Sunday, May 1
SPCA Walk & Run for the Animals will be held beginning 8 a.m. at Quiet Waters Park, 600 Quiet Waters Park Road, Annapolis. Participants raise money for the Anne Arundel County SPCA. Information: 410-268-4388 or spcawalkfortheanimals.org.
Sunday sounds The Anne Arundel Community College Jazz Ensemble Big Band, conducted by Retired Navy Cmdr. Raymond A. Ascione, director; will perform jazz and big band favorites with patriotic music at 7 p.m. in the Robert E. Kauffman Theater in the Pascal Center for Performing Arts on AACC's Arnold campus, 101 College Parkway. $15 general public; $10 AACC faculty and staff, outside students and senior citizens; $7 students with AACC ID. Information: 410-777-2457 or email@example.com.
Monday, May 2
Mothers' Night Out Coloring will be held at 7 p.m. at the Edgewater Library, 25 Stepneys Lane. Mothers are invited to pamper themselves with an evening of adult coloring, soft music, tea and cookies. Information: 410-222-1538.
Tuesday, May 3
Educational 'Superman' The Doughnuts and Documentaries series at the Mountain Road Library, 4730 Mountain Road, Pasadena, will feature a screening of "Waiting for Superman" at 11 a.m. Documentary filmmaker Davis Guggenheim explores ways the American public education system is failing children. Information: 410-222-6699.
Wednesday, May 4
Entrepreneur's Exchange Inc. will hold a luncheon from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Union Jack's British Pub, 2072 Somerville Road, with Sandy Bartlett discussing intellectual property, the patent process, and the process behind obtaining the registrations for trademarks and copyrights. $27 for members, $37 nonmembers, $5 additional for walk-ins. Information: 410-647-8167 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Brass Quintet of the U.S. Naval Academy Band will perform a concert for Military Appreciation Day at noon at Tawes Garden, 580 Taylor Avenue, Annapolis. Information: 410-260-8189.
May the 4th Be With You with The Baltimore Gamer Symphony Orchestra at 7 p.m. at Chesapeake Arts Center, 194 Hammonds Lane, Brooklyn. Video gaming, art, costume contest and performance. Cost $5 gaming access and concert. Information: 410-636-6597.
Thursday, May 5
Rotary Club of Annapolis meets at noon at the Annapolis Yacht Club, 12 Dock Street, Annapolis, and will announce the recipient of its annual Service Above Self award. Information: 410-739-2024 or annapolisrotary.org.
Concert The Anne Arundel Community College Large Brass Ensemble, conducted by Dave J. Dochterman; will perform at 7 p.m. program of works by British composer Gustav Holst, Russian composer Modest Petrovich Mussorgsky, Italian composer Giuseppe Verdi and American composer John Williams. Humanities Building Room 112, AACC Arnold campus, 101 College Parkway. $10 general; $7 AACC employees, active military, senior citizens, groups, outside students and children under 10; $5 students with valid AACC student ID. Tickets: 410-777-2457 or email@example.com.
Friday, May 6
'Spring Migration' performance by the Anne Arundel Community College Dance Company will be held 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday in the Pascal Center for Performing Arts on Arnold campus, 101 College Parkway. $15 general; $10 faculty and staff, outside students and senior citizens; $7 students with AACC ID. Tickets: 410-777-2457 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
BarBAYq Fest The annual Naptown BarBAYq Contest & Music Festival, will be held Friday and Saturday at the Anne Arundel County Fairgrounds, 1450 Generals Highway, Crownsville. The festival features a barbecue competition sanctioned by the Kansas City Barbecue Society, two people's choice competitions, food and adult beverages, live music and activities for all ages. Tickets are $15 per day, if purchased before May 1, $20 after. Children 12 and under admitted free. Information: barBAYq.com.
Footworks Percussive Dance Ensemble performs at 7:30 p.m. at the Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts, 801 Chase St., Annapolis. Information: 410-263-5544 or marylandhall.org.
Movie Under the Stars The 1973 film "Tom Sawyer" will be shown at 8 p.m. at Park Plaza Shopping Center, 550 Ritchie Highway, enter from Baltimore-Annapolis Boulevard. Bring lawn chairs and blankets. Sponsored by the Merchants' Association of Park Plaza, and part of the Chesapeake Children's Museum's "The Big Read" events.
Saturday, May 7
Lead On, Harriet is a program from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Chesapeake Children's Museum, 25 Silopanna Road, Annapolis. Meet Harriet Tubman, the famous conductor on the Underground Railroad, and take a "ride" to freedom. This program has been recognized by the Four Rivers Heritage Area and the Emancipation Day Commission. Recommended for ages 9 and up. Advance registration is required. $10. Information: 410-990-1993 or theccm.org. Part of the Chesapeake Children's Museum's "The Big Read" events.
Birdwalk A guided birdwalk will be held 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary,Learn the skills of identifying birds by sight and sound on a guided hike with an experienced birder. Binoculars and field guides are available to borrow. Ages: 12 and older. Fee: $6 per vehicle entrance fee. Registration Required: Call 410-741-9330 or e-mail email@example.com.
'We Hit at 3,' a concert featuring the Anne Arundel Community College Jazz Ensemble, Small Jazz Combo, will be held at 3 p.m. in the Humanities Building Room 112, AACC Arnold campus, 101 College Parkway. $10 general; $7 AACC employees, active military, senior citizens, groups, outside students and children under 10; $5 students with student ID. Information: 410-777-2457 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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