Anne Arundel


Sunday, May 20

Science talk Author Andrea Wulf discusses her new book, "Chasing Venus," at noon at Adkins Arboretum's Visitor's Center, 12610 Eveland Road in Ridgely. Admission is $20, $15 for members. Information: 410-634-2847 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. at St. Anne's Church on Church Circle. Tickets are $25 per person. Information: 410-267-7619 or

Save the honeybees Rick Derrick of the Anne Arundel County Beekeepers Association will talk about honeybee biology and threats to the wild bee population at 3 p.m. at the Carrie Weedon Science Center, 911 Galesville Road, Galesville. Information: 410-222-1625 or


Wednesday, May 23

Fort Meade job fair A community job fair will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Club Meade, 6600 Mapes Road. Bring resumes and be prepared to meet more than 80 employers. For more information and a list of attending employers, call 410-674-5240 or go to

Shutterbugs meet The Arundel Camera Club will hold its annual awards banquet in Room D114 of Severna Park High School, 60 Robinson Road. Information: 410-518-6876.

Thursday, May 24

Bobblehead giveaway The Bowie Baysox sponsor a 'Jake Arrieta Bobblehead Giveaway' as the team takes on the Richmond Flying Squirrels 7:05 p.m. at Prince George's Stadium. The first 250 fans, 13 and older, will receive the bobbling rendition of the Orioles' opening day pitcher. Bobblehead features Arrieta throwing off a pitching mound in a white Baysox jersey bearing the number 34. Information: 301-464-4865 or


Festival The Ann Arrundell County Historical Society will hold its annual Strawberry Festival from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, June 9, at the historic Benson-Hammond House, 7101 Aviation Blvd. Festival celebrates the agricultural history of Anne Arundel County in the production of strawberries for local and national markets. Event includes live music, crafts, a book sale, baked goods and a flea market. Information: 410-859-0298.

'Eastport Luau' Event will be held from 1 p.m. to 9 p.m. June 30 (rain or shine) at the Eastport Democratic Club, 525 State St. in Annapolis. Refreshments available for purchase include slow-roasted whole pig smoked in cherry wood and served with barbecue sauce, Jamaican jerk chicken and five-bean bourbon baked beans. Event also feature live music, children's activities and tropical fare. A portion of the proceeds benefits the Eastport Fire Department. Information: Jeni Parris Brady at 443-871-9088.


Crab feast The Rotary Club of Annapolis will hold its annual crab feast from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Aug. 3 at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium in Annapolis. The all-you-can-eat-and-drink affair includes large and No. 1 male crabs, Maryland crab soup, corn on the cob, beef barbecue, hot dogs, draft beer, sodas and water. There will also be a bake sale and cake raffle. Tickets are $60, $20 for children ages 3 to 12, and free for those younger than 3. Tickets available through noon July 29 at, or 877-333-9667 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. Tickets will be available for $75 at the stadium box office starting at 4 p.m. on the day of the event.

Reunion The 1962 class of Baltimore City College will hold its 50th reunion celebration on Oct. 13 at the Pikesville Hilton. For more information, graduates from either the February or June class should call 410-381-6506 or email

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