Sunday, Oct. 26

'The Canterville Ghost' The Children's Theatre of Annapolis presents Oscar Wilde's spooky comedy at 2 p.m. at 1661 Bay Head Road. Show times are 7:30 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays with a 2 p.m. matinee Saturdays-Sundays. Tickets and information: 410-757-2281 or go to childrenstheatreofannapolis.


Monday, Oct. 27

Creatures on the move "By Wing or by Fluke: Migration Stories" will be presented at 7 p.m. at the Crofton Library, 1681 Riedel Road. Find out why and how animals perform amazing feats of migration in this presentation for elementary school children by bird expert Margaret Barker and marine biologist Adam Frankel. Information: 410-222-7915.

Tuesday, Oct. 28

'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. 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.

Wednesday, Oct. 29

'Christmas' fright The movie "The Nightmare Before Christmas" (Rated PG, 76 minutes) will be screened at the Broadneck Library, 1275 Green Holly Drive, Annapolis, as part of its teen movie series. Information: 410-222-1905.

Thursday, Oct. 30

Rotary Club The Annapolis Rotary Club meets at noon at the Annapolis Yacht Club, 100 Compromise St. Vernon DuBois Penner Jr. will speak on "A Retired U.S. Ambassador's Career and Experiences of 38 Years of Service." Information: 410-956-7672.


Friday, Oct. 31

Classical music Pianist Brian Ganz performs at 8 p.m. in the Francis Scott Key Auditorium at St. John's College, 60 College Ave. in Annapolis. Free. Information: sjc.edu.

Saturday, Nov. 1

Bull and oyster roast The Odenton Volunteer Fire Company hosts this event from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. 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.


Landscape design program Landscape designer and native plant enthusiast Chris Pax presents "Designing for Waterfront Landscapes" from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 9 at Adkins Arboretum, 12610 Eveland Road in Ridgely. Pax will discuss ideal plants for waterfront landscape conditions and review some of the special rules and regulations that apply to waterfront properties. Participants may bring plat diagrams and photos. Fee is $45, $35 for arboretum members. Advance registration required at adkinsarboretum.org or by calling 410-634-2847, ext. 0.

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.