10-$15. Information: 410-636-6597 or


Musical theater The Performing Arts Association of Linthicum presents "Fiddler on the Roof" at 3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 15, at North County High School, 10 E. 1st Ave. in Ferndale. Show features soloists and members of the Annapolis Chorale and Chamber Orchestra. Tickets may be purchased at the door. For more information, call 410-859-3308, 410-760-8386s or go to

Folk music The 333 Coffeehouse presents Calico Jenny at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 20, at Annapolis Friends Meeting House, 351 DuBois Road. Admission is $12, $10 for seniors, students and members. Information: 443-333-9613 or

"Cinderella" The Ballet Theatre of Maryland presents the fairy tale Friday-Sunday, Feb. 20-22, at Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts, 801 Chase St. in Annapolis. Show times are 7:30 p.m. Friday, 7 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. In addition, there will be a free "Princess Party" an hour before the Sunday performance. Come dressed as your favorite fairy tale character; take a picture with Cinderella and enjoy tea party treats and surprises. Admission is $19-$47. Information: 410-224-5644 or

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

Dinner and dancing The Hospice of the Chesapeake's annual gala 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 or go to

Oyster roast The fifth annual Annapolis Oyster Roast and Sock Burning will be held from noon to 5 p.m. March 21 at the Annapolis Maritime Museum, 723 Second St. The event features music by the Eastport Oyster Boys, an oyster-shucking contest and historic skipjack boat rides. Beer, wine, food and additional beverages will be available for purchase. Tickets are $25 in advance; $30 at the door, and free for children 12 and younger. Admission for a People's Choice Package is $55 per person. For tickets and more Information, go to


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