Sunday, Jan. 8

Gospel concert The annual "Lift Every Voice" gospel concert to celebrate the life and legacy of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. will be held at 4 p.m. at St. John's College's Francis Scott Key Auditorium, 60 College Ave. in Annapolis. Featured are vocal groups from around the region, including the Morgan State University Choir, Sensational Royal Lights and the Queen Sisters. Admission is free. Doors open at 3 p.m. and seating is limited. Information: 410-626-2530 or go to and click on events.


Theater The Colonial Players' production of "Cinderella Waltz" will be performed through Jan. 21 at 108 East St., Annapolis. The retelling of the fairy tale contains adult themes and language, and is not suitable for children. For show times and more information, go to

Discussion and book signing From 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Carrie Weedon Science Center, Lynn Abercrombie will discuss and sign her book about the adventures she shared with her husband, Tom, while traveling the world as National Geographic Magazine photographers. Copies of "Traveling the World for National Geographic" will be available for purchase. Free, light refreshments will be served. The center is located at 911 Galesville Road in Galesville. Information: 410-222-1625.

Monday, Jan. 9

Photo club The Digital Photography Club of Annapolis meets at 7 p.m. at Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts, 801 Chase St. Joe Rossbach will give a presentation on nature photography followed by a member's challenge and a talk on "Black and White Conversion" by Hank Musk. All are welcome. Information: 410-267-0461 or

Tuesday, Jan. 10

Federal workers meeting Monthly meeting of the National Association of Retired Federal Workers Chapter 1519 will be held at 1 p.m. at Holy Trinity Parish Hall, 7436 Baltimore-Annapolis Blvd. in Glen Burnie. Speaking will be Krista Hamel and Sandy Demarino of Anne Arundel Community College. Current and retired employees and their spouses are invited to attend. Information: 410-760-3750.

Wednesday, Jan 11

Shutterbugs meet The Arundel Camera Club will meet at 7:30 p.m. in Room D114 of Severna Park High School, 60 Robinson Road. The monthly digital and black-and-white print competition will be held on the theme "open." Information: 410-518-6876.

Thursday, Jan. 12

Rotary club meets The Annapolis Rotary Club meets at noon at the Annapolis Yacht Club, 2 Compromise St. Anne Arundel County State's Attorney Frank Weathersbee will speak on "Drugs, Drunken Driving and the Courts." Information: 410-956-7672.

Friday, Jan. 13

Lecture Matthew Davis will speak on "Is Man the Measure of All Things? Plato's Analysis of Relativism" at 8:15 p.m. in St. John's College's Francis Scott Key Auditorium, 60 College Ave. in Annapolis. Free. Information:


Lecture series The Annapolis Maritime Museum's Maritime Lecture Series opens with Jane McWilliams, author of "Annapolis, City on the Severn: A History," at 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 19. Weekly seminars take place at 7 p.m. Thursdays at the museum, 723 Second St. in Annapolis. Cost for members is $60 per person for the full series or $10 per seminar; $95 or $15 for nonmembers. Information: 410-295-0104 or


Concert Unitarian Universalist Church of Annapolis presents Steve Warner and the Rolling Coyotes at 8 p.m. Jan. 20 at 333 Coffeehouse, 333 DuBois Road. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. Admission is $10, $8 for seniors and students. Information: 443-333-9613 or

Poetry reading Jonathan Wells will read from his book "Train Dance" at 8:15 p.m. Jan. 27 at St. John's College's Francis Scott Key Auditorium, 60 College Ave. in Annapolis. Free. Information:

Concert Nordic Voices, a six-voice a capella ensemble from Norway, performs "Lamentations" at 8:15 p.m. Feb. 10, at St. John's College's Francis Scott Key Auditorium, 60 College Ave. in Annapolis. The group performs a variety of musical techniques, from classical sounds to Mongolian overtone singing. Concert consists of old and new music by Victoria, Gesualdo, Lasse Thoresen and others. Free. Information:

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