Anne Arundel County


Sunday, Sept. 8

Beach fun The Mayo Beach Park Fun Day will be held 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the park, 4150 Honeysuckle Drive, Edgewater. Canoeing, kayaking and other water activities. Lifeguards will on be duty and picnics are welcome. Grilling, alcohol or concessions are not permitted in the park.


Quilt history Mavis Slawson, a textile historian and docent at the National Museum of Civil War Medicine in Frederick, will present a program on "Civil War Soldiers and their Quilts" at 2 p.m. at the Captain Avery Museum, 1418 E. West Shady Side Road. Admission is free, $10 donation is suggested. Light refreshments will be served after her presentation. Information: 410-867-4486 or

Tuesday, Sept. 10


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. Mary McGraw of the Elizabeth Coronet Healthcare Network will speak. Information: 410-760-3750.

Wednesday, Sept. 11

Camera club The Arundel Camera Club meets at 7:30 p.m. in Room D114 at Severna Park High School, 60 Robinson Road. Monthly black and white and digital print competitions will be held. Visitors are welcome. Information: 410-518-6876.

Thursday, Sept. 12

Business breakfast The BWI Business Partnership's September Signature Breakfast will be held from 7:45 a.m. to 9:15 a.m. at the Westin Baltimore Washington Airport Hotel, 1110 Old Elkridge Landing Road in Linthicum. Rep. Donna F. Edwards, who represents Maryland's 4th Congressional District, will speak. Advance registration required by Sept. 10. Partnership members can attend at no charge or $30, depending on membership level; $50 for nonmembers. Information and registration: 410-859-1000 or go to

Meeting The Annapolis Business Association will meet from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. on board the Harbor Queen at the Annapolis City Dock. Boarding starts at 5:30 p.m.; meeting starts at 6 p.m. Attorney Robert Miller with Hyatt & Weber in Annapolis will be the guest speaker. The meeting will also feature updates from the board, and networking time will follow. Members will receive a complimentary drink, and a cash bar will be available. Information:

Rotary Club The Annapolis Rotary Club meets at noon at the Annapolis Yacht Club, 2 Compromise St. Paula Carroll of the Wounded Warriors Project will speak. Information: 410-956-7672.

Friday, Sept. 13


Lecture Tutor David Townsend will speak on "The Declaration of Independence: Is That Philosophy, or Did You Make It Up Yourself?" 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, Sept. 14

Scout day The National Electronics Museum's Scout Day will be held from 10 a.m. to noon at 1745 West Nursery Road in Linthicum. Event is open to Cub, Webelos and Boy Scouts. Cost is $10 and advance registration is required. The project for the day is "Rockets" but due to the museum's proximity to the airport these will not be model rockets. Scouts will build their own air-powered rockets and launchers while learning about design and flight principles. To register, call 410-765-0230 or email Information:

Open house The Veterans Affairs Maryland Health Care System will host an open house and information fair from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Fort Meade VA Outpatient Clinic, 2479 5th St. Free parking. For more information about this event for veterans, call 800-949-1003, ext. 6071 or go to


Concert 333 Coffeehouse presents Coracree, a Celtic/American folk band, at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 20 at the Annapolis Friends Meeting House, 351 DuBois Road in Annapolis. Admission is $10, $8 for seniors, students and members. Information: 443-333-9613 or


Charity golf Accessible Resources for Independence Center for Independent Living serving Anne Arundel and Howard counties will host its second annual Charity Golf Scramble Sept. 20 at Eisenhower Golf Course in Crownsville. To register, call 410-636-2274 or email Information:


•Northeast High School class of 1973 will hold its 40th reunion "Homecoming Dance" from 8 p.m. to midnight Oct. 12 at Michaels 8th Ave., 7220 Grayburn Drive in Glen Burnie. Alumni from all classes are invited. There will be an open bar and music by DJ Commander Jim. Tickets are $40 per person. For more information, contact Cyndi Siemon at 410-858-3441 or; Jean Cyford at 410-255-3217 or; Verna Marlow at

•Laurel High School class of 1983 will hold its 30th reunion the weekend of Oct. 4-5. Send contact information to or go to

•Centennial High School class of 1987 will celebrate its 26th reunion Friday-Saturday, Oct. 11-12, at the Ellicott Mills Brewing Co. and extends an invitation to the classes of 1986 and 1988. Activities include a happy hour on Friday and a tailgate party with a barbecue buffet preceding the homecoming football game on Saturday. For information and registration, go to

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