Monday, March 5

Classical music The Naval Academy Band and the University of Maryland Wind Ensemble perform in a joint concert at 8 p.m. at the Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center, Stadium Drive and University Boulevard in College Park. The program includes Symphony in B-flat by Paul Hindemith, "Country Band March," by Charles Ives and "O Magnum Mysterium" by Morten Lauridsen. The concert is free, and no tickets are required. Information: 410-293-0263 or


Wednesday, March 7

College fair Representatives from more than 125 colleges and universities will be at "Reaching for Success," from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Anne Arundel Community College's David S. Jenkins Gymnasium, 101 College Parkway in Arnold. The free event, co-sponsored by AACC and Anne Arundel County public schools, will allow students to explore higher-education options, gather and compare data, and visit with university representatives. Parking is free. Information: 410-777-1999 or

Concert Guitarist David Burgess performs Brazilian guitar music at 7:30 p.m. at Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts, 801 Chase St. in Annapolis. Tickets are $15, $10 for hall members. Information: 410-280-5640 or go to

Annapolis Horticulture Society Monthly meeting takes place at 7 p.m. at the Cape St. Claire Community Club House, 1223 River Bay Road in Annapolis. Cathy Umphrey, Deb Schwab and Heike Nolker will speak. Open to the public. Information:

Shutterbugs meet The Arundel Camera Club meets at 7:30 p.m. in Room D114 of Severna Park High School, 60 Robinson Road. Frank Van Riper presents "Shooting in a Foreign Country." Information: 410-518-6876.

Thursday, March 8

Jazz concert The Naval Academy Band's Next Wave Jazz Ensemble performs at 7:30 p.m. at the Bowie Center for the Performing Arts, 15200 Annapolis Road in Bowie. The ensemble will be performing music from the Duke Ellington, Count Basie and Glenn Miller bands, as well as more recent works by Maria Schneider, Bob Curnow, and Dan Cavanagh. The concert is free, and no tickets are required. Information: 410-293-0263 or

Lecture series The Annapolis Maritime Museum's lecture series continues with John Hamill of the Maryland Pilots Association 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

Networking event Severna Park Coffee Connections meets from 8:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. at 836 Ritchie Highway. Bianca Henderson, owner of LivingWell Message is the host. Bring a canned good to donate to SPAN. Information: 443-452-8001.

Rotary club meets The Annapolis Rotary Club meets at noon at the Annapolis Yacht Club, 2 Compromise St. Midshipman 2nd Class Robert Crutcher will speak on his award-winning ethics essay, "The Legacy of Westphalia: Just War Theory in the 21st Century." Information: 410-956-7672.

Friday, March 9

Film As part of the "On Screen/In Person Independent Film Series," Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts presents a screening of "Family Talk," followed by a discussion with the director, Sara Terry, at 7 p.m. at 801 Chase St, Annapolis. Tickets are $10; $7 for hall members. Information: 410-280-5640 or go to


Panel discussion "In Each Other's Shoes: The Fight for Civil Rights" takes place from 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, March 11, at Asbury United Methodist Church, 87 West St. in Annapolis. Discussion examines the relationship between the African American and Jewish communities. Panelists will share their experiences and knowledge while highlighting themes depicted in the exhibition, "Selections from In Each Others Shoes," currently on view at the Banneker-Douglass Museum. Information: 410-216-6181.


'Slitherin' Snakeheads: Aquatic Invaders' Sunday Speaker Series continuing at 3 p.m. March 11 at the Carrie Weedon Science Center will have Donald Cosden of the Maryland Department of Natural Resources giving a presentation on where snakeheads have been found in Maryland and explain the potential impact of its expanding presence here. Event takes place at 911 Galesville Road in Galesville. Information and directions: 410-222-1625 or

Gala concert The Chesapeake Youth Symphony Orchestra will hold its annual gala concert event March 17 at St. John's College's Key Auditorium, 60 College Ave. in Annapolis. All musical ensembles will perform in two concerts at 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Silent auctions and light refreshments begin at 1 p.m. and 6 p.m. Guests are violinist Stefan Jackiw, pianist Anna Polonsky and cellist David Requiro, performing Beethoven's "Triple Concerto" with the orchestra. Tickets are $50, $20 for students. Information: 443-758-3157 or

Oyster roast The Annapolis Oyster Roast and Sock Burning will take place from noon to 4 p.m. March 24 at the Annapolis Maritime Museum, 723 Second St. General admission is $25; $5 per child 13-18; free for children 12 and younger; VIP admission is $40 per adult and includes a commemorative T-shirt and special oyster dish tastings from competing area restaurants. Information:

Fundraiser The Goshen Farm Preservation Society's annual "Java & Jazz Event," a fundraiser to benefit the restoration and preservation of Goshen Farm in Cape St. Claire, will be held from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, March 25, at St. Margaret's Episcopal Church, 1601 Pleasant Plains Road in Annapolis.


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