Datebook

Sunday, June 12

Young Anne Arundel Professionals Social club for single professionals meets at 12:30 p.m. at Panera Bread, 8125 Ritchie Highway in Pasadena. Information: 410-336-6822.

Monday, June 13

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, June 14

Meeting Monthly meeting of the National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association (NARFE) Chapter 1519 takes place at noon at Holy Trinity Church, 7438 Baltimore-Annapolis Blvd. in Glen Burnie. Next regular meeting will be held on Sept. 13. Information: 410-760-3750.

Wednesday, June 15

BBQ Lunch The Arnold Senior Activity Center, 44 Church Road will sponsor a "Father's Day BBQ Lunch" beginning at 11:30 a.m. Menu includes grilled hot dogs, macaroni salad, chips and a soda. Cost is $1 per person. Information: 410-222-1922.

Thursday, June 16

Baysox The Bowie Baysox presents Legends of Wrestling Night as the team plays the Reading Phillies at 7:05 p.m. at Prince George's Stadium in Bowie. Event features an appearance by WWE Monday Night Raw commentator Jerry "The King" Lawler. The King will throw out a ceremonial first pitch and sign autographs and pose for pictures with fans throughout the game. Tickets: baysox.com or 301-464-4865.

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 elephantclub.us.

Rotary Club The Annapolis Rotary Club meets at noon at the Annapolis Yacht Club, 2 Compromise St. Two members will present classification talks about their careers and involvement with Rotary International. Information: 410-353-4722 or 410-980-6115.

Friday, June 17

Concert The British band Waterfront plays 333 Coffeehouse, Annapolis Unitarian Universalist Church, 333 DuBois Road. Music begins promptly at 8 p.m., doors open at 7:30. Admission is $10, $8 for seniors and students. Information: 443-786-0463 or fsgw.org/333.

Casino night Play blackjack, roulette, craps and more at the Queen of Arts Summer Party from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. at the Annapolis Maritime Museum, 723 Second St. in Annapolis. Cost is $75 per person and include starter chips and food and drinks. Information: 410-268-4566.

Saturday, June 18

Computer club The Annapolis Apple Slice, a club for Macintosh computer users and owners, meets at 1 p.m. at the Severna Park Library, 45 McKinsey Road. Information: 410-255-1674.

Future

Jazz series The Sachs Memorial Summer Jazz Series kicks off at 6 p.m. June 22 at Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts, 801 Chase St. in Annapolis, with the Unified Jazz Ensemble. This concert series being held on the labyrinth features area jazz musicians performing free, outdoor concerts. Information: 410-280-5640 or marylandhall.org.

July 4 The Shady Side community celebrates Independence Day beginning with a parade at 10 a.m., sponsored by the Kiwanis Club, followed by a concert at 1 p.m. with the Bay Winds Band at the Captain Salem Avery Museum, 1418 E. West Shady Side Road, sponsored by the Shady Side Rural Heritage Society and Greenstreet Gardens. Information: 410-867-4486 or shadysidemuseum.org.

Boot camps The Armel-Leftwich Visitor Center at the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis is sponsoring "Navy Way" boot camps on Saturday, July 16. Basic Boot Camp will be held in the morning and Advanced Boot Camp in the afternoon. Registration deadline is July 6. Basic Boot Camp runs from 10 a.m. to noon for recruits ages 6-12. Recruits are issued a sailor's cap, learn Navy terms, march, chant, follow orders and eat in a simulated mess hall. Cost is $36 and includes a Dixie cup cap, boot camp, lunch and a certificate of participation, which each recruit receives at graduation.

Advanced Boot Camp runs from 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. and is for graduates of Basic Boot Camp who are between ages 9 and 12. They will take seamanship training (tying knots), learn how to use semaphore flags and march in precision drill. Cost is $36 or $41 (if purchasing a new cap) and includes all training materials. Graduates attain the rank of Swabbie 1st Class and receive a certificate of participation and a button for their Dixie cup at graduation.

Groups of 10 or more will be assigned a personal Boot Camp Commander, but a group reservation must be made three weeks in advance. Scouts who declare their pack number on the reservation form, whether signing up as an individual or as part of a group, will receive a patch.

Information and registration: 410-293-8111 or e-mail jopp@usna.edu.

Crab feast The Rotary Club of Annapolis will hold its annual crab feast from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Aug. 5 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. A bake sale and cake raffle will be held. Advance tickets are $60, $20 for children ages 3 to 12, and free for those younger than 3. Buy tickets via http://www.annapolistickets.com or 877-333-9667 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. Online and telephone sales end at noon July 31. Tickets will be available for $75 at the stadium box office starting at 4 p.m. Aug. 5.

Benefit The Second Annual "Be Great 5K Run & Fun Walk" to benefit the Boys & Girls Clubs of Annapolis & Anne Arundel County will take place on Aug. 20 at Quiet Waters Park in Annapolis. The run will kick off at 9:15 a.m. and every pre-registered runner and walker will receive a T-shirt. Prizes will be awarded for the fastest runner in several age categories. Refreshments will be served after the race. Registration is $25 before Aug. 1, $30 after. Register online at bgcaa.org or on-site at the Red Maple Pavilion starting at 8:30 a.m. the day of the race. There is also a "Couch Potato" category for anyone who wants to register and stay home.

Reunion The North County High School Class of 1991 is planning its 20th reunion for Oct 29 at Michaels Eighth Avenue in Glen Burnie. Send contact information to nchs91@yahoo.com or call Kiesha Dotson at 703-755-0206.

Events and cancellations for the Anne Arundel County datebook may be submitted by email to arundel.calendar@baltsun.com. Information should be sent at least 10 days before the event.

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