Anne Arundel


Sunday, Sept. 11

Festival The 44th-annual Maryland Seafood Festival, featuring food, music, family activities and more, concludes today at Sandy Point State Park in Annapolis. Hours are 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tickets are $14, free for children 12 and younger. Information: 443-926-1464 or


Monday, Sept. 12

Photo club The Digital Photography Club of Annapolis meets at 7 p.m. at Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts, 801 Chase St. Meeting include a member's showcase, web talk and a forum review. Information: 410-267-0461 or


Blacksmith group The Chesapeake Forge Blacksmith Guild meets at 7 p.m. at Kinder Farm Park, 1001 Kinder Farm Park Road, Millersville. Members learn new techniques while working on projects. No gate fees. Information: 410-222-6115.

Tuesday, Sept. 13

Vehicle identification The Annapolis Police Department in conjunction with the Maryland Automobile Insurance Fund and the Motor Vehicle Administration hosts free, "Vin-Etching" from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 160 Harry Truman Parkway in Annapolis. For more information, call Lt. Bob Emory of the Annapolis Police Department at 410-268-9000.

Meeting The National Association of Retired Federal Employees (NARFE), Chapter 1519, meets at 1 p.m. at Holy Trinity Church, 7438 Baltimore-Annapolis Blvd. in Glen Burnie. Guest speaker is member Leon Hubbard. All members and their spouses, along with retired and active federal workers are invited. Information: 410-760-3750.

Wednesday, Sept. 14

Job fair A community job fair will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Club Meade, 6600 Mapes Ave. on Fort Meade. Free. Go to for more information and to see list of attending employers or call 410-674-5240.

Thursday, Sept. 15

Film screening Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts presents a screening of "Trust," and a discussion with the director, Nancy Kelly, at 7 p.m. at 801 Chase St. in Annapolis. Tickets are $10, $7 for members. Information: 410-280-5640 or


Elephant Club A breakfast meeting will be held from 7:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. at Our Shepherd Lutheran Church, 400 Benfield Road, Severna Park. Open to the public. $4 fee. Information: 410-437-2213 or

Rotary Club The Annapolis Rotary Club meets at noon at the Annapolis Yacht Club, 2 Compromise St. Classification talks will be given by two members. Information: 410-353-4722 or 410-980-6115.

Friday, Sept. 16

"Movies Under the Stars" The AACC Student Association Campus Activities Board presents "Cars 2" (G) at 7:30 p.m. at the Cade Center for Fine Arts' amphitheater on the Arnold campus at 101 College Parkway. Bring lawn chairs and blankets. A food vendor will be on site. No alcohol, pets or smoking allowed. Tickets are $7, $5 for children younger than 12 and students with a valid AACC ID, and $6 for faculty and staff. Information: 410-777-2218 or go to visit

Concert Peter Richard Conte, organist of the Wanamaker Department Store in Philadelphia, performs at 7:30 p.m. in the United States Naval Academy Chapel in Annapolis. Tickets are $15. Information: 410-293-8497.

Garden club The Meade Area Garden Club meets at 10 a.m. at the Jessup Community Center at Route 175 and Wigley Avenue. Program and demonstration on combining fresh flowers with cuttings from houseplants to create arrangements will be presented. Information: 410-740-8024 or 410-519-6443.


Saturday, Sept. 17

Beach bash The Annapolis Maritime Museum holds its annual Boatyard Beach Bash at the Boatyard Bar and Grill, Severn Avenue and Fourth Street, Eastport. Among the musical guests is the John Frinzi Band, along with Coral Reefer steel guitar great Doyle Grisham, Jim Morris and James "Sunny Jim" White. Tickets are $60. Information: 410-295-0104 or

Music series Kinderman (John Taylor) sings, dances and rhymes for the kids as the fall Family Music Series kicks off at 4 p.m. at the Chesapeake Arts Center, 194 Hammonds Lane in Brooklyn Park. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for children. Information: 410-636-6597.

Compost talk Anne Arundel County Master Gardeners will hold a composting demonstration and native plant garden visit at 10 a.m. at Quiet Waters Park, 600 Quiet Waters Park Road in Annapolis. Visitors can learn how to make compost and see the park's gardens. Park entrance fees apply. Information: 410-222-6755.

Flea market St. Andrew's United Methodist Church holds an indoor country flea market from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays at 4 Wallace Manor Road in Edgewater. Spaces are $10; tables are $5. The thrift shop will be open. Information: 410-269-7671.



Benefit The National Ovarian Cancer Coalition's 5K Run/3K Walk to Break the Silence on Ovarian Cancer will take place from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. Sept. 18 at Quiet Waters Park in Annapolis. The run will be timed, and awards for various age groups will be given. There will also be entertainment for adults and children and refreshments donated by local businesses. Event will be held rain or shine. Registration and information:

Fundraiser The Wellness House of Annapolis has rescheduled its annual fundraiser, "La Fiesta del Verano," to Sunday, Sept. 18, at 2625 Mas Que Farm Road in Annapolis. Former ESPN sailing commentator, Gary Jobson, is honorary chair. Hours are 4 p.m.-7 p.m. Tickets are $85. Information: 410-990-0941 or

Golf tournament Hospice of the Chesapeake invites area golfers to its annual fundraiser Oct. 6 at Queenstown Harbor Golf Course in Queenstown. Tournament contests include an opportunity to win a Mercedes-Benz with a hole-in-one, as well as a $2,000 cash prize raffle.

Registration is $250 per person and $900 for foursomes, which includes greens fees, cart, a continental breakfast, lunch, awards banquet, contests and prizes. Registration begins at 8 a.m. with a shotgun start at 9 a.m. Proceeds will support programs and services offered by Hospice of the Chesapeake in Anne Arundel and Prince George's counties.

Registration and information: 443-837-1530 or go to

Festival The West River Heritage Day Oyster Festival, featuring music, food, children's activities and more, will be held from 12:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 16 at the Captain Salem Avery Museum, 1418 E. West Shady Side Road. Featured musical performers include Tim and Savannah Finch, the Eastman String Band, Janie Meneely & Paul Di Blasi, Calico Jack, the Sour Notes and the Coastal Flats. Admission is $6, free for children 12 and younger. Parking will be available at the nearby Shady Side ball fields with free shuttle service and handicapped parking at the museum. Information: 410-867-4486 or go to


Reunion The North County High School Class of 1991 is planning its 20th reunion Oct. 29 at Michael's Eighth Avenue in Glen Burnie. Send contact information to or call Kiesha Dotson at 703-755-0206.

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