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Sunday, Oct. 19

'Amazing' show The Amazing Kreskin performs at 4 p.m. 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 chesapeakearts.org.

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Oyster festival The West River Heritage Day Oyster Festival will be held from 12:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. 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 parking for those with special needs will be available at the museum. Information: 410-867-4486 or captainaverymuseum.org.

'Art@the Park' The 24th annual event will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Quiet Waters Park, 600 Quiet Waters Park Road in Annapolis, features original art work from more than 70 local and national exhibitors in 14 categories. Event also includes music, art demonstrations, barbecue, specialty foods, wine and beer. Throughout the day, there will be live musical performances by local artists. Proceeds benefit activities and programs at the park. Admission is $6 per car per day (current passes and permits honored). Information: 410-222-1777.

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Monday, Oct. 20

Shoot for the Stars Cassandra Witiver from Anne Arundel Community College will bring telescopes to the Mountain Road Library, 4730 Mountain Road, Pasadena, from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. to star gaze and talk with elementary school children about comets, planets and meteor showers. Information: 410-222-6699.

Tuesday, Oct. 21

Forum Anne Arundel Community College will host a debate by candidates for Anne Arundel County Council and County Executive from 6 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. in the Robert E. Kauffman Theater in the Pascal Center for Performing Arts, 101 College Parkway in Arnold. Candidates will discuss their views on a variety of issues. Event will air live on WNAV-AM radio and be broadcast on AACC TV on cable channels. Information: aacc.edu/csli/forum.cfm.

Wednesday, Oct. 22

Coffee and conversation The Northern Anne Arundel County Chamber of Commerce hosts a business networking event with coffee and doughnuts from 8 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. at the chamber office, 7439 Baltimore Annapolis Blvd., Glen Burnie. Information: 410-766-8282.

Thursday, Oct. 23

Rotary Club The Annapolis Rotary Club meets at noon at the Annapolis Yacht Club, 100 Compromise St. High schooler Rachel Hughen who participated in a Rotary Youth Exchange program last summer will speak. Information: 410-956-7672.

Friday, Oct. 24

Lecture Tutor Janet Dougherty will speak on "The Age of Chronos and the Age of Zeus" 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 sjc.edu.

Saturday, Oct. 25

Photography Josh Taylor Jr. leads a workshop, "Close-up Photography," from 8 a.m. to noon at Adkins Arboretum, 12610 Eveland Road in Ridgely. Topics include creating striking close-up images with basic photographic equipment. The workshop also includes a morning photo shoot with the instructor and a classroom session to reinforce techniques. Taylor will demonstrate the use of macro lenses, extension tubes, close-up filters, diffusers and reflectors and provide pre-workshop online instruction and handouts. Cost is $60, $45 for arboretum members. Information: 410-634-2847 or adkinsarboretum.org.

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'Veterans Employment with the Federal Government' Participants can learn more about what having veteran's preference means in a federal job search at a workshop being held from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 28 at Anne Arundel Community College, 101 College Parkway in Arnold. Find out how to navigate the federal hiring process and how to earn additional rating points that sets your application package apart and makes it highly competitive. Free. To sign up and more information, call 410-777-2770 or go to collegecentral.com/aacc.

Bull and oyster roast The Odenton Volunteer Fire Company hosts this event from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 1, at 1425 Annapolis Road. Tickets are $30 in advance, $40 at the door. Set-ups and beer included, BYOB. Music by DJ Jazzy James. Information: 410-674-4444.

Meet the authors Ruth Kassinger, Steve Vogel and Barbara Rogan will discuss their works of fiction, nonfiction and military history at 3 p.m. Nov. 9 at St. John's College's Francis Scott Key Auditorium, 60 College Ave. in Annapolis. Annual event is sponsored by the Caritas Society of St. John's College. Proceeds benefit Caritas Society grants for St. John's College students in need. Admission is $35 in advance, $40 at the door. The presentation is followed by a wine-and-hors d'oeuvres reception and book signing with the authors. To purchase tickets online, go to sjc.edu/caritas. Information: 410-533-8383. Parking is available in the Calvert Street garage at 19 St. John's Street. Handicapped parking is available on the Campbell Hall lot.

High flying The Golden Dragon Acrobats perform at 4 p.m. Nov. 16 at Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts, 801 Chase St. in Annapolis. Performance introduces audience to the ancient art of Chinese acrobatics, a long-running tradition that began in China more than 2,000 years ago. Tickets are $12-$21. Information: 410-280-5640 or marylandhall.org.

Events and cancellations for the Anne Arundel County datebook may be submitted by email to arundel.calendar@baltsun.com. Information should be sent at least 10 days before the event.

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