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Sunday, May 25

Carnival time The Odenton Volunteer Fire Company will host its carnival today and Monday at 1425 Annapolis Road. Information: 410-674-4444.


Monday, May 26

Memorial Day The Annapolis Memorial Day Parade begins at 10 a.m., starting at Amos Garrett Boulevard and traveling down West Street, around Church Circle, down Main Street and ending at the Market House at City Dock. After the parade, a ceremony at Susan Campbell Park features state Sen. John C. Astle as speaker.


Wednesday, May 28

Meet the artist The Chesapeake Arts Center hosts a reception with artist Jes Burke from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the Aloft BWI Hotel, 1741 W. Nursery Road in Linthicum. Her works are displayed in the hotel's main lobby. Information: 410-691-6969 or go to

Thursday, May 29

Job fair Anne Arundel Community College's Spring Job Fair will be held from noon to 4 p.m. in the David S. Jenkins Memorial Gymnasium, 101 College Parkway in Arnold. Job-seekers should dress professionally and bring resumes. Free. Employers can register at Information: 410-777-2770, 410-777-2512 or go to

Rotary Club The Annapolis Rotary Club meets at noon at the Annapolis Yacht Club, 100 Compromise St. Mike Datch, a member and retired pediatrician, will speak. Information: 410-956-7672.

Friday, May 30

Chesapeake treasure The 16th annual Treasure the Chesapeake Celebration will be held from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. at the Annapolis Marriott Waterfront Hotel, featuring food, open bar, oysters, casino games, dancing and a silent auction. Tickets are $100 and sponsorships are available. Proceeds benefit the Chesapeake Bay Trust. Information: or 410-974-2941, ext. 107.

Saturday, May 31


Youth concerts The Chesapeake Youth Symphony Orchestra will perform at 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. at the Annapolis Area Christian School Upper Campus, 109 Burns Crossing Road in Severn. The afternoon concert features the Concert Orchestra, Prep Strings, Strings Orchestra and Junior Flute Ensemble. The evening concert features the Symphony Orchestra, Wind Ensemble, Senior Flute Ensemble and Jazz Ensemble. Both concerts are free and open to the public; donations accepted. Information:


Concert The Aca Seca Trio from Argentina will perform at 7 p.m. Tuesday, June 3, at the Chesapeake Arts Center, 194 Hammonds Lane in Brooklyn Park. Admission is free on a first-come basis. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Information: 410-636-6597.

Fundraiser St. Margaret's Episcopal Church will host a concert, dessert reception and art auction at 7 p.m. Wednesday, June 4, at 1601 Pleasant Plains Road in Annapolis. Among the musical performers are sopranos Maria Dolan and Tamara Fingel; baritones Adrian Lewis, Bobb Robinson and Robert Tudor; pianists Jiayin Shen and Michael Lundien; cellists Deborah Brudvig and Martha Vance, and guitarist Jonathan Stone. Tickets are $50 per person. Proceeds benefit the therapeutic music program at Anne Arundel Medical Center. For tickets and information, go to

Chamber ensemble The Mana Saxophone Quartet will perform "Forest Music" at 5 p.m. Thursday, June 5, at Adkins Arboretum, 12610 Eveland Road near Tuckahoe State Park in Ridgely. Positioning themselves in the arboretum's forest within hearing distance though not necessarily within sight of each other, the musicians will respond to each other's playing in a musical conversation that winds through the trees. Afterward, they will give a brief concert in the Visitors Center. The program is free, but registration is required and seating is limited. Information: 410-634-2847, ext. 0 or go to

Meeting The Anne Arundel Genealogical Society presents "The Barns of Southern Maryland" by J. Carlton Sharp at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, June 5, at Severna Park United Methodist Church, 731 Benfield Road. Sharp takes attendees back to 1634 and the landing of immigrants from England at St. Clements Island from their vessels, the Ark and the Dove. Refreshments and networking follow. Information: 410-760-9679 or go to


Concert Organist Adam Scott Graham will perform the works of Franck, Bach, Langlais and others at 4 p.m. Sunday, June 8, at St. Luke's Episcopal Church, 1101 Bay Ridge Ave. in Eastport. Donations accepted. Information: 410-269-5419 or

Dixieland music The U.S. Air Force Heritage Ramblers Dixie Ensemble will perform at 3 p.m. Sunday, June 15, at the Chesapeake Arts Center, 194 Hammonds Lane in Brooklyn Park. Free admission. Information: 410-636-6597 or

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