Anne Arundel


Sunday, Sept. 21

Music by the bay The Bayside Summer Concert Series features patriotic and rock music by Max Impact from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at Downs Park, 8311 John Downs Loop, Pasadena. No bikes, skateboards or roller skates are permitted in the concert area. Information: 410-222-6230 or go to


Monday, Sept. 22

Concert "Live from Nashville," featuring "American Idol" top-five finalist Janelle Arthur, takes place at 7:30 p.m. at Severna Park High School, 60 Robinson Road. Tickets are $20. Information: 410-647-8718 or go to the Anne Arundel Community Concert Association website,


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. Don Dement will give a presentation on "Lightroom Tips and Tricks." Information: 410-903-5088 or

Tuesday, Sept. 23

Workforce help Job search specialists can help from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. with employment applications, resumes and referrals through a partnership with Anne Arundel Workforce Development Corp. Held at the Glen Burnie Regional Library, 1010 Eastway, Glen Burnie. Information: 410-222-6270.

Wednesday, Sept. 24

Camera club The Arundel Camera Club meets at 7:30 p.m. in Room D114 at Severna Park High School, 60 Robinson Road. Club holds its first competition of the year in digital images as well as color and monochrome prints. Visitors welcome. Information: 410-518-6876.

Thursday, Sept. 25

Artist reception The Aloft BWI hotel and the Chesapeake Arts Center hosts a "Meet the Artist Reception" featuring Lexi Pline from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the hotel, 1741 West Nursery Road in Linthicum. Pline is a senior at the Performing and Visual Arts Magnet Program in Anne Arundel County's public schools. Her works of photography are on view in the hotel's main lobby through Sept. 30. Information: 410-636-6597 or

Rotary Club The Annapolis Rotary Club meets at noon at the Annapolis Yacht Club, 100 Compromise St. Navy Capt. Talbot Manvel will speak on "Our Nuclear Aircraft Carriers." Information: 410-956-7672.


Friday, Sept. 26

Lecture Seemee Ali, a professor of English at Carthage College in Wisconsin, will speak on "The 'Iliad's' Cosmic Seduction" at 8 p.m. at St. John's College's Francis Scott Key Auditorium, 60 College Ave. in Annapolis. Free. Information:

Saturday, Sept. 27

Bay watch "Exploring Estuaries Day: Play on the Water" will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Jug Bay Wetland Sanctuary, 1361 Wrighton Road, Lothian. Take a pontoon boat ride, clean up the river by canoe, learn about migrating shorebirds, weave a toy duck from cattails and make a fish print. Free with $6 vehicle entrance fee. Information and registration: 410-741-9330 or


Gospel music A concert to celebrate the release of DiVine of Annapolis' CD, "Touch and Agree," will be held at 4 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 28, at Friendship Victory Vision Ministries Church, 7280 Baltimore/Annapolis Blvd. in Glen Burnie. Featured guest performers are Remnant, Prophecy, About My Father's Business, the Gospel Shepherds, and Min. Christina Pittman and Fresh Winds. A freewill offering is appreciated. Information: 443-333-1120 or


Festival The ninth annual Taste of Kent Narrows will be held from noon to 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 11, at the Chesapeake Heritage and Visitor Center, 425 Piney Narrows Road in Chester. Event features live musical entertainment, wine tastings, arts and craft vendors, hay rides, children's activities and more. Tickets are $30 per person in advance, $35 at the gate, free for children 8 and younger accompanied by a paying adult. For tickets or more information, call 410-739-6943 or go to

Magic show The Amazing Kreskin performs at 4 p.m. Oct. 19 at the Chesapeake Arts Center, 194 Hammonds Lane in Brooklyn Park. Admission is $25, $23.50 for military and $22.50 for center members. Children younger than 10 not permitted. Information: 410-636-6597 or


•Chesapeake High School's Class of 1984 will hold its 30th reunion from 7 p.m. to 1 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 4, at the Cheshire Crab Restaurant, 1701 Poplar Ridge Road in Pasadena. RSVP to Lynda Davis at 410-636-4587 by Wednesday, Sept. 17.

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