Help a local boy on the road to recovery and enjoy an evening out Thursday at The Hot Tamale Bachelor/Bachelorette Charity Auction.
The Coyote Cafe, in conjunction with Robert Andrew Salon and the Pampered Lady Boutique, is sponsoring the fund-raiser, which will help pay the medical and rehabilitation expenses for Robert Sublett, an 11-year-old who was injured in a recent automobile accident.
Organizers are looking for people to sponsor a bachelor/bachelorette or bidder, become a bachelor/bachelorette or bidder, donate a prize or gift certificate for a raffle or just take part in the fun.
The event begins at 9 p.m. The Coyote Cafe is on Route 3 in Crofton. For more information, call Denise Wilson, 410-451-0852.
Members of the Maryland Science Center staff will show off the fun side of their business today in "Chemistry with Fizz, Foam and Flash," one of the events that are part of the Anne Arundel library system's summer reading program.
Demonstrations -- even small-scale explosions -- are scheduled at 1:30 p.m., 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. at the Odenton Branch Library.
Thursday, Michael the Magician will serve up his tricks and wizardry at 2 p.m., 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. at the Crofton Branch Library.
His show includes lots of comedy and audience participation.
Both of these free events are for children entering kindergarten through six grade.
For the younger set, the library will offer "Kindermusik," a program of interactive songs and rhythm games to help youngsters from preschool to third grade gain an appreciation of music.
The Odenton Branch Library is at 1270 Odenton Road.
Call 410-222-6277 for more information.
The Crofton Branch Library is at 1657 Crofton Centre.
Call 410-222-7915 or 301-261-3909 for details.
Horace Cugle, a representative of the Uniformed Services Family Heath Plan (USFHP), will discuss health care for military retirees and their families tomorrow at the O'Malley Senior Center.
The program, from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m., will provide updates on insurance coverage and outline the TriCare program and its relationship to USFHP.
A question-and-answer period will follow the presentation.
Registration is required.
For more information or to register, call 410-222-6227 or 301-621-9515.
The summer may be a time for lots of folks to slow down and take it easy, but not the members of Cub Scout Pack 663.
This week, the scouts are participating in Cub Scout Day Camp at the Anne Arundel County Fairgrounds. The boys are working on crafts and polishing their fishing and archery skills. Friday, the scouts will take part in a family camp out.
Earlier this month, the boys participated in the Cub Scout Olympics at Severna Park High School.
Pack members competed against other Four Rivers District scouts in track and field events.
Anne Arundel County reserve police officers used a radar gun to clock the pitching of the young Mike Mussinas and Ben McDonalds.
Members of Wolf Den I enjoyed a family camping trip in May, and in June toured The Sun facility in Baltimore.
Den members participating in the events were Clarence Allen, Andrew Dobrzykowski, Andrew Carter, Ian Hines and Mark Shiffrin.
Pack 663 is sponsored by American Legion Post 276. For more information, contact Cubmaster Linda Fonteneau, 315-8113.
Jeremy Corwin of Crofton and Jodi Adkins of Gambrills are performing in the Annapolis Summer Garden Theatre production of "Bye Bye Birdie."
The musical will run Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday nights through July 26.
Tickets are $7 with a special rate of $6 for groups of 20 or more.
The Annapolis Summer Garden Theatre is at 143 Compromise St., Annapolis.
For more information or to make reservations, call 410-268-9212.
The Greater Crofton Chamber of Commerce will be participating in the community July 4 celebration from noon to 5 p.m. on Saturday.
Chamber members will staff a booth to distribute information about its member businesses and sell raffle tickets for its 1996 college scholarship fund.
For more information, call the chamber office at 410-721-9131.