MS 150 BIKE TOUR, ongoing registration for the Tour de Shore, a two-day, 150-mile event to benefit the National Multiple Sclerosis Society set for 6 a.m. June 12-5 p.m. June 13, with 25-, 50- and 75-mile routes both days and a 100-mile option on June 13; start and finish location, Salisbury University in Salisbury; overnight accommodations, the university, June 12, and the University of Maryland Eastern Shore in Princess Anne, June 13. $40-$95, depending on accommodations, plus pledges. Call Kim Jones, 410-527-1770, Ext. 150.
ANNAPOLIS AQUATICS PROGRAMS, ongoing registration for summer swimming classes for children and adults, sponsored by the Anne Arundel County Department of Recreation and Parks; Session 1, June 21-July 1; Session 2, July 5-15; Session 3, July 19-29; Session 4, Aug. 2-12, Arundel Olympic Swim Center, 2690 Riva Rd., Annapolis. Two weeks/eight lessons, $50. Call for days and times, 410-222-7933.
SENIORS BOOK CLUB, discussion of "Murder in the Red Brick City: A Tale of Old Baltimore," by Virginia Stang, 9:30 a.m., Pascal Senior Center, 125 Dorsey Rd., Glen Burnie. Free. 410-222-6680.
PATUXENT BIRDING BASICS, for ages 16 and older, with a walk and a discussion about bird identification, habitats and equipment; binoculars and field guides recommended, two-day program, 9-11:30 a.m. Saturday, 8:15-10:30 a.m. Sunday, Patuxent Research Refuge, South Tract, National Wildlife Visitor Center, 10901 Scarlet Tanager Loop (off Powder Mill Road), Laurel. Free. 301-497-5887.
PASADENA TURTLE TRAX, for ages 14 and older, learn how turtles, tortoises and terrapins differ and hike in a park to find turtles, 1 p.m., Lake Waterford Park, Pasadena Road and Baltimore Annapolis Boulevard, Pasadena. Free; preregistration required. 410-222-6248.
BUGS IN THE BOG, for ages 5-7, tramp through wetlands to look for bugs, 2-3:30 p.m., Patuxent Research Refuge, South Tract, National Wildlife Visitor Center, 10901 Scarlet Tanager Loop (off Powder Mill Road), Laurel. Free; preregistration required. 301-497-5887.
GLEN BURNIE ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS, 8:30 p.m. Sundays and Wednesdays, North Arundel Hospital, cafeteria, 301 Hospital Dr., Glen Burnie. Free. 410-433-4843 or 410-268-5441.
SENIORS CONTINUING EDUCATION, registration begins for a variety of summer classes held by Anne Arundel Community College at all senior centers in the county beginning the week of July 6. Administrative fee: $40; plus an additional $40 per course for ages 55-59. Annapolis Senior Center, 410-222-1818; Arnold Senior Center, 410-222-1922; Brooklyn Park Senior Center, 410-222-6847; O'Malley Senior Center, 410-222-6227; Pasadena Senior Center, 410-222-0030; Pascal Senior Center, 410-222-6680; South County Senior Center, 410-222-1927.
FOOT SCREENINGS, by podiatrist Enzo Leone, 9-11 a.m. Tuesday, June 8 and 22, Arundel Mills, North Arundel Hospital storefront, between the Saks Off 5th store and Jillian's, 7000 Arundel Mills Cir., Hanover. Free. 410-787-4367.
CHILD CAR SEAT INSPECTIONS, by the Anne Arundel County Department of Health, 9 a.m.-noon, Parole Health Center, 1950 Drew St., Annapolis. Free; reservations required. 410-222-6620.
INFANT MASSAGE CLASS, for parents and infants 3 weeks and older, basic techniques to promote bonding with an infant, with instructor Ruth Shock, 11-11:45 a.m. Tuesdays, through June 22, Anne Arundel Medical Center, Sajak Pavilion, 2001 Medical Pkwy., Annapolis. $40; preregistration required. 443-481-4000.
ARTHRITIS SEMINAR, "The Top 10 Things to Do for Arthritis," on the causes of arthritis and what can be done to alleviate pain, including exercise, diet, medication and surgery, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Anne Arundel Medical Center, Sajak Pavilion, 2001 Medical Pkwy., Annapolis. Free; preregistration required. 443-481-4000.
ANNAPOLIS BACK PAIN INFORMATION, Mary Fran Delaune discusses pain reduction and prevention, posture and ergonomics, 5-6:30 p.m., Anne Arundel Medical Center, Sajak Pavilion, 2001 Medical Pkwy., Annapolis. $30; preregistration required. 443-481-4000.
HARWOOD CERAMICS CLASS, for ages 16 and older, learn how to decorate ceramics, with instructor Jean Truitt, sponsored by the Anne Arundel County Department of Recreation and Parks, 7-9 p.m. Tuesdays or 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Wednesdays, six weeks, South County Recreation Center, 4510 Owensville-Sudley Rd., Harwood. $50; preregistration required. 410-222-1515.
PATUXENT REFUGE BIRD WALK, for ages 16 and older, a guided hike to search for birds in several habitats, field guides and binoculars recommended, 8:15-10:30 a.m., Patuxent Research Refuge, South Tract, National Wildlife Visitor Center, 10901 Scarlet Tanager Loop (off Powder Mill Road), Laurel. Free; preregistration required. 301-497-5887.
BLOOD PRESSURE SCREENINGS, by the Home Care Department, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Arundel Mills, North Arundel Hospital storefront, between the Saks Off 5th store and Jillian's, 7000 Arundel Mills Cir., Hanover. Free. 410-787-4367.
FOOTWORKS PERCUSSIVE DANCE ENSEMBLE, performance of original choreography, traditional clogging, step dancing and more, 1 p.m., Pascal Senior Center, 125 Dorsey Rd., Glen Burnie. Free. 410-222-6680.
-- Compiled by SHARON FANNING
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