Anne Arundel County Digest

Summer theater

The Annapolis Summer Garden Theatre kicks off its season with the musical, "42nd Street," running through June 21 at 143 Compromise St. Shows at 8:30 p.m. Thursdays-Sundays. Admission is $20. For tickets and information, call 410-268-9212 or go to


Equipment collection

The Oriole Advocates will collect new and used sports equipment at Prince George's Stadium Saturday, May 31, as the Bowie Baysox take on the Richmond Flying Squirrels at 6:35 p.m. The organization collects the equipment for its Cardboard to Leather program, which provides equipment to underprivileged children in developing countries. Baseball and softball bats, balls, gloves, uniforms, bags and spikes are needed. Baseball gloves, duffel bags and usable helmets are the hardest items to acquire. If not attending the game, fans can bring donations to the team's office from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday. Information:


Golf tournament

Archbishop Spalding High School will host the 22nd annual Lt. James Love Alumni Golf Tournament on June 5 at the Queenstown Harbor Golf Course. Registration begins at 9 a.m. with a shotgun start at 10 a.m. The event was established in memory of Lt. James H. Love, a 1977 graduate of Spalding, who was a Navy pilot killed during Operation Desert Shield. Proceeds from the tournament benefit Spalding students.

Tournament sponsorship opportunities are available for $2,500, contest sponsorships for $1,500, corporate foursomes for $750, foursomes for $600, individuals for $150, young alumni players (class of 2004 and after) for $125, and tee sign sponsorships for $150. Registration includes greens fees, a gift bag, and lunch and dinner catered by Adam's Ribs of Eastport. In addition, players will have the opportunity to participate a longest drive, closest to the pin and hole-in-one competitions. To register and information, call 410-969-9105, ext. 266 or go to visit

'Critter Hour'

Visitors can join educators from the museum from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. the first Thursday of each month at the Annapolis Maritime Museum, 723 Second St. Be prepared to get wet and muddy as participants explore oyster habitats, catch crabs and wade in the water to catch Chesapeake Bay critters. Activities vary each month and are appropriate for family members of all ages. "Critter Hour" is free and open to the public. Information: 410-295-0104 or

Register your bike

The Annapolis Police Department is sponsoring a bicycle registration program. The owner's name, address and phone number and the bike's serial number, manufacturer and color are recorded in the department's database. Registration is available to any Annapolis resident. To schedule an appointment, contact Cpl. Craig Medley at 410-268-9000, ext. 7225, or Owners must bring their bikes when registering. Neighborhood associations should contact Medley if they want to hold a community registration.