Baltimore Sun


Sunday, Sept. 28

Music by the bay The Bayside Summer Concert Series concludes with Top 40 music by Appaloosa from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at Downs Park, 8311 John Downs Loop, Pasadena. No bikes, skateboards or roller skates are permitted in the concert area. Information: 410-222-6230 or go to


Gospel music A concert to celebrate the release of DiVine of Annapolis' CD, "Touch and Agree," will be held at 4 p.m. at Friendship Victory Vision Ministries Church, 7280 Baltimore/Annapolis Blvd. in Glen Burnie. Guest performers include Remnant, Prophecy, About My Father's Business, the Gospel Shepherds, and Min. Christina Pittman and Fresh Winds. A freewill offering will be conducted. Information: 443-333-1120 or

Monday, Sept. 29


Anime action An Anime and Manga Club for teens meets from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the Glen Burnie Library, 1010 Eastway. Share in the love of Japanese comics and animation. Information: 410-222-6270.

Tuesday, Sept. 30

Summit seminar The Summit School offers a free seminar about learning differences from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Annapolis Library, 1410 West Street. Information: 410-798-0005, ext. 143 or

Wednesday, Oct. 1

Well-grounded A presentation, "The Basics of Soil and Soil Amendments," will be held from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Odenton Library, 1325 Annapolis Road. Learn how plants interact with the soil and how you can improve that interaction. Information: 410-222-6277

Thursday, Oct. 2

KNITTING The knitting group, Smiles and Miles of Yarn, meets at 7 p.m. at the Mountain Road Library, 4730 Mountain Road, Pasadena. Bring yarn and knitting needles to this group for adults. All levels welcome. Information: 410-222-6699

Friday, Oct. 3


'To your health' A free health fair hosted by the University of Maryland Baltimore Washington Medical Center, featuring complimentary screenings and educational information, will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Arundel Mills, 7000 Arundel Mills Circle in Hanover. Screenings include bone density, blood pressure, glucose and vision. There will also be exhibits with information about breast cancer, stroke prevention, diabetes prevention and nutrition. Information: 410-787-4367 or

Saturday, Oct. 4

Book sale The Ann Arrundell County Historical Society will hold its fall used-book sale from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Glen Burnie Improvement Association Building, 19 Crain Highway South. Visitors can browse through thousands of books in all categories, including vintage books and collections. Hardbacks start at $1, trade paperbacks are 50 cents and regular paperbacks sell for 25 cents. Proceeds benefit the Historical and Genealogical Research Center at the Kuethe Library in Glen Burnie. Information:

Community yard sale The Admiral Heights neighborhood yard sale will be held from 9 a.m. to noon. Admiral Heights is a 25-street neighborhood with about 625 homes. Located along Farragut Road at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium, it stretches from Rowe Boulevard to Cedar Park Road. Rain date is Sunday, Oct. 5.


Lecture Bert Drake, a retired plant physiologist at the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center in Edgewater, will present the program "Can We Control Rising Atmospheric CO2 and Climate Change?" at 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 10, at the Captain Avery Museum, 1418 EW Shady Side Road. Admission is $15, $10 for museum members.


Festival The ninth annual Taste of Kent Narrows will be held from noon to 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 11, at the Chesapeake Heritage and Visitor Center, 425 Piney Narrows Road in Chester. Event features live musical entertainment, wine tastings, arts and craft vendors, hayrides, children's activities and more. Tickets are $30 per person in advance, $35 at the gate, free for children 8 and younger accompanied by a paying adult. For tickets or more information, call 410-739-6943 or go to

Magic show The Amazing Kreskin performs at 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 19, at the Chesapeake Arts Center, 194 Hammonds Lane in Brooklyn Park. Admission is $25, $23.50 for military and $22.50 for center members. Children younger than 10 not permitted. Information: 410-636-6597 or

Oyster festival The West River Heritage Day Oyster Festival will be held from 12:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 19, at the Captain Avery Museum, 1418 EW Shady Side Road. The event features children's activities, arts and crafts, food, and music by Tim and Savannah Finch of the Eastman String Band, Janie Meneely, Andy Garte and Gary Harmon of the Coastal Flats and the Shady Side Sour Notes. At the end of the day, the winner of a $5,000 raffle, sponsored by the museum, will be drawn. Festival admission is $6; $2 for children 12 and younger. Parking will be available at the nearby ball fields, and handicapped parking will be available at the museum. Information: 410-867-4486 or

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