Anne Arundel County


Monday, July 11

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, July 12

Young Anne Arundel Professionals Social club for single professionals meets at 6:30 p.m. at Chevy's, Arundel Mills mall in Hanover. Information: 410-336-6822.


Wednesday, July 13

Jazz series The Sachs Memorial Summer Jazz Series continues at 6 p.m. at Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts, 801 Chase St. in Annapolis, with the Rob Levit Trio. This concert series being held on the labyrinth features area jazz musicians performing free outdoor concerts. Information: 410-280-5640 or

Republican Breakfast Club Group meets at 7:30 a.m. at Cafe Normandie, 185 Main St., Annapolis, for breakfast and discussion. Cost is $12.

Thursday, July 14

Baysox The Bowie Baysox presents "Tats and Bats Night" as the team takes on the Richmond Flying Squirrels at 7:05 p.m. Event features a ticket offer for fans with real and visible tattoos and in-game tattoo-themed contests and prizes. Anyone with a real tattoo that is visible and in an appropriate place can purchase a lower reserved seat ticket for $7, regular price is $14. (Tattoo must be permanent to qualify for the discount). The first 1,000 fans will receive a fake Baysox tattoo. Free parking. Tickets: 301-464-4865 or go to

Business meeting Severna Park Coffee Connections meets from 8:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. at Ron George Jewelers, 547 Benfield Road in Severna Park. Organization provides coffee and breakfast snacks, networking opportunities and discounts. Severna Park Coffee Connections is open to all business and professional women in AAC. Information: 443-452-8001 or

Rotary Club The Annapolis Rotary Club meets at noon at the Annapolis Yacht Club, 2 Compromise St. Rob Levit will speak on "Peacemaking Through the Arts." Information: 410-353-4722 or 410-980-6115.

Friday, July 15


Jazz concert Broadside Electric takes the stage at 8 p.m. at Annapolis Unitarian Universalist Church, 333 DuBois Road. Admission is $10, $8 for seniors and students. Directions and more information: 443-786-0463 or go to

Latin night Enjoy Latin music while dancing the salsa, bachata, merengue and more from 8 p.m. to 1 a.m. at Fort Meade's Club Meade, 6600 Mapes Road. Free dance lessons will be offered at 7 p.m. Free admission. Cash bar. Information: 301-677-6969.

Saturday, July 16

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.


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 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 Aug. 20 at Quiet Waters Park in Annapolis. The run will kick off at 9:15 a.m., and every preregistered 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 or on-site at the Red Maple Pavilion starting at 8:30 a.m. the day of the race. There is a "Couch Potato" category for anyone who wants to register and stay home.

Music festival The inaugural Silopanna Music Festival will take place at Anne Arundel County Fairgrounds in Crownsville on Aug. 27. Among the featured performers are Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings, Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue, Matt and Kim, Fitz and the Tantrums, Jimmie's Chicken Shack, All Mighty Senators, Grilled Lincolns and Harper Blynn. Tickets are on sale now. Free parking. Tickets are $39.50 and can be purchased by calling 410-268-4545, 410-244-1131 or online at

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. To register and for more information:

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

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