Anne Arundel


Sunday, April 15

Concert Austrian flutist Daniela Koch, accompanied by pianist Christian Reif, performs music by Mozart, Schubert and Pirchner at 3 p.m. at St. John's College's Great Hall, 60 College Ave. in Annapolis. Admission is free. Information:


Theater performance The Colonial Players' production of "The Spitfire Grill" runs through Saturday, April 21, at 108 East St. in Annapolis. Tickets are $15 and $20. For tickets, showtimes and more information, call 410-268-7373 or go to

'Alice,' the musical A musical based on "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland" and "Through the Looking Glass" continues through April 22 at the Children's Theatre of Annapolis, 1661 Bay Head Road. Showtimes are 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, with 2 p.m. performances Saturdays and Sundays. Tickets are $15, $12 for children 12 and younger and adults 60 and older. Information: 410-757-2281 or


Monday, April 16

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

Tuesday, April 17

Film series Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts presents a screening of "Blast!" followed by a discussion with the director, Paul Devlin, at 7 p.m. at 801 Chase St, Annapolis. This is the final screening of the hall's "On Screen/In Person Independent Film Series." Tickets are $10; $7 for hall members. Information: 410-280-5640 or go to

Wednesday, April 18

Fashion show The Republican Women of Anne Arundel County holds its annual fashion show and luncheon at Chartwell Golf and Country Club in Severna Park. Doors open at 11 a.m. with shopping and cocktails. Lunch will be served at noon, followed by the fashion show, as well as silent and live auctions. A portion of the proceeds will provide funds for the organization's two charities, Arden House Domestic Violence Shelter and the No Child Left Behind program at Eastport Elementary School. Information: 410-956-2056.

Friday, April 20

Folk music The Stray Birds take the stage at 8 p.m. 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


Saturday, April 21

Help for caregivers The annual Caregivers' Conference will be 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the DoubleTree Hotel, 210 Holiday Court in Annapolis. Family and professional caregivers, social workers, nurses and others can get information and access resources. Free respite care is being offered by Active Day Center of Pasadena and Active Day Center of Annapolis. Call by April 13 for reservations. A $15 registration fee includes a continental breakfast and lunch as well as materials, speakers, and vendor presentations. Social work continuing education units are an additional $10. To register, call 410-222-4464, ext. 3043 or go to Deadline is April 16.


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. Reservations at or call 410-267-7619. A book signing follows the lecture.

Annapolis Symphony Orchestra The orchestra marks its 50th anniversary with events to close its season. On Friday, May 4 at 8p.m., the ASO will perform at Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts in Annapolis. Dvorak's joyous Carnival Overture will start the show, followed by a performance of Beethoven's Piano Concerto No. 4. The concert will also mark the premiere of Raices: Concerto Suite for Orchestra by Grammy-winning composer Gabriela Lena Frank. Adult tickets start at $25 each and student tickets are $10. They are available through the ASO website at or by calling 410-263-0907.

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