Sunday, April 25
Nature walk A guided bird walk with park ranger Adam Smith will be held at 10 a.m. at Hancock's Resolution, 2795 Bayside Beach Road, Pasadena. Bring field glasses. Free. Information: 410-255-4048 or historichancocksresolution.org.
Concert The National Council for Traditional Arts presents "Music from the Crooked Road: Mountain Music of West Virginia" at 7 p.m. at Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts as part of the "Performers Series." Tickets are $28, $23 for members. Maryland Hall is at 801 Chase St. in Annapolis. Information: 410-280-5640 or marylandhall.org.
Monday, April 26
Blacksmith group The Chesapeake Forge Blacksmith Guild meets at 7 p.m. at Kinder Farm Park, 1001 Kinder Farm Park Road, Millersville. Members learn new techniques while working on projects. No gate fees. Information: 410-222-6115.
Tuesday, April 27
Meeting The Anne Arundel County Commission on Disability Issues meets from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. in the Chesapeake Room at the Heritage Complex, 2664 Riva Road in Annapolis. Members of a training production team will review with the commission the first video in a series designed to train police officers in interacting with people with disabilities. Information: 410-222-4464.
Wednesday, April 28
Photographers meet The Arundel Camera Club meets at 7:30 p.m. in Room D114 at Severna Park High School, 60 Robinson Road. Color slide and print competitions will be held. Visitors welcome. Information: 410-544-1742.
Pasadena Rotarians The Lake Shore (Pasadena) Rotary Club will meet at 6 p.m. at Mount Carmel United Methodist Church, 4760 Mountain Road. Information: John Clark at 410-320-3145.
Wednesday Republican Breakfast Club Group meets at 7:30 a.m. at the Rockfish, Sixth and Severn, Eastport, for breakfast and discussion. Delegate Don Dwyer will speak on "The Political Future of Maryland." Cost is $12.
Thursday, April 29
Political club The Elephant Club will hold its regular breakfast meeting at 7:30 a.m. at Our Shepherd Lutheran Church, 400 Benfield Road in Severna Park. Speaker will be U.S. Senate candidate Carmen Amedor. Cost is $5. Information: 410-437-2213.
Rotary club The Annapolis Rotary Club holds its "Service Above Self" award dinner from 6 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. at the Lowes Annapolis Hotel, 126 West St. Cost is $35. Information: 410-353-4722 or 410-980-6115.
Friday, April 30
Benefit event Annual "Nite at the Races" will be held from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. at the Loews Annapolis Hotel, 126 West St. Event features music by Too Big to Fail, video horse racing, an open bar, silent auction and more. Tickets are $50 in advance, $60 at door. Proceeds benefit the Volunteer Center for Anne Arundel County. Information and tickets: 410-897-9207.
Conference The annual Maryland Charter School Conference takes place at the Holiday Inn-BWI Airport, 890 Elkridge Landing Road, Linthicum. Conference is designed to be a professional development and networking opportunity for charter school leaders, teachers, developers and advocates. Information: 800-689-3795 or mdcharternetwork.org.
Flower mart Annual event of the Four Rivers Garden Club will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Annapolis City Dock. Offered will be herbs, annuals, native plants, baskets, baked goods and more. Master gardeners will be on hand for consultation. Information: 410-757-7837.
Musical fairy tale St. John's College's King William Players will perform "Red: The Musical" at 8:15 p.m. Friday, April 30; 8 p.m. Saturday, May 1; and 3 p.m. Sunday, May 2 in the Francis Scott Key Auditorium, 60 College Ave., Annapolis. Free. Information: 410-263-2371.
Saturday, May 1
Plant sale Arden Gardeners holds its annual plant sale from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Historic Baldwin Hall, 1358 Millersville Road, Millersville. There will be a large selection of annuals, perennials, woody scrubs and trees, bulbs and hanging baskets for sale. Free admission. Information: ardenonthesevern.com.
Flea market St. Andrew's United Methodist Church holds an indoor country flea market from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 4 Wallace Manor Road in Edgewater. Spaces are $10; tables are $5. The thrift shop will be open. Information: 410-269-7671.
First Sunday Arts Festival Event begins at noon May 2 in the first block of West and Calvert streets, features crafts vendors, artists, live music, street performers and sidewalk dining. Free. Information: 410-741-3267.
Plant sale The Historic Annapolis Foundation hosts the annual William Paca Garden Plant Sale from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 8 and noon to 4 p.m. May 9 at 1 Martin St. in Annapolis. Information: 410-267-8146 or Annapolis.org.
Concert The Annapolis Symphony Orchestra performs "High Blood Pleasure," featuring pianist Jeffrey Chappell, at 8 p.m. May 7-8 at Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts, 801 Chase St., Annapolis. Tickets are $10-$34. Information: 410-263-0907 or annapolissymphony.org.
Arthritis benefit Annual Annapolis Arthritis Walk takes place at Quiet Waters Park on May 15. Registration begins at 7:30 a.m., opening ceremonies start at 8 a.m. and the walk at 9 a.m. Information: 443-223-3791.
Festival Annual Strawberry Festival, sponsored by the women of Lutheran Church of Our Redeemer, will be held from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 22 at the church, 7606 Quarterfield Road in Glen Burnie. There will also be crafts, baked goods, raffles and a white elephant yard sale. Directions and information: 410-674-4118.
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