Anne Arundel County


Monday, Jan. 23

Photo club The Digital Photography Club of Annapolis meets at 7 p.m. at Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts, 801 Chase St. Astrid Woltering will give a presentation on "People Photography" followed by a member's showcase. All are welcome. Information: 410-267-0461 or


Tuesday, Jan. 24

Meeting The Commission on Disability Issues holds its monthly meeting from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. in the Chesapeake Room, Heritage Office Complex, 2664 Riva Road in Annapolis. Karen Johnson will speak on emergency management. Information: 410-222-4464.


Wednesday, Jan 25

Luncheon series Kathleen Litchfield of Petro Design/Build Inc. will speak at the Shady Side Rural Heritage Society's Winter Luncheon Series, 11:30 a.m. at the Captain Salem Avery House Museum, 1418 E. West Shady Side Road. Admission is $17. Reservations and information: 410-266-8846.

Comedy show Ronnie Jordan, who has shared the stage with Bruce Bruce, Earthquake, Dave Chappelle and others, performs at noon in AACC's Student Union Dining Hall, 101 College Parkway in Arnold. Free. Information: 410-777-2043 or go to

Shutterbugs meet The Arundel Camera Club will meet at 7:30 p.m. in Room D114 of Severna Park High School, 60 Robinson Road. Competitions in color slides and prints will be held. Information: 410-518-6876.

Thursday, Jan. 26

Lecture series The Annapolis Maritime Museum's Maritime Lecture Series continues with Stephen Brown, author of "Tidewater: The Chesapeake Bay in Photographs," at 7 p.m. Weekly seminars take place Thursdays at the museum, 723 Second St. in Annapolis. Cost for members is $60 per person for the full series or $10 per seminar; $95 or $15 for nonmembers. Information: 410-295-0104 or

Friday, Jan. 27

Poetry reading Jonathan Wells will read from his book "Train Dance" at 8:15 p.m. in Francis Scott Key Auditorium at St. John's College, 60 College Ave. in Annapolis. Free. Information:


Mongolian dinner A Mongolian barbecue dinner will be held from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Club Meade, 6600 Mapes Road, Fort Meade. Diners can pick their own meat, vegetables and seasonings, and a chef will prepare the meal. Reservations recommended. Information: 301-677-6969.


Forum Unitarian Universalist Church of Annapolis will host a community forum on the impact of income inequality on our economy and on our democracy from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 29, at 333 Dubois Road. The event will feature a talk by Gar Alperovitz, professor of political economy at the University of Maryland and the author of "America Beyond Capitalism." Doors open at 2:30 p.m. Tickets are $5 at the door, $2 for students. Information:

Tour The American Association of University Women will sponsor a visit to the Banneker-Douglass Museum, 84 Franklin St. in Annapolis, on Feb. 4. The tour will take place from 10:30 a.m. to noon, followed by lunch at the Rams Head Tavern, 33 West St. Information: 410-975-0481 or email

Luncheon The Retired Officers' Wives' Club of Fort Meade holds its monthly luncheon at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 7, at Club Meade, 6600 Mapes Road. The event will feature a fashion show featuring jewelry pieces from the Cookie Lee Collection. Reservations are $15 and must be made by Thursday, Feb. 2. Information: 410-551-7082.

Concert Nordic Voices, a six-voice a cappella ensemble from Norway, will perform "Lamentations" at 8:15 p.m. Feb. 10, at St. John's College's Francis Scott Key Auditorium, 60 College Ave. in Annapolis. The group presents a variety of musical techniques, from classical sounds to Mongolian overtone singing. Concert consists of old and new music by Victoria, Gesualdo, Lasse Thoresen and others. Free. Information:


Cocker Spaniel Adoption Day Oldies But Goodies Cocker Spaniel Rescue will hold an adoption day from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Feb. 12 at the Annapolis Petsmart, 2601 Housley Road, Annapolis. Information:

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