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Sunday, Nov. 10

Meet the authors Meg Wolitzer, Manil Suri and Kenneth Walsh will discuss their latest works of fiction and nonfiction at 3 p.m. at St. John's College's Francis Scott Key Auditorium, 60 College Ave. in Annapolis. Admission is $35. Presentation will be followed by a reception and book signing with wine and hors d'oeuvres. To purchase tickets online, go to Information:


Lecture and signing Congregation Kneseth Israel presents a lecture and book signing by Charles Heller at 10:30 a.m. at 1125 Spa Road in Annapolis. Heller, author of "Prague: My Long Journey Home," will speak on his recollection of a journey of persecution, struggle and survival in Nazi- and Communist-controlled Czechoslovakia, and eventual escape from tyranny. Cost is $8. For more information, call 410-263-3924 or go to

Book sale The American Association of University Women's annual book sale concludes at 8151-D Ritchie Highway in the Festival at Pasadena Shopping Center. Hours are 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Sunday is also Bargain Day, when patrons can buy books by the bag. Information: 410-647-7041, 410-431-7166 or go to


Monday, Nov. 11

Honoring veterans The City of Annapolis and the Fleet Reserve Club hold a Veterans Day ceremony at 11 a.m. Monday at Memorial Circle at City Dock.

Tuesday, Nov. 12

Meeting The National Association of Retired Federal Employees, Chapter 1519, meets at 1 p.m. at Holy Trinity Parish Hall, 7436 Baltimore/Annapolis Blvd. in Glen Burnie. Ann Healy will speak on the Federal Employee Plan for Blue Cross-Blue Shield. Information: 410-760-3750.

Wednesday, Nov. 13

Camera club The Arundel Camera Club meets at 7:30 p.m. in Room D114 at Severna Park High School, 60 Robinson Road. Club president, Chip Bulgin, makes a presentation, "Adobe Lightroom." Visitors are welcome. Information: 410-518-6876.

Thursday, Nov. 14

Rotary Club The Annapolis Rotary Club meets at noon at the Annapolis Yacht Club, 100 Compromise St. Rotarian Richard Libby will speak about flags and the War of 1812. Information: 410-956-7672.


Friday, Nov. 15

Crookston concert New York-based singer/songwriter Joe Crookston performs at 7:30 p.m. at the 333 Coffeehouse at Annapolis Friends Meeting House, 351 Dubois Road. Tickets are $12, $10 for seniors 65 and older and students with ID. Information: 443-333-9613 or

Garden club meets The Meade Area Garden Club will hold its monthly meeting at 10 a.m. at the Jessup Community Hall, 2920 Jessup Road. Licia Cummings will present a program titled, "Thanksgiving Table Arrangements." Refreshments will be served. Prospective members welcome. Information: 443-949-8348 or 410-761-5019.

Lecture Tutor George Russell will speak on the Emancipation Proclamation at 8:15 p.m. at St. John's College's Francis Scott Key Auditorium, 60 College Ave. in Annapolis. Free. Information: 410-626-2539.

Saturday, Nov. 16

Silent film and ragtime The Peacherine Ragtime Orchestra provides music for Buster Keaton's silent film, "The General," at 7:30 p.m. at Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, 461 College Parkway in Arnold. Tickets are $20, $5 for children and students. Information: 443-694-4116 or


Portrait of a meeting The Maryland Society of Portrait Painters hosts its annual meeting from 12:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. at Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts, 801 Chase St. in Annapolis. Attendees will have an opportunity to see a demonstration by portrait artist Kerry Dunn. Admission is $45, $35 for society members and $25 for students. Information:

Genealogy workshop The Banneker-Douglass Museum hosts "Taking Care of your Family Treasures" with genealogist Lyndra Marshall from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at 84 Franklin St. in Annapolis. Free and open to the public. To register and more information, call 410-216-6181.

Performance theater The Annapolis High School Drama Company presents "Pride and Prejudice" Nov. 15-17 at the school, 2700 Riva Road. Tickets are $10, $5 for seniors and students. Information:


Fundraiser The 25th annual Anne Arundel Community College Turkey Trot and Food Drive will be held at Siegert Field on the college's Arnold campus, 101 College Parkway on Nov. 17. Participants are asked to donate nonperishable meals and snacks to the Student Food Pantry for needy students. Suggested are microwaveable meals or soups, breakfast or granola bars, fruit cups, cheese and crackers, peanut butter and jelly and cereal. Registration is $15 for the 5K race and $10 for the one-mile run/trot; $20 and $15 after Nov. 20. Race packets are available at 10:30 a.m. race day. Prizes include turkeys, pies and gift certificates. For a race form and more information, call 410-777-2303, 410-777-2347 or go to

Benefit 5K run/walk Archbishop Spalding High School will host its sixth annual Cavalier Turkey Trot 5K Run/Walk on Nov. 28 at the school, 8080 New Cut Road in Severn. Registration and packet pick-up begins at 7:30 a.m., race starts at 8:30 a.m. All proceeds benefit school track programs. Advanced registration fee is $30 (with shirt) or $15 (no shirt). Race day registration is $20 (no shirt). There are also sponsorship opportunities available. Awards will be given to the top male and female finishers in each age group. There will also be post-race water and refreshments for all finishers and support crew. To register and more information, go to


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