Anne Arundel


Sunday, March 25

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. at St. Margaret's Episcopal Church, 1601 Pleasant Plains Road in Annapolis. Information:


ArtFest From performances to art demonstrations, hands-on projects to gallery happenings, this free event will run from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts, 801 Chase St. in Annapolis. Information: 410-263-5544 or

Monday, March 26


Photo club The Digital Photography Club of Annapolis meets at 7 p.m. at Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts, 801 Chase St. in Annapolis. The meeting will feature a presentation by Edwin Remsburg on agricultural photography and a member's challenge on low-angle photography. Information: 410-267-0461 or

Wednesday, March 28

Tuskegee Airman Anne Arundel Community College's Black Male Initiative presents a round-table discussion with LeRoy Battle, a former second lieutenant in the Tuskegee Airmen, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Cade Center for Fine Arts, Room 219, 101 College Parkway in Arnold. Free. Information: 410-777-2530 or

Thursday, March 29

Rotary Club meets The Annapolis Rotary Club meets at noon at the Annapolis Yacht Club, 2 Compromise St. Curtis Pearson, director of Northrop Grumman's Information Dominance, Undersea Systems will speak. Information: 410-956-7672.

Saturday, March 31

Easter Bunny brunch Seatings for brunch with the Easter Bunny take place at 10 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. at the Courses Clubhouse on Mapes Road at Fort Meade. Attendees can enjoy eggs, bacon, french toast, ham, chicken and beverages. Seating is limited. Cost is $11.50, $7 for children 5-10 and free for those 4 and younger. Information: 301-677-5326.



Poetry reading and discussion Catherine Carter will read from and discuss her new book of poems, "The Swamp Monster at Home," at 5 p.m. April 4 at Adkins Arboretum, 12610 Eveland Road in Ridgely. Free admission. Information: 410-634-2847, ext. 0 or

Meeting The Annapolis Horticulture Society meets at 7 p.m. April 4 at St. Anne's Parish Hall, 199 Duke of Gloucester St. Gregg Tepper speaks on "Sensory Appeal of Native Plants." Information:

Concerts Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts, 801 Chase St., Annapolis, presents Merle Haggard and the Strangers at 7:30 p.m. Monday, April 16. Tickets are $73; $68 for hall members. Also, country-blues singer/guitarist Erin Harpe performs there at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 18. Tickets are $15; $10 for hall members. Performances are a part of the hall's ongoing Showcase Artist Series. Information: 410-280-5640 or go to

Folk music The Stray Birds take the stage at 8 p.m. April 20 at the 333 Coffeehouse, Unitarian Universalist Church of Annapolis, 333 DuBois Road. Admission is $10; $8 for seniors and students. Information: 443-333-9613 or

Lecture Historic Annapolis' St. Clair Wright Lecture Series will feature an illustrated talk by Andrea Wulf, author of "Founding Gardeners: The Revolutionary Generation, Nature and the Shaping of the American Nation" at 6 p.m. May 20 at St. Anne's Church on Church Circle. Tickets are $25 per person. Space is limited, and reservations can be made at or by calling 410-267-7619. A book signing follows the lecture.

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