Sunday, Feb. 15

Concert Jazz on Sunday presents Quartet 122 at 3 p.m. 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. 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

Monday, Feb. 16


Gift of life The American Red Cross Bloodmobile will be at Anne Arundel County Library's Crofton branch, 1681 Riedel Road, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Donors must be 17 or older, weigh at least 110 pounds and be in good health. Walk in or schedule an appointment by calling 800-733-2767.

Tuesday, Feb. 17

'Conowingo: What Are The Options?' Learn what the various options are for pollution behind the Conowingo Dam at 7 p.m. during the Severn River Association's next educational series meeting at the Philip Merrill Environmental Center, 6 Herndon Ave. in Annapolis. Speaker will be John Seeback, vice president for Federal River Management with American Rivers. Information: 410-849-3466 or 443-716-6776.

Wednesday, Feb. 18

Luncheon series Robert Standish Norris of the Natural Resources Defense Council 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. 19

Poetry readings Le Hinton, author of five poetry collections, will read from and discuss his works at 2 p.m. in Anne Arundel Community College's Humanities Building Room 112, 101 College Parkway in Arnold. Admission is free. Information: 410-777-2545 or

Lecture series The Annapolis Maritime Museum's lecture series continues with photographer Jay Fleming presenting "The Modern Chesapeake Waterman: Sustaining a Way of Life from Resources of the Bay." Weekly seminars take place at 7 p.m. Thursdays at the museum, 723 Second St. in Annapolis. Cost is $15, $10 for members. Information: 410-295-0104 or


Rotary Club The Annapolis Rotary Club meets at noon at the Annapolis Yacht Club, 100 Compromise St. Two members will give classification talks on their careers and involvement with Rotary International. Information: 410-956-7672.

Friday, Feb. 20

Loss workshop Author Laura Oliver will lead a workshop titled "Have You Seen Me? Rebuilding the Lost Self" from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Chesapeake Life Center, 90 Ritchie Highway in Pasadena. Attendees can learn helpful tools to rediscover their identity after the loss of a loved one. Cost is $25 and registration is required by calling 888-501-7077.

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

Lecture Jonathan Crimmins, a professor at Augustana College, will speak on "Hegel, Kant and the Minimum Conditions of a Free History" at 8 p.m. at St. John's College's Francis Scott Key Auditorium, 60 College Ave. in Annapolis. Free. Information: 410-626-2539 or

"Cinderella" The Ballet Theatre of Maryland presents the fairy tale Friday-Sunday at Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts, 801 Chase St. in Annapolis. Showtimes 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 Feb. 22's 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


Saturday, Feb. 21

'Red Carpet Comedy' The Children's Theatre of Annapolis a night of stand-up comedy featuring Brandon McCoy, Jared Stern and Kelly Terranova at 8 p.m. at 1661 Bay Head Road. A reception with refreshments precedes the show at 7 p.m. Tickets are $35 and include the performance and pre-show reception. VIP tickets are available for $50 and will include priority seating, a VIP reception at 6:30 p.m. and a meet-and-greet with the comedians. For reservations and more information, call 410-757-2281 or go to

African-American Heritage Tour Explore the history and culture of Annapolis' African-American community from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Tour includes visiting the Thurgood Marshall and Alex Haley memorials and other African-American focal points. Tour departs from the information booth at the City Dock downtown. Cost is $18, $10 for children 3-11 and free for those 2 and younger. Reservations and photo ID required. For reservations and more information, call 410-268-7800 or go to


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

Gala Tickets are available for the Rotary Club of Annapolis' 12th annual Black Tie and Diamonds gala being held from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday, March 7, at the Westin Hotel in Annapolis. This year's beneficiary will be the Connected Warrior Foundation. Tickets are $150 per person or $1,500 for a table of 10. Cost include cocktails, sit-down dinner and wine, as well as music and dancing. A silent auction, live auction, and raffle are planned. For more information, call 410-353-2256, 410-320-0301 or go to


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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