Anne Arundel


Monday, Feb. 6

Photo club The Digital Photography Club of Annapolis meets at 7 p.m. at Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts, 801 Chase St. Joshua Taylor will give a presentation on "Behind the Garden Wall." All are welcome. Information: 410-267-0461 or


Wednesday, Feb. 8

'Songwriters in the Round' Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts present "Six String Girls" at 7:30 p.m. at 801 Chase St. in Annapolis. Performance is part of a Showcase Artist Series at Maryland Hall and includes Ruthie Logsdon, Patty Reese and Jennifer Van Meter. Tickets are $15; $10 for hall members. Tickets and information: 410-280-5640 or go to


General meeting The Republican Women of Anne Arundel County holds a meeting beginning at 8 a.m. at the Rockfish Restaurant, 400 Sixth St. in Annapolis. Speaker will be state Sen. Nancy Jacobs. A buffet breakfast is available at no cost, but donations will be accepted. RSVP to Debbie Romanski at or 410-266-6731.

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 club's monthly digital and black-and-white competitions will be held. Information: 410-518-6876.

Discussion "The Essence of Black Love" takes place from noon to 1 p.m. at AACC's Student Union, 101 College Parkway in Arnold. This Black History Month event is a presentation and group discussion built around the theme of intimate relationships in the African-American community. Free. Information: 410-777-7085 or

Luncheon series Greg Kearns, author of "The Osprey: Its Life & Recent Trends on the Patuxent River," will speak at the Shady Side Rural Heritage Society's Winter Luncheon Series, 11:30 a.m. at the Captain Salem Avery House Museum, 1418 E. West Shady Side Road. Admission is $17. Reservations and information: 410-266-8846.

Thursday, Feb. 9

Film Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts presents a screening of "Money Matters," followed by a discussion with the director, Ryan Richmond, at 7 p.m. at 801 Chase St, Annapolis. Tickets are $10; $7 for hall members. Information: 410-280-5640 or go to

Lecture series The Annapolis Maritime Museum's Maritime Lecture Series continues with archaeologist Jane Cox at 7 p.m. Weekly seminars take place 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 and $15 for nonmembers. Information: 410-295-0104 or

Rotary club meets The Annapolis Rotary Club meets at noon at the Annapolis Yacht Club, 2 Compromise St. Cardiologist Stafford Warren will speak about ways to prevent a heart attack. Information: 410-956-7672.


Friday, Feb. 10

Concert Nordic Voices, a six-voice a cappella ensemble from Norway, performs "Lamentations" at 8:15 p.m. at St. John's College's Francis Scott Key Auditorium, 60 College Ave. in Annapolis. The group presents 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:

'Anything Goes' Performances of Cole Porter's rollicking musical that takes place on a cruise ship will be held Feb. 10-11 at Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts, 801 Chase St., Annapolis. J. Ernest Green conducts members of the Annapolis Chorale, Annapolis Chamber Orchestra and a cast of singer/actors in this Tony Award-winning show. Times are 7:30 p.m. Friday; 3 p.m. and 8 p.m. Saturday. For tickets and more information, call 410-280-5640 or go to Group rates available.


Concert The Galilee Fine Arts Series presents pianist Todd Simon at 7 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 12, at Galilee Lutheran Church, 4652 Mountain Road in Pasadena. Concert includes romantic tunes, as well as melodies from Broadway shows. There is no admission charge, but free-will donations are accepted to help cover expenses. Reception follows. Information: 410-255-8236.

Cocker Spaniel Adoption Day Oldies But Goodies Cocker Spaniel Rescue will hold an adoption day from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 12, at the Annapolis Petsmart, 2601 Housley Road, Annapolis. Information:


Concert We're About 9 plays the 333 Coffeehouse at 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 17, at Unitarian Universalist Church of Annapolis, 333 DuBois Road. Admission is $10, $8 for seniors and students. Information: 443-333-9613 or

Garden club The Meade Area Garden Club meets at 10 a.m. Friday, Feb. 17, at the Jessup Community Hall, Route 175 and Wigley Avenue. Maria Price of Willow Oak Flower and Herb Farm makes a presentation on making herbal teas. No reservations are required, and refreshments will be served. Information: 410-519-6443 or 410-740-8024.

Concert Mike and Kelly Lange perform maritime music at 8 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 18, at the Annapolis Maritime Museum, 723 Second St. Tickets are $15 in advance, $20 at the door. Information: 410-295-0104 or

Navy Boot Camps The Armel-Leftwich Visitor Center of the U.S. Naval Academy will hold Basic and Advanced Boot Camps on Saturday, Feb. 18. Basic Boot Camp is a morning program and Advanced Boot Camp is an afternoon program. Basic Boot Camp is for recruits ages 6-12 and runs from 10 a.m. to noon. Recruits are issued a sailor's cap, learn Navy terms, march, chant, follow orders and eat in a simulated mess hall. Cost is $37 and includes the "Dixie cup" cap, camp, lunch (two slices of pizza and a soda) and a certificate of participation at graduation. Advanced Boot Camp is for graduates of Basic Boot Camp who are ages 9-12 and runs from 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Participants take seamanship training (knot tying), learn how to use semaphore flags and march in precision drill. Cost is $37 and includes all training materials. Graduates attain the rank of Swabbie 1st Class and receive a certificate of participation and a button for their cap at graduation. Interested participants must be registered by Monday, Feb. 13.

Registration and information: 410-293-8111 or

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