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'Taming' auditions

Laurel Mill Playhouse Shakespeare Teen Theater will hold auditions for the Shakespearean comedy "The Taming of the Shrew" from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday, March 30, at 508 Main St. in Laurel. Those auditioning should have 20 to 30 lines of any monologue from a Shakespeare play prepared; memorization is not necessary. Performances will be held Fridays through Sundays, May 30-June 15. For more information, call 301-452-2557 or email


'You Can't Take it With You'

The comedy by Moss Hart and George Kaufman runs through Sunday, April 13, at Laurel Mill Playhouse, 508 Main St. in Laurel. Show times are 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays with a 2 p.m. matinee Sunday, April 13. Tickets are $15, $12 for seniors, students and active-duty military. For reservations: 301-617-9906, press 2. Information: 301-452-2557 or


Bluegrass music

Savage Bluegrass plays at 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 8, at Sam and Elsie's Bar and Restaurant, 9994 Washington Blvd. in Laurel. Information: 301-317-7796.

Savage plants

The Savage Community Association's annual plant sale, including annuals, vegetables, herbs, perennials and hanging baskets, will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, May 3, at Carroll Baldwin Hall, 9035 Baltimore St. in Savage. For a preview of plants and prices, go to

Montpelier Mansion

The following events take place at the mansion, 9650 Muirkirk Road in Laurel. Information: 301-377-7817.

Chesapeake Woodturners Exhibit See one-of-a-kind turned wood objects through Monday, March 31. Hours are 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily. Admission is free. Information: 301-377-7817 or

Free admission Enjoy all that Montpelier Mansion has to offer from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. the first Friday of each month through October.


50+ Center events

Events at the North Laurel 50+ Center, 9411 Whiskey Bottom Road. Information: 410-313-0380:

Walking Club 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. Mondays through Fridays.

Blood pressure screenings 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Tuesdays.

Open Art Studio Noon to 4 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays.

Billiards 9 a.m. to noon Mondays through Fridays.


Sit, Stitch and Give 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Fridays.

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Line Dance Drop-in 11 a.m. to noon Tuesdays; $1.

Mah-jongg 12:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. Fridays.

Agewell Exercise Class 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays; $35 for 16 classes.

Enhance Fitness 11:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays; $51 for 16 classes.

Sittercize 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays; $36 for 16 classes.


Chair Yoga Traditional yoga poses are done seated in a chair or standing while using a chair for support and stability; $33 for six classes.

Hand-building with Clay 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Mondays; $42 for four classes.