Anne Arundel County


Sunday, April 7

5K Annapolis Walk The Maryland Chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society sponsors its 5K Annapolis Walk from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium, 500 Taylor Ave. in Annapolis. Walk begins at the stadium and will take participants on a tour throughout historic Annapolis, with a lunch sponsored by Bertucci's and Applebee's. Goal for the walk is to raise $1.2 million to support programs and research for the more than 6,000 people living with multiple sclerosis served by the Maryland chapter. Participants of all ages may register as individuals or part of a team. To register or for more information, go to


Screening Congregation Kneseth Israel presents a screening of "For the Living," a documentary to commemorate Holocaust Memorial Day and the 20th anniversary of the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington. In addition, textile conservator and artist Anna Foer will discuss her work in conserving prisoner uniforms in preparation. Free and open to the public. Information:

Annual dinner The Ann Arrundell County Historical Society will host its annual dinner from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. at Snyder's Willow Grove, 841 N. Hammonds Ferry Road. Rod Cofield, acting director of Historic London Town, will speak about Colonial taverns. Tickets are $40 per person. For more information, call 410-974-6850 or go to


Monday, April 8

Cancer forum A breast cancer forum sponsored by the American Association of University Women will be held at 7 p.m. at Woods Memorial Presbyterian Church, 611 Baltimore/Annapolis Blvd. in Severna Park. Panel members include area physicians and therapists covering the most up-to-date information on diagnostics, treatment and wellness. A question and answer session will also be held. Information: 410-991-9115 or

Tuesday, April 9

Chamber music A Far Cry performs at 7:30 p.m. at Severna Park High School, 60 Robinson Road. Tickets are $20. Information: 410-647-8718 or go to

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. Carolyn Hendrie will speak on market trends and what you need to know when buying and selling real estate. Also in attendance will be an experienced loan officer to provide information on all things mortgage related. Information: 410-760-3750.

Wednesday, April 10

Meeting The Annapolis Horticulture Society meets at 7 p.m. in St. Anne's Parish Hall,199 Duke of Gloucester St. David Culp speaks on "The Layered Garden." Free. Information:

Photographers meet The Arundel Camera Club meets at 7:30 p.m. in Room D114 at Severna Park High School, 60 Robinson Road. Club holds its monthly black-and-white and digital print competitions. Visitors are welcome. Information: 410-518-6876.


Computer group The Chesapeake PC Users Group meets at 7 p.m. in the large meeting room of Severn River Middle School, 241 Peninsula Farm Road in Arnold. Gabe Goldberg of the Association of Personal Computer User Groups will speak on, "Gabe's Favorite Windows Utilities." Information:

Thursday, April 11

Youth of the year The 24th annual Youth of the Year Awards Dinner, hosted by the Boys & Girls Clubs of Annapolis and Anne Arundel County, will be held from 6 p.m to 9 p.m. at the Sheraton Hotel, 173 Jennifer Road in Annapolis. Event includes cocktails, dinner and a silent auction. Tickets are $150 per person; $1,500 for a table of 10. Information: 410-263-2542.

Rotary Club The Annapolis Rotary Club meets at noon at the Annapolis Yacht Club, 2 Compromise St. Author Jennifer Wheatley-Wolf will talk about, "One Voice Raised: A Triumph Over Rape." Information: 410-956-7672.

Friday, April 12

Classical music master class and concert Guitarist Troy King and soprano Leneida Crawford present a master class and concert April 12-13 at Anne Arundel Community College, 101 College Parkway in Arnold. The class is free and will meet from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Friday in the Cade Center for Fine Arts, Room 224. Concert takes place at 8 p.m. Saturday in the Humanities Building, Room 112. Tickets are required for the concert and are $15; $10 for senior citizens, outside students, AACC faculty and staff, active military, and groups; and $5 for AACC students with ID. Information: 410-777-2457 or email


Lecture Tutor Philip Lecuyer will deliver a lecture, "Intellectual Sin," at 8 p.m. at St. John's College's Francis Scott Key Auditorium, 60 College Ave. in Annapolis. Free. Information: 410-626-2539.

Saturday, April 13

Volunteer Fair The county's Volunteer Center and the Department of Recreation and Parks are co-hosting a volunteer fair from 9 a.m. to noon at Kinder Farm Park Visitors Center, 1001 Kinder Farm Park Road in Millersville. Event is to help community organizations recruit volunteers and a way to educate the community on the types of services the organizations provide and raise awareness of the resources offered to the community. Information: 410-897-9207 or

Book signing Frank Savage will discuss and sign, "The Savage Way: Successfully Navigating the Waves of Business and Life," from 1 p.m to 3 p.m. at the Banneker-Douglass Museum, 84 Franklin St. in Annapolis. Information: 410-216-6180.


Concert 333 Coffeehouse presents Mark Mandeville and Raianne Richards at 7:30 p.m. April 19 at Annapolis Friends Meeting House, 351 DuBois Road. Admission is $10; $8 for seniors, students and members. Information: 443-333-9613 or


Film series Maryland Hall presents a screening of "What We Need Is the Impossible" and a discussion with the director, Sam Green, at 7 p.m. April 23 at 801 Chase St. in Annapolis. This is the final screening of the On Screen/In Person Independent Film Series. Tickets are $10; $7 for hall members. Information: 410-280-5640 or marylandhall.org

Concert Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts' Showcase Artist Series continues with singer/songwriter Aimee Mann at 7:30 p.m. April 25 at 801 Chase St. in Annapolis. Tickets are $43; $38 for hall members. Information: 410-280-5640 or

Shopping spree and fashion show The Republican Women of Anne Arundel County holds its fifth annual Spring into Fashion Shopping Spree on April 25 at the Chartwell Country Club, 1 Chartwell Drive in Severna Park. Event features fashions and trunk shows by the Colonel Shoppe. Check-in is at 11 a.m. and lunch will be served at noon. The fashion show continues until 1:30 p.m. and shopping until 3 p.m. For reservations and more information, call 410-451-8034 or go to

Flower mart The Four Rivers Garden Club will hold its annual flower mart from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. April 30 outside the Market House at the Annapolis City Dock. For sale will be native plants and perennials from members' gardens, made-to-order May Day baskets, cut flowers and herbs, as well as home-baked breads and cookies. Proceeds benefit community projects as well as the region's historic homes and gardens.

Mother's Day Tea The Chesapeake Life Center invites women and girls of all ages who are grieving the death of a mother or grandmother to a special Mother's Day Tea on May 5 at Moulin de Paris, 35 Magothy Beach Road in Pasadena. Event begins at noon and cost is $20 per person, registration required. For more information, call 410-987-2129 or go to

Reunion The Cardinal Gibbons High School Class of 1973 will hold its 40th reunion April 20 at Reflections Banquet Hall, 8015 Fort Smallwood Road in Pasadena. Information: 410-382-6919 or email


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