Sunday, Nov. 9

'Jazz on Sunday' Concert featuring guitarist Tyler Bartram will be held at 3 p.m. at the Chesapeake Arts Center, 194 Hammonds Lane in Brooklyn Park. Tickets are $15, $13 for military, seniors and center members, $12 for children 12 and younger. Information: 410-636-6597 or chesapeakearts.org.


Landscape design Landscape designer and native plant enthusiast Chris Pax presents "Designing for Waterfront Landscapes" from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. 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. Information: 410-634-2847 or adkinsarboretum.org.

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


Monday, Nov. 10

AARP meeting Chapter 606 meets at noon in the Glen Burnie Improvement Association Hall, 19 Crain Highway South Glen Burnie. Information: 410-760-6253.

Tuesday, Nov. 11

'Science Night 2014' Members of the Anne Arundel Community College Science Faculty will be the hosts of this event at 5:30 p.m. and 7 p.m. in the Robert E. Kauffman Theater, Pascal Center for Performing Arts on the Arnold campus, 101 College Parkway. There will be demonstrations of balloon rockets, an invisible fire extinguisher, earthquake science, and a presentation on "How clean are your hands, really?" Free admission. Information: 410-777-1217 or aacc.edu/science/sciencenight.cfm.

Wednesday, Nov. 12

Camera club The Arundel Camera Club meets at 7:30 p.m. in Room D114 at Severna Park High School, 60 Robinson Road. Club will hold its monthly competitions in digital, color and black and white prints. Visitors welcome. Information: 410-518-6876.

Thursday, Nov. 13

Rotary Club The Annapolis Rotary Club meets at noon at the Annapolis Yacht Club, 100 Compromise St. Tom Quattlebaum of the Anne Arundel County Association of Realtors will speak. Information: 410-956-7672.

Friday, Nov. 14

Lecture Leslie Kay, a professor at the University of Chicago, will speak on "Subjective Sensory Experience and the Fallacy of Neural Codes" 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, Nov. 15

Concert The Chesapeake Youth Symphony Orchestra and Towson University will perform a joint concert at 7:30 p.m. at Annapolis Area Christian School, 109 Burns Crossing Road in Severn. The orchestras will play Tchaikovsky's Symphony No. 4, Ravel's Pavane pour une infante defunte, and Mozart's Bassoon Concerto. Admission is free. Information: 443-758-3157 or cysomusic.org.


Author appearance Patricia Cardello, author of "The Magical Tale of Santa Dust" will read from, sign and discuss her book from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Banner's Hallmark in the Annapolis Harbor Center, 2512 Solomons Island Road. Information: 410-571-6675.


High-flying The Golden Dragon Acrobats perform at 4 p.m. Sunday, 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 to $21. Information: 410-280-5640 or marylandhall.org.

Bluegrass music The 333 Coffeehouse presents the Blue Moon Cowgirls at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 21 at Annapolis Friends Meeting House, 351 DuBois Road. Admission is $12, $10 for students, seniors and members. The Cowgirls are Karen Collins, Ann Porcella, Lynn Healey and Ira Gitlin. Information: 443-333-9613 or 333concerts.org.

Evening social A "Twilight Open House," sponsored by Greenstreet Gardens, will be held from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Nov. 21 at 391 West Bay Front Road in Lothian. Admission is free, but there will be a charge of $15 per person or $25 per couple for wine tastings. All proceeds benefit the Captain Avery Museum. For more information, call the museum at 410-867-4486 or go to captainaverymuseum.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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