Sunday, Feb. 16

Concert The Performing Arts Association of Linthicum presents the Anne Arundel Community College Symphony Orchestra and the Chamber Singers in a "Salute to the Pops" at 3 p.m. at the Chesapeake Arts Center, 194 Hammonds Lane in Brooklyn Park. The program includes selections from Franz Lehar's "The Merry Widow." Tickets are $27, free for students accompanied by a paying adult or PAAL member. Information: 410-691-9725 or

Tuesday, Feb. 18

Environmental meeting Monthly meeting of the Severn River Association will be held at 7 p.m. in the Maryland Department of Natural Resources' ground-floor conference room, 580 Taylor Ave. in Annapolis. Donald Boesch of the University of Maryland's Center for Environmental Studies will speak on "Rising Sea Levels: An Immediate Challenge To Annapolis." Free. Information: 443-716-6776

Wednesday, Feb. 19

Luncheon lecture Norman Hazard and Eric Steinlein will speak on "Working Waterfowl Decoys of the Chesapeake" at the conclusion of the Shady Side Rural Heritage Society's Winter Luncheon Series at the Captain Salem Avery House Museum, 1418 E. West Shady Side Road. Admission is $20. For reservations and information, call 410-266-8846.

Camera club The Arundel Camera Club meets at 7:30 p.m. in Room D114 at Severna Park High School, 60 Robinson Road. Chip Bulgin presents the second of two sessions on the use of Lightroom photography management and editing tools for amateur and professional photographers. Visitors welcome. Information: 410-518-6876.

Thursday, Feb. 20

Business breakfast Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski will be the featured speaker at the BWI Business Partnership's Signature Breakfast from 7:45 a.m. to 9:15 a.m. at the Hotel at Arundel Preserve, 7795 Arundel Mills Blvd. in Hanover. Advance registration is required by Tuesday, Feb. 18. Partnership members can attend at no charge or $30, depending on membership level. Cost for nonmembers is $50. To register, call 410-859-1000 or go to

Lecture series The Annapolis Maritime Museum's Maritime Lecture Series continues with Peyton Robertson of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration presenting "NOAA's Assessment of Hurricane Sandy: Implications for Coastal Residents of the Chesapeake Bay. Weekly seminars take place at 7 p.m. Thursdays at the museum, 723 Second St. in Annapolis. Cost is $10 per lecture, free for members. Information: 410-295-0104 or

Rotary Club The Annapolis Rotary Club meets at noon at the Annapolis Yacht Club, 100 Compromise St. Two members will give classification talks. Information: 410-956-7672.

Friday, Feb. 21

Lecture Graham Harman, a professor at American University in Cairo, Egypt, will deliver a lecture "Dante's Ontology: What the Florentine Poet Can Teach Contemporary Philosophers" at 8 p.m. at St. John's College's Francis Scott Key Auditorium, 60 College Ave. in Annapolis. Free. Information: 410-626-2539.


Oyster roast The fourth annual Annapolis Oyster Roast and Sock Burning featuring music by the Eastport Oyster Boys and Dan Haas Band will be held from noon to 4 p.m. March 22 at the Annapolis Maritime Museum, 723 Second St. The event includes an oyster-shucking contest and historic skipjack boat rides at 12:15 p.m. and 2 p.m. Beer, wine, food and additional beverages will be available for purchase. Tickets are $25, $30 at the door and free for children 12 and younger. Admission for a People's Choice Package is $50 per person. Information: 410-295-0104, ext. 4 or

Awards dinner The 25th annual Ed Casey Youth of the Year Awards Dinner will be held from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. April 10 at the Sheraton Hotel, 173 Jennifer Road in Annapolis. The event will feature dinner, cocktails, a silent auction and ceremony. Tickets are $150 per person; $1,500 for a table of 10. Registration and information: 410-263-2542 or go to

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