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Annapolis Opera reschedules synagogue musicale on Bible


THE ANNAPOLIS Opera has rescheduled its musicale, "Opera and the Bible: From Moses to the Inquisition," from Oct. 21 to Jan. 14.

The concert is co-sponsored by the National Council of Jewish Women and will be held at Kneseth Israel Synagogue in Annapolis.

Subscribers to the opera's season series will receive tickets for the rescheduled concert. Individuals holding tickets for the October concert may use them for the Jan. 14 performance.

For more information, call the opera office at 267-8135.


If you were planning to do some urgent research at a county library on Friday, do it a day earlier. All Anne Arundel County public libraries will be closed all day on Friday for a staff meeting. The semiannual meetings allow staff from the 15 branches and library headquarters to meet as a group for staff development and training. All branches will reopen at 9 a.m. Saturday.


Julie Modlin, from Maryland's Department of Natural Resources Natural Heritage Program, will present a slide show on wildflowers and protected species in Maryland on Thursday in the final program of the Quiet Waters Park 1995 Environmental Lecture Series.

As part of her lecture, scheduled for 7:30 p.m. in the Blue Heron Center at the park, she will describe how the Natural Heritage Program works to document and monitor plant species.

Ms. Modlin has been a habitat protection specialist with the program for six years.

The Quiet Waters Park lecture series is designed for older children and adults.

Because seating is limited, it is advisable to register in advance.

The lectures are free, but a $1 donation is requested. For more information, or to register, call 222-1777.


The Annapolis Symphony salutes the Naval Academy's 150th birthday with a concert at Alumni Hall on Oct. 22.

Admission is free, and tickets will be available by phone beginning Thursday.

For more information, call 293-0150.

Requests will be processed in the order they are received.

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