The Alzheimer's Association

Greater Maryland Chapter will present their Annual Dementia Conference: Making Connections from 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. April 26 at DoubleTree by Hilton, 1726 Reisterstown Road, Pikesville. Mark K. Shriver will discuss his book "A Good Man: Rediscovering My Father, Sargent Shriver," and Dr. Dean Hartley, the Alzheimer's Association's director of science initiatives, will discuss early detection.


Tickets are $35 for caregivers and $95 for professionals. To register, visit alz.org/maryland or call 1-800-272-3900.

The Baltimore County Association of Senior Citizens Organizations

will host their 35th annual luncheon at Columbus Gardens, 4301 Klosterman Avenue, from 11:30 a.m.-3 p.m. June 14. For reservation information, contact Beth Wiseman at 410-484-6866.

Community College Baltimore County's dental hygiene program

is hosting a free preventative dental clinic for pregnant women and infants up to two years old April 17, with appointments available from 8-11:30 a.m. and 1-4:30 p.m. Anyone wishing to attend must make an appointment at 443-840-3495. The clinics will be offered at the Dental Arts Building at CCBC Dundalk, 7200 Sollers Point Road, Baltimore.

Greenspring Valley Orchestra

will perform "The Music of Richard Wagner and 'The Lord of the Rings'" 4 p.m. April 28 in the Inscape Theatre on Stevenson's Greenspring campus 1525 Greenspring Valley Road, Stevenson. Tickets are $10, $5 for students and seniors and can be reserved by calling 443-334-2618. The concert will feature selections from Wagner's "The Ring of the Nibelungs" as well as from Johan De Meij's "The Lord of the Rings Symphony."

Komen Maryland

is holding the second annual Ocean City Race for the Cure 5K and one mile Fun Walk April 21 at the Ocean City Inlet Parking lot, 807 South Atlantic Avenue, Ocean City. The Race Village opens at 6 a.m., warm-ups begin at 7:15 a.m. and the 5K course opens at 8 a.m. You can register online, by mail, at walk-up registration or on Race Day. Walk-up registration will be held from 10 a.m.-7 p.m. April 19 and 10 a.m.-3 p.m. April 20. For more information or to register online, visit


Maryland Court Appointed Special Advocates for Children

will observe National Child Abuse Prevention Month April 20 in the Grand Court at Towson Town Center, 825 Dulaney Valley Road, Baltimore. They will provide information about child abuse and neglect and what the public can do. There will also be interactive games and small prizes. For more information visit


Maryland SPCA


is hosting "March to Save Animals" from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. April 21 at Druid Hill Park 2600 Madison Ave., Baltimore. The March consists of a 1.5 mile walk-a-thon, pet contests and more. People wishing to participate are required to raise/donate a minimum of $40. For more information visit


Maryland Zoo in Baltimore

, 1876 Mansion House Drive, Baltimore, is hosting "Brew at the Zoo," an annual outdoor festival from 1 p.m.-7 p.m. May 25-26. They will feature six live bands, and an unlimited beer and wine samplings. Tickets are $45 for nonmembers and $25 for designated drivers and those under 21. Tickets at the door will be $50.

Stevenson University's theater program

is presenting Godspell at 8 p.m. April 17-20 at the Inscape Theatre on Stevenson's Greenspring campus, 1525 Greenspring Valley Road, Stevenson. The production will draw its creative interpretation from the Occupy Wall Street movement. Tickets are $10, $5 for Stevenson students and $6 for senior citizens. For more information call 443-334-2463 or email