Anne Arundel County Digest

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Concert series

The Annapolis Maritime Museum's Tides and Tunes summer concert series takes place from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Thursdays through Aug. 7 at 723 Second St. Free, although a $10 per person donation is welcome. Concert will be canceled in the event of inclement weather.


Here is the full schedule:

•June 19: Chester River Run-off


•June 26: Eastport Oyster Boys

•July 3: The Shatners

•July 10: Sly 45

•July 17: High Hands

•July 24: D'Vibe and Conga

•July 31: Blue Suede Bop

•Aug. 7: Hypnotic Panties

Information: 410-295-0104 or


'Critter Hour'

Visitors can join educators from the museum from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. the first Thursday of each month at the Annapolis Maritime Museum, 723 Second St. Be prepared to get wet and muddy as participants explore oyster habitats, catch crabs and wade in the water to catch Chesapeake Bay critters. Activities vary each month and are appropriate for family members of all ages. "Critter Hour" is free and open to the public. Information: 410-295-0104 or


The Captain Avery Museum is offering a trip to the Allenberry Resort Inn and Playhouse in Boiling Springs, Pa., on July 15 to see the musical, "42nd Street." Guests will board buses and leave from the Kmart in Edgewater at 9 a.m. and return at 6 p.m. Deadline for reservations is Monday, June 9. Cost is $125, $110 for museum members, and includes transportation, admission, lunch and all gratuities. For more information, call 410-867-4486 or go to

Teen workshop

The Annapolis Summer Garden Theatre will hold its annual Musical Theatre Workshop for Teens Aug. 4-8 at 143 Compromise St. in Annapolis. The workshop explores drama and vocal skills, monologues, cold readings, audition techniques and various styles of dance. Through theatre games, scene work, movement, improvisation and imagination, students gain a better understanding of the art of musical theatre. The workshop culminates in a Broadway-style musical revue with two final performances for friends and family. To participate, students must have completed the 7th grade. To register and more information, call Sharon Cimaglia at 410-266-6872 or email her at


Register your bike

The Annapolis Police Department is sponsoring a bicycle registration program. The owner's name, address and phone number and the bike's serial number, manufacturer and color are recorded in the department's database. Registration is available to any Annapolis resident. To schedule an appointment, contact Cpl. Craig Medley at 410-268-9000, ext. 7225, or Owners must bring their bikes when registering. Neighborhood associations should contact Medley if they want to hold a community registration.